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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Deep brain stimulation can aid Parkinson's sufferers

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... of the University of Grenoble's department of neurosurgery and neurology in France. The surgery evolved out of the surgeries in which doctors used heat probes to burn and permanently damage small ... changes only twice at six-year intervals, according to Professor Poon Wai-sang, chief of neurosurgery at Chinese University. Benefits vary among patients according to the severity ...

  2. Changed man had something on his mind

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com Retirement can be the start of a whole new relaxing phase of life or a chance to pursue dreams sacrificed for a lifetime of toil. For others it casts a pall over their sense of worth as a productive member of society ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CORONER'S COURT

    Mother told fatal surgery was safe

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Neurosurgery consultant Dr Po Yin-chung had called it "not much of a problem", but referred Cheung for an MRI at Tuen Mun Hospital, she said. At Tuen Mun on July 8 Dr Wong Sui-to, a neurosurgery medical officer, suggested occipitocervical fusion surgery, as Cheung's neck bone was putting pressure on some nerves. However, about two weeks later another doctor at Princess ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INQUEST

    Decision to remove boy's oxygen tube 'not wrong'

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... surgery was not the wrong decision, a medical expert told an inquest into the boy's death yesterday. But Chinese University chair professor and chief of the division of neurosurgery at Prince ... the procedure before, and it was difficult for him. Paediatric neurosurgery professor Dachling Pang, from the University of California, who also operated on Cheung, helped construct the surgical airway. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mum told of anaesthesia risks to boy, court hears

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... denied he said that. Pang is chief of the Regional Centre for Paediatric Neurosurgery at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in northern California and paediatric neurosurgery don at the University ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CORONER'S COURT

    Procedure new to doctors, court told

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... of the Regional Centre for Paediatric Neurosurgery at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California and paediatric neurosurgery don at the University of California, Davis- was in Hong Kong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Teaching not the reason to operate on teen, US don says

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... for Paediatric Neurosurgery at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California and paediatric neurosurgery don at the University of California, Davis, was invited to Hong Kong at the time to take part ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Four patients treated for superbug at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... kill if it infects the brain or enters an open wound. A fifth patient being treated in the neurosurgery department died yesterday, but his death has been attributed to his underlying condition ... VRE outbreak was discovered in 1997, when almost all of the patients in a neurosurgery ward were found to be carrying the bug. Hospital chiefs have met the authority's inspection control ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Nanomedicine could outdo surgery

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DAVID TAN

    ... in functional vision. An unexpected finding was that the nanoparticles were able to stop bleeding, a major problem during neurosurgery. During a surgical experiment, So's team was surprised to find ... almost instantly during neurosurgery, this important risk can be better managed. He says: "Normally it would take more than 90 seconds for platelets to amass at the site of the wound, form ...

  10. LucerneHealth creates haven for rest, healing and well-being

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 07:11pm by Jacinta Plucinski, Stacey Johnson, Mia Daughenbaugh and Laleh Larijani

    ... for patients who have undergone treatment elsewhere. LucerneHealth's key specialities in its comprehensive range of services include advanced diagnostics, spinal cord injuries, neurosurgery ...




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