PAST ISSUES
Vol 33 (Suppl) No. 5, September 2004
Proceedings of the National Healthcare Group (NHG) Annual Scientific Congress 2004
9 - 10 October 2004



| Editorial | Plenary Lecture | Chairman's Symposium | NHG Doctor Award Finalists | Young Investigator's Award Finalists | Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists | Special Poster Presentations | Poster Presentation Abstracts |

PDF format articles Plenary Lecture
Merging Medicine with Science: The Birth of a Targeted Therapy in Cancer

PDF format articles Chairman's Symposium

Bone Marrow Transplantation for Leukaemia – Current Status and Strategies for Improvement

Stem Cell and Cartilage in Orthopaedics

PDF format articles NHG Doctor Award Finalists

Endocrinological Aberrations in Survivors of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Singapore

Epidemiology of Recurrent Abdominal Pain among Singaporean Adolescents

Comparison Between Haematological Parameters in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Dengue Fever (DF)

Prevalence of Dementia in Singapore – Results of the National Mental Health Survey of the Elderly 2003

Preoperative Microalbuminuria, Haptoglobin Phenotype 2-2, and Age Are Independent Predictors for Acute Renal Failure Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

PDF format articles Young Investigator's Award Finalists

Proteomics of Breast Cancer: Enhanced Expression of CK19 in HER-2/neu-positive Tumours

Celecoxib Enhances Brain Tumour Cell Radiosensitivity Leading to Massive Tumour Necrosis

In Vitro Drug Sensitivity and Expression Profiling For Disease Prognostication in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL): An Exploratory Model Using Cell Lines

The Effects of Exercise on the Functional Status of the Elderly Persons Living in the Long-term Care Setting of a Psychiatric Hospital

The Impact of Microanastomosis of the Intramuscular Nerve Branch on the Healing of a Completely Lacerated Skeletal Muscle: A Histopathological Analysis

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Allied Health/Health Sciences/Paramedical Disciplines

Between the Rod and Reason: A Study on Asian Parental Disciplinary Methods and Child Emotional/ Behavioural Outcomes

Anthropometric Indices as Screening Tools for Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Singaporeans: Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves Analysis

CC3/TIP30 Expression was Strongly Associated with HER-2/NEU Status in Breast Cancer

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – General Practice

A KAP Survey of Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines Among Primary Care Doctors in Singapore

Attitudes and Perceptions of Physicians to Genetic Testing and Establishment of Genetic Database

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Medicine/Paediatrics (Clinical Based)

Psychometric Properties of a New Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Specific Quality-of-Life Instrument (SLEQOL)

Perinatal Depressive Disorders in Singaporean Women and Their Partners

Improved Outcome with Intensive Chemotherapy in Paediatric Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Medicine/Paediatrics (Laboratory Based)

Effects of Inhibitors of the Tyrosine Signalling Cascade on Antigen Challenge of Guinea Pig Airways in vitro

Serum Transferrin Receptor Levels in the Normal Population and Subjects With Iron Deficiency and Thalassaemia Trait

Escherichia coli-asparaginase (Elspar) is Superior to Erwinia-asparaginase (Erwinase) in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) Induction – An Early Response Study Using Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Markers

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Nursing

Determinants of Patient’s Willingness Towards Participation in Clinical Drug Trial in a Psychiatric Setting

Algorithm to Achieve Prescribed Dialysis Adequacy Targets for Non-compliant Children on Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD)

Health Screening Outcomes that Lead to Health Seeking Behaviours

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Surgery/Obstetrics & Gynaecology/Dentistry/Ophthalmology (Clinical Based) – Ethicon Surgical Book Prize (Clinical)

Long-term Survival Following Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases – An Adelaide Experience

Rapid Prenatal Diagnosis by AmnioPCR and AmnioFISH: Routine Testing for Down's Syndrome (Trisomy 21) and Sex Chromosome Trisomies, but Targeted Testing for Edward's (Trisomy 18) and Patau's Syndromes (Trisomy 13)

Reconstruction of the Ocular Surface by Transplantation of a Serum free Cultivated Conjunctival Tissue equivalent

PDF format articles Best Oral Presentation Award Finalists – Surgery/Obstetrics & Gynaecology/Dentistry/Ophthalmology (Laboratory Based) – Ethicon Surgical Book Prize (Laboratory)

The Expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor-I in Periodontal Healing Following Tooth Replantation

Early Detection of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Using a Proteomics-based Protein-Profiling Approach Combined with a Novel Selection Strategy

Non-invasive Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Gender Using Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification of SRY in Maternal Plasma

PDF format articles Special Poster Presentations

PDF format articles Poster Presentation Abstracts

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