Zainol Akbar bin Zainal

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We screened 38 G6PD-deficient male Chinese neonates for known G6PD mutations using established PCR-based techniques. We found 50.0% (19 of 38) were mutation 1376G>T, 34.2% (13 of 38) were mutation 1388G>A, 5.2% (2 of 38 ) were mutation 95A>G and 2.2% (1 of 38) was mutation 1024C>T. In 7% (3 of 38) of the cases the mutations remained uncharacterised. Sixty(More)
Thromboprophylaxis is the mainstay therapy for preventing thromboembolic events such as stroke in Atrial Fibrillation patients. Patients with moderate or high risk of stroke should receive warfarin as it has shown to be superior in clinical trials, with increase in relative reduction of stroke and similar incidence of bleeding compared to aspirin alone. A(More)
Purpose: To compare the incidence of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy (RCIN) in patients undergoing coronary angiography pretreated with N-acetylcysteine NAC plus saline hydration or saline hydration alone and to determine the association between various risk factors and RCIN. Methods: Patients were retrospectively evaluated over a one-year period. RCIN(More)
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