Boon Tat Yeap's research while affiliated with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and other places

Publications (10)

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Background Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a common reversible biochemical pathology arising from hyperketonaemia in patients with a history of chronic alcohol consumption. It is typically fatal when there is a delay in early recognition and management. A further complicating factor is that this condition is frequently confused with diabetic ketoac...
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Introduction: In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many countries have introduced work from home campaigns. Most teaching faculties have moved to an online delivery mode, which could put students and teachers at risk of back pain. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of newly diagnosed back pain among le...
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Background Urothelial carcinoma (UC) is a common urinary tract malignancy that predominantly affect the urinary bladder with a low recurrence rate after surgical removal. It usually metastasizes to the lungs, regional lymph nodes, and liver. However, it rarely spread to the thoracic spine and bones, especially in the Asian populations. Case presen...
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Background Prostatic carcinoma is the commonest malignancy among men. It usually metastasizes to the spine and regional lymph nodes. However, it is extremely rare for it to metastasize to the mediastinum. Case presentation An elderly man presented to us with progressive onset of bilateral lower limb weakness which was associated with thoracic radi...
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The severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (COVID-19) pandemic impacts the health of women at reproductive age in different ways, starting from pregnancy planning to post-delivery. This narrative review summarises the challenges to obstetric practice posed by the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (COVID-19) pandemic. In this paper, we highligh...
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Background Testicular carcinoma is a rare malignancy in men. It is ranked the 18th most common male cancer in Malaysia with seminoma representing 40% of the primary testicular neoplasms. Early detection of the tumour and the immediate initiation of treatment and disease management provide high possibilities of positive outcomes for patients. Case...
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Background The deadly coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) wreaked havoc globally in early 2020 and caused lives to a standstill. Healthcare workers (HCW) handling patients infected with COVID-19 wore protective equipment to defend themselves from cross infection and curbing further spread. Nevertheless, these do hamper their dexterity, especially d...
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Background Cardiac myxoma is a rare neoplasm with female preponderance. It is the commonest benign cardiac neoplasm. We report a case entailing the perioperative anaesthetic challenges in managing a young morbidly obese man with a huge left atrial myxoma, who presented to us with acute symptoms of heart failure. Case presentation A young morbidly...
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Background Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare aggressive tumor that can be hormone or non-hormone secreting. It is usually associated with fatal outcomes due to its physiological hormonal interaction. We report a successful anaesthetic and surgical management for a patient who presented to us with a huge hemorrhagic ACC which was complicated...

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... There was a global shift to telemedicine to minimize actual physical or face-to-face contact [9]. Anesthetists for instance evaluated patients who were electively scheduled for caesarean section by video calls, and obstetricians monitored patients' blood pressure and sugar profiles remotely from home [11]. Prenatal stress and anxiety were less commonly observed in mothers who had received tele-education from psychologists throughout the pandemic [11]. ...
... 7 Only one other case of prostate cancer is reported presenting with a mediastinal mass. 8 In the United States, significant racial differences exist in the management of prostate cancer. 9 ...