Dr. L C Foong Publications
Williams, D.G. and Foong, L.C . (1984) Use of monoclonal anti - La antibodies to study the concentrations and distribution of La in normal and transformed cells. Biochemical Society Transactions 13 : 102.
Cockburn, J and Foong, L.C. (1994) Undiagnosed breeches presenting in labour -should they be allowed a trial of labour? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 14 : 151-156.
Cockburn, J, Foong, C and Cockburn, P. (1994) Undiagnosed breech. Br. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 101 (7): 648-9.
Gangar, K.F. and Foong, L.C. (1994) Obstetrics and gynaecology in the journals: minimally invasive surgery. The Diplomate 1 (2): 148-152.
Foong, L.C., Connell, R., Gangar, K., Bridgwood, P. and Wright, J.T. (1995) A comparison of laparoscopic versus conventional surgery in the management of unruptured tubal pregnancy. Gynaecological Endoscopy 4 (1): 21-24.
Foong, L.C., Thomas , D.C. , Gamble, J. and Beard, R.W. (1995) Changes in isovolumetric venous pressure during the menstrual cycle in normal women and those with pelvic venous congestion. Int. J. Microcirc. 15 : 206.
Foong, L.C., Thomas , D.C. , Gamble, J. and Beard, R.W. (1996) Laser Doppler-recorded reactive hyperaemia in the forearm skin during the menstrual cycle. [Letter] Br. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 103 (5): 487.
Gamble, J., Foong, L.C. and Gartside, I.B. (1996) Age and sex-related differences in fluid filtration response to large venous occlusion pressure steps. Int. J. Microcirc. Clin. Exp. 16 (4) :199.
Foong, L.C., Gamble, J., Sutherland, I.A. and Beard, R.W. (1996) Vascular responses during the menstrual cycle. J. Vascular Research 33(2) : 27.
Foong, L.C., Connell, R., Bridgwood, P. and Wright, J.T. (1997) The psychological impact of ectopic pregnancy. Internet Journal of Gynaecological Endoscopy May 1997.
Chew, S.S.L., Kumar, J., Foong, L.C. and Ng, S.C. (1998) Assisted reproductive techniques--promises and problems. Singapore Med J. 1999 Apr; 40 (4):303-9.
Foong, L.C., Gamble, J., Sutherland, I.A. and Beard R.W. (2000) Altered peripheral vascular response of women with and without pelvic pain due to congestion, BJOG 2000, 107(2), 157-164
Foong, L.C. , Chong, Y.S., Chua, S., Johnson, P., De Swiet, M. (2000) Impaired vasoconstriction in pregnancy-induced hypertension assessed using Doppler Fluximetry. Obstet Gynecol. 2000;95:491-5.
Adaikan, PG, Chong, YS, Chew,SSL, Foong, LC , Ng SC (2000) Male sexual dysfunction. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 10: 23-28
Foong, L.C. , Vanaja, K., Tan, G. and Chua, S. (2000) Membrane sweeping in conjunction with labor induction. Obstet Gynecol.: 96:539-42
Chew, S.S.L., Ahmadi, A., Goh, P.S. and Foong, L.C. (2001) The effects of 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging on early murine in-vitro embryo development. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Mar;13(3):417-20.
Foong L.C ., Gamble, J., Sutherland I.A. and Beard , R.W. (2002) Microvascular changes in the peripheral microcirculation of women with chronic pelvic pain due to congestion. BJOG 109: 867-873
Foong L.C ., B. Bhagavath, J. Kumar and S.C. Ng (2002) Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is associated with reversible impairment of vascular reactivity. Fertility Sterility 78 (6): 1159-1163
Foong, L.C . (1998) Assessment of cutaneous vascular reactivity in women with pre-eclampsia. 11th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy. Kobe , Japan , October 26-30, 1998 . Abstracts. Hypertens Pregnancy 2000 Mar;19(1):1-161
Foong, LC , Vanaja, K., Tan, G. and Chua, S. (1999) Effect of cervical membrane sweeping on induction of labour. Published abstract in Abstracts Handbook of the 4th International Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 3-6 October 1999. Capetown, S.Africa.
Foong LC , Raghavan, P., Kumar, J. and Chan, C.L.K. (1997) Why are Singaporean women subfertile? Published abstract in Abstract Handbook of the 1st NUH - Faculty of Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, 28-29 June 1997. Singapore .
Foong LC , Chong YS, Chua S, Arulkumaran, S (1998) Assessment of peripheral vascular reactivity in pre-eclampsia using laser Doppler fluximetry. Published abstract in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. Abstracts of the XVIth Asian & Oceanic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 14-18 June 1998. 24 (3) : 66.
Foong LC , Chong YS, Chua S (1998) A new look at pre-eclampsia using laser Doppler fluximetry. Published abstract in Abstract Handbook of the 2nd NUH - Faculty of Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, 1-2 August 1998, pp120.
SP Ng, LC Foong, Kumar J. 2001 “Outcome of IVF procedure complicated by severe OHSS" 3rd Johore Annual Scientific Meeting, Malaysia .
Foong LC 16 th January 2003 Current management of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. “Current Insights into Common Problems in Infertility” 4 th Singapore Congress in O&G, 1 st Singapore-Malaysia Conference in O&G.
PRESENTATIONS AT SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
A comparison of laparoscopic versus conventional surgery in the management of ectopic pregnancy .
- Annual Meeting of the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopists, Middlesborough , U.K. (October 1993).
- Registrar's Meeting, Royal Society of Medicine,
London , U.K. (March 1994).
Changes in isovolumetric venous pressure in women with pelvic venous congestion.
- Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Microcirculation Society,
Sheffield , U.K. (March 1995).
Attenuation of peripheral vascular responses in women with pelvic venous congestion.
- The Victor Bonney Society Annual Meeting,
Redhill , U.K. (May 1995).
- 27th British Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Dublin , (July 1995).
Age and sex related differences in fluid filtration in response to large venous occlusion pressure steps.
- British Microcirculation Society Meeting,
Exeter , U.K. (January 1996).
Chronic Pelvic Pain (Invited speaker)
- Workshop on Chronic pelvic pain for Gynaecologists and General Practitioners,
Southlands Hospital , Brighton , U.K. (February 1996)
Hormonal influence on vascular responses during the menstrual cycle.
- International Congress of Endocrinology,
San Francisco , U.S.A. (June 1996).
Peripheral vascular responses during the menstrual cycle
(Chairman of session and presentation)
- European Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians,
Budapest , Hungary (June 1996).
Alterations in the veno-arteriolar reflex during the menstrual cycle.
- International Society of Resistance Arteries,
Cambridge , U.K. (September 1996).
Skin blood flow measurements using laser doppler fluximetry (Invited speaker)
- 5th Asean Federation for the Study of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.
Taipei , Taiwan ( 23rd October 1998 ).
Assessment of cutaneous vascular reactivity in women with pre-eclampsia
- 11th World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, Kobe , Japan ( 25th October 1998 ).
Effect of membrane sweeping during induction of labour
4th international Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Capetown, S. Africa . ( 3 October 1999 ).
Altered peripheral vascular permeability in Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)
56 th Annual Meeting, American Fertility Society, San Diego , October 2000
Use of recombinant Gonadotrophins in an IVF programme.
- 2nd ART workshop, Chongqing , China . December 2000
Use of gonadotrophins in ART
Symposium “Gonadotrophins in ART”, China Fertility Society,
Tianjin and Hangzhou , China . Feb 2001
Does severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) favour pregnancy?
Presented at 12 th Malaysian Congress of O&G,
Genting Highlands , Malaysia , May 2002.
Use of Gonadotropins in ART.
- Invited speaker, Conference on Expertise in Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Nanjing Fertility Society, Nanjing , China , 2-4 th August 2002
Male Infertility: management of azoospermia
Invited speaker, 18 th AOCOG meeting, Bangalore , India . 5-10 September 2002
Management of desire/arousal dysfunction
Chairman and Speaker, Symposium on Female Sexuality,
7th Asian Congress of Sexology , Singapore . 14-17 th November 2002
Why are Singaporean women subfertile?
- 1st NUH Inaugural Scientific Meeting , Singapore ( 28 June 1997 ).
Local ablation techniques in endometriosis
- 4th annual Course in Advanced gynaecological laparoscopic surgery, NUH, Singapore ( 4 June 1999 )
Oocyte donation - 10 th annual course in Basic Assisted Reproductive Techniques, NUH, Singapore (June 1999)
Libido and Lack of Sexual Desire.
- Workshop for Nurses and General Practitioners, NUH, Singapore .
(11th December 1999 )
An Overview of Female Sexual Dysfunction
Seminar for Renal Nurses, Society for the Study of Andrology and Sexology ( Singapore ) and Singapore Society of Nephrology , Singapore . ( 31 July 1999 )
Sexual libido and desire
- pre-Congress Workshop on Human Sexuality and Sexual Health, August 2001, 35 th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, K.L., Malaysia
Basic approach to Ovulation Induction.
Updates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The Inaugural S Shan Ratnam O&G Seminar. Singapore . April 2002
Current Insights into Common problems in Infertility Management
– pre-Congress workshop, 4 th Singapore Congress, 1 st Malaysia-Singapore Conference in O&G, January 2003
1) Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Undergraduates. Ed: S.S. Ratnam.
Chapters on : 1) Laparoscopy;
2) Premenstrual Syndrome;
3) Caesarean section;
2) Chronic pelvic pain: self-assessment multiple choice questions. Ballieres Best Practice & Research. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 14(3): A1-12 Ed: S. Arulkumaran.
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