Hon Kit Lee

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OBJECTIVES To study the efficacy of raloxifene in preventing bone mineral density (BMD) loss in women receiving long-term glucocorticoids (GC). The study took the form of a parallel-group randomised double-blinded placebo-controlled trial. METHODS Postmenopausal women without hypercoagulability risk factors who were prevalent GC users were randomised to(More)
Withdrawal of the support for the REMEDi HS drug profiling system has necessitated its replacement within our laboratories with an alternative broad toxicological screening technique. To this end, a novel method, based on ultra-performance liquid chromatography (UPLC) and time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometry, was developed for the routine analysis of(More)
OBJECTIVE Cardiac surgical mortality has improved during the last decade despite the aging of the population. An integrated US health plan developed a heart valve registry to track outcomes and complications of heart valve operations. This database was used for longitudinal evaluation of mitral valve (MV) outcomes from 1999 to 2008 at four affiliated(More)
A 45-year-old woman developed tetanus in a necrotic 5 Kg leiomyoma of the uterus; she was treated successfully by a combined surgical and anesthesiology team. A hysterectomy was performed despite the considerable controversy in the older publications. This literature was reviewed, and it was noted that there have been only two previously published cases of(More)
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