Publications by authors named "Kok Yang Tan"

52Publications

Accepting a "new norm" - what level of PPE do we really need for surgery during COVID-19?

Br J Surg 2020 Sep 10. Epub 2020 Sep 10.

Department of Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bjs.12024DOI Listing
September 2020

Clinical guidance on endoscopic management of colonic polyps in Singapore.

Singapore Med J 2020 Jul 16. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2020108DOI Listing
July 2020

Impact of a dedicated emergency surgical service on appendicitis outcomes.

Acute Med Surg 2020 Jan-Dec;7(1):e523. Epub 2020 Jun 3.

Department of General Surgery Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Singapore Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ams2.523DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7269770PMC
June 2020

Laparoscopic surgery in a patient with atypical presentation of COVID-19: salient points to reduce the perils of surgery.

Singapore Med J 2020 08 2;61(8):443-444. Epub 2020 Jun 2.

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2020086DOI Listing
August 2020

Improved outcomes for index cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis following a dedicated emergency surgery and trauma service (ESAT).

Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2020 Feb 4. Epub 2020 Feb 4.

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, Singapore, 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00068-020-01308-1DOI Listing
February 2020

Current Management of Intestinal Stomas and Their Complications.

J Anus Rectum Colon 2020 30;4(1):25-33. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23922/jarc.2019-032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6989127PMC
January 2020

The Era of Geriatric Surgery.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2019 Nov;48(11):345-346

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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November 2019

Managing elderly with colorectal cancer.

J Gastrointest Oncol 2019 Dec;10(6):1266-1273

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jgo.2019.09.04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6954999PMC
December 2019

Journey for patients following ileostomy creation is not straightforward.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2019 Dec 9;34(12):2075-2080. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System, System, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119228, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00384-019-03428-6DOI Listing
December 2019

Endoscopic submucosal dissection of colonic lesions: first 50 cases at a local institution.

Singapore Med J 2019 Oct;60(10):508-511

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2019130DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6875821PMC
October 2019

Sex and Care: The Evolutionary Psychological Explanations for Sex Differences in Formal Care Occupations.

Front Psychol 2019 17;10:867. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore.

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https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00867
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00867DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478767PMC
April 2019

Geriatric emergency laparotomy patients in a general hospital in Singapore.

ANZ J Surg 2019 01;89(1-2):E47

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ans.14950DOI Listing
January 2019

Evolution of a Dedicated Emergency Surgery and Trauma (ESAT) unit over 3 years: sustained improved outcomes.

Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 2020 Jun 17;46(3):627-633. Epub 2018 Nov 17.

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00068-018-1049-x
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June 2020

Geriatric Surgery Service - Our Journey Piloting in Colorectal Surgery and Future Challenges.

Authors:
Kok Yang Tan

Ann Acad Med Singap 2017 Aug;46(8):317-320

Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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August 2017

Current research and treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Jul;23(27):4856-4866

Kheng Tian Lim, Kok Yang Tan, Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v23.i27.4856DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5526756PMC
July 2017

Advances in surgical management for locally recurrent rectal cancer: How far have we come?

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Jun;23(23):4170-4180

Daniel Jin-Keat Lee, Gaitri Sadadcharam, Kok-Yang Tan, Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v23.i23.4170DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5483491PMC
June 2017

Extent of field change in colorectal cancers with BRAF mutation.

Singapore Med J 2018 03 17;59(3):139-143. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2017012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5861336PMC
March 2018

Impact of perioperative hypoglycaemia in subjects with diabetes undergoing colorectal surgery.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2017 Feb 18;32(2):209-214. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00384-016-2680-9DOI Listing
February 2017

Endoscopic surgery - exploring the modalities.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2015 Nov;7(11):326-34

Daniel Jin Keat Lee, Kok-Yang Tan, Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4240/wjgs.v7.i11.326DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4663387PMC
November 2015

Impact of institutionalization and anticholinergic medication on postoperative morbidity for major colorectal resections.

Asian J Surg 2016 Jul 19;39(3):127-30. Epub 2015 Jun 19.

Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asjsur.2015.04.006DOI Listing
July 2016

Hemorrhoidectomy - making sense of the surgical options.

World J Gastroenterol 2014 Dec;20(45):16976-83

Danson Yeo, Kok-Yang Tan, Department of Surgery, Alexandra Health, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v20.i45.16976DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4258566PMC
December 2014

Re: General Surgery (GS) Residency Selection Process: A Comparison Between Singapore (Singhealth) and United States.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2014 May;43(5):291-2

Department of General Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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May 2014

Functional outcomes in elderly adults who have undergone major colorectal surgery.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2013 Dec;61(12):2249-50

Geriatric Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.12584DOI Listing
December 2013

Cribriform morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma in a patient with an incidental neck lump: a case report and review of the literature.

Endocr Pathol 2014 Sep;25(3):302-6

Department of Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, Singapore, 768828, Singapore,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12022-013-9274-7DOI Listing
September 2014

Novel perioperative models make a difference in outcomes of elderly surgical patients.

Authors:
Kok-Yang Tan

Ann Surg 2014 Apr;259(4):e62-3

Geriatric Surgery Program Department of Surgery Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Alexandra Health Singapore

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000274DOI Listing
April 2014

Assessment for frailty is useful for predicting morbidity in elderly patients undergoing colorectal cancer resection whose comorbidities are already optimized.

Am J Surg 2012 Aug 16;204(2):139-43. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

Department of Surgery, Alexandra Health, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, Singapore 768828, the Republic of Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2011.08.012DOI Listing
August 2012

The role of lateral lymph node dissection in the management of lower rectal cancer.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2012 Mar 22;397(3):353-61. Epub 2011 Nov 22.

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00423-011-0864-xDOI Listing
March 2012

A collaborative transdisciplinary "geriatric surgery service" ensures consistent successful outcomes in elderly colorectal surgery patients.

World J Surg 2011 Jul;35(7):1608-14

Department of Surgery, Alexandra Health, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, Singapore, 768828, Singapore.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00268-011-1112-9
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July 2011

Innovations in chronic anal fissure treatment: A systematic review.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2010 Jul;2(7):231-41

Aaron Poh, Kok-Yang Tan, Department of Surgery, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 768828, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4240/wjgs.v2.i7.231DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2999245PMC
July 2010

Optimizing the management of elderly colorectal surgery patients.

Surg Today 2010 Nov 3;40(11):999-1010. Epub 2010 Nov 3.

Geriatric Surgery Service, Alexandra Health, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, 768828, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00595-010-4354-5DOI Listing
November 2010

Laparoscopic colorectal surgery in elderly patients: a case-control study of 15 years of experience.

Am J Surg 2011 Apr 3;201(4):531-6. Epub 2010 Jun 3.

Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical Centre, Jichi Medical School, Omiyaku, Saitamashi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.01.024DOI Listing
April 2011

Improving prediction of lateral node spread in low rectal cancers--multivariate analysis of clinicopathological factors in 1,046 cases.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2010 Jun 2;395(5):545-9. Epub 2010 Apr 2.

Colorectal Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0045, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00423-010-0642-1DOI Listing
June 2010

The evidence for adjuvant treatment of elderly patients (age > or = 70) with stage III colon cancer is inconclusive.

Surg Today 2010 Apr 26;40(4):385-7. Epub 2010 Mar 26.

Department of Surgery, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00595-009-4047-0DOI Listing
April 2010

Long-term results of laparoscopic colorectal cancer resection: current knowledge and what remains unclear.

Surg Today 2010 28;40(2):97-101. Epub 2010 Jan 28.

Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1-847 Amanuma-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00595-009-4133-3DOI Listing
July 2010

Patient's appetite is a good indicator for postoperative feeding: a proposal for individualized postoperative feeding after surgery for colon cancer.

Int J Colorectal Dis 2010 Feb 7;25(2):239-43. Epub 2009 Oct 7.

Department of Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical Univeristy, Saitama, Saitama 3308503, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00384-009-0802-3DOI Listing
February 2010

Trainee surgeons do not cause more conversions in laparoscopic colorectal surgery if they are well supervised.

World J Surg 2009 Nov;33(11):2439-43

Department of Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Saitama Medical Centre, Saitamashi, Saitamaken, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-009-0188-yDOI Listing
November 2009

Posterior perineal support as treatment for anal fissures--preliminary results with a new toilet seat device.

Tech Coloproctol 2009 Mar 14;13(1):11-5. Epub 2009 Mar 14.

Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre, Seow-Choen Colorectal Centre Pte Ltd, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10151-009-0453-yDOI Listing
March 2009

Primary rectal signet ring cell carcinoma with peritoneal dissemination and gastric secondaries.

World J Gastroenterol 2008 Apr;14(13):2118-20

Department of Surgery, Alexandra Hospital, 378 Alexandra Road, 159964, Singapore.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2701538PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.14.2118DOI Listing
April 2008

Breast specimen ultrasound and mammography in the prediction of tumour-free margins.

ANZ J Surg 2006 Dec;76(12):1064-7

Department of General Surgery, Breast Service, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-2197.2006.03941.xDOI Listing
December 2006

Cutaneous and subcutaneous metastases of adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2006 Aug;35(8):585-7

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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August 2006

Predictive factors of malignancy in adults with intussusception.

World J Surg 2006 Jul;30(7):1300-4

Department of Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-005-0491-1DOI Listing
July 2006

Which octogenarians do poorly after major open abdominal surgery in our Asian population?

World J Surg 2006 Apr;30(4):547-52

Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, 529889, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-005-0224-5DOI Listing
April 2006

Mirizzi syndrome: noteworthy aspects of a retrospective study in one centre.

ANZ J Surg 2004 Oct;74(10):833-7

Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-1433.2004.03184.xDOI Listing
October 2004

Adult intussusception: experience in Singapore.

ANZ J Surg 2003 Dec;73(12):1044-7

Department of General Surgery, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1445-2197.2003.t01-22-.xDOI Listing
December 2003