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Understanding Limb Salvage Surgery in Bone Tumors

In this article, Dr. Gurpal Singh from Farrer Park Hospital, specializing in Orthopedic Oncology & Joint Replacement (including robotic-assisted) and Sports Surgery, shares his insights on limb salvage surgery for bone tumors and post-operative patient care in cancer patients.
  • 04 Apr 2022
  • 3 mins
Medicine

Seeing What We Don’t See: Dementia A-Eye

We speak to Dr. Santhosh Raj about how we can now obtain imaging biomarkers using visual rating and artificial intelligence (AI) to measure regional brain volumes implicated in dementia.
  • 30 Nov 2021
  • 4 mins
Medicine

Dementia The Rising Tide : Working Well with GP in Patient Care

We speak to Professor Kua Ee Heok about the rising tide of people affected with dementia in Singapore which is a concern as people are living longer as a result of a better healthcare system.
  • 15 Nov 2021
  • 4 mins
Medicine

Treating Aortic Valve Stenosis with TAVI

Consultant Cardiologist Dr. Ong Sea Hing from The Cardio Clinic at Farrer Park Hospital walks us through aortic valve stenosis and the various treatments available, including transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).
  • 17 Sep 2021
  • 4 mins
Medicine

Understanding Liquid Biopsy In Cancer Diagnosis

For decades, biopsy analysis has involved invasive and costly surgery, or core biopsy in retrieving tissue from the tumor. With advances in liquid biopsy, things are changing. Medical oncologist Dr. Tan Yew Oo shares more insight in this article.

  • 18 Nov 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

Breast Cancer Surgery and Treatments: What to Expect?

Breast cancer treatment varies depending on a patient’s cancer stage and condition. Breast cancer surgery may be used alone or alongside treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy or hormonal therapy.
  • 30 Oct 2020
  • 3 mins read
Medicine

ICU Delirium in Patients

ICU delirium is a known condition that can happen to critically ill patients. Learn how ICUs have advanced over the years to manage side effects such as delirium, PTSD and more.
  • 27 Aug 2020
  • 3 mins read