Tung Wai Auyeung

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The selection of a screening test for frailty identification in community-dwelling older adults
    T W Auyeung
    Tung Wai Auyeung, The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Pok Oi Hospital, Au Tau, NT, Hong Kong, Email Telephone 852 24868985, Fax 852 24868976
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:199-203. 2014
  2. pmc Adiposity to muscle ratio predicts incident physical limitation in a cohort of 3,153 older adults--an alternative measurement of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Age (Dordr) 35:1377-85. 2013
  3. pmc Cognitive deficit is associated with phase advance of sleep-wake rhythm, daily napping, and prolonged sleep duration--a cross-sectional study in 2,947 community-dwelling older adults
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Age (Dordr) 35:479-86. 2013
  4. pmc Survival in older men may benefit from being slightly overweight and centrally obese--a 5-year follow-up study in 4,000 older adults using DXA
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:99-104. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical frailty predicts future cognitive decline - a four-year prospective study in 2737 cognitively normal older adults
    T W Auyeung
    S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatric, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Pok Oi Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:690-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimation of stature by measuring fibula and ulna bone length in 2443 older adults
    T W Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:931-6. 2009
  7. pmc Effects of height loss on morbidity and mortality in 3145 community-dwelling Chinese older women and men: a 5-year prospective study
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Age Ageing 39:699-704. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Associated factors and health impact of sarcopenia in older chinese men and women: a cross-sectional study
    Jenny S W Lee
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, School of Medicine, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Gerontology 53:404-10. 2007
  9. pmc Functional decline in cognitive impairment--the relationship between physical and cognitive function
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Jockey Club Center for Osteoporosis Care and Control, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Neuroepidemiology 31:167-73. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Testosterone but not estradiol level is positively related to muscle strength and physical performance independent of muscle mass: a cross-sectional study in 1489 older men
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre of Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:811-7. 2011

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint The selection of a screening test for frailty identification in community-dwelling older adults
    T W Auyeung
    Tung Wai Auyeung, The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Pok Oi Hospital, Au Tau, NT, Hong Kong, Email Telephone 852 24868985, Fax 852 24868976
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:199-203. 2014
    ..We attempted to examine the sensitivity and specificity of each of the five Fried's criteria as a single screening test in the identification of frailty...
  2. pmc Adiposity to muscle ratio predicts incident physical limitation in a cohort of 3,153 older adults--an alternative measurement of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Age (Dordr) 35:1377-85. 2013
    ..75...
  3. pmc Cognitive deficit is associated with phase advance of sleep-wake rhythm, daily napping, and prolonged sleep duration--a cross-sectional study in 2,947 community-dwelling older adults
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Age (Dordr) 35:479-86. 2013
    ..Whether this is a manifestation of early pre-clinical dementia and whether its recognition with early stabilization can slow cognitive decline remain elusive...
  4. pmc Survival in older men may benefit from being slightly overweight and centrally obese--a 5-year follow-up study in 4,000 older adults using DXA
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, China
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:99-104. 2010
    ..We used dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to measure adiposity and hypothesized that overall adiposity, distribution of adiposity, and muscle mass might individually affect survival...
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical frailty predicts future cognitive decline - a four-year prospective study in 2737 cognitively normal older adults
    T W Auyeung
    S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatric, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Pok Oi Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:690-4. 2011
    ..To examine the association between baseline frailty measurements and cognitive function 4 years later...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimation of stature by measuring fibula and ulna bone length in 2443 older adults
    T W Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:931-6. 2009
    ..Estimation of Stature by Measuring Fibula and Ulna Bone Length in 2443 Older Adults...
  7. pmc Effects of height loss on morbidity and mortality in 3145 community-dwelling Chinese older women and men: a 5-year prospective study
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Age Ageing 39:699-704. 2010
    ..However, height loss occurring after old age has been little studied. We examined how height loss was related to bone mineral density (BMD) change, fracture incidence and cause-specific mortality in older adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Associated factors and health impact of sarcopenia in older chinese men and women: a cross-sectional study
    Jenny S W Lee
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, School of Medicine, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Gerontology 53:404-10. 2007
    ..Sarcopenia is increasingly being recognized as a feature of frailty in old age and is associated with unfavorable health outcomes in Western populations. Little is known about sarcopenia among Asian elderly populations...
  9. pmc Functional decline in cognitive impairment--the relationship between physical and cognitive function
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Jockey Club Center for Osteoporosis Care and Control, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Neuroepidemiology 31:167-73. 2008
    ..Our objectives are to examine the relationship between cognitive function and performance-based physical function and to test the hypothesis that cognitive function is related to poor physical function independent of muscle mass...
  10. doi request reprint Testosterone but not estradiol level is positively related to muscle strength and physical performance independent of muscle mass: a cross-sectional study in 1489 older men
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Centre of Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Endocrinol 164:811-7. 2011
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  11. pmc Survival benefit of abdominal adiposity: a 6-year follow-up study with Dual X-ray absorptiometry in 3,978 older adults
    Jenny Shun Wah Lee
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Age (Dordr) 34:597-608. 2012
    ..Higher whole body fat % as well as higher proportion of abdominal fat was associated with lower all-cause mortality in men. No such relation was found in women...
  12. doi request reprint Transitions in frailty States among community-living older adults and their associated factors
    Jenny S W Lee
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Shatin Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China The S H Ho Centre for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 15:281-6. 2014
    ..Little has been reported about the transitions between the different frailty states. We attempted to examine the rate of these transitions and their associated factors...
  13. pmc The effect of diabetes mellitus on age-associated lean mass loss in 3153 older adults
    J S W Lee
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Diabet Med 27:1366-71. 2010
    ..Other diabetes-related conditions may also play a role. We assessed body composition changes associated with diabetes in older adults with adjustment for diabetes-related co-morbidities...
  14. doi request reprint Incidence, reversibility, risk factors and the protective effect of high body mass index against sarcopenia in community-dwelling older Chinese adults
    Ruby Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 14:15-28. 2014
    ..We examined the incidence and the reversibility of sarcopenia and their associated factors over a 4-year period using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) criteria...
  15. doi request reprint Age-associated decline of muscle mass, grip strength and gait speed: a 4-year longitudinal study of 3018 community-dwelling older Chinese
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    The S H Ho Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Au Tau, Hong Kong Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Pok Oi Hospital, Au Tau, Hong Kong
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 14:76-84. 2014
    ..Studies about sarcopenia in Asia are fewer, and started later than in Europe and America. We attempted to examine the decline in muscle mass, grip strength and gait speed in a cohort of older Chinese prospectively over 4 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of corticosteroid as treatment in SARS was associated with adverse outcomes: a retrospective cohort study
    Tung Wai Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    J Infect 51:98-102. 2005
    ..To study the effect of corticosteroids in the treatment of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  17. ncbi request reprint A case of oral myiasis due to Chrysomya bezziana
    K H L Ng
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:454-6. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The first patient with locally acquired dengue fever in Hong Kong
    T W Auyeung
    Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tsing Chung Koon Road, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:127-9. 2003
    ..The pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria of dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome, and control of dengue infection are discussed...