Chi Chui Chung

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BACKGROUND Recent genome-wide association studies of colorectal cancer (CRC) have identified common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) mapping to 10 independent loci that confer modest increased risk. These studies have been conducted in European populations and it is unclear whether these observations generalise to populations with different(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors associated with unplanned admission after day-case haemorrhoidectomy. METHODS This was a retrospective review of the outcomes of patients who underwent elective, intended day-case haemorrhoidectomy in a surgical institution between January 2005 and December 2009. Data were generated from a computerized database.(More)
Lipodol has important diagnostic and therapeutic uses in hepatoma. However, the mechanisms of its selective, prolonged retention in hepatoma cells is not well understood. Therefore, using oil-red O, light and electron microscopy and neutron activation analysis we have determined that HepG2 cells are characterized by lipiodol deposition and emulsification on(More)
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