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Philippine Heart Center (PHC)

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Government
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Hospital/Medical Center

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East Avenue, Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
922-0551/925-2401-50
922-0551
director@phc.gov.ph
http://www.phc.gov.ph/

2020
1. May Measurement Month 2018: An analysis of blood pressure screening in the Philippines.
2. Risk Factors Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Neonates and Infants Following Open Heart Surgery.
3. Predictors of mortality among In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (IHCA) patients at the Philippine Heart Center.
4. Prevalence of obesity at a primary Preventive Cardiology Clinic: the Philippine Heart Center experience.
5. Comparison of the prevalence of hypertension using three proposed classifications in a primary Preventive Cardiology setting: the Philippine Heart Center experience.
6. Factors affecting in-hospital mortality in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction at the Philippine Heart Center.
7. Gender differences in cardiovascular risk factors and management at a single center primary Preventive Cardiology Out-Patient Program: the Philippine Heart Center experience.

2019
1. Coronary artery fistula associated with mitral valve regurgitation in a young symptomatic patient: a case report.
2. A Case of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Scimitar Syndrome) In An Adult Female: A Case Report.
3. Management of Coronary Artery Fistula: a Case Report.
4. Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with persistent sciatic veinin a pediatric patient: A Case Report.
5. Anesthetic Considerations and Management for TAVR, Non-Open Heart Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Case report.
6. Neurovascular interventional imaging in the preoperative evaluation of craniopagus twins.
7. May Measurement Month 2017: an analysis of blood pressure screening in the Philippines--South-East Asia and Australasia.
8. Transcatheter stent implantation for coarctation of the aorta in a 10 year old female with Takayasu Arteritis: a first in the Philippines.
9. Tricuspid valve atresia and Bjork procedure, a biventricular repair.
10. Pulmonary Tuberculosis presenting as hoarseness - a case report.
11. "Too young to have a broken heart" A case report on acute myocardial infarction in a young sensitive lady.
12. Factors associated with outcome in Cox Maze IV procedure for atrial fibrillation among patients undergoing open heart surgery.

2018
1. Digital pathology: An innovative approach to medical education.
2. Disseminated Tuberculosis Presenting as Tuberculous Perimyocarditis in a 30 year old Healthy Female: A Case Report.
3. Factors Associated with Moderate to Severe Sleep Disordered Breathing among Filipino school children.
4. A rare case of primary anterior mediastinal yolk sac tumor.
5. Gender differences in primary percutaneous coronary intervention outcomes in the Philippine Heart Center.
6. Factors Influencing Outcome among Elderly Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome.
7. Accuracy of risk calculator predicting postoperative respiratory failure and prolonged mechanical ventilation after a cardiothoracic surgery in the Philippine Heart Center.
8. Predictors of Resuscitation Outcomes with Global Assessment of Neurologic Status and Overall Survival in Sudden Cardiac Arrest (PROGNOSIS Cardiac Arrest): A Prospective Cohort Study.

2017
1. Diagnostic Concordance of Surgically Excised Valves and Echocardiographic Findings among Rheumatic Valvular Heart Disease Patients in a Cardiovascular Center: Review of Five Years (2014 to 2018).
2. Recurrent pnuemothorax in a patient with a rare case of sporadic lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
3. ST-segment elevation in acute cholecystitis with uncontrolled hyperthyroidism.
4. Correlation of RV strain imaging parameters with cardiac MRI parameters in the assessment of RV function among repaired Tetralogy of Fallot patients.
5. Accuracy of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) value in predicting post-operative airway reactivity among children with congenital cardiac anomaly.
6. Accuracy of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) value in predicting post operative airway reactivity among children with congenital cardiac anomaly.
7. Clinical utility of left ventricular ejection fraction reserve by stress thallium-201 myocardial gated single photon computed tomography among patients with and suspected coronary artery disease.

2016
1. Quantitative parameters in Tc-99m pertechnetate thyroid scintigraphy predict increased gland uptake function.
2. Asymptomatic accessory mitral valve leaflet with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction.
3. A post marketing surveillance study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fixed dose Amlodipine - Losartan potassium for the treatment of hypertension in the Philippines.
4. The Use of Modified Del Nido Cardioplegia Solution in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery in the Philippine Heart Center.
5. "The theory of everything": An interhospital case presentation on ALS.
6. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in transposition of the great arteries after an arterial switch operation in infants.
7. Validity of thyroid imaging reporting and data system (TIRADS) in differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules in ultrasonography.
8. Correlation of chest radiography tracheal index with severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
9. Correlation between chest x-ray parameters (lung width ratios) and severity of COPD as measured by PFT (FEV & FEV1/FVC Ratio).
10. Comparison of the New Mayo Clinic Risk Scores and clinical SYNTAX Score in predicting adverse cardiovascular outcomes following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention at the Philippine Heart Center.
11. Value of Tl-201 imaging in predicting therapeutic I-131 uptake in patients with thyroglobulin-positive but I-131 scan negative differentiated thyroid cancer.
12. The role of transesophageal echocardiography in decision-making during surgical-based and catheter-based cardiac procedures (TESCO): The Philippine Heart Center experience.
13. Factors affecting outcome of patients with acute type A aortic dissection: a single center experience.

2015
1. Association of coronary flow reserve by dipyridamole technetium-99m sestamibi single photon emission computed tomography with perfusion findings and risk factors for coronary artery disease.
2. Survival analysis of post arrest cardiac patients at the Philippine Heart Center.
3. Microalbuminuria and Coronary Artery Disease among non-diabetic patients undergoing coronary angiogram at Philippine Heart Center.
4. The accuracy of diagnosing AVNRT through the use of aVL notch compared with pseudo-S and Pseudo-R' in the 12 Lead ECG.
5. Optimal medical therapy with or without coronary artery bypass graft for stable triple vessel coronary artery disease.
6. Exercise stress ankle brachial index in the diagnosis of peripheral artery disease among patients with low, intermediate and high Framingham Risk Profile.
7. A randomized controlled trial comparing adequacy of anticoagulation between traditional INR management versus nomogram-based INR management among post -mechanical valve replacement patients.
8. Determination of critical threshold value of SP02/Fi02 ratio in the diagnosis of acute lung injury.
9. Two concurrent, pathologically distinct left atrial masses.
10. Renal artery bypass surgery using saphenous vein graft for renovascular hypertension secondary to bilateral renal artery stenosis.
11. Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis: the experience in the Philippine Heart Center and Philippine General Hospital.
12. Comparison of Conventional Chest Tube with Closed suction drain (Jackson-Pratt Drain) versus Conventional Chest tube drainage alone in the incidence of post-operative in-hospital Pericardial Effusion in patients who underwent Coronary Artery Bypass Graft.
13. Factor associated with outcome among COPD patients undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation.
14. The incidence of Radial Artery Spasm (RAS) during coronary angiogram patients administered with pre-procedural Fentanyl.
15. Effect of oxygen challenge test response to post-operative outcome among Congenital Heart Disease patients with moderate to severe Pulmonary Hypertension.
16. Relationship between certification status of nurses and patient outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit.
17. Association between perioperative routine platelet transfusion practice and mortality during open heart surgery in Philippine Heart Center: a cohort study.
18. Utility of right ventricular wall thickness by CT Scan in detecting Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension among adult Filipinos using 2D echocardiography as reference standard.
19. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty with stent placement of subclavian vein stenosis in patient with arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis - Philippine Heart Center experience.
20. A case of a symptomatic diaphragmatic eventration in a COPD patient.
21. Accuracy of 2D echocardiography in the diagnosis of Tuberculous Pericardial Effusion.
22. Primitive Neuroectodermal tumor / Ewing Sarcoma of the rib in an 8-year-old male.
23. Predictors of procedural success among Filipino patients who underwent multi-vessel percutaneous coronary intervention.
24. Anthropometric measurements as a screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea among employees of Philippine Heart Center.
25. Valve sparing aortic root surgery via aortic root remoldeling with external root annuloplasty: prelimenary results in a single institution.
26. Association of the compliance of health care providers at the Philippine Heart Center to the Class I ACC/AHA guidelines on the diagnosis and management of patients with acute coronary syndromes with in-hospital all-cause mortality.
27. Complete percutaneous coronary intervention versus culprit only percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST elevation myocardial infarction with multivessel coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis.
28. Long term effect of Phase II cardiac rehabilitation on quality of life after bypass surgery: an evaluation.
29. Factors associated with job awareness of nursing attendants in Medical-Surgical Care Units.
30. Validity of Red Cell Distribution Width As a Predictor of Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Patients Diagnosed with Pneumonia.
31. Transcatheter intervention of congenital heart diseases: 40-years Philippine Heart Center experience.

2014
1. Total anomalous pulmonary venous return in pediatrics: a case series.
2. Immunocell therapy on Pulmonary Artery Sarcoma.
3. Accuracy of Tissue Doppler Strain in predicting significant Coronary Artery Stenosis.
4. Association of electrocardiographic ischemia grades with clinical and angiographic outcomes of patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction treated with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
5. Conventional coronary stenting versus direct coronary stenting in Coronary Artery Disease patients undergoing elective Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty: a Philippine Heart Center experience.
6. Association of severity of Sleep Apnea Syndrome with driving accidents.
7. Predictors of postoperative pulmonary complications in children undergoing cardiothoracic surgery at the Philippine Heart Center (PREdICt Phase I).
8. The accuracy of Hounsfield Unit CT attenuation in differentiating transudative from exudative pleural effusion based on Light's Criteria.
9. A comparison of Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) with Nurse-Administered Analgesia (NAA) in post-operative pain control among open heart surgery patients at the Philippine Heart Center.
10. Familial interstitial lung disease in a family with familial juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
11. Left ventricular mass correlation between quantitative ECG-gated myocardial SPECT (QGS) and echocardiography.
12. Pulmonary endarteritis in a patient with patent ductus arteriosus and a bicuspid aortic valve.
13. Isolated partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection.
14. Clinical profile and outcome of post-revascularization patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome: A retrospective study.
15. Association of Caprini risk assessment and other perioperative risk factors with deep venous thrombosis among patients post coronary artery bypass surgery at Philippine Heart Center.
16. Suppression of recurrent electrical storms in a Filipino patient with brugada syndrome: A case report.
17. Cardiovascular risk factors in employees of a cardiac institution.
18. Long QT syndrome in a 10-year old boy presenting with seizure.

2013
1. Randomized controlled double blind trial of high loading dose of Clopidogrel 600mg versus the conventional 300mg in patients undergoing elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention at the Philippine Heart Center.
2. Clinical outcomes and electrocardiographic score in patients with clinical probability of pulmonary thromboembolism.
3. The association of postoperative right ventricular restrictive physiology with right ventricular systolic dysfunction among pediatric patients with Tetralogy of Fallot.
4. A comparison of outcomes among diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery using insulin infusion versus insulin bolus in glucose management.
5. Application of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Appropriateness Criteria for Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Myocardial Perfusion.
6. Incidental intra-operative finding of large chronic pulmonary embolism in a patient with mitral stenosis undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement.
7. Dilated cardiomyopathy in becker muscular dystrophy: A case report
8. Comparison of micro-bubble hang-out time and cardiac catheterization in determining reversal of pulmonary vascular resistance by oxygen challenge test among patients with shunt anomalies: The BUBBLE study
9. Early and late outcome of surgery for ebstein anomaly: A 20-year experience in Philippine tertiary centers
10. Baseline high-density lipoprotein cholesterol as a predictor of major adverse cardiac events after elective percutaneous coronary stenting among Filipinos
11. A meta-analysis on the effects of tolvaptan in patients with chronic heart failure.
12. Association of echocardiographic measures of right ventricular diastolic function with functional capacity using the six minute walk test among patients who underwent total Tetralogy of Fallot Correction.
13. The 4 year outcome of triscuspid valve repair for functional tricuspid regurgitation at Philippine Heart Center from January 2013 to December 2017.

2012
1. Relationship of body mass index and related anthropometric measurements on the image quality of thallium-201 and technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging.
2. Comparison of drug eluting stents versus bare metal stents in femoropopliteal artery occlusive disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
3. Pericardial abscess: A rare complication of pyogenic liver abscess.
4. Tetralogy of fallot: A Philippine Heart Center review
5. Clinical profile and outcome of patients with deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism at Philippine Heart Center from January to December 2010.
6. Clinical profile and outcome of patient with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) admitted at Philippine Heart Center (2008-2010).
7. Clinical profile of adult patients with congenital heart disease admitted at the Philippine Heart Center Year 2011.
8. Clinicopathologic profiles of patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) at the Philippine Heart Center January 2010 - December 2010.
9. Diagnostic value of antithyroglobulin antibodies in the detection of recurrent differentiated thyroid carcinoma: A meta-analysis.
10. Simple versus complex bifurcation stenting strategies a meta analysis of randomized controlled trials in the drug eluting stent era.
11. Use of oral anti-platelets in post-percutaneous coronary intervention patients: Is there advantage in numbers?.
12. Incidence of adverse drug reactions among patients who underwent coronary angiogram using pre-heated -vs.- room temperature contrast media.
13. Nitroglycerin test and Troponin T in predicting coronary artery disease in patients presenting with chest pain at the Emergency Room.
14. Validation of a questionnaire on asthma knowledge, attitudes and practices among parents of children with asthma for the asthma pediatric education program of the Philippine Heart Center.
15. Applicability of Light's Criteria in the biochemical analysis of pericardial fluid.
16. I.E. : Illegal entry (a case of pacemaker endocarditis).
17. A case of right middle lobe pulmonary arteriovenous malformation presenting as non-resolving pneumonia.
18. A case report of common atrium with left atrial isomerism.
19. Mature cystic teratoma of the mediastinum.
20. Effect of Ascorbic Acid on Dyslipidemia (a study among Philippine Heart Center employees).
21. Peripheral Arterial Disease in general practice: ankle-brachial index by palpation in the diagnosis of Peripheral Arterial Disease.
22. Clinical outcomes of bifurcation lesion intervention: the Philippine Heart Center experience.
23. Lactate Level as an Early Prognostic Marker of Major Adverse Events in Pediatric Open Heart Surgery.
24. Fate of individuals with ischemic amputations in the REACH Registry: Three-year cardiovascular and limb-related outcomes.
25. A proposed Pediatric Risk Stratification Method (PediaRiSM) for post operative pulmonary complication for cardiothoracic surgery.
26. Post-operative outcomes of CABG patients given blood transfusion based on Society of Thoracic Surgeons Guidelines on Blood Transfusion.
27. Accuracy of spiral Computed Tomographic Angiography in the evaluation of Aortic Dissection among patients with Aortic Disease: a arospective Study.
28. A comparative study on the dose and mode of administration of Rocuronium during cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary pypass.
29. Castleman's Disease (Giant Lymphnode Hyperplasia of the Mediastinum).
30. Clinical and immunohistopathologic profile of a mediastinal seminoma.
31. Medusa Head: a case report of an extracranial arteriovenous malformation with multiple aneurysms.

2011
1. Burden of obstructive lung disease in a rural setting in the Philippines.
2. Whole body bone scintigraphy correlation in a case of multiple extramedullary plasmacytoma.
3. Duplex scanning for venous reflux: a comparison of supine and standing position among patients seen at the Vascular Laboratory of the Philippine Heart Center.

2010
1. Accuracy of spiral computed tomographic angiography in the evaluation of aortic dissection among patients with aortic disease: A prospective study.
2. The effect of trimetazidine on the left atrial volume index in patients with chronic stable angina a randomized, controlled trial.
3. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in tetralogy of fallot prior to total correction of a non-patent shunt.
4. Musings on the written scintigraphy report.
5. Bridging crossroads of congenital lobar emphysema--Lung perfusion scintigraphy: A guide towards the right path.
6. A case report on hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

2009
1. An incidental autopsy finding of toxoplasmosis in a patient with transposition of the great arteries.
2. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery: Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy findings.
3. Quality of care for patients with hypertension at the Philippine Heart Center.
4. Nitroglycerine-augmented myocardial perfusion scintigraphy for the assessment of prognosis and myocardial viability.

2008
1. Sleep-Induced Desaturations (SLIDE) Study in Filipino Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD).
2. Clinical and histopathologic features of Aortic Aneurysms: a Philippine Heart Center analysis of 153 cases.
3. "Silent Monster"- a case of intrapulmonary giant mature cystic Teratoma.
4. Intrathoracic Neuroblastoma in an infant presenting with cardiorespiratory distress.
5. Paget's disease of the pelvis.
6. Incremental prognostic value of perfusion defects in patients with scintigraphic evidence of left ventricular dysfunction.
7. Heart rate recovery after Treadmill Exercise Testing as a predictor of long term outcomes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality: a retrospective cohort study at the Philippine Heart Center from year 2001-2003.
8. "Pre-ejection Flow Wave" (BeST Wave): a new marker of increased left ventricular diastolic filling pressure.
9. Outcome of new versus reused balloon catheters in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions.
10. Physiological and psychological effects of exercise training on Filipino asthmatic children.

2007
1. Olmesartan in Filipino subjects with hypertension: Results from an eight-week, open-label, treat-to-target study.
2. Outcomes of urgent coronary artery bypass grafting after acute coronary syndromes according to timing of surgery.
3. Assessment of left ventricular function by Doppler Velocity Tissue Imaging of the mitral annulus in patients with mitral stenosis before and after Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy.
4. Diagnosis of arterial disease of the lower extremities with duplex scanning: a validation study.
5. Validation of a clinical prediction rule for a preserved left ventricular systolic function in patients after Myocardial Infarction.
6. The role of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis PCR in the early diagnosis of Tuberculosis among patients with massive pericardial effusion.
7. Practices and attitudes of physicians on deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis among critically ill patients admitted at the Medical and Neurologic Intensive Care Units.
8. Natural history of patients with 50-69 percent internal carotid artery stenosis: A Philippine Heart Center experience.
9. Outcome of aortic valve replacement in patients with impaired and normal ventricular function: A Philippine Heart Center experience.
10. Randomized control trial on the efficacy of additional pretreatment with methylprednisolone in preventing cerebrovascular injury among children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass .
11. A pre and post-operative evaluation of the neurologic status of children less than one year with cyanotic congenital heart disease at the Philippine Heart Center .
12. FEV1/FEV6 versus FEV1/FVC in the spirometric detection of airway obstruction among asians.
13. The use of Jackson Pratt drain following open heart surgery.
14. An evaluation of intraoperative frozen-section biopsy in Philippine Heart Center.
15. Bronchogenic cyst.
16. Ventilation perfusion scan findings of unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis.
17. Comparison of CPIS (Clinical Pulmonary Infection Score) and Clinical Criteria in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia in ICU complex patients.
18. Comparative Assessment of Asthma Control Test (ACT) and GINA Classification including FEVl in predicting asthma severity.
19. Predictors of mortality based on CT Scan findings of patient admitted due to hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage at the Philippine Heart Center.
20. Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation Type II with associated cardiac anomalies.
21. Recurrent aortic graft infection: successful treatment using Omental Flap a case report.

2006
1. The Use of Aerosolized Prostacyclin Analogue (Doprost) in the prevention of post-operative pulmonary hypertensive crisis among children with left-to-right shunts and moderate to severe pulmonary artery hypertension.
2. Left atrial volume index response during dobutamine stress echocardiography among patients with or without ischemic myocardium.
3. Univentricular heart: The chamber of secrets (A case report on double outlet right ventricle with restrictive vsd, mitral valve atresia with hypoplastic left ventricle, pulmonic stenosis with normally related great arteries).
4. Concordance of intraoperative frozen-section biopsy in Philippine Heart Center: a retrospective study.
5. Comparison of cardiorespiratory fitness of post CABG patients who completed early recovery out-patient period (Phase 2) of Cardiac Rehabilitation Program compared to those who finished In-hospital period (phase I) using the Treadmill Stress Test (Neptet Protocol).
6. Left atrial volume index response during dobutamine stress echocardiography among patients with or without ischemic myocardium .
7. Early clinical outcomes of patients with untreated versus treated compromised side branch (Stent jail) after coronary stent implantation of the parent vessel lesion .
8. Immediate results and three-month clinical outcome after percutaneous coronary interventions in chronic total occlusions.
9. Validity of the new six-component clinical prediction score for the diagnosis of lower limb deep vein thrombosis at Philippine Heart Center.
10. Echocardiographic assessment of patent ductus arteriosus pre- and post- prostavasin infusion in infants with PDA dependent pulmonary blood flow .
11. A five year review of neonatal cardiac surgery in the Philippine Heart Center.
12. Values of tidal breathing analysis in Filipino infants and children aged 0-6 years old in 5 areas around Philippine Heart Center.
13. A prospective and retrospective cohort on the predictability of the 6 minute walk distance on the survival of COPD patients at the Philippine Heart Center .
14. Association of snoring, obesity and daytime sleepiness with severity of sleep-disordered breathing.
15. A comparison of pre-operative risk assessment tool with and without the use of pulmonary function testing among patient who underwent valvular heart surgery .
16. Utility of nitrate and leukocyte esterase tests for laboratory detection of urinary tract infection in a general population at the Philippine Heart Center: A prospective study.
17. Concordance of intraoperative frozen-section biopsy in Philippine Heart Center: A 10-year retrospective study.
18. Clinical risk scoring for predicting acute renal failure after cardiothoracic surgery.
19. Modified ringed - intraluminal vascular graft for sutureless repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm.
20. The accuracy of CT angiography in assessing degree of stenosis in extracranial carotid arteries when compared with duplex ultrasonography in patients seen at the Philippine Heart Center .
21. Giant renal artery aneurysm treated by endovascular coiling: A case report.
22. Giant renal artery aneurysm treated by endovascular coiling.
23. Pulmonary embolism in partial anomalous pulmonary venous return.
24. Comparing the efficacy and safety of low molecular weight heparin vs. warfarin for the prevention of deep venous thrombosis among patients who underwent hip or knee arthroplasty.
25. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the young. In-hospital outcomes and their predictors: The Philippine Heart Center experience (A 10-Year Review).
26. Long-term outcome of aortic valve disease in rheumatic heart disease patients after a mitral valve intervention .
27. The use of aerosolized prostacyclin analogue (Iloprost) in the prevention of post-operative pulmonary hypertensive crisis among children with left-to-right shunts and moderate to severe pulmonary artery hypertension .
28. Lung function tests of toluene abusers among urban street children ages 7-18 years old.
29. Prognostic usefulness and clinicopathologic correlation of thymoma based on the new world health organization classification (A Philippine Heart Center experience from 1976 - 2004) .
30. Double outlet right ventricle with double orifice mitral valve.
31. Glandular cardiac myxoma: A histochemical case study of the glandular epithelium and review of literature .
32. Efficacy of amiodarone with DC cardioversion in chronic atrial fibrillation.
33. Role of statins in improving leg functioning in patients with peripheral arterial disease: A meta analysis .
34. Immediate and long-term outcome of significant tricus-pid regurgitation in patients with severe mitral stenosis after percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy.
35. Predicting outcome of mitral stenosis patients following percutaneous mitral valvotomy using the inoue balloon technique: A comparison of three echocardiographic scoring systems.
36. Cardiac valve surgery at the Philippine Heart Centers determinants of in-hospital mortality.
37. Determination of myocardial function using doppler tissue imaging in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
38. A case report: Outcome of aortic valve replacement in a 15 year old with ventricular septal defect and severe aortic regurgitation with myocardial dysfunction and chronic renal failure.
39. A local study on Alternative Brand's efficacy and safety in hypertensive patients (Alab study).
40. Outcomes of patients with diabetic foot lesions admitted at the Philippine Heart Center.
41. Use of inhaled prostacyclin analog (Iloprost) on pulmonary vascular reactivity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to congenital cardiac defects: A randomized controlled trial .
42. In-hospital clinical outcome in congenital open heart surgery at various cardiopulmonary bypass temperature levels and ischemic times .
43. Effect on tuberculosis awareness among high school students in selected schools in Metro Manila after using educational intervention.
44. The agreement between two-dimensional echocardiographic findings and gross morphologic diagnoses on autopsies of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease performed at the Philippine Heart Center mortuary between 1998 to 2004 .
45. Value of myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in the short-term prognostication of post myocardial infarction patients .
46. A meta-analysis on cardiac resynchronization therapy for the treatment of chronic heart failure.
47. Combination of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin II receptor blocker therapy in heart failure: A meta-analysis .
48. Unventricular heart: Mitral valve atresia.
49. Cardiac hemangioma presenting right ventricular outflow tract mass.
50. Assessing the clinical outcomes of the surgical management of critical limb ischemia: a Philippine Heart Center experience.
51. Early clinical outcomes of patients with untreated versus treated compromised side branch (stent jail) after coronary stent implantation of parent vessel lesion.
52. Validity of the new six-component clinical prediction score for the diagnosis of lower limb deep vein thrombosis at the Philippine Heart Center.
53. Long-term outcome of aortic valve disease in rheumatic patients after a mitral valve intervention.
54. A prospective and retrospective cohort on the predictability of the six minute walk distance in the survival of COPD patients at the Philippine Heart Center.
55. Association of snoring, obesity and daytime sleepness with severity of sleep-disordered breathing.
56. Minimal-access median sternotomy (manubrium-sparing) for repair of atrial septal defect: An alternative approach .
57. Tuberculous pseudoaneurysm of the aortic arch: A case report .
58. A rare case of cardiac hemangioma obstructing the right ventricular outflow tract.

2005
1. Clinical profile of symptomatic adults with congestive heart failure admitted at Philippine Heart Center.
2. Predictors of LV function and survival after Aortic Valve Replacement (AYR) among pediatric patients with isolated chronic aortic regurgitation: A 15-year Philippine Heart Center (PHC) experience.
3. Clinical profile and outcome of elderly patients undergoing transcutaneous catheter therapy: A multi-center retrospective study.
4. Clinical features of emergency department patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome: The Philippine Heart Center experience .
5. The percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy registy: The Philippine Heart Center experience, a 5 year review (1999-2003).
6. Immediate and long-term outcome of significant tricuspid regurgitation after percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy.
7. Estimating the risk of in-hospital mortality after CABG surgery at Philippine Heart Center: A comparison of two prediction models.
8. ST segment elevation in lead aVR as a predictor of left main coronary artery lesion in acute coronary syndrome*.
9. Outcomes of coronary angioplasty in patients with depressed left ventricular function.
10. Diagnostic accuracy of stress echocardiography in the detection of coronary artery disease: Philippine Heart Center experience 2001-2002.
11. Immediate and Long-term Outcome of Significant Tricuspid Regurgitation After Percutaneous Mitral Balloon Vavlotomy.
12. Ankle-brachial index as predictor of mortality among patients who underwent arterial studies in the Philippine Heart Center.
13. Randomized control trial of buccal mucosa administration vs intramuscular injection of midazolam on infants and children with congenital heart diseaseundergoing diagnostic procedures.
14. Pulmonary hypertension secondary to acyanotic congenital heart disease, the Philippine Heart Center experience.
15. ST segment elevation in lead aVR as a predictor of left main Coronary Artery Lesion in Acute Coronary Syndrome.
16. Scintigraphic parameters for determination of left ventricular cavity dilatation on SPECT myocardial perfusion scintigraphy.
17. Childhood inchildhood interventricular septa lipoma.
18. Childhood Interventricular Septal Lipoma.
19. Adrenal incidentaloma in a 50 year old male: A case report.
20. The role of antibiotics in coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis.
21. Predictors of In-hospital mortality and morbidity after multiple-valve surgery: The Philippine Heart Center experience.

2004
1. Comparison of hemostatic parameters and postoperative bleeding in normothermic versus hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass.
2. Clinical profile of patients with ruptured coronary sinus of valsalva (RCSOV): A Philippine Heart Center Registry.
3. Permanent pacemaker insertion at Philippine Heart Center: Indications, patient characteristics and early complications.
4. In-hospital outcome of patients with small abdominal aortic aneurysm - the Philippine Heart Center experience.

2003
1. Infective endocarditis involving a bicuspid aortic valve with rupture of the anterior cusp and fistula formation between aorta and right ventricle.
2. A post-marketing surveillance study on the safety and efficacy of valsartan (Diovan) among Filipino patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension.
3. Midterm outcome of off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass: a multicenter study.
4. Association of the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery bypass and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation with the extent, severity, and jeopardy score of coronary artery disease.
5. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention vesrus Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in patients with multi-vessel disease: clinical and economic outcomes- the Philippine Heart Center experience 2000-2002.
6. Effect of Medroxyprogsterone Acetate on the prevention of postpericardiotomy adhesions: experimental study in an animal model.
7. Prognostic scoring index to predict outcome of arterial switch operation in Filipino children.
8. Heterotopic solid-psuedopapillary tumor of the retroperitoneum.
9. Primary Sytemic Amyloidosis in a 52-year old male presenting with cardiac arrythmia: an autopsy report.
10. Comparison of low and high dose angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in congestive heart failure (A meta-analysis).

2002
1. Absolute neutrophilia as predictor for the development of early-onset congestive heart failure in patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction.
2. Profile of patients with suspected neurocardiogenic syncope undergoing head-up tilt test: The Philippine Heart Center experience.
3. The clinical profile and outcome of PTCA (with or without stent) in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: The Philippine Heart Center experience.
4. Absolute neutrophilia as predictor for the development of early on-set congestive heart failure in patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction.
5. Profile of patients with suspected neurocardiogenic syncope undergoing head-up tilt test: The Philippine Heart Center experience.
6. A comparative review of standard coronary bypass garfting under cardiopulmonary bypass and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in the management of multivessel coronary artery disease: Philippine Heart Center experience.
7. Serum uric acid levels among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases.

2001
1. Pulmonary complications after coronary bypass graft surgery.
2. New treat guidelines for patients with non ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.
3. A comparative review of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCABG) and standard coronary bypass grafting under cardiopulmonary bypass (CABG) in the management of coronary artery disease involving single and double bypass operation.
4. Mediastinitis after cardiac surgery: A case control study of risk factors.
5. Minimal access open heart surgery: A new alternative technique.

2000
1. Comparative diagnostic value of computed tomography and aortography in evaluating for thoracic aortic dissection: a prospective study.
2. Comparative analysis of the clinical profile and outcome between men and women admitted to phase 1 (in-patient) of the comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program after coronary artery bypass surgery at the Philippine Heart Center.
3. Preoperative evaluation of pulmonary risk for complication in children and adolescents with atrial septal defect and ventricular septal defect.
4. Transesophageal doppler pulmonary venous pattern in mitral stenosis in the presence of left atrial spontaneous echo contrast and left atrial appendage thrombus.
5. Risk stratification in patients for peripheral vascular surgery: A review of the evidences.
6. Infective endocarditis presenting as a leaking superior mesenteric artery aneurysm: A case report.
7. Gender difference in post-operative outcome, mortality and morbidity, and hospital stay after coronary artery bypass surgery.
8. The clinical outcome of PTCA (with or without stent) in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: The Philippine Heart Center experience.
9. Acute myocardial infraction survival among diabetic patients admitted in the Philippine Heart Center.
10. Gender difference in the relation between ST-T wave abnormalities at baseline ECG and coronary angiogram in patients with suspected coronary artery disease.
11. Gender difference in symptom presentation among patient with coronary artery disease.
12. Prognostic value of C reactive protein in suspected acute ischemic heart disease patients seen at the chest pain unit of the Philippine Heart Center.
13. Gender difference in the outcome of patient with acute myocardial infraction and unstable angina.
14. Prognostic significance of washout in stress-redistribution thallium-201 single photon emission computed tomography.
15. Vascular complications of the IABP after open heart surgery.
16. Beneficial effects of one year captopril therapy on LV performance using echocardiographic parameters in children with asymptomatic chronic rheumatic aortic regurgitation.
17. Prevention of reperfusion injury in acute leg ischemia: An animal study.
18. Validation of risk index for in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery at the Philippine Heart Center.

1999
1. Cardiopulmonary bypass in a pregnant patient with left atrial myxoma.
2. Diagnostic utility of dobutamine stress echocardiography to predict outcome of corrective valvular surgery in chronic moderate to severe mitral and/or aortic regurgitation, and severe aortic stenosis with left ventricular dysfunction.
3. Incidence of arrhytmia after ASD surgery among pediatric patients.
4. Endothelial response on prostaglandin inhibition after acute limb ischemia in animal models.
5. Left ventricular hypertrophy regression in hypertensive patients: Comparative efficacy of amiodipine, enalapril and nifedipine gits.
6. Echocardiographic validation of site of vegetation according to hydrodynamic theory of infective endocarditis.
7. A local prototype pulse-duplicator machine in the Philippine Heart Center: An experimental study.
8. Nurses' nutritional assessment tool (NNAT): its development and validity.
9. The effect of no gowning on the rate of respiratory infection.

1998
1. Mycotic aneurysm of the left tibioperoneal artery.
2. Primary cardiac rhabdomyosarcoma.
3. The use of lyophilized bacterial lysate (OM-85 BV) in the prevention of recurrent respiratory tract infections in children with left-to-right shunts and those without.
4. Sotalol in the management of ventricular arrhythmias in Filipino subjects.

1997
1. Validation of duke criteria in the diagnosis of infective endocarditis among patients admitted at the Philippine Heart Center.
2. A multivariate analysis of the most likely predictors of left atrial thrombi formation among children with mitral stenosis.
3. Post-infarction ventricular septal rupture: A review of cases at the Philippine Heart Center.
4. Surgical excision of left atrial myxoma during pregnancy.
5. Prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases in the Philippines, part II: Recommendations for change.
6. Neurologic sequelae of open heart surgery in pediatric patients.

1996
1. Preoperative parameters for predicting survival after valve surgery for combined severe aortic and mitral regurgitation.
2. Predictive value of echocardiographic indices in chronic mitral regurgitation (a ten-year retrospective study).
3. Stress echocardiography in post-operative children.

1994
1. Prevention of cardiovascular diseases through integration in the school curriculum: The development of the program.

1993
1. Update on the rheumatic fever-rheumatic heart disease (RF/RHD) prevention and control program in the Philippines.
2. Percutaneous Transmitral Commissurotomy in Pregnancy: a case report.
3. Comparison of results of percutaneous transvenous mitral valvotomy using single (Inoue) and double balloon techniques.
4. Mitral valve prolapse: Incidence, prognosis and treatment.
5. The role of oxygen-derived free radicals and myocardial reperfusion injury in the total ischemic myocardial burden.
6. The predictive accuracy of the carotid bruit as a acreening tool for significant extracranial carotid stenosis.

1992
1. An evaluation of the project school milk in Tala Elementary School, Kalookan City.
2. Retinal arteriosclerosis, ear lobe crease, circulus senilis, arcus senilis, and forehead crease: bedside predictors of significant epicardial coronary artery disease in patients undergoing catheterization.
3. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: utilization patterns and impact on patient management at the Philippine Heart Center.

1991
1. The effects of left atrium plication on postoperative left ventricular and respiratory dysfunction, systemic embolization and hospital mortality of patients with chronic rheumatic mitral valvular disease with giant left atrium.
2. Diagnostic and practical criteria for the assessment of rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease reactivation in Filipinos (Philippine Heart Center).
3. Comparison of results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy using single (Inoue) and double balloon techniques.

1990
1. Oxygen challenge during cardiac catheterization: prediction of immediate post-operative survival in adult atrial septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus with severe pulmonary hypertension.

1989
1. A once-a-day calcium channel blocker controls blood pressure and reduces heart size in ambulant Filipino patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension within six (6) weeks of therapy.
2. Retrospective study of the clinical and hemodynamic characteristics and prognostic implications of left main coronary artery disease diagnosed angiography at the Philippine Heart Center.
3. Acute myocardial infarction: Thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) - Philippine experience.
4. Echocardiographic assessment of RV function in severe mitral stenosis.

1983
1. Open heart surgery in Jehovah's witnesses - a report of five (5) operations without blood transfusion.
2. Open heart surgery without donor blood transfusion.
3. A phase III double-blind placebo-controlled evaluation of the safety and efficacy of virazole (ribavirin) in the treatment of acute viral hepatitis A in Filipino patients.

1970
1. A six-year comparative study of streptococcal colonization of low and middle income Filipino school children.

No specified year
1. Correlation of Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) level with severity of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
2. Prevalence of Family History of Premature Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease.
3. The Accuracy of CT Angiographic Criteria in Differentiating Thrombosed Aortic Dissection and Intramural Hematoma: a retrospective study.
4. Comparison of the Clinical Outcomes of Medical Therapy, Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysmal Repair (TEVAR) and Surgical Management for Acute Complicated Type B Aortic Dissection.
5. In-hospital mortality rate of post-CABG Patients from 2011 to 2015 in the Philippine Heart Center.
6. Successful One Stage Surgery without Esophagectomy to an Aortoesophageal Fistula Secondary to a Chronic Aortic Dissection, Stanford B~Debakey III.
7. Non-Surgical Closure of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract (RVOT) in a Double Outlet Right Ventricle With Non-committed VSD Who Underwent Hemifontan.
8. Diastolic Dysfunction as Predictor for Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation (POAF) In Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Patients.
9. Folate intervention in non-st elevation myocardial infarction and unstable angina (finest): A randomized placebo-controlled trial.
10. Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Who Underwent Left Main Stenting at the Philippine Heart Center: a 5 year review.
11. Atypical presentation of combined large cell neuroendocrine cancer of lung: a case report.
12. Clinical Profile of Diabetic Patients with Atypical MI and Silent Ischemia.
13. Clinical profile of congenital heart disease in adolescents and adults ages 16 to 21 years old in the Philippine Heart Center: early experience of grown-up congenital clinic.
14. Diastolic dysfunction for post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) in coronary bypass graft (CABG) patients.
15. Correlation of physiologic functional variable with hemodynamic variables among filipino children with pulmonary arterial hypertension: Philippine Heart Center experience.
16. Survival analysis of post arrest cardiac patients.
17. Preoperative aortic balloon occlusion in ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm versus aortic clamping.
18. High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) as a biomarker of treatment response after the intensive phase among pediatric patients with tuberculosis.
19. Adherence to ACF/AHA guidelines for the management of chronic congestive heart failure in adults and its impact on patient's outcome: The Philippine Heart Center Experience.
20. Preoperative risk factor analysis for operative mortality of patients who underwent mitral valve repair in Philippine Heart Center from 2008-2010.
21. Correlation of end-tidal carbon dioxide by capnography and carbon dioxide by arterial blood gas among mechanically ventilated patients after cardiothoracic surgery at philippine heart enter.
22. Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome with Associated Pulmonary Embolism: A Case Report, Clinical and Epidemiological Attributions.
23. A Case of Bronchogenic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma in an 87 Year Old Male.
24. Life Threatening Hemoptysis: a case of chronic cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis complicated with Aspergilloma.
25. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery for dextrocardia with situs inversus totalis: a case report.
26. A rare case of Complex Congenital Heart Disease with multiple cerebral aneurysms.
27. Two concurrent, pathologically distinct left atrial masses: a case report.
28. "Harvesting a cluster of grapes": a case report on cystic masses in the left atrium.
29. Predictors of post-operative mortality in patients with d-transposition of great arteries who underwent arterial switch operation.
30. Prevalence of clopidogrel resistance among Filipinos with coronary artery disease: a Philippine Heart Center experience.
31. The Accuracy of BronkoTest in Detecting Bacterial Infection in Patients With Chronic Lung Diseases.
32. Predictors of outcomes of patients with mechanical prosthetic valves treated with warfarin.
33. A comparison between Dexemetomidine and Midazolam as post operative sedative in pediatric patients after cardiac surgery.
34. The accuracy of central venous oxygenation (ScvO2) in predicting outcomes in acyanotic pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
35. Pulmonary hypertension secondary to acyanotic congenital heart disease, a Philippine Heart Center experience.
36. A case of hereditary antithrombin III deficiency as a cause of acute pulmonary embolism in a 39 year old male.
37. Anticoagulation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy in sinus rhythm.
38. Association of coagulation tests with significant postoperative bleeding among pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
39. Clinical Profile of Patients With Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Admitted at the Philippine Heart Center.
40. "Fast-track" cardiac anesthesia among patients scheduled for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) at Philippine Heart Center for Asia: A randomized, double blind, comparative study.
41. The association of urinary albumin excretion in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
42. The prognostic value of red blood cell distribution width in predicting major adverse cardiovascular events among patients with acute coronary syndrome.
43. Surgical Outcomes of Thoracic Aneurysm and Dissection Repair Using Deep and Moderate Hypothermia.
44. Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Multivessel Disease Presenting with Unstable Angina/NSTEMI Who Underwent Multivessel Stenting compared with Culprit Vessel Stenting in Philippine Heart Center.
45. Correlation of Right Ventricular Strain Imaging Parameters With Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameters in the Assessment of Right Ventricular Function Among Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Patients.
46. Prognostic Value of Red Cell Distribution Width Among Patients Who Undergo Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
47. Predictive Formula For Starting Pressure During CPAP Titration For Filipino Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
48. Significant effects of presence of mother during visiting time on mother-child bonding among Pediatric ICU patients.
49. Association of Levels to the Presence and Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Filipino.
50. Association Between Diastolic Dysfunction Severity by Doppler Echocardiography and Significant Coronary Artery Disease by Coronary Angiography: A Descriptive Study.
51. The percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy registry: The Philippine Heart Center experience, a 5 year review (1999-2003).
52. Effect of medroxyprogesterone acetate on the prevention of postpericardiotomy adhesions: A randomized prospective study in an animal model.
53. Evaluation of the accuracy of white blood Cell morphology flags of the Beckman Coulter LH5OO Hematology Analyzer.
54. Urine RBC and WBC Studies: a comparison between the manual method and the AND THE iQ200 IRIS Automated Urine Microscopy Analyzer.
55. The value of Global Longitudinal Strain and Global Circumferential Strain by Myocardial Speckle Tracking echocardiography as a predictor of outcomes after mitral valve surgery.
56. Malignant nerve sheath tumor in the middle mediastinum.
57. Efficacy of 30 versus 100 MCI RAI for remnant ablation after total thyroidectomy for low risk well differentiated thyroid cancer: a meta-analysis.
58. The incidence and factors of post operative delirium in adult cardiac surgery patients.
59. Reduction of dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
60. Clinical spectrum of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: PHC experience.
61. Effects of Maternal-Infant Interaction on Maternal-Infant Attachment During 30-Minute Visiting Time at Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
62. The association of postoperative hyperglycemia with postoperative infection among pediatric patients undergoing open heart surgery.
63. Determine the pulmonary risk classification using cardiopulmonary risk index (CPRI) after cardiothoracic surgery in predicting post operative pulmonary complications as compared to Shapiro scoring as the reference.
64. Microalbuminuria Coronary Artery Disease among Non Diabetic Patients undergoing Coronary Angiogram at Philippine Heart Center.
65. A case of tetralogy of fallot with absent pulmonary valve syndrome.
66. Effect of PHC Team Effectiveness and Medical Scenarios (T.E.A.M.S) on nursing staff empowerment and patient satisfaction.
67. Correlation of bronchial wall attenuation in Hounsfield Units with pulmonary function test in patients with COPD.
68. Does T-wave normalization during exercise test predict viability in patients with previous anterior wall myocardial infarction? A prospective study.
69. Analysis of Factors Affecting Wasting and Stunting of Children with Congenital Heart Disease.
70. Inracardiac Myxomas: Agreement of the Pre-operative 2 Dimensional Echocardiography Diagnosis with the Hispathology results.
71. The association of exposure to second hand smoke and other social factors to tuberculosis in Filipino children.
72. Adherence to indexed EOA calculation in choosing aortic valve size to prevent patient prosthesis mismatch in patient undergoing aortic valve replacement.
73. Prevalence and factors associated with compassion fatigue among nurses in the Philippine Heart Center.
74. Serum Uric Acid Levels Among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
75. Effectiveness of the clinical practice guidelines compliance on the outcome of patients who developed hospital acquired pneumonia in the Philippine Heart Center.
76. Use of Jackson Pratt Drain after open heart surgery: An initial evaluation.
77. A primary malignant melanoma of the anterior mediastinum: a case report.
78. Clinical Profile of Patients With Pericardial Effusion at the Philippine Heart Center in 2014.
79. Comparison of Clinical Criteria and Clinical Pulmonary Infection Score (CPIS) in the diagnosis of VentilatorAssociated Pneumonia (VAP) among pediatric patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
80. Pulmonary intralobar sequestration with congenital pulmonary airway malformation type II (CPAM Type II).
81. Rapid Shallow Breathing Index and Rapid Shallow Breathing Index rate (RSBI) as a predictor of weaning success among post cardiac surgery pediatric patients.
82. Giant pulmonary bulla in a 2 year old child: a case report.
83. Cardiac profile of patients with liver cirrhosis: a ten-year study.
84. Utility of Thorascoscore in predicting the risk of death and prolonged mechanical ventilation among patients undergoing cardiothoracic surgeries.
85. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy: a case report.
86. Menage a trois: a case of obesity, kyphoscoliosis and obstructive sleep apnea.
87. Airflow obstruction in bronchiectasis: the association between the types of bronchiectasis and pulmonary function tests.
88. Fulminant Malignant Hyperthermia in a Pediatric Cardiac Patient: a case report.
89. Right atrial myofibroblastic sarcoma with multiple pulmonary metastases in a 65-year old male: a case report and review of the literature.
90. Surgical outcomes of Congenital Heart Disease patients with moderate to severe pulmonary hypertension after oxygen challenge test.
91. Emergency Cesarean Section and cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with Infective Endocarditis.
92. Familial Interstitial Lung Disease in a family with Familial Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: "Close Family Ties".
93. Relationship of arterial-venous CO2 gap on outcome of coronary artery bypass graft patients.
94. Utility of tidal breathing analysis among children with suspected asthma.
95. Effect of Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Program on Outcomes in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease in Philippine Heart Center.
96. Infective Endocarditis in a patient with ruptured sinus of valsalva, ventricular septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus and sub aortic membrane.
97. Utility of TBA in assessing reversibility to bronchodilator in children <6 years old diagnosed to have doubtful asthma and probable asthma.
98. Incidence of Rhythm Disturbances Among Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients in the Philippine Heart Center from 2000-2013: a retrospective descriptive study.
99. Common atrium and single ventricle associated with unusual heterotaxy syndrome: a rare complex congenital heart disease in a 19 year old Filipino patient.
100. Association of the Compliance of Health Care Providers at the Philippine Heart Center to the Class I ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes with In-Hospital All-Cause Mortality.
101. Clinical Profile of Patients Who Underwent Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Ductus Arteriousus Device Closure in 2013: the Philippine Heart Center experience.
102. Anesthetic management for emergency cesarean section and triple valve surgery for a gravid woman with congestive heart failure: a case report.
103. Outcomes of patients undergoing concomitant aortic and mitral valve surgery in the Philippine Heart Center from Year 2000 - 2013.
104. The effect of surgical intervention in the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels of high flowcongenital heart disease patients with airway inflammation.
105. Outcomes of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) in Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) at the Philippine Heart Center.
106. Off-site diagnosis of acute dissectingaorticaneurysm through a video conference App using a mobile smart phone and a tablet device.
107. The association between COPD Classification and oxygen requirement during air travel.
108. Contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with normal serum creatinine undergoing contrast enhanced computed tomography: a comparison of Iodixanol and Iopamidol.
109. Association of cerebral ventriculomegaly and secondary erythrocytosis among patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease.
110. Bedside parameters as predictors of weaning outcome: Philippine Heart Center experience.
111. Effect of Intensive Health Education on Compliance to Phosphorus-Restricted Diet Among OPD Hemodialysis Patients.
112. Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients Undergoing Concomitant Mitral, Aortic and Tricuspid Valve Surgery in the Philippine Heart Center from Year 2001-2013 Based on the Philippine Heart Center Valve Registry.
113. The use of modified Del Nido cardioplegia in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery in the Philippine Heart Center.
114. Association of nutritional status using mini nutritional assessment short form (MNA®-SF) with risk of exacerbation among elderly COPD patients.
115. Factors associated with outcome of CABG in patients with severe LV dysfunction.
116. Clinical Profile and Outcome of Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Balloon Mitral Valvotomy at Philippine Heart Center: an 8-year review.
117. Association of serum uric acid levels and outcomes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective cohort study.
118. Ruptured Rasmussen's Aneurysm: a fatal hemoptysis.
119. An innovative scheme in screening potential blood donors the presence of methamphetamine and cannabinoid in the urine.
120. Size of Left-to-Right Shunt Defect (Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Ventricular Septal Defect) and the Percentile for Weight and Height among Pediatric Patients Admitted at the Philippine Heart Center.
121. Incidence, Risk Factors and Outcome of Patient with Post-operative Delirium in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
122. Mitral valve prolapse associated with atrial septal defects.
123. Learning Style of Philippine Heart Center Staff Nurses using the VARK Questionnaire: Basis for Teaching Strategy.
124. A Case Report of a Two Year Old Male With Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Type II.
125. Incomplete Horner Syndrome after Resection of a Posterior Mediastinal Ganglioneuroma in a 10-year old Child: A Case Report.
126. ASD closure with pre-occlusion maneuver and under beating heart.
127. Case report: Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return with an intact atrial septum.
128. The Effects of Bedpan versus Bedside Commode on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Parameters among CAD-ACS Patients.
129. Development and Validation of the Filipino Version of the Coronary Artery Disease Education Questionnaire Version 2 (Filipino CADE-Q II).
130. Effectiveness of Palliative Care Program in Promoting the Psychosocial and Spiritual Wellness among PHC Clients Undergoing Hemodialysis.
131. Coronary stent implantation using the Palmaz-Schatz intracoronary device in saphenous vein graft and native coronary arteries: A report of the first four cases performed locally.
132. Factors Affecting Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral Among Cardiac Specialties at the Philippine Heart Center: the PHC CRAVE (Cardiac Rehabilitation Attitudes and Viewpoints on Engagement) Study.
133. Repair of the ventricular septal rupture following blunt chest trauma.
134. End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Predicts Survival After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
135. Gender difference in symptom presentation among patients with coronary artery disease.
136. Surgical Outcome of Ascending Aortic Surgery: an 18 year PHC experience.
137. Comparison of echocardiographic and catheterization data among rheumatic heart disease patients requiring surgery.
138. Factors associated with recurrence of Acute Coronary Syndrome.
139. Pulmonary Bullae in an 8 Month-old Infant.
140. Prediction of fluid responsiveness in the immediate post-operative period of cardiac surgery: final results.
141. Validation of risk index for in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery at the Philippine Heart Center.
142. Bronchial Artery Aneurysm Psenting as Recurrent Hemoptysis.
143. Pectus Excavatum in a 9- Year Old Female- A Case Report.
144. Commissural morphology as a determinant of outcome after percutaneous transeptal mitral commissurotomy: Validation of a new echocardiographic scoring system.
145. Isolated Unilateral Pulmonary Artery Agenesis.
146. Echocardiographic evaluation of cardiac function of children in NYHA class III-IV undergoing mitral valve surgery given milrinone bolus prior to weaning from CPB.
147. Nitroglycerin test and and Troponin T in predicting undiagnosed patients with coronary artery disease.
148. The value of admission and pre-discharge serum c-reactive protein levels and its ratio in predicting ischemic events among low risk post myocardial infarction patients.
149. Aneurysm from a ruptured left coronary sinus of valsalva.
150. PAD detection and leg function using the 6 minute walk test on elderly hypertensive patients.
151. The therapeutic use of percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy to alleviate mitral stenosis in patients with a high valve score: The PHC experience.
152. A Case Series of Unfortunate Gerbode Defects: from simple to complex.
153. Comparison between posterior and posterolateral thoracotomy for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus.
154. Determination of the Utility of the Oxygen Saturation Index in the Diagnosis of Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure.
155. Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Axillary Artery.
156. White blood cell count and neutrophil lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of in-hospital cardiovascular-related mortality in patients with acute aortic dissection.
157. Clinical outcomes and complications of patients undergoing atrial septal defect (ASD) closure from year 2008-2012: a Philippine Heart Center experience.
158. Malignant glomus tumor of the heart in a 64-Year old male presenting with stroke.
159. Adrenal Incidentaloma in a 50 Years Old Male.
160. A comparison of non-invasive quantitative methods of RV function assessment in predicting postoperative outcome among patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing valvular and congenital corrective surgeries.
161. Compliance on Reporting Patient Safety-Related Errors Among Staff Nurses of the Philippine Heart Center: An Evaluation.
162. Multimodality diagnosis of arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy.
163. Stress echocardiography: Reliable diagnostic tool in coronary artery disease.
164. Correlation of the mixed venous oxygen saturation (Sv02) to the hemoglobin-based transfusion trigger in Post-CABG patients.
165. Echocardiographic parameters associated with perioperative complications among patients with rheumatic heart disease.
166. Clinical profile and predictors of outcomes of patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy at the Philippine Heart Center.
167. Correlation of Computed Tomography thoracic cage ratio with pulmonary function tests in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
168. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Ergonomics-Related Injuries Among Nurses of the Philippine Heart Center.
169. Outcomes of patients with severe pulmonary hypertension and mitral valve stenosis following mitral valve surgery in Philippine Heart Center.
170. Comparison of Kidney Function in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III-IV and Coronary Artery Disease After Percutaneous Versus Surgical Revascularization.
171. Comparison of the effectiveness of four (4) session play module versus the conventional cardiovascular rehabilitation therapy among post-operative congenital heart disease pediatric patients ages 5-12 years old.
172. The Association of Bilirubin With Severity of Coronary Artery Disease.
173. The associationof body mass index (BMI) to asthma control in adults.
174. Association of fragmented QRS complex on ECG with the presence of myocardial fibrosis in myocardial perfusion scan.
175. High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP) as a Biomarker of Treatment Response After the Intensive Phase Among Pediatric Patient With Tuberculosis.
176. Prognostic Value of Myocardial Perfusion SPECT Imaging Over Duke Treadmill Score in Predicting Major Adverse Events.
177. Outcomes of patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation who underwent CABG alone versus CABG with mitral valve surgery.
178. An early repolarization syndrome n a 39 year old male presenting with sudden cardiac death and treated with ICD: a case report.
179. The association between the level of COPD severity and hyperinflation.
180. Correlation of sST2 With Global LV Function in Filipinos With Acute Coronary Syndrome: a quantitative asessment using 2 dimensional speckle tracking echocardiograpy (2D-STE).
181. Factors Affecting In-Hospital Outcomes of Patient Undergoing Rotational Atherectomy.
182. Accuracy of Epicardial Fat Thickness Measured by 2D Echo in Predicting the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease.
183. Association of Patient Factors with Vascular Complications Among Adult Patients Who Underwent Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Insertion.
184. Left Ventricular Myocardial Deformation in Diabetic Filipino Patients With Controlled and Uncontrolled Blood Glucose.
185. Cystic Medial Degeneration without Marfanoid Feature.
186. Isolated Congenital Left Ventricular Diverticulum in an Adult.
187. The Validity of the Caprini Risk Assessment Model in Predicting Postoperative Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Patients.
188. Recurrent Pericardial Effusion with Tamponade in a 39 Years Old Woman with Mitral Valve Repair and Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty: A Case of Postpericardiotomy Synrome.
189. Efficacy and safety of nifedipine gastrointestinal therapeutic system (GITS) in mild to moderate hypertension among Filipinos.
190. The Correlation Between Sonographic Grading of Hepatic Steatosis and Liver Transminase Levels.
191. Percutaneous Transcatheter Embolization of Bronchial Artery Aneurysms.
192. Clinical utility of pre-operative 3D TEE in surgical planning in patients with degenerative or myxomatous mitral valve disease: a randomized controlled trial.
193. Isolated PAPVR Draining to the Coronary Sinus In a 61 Year-old Woman.
194. Comparison of Pigtail Versus J-Tip Catheters in Percutaneous Drainage of Abnormal Pleural or Abdominal Fluid Collections.
195. Accuracy of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) in Detecting Asthma and Allergy in Children With Low Flow and High Flow Congenital Heart Disease.
196. Factors Affecting Procedural Success and Early Clinical Outcome of Stent Implantation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Duct-Dependent Pulmonary Circulation at the Philippine Heart Center.
197. Incidence and Predictors of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Children ≤6 Years Old With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgery.
198. The Effectiveness of Discharge Instructions Towards Medication Compliance Among Adult Service Cardiac Patients of the Philippine Heart Center.
199. Correlation of maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max) and BODE Index in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
200. Comparison of Three Dimensional Echocardiogram With Angiographic Measurements of Patent Ductus Arteriosus Prior to Device Closure.
201. Comparison of outcomes in patients with depressed left ventricular function after complete revascularization: coronary artery bypass graft surgery vs. percutaneous coronary intervention.
202. Clinicopathologic profiles of patients who underwent Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) at the Philippine Heart Center (January 2010 - December 2010).
203. Correlation of left ventricular mass between quantitative ECG-gated myocardial SPECT and 2-dimensional echocardiography.
204. A descriptive study on the clinical profile and outcome of Chronic Stable Angina patients admitted at Philippine Heart Center from January to December 2010.
205. Incremental Value of LVEF Reserve Obtained During Dipyridamole Thallium-201 Myocardial Pefusion Scintigraphy in Predicting Severe Coronary Artery Disease.
206. The predictors of pacemaker dependency of post myocardial infarction patients who have heart block: a cohort study.
207. Comparison of Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.
208. Factors affecting outcomes of PTMC among patients with moderate to severe mitral stenosis, with moderate mitral regurgitation on echocardiography at Philippine Heart Center.
209. Nurses' Nutritional Assessment Tool: Its Development and Validity
210. The Effect of the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) Heart Failure (HF) Clinic Program on the Incidence of Mortality and Hospital Re-admission.
211. P wave dispersion of different stages of diastolic dysfunction in patients With Coronary Artery Disease.
212. A Case of Right Middle Lobe Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation Presenting as Non-Resolving Pneumionia.
213. Renal outcomes of diabetic patients with multi-vessel CAD undergoing CABG and PCI.
214. Electrocardiogram-derived ejection fraction compared with 2D echocardiogram-derived ejection fraction as a predictor of morbidity and mortality at one, three and six months after discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction.
215. Small Intestinal Atypical Carcinoid Tumor With Clear Cell Features; a case report and its differential diagnosis.
216. Risk factors for the development of postpericardiotomy syndrome.
217. Modified chest lead placement to detect left ventricular hypertrophy.
218. Accuracy of contrast volume-to-creatinine clearance ratio in predicting contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
219. A comparison of five methods of weaning from mechanical ventilator. a preliminary report.
220. Profile of ventilator-associated Pneumonia at the Philippine Heart Center.
221. The association of glucose levels in the outcome of pediatric patients udergoing cardiac surgery at the Philippine Heart Center.
222. The association of metabolic syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea.
223. Six minute walk test as an initial screening of cardiac function among underweight and overweight children in the pediatric outpatient clinic.
224. Outcomes of STEMI patients and adherence to recommendations on door-to-needle and door-to-balloon time: A Philippine Heart Center experience.
225. The prognostic implications of myocardial viability imaging and subsequent therapeutic strategy in patients with post ischemic heart failure.
226. A propose pediatric risk stratification method (PediaRiSM) for post operative pulmonary complication for cardiothoracic surgery.
227. Association of Total Eosinophilic Count with the Development of Congestive Heart Failure in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction.
228. Prevalence and assessment of immediate outcome in patients with combined acute inferior wall and right infarction at the Philippine Heart Center.
229. The association of left atrial volume index in the occurence atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic heart disease.
230. Association of Central Venous Oxygen Saturation (ScvO2) on the perioperative outcome among TOF patients undergoing both palliative and corrective surgical procedures.
231. Prevalence of lower limb amputation in Philippine Heart Center, a 3-year experience, 1999-2001.
232. Incidence and Factors Associated with Pleural Effusion Among Pediatric Patients After Tetralogy of Fallot Among Pediatric Patients After Tetralogy of Fallot Correction.
233. Correlation of epicardial fat volume with severity of coronary artery plaque burden, coronary artery stenosis, and myocardial perfusion abnormalities.
234. Accuracy of PE rule out criteria (PERC) compared to Well's Criteria in diagnosing PE in patients admitted in the Philippine Heart Center.
235. Effect of normal saline solution instillation pre-suctioning on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
236. Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) in an adult patient who had a previous patent ductus arteriosus.
237. Prognostic value of reverse redistribution on stress thallium-201 myocardial gated single photon emission computed tomography in patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention.
238. Abdominal aortic aneurysm in a 17-year old patient.
239. Correlation of left ventricular eccentricity index with other scintigraphic parameters on gated myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography.
240. Asthma and obstructive sleep apnea in Filipino children.
241. Clinical profile and outcome of patient with peripheral arterial disease admitted at Philippine Heart Center from 2008-2010.
242. Tricuspid regurgitation during mitral surgery - conservative vs. surgical repair.
243. Thyrotoxicosis and thyroid storm presenting as complete heart block.
244. 2 in 1: Surviving the odds of a broken heart: a case of univentricle with ASD and common AV valve.
245. Factors affecting the treatment outcome of Takayasus Arteritis patients at the Philippine Heart Center.
246. Triple valve surgery: preoperative factors that affect the in-hospital mortality rate for elective triple valve surgery.
247. Comparison of angiographic characteristics of coronary artery disease in patients with chronic kidney disease versus patients without chronic kidney disease.
248. Association of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease with coronary artery disease.
249. Predictors of mortality in patients Undergoing Arterial Switch Operation in the Philippine Heart Center.
250. Factors associated with outcome of Congenital Heart Disease patients who underwent balloon atrial septostomy at the Philippine Heart Center.
251. MRS Patterns (N-Acetylaspartate/Choline Ratio and Lactate) among patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease and correlation with the hematocrit level.
252. Factors affecting recurrence of hemoptysis after bronchial artery embolization: a Philippine Heart Center experience.
253. Predisposing factor associated with severity in development of venous insufficiency among Filipino employee in a tertiary hospital.
254. Parkes Weber Sydrome: a rare case of vascular malformation.
255. Ebstein anomaly with a large right atrial mass.
256. Pilot study comparing outcomes of outpatient versus in-patient Percutaneous Coronary Interventions.
257. Accuracy of Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation (SvO2) and Mixed Venous-to-Arterial Carbon Dioxide Difference (pCO2 gap) in predicting adverse outcomes in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
258. The relationship of carotid artery intima media thickness and metabolic syndrome.
259. Validating the postoperative atrial fibrillation (pOAF) score.
260. Giant fusiform Superior Vena Cava Aneurysm in a patient with Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return: a case report.
261. Abdominal aortic aneurysm with aortosigmoid fistula: a case report.
262. Factors affecting changes in peripheral perfusion and oxygen saturation in patients undergoing coronary angiography or percutaneous intervention via trans radial artery approach.
263. Primary aorto-sigmoid fistula: a rare complication of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
264. Comparison of the GRACE and the TIMI Risk Scores in predicting the angiographic severity of Coronary Artery Disease of patients with Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome.
265. Validation of Risk Stratification in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: the Classification and Regression Tree (CART) Analysis Model at the Philippine Heart Center.
266. Predictors of radial artery size in Filipino patients undergoing cardiac catheterization via transradial approach in the Philippine Heart Center.
267. Tuberculous Aortitis with dissecting aortic aneurysm: a case report.
268. Case report on the effects of exercise rehabilitation on cardiovascular function and walking distances in a patient with Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease.
269. Coronary artery and renal artery disease diagnosed by angiography in Filipinos: its association and clinical features.
270. Pulmonary artery size as predictor of short term outcome of patients undergoing Total Tetralogy of Fallot Correction.
271. The factors associated with outcome of heart failure patients enrolled in the Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation (CCREP) Program in Philippine Heart Center (PHC) from January 2011 - June 2016.
272. Non-invasive measurement of left ventricular end-diastolic pressure by color m-mode echocardiography and doppler pre-ejection flow wave velocity.
273. Socio-economic demographic profile and motivations of Philippine Heart Center blood donors.
274. Clinical utility of using lower Troponin I cut-off values for point-of-care testing in patients with Myocardial Infarction in a cardiovascular center.
275. In-hospital outcomes of patients with thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm who underwent surgical, endovascular and conservative medical management.
276. A comparative study of the analgesic efficacy of intravenous oxycodone versus intravenous tramadol in preventing postoperative pain in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery at Philippine Heart Center.
277. Multi-loculated intracardiac myxoma in a fourteen year old male: a case report.
278. Correlation of sterno-aortic distance with FEV1/FVC and FEV1 in patients with COPD.
279. Association of post-procedural echocardiographic parameters with outcomes in Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis with Aortic Valve Involvement post-PTMC.
280. Diagnostic accuracy of mediastinal width measurements on chest x-ray in the recognition of acute thoracic aortic dissection.
281. Left Atrial Volume and left atrial function indices as predictors for the occurrence of post-operative atrial fibrillation among patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
282. Preoperative left atrial parameters as predictors of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery.
283. Prevalence and predictors of atrial fibrillation among pediatric patients with rheumatic heart disease.
284. Pulmonary risk factors compromising post-operative recovery after open heart surgical repair of rheumatic heart disease.
285. Long term outcome of tricuspid valve surgery in patients with rheumatic heart disease: the Philippine Heart Center experience.
286. Suppression of recurrent electrical storms with Quinidine in a Filipino patient with Brugada Syndrome: a case report.
287. Detection of carotid artery stenosis using duplex study: a validation study with computed tomography angiography.
288. Prevalence of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease- a PHC experience.
289. Association between Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the presence of myocardial ischemia among Filipino patients with stress myocardial perfusion scintigraphy.
290. Gender differences in the clinical profile and in-hospital outcomes of Filipino patients with aortic aneurysm.
291. Congenital coronary arterial fistula from the left coronary artery via left circumflex artery draining to the coronary sinus and left atrium: a case report.
292. A case of persistent chest pain in a patient with coronary artery fistula with a functionally normal myocardium: a therapeutic challenge.
293. Differences in atherosclerotic profiles between patients with thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms among Filipinos.
294. Tracheobronchopathia Ostheochoondroplastica and Tuberculosis: a case report.
295. Acu-TENS in moderate COPD: a case report.
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MD Jose Beswilan -
MD Patricia A. Cheng Active Consultant present
MD Alvin de la Cruz -
MD Kathleen G. Go -- ---
Raul D. Jara Editor- in- Chief
MD Jonathan Morley K. Ramirez *
MD Michaelangelo Sabas -
Dr. Jane A. Villasenor -
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