Ammarin Thakkinstian

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Affiliation: Mahidol University
Country: Thailand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hypercoagulable state and erythrocyte phosphatidylserine exposure in splenectomized haemoglobin E/beta-thalassaemic patients
    Vichai Atichartakarn
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Br J Haematol 118:893-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between {beta}2-adrenoceptor polymorphisms and asthma: a HuGE review
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 162:201-11. 2005
  3. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of safety of laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy
    C Wilasrusmee
    Department of Surgery, Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Br J Surg 99:1470-8. 2012
  4. pmc Reno-protective effects of renin-angiotensin system blockade in type 2 diabetic patients: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    P Vejakama
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Rachatevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Diabetologia 55:566-78. 2012
  5. pmc A simplified clinical prediction score of chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional-survey study
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Nephrol 12:45. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and outcomes in renal transplantation: a meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Rama VI Road, Rachatevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3017-23. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of VDR gene polymorphisms: a meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Rd, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    Osteoporos Int 15:729-34. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between complement component 3 and age-related macular degeneration: a HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1365-79. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for meta-analysis of molecular association studies
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Stat Med 24:1291-306. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Virological and immunological responses of efavirenz-based HAART regimen initiated in HIV-infected patients at CD4 < 100 versus CD4 > or = 100 cells/mm3
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Division of lnfectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1381-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hypercoagulable state and erythrocyte phosphatidylserine exposure in splenectomized haemoglobin E/beta-thalassaemic patients
    Vichai Atichartakarn
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Br J Haematol 118:893-8. 2002
    ..This condition may have a role in the risk of these patients for pulmonary arterial thromboses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between {beta}2-adrenoceptor polymorphisms and asthma: a HuGE review
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 162:201-11. 2005
    ..001). Haplotype analysis suggests that there may be an interaction between the two sites, with a lower risk of asthma associated with the Glu27 allele (compared with Gln27), and that this risk is modified by the allele at position 16...
  3. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of safety of laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy
    C Wilasrusmee
    Department of Surgery, Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Br J Surg 99:1470-8. 2012
    ..Laparoscopic appendicectomy has gained wide acceptance as an alternative to open appendicectomy during pregnancy. However, data regarding the safety and optimal surgical approach to appendicitis in pregnancy are still controversial...
  4. pmc Reno-protective effects of renin-angiotensin system blockade in type 2 diabetic patients: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    P Vejakama
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Rachatevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Diabetologia 55:566-78. 2012
    ..This meta-analysis aimed to compare the renal outcomes between ACE inhibitor (ACEI)/angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and other antihypertensive drugs or placebo in type 2 diabetes...
  5. pmc A simplified clinical prediction score of chronic kidney disease: a cross-sectional-survey study
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Nephrol 12:45. 2011
    ..Knowing the risk factors of CKD should be able to identify at risk populations. We thus aimed to develop and validate a simplified clinical prediction score capable of indicating those at risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and outcomes in renal transplantation: a meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Rama VI Road, Rachatevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3017-23. 2008
    ..We therefore conducted a systematic review, with individual patient data (IPD) where possible, to determine the association between cytokine polymorphisms (TGF-beta1, TNF-alpha and IL-10) and outcomes after renal transplantation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Haplotype analysis of VDR gene polymorphisms: a meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Rd, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand
    Osteoporos Int 15:729-34. 2004
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  8. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between complement component 3 and age-related macular degeneration: a HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1365-79. 2011
    ..This meta-analysis supports the association between C3 and AMD and provides a robust estimate of the genetic risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for meta-analysis of molecular association studies
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Stat Med 24:1291-306. 2005
    ..5) Data may then be pooled using this model. This method is easily performed using standard software, and has the advantage of not assuming an a priori genetic model...
  10. ncbi request reprint Virological and immunological responses of efavirenz-based HAART regimen initiated in HIV-infected patients at CD4 < 100 versus CD4 > or = 100 cells/mm3
    Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul
    Division of lnfectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1381-7. 2006
    ..To compare virological and immunological responsiveness of efavirenz (EFV)-based highly active anti retroviral therapy (HAART) between patients with baseline CD4 < 100 and CD4 > or = 100 cells/mm3...
  11. doi request reprint Pharmacogenetics of cyclophosphamide and CYP2C19 polymorphism in Thai systemic lupus erythematosus
    Pintip Ngamjanyaporn
    Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rachatevi, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    Rheumatol Int 31:1215-8. 2011
    ..6 (95% CI: 1.1-162.2). Our results suggest that a cumulative cyclophosphamide dose of 23.75 g or higher carries a twofold higher risk of ovarian toxicity and the CYP2C19*1/*1 genotype increases the risk of toxicity a further fivefold...
  12. doi request reprint The association between complement component 2/complement factor B polymorphisms and age-related macular degeneration: a HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 176:361-72. 2012
    ..51), respectively. These allele effects contributed to an absolute lowering of the risk of all AMD in Caucasian populations by 2.0%-6.0%. This meta-analysis provides a robust estimate of the protective association of C2/CFB with AMD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association between apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and age-related macular degeneration: A HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Epidemiol 164:813-22. 2006
    ..There appears to be a differential effect of the E2 and E4 alleles on the risk of age-related macular degeneration, although the possibility of survivor bias needs to be ruled out more definitively...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in the Thai adult population: Thai SEEK study
    Atiporn Ingsathit
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1567-75. 2010
    ..8%. However, there were methodological concerns with these reports in terms of generalization and the accuracy of estimation. This study was, therefore, conducted to determine CKD prevalence and its risk factors in Thai adult populations...
  15. doi request reprint The association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and graft rejection in liver transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sasivimol Rattanasiri
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Transpl Immunol 28:62-70. 2013
    ..Future updated meta-analysis studies to confirm the power of these genotypes in association with allograft rejection are needed...
  16. doi request reprint Survival advantage of kidney transplantation over dialysis in patients with hepatitis C: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Atiporn Ingsathit
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Transplantation 95:943-8. 2013
    ..Here, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis that aimed at comparing 5-year mortality rates between waiting list and kidney transplantation patients with hepatitis C infections...
  17. ncbi request reprint Possible protective effects of the Glu27 allele of beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphism in Thai asthmatic patients
    Ticha Limsuwan
    Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology Division, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 28:107-14. 2010
    ..042) for ICS/LABA usages. The presence of the Glu27 allele in Thai asthmatic patients is associated with a decreased asthma severity, higher %FEV1 values, less frequent hospitalizations and emergency visits, and decreased ICS/LABA usage...
  18. pmc Meta-analysis of cytokine gene polymorphisms and outcome of heart transplantation
    Sasitorn Yongcharoen
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Biomed Res Int 2013:387184. 2013
    ..There was no evidence of publication bias for all poolings. An updated meta-analysis is required when more studies are published to increase the power of detection for the association between these polymorphisms and allograft rejection. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint α-blockers, antibiotics and anti-inflammatories have a role in the management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BJU Int 110:1014-22. 2012
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Causal inference of the effect of adiposity on bone mineral density in adults
    Daruneewan Warodomwichit
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 78:694-9. 2013
    ..Using the Mendelian randomization analysis, we assessed the causality of adiposity in measurements of bone mass in adult males and females...
  21. ncbi request reprint Efavirenz levels and 24-week efficacy in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy and rifampicin
    Weerawat Manosuthi
    Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    AIDS 19:1481-6. 2005
    ..Concomitant use of efavirenz and rifampicin is common for treatment of HIV and tuberculosis. Plasma efavirenz levels can be reduced by rifampicin, but the appropriate daily dosage of efavirenz is unclear...
  22. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of tumor necrosis factor α-308 polymorphism and Kawasaki disease
    Sakda Arj-ong
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Pediatr Int 52:527-32. 2010
    ..Therefore, a systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to increase the power for identifying the association between the TNF-α-308 polymorphism and KD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between complement factor H Y402H polymorphisms and age-related macular degeneration
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Practice and Population Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia, and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Hum Mol Genet 15:2784-90. 2006
    ..5-fold. This result is at least as important at the population level as ApoE4 and Alzheimer's disease, playing a role in almost 60% of AMD at the population level...
  24. pmc Hemoglobin concentration and pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bunyarit Sukrat
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Rachatevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Biomed Res Int 2013:769057. 2013
    ..To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of hemoglobin effect on the pregnancy outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of hypercoagulability genetic polymorphisms in perthes disease
    Patarawan Woratanarat
    Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Ratchathewee, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
    J Orthop Res 32:1-7. 2014
    ..48 (95% CI: 0.71, 3.08), and 0.97 (95% CI: 0.72, 1.30), respectively. The factor V Leiden mutation is significantly related to Perthes disease, and its screening in at-risk children might be useful in the future...
  26. pmc Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and low bone mineral density in elderly Thai nursing home residents
    Anuk Kruavit
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Geriatr 12:49. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and osteoporosis in elderly participants from two nursing homes in Thailand, a country located near the equator...
  27. pmc Prognostic factors of all-cause mortalities in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a cohort study
    Phisitt Vejakama
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Nephrol 14:28. 2013
    ..The role of small solute clearance on mortalities in patients with CAPD has been controversial. We therefore conducted a study with 3 years' follow up in adult patients who participated in the CAPD-first policy...
  28. doi request reprint Management of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Thunyarat Anothaisintawee
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    JAMA 305:78-86. 2011
    ..Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is common, but trial evidence is conflicting and therapeutic options are controversial...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Asian women with polycystic ovary syndrome: using the International Diabetes Federation criteria
    Sawaek Weerakiet
    Department of Ob Gyn, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Gynecol Endocrinol 23:153-60. 2007
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence of MS in Asian women with PCOS using the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria and to define the risk factors...
  30. pmc A clinical decision rule to aid ordering of serum and urine protein electrophoresis for case-finding of paraproteins in hospitalized inpatients
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1688-92. 2008
    ..To develop a simple clinical decision rule that could increase the yield of serum and urine protein electrophoresis (SPE/UPE) without loss of sensitivity...
  31. doi request reprint Efficacy and adverse events of mycophenolate mofetil versus cyclophosphamide for induction therapy of lupus nephritis: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nanticha Kamanamool
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rachatevi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Medicine (Baltimore) 89:227-35. 2010
    ..In summary, patients treated with MMF and CYC had similar remission rates, but the MMF group had less frequent leukopenia than the CYC group. Further large-scale trials are needed to confirm these results...
  32. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroid for persistent cough following upper respiratory tract infection
    Prapaporn Pornsuriyasak
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Respirology 10:520-4. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint In vivo platelet activation and hyperaggregation in hemoglobin E/beta-thalassemia: a consequence of splenectomy
    Vichai Atichartakarn
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int J Hematol 77:299-303. 2003
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Risk factors of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Thunyarat Anothaisintawee
    1Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asia Pac J Public Health 25:368-87. 2013
    ..09-1.19), respectively, whereas the pooled odds ratio of ever-breastfeeding was 0.72 (95% CI = 0.58-0.89). Our study suggests that OC, HRT, and DM might increase risks, whereas breastfeeding might lower risks of breast cancer. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Visceral fat and insulin resistance as predictors of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
    Abhasnee Sobhonslidsuk
    Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 13:3614-8. 2007
    ..To examine whether visceral fat is associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), to assess for parameters associated with visceral adiposity and to investigate for factors associated with fibrotic severity in NASH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Maggot therapy for chronic ulcer: A retrospective cohort and a meta-analysis
    Chumpon Wilasrusmee
    Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Asian J Surg 37:138-47. 2014
    ..However, the efficacy of MWT therapy has been controversial. We therefore conducted a cohort study and a meta-analysis to assess MWT effects...
  37. ncbi request reprint A bedside prediction-scoring model for late-onset neonatal sepsis
    Chusak Okascharoen
    Department of Pediatrics, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Perinatol 25:778-83. 2005
    ..The objective was to develop and validate a simple prediction-scoring model for LNS defined as culture-proven sepsis occurring 72 hours after birth...
  38. pmc Corticosteroid and antiviral therapy for Bell's palsy: a network meta-analysis
    Pawin Numthavaj
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMC Neurol 11:1. 2011
    ..We therefore conducted a network meta-analysis combining direct and indirect comparisons for assessing efficacy of steroids and antiviral treatment (AVT) at 3 and 6 months...
  39. doi request reprint Risk prediction models of breast cancer: a systematic review of model performances
    Thunyarat Anothaisintawee
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Family Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:1-10. 2012
    ..Therefore, the new method such as net reclassification index should be considered to evaluate the improvement of the performance of a new develop model...
  40. ncbi request reprint A clinical decision rule to prioritize polysomnography in patients with suspected sleep apnea
    Julvit Rodsutti
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology Head and Neck Surgery Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
    Sleep 27:694-9. 2004
    ..To derive and validate a clinical decision rule that can help to prioritize patients who are on waiting lists for polysomnography,..
  41. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of pinning in supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children
    Patarawan Woratanarat
    Department of Orthopaedics and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Orthop Trauma 26:48-53. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of lateral pinning versus cross pinning in pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures...
  42. pmc Disparity in motorcycle helmet use in Thailand
    Paibul Suriyawongpaisa
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI, Ratchathevee 10400, Thailand
    Int J Equity Health 12:74. 2013
    ..48%, 55.09%) between roadside survey and injury sentinel surveillance in estimating helmet use rate. These findings should be considered a warning for employing injury surveillance to monitor policy implementation of helmet use...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of superficial surgical site infection between delayed primary and primary wound closures in ruptured appendicitis
    Boonying Siribumrungwong
    Department of Surgery, Thammasat University Hospital, Thammasat University Rangsit Campus, Pathumthani, Thailand Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Electronic address
    Asian J Surg 37:120-4. 2014
    ..This study aims at comparing the rate of superficial surgical site infection (SSI) in ruptured appendicitis between DPC and PC...
  44. doi request reprint Risk prediction score for death of traumatised and injured children
    Sakda Arj Ong Vallipakorn
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama VI Road, Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    BMC Pediatr 14:60. 2014
    ..However, most of the previously developed scores are limited in scope and are non-specific for use in children. We aimed to develop and validate a risk prediction model of death for injured and Traumatised Thai children...
  45. pmc Efficacy of intravesical chondroitin sulphate in treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS): Individual patient data (IPD) meta-analytical approach
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Can Urol Assoc J 7:195-200. 2013
    ..Raw data from 3 similar clinical trials were analyzed in this individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis to define any possible efficacy of intravesical 2% chondroitin sulphate in IC/BPS...
  46. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome and factors influencing the outcome of thymectomy for myasthenia gravis
    Rawiphan Witoonpanich
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:1172-5. 2004
    ..It is recommended that thymectomy should be advocatedfor these patients early in the course of the disease because the duration of the symptoms appeared to be the main determinant of the outcome...
  47. ncbi request reprint Discrepant influence of vitamin D status on parathyroid hormone and bone mass after two years of calcium supplementation
    La or Chailurkit
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73:167-72. 2010
    ..To investigate the influence of vitamin D status on parathyroid hormone and bone mass after a 2-year supplementation of calcium alone...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus co-infection with human immunodeficiency virus in Thai patients: a tertiary-care-based study
    Somnuek Sungkanuparph
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 87:1349-54. 2004
    ..Information regarding prevalence of HBV and HCV co-infection with HIV in Thailand is limited...
  49. ncbi request reprint Earlier onset of pubertal maturation in Thai girls
    Pat Mahachoklertwattana
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 85:S1127-34. 2002
    ..Based upon previous studies on variations of pubertal maturation in Thai girls, the secular trend has also moved toward an earlier age. The latest study in 1995 revealed the mean age of menarche was 12.3 years...
  50. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of molecular association studies: vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and BMD as a case study
    Ammarin Thakkinstian
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Bone Miner Res 19:419-28. 2004
    ..This study performed a meta-analysis of the association of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms and BMD. We also highlight methodological issues that need to be resolved...
  51. ncbi request reprint The choice of a genetic model in the meta-analysis of molecular association studies
    Cosetta Minelli
    Department of Health Sciences, Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1319-28. 2005
    ..A biological justification for the choice of the genetic model is seldom available...
  52. ncbi request reprint The PAI-1 4G/5G gene polymorphism and ischemic stroke: an association study and meta-analysis
    John Attia
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle NSW Australia
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:173-9. 2007
    ..The results also sound a cautionary note that varying LD structure across populations may obscure the relationship with a causative locus, and that future meta-analyses need to look beyond a simple pooled estimate...
  53. doi request reprint Polymorphisms in platelet glycoprotein 1balpha and factor VII and risk of ischemic stroke: a meta-analysis
    Jane M Maguire
    Neurosciences Department, Gosford Hospital, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health Service, Gosford NSW 2250, Australia
    Stroke 39:1710-6. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Meta-analyses of molecular association studies: methodologic lessons for genetic epidemiology
    John Attia
    Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Royal Newcastle Hospital, David Maddison Building, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:297-303. 2003
    ..There is a need for greater communication between epidemiologists and geneticists to develop methods appropriate to this area...