Crystal Wong, MD

Crystal Wong, MD

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New WHO Recommendations for Managing HIV Drug Resistance

New WHO Recommendations for Managing HIV Drug Resistance

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The World Health Organization published new guidelines for managing HIV drug resistance in countries in which pretreatment HIV drug resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) is prevalent.

Minimum Headache Duration Requiring Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Evaluation

Minimum Headache Duration Requiring Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Evaluation

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Patients with acute onset of severe headache should undergo diagnostic testing for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a potentially dangerous cause of headache, if the minimum duration of headache is present.

Intrathecal Ziconotide Long-Term Efficacy and Safety for Severe Chronic Pain

Intrathecal Ziconotide Long-Term Efficacy and Safety for Severe Chronic Pain

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In patients with severe chronic pain refractory to conventional therapy, intrathecal ziconotide provided long-term pain relief, particularly when used as first-line intrathecal therapy.

Synovitis Detected by Ultrasound in Psoriatic Arthritis in Remission

Synovitis Detected by Ultrasound in Psoriatic Arthritis in Remission

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Underlying synovitis and enthesitis may go undetected in clinical findings, but can be detected by power Doppler ultrasounds.

Trigger Point Injection Effective for Pelvic Floor Spasm in Men

Trigger Point Injection Effective for Pelvic Floor Spasm in Men

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Trigger point injection as an adjunct to physical therapy is well tolerated and improves symptoms of pelvic floor muscle spasm in approximately 50% of patients with chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome.

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