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International & Local Publications

a) Book Editor / Author

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

b) Chapter Author

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. A.C. Mehta, P. Eng. Accessories for the Flexible Bronchoscope. In: Wang HP, Mehta AC, eds. Flexible Bronchoscopy. Cambridge, MA:Blackwell Science, 1995
  5. P. Eng. Snake Bites. In : Feng P.H., Fock K.M., P Eng, eds. Handbook of Acute Medicine, 5th Edition. Singapore: APAC Publishers, 1992
  6. P. Eng.Thromboembolic Disorders. In: Feng P.H., Fock K.M., P Eng, eds. Handbook of Acute Medicine, 5th Edition. Singapore: APACPublishers, 1992

c) Published Articles

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Low S.Y., F. Teo, Tan P.H., P. Eng. Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma: Pitfalls in Management. Asian  Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals. 2011; 19: 139-142
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. C. Ong, Low S.Y., A. Thirugnanam, A. Loh, P. Eng. Metastatic Trophoblastic Disease masquerading as Pulmonary Embolism. Thorax 2008: 63; 1030
  10. Tan D.S., Eng P., Thye L.S., Tao M. Primary Tracheal Lymphoma causing Respiratory Failure. J Thoracic Oncol 2008; 3: 929-30
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Chew H.C., S. Cheo, P. Eng. A Patient with Chest Pain and Hemoptysis. Respiratory Medicine 2007; 3: 105-107
  14. 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
  15. A. Devanand, Chan K.P., Chuah K.L., Vathsala A., P. Eng. Pulmonary Capillaritis in IgA Nephropathy. South Med. J 2007; 605-7
  16. Chew H.C., Low S.Y., P. Eng. Cough and Persistent Wheeze in a patient with Long Standing Asthma. Chest 2007; 132:727-31
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Chew H.C., P. Eng. Asthma Fatalities at the Emergency Department of the Singapore General Hospital. Eur J Emerg Med 2007; 14: 32-4
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. P. Eng.  The Winds of Change.  Respirology 2007; 12:5
  24. 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
  25. Tan H.L., C. Lo, P. Eng. Bronchoscopy during SARS: Perspectives from a non-SARS Designated Hospital. J of Bronchology 2006; 13: 223-225
  26. P. Ler, C. Lo, P. Eng. Caring for the Obese ICU Patient. RT Oct 2006. 20-21
  27. P. Eng. Asthma Control: Inhaled Steroids vs Combination Therapy. Singapore Family Physician 2006: 32:11
  28. Penafiel A, Lee P, Hsu, P. Eng. Topical Mitomycin-C for obstructing endobronchial granuloma. Ann Thoracic Surg 2006; 82: 22-3
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. N. Lew, C. Lo, P. Eng. Lessons from SARS. RT International Mar 2006: 19: 36-38
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. A. Devanand, J. Raghuram, P. Eng. Clinical Review: Independent lung ventilation in critical care. Critical Care 2005; 9:
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. K. Tsang, P. Eng, Liam C.K., Shim Y.S., Lam W.K. H5N1 Influenza Pandemic: Contingency Plans. Lancet 2005; 366:533-34
  39. Koh M.S., A. Kurup, P. Eng. Cryptococcal Pneumonia in the Immunocompetent Host. Annals Acad of Medicine 2005; 34: 394-6
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Zow H.C., A. Hsu, P. Eng. Smoking Cessation Programme – The Singapore General Hospital Experience. Singapore Med J 2004; 45:430-34
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Low SY, P. Eng, T. Agasthian. Primary endotracheal neurogenic tumors. Surg Endos 2004: 18; 348
  47. Low SY, A Hsu, P Eng. Interventional Bronchoscopy for Tuberculous Tracheobronchial Strictures. Eur Resp J 2004; 24:345-7
  48. 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 pneumothorax: a systematic review. Respiratory Medicine 2004; 98: 579-90
  49. S Yang, Chia S Y, Chua KL, P. Eng. Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis treated with Rigid Bronchoscopy and Stenting. Surg Endosc 2003;17:658-9
  50. Lee P., P. Eng. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. RT International 2003; 26-28
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. P. Eng. Pharmacological Treatment of Asthma. The Family Physician 2003. 29: 20-22.
  56. Ong T.H., P. Eng. Massive Hemoptysis requiring Intensive Care. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2003; 29:317-20
  57. 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
  58. Low SY, P. Eng. All that Wheezes is not Asthma – Broncholithiasis, the forgotten disease. Ann, Acad of Medicine, Singapore 2002;31: 528-30.
  59. K. Chan, P. Eng, A. Hsu, Goh M.H., M Chow. Tracheobronchial Stenting for Esophageal Cancer and Airway Obstruction. Chest 2002; 122: 1069-72.
  60. 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.
  61. P Ang, Tan E.H., Leong S.S, L. Koh, P. Eng, T Agasthian. Primary Intrathoracic Malignant Pleural Effusion. Chest 2001; 120:50-54.
  62. Lim C.S., P. Eng, Ong F.R. Modelling of Windpipe Constriction in the Human Respiratory System. SGH Proceedings 2001;9: 237-43.
  63. 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.
  64. P. Eng. Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital. Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management 2001:82-83.
  65. 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.
  66. C. Lo, Tan B.S., A. Hsu, P. Eng. Treatment of malignant carinal stenosis with overlapping endoprosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71: 1335-6.
  67. Khoo K.L., P. Eng. Bronchoscopic Image – Pseudomembranous Tracheobronchial Aspergillosis. J of Bronchology 2001; 8:32-33.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. 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.
  75. A. Hsu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Interventional Bronchoscopy in the Management of Airway Stenoses from Tuberculosis. J of Bronchology 1999; 6: 159-165.
  76. Khoo K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Recurrent right pleural effusion in a young man. Aust NZ J Med 1999;29: 273-74.
  77. Khoo K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Recurrent Right Pleural Effusion in a Young Man, Aust NZ J Med, 1999; 29:273-4
  78. Tan K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Vocal Cord Dysfunction. Review Series: Respiratory Diseases 1999: 3:18.
  79. Wong WM, Ong YY, P. Eng, Dengue Mortality – An Analysis of Two Cases. SGH Proceedings 1999; Vol 8 No 1:96-9.
  80. 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.
  81. Aschi M, Golish J, P. Eng, O’Donovan P. Transudative Malignant Pleural Effusions – prevalence and mechanisms. South Med J 1998; 91:23-6.
  82. D Tai, Goh S.K., P. Eng, Wang Y.T. Intensive Care Outcomes following Reorganisation. Ann Acad of Medicine Singapore 1998; 27:309-13.
  83. 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.
  84. Khoo K.L., Tan W.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Malaria requiring Intensive Care. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:353-7.
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. J. Raghu, A. Hsu, P. Eng. Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia as the index illness of HIV in a General Hospital. Ann Acad Med Singapore (submitted).
  88. J Raghu, P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Oxygen Delivery Debate – Too much or too little? Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:404-8.
  89. 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.
  90. 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.
  91. P. Eng. Interventional Pulmonology. SGH Proceedings 1997; 6:23-26.
  92. Tan K.L., P. Eng, Ong Y.Y. Vocal Cord Dysfunction: 2 Case Reports. Ann Acad of Medicine, Singapore 1997; 26:494-617.
  93. Khoo K.L., P. Eng. Current Concepts in Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Ann Acad Med Singapore 1997; 26:787-93.
  94. P. Eng. Interventional Bronchology. RT International 1997:6: 65-6918.
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. 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.
  98. 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.
  99. K.C. Ong, P. Eng. Community Acquired Pneumonia – A Review. Singapore Med J 1995; 36:539-44.
  100. 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.
  101. 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.
  102. P. O’Donovan, P. Eng. Pleural Changes in Malignant Pleural Effusions: Appearance on Computed Tomography. Cleve Clinic J Med 1994; 61:127-31.
  103. P. Eng, H. G. Colt. Fracture of Cope Needle during Closed Pleural Biopsy. Chest 1994; 106:977-78.
  104. 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.
  105. P. Eng, Chng H.H., Feng P.H. Mortality Patterns in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. Singapore Med J 1992; 33:24-6.
  106. 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.
  107. 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.
  108. 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.