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PNG Medical Journal 1998

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 1998. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March 1998, Volume 41, Number 1

EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.


March 1998, Volume 41, Number 1

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Emerging viral diseases: some comments from a regional perspective J.S. Mackenzie 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Diarrhoea morbidity in children in the Asaro Valley, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea M. Wyrsch, K. Coakley, N. Alexander, G. Saleu, J. Taime, M. Kakazo, P. Howard and D. Lehmann 7
Serological cross-reactivities between the retroviruses HIV and HTLV-1 and the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum J. Elm, R. Desowitz and A. Diwan 15
Halofantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria with a three-dose regimen in Papua New Guinea: a preliminary report F.W. Hombhanje, R.K. Kereu, P. Bulungol and R. Paika 23
In vitro susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum isolates to halofantrine in the Central Province of Papua NewGuinea F.W. Hombhanje and R.K. Kereu 30
Intraoperative use of mitomycin C in the treatment of recurrent pterygium N. Verma, J.A. Garap, R. Maris and A. Kerek 37
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 43

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
June 1998, Volume 41, Number 2

ISSN 0031-1480
June 1998, Volume 41, Number 2
EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.


June 1998, Volume 41, Number 2

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
Is uterine cervical cancer a potentially preventable sexually transmitted disease? C.S. Mgone 47
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
In vitro susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to four antimalarial drugs in the Central Province of Papua New Guinea F.W. Hombhanje 51
A study of the correlation of prostatic pathology and serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels: aperspective from Papua New Guinea D.P. Murthy, U. Ray, J. Morewaya and S.K. SenGupta 59
Hypertension among adults of the Purari delta of the Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea S.J. Ulijaszek 65
SPECIAL ARTICLE
Tuberculosis control in Papua New Guinea M.H. Levy, P. Dakulala, J. Bana Koiri, G. Stewart and V. Krause 72
CASE REPORTS
Multiple liver abscesses: an unusual case which demonstrates the importance of ultrasonography in the detection of liver pathology P.E. Spicer and G. Clapham 77
Meckel-Gruber syndrome: report of an affected Papua New Guinean family J.D. Vince, M. Baki and P.Chakravarti 83
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 85

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
September-December 1998, Volume 41, Number 3-4

ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 1998, Volume 41, Number 3-4

EDITOR: MICHAEL ALPERS

Editorial Committee

I. Kevau
G. Mola
S. Naraqi
A. Saweri
T. Taufa

Editorial Assistants: C. Leahy, N. Pomat

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.


September-December 1998, Volume 41, Number 3-4

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL
The public health imperative in Papua New Guinea P.R. Crouch-Chivers 97
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Safety and immunogenicity of Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (PedvaxHIBTM) in Papua New Guinean children D. Lehmann, M. Kakazo, S. Yarsley, A. Javati, J. Taime, G. Saleu, P. Namuigi, M.P. Alpers, P.M. Mendelman and T. Staub 102
Halofantrine versus quinine-Fansidar combination in the treatment of post-chloroquine falciparum parasitaemia F.W. Hombhanje 112
Plasmodium ovale species in Papua New Guinea - lest we forget F.W. Hombhanje 116
Antenatal haemoglobin profile at the Port Moresby General Hospital A.B. Amoa, C.A. Klufio, G. Kariwiga and S. Heywood 119
A case-control study of stillbirths at the Port Moresby General Hospital A.B. Amoa, C.A. Klufio, M. Moro, G. Kariwiga and G. Mola 126
X-ray survey for pulmonary tuberculosis and chest diseases in the Ok Tedi region of Western Province, Papua New Guinea P.E. Spicer and G. Lucena 137
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 141
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 146

 
   

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