Chung Yau Lo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Laparoscopic enucleation of a nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumor at the head of the pancreas
    Nikhil Singh
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    JSLS 10:259-62. 2006
  2. ncbi A prospective evaluation of preoperative localization by technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy and ultrasonography in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 193:155-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Surgical treatment of pancreatic insulinomas in the era of laparoscopy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Endosc 18:297-302. 2004
  4. ncbi Surgical treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism in Hong Kong: changes in clinical pattern over 3 decades
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Arch Surg 139:77-82; discussion 82. 2004
  5. ncbi Optimizing the treatment of AMES high-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 28:1103-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma: clinicopathologic features and outcome study
    Wai Fan Chan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 28:1093-8. 2004
  7. ncbi Applicability of tissue aspirate for quick parathyroid hormone assay to confirm parathyroid tissue identity during parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Surg 140:146-9; discussion 150. 2005
  8. ncbi Papillary microcarcinoma: is there any difference between clinically overt and occult tumors?
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:759-66. 2006
  9. pmc Follicular thyroid carcinoma: the role of histology and staging systems in predicting survival
    Chung Yau Lo
    Departments of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Surg 242:708-15. 2005
  10. ncbi Minimally invasive endoscopic-assisted parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Division of Endocrine Surgery, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Endosc 17:1932-6. 2003

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  1. pmc Laparoscopic enucleation of a nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumor at the head of the pancreas
    Nikhil Singh
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    JSLS 10:259-62. 2006
    ..We report a case of successful enucleation of a nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumor located at the head of the pancreas, in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type I...
  2. ncbi A prospective evaluation of preoperative localization by technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy and ultrasonography in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 193:155-9. 2007
    ..However, their relative importance and actual contribution to MIP have not been prospectively assessed...
  3. ncbi Surgical treatment of pancreatic insulinomas in the era of laparoscopy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Endosc 18:297-302. 2004
    ..This report evaluates our experience with surgical treatment for pancreatic insulinomas in this era of laparoscopy and reviews the application, safety, and outcome of this surgical approach reported in the literature...
  4. ncbi Surgical treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism in Hong Kong: changes in clinical pattern over 3 decades
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Arch Surg 139:77-82; discussion 82. 2004
    ..The clinical pattern of primary HPT has undergone a significant evolution in Western countries. A similar change can be documented in a geographic region where this condition is considered to be relatively uncommon...
  5. ncbi Optimizing the treatment of AMES high-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 28:1103-9. 2004
    ..AMES high-risk PTC patients should undergo total thyroidectomy aiming at complete tumor resection followed by I131 ablation. External-beam irradiation should be added for patients with residual disease after an incomplete excision...
  6. ncbi Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma: clinicopathologic features and outcome study
    Wai Fan Chan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 28:1093-8. 2004
    ..Preoperative RLN palsy can be the first symptom in patients with locally advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma. Despite the adoption of a relatively conservative surgical treatment, long-term survival can be achieved in selected patients...
  7. ncbi Applicability of tissue aspirate for quick parathyroid hormone assay to confirm parathyroid tissue identity during parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Surg 140:146-9; discussion 150. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Papillary microcarcinoma: is there any difference between clinically overt and occult tumors?
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:759-66. 2006
    ..However, clinical and biologic behaviors of PMC may vary considerably between tumors that are clinically overt and those that are occult...
  9. pmc Follicular thyroid carcinoma: the role of histology and staging systems in predicting survival
    Chung Yau Lo
    Departments of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Surg 242:708-15. 2005
    ..To evaluate the risk factors including tumor histomorphology for survival specific to follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) and to apply commonly employed staging systems in predicting survival for patients with FTC...
  10. ncbi Minimally invasive endoscopic-assisted parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Division of Endocrine Surgery, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    Surg Endosc 17:1932-6. 2003
    ..Minimally invasive surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) depends on both an accurate preoperative localization and the availability of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring...
  11. ncbi Laparoscopic pancreatic resection of an insulinoma in a child
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 26:43-5. 2003
    ..We present the case of pancreatic insulinoma in a 13-year-old boy treated by laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy...
  12. ncbi Parathyroid autotransplantation during thyroidectomy: is frozen section necessary?
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Arch Surg 134:258-60. 1999
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of parathyroid gland identification and the need for routine frozen section examination before parathyroid autotransplantation during thyroidectomy...
  13. ncbi A prospective evaluation of recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis during thyroidectomy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, People s Republic of China
    Arch Surg 135:204-7. 2000
    ..Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis after thyroidectomy can be unrecognized without routine laryngoscopy, and patients have a good potential for recovery during follow-up...
  14. ncbi From open to laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a review of 16-year experience
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 112:1080-4. 1999
    ..To review the experience with adrenal surgery which was associated with significant morbidity and notable mortality in the past, although laparoscopic approach is beginning to be accepted as the procedure of choice...
  15. ncbi Parathyroid autotransplantation during thyroidectomy: documentation of graft function
    C Y Lo
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong
    Arch Surg 136:1381-5. 2001
    ..Biochemical function of normal parathyroid tissue grafted during thyroidectomy can be documented...
  16. ncbi Cushing's syndrome secondary to adrenal adenoma during pregnancy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Surg Endosc 16:219-20. 2002
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  17. ncbi Telomerase activity in thyroid malignancy
    C Y Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Thyroid 9:1215-20. 1999
    ..In conclusion, telomerase does not appear to be frequently activated in papillary thyroid carcinoma. The association of lymphocytic thyroiditis with papillary thyroid carcinoma may limit its clinical usefulness as a tumor marker...
  18. pmc Applicability of intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay during thyroidectomy
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery and Division of Clinical Biochemistry, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Surg 236:564-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the applicability of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (quick PTH) assay to monitor parathyroid function and to identify clinically significant hypocalcemia compared with postoperative serum calcium monitoring...
  19. ncbi Parathyroid autotransplantation during thyroidectomy
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    ANZ J Surg 72:902-7. 2002
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  20. pmc Significance of size of lymph node metastasis on postsurgical stimulated thyroglobulin levels after prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3472-8. 2012
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  21. doi Serum vascular endothelial growth factor C correlates with lymph node metastases and high-risk tumor profiles in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg 247:483-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical relevance of serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF-C in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)...
  22. pmc Staging systems for papillary thyroid carcinoma: a review and comparison
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 245:366-78. 2007
    ..To find out the most predictive staging system for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) currently available in the literature...
  23. ncbi Classical and follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a comparative study on clinicopathologic features and long-term outcome
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:752-8. 2006
    ..The present study aimed at evaluating any potential difference in clinicopathologic features and long-term outcome of FVPTC as compared with CPTC...
  24. ncbi Prognostic factors in papillary and follicular thyroid carcinoma: their implications for cancer staging
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:730-8. 2007
    ..However, this may not be an optimal approach to cancer staging...
  25. ncbi Restaging of differentiated thyroid carcinoma by the sixth edition AJCC/UICC TNM staging system: stage migration and predictability
    Brian Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1551-9. 2007
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the potential changes in cancer-specific survival (CSS) after reclassification from fifth to sixth edition TNM...
  26. pmc Evaluating the prognostic factors associated with cancer-specific survival of differentiated thyroid carcinoma presenting with distant metastasis
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1329-35. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prognostic factors affecting cancer-specific survival (CSS) in DTC patients presenting with DM...
  27. pmc Significance of metastatic lymph node ratio on stimulated thyroglobulin levels in papillary thyroid carcinoma after prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1257-63. 2012
    ....
  28. doi Should an involved but functioning recurrent laryngeal nerve be shaved or resected in a locally advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2951-7. 2013
    ..Our study aimed to compare the early and late outcomes between those who underwent shaving and those who underwent resection and also to identify independent prognostic factors in this subset of patients...
  29. ncbi Increased expression of vascular endothelial growth factor C in papillary thyroid carcinoma correlates with cervical lymph node metastases
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Clin Cancer Res 11:8063-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the expression pattern of VEGF-C immunoreactive protein in PTC and its relationship with cervical lymph node metastasis...
  30. pmc Impact of routine unilateral central neck dissection on preablative and postablative stimulated thyroglobulin levels after total thyroidectomy in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:60-7. 2012
    ..Because postsurgical stimulated thyroglobulin (sTg) level is a good surrogate for recurrence, the study aimed to evaluate the impact of prophylactic CND on preablative and postablative sTg levels after total thyroidectomy...
  31. ncbi Parathyroid cancer
    Brian Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:573-84. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma in Hong Kong Chinese patients under 21 years of age: a 35-year experience
    Yee Man Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Am Coll Surg 194:711-6. 2002
    ..It is associated with distinct clinicopathologic features and prognosis. The present study reviews our experience in management of this condition in ethnic Chinese in Hong Kong...
  33. ncbi Total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter in the elderly
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 190:418-23. 2005
    ..Total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter (MNG) is increasingly being performed for the elderly population and yet their perioperative and long-term outcomes remain unclear...
  34. doi Factors affecting the adequacy of lymph node yield in prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Surg Oncol 106:966-71. 2012
    ..Determinants for adequate lymph node yield (LNY) in prophylactic central neck dissection (pCND) for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) remain unclear. We aimed to determine factors affecting LNY in pCND...
  35. doi A prospective, assessor-blind evaluation of surgeon-performed transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography in vocal cord examination before and after thyroidectomy
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surgery 154:1158-64; discussion 1164-5. 2013
    ..Transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography (TLUSG) is a promising alternative to direct laryngoscopy in assessing perioperative vocal cord function. This study sought to evaluate the accuracy of TLUSG in assessing vocal cord function...
  36. ncbi The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring of recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy: a comparative study on 1000 nerves at risk
    Wai Fan Chan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Surgery 140:866-72; discussion 872-3. 2006
    ..The present study evaluates whether RLN injury can be reduced by the application of this technique during thyroidectomy in a single center...
  37. ncbi Total thyroidectomy replaces subtotal thyroidectomy as the preferred surgical treatment for Graves' disease
    Chun Fan Ku
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    ANZ J Surg 75:528-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to evaluate its safety and efficiency...
  38. ncbi Staging systems for follicular thyroid carcinoma: application to 171 consecutive patients treated in a tertiary referral centre
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Endocr Relat Cancer 14:29-42. 2007
    ..When predictability was measured by PVE, the TNM system was found to have the best predictability and thus, should be the stratification system of choice for FTC in the future...
  39. ncbi Surgical options in undifferentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    World J Surg 31:969-77. 2007
    ..Because of the ineffectiveness of all conventional treatment modalities, novel molecular targeted therapies are being developed to tackling this uniformly fatal disease with promising results...
  40. doi Impact of second primary malignancy on outcomes of differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surgery 148:1191-6; discussion 1196-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed at evaluating the risk of SPM in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) and how the timing of SPM might affect the disease course...
  41. pmc Eucalcemic parathyroid hormone elevation after parathyroidectomy for primary sporadic hyperparathyroidism: risk factors, trend, and outcome
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:584-90. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine risk factors, trend of PTH level, and outcome of patients with ePTH 6 months after parathyroidectomy...
  42. doi The potential clinical relevance of serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF-C in recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Surgery 144:934-40; discussion 940-1. 2008
    ..This study aims at evaluating serum VEGF (sVEGF) and sVEGF-C levels in recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients...
  43. ncbi Benign nodular goitre presenting as acute airway obstruction
    Deepak Abraham
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    ANZ J Surg 77:364-7. 2007
    ..Although rare in non-endemic areas, benign nodular goitre may cause acute airway obstruction and the clinical management of this condition remains a challenge...
  44. pmc Staging systems for papillary thyroid carcinoma: a study of 2 tertiary referral centers
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    From the Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 246:114-21. 2007
    ..To find out the most applicable and consistent staging system for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) available in the literature...
  45. ncbi High prevalence of cyclooxygenase 2 expression in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Eur J Endocrinol 152:545-50. 2005
    ..Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) seems to play a role in the development and carcinogenesis of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Its incidence of expression and potential application as a tumor marker remain to be elucidated...
  46. ncbi Pitfalls of intraoperative neuromonitoring for predicting postoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve function during thyroidectomy
    Wai Fan Chan
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:806-12. 2006
    ..The present prospective study validated the ability of this technique to predict postoperative RLN outcomes in a single endocrine surgical unit...
  47. doi Changing trend in surgical indication and management for Graves' disease
    Jeremy Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Am J Surg 203:162-7. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the changes in surgical indication, type of resection, and surgical outcomes at a single institution...
  48. doi Vitamin D3 deficiency is associated with late-onset hypocalcemia after minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in a vitamin D borderline area
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 34:1350-5. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the clinicopathologic features and short-term outcomes of vitamin D(3)-deficient patients after minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP)...
  49. ncbi Adrenalectomy in Hong Kong: a critical review of adoption of laparoscopic approach
    Tim Lok Kwan
    Central Surgical Audit Unit, Hospital Authority, 147B Argyle Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Am J Surg 194:153-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the practice and the adoption of laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) in a stable population, as well as the potential impact of case volume on outcomes...
  50. doi Bilateral Pheochromocytomas in MEN2A Syndrome: A Two-Institution Experience
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    World J Surg 39:2484-91. 2015
    ..However, it is unclear whether different amino acid substitutions within C634 cause differences in bilateral PHEOs expression. We aimed to answer this by pooling data from two Asian institutions...
  51. doi Long-term outcomes for older patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma: should another age cutoff beyond 45 years be added?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:446-53. 2015
    ..This study aimed to determine whether advanced age (i.e., >60 years) at diagnosis was an independent predictor of CSS and DFS in older (≥45 years) patients...
  52. doi Evaluating the morbidity and efficacy of reoperative surgery in the central compartment for persistent/recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:2853-9. 2013
    ..We evaluated RCND outcomes by comparing them with those of patients who underwent primary central neck dissection (CND)...
  53. pmc A review of risk factors and timing for postoperative hematoma after thyroidectomy: is outpatient thyroidectomy really safe?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 36:2497-502. 2012
    ..With the growing demand for outpatient thyroidectomy, we assessed its safety and feasibility by evaluating the potential risk factors and timing of postoperative hematoma after thyroidectomy...
  54. pmc A comparative study of routine laparoscopic versus open appendectomy
    Jamy L Yong
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    JSLS 10:188-92. 2006
    ..This is a retrospective study of the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy compared with outcomes for patients undergoing open appendectomy (OA) during the time that LA came into use...
  55. doi A germline mutation (A339V) in thyroid transcription factor-1 (TITF-1/NKX2.1) in patients with multinodular goiter and papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Elly S W Ngan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Rd, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:162-75. 2009
    ..Because thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1) is important to thyroid development, we evaluated whether the gene that encodes it, TITF-1/NKX2.1, is a genetic determinant of MNG/PTC predisposition...
  56. doi High pre-operative urinary norepinephrine is an independent determinant of peri-operative hemodynamic instability in unilateral pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma removal
    Rita Y K Chang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    World J Surg 38:2317-23. 2014
    ..Peri-operative hemodynamic instability (HDI) may increase peri-operative morbidity in pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma (PPGL) patients...
  57. ncbi Applicability and outcome of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Kelvin Chai Ng Kwok
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Asian J Surg 26:71-5. 2003
    ..When successfully performed, the laparoscopic approach offers the advantages of a minimally invasive procedure with improved patient comfort and faster postoperative recovery...
  58. ncbi Destructive thyroiditis secondary to a metastasis
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Thyroid 12:1029. 2002
  59. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Meckel's diverticulum in action
    See Ching Chan
    University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Hong Kong, China
    N Engl J Med 350:e7. 2004
  60. ncbi Fishbone perforation of the small bowel: laparoscopic diagnosis and laparoscopically assisted management
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:392-3. 2003
    ..This uncommon cause of peritonitis and the role of laparoscopy for this condition are discussed...
  61. ncbi Postthyroidectomy hypocalcemia
    Chung Yau Lo
    J Am Coll Surg 196:497-8. 2003
  62. ncbi Papillary carcinoma of thyroid: A 30-yr clinicopathological review of the histological variants
    Alfred King Yin Lam
    Discipline of Pathology, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
    Endocr Pathol 16:323-30. 2005
    ..We conclude that a high prevalence of different variants of PTC with distinct clinicopathological features can be documented. Recognition of these histological variants may be important for better management of patients with PTC...