Philip Kamtao Li

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The clinical and epidemiological aspects of vascular mortality in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Perit Dial Int 25:S80-3. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Infectious complications in dialysis--epidemiology and outcomes
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Nephrology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Nat Rev Nephrol 8:77-88. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of complications among Chinese diabetic patients in urban primary care clinics: a cross-sectional study
    Kenny Kung
    Department of Family Medicine, New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority, Shatin, Hong Kong
    BMC Fam Pract 15:8. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis-first policy made successful: perspectives and actions
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Carol and Richard Yu PD Research Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:993-1005. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cross sectional survey on the concerns and anxiety of patients waiting for organ transplants
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:514-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased utilization of peritoneal dialysis to cope with mounting demand for renal replacement therapy--perspectives from Asian countries
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S59-61. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Good patient and technique survival in elderly patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S196-201. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic options for preservation of residual renal function in patients on peritoneal dialysis
    Philip Kamtao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S158-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is better than automated peritoneal dialysis as first-line treatment in renal replacement therapy
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S153-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of IgA nephropathy with T-cell receptor constant alpha chain gene polymorphism
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Am J Kidney Dis 30:260-4. 1997

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint The clinical and epidemiological aspects of vascular mortality in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Perit Dial Int 25:S80-3. 2005
    ..Actions are needed to tackle both the traditional and the nontraditional factors for cardiovascular disease in order to treat this problem causing the highest mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients...
  2. doi request reprint Infectious complications in dialysis--epidemiology and outcomes
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Nephrology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Nat Rev Nephrol 8:77-88. 2012
    ..To address the disease burden, we examine the infection-related mortality as well as the implications for subsequent cardiovascular mortality...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of complications among Chinese diabetic patients in urban primary care clinics: a cross-sectional study
    Kenny Kung
    Department of Family Medicine, New Territories East Cluster, Hospital Authority, Shatin, Hong Kong
    BMC Fam Pract 15:8. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis-first policy made successful: perspectives and actions
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Carol and Richard Yu PD Research Centre, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:993-1005. 2013
    ..We highlight 3 important elements of a successful PD-first program: nephrologist experience and expertise, peritoneal dialysis catheter access, and psychosocial support for PD patients. ..
  5. doi request reprint Cross sectional survey on the concerns and anxiety of patients waiting for organ transplants
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:514-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to gain an understanding of patient concerns while on a transplantation waiting list in areas with long transplant waiting time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased utilization of peritoneal dialysis to cope with mounting demand for renal replacement therapy--perspectives from Asian countries
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S59-61. 2007
    ..This article summarizes the views of the participant nephrologists on how to increase the utilization of PD to improve on clinical and financial management of patients with ESRD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Good patient and technique survival in elderly patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S196-201. 2007
    ..A slightly longer training time is to be expected for elderly patients. Self-care CAPD for elderly patients who are capable of performing their own exchanges provides them with an independent home life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic options for preservation of residual renal function in patients on peritoneal dialysis
    Philip Kamtao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S158-63. 2007
    ..In the present article, we review the impact of residual renal function on patient outcomes and the renoprotective strategies available in patients on peritoneal dialysis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is better than automated peritoneal dialysis as first-line treatment in renal replacement therapy
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S153-7. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of IgA nephropathy with T-cell receptor constant alpha chain gene polymorphism
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Am J Kidney Dis 30:260-4. 1997
    ..It is concluded that the TCR C-alpha gene is associated with IgAN but not with the prognosis of the disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is there a survival advantage in Asian peritoneal dialysis patients?
    Philip K T Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Artif Organs 26:363-72. 2003
    ..Particular efforts should therefore be made to explore the underlying reason(s) for the Asian peritoneal dialysis patient survival advantage. Alternative approach and guidelines to peritoneal dialysis delivery in Asia might be warranted...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maximizing the success of peritoneal dialysis in high transporters
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S148-52. 2007
    ..Based on recent advances and clinical studies, ways of maximizing the success of peritoneal dialysis treatment in high transporters are discussed, and management strategies are proposed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hong Kong study using valsartan in IgA nephropathy (HKVIN): a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:751-60. 2006
    ..We performed a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter study on the ARB valsartan in the treatment of patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy...
  14. ncbi request reprint How to have--a successful peritoneal dialysis program
    Philip K T Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Perit Dial Int 23:S183-7. 2003
    ..Judicious assessment of peritoneal dialysis adequacy and preservation of residual renal function should be constantly exercised to tailor treatment to the needs of Chinese CAPD patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of metabolic syndrome in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 29:S149-52. 2009
    ..Evidence in PD patients that interventions targeting MetS can improve outcomes is still lacking. Large-scale studies with data on the clinical outcome for MetS intervention in PD patients are needed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of high-grade lymphoproliferative disorder after renal transplantation using autologous lymphocyte activated killer cell therapy
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Am J Kidney Dis 32:813-9. 1998
    ..Adoptive immunotherapy using IL-2-activated autologous LAK cells was effective in treating this renal transplant patient with EBV-positive high-grade lymphoma. The patient's kidney allograft functioned well without any rejection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of double-bag and Y-set disconnect systems in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a randomized prospective multicenter study
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Am J Kidney Dis 33:535-40. 1999
    ..This is probably the first multicenter randomized study comparing the double-bag and Y-set disconnect system using only new patients who had never used other systems of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prognostic indicators of IgA nephropathy in the Chinese--clinical and pathological perspectives
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:64-9. 2002
    ..IgA nephropathy is the most common primary glomerulonephritis in the world. Up to 30% of patients can progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in 10 years...
  19. ncbi request reprint The cost barrier to peritoneal dialysis in the developing world--an Asian perspective
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 21:S307-13. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Adequacy targets of peritoneal dialysis in the Asian population
    P K Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    Perit Dial Int 21:S378-83. 2001
    ..Thus we should also aim at achieving adequate fluid removal and volume homeostasis, blood pressure control, good nutrition, normal acid-base balance, normal mineral metabolism, minimal anemia, and normal lipid metabolism...
  21. pmc Effect of membrane permeability on inflammation and arterial stiffness: a randomized trial
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:652-8. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor on residual renal function in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis. A randomized, controlled study
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Intern Med 139:105-12. 2003
    ..However, few studies have evaluated therapeutic approaches for preserving residual renal function after the initiation of dialysis...
  23. doi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis patient selection: characteristics for success
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Division of Nephrology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 16:160-8. 2009
    ..Enhanced training to medical and nursing personnel on PD is one of the key success factors for improving its utilization and outcome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical outcome and ease of handling in two double-bag systems in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: a prospective, randomized, controlled, multicenter study
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:373-80. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta1 gene polymorphism in renal transplant recipients
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Ren Fail 27:671-5. 2005
    ..More recently, TGF-beta1 codon 10 gene polymorphism has been shown to be associated with circulating TGF-beta levels. We tested whether TGF-beta1 genotype polymorphism was predictive of renal allograft function decline...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive malnutrition inflammation score as a marker of nutritional status in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients
    Jessie Ying Wing Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 12:130-4. 2007
    ..Malnutrition is common among peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. However, the ideal marker of nutritional status in PD patients remained controversial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone reduces insulin requirement and C-reactive protein levels in type 2 diabetic patients receiving peritoneal dialysis
    Teresa Yuk Hwa Wong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:713-9. 2005
    ..Rosiglitazone (RSG), a thiazolidinedione, can improve insulin resistance, and its excretion does not rely on renal function. Moreover, it has an anti-inflammatory effect that might be beneficial in patients with renal failure...
  28. doi request reprint Urinary messenger RNA expression of podocyte-associated molecules in patients with diabetic nephropathy treated by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin receptor blocker
    Gang Wang
    Departments of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Endocrinol 158:317-22. 2008
    ..Podocyte injury and its subsequent loss in urine play an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy; blockade of the renin-angiotensin system may ameliorate the damage...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of ENOS polymorphism with basal peritoneal membrane function in uremic patients
    Teresa Yuk Hwa Wong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:781-6. 2003
    ..Early evidence suggests that peritoneal permeability is affected by nitric oxide (NO) activity. Recently, a gene polymorphism of the endothelial NO synthase (ENOS) gene was identified that is associated with circulating nitrate levels...
  30. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G genetic polymorphism does not affect peritoneal transport characteristic
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:1061-7. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Uraemic tumoural calcinosis
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:505-6. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint A risk analysis of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Perit Dial Int 25:374-9. 2005
    ..We studied the clinical characteristics that influence the risk of dialysis-related peritonitis complication in incident Chinese patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of vascular endothelial growth factor: impact on progression of IgA nephropathy
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Ren Fail 28:15-20. 2006
    ..Because certain VEGF polymorphisms are correlated with alterations in VEGF expression, we hypothesized that VEGF genetic polymorphisms may affect the renal survival and progression of primary IgA nephropathy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of serum ACE activity on outcome of type 2 diabetic patients on chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Teresa Yuk Hwa Wong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:1054-60. 2002
    ..Whether ACE inhibition will have a beneficial effect on the outcome of these patients needs further investigation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Conservative management of polymicrobial peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis--a series of 140 consecutive cases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Med 113:728-33. 2002
    ..Because polymicrobial peritonitis is believed to be caused by bowel perforation in peritoneal dialysis patients, surgical exploration is often recommended. However, there is recent evidence that antibiotic therapy may be a safe alternative...
  36. ncbi request reprint Important factors other than dialysis adequacy associated with inadequate dietary protein and energy intakes in patients receiving maintenance peritoneal dialysis
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, China
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:834-41. 2003
    ..Anorexia that results in inadequate nutrient intake is considered one of the most important causes of malnutrition in dialysis patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessment of protein nitrogen appearance in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients-which method to use?
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, P R China
    Ren Fail 25:235-46. 2003
    ..The change of PNA over six months, denoted as APNA-Rand and APNA-Berg, were calculated. The results were compared by the Bland and Altman's method...
  38. ncbi request reprint Is a single time point C-reactive protein predictive of outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients?
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Center for Nutritional Studies, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1871-9. 2003
    ..43 to 7.13), and residual GFR (HR, 0.57; 95% CI, 0.38 to 0.86) were also independently predictive of cardiovascular mortality. In conclusion, a single, random hs-CRP level has significant and independent prognostic value in PD patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Dialysis adequacy and transport test for characterization of peritoneal transport type in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients receiving three daily exchanges
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:1287-99. 2002
    ..Although DATT may be less accurate for CAPD patients with three daily exchanges, it remains a specific method to identify low and high transporters...
  40. ncbi request reprint Oral sodium bicarbonate for the treatment of metabolic acidosis in peritoneal dialysis patients: a randomized placebo-control trial
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2119-26. 2003
    ..Although our trial has limited statistical power, we find that in PD patients with mild acidosis and Kt/V <2.1, oral sodium bicarbonate probably improve nutritional status and reduce the duration of hospitalization...
  41. ncbi request reprint The clinical course of culture-negative peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China People s Republic of China
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:567-74. 2003
    ..Culture-negative peritonitis is a serious complication in peritoneal dialysis patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and implications of isolated microscopic hematuria in asymptomatic Chinese pregnant women
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nephron Clin Pract 105:c147-52. 2007
    ..IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common primary glomerulonephritis worldwide. However, the actual prevalence of microscopic hematuria and IgAN is unknown in the Chinese population...
  43. ncbi request reprint New-onset hyperglycemia in nondiabetic chinese patients started on peritoneal dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:524-32. 2007
    ..Patients who have no history of glucose intolerance may develop hyperglycemia after the initiation of PD therapy. However, the prevalence and long-term implications of new-onset hyperglycemia in PD patients has not been studied...
  44. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of dialysate cell counts in peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:768-73. 2006
    ..These results call attention to the value of validating prognostic factors of peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of resuming peritoneal dialysis after severe peritonitis and Tenckhoff catheter removal
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1040-5. 2002
    ..An early assessment of peritoneal function after Tenckhoff catheter reinsertion may be valuable...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of vascular endothelial growth factor in peritoneal hyperpermeability during CAPD-related peritonitis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Perit Dial Int 22:265-7. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint A novel association between residual renal function and left ventricular hypertrophy in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    Kidney Int 62:639-47. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the association between residual renal function (RRF) and the severity of LVH in endstage renal failure (ESRF) patients undergoing long-term continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Independent effects of residual renal function and dialysis adequacy on dietary micronutrient intakes in patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Center for Nutritional Studies, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:569-76. 2002
    ..Dialysis patients are at risk of vitamin and mineral deficiencies, not only because of losses during chronic hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis but also because of low intakes...
  49. ncbi request reprint The impact of social support on the survival of Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 28:252-8. 2008
    ..Social support is an independent risk factor for mortality among new hemodialysis patients. We evaluated the effect of social support on the outcome of Chinese peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  50. doi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma gene polymorphism and risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetic nephropathy
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Am J Nephrol 28:715-22. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between two PPAR-gamma gene polymorphisms, namely the P12A and C161T, and cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetic nephropathy...
  51. ncbi request reprint The relationship between peritoneal transport characteristics and messenger RNA expression of aquaporin in the peritoneal dialysis effluent of CAPD patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Nephrol 18:197-203. 2005
    ..However, the functional relevance of aquaporin in mesothelial cells remains uncertain because endothelial cells are generally regarded as the major barrier of peritoneal transport...
  52. pmc Endotoxemia is related to systemic inflammation and atherosclerosis in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territory, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:431-6. 2008
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Antiproteinuric and anti-inflammatory effects of thiazolidinedione
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 13:53-7. 2008
    ..In the present paper, we review the recent studies that evaluated these potential effects of thiazolidinedione in patients with kidney diseases...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiac valve calcification as an important predictor for all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality in long-term peritoneal dialysis patients: a prospective study
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:159-68. 2003
    ..Valvular calcification by itself has similar prognostic importance as the presence of atherosclerotic vascular disease. Its coexistence with other atherosclerotic complications indicates more severe disease and has the worst outcome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Increased subcutaneous insulin requirements in diabetic patients recently commenced on peritoneal dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1697-702. 2007
    ..Since peritoneal dialysis (PD) solution contains glucose, the insulin requirement of these patients often increases after commenced on PD. However, the change in insulin requirement has not been studied systematically...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical biocompatibility of a neutral peritoneal dialysis solution with minimal glucose-degradation products--a 1-year randomized control trial
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:552-9. 2007
    ..We compared a newly formulated solution of neutral pH and low levels of GDP to a standard PD solution...
  57. ncbi request reprint Body mass index as a predictive factor for long-term renal transplant outcomes in Asians
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Transplant 20:582-9. 2006
    ..However, few data exist for Asian population; clinicians have to rely upon indirect evidence by extrapolating the results from Caucasians to Asian recipients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Associations of serum fetuin-A with malnutrition, inflammation, atherosclerosis and valvular calcification syndrome and outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1676-85. 2005
    ..However, its relationships with cardiac valvular calcification and atherosclerosis and outcome have not been evaluated in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Circulating soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule 1: relationships with residual renal function, cardiac hypertrophy, and outcome of peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:715-29. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined circulating soluble VCAM-1 (sVCAM-1) in relation to different clinical and biochemical parameters, as well as mortality and cardiovascular events, in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiac valvular calcification as a marker of atherosclerosis and arterial calcification in end-stage renal disease
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Intern Med 165:327-32. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that valvular calcification is a marker of atherosclerosis in patients with ESRD...
  61. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of transforming growth factor-beta on the synthesis of connective tissue growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor by peritoneal mesothelial cell
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 99:e95-e104. 2005
    ..Previous studies found that transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) plays a conflicting role in peritoneal fibrosis. We hypothesise that TGF-beta acts on peritoneal mesothelial cells (PMC) via VEGF and CTGF as downstream mediators...
  62. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of handgrip strength as a nutritional marker and prognostic indicator in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Center for Nutritional Studies, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:79-86. 2005
    ..Handgrip strength is a simple, easily performed bedside test that has been shown to correlate with lean body mass in patients close to inception of dialysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Messenger RNA expression of target genes in the urinary sediment of patients with chronic kidney diseases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:105-13. 2005
    ..The degree of renal scarring in kidney biopsy is an important prognostic factor in patients with chronic kidney diseases. We hypothesize that gene expression in the urinary sediment reflects the degree of renal damage...
  64. ncbi request reprint Expression of chemokine and fibrosing factor messenger RNA in the urinary sediment of patients with lupus nephritis
    Rebecca Wing Yan Chan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2882-90. 2004
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  65. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition for cardiac hypertrophy in patients with end-stage renal disease: what is the evidence?
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin New Territories, Hong Kong
    Nephrology (Carlton) 9:190-7. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Important differentiation of factors that predict outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients with different degrees of residual renal function
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin NT, Hong Kong
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:396-403. 2005
    ..73 m2 vs those with complete anuria and differentiated factors that predict outcome in the two groups of patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of VEGF: Impact on longitudinal change of peritoneal transport and survival of peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Kidney Int 65:1947-55. 2004
    ..We hypothesis that VEGF genetic polymorphism may affect the longitudinal change of peritoneal transport and clinical outcome of peritoneal dialysis patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hypokalemia in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients: prevalence and prognostic implication
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:128-35. 2005
    ..Abnormal potassium metabolism may contribute to the increased cardiac morbidity and mortality seen in dialysis patients. We studied the pattern of serum potassium levels in a cohort of Chinese peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint mRNA expression of target genes in the urinary sediment as a noninvasive prognostic indicator of CKD
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:578-86. 2006
    ..We studied the relationship between urinary mRNA expression of target genes and risk for renal function deterioration in patients with CKD...
  70. ncbi request reprint Antibody response to hepatitis B vaccine in end-stage renal disease patients
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Nephron Clin Pract 103:c89-93. 2006
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  71. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, residual kidney function, and cardiac hypertrophy are interrelated and combine adversely to enhance mortality and cardiovascular death risk of peritoneal dialysis patients
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T Hong Kong
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2186-94. 2004
    ..43 (P = 0.001) for all-cause mortality and cardiovascular mortality, respectively. In conclusion, inflammation, RRF, and LVH are interrelated and combine adversely to increase mortality and cardiovascular death risk of PD patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Influence of climate on the incidence of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 23:580-6. 2003
    ..The use of peritoneal dialysis has expanded in many developing subtropical countries; however, the role of climatic factors in dialysis-related peritonitis has not been studied in detail...
  73. ncbi request reprint The clinical course of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis caused by Corynebacterium species
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2793-6. 2005
    ..However, the clinical course of Corynebacterium peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis remains unclear...
  74. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal albumin excretion is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events in peritoneal dialysis patients: a prospective cohort study
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 25:445-52. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that peritoneal albumin excretion in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, which is conceptually analogous to microalbuminuria in non-uremic patients, can predict cardiovascular disease in new PD patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Impact of social factors on patients on peritoneal dialysis
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2504-10. 2005
    ..Clinical outcomes among patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) might not be linked to medical factors alone. We studied the clinical impact of various social factors among patients on PD...
  76. ncbi request reprint Hyperphosphatemia in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients with and without residual kidney function: what are the implications?
    Angela Yee Moon Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:712-20. 2004
    ..Hyperphosphatemia is an important predictor for mortality in hemodialysis patients. This study evaluated significant factors associated with hyperphosphatemia in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Messenger RNA expression of glomerular podocyte markers in the urinary sediment of acquired proteinuric diseases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Chim Acta 361:182-90. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that studying the gene expression profile of podocyte in urinary sediment may provide diagnostic and prognostic information on acquired proteinuric diseases...
  78. ncbi request reprint Independent effects of renal and peritoneal clearances on the mortality of peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 24:58-64. 2004
    ..We studied whether peritoneal Kt/V has the same effect in CAPD patients with residual renal function...
  79. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis-related infections recommendations: 2005 update
    Beth Piraino
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Perit Dial Int 25:107-31. 2005
  80. doi request reprint Success of the peritoneal dialysis programme in Hong Kong
    Philip Kam Tao Li
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1475-8. 2008