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  1. Colour coding helps surgeons target cancers

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A technique that highlights malignant cells through the use of a fluorescent material is enabling doctors to remove brain tumours more thoroughly than before. The technique, first used in Germany about four years ago, has been brought to the c ...

  2. Doctor warned on sick leave

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A public doctor has been disciplined for issuing sick leave certificates to his brother without conducting a proper consultation. Princess Margaret Hospital confirmed that the doctor, who worked for its neurosurgery department but left in January, was disciplined for misconduct. It is understood he was given a verbal warning. The doctor issued two sick leave ...

  3. Bus bloodbath survivor says 'Merry Christmas'

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... was healing well. The hospital's neurosurgery chief, Dr Dawson Fong To-sang, removed the sutures on Wednesday. The spokesman said Leung had started to eat a soft diet in the past few days. ...

  4. Brain cancer records inadequate, doctor says

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of neurosurgery at Queen Mary Hospital, said the authority's figures did not include benign brain tumours, which, she said, could be fatal if not treated properly. 'I am not suggesting ...

  5. Coma victim's surgeon won't be swayed by colleagues' sniping

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The neurosurgeon treating the teenage boy who was seriously injured in the Manila hostage incident says he will continue focusing on his job despite complaints from doctors at other hospitals that the patient should be under their care. Dr Dawson Fong To-sang, the head of neurosurgery at Tuen Mun Hospital, has been leading a team treating 18-year-old Jason Leung ...

  6. Life support ended for woman in coma after breast surgery

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... doctors were required to confirm such a diagnosis after independent observation. One of the doctors must be a specialist in intensive care, neurology or neurosurgery. 'When one is considered ...

  7. Setting up government health insurer no idle threat, minister says

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... been reduced from 18 per cent in 2006 to 4.8 per cent last year. However, 252 of the 5,261 public doctors still put in more than 65 hours a week. Most work in surgery, neurosurgery, obstetrics ...

  8. Signs good for Jason

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... had gone well, and Jason was recovering, said the head of neurosurgery at the hospital. 'One thing we know is that he can breathe on his own. Our next goal is for him to eat on his own, ...

  9. Hijack survivor's condition improving

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Manila shooting survivor Jason Leung Song-xue's condition is improving despite his being still under heavy sedation and the discovery of shattered bone fragments in his brain. Tuen Mun Hospital neurosurgery chief Dawson Fong To-sang said swelling in Jason's brain and the blockage of a major vein there had eased. Pressure inside his skull had returned ...

  10. Teen fights for life in hospital, but cause of head injury unclear

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... assessment by Dr Dawson Fong To-sang, the head of neurosurgery at Tuen Mun Hospital, who was sent to Manila yesterday. The bodies of Ng's husband, Ken Leung Kam-wing, 58, and daughters Doris ...




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