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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... with open heart surgery, however, no surgeon would touch her. Thankfully, Chau had an alternative for Tam. A minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter aortic valve implantation (Tavi) had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1028743/case-history
  2. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Get out of my sight As a truck driver who drove eight hours a day transporting goods between Hong Kong and the mainland, Larry Ho, 46, was used to long hours on the road. One day while driving, however, Ho (whose name ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1019317/case-history
  3. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Psoriasis

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... of suspicion and alarm from bystanders and colleagues. Well-meaning colleagues would enthusiastically ply him with suggestions to seek alternative treatments such as traditional Chinese medicine ... response. One of them, methotrexate, affected his liver, leading to raised liver enzyme levels, so he was forced to stop taking the medicine. Doctors told him to use light therapy where ultraviolet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1096536/case-history-psoriasis
  4. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: avascular necrosis

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... there is no alternative blood supply. Although the cause of AVN is a disrupted blood supply, the cause for the disruption is not always clear. Trauma or injury of some kind can sometimes precede AVN, as can ... metabolism and can lead to clotting of small blood vessels. He says that steroids are a common component in traditional medicine, and long-term use can give rise to AVN. In many cases, however, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1143179/case-history-avascular-necrosis
  5. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Degenerative eye disease now has cure

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Keep youreyes glued As the mother of an adorable year-old girl, Lau Mei-fong was accustomed to some of the common perils of parenthood, such as being often blurry-eyed from broken sleep. But Lau, 30, began to notice t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1023585/degenerative-eye-disease-now-has-cure
  6. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: partial knee replacement

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com An end to the daily grind Madam Chong, 50, knows that familiar feeling. It starts with a twinge in her knee. Then, over time, the pain builds to a crippling crescendo that on some days will cause her to fall in mid-st ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1072505/case-history-partial-knee-replacement
  7. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Tick induces malaria-like symptoms

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com A ticking time bomb Roland Lee was an energetic man who travelled between Hong Kong, Shenzhen and New York running his business. So when 61-year-old Lee (whose name has been changed for reasons of patient confidential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1067210/case-history-tick-induces-malaria-symptoms
  8. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Bone disease that works undercover

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Too brittle too late Madam Wang was navigating a pavement on a rainy day when she slipped and fell. Instinctively, her right hand shot out to break her fall, causing a sharp, intense pain in her wrist. At the Hong Kon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1061692/case-history-bone-disease-works-undercover
  9. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: peanut aspiration

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Beyond a choke Little Danny Lai was having a rough two weeks. The 23-month-old toddler had diarrhoea, low-grade fever and a persistent cough that would not go away. The gastric flu he seemed to be suffering was exacer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1039138/case-history-peanut-aspiration
  10. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    New techniques in IVF

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... and six failed implantations. According to Dr Milton Leong Ka-hong, founder and reproductive medicine specialist of the IVF Centre at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, the standard embryo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1080856/new-techniques-ivf

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