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  1. Patients warned of possible exposure to fatal brain disease

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Ten patients who underwent neurosurgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital late last month have been told they may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The 10 were operated on with surgical instruments that may have been used to take a brain biopsy from a 53-year-old man who has since been confirmed as suffering from classic CJD. An 11th patient ...

  2. HK hospitals 'failing to deliver'

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... not able to deliver the standard of care I prefer.' Dr Goh, 43, began teaching as an associate professor of neurosurgery in January last year on a two-year contract with Chinese University. He ... Patients have to wait one year to see a doctor. I know of patients, not in neurosurgery but in other surgical departments, who have to wait up to three years to have surgery. 'Even ...

  3. 20 spinal patients to join HK study

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... would receive cord blood cells from Taiwanese donors, he said. Another researcher, Chinese University chair professor and chief of neurosurgery Poon Wai-sang, said the adult body was less likely ...

  4. Brain implants ease early stages of Parkinson's

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... on the treatment released yesterday. 'That allows them to feel normal, such as feeding, moving around and going out,' Poon Wai-sang, chair professor and chief of neurosurgery at Chinese ...

  5. Teenager hurt in Manila bus shoot-out may go home soon

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of neurosurgery at Tuen Mun Hospital, Dr Dawson Fong To-sang, said yesterday. 'But I won't be surprised if he has to stay at the hospital for a little while longer because we have to carefully ...

  6. Tongue acupuncture treatment helps autistic boy find his voice

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... month's issue of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, found motor function scores increased from 78.82 to 82.99, compared with 65.35 to 67.29 in a control group. Professor Sun ...

  7. Doctors' new chief hits out at $100m negligence awards

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Specialists in obstetrics pay the highest rate, while doctors doing 'very high risk procedures' such as neurosurgery and orthopaedic and plastic surgery pay $85,500. High-risk surgeries ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the university degree is recognised for its worth, and not the names of the individual schools or colleges which are but components of it. When I did my training in paediatric neurosurgery in New York, I was a fellow in the Beth Israel Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University. Soon after, the institute was renamed the Hyman-Newman Institute ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...




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