R Y Sung

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Cerebral blood flow during vasovagal syncope induced by active standing or head up tilt
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, The People s Republic of China
    Arch Dis Child 82:154-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of cervical lymphadenopathy and coronary artery complications in Kawasaki disease
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:521-5. 2006
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-perception of physical competences in preadolescent overweight Chinese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:101-6. 2005
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Effects of dietary intervention and strength training on blood lipid level in obese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Arch Dis Child 86:407-10. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Head-up tilt test without intravascular cannulation in children and adolescents
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 80:69-76. 2001
  10. pmc Measurement of body fat using leg to leg bioimpedance
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 85:263-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Cerebral blood flow during vasovagal syncope induced by active standing or head up tilt
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, The People s Republic of China
    Arch Dis Child 82:154-8. 2000
    ..However, occasionally the symptoms of syncope induced by orthostatic stress testing are not associated with obvious haemodynamic changes. The mechanisms of syncope in these patients are not clear...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of cervical lymphadenopathy and coronary artery complications in Kawasaki disease
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:521-5. 2006
    ..Cervical lymphadenopathy is a typical feature in some children with Kawasaki disease, but whether its presence or absence delays diagnosis, thereby increasing the risk of coronary artery abnormalities, has remained uncertain...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-perception of physical competences in preadolescent overweight Chinese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Pediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:101-6. 2005
    ..To compare self-perceptions of physical competences in overweight and in normal weight preadolescent Chinese children...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Effects of dietary intervention and strength training on blood lipid level in obese children
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Arch Dis Child 86:407-10. 2002
    ..To evaluate effects of a low energy diet, with or without strength training, on blood lipid profile in obese children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Head-up tilt test without intravascular cannulation in children and adolescents
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Cardiol 80:69-76. 2001
    ..Without intravascular instrumentation and other autonomic maneuvers, active motionless standing or HUT at 80 degrees for 30 min is highly specific but of limited sensitivity for the investigation of vasovagal syncope...
  10. pmc Measurement of body fat using leg to leg bioimpedance
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 85:263-7. 2001
    ..2) To establish a reference range of percentage body fat in Hong Kong Chinese children...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of cytokine responses in respiratory syncytial virus and influenza A infections in infants
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin
    Eur J Pediatr 160:117-22. 2001
    ..02). The concentration of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in NPA was significantly lower in infants with RSV infection (P < 0.01)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Growth and nutrition of Chinese vegetarian children in Hong Kong
    S S Leung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:247-53. 2001
    ..The study investigated the nutritional status of Chinese lacto-ovo-vegetarian children aged 4-14 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure and physical activity of obese children: cross-sectional study
    C W Yu
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 8:313-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the total daily energy expenditure and physical activity pattern of a group of obese and non-obese Hong Kong children...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Overweight in children is associated with arterial endothelial dysfunction and intima-media thickening
    K S Woo
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:852-7. 2004
    ..We sought to study arterial endothelial function and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), both early markers of atherosclerosis, in overweight compared to normal children...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and body mass index in Chinese children: cutoff values for predicting cardiovascular risk factors
    R Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:550-8. 2007
    ..WC provides a measure of central obesity, which has been specifically associated with CV risk factors. Reference standards for WC, and for WC and BMI risk threshold values are not established in Chinese children...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of diet and strength training on obese children's physical self-concept
    C C W Yu
    Department of Pediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 48:76-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a 6-week diet and exercise program, with emphasis on strength training, on the physical self-concept, body composition, and physical fitness of young overweight and obese children...
  22. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of cardiac function in children with cancer over 40 months
    C K Li
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 17:77-83. 2000
    ..Mildly abnormal cardiac indices detected in children after cessation of treatment with anthracycline did not deteriorate in 3 to 4 years follow-up. A longer cardiac follow-up study is indicated to assess the late outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pathology of fatal human infection associated with avian influenza A H5N1 virus
    K F To
    Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Med Virol 63:242-6. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that the pathogenesis of influenza A H5N1 infection might be different from that of the usual human subtypes H1-H3...
  24. ncbi request reprint Kawasaki disease in Hong Kong, 1994 to 2000
    Y M Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:331-5. 2005
    ..To describe the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management of Kawasaki disease in children in Hong Kong...
  25. ncbi request reprint In vitro anti-allergic activities of a newly concocted traditional Chinese medicine--the wheeze-relief formula
    S K W Lee
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Ethnopharmacol 103:406-12. 2006
    ..The above results suggest a possible anti-allergic role of WRF and provide a biochemical basis for further clinical trial on human subjects...
  26. 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
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  27. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity, gender, actual-ideal body image discrepancies, and physical self-concept in Hong Kong children: cultural differences in the value of moderation
    Herbert W Marsh
    Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 43:647-62. 2007
    ..The results reflect stronger Chinese cultural values of moderation and acceptance of obesity than in Western culture and have implications for social and educational policy in China...
  28. ncbi request reprint The association between global self-esteem, physical self-concept and actual vs ideal body size rating in Chinese primary school children
    P W C Lau
    Department of Physical Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:314-9. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the discrepancy between actual and ideal body size rating is related to Chinese children's global self-esteem and global physical self-concept...