Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.55 No.3)

Volume 55 Number 3
July - September 2017 Issue

C O N T E N T S

Editorial                                                                                                      

Why Get Published?
Joven Q. Tanchuco, M.D.

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Package Insert, Drug Labeling and Standard of Care
Atty. Rodel V. Capule, M.D.

Original Papers

Association of the Platelet–Lymphocyte Ratio (PLR) with Outcomes in Patients Admitted for Acute Coronary Syndrome: The PLACS Study
Lauro L. Abrahan IV, M.D.; Jaime Alfonso M. Aherrera, M.D.; John Daniel A. Ramos, M.D.; Paul Ferdinand Reganit, M.D.; Felix Eduardo Punzalan, M.D.

Clinico-pathologic Profile and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Indolent Lymphoma at the Cancer Institute of the Philippine General Hospital: A Seven-year Experience
Paolo R. dela Rosa, M.D.; Charles Vincent O. Uy, M.D.; John Anthony D. Tindoc, M.D.; Corazon A. Ngelangel M.D.

Barriers to Hand Hygiene Compliance in the Medicine Wards and Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in the Philippines
Anna Flor G. Malundo, M.D.; Regina P. Berba, M.D.

Four-year Clinical Outcomes of Filipino Patients with or at Risk for Atherothrombotic Events from the REACH Registry
Maria Teresa B. Abola, M.D.; Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, M.D.

Meta-Analysis

The Efficacy of Oral Trimetazidine in Preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy Among Patients Undergoing Elective Coronary Procedures: A Meta-analysis of  Randomized Controlled Trials
Roland Reuben B. Angeles, M.D.; Rich Ericson C. King, M.D.; John D. Anonuevo, M.D.; Elaine B. Alajar, M.D.; Jose Eduardo D. Duya, M.D.

Non-invasive Ventilation Versus Conventional Oxygen Therapy in Immunocompromised Patients: A Meta-analysis
Ulysses King Gopez, M.D.; Karen Flores, M.D.; Ralph Elvi Villalobos, M.D.; Norman Maghuyop, M.D.

Blood Eosinophilia as Predictor for Patient Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Exacerbations
Ralph Elvi M. Villalobos, M.D.; Aileen D. Wang, M.D.

The Role of Prophylactic Renin-angiotensin System Inhibitors for the Prevention of Anthracycline-induced Cardiotoxicity Among Adult Cancer Patients: A Meta-analysis
Karen Anjela M. Mondragon, M.D.; Jhoanna Rose H. Velasquez, M.D.; Danielle Benedict L. Sacdalan, M.D.; Lauro L. Abrahan IV, M.D.; Irisyl O. Real, M.D.; Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, M.D.

Prognostic Impact of Coronary Collaterals in Acute Coronary Syndrome (PICC-ACS): A Meta-analysis of Observational Studies
John Daniel A. Ramos, M.D.; Jaime Alfonso M. Aherrera, M.D.; Lowe L. Chiong, M.D.; Mark A. Vicente, M.D.; Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, M.D.; Richard
Henry P. Tiongco, M.D.

Efficacy of Ranolazine in Lowering HbA1c in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-analysis
Everly Faith Ramos, M.D.; Angelique Bea Uy, M.D.; Aldrin B. Loyola, M.D.

Case Report

Weathering an Adenosine Insensitive Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Ventricular Tachycardia (Ado-insensitive RVOT VT) Storm in an Adolescent Female: A Case Report
Jose Eduardo DL. Duya, M.D.; Nashiba Daud, M.D.; Joerelle V. Mojica, M.D.; Dioscoro DC. Bayani II, M.D.; Muriel A. Morilla, M.D.; Giselle G. Gervacio,
M.D.; Michael Joseph Agbayani, M.D.; Louisa Go, M.D.; Olympia Q. Malanyaon, M.D.

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