A M Li

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bronchodilator effect of salbutamol from two different spacer devices
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:326-30. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Once-daily fluticasone propionate in stable asthma: study on airway inflammation
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Asthma 43:107-11. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Sputum induction in children with asthma: a tertiary-center experience
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:720-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Insulin and obstructive sleep apnea in obese Chinese children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1175-81. 2006
  5. pmc Sleep education in pediatric residency programs: a cross-cultural look
    Jodi A Mindell
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Saint Joseph s University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:130. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Reduced flow-mediated vasodilation of brachial artery in children with primary snoring
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 167:2092-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Natural history of primary snoring in school-aged children: a 4-year follow-up study
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 143:729-35. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of habitual snoring and its correlates in young children across the Asia Pacific
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese, University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E153-9. 2013
  9. pmc Association between physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Chinese youth independent of age and pubertal stage
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:303. 2010
  10. pmc Secular changes in height, weight and body mass index in Hong Kong Children
    Hung Kwan So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:320. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Bronchodilator effect of salbutamol from two different spacer devices
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:326-30. 2006
    ..0-8.0) and 9.0 (IQR 8.0-10.0) (p < 0.0005), respectively. In conclusion, comparable clinical efficacy was found for V and VS with respect to changes in FEV1 after salbutamol. Patients also showed a strong preference for the new device...
  2. ncbi request reprint Once-daily fluticasone propionate in stable asthma: study on airway inflammation
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Asthma 43:107-11. 2006
    ..7% [6.5] vs. 2.5% [3.9], p = 0.024] after 8 weeks. All subjects preferred the once-daily dosing regimen. Once-daily FP is effective in controlling airway inflammation. This frequency of medication use is also the preferred regimen...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sputum induction in children with asthma: a tertiary-center experience
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:720-5. 2006
    ..634). Sputum induction was well-tolerated by all subjects, and was successful in 74.5% of cases. Exhaled nitric oxide may be a useful marker for successful induction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Insulin and obstructive sleep apnea in obese Chinese children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1175-81. 2006
    ..In adults, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. We aimed to establish correlation between OSA, serum lipid profile, and insulin levels in obese snoring children...
  5. pmc Sleep education in pediatric residency programs: a cross-cultural look
    Jodi A Mindell
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Saint Joseph s University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:130. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of education about sleep and sleep disorders in pediatric residency programs and to identify barriers to providing such education...
  6. doi request reprint Reduced flow-mediated vasodilation of brachial artery in children with primary snoring
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 167:2092-6. 2013
    ..However, the role of primary snoring (PS) on endothelial function has not been investigated. This study aimed to examine flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) in both normal weight and overweight children with PS...
  7. doi request reprint Natural history of primary snoring in school-aged children: a 4-year follow-up study
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 143:729-35. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the natural history of childhood primary snoring (PS) and to identify predictive clinical symptoms and risk factors associated with PS progression to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of habitual snoring and its correlates in young children across the Asia Pacific
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese, University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:E153-9. 2013
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  9. pmc Association between physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Chinese youth independent of age and pubertal stage
    Alice P S Kong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Public Health 10:303. 2010
    ..We examined the association of self-reported level of physical activity and cardiovascular risk in Hong Kong Chinese youth of school-age...
  10. pmc Secular changes in height, weight and body mass index in Hong Kong Children
    Hung Kwan So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:320. 2008
    ..The global epidemic of obesity is a major public health concern. To monitor the impact of this epidemic in Hong Kong children and to identify secular changes in growth, a further growth survey was undertaken in 2005/6...
  11. pmc Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio of Hong Kong Chinese children
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, The People s Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 8:324. 2008
    ..We aim to provide age- and sex-specific reference values for WC and WHTR in Hong Kong Chinese children...
  12. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure in children with obstructive sleep apnoea: a community based study
    A M Li
    Dr A M Li, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 63:803-9. 2008
    ..Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is increasingly being recognised. Its effects on blood pressure (BP) elevation and hypertension are still controversial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term sequelae of SARS in children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Paediatr Respir Rev 5:296-9. 2004
    ..It is important to assess these patients on a regular basis to detect and provide appropriate management for persistent or emerging long-term sequelae in the physical, psychological and social domains...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors for failed dose reduction of inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Respirology 13:400-7. 2008
    ..However, the utility of these measurements in different populations and settings is unknown. This study aimed to determine the predictors for failure of reduction of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) doses in children with stable asthma...
  15. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein in children with obstructive sleep apnea and the effects of treatment
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:34-40. 2008
    ..To evaluate C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration in children with OSA and to determine the effects of treatment for OSA on its serum concentration...
  16. ncbi request reprint Standard reference for the six-minute-walk test in healthy children aged 7 to 16 years
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, and Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 6th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:174-80. 2007
    ..We have previously reported that the six-minute-walk test (6MWT) is a reliable and valid functional test for assessing exercise tolerance and endurance. There is a lack of pediatric standard reference for the 6MWT...
  17. pmc Induced sputum inflammatory measures correlate with disease severity in children with obstructive sleep apnoea
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Thorax 62:75-9. 2007
    ..To establish the association between airway inflammation and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hepatic failure in a child with anti-epileptic hypersensitivity syndrome
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:218-20. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint The six-minute walk test in healthy children: reliability and validity
    A M Li
    Dept of Paediatrics, 6th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Eur Respir J 25:1057-60. 2005
    ..94 (0.89-0.96). In addition, Bland and Altman plots demonstrated a high degree of repeatability. In healthy children, the 6-min walk test is a reliable and valid functional test for assessing exercise tolerance and endurance...
  20. ncbi request reprint Induced sputum in childhood asthma
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:289-94. 2005
    ..This review discusses the technique of sputum induction, its clinical application, and our experience of its use in asthmatic children...
  21. pmc Cough frequency in children with mild asthma correlates with sputum neutrophil count
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:747-50. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to measure cough frequency in children with stable asthma using a validated monitoring device, and to assess the correlation between cough frequency and the degree and type of airway inflammation...
  22. doi request reprint Interrupter respiratory resistance in healthy Chinese preschool children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Shatin, People s Republic of China
    Chest 136:554-60. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc The effects of obesity on pulmonary function
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Arch Dis Child 88:361-3. 2003
    ....
  24. pmc Respiratory function in patients with thalassaemia major: relation with iron overload
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Arch Dis Child 87:328-30. 2002
    ..1) To determine the pattern of respiratory impairment in children with thalassaemia major (TM); (2) to assess the relation between the degree of respiratory impairment and total body iron content...
  25. doi request reprint Adipokines in children with obstructive sleep apnea and the effects of treatment
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital and Shatin Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 137:529-35. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate circulating adipokines concentration in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to determine the effects of treatment of OSA on their plasma concentration...
  26. pmc Use of tonsil size in the evaluation of obstructive sleep apnoea
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Dis Child 87:156-9. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Natural history and predictors for progression of mild childhood obstructive sleep apnoea
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 65:27-31. 2010
    ..The natural history of mild childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) was examined and factors associated with disease progression were identified...
  28. doi request reprint Leukotriene receptor antagonist in the treatment of childhood allergic rhinitis--a randomized placebo-controlled study
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:1085-92. 2009
    ..The effects of 16-week treatment of LTRA in addition to fexofenadine (FEX) on persistent AR in asthmatic children were examined...
  29. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome: 'SARS' or 'not SARS'
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:63-5. 2004
    ..We report five cases to illustrate the difficulties and dilemmas faced by clinicians in diagnosing SARS in children...
  30. doi request reprint Blood pressure is elevated in children with primary snoring
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Pediatr 155:362-8.e1. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of habitual snoring in primary school children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Chest 138:519-27. 2010
    ..Our study aimed to determine the prevalence of habitual snoring (HS) in primary school children and to evaluate the diurnal symptoms and conditions that may be associated with it...
  32. ncbi request reprint Infection control for SARS in a tertiary paediatric centre in Hong Kong
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hosp Infect 56:215-22. 2004
    ..In conclusion, stringent infection control precautions, appropriate triage and prompt isolation of potential SARS patients may have contributed to a lack of nosocomial spread and HCW acquisition of SARS in our unit...
  33. pmc Longer term follow up of aerobic capacity in children affected by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    C C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:240-6. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the aerobic capacity and pulmonary function of children 6 and 15 months after the diagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hepatic steatosis in obese Chinese children
    D F Y Chan
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1257-63. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint RANTES G-401A polymorphism is associated with allergen sensitization and FEV1 in Chinese children
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Respir Med 99:216-9. 2005
    ..044). RANTES C-28G was not associated with any outcome in this study. In conclusion, the gain-of-function mutation at -401 of RANTES promoter is associated with sensitization to cat and mold allergens and FEV1 in Chinese children...
  36. pmc A case-control study of SARS versus community acquired pneumonia
    F W T Cheng
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 90:747-9. 2005
    ..Raised serum lactate dehydrogenase concentration in the presence of low neutrophil count and serum creatine phosphokinase level at presentation also indicated an increased likelihood of SARS-coronavirus infection in young children...
  37. doi request reprint Higher exercise frequency associated with lower blood pressure in Hong Kong adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    J Hum Hypertens 24:646-51. 2010
    ..63, 95%CI 0.47-0.85). In conclusion, structured physical training activity of two or more times a week has a beneficial effect on blood pressure in Hong Kong children aged 11-18 years...
  38. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes and predictors of chronic insomnia: a prospective study in Hong Kong Chinese adults
    Jihui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Sleep Med 13:455-62. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the longitudinal course and outcome of chronic insomnia in a five-year prospective study in Hong Kong Chinese adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint Resting energy expenditure, oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production during sleep in children with atopic dermatitis
    K L E Hon
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:22-5. 2005
    ..We evaluated whether resting energy expenditure (REE), oxygen consumption (VO2) and carbon dioxide production (VCO2) in various stages of sleep were influenced by the disease severity...
  40. pmc Chemokine response in children with SARS
    P C Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories
    Arch Dis Child 90:422-3. 2005
    ..High circulating IP-10 levels could facilitate viral clearance and might play a role in assisting the recovery of the patients...
  41. doi request reprint Regular exercise and a healthy dietary pattern are associated with lower resting blood pressure in non-obese adolescents: a population-based study
    H K So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hum Hypertens 27:304-8. 2013
    ..63 (95% CI 1.24-2.15). In conclusion, regular exercise and a healthy diet are positively associated with lower BP even in non-obese adolescents...
  42. doi request reprint Cardiac remodelling and dysfunction in children with obstructive sleep apnoea: a community based study
    J Y S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Thorax 64:233-9. 2009
    ..Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is suggested to be associated with cardiac structural abnormalities and dysfunction but existing evidence is limited and the treatment effect on echocardiographic outcome remains controversial...
  43. ncbi request reprint Radiological and pulmonary function outcomes of children with SARS
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin Hong Kong
    Pediatr Pulmonol 38:427-33. 2004
    ..These abnormalities were more prevalent in those with severe disease. It is important that careful follow-up be carried out to assess the clinical significance and persistence of such abnormalities...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sleeping energy expenditure in paediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, ROC
    Hong Kong Med J 9:353-6. 2003
    ..To investigate sleeping energy expenditure in paediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of cutaneous T-cell attracting chemokine (CTACK) as a laboratory marker of the severity of atopic dermatitis in children
    K L E Hon
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:293-6. 2004
    ..618, P < 0.001, and r = 0.587, P = 0.001, respectively). Serum CTACK concentration appears to be a skin-specific objective marker that correlates with various clinical and laboratory parameters of AD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentations and outcome of severe acute respiratory syndrome in children
    K L E Hon
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Special Adminstrative Region, China
    Lancet 361:1701-3. 2003
    ..None of the younger children required oxygen supplementation. Compared with adults and teenagers, SARS seems to have a less aggressive clinical course in younger children...
  47. doi request reprint Familial aggregation and heritability of insomnia in a community-based study
    Y K Wing
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Sleep Med 13:985-90. 2012
    ..We aimed to clarify the familial aggregation and heritability of insomnia disorder by using structural clinical interviews for the ascertainment of insomnia and psychiatric disorders in a community-based sample...
  48. doi request reprint Insomnia, sleep quality, pain, and somatic symptoms: sex differences and shared genetic components
    Jihui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    Pain 153:666-73. 2012
    ..A shared genetic predisposition might underlie the associations of insomnia and sleep quality with pain and somatic symptoms...
  49. ncbi request reprint Distribution in allele frequencies of predisposition-to-atopy genotypes in Chinese children
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 34:419-24. 2002
    ..Additional studies involving larger samples are required to investigate the association between asthma or atopy and the genotypes studied to date in Chinese children...
  50. ncbi request reprint A survey of bathing and showering practices in children with atopic eczema
    K L E Hon
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, China
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:351-4. 2005
    ..23% of review cases). It is important to determine whether this problem is due to inadequate patient education or whether other factors lead to poor compliance...
  51. doi request reprint A community-based study of insomnia in Hong Kong Chinese children: Prevalence, risk factors and familial aggregation
    Jihui Zhang
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Sleep Med 10:1040-6. 2009
    ..There has been limited data on familial aggregation of insomnia. We aimed to explore the prevalence, risk factors and familial aggregation of childhood insomnia with a large community-based sample...
  52. pmc A controlled study of sleep related disordered breathing in obese children
    Y K Wing
    Department of Psychiatry, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospital, Shatin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Dis Child 88:1043-7. 2003
    ..Unlike the adult sleep related disordered breathing (SDB) patients who are typically obese, the relation between obesity and childhood SDB is not clear...
  53. doi request reprint A community study of sleep bruxism in Hong Kong children: association with comorbid sleep disorders and neurobehavioral consequences
    M H B Lam
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Sleep Med 12:641-5. 2011
    ..This study attempted to investigate the prevalence and clinical correlates of SB in a large community sample...
  54. ncbi request reprint Plasma TARC concentration may be a useful marker for asthmatic exacerbation in children
    T F Leung
    Dept of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur Respir J 21:616-20. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for childhood overweight in 6- to 7-y-old Hong Kong children
    L L Hui
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1411-8. 2003
    ..To identify risk factors for overweight in Hong Kong children aged 6-7 y...
  56. doi request reprint Identification of viral and atypical bacterial pathogens in children hospitalized with acute respiratory infections in Hong Kong by multiplex PCR assays
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Med Virol 81:153-9. 2009
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Urinary leukotriene E4 correlates with severity of atopic dermatitis in children
    K L E Hon
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:277-81. 2004
    ..However, the practical value of this assay in a clinical setting remains to be determined...
  58. doi request reprint Interrater and intrarater reliability in multiple sleep latency test
    L Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital and Shatin Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Neurophysiol 25:218-21. 2008
    ..Our study lent further support that MSLT was an objective measurement with high inter- and intrarater reliability across various sleep disorders and healthy controls among different sleep centers...
  59. doi request reprint Narcolepsy in Southern Chinese patients: clinical characteristics, HLA typing and seasonality of birth
    Y K Wing
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospitals, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1262-7. 2008
    ..To report clinical characteristics, human leukocyte antigen (HLA) typing and seasonality of birth of a series of 54 Southern Chinese patients suffering from narcolepsy...
  60. ncbi request reprint A polymorphism in the coding region of interleukin-13 gene is associated with atopy but not asthma in Chinese children
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Exp Allergy 31:1515-21. 2001
    ..Previous studies showed that polymorphisms in the IL-13 gene were associated with serum total IgE or allergic asthma. The relationship of this marker with sensitization to individual aeroallergens has not been evaluated...
  61. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea in children with adenotonsillar hypertrophy: prospective study
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 7:236-40. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Symptoms and signs suggestive of obstructive sleep apnoea can lead to a high detection rate and confirmation of obstructive sleep apnoea by polysomnography...
  62. ncbi request reprint Childhood obstructive sleep apnoea: an update
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 10:406-13. 2004
    ..To review literature on epidemiology, complications, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood obstructive sleep apnoea...
  63. ncbi request reprint Assessing disease burden of respiratory disorders in Hong Kong children with hospital discharge data and linked laboratory data
    Edmund A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:114-21. 2007
    ..To describe the pattern of respiratory disorders in the Hong Kong paediatric population admitted to government hospitals, and to assess the reliability of the diagnoses by linkage with laboratory data...
  64. ncbi request reprint Incorporating family therapy into asthma group intervention: a randomized waitlist-controlled trial
    S M Ng
    Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong, G F Pauline Chan Bldg, 10 Sassoon Rd, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Fam Process 47:115-30. 2008
    ..Significant improvements in both symptom-related measures and mental health and relationship measures were observed. The findings supported the value of incorporating family therapy into asthma psychoeducation programs...
  65. ncbi request reprint Hurler's syndrome with cor pulmonale secondary to obstructive sleep apnoea treated by continuous positive airway pressure
    D Chan
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:558-9. 2003
    ..Both his sleep apnoea and cor pulmonale were effectively controlled with continuous positive airway pressure therapy...
  66. pmc Infection control for SARS in a tertiary neonatal centre
    P C Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F405-9. 2003
    ..We hope this information is useful in helping other units to formulate their own infection control plans according to their own unit configuration and clinical needs...
  67. ncbi request reprint Spirometric reference standards for preschool children in Hong Kong
    T F Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 19:21-5. 2013
    ..5. Urinary cotinine level is inversely associated with all spirometric parameters. This supports implementation of the smoking cessation programme...
  68. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in neonates and children
    A M Li
    Level 6, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, ROC
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F461-5. 2005
    ..This review describes the current understanding of SARS coronavirus infection in newborns and children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Mal-positioned umbilical venous catheter causing liver abscess in a preterm infant
    H S Lam
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Biol Neonate 88:54-6. 2005
    ..We believe that mal-positioning the umbilical venous catheter in the liver substantially increases the life-threatening risk of this complication, and advocate extreme care in the placement and use of these catheters...
  70. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome in children
    Gary W K Wong
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:261-6. 2003
    ..Strict public health policy and quarantine measures are the key in controlling the infection in the community...
  71. ncbi request reprint The C-159T polymorphism in the CD14 promoter is associated with serum total IgE concentration in atopic Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 14:255-60. 2003
    ..039). This polymorphic marker was not associated with asthma or aeroallergen sensitization in our cohort. Our results suggest that the C-159T of CD14 was associated with serum total IgE concentration in atopic Chinese children...
  72. ncbi request reprint Validation of prediction equations for estimating resting energy expenditure in obese Chinese children
    Dorothy F Y Chan
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:251-6. 2009
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  73. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to common food allergens is a risk factor for asthma in young Chinese children in Hong Kong
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    J Asthma 39:523-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, a significant association was found between asthma and the presence of food-specific IgE antibodies in young Chinese children. Significant sensitization to common foods is rare in this cohort...
  74. ncbi request reprint Serial analysis of the plasma concentration of SARS coronavirus RNA in pediatric patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Enders K O Ng
    Department of Chemical Pathology, Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    Clin Chem 49:2085-8. 2003
  75. ncbi request reprint Inhalant allergens as risk factors for the development and severity of mild-to-moderate asthma in Hong Kong Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
    J Asthma 39:323-30. 2002
    ..In conclusion, indoor aeroallergens are one of the risk factors for the development and severity of mild-to-moderate asthma in Chinese children in Hong Kong...
  76. ncbi request reprint Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in assessing lung volumes, chest wall, and diaphragm motions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis versus normal controls
    Winnie C W Chu
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2243-9. 2006
    ..Dynamic breath-hold (BH)- magnetic resonance (MR) imaging was used to evaluate lung function in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Thromboxane A2 receptor gene polymorphism is associated with the serum concentration of cat-specific immunoglobulin E as well as the development and severity of asthma in Chinese children
    Ting Fan Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, SAR, China
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:10-7. 2002
    ..This marker is also associated with the extent of allergic sensitization to cat, as well as with reduced FEV1 and FVC values...
  78. doi request reprint Oscillometrically measured blood pressure in Hong Kong Chinese children and associations with anthropometric parameters
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Hypertens 26:678-84. 2008
    ..BP standards for Chinese children have been based on sphygmomanometry and have not provided height-related or weight-related BP percentiles...
  79. ncbi request reprint Is a 2-night polysomnographic study necessary in childhood sleep-related disordered breathing?
    Albert M Li
    Department of Psychiatry, Shatin Hospital, Shatin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Chest 126:1467-72. 2004
    ..We aim to assess for the presence of first-night effect (FNE) and to examine whether a single-night sleep study is adequate in the assessment of childhood SDB...
  80. ncbi request reprint Serial analysis of plasma proteomic signatures in pediatric patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome and correlation with viral load
    Terence C W Poon
    Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Clin Chem 50:1452-5. 2004
  81. pmc Comparative study of nasopharyngeal aspirate and nasal swab specimens for diagnosis of acute viral respiratory infection
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3073-6. 2008
    ..The overall sensitivity of viral detection with NPA specimens was higher than that obtained with NS specimens...
  82. ncbi request reprint Validation of a questionnaire instrument for prediction of obstructive sleep apnea in Hong Kong Chinese children
    Albert M Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1153-60. 2006
    ..9%, respectively. Test-retest reliability was undertaken in 51 subjects and the measurement of agreement (Kappa value) was 0.6. This HK-CSQ is a useful, valid, and reliable screening instrument for the presence of OSAS in children...
  83. ncbi request reprint Body fat measured by bioelectrical impedance in Hong Kong Chinese children
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:110-7. 2009
    ..To establish reference standards for percentage body fat measured in Hong Kong Chinese children, by methods involving bioelectrical impedance analysis...
  84. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokine profile in children with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Pak C Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Pediatrics 113:e7-14. 2004
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  85. doi request reprint Epidemiology of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in Chinese children: a two-phase community study
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Thorax 65:991-7. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) in Chinese children using a two-phase community-based study design...
  86. pmc Mercury intoxication presenting with tics
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arch Dis Child 83:174-5. 2000
    ..The Chinese herbal spray he used for his mouth ulcers was found to have a high mercury content. His blood mercury concentration was raised. Isolated tics as the sole presentation of mercury intoxication has not previously been reported...
  87. pmc The familial risk and HLA susceptibility among narcolepsy patients in Hong Kong Chinese
    Lei Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales and Shatin Hospitals, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Sleep 30:851-8. 2007
    ..To explore the familial aggregation and HLA susceptibility of narcolepsy in Hong Kong Chinese by objective sleep measurements and HLA typing...
  88. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an asthma management program for Chinese children with mild-to-moderate asthma in Hong Kong
    Stephen H L Hui
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Pulmonol 33:22-9. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokines and childhood obstructive sleep apnoea
    Albert M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:649-54. 2008
    ..To evaluate serum cytokine concentrations in children with and without obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and to investigate the effects of OSA treatment on cytokines...
  90. ncbi request reprint Rhabdomyolysis following status asthmaticus
    A M Li
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:409-10. 2001
    ..He recovered after vigorous hydration and supportive treatment. Clinicians should be aware of this potentially fatal, albeit rare, complication of status asthmaticus...
  91. ncbi request reprint Relationships between tissue concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and antioxidative responses of marine mussels, Perna viridis
    C C Cheung
    Department of Biology and Chemistry, Centre for Coastal Pollution and Conservation, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, SAR, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Aquat Toxicol 52:189-203. 2001
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Thin-Section CT 12 Months After the Diagnosis of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Pediatric Patients
    Winnie C W Chu
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Ngan Shing St, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1707-14. 2006
    ..The clinical data for these patients were correlated to identify risk factors that might increase the likelihood of the development of CT abnormalities...
  93. ncbi request reprint Is a two-week trial of oral prednisolone predictive of target lung function in pediatric asthma?
    Christiane Lex
    Department of Respiratory Paediatrics, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital and National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:521-7. 2005
    ..5-39.9) vs. 1.4 (0.0-4.8) cells/mm2, P = 0.018). In conclusion, a 2-week course of prednisolone is not necessarily predictive of "target" lung function. Definitions such as PAL should be regularly reviewed on individual basis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Infants born to mothers with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Chi C Shek
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Lai Chi Kok, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Pediatrics 112:e254. 2003
    ..This case series is the first report to describe the clinical course of the first cohort of liveborn infants born to pregnant women with SARS...
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of noninvasive measurements of airway inflammation in steroid reduction in children
    Angela Zacharasiewicz
    Department of Respiratory Pediatrics, Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1077-82. 2005
    ..38; confidence interval, 1.06-1.81) were significant predictors of failed reduction. These findings suggest that monitoring airway inflammation may be useful in optimizing treatment in children with asthma...
  96. ncbi request reprint Sputum induction in children with difficult asthma: safety, feasibility, and inflammatory cell pattern
    Christiane Lex
    Department of Respiratory Paediatrics, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:318-24. 2005
    ..Raised nitric oxide is only poorly predictive of sputum eosinophilia in these children...
  97. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): chest radiographic features in children
    Paul S Babyn
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 34:47-58. 2004
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a recently recognized condition of viral origin associated with substantial morbidity and mortality rates in adults. Little information is available on its radiologic manifestations in children...