Ngoc Dang Tran

Ngoc Dang Tran
Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University · Department of Environmental Health

MPH, PhD

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Background: Artificial intelligence (AI)-based computational models that analyze breast cancer have been developed for decades. The present study was implemented to investigate the accuracy and efficiency of combined mammography images and clinical records for breast cancer detection using machine learning and deep learning classifiers. Methods: Th...
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Nghiên cứu cắt ngang mô tả được thực hiện tại bệnh viện Bệnh Nhiệt đới, bệnh viện Đại học Y Dược TP. HCM và bệnh viện Trưng Vương từ tháng 6 đến tháng 12 năm 2020. Với mục tiêu nhằm mô tả về nhu cầu sử dụng và hành vi sử dụng trang thiết bị bảo hộ (khẩu trang, kính chắn giọt bắn, nước rửa tay, trang phục bảo hộ), của nhân viên y tế (NVYT) trong quá...
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Background Prostate cancer (PCa) is a common disease in men over 65 years of age, and should be detected early, while reducing unnecessary biopsies. This study aims to construct a classification and regression tree (CART) model (i.e., risk stratification algorithm) using multivariable approach to select Vietnamese men with lower urinary tract sympt...
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Nghiên cứu cắt ngang được thực hiện nhằm mô tả đặc điểm phơi nhiễm SARS-COV-2 của nhân viên y tế (NVYT) tại các bệnh viện (BV) tuyến đầu chống dịch ở thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (TPHCM): BV Bệnh Nhiệt đới, BV Đại học Y Dược TPHCM và BV Trưng Vương từ tháng 10 đến tháng 12 năm 2020. Dữ liệu nghiên cứu được thu thập trên 204 NVYT bằng bộ câu hỏi tự điền. K...
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This study was conducted to build an early forecast model for the dengue epidemic using an artificial neural network (ANN) in Vung Tau City in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province. Weather factors (temperature, precipitation, humidity, wind speed) were all correlated with the number of dengue cases (p<0.05) in the 1/2010 - 12/2020 period. The ANN is a simula...
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Sử dụng khẩu trang y tế là một trong những biện pháp vật lý được xem là hiệu quả và được khuyến nghị sử dụng rộng rãi để phòng chống sự lây lan của Covid – 19. Với mục tiêu của nghiên cứu là đánh giá tính tin cậy, tính giá trị của thang đo niềm tin sức khỏe đối với việc sử dụng khẩu trang y tế ở nhân viên y tế (NVYT). Nghiên cứu cắt ngang được tiến...
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Vietnam is highly vulnerable to climate change-related extreme weather events such as heatwaves. This study assesses the association between heatwaves and hospitalizations due to mental and behavioral disorders (MBDs) in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). We collected daily MBD hospital admissions data at the HCMC Mental Health Hospital from 2017 to 2019. He...
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Nghiên cứu cắt ngang nhằm mô tả hành vi sử dụng khẩu trang y tế của nhân viên y tế (NVYT) trong làn sóng dịch thứ 2 tại các bệnh viện (BV) tuyến đầu chống dịch tại Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (TPHCM) từ tháng 6 đến tháng 10 năm 2020 bằng bộ câu hỏi tự điền. Kết quả ghi nhận 204 NVYT tham gia khảo sát và tỷ lệ tuyệt đối là 99% NVYT sử dụng khẩu trang y tế...
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It is important to explore air pollution and health effects in developing cities for early prevention rather than waiting for conditions to deteriorate as in the current megacities. This study aims to investigate the short-term health effects of air pollution in a large city in the Mekong Delta Region (MDR) of Vietnam. Air pollution data from Janua...
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Kiệt sức nghề nghiệp chiếm tỉ lệ cao ở điều dưỡng và dẫn tới nhiều hậu quả nghiêm trọng ảnh hưởng tới bệnh nhân và chất lượng dịch vụ chăm sóc sức khỏe. Nghiên cứu này xác định tỷ lệ kiệt sức nghề nghiệp ở điều dưỡng tại Bệnh viện Chấn thương Chỉnh hình Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh và các yếu tố liên quan. Nghiên cứu cắt ngang thực hiện từ tháng 10/2021 đ...
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Background: Cervical cancer is the fifth most common female cancer in Vietnam; incidence rates are higher in Southern compared to Northern areas. Several studies have found that most Southern urban women lacked knowledge of Human papillomavirus (HPV) and had never been screened for cervical cancer, however, no studies have been conducted in Souther...
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Nghiên cứu nhằm mô tả mối liên quan giữa nồng độ PM2.5 đối với số ca nhập viện do rối loạn tâm thần và hành vi (MBDs) tại bệnh viện Tâm thần thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (TPHCM). Chúng tôi sử dụng thiết kế phân tích số liệu dãy thời gian, mô hình hồi quy Poisson kết hợp với mô hình tuyến tính có độ trễ (DLM) với độ trễ từ 0 đến 3 ngày, có kiểm soát các yế...
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Various adverse health outcomes caused by particulate matter (PM) exposure has been documented, while the evidence for the adverse effects of PM exposure on mental and behavioral disorders (MBDs) is limited. To date, few epidemiological studies, especially in developing countries, have focused on these adverse effects. In the past decade, air pollu...
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Background Treatment of hypertension should be continuous, and patients should be closely monitored for treatment adherence. However, non-compliance still exists globally. This study aimed to determine treatment adherence among patients aged ≥60 years with hypertension and its associated factors in an urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. M...
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Combined effects of global warming and rapid urbanization replace green spaces with urban facilities. Children in urban areas are at a higher risk of heat-related adverse health effects. Our study aimed to examine the protective effect of urban green space on heat-related respiratory hospitalization among children under 5 years of age in Hanoi, the...
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From the end of 2019, one of the most serious and largest spread pandemics occurred in Wuhan (China) named Coronavirus (COVID-19). As reported by the World Health Organization, there are currently more than 100 million infectious cases with an average mortality rate of about five percent all over the world. To avoid serious consequences on people’s...
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Background Increased mortality risk is associated with short-term temperature variability. However, to our knowledge, there has been no comprehensive assessment of the temperature variability-related mortality burden worldwide. In this study, using data from the MCC Collaborative Research Network, we first explored the association between temperatu...
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Objective: Lack of recognition of asthma in childhood results in unmet asthma treatment needs and leads to the risk of sub-optimal respiratory health. The present study assessed the prevalence of asthmatic under-recognition in middle school children in Vietnam. Methods: We conducted a school-based survey among 15,112 Vietnamese children. Most of th...
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Objectives: In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of a mixture of advanced platelet-rich fibrin (A-PRF) and xenogenic bone substitute material (XBSM) on the proliferation and migration of human periodontal ligament stem cells (hPDLSCs) based on the in vitro release of growth factors. Material and methods: The concentrations of plate...
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Epidemiological analyses of health risks associated with non-optimal temperature are traditionally based on ground observations from weather stations that offer limited spatial and temporal coverage. Climate reanalysis represents an alternative option that provide complete spatio-temporal exposure coverage, and yet are to be systematically explored...
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Studies have investigated the effects of heat and temperature variability (TV) on mortality. However, few assessed whether TV modifies the heat-mortality association. Data on daily temperature and mortality in the warm season were collected from 717 locations across 36 countries. TV was calculated as the standard deviation of the average of the sam...
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This study aimed to investigate the long-term variations of water quality, trophic status andcyanobacteria community in Tri An reservoir from 2008 to 2019. Based on that, the impacts ofartificial dam on water quality and trophic status were accessed. Results showed that the wa-ter quality index (WQI) ranked from moderate to good status with a gradu...
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Nghiên cứu nhằm xác định nồng độ bụi mịn PM2.5 trung bình và mối liên quan bụi mịn PM2.5 và kết quả sinh con nhẹ cân tại Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (Tp.HCM) năm 2020. Nồng độ bụi mịn PM2.5 được ngoại suy từ hệ thống 31 vị trí quan trắc cố định liên tục từ PAMAIR được phân bố tại các quận/huyện trên địa bàn TP.HCM. Mối liên quan giữa bụi mịn PM2.5 và kết...
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The low-cost and easy-to-use nature of rapidly developed PM2.5 sensors provide an opportunity to bring breakthroughs in PM2.5 research to resource-limited countries in Southeast Asia (SEA). This review provides an evaluation of the currently available literature and identifies research priorities in applying low-cost sensors (LCS) in PM2.5 environm...
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Global warming is anticipated to induce an increase in the frequency and intensity of hot days and heatwaves, which ultimately have effects on public health. The study aimed to identify the impacts of high temperature and developing climate forecasting projections focused on cardiovascular causes in Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC). The projections were bui...
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The glucocorticosteroid (GC) is crucial when managing patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV). Polymorphisms in the gene encoding the nuclear receptor subfamily 3, group C, member 1 (NR3C1) protein (the GC receptor) may explain the variations in treatment efficacy. We evaluated the effects of 10 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the NR3C1 gen...
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Cyanotoxins released by cyanobacteria are currently a concern due to potential impacts on plants, animals, and human health. Many instances of cyanotoxin poisoning have been reported around the world, including acute, chronic, and fatal cases. In recent years, the Tri An Reservoir (TAR) in Vietnam has experienced influxes of cyanotoxins from toxic...
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What this study adds The minimum mortality temperature (MMT) is an important indicator of the relationship between temperature and mortality. It indicates the adaptability to climate, but little is known about its geographical changes in the global distribution. This article investigates the geographic differences of the MMT on a global scale and s...
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Background: Minimum mortality temperature (MMT) is an important indicator to assess the temperature-mortality association, indicating long-term adaptation to local climate. Limited evidence about the geographical variability of the MMT is available at a global scale. Methods: We collected data from 658 communities in 43 countries under different...
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Background: The use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in preterm infants is becoming increasingly common. The use of cannula in NIV can cause ulceration of the nasal bridge with the current practices using the thin foam patches. This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of hydrocolloid nasal dressing pads in preventing nasal ulceration comparin...
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Background Exposure to cold or hot temperatures is associated with premature deaths. We aimed to evaluate the global, regional, and national mortality burden associated with non-optimal ambient temperatures. Methods In this modelling study, we collected time-series data on mortality and ambient temperatures from 750 locations in 43 countries and f...
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Objectives Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) negatively impacts children's health. Self-protective measures are available, but population uptake is variable. It is essential to understand human beliefs and behaviours related to air pollution in order to understand the lack of self-protection in communities. As a prelude to undertaking a comprehe...
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Nghiên cứu nhằm xây dựng bản đồ phân bố nồng độ bụi mịn PM2.5 và đánh giá tác động của PM2.5 lên tửvong do tim mạch tại thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (TP.HCM) năm 2018. Bản đồ PM2.5 được xây dựng giữa sự kết hợp quan trắc 96 điểm vào mùa mưa và khô trên toàn địa bàn TP.HCM bằng thiết bị quan trắc giá rẻ AirBeam2 và thuật toán nội suy khoảng cách nghịch đảo...
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Thực hiện nghiên cứu bàn giấy (Desk Study) và nghiên cứu định tính cho thấy sinh viên y đa khoa và y học dự phòng đang được đào tạo 1 - 2 tiết về biến đổi khí hậu và sức khỏe. Việc đào tạo về biến đổi khí hậu là rất cần thiết, giúp bác sĩ đa khoa điều trị và tư vấn bệnh nhân, giúp bác sĩ y học dự phòng dự đoán xu hướng bệnh, lập kế hoạch truyền thô...
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Nghiên cứu nhằm xây dựng bản đồ phân bố PM2.5 và đánh giá tác động của PM2.5 đến tử vong do ung thư phổi và ung thư hệ hô hấp tại TPHCM năm 2018. Bản đồ PM2.5 được xây dựng dựa trên quan trắc 96 điểm vào mùa mưa và khô bằng thiết bị AirBeam2 và thuật toán nội suy IDW. Phân tích tác động của PM2.5 đến tử vong do ung thư phổi và hệ hô hấp dựa trên dữ...
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Background: Air pollution is a risk factor for non-contagious diseaseswith an estimated 7 million deaths per year1. The average concentration of dust in 24 hours per year through 2013 to 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City exceeded the WHO standard's value limits. Methodology: The study aims to build the PM2.5 spatial concentration map and assess the long-ter...
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Nghiên cứu cắt ngang được thực hiện trên 216 sinh viên Đại học Y Dược Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh năm 2019 nhằm mô tả tình trạng và mối liên quan giữa rối nhiễu tâm trí (RNTT), thành tích học tập, và không gian xanh xung quanh nơi ở của sinh viên. RNTT được đánh giá qua bộ câu hỏi Self Reporting Questionnaire 20 (SRQ20) của Tổ chức Y tế Thế giới (WHO). M...
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Climate change affects human health; however, there have been no large-scale, systematic efforts to quantify the heat-related human health impacts that have already occurred due to climate change. Here, we use empirical data from 732 locations in 43 countries to estimate the mortality burdens associated with the additional heat exposure that has re...
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Background The reestablishment of continuity after Hartmann operation is considered a major surgical procedure with high morbidity and mortality. The optimal interval time between the Hartman procedure and reversal is controversial. Our study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of laparoscopic Hartmann reversal and to determine the optimal timing o...
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Thông tin chung: Ô nhiễm không khí là một yếu tố nguy cơ đối với các bệnh không lây với ước tính gây ra 7 triệu người chết mỗi năm1. Nồng độ bụi trung bình 24 giờ tại Tp.HCM qua các năm từ 2013 đến 2017 đều vượt mức tiêu chuẩn cho phép của WHO. Phương pháp: Nghiên cứu xây dựng bản đồ PM2.5 và đánh giá tác động sức khỏe dài hạn của ô nhiễm bụi PM2....
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From the end of 2019, one of the most serious and largest spread pandemics occurred in Wuhan (China) named Coronavirus (COVID-19). As reported by the World Health Organization, there are currently more than 100 million infectious cases with an average mortality rate of about five percent all over the world. To avoid serious consequences on people’s...
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Background: Vitiligo is a chronic condition characterized by skin depigmentation. Although not life-threatening, it significantly impacts quality of life. The pathophysiology of vitiligo remains poorly understood, and treatment options are limited. Mounting evidence supports the importance of autoreactive T cells and, particularly interleukin-17A-...
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Changes in ambient temperature have been reported as an important risk factor for respiratory diseases among pre-school children. However, there have been few studies so far on the effects of temperature on children respiratory health in developing countries including Vietnam. This study examined the impact of short-term changes in ambient temperat...
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Background: The dengue infection cases are increasing in Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC), Vietnam. Previous studies have demonstrated the correlation between dengue cases and weather factors, which then are used to built prediction models for dengue outbreaks. However, the association between dengue and weather varies greatly between regions and locations....
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The upstream construction of hydropower dams may drastically intensify climate change impacts due to changing the natural river flood-drought cycle and reducing the amount of water that flows into the lower Mekong Delta river, leading to hydrological and environmental health impacts. However, until now the influence of drought on residents’ health...
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Background: Air pollution affected human health, especially children. Implementation of early intervention is essential. Face masks are one of the simplest and most suitable personal protective equipment. However, masking behavior research in children is limited. Objectives: To identify the prevalence of wearing masks when exposing traffic-related...
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Most patients with chronic respiratory disease live in low-resource settings, where evidence is scarcest. In Kyrgyzstan and Vietnam, we studied the implementation of a Ugandan programme empowering communities to take action against biomass and tobacco smoke. Together with local stakeholders, we co-created a train-the-trainer implementation design a...
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Background in recent years, the effectiveness of glucocorticosteroid (GC) treatment has become a central issue when managing patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV). Polymorphisms in the gene encoding the nuclear receptor subfamily 3, group C, member 1 (NR3C1) protein (the GC receptor) may explain the observed variations in treatment efficacy. We aim...
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Along with its rapid urban development, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in recent years has suffered a high concentration of air pollutants, especially fine particulate matters or PM2.5. A comprehensive study is required to evaluate the air quality conditions and their health impact in this city. Given the lack of adequate air quality monitoring data over...
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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genotyping displays the particular characteristics of HLA alleles and haplotype frequencies in each population. Although it is considered the current gold standard for HLA typing, high-resolution sequence-based HLA typing is currently unavailable in Kinh Vietnamese populations. In this study, high-resolution sequence-b...
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The increasing frequency and intensity of heat events have weighty impacts on public health in Vietnam, but their effects vary across regions. In this study, we have applied a vulnerability assessment framework (VAF) to systematically assess the spatial pattern of health vulnerability to heatwaves in Vietnam. The VAF was computed as the function of...
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Background: Phantom vibration (PV) is an illusionary perception in which people perceive their mobile phone vibrates while it actually does not. Recently, PV has attracted attention in psychology and medical field. There are several studies investigating the prevalence and risk factors associated with this phenomenon. However, the findings are inco...
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The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness and acceptability of locally tailored implementation of improved cookstoves/heaters in low- and middle-income countries. This interventional implementation study among 649 adults and children living in rural communities in Uganda, Vietnam and Kyrgyzstan, was performed after situational analyses and aw...
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Background: Previous literature suggests that higher ambient temperature may play a role in increasing the risk of suicide. However, no multi-country study has explored the shape of the association and the role of moderate and extreme heat across different locations. Objectives: We examined the short-term temperature-suicide relationship using d...
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Background: Previous literature suggests that higher ambient temperature may play a role in increasing the risk of suicide. However, no multi-country study has explored the shape of the association and the role of moderate and extreme heat across different locations. Objectives: We examined the short-term temperature-suicide relationship using d...
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High levels of air pollutants in Vietnam, especially particulate matters including PM2.5, can be important risk factors for respiratory diseases among children of the country. However, few studies on the effects of ambient air pollution on human health have been conducted in Vietnam so far. The aim of this study is to examine the association betwee...
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There is a lack of research focusing on the association of temperature with mortality and hospitalization in developing countries with tropical climates and a low capacity to cope with the influences of extreme weather events. This study aimed to examine and compare the effect of temperature, including heat waves, on mortality and hospitalization i...
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Toxic cyanobacterial blooms (TCBs) are an environmental concern due to their ability to produce wide a range of hepatotoxins, neurotoxins, and dermatotoxins. Microcystins (MCs) are the most common toxin and are considered to be one of the most hazardous groups. The increasing occurrence and detection of MCs in recreation or drinking water sources p...