W F Bower

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal enuresis in adolescents and adults is associated with childhood elimination symptoms
    W F Bower
    Division of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Urol 176:1771-5. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture as a treatment for nocturnal enuresis
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Auton Neurosci 157:63-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients after surgical resection: translation into Cantonese and validation of the EORTC QLQ-H&N35
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, 4th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:779-85. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Dysfunctional elimination symptoms in childhood and adulthood
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Urol 174:1623-7; discussion 1627-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Peri-operative blood transfusion increases length of hospital stay and number of postoperative complications in non-cardiac surgical patients
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:116-20. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability in normative urine flow rates
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR China
    J Urol 171:2657-9. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a validated quality of life tool specific to children with bladder dysfunction
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:221-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Contributors to surgical in-patient satisfaction--development and reliability of a targeted instrument
    C S K Cheung
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 32:143-50. 2009

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal enuresis in adolescents and adults is associated with childhood elimination symptoms
    W F Bower
    Division of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Urol 176:1771-5. 2006
    ..Since nocturnal enuresis in adults and adolescents is rarely monosymptomatic, we identified the prevalence of childhood bladder and bowel dysfunction, and compared findings to those in a normative cohort...
  2. doi request reprint Acupuncture as a treatment for nocturnal enuresis
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Auton Neurosci 157:63-7. 2010
    ..Acupuncture as a monotherapy for the treatment of NE appears to be less effective than acupuncture given as part of a combined Traditional Chinese Medicine approach. Electroacupuncture enhances treatment outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients after surgical resection: translation into Cantonese and validation of the EORTC QLQ-H&N35
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, 4th Floor Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:779-85. 2009
    ..High convergent and discriminant validity between subscales was achieved after the translation of EORTC QLQ-H&N35 into Cantonese. Most subscales were assessing distinct components of quality of life (QoL)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dysfunctional elimination symptoms in childhood and adulthood
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Urol 174:1623-7; discussion 1627-8. 2005
    ..The dysfunctional elimination syndrome (DES) is rare in adulthood. We evaluate the natural history of DES to identify aspects of the disorder that may be carried into adulthood...
  5. ncbi request reprint Peri-operative blood transfusion increases length of hospital stay and number of postoperative complications in non-cardiac surgical patients
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:116-20. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that blood transfusion alone was a significant risk factor for in-hospital morbidity in non-cardiac patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability in normative urine flow rates
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR China
    J Urol 171:2657-9. 2004
    ..Since current nomograms have been constructed from 1 to 2 voids per child, variability of flow parameters is unknown. We evaluate intraindividual variability of flow parameters in children free of lower urinary tract symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a validated quality of life tool specific to children with bladder dysfunction
    W F Bower
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:221-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this research was to create a cross-cultural tool to assess and measure the wider psychosocial impact of current and new interventions for bladder dysfunction in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contributors to surgical in-patient satisfaction--development and reliability of a targeted instrument
    C S K Cheung
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 32:143-50. 2009
    ..There are few validated instruments to measure surgical patients satisfaction. The aim of this study was to develop a culturally-specific patient satisfaction instrument, for use as an outcome measure in evaluating surgical services...