D. T. Y. Lam

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Background: It is important to establish the precise location of a colorectal lesion preoperatively. We used a model based on colorectal cancer to assess the efficacy of colonoscopy in locating these lesions. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed all consecutive new colorectal cancer cases at the Department of Surgery, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong,(More)
Received April 18, 2007 Abstract Therapy induced leukoencephalopathy is a known complication for children receiving high dose intravenous methotrexate. It may present as seizure or focal neurological deficit but fortunately the neurological deficits are often transient. We reported 2 local patients who had this complication and no gross persistent(More)
BACKGROUND: The importance of the overlapping scar in an anterior sphincteroplasty is often emphasized. The aim of this study was to identify the tissue type used in overlapping sphincter repair based upon ultrasound images, and to correlate these results with the immediate clinical outcome. METHODS: Data were collected prospectively on all patients with(More)
Evidence indicates that low-pressure pneumoperitoneum (PNP) reduces postoperative pain and analgesic consumption. A lower insufflation pressure may hamper visibility and working space. The aim of the study is to investigate whether deep neuromuscular blockade (NMB) improves surgical conditions during low-pressure PNP. This study was a blinded randomized(More)
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