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  1. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Total ankle replacement

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... The physician referred him to Dr Yeung Yeung, a specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology at Matilda International Hospital. "Mr Collins couldn't put his left foot flat on the floor because ... Centre in Zurich, where Rippstein confirmed he was a suitable candidate for TAR surgery. Matilda's executive medical director, Dr Hans Schrader, says a TAR package with the hospital costs ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: liver cancer

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... for a cure at the time was surgery and he was operated on at Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in September 2011. During the surgery, however, doctors discovered a number of smaller tumours in his ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: Binaural audio therapy

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

    ... there were more than 54,000 people waiting for cataract surgery at Hospital Authority hospitals alone, and more than 42,000 were over 71 years old. But cataracts are developing at a younger age: ... that received binaural beat audio therapy. When she arrived at the hospital, her systolic blood pressure was in the normal range of 130 millimetres of mercury (mmHg), with a heart rate of 68 beats per ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: avascular necrosis

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

    ... replacement surgery is unknown, the promise of better function was enough to sway Chan. The following year, Chan underwent BHR for his left hip. He was discharged from the hospital four days later ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Double trouble

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... and I can't feel my legs." He then collapsed in a seizure before falling into a deep coma. Lehe was rushed to a local hospital where CT scans showed small subdural haematomas, the pooling of blood on the surface of the brain. He was airlifted to the Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine Centre at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Doctors there, including ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Rise of the superbugs

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... of antibiotics called carbapenems. According to Dr Tsang Kay-yan, an infectious diseases specialist at the Hospital Authority Infectious Disease Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital, carbapenems ... sudden shortness of breath and severe vomiting. She was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital. Doctors found that her blood pressure had fallen, and there were low levels of oxygen in her blood- ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: When fate plays a hand

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... The following month, he was admitted to hospital with respiratory distress and severe weakness. The mass on his left hand was so large his hand looked like an inflated rubber glove. The slightest touch ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: partial knee replacement

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

    ... Doctors found that Chong's right knee was badly damaged by osteoarthritis, and surgery was her best chance for long-term relief. But the waiting list for knee surgery at the public hospital ... of a new partial knee replacement method being employed by the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, and referred her to its director, Dr Stephen Wu ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Keyhole surgery is a good substitute

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... development at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. Matt's best hopes now lay in keyhole surgery to remove the cancer-stricken part of his stomach. The technique would only require small ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case History: Tick induces malaria-like symptoms

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

    ... to Shenzhen, he sought treatment at a hospital, but doctors were baffled by his symptoms and could not pin down a diagnosis. He was given antibiotics, but little more was done. He was feeling extremely unwell while in Hong Kong in June, so he checked himself into the North District Hospital. Immediately after admission, his temperature rose to 39 degrees Celsius, his blood pressure plunged, ...




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