A M H Ho

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Renal dysfunction and CABG
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 12:181-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of survivor bias in observational studies on fresh frozen plasma:erythrocyte ratios in trauma requiring massive transfusion
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Anesthesiology 116:716-28. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Simulation of survivorship bias in observational studies on plasma to red blood cell ratios in massive transfusion for trauma
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Br J Surg 99:132-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Warning devices for prevention of dental injury during laryngoscopy. Preliminary report
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, and McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Monit Comput 16:269-72. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac tamponade and sternal fracture
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Trauma 56:212-3. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Systemic air embolism after lung trauma
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Anesthesiology 90:564-75. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Central apnoea after balanced general anaesthesia that included dexmedetomidine
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Br J Anaesth 95:773-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Flooding with carbon dioxide prevents airway fire induced by diathermy during open tracheostomy
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Trauma 63:228-31. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Fresh-frozen plasma transfusion strategy in trauma with massive and ongoing bleeding. Common (sense) and sensibility
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 81:1079-81. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Provision of stable lung isolation in an unstable patient: an endobronchial blocker through the Murphy eye of the in situ endotracheal tube
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Anesth 25:454-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Renal dysfunction and CABG
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 12:181-8. 2012
    ..The best renal protection strategy remains the same as for other organ protection and consists of optimizing haemodynamics, oxygenation, metabolic states and hydration...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of survivor bias in observational studies on fresh frozen plasma:erythrocyte ratios in trauma requiring massive transfusion
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Anesthesiology 116:716-28. 2012
    ..Without randomized controlled trials controlling for survivor bias, the current available evidence supporting higher plasma:erythrocyte resuscitation is inconclusive...
  3. doi request reprint Simulation of survivorship bias in observational studies on plasma to red blood cell ratios in massive transfusion for trauma
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Br J Surg 99:132-9. 2012
    ..However, a survivorship bias might have favoured the higher use of FFP because patients who died early never had the chance to receive sufficient FFP to match the number of RBC units transfused...
  4. ncbi request reprint Warning devices for prevention of dental injury during laryngoscopy. Preliminary report
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, and McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Monit Comput 16:269-72. 2000
    ..Either can be attached to a standard laryngoscope blade (e.g., Macintosh). The basic design is that of a switch that is closed by pressure on the maxillary incisors by the laryngoscope blade...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiac tamponade and sternal fracture
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    J Trauma 56:212-3. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Systemic air embolism after lung trauma
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT
    Anesthesiology 90:564-75. 1999
    ..By adopting a problem-based solution through innovative airway and ventilation management, anesthesiologists may significantly alter and improve the morbidity and mortality rate of SAE resulting from chest trauma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Central apnoea after balanced general anaesthesia that included dexmedetomidine
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Br J Anaesth 95:773-5. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Flooding with carbon dioxide prevents airway fire induced by diathermy during open tracheostomy
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Trauma 63:228-31. 2007
    ..Recommendations to minimize this risk are not always practical. We hypothesized that flooding the surgical field with carbon dioxide is an effective technique in preventing fire...
  9. doi request reprint Fresh-frozen plasma transfusion strategy in trauma with massive and ongoing bleeding. Common (sense) and sensibility
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 81:1079-81. 2010
    ..This ratio also makes more physiological sense, and we suggest that in patients with massive and ongoing bleeding, it is a sensible strategy with which to start resuscitation...
  10. doi request reprint Provision of stable lung isolation in an unstable patient: an endobronchial blocker through the Murphy eye of the in situ endotracheal tube
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Anesth 25:454-6. 2011
    ..This arrangement provided reliable right-lung collapse to facilitate right pleural hemostasis...
  11. doi request reprint Acute pain management of patients with multiple fractured ribs: a focus on regional techniques
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:323-7. 2011
    ..We herein review the analgesia options for patients with MFR...
  12. ncbi request reprint Agreements between the prothrombin times of blood treated In Vitro with heparinase during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and blood sampled after CPB and systemic protamine
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 96:15-20, table of contents. 2003
    ..We conclude that the majority of PT measurements obtained from blood taken before weaning from CPB and treated in vitro with heparinase was associated with a high probability of whether or not FFP would be needed after CPB...
  13. ncbi request reprint Rigid cervical collar and intracranial pressure of patients with severe head injury
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Trauma 53:1185-8. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Diluted venous blood appears arterial: implications for central venous cannulation
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Anesth Analg 91:1356-7, TOC. 2000
    ..One can usually identify an inadvertent arterial puncture when the aspirated blood is bright red. This sign is removed if one were to put saline in the aspirating syringe, as dusky venous blood turns bright red on dilution...
  15. ncbi request reprint The margin of safety associated with the use of cuffed paediatric tracheal tubes
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Anaesthesia 57:173-5. 2002
    ..We have found that, compared with traditional uncuffed tubes, cuffed tubes may be associated with a reduced margin of safety of approximately 50% or more...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of heliox in critical upper airway obstruction. Physical and physiologic considerations in choosing the optimal helium:oxygen mix
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital Shatin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, NT, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 52:297-300. 2002
    ..The choice of the best helium:oxygen ratio depends on whether the predominant problem is hypercarbia or hypoxia. In the former situation, 80% helium should be used, and in the latter, 100% oxygen is appropriate...
  17. ncbi request reprint Estimating with confidence the risk of rare adverse events, including those with observed rates of zero
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:207-10. 2002
    ..In the special case in which the complication has not occurred, the risk estimated with 95% confidence is no worse than 3/n, where n is the number of trials...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bronchial blocker placement through the lumen of an in situ tracheal tube
    A M Ho
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT
    J Trauma 47:423-5. 1999
    ..The options for achieving lung isolation in seriously traumatized patients are briefly reviewed. Two efficient and airtight systems to allow the insertion of a bronchial blocker with minimal risks are presented...
  19. ncbi request reprint Contamination susceptibility of three needleless and one standard needle injection systems
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation and McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 46:290-3. 1999
    ..To compare in vitro the contamination susceptibility of three needleless and one standard needle injection systems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lung isolation for the prevention of air embolism in penetrating lung trauma. A case report
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, SAR
    Can J Anaesth 47:1256-8. 2000
    ..Emphasis is placed on avoiding positive pressure ventilation (PPV)-induced systemic air/gas embolism (SAE) through traumatic bronchiole-pulmonary venous fistulas...
  21. ncbi request reprint The resolution of ST segment depressions after high right thoracic paravertebral block during general anesthesia
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Anesth Analg 95:227-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..Thoracic epidural, stellate ganglion, and thoracic paravertebral blocks all relieve angina. We report a case of intraoperative resolution of ST segment depression after a right thoracic paravertebral block...
  22. ncbi request reprint A simple conceptual model of primary pulmonary blast injury
    Anthony M H Ho
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, SAR, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Med Hypotheses 59:611-3. 2002
    ..The phenomena of spallation and implosion can be explained by a simple conceptual model without invoking complex physical principles...
  23. ncbi request reprint Previous cholecystectomy and choledochal sphincter spasm after morphine sedation
    A M Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Prince of Wales Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, PRC
    Can J Anaesth 47:50-2. 2000
    ..To describe a patient with probable choledochal sphincter spasm after preoperative morphine, and to suggest a history of cholecystectomy as a predisposing factor...
  24. pmc Sonoanatomy relevant for ultrasound-guided central neuraxial blocks via the paramedian approach in the lumbar region
    M K Karmakar
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Br J Radiol 85:e262-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to define the sonoanatomy of the lumbar spine relevant for central neuraxial blocks via the paramedian approach...
  25. doi request reprint Ultrasound-guided lumbar plexus block through the acoustic window of the lumbar ultrasound trident
    M K Karmakar
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Br J Anaesth 100:533-7. 2008
    ..The anatomy, sonographic features, technique of identifying the lumbar plexus, and the potential benefits of using this approach are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint A technique that may improve the reliability of endobronchial blocker positioning during adult one-lung anaesthesia
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:1012-6. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of central venous pressure monitoring during simultaneous continuous infusion through the same catheter
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Anaesthesia 60:1027-30. 2005
    ..h(-1) or less for an adult and a paediatric central catheter. At rates > 200 ml.h(-1), the central venous pressure is exaggerated by up to 4 mmHg and 8 mmHg for the adult and paediatric catheters, respectively...
  28. ncbi request reprint Right upper lobe collapse secondary to an anomalous bronchus after endotracheal intubation for routine surgery
    L A H Critchley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:274-7. 2007
    ..Intra-operatively, the endotracheal tube had been inserted too deeply and the bronchial orifice had been obstructed by the tip. It took several hours for the lung to re-expand. Greater awareness of this potential complication is needed...
  29. doi request reprint Placing the tip of the endotracheal tube at the carina and passing the endobronchial blocker through the Murphy eye may reduce the risk of blocker retrograde dislodgement during one-lung anaesthesia in small children
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Br J Anaesth 101:690-3. 2008
    ..The tip of the ETT blocked any retrograde movement of the blocker...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dynamic airflow limitation after topical anaesthesia of the upper airway
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N T, Hong Kong S A R, P R C
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:211-5. 2006
    ..Expiratory flow parameters were not affected. We conclude that topical anaesthesia of the upper airway leads to dynamic inspiratory airflow limitation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Right thoracic paravertebral analgesia for hepatectomy
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Br J Anaesth 93:458-61. 2004
    ..We describe two patients who enjoyed immediate post-operative tracheal extubation and satisfactory analgesia using mainly right thoracic paravertebral analgesia after right lobe hepatectomy...
  32. doi request reprint Real-time ultrasound-guided paramedian epidural access: evaluation of a novel in-plane technique
    M K Karmakar
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR, People s Republic of China
    Br J Anaesth 102:845-54. 2009
    ..Current methods of locating the epidural space rely on surface anatomical landmarks and loss-of-resistance (LOR). We are not aware of any data describing real-time ultrasound (US)-guided epidural access in adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surgical emphysema as a cause of severe hypercapnia during laparoscopic surgery
    L A H Critchley
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:1094-100. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus vaccination for Hong Kong children: an economic evaluation from the Hong Kong Government perspective
    A M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Arch Dis Child 93:52-8. 2008
    ..To perform an economic analysis of government-funded universal rotavirus vaccination in Hong Kong from the government's perspective...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass: impact on cytokine response and cardiopulmonary function
    Calvin S H Ng
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:154-62. 2008
    ..We investigate the effect of continuing ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass on inflammatory reactions and cardiopulmonary function...
  36. pmc A mathematical model for fresh frozen plasma transfusion strategies during major trauma resuscitation with ongoing hemorrhage
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Can J Surg 48:470-8. 2005
    ..Meanwhile, coagulopathy remains a common occurrence during major trauma resuscitation and hemorrhage remains a major cause of traumatic deaths, suggesting that current coagulation factor replacement practices may be inadequate...
  37. ncbi request reprint Total airway obstruction during local anesthesia in a non-sedated patient with a compromised airway
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Can J Anaesth 51:838-41. 2004
    ..To report a case of complete upper airway obstruction after topicalization with lidocaine in a completely conscious patient with partial upper airway obstruction...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does the presence of a tracheal bronchus affect the margin of safety of double-lumen tube placement?
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, PRC
    Anesth Analg 99:293-5. 2004
    ..When the tracheal bronchus is located much higher than its most frequently seen location (within 2 cm from the carina), however, there is increased risk that it could be blocked by the tracheal cuff of a left-sided DLT...
  39. ncbi request reprint Combined paravertebral lumbar plexus and parasacral sciatic nerve block for reduction of hip fracture in a patient with severe aortic stenosis
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, PRC
    Can J Anaesth 49:946-50. 2002
    ..To report the use of a combined paravertebral lumbar plexus and parasacral sciatic nerve block for reduction of hip fracture in an elderly patient with severe aortic stenosis...