Way Seah Lee

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Affiliation: University of Malaya
Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risks of seroconversion of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency viruses in children with multitransfused thalassaemia major
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:265-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Immune response in infants after universal hepatitis B vaccination: a community-based study in Malaysia
    Hon Kit Cheang
    Paediatric Unit, Lam Wah EE Hospital, Penang, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 54:224-6. 2013
  3. pmc Rotavirus genotypes in Malaysia and universal rotavirus vaccination
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1401-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact on parents during hospitalisation for acute diarrhoea in young children
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 53:755-9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization of childhood rotavirus infection from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    W S Lee
    Departments of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:518-22. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Etiology, outcome and prognostic indicators of childhood fulminant hepatic failure in the United kingdom
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:575-81. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Focal non-typhoidal Salmonella infections from a single center in Malaysia
    W S Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:678-82. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint alpha1-Antitrypsin deficiency is not an important cause of childhood liver diseases in a multi-ethnic Southeast Asian population
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:636-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimates of economic burden of providing inpatient care in childhood rotavirus gastroenteritis from Malaysia
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:818-25. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of moderate to severe malnutrition following persistent diarrhoea--a hospital-based retrospective study
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 63:229-36. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Risks of seroconversion of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency viruses in children with multitransfused thalassaemia major
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:265-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the risks of seroconversion of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) in children with multitransfused thalassaemia at a thalassaemic clinic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Immune response in infants after universal hepatitis B vaccination: a community-based study in Malaysia
    Hon Kit Cheang
    Paediatric Unit, Lam Wah EE Hospital, Penang, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 54:224-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the immune response in infants who received the three-shot hepatitis B vaccine in Malaysia...
  3. pmc Rotavirus genotypes in Malaysia and universal rotavirus vaccination
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:1401-6. 2012
    ..A universal RV-A vaccine is efficacious in reducing RVGE-related hospitalizations and mortality in Malaysia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact on parents during hospitalisation for acute diarrhoea in young children
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 53:755-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the emotional impact on parents of young children who require hospitalisation for acute diarrhoea (AD), and the disruption of daily activities experienced and costs incurred by them...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization of childhood rotavirus infection from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    W S Lee
    Departments of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:518-22. 2003
    ..To determine the epidemiology of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children admitted to an urban hospital in a developing country from South-East Asia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Etiology, outcome and prognostic indicators of childhood fulminant hepatic failure in the United kingdom
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:575-81. 2005
    ..To study the etiology, outcome and prognostic indicators in children with fulminant hepatic failure in the United Kingdom...
  7. ncbi request reprint Focal non-typhoidal Salmonella infections from a single center in Malaysia
    W S Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:678-82. 2005
    ..Deep infections were more likely to occur in the extremes of age (<6 months or >60 years, p< 0.04), associated with adverse outcomes with an overall mortality rate of 9%, or required major surgery (15%)...
  8. ncbi request reprint alpha1-Antitrypsin deficiency is not an important cause of childhood liver diseases in a multi-ethnic Southeast Asian population
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:636-9. 2007
    ..We conducted a prospective study to determine the role of alpha1-antitrypsin (alpha1AT) deficiency in the pathogenesis of neonatal cholestasis and other childhood liver diseases in a multi-ethnic Southeast Asian population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimates of economic burden of providing inpatient care in childhood rotavirus gastroenteritis from Malaysia
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:818-25. 2007
    ..To estimate the cost of an episode of inpatient care and the economic burden of hospitalisation for childhood rotavirus gastroenteritis (GE) in Malaysia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of moderate to severe malnutrition following persistent diarrhoea--a hospital-based retrospective study
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 63:229-36. 2008
    ..With appropriate therapy, remission can be achieved in majority of patients, although a small number of patients needed home PN because of persistence of diarrhoea...
  11. doi request reprint Outcome of biliary atresia in Malaysia: a single-centre study
    Way Seah Lee
    Departments of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:279-85. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the outcome of the operation of children with biliary atresia (BA) at a tertiary paediatric referral centre in Malaysia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility and distribution of non-typhoidal Salmonella serovars isolated in Malaysian children
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Trop Pediatr 49:37-41. 2003
    ..We speculate that this is due to the restriction of sales of antimicrobials in Malaysia except by prescription. Continuing vigilance and frequent antmicrobial surveillance is necessary...
  13. ncbi request reprint Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis in Malaysian patients--a report of five cases
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:216-9. 2009
    ..Patients with severe cholestasis but has spuriously low yGT should be suspected of having PFIC. Liver transplant, which is life-saving in a majority of patients with PFIC, should be considered in all patients with PFIC...
  14. ncbi request reprint Aetiology and outcome of neonatal cholestasis in Malaysia
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:434-9. 2010
    ..Little is known about the epidemiology, causes and outcomes of neonatal cholestasis in the Asian population beyond Japan and Taiwan...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical features differentiating biliary atresia from other causes of neonatal cholestasis
    Way Seah Lee
    Departments of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 39:648-54. 2010
    ..This study determined any clinical features which may help to differentiate biliary atresia (BA) from other causes of neonatal cholestasis (NC)...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of neonatal diarrhoea caused by congenital glucose-galactose malabsorption
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:83-5. 2009
    ..This case illustrate how simple and pertinent clinical observations and laboratory investigations is sufficient to allow a firm diagnosis to be made...
  17. ncbi request reprint Self-reported level of and factors influencing the compliance to desferrioxamine therapy in multitransfused thalassaemias
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:535-40. 2011
    ..To analyse the self-reported degree of and factors influencing the compliance to desferrioxamine (DFO) therapy in children with transfusion-dependent thalassaemia major in Malaysia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pre-admission consultation and late referral in infants with neonatal cholestasis
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:57-61. 2008
    ..To study factors leading to delayed referral in neonatal cholestasis at a tertiary centre in Malaysia...
  19. doi request reprint Association between inflammatory bowel disease gene 5 (IBD5) and interleukin-23 receptor (IL23R) genetic polymorphisms in Malaysian patients with Crohn's disease
    Kek Heng Chua
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 13:459-65. 2012
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  20. doi request reprint Identification of DLG5 and SLC22A5 gene polymorphisms in Malaysian patients with Crohn's disease
    Kek Heng Chua
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 12:459-66. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of DLG5 and SLC22A5 gene polymorphisms with the onset of Crohn's disease (CD) in a Malaysian cohort...
  21. doi request reprint Childhood autoimmune liver disease: indications and outcome of liver transplantation
    Pei Fan Chai
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:295-302. 2010
    ..We describe indications and outcome of LT for childhood AIH and AISC...
  22. pmc Usefulness of a scoring system in the interpretation of histology in neonatal cholestasis
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5326-33. 2009
    ..To ascertain the usefulness of a histological scoring system devised to assist in the interpretation of liver histology in neonatal cholestasis (NC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Retrospective study of Aeromonas infection in a Malaysian urban area: a 10-year experience
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur
    Singapore Med J 42:057-60. 2001
    ..To describe the patterns of isolation of Aeromonas spp. and the resulting spectrum of infection, intestinal and extra-intestinal,from infants and children in an urban area in a hot and humid country from SoutheastAsia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of anti-HCV in an urban child population: a preliminary study from Kuala Lumpur
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 42:100-1. 2001
    ..Of the 179 samples assayed, only one was positive, giving the prevalence rate of 0.6%. It is reasonable to conclude that the seroprevalence of anti-HCV among children from Kuala Lumpur is low, less than 1%...
  25. doi request reprint Out-of-pocket costs associated with rotavirus gastroenteritis requiring hospitalization in Malaysia
    P F Chai
    Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Vaccine 27:F112-5. 2009
    ..Major components of the cost were hospital expenses (45%) and productivity loss (37%). These findings will allow further assessment of the cost-effectiveness of any future rotavirus immunization program in Malaysia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Admission to hospital with childhood acute gastroenteritis in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    M Izzuddin Poo
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 62:189-93. 2007
    ..However, preadmission management and fluid therapy after admission was not ideal. Efforts to encourage better adherence to established management protocol of AGE among family physicians and hospital clinicians should be instituted...
  27. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of uvulo-palatoglossal junctional ulcers as an early clinical sign of exanthem subitum due to human herpesvirus 6
    K B Chua
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Clin Virol 17:83-90. 2000
    ..An earlier prospective clinical study showed that there was a strong association of UPJ ulcers and occurrence of ES with a positive predictive value of 95.3% and negative predictive value of 100%...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux: clinical profiles and outcome
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:568-71. 1999
    ..To assess the clinical features, investigations and outcome of 69 children (40 males, 29 females) with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOER) referred to a tertiary referral centre in paediatric gastroenterology...
  29. doi request reprint Pre-admission therapy for childhood acute diarrhoea--a hospital-based study
    Y J Ng
    Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Clin Pharm Ther 34:55-60. 2009
    ..Sex, race and age had no influence on the type of preadmission treatment. A greater effort should be made to educate the general public in the appropriate treatment of AGE...
  30. pmc Appropriateness, endoscopic findings and contributive yield of pediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy
    Way Seah Lee
    Way Seah Lee, Christopher CM Boey, Pei Fan Chai, Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    World J Gastroenterol 19:9077-83. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Chronic diarrhoea in infants and young children: causes, clinical features and outcome
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:260-3. 1999
    ..To review the causes, clinical features and outcomes of Malaysian children who had chronic diarrhoea...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bacterial enteropathogens isolated in childhood diarrhoea in Kuala Lumpur--the changing trend
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 50603, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 57:24-30. 2002
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Inferior vena cava occlusion and protein-losing enteropathy after liver transplantation in children
    Way Seah Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 34:413-6. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood invasive pneumococcal disease: a hospital-based study from Malaysia
    Li Han Lim
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:366-9. 2007
    ..Information on infection due to S. pneumoniae in Malaysian children is scarce. We conducted a retrospective chart review of childhood invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) presented to a single centre in Malaysia...
  35. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and burden of childhood rotavirus infection in a tertiary hospital in Sabah, Malaysia
    C T Goh
    Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Likas, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:146-9. 2009
    ..7% of all admissions to the children's wards during the study period. There was no difference in severity of GE between RV and non-RV groups. RV infection is a common cause of childhood GE requiring hospital care in Sabah...
  36. ncbi request reprint Extra-intestinal non-typhoidal Salmonella infections in children
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Ann Trop Paediatr 20:125-9. 2000
    ..The three serotypes most commonly isolated were S. enteritidis, S. paratyphi B and S. typhimurium. Most isolates were sensitive to antibiotics commonly used in salmonellosis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Regular paracetamol in severe dengue: a lethal combination?
    Chin Seng Gan
    Department of Paediatrics, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 54:e35-7. 2013
    ..She responded to supportive measures and N-acetylcysteine infusion. This case highlights the potential danger of administering repeated therapeutic doses of paracetamol in childhood severe dengue disease with hepatitis...
  38. doi request reprint Identification of NOD2/CARD15 mutations in Malaysian patients with Crohn's disease
    Kek Heng Chua
    Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Dig Dis 10:124-30. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to look for the DPM in our multiracial population and to discover whether there were any differences in the three major ethnic groups; Malay, Chinese and Indian...
  39. ncbi request reprint Factor V inhibitor in neonatal intracranial hemorrhage secondary to severe congenital factor V deficiency
    W S Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 23:244-6. 2001
    ..The treatment was complicated by thrombosis of left brachial artery and ischemia of left middle finger. The child finally died from another episode of intracranial hemorrhage 10 days after insertion of the VP shunt...
  40. ncbi request reprint Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome presenting as childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    W S Lee
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 42:530-3. 2001
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  41. ncbi request reprint Paediatric admissions at a tertiary hospital in Kuala Lumpur--a case for a short-stay ward
    L A Chong
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya Medical Center, 50603 Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 58:89-93. 2003
    ..Only 20% required percutaneous oximetry monitoring and 2% required observations more frequently than 2 hourly. There may be a case for a short stay ward in a big paediatric unit in Malaysia...