Philemon Ho-Yan Leung

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
Prostaglandins have been increasingly used in obstetrical practice for cervical ripening and induction of labour. We set out to investigate the effectiveness of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) vaginal pessaries in inducing labour in the Chinese population in Hong Kong. In the period August, 1991 to August, 1992, we recruited 206 pregnant Chinese women who required(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the efficacy and safety of an initiation algorithm for 4 mg of warfarin in ambulatory patients with atrial fibrillation. DESIGN Prospectively planned retrospective chart review. SETTING Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team in Kitchener, Ont. PARTICIPANTS Ambulatory patients requiring anticoagulation for atrial(More)
BACKGROUND Although laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has been shown to be a safe and effective treatment for severe obesity (body mass index ≥ 35), staple line leaks remain a major complication and account for a substantial portion of the procedure's morbidity and mortality. Many centres performing LSG routinely obtain contrast studies on postoperative(More)
  • 1