Phil. Journal of Internal Medicine (Vol.56 No.2)

Volume 56 Number 2
April - June 2018 Issue

C O N T E N T S

Editorial

The Mexico City Principles and What it Means to Pinoy MD’s
Francisco P. Tranquilino, M.D.; FPCP; FACP

Legal Prescription

Solicitation and Fee-splitting are Proscribed (Part I)
Atty. Rodel V. Capule M.D.

 

Original Article

Apolipoprotein Levels in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (LIPAS): A Pilot Study
Elleen L. Cunanan, M.D.; John Daniel A. Ramos, M.D.; Mariel I. Barcelon-Cruz, M.D.; Elmer Jasper B. Llanes, M.D.; Felix Eduardo R. Punzalan, M.D.; Paul Ferdinand M. Reganit, M.D.; Lourdes Ella G. Santos, M.D.; Rody G. Sy, M.D.; Jezreel L. Taquiso, M.D.

Insulin Analog Use and Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): A Retrospective Analysis at the University of Santo Tomas Hospital
Kristine S. de Luna, M.D.; Maria Honolina S. Gomez, M.D.

The Effect of Whey Protein Supplementation on Duration of Mechanical Ventilation: A Pilot Study
Kristine Mae Vega-Alava, M.D.; Rosa Allyn G. Sy, M.D., FPCP, FPSEM

Hospitalizations, Renal Activity and Damage Incur the Highest Medical Costs Among Filipino Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Elaine T. Veñegas, M.D.; Kathleen G. Geslani, M.D.; Sandra V. Navarra, M.D.

Assessment of Cognitive Impairment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using the Mini-Mental Status Exam and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test-Filipino Version
Allan D. Corpuz, M.D.; Angeline Therese D. Magbitang, M.D.; Ana Teresa S. Hernandez, M.D.; Kenneth D. Tee, M.D.; Evelyn Osio-Salido, M.D. Bernadette Heizel Manapat-Reyes, M.D.

 

Meta-analysis

Blood Pressure-Lowering Efficacy of Spironolactone in Patients with Resistant Hypertension: A Meta-analysis
Mithi Kalayaan Zamora, M.D.; Jeremiah Vallente, M.D.; Raymond Oliva, M.D.

Case Report

Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome: A Rare and Unusual Cause of Gastrointestinal Obstruction Congenitally Absent Right Coronary Artery with a Coronary Artery Fistula From the Left Anterior Descending Artery to the Main Pulmonary Artery: A Case Report
Emily Mae Yap, M.D.; Ana Beatriz Medrano, M.D.; Ira Inductivo-Yu, M.D.

Congenitally Absent Right Coronary Artery with a Coronary Artery Fistula From the Left Anterior Descending Artery to the Main Pulmonary Artery: A Case Report
Lucky R. Cuenza, M.D.; Eduardo Tin Hay, M.D.

Steroid-Responsive Miller-Fisher Variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome in a 25-year Old Male: A Case Report
Shayne Julieane Morales, M.D.

Clinical Trials

A Post-Marketing Surveillance Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Sevelamer Carbonate in the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease- Related Hyperphosphatemia in the Philippines
Romina Danguilan, M.D.