SingHealth eNews SEPTEMBER 2020
Minimally Invasive Techniques:
A Paradigm Shift in Spine Surgery


Recent advancements in the field have allowed for safe and effective spine surgery to be performed with minimal downtime and complications for the patient. There is now also growing evidence of the effectiveness of minimally invasive techniques for various procedures - reducing the size of the incision and preserving the erector spinae group of muscles.

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Understanding Skin Cancer Types and Symptoms

Understanding-Skin-Cancer-Types-and-Symptoms Most skin cancers occur on parts of the body that have excessive exposure to sunlight, as ultraviolet radiation damages the cells’ DNA. However, it is highly preventable and most types are highly curable if detected early. 

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  Genetic Risk Factors of Parkinson's in
Asians Revealed

Genetic-Risk-Factors-of-Parkinsons-in-Asians-Revealed In the largest Parkinson’s study of its kind, two genes were identified - SV2C and WBSCR17 - that increased the likelihood of the disease among Asians. These findings allow researchers to work towards developing a genetic diagnostic kit to speed up diagnosis and enable early intervention.

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Covid-19: Stories from SingHealth

Defending Against COVID-19 in the Dormitories

Virtual Physiotherapy: During COVID-19 and Beyond
CMEs & Events

SGH Gastroenterology & Hepatology GP Webinar Series - Practical Insights into Colorectal Cancer Prevention


SGH Gastroenterology & Hepatology GP Webinar Series - Liver Function Test Abnormalities in the COVID-19 Era


SGH Gastroenterology & Hepatology GP Webinar Series - Primary Care Management of Fatty Liver


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Clinical Asst Prof Wang Lian Chek Michael
(Clinical Oncology)

National Cancer Centre Singapore
Division of Radiation Oncology,
Head & Senior Consultant

Colorectal, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary, Upper Gastrointestinal, Uro-Oncology

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Dr Thinesh Lee Krishnamoorthy
MB ChB (U of Glasgow, UK), BSc (MedSci) in Genetics (U of Glasgow, UK),
MRCPS (RCPS, Glasgow, UK)

Singapore General Hospital
Dept of Gastroenterology & Hepatology,
Senior Consultant

Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver Failure,
Viral Hepatitis, Liver Cancer,
Metabolic & Drug Liver Disease,
Diagnostic Endoscopy