C-C Szeto

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis: a review of 210 consecutive cases
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Kidney Int 69:1245-52. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Gram-negative peritonitis--the Achilles heel of peritoneal dialysis?
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S267-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus peritonitis complicates peritoneal dialysis: review of 245 consecutive cases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:245-51. 2007
  4. pmc Elevated levels of miR-146a and miR-155 in kidney biopsy and urine from patients with IgA nephropathy
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 30:171-9. 2011
  5. pmc Urinary biomarkers for the prediction of reversibility in acute-on-chronic renal failure
    Cathy Choi Wan Luk
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 34:179-85. 2013
  6. pmc Expression of microRNAs in the urinary sediment of patients with IgA nephropathy
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 28:79-86. 2010
  7. pmc Relation between microRNA expression in peritoneal dialysis effluent and peritoneal transport characteristics
    Jin Chen
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 33:35-42. 2012
  8. pmc Antagonist-mediated down-regulation of Toll-like receptors increases the prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Shui Lian Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R80. 2012
  9. pmc The safety and short-term efficacy of aliskiren in the treatment of immunoglobulin a nephropathy--a randomized cross-over study
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62736. 2013
  10. pmc Micro-RNA expression in the urinary sediment of patients with chronic kidney diseases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 33:137-44. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae peritonitis complicating peritoneal dialysis: a review of 210 consecutive cases
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Kidney Int 69:1245-52. 2006
    ..Exit site infection, and probably recent antibiotic therapy, is associated with poor therapeutic response. Contrary to the current recommendation, treatment with two antibiotics may reduce the risk of relapse and recurrence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gram-negative peritonitis--the Achilles heel of peritoneal dialysis?
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Perit Dial Int 27:S267-71. 2007
    ..Antibiotic resistance is common, and response to medical treatment is often poor. In the present article, we review recent advances in the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of this serious condition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus peritonitis complicates peritoneal dialysis: review of 245 consecutive cases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:245-51. 2007
    ..Recent hospitalization is a major risk factor of methicillin resistance in the bacterial isolate. Rifampicin is a valuable adjunct in preventing relapse and repeat S. aureus peritonitis after the index episode...
  4. pmc Elevated levels of miR-146a and miR-155 in kidney biopsy and urine from patients with IgA nephropathy
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 30:171-9. 2011
    ..Previous studies suggested miR-146a and miR-155 play important roles in innate and adaptive immune responses. We studied intra-renal and urinary levels of miR-146a and miR-155 in patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN)...
  5. pmc Urinary biomarkers for the prediction of reversibility in acute-on-chronic renal failure
    Cathy Choi Wan Luk
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 34:179-85. 2013
    ..There is no reliable clinical test to predict the reversibility of acute-on-chronic renal failure. We study whether urinary biomarkers could be used as a noninvasive prognostic marker in patients with acute-on-chronic renal failure...
  6. pmc Expression of microRNAs in the urinary sediment of patients with IgA nephropathy
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 28:79-86. 2010
    ..We studied the expression of several miRNA species (miR-200 family, miR-205 and miR-192) in the urinary sediment of patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN)...
  7. pmc Relation between microRNA expression in peritoneal dialysis effluent and peritoneal transport characteristics
    Jin Chen
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 33:35-42. 2012
    ..The role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in peritoneal transport is uncertain...
  8. pmc Antagonist-mediated down-regulation of Toll-like receptors increases the prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Shui Lian Yu
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R80. 2012
    ..This study evaluated whether abnormal host innate immune response in lupus patients may enhance HPV persistence...
  9. pmc The safety and short-term efficacy of aliskiren in the treatment of immunoglobulin a nephropathy--a randomized cross-over study
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62736. 2013
    ..We conducted a randomized crossover study to evaluate the anti-proteinuric effect of aliskiren in patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy...
  10. pmc Micro-RNA expression in the urinary sediment of patients with chronic kidney diseases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Markers 33:137-44. 2012
    ..Evidence indicates that microRNAs (miRNA) play a role in the pathogenesis of chronic kidney diseases (CKD). We explored the possibility of using urinary miRNA as non-invasive biomarkers for CKD...
  11. pmc A prospective cohort study of the long-term effects of CPAP on carotid artery intima-media thickness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    David S Hui
    SH Ho Sleep Apnea Management Center, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing St, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Respir Res 13:22. 2012
    ..To examine the long-term effect of CPAP on carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome(OSAS)...
  12. doi request reprint Prognostic value of arterial pulse wave velocity in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Am J Nephrol 35:127-33. 2012
    ..We examined the prognostic value and factors that govern the longitudinal change of arterial pulse wave velocity (PWV) in Chinese PD patients...
  13. pmc Relationship between CRP polymorphism and cardiovascular events in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients
    Peter Yam Kau Poon
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:304-9. 2012
    ..Functional studies showed that A allele promoter has higher transcriptional activity than the G allele. This study investigated the association between this SNP and the outcome of Chinese patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD)...
  14. doi request reprint Monitoring of urinary messenger RNA levels for the prediction of flare in systemic lupus erythematosus
    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 413:448-55. 2012
    ..Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is characterized by disease flares and remission. We hypothesize that in clinically quiescent SLE patients, the mRNA level of target genes in the urinary sediment is an early indicator of disease flare...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Residual renal function and recovery of renal function
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 27:159-61. 2007
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima media thickness predicts cardiovascular diseases in Chinese predialysis patients with chronic kidney disease
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1966-72. 2007
    ..Carotid IMT is a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease in Chinese predialysis patients and may be usefully applied for risk stratification in this group of patients...
  19. pmc Coagulase negative staphylococcal peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients: review of 232 consecutive cases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:91-7. 2008
    ..Coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species is the most common cause of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis; however, the optimal treatment strategy of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species peritonitis remains controversial...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relation between number of prescribed medication and outcome in peritoneal dialysis patients
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Nephrol 66:256-62. 2006
    ..In the present study, we studied the magnitude of problem and explored the relationship between the number of prescribed medications and the clinical outcome of a large cohort of prevalent peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Repeat peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis: retrospective review of 181 consecutive cases
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:827-33. 2011
    ..The clinical behavior of repeat-peritonitis episodes, defined as peritonitis with the same organism occurring more than 4 weeks after completion of therapy for a prior episode, is poorly understood...
  24. ncbi request reprint Connective tissue growth factor is responsible for transforming growth factor-beta-induced peritoneal mesothelial cell apoptosis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 103:e166-74. 2006
    ..Since high dose TGF-beta induces apoptosis of peritoneal mesothelial cells (PMC), we study the effect of CTGF blockade in the system of TGF-beta-induced PMC apoptosis...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal telomere shortening of kidney cells in IgA nephropathy by the measurement of DNA in urinary sediment
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Nephrol 64:337-42. 2005
    ..We investigated whether IgA nephropathy, a prototype chronic kidney disease, is associated with localized intrarenal cellular ageing...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. 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
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  29. ncbi request reprint Climatic influence on the prevalence of noncutaneous disease flare in systemic lupus erythematosus in Hong Kong
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, China
    J Rheumatol 35:1031-7. 2008
    ..We investigated whether there is seasonal variation in the incidence of noncutaneous lupus flare in Hong Kong...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Haemoglobin variability in Chinese pre-dialysis CKD patients not receiving erythropoietin
    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 26:2919-24. 2011
    ..In our country, pre-dialysis CKD patients generally would not receive rHuEPO treatment. We studied the degree of haemoglobin variability and its prognostic implication in this group of patients...
  32. doi request reprint The width of the basement membrane does not influence clinical presentation or outcome of thin glomerular basement membrane disease with persistent hematuria
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Kidney Int 78:1041-6. 2010
    ..Hence, lifelong follow-up is advised, as the clinical features and prognosis of these patients with persistent microscopic hematuria and marginally thin GBM are similar to traditional TBMD...
  33. pmc Urinary expression of kidney injury markers in renal transplant recipients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:2329-37. 2010
    ..We examined whether urinary expression of specific biomarker mRNA could be used as a noninvasive prognostic marker in kidney transplant recipients...
  34. doi request reprint Outcome of hemodialysis patients who had failed peritoneal dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c300-6. 2010
    ..Peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) are often regarded as equivalent choices of renal replacement therapy. However, little is known about the outcome of patients who failed PD and converted to long-term HD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Persistent symptomatic intra-abdominal collection after catheter removal for PD-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 31:34-8. 2011
    ..It is often assumed that this approach, together with antibiotics, would eradicate the infection; however, some patients continue to have problems despite catheter removal...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association of interleukin-18 promoter polymorphism and atherosclerotic diseases in Chinese patients with diabetic nephropathy
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:606-12. 2009
    ..The relationship between two IL-18 gene polymorphisms, namely C-607A and G-137C, and cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetic nephropathy was examined...
  37. doi request reprint Geriatric nutritional risk index as a screening tool for malnutrition in patients on chronic peritoneal dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Ren Nutr 20:29-37. 2010
    ..Recently, the Geriatric Nutrition Risk Index (GNRI) was found to be a reliable tool for screening malnutrition in hemodialysis patients. However, the GNRI has not been validated in PD patients...
  38. doi request reprint Recurrent and relapsing peritonitis: causative organisms and response to treatment
    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 54:702-10. 2009
    ..The clinical behavior and optimal treatment of relapsing and recurrent peritonitis episodes in patients undergoing long-term peritoneal dialysis are poorly understood...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus with pure class V nephritis
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1678-81. 2008
    ..The treatment of pure membranous (class V) lupus nephropathy remains unsatisfactory. We studied the efficacy and safety of tacrolimus in the treatment of membranous nephritis secondary to SLE...
  40. doi request reprint Endotoxemia is associated with better clinical outcome in incident Chinese 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 30:178-86. 2010
    ..We examine whether baseline plasma LPS level represents a prognostic marker in new PD patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Oral calcitriol for the treatment of persistent proteinuria in immunoglobulin A nephropathy: an uncontrolled trial
    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 51:724-31. 2008
    ..We conducted an open-label study to evaluate the antiproteinuric effect of calcitriol on proteinuria in patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy...
  42. ncbi 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint The relationship between bone morphogenic protein-7 and peritoneal transport characteristics
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2989-94. 2008
    ..In other biological systems, bone morphogenic protein-7 (BMP-7) is a key factor that controls this process. However, the role of BMP-7 in peritoneal physiology has not been studied...
  44. doi request reprint Life expectancy of Chinese patients with chronic kidney disease without dialysis
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 16:715-9. 2011
    ..However, in ESRD patients with multiple comorbid conditions, dialysis may actually be futile, and conservative management is advisable. We studied the life expectancy of Chinese ESRD patients treated conservatively...
  45. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal transport status correlates with morbidity but not longitudinal change of nutritional status of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients: a 2-year prospective study
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:329-36. 2001
    ..Further study is needed to identify the mechanisms of poor clinical outcome in high peritoneal transporters...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Dialysate hyaluronan concentration predicts survival but not peritoneal sclerosis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    C C Szeto
    Departments of Medicine and Therapeutics and Chemical Pathology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:609-14. 2000
    ..We conclude that PDE hyaluronan level during stable phase of CAPD does not predict the risk of postperitonitis adhesion. However, it is a strong independent predictor of survival in CAPD patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis and management of hydrothorax 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
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:315-9. 2004
    ..Hydrothorax complicating continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) appears in approximately 2% of all patients. Recent advances in minimally invasive surgery have revolutionized the treatment strategy of this condition...
  54. ncbi request reprint Are peritoneal dialysis patients with and without residual renal function equivalent for survival study? Insight from a retrospective review of the cause of death
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:977-82. 2003
    ..It is possible that after a prolonged period on dialysis, anuric patients are qualitatively different from patients with residual renal function...
  55. ncbi request reprint Extrapolation of reciprocal creatinine plot is not reliable in predicting the onset of dialysis in patients with progressive renal insufficiency
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Intern Med 253:335-42. 2003
    ..Reciprocal creatinine plot is often used to monitor patients with progressive renal insufficiency and to predict the onset of dialysis, although the latter practice has not been validated...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Impact of dialysis adequacy on the mortality and morbidity of anuric Chinese patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:355-60. 2001
    ..Dialysis adequacy has a significant impact on the clinical outcome of CAPD patients, and the beneficial effect is preserved in anuric patients as well as in an ethnic group that has a low overall mortality...
  58. ncbi request reprint The role of lean body mass as a nutritional index in Chinese peritoneal dialysis patients--comparison of creatinine kinetics method and anthropometric method
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Perit Dial Int 20:708-14. 2000
    ..To compare, in Chinese continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients, the creatinine kinetics method (LBM-CK) and the anthropometric method (LBM-AM) for determining lean body mass (LBM)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of peritonitis due to Pseudomonas species complicating peritoneal dialysis: a review of 104 cases
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Kidney Int 59:2309-15. 2001
    ..Peritonitis due to Pseudomonas species is a serious complication in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. The clinical course of peritonitis due to Pseudomonas complicating CAPD remains unclear...
  60. ncbi request reprint Selective internal radiation therapy by yttrium-90 microspheres for hepatocellular carcinoma after renal transplantation
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Transplant 15:284-8. 2001
    ..The patient enjoyed 15 months of symptom-free survival before she died of liver failure. Practical aspects and potential applications of SIR therapy in this group of patients are discussed...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint The impact of increasing the daytime dialysis exchange frequency on peritoneal dialysis adequacy and nutritional status of Chinese anuric patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Perit Dial Int 22:197-203. 2002
    ..To study the effect of increasing the daytime dialysis exchange frequency on dialysis adequacy and nutritional status of Chinese anuric patients...
  63. 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
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Secular trend in medical education regarding infectious disease
    Kai Ming Chow
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Med Educ 37:881-3. 2003
    ..Opinions vary as to the declining emphasis on infectious disease. This paper provides clinicians with an understanding of a secular trend in medical education regarding the topic of infectious diseases over a period of 26 years...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Change in bacterial aetiology of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis over 10 years: experience from a centre in South-East Asia
    C C Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:837-9. 2005
    ..1% response rate to antibiotics throughout the period, but the percentage of cases that required modification of the initial empirical antibiotic regimen rose from 13.6% to 58.7%, indicating that treatment should be individualised...
  68. ncbi request reprint Metabolic acidosis and malnutrition in dialysis patients
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Semin Dial 17:371-5. 2004
    ..Correction of mild acidosis in dialysis patients is effective in improving nutritional status and reducing the duration of hospitalization...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nephrotoxicity related to new therapeutic compounds
    Cheuk Chun Szeto
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Ren Fail 27:329-33. 2005
    ..In short, physicians should be cautious about possible renal toxicity during the use of any new therapeutic agents...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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
    ....
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Messenger RNA expression of podocyte-associated molecules in urinary sediment of patients with lupus nephritis
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Rheumatol 34:2358-64. 2007
    ..To examine urinary expression of podocyte-associated molecules in patients with lupus nephritis (LN)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Are spot urine samples adequate for assessment of proteinuria in patients with lupus nephritis?
    Lai Shan Tam
    The Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:72-3. 2008
  83. pmc Nasal CPAP reduces systemic blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and mild sleepiness
    D S Hui
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Thorax 61:1083-90. 2006
    ..A randomised controlled study was undertaken to examine the effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on 24 hour systemic blood pressure (BP) in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint Isolate diffuse thickening of glomerular capillary basement membrane: a renal lesion in prediabetes?
    Fernand Mac-Moune Lai
    Department of Anatomical and Cellular Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Mod Pathol 17:1506-12. 2004
    ..Patients with proteinuria and isolated thick glomerular basement membrane must be differentiated from MCN for therapeutic implications, and specifically managed for its strong association with prediabetes or early diabetes...
  86. 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...
  87. 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
    ....
  88. pmc Intrarenal cytokine gene expression in lupus nephritis
    Rebecca Wing Yan Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:886-92. 2007
    ..Lupus nephritis is characterised by intrarenal inflammation and lymphocyte activation...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cefazolin plus ceftazidime versus imipenem/cilastatin monotherapy for treatment of CAPD peritonitis--a randomized controlled trial
    Chi Bon Leung
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Perit Dial Int 24:440-6. 2004
    ..Peritonitis is a serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). We studied the efficacy of imipenem/cilastatin monotherapy in the treatment of PD-related peritonitis...
  90. ncbi request reprint The effect of immunosuppressive therapy on the messenger RNA expression of target genes in the urinary sediment of patients with active lupus nephritis
    Rebecca Wing Yan Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1534-40. 2006
    ..The pattern of gene expression was compared to clinical parameters of therapeutic response...
  91. ncbi request reprint Quantification of gene expression in urinary sediment for the study of renal diseases
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Nephrology (Carlton) 12:494-9. 2007
    ..Although the method is simple and non-invasive, it requires further research to define the role in routine clinical practice. At this moment, the technique should only be considered experimental albeit promising...
  92. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome in dialysis patients
    Bonnie Ching Ha Kwan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1883-8. 2004
    ..Dialysis patients with SARS often require prolonged hospitalization. Furthermore, these patients may have an extended period of viral shedding, which should be carefully monitored for the purpose of infection control...
  93. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome in a hemodialysis patient
    Bonnie Ching Ha Kwan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Am J Kidney Dis 42:1069-74. 2003
    ..Difficulties of diagnosis, infection control, and treatment of SARS in renal failure patients are discussed in this report...
  94. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokine gene expression 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 48:1326-31. 2003
    ..Lupus nephritis is characterized by intrarenal inflammation and lymphocyte activation. In the present study, the expression of cytokine genes in the urinary sediment of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was examined...
  95. ncbi request reprint Can the urine dipstick test reduce the need for microscopy for assessment of systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity?
    Rebecca Wing Yan Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    J Rheumatol 32:828-31. 2005
    ..Urine microscopic examination is an important component of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI). We investigated whether the urine dipstick test can reduce the need for microscopy for the assessment of SLEDAI...
  96. ncbi request reprint Advances in the clinical laboratory assessment of urinary sediment
    Rebecca Wing Yan Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Chim Acta 340:67-78. 2004
    ..This simple and non-invasive method requires further study to determine its role in risk stratification and monitoring of therapeutic response in patients with other kidney diseases...
  97. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and clinical features for tuberculosis among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in Hong Kong
    Lai Shan Tam
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:296-300. 2002
    ..To determine the risk factors associated with and to describe the clinical course of tuberculosis (TB) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  98. ncbi request reprint Messenger RNA expression of podocyte-associated molecules in the urinary sediment of patients with diabetic nephropathy
    Gang Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Nephron Clin Pract 106:c169-79. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that messenger RNA expression of podocyte-associated molecules in urinary sediment may provide important clinical information in patients with diabetic nephropathy...
  99. ncbi request reprint Expression of T-bet, a type 1 T-helper cell transcription factor, in the urinary sediment of lupus patients predicts disease flare
    R W Y Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:44-8. 2007
    ..Since T-bet is the principal transcription factor for the differentiation of type-1 helper T-lymphocyte, we study the impact of urinary T-bet mRNA expression in clinically quiescent SLE patients on the risk of subsequent disease flare...
  100. ncbi request reprint Urinary mRNA expression of ACE and ACE2 in human type 2 diabetic nephropathy
    G Wang
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Diabetologia 51:1062-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, we measured urinary mRNA expression of ACE and ACE2 in patients with type 2 diabetic nephropathy...
  101. ncbi request reprint Imbalance of Th1/Th2 transcription factors in patients with lupus nephritis
    R W Y Chan
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:951-7. 2006
    ....