James Y Lau
Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Cholecystectomy or gallbladder in situ after endoscopic sphincterotomy and bile duct stone removal in Chinese patientsJames Y W Lau
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Gastroenterology 130:96-103. 2006..Expectant management is alternately advocated. In this study, we compared the treatment strategies of laparoscopic cholecystectomy and gallbladders left in situ...
- Challenges in the management of acute peptic ulcer bleedingJames Y W Lau
Institute of Digestive Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Lancet 381:2033-43. 2013..We summarise the published scientific literature about the management of patients with bleeding peptic ulcers, identify directions for future clinical research, and suggest how mortality can be reduced...
- Omeprazole before endoscopy in patients with gastrointestinal bleedingJames Y Lau
Institute of Digestive Disease, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
N Engl J Med 356:1631-40. 2007..A neutral gastric pH is critical for the stability of clots over bleeding arteries. We investigated the effect of preemptive infusion of omeprazole before endoscopy on the need for endoscopic therapy...
- Systematic review of the epidemiology of complicated peptic ulcer disease: incidence, recurrence, risk factors and mortalityJames Y Lau
Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
Digestion 84:102-13. 2011..This systematic review aimed to determine the incidence, recurrence and mortality of complicated peptic ulcer and the risk factors associated with these events...
- Intravenous esomeprazole for prevention of recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding: a randomized trialJoseph J Y Sung
Institute of Digestive Diseases, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Ann Intern Med 150:455-64. 2009..Use of proton-pump inhibitors in the management of peptic ulcer bleeding is controversial because discrepant results have been reported in different ethnic groups...
- Chinese translation and validation of the Walking Impairment Questionnaire in patients with peripheral artery diseaseBryan P Yan
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Vasc Med 16:167-72. 2011..In conclusion, this study showed that the Chinese version of the WIQ is a valid, reliable and clinically relevant instrument for assessing walking impairment in patients with intermittent claudication...
- Closure of a gastrotomy after transgastric tubal ligation by using the Eagle Claw VII: a survival experiment in a porcine model (with video)Philip W Chiu
Institute of Digestive Disease, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Gastrointest Endosc 68:554-9. 2008..Transgastric access to the peritoneal cavity presents new opportunities for novel endoscopic surgery. Secure closure of the gastrotomy site is critical to the success of transgastric endoscopic surgery...
- The epidemiology and phenotype of Crohn's disease in the Chinese populationRupert W L Leong
Department of Gastroenterology, The University of New South Wales, Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Inflamm Bowel Dis 10:646-51. 2004..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence, temporal trend, clinical features, risk factors, extraintestinal manifestations, and the treatment of CD in the Chinese population of Hong Kong...
- Association of intestinal granulomas with smoking, phenotype, and serology in Chinese patients with Crohn's diseaseRupert W L Leong
Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Department of Gastroenterology, Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Am J Gastroenterol 101:1024-9. 2006..Non-caseating intestinal granulomas are a hallmark of CD, but whether intestinal granulomas help predict Chinese CD phenotypes or determine severity, is not known...