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Dr. WONG, Tin-chun Gordon (黃田鎮)
MBBS (Sydney); BSc(Med); MD (HKU); FANZCA; FHKCA; FHKAM(Anaesthesiology)

Clinical Assistant Professor

Honorary Associate Consultant in Department of Anaesthesiology, Queen Mary Hospital

Assistant Dean (Admissions), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong

Co-director, Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education (Staff and Professional Development)

Office : K424, Queen Mary Hospital

E-mail : gordon@hku.hk

HKU Researcher Page : http://hub.hku.hk/rp/rp00523
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Perioperative organ preconditioning and protection
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Effect of anaesthesia on neuronal function and cognition
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Wang Y, Wong GTC*, Kwan M, Irwin M. Pretreatment with intrathecal or intravenous morphine attenuates hepatic ischaemia reperfusion injury in normal and cirrhotic livers. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2012; 109:529-39.

Wong GTC*, Lu Y, Xia Z, Irwin M. Intrathecal morphine remotely preconditions the heart via a neural pathway. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology 2012; 60:172-8.

Wylie S, Wong G*, Chan Y.C., Irwin M. Endovascular Aneurysm repair: a perioperative perspective. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2012; 56:941-9

G.T.C. Wong* & M.G.Irwin. Editorial: EVAR fever: minimally invasive, maximally inclusive? Anaesthesia 2012; 67:351-4

Liu Y, Lei S, Gao X, Mao X, Wang T, Wong GT, Vanhoutte PM, Irwin MG, Xia Z. PKCβ inhibition with ruboxistaurin reduces oxidative stress and attenuates left ventricular hypertrophy and dysfuntion in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Clin Sci (Lond) 2012; 122:161-73.

Huang Z, Zhong X, Irwin M, Ji S, Wong GT, Liu Y, Xia ZY, Finegan BA, Xia Z. Synergy of isoflurane preconditioning and propofol postconditioning reduces myocardial reperfusion injury in patients. Clinical Science 2011; 121:57–69.

Chou C-W, Wong GTC, Lim G, McCabe MF, Wang S, Irwin MG, Mao J. Peripheral nerve injury alters the expression of NF-[kappa]B in the rat's hippocampus. Brain Research 2011; 1378:66-71.

Yao L, Wong GTC*, Xia Z, Irwin MG. Interaction between spinal opioid and adenosine receptors in remote cardiac preconditioning: effect of intrathecal morphine. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2011; 25:444-8.

Wong GTC*, Irwin MG, Saidman L. Pretreatment time with norbinaltorphimine. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2010; 110:1243-4.

Wong GT*, Sun NC. Providing perioperative care for patients with hip fractures. Osteoporos Int 2010; 21:S547-53.

Wong GT*, Ling Ling J, Irwin MG. Activation of central opioid receptors induces cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury. Anesth Analg 2010; 111:24-8.

Wong GT, Huang Z, Ji S, Irwin MG. Remifentanil reduces the release of biochemical markers of myocardial damage after coronary artery bypass surgery: a randomized trial. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2010; 24:790-6.

Wong G*, Li R, Jiang LL, Irwin M. Remifentanil postconditioning attenuates cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury via kappa or delta opioid receptor activation. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2012; 54:510-8.

Ling Ling J, Wong GTC*, Yao L, Xia Z, Irwin MG. Remote pharmacological post-conditioning by intrathecal morphine: cardiac protection from spinal opioid receptor activation. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2010; 54:1097-104.

Chou CW, Wong GT, Lim G, Wang S, Irwin MG, Mao J. Spatiotemporal pattern of concurrent spinal and supraspinal NF-kappaB expression after peripheral nerve injury. J Pain 2011; 12:13-21.

Li R, Wong GT*, Wong TM, Zhang Y, Xia Z, Irwin MG. Intrathecal morphine preconditioning induces cardioprotection via activation of delta, kappa, and mu opioid receptors in rats. Anesth Analg 2009; 108:23-9.

Yao CL, Trinh T, Wong GT, Irwin MG. Anaesthesia for high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy. Anaesthesia 2008; 63:865-72.

Yu CK, Li YH, Wong GT, Wong TM, Irwin MG. Remifentanil preconditioning confers delayed cardioprotection in the rat. Br J Anaesth 2007; 99:632-8.

Wong GT*, Yuen VM, Chow BF, Irwin MG. Persistent pain in patients following scoliosis surgery. Eur Spine J 2007; 16:1551-6.

Wong GT, Irwin MG. Contrast-induced nephropathy. Br J Anaesth 2007; 99:474-83.

Wong G*, Jenkins C, Yao TJ, Irwin M. A trend toward improved learning of cardiovascular pathophysiology in medical students from using a human patient simulator: results of a pilot study. Adv Physiol Educ 2007; 31:372.

Cheung CW, Ying CL, Chiu WK, Wong GT, Ng KF, Irwin MG. A comparison of dexmedetomidine and midazolam for sedation in third molar surgery. Anaesthesia 2007; 62:1132-8.

Wong GT*, Luginbuehl I, Karsli C, Bissonnette B. The effect of sevoflurane on cerebral autoregulation in young children as assessed by the transient hyperemic response. Anesth Analg 2006; 102:1051-5.

*denotes corresponding author