Au W, Ma S, Yeung C, Chan H, Trendell Smith N. A patient with congenital ichthyosis hystrix (disseminated congenital naevus) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2003;44:209-12 pubmed
..There are four reports of acute leukaemia complicating ichthyosis, all involving paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The possible mechanisms involved are discussed. ..
Au W, Lam W, Chu W, Tam S, Wong W, Chan H, et al
. A pilot MRI study of organ specific hemosiderosis and functional correlation in Chinese patients with myelodysplasia and aplastic anemia with raised ferritin levels. Hematol Oncol. 2008;26:225-8 pubmed publisher
..Hence, chelating agents may still have a role to improve organ function. Prospective data with serial functional and imaging monitoring is needed. ..
Au W, Lam W, Chu W, Tam S, Wong W, Lau J, et al
. Organ-specific hemosiderosis and functional correlation in Chinese patients with thalassemia intermedia and hemoglobin H disease. Ann Hematol. 2009;88:947-50 pubmed publisher
..Prospective data with serial functional and imaging monitoring is needed to verify the utility for chelation to improve cardiac and endocrine function in this group of patients. ..
Au W, Horsman D, Gascoyne R, Viswanatha D, Klasa R, Connors J. The spectrum of lymphoma with 8q24 aberrations: a clinical, pathological and cytogenetic study of 87 consecutive cases. Leuk Lymphoma. 2004;45:519-28 pubmed
..We conclude that the finding of an 8q24 aberration is of marked negative prognostic significance, either at diagnosis or at disease progression, in a variety of NHL. ..
Au W, Ooi G, Ma S, Wan T, Kwong Y. Chronic myeloid leukemia in an adolescent with Ollier's disease after intensive X-ray exposure. Leuk Lymphoma. 2004;45:613-6 pubmed
Au W, Lam W, Chu W, Tam S, Wong W, Pennell D, et al
. A magnetic resonance imaging study of iron overload in hemopoietic stem cell transplant recipients with increased ferritin levels. Transplant Proc. 2007;39:3369-74 pubmed
..We concluded that iron overload may contribute to organ damage after HSCT, and MRI assessment may be useful in its detection and treatment monitoring. ..
Au W, Lam W, Chu W, Tam S, Wong W, Liang R, et al
. A T2* magnetic resonance imaging study of pancreatic iron overload in thalassemia major. Haematologica. 2008;93:116-9 pubmed publisher
..This suggested that improved chelation may improve beta cell reserve and prevent pancreatic atrophy. ..
Au W, Lee V, Lau C, Yau J, Chan D, Chan E, et al
. A synopsis of current care of thalassaemia major patients in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J. 2011;17:261-6 pubmed
..The future for thalassaemia care in Hong Kong is bright. With better transfusion and chelation, it should be possible to avoid growth and endocrine deficiencies in younger patients. ..
Au W, Wong K, Leung R, Tong A. Isolated gingival relapse of acute lymphoblastic leukemia after transplantation. J Oral Pathol Med. 2008;37:249-51 pubmed publisher
..Examinations of the peripheral blood and marrow were normal. Molecular studies confirmed clonal relationship between the gum lesion with the original marrow disease, despite the anatomical, histological and chronological separations. ..