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BACKGROUND To review the complication rate of ventriculostomy-related infection in a local regional hospital, to identify risk factors of infections and suggest measures to prevent infections. METHODS Retrospective review of all cases involving ventriculostomy in one centre of a 4-year-period (Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, a local regional(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of lignocaine gel in reducing the overall pain and pain of individual steps during outpatient hysteroscopy in comparison with placebo (no anesthesia). DESIGN A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING Outpatient hysteroscopy clinic in a regional hospital in Hong Kong. PATIENT(S) A total(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE External counterpulsation (ECP) is a novel method to increase cerebral blood flow, which may benefit acute ischaemic stroke patients. Our aim was to identify whether the hemodynamic effect of ECP is associated with cerebral vasoreactivity to breath-holding. METHODS Thirty-seven recent ischaemic stroke patients with large artery(More)
research interests include vascular dementia, Parkinson's disease and stroke. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and is the author of several book chapters in vascular dementia and Parkinson's disease. Executive dysfunction and left frontal white matter hyperintensities are correlated with neuropsychiatric symptoms in stroke patients with(More)
  • AC Hui, FRCP DTMH, +4 authors MD FRCP
  • 2005
We performed a retrospective study on the causes of acute viral encephalitis in Hong Kong and in particular we focused on the clinical, laboratory findings, imaging characteristics and outcome of Chinese patients with herpes simplex encephalitis. We identified 16 patients with herpes simplex encephalitis with age ranging from 24-74 years (mean 51 years).(More)
The device characteristics of organic light-emitting devices based on tris-(8-hydroxyqunoline) aluminum devices with LiF/Mg:Ag/Ag cathodes were investigated. The devices with Mg:Ag/Ag, LiF/Al and Al-only cathodes were also fabricated in the same run for comparison. Similar to the LiF/Al cathodes, the LiF/Mg:Ag/Ag cathode greatly improved the performance of(More)
(2016). ABC transporters P-gp and Bcrp do not limit the brain uptake of the novel antipsychotic and anticonvulsant drug cannabidiol in mice. PeerJ, 4(5), 1-17. <a href=" (2016). Behavioral and cognitive data in mice with different tryptophan-metabolizing enzymes knocked out.1 and IDO-2 differentially affects mouse behavior and cognitive function. protects(More)
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