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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)
  • 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)
Chemoresistance and therapeutic selectivity are major obstacles to successful chemotherapy of ovarian cancer. Manganese superoxide disumutase (MnSOD) is an important antioxidant enzyme responsible for the elimination of superoxide radicals. We reported here that MnSOD was significantly elevated in ovarian cancer cells and its overexpression was one of the(More)
This study reviews the presentation and management of extremity soft tissue sarcoma after unplanned incomplete resection in a musculoskeletal tumour centre in Hong Kong. Medical records of 18 patients who were referred to our centre for further management from January 1995 to May 2001 after inadequate tumour excision were reviewed. Fourteen patients had(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)
(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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