Name: Michael Li Xiang

Post: Full-time Ph.D (3-years)

Enrolled: August 2006 - Present

Origin: Mainland China, Jiangxi Province

First Degree:  Bachelor of Clinical Medicine Science, Jiangxi Medical College, PRC

Master Degree:  Master of Emergency Medicine Science, Medical School of Lanzhou University, PRC

Supervisor: Prof. Manoj Karmakar

Title of Thesis:

Quantitative Ultrasonography in Regional Anaesthesia

Publications arising from research work:

(A) Scientific Paper:

  1. X. Li, Karmakar MK, et al. Quantitative Evaluation of the Echogenicity of Peripheral Nerve in Young and Elderly. Suppl Anesth Analg 2008; 106: S-241.

  2. M. K. Karmakar, A. M.-H. Ho, X. Li, et al. Ultrasound-guided lumbar plexus block through the acoustic window of the lumbar ultrasound trident. BJA 2008; 100 (4): 533-537.

  3. M.K. Karmakar, X. Li, et al. Real-time Ultrasound Guided Paramedian Epidural Access –Evaluation of a Novel In-plane Technique. BJA (In press).

(B) Conference Abstracts:

  1. X. Li, Karmakar M.K, Kwok W.H, Critchley L.A.H, Gin T. Echogenicity of Peripheral Nerve in the Young and Elderly. 2nd Pan-Asian Symposium of the New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA 2008) on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Hong Kong, China. 12-13th January 2008.

  2. X. Li, Karmakar M.K, Lee A, Ho A.M.-H, Critchley L.A.H. Quantitative Evaluation of the Echogenicity of Peripheral Nerve in Young and Elderly Subjects. The 82nd Annual Meeting of International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS 2008). San Francisco, California, USA. 27th March-2nd April 2008.

(C) Prizes and Awards:

  1. Best Poster Presentation, 2nd Pan-Asian Symposium of NYSORA 2008, Hong Kong, China.