Virginia Chun Nei Wong

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial for early intervention for autism: a pilot study of the Autism 1-2-3 Project
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:677-88. 2010
  2. pmc Identification of SCN1A and PCDH19 mutations in Chinese children with Dravet syndrome
    Anna Ka Yee Kwong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e41802. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Use of dysmorphology for subgroup classification on autism spectrum disorder in Chinese children
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:9-18. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Value of clinical assessment in the diagnostic evaluation of Global Developmental Delay (GDD) using a Likelihood Ratio Model
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Brain Dev 33:548-57. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of electro-acupuncture for autism spectrum disorder
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Altern Med Rev 15:136-46. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture in autism spectrum disorder
    Virginia Chun Nei Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Pediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Altern Complement Med 16:545-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in autism spectrum disorder (ASD): comparison of Chinese and western culture (Part A)
    V C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:454-63. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological study of autism spectrum disorder in China
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    J Child Neurol 23:67-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Brief report: emerging services for children with autism spectrum disorders in Hong Kong (1960-2004)
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:383-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for children with autism spectrum disorder: pilot study of 2 cases
    Wen Xiong Chen
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1057-65. 2008

Collaborators

  • Ching Wan Lam
  • P L Khong
  • Gaik C Ooi
  • Brian H Y Chung
  • Sheila S N Wong
  • Wen Xiong Chen
  • Anna Ka Yee Kwong
  • Patrick Ip
  • Samuel S M Ng
  • Cheuk Wing Fung
  • Siu Yuen Chan
  • Liu Wu-Li
  • Gert C Scheper
  • David C K Luk
  • Marjo S van der Knaap
  • Anita M C Tsang
  • Kar Yin Wong
  • Billy K C Chow
  • Kwok Yin Chan

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial for early intervention for autism: a pilot study of the Autism 1-2-3 Project
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:677-88. 2010
    ..This intervention can serve as short-term training on communication and social interaction for children with autism, and reduce the stress of their parents during the long waiting time for public health services...
  2. pmc Identification of SCN1A and PCDH19 mutations in Chinese children with Dravet syndrome
    Anna Ka Yee Kwong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e41802. 2012
    ..Mutations in other genes account for only a very small proportion of families. TSPYL4 is a novel candidate gene within the locus 6q16.3-q22.31 identified by linkage study...
  3. doi request reprint Use of dysmorphology for subgroup classification on autism spectrum disorder in Chinese children
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:9-18. 2014
    ..in Am J Med Genet 135A:171-180, 2005), in which heterogeneity subtypes of autism of different genetic origins which could be distinguished by presence of dysmorphic features on the patients. ..
  4. doi request reprint Value of clinical assessment in the diagnostic evaluation of Global Developmental Delay (GDD) using a Likelihood Ratio Model
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Brain Dev 33:548-57. 2011
    ..A selective approach is recommended for investigating children with GDD. Our objective is to identify clinical markers to improve the diagnostic yield of evaluation of children with GDD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of electro-acupuncture for autism spectrum disorder
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Altern Med Rev 15:136-46. 2010
    ..To study the efficacy, safety, and compliance of short-term electro-acupuncture for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
  6. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture in autism spectrum disorder
    Virginia Chun Nei Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Pediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Altern Complement Med 16:545-53. 2010
    ..We aim to study the efficacy of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture in children with autism spectrum disorder...
  7. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in autism spectrum disorder (ASD): comparison of Chinese and western culture (Part A)
    V C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:454-63. 2009
    ..Our frequency of CAM used in children with ASD was lower in Canada (52%) and USA (74%, 92%). The main CAM use in western culture was biological-based therapy whereas acupuncture was the most common CAM used in our locality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological study of autism spectrum disorder in China
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China
    J Child Neurol 23:67-72. 2008
    ..58:1. This is the first reported epidemiologic study of autism spectrum disorder in Chinese children. The incidence rate is similar to those reported in Australia and North America and is lower than Europeans...
  9. ncbi request reprint Brief report: emerging services for children with autism spectrum disorders in Hong Kong (1960-2004)
    Virginia C N Wong
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:383-9. 2008
    ..The university-based Autism Research Program at the University of Hong Kong serves as an example of an integrated center for research, teaching, and training in autism. The period from 1960 to 2004 is reviewed...
  10. doi request reprint Electroacupuncture for children with autism spectrum disorder: pilot study of 2 cases
    Wen Xiong Chen
    Division of Child Neurology Developmental Paediatrics Neurohabilitation, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1057-65. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to observe for efficacy, safety, and compliance of electroacupuncture for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in children: prevalence in South China
    Patrick Ip
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Neurol 31:46-51. 2004
    ..Active surveillance of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis for those with measles infection during the 1988 outbreak is necessary to conduct multicenter drug trials for this devastating disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stiff child syndrome with mutation of DYT1 gene
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Neurology 65:1465-6. 2005
    ..Autoantibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase (anti-GAD) were absent. His asymptomatic mother had a DYT1 mutation. His asymptomatic sister has diabetes mellitus and antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase but no DYT1 mutation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional Independence Measure for Children: a comparison of Chinese and Japanese children
    Sheila S N Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:91-6. 2007
    ..In 2001 to 2002, the authors created a normative Chinese WeeFIM profile and compared this with the American one. In this study, they aimed to compare their Chinese normative data with the Japanese one...
  14. doi request reprint Rett syndrome: prevalence among Chinese and a comparison of MECP2 mutations of classic Rett syndrome with other neurodevelopmental disorders
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    J Child Neurol 22:1397-400. 2007
    ..In the early stage of developmental arrest before developmental regression, MECP2 screening might be useful for girls with unexplained epileptic encephalopathy before full-blown classic Rett syndrome is evident...
  15. doi request reprint Vanishing white matter disease: the first reported chinese patient
    Sheila S N Wong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Child Neurol 23:710-4. 2008
    ..We describe the first Chinese patient with typical clinical and radiological features genetically confirmed to have vanishing white matter disease for a mutation in EIF2B4, followed by a brief review of the disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of efficacy of tongue and body acupuncture in children with visual impairment
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ROC
    J Child Neurol 21:463-73. 2006
    ..As children with chronic visual impairment also showed some visual recovery, more studies should be done to assess the full potential of acupuncture as an adjunct to Western medicine in neuroplasticity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of positron emission tomography (PET) brain glucose metabolism to assess the efficacy of tongue and body acupuncture in cerebral palsy
    Virginia C N Wong
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ROC
    J Child Neurol 21:456-62. 2006
    ..A larger-scale study for different degrees of severity of cerebral palsy and an impairment model should be undertaken to correlate clinical with neurometabolic change...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome of severe neonatal hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia
    Wen Xiong Chen
    Division of Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ROC
    J Child Neurol 21:474-9. 2006
    ..The prognosis of neonatal hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia in our Chinese cohort is excellent, possibly owing to an aggressive early-intervention approach...
  19. ncbi request reprint The human secretin gene in children with autistic spectrum disorder: screening for polymorphisms and mutations
    Samuel S M Ng
    Institute of Molecular Biology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Child Neurol 20:701-4. 2005
    ..We did not find evidence of a relationship between human secretin gene mutation and autism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spinal muscular atrophy: survival pattern and functional status
    Brian H Y Chung
    Division of Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 114:e548-53. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the survival pattern, ambulatory status, and functional status of children with SMA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance spectroscopy and analysis of MECP2 in Rett syndrome
    Pek Lan Khong
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Neurol 26:205-9. 2002
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that reduction in N-acetylaspartate/total creatine ratio may not be related to the MECP2 mutation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neurologic complications in children hospitalized with influenza: comparison between USA and Hong Kong
    Brian H Y Chung
    J Pediatr 151:e17-8; author reply e18-9. 2007