Yeong Yeh Lee

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Barrett's Esophagus in an Area with an Exceptionally Low Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bahru, 16150 Kelantan, Malaysia
    ISRN Gastroenterol 2011:394734. 2011
  2. pmc An open-label pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of virgin coconut oil in reducing visceral adiposity
    Kai Ming Liau
    Healthy Lifestyle Cluster, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang 11800, Malaysia
    ISRN Pharmacol 2011:949686. 2011
  3. pmc An Unusual Association between Unilateral Intracranial Vessels Occlusion with Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Alpha-Thalassemia Trait: A Case Report
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, 16150 Kota Bharu, Malaysia
    Case Report Med 2011:271560. 2011
  4. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection--a boon or a bane: lessons from studies in a low-prevalence population
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Helicobacter 18:338-46. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in acute medical wards
    S A Hassan
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 43:103-7. 2013
  6. pmc A Rome III survey of functional dyspepsia among the ethnic Malays in a primary care setting
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:84. 2013
  7. pmc Rome III survey of irritable bowel syndrome among ethnic Malays
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian 16150, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6475-80; discussion p. 6479. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Sociocultural and dietary practices among Malay subjects in the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia: a region of low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Helicobacter 17:54-61. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of esophageal carcinoma among Malays in North-Eastern Peninsular Malaysia: an area with an exceptionally low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1438-43. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Deleted in Colorectal Cancer (DCC) gene polymorphism is associated with H. pylori infection among susceptible Malays from the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia
    Sathiya Maran
    Human Genome Center, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Hepatogastroenterology 60:124-8. 2013

Collaborators

  • David Y Graham
  • Shuhua Xu
  • Kenneth E L McColl
  • Hoda M Malaty
  • Sathiya Maran
  • Noorizan Abdul Majid
  • S A Hassan
  • Norhazrini Hasan
  • Bin Alwi Zilfalil
  • Meng Hun Tee
  • Nur Shafawati Rajab
  • Sundramoorthy Mahendra Raj
  • Keng Ee Choo
  • Kai Ming Liau
  • Victor Biton
  • Amry Abdul Rahim
  • Nazmi Mohamed Noori
  • Zilfalil Bin Alwi
  • N Huda
  • Syed Hassan Syed Abdul Aziz
  • W M Wan Bebakar
  • R A Rahman
  • Nazri Mustaffa
  • Mahendra Sundramoorthy Raj
  • Chee Keong Chen
  • Aida Hanum G Rasool
  • Juan Di Memmo
  • Irina Poverennova
  • Vladislav Demchenko
  • John Messenheimer
  • Jane Saiers
  • Bryan Adams
  • Anne Hammer
  • Rakesh Shukla
  • Alain Vuong
  • Mohammad H Derakhshan
  • Noorizan Abd Majid

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Barrett's Esophagus in an Area with an Exceptionally Low Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bahru, 16150 Kelantan, Malaysia
    ISRN Gastroenterol 2011:394734. 2011
    ..67% subjects. Conclusion. The low rate of Barrett's esophagus in this population does not support the hypothesis that the absence of H. pylori infection is more than a minor risk factor for Barrett's esophagus...
  2. pmc An open-label pilot study to assess the efficacy and safety of virgin coconut oil in reducing visceral adiposity
    Kai Ming Liau
    Healthy Lifestyle Cluster, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang 11800, Malaysia
    ISRN Pharmacol 2011:949686. 2011
    ..05). There was no change in the lipid profile. There was a small reduction in creatinine and alanine transferase levels. Conclusion. VCO is efficacious for WC reduction especially in males and it is safe for use in humans...
  3. pmc An Unusual Association between Unilateral Intracranial Vessels Occlusion with Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Alpha-Thalassemia Trait: A Case Report
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, 16150 Kota Bharu, Malaysia
    Case Report Med 2011:271560. 2011
    ..This case illustrates an unusual association between intracranial vessel occlusion with iron deficiency anaemia and alpha-thalassemia trait...
  4. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection--a boon or a bane: lessons from studies in a low-prevalence population
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Helicobacter 18:338-46. 2013
    ..Based on evidence from this population, absence of H. pylori infection is more likely to be boon than a bane...
  5. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in acute medical wards
    S A Hassan
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 43:103-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the rate and characteristics of hospital-acquired C. difficile infection in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus admitted into acute medical wards...
  6. pmc A Rome III survey of functional dyspepsia among the ethnic Malays in a primary care setting
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:84. 2013
    ..pylori) infection, with the hypothesis that in such a population, dyspepsia should have been relatively less common...
  7. pmc Rome III survey of irritable bowel syndrome among ethnic Malays
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian 16150, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6475-80; discussion p. 6479. 2012
    ..To survey irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) using Rome III criteria among Malays from the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia...
  8. doi request reprint Sociocultural and dietary practices among Malay subjects in the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia: a region of low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Helicobacter 17:54-61. 2012
    ..The reasons are unknown. Our aim was to compare environmental factors that differed in relation to H. pylori prevalence among Malays born and residing in Kelantan...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of esophageal carcinoma among Malays in North-Eastern Peninsular Malaysia: an area with an exceptionally low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1438-43. 2011
    ..If H. pylori infection has a protective role, populations with a naturally low prevalence of H. pylori infection such as the ethnic Malays of Northeastern Peninsular Malaysia should have high rates of esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  10. ncbi request reprint Deleted in Colorectal Cancer (DCC) gene polymorphism is associated with H. pylori infection among susceptible Malays from the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia
    Sathiya Maran
    Human Genome Center, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Hepatogastroenterology 60:124-8. 2013
    ..pylori infection among ethnic Malays from the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia, a region with an exceptionally low prevalence for H. pylori infection and gastric cancer...
  11. pmc Gastric precancerous lesions are associated with gene variants in Helicobacter pylori-susceptible ethnic Malays
    Sathiya Maran
    School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 19:3615-22. 2013
    ..To identify genes associated with gastric precancerous lesions in Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)-susceptible ethnic Malays...
  12. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection among Aborigines (the Orang Asli) in the northeastern region of Peninsular Malaysia
    Amry Abdul Rahim
    Universiti Sains Malaysia, School of Medical Sciences, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1119-22. 2010
    ..The low prevalence pattern after the 1970s was probably partly a result of improvement in sanitation and hygiene practice in these villages but other unidentified factors may also be operating...
  13. doi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Malay-language translation of the Rome III Diagnostic Questionnaire for irritable bowel syndrome
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 27:746-50. 2012
    ..The current study aimed to translate and validate the Rome III IBS Diagnostic Questionnaire, Red Flag and Psychosocial Alarm questionnaires into the Malay language...
  14. doi request reprint Towards understanding the low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in Malays: genetic variants among Helicobacter pylori-negative ethnic Malays in the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia and Han Chinese and South Indians
    Sathiya Maran
    Human Genome Center, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Bahru, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 14:196-202. 2013
    ..To identify gene polymorphisms that differ between Malays, Han Chinese and South Indians, and to identify candidate genes for the investigation of their role in protecting Malays from Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection...
  15. doi request reprint Adjunctive lamotrigine XR for primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Victor Biton
    Arkansas Epilepsy Program, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:352-8. 2010
    ..Significant separation from placebo for ≥50% reduction in PGTC seizures was observed beginning on treatment day 8. The most common adverse event was headache (lamotrigine XR 14%, placebo 16%)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Growth reduction among primary schoolchildren with light trichuriasis in Malaysia treated with albendazole
    Meng Hun Tee
    Perdana Specialist Hospital, Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 44:19-24. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the etiology of this apparent association between the albendazole treatment group and the delay in growth rate at 6 months post-treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Waist belt and central obesity cause partial hiatus hernia and short-segment acid reflux in asymptomatic volunteers
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Gut 63:1053-60. 2014
    ..Additionally, the majority of patients with GOJ adenocarcinomas have no history of reflux symptoms. We report the effects of waist belt and increased waist circumference (WC) on the physiology of the GOJ in asymptomatic volunteers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Environmental and lifestyle risk factors of gastric cancer
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Iran Med 16:358-65. 2013
    ..Foundry workers are at risk for developing gastric cancer with dust iron being an important cause. Other risk factors include Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), possibly JC virus and radiation but the effects of these are likely to remain small...
  19. pmc Investigating functional dyspepsia in Asia
    Yeong Yeh Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:239-45. 2012
    ..As a conclusion, a diagnosis of FD is challenging especially so in the context of Asia and despite the limitations of available physiological tests experts agreed that these tests can be advocated if and when clinically indicated...