Wan Rasinah Zakaria

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To determine the true efficacy of the 308-nm excimer laser for the treatment of vitiligo, while taking into account confounding factors such as anatomic site of treatment, age, sex, skin type, MED, and duration of evolution of the vitiligo. STUDY DESIGN/MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-five patients with vitiligo were included. Each(More)
We describe our experience with 20 patients undergoing 1-stage correction of an anterior urethral stricture using a buccal mucosa patch graft. This technique was used for treatment of short strictures (1 to 2 cm.) that usually required a 2 to 4 cm. repair, making excision and end-to-end anastomosis impractical. Results were excellent in 18 patients, while 2(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of antibiotic resistance varies in geographic areas. The information on the antibiotic susceptibility patterns of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in our local setting is therefore relevant as a guide for the treatment options. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the primary resistance rates among H. pylori isolated(More)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a powerful and non-invasive method with which to study human brain behaviour as well as providing treatment for neurological diseases and psychiatry illnesses. However, studies in this field face the common problem of positioning the magnetic coil with respect to relevant cortical areas. The purpose of this(More)
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