W L Law

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colectomy for obstructing sigmoid cancer with prior insertion of an expandable metallic stent
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:29-32. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Early outcomes of surgery for small bowel obstruction: analysis of risk factors
    Oswens Siu Hung Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:173-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal resection after stent insertion for obstructing cancer: comparison between open and laparoscopic approaches
    Wai L Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:29-32. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
    J H Lai
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Br Med Bull 104:61-89. 2012
  5. pmc Survival following laparoscopic versus open resection for colorectal cancer
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Colorectal Dis 27:1077-85. 2012
  6. pmc Impact of neoadjuvant treatment on total mesorectal excision for ultra-low rectal cancers
    Yon Kuei Lim
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    World J Surg Oncol 8:23. 2010
  7. pmc Enhanced recovery program in laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    Jensen T C Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:71-7. 2011
  8. pmc The optimal number of lymph nodes examined in stage II colorectal cancer and its impact of on outcomes
    Hok Kwok Choi
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    BMC Cancer 10:267. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Early outcomes of 100 patients with laparoscopic resection for rectal neoplasm
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 18:1592-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of anterior resection for stage II rectal cancer without radiation: the role of adjuvant chemotherapy
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:218-26. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colectomy for obstructing sigmoid cancer with prior insertion of an expandable metallic stent
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:29-32. 2004
    ..The metallic stent successfully relieved the intestinal obstruction, and laparoscopic anterior resection was performed subsequently. The use of this approach in the management of patients with obstructing colorectal cancer is discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early outcomes of surgery for small bowel obstruction: analysis of risk factors
    Oswens Siu Hung Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:173-8. 2007
    ..The study aimed to review the etiologies of patients who underwent surgery for small bowel obstruction (SBO) and to evaluate the risk factors affecting the early postoperative outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Colorectal resection after stent insertion for obstructing cancer: comparison between open and laparoscopic approaches
    Wai L Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:29-32. 2013
    ..To evaluate surgical outcomes after stent insertion for obstructing colorectal malignancy and to compare between laparoscopic and open approach...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
    J H Lai
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Br Med Bull 104:61-89. 2012
    ..Laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer has undergone tremendous advancement in the last two decades, with maturation of techniques and integration into current practice...
  5. pmc Survival following laparoscopic versus open resection for colorectal cancer
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Colorectal Dis 27:1077-85. 2012
    ..This study aimed to compare the overall and disease specific survivals of patients who underwent laparoscopic and open resection of colorectal cancer in a high volume tertiary center...
  6. pmc Impact of neoadjuvant treatment on total mesorectal excision for ultra-low rectal cancers
    Yon Kuei Lim
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    World J Surg Oncol 8:23. 2010
    ..We examined surgical complications, local recurrence and survival...
  7. pmc Enhanced recovery program in laparoscopic colectomy for cancer
    Jensen T C Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:71-7. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the impact of ERP on results of laparoscopic colectomy and comparison was made with the outcomes of patients prior to the application of ERP...
  8. pmc The optimal number of lymph nodes examined in stage II colorectal cancer and its impact of on outcomes
    Hok Kwok Choi
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    BMC Cancer 10:267. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the impact of the number of lymph nodes examined on survival of patients with stage II colorectal cancer and to determine the optimal number of lymph nodes that should be examined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early outcomes of 100 patients with laparoscopic resection for rectal neoplasm
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 18:1592-6. 2004
    ..However, there have been only a few studies on laparoscopic resection for rectal neoplasm. This report aimed to evaluate the early outcomes of patients treated by laparoscopic rectal resection for neoplasm...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of anterior resection for stage II rectal cancer without radiation: the role of adjuvant chemotherapy
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:218-26. 2005
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the oncological outcome of patients who had Stage II rectal cancer and underwent curative nonsphincter-ablation surgery without adjuvant radiation...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of postoperative complications on long-term outcomes following curative resection for colorectal cancer
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2559-66. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of postoperative complications on long-term survival and disease recurrence in patients who underwent curative resection for colorectal cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Previous abdominal operations do not affect the outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 19:326-30. 2005
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of previous abdominal surgery on laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Abdominoperineal resection is associated with poor oncological outcome
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 91:1493-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the operative results and oncological outcomes of patients who had mid or distal rectal cancer treated by abdominoperineal resection (APR) with those treated without sphincter ablation (non-APR)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of surgery for mid and distal rectal cancer in the elderly
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    World J Surg 30:598-604. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the surgical strategies, operative results, and oncological outcomes of elderly patients who underwent curative resection for mid and distal rectal cancer. Comparison was made with patients of younger age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of resection of stage IV rectal cancer with mesorectal excision
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong
    J Surg Oncol 93:523-8. 2006
    ..This study aims to evaluate the results of resection of rectal cancer in the patients with stage IV disease and to analyze the factors that might affect the survival of these patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anastomotic leakage is associated with poor long-term outcome in patients after curative colorectal resection for malignancy
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:8-15. 2007
    ..Efforts should be undertaken to avoid this complication to improve the long-term outcome...
  17. pmc Impact of laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer on operative outcomes and survival
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg 245:1-7. 2007
    ..Comparison of colectomy in 2 consecutive periods (period 1: January 1996-May 2000; period 2: June 2000-December 2004), with laparoscopic surgery being a surgical option in period 2, was also performed...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of outcome of open and laparoscopic resection for stage II and stage III rectal cancer
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1488-93. 2009
    ..This study aimed to compare the survival of patients who underwent laparoscopic and open resection for stage II and III rectal cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Leakage after resection and intraperitoneal anastomosis for colorectal malignancy: analysis of risk factors
    Hok Kwok Choi
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1719-25. 2006
    ..The study was designed to identify the risk factors associated with anastomotic leakage after an intraperitoneal large-bowel anastomosis in patients with colorectal malignancy...
  20. doi request reprint An unusual enterovesical fistula
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 195:814-5. 2008
    ..A loop of necrotic small bowel was retrieved through the urethra on removal of the urethral catheter...
  21. doi request reprint Single incision laparoscopic left colectomy for carcinoma of distal transverse colon
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Colorectal Dis 12:698-701. 2010
    ..We report a single-incision laparoscopic left colectomy for a patient with a distal transverse colon cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and open anterior resection for upper and mid rectal cancer: an evaluation of outcomes
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1108-15. 2006
    ..This study was designed to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic anterior resection with open operation for mid and upper rectal cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Laparoscopic bowel resection in the setting of metastatic colorectal cancer
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1424-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to review the outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal resection for patients with stage IV colorectal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bowel preparation for colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial comparing polyethylene glycol solution, one dose and two doses of oral sodium phosphate solution
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Asian J Surg 27:120-4. 2004
    ..To compare three bowel preparation regimens for colonoscopy in terms of the quality of preparation, the side effects and patient acceptance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Radiation stricture of rectosigmoid treated with self-expanding metallic stent
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Porkulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Endosc 16:1106-7. 2002
    ..The stent remained patent for 4 months without any complications until the patient died of sepsis resulting from pneumonia and bedsores. The literature on the use of a metallic stent to manage a benign colon condition was reviewed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for colonic diverticulitis: differences between right-sided and left-sided lesions
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:280-4. 2001
    ..Many of the patients are operated with the presumptive diagnosis of appendicitis. This study compared the results of emergency surgery for patients with right-sided and left-sided diverticulitis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of stenting with emergency surgery as palliative treatment for obstructing primary left-sided colorectal cancer
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Surg 90:1429-33. 2003
    ..This study aimed to compare the outcome of patients with obstruction due to primary left-sided colorectal cancer treated by palliative stenting with outcome in patients who had undergone surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Strategies in the management of mid and distal rectal cancer with total mesorectal excision
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 25:255-64. 2002
    ..Lastly, the status of the laparoscopic approach to rectal cancer with the principle of total mesorectal excision are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Non-curative surgery for colorectal cancer: critical appraisal of outcomes
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:197-202. 2004
    ..This study evaluated outcomes in patients undergoing non-curative surgery for colorectal cancer and aimed to identify patients who would benefit from palliative surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fishbone perforation of the small bowel: laparoscopic diagnosis and laparoscopically assisted management
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:392-3. 2003
    ..This uncommon cause of peritonitis and the role of laparoscopy for this condition are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Palliation for advanced malignant colorectal obstruction by self-expanding metallic stents: prospective evaluation of outcomes
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:39-43. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the outcomes of self-expanding metallic stents as a palliative treatment for malignant obstruction of the colon and rectum...
  32. ncbi request reprint Emergency surgery for obstructing colorectal cancers: a comparison between right-sided and left-sided lesions
    Y M Lee
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong
    J Am Coll Surg 192:719-25. 2001
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Prognostic value of lymph node ratio in stage III colorectal cancer
    K P Wong
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Colorectal Dis 13:1116-22. 2011
    ..Recent reports show that a positive metastatic to examined lymph nodes ratio (LNR) has prognostic value in malignancies. This study aimed to evaluate the prognostic value of LNR in patients having resection for stage III colorectal cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic transperitoneal clipping of the inferior mesenteric artery for the management of type II endoleak after endovascular repair of an aneurysm
    P Ho
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Endosc 18:870. 2004
    ..Subsequent aortic duplex scan and CT scan confirmed complete elimination of the type II endoleak. We conclude that a combination of endovascular and laparoscopic procedures can be used to manage AAA successfully...
  35. doi request reprint Population-based information on emergency colorectal surgery and evaluation on effect of operative volume on mortality
    T L Kwan
    Central Surgical Audit Unit, Hospital Authority, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 32:2077-82. 2008
    ..The present study was designed to review comprehensively the outcomes of emergency colectomy in Hong Kong population and evaluate the effect of case load on mortality after considering case mixes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory stapled haemorrhoidectomy: a safe and feasible surgical technique
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:103-7. 2003
    ..To compare outcomes following stapled haemorrhoidectomy as an in-patient versus day-surgery procedure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of total mesorectal excision on the results of surgery of distal rectal cancer
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 88:1607-12. 2001
    ..8 per cent of patients with rectal cancer within 6 cm of the anal verge. The local recurrence rate was much lower in patients with double-stapled low anterior resection than in those treated with APR or peranal anastomosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation of POSSUM scoring systems for audit of major hepatectomy
    C M Lam
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Surg 91:450-4. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic colorectal resection
    D K H Tong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Surgeon 6:357-60. 2008
    ..The application of laparoscopic resection for rectal cancer should be accepted, though cautions are still needed to scrutinise more data from high quality studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of outcome of laparoscopic colorectal resection with POSSUM, Portsmouth POSSUM and colorectal POSSUM
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 93:94-9. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the Physiological and Operative Severity Score for the enUmeration of Mortality and morbidity (POSSUM), Portsmouth (P) POSSUM and colorectal (CR) POSSUM in laparoscopic colorectal resection...
  41. doi request reprint Self-expanding metallic stents for acute left-sided large-bowel obstruction: a review of 130 patients
    C C Foo
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Colorectal Dis 13:549-54. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of self-expanding metallic stent (SEMS) placement in acute left-sided large-bowel obstruction...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of conversion on the long-term outcome in laparoscopic resection of colorectal cancer
    Albert C Y Chan
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 22:2625-30. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the impact of conversion on the operative outcome and survival of patients who underwent laparoscopic resection for colorectal malignancy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases: prospective study
    C L Liu
    Centre for the Study of Liver Disease and Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 8:329-33. 2002
    ..To assess the operative and long-term survival outcomes of hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases during an 11-year period in a tertiary referral centre in Hong Kong...
  44. pmc Short term outcome and risk factors for adverse clinical outcomes in adults with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    J W M Chan
    Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Thorax 58:686-9. 2003
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) was diagnosed in Hong Kong in over 1700 patients between March and early June 2003...
  45. pmc Laparoscopic versus open right hemicolectomy for carcinoma of the colon
    Daniel K H Tong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    JSLS 11:76-80. 2007
    ..This study aimed to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic resection (LR) with open resection (OR) for right-sided colon cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Self-expanding metallic stent as a bridge to surgery versus emergency resection for obstructing left-sided colorectal cancer: a case-matched study
    Ka Chun Ng
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:798-803. 2006
    ..The wider application of this treatment option for obstructing colorectal cancer warranted further studies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence following total mesorectal excision with double-stapling anastomosis for rectal cancers: analysis of risk factors
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    World J Surg 26:1272-6. 2002
    ..A high local recurrence rate was associated with distal cancers (? 6 cm from the anal verge) with lymphovascular invasion. Adjuvant therapy for local control should be considered for this subgroup of patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic transperitoneal clipping of the inferior mesenteric artery for the management of type II endoleak after endovascular repair of an aneurysm
    P Ho
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Endosc 18:870. 2004
    ..Subsequent aortic duplex scan and CT scan confirmed complete elimination of the type II endoleak. We conclude that a combination of endovascular and laparoscopic procedures can be used to manage AAA successfully...
  49. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combination chemotherapy with irinotecan (CPT-11) plus capecitabine in patients with metastatic or advanced colorectal carcinoma--a dual-centre phase II study: the MAC-6
    C K K Choi
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 20:168-75. 2008
    ..A phase II trial was initiated to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of combination chemotherapy with irinotecan (CPT-11) plus capecitabine in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint The value of flexible sigmoidoscopy for patients with bright red rectal bleeding
    H K Choi
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 9:171-4. 2003
    ..To review the diagnostic yield of flexible sigmoidoscopy in patients presenting with bright red rectal bleeding...
  51. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial comparing loop ileostomy and loop transverse colostomy for faecal diversion following total mesorectal excision
    W L Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Br J Surg 89:704-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare loop ileostomy and loop transverse colostomy as the preferred mode of faecal diversion following low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors affecting survival and recurrence of patients with pT1 and pT2 colorectal cancer
    Kenneth S H Chok
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 31:1485-90. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine factors that might predict the survival and recurrence of patients who had T1 and T2 colorectal cancers...
  53. pmc Anterior resection for rectal cancer with mesorectal excision: a prospective evaluation of 622 patients
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg 240:260-8. 2004
    ..Risk factors for local recurrence and survival were also analyzed...
  54. ncbi request reprint A sensitive guaiac faecal occult blood test is less useful than an immunochemical test for colorectal cancer screening in a Chinese population
    B C Y Wong
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 18:941-6. 2003
    ..The optimal faecal occult blood test, whether guaiac or immunochemical, for colorectal cancer screening in the Chinese population remains to be defined...
  55. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic colectomy: early experience
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:284-8. 2010
    ..The present study evaluated our early results of single-incision laproscopic surgery in a series of 8 patients who underwent colectomy for various colorectal pathologies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Urinary retention after haemorrhoidectomy: Impact of stapled haemorrhoidectomy
    Barbara Chik
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong SAR
    Asian J Surg 29:233-7. 2006
    ..This study aimed to compare the incidence of urinary retention in patients treated with SH with those treated with conventional haemorrhoidectomy (CH)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal resection: a safe option for elderly patients
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China
    J Am Coll Surg 195:768-73. 2002
    ..This study compares results of elderly patients (aged 70 and above) who underwent laparoscopic colorectal resection with those having open surgery...
  58. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal resection for polyps not suitable for colonoscopic removal
    S H Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 19:1252-5. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic colorectal resection has been recommended in the treatment of these large polyps. This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal resection for polyps that were not suitable for colonoscopic removal...
  59. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation as a salvage procedure for ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma
    K K Ng
    Department of Surgery, Centre for the Study of Liver Disease, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1641-3. 2003
    ..We report a case where radiofrequency ablation was used as a salvage procedure for ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma during emergency laparotomy...
  60. pmc PPI-delayed diagnosis of gastrinoma: oncologic victim of pharmacologic success
    Hilda Wong
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Pathol Oncol Res 16:87-91. 2010
    ..We propose diagnostic criteria for this under-recognized new clinical syndrome, and recommend that physicians routinely measure serum gastrin levels in persistent cases of PPI-dependent dyspepsia unassociated with H. pylori...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of P-POSSUM in surgery for obstructing colorectal cancer and correlation of the predicted mortality with different surgical options
    Jensen T C Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:493-8. 2005
    ..It also is attempted to analyze the actual mortality and the predicted P-POSSUM mortality of different surgical options for obstructing left-sided cancer...
  62. doi request reprint Impact of the standardized medial-to-lateral approach on outcome of laparoscopic colorectal resection
    Jensen T C Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 33:2177-82. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to compare the outcomes of patients operated on by this approach with those who were operated on prior to the adoption of this technique...
  63. doi request reprint Impact of laparoscopic colorectal resection on surgical site infection
    Jensen T Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg 249:77-81. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify the risk factors of surgical site infection (SSI) in elective colorectal resection and the strategy for prevention of SSI in modern era of colorectal surgery...
  64. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome following low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision in the elderly
    Pei Ho
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 18:230-3. 2003
    ..This study investigated the functional outcome in elderly patients following low anterior resection for carcinoma of the rectum...
  65. pmc Circulating microRNAs as specific biomarkers for breast cancer detection
    Enders K O Ng
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e53141. 2013
    ..We previously showed microRNAs (miRNAs) in plasma are potential biomarkers for colorectal cancer detection. Here, we aimed to develop specific blood-based miRNA assay for breast cancer detection...
  66. ncbi request reprint Gastric rupture after Heimlich maneuver and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    P H Tung
    Division of Esophageal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:109-11. 2001
    ..All patients receiving Heimlich maneuver should be examined by an experienced physician...
  67. doi request reprint Laparoscopic resection for rectal cancer: a review
    Jensen T C Poon
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3038-47. 2009
    ..We summarize the current evidence on laparoscopic resection for rectal cancer...
  68. doi request reprint A subpopulation of CD26+ cancer stem cells with metastatic capacity in human colorectal cancer
    Roberta Pang
    Department of Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Cell Stem Cell 6:603-15. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the ability to predict metastasis based on analysis of CSC subsets in the primary tumor may have important clinical implication as a selection criterion for adjuvant therapy...
  69. pmc A comparative study of routine laparoscopic versus open appendectomy
    Jamy L Yong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    JSLS 10:188-92. 2006
    ..This is a retrospective study of the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy compared with outcomes for patients undergoing open appendectomy (OA) during the time that LA came into use...
  70. doi request reprint Transrectal intraperitoneal assess with transanal endoscopic operation (TEO) device in pig model
    Joe K M Fan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:e109-12. 2009
    ..We explored the possibility of transanal endoscopic operation (TEO) device to perform transrectal peritoneoscopy in a pig model...
  71. ncbi request reprint Scirrhous colonic metastasis from ductal carcinoma of the breast: report of a case
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong, China
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1424-7. 2003
    ..The incision for laparotomy and the probable stoma site should be planned carefully in females after breast reconstructive surgery...
  72. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an automated immunochemical fecal occult blood test for colorectal neoplasia detection in a Chinese population
    Wai Man Wong
    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Cancer 97:2420-4. 2003
    ..Tokyo, Japan), in a Chinese population referred for colonoscopy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous appendicitis progressing to Crohn's disease with bleeding complication
    Pei Ho
    Department of Surgery and Department of Pathology, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    ANZ J Surg 73:554-6. 2003
    ..The clinical and histological features of the case are presented and the literature on granulomatous appendicitis reviewed...
  74. pmc Ileocolonic mucormycosis in adult immunocompromised patients: a surgeon's perspective
    Oswens Siu Hung Lo
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1165-70. 2010
    ..These cases illustrate the difficulty encountered by surgeons in managing acute abdomen in neutropenic patients with hematological malignancy. The management of colonic mucormycosis in the published literature is also reviewed...
  75. pmc Systemic inflammatory response after natural orifice translumenal surgery: transvaginal cholecystectomy in a porcine model
    Joe K M Fan
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    JSLS 13:9-13. 2009
    ..We analyzed circulating TNF-alpha and IL-6 to determine systemic inflammatory responses associated with transvaginal cholecystectomy in a porcine model...
  76. doi request reprint Adjuvant therapy for the reduction of postoperative intra-abdominal adhesion formation
    Jason P Y Cheung
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 32:180-6. 2009
    ..To review currently available evidence on the use of adjuvant therapy to reduce the formation of postoperative intra-abdominal adhesions...
  77. doi request reprint Frequent inactivation of axon guidance molecule RGMA in human colon cancer through genetic and epigenetic mechanisms
    Vivian S W Li
    Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Gastroenterology 137:176-87. 2009
    ..RGMA also functions as a bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) coreceptor. We studied the potential roles of RGMA and NEO1 in colorectal cancer (CRC) pathogenesis...
  78. ncbi request reprint Use of chewing gum in reducing postoperative ileus after elective colorectal resection: a systematic review
    Miranda K Y Chan
    Department of Surgery, Caritas Medical Centre, 111, Wing Hong Street, Shum Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2149-57. 2007
    ..This study was designed to conduct a systematic review of all relevant trials on chewing gum to reduce postoperative ileus after colorectal resection...
  79. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence after laparoscopic resection of T3 rectal cancer without preoperative chemoradiation and a risk group analysis: an Asian collaborative study
    Sun Il Lee
    Department of Surgery, Korea University Anam Hospital, 126 1, 5 ga, Anam Dong, Sungbuk Gu, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:933-8. 2008
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