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NKTI Proceedings
This is the official publication of the Institute containing all completed research papers, which come in the form of original investigations and case reports. It is published yearly.
Book of Abstracts
This is a compilation of abstracts of all completed researches of the Institute from 1998-2002 (5 year period) in order to guide the medical staff on past researches performed by the various Departments, and to assist them in their clinical practice.


RESEARCHES PUBLISHED IN NKTI PROCCEDINGS

1999

  • Sonographic and radiologic renal dimensions among healthy Filipino adults
    Catherine T. Villanoy, M.D., Ferdinand L. Morabe, M.D.
  • Incidence of acute rejection among kidney transplant patients given blood transfusions perioperatively
    Maria Asuncion R. Contreras, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Morbidity and mortality among adult End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients treated with CAPD: The predictive value of initial clinical and laboratory variables
    Josefina C. Laza-Luspian, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis in children with End Stage Renal Disease
    Solita A. Isidro, M.D., Myrna B. Rosel, M.D.
  • Abdominal Tuberculosis in 48 Patients: A Descriptive Study
    Peter R. Cabal, M.D., Enrico O. Ragaza, M.D., Michael J. Liquete, M.D.
  • Forgotten and Fragmented Stents: Dire consequences of an innocuous urologic tool – A Case Series
    Francisco T. Agustin Jr., M.D., Freddie Y. Sy, M.D., Emmanuel B. Sebastian, M.D., Eduardo L. Rivera, M.D.
  • Pre-emptive analgesia using single shot epidural Bupivacaine in donor nephrectomy
    Christina O. Fernandez, M.D., Annette T. Guevarra, M.D.
  • Correlation of Anti-HCV positivity and serum aminotransferase level in predicting Active Hepatitis C Virus infection
    Diosdado Jovian E. Domingo, M.D., Ernesto Que, M.D., Renato B. Dantes, M.D.
  • Clinical role of sonography in the evaluation of breast masses: Correlation with physical examination and pathology
    Aldwin A. Yaneza, M.D.
  • Prostate-Specific Antigen: Comparison of the 0.0 to 0.4 ng/ml reference range value to age-specific reference ranges computed for Filipinos
    Sonia L. Chicano, M.D., Teresita DV. Tuazon, M.D.
  • Sonographic testicular dimensions among healthy adult Filipinos
    Jose Alfonso Doria, M.D., Gerardo Silva, M.D., Ferdinand L. Morabe, M.D.
  • Predictors of response to methylprednisolone pulse therapy in the first and second episodes of Acute Renal Allograft Rejection
    Rowena Javier-Maglaqui, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Are prophylactic antibiotics really necessary to prevent infections during donor nephrectomy
    Ernesto L.Gerial, M.D., Jose Benito A. Abraham, M.D., Reynaldo C. dela Cruz, M.D.
  • A review of IgA Nephropathy in Filipino children
    Leila Quidilla, M.D., Myrna B. Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Solita I. Tadoy, M.D.
  • Glomerular diseases after kidney transplantation
    Nina H. Garcia, M.D., Melvin R. Marcial, M.D., Maria Ana Garcia B. de Leon-Tan, M.D., Susan P. Anonuevo, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D., Erland del Rosario, M.D., Teresita DV. Tuazon, M.D.
  • Correlation between Kt/V and creatinine clearance versus commonly measured laboratory variables and clinical outcome among CAPD patients
    Nina H. Garcia, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, MD
  • Evaluation of liver histology and alanine aminotrasferase elevation among ESRD patients with Chronic Hepatitis C
    Alberto Frederick Celestial, M.D., Margarita Daep, M.D., Ernesto Que, M.D., Erland del Rosario, M.D.
  • Intermittent intravenous cyclophosphamide in steroid-resistant nephritic syndrome among pediatric patients
    Concesa A. Bacamante, M.D., Myrna B. Rosel, M.D., Solita I. Tadoy, M.D., Ophelia de Leon, M.D.
 

2001

  • The significance of asymptomatic pyuria in renal transplant recipients
    Lilibeth Ibarrientos,M.D., Melo Jane Paz, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Kidney Transplantation : A new approach in the prevention of coronary events in End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
    Jonnah Fatima Te Baltasar, M.D., Ofelia Saniel, MPH, Ph.D., Ernesto Baello, M.D.
  • Validity of prostate specific antigen, prostate specific antigen density and transrectal ultrasonography in detecting prostatic carcinoma
    Arthur Ariel Manuel, M.D., Nathan Kier Nee-Estuye, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D.
  • The role of doppler ultrasound in the evaluation of live kidney donors: A Prospective Study
    Maria Elena Santos, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D.
  • Early changes in hemoglobin and hematocrit after packed red blood cell transfusion in patients without active bleeding
    Raquel Victoria Ecarma, M.D., Honorata Baylon, M.D.
  • Results of surgery for vesicoureteral reflux in Filipino children
    Joel Patrick Aldana, M.D., Steve Nazareth, M.D., Jose Dante Dator, M.D.
  • Frequency of arteriovenous fistula following ultrasound-guided percutaneous renal needle biopsy as detected by color doppler imaging
    Mary Angeline Recto, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D.
  • Bed Rest in Kidney Biopsy (Brik Study): A randomized controlled trial of 24-hour versus 8-hour bed rest after percutaneous native kidney biopsy in adults (An Interim Report)
    Elizabeth R. Sebastian, M.D., Benita S.Padilla, M.D.
  • Validity of transrectal ultrasound, prostate-specific antigen density and prostate specific antigen using third generation PSA in the detection of prostate cancer
    Nathan Kier Estuye, M.D., Rene Bautista, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D.
  • Mycobacterial infections in renal allograft recipients: A single center experience with 52 patients
    Alberto Celestial, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D., Myrna Mendoza, M.D., Marietta de Luna, M.D.
  • CAPD-Peritonitis: 1996-1998
    Lilibeth Ibarrientos, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Ten-year-trend in the antimicrobial spectrum and sensitivity pattern of isolates in blood and urine among patients with nephrotic syndrome in relapse
    Maria Lourdes Simangan, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • The prognostic significance of chest pain in patients undergoing kidney transplantation
    Gerry Macutay, M.D., Ira Inductivo, M.D., Ernesto Baello, M.D.
  • Community acquired pneumonia in kidney transplantation recipients: Bacteriologic profile and risk factors for mortality
    Concesa B. Cabanayan-Casasola, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Surgical revision of the incompetent ureterovesical junction: A comparative analysis of extravesical versus intravesical ureteral reimplantation
    Ernesto Gerial, M.D., Dante Dator, M.D.
 

2002

  • Ten-year review of intravenous cyclosphophamide therapy on pediatric patients with steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome
    Maria Lourdes Simangan, M.D., Maria Angeles Marbella, M.D., Ofelia De Leon, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Comparative study of mupirocin and sodium fucidate in the prophylaxis of exit site infections in CAPD patients
    Stella Marie Rondilla, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Validity of spiral computed tomographic (CT) angiography in the evaluation of renal vessels in prospective living renal donors
    Karen Tambuyat, M.D., Gerardo Silva, M.D.
  • CT finding of diffuse leukoencephalopathy in chronic renal disease patients
    Arthur Manuel, M.D., Gerardo Silva, M.D., Rosanna Fragante, M.D.
  • Comparison of spiral CT angiography versus digital subtraction angiography in pre-op kidney donor evaluation
    Raul Sancho, M.D., Nelson Patron, M.D.
  • Computed tomographic size of adrenal glands among healthy Filipino donors
    Rene Bautista, M.D., Rosanna Fragante, M.D.
  • Helical CT-Angiographic measurements of the abdominal aorta and its branches in healthy Filipino adults
    Erwin Dulos, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D., Jose Luis Danguilan, M.D.
  • Replaceable nephrovesical shunt, an alternative to permanent nephrostomy tube: An Experimental Study
    Paquito Fuentes, M.D., Ernesto Gerial, M.D., Reynaldo dela Cruz, M.D.
  • The incidence of acute cellular rejection among Filipino renal allograft recipients given prophylactic basiliximab therapy in combination with triple therapy of ciclosporin, steroids and mycophenolate mofetil
    Maria Cecilia Manalo, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D., Rose Marie Liquete, M.D.
  • Improvement in cardiac functional capacity and exercise tolerance with anemia correction in CAPD patients
    Mara Tugade, M.D., Leizel Evangelista, R.N., Michael Jaro, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Effect of mycophenolate mofetil on steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome Maria Lourdes Simangan, M.D., Maria Angeles Marbella, M.D., Ofelia De Leon, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D.
  • A survey on the pattern of cardioprotective and anti-hypertensive use among hemodialysis patients: A Multicenter study
    Jennifer Alonzo, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Profile of pediatric renal transplant patients in the Philippines: A 17-year experience
    Rose Marie Liquete, M.D., Ronald Anthony Faller, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Enrique Ona, M.D.
  • Pediatric renal transplant recipients: A closer look at infections
    Ester Tan, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Ofelia De Leon, M.D., Ma. Angeles Marbella, M.D.
 

2003

  • Bed Rest in Kidney Biopsy (BRIK Study): A randomized controlled trial of 24-hour versus 8-hour bed rest after percutaneous native kidney biopsy in adults (An Interim Report)
    Glenda Eleanor Pamugas, M.D., Alberto Celestial, M.D., Elizabeth R. Sebastian, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Retrospective analysis of adolescent-onset nephrotic syndrome: A clinical spectrum
    Jimmylito Solomon, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Comparison between a 4-week versus 6-week induction therapy of prednisone at 60 mg/m2/day on newly diagnosed case of nephrotic syndrome
    Ester Tan, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Status of patients with ESRD at initiation of dialysis and patterns of medical care received prior to consult with a nephrologists
    Rolando Macalalag, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Acceptability of two-liter volume in Filipino chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients
    Ronald Perez, M.D., Leizel Evangelista, R.N., Mary Joyce Berbisco, R.N., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Cyclosporine absorption among Filipino kidney transplant recipients
    Arlene Lamban, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D., Delia Bayog, M.D., Rose Marie Liquete, M.D., Angel Amante, M.D., Enrique Ona, M.D., Marieta De Luna, M.D.
  • Patterns of infection among renal transplant recipients on mycophenolate mofetil
    Abraham Coquia, M.D., Myrna Mendoza, M.D.
  • Correlation of pre-transplant panel reactive antibody level on graft and patient outcome in kidney transplant patients
    Frederick Parallag, M.D., Florecita Padua, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • Analysis on the effect of aggressive treatment of nephrolithiases in patients with impaired renal function
    Nazerton Lacar, M.D., Jose Benito Abraham, M.D.
  • Cultivation of a pure prostatic cancer cell line: A Research Experiment Alejandro Emmanuel Rivera, M.D., Joseph Ferrer, M.D., Reynaldo dela Cruz, M.D.
 

2004

  • Pilot study to determine bone mineral density measurements using quantitative computed tomography among Filipino kidney donors (January 2001 to October 2003)
    Maria Crispina Mose, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D., Gerardo Silva, M.D., Rosanna Fragante, M.D.
  • Sonographic renal dimensions and parenchymal echogenicity among healthy Filipino adults
    Maureen Emily Salarda, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D., Remedios Uriarte, M.D., Enrique Ona, M.D.
  • Laparoscopic surgery in urology: A review of 18 procedures done at the NKTI
    Nazerton Lacar, M.D., Ernesto Gerial, M.D., Jose Vicente Prodigalidad, M.D.
  • Lupus nephritis among children in NKTI: Five year experience
    Maria Isabel Vilvar, M.D., Violeta Valderama, M.D., Jimmylito Solomon, M.D., Ma. Angeles Marbella, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D., Solita, Tadoy, M.D., Zenaida Tadoy, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Efficacy of cryosupernate-furosemide and albumin-furosemide infusion in decreasing nephrotic edema in children
    Jimmylito Solomon, M.D., Maria Angeles Marbella, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Primary nephrotic syndrome-mesangial proliferative glomerunephritis in children: Clinicopathology and treatment outcome
    Violeta Valderama, M.D., Isabel Vilvar, M.D., Jimmylito Solomon, M.D., Maria Angeles Marbella, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D., Solita Tadoy, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D.
  • Comparative study of high sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP) levels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and renal disease
    Roy Garrido, M.D., Rogelio Tangco, MD.
  • The etiology of clinically significant pleural effusions in renal failure patients on hemodialysis in a tertiary medical center
    Primo Valenzuela, M.D., Manuel Jorge, M.D., Myrna Mendoza, M.D.
  • The prognostic impact of impedance cardiography on intradialytic blood pressure levels
    Onasis Go, M.D., Joseph Michael Jaro, M.D.
  • A randomized controlled trial of oral nystatin as prophylaxis for fungal peritonitis in patients with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis-related bacterial peritonitis: An Interim Report
    Maaliddin Biruar, M.D., Ronald Perez, M.D., Leizel Evangelista, R.N., Mary Joyce Berbisco, R.N., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D., Myrna Mendoza, M.D.
  • Vascular complications of permanent hemodialysis access among adult patient with ESRD at NKTI
    Erwin Villar, M.D., Glenda Eleanor Pamugas, M.D., Ferdinand Morabe, M.D., Romina A. Danguilan, M.D.
  • The management of post-renal transplant hypertension and the medication taking behavior of post-renal transplant patients at NKTI from January 2003-October 2003
    Romina Rusillon, M.D., Ophelia Saad, M.D., Agnes Mejia, M.D.
  • A review of the blood pressure control among post-renal transplant recipients at the NKTI from January 2003-October 2003
    Ophelia Saad, M.D., Romina Rusillon, M.D., Agnes Mejia, M.D.
  • Immunoprophylaxis with anti-interleukin-2 receptor monoclonal antibody, in combination with mycophenolate mofetil containing triple therapy in live donor renal transplantation
    Arnel Chua, M.D., Yvette Talusan-Tomacruz, M.D., Enrique Ona, M.D.
 
2005
PROSPECTIVE RESEARCHES
  • Nutritional Status of Pediatric Patients Below 16-year Old
    Maria Isabel Montalbo-Vilvar, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Efficacy of Albumin-post Infusion Furosemide and Albumin-Furosemide Incorporation in Decreasing Nephrotic Edema in Children
    Violeta Meneses-Valderama, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Prevalence of Urinary Lithiasis in Selected Areas in the Philippines
    Frances Monette Bragais, M.D., Genlinus Yusi, M.D., REDCOP
  • Preliminary Results of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment on Localized Prostate Adenocarcinoma
    Michael Doughlas Baguilat, M.D., Genlinus Yusi, M.D.
  • Emergence of Patients with Renal disease from Sevoflurane vs Desflurane Anesthesia – A Preliminary Study
    Xenia Panganiban David, M.D.
RETROSPECTIVE RESEARCHES
  • Clinico-pathologic Profile and Outcome of Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis in Children: 5-year Experience
    Alma Almera Borja,M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Nephrotic Syndrome in less than 2-year Old Children: Clinicopathology and Treatment Outcome
    Rahmadi Wibowo, M.D.,Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Graft and Recipient Outcome of Cadaveric Renal Transplantation from 1995 – 2001
    Hazel Daphne Ninalga, M.D., Romina Danguilan, M.D., Yvette Talusan-Tomacruz, M.D., Concesa Casasola, M.D., Rosemarie Liquete, M.D., Enrique Ona, M.D.
  • Prevalence of Dyslipidemia Among Renal Transplant Recipients from January 2002 to June 2004
    Hazel Yadao-Oro, M.D., Yvette Talusan-Tomacruz, M.D.
  • Correlation of Pre-transplant PRA Level Against HLA Class I and Class II Antigens on Graft and Patient Outcome in Primary Kidney Transplant Recipients
    Rubylaine Grace Par-Pinoy, M.D., Romina Danguilan, M.D.
  • Serum Creatinine as a Predictor of Long-term Renal Graft Survival
    German M. Mayo Jr. II, M.D., Romina Danguilan, M.D.
  • A Study on the Process for Evaluating Kidney Transplant Candidates Among Indigent Patients
    Rosalie Imelda P. Orejudos, M.D., Edwin Tan, M.D., Benita S. Padilla, M.D.
  • Incidence of New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus among Filipino Renal Allograft Recipients
    Alvin Young, M.D., Romina Danguilan, M.D.
CASE REPORT
  • Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome in a 10-year Old Girl
    Alma Almera-Borja, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis in a 15-year Old Adolescent with Lupus Nephritis WHO Class IV
    Rahmadi Wibowo, M.D., Myrna Rosel, M.D., Zenaida Antonio, M.D., Ofelia de Leon, M.D.
  • Pulmonary Blastoma
    Rosalie Sabina Michiko Samonte, M.D., Januario D. Veloso, M.D., Aileen Riego-Javier, M.D.
  • Renal Oncocytoma
    Paulo Giovanni Mendoza, M.D., Danilo M. Giron, M.D.
  • Adenosquamous Carcinoma of the Pancreas: Report of a Case Rochelle Nagales, M.D.
  • Epithelioid Angiomyolipoma
    Rochelle Nagales, M.D.
  • Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
    Joyce Rosario Matoza, M.D., Felix Zano, M.D., Michael Liquete, M.D.