Eric C H Lai

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Current status of robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomy: a comprehensive review
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Asian J Endosc Surg 6:158-64. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: short-term outcome
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 205:697-702. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation versus hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma within the Milan criteria--a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 11:77-80. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy--a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 10:475-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic hemi-hepatectomy: technique and surgical outcomes
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 10:11-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Prospective randomized comparative study of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus conventional four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 202:254-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery in multidisciplinary treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
    ANZ J Surg 78:504-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The evolving influence of laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography on patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 196:736-40. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Internal pancreatic ductal stenting to reduce leakage rate of pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:163-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism: role of preoperative localization
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, North District Hospital, New Territories East NTE cluster, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 77:880-2. 2007

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Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Current status of robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomy: a comprehensive review
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Asian J Endosc Surg 6:158-64. 2013
    ..This article reviews the current status of robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: short-term outcome
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 205:697-702. 2013
    ..This study aimed at analyzing the perioperative and early survival outcomes of robotic liver resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  3. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation versus hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma within the Milan criteria--a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 11:77-80. 2013
    ..To compare the results of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) with hepatic resection in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) within the Milan criteria...
  4. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy--a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 10:475-9. 2012
    ..The recently developed robotic technology allows surgeons to perform pancreaticoduodenectomy. A comparative study was undertaken to study outcomes between robotic approach and open approach...
  5. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic hemi-hepatectomy: technique and surgical outcomes
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 10:11-5. 2012
    ..It was developed to overcome the disadvantages of conventional laparoscopic surgery. The use of robotic system in laparoscopic major hepatectomy was not known yet...
  6. doi request reprint Prospective randomized comparative study of single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus conventional four-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 202:254-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to compare the outcomes of single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) versus conventional 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC)...
  7. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery in multidisciplinary treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
    ANZ J Surg 78:504-7. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint The evolving influence of laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography on patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 196:736-40. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the role of preoperative laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography (USG) in patients with HCC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Internal pancreatic ductal stenting to reduce leakage rate of pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a comparative study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:163-7. 2011
    ..This is a non-randomized comparative trial designed to compare the results of pancreaticoduodenectomy with internal pancreatic stenting versus no stenting for pancreaticojejunal (PJ) anastomosis after pancreaticoduodenectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism: role of preoperative localization
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, North District Hospital, New Territories East NTE cluster, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 77:880-2. 2007
    ..The usefulness of both technetium Tc-99m sestamibi (MIBI) scintigraphy and ultrasonography (USG) scan for the detection of enlarged parathyroid glands secondary to renal hyperparathyroidism is rarely addressed...
  11. doi request reprint Laparoscopic approach of surgical treatment for primary hepatolithiasis: a cohort study
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 199:716-21. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate the perioperative and long-term outcome of a laparoscopic approach for management of primary hepatolithiasis...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: ten-year experience in a single center
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Surg 144:143-7; discussion 148. 2009
    ..Laparoscopic hepatectomy and open hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have the same surgical outcome...
  13. doi request reprint Approach to manage the complications of choledochoduodenostomy: robot-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e228-31. 2011
    ..To evaluate the technical feasibility and safety of robot-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy, using the robotic surgical system...
  14. doi request reprint Multimodality laparoscopic liver resection for hepatic malignancy--from conventional total laparoscopic approach to robot-assisted laparoscopic approach
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 9:324-8. 2011
    ..The role of robotic system in laparoscopic surgery was not well evaluated yet. The aim of this cohort study was to evaluate the outcome of multimodality approach of laparoscopic liver resection for hepatic malignancy..
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of conservative treatment in idiopathic granulomatous mastitis
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, North District Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
    Breast J 11:454-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, it is important to differentiate IGM from carcinoma of the breast. Tissue biopsy remains the gold standard to confirm the diagnosis. Expectant management with close regular surveillance is the treatment of choice...
  16. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: long-term outcome
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 33:2150-4. 2009
    ..Published findings on survival and outcome after laparoscopic liver resection for HCC are scarce still. The aim of the present study was to report the perioperative and long-term outcome of minimally invasive surgical treatment of HCC...
  17. doi request reprint Robotic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery: a cohort study
    Oliver C Y Chan
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3, Lok Man Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:471-80. 2011
    ..This article aims to evaluate the efficacy and outcomes of robotic HBP surgery in a single surgical center...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant intra-arterial iodine-131-labeled lipiodol for resectable hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective randomized trial-update on 5-year and 10-year survival
    Wan Yee Lau
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 247:43-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the long-term outcome...
  19. doi request reprint Measures to prevent pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy: a comprehensive review
    Eric C H Lai
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Surg 144:1074-80. 2009
    ..To review the current evidence on the efficacy of various interventions directed toward prevention of pancreatic fistula after pancreatoduodenectomy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
    W Y Lau
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
    J Am Coll Surg 202:155-68. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Arch Surg 141:191-8. 2006
    ..To review the management of spontaneous ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma in the acute phase, the definitive treatment after hemostasis, and the prognosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma: current management and recent advances
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:237-57. 2008
    ..This article aims to review the current management of HCC and its recent advances...
  23. doi request reprint Current role of selective internal irradiation with yttrium-90 microspheres in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:460-7. 2011
    ..This article reviews the role of selective internal irradiation (SIR) with yttrium-90 ((90)Y) microspheres for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Salvage surgery following downstaging of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma--a strategy to increase resectability
    Wan Yee Lau
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3301-9. 2007
    ..However, the resectability of HCC at the time of diagnosis is low (10-30%). This article reviews the use of salvage surgery following tumor downstaging to treat unresectable HCC...
  25. doi request reprint Management of bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a review
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 80:75-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to review the management of bile duct injury after cholecystectomy...
  26. pmc Salvage surgery following downstaging of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wan Yee Lau
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 240:299-305. 2004
    ..We reported here a series of 49 patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who underwent nonsurgical treatment to downstage the disease followed by salvage surgery, their long-term outcome, and pattern of recurrence...
  27. ncbi request reprint The current role of neoadjuvant/adjuvant/chemoprevention therapy in partial hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 8:124-33. 2009
    ..This article systematically reviewed the current evidence of neoadjuvant, adjuvant, and chemoprevention in partial hepatectomy of HCC...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with transarterial radioembolization: iodine-131-lipiodol
    W Y Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 78:331-2. 2008
  29. doi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic approach of management for Mirizzi syndrome
    Karen L M Tung
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:e17-21. 2013
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Tracheal necrosis and surgical emphysema: a rare complication of thyroidectomy
    Edward W H To
    Division of Head and Neck Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong
    Ear Nose Throat J 81:738-41. 2002
    ..We also discuss the suggested etiology and management of this rare condition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting with obstructive jaundice
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    ANZ J Surg 76:631-6. 2006
    ..This article aims to review the classification, management and prognosis of patients with jaundice associated with HCC...
  32. ncbi request reprint Development and controversies of adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 7:121-5. 2008
    ..An effective adjuvant therapy is urgently needed to improve the surgical outcome. This review describes the current status of adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer, and highlights its controversies...
  33. doi request reprint Current management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors--a comprehensive review
    Eric C H Lai
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 10:334-40. 2012
    ..Dramatic changes in clinical practice have been observed in the last decade. This review highlights the overall management of GIST and its recent developments...
  34. doi request reprint The current role of radiofrequency ablation in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 249:20-5. 2009
    ..To review the current status of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Aggressive surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    ANZ J Surg 75:981-5. 2005
    ..Surgical treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma remains a great challenge to surgeons because of its low resectability, poor survival, and high operative mortality and morbidity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Retrospective study on the need of intensive care unit admission after major head and neck surgery
    Edward W H To
    Division of Head and Neck Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    ANZ J Surg 72:11-4. 2002
    ..The present article aims to study the pattern and need of Intensive Care Unit admission after major head and neck operations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Curative treatment for recurrent tumour implantation after ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kelvin C W Chow
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 19:82-4. 2013
    ..On histological examination, both tumours were confirmed to be recurrent hepatocellular carcinomas with clear surgical margins. After resection, both patients had no tumour recurrence at 1 year and 3 years, respectively...
  38. pmc Soft-tissue case 52. Hepatocellular carcinoma with tumour cast in the biliary tree
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Can J Surg 46:301-2, 311. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Methods of vascular control technique during liver resection: a comprehensive review
    Wan Yee Lau
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 9:473-81. 2010
    ..Hepatic vascular occlusion is effective in minimizing bleeding during hepatic parenchymal transection. This article aimed to review the current role and status of various techniques of hepatic vascular occlusion during hepatic resection...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management strategy for cystic neoplasm of the pancreas
    Eric C H Lai
    Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Surg 7:7-11. 2009
    ..This article aimed to propose a management strategy for cystic neoplasm of the pancreas based on the available evidence in the medical literature...
  41. ncbi request reprint Classification of iatrogenic bile duct injury
    Wan Yee Lau
    Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 6:459-63. 2007
    ..The ease of management, operative risk, and outcome of bile duct injuries vary considerably, and are highly dependent on the type of injury and its location. This article reviews the various classification systems of bile duct injury...
  42. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic partial caudate lobe resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic liver
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 24:e88-91. 2014
    ..To evaluate the technical feasibility and safety of robot-assisted laparoscopic partial caudate lobe resection using the robotic surgical system...
  43. ncbi request reprint Aggressive surgical resection for carcinoma of gallbladder
    Eric C H Lai
    Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ANZ J Surg 75:441-4. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to review the long-term result of patients with carcinoma of gallbladder with adequate investigations and aggressive surgical resection...
  44. ncbi request reprint Adult choledochal cyst
    Kit Fai Lee
    Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Asian J Surg 28:29-33. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the clinical course and operative results of the disease in adulthood, with emphasis on the occurrence of malignancy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngectomy for recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a review of 31 patients and prognostic factors
    Edward W H To
    Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Laryngoscope 112:1877-82. 2002
    ..Modern minimally invasive surgery carries minimal morbidity. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was made to determine prognostic indicators in patients treated with salvage surgery for recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma...
  46. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal cystic lymphangioma
    Eric C H Lai
    ANZ J Surg 75:365-6. 2005