Yvonne Lim

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined spinal epidural does not cause a higher sensory block than single shot spinal technique for cesarean delivery in laboring women
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Women s Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
    Anesth Analg 103:1540-2. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Combined spinal epidural analgesia for labor with and without 3 ml of 1.5% epidural lidocaine
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR9-13. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Dispelling the myths of epidural pain relief in childbirth
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 47:1096-100. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of computer integrated patient controlled epidural analgesia vs. conventional patient controlled epidural analgesia for pain relief in labour
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesthesia 61:339-44. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of automated intermittent low volume bolus with continuous infusion for labour epidural analgesia
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, Kandang Kerbau Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:894-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of surgical and anaesthesia response times for crash caesarean sections--an audit of a Singapore hospital
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:606-10. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Morphine for post-caesarean section analgesia: intrathecal, epidural or intravenous?
    Y Lim
    Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
    Singapore Med J 46:392-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa after amniotic fluid embolism and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
    Y Lim
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore 229899, Singapore
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:178-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intrathecal levobupivacaine with and without fentanyl in combined spinal epidural for labor analgesia
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anesthesia O and G, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Med Sci Monit 10:PI87-91. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A118G single nucleotide polymorphism of human mu-opioid receptor gene influences pain perception and patient-controlled intravenous morphine consumption after intrathecal morphine for postcesarean analgesia
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore
    Anesthesiology 109:520-6. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Combined spinal epidural does not cause a higher sensory block than single shot spinal technique for cesarean delivery in laboring women
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Women s Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
    Anesth Analg 103:1540-2. 2006
    ..We tested whether this is true also in laboring women who may have variable epidural pressures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Combined spinal epidural analgesia for labor with and without 3 ml of 1.5% epidural lidocaine
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Med Sci Monit 13:CR9-13. 2007
    ..5% lidocaine injected immediately after the initiation of combined spinal epidural analgesia and followed by a continuous epidural infusion would prolong the duration of analgesia and decrease the incidence of breakthrough pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dispelling the myths of epidural pain relief in childbirth
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 47:1096-100. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of computer integrated patient controlled epidural analgesia vs. conventional patient controlled epidural analgesia for pain relief in labour
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesthesia 61:339-44. 2006
    ..425). The CI-PCEA group had higher maternal satisfaction scores: mean (SD) 93 (7) vs. 86 (11), p = 0.042. CI-PCEA does not increase the use of local anaesthetic when compared with demand only PCEA but does increase patient satisfaction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of automated intermittent low volume bolus with continuous infusion for labour epidural analgesia
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, Kandang Kerbau Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:894-9. 2010
    ..5 ml every 15 minutes does not decrease the incidence of breakthrough pain or improve analgesic efficacy compared to continuous epidural infusion...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of surgical and anaesthesia response times for crash caesarean sections--an audit of a Singapore hospital
    Y Lim
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:606-10. 2005
    ..In 1997, our institution established a protocol for extremely urgent ("crash") CS to expedite delivery time and to conform to this standard...
  7. ncbi request reprint Morphine for post-caesarean section analgesia: intrathecal, epidural or intravenous?
    Y Lim
    Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899
    Singapore Med J 46:392-6. 2005
    ..In this study, we compared the differences in the quality of analgesia and side effects rendered by IT, EP and IV PCA morphine for post-caesarean section analgesia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa after amniotic fluid embolism and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
    Y Lim
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore 229899, Singapore
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:178-9. 2004
    ..This case report illustrates the successful use of activated recombinant factor VIIa in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage secondary to amniotic fluid embolism...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intrathecal levobupivacaine with and without fentanyl in combined spinal epidural for labor analgesia
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anesthesia O and G, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Med Sci Monit 10:PI87-91. 2004
    ..We wished to determine if addition of IT fentanyl to IT levobupivacaine in combined spinal epidural (CSE) could prolong obstetric analgesia when epidural infusion is initiated promptly...
  10. ncbi request reprint A118G single nucleotide polymorphism of human mu-opioid receptor gene influences pain perception and patient-controlled intravenous morphine consumption after intrathecal morphine for postcesarean analgesia
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore
    Anesthesiology 109:520-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether this polymorphism contributes to the variability in response to morphine for postcesarean analgesia...
  11. pmc Ethnicity and OPRM variant independently predict pain perception and patient-controlled analgesia usage for post-operative pain
    Ene Choo Tan
    KK Research Centre, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Mol Pain 5:32. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Failure of augmentation of labor epidural analgesia for intrapartum cesarean delivery: a retrospective review
    Shuying Lee
    Department of Women s Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Anesth Analg 108:252-4. 2009
    ..001), >or=2 episodes of breakthrough pain during labor (P < 0.001) and prolonged duration of neuraxial labor analgesia (P = 0.02)...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of duration of analgesia of intrathecal 2.5 mg of bupivacaine, ropivacaine, and levobupivacaine in combined spinal epidural analgesia for patients in labor
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229899, Republic of Singapore
    Anesth Analg 98:235-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..05). The profile of the other side effects was indistinguishable between the groups. With the current regimen, IT bupivacaine produced the longest duration of labor analgesia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Combined spinal epidural causes higher level of block than equivalent single-shot spinal anesthesia in elective cesarean patients
    Farida Ithnin
    Department of Women s Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anesth Analg 102:577-80. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of low doses of hyperbaric bupivacaine in combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Serene Leo
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, Kandang Kerbau Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anesth Analg 109:1600-5. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint A comparison of a basal infusion with automated mandatory boluses in parturient-controlled epidural analgesia during labor
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anesth Analg 104:673-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that epidural local anesthetic consumption would be lower if basal intermittent boluses were used instead of a basal infusion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in pain perception and patient-controlled analgesia usage for postoperative pain
    Ene Choo Tan
    KK Research Centre, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, and the Department of Psychological Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Pain 9:849-55. 2008
    ..The ethnic differences in pain score and morphine self-administration persisted after controlling for age, body mass index, and duration of operation...
  18. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of three patient-controlled epidural analgesia regimens for labor
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Woman Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 229899
    Anesth Analg 107:1968-72. 2008
    ..Patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) is a safe and effective mode of maintaining labor analgesia; however, the ideal PCEA regimen is controversial...
  19. ncbi request reprint A comparison of median effective doses of intrathecal levobupivacaine and ropivacaine for labor analgesia
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anesthesiology 102:651-6. 2005
    ..The study was designed to determine and compare the median effective doses (MEDs) of intrathecal ropivacaine with levobupivacaine for labor analgesia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of mu-opioid receptor variant on morphine use and self-rated pain following abdominal hysterectomy
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore KK Research Centre, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    J Pain 14:1045-52. 2013
    ..These results extend our previous finding on the association of higher self-reported pain and morphine use for acute postoperative pain with OPRM1 118G to patients who had total hysterectomy under general anesthesia...
  21. doi request reprint Use of hyperbaric versus isobaric bupivacaine for spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section
    Alex T Sia
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD005143. 2013
    ..These are administered intrathecally into the spine to provide regional anaesthesia for caesarean section. Several trials have compared hyperbaric and isobaric bupivacaine but none have conclusively shown benefit of either...
  22. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patient-controlled epidural pethidine vs. nurse-administered epidural pethidine for analgesia after caesarean section
    Yvonne Lim
    Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    J Opioid Manag 2:99-104. 2006
    ..Regarding the mode of delivery of postoperative analgesia, we noted a higher satisfaction score among nurses caring for group P than among those caring for group N...
  23. pmc A non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphism in an OPRM1 splice variant is associated with fentanyl-induced emesis in women undergoing minor gynaecological surgery
    Grace Su Yin Pang
    Liver Cancer Functional Genomics Laboratory, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 7:e48416. 2012
    ..The genetic basis of FIE remains largely unknown, therefore, we examined whether it was associated with specific genetic variants of OPRM1, the gene encoding the main receptor target of fentanyl...
  24. doi request reprint Success of tracheal intubation with intubating laryngeal mask airways: a randomized trial of the LMA Fastrach and LMA CTrach
    Eugene H Liu
    Department of Anaesthesia, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Anesthesiology 108:621-6. 2008
    ..This randomized study of 271 patients compared tracheal intubation with these two systems...