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Volume 34, Number 3

April 2005

Parkinson’s Disease: Looking Back, Looking Forward

April is significant to sufferers and supporters of Parkinson’s disease (PD) for two events: the death of Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II on...

Laparoscopic-assisted Colon and Rectal Surgery – Lessons Learnt from Early Experience

Great strides in laparoscopic surgical techniques have been progressively made throughout the various surgical subspecialties. More procedures can be performed laparoscopically today than when...

Therapeutic Leukapheresis in Hyperleukocytic Leukaemias—The Experience of a Tertiary Institution in Singapore

Hyperleukocytic leukaemia is conventionally defined as leukaemia with an initial white blood cell (WBC) count or blast count greater than 100,000/mm3 . 1 It...

Treatment of Benign Giant Cell Tumours of Bone in Singapore

Giant cell tumour (GCT) is a distinct neoplasm of undifferentiated cells. The exact cell of origin is unknown. The multinucleated giant cells present are...

Acceptance of Prophylactic Surgery and Chemoprevention of Cancer in Singapore – A Survey

The Singapore healthcare philosophy aims to establish a healthy population through preventive healthcare programmes and public health education. Public education usually emphasises the adverse...