Publications and Articles

Publications

Dr Yam has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed international & local scientific journals & has contributed to many books on obstetrics & gynaecology. His publications include topics such as: minimally invasive surgical techniques, vaginal hysterectomy, intrapartum fetal surveillance, gestational diabetes, & the management of gynaecological emergencies.

In obstetrics, Dr Yam has done extensive research in the field of intrapartum foetal surveillance, publishing widely about both conventional (cardiotocography) & alternative (fetal pulse oximetry, lactate measurements) means of fetal monitoring in labour. His work in the field of fetal monitoring has been cited in William’s Obstetrics, a premier international reference textbook on obstetrics.

List of Publications

  • Minimal access approach to the management of large ovarian cysts.
    Goh SM, Yam J, Loh SF, Wong A
    Surg Endosc. 2007 Jan;21(1):80-3. Epub 2006 Sep 6
  • A review of 511 vaginal hysterectomies.
    Yam J, Han HC, Lee LC
    Poster: KK Hospital Annual Scientific Meeting. 21-23 Nov 2003
  • Intrapartum fetal pulse oximetry. Part 2: Clinical application.
    Yam J, Chua S, Arulkumaran S
    Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2000 Mar;55(3):173-83
  • Intrapartum fetal pulse oximetry. Part I: Principles and technical issues.
    Yam J, Chua S, Arulkumaran S
    Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2000 Mar;55(3):163-72
  • Umbilical artery blood gas and lactate in healthy newborns.
    Chanrachakul B, Chua S, Nordström L, Yam J, Arulkumaran S
    J Med Assoc Thai. 1999 Apr;82(4):388-93
  • Intrapartum fetal oxygen saturation monitoring in a busy labour ward.
    S, Yam J, Razvi K, Yeong SM, Arulkumaran S
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1999 Feb;82(2):185-9
  • A case of accelerated development of proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    in a woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus after pregnancy.
    JP, Thai AC, Chua S, Chee C, Arulkumaran S
    Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1998 Mar;27(2):265-8
  • Evaluation of a new portable system for cord lactate determination.
    Yam J, Chua S, Razvi K, Arulkumaran S
    Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1998;45(1):29-31
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding.
    Yam J P Y
    In: Ooi S, Manning P, editors. Guide to the Essentials in Emergency Medicine
    Singapore: McGraw Hill; 2004. p. 9-11
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease.
    Yam J P Y
    In: Ooi S, Manning P, editors. Guide to the Essentials in Emergency Medicine Singapore: McGraw Hill; 2004. p. 337-338
  • Fetal Pulse Oximetry.
    Yam J, Chua S, Arulkumaran S
    In: Arulkumaran S, Jenkins HML, editors. Perinatal Asphyxia.

    India: Orient Longman; 2000. p. 136-171
  • A Healthy Lifestyle in Pregnancy
    Yam J, Arulkumaran S
    In: Arulkumaran S, Chua S, editors. Having a Baby – Every Parent’s Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth.
    Singapore: Oxford University Press; 1999. p. 75-116
  • Ongoing Medical Conditions in Pregnancy
    Yam J, Chua S
    In: Arulkumaran S, Chua S, editors. Having a Baby – Every Parent’s Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth.
    Singapore: Oxford University Press; 1999. p. 173-212
  • Common Infections in Pregnancy
    Yam J, Chua S
    In: Arulkumaran S, Chua S, editors. Having a Baby – Every Parent’s Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth.
    Singapore: Oxford University Press; 1999. p. 213-238

Referenced Articles

  • Intrapartum Assessment
    In: Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, Hauth JC, Gilstrap LC, Wenstrom KD, editors.
    Williams Obstetrics. 22nd ed
    New York: Mcgraw-Hill; 2005. p. 458, 471
  • Intrapartum Assessment In: Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, Hauth JC, editors.
    Williams Obstetrics. 23rd ed.
    New York: Mcgraw-Hill; 2010. p. 427, 443

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