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International & Local Publications

a) Book Editor / Author

  1. Feng P.H., Fock K.M., P. Eng, Handbook of Acute Medicine. 5th Edition. Singapore:APAC Publishers, 1992
  2. P. Eng, Cheah F.K., Interpreting Chest Xrays. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005

b) Chapter Author

  1. P. Eng.Thromboembolic Disorders. In: Feng P.H., Fock K.M., P Eng, eds. Handbook of Acute Medicine, 5th Edition. Singapore: APACPublishers, 1992
  2. P. Eng. Snake Bites. In : Feng P.H., Fock K.M., P Eng, eds. Handbook of Acute Medicine, 5th Edition. Singapore: APAC Publishers, 1992
  3. A.C. Mehta, P. Eng. Accessories for the Flexible Bronchoscope. In: Wang HP, Mehta AC, eds. Flexible Bronchoscopy. Cambridge, MA:Blackwell Science, 1995
  4. Raghuram, P. Eng. ARDS. In: Ong Y.Y., Woo K.T., Ng H.S., P. Tan, Tang O.T., eds. A Clinical Approach to Medicine. Singapore: World Scientific, 2001
  5. C. Lo, P. Eng. Lung Cancer. In: Ong Y.Y., Woo K.T., Ng H.S., P. Tan, Tang O.T., eds. A Clinical Approach to Medicine. Singapore: World Scientific, 2001
  6. P. Eng. Approach to Disorders of the Respiratory System. In: Ong Y.Y., Woo K.T., Ng H.S., P. Tan, Tang O.T., eds. A Clinical Approach to Medicine Singapore: World Scientific, 2004

c) Published Articles

  1. P. Eng, Chew S.K., Chan K.W., Monteiro E.H.A. Pneumocystis. Carinii Pneumonia in AIDS – Bronchoscopic diagnosis in 2 patients. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1991; 20:396-98.
  2. P. Eng, Chng H.H., Feng P.H. Mortality Patterns in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Singapore Med J 1992; 33:24-6.
  3. P. Eng, D. Allen, Chew S.K., Monteiro E.H.A., Sim C.S. Cavitating Pneumonia in AIDS. Singapore Med Journal 1992;33: 409-10.
  4. P. Eng, D. Allen, Chew S.K., Monteiro E.H.A., Sim C.S. Cytomegalovirus Pneumonitis in AIDS. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1992; 21:843-5.
  5. C.M. Pena, D.M. Cosgrove, P. Eng, T. Kirby, T. Rice, A.C. Mehta. Bullectomies for Bullous Sarcoidosis. Cleve Clinic J Med 1993; 60:157-60.
  6. P. O’Donovan, P. Eng. Pleural Changes in Malignant Pleural Effusions: Appearance on Computed Tomography. Cleve Clinic J Med 1994; 61:127-31.
  7. P. Eng, H. G. Colt. Fracture of Cope Needle during Closed Pleural Biopsy. Chest 1994; 106:977-78.
  8. D. Tai, Goh S.K., P. Eng, Wang Y.T. Patient Outcome Following the Adoption of a Closed System Medical. Intens Care Med 1995; 21(Suppl 1):96.
  9. Ong K.C., G. A’Court, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Ideal Endotracheal Tube Placement by Referencing Measurements on the Tube. Intens Care Med 1995; 21(Suppl 1):122.
  10. Loh K.C., P. Eng. Prevalence and Prognostic Relevance of the Sick Euthyroid Syndrome in a Medical ICU. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1995; 24:802-6.
  11. K.C. Ong, P. Eng. Community Acquired Pneumonia – A Review. Singapore Med J 1995; 36:539-44.
  12. Ong K.C., G. A’Court, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Ideal Endotracheal Tube Placement by Referencing Measurements on the Tube. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1996; 25:550-2.
  13. Ong K.C., G. A’Court, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y.. Non-invasive Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1996; 25:791-6.
  14. D. Tai, Yeo J.K.,P. Eng, Wang Y.T. Intentional Overdose with Isoniazid – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Singapore Med J 1996; 37:222-5.
  15. Tan K.L., Lim L.C., A. Hsu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Chylothorax: Case Report and Review of Literature. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1997; 26:225-8.
  16. P. Eng. Interventional Pulmonology. SGH Proceedings 1997; 6:23-26.
  17. Tan K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Vocal Cord Dysfunction: 2 Case Reports. Ann Acad of Medicine, Singapore 1997; 26:494-617.
  18. Khoo K.L., P. Eng. Current Concepts in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Ann Acad Med Singapore 1997; 26:787-93.
  19. P. Eng. Interventional Bronchology. RT International 1997:6: 65-6918.
  20. J. Raghu, A. Hsu, P. Eng. Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia as the index illness of HIV in a General Hospital. Ann Acad Med Singapore (submitted).
  21. J Raghu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Oxygen Delivery Debate – Too much or too little? Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:404-8.
  22. C. Lo, A. Hsu, P. Eng. Airway Problems Related to Metal Stents for Palliation of Malignant Esophageal Obstruction. J of Bronchology 1999; 6: 280-82.
  23. A. Hsu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Interventional Bronchoscopy in the Management of Airway Stenoses from Tuberculosis. J of Bronchology 1999; 6: 159-165.
  24. Khoo K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Recurrent Right Pleural Effusion in a Young Man, Aust NZ J Med, 1999; 29:273-4
  25. Khoo K.L., Tan W.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Malaria requiring Intensive Care. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:353-7.
  26. Loo C.M., Anne Hsu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Case Series of Bronchoscopic Removal of Tracheobronchial Foreign Bodies in Adults. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 849-53.
  27. Tan E.H., J. Wee Ang P.T. P. Eng. Phase II Trial of Combined Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Lung Cancer 1997; 18:73.
  28. J. Golish, P. Curtis, K. McCarthy, M. Kavuru, W. Wagner, G. Beck, P. Eng. Albuterol delivered by MDI, MDI with spacer and Rotahaler device – a comparison of efficacy and safety. J. Asthma 1998; 35:373-79.
  29. Guidelines for the Role of antibiotics in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis in the Asia Pacific Region: Report and Recommendations of a Consensus Group. Medical Progress 1998:25:29-37.
  30. D Tai, Goh S.K., P. Eng, Wang Y.T. Intensive Care Outcomes following Reorganisation. Ann Acad of Medicine Singapore 1998; 27:309-13.
  31. Aschi M, Golish J, P. Eng, O’Donovan P. Transudative Malignant Pleural Effusions – prevalence and mechanisms. South Med J 1998; 91:23-6.
  32. A.Seow, Zhao B, Poh W.T. Teh Ming, P. Eng, Wang Y.T., E.Lee, Tan W.C., Lee H.P. NAT2 slow acetylator genotype is associated with increased risk of lung cancer among non-smoking Chinese women in Singapore. Carcinogenesis 1999; 20:1877-81.
  33. Wong WM, Ong YY, P. Eng, Dengue Mortality – An Analysis of Two Cases. SGH Proceedings 1999; Vol 8 No 1:96-9.
  34. Tan K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Review Series: Respiratory Diseases 1999: 3:18.
  35. R. Uy, Ong Y.Y., P. Eng, T. Agasthian, Cheah F.K. Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Lung – A Case Report. SGH Proceedings 2001; 9:223-6.
  36. Khoo K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Recurrent right pleural effusion in a young man. Aust NZ J Med 1999;29: 273-74.
  37. A. Seow, Poh W.T., Teh Ming, P. Eng, Wang Y.T., Tan W.C., M. Yu, Lee H.P. Fumes of meat cooking and lung cancer risk in Chinese women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers & Prev 2000; 9:1215-21.
  38. C. Lo, A. Hsu, P. Eng. Endobronchial Stenting for Patients requiring Mechanical Ventilation for Major Airway Obstruction. Ann Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2000; 29:66-70.
  39. Tan K. L., Lee H.S., Poh W.T., Ren M., F. Watt, Tang S.M., P. Eng. Hard Metal Lung Disease – the first case in Singapore. Ann Acad of Medicine Singapore 2000; 29:521-7.
  40. Khoo K.L., P. Eng. Bronchoscopic Image – Pseudomembranous Tracheobronchial Aspergillosis. J of Bronchology 2001; 8:32-33.
  41. Tan E.H., J. Wee, Ang P.T., Fong K.W., P. Eng. Induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemoradiotherapy in Stage IIIunresectable non small cell lung cancer. Acta Oncol 1999;38: 1005-9.
  42. C. Lo, Tan B.S., A. Hsu, P. Eng. Treatment of malignant carinal stenosis with overlapping endoprosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71: 1335-6.
  43. A. Seow, WT Poh, M Teh, P Eng, YT Wang, WC Tan, KS Chia, MC Yu, HP Lee. Diet, reproductive factors and lung cancer risk among Chinese women in Singapore: evidence for a productive effect of soy amongst nonsmokers. Int J Cancer 2002; 97:365-71.
  44. Bin Zhao, A Seow, E Lee, WT Poh, P Eng, YT Wang, WC Tan, M Yu, HP Lee. Dietary isothiocyanates, glutathione S-transferase M1, T1 polymorphisms and lung cancer risk among Chinese women in Singapore. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2001; 10: 1063-7.
  45. Yao Y.J., Ng T.L., D. Lo, P. Eng. New Approach to Emergency Toxicology – A Case Study. Bulletin of the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists 2000: 30: 6-7.
  46. P. Eng. Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital. Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management 2001:82-83.
  47. A. Seow, WT Poh, P. Eng, YT Wang, HP Lee. Cytochrome P4501A2 activity and lung cancer risk – a prelim study among Chinese women in Singapore. Carcinogenesis 2001; 22:673-7.
  48. Lim C.S., P. Eng, Ong F.R. Modelling of Windpipe Constriction in the Human Respiratory System. SGH Proceedings 2001;9: 237-43.
  49. P Ang, Tan E.H., Leong S.S, L. Koh, P. Eng, T Agasthian. Primary Intrathoracic Malignant Pleural Effusion. Chest 2001; 120:50-54.
  50. K. Chan, P. Eng, A. Hsu, Goh M.H., M Chow. Tracheobronchial Stenting for Esophageal Cancer and Airway Obstruction. Chest 2002; 122: 1069-72.
  51. Low SY, P. Eng. All that Wheezes is not Asthma – Broncholithiasis, the forgotten disease. Ann, Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2002;31: 528-30.
  52. C.S. Lim, P. Eng, Lin S.C., Chua C.K., Lee Y.T.. Rapid Prototyping and Tooling of Custom-Made Tracheobronchial Stents. Int J of Adv Manuf Technol 2002; 20:44-49
  53. Ong T.H., P. Eng. Massive Hemoptysis requiring Intensive Care. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2003; 29:317-20
  54. P. Eng. Pharmacological Treatment of Asthma. The Family Physician 2003. 29: 20-22.
  55. M.S. Koh, A. Hsu, P. Eng. Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: A Different Perspective? Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2003; 29:1601-1604
  56. K. Chan, Tan K.L., Lee H.S., P. Eng. Malignant Mesothelioma at the Singapore General Hospital. Annal Acad of Medicine (Singapore) 2003; 32: 388-91
  57. Tan Y.K., Wee T.C., Koh W.P., Wang Y.T., P. Eng, Tan W.C., A. Seow, Survival among Chinese women with lung cancer in Singapore; A comparison by stage, histology and smoking status. Lung Cancer 2003: 40: 237-46
  58. S. Yang, A. Devanand, Tan K.L., P. Eng. Boerhaave’s Syndrome presenting as a right-sided pleural effusion. Ann Acad of Medicine (Singapore) 2003: 32; 415-7
  59. Lee P., P. Eng. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. RT International 2003; 26-28
  60. S Yang, Chia S Y, Chua KL, P. Eng. Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis treated with Rigid Bronchoscopy and Stenting. Surg Endosc 2003;17:658-9
  61. A. Devanand, M.S. Koh, T.H. Ong, S.Y. Low, G.C. Phua, K.L. Tan., P. Eng, M. Samuel. Simple aspiration versus chest-tube insertion in the management of primary spontaneous pneumothoraxc: a systematic review. Respiratory Medicine 2004; 98: 579-90
  62. Low SY, A Hsu, P Eng. Interventional Bronchoscopy for Tuberculous Tracheobronchial Strictures. Eur Resp J 2004; 24:345-7
  63. Low SY, P. Eng, T. Agasthian. Primary endotracheal neurogenic tumors. Surg Endos 2004: 18; 348
  64. Lim G.H., Ghista D.N.,  Koo T.Y., Tan J.C.C., P. Eng, Loo C.M., Cardiac –fitness biomathematic model of HR response to VO2 during and after stress testing. Int J. Computer Applications in Technology 2004; 1:38-45
  65. Koh M.S., Leng P.H., P. Eng. An Unusual Cause of Pulmonary Hemorrhage in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ann Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2004; 33: 365-7
  66. Ong T.H., Tan K.L., Lee H.S., P. Eng. Occupational Asthma due to Glutareldehyde Exposure. Annals, Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2004; 33:275-8
  67. Zow H.C., A. Hsu, P. Eng. Smoking Cessation Programme – The Singapore General Hospital Experience. Singapore Med J 2004; 45:430-34
  68. Chai S.M., Tan K.L., J Wong, P. Eng. Asthma Knowledge among Adult Asthmatic Outpatients in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Asian Pac J of Allergy and Immunol 2004; 22:81-89
  69. S. Yang, A. Devanand, S. Fook-Chong, Tan K.L., P. Eng. Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease requiring admission to the Intensive Care Unit. Respirology 2004; 9:543-9
  70. Koh M.S., A. Kurup, P. Eng. Cryptococcal Pneumonia in the Immunocompetent Host. Annals Acad of Medicine 2005; 34: 394-6
  71. K. Tsang, P. Eng, Liam C.K., Shim Y.S., Lam W.K. H5N1 Influenza Pandemic: Contingency Plans. Lancet 2005; 366:533-34
  72. M.N. Imran, Leng P.H., S. Yang, A. Kurup, P. Eng. Early Predictors of Mortality in Pneumococcal Bacteremia. Annals Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2005; 426-31
  73. Phua G.C., P. Eng, Lim S.L., Chua Y.L.. Beyond Ortner’s Syndrome- Unusual Pulmonary Complications of the Giant Left Atrium. Annals, Acad of Medicine (Singapore) 2005; 34: 642-5.
  74. A. Devanand, J. Raghuram, P. Eng. Clinical Review: Independent lung ventilation in critical care. Critical Care 2005; 9:
  75. Low S.Y., D. Ng, G. Keng, P. Eng. PET-CT in the evaluation of non small cell lung cancer in an Asian context. Respirology 2006; 11:84-89
  76. Cao Z.Y., Ong K.C., P. Eng, Tan W.C., Ng T.P. Frequent hospital readmissions for acute exacerbation of COPD and their associated factors. Respirology 2006. 11: 188-95
  77. Toh C.K., Lim W.T., Leong S.S., Fong K.W., Yap S.P., A. Hsu, P. Eng, Koong H.N., Agasthian. Never-smokers with Lung Cancer: Epidemiological Evidence of a Distinct Disease Entity. J Clin Oncology 2006; 24: 2245-2251
  78. N. Lew, C. Lo, P. Eng. Lessons from SARS. RT International Mar 2006: 19: 36-38
  79. K. Tsang, Y. Shim, T.K.S. Wong, Liam C.K., P. Eng, Lam W.K., Seto W.H. Possible case scenarios and logistic issues in H5N1 pandemic. Respirology 2006. 11: 520-522
  80. A. Seow, Ng T.P., S. Choo., P. Eng, Poh W.T., T. Ming, Wang Y.T. Joint Effect of Asthma/Atopy and an IL6 gene polymorhism on Lung Cancer Risk among lifetime non-smoking Chinese women. Carcinogenesis 2006; 27: 1240-4
  81. Penafiel A, Lee P, Hsu, P. Eng. Topical Mitomycin-C for obstructing endobronchial granuloma. Ann Thoracic Surg 2006; 82: 22-3
  82. P. Eng. Asthma Control: Inhaled Steroids vs Combination Therapy. Singapore Family Physician 2006: 32:11
  83. P. Ler, C. Lo, P. Eng. Caring for the Obese ICU Patient. RT Oct 2006. 20-21
  84. Tan H.L., C. Lo, P. Eng. Bronchoscopy during SARS: Perspectives from a non-SARS Designated Hospital. J of Bronchology 2006; 13: 223-225
  85. Ng T.P., M. Niti, Tan W.C., Cao Z.Y., Ong K.C., P. Eng. Depressive Symptoms and COPD: Impact on Mortality, Readmissions, Symptoms Burden, Functional Status and Quality of Life. Archives of Intern Med 2007; 167:60-67
  86. P. Eng.  The Winds of Change.  Respirology 2007; 12:5
  87. Lee P., Low S.Y., Liew H.L., D. Tan, P. Eng. Endobronchial ultrasound for detection of tracheomalacia from chronic compression by vascular ring. Respirology 2007; 12: 299-31
  88. Toh C.K., F. Gao, Lim W.T., Leong S.S., Fong K.W., Yap S.P., A. Hsu, P. Eng, Koong H.N., A Thirugnanam, Tan E.H. Differences between Small Cell Lung Cancer and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer among Tobacco Smokers. Lung Cancer 2007; 12: 1-6
  89. Ng T.P., Lim T.K., J. Abishegenarden, P. Eng, Sin F.L.. Factors Associated with Acute Healthcare Use in a National Adult Asthma Management Program. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2006; 97: 784-93
  90. Chew H.C., P. Eng. Asthma Fatalities at the Emergency Department of the Singapore General Hospital. Eur J Emerg Med 2007; 14: 32-4
  91. A. Penafiel, Devanand, Tan H.K., P. Eng. Use of Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System in Acute Liver Failure attributable to Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. J Intensive Care Med 2006; 21: 369-71
  92. Toh C.K., Leong S.S., Hee S.W., Lim W.T., Fong K.W., Yap S.P., A. Hsu, P. Eng, Koong H.N., Tan E.H. Survival of Small Cell Lung Cancer and its determinants of Outcome in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2007; 36:181-8
  93. Chew H.C., Low S.Y., P. Eng. Cough and Persistent Wheeze in a patient with Long Standing Asthma. Chest 2007; 132:727-31
  94. A. Devanand, Chan K.P., Chuah K.L., Vathsala A., P. Eng. Pulmonary Capillaritis in IgA Nephropathy. South Med. J 2007; 605-7
  95. A. Devanand, Ong S.J., Chuah K.L., Fook-Chong S., A. Hsu, P. Eng. Sarcoidosis in Singapore: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation and Ethnic Differences. Respirology 2007; 12: 355-60
  96. Chew H.C., S. Cheo, P. Eng. A Patient with Chest Pain and Hemoptysis. Respiratory Medicine 2007; 3: 105-107
  97. Cardoso P.F., Snell G, Hopkins P., Sybrecht G.W. Stamatis G., A. Ng, P. Eng. Clinical Application of airway bypass with paclitaxel-eluting stents: early results. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 2007: 134: 974-81
  98. Yap S.P., Lim W.T., Foo K.F., Hee S.W., Leong S.S., Fong K.W., P. Eng, A. Hsu, J. Wee, T. Agasthian, Koong H.N., Tan E.H. Induction Chemoradiotherapy Using Paclitaxel and Carboplatin  Combination followed by Surgery in Locoregionally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2008; 37:377-82
  99. Tan D.S., Eng P., Thye L.S., Tao M. Primary Tracheal Lymphoma causing Respiratory Failure. J Thoracic Oncol 2008; 3: 929-30
  100. C. Ong, Low S.Y., A. Thirugnanam, A. Loh, P. Eng. Metastatic Trophoblastic Disease masquerading as Pulmonary Embolism. Thorax 2008: 63; 1030
  101. Low S.Y., P. Eng. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Tuberculosis in Singapore. Singapore Med J 2009; 50(5) 479-81
  102. Li Tang, Lim W.Y., P. Eng, Leong S.S., Lim T.K., A. Ng, A. Tee, A. Seow. Lung Cancer in Chinese Women: Evidence for an interaction between Tobacco Smoking and Exposure to Inhalants in the Indoor Environment. Environ Health Perspect 2010; 118: 1257-1260.
  103. Lim W.Y., Chen Y., Mohamed Ali, Chuah K.L., P. Eng, Leong S.S., E. Lim, Lim T.K., Ng A.W., Poh W.T., A. Seow. Polymorphisms in inflammatory pathway genes, host factors and lung cancer risk in Chinese female never-smokers. Carcinogenesis 2011; 32:522-529
  104. Low S.Y., F. Teo, Tan P.H., P. Eng. Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma: Pitfalls in Management. Asian  Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals. 2011; 19: 139-142
  105. Lim W.Y., Chuah K.L., P. Eng, Leong S.S., E. Lim, Lim T.K., A. Ng, Poh W.T., A. Tee, A. Salim, A. Seow. Meat Consumption and Risk of Lung Cancer Among Never Smoking Women. Nutrition and Cancer 2011; 1:1-1
  106. Lim W.Y., Ying Chen, Chuah K.L., P. Eng, Leong S.S., E. Lim, Lim T.K., A. Ng, Poh W.T., A. Tee, A. Salim, A. Seow. Female Reproductive factors, Gene Polymorphisms in the Estrogen Metabolism Pathway and the Risk of Lung Cancer in Chinese Women. American J of Epidemiology. 2012; 10.1093/332
  107. Thompson P, Salvi, Lin J, Cho YJ, P Eng, Manap R, Boonsawat W, Hsu JY, Faruki RA, Moreno-Cantu JJ, Fish J, Ho JC. Insights, attitudes and Perceptions about Asthma and its Treatment. Findings from a Multinational Study from 8 Asia Pacific Countries and Hong Kong. Respirology 2013. 10:101
  108. P. Eng, Lim L.H. Loo C.M., J. Low, C. Tan, Tan E.K., Wong S.Y., S. Setia.  Role of Pneumococcal vaccination in the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease Amongst Adults in Singapore. Int J of General Medicine 2014; 7: 179-191

Lung specialist A/Prof Philip Eng, who practises at Philip Eng Respiratory & Medical Clinic, specialises in respiratory and critical care management with a focus on evidence-based medicine and patient care. If you suspect you have a respiratory condition, get in touch with the clinic for more information or to book an appointment.