different optineurin mutation pattern in primary open-angle glaucoma.the optineurin gene (optn) is the second gene besides myoc in which mutations have been identified to be associated with primary open-angle glaucoma (poag). in this study, sequence alterations in the optn gene associated with poag in chinese subjects were investigated.200312939304
a rasch measure of young children's temperament (negative emotionality) in hong aspect of child behavior and temperament, called negative emotionality in the literature, is very important to teachers of very young children. the children's behavior questionnaire, initially designed by rothbart, ahadi, hershey and fisher (2001) for use in western countries, was modified in line with rasch measurement theory, revised for suitability with hong kong preschool children, and conceptually ordered from easy to hard along a continuum of attitude/behavior for negative emotionality, ...201424518582
internet gambling among high school students in hong kong.the study investigated internet gambling involvement and pathological gambling among hong kong adolescents aged 12-19 years. the diagnostic and statistical manual (4th edition) multiple response format for juveniles (dsm-iv-mr-j) (fisher in j gambl stud 16:253-273, 2000) was filled by 1,004 students (597 boys, 407 girls) recruited by random selection of classes. the response rate was 86.6 %. results indicate that more respondents participated in land-based gambling than internet gambling (63.5 v ...201424190276
association of high myopia with crystallin beta a4 (cryba4) gene polymorphisms in the linkage-identified myp6 locus.myopia is the most common ocular disorder worldwide and imposes tremendous burden on the society. it is a complex disease. the myp6 locus at 22 q12 is of particular interest because many studies have detected linkage signals at this interval. the myp6 locus is likely to contain susceptibility gene(s) for myopia, but none has yet been identified.201222792142
a retrospective study on 69 cases of maxillary tooth transposition.the published literature on tooth transposition includes only a few studies that have involved more than 50 subjects. the aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of true maxillary tooth transposition and possible associated dental anomalies in a larger sample of children. the dental records and radiographs of children who had been diagnosed as having true maxillary tooth transposition at a school dental clinic in hong kong were studied retrospectively. data were analyzed for s ...201222790413
outcome of intensive care of homozygous alpha-thalassaemia without prior intra-uterine review the outcome of homozygous alpha-thalassaemia without prior intra-uterine therapy treated in neonatal intensive care unit and identify the factors associated with survival.200717635683
association of apolipoprotein e polymorphisms with normal tension glaucoma in a chinese evaluate the role of apolipoprotein e (apoe) polymorphisms in primary open angle glaucoma (poag).200616778644
synechial angle closure pattern in chinese chronic primary angle-closure glaucoma patients.the aim of this retrospective clinical study is to investigate the pattern of synechial angle closure in a group of hong kong chinese with chronic primary angle-closure glaucoma.200111711843
prevalence of domestic violence in hong kong chinese women presenting with urinary determine the prevalence of domestic violence and its risk factors in women presenting with urinary symptoms.201627428060
a new recommendation for maternal weight gain in chinese characterize the distribution of maternal weight gain in chinese women living in a well-nourished community, to recommend target weight gains from quartile values derived from women with good pregnancy outcomes, and to quantify the risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes encountered among subjects with weight gain outside these recommendations.200010916517
long-term performance of indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves in chinese patients undergoing assess the use of indwelling tracheoesophageal speaking valves in chinese patients undergoing laryngectomy, to identify the clinicopathologic factors for favorable outcome, and to evaluate the factors that determine prosthesis lifetime.200516301365
intravenous magnesium sulfate to improve outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: interim report from a pilot study.magnesium sulfate (mgso4) may be useful in preventing neurological injury after subarachnoid haemorrhage (sah). in this randomized, double-blind study we evaluated the safety and efficacy of mgso4 infusion to improve clinical outcome after aneurysmal sah.200516463861
guillain-barre syndrome in southern chinese children: 32 year experience in hong kong.the purpose of the present study was to investigate the clinical pattern of guillain-barre syndrome (gbs) in southern chinese children in hong kong and to compare the clinical outcome of early versus delayed intervention with i.v. immunoglobulin (ivig).201019702649
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