Yik Hong Ho

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Colorectal cancer has risen in incidence to become the second commonest form of cancer in Singapore. The primary treatment is surgery but up to 50% of patients still suffer from recurrence of the cancer after surgery. Early identification of recurrence will increase the effectiveness of therapy and the survival of patients. This paper describes the CARES(More)
BACKGROUND Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy is believed to result in less postoperative pain because of a closed wound. Stapled hemorrhoidopexy, without a perianal wound, should thus have lesser pain. We conducted a prospective randomized trial to compare stapled hemorrhoidopexy (SH) with Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy (FH). METHODS Fifty patients with third-degree(More)
Bowel injury from radiation given for carcinoma of the cervix is a complex management problem. Prospectively collected computerized data from April 1989 to June 1997 (8 years) were analysed. There were 84 women with a mean age of 60.6 (standard error 1.2) years. Bleeding from radiation proctitis presented much earlier [mean 19.9 (1.9) months after(More)
Traumatic acute arterial subdural hematomas are rare and are associated with a high mortality rate. The authors report a case in which the initial computed tomographic (CT) scan examination failed to reveal a hematoma. Within the subsequent 4 hours, while recovering from anesthesia given so that hemostasis of bleeding soft tissue injuries could be obtained,(More)
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