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Dr. Anita S.Y. KAN (簡適悠醫生)

  • location
    2/F, East Wing, Tsan Yuk Hospital
  • telephone
    (852) 2589 2414
  • facsimile
    (852) 2549 7375


  • TSANG H.Y., Leung K.C., Ho C.C.A., Yeung K.S., MAK C.C.Y., Pei L.C.S., YU H.C., Kan S.Y.A., Chan Y.K., Kwong K.L., Lee S.L., Yung A.W.Y., Fung C.W. and Chung B.H.Y., Exome sequencing identifies molecular diagnosis in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, Epilepsia Open. 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/epi4.12282 (Publication No. : 296420)

  • Leung K.C., MAK C.C.Y., Fung L.F., Wong W.H.S., TSANG H.Y., YU H.C., Pei L.C.S., Yeung K.S., Mok T.K.G., Lee C.P., Hui P.W., Tang M.H.Y., Chan Y.K., Liu A.P.Y., Yang W., Sham P.C., Kan S.Y.A. and Chung B.H.Y., Identifying the genetic causes for prenatally diagnosed structural congenital anomalies (SCAs) by whole-exome sequencing (WES), BMC Medical Genomics. 2018, 11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12920-018-0409-z (Publication No. : 296434)

  • Yeung K.S., Ho S.P., Lee S.L., Kan S.Y.A., Chan Y.K., Tang M.H.Y., MAK C.C.Y., Leung K.C., So P.L., Pfundt R., Marshall C.R., Scherer S.W., Choufani S., Weksberg R. and Chung B.H.Y., Paternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 19 in a pair of monochorionic diamniotic twins with dysmorphic features and developmental delay, Journal of Medical Genetics. 2018, jmedgenet-2018-105328. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jmedgenet-2018-105328 (Publication No. : 286741)

  • Poon W.Y.S., Tao Q.V., Kan S.Y.A. and Chung B.H.Y., Clinical Quiz - What is the Diagnosis, Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (new series). 2018, 23(1): 141. (Publication No. : 284918)

  • Lo T.K., Chan Y.K., Kan S.Y.A., So P.L., Kong C.W., Mak S.L. and Lee C.N., Effect of knowledge on women’s likely uptake of and willingness to pay for non-invasive test (NIPT), European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2018, 222: 183-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2018.01.005 (Publication No. : 293611)

  • Kan S.Y.A., Lau E.T.K., So C.H., Chan W.P., Wong W.C., Lee K.C., Pertile M.D. and Tang M.H.Y., A fetus coexisting with a complete hydatidiform mole with trisomy 9 of maternal origin, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 2018, 44: 955-959. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jog.13598 (Publication No. : 293607)

  • Cheung K.W., Seto T.Y.M., Kan S.Y.A., Jalal K., Chee W.Y.Y., Wong R.M.S., Lee C.P. and Ng E.H.Y., Immunoprophylaxis Failure of Infants Born to Hepatitis B Carrier Mothers Following Routine Vaccination, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2018, 16: 144-145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.07.013 (Publication No. : 292449)

  • Cheung K.W., Lai W.S.C., MAK C.C.Y., Hui P.W., Chung B.H.Y. and Kan S.Y.A., A case of prenatal isolated talipes and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome-an important chromosomal disorder missed by noninvasive prenatal screening, Prenatal Diagnosis. 2018, 38(5): 376-378. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pd.5241 (Publication No. : 284917)

  • Cheng H.Y.H. and Kan S.Y.A., Updates on Screening for Carriers of Genetic Diseases, Journal Of Paediatrics, obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2018, 44. (Publication No. : 293605)

  • Lau C.T., Kan S.Y.A., Shek N.W.M., Tam P.K.H. and Wong K.K.Y., Is congenital pulmonary airway malformation really a rare disease? Result of a prospective registry with universal antenatal screening program, Pediatric Surgery International. 2017, 33(1): 105-108.

  • Cheung K.W., Seto M.T.Y., Kan A.S.Y., Wong D., Kou T.K.O., So P.L., Lau W.L., Jalal K., Chee Y.Y., Wong R.M.S., Lee C.P., Ng E.H.Y. (2017) Immunoprophylaxis failure of infants born to Hepatitis B carrier mothers following routine vaccination. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul 18. pii: S1542-3565(17)30850-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2017.07.013

  • So P.L., Cheng K.Y.Y., Cheuk K.Y., Chiu W.K., Mak S.L., Mok S.L., Lo T.K., Yung W.K., Lo F.M., Chung H.Y.B., Kan S.Y.A., Lee C.P., Tang H.Y.M., Parental decisions following prenatal diagnosis of sex chromosome aneuploidy in Hong Kong. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2017 Dec;43(12):1821-1829.

  • Lo T.K., Chan K.Y., Kan A.S., So P.L., Kong C.W., Mak S.L., Lee C.N., Women's stated test preference on questionnaire versus their actual choice in real clinical setting regarding non-invasive prenatal test. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017 Jun;213:144-145.

  • Lo T.K., Chan K.Y., Kan A.S., So P.L., Kong C.W., Mak S.L., Lee C.N., Decision outcomes in women offered noninvasive prenatal test (NIPT) for positive Down screening results. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Sep 19:1-3.

  • Lo T.K., Chan K.Y., Kan A.S., So P.L., Kong C.W., Mak S.L., Lee C.N. (2017). Informed choice and decision making in women offered cell-free DNA prenatal genetic screening. Prenat Diagn. 2017 Mar;37(3):299-302.

  • Lo T.K., Chan K., Kan A.S., So P.L., Kong C.W., Mak S.L., Lee C.N., Study of the extent of information desired by women undergoing non-invasive prenatal testing following positive prenatal Down-syndrome screening test results. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2017 Jun;137(3):338-339.

  • Leung W.C., Lau W.L., Lo T.K., Lau T.K., Lam Y.Y., Kan A., Chan K., Lau E.T., Tang M.H., Two IUGR foetuses with maternal uniparental disomy of chromosome 6 or UPD(6)mat. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Jan;37(1):113-115.

  • Hui A.S.Y., Au P.K.C., Ting Y.H., Kan A.S.Y., Cheng Y.K.Y., Leung A.W.K., Chan K.Y.K., Li C.K., Tang M.H.Y., Leung T.Y., First Report of a Novel Deletion Due to εγδβ-Thalassemia in a Chinese Family. Hemoglobin. 2017 May;41(3):175-179.

  • Cheng H.Y.H., Kan A.S., Hui P.W., Lee C.P., Tang M.H.Y., Bridging the gap from prenatal karyotyping to whole-genome array comparative genomic hybridization in Hong Kong: survey on knowledge and acceptance of health-care providers and pregnant women. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Dec;296(6):1109-1116.

  • Lee H.L.H., Mak A.S.L., Kou K.O.T., Poon C.F., Wong W.S., Chiu K.H., Au H.H.L., Chan Y.K., Kan S.Y.A., Tang M.H.Y. and Leung K.Y., An Unusual Hydrops Fetalis Associated with Compound Heterozygosity for Krüppel-like Factor 1 mutations, Hemoglobin. 2016, 40(6): 431-434.

  • Kou K.O.T., Poon C.F., Kwok S.L., Chan K.Y., Tang M.H.Y., Kan S.Y.A. and Leung K.Y., Effect of non-invasive prenatal testing as a contingent approach on the indications for invasive prenatal diagnosis and prenatal detection rate of Down's syndrome, Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2016, 22(3): 223-230.

  • Chiu T.A., Chu W.Y., Kan S.Y.A. and Chung B.H.Y., What is the Diagnosis?, Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (new series). Medcom Limited, 2016, 21(4): 298,311-314.

  • Au P.K.Kan A.S.Y., Tang M.H.Y., Leung K.Y.Chan K.Y.Tang T.W. and Lau E.T.K., A fetus with hemoglobin Bart’s disease due to maternal uniparental disomy for chromosome 16, Hemoglobin. 2016, 40(1): 66-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/03630269.2015.1096283

  • Lo TK, Chan KY, Chan SS, Kan AS, Hui AP, Tang MH (2015). Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A for prediction of fetal growth restriction. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2015 Aug;130(2):200.

  • Kou KO, Poon CF, Kwok SL, Chan KY, Tang MH, Kan AS, Leung KY. Effect of non-invasive prenatal testing as a contingent approach on the indications for invasive prenatal diagnosis and prenatal detection rate of Down's syndrome. Hong Kong Med J 2016 Jun;22(3):223-30.

  • Tao QV, Chan YK, Chu WY, Mok TKG, Tan TY, Yang W, Lee SL, Tang WF, Tso WYW, Lau ETK, Kan SYA, Tang MHY, Lau YL and Chung BHY. The clinical impact of chromosomal microarray on paediatric care in Hong Kong. PLOS One 2014, 9(10): e:109629.

  • Liu APY, Chow PC, Lee PPW, Mok TKG, Tang WF, Lau ETK, Lam STS, Chan YK, Kan SYA, Chau AKT, Cheung YF, Lau YL and Chung BHY. Under-recognition of 22q11.2 deletion in adult Chinese patients with conotruncal anomalies: Implications in transitional care. European Journal of Medical Genetics. Elsevier, 2014, 57: 306-311.

  • Kan SYA, Lau ETK, Tang WF, Chan S.S.Y., Ding S.C.K., Chan YK, Lee CP, Hui P.W., Chung B.H.Y., Leung K.Y., Ma W.L.T., Leung W.C. and Tang MHY, Whole-genome Array CGH Evaluation for Replacing Prenatal Karyotyping in Hong Kong. PLOS One 2014, 9(2): e87988.

  • Kan ASY, Lee CP, Leung KY, Chan CP, Tang MHY, Chan VHY. Outcome of twin pregnancy after amniocentesis. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 2012;38(2): 376-382. 

  • Lau ET, Tang WF, Chan SY, Ding CK, Kan ASY, Lee CP, Hui PW, Leung KY, Ma T, Leung WC, Tang MHY. Array CGH evaluation for prenatal diagnosis in Hong Kong, Poster presentation (P1-9) in 16th International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, 3-6 June, Miami, USA. Prenat Diagn 2012;32(Supp. 1):S1 . 2012. 

  • Cheung E, Tsang S, Bow C, Soong C, Yeung S, Loong C, Cheung CL, Kan ASY, Lo S, Tam Sy, Tang GWK, Kung AWC. Bone loss during menopausal transition among southern Chinese Women. Maturitas 2011;69:50-56. [Medline]

  • Kan ASY, Chan HY, Lee CP, Leung KY, Chan BCP, Tang MHY. Outcome of multiple pregnancy after amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling. Prenat Diagn 2010;30(Supp. 1):S67.

Professional activities
  • 2008 – present, Council Member, Osteoporosis Society of Hong Kong
  • 2012 – 2014 , Honorary Secretary, Osteoporosis Society of Hong Kong