Kenneth K Y Wong

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Should open Kasai portoenterostomy be performed for biliary atresia in the era of laparoscopy?
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:931-3. 2008
  2. pmc Nanomedicine: a primer for surgeons
    K K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:943-51. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Diagnosing acute appendicitis: are we overusing radiologic investigations?
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2239-41. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Silver nanoparticles mediate differential responses in keratinocytes and fibroblasts during skin wound healing
    Xuelai Liu
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ChemMedChem 5:468-75. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic repair of oesophageal atresia: experience of 33 patients from two tertiary referral centres
    Jinshi Huang
    Department of Surgery, Jiangxi Children Hospital, Nanchang 330006, China
    J Pediatr Surg 47:2224-7. 2012
  6. pmc Enhancement of anticancer efficacy using modified lipophilic nanoparticle drug encapsulation
    Puiyan Lee
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:731-7. 2012
  7. pmc Early post-operative interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-α levels after single-port laparoscopic varicocelectomy in children
    Wei Hao
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:281-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Peanut aspiration: an avoidable life-threatening condition
    Patrick H Y Chung
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:340-2. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Modulation of collagen alignment by silver nanoparticles results in better mechanical properties in wound healing
    Karen H L Kwan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nanomedicine 7:497-504. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in symptomatic children in the era of eradication
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1844-7. 2005

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Should open Kasai portoenterostomy be performed for biliary atresia in the era of laparoscopy?
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:931-3. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic Kasai portoenterostomy seems to be associated with more post-operative complications and worse early clinical outcome. As a result, we remain guarded about the present-day technique of laparoscopy for biliary atresia...
  2. pmc Nanomedicine: a primer for surgeons
    K K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:943-51. 2012
    ..Safety issues of in vivo use of nanomaterials are also discussed. In the future, it is foreseen that nanomedicine will facilitate the development of personalized medicine and will have a major impact on the delivery of better healthcare...
  3. doi request reprint Diagnosing acute appendicitis: are we overusing radiologic investigations?
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2239-41. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to review the trend of diagnosing appendicitis in a single center and discuss the implications...
  4. doi request reprint Silver nanoparticles mediate differential responses in keratinocytes and fibroblasts during skin wound healing
    Xuelai Liu
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ChemMedChem 5:468-75. 2010
    ..These findings further extend our current knowledge of AgNPs in biological and cellular events and also have significant implications for the treatment of wounds in the clinical setting...
  5. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic repair of oesophageal atresia: experience of 33 patients from two tertiary referral centres
    Jinshi Huang
    Department of Surgery, Jiangxi Children Hospital, Nanchang 330006, China
    J Pediatr Surg 47:2224-7. 2012
    ..Here, we report our experience in two tertiary referral centres...
  6. pmc Enhancement of anticancer efficacy using modified lipophilic nanoparticle drug encapsulation
    Puiyan Lee
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Nanomedicine 7:731-7. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated the delivery and treatment efficiency of PEG surface-modified lipid nanoparticles as a carrier platform...
  7. pmc Early post-operative interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-α levels after single-port laparoscopic varicocelectomy in children
    Wei Hao
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:281-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was thus to investigate the post-operative acute inflammatory response in order to evaluate surgical stress in the two surgical approaches in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Peanut aspiration: an avoidable life-threatening condition
    Patrick H Y Chung
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:340-2. 2012
    ..Management is also challenging and requires a high level of expertise with proper instruments. In this article, we report our experience in the management of peanut aspiration in two young children by means of a ventilating bronchoscope...
  9. doi request reprint Modulation of collagen alignment by silver nanoparticles results in better mechanical properties in wound healing
    Karen H L Kwan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nanomedicine 7:497-504. 2011
    ..The exact signaling pathway by which AgNPs affect collagen regeneration is yet to be investigated...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in symptomatic children in the era of eradication
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1844-7. 2005
    ..Eradication of the organism remains an important goal. Here, we looked at the trends in the prevalence of H pylori in symptomatic children over an 8-year period to assess the impact of an aggressive eradication program...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of prenatal diagnosis on choledochal cysts and the benefits of early excision
    Dominic C C Foo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:28-30. 2009
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcomes of patients with prenatally diagnosed choledochal cysts compared with those diagnosed after birth and the optimal timing of definitive treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implications of endocrine gland-derived vascular endothelial growth factor/prokineticin-1 signaling in human neuroblastoma progression
    Elly S W Ngan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China, and Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China
    Clin Cancer Res 13:868-75. 2007
    ..In this report, we further elucidate its role in neuroblastoma progression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nanomedicine: a new frontier in cancer therapeutics
    Pui Yan Lee
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Curr Drug Deliv 8:245-53. 2011
    ..An overall understanding of these issues will help with further advancement of designing better drug delivery system that can be applied clinically...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of defecative function 5 years or longer after laparoscopic-assisted pull-through for imperforate anus
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Pediatr Surg 46:2313-5. 2011
    ..Here, we aim to evaluate the mid- to long-term defecative function in these patients...
  15. doi request reprint Management of choledochal cyst: 30 years of experience and results in a single center
    Wong Hoi She
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Pediatr Surg 44:2307-11. 2009
    ..Choledochal cyst is usually diagnosed in childhood. Early treatment can prevent further complication. We report on our series of patients over the past 30 years...
  16. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic bullectomy for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in pediatric patients
    Patrick H Y Chung
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Surg Int 25:763-6. 2009
    ..With the advancement in minimal invasive surgery, the thoracoscopic approach can dramatically reduce the complications of open thoracotomy. We review our experience in managing spontaneous pneumothorax in children using thoracoscopy...
  17. doi request reprint ω-3 fatty acids suppress inflammatory cytokine production by macrophages and hepatocytes
    Wei Hao
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2412-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the anti-inflammatory effects of ω-3 fatty acids (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA]) to demonstrate the protection of the liver against hepatic steatosis and damage...
  18. doi request reprint Further evidence of the anti-inflammatory effects of silver nanoparticles
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ChemMedChem 4:1129-35. 2009
    ..This study thus provides further evidence for and contributes to the understanding of the anti-inflammatory properties of nAg and may also give a novel therapeutic direction for the prevention of postoperative adhesions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Abdominal compartment syndrome after open biopsy in a child with bilateral Wilms' tumour
    Patrick H Y Chung
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 15:136-8. 2009
    ..Although Wilms' tumour is one of the most common solid malignancies in children, bilateral disease is rare. We report a child with bilateral Wilms' tumour who developed abdominal compartment syndrome after an open biopsy...
  20. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia through the right chest in neonates with right-sided aortic arch
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:403-4. 2010
    ..In this article, we report our experience of repairing 2 patients with EA associated with RAA thoracoscopically. We conclude that thoracoscopic repair is ideal for all patients with EA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effective antibiotic regime for postoperative acute cholangitis in biliary atresia--an evolving scene
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1800-2. 2004
    ..The authors published findings of their clinical trial in 1991 and established the use of cefoperazone, with a response rate of 88.9%. Here its clinical use since its introduction is reviewed and the trend in its efficacy is assessed...
  22. doi request reprint Optical time-stretch confocal microscopy at 1 μm
    Terence T W Wong
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Opt Lett 37:3330-2. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Lipophilic-formulated gold porphyrin nanoparticles for chemotherapy
    Puiyan Lee
    Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Methods Mol Biol 991:93-8. 2013
    ..Here we describe our technique to synthesize a lipophilic carrier for hydrophobic and toxic potent cancer drugs, such as gold(III) porphyrin...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease in children
    X L Liu
    Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 18:421-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this article was to provide a concise review of the understanding of this disease, and also to discuss current diagnosis and management strategies for children with gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous pneumoperitoneum after pneumonia in a child
    Daniel T I Chan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:85-6. 2007
    ..Here we report a rare case of a previously healthy boy with pneumoperitoneum associated with pneumonia and perform a review of the literature to explore the etiological mechanisms and the pathophysiology of non-surgical pneumoperitoneum...
  26. ncbi request reprint Selective upper endoscopy for foreign body ingestion in children: an evaluation of management protocol after 282 cases
    Kenneth K Y Wong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Pediatr Surg 41:2016-8. 2006
    ..This study aims to evaluate a management protocol where endoscopic examination was only selectively used after routine direct laryngoscopy to minimize patient discomfort and the need for general anesthesia in children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Topical delivery of silver nanoparticles promotes wound healing
    Jun Tian
    Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    ChemMedChem 2:129-36. 2007
    ..These results have given insight into the actions of silver and have provided a novel therapeutic direction for wound treatment in clinical practice...