Swan Sim Yeap

Summary

Country: Malaysia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis in paintings: a tale of two origins
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 12:343-7. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Knowledge about osteoporosis in a Malaysian population
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:233-41. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The Malaysian Clinical Guidance on the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis, 2012: a summary
    Swan S Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, No 1, Jalan SS 12 1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 16:30-40. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D levels: its relationship to bone mineral density response and disease activity in premenopausal Malaysian systemic lupus erythematosus patients on corticosteroids
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Divisions of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:17-24. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A survey on the management of gout in Malaysia
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 12:329-35. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Influences on bone mineral density in Malaysian premenopausal systemic lupus erythematosus patients on corticosteroids
    S S Yeap
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Lupus 18:178-81. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between HLA genes and radiological erosions in Malaysian patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    S S Yeap
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Autoimmunity 40:187-90. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis or systemic lupus erythematosus? A diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Asmah Mohd
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:361-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1 genes and susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in three ethnic groups from Malaysia
    K F Kong
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Autoimmunity 35:235-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and bone mineral density in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    H C Chong
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Rheumatol 26:182-5. 2007

Collaborators

  • Lai Meng Looi
  • A G Halim
  • S K Chow
  • H C Chong
  • E M L Goh
  • Asmah Mohd
  • K F Kong
  • S G Ong
  • S S Chee
  • Sook Khuan Chow
  • Emily M L Goh
  • Maude E Phipps
  • K K T Lim
  • H M Cheng
  • E Goh
  • K Veerapen
  • S C Soon

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis in paintings: a tale of two origins
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 12:343-7. 2009
    ..If present, RA with its typical finger deformities should be apparent. This review discusses the known occurrences of RA-type deformities in paintings and places this in the context of the origins of the disease...
  2. doi request reprint Knowledge about osteoporosis in a Malaysian population
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 22:233-41. 2010
    ..4% from magazines. In this self-selected population, women, the better educated, and those earning higher incomes were more aware of OP. Knowledge of OP was obtained mainly from printed materials...
  3. doi request reprint The Malaysian Clinical Guidance on the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis, 2012: a summary
    Swan S Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, No 1, Jalan SS 12 1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 16:30-40. 2013
    ..This Clinical Guidance is aimed to help practitioners assess, diagnose and manage their patients with osteoporosis (OP), using the best available evidence...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D levels: its relationship to bone mineral density response and disease activity in premenopausal Malaysian systemic lupus erythematosus patients on corticosteroids
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Divisions of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:17-24. 2012
    ..To determine if baseline vitamin D levels would influence the gain in bone mineral density (BMD) in female systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients on corticosteroids (CS) taking bone-active medication...
  5. doi request reprint A survey on the management of gout in Malaysia
    Swan Sim Yeap
    Sime Darby Medical Centre Subang Jaya, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
    Int J Rheum Dis 12:329-35. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the management of gout by doctors in Malaysia...
  6. doi request reprint Influences on bone mineral density in Malaysian premenopausal systemic lupus erythematosus patients on corticosteroids
    S S Yeap
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Lupus 18:178-81. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that premenopausal patients with SLE on CS should have their BMD measured at regular intervals to fully assess their osteoporosis risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between HLA genes and radiological erosions in Malaysian patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    S S Yeap
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Autoimmunity 40:187-90. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between the HLA-DRB1 genes with disease severity as assessed by radiological erosions in Malaysian patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis or systemic lupus erythematosus? A diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Asmah Mohd
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:361-4. 2003
    ..Treatment for the collagen vascular disease with corticosteroids exacerbated the intercurrent infection. The problems in the diagnosis and management of such cases are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1 genes and susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in three ethnic groups from Malaysia
    K F Kong
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Autoimmunity 35:235-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, in the Malaysian population, RA is primarily associated with the QRRAA motif, and we suggest that genetic factors play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of RA, compared to environmental factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and bone mineral density in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    H C Chong
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Rheumatol 26:182-5. 2007
    ..Duration of SLE significantly correlated with cumulative CS dosage. In conclusion, 6.7% of these Asian premenopausal SLE women had osteoporosis and only 46.7% had normal BMD. Daily dietary calcium intake did not correlate with BMD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Traditional medicine and food supplements in rheumatic diseases
    S K Chow
    Department of Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, 50603 Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 57:283-91. 2002
    ..Doctors need to be aware of the possible interactions between these 'self-medications' and the conventionally prescribed medication...
  12. ncbi request reprint IgG anti-beta(2) glycoprotein I antibodies in Malaysian patients with antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus: prevalence and clinical correlations
    S G Ong
    University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Rheumatol 21:382-5. 2002
    ..In conclusion, in this study IgG ACL and IgG anti-beta2GPI are closely related and mean levels of IgG ACL and IgG anti-beta2GPI are higher in patients with either primary or secondary APS than in SLE patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mortality patterns in Malaysian systemic lupus erythematosus patients
    S S Yeap
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 56:308-12. 2001
    ..As in other series, infection and active SLE remain important causes of death...