Chunwah Wong

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STUDY DESIGN A controlled, descriptive and comparative, questionnaire based study. OBJECTIVES To describe the bowel function of spinal cord injured (SCI) patients and compare this with a general community control group. SETTING Christchurch, New Zealand. METHODOLOGY A postal questionnaire was sent out to past SCI patients of the Burwood Spinal(More)
OBJECTIVE Muscle thickness is a widely used parameter for quantifying muscle function in ultrasound imaging. However, current measurement techniques generally rely on manual digitization, which is subjective, time consuming, and prone to error. The primary purposes of this study were to develop an automated muscle boundary tracking algorithm to overcome(More)
While household air pollution from biomass fuel combustion has been linked to cardiovascular disease, the effects on cardiac structure and function have not been well described. We sought to determine the association between biomass fuel smoke exposure and cardiac structure and function by transthoracic echocardiography. We identified a random sample of(More)
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