Hun Tong Tan

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Twenty eight of 227 patients undergoing restorative proctocolectomy for inflammatory bowel disease, familial adenomatous polyposis or functional disease were over the age of 50 years: ages 50 to 60 (n = 13), 60 to 70 (n = 10), and over 70 (n = 5). Major complications occurred in 5 patients over the age of 50 (18%) compared with 43 patients under the age of(More)
BACKGROUND Pouch excision is a devastating experience for patients having restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis. METHODS The quality of life among patients having pouch excision for ulcerative colitis was compared with that in those having proctocolectomy and ileostomy for ulcerative colitis using a validated standardized self-administered(More)
Comparative field efficacy studies of four mosquito coil formulations containing active ingredient of d-allethrin (0.19 or 0.28 w/w) and d-transallethrin (0.12 or 0.16% w/w) and blank coils without active ingredient were carried out in living rooms (mean size 54.1 m3) of residential houses in a squatter area in Butterworth, Malaysia. The major indoor biting(More)
While academic and practitioner literature has advocated the use of real options in firms’ longterm investment appraisal processes, few studies have examined the extent to which real options are incorporated into decisions when they are available for decision-making. Using two experiments, we examine supervising managers’ reliance on real options values in(More)
BACKGROUND Poor pouch function is associated with impaired bile acid absorption and increased faecal loss of bile acids. Bile acid replacement therapy might therefore be of clinical benefit, provided that diarrhoea is not aggravated by therapy. AIM To investigate the role of exogenous bile acid therapy in patients with poor pouch function after(More)
I use the opportunity of commenting on Cassell, Myers, and Seidel (CMS) to discuss the broader issue of the relation between disclosure quality and reporting quality. Three aspects of this relation are worth exploring: (1) joint decision making, (2) incentives, and (3) temporal variation. I place CMS in the context of this research and point out avenues for(More)
Five formulations of Bacillus sphaericus (strain 2362) including aqueous suspension BSP 1, BSP 2, technical powder ABG 6184, corncob granules ABG 6185 (potencies 2 x 10(10), 2 x 10(7), 9.5 x 10(10), 5 x 10(10), 5 x 10(10) spore/g, respectively) and wettable powder ABG 6232 (1,000 BS ITU/mg) were tested against laboratory-cultured late third/early fourth(More)
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