Catherine S. K. Cheung

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STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study of the balance control in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis. OBJECTIVE.: To investigate the relationship among somatosensory function, balance control, and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Balance control requires the contribution of somatosensory, visual, and vestibular inputs.(More)
BACKGROUND We aimed to study the pathogenic roles of High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) / Receptor-for-Advanced-Glycation-End-products (RAGE) signaling and pro-inflammatory cytokines in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). METHODS A prospective study was conducted among non-HIV adults newly-diagnosed with active PTB at two acute-care(More)
BACKGROUND Repetitive dynamometric measurement using a plantar flexion power device (PFPD) provides detailed data describing the onset and offset of motor block following spinal administration of lidocaine. The aim of this study was to evaluate administration of two doses of spinal lidocaine in the sitting position to determine whether our dynamometric(More)
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