Huy Nguyen

Huy Nguyen
University of Nagasaki · Department of Clinical Product Development

M.D, Ph.D

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Introduction
Organizing an Online Research Club • I believe that everone can do scientific research if they are encouraged and guided properly to participate in research activities. • More than 50 project proposals have been posted in my social Facebook network. https://www.facebook.com/nguyentien.huy.319/notes • For those who are interested to participate in any of the proposal, please contact me.
Additional affiliations
June 2013 - present
Online Research Club (http://onlineresearchclub.org/), a non-profit organization.
Position
  • Founder and Supervisor of Online Research Club
Description
  • The Online Research Club was found to not only helps students improve their research – related knowledge and skills but also inspire the effective mutual learning, resulting in a steady collective progress.
April 2007 - January 2013
Nagasaki University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
April 2002 - March 2007
Kyoto Institute of Technology
Position
  • PostDoc Position

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Publications (442)
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Background We analyzed prognostic factors of hypopharyngeal carcinoma and developed a nomogram to predict survival rates in non-metastatic (M0) patients. Subjects and methods We included 4068 hypopharyngeal carcinoma patients identified from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program database between 2004 and 2015 in a retrospective c...
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Background Morinda, which includes many members in its genus, is a traditional medicine against malaria in Africa. We aim to systematically review the antimalarial activities of Morinda species. Methods We conducted a systematic search in nine databases. A manual search of the reference list was also used to identify relevant articles. We included...
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Dengue is classified as an endemic infectious disease, which is transmitted by Aedes mosquitos. Kinetic studies, which monitor the viral load of the disease, have been the mainstay for several decades in humanity's quest to control this disease. Our study aims to systematically evaluate the usage of different timing systems in dengue kinetic studie...
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Introduction: Telepharmacy is widely known as the delivery of pharmacy care offered by registered pharmacists and pharmacies using telecommunication technologies to patients at a distance. We conducted a systematic review of the reported usages, benefits, and limitations of telepharmacy models worldwide to further clarify the pros and cons of a tel...
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Background: Tackling the spread of COVID-19 remains a crucial part of ending the pandemic. Its highly contagious nature and constant evolution coupled with a relative lack of immunity make the virus difficult to control. For this, various strategies have been proposed and adopted including limiting contact, social isolation, vaccination, contact t...
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Objectives: Primary gallbladder cancer (GBC) is the most common biliary tract cancer with poor survival despite aggressive treatment. This study aimed to investigate the trends of GBC incidence and incidence-based mortality (IBM) over the last 4 decades. Materials and methods: GBC cases diagnosed between 1973 and 2015 were retrieved from the Sur...
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Introduction Smooth muscle tumors of the vulva are more difficult to diagnose and are frequently mistaken as Bartholin cysts prior to surgery. Case presentation A 41-year-old female presented with a left vulvar mass that increased in size compared to the previous year. The patient had normal urination and a regular menstrual cycle. The presentatio...
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Background Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is a marker of hepatic damage and its range can be affected by viral hepatitis, alcoholic hepatitis and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases. We aimed to study the factors associated with higher ALT level and update the upper limit of normal (ULN) in the Vietnamese population. Methods This cross-sectional st...
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Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and adverse events of favipiravir in COVID-19 patients. Methods: Our protocol was registered on PROSPERO (CRD42020206305). Fourteen databases were searched until February 8th, 2021. An update search for new RCTs was done on March 2nd, 2022. Meta-analysis was done for randomized controlled trials...
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Background: Students face hardships in determining what are the main points that need more studying in every subject. Checklists are one of the ways that can help students identify the most important pieces of information. Accordingly, in this study, we aimed at examining the impact of using educational checklists on the learning process of postgra...
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Background: The safety of COVID-19 vaccination has been a topic of interest, as people are concerned about potentially serious side effects that may lead to death. The WHO and the CDC have included myocarditis as one of those potential serious side effects. We performed a systematic review of all reported cases of myocarditis following COVID-19 vac...
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Objective: Dengue is an infectious disease that causes a worldwide health and economic burden despite the efforts to eradicate the disease. From 2013 to 2015, dengue epidemic significantly increased from 33,626 to 50,205 cases in Vietnam. This study aims to determine the genotype variations of dengue virus (DENV) circulating in Southern Vietnam dur...
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Introduction: Telepharmacy, the application of information and communication technologies in healthcare services, has been adopted in many countries to provide patients with pharmaceutical care. However, it has yet to be widely used in Vietnam. This study was conducted to assess the current status of use and the factors associated with the willingn...
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Introduction In poor countries, due to the limited resources, mostly they prescribe medications without proper diagnosis. The aim of this report is to show diagnostic bias of COVID-19 case. Case presentation A 17-year-old male patient was presented to the Hospital with a fever up to 39 °C associated with rigor, sweating, generalized body pain, mya...
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Background: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the preparedness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods: This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital HCWs fro...
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Background: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the preparedness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods: This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital HCWs fro...
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Background: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the preparedness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods: This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital HCWs fro...
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Background: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the preparedness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods: This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital HCWs fro...
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Background: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the preparedness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods: This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital HCWs fro...
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Abstract Background Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there have been concerns related to the prepared-ness of healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to describe the level of awareness and preparedness of hospital HCWs at the time of the first wave. Methods This multinational, multicenter, cross-sectional survey was conducted among hospital...
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Introduction Approximately 1000 children die each year due to preventable water and sanitation-related diarrheal diseases. Six in 10 people lacked access to safely managed sanitation facilities in 2015. Numerous community- and school-based approaches have been implemented to eradicate open defecation practices, promote latrine ownership, improve si...
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India is currently dealing with the post-peak period of the disastrous second wave of COVID-19. Multiple reasons have been cited by experts globally for the potential causes of the second wave of COVID-19 in India. Hence, we felt it was imperative to highlight some of the major reasons for the second wave of COVID-19 supplemented by evidence which...
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Objective Vestibular schwannoma is a benign tumor in the schwannoma cells of the 8th cranial nerve. It causes symptoms like tinnitus, vertigo and end up with loss of hearing so the appropriate treatment is very important. There are many treatment techniques including conservative, surgery and radiosurgery. We aimed to systematically review and sing...
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In comparison with the single-bundle technique, double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has proven its superiority regarding biomechanical studies and clinical outcomes in both rotational knee stability and anterior translation function. However, the complexity and risk of complications remain a great concern for the orthopaed...
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Background Dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) has become a promising, non-invasive procedure for the visualization, characterization, and quantification of monosodium urate (MSU) crystals, which aids clinicians in the diagnosis of gout. In this study, we aimed to examine the diagnostic accuracy of DECT in the evaluation of gout. Methodology Thi...
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Purpose Applying machine learning in medical statistics offers more accurate prediction models. In this paper, we aimed to compare the performance of the Cox Proportional Hazard model (CPH), Classification and Regression Trees (CART), and Random Survival Forest (RSF) in short-, and long-term prediction in glioblastoma patients. Methods We extracted...
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Purpose Congenital anomalies are one of the causes of the high mortality rate in children diagnosed with cancer. However, there is a gap of evidence of the rate of cancer mortality in older patients who had congenital anomalies. The study, therefore, aimed to investigate the epidemiology of cancer mortality in those patients. Methods Data were retr...
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Arrhythmias in COVID-19 patients are associated with hypoxia, myocardial ischemia, cytokines, inflammation, electrolyte abnormalities, pro-arrhythmic or QT-prolonging medications, and underlying heart conditions such as severe congestive heart failure, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, or congenital heart conditions. In the pediatric population, mult...
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Background To investigate the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the healthcare professionals (HCPs) including physicians and nurses regarding dengue transmission, diagnosis and clinical classification using the warning signs of World Health Organization (WHO) 2009 classification. Results Out of 471 respondents from three countries, 80.9% of p...
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Background: Breastfeeding is beneficial to both mother and infant. Although overlap of lactation with pregnancy and short recuperative intervals may impact mothers nutritionally. We aimed to investigate the possible effects of pregnancy during breastfeeding. Methods: In October 2018, we searched systematically in nine electronic databases to inves...
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Kinesio taping is widely used in musculoskeletal conditions. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis on the efficacy of kinesio taping in musculoskeletal disorders compared to other interventions. Twelve electronic databases were used for systemic search and data relevant to pain and disability were extracted. The protocol was registered...
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A chronic helminth infection can alter host immune response and affect malaria infection. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to find the impact of anthelmintic treatment on malaria prevalence, incidence, and parasitemia. Nine and 12 electronic databases were searched on 28th July 2015 and 26 June 2020 for relevant studies. We perfor...
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Background: Vaccination has been known to reduce morbidity and mortality of infectious diseases since the emergence of the 1st vaccine in the 18th century. That’s why global efforts are directed toward finding a vaccine for COVID-19 in order to eliminate its threat. The current pandemic of COVID-19 has changed the world affecting all fields signifi...
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Background Predictive markers represent a solution for the proactive management of severe dengue. Despite the low mortality rate resulting from severe cases, dengue requires constant examination and round-the-clock nursing care due to the unpredictable progression of complications, posing a burden on clinical triage and material resources. Accordin...
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Among countries that have suffered the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam has successfully prevented transmission since the early days with no deaths for months. However, the latest wave of Covid-19 pandemic (the fourth wave) has been damaging Vietnam since then. The case-fatality ratio (CFR) of Vietnam has increased rapidly to a higher number than the ave...
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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to access the influence of active warming after epidural anesthesia (EDA) and before general anesthesia in prevention of perioperative hypothermia. METHOD This randomized controlled trial was conducted in the department of anesthesiology in university medical center of Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam from December 2019...
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Three phenylpropanoid-conjugated iridoid glucosides, acetylgaertneric acid (1), acetyldehydrogaertneroside (2), and dehydrogaertneric acid (10), together with nine known related iridoid glucosides (3–9, 11, and 12), two coumaroyl alkaloids, one benzenoid, and three flavonoid glucosides were isolated from leaves of Morinda morindoides (Rubiaceae). S...
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Background: During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, face masks are among the most common and practical control measures used globally in reducing the risk of infection and disease transmission. Although several studies have investigated the efficacy of various face masks and respirators in preventing infection, the results have been inconsistent. Th...
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Covid-19 is one of the most widespread viruses globally during the 21st century, whose severity and ability to cause severe pneumonia and death vary. We performed a comprehensive systematic review of all studies that met our standardized criteria and then extracted data on the age, symptoms, and different treatments of Covid-19 patients and the pro...
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Background: The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has cost millions of deaths and lifelong consequences since December 2019. We attempted to evaluate the incidence, distribution, and risk factors associated with death after applying the social distance strategy to the second wave of SARS-CoV-2 in the Danang outbreak (July 2020), Vietnam. Methods: We retrospectiv...
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Background: Home delivery (HD) without skilled birth attendants (SBAs) are considered crucial risk factors increasing maternal and child mortality rates in Loa PDR. While a few studies in the literature discuss the choice of delivery in remote areas of minority ethnic groups; our work aims to identify factors that indicated their delivery place, a...
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Background In response to the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), plenty of control measures were proposed. To assess the impact of current control measures on the number of new case indices 14 countries with the highest confirmed cases, highest mortality rate, and having a close relationship with the outbreak’s origin; were selected...
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School closure was the only main control measure that Japan took into action from late February to late March in 2020. Accurate evaluation of how Japanese citizens responded to the impact of school closure remains a challenge. Data from the Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Report was used to analyze the mobility trend of Japanese citizens regardi...
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Background: The outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus (named SARS-CoV-2) has gained attention globally and has been recognized as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to the rapidly increasing number of deaths and confirmed cases. Health care workers...
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Vietnam has faced a high risk of transmission of COVID-19 during the pandemic. Despite the specific challenges that come with a low-resource country, the Vietnamese government has provided a sustainable response, demonstrating both great capacity and rapid decision-making to manage the entirety of the COVID-19 outbreak with lessons learned from the...
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Background Vaccination and single-dose rifampin are the main proven effective intervention types for preventing leprosy among contacts of Mycobacterium leprae endemic areas. Currently, no high-quality evidence is available regarding the best prophylactic intervention. Objectives Our primary study aim is to detect the most effective prophylactic in...
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Purpose Our aim was to assess the different voice prostheses (VPs) to identify the most efficient, safest, patient-tailored, longest lifetime, and inexpensive VPs and assess the different factors affecting their quality. Method In September 2017, 15 databases were searched to include all randomized controlled trials. A new search was done in May 2...
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Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the parameters that can predict the success or failure of trial without catheter (TWOC) for acute urinary retention (AUR) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Materials and Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted to include 73 medically treated patients with AUR due to BPH. All patients underwent...
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Background: Meta-analyses are on top of the evidence-based medicine pyramid, yet many of them are not completed after they are begun. Many factors impacting the publication of meta-analysis works have been discussed, and their association with publication likelihood has been investigated. These factors include the type of systematic review, journal...
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Background Emergence of cross-resistance to current anti-malarial drugs has led to an urgent need for identification of potential compounds with novel modes of action and anti-malarial activity against the resistant strains. One of the most promising therapeutic targets of anti-malarial agents related to food vacuole of malaria parasite is haemozoi...
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Digitalization of health information can assist patient information management and improve health services even in low middle-income countries. We have implemented a mother and child health registration system in the study areas of Kenya and Lao PDR to evaluate barriers to digitalization. We conducted in-depth interviews with 20 healthcare workers...
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This is the report of the first pregnant woman having COVID-19 in Vietnam. The patient was at 21 weeks of gestation and a high level of serum D-dimer and fibrinogen was observed from admission day to day 5. Case presentation The patient had lived in Russia before returning to Vietnam where she was diagnosed with COVID-19. Clinical characteristics o...
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Objective Our aim was to investigate association between OSA and radiotherapy in head and neck cancer patients. Methods On 9th of September 2018, we have searched 12 electronic databases to retrieve relevant studies. All eligible studies that assessed association between OSA and radiotherapy in head and neck cancer patients were included in our me...
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Background Tuberculous meningitis (TBM), manifests as the most severe involvement of the nervous system by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, it has a high mortality rate and a spectrum of systemic and neurological complications that can lead to debilitating or fatal sequelae, whereas hyponatremia is the commonly encountered life-threatening electrolyte d...
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Two phenylpropanoid-conjugated iridoids, deglucosyl gaertneroside (1) and morindoidin (2), were isolated from the leaves of Morinda morindoides (Rubiaceae) by activity-guided fractionation using an anti-malarial activity assay. The known related iridoids molucidin (3) and prismatomerin (4), two lignans, abscisic acid, two megastigmanes, and two fla...