Wee Shian Chan

Summary

Affiliation: Women's College Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A red blood cell agglutination D-dimer test to exclude deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 147:165-70. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    University of Toronto, Women s College Hospital, Department of Medicine, Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:1731-40. 2010
  3. pmc Anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:657-60. 2010
  4. doi request reprint D-dimer testing in pregnant patients: towards determining the next 'level' in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis
    W S Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1004-11. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy: out in "LEFt" field?
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:85-92. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The 'ART' of thrombosis: a review of arterial and venous thrombosis in assisted reproductive technology
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2, Canada
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:207-18. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The "ART" of thromboembolism: a review of assisted reproductive technology and thromboembolic complications
    W S Chan
    Department of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s College Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 76, Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
    Thromb Res 121:713-26. 2008
  8. pmc Safety of withholding anticoagulation in pregnant women with suspected deep vein thrombosis following negative serial compression ultrasound and iliac vein imaging
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 185:E194-200. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Ambulatory Care Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76, Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1B2
    Thromb Res 107:85-91. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation of pregnant women with mechanical heart valves
    Jeffrey S Ginsberg
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 163:694-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint A red blood cell agglutination D-dimer test to exclude deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 147:165-70. 2007
    ..The D-dimer test is highly sensitive, and a negative result can obviate the need for further testing for DVT. This test has not been studied for DVT diagnosis in pregnancy because its specificity was deemed too poor...
  2. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    University of Toronto, Women s College Hospital, Department of Medicine, Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:1731-40. 2010
    ..With increased use of assisted reproductive techniques to achieve pregnancy, clinicians must also be vigilant to the development of venous thrombosis in early pregnancy, occurring in unusual sites such as the upper extremities...
  3. pmc Anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:657-60. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to determine the anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity in symptomatic pregnant patients...
  4. doi request reprint D-dimer testing in pregnant patients: towards determining the next 'level' in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis
    W S Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1004-11. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the specificity of sensitive D-dimer assays could be improved without compromising sensitivity by using higher D-dimer cut-off values...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicting deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy: out in "LEFt" field?
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:85-92. 2009
    ..Pretest probability assessment for DVT diagnosis has never been evaluated in pregnant women...
  6. doi request reprint The 'ART' of thrombosis: a review of arterial and venous thrombosis in assisted reproductive technology
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2, Canada
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:207-18. 2009
    ..One major complication of this intervention, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), is associated with both arterial and venous thromboembolic complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint The "ART" of thromboembolism: a review of assisted reproductive technology and thromboembolic complications
    W S Chan
    Department of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women s College Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 76, Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
    Thromb Res 121:713-26. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Safety of withholding anticoagulation in pregnant women with suspected deep vein thrombosis following negative serial compression ultrasound and iliac vein imaging
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    CMAJ 185:E194-200. 2013
    ..We evaluated the safety of withholding anticoagulation from pregnant women with suspected deep vein thrombosis following negative serial compression ultrasonography and iliac vein imaging...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in pregnancy
    Wee Shian Chan
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Ambulatory Care Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76, Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1B2
    Thromb Res 107:85-91. 2002
    ..Future research is urgently needed to validate the use of current approaches and perhaps define safer and more accurate strategies to reduce maternal morbidity from this disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation of pregnant women with mechanical heart valves
    Jeffrey S Ginsberg
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 163:694-8. 2003
    ..We believe a consensus conference among experts in the field to identify key unresolved issues and a commitment by the FDA and industry to perform appropriate studies are now critical...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk of stroke in women exposed to low-dose oral contraceptives: a critical evaluation of the evidence
    Wee Shian Chan
    Departments of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 164:741-7. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint A review of upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy: unmasking the 'ART' behind the clot
    W S Chan
    Women s College Ambulatory Care Centre, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
    J Thromb Haemost 4:1673-7. 2006
    ..Increasingly, UEDVTs are being reported during pregnancy, particularly those achieved with the use of assisted reproductive techniques (ART), and in conjunction with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal body mass index and the risk of preeclampsia: a systematic overview
    Tara E O'Brien
    Division of Obstetrical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiology 14:368-74. 2003
    ..We performed a systematic overview of the literature to determine the association between prepregnancy body mass index and the risk of preeclampsia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Common C677T polymorphism of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and the risk of venous thromboembolism: meta-analysis of 31 studies
    J G Ray
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Campus, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb 32:51-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of previously published studies to clarify the role of the MTHFR 677 TT homozygous genotype in association with VTE...