Reann Wai-Po Chu

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We report a multicenter study of Chinese children in Hong Kong with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) nephritis. Children were included if: they fulfilled the ACR criteria, had significant proteinuria or casturia, were Chinese and younger than 19 years and had been diagnosed with SLE between January 1990 and December 2003. Investigators in each center(More)
A prospective study of Chinese patients with megaloblastic anaemia was conducted at the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital from 1 May 1994 to 31 August 1997. Megaloblastic anaemia was diagnosed in 57 patients, 52 of whom were eligible for further evaluation. The median age of these 52 patients was 73.5 years and the male to female ratio was 1.08:1.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of an electronic barcode system for patient identification during blood transfusion. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS For all patients requiring blood transfusion between May 1999 and April 2002, with the exception of patients in the psychiatric wards and the accident and(More)
  • R W Chu
  • Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za…
  • 1999
Leukocyte contamination during blood transfusion can cause many adverse effects, such as the transmission of cell-associated infectious agents, febrile non-haemolytic reactions, graft-versus-host disease, and immunosuppression. While using leukodepleted blood components can minimise some of these adverse effects, the leukodepletion of all cellular blood(More)
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