Suk Ping Chan

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OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of intravesical protrusion of the prostate (IPP, graded I to III) on lower urinary tract function, by correlating it with the results of a pressure-flow study. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a prospective study men (aged> 50 years) with lower urinary tract symptoms were initially evaluated as recommended by the International(More)
This investigation determined the effects of a static stretching program with different stretching protocols on the flexibility and passive resistance of the hamstrings of young adults. Forty healthy subjects (24 males and 16 females) aged 18 to 30 years were randomly assigned to one of four groups. The two training groups underwent static stretch training(More)
Radiation fields for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) include the base of skull, which places the hypothalamus and pituitary at risk of damage. We aimed to establish the prevalence, pattern and severity of hypothalamic pituitary (HP) dysfunction amongst NPC survivors. We studied 50 patients (31 males) with mean age 57 ± 12.2 years who had treatment for NPC(More)
BACKGROUND Tai chi is a form of exercise derived from the martial art folk traditions of China. The force used in tai chi includes different principles of mechanical advantage. No studies on the kinematic features of tai chi exercise have been published. OBJECTIVE To analyse the kinematics and electromyographic characteristics of tai chi. METHODS An(More)
Lymphoedema, an accumulation of protein-rich fluid in interstitial tissue, is a well-recognised life-altering result of breast cancer treatment. With the goal of studying the prevalence and management of lymphoedema after breast cancer therapy, 171 patients were invited to complete a self-administered questionnaire following completion of treatment for(More)
BACKGROUND malnutrition is an important risk factor for poor outcome in patients recovering after hip fracture surgery. This study aimed to investigate the clinical, nutritional and rehabilitation effects of an oral nutritional supplementation (ONS) in an inpatient rehabilitation setting. METHODS this was an observer-blinded randomised controlled trial of(More)
This investigation determined the effects of different static stretching protocols on flexibility and passive resistance of the hamstrings. Forty healthy young adults were randomly assigned into one of four groups. The two training groups underwent static stretch training by a four-week and an eight-week protocol, respectively. The other two were control(More)
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