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How Soon Hin
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Dr How Soon Hin graduated from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 1996 and obtained his Master in Internal Medicine at the same university in 2002. He is currently working as Professor of Medicine, Kulliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University and also serves as a consultant general physician and chest physician in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Jalan Tanah Putih, 25100, Kuantan, Pahang (HTAA). He has special interests in EBUS-TBNA, rigid bronchoscopy, metallic and silicone stenting, laser, endobronchial tumour debulking etc. His research interests are in melioidosis and lung c ... show more

  • Master of Internal Medicine - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perubatan dan Sarjana Muda Pembedahan (MBBS) - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Biomedical Sciences ~ Other Biomedical Sciences n.e.c. - Consultant Physician and Chest Physician
  • 2013 - 2014 Committee member, Malaysian Medical Association
  • 2011 - 2014 member, IIUM Ethics Committee
  • 2005 - 2014 , International Islamic University
  • 2005 - 2014 , Indian Medical Sciences
  • 2005 - 2014 consultant, Drug Control Authority, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2010/2011
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2010/2011
GENERAL MEDICINE & GENERAL SURGERY 2019/2020
General Medicine 2013/2014
INTERNAL MEDICINE I 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTERNAL MEDICINE II 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
SURGERY, TRAUMA AND CRITICAL CARE 2011/2012 2012/2013
In Progress
2016 - Present Development of a Parallel biosensing system for personalized and pointof-care chemotherapy treatment
Unknown - Present 24. A randomised, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled, parallel group study to assess the efficacy and safety of 48 weeks of once daily treatment of orally inhaled BI 1744 CL (5 ?g [2 actuations of 2.5 ?g] and 10 ?g [2 actuations of 5 ?g]) deli
Unknown - Present 23. A comparison of Symbicort? Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (Symbicort Turbuhaler? 160/4.5ug, one inhalation bid plus as needed) and Symbicort Turbuhaler 160/4.5ug, one inhalation bid plus terbutaline Turbuhaler 0.4 mg/inhalation as needed, for treatm
Unknown - Present 18. International, multi-center, randomized, double blind study to compare the overall mortality in acutely ill medical patients treated with enoxaparin versus placebo in addition to Graduated Elastic Stokings
Unknown - Present A phase 2/3 trial to assess the safety, immunogenicity and premalinary efficacy of recombinant human EGF-rP64K/ Montanide ISA 51 Vaccine administered to patients with NSCLC after receiving conventional first line chemotherapy.
Unknown - Present 24. A randomised, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled, parallel group study to assess the efficacy and safety of 48 weeks of once daily treatment of orally inhaled BI 1744 CL (5 ?g [2 actuations of 2.5 ?g] and 10 ?g [2 actuations of 5 ?g]) delivered by the Respimat? Inhaler, and 48 weeks of twice daily Foradil? (12 ?g) delivered by the Aerolizer? Inhaler, in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Unknown - Present 23. A comparison of Symbicort? Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (Symbicort Turbuhaler? 160/4.5ug, one inhalation bid plus as needed) and Symbicort Turbuhaler 160/4.5ug, one inhalation bid plus terbutaline Turbuhaler 0.4 mg/inhalation as needed, for treatment of asthma - a 12-month, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, active-controlled, multinational, phase III study in asthmatic patients aged 16 years and above.
Completed
2010 - 2013 The Use of Multiplex Real-Time PCR for Differential Detection of Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Burkholderia pseudomallei and Atypical Bacterial Pathogens in Respiratory and Blood Samples of Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia
2008 - 2010 Treatment Compliance among Lung Cancer Patient in Malaysia
2007 - 2014 Osteoporosis in Asthmatic Patients on Inhaled Corticosteroids
2007 - 2014 Characterization of Burkholderia Pseudomallei and Evaluation and Modification of Available Serodiagnostic Tests for Melioidosis
2006 - 2008 Monitoring Treatment Response of Patients With Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis
2004 - 2006 Study of Lung Function Among Traffic Police in Kuantan
2004 - 2006 The Study of Musculoskeletal Meliodosis in Pahang
2004 - 2017 Survey of Physicians and Patients on Awareness of Patients Rights, Attitudes, Practices and Role of Spirituallity and Holistic Medicine
23 July 2010 2nd best oral presentation. Malaysian Thoracic Society - National level.
12 April 2006 Promising Reseachers Award . IIUM - University level.
16 July 2004 Best Oral presentation. Malaysian Thoracic Society - National level.
Article
2019 Emerging respiratory infections threatening public health in the Asia-Pacific region: a position paper of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology. Respirology , 24 (6) pp.590-597
2018 Melioidosis in Malaysia: Incidence, clinical challenges and advances in understanding pathogenesis. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease , 3 (1) pp.1-19
2018 A case report of airway stenting in tracheal compression secondary to right subclavian artery pseudo-aneurysm. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 17 (1) pp.141-144
2015 The “crazy paving pattern” lung in a pregnant woman . Respirology , 20 (S3) pp.81-81
2015 Asthma control in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Malaysia: a cross-sectional study. The International Medical Journal Malaysia , 14 (2) pp.41-44
2015 Survival of lung cancer patients in a resource-limited country . Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology , 11 (3) pp.221-227
2015 First-line erlotinib versus gemcitabine/cisplatin in patients with advanced EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer: analyses from the phase III, randomized, open-label, ENSURE study. Annals on Oncology Advanced , 19 (4) pp.85-88
2014 Epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in non- small cell lung cancers in a multiethnic Malaysian patient population. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention , 15 (1) pp.321-326
2014 Monitoring treatment response in sputum smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients: Comparison of weight gain, sputum conversion and chest radiograph. Malaysian Journal of Pathology , 36 (2) pp.91-96
2012 Outbreak of melioidosis and leptospirosis co-infection following a rescue operation.. The Medical journal of Malaysia , 67 (3) pp.293-297
2012 Bone mineral density in asthmatic patients on inhaled corticosteroids in a developing country. Annals of Thoracic Medicine , 7 (2) pp.69-73
2012 Case report: Fatal co-infection-melioidosis and leptospirosis. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene , 87 (4) pp. 737-740
2012 An asymptomatic young lady with multiple inflammatory myofibrolastic tumours. Journal of Clinical Case Reports , 2 (10)
2012 Learning curve for double-balloon enteroscopy: findings from an analysis of 282 procedures. World Journal of Gastroenterology (WJG) , 4 (8) pp.368-372
2012 Defaulters among lung cancer patients in a suburban district in a developing country. Annals of thoracic medicine , 7 (1) pp.12-15
2012 Airway Y-stent Insertion in Tracheobronchomalacia: A New Experience. The International Medical Journal Malaysia , 11 (1) pp.51-53
2012 Fatal pneumonia following search and rescue operation. Respirology , 17 (supp.2) pp.106
2012 A prospective study on epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in non-small cell lung cancer in Malaysian patients . Respirology , 17 (supp.2) pp.90
2012 Predictors of in-hospital mortality in primary intracerebral haemorrhage in East coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Neurology Asia , 17 (2) pp.93-99
2012 Outbreak of melioidosis and leptospirosis co-infection following a rescue operation. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 67 (3) pp.293-297
2011 Empyema thoracis complicated by pneumothorax neccessitans manifesting as lobulated, localized subcutaneous emphysematous swellings. The Annals of Thracic Surgery , 91 pp.1969-1971
2011 Intrapleural streptokinase for the treatment of chylothorax. Respiratory Care , 56 (12) pp.1953-5
2011 The bug and the big heart -- Melioidotic pericardial effusion. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 66 (1) pp.71-72
2011 Development of multiplex real-time PCR for the rapid detection of five bacterial causes of community acquired pneumonia. Tropical Biomedicine , Vol 28 (3) pp.545-556
2011 The use of multiplex real-time PCR improves the detection of the bacterial etiology of community acquired pneumonia. Tropical Biomedicine , 28 (3) pp.531-544
2010 Survival analysis among lung cancer patients in Pahang. Respirology , 15 (2) pp.72-72
2010 Embolisation of a bronchial artery of anomalous origin in massive haemoptysis. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 17 (3) pp.55-60
2010 The man with the boggy head: cranial melioidosis. Singapore Medical Journal , 51 (2) pp.e43-e45
2010 Role of rigid bronchoscopy in massive haemoptysis. Journal of University of Malaya Medical Center , 13 (2) pp.107-110
2010 A survey on the initial management of spontaneous pneumothorax. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 65 (3) pp.180-184
2009 Hospitalised patients' awareness of their rights: a cross-sectional survey from a tertiary care hospital on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Singapore Medical Journal , 50 (5) pp.494-499
2009 Risk factors associated with development of dengue haemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome in adults in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan Kuantan. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 64 (4) pp.263-267
2009 Pahang melioidosis registry. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 64 (1) pp.27-30
2009 Lung cancer in Pahang Malaysia. Journal of Thoracic Oncology , 4 (9) pp.S657-S657
2009 Melioidotic prostatic abscess in Pahang. Singapore Medical Journal , 50 (4) pp.385-389
2009 A mimicry of melioidosis by Klebsiella ozaenae infection. Malaysian Journal of Pathology , 31 (2) pp.147-150
2008 Intrapulmonary bronchogenic cyst: Single case report. Journal of University of Malaya Medical Center , 11 (2) pp.86-88
2008 The urine bag used in pneumothorax. The Medical Journal of Malaysia , 63 (1) pp.79-80
2008 Transbronchial needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph node. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 63 (1) pp.47-50
2008 Medical thoracoscopy: Pahang experience. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 63 (4) pp.298-301
2008 An unusual cause of haemoptysis and headache: cryptococcosis. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology , 30 (2) pp.129-32
2008 Melioidosis prostatic abscess: clinical presentation and imaging findings. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 7 (1) pp.1-8
2007 Perception of the Islamic ruling on smoking among Muslims. Respirology pp.A223
2007 Perception of the Islamic ruling on smoking among muslim adults in Malaysia; a preliminary survey. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 6 (2) pp.1-9
2007 Awareness, knowledge and attitude towards informed consent among doctors in two different cultures in Asia: a cross-sectional comparative study in Malaysia and Kashmir, India. Singapore Medical Journal , 48 (6) pp.559-565
2006 Serum cancer antigen 125 in patients with pleural effusions. The Medical Journal of Malaysia , 61 (5) pp.558-563
2006 Do patients’ understanding of diabetes and perception of control predict higher Hba1c and complications?. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 5 (1) pp.1-18
2006 Pleural effusions: role of commonly available investigations. Singapore Medical Journal , 47 (7) pp.609-613
2006 Managing congestive heart failure in a general hospital in Malaysia. Are we keeping pace with evidence?. The Medical Journal of Malaysia , 61 (3) pp.278-83
2006 Melioidosis: a potentially life threatening infection. The Medical Journal of Malaysia , 61 (3) pp.386-395
2006 Edwardsiella tarda septicemia with underlying multiple liver abscesses. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology , 28 (1) pp.49-53
2006 Infective endocarditis in the East coast of peninsular Malaysia: a two year retrospective survey from Kuantan. JK-Practitioner , 13 (1) pp.5-8
2006 A case of lymphangioleiomyomatosis with multiple angiomyolipomas in the kidneys: a case report. Journal of Health and Translational Medicine , 6 (2) pp.35-38
2005 Melioidosis in Pahang, Malaysia. The Medical Journal of Malaysia , 60 (5) pp.606-613
2005 Pediatric melioidosis in Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection , 38 (5) pp.314-319
2005 Pulmonary melioidosis: a review of 70 cases from Pahang, Malaysia . International Medical Journal Malaysia , 4 (1) pp.(1-7)
2004 Empyesematous pyelonephritis. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 3 (1) pp.1
2003 Quadriparesis with lower motor neuron signs and absent sensory involvement. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 2 (1)
2003 Metabolic changes during ramadan fasting in normal people and diabetic patients. International Medical Journal Malaysia , 2 (2)

Conference or Workshop Item

2015 Unexpected case of ankle tuberculosis in a young professionals leading to delay in diagnosis. In: 36th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress
2013 Pulmonary tuberculosis: co-morbidities, drug susceptibility and its association with clinical outcomes. In: Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress 2013
2013 Prevalence and risk factors of drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan and Hospital Selayang. In: Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress 2013
2013 Diffuse panbronchiolitis mimicking miliary pulmonary tuberculosis. In: Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress 2013
2013 Fatal pneumonia following search and rescue operation. In: 7th World Melioidosis Congress
2013 Dealing with lung cancer complications: how aggressive can we be?. In: Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress 2013
2012 Asthma control in HTAA, Kuantan: a cross sectional study. In: Malaysian Thoracic Society Annual Congress 2012
2011 Predictors of in-hospital mortality in primary intracerebral haemorrhage in rural Malaysia. In: Asia Pacific Stroke Conference 2011
2010 Sputum conversion, weight and chest radiograph changes among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients . In: Pahang Research Day 2010
2010 Community-acquired pneumonia in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan. In: Pahang Research Day 2010
2009 Predictors of in-hospital mortality in primary intracerebral hemorrhage in rural Malaysia. In: 19th World Congress of Neurology
2008 Bone mineral density in patients with bronchial asthma on inhaled corticosteroids. In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Treatment compliance among lung cancer patient in Malaysia. In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Transthoracic biopsy: Local experience in Kuantan, Pahang . In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Case report. A chicken bone that made her groan-swallowed chicken bone compicated by Empyema Thoracis . In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Transbronchial needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph node . In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Acute Endobronchial obstruction from massive Haemoptysis . In: 10th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2008 Transbronchial needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph node. In: 13th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respiralogy
2008 Treatment compliance among lung cancer patient in Malaysia. In: 13th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respiralogy
2008 Case report: a bleeding abscess-massive massive Haemoptysis from a Lung abcess. In: 13th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respiralogy
2008 A chicken bone that made her groan-swallowed chicken bone complicated empyema thoracis. In: 13th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respiralogy
2007 Pahang meliodosis registry . In: 5th World Melioidosis Congress
2007 Pulmonary melioidosis: a review of 70 cases from Pahang, Malaysia. In: 5th World Melioidosis Congress
2007 Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in children . In: 5th World Melioidosis Congress
2007 Pulmonary melioidosis: Clinical radiological correlation in Pahang, Malaysia. In: 5th World Melioidosis Congress
2007 Pulmonary Melioidosis: A review of 70 cases from Pahang, Malaysia. In: The 12nd Congress of Asian Pacific Society of Respirology
2007 Musculoskeletal melioodosis. In: Fifth SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference 2007
2007 Rare presentation of burholderia psedomallei infection. In: 12th ASEAN ORL Head and Neck Congress
2005 Pulmonary Melioidosis: A review of 70 cases from Pahang. In: 8th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2005 Endobronchial actinomycosis: Is a repeat bronchoscopy after treatment necessary? . In: 8th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2005 Serum and pleural fluid cancer antigen 125 (ca125) levels in patients with pleural effusions. In: 8th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2004 The role of pleural fluid analysis, pleural biopsy and bronchoscopy in neoplastic and tuberculous pleural effusion . In: 7th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society
2002 The utility of tumours markers in the diagnosis of neoplastic pleural effusions . In: 5th Annual Congress of the Malaysian Thoracic Society

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