Andrew Siang Yih Wong

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BACKGROUND The acute abdomen accounts for up to 40% of all emergency surgical hospital admissions and a large proportion are secondary to gastrointestinal perforation. Studies have shown the superiority of the abdominal CT over upright chest radiographs in demonstrating free intraperitoneal air. Spontaneous perforated pyometra is a rare cause of the(More)
BACKGROUND We studied the safety, effectiveness, and limitations of airway stenting using self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) in patients with malignant central airway obstruction (CAO). METHODS A retrospective review of records of patients undergoing SEMS placement for malignant CAO during year 2013 - 2014 was done. RESULTS Sixteen patients (11 males and(More)
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