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Cardinal Santos Medical Center


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Hospital/Medical Center

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Wilson St., Greenhills
San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
8727-0001 to 17

1. Outpatient intermittent percutaneous CSF drainage as treatment of CSF leak in spine surgery.
2. Atypical presentation of Pulmonary Embolism in a 65-year-old male: A Case Report.

1. Scenarios after enhanced community quarantine for COVID 19 pandemic in the Philippines... What can we do as Filipinos.
2. Surviving COVID-19 pneumonia at home: COVID case #1906.

1. Establishing validity of EQ-5D-3L (Tagalog) to measure health-related quality of life states among adult Filipinos (20-50 years old).
2. Prevalence of and associations for complementary and alternative medicine use among apparently healthy individuals in the Philippine LIFECARE cohort.
3. Prenatal diagnosis of morbidly adherent placenta using gray-scale, color doppler, three-dimensional power doppler ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging - A case report.

1. Creation of a scoring system to determine endometrial cancer risk using the International Endometrial Tumor Analysis (IETA) features.
2. Arteriovenous malformation: A review of four cases.

1. Four-year assessment of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adult in-patients in selected tertiary hospitals in the Philippines.
2. Predictive value of heart rate variability during tilt table test for recurrence of syncope at Cardinal Santos Medical Center: a prospective study.
3. Clinical profile and prevalence of patients with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) at risk of developing advanced fibrosis based on the NAFLD fibrosis score.

1. Measurement of accommodative amplitude using a wavefront aberrometer.
2. Demographic and clinical profile of patients who underwent refractive surgery screening.
3. A five-year review of refractive procedures, outcomes and complications.
4. A meta-analysis on the efficacy of colloid versus crystalloid infusion as prophylaxis against post-operative nausea and vomiting.
5. Rectus Muscle Plication for Strabismus Surgery: A Case Series.
6. A Filipino with systemic lupus erythematosus-scleroderma overlap syndrome.
7. The filipino cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcomes study (Filipino CPR 2015) among adult cardiac arrest patients in tertiary hospitals in the Philippines: A prospective study.
8. The quality of life in patients with non-surgical and surgical presbyopic corrections.
9. The 2014 Hepatology Society of the Philippines consensus statements on the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C.
10. Satisfaction in HER2 testing among medical oncologists - Aiming for multidisciplinary HER2 testing in the Philippines.
11. Understanding current attitudes in HER2 testing for breast cancer at tertiary referral hospitals of Metro Manila, Philippines.
12. Specimen handling and tissue preaparation in pre-analytical phase of HER2 testing at tertiary referral hospitals of Metro Manila.

1. Who we are: Demographic and stress profile of the Philippine LIFECARE cohort.
2. Predicting pre-malignant and malignant endometrial conditions among postmenopausal Filipino women based on ultrasound measurement of ovarian volume.
3. Where we are: Socio-ecological and health profile of the Philippine LIFEcourse study in CARdiovascular disease epidemiology (LIFECARE) study sites.
4. Comparison of the rotational stability of different toric intraocular lens implants.
5. "You are what you eat:" Self-reported preferences for food taste and cooking methods of adult Filipinos (20-50 years old).
6. Comparison of the in-vitro effects of bevacizumab, mitomycin-C, 5-fluorouracil,and triamcinolone acetonide on the viability of cultured human tenon's fibroblasts.
7. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in relation to socio-demographic profile of the life course study in cardiovascular disease epidemiology study (LIFECARE) Philippine cohort.
8. The predictive accuracy of urine protein creatinine ratio and estimated glomerular filtration rate values in detecting early progressive renal disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.
9. A descriptive study on obstetric anesthesia in Cardinal Santos Medical Center.
10. Socio-demographic factors and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Filipinos from the LIFECARE cohort.
11. Radioactive Iodine Therapy in Hurthle Cell Thyroid Carcinoma .
12. A Meta-analysis on the use of Intravenous Nicorandil in preventing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography or angioplasty.
13. The Efficacy of coenzyme Q10 therapy in alleviating myopathic pain of statin induced myopathy.
14. Efficacy of Aldosterone Antagonist in Improving Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Heart Failure Stage C Patients with Preserved Systolic Function: A Meta-Analysis.
15. A Meta-Analysis on the Effect of Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation in patients with End Stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis: Is it really stroke preventive?.
16. Effect of Tolvaptan in Decreasing Mortality among Hospitalized Hyponatremic Congestive Heart Failure Patients: a Meta-Analysis.
17. Comparison of MACCE outcomes in diabetic vs non-diabetic patients with left main Coronary Artery Disease.
18. Clinical outcomes after Fractional Flow Reserve with Intravascular Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in patients with an intermediate Coronary Artery Stenosis in a tertiary hospital: CONFIGURE STUDY.
19. Echocardiographic Epicardial Adipose Tissue Thickness as a Marker of Insulin Resistance
20. Prevalence of Familial Hypercholesterolemia using the Dutch Lipid Network Criteria among Filipinos within a corporate wellness center.
21. Relationship of diabetic retinopathy with ankle brachial index and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetics.
22. A meta-analysis: the efficacy of Sclerotherapy as an adjunctive therapy in treatment of acute esophageal variceal bleeding.
23. Role of Rosuvastatin pretreatment in preventing Contrast Induced Nephropathy in patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
24. The efficacy of Roflumilast vs. Placebo in the treatment of moderate to severe COPD in the Asian population: a meta-analysis.
25. Meta-analysis: the role of glycosylated hemoglobin as an independent predictor of Coronary Artery Disease in non-diabetic patients.
26. Emergency colonic stenting versus conventional open surgery for acute left-sided malignant bowel obstruction: a meta-analysis.
27. Intermittent versus continuous pantoprazole therapy for high-risk bleeding ulcers: a meta-analysis.
28. A meta-analysis on the efficacy of dapagliflozin as add on therapy in patients with type 2 Diabetes mellitus with inadequate glycemic control.
29. Comparison of salmeterol/fluticasone versus formoterol/budesonide in the control of persistent asthma in adult patients: a meta-analysis.
30. Factors which lead to delay of surgery and prolonged stay in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit: a quality of care review .
31. Clinical profile of Filipino children with speech and language delay and disorders seen at two Developmental Pediatric out-patient clinics from January 2005 to March 2014.

1. Arteriovenous malformation of the uterus: Case reports and review of literature.
2. A positive life - Preventing maternal to child HIV transmission.

1. The promise of deep brain stimulation in X-linked dystonia parkinsonism.
2. Estimating kidney depth among Filipino adults using Tonnesen, Taylor, and Inoue algorithms.
3. Utilization of the cardiac rehabilitation program of Cardinal Santos Medical Center among patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention
4. Comparison of flap thickness, visual outcomes, and higher order aberrations in eyes that underwent LASIK flap creation using a femtosecond laser versus a mechanical microkeratome.
5. Understanding XDP through imaging,pathology,and genetics.
6. Oral pharmacological treatment of X-linked dystonia parkinsonism: Successes and failures.

1. Double-blind randomized controlled trial comparing the effect of carbetocin and oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage among high risk women following vaginal delivery.
2. The unique phenomenology of sex-linked dystonia parkinsonism (XDP, DYT3, "Lubag") .
3. Diagnostic accuracy of breast specific gamma imaging in the detection of breast cancer in high risk women: A meta-analysis.

1. A week in neuro-ophthalmology: the Singapore scene.
2. When prevention is definitely better than cure risk-reducing surgeries for women carrying a gene mutation for a hereditary cancer snydrome.
3. Bone scintigragphy in pediatric patient with maxillary ameloblastic carcinoma.
4. Comparative study of EPI-lasik on versus flap off.
5. Association between ovarian volume and endometrial malignancy in women with postmenopausal bleeding.
6. Non-HPV associated adenosquamous cervical carcinoma in a 54-year old virgin.

1. Adiponectin levels and its association with hyperglycaemia in adult Filipino participants in the 2003-04 National Nutrition and Health Survey.

1. Conservative surgical management of arteriovenous malformation of the uterus.

1. Philippine cardiovascular outcome study-diabetes mellitus (PHILCOS-DM): A cohort study of the eight-year incidence of diabetes mellitus in NCR, Region 3 and Region 4.
2. Adherence to the American Thoracic Society (ATS) guidelines for the empiric antibiotic treatment of admitted adults with hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated and healthcare-associated pneumonia (HAP/ VAP/ HCAP) from Cardinal Santos Medical Center.
3. Five year biochemical outcome utilizing permanent 1-125 prostate seed implant for early prostate cancer.
4. Prevalence and factors associated with insulin resistance among patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver: A prospective study.
5. Utility of critical flicker frequency threshold and neuropsychological test in predicting overt hepatic encephalopathy.
6. Philippine cardiovascular outcome study-diabetes mellitus (PhilCOS-DM): The eight-year incidence of diabetes mellitus and other cardiovascular outcomes of the 1998 FNRI-NNS, in the NCR, Region 3 and Region 4.
7. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Filipino college students aged 18-25 years: The final report.

1. Bilateral primary papillary serous carcinoma of the fallopian tube.
2. Bending the rule... A case of kyphoscoliosis in pregnancy.
3. The association of hyperactivity with television viewing in children age 4 to 6 years.
4. Clinical profile and susceptibility pattern of urinary tract infection in post kidney transplant patients at Cardinal Santos Medical Center.
5. What is the optimal surgical management?.
6. An open-label multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of elidel (Pimecrolimus) cream 1 percent in patients >/- 3 months of age with mild or moderate atopic dermatitis .
7. A local study on Alternative Brand's efficacy and safety in hypertensive patients (Alab study).
8. Cryosurgical ablation of the prostate: Cardinal Santos Medical Center Prostate Institute experience.

1. The role of docosahexaenoic acid in milk formulas on the spatial working capacity of young white mice.
2. A randomized controlled trial using combined dietary-behavioral-physical activity program with or without a pedometer in the management of overweight children and adolescents.

1. A multi-center study comparing in vitro GFR, technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepentacetic acid (99MTC-DTPA) renogram, and cockroft and gault formula for the estimation of glomerular filtration rate.
2. The role of cholangioscopic laser lithotripsy in residual calculi of the biliary tree.

1. A rare clinical association of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome associated with recurrent benign intracranial hypertension with features of motor neuron disease.

1. A cross-sectional study of non-palpable mammographically detected breast lesions and the role of needle localization biopsy with frozen section examination.
2. Viscoelastics and intraocular pressure.

1. YAG laser rate for posterior capsular opacification (PCO) using varied IOL materials.
2. Comparison of mydriatic effect of intracameral tropicamide and epinephrine in rabbits.
3. Intraocular pressure changes after hemodialysis.
4. Cup to disc ratio and optic disc size in screening for glaucoma.

1. Prognostic value of P53 gene mutations in axillary node-negative breast cancer.

1. A multicenter series of 1579 laparoscopic cholecystectomies in the Philippines.

1. Cholelithiasis.

1. Stress induced cardiovascular conditions and their management.

1. Predictive value of fetal cephalometry (BPD) by ultrasound in a Metro Manila setting.

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1. Overweight and obesity in high school students in selected private and public schools in Metro Manila.
2. Utilization of four-dimensional ultrasound in the detection of neoplastic liver masses: A preliminary study.
MD Christine Joy S. Arquiza Active Consultant present
Suzette Arriola-Bautista
MD Elmer T. Bondoc Active Staff 2003-present
MD Patricia A. Cheng Active Consultant present
Michael Anthony Dela Cruz
Anna Eloisa M. Dominguez
MD Mary Apple Pie M. Garcia Active Consultant present
Robert Dennis J. Garcia
Michael Louis Gimenez
Nephtali M. Gorgonio
Nephtali M. Gorgonio
MD Lourdes L. Ignacio Chief 1985-present
MD Juanito S. Javier Member
Andrew Dominic S. Kalaw
Lilibeth Lim-Navarro
Leandro C. Manalaysay
Paul Albert Manuel
Paulette A. Maquiran-Tambalo
Anita Matilda F. Poblete
Gilbert Ranoa
Josefino Regalado
Rowena Romero-Francisco
MD Valerie May G. Sia Visiting Physician present
MD Airen J. Sigue Active Consultant 2000-present
Rosa Allyn G. Sy Program Director present
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