LOCATE US: 3 Mount Elizabeth, #14-07, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore 228510. TEL: +65 6235 2729

Dr Selina Chua

MBBS, MMed (O&G), PhD, FRCOG, FAMS

Dr Chua was awarded Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1982 from the National University of Singapore, Master of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) in 1988, and PhD in 1999. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG, UK) and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Dr Chua obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1982 from National University of Singapore, followed by the Master of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) in 1988, and PhD in 1999. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG, UK) and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

After rotating through the obstetric, reproductive medicine and oncology divisions in the Senior Residency programme at the National University Hospital, she was awarded the NUH Faculty Development Fellowhip in 1990 to spend a year as clinical research fellow at the University of Oxford. During this time, she was in Professor Christopher Redman’s High Risk Obstetric Unit in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the John Radcliffe Hospital and was involved in specialist antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care of women with complicated pregnancies. Upon returning to Singapore, she joined the National University of Singapore as a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

While teaching and conducting research in the university, she was also on the teaching faculty for many obstetric programmes and symposiums in Singapore. During her time at the National University Hospital, she was in charge of the Delivery Suite, Diabetic Clinic, Medical Disorders Clinic, as well as the High Risk Clinic.

Dr Chua has published extensively in prestigious international journals such as The Lancet (UK), British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology (USA), European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Asia Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Japan). In addition to her international publications she has co-authored several chapters in obstetrics and gynaecology text books, and has contributed many papers to regional and local journals.

She was awarded the 18th Benjamin Henry Sheares Memorial Lecture by The Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore in 2000.

She has been  in private practice at Mt Elizabeth since 1998, and has established an extensive general obstetric and gynaecological practice. Her expertise in prenantal screening and diagnosis including first trimester screening, antenatal care as well as care during normal as well as difficult labour and delivery, has helped many mothers over many years. Dr Chua provides prenatal counselling as well as contraceptive advice and services. She has wide experience treating women with gynaecological problems including abnormal Pap smears and cervical abnormalities, abnormal bleeding, pelvic tumours including uterine fibroids and cysts, as well as problems in the menopause.

Dr Chua has also served on various professional committees since establishing her private practice.

1999 Fellow Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
1999 PhD National University of Singapore
1991 Fellow Academy of Medicine, Singapore
1988 M. Med (O&G) National University of Singapore
1987 Member Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
1982 MBBS National University of Singapore

Member of Credentials Committee
Mt Elizabeth Hospital, 2007 to 2011

Reviewer, Singapore Medical Journal
from 2008 to 2012

Member of Clinical Practice Guidelines Development Workgroup on Diabetes Mellitus (Review)
Ministry of Health, 2006

Member of Neonatal Intensive Care Committee
Mt Elizabeth Hospital, 1999 to 2001

Assessor, Panel of Assessors, MMed (O&G)/ MRANZCOG Ultrasound Module
School of Postgraduate Medicine, NUS

Member of Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines on Preterm Labour
Academy of Medicine, 1999

Chairman of Committee to formulate Clinical Practice Guidelines on Induction of Labour
Chapter of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academy of Medicine, 1999

Member of Committee to formulate Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of Diabetes Mellitus
Ministry of Health 1998/1999

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Private Practice from 1998

Senior Consultant of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
National University Hospital 1997-1998

Senior Lecturer of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
National University of Singapore 1992-1998

1990
Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer, High-Risk Obstetric Unit, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Induction of Labour – indications and best practice guidelines
Symposium at 38th Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine. 19th-22nd August 2004.

Pregnancy and SLE
Continuing Medical Education, MEH Nursing Division. MEH Seminar Room 1. 18 Aug 2003.

Pregnancy and Gynaecological Concerns of the Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Public Forum on “Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis: Meeting the Challenge” YWCA Auditorium. 22 March 2003.

18th Benjamin Henry Sheares Memorial Lecture (2000).
Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society Singapore.

Pulse Oximetry
Perinatal Society Biennial Scientific Meeting 2000. Lecture Theatre, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital. 30 Sept 2000.

Update on the Management of Pregnancy induced hypertension
Nursing Seminar- Midwifery in the new millemmium – Facing the challenges. Orgainised by Parkway Group Healthcare Pte Ltd. 26 August 2000. Lecture Theatre Gleneagles Hospital.

How to choose between assisted delivery and LSCS?
Workshop on fetal monitoring and labour ward risk management. Orgainised by Department of maternal fetal medicine, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Singapore General Hospital. 21 & 22 August 1999 Training Centre, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

LSCS – When is it called for?
i) Crash LSCS &
ii) CPD – Os-full LSCS
Practical Course in Intrapartum Management. Organised by the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital. 16 Jan 1999.

Changing Trend of Indication of Caesarean Section
CME Symposium, Mt Elizabeth Hospital. Organised by the Medical Advisory Board, Mt Elizabeth Hospital. 2 Oct 1998.

Changing Trends in indications of LSCS
1998 Combined 3rd Singapore Congress in O & G in conjunction with the 4th Postgraduate Refreshed Course. Organised by the Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore. 17th –21st July 1998. KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore. Abstract pp34.

Prophylactic Antibiotics
Debates in Perinatology. Organised by Perinatal Society of Singapore. !st and 2nd May 1998. KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore.

RNOTT Update and metabolic changes during salbutamol infusion
The Inaugural Pacific Rim Preterm Labour Forum. Orgainised by Maternal Health Research Centre, University of Newcastle Medical School. 24 October 1997. Main LT, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia.

Blood tests in Obstetrics. Should all pregnant women be screened for GDM, AIDS & Thalassemia?
Seminar on Controversies in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Practices. Organised by Obstetric & Gynaecologic Society of Singapore. 27 September 1997. Auditorium KKWCH.

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Is Screening and Treatment necessary?
Meet the Experts – Diabetes in Pregnancy. XV FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 3-8 August 1997. Copenhagen, Denmark. Abstract in Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1997; 76:10 (Suppl Monday)

The Nuts & Bolts of Trauma in Pregnancy
Emergency Nursing: “Womb to Tomb”. Organised by Emergency Nurses Chapter, Singapore Nurses Association. 29 Aug 1997 Singapore Marriott Hotel.

Pregnancy & Diabetes
Diabetes Nurse Educator Training Course. Organised by NUH Diabetes Clinic & NUH Training & Education Department 2 Jun to 25 July 1997.

Rising Caesarean Section Rates
Obstetric Thromboembolism. Organised by Chapter of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Academy of Medicine and Dept of Feto-Maternal Medicine, Kandang Kerbau Hospital, 13 November 1996 at the Kandang Kerbau Theatre, Singapore.

Coping with the changes of Premenstrual Syndrome and the Menopause
Woman and Mental Health – A Public Forum, 5 October 1996. Organised by Department of Psychiatric Medicine, National University Hospital at Westin Stamford Hotel, Singapore.

Pregnancy induced hypertension. New modalities of treatment.
An update in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Nurses. 6th Annual Nursing Seminar, 18th August 1996 at Marriott Hotel, Singapore. Organised by Dept of O&G, Dept of Nursing and Dept of Training, National University Hospital.

Gestational diabetes – Is screening and treatment necessary?
2nd Singapore Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 8-11 October 1995 at Orchard Hotel, Singapore. Abstract.

Infections in pregnancy
A Continuing Professional Education Talk, 20 April 1995, Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore.

Acute Emergencies in Labour
An update in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for Nurses. 5th Annual Seminar, 9th April 1995. Organised by the Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University of Singapore.

Infections occurring in pregnancy.
Infections in pregnancy. 1st October 1994. Organised by O&G Society of Singapore and Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

AIDS, pregnancy and nursing
Update in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Nurses. 4th Annual Seminar organised by Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dept of Nursing, Dept of Training and Education, National University Hospital, 10 April 1994, Pan Pacific Hotel.

Admission tests in labour – the best parameter: CTG, AFI, FAST, Blood Flow
Seminar on antepartum and intrapartum fetal surveillance, 20 March 1994, Organised by Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore; Academy of Medicine, Singapore; Ministry of Health and Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore.

Contraception and pregnancy in diabetes
Certified Training Course for Diabetes Care (Pharmacists). Organised by the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore, 31st October 1993.

Diabetes in pregnancy – Current Thoughts on Screening and Management
Latest Trends in Managing Common Obstetrical and Gynaecological Problems – 2nd Annual Dialogue – College of GPs, Singapore, 10 October 1993. Organised by Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUH and College of GPs, Singapore.

Chicken pox, German measles and Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy
An update in O&G for Nurses, 24 October 1993. Organised by National University Hospital.

Drugs safe in pregnancy: Antibiotics, Analgesics and Antihypertensives
Latest trends in Managing Common Obstetric and Gynaecological Problems. 18 October 1992. Organised by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital and College of General Practitioners, Singapore.

Controversies surrounding management of preterm PROM
Critical care in Fetomaternal Medicine and Maternal Litigation in Obstetrics. Organised by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. National University of Singapore and sponsored by Ministry of Health, Singapore, Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore, Academy of Medicine and School of Postgraduate Medical Studies, NUS. 31 October – 1 November 1992, Singapore.

Symposium on diabetes in pregnancy. Medical Aspects
Seminar on Feto-Maternal Medicine, 7th April 1992. Organised by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital and Department of Training and Education, NUH, Nestle Singapore Pte Ltd.

Screening for diabetes in pregnancy
Contribution to Obstetrics and Gynaecology 13-15 Sept 1991. Sponsored by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore, Ministry of Health, Academy of Medicine, Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore, School of Postgraduate Medical Studies, National University of Singapore, Training and Education Division, National University Hospital.

Screening for GDM using a glucose challenge test
A Symposium on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. 18 May 1991. Organised by Chapter of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore and Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore.

Obstetric outcome in patients with a previous caesarean section seen after a trial of labour
Current controversies in caesarean section in Modern Obstetric Practice, March 2, 1991. Organised by Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore, School of Postgraduate Medical Studies, National University of Singapore and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University of Singapore.

Management of Abnormal Labour
An insight into modern obstetric practice. Feb 24, 1991. Organised by Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Department of Nursing, National University Hospital.

International Refereed Journals

Counsilman JJ, Chua S, Viegas O. Breast feeding among well-to-do Singaporeans. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, UK, 1986, 32:313-316.

Arulkumaran S, Ingemarsson I, Hamlett JD, Chua S, Rydstrom H, Ratnam SS. Pudendal Block: An obstetric procedure that needs critical evaluation. Asia-Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Japan, 1987;13(1):37-41.

Chua S, Viegas OAC, Tan ATH, Ratnam SS. Case Report: Successful outcome of pregnancy in a subfertile patient with severe aortoarteritis (Takayasu’s disease). European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, Europe, 1987;25:249-253.

Saha N, Bhattacharyya, Yeoh S C, Chua S P K, Ratnam SS. Glucose dehydrogenase polymorphism among ethnic groups in Singapore – with report of two additional alleles (GDH and GDH). American Journal of Human Genetics, USA, 1987;40:126-130.

Ingemarsson I, Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Effects of D2343, a new beta-mimetic drug, and terbutaline on spontaneous term labor. Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigations Europe, 1988;26:130-135.

Chua S, Viegas OAC, Wee A, Ratnam SS. Breastfeeding trends in Singapore. Social Science and Medicine, UK, 1989;28(3):271-274.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Singh P, Ratnam SS. Trial of labour after caesarean section – obstetric outcome. Australian New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australia, 1989;29:12-17.

Arulkumaran S, Gibb D M F, Chua S, Piara Singh, Ratnam SS. Ethinic influence on uterine activity in spontaneous normal labour. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, 1989;96:1203-1206.

Chia Y T, Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ratnam SS. Effectiveness of transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TENS) for pain relief in labour. Asia-Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Japan, 1990;16:145-151.

Chua S, Kurup A, Arulkumaran S, Ratnam SS. Augmentation of labour: Does internal tocography result in better obstetric outcome compared with external tocography. Obstetrics and Gynaecology, USA, 1990;76:164-167.

Chua S, Redman CWG. Are prophylactic anticonvulsants required in severe pre-eclampsia? The Lancet, UK, 1991:250-251.

Tham K F, Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Anandakumar C, Singh P, Ratnam SS. A comparison between fibre-optic and catheter-tip bridge strain gauge transducers for measurement of intrauterine pressure in labour. Asia Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Japan, 1991, Vol 17(1):83-87.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Chua T M, Yang M, Piara S, Ratnam SS. Uterine activity in dysfunctional labour and target uterine activity to be aimed with oxytocin titrations. Asia Oceania Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Japan 1991;17(2):101-106.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Tay D, Anandakumar C, Ratnam SS. Prostaglandins do not confer significant advantage over oxytocin infusion for nulliparae with prelabour rupture of membranes at term. Obstetrics and Gynaecology, USA, 1991;77:664-667.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Kurup A, Ratnam SS. Induction of labour: Comparison of 15 min vs 30 min dose increment levels. Aust NZ J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australia, 1991,31:134-137.

Chua S, Ostman-Smith I, Sellers S, Redman CWG. Congenital heart block with hydrops fetalis. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, Europe, 1991,42:155-158.

Kurup A, Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Tham K F, Tay D, Ratnam SS. Induction of labour in nulliparous with poor cervical score: Oxytocin or prostaglandin vaginal pessaries? Aust NZ J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Australia, 1991,31(3):223-226.

Chua S, Wilkins T, Sargent I L, Redman CWG. Trophoblast traffic in pre-eclampsia. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, 1991;98:973-979.

Chua S, Redman CWG. Prognosis for pre-eclampsia with proteinuria 5g/24 hours. European J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reprod Biology, Europe, 1991;43:9-12.

Arulkumaran S, Talbert D, Hsu T S, Chua S, Anandakumar C, Ratnam SS. In-utero sound levels with vibro acoustic stimulation is applied to the maternal abdomen. An assessment of the possibility of cochleu damage in the fetus. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK 1992;99:43-45.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Steer P J, Yang M, Ratnam SS. The accuracy of the catheter tip pressure transducer for the measurement of intrauterine pressure in labour. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, 1992;99:186-189.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ratnam SS. Symptoms and signs with scar rupture -value of uterine activity measurements. Aust NZ J Obstetrics and Gynaecology Australia, 1992;32(3):208-212.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Adaikan P G. The effect of oxytocics stored at high temperatures on postpartum uterine activity. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, 1993;100:874-875.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Yang M, Steer P, Ratnam SS. Intrauterine pressure: Comparison of extra vs intra amniotic methods using a transducer tipped catheter. Asia Oceania J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Japan, 1994;20:35-38.

Loke D M F, Chua S, Kek L P, Thai A C, Ratnam SS. Glycosylated hemoglobin in pregnant women with normal and abnormal glucose tolerance. Obstetric and Gynaecology Investigation 1994;37:25-29.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Lim I, Selamat N, Ratnam SS. Influence of breastfeeding and nipple stimulation on postpartum uterine activity. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK, 1994;101:804-805.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Chow C, Leong W P, Kumarasinghe G, Kuah B G, Ratnam SS. Genital mycoplasmas in pregnancy and obstetric outcome. Australia and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1994;34:540-542.

Sargent IL, Johansem M, Chua S, Redman CW. Clinical experience: isolating trophoblasts from maternal blood. Ann N Y Acae Sci, USA, 1994; 731: 154-161.

Nordstrom L, Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ratnam SS, Ingemarsson I, Kublecks M, Persson B, Shimojo N, Westgren M. Continuous maternal glucose infusion during labour. Effects on Maternal and Fetal Glucose and Lactate Levels. Am J Perinatology, USA, 1995;12(5):357-62.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Kumar S, Ahmed N, Ratnam SS. Prelabour rupture of membranes to delivery interval related to the incidence of maternal and neonatal infection. Asia-Oceania J of Obst & Gynae , Japan, 1995;21(4):367-72.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Yap C, Ratnam SS. PROM in nulliparae at term with unfavourable cervix: A randomized double blind control trial of prostaglandin versus placebo. Obstetrics & Gynecology , USA, 1995;86(4)(Part 1 of 2 parts):550-554.

Chua S, Chew S L, Yeoh C L, Roy A C, Ho L M, Selamat N, Arulkumaran S, Ratnam SS. A randomized controlled study of prostaglandin 15 methyl F2 compared with syntometrine to prevent postpartum haemorrhage. Submitted to Aust & NZ J of Obstet & Gynae, Australia, 1995;35:413-416.

S Chua, S Arulkumaran, A Kurup, C Anandakumar, N Selamat, SS Ratnam. Search for the most predictive tests of fetal well-being in early labour. J of Perinatal Med 1996;24:199-206.

Razvi K, Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Ratnam SS. A comparison between visual estimation and laboratory determination of blood loss during the 3rd stage of labour. Aust NZ J O&G, Australia, 1996;36:152-154.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Roy A C, Ho L M, Pathiraja R, Ratnam SS. The correlation of uterine activity to blood loss in the 3rd Stage of Labour. O&G Investigations. Gynecol Obstet Investigations, Europe, 1996;42:171-173.

Biswas A, Chew S S L, Chua S, Anandakumar C, Arulkumaran S. Amniotic fluid volume in spurious labour. The J of Obst & Gynecol Research 1997; 23: 63-67.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Vanaja K, Ratnam SS. Preinduction cervical ripening: Prostaglandin E2 gel vs Hydroscopic mechanical dilatation. Asia Oceania J O&G, Japan, 1997; 23: 171-177.

Chua S, Razvi K, Tan S W, Wong M T, Arulkumaran S. Is there a need to treat hypokalaemia associated with B-mimetic therapy? J Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research 1997; 23:381-387.

Chua S, Yeong S M, K Razvi, Arulkumaran S. Fetal oxygen saturation during labour. Br J Obstet Gynaecol , UK, 1997; 104: 1080-1083.

Chong Y S, Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Severe hyperthermia following Misoprostol in the immediate postpartum period. Obst Gynecol USA, 1997; 90 (part 2): 703-704.

Annapooorna V, Arulkumaran S, Anandakumar C, Chua Selina, Montan Sven & Ratnam SS. External cephalic version at term with tocolysis and vibroacoustic stimulation. Int Journal of Obst & Gynec 1997;59:13-18.

Yam J, Chua S, Razvi Khalil, Aruleurope, kumaran S. Evaluation of a new portable system for cord lactate determination. Gynecol Obstet Inv 1998; 45:29-31.

Nordstrom L, Malcus P, Chua S, Shimojo N, Arulkumaran S. Lactate and acid-base balance at delivery in relation to cardiotocography and T/QRS ratios in the second stage of labour. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 1998; 76:157-160.

Oei PL, Chua S, Tan L, Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S. Arterial embolization for bleeding following hysterectomy for intractable postpartum haemorrhage. Int J Gynecol Obstet 1998; 62 (1) 83-86.

Chua S, Lee M, Vanaja K, Chong YS, Nordstrom L, Arulkumaran S. The reliability of catheter-tip transducers for the measurement of intrauterine pressure in the third stage of labour. Br J Obstet Gynaecol UK, 1998; 105:352-356.

Nordstrom L, Chua S, Roy A, Arulkumaran S. Quality assessment of two lactate test strip methods suitable for obstetric use. J Perinatal Med 1998; 26:83-88.

Chua S, Ho LM, Vanaja K, Nordstrom L, Roy AC, Arulkumaran S. Validation of a laboratory method of measuring postpartum blood loss. Gynecol Obstet Invs 1998; 46:31-33.

Nordstrom L, Chua S, Roy A, Naka K, Persson B, Arulkumaran S. Lactate, lactate/pyruvate ratio and catecholamine interrelations in cord blood at delivery in complicated pregnancies. Early Hum Dev 1998;52:87-94.

Choo WL, Chua S, Chong YS, K Vanaja, Oei PL, Ho LM, Roy AC, Arulkumaran S. The correlation of change in uterine activity to blood loss in the third stage of labour. Gynecol Obstet Inv 1998; 46:178-180.

Chua S, Yam J, K Razvi, Yeong S M, Arulkumaran S. The practicalities of intrapartum O2 saturation monitoring in a busy labour ward. Eur J of Obstetrics & Gynaecol, Europe, 1999; 82:185-189.

Charachakul Boonsri, S Chua, Nordstrom L, Yam J, Arulkumaran S. Umbilical artery blood gas and lactate in healthy newborns. J Med Assoc Thai 1999; 82:388-393.

Foong LC, Chong YS, Chua S, Johnson P, de Swiet M. Impaired Vasoconstriction in Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension Assessed Using Doppler Fluximetry. Obstet Gynecol USA, 2000; 95:491-495.

Foong LC, Vanaja K, Tan G, Chua S. Membrane sweeping in conjunction with labor induction. Obstet Gynecol , USA, 2000; 96(4): 539-542.

Yam J, Chua S, Arlkumaran S. Intrapartum Fetal Pulse Oximetry. Part 1: Principles and Technical Issues. Obstet Gynecol Surv , USA, 2000; 55:163-172.

Yam J, Chua S, Arlkumaran S. Intrapartum Fetal Pulse Oximetry. Part 2: Clinical Application. Obstet Gynecol Surv, USA, 2000; 55:173-183.

Nordstrom L, Chua S, Persson B, Naka K, Arulkumaran S. Intrapartum tocolysis has no effect on fetal lactate concentration. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2000; 89 (2): 165-168.

Chong YS, Chua S, El-Refaey H, Choo WL, Chanrachakul B, Tai BC, Rodeck C, Arulkumaran S. Postpartum intrauterine pressure studies of the uterotonic effect of oral misoprostol and intramuscular syntometrine. Br J Obstet Gynaecol, UK, 2001; 108:1-7.

Chong YS, Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Sublingual misoprostol for 1st trimester termination of pregnancy: safety concerns. Human Reprod 2002; 17 (10): 2777.

Chong YS, Chua S, Shen L, Arulkumaran S. Does the route of administration of misoprostol make a difference? The uterotonic effect and side-effects of misoprostol given by different routes after vaginal delivery. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2004; 113(2): 191-198.

Local Refereed Journals

Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ingemarsson I. External cephalic version in current obstetric practice. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore, 1986;17(2):78-91.

Yeoh S C, Chua S, Rauff M, Wun W, Hagarty A, Ratnam SS. Transcervical chorionic villus biopsy by blind and realtime ultrasound guided aspiration. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore 1986;17(3):184-197.

Yeoh S C, Law H Y, Rauff M, Chua S, Ng P L, Ratnam SS. Cytogenetic experience with first trimester chorionic villi. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore 1986;17(3):188-191.

Chua S, Yeoh S C, Ng P L, Hagarty A, Rauff M, Ratnam SS. Rapid karyotyping of spontaneous abortions with trophoblastic villi. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 1989;18(1):52-54.

Chua S, Yeoh S C, Ratnam SS. Anticoagulation in pregnancy. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore 1989;20(2):93-97.

Chua S, Thai A C, Kek L P, Yeoh S C, Ratnam SS. The glucose challenge test: A screening test for gestational diabetes mellitus. Singapore Medical Journal 1993;34:303-305.

Chua T M, Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ratnam SS. Measurement of intrauterine pressure using a transducer-tipped balloon catheter placed in the extraamniotic space. Singapore J Obstet Gynaecol 1993;24(3):193-196.

Yeoh C L, Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Ratnam SS. Intrapartum amnioinfusion -A Review. Singapore Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1994;25:249-255.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Chow C, Kumarasinghe G, Ratnam SS. Genital group B streptococcus carriage in the antenatal period. Its role in PROM and preterm labour. Sing Med J 1995;36:383-5.

Chia Y T, Chua S, Thai A C, Kek L P, Yeoh S C, Ratnam SS. Obstetric outcome of pregestational diabetic pregnancies. Sing Med J 1995;36:498-500.

Loke D M F, Chua S, Kek L P, Thai A C, Ratnam SS. Glycosylated hemoglobin in normal pregnancy. Sing Med J 1995;36:501-504.

Chia Y T, Chua S, Thai A C, Kek L P, Ratnam SS. Congenital abnormalities and pregestational diabetes in pregnancy. Sing Med J 1996;37:380-383.

Chia Y T, Chua S, Thai A C, Kek L P, Ratnam SS. Gestational diabetes mellitus. Obstetric & Neonatal Outcome in 411 cases. Sing Med J. 1996; 37:591-594.

Razvi K, Ong C L, Chua S, Chia Y T, Arulkumaran S, Ratnam SS. Necrotizing fascitis originating from a vulva abscess: A case report. Sing Medical J 1998; 39:226-228.

Yam JPY, Thai AC, Chua S, Chee C, Arulkumaran S.A case of accelerated development of proliferative diabetic retinopathy in an established diabetic following improved blood glucose control in pregnancy. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1998; 27:265-268.

Loh FH, S Chua, K Razvi, SC Ng. Case report of ruptured endometriotic cyst in pregnancy treated by laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy. Sing Med J 1998; 39:(8)368-369.

Chong YS, Chua S, Shen L, Arulkumaran S. Can low dose oral solution misoprostol be used as a uterotonic agent to prevent postpartum haemorrhage. Ann Acad Med Sing 2003; 32(Suppl): S119.

Invited Book/ Journal Chapters

Ratnam S S, Chua S. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding. Proceedings of the 1st postgraduate course on clinical reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Excerpta Medical Asia, Pacific Congress Series 105, 1989. Ed PC Wong.

Chua S, Viegas O A C, Ratnam S S. 3 Decades of breastfeeding trends in Singapore. Asia Pacific Population Journal, World Health Organisation, 1990;5:125-134.

Chua S, Liew D F M. Screening for diabetes in pregnancy. In: Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 2. Publishers: Longman Singapore Pte Ltd. Ed: Ratnam S S, Ng S C, Sen D K, Arulkumaran S, 1991:125-136.

Chua S, Viegas O A C, Cousillman J J, Ratnam S S. Breastfeeding trends in Singapore. Pediatric Digest 1992.

Ratnam S S, Yeoh S C, Chua S. Maternity care in the 21st century. In: Fertility and Sterility – The Current Status of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Series Vol 4. International Journal of Gynec Obstet. Proceedings of XIII World Congress on Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Eds E S Teoh, S S Ratnam, M MacNaughton 1993, pp 13-32.

Chua S, Ratnam S S, Prasad R N V. World Population Trends and Ethics. In: Rodriquez Armus O (Ed), Baumgartner W, Burgos L (Co-Ed). Fertility ad Sterility: Progress in Research and Practice. Proceedings of the XIV World Congress on Fertility and Sterility, Caracas, 1992;1994;515-524 [Cranforth-Parthenon, UK].

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. PROM. In: Ed: Ratnam S S, Ng S C, Sen D K, Arulkumaran S. Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 3, Publishers: Longman Singapore, 1994, pp 255-274.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Uterine activity in labour. In: Ed: Ratnam S S, Ng S C, Sen D K, Arulkumaran S. Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 3. Publishers: Longman Singapore, 1994, pp 275-292.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Intrapartum Fetal Surveillance. In: Recent Advances in Obstetetrics & Gynaecology. I. S Dasgupta Ed. Publisher: Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi 1994:48-66.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Appropriate use of prostaglandins for cervical priming and induction. Singapore J of Obstet Gynaecol 1994;25(1):37-43.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Prelabour rupture of membranes at term. Aggressive management. International J of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 1994, supplement 3;46:15.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Lim I, Selamat N, Ratnam S S. Breastfeeding and postpartum uterine activity. Nursing Time December 14th, 1994.

Hathotuwa R, Arulkumaran S, Chua S, Ratnam S S. Postpartum haemorrhage. Suggestions to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. J Indian Med Assoc 1995;93:67-71.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Eclampsia. No room for complacency (Special Articles). Sing Med J 1995;36:470-1.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Prolonged pregnancy. In: Contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 4, Publishers: Longman Singapore Pte Ltd. Ed: Ratnam S S, Ng S C, Arulkumaran S. 1996. Chapter 11, pp 143-161.

Chua S, Haththotuwa R, Arulkumaran S. Previous Caesarean section – a rational approach. In: Contributions to O&G, Vol 4. Publishers: Longman Singapore Pte Ltd. Ed: Ratnam S S, Ng S C, Arulkumaran S. 1996. Chapter 12, pp 163-173.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Management of the first stage of labour. In: Management of Labour. Ed S Arulkumaran, S S Ratnam, K Bhasker Rao. Orient Longman Limited, Madras, India, 1996, Chapter 2, pp 21-42.

Chua S, Haththotuwa R, Arulkumaran S. Postpartum haemorrhage. In: Management of Labour. Ed S Arulkumaran, S S Ratnam, K Bhasker Rao. Orient Longman Limited, Madras, India, 1996, Chapter 12, pp 183-196.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Prelabour rupture of membranes. In: Management of Labour. Ed S Arulkumaran, S S Ratnam, K Bhasker Rao. Orient Longman Limited, Madras, India, 1996, Chapter 15, pp 228-257.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Prolonged pregnancy. In: Management of Labour. Ed S Arulkumaran, S S Ratnam, K Bhasker Rao. Orient Longman Limited, Madras, India, 1996, Chapter 17, pp 284-300.

Chua S, Haththotuwa R, Arulkumaran S. Management of women with previous caesarean section scar. In: Management of Labour. Ed S Arulkumaran, S S Ratnam, K Bhasker Rao. Orient Longman Limited, Madras, India, 1996, Chapter 20, pp 317-327.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. How effective is the CTG in intrapartum fetal assessment? In: The Proceedings of 1996 Annual Convention of the Philippine O&G Society.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Prelabour Rupture of Membranes. In: The Women -Proceedings of the 1st International Meet on Safe Motherhood, 1996, Chatterjee A, Mukherjee J (Eds), pp 249-265.

Arulkumaran S, Haththotuwa R, Chua S. Management of postpartum haemorrhage. In: The Women – Proceedings of the 1st International Meet on Safe Motherhood 1996, Chatterjee A, Mukherjee J (Eds), pp 11-19.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Intrapartum monitoring. Success or Failure? In: Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the Federation of the Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, 1996 (In press).

Chua S, Haththotuwa R, Arulkumaran S. Management of women with previous Caesarean section. In: Proceedings of 40th All India Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 27-30 Dec 1996, Pune, India, pp 15-17.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Postdate pregnancy. In: Recent Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol 3. Dasgupta S (ed). Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi, 1997, pp 3-22.

Chua S. Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy. In: Problem Oriented Approach to Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Ed: Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S, Sen DK. Publishers: Oxford University Press, Singapore 1997. pp 57-60.

Chua S. Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy. In: Problem Oriented Approach to Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Ed: Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S, Sen DK. Publishers: Oxford University Press, Singapore 1997. pp 53-56.

Chua S. Medications in Pregnancy. In: Problem Oriented Approach to Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Ed: Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S, Sen DK. Publishers: Oxford University Press, Singapore 1997. pp 23-27.

Chua S. Infections & Vaccinations in Pregnancy. In: Problem Oriented Approach to Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Ed: Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S, Sen DK. Publishers: Oxford University Press, Singapore 1997. 18-22.

Chew SSL, Chua S. Abnormal Progress in Labour. In: Problem Oriented Approach to Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Ed: Ratnam SS, Arulkumaran S, Sen DK. Publishers: Oxford University Press, Singapore 1997. pp116-117.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Trial of scar. Aust New Zealand J Obstet Gynaecol 1997; 37:6-11.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Intrapartum care. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 1997; 37:25-35.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Cardiotocograph in labour. Mini symposium – Fetal Monitoring. Current Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1996; 6(4):182-188.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Intrapartum fetal monitoring. In: Current Issues in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. ed: S Arulkumaran, SC Ng. Oxford University Press, Singapore 1996. pp 21-233 – 21-257.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Recent Trends in the Management of Labour in: The Indian J of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Practice. (In press).

Yam J, Arulkumaran S, Chua S. There is no place for electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) in low risk pregnancy. In: New Insights in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Research and Practice. The Proceedings of the FIGO World Congress on Gynecology and Obstetrics. Copenhagen, August 1997. Parthenon Publishing. pp 228-232.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S, Choo WL. Vaginal delivery after previous caesarean section. In: New Insights in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Research and Practice. The Proceedings of the FIGO World Congress on Gynecology and Obstetrics. Copenhagen, August 1997. Parthenon Publishing. pp 243-250.

Chua S, Arulkumaran S. The measurement of intrauterine pressure after delivery. In: Contemp Rev Obstet Gynaecol. G Chamberlain (ed). Parthenon Publishing. Lancs. September 1998; pp201-207.

Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Admission and stimulation tests. In: Fetal Medicine. Basic Science and Clinical Practice. Ed: Rodeck C & Whittle M, Churchill Livingstone, London. 1999; 977-984.

S Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Management of Spontaneous Labour. In: Obstetrics & Gynaecology for Postgraduates Vol 1. Second edition. SS Ratnam, K Baskar Rao, S Arulkumaran eds. Orient Longman Hyderabad 1999; 109-125.

S Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Practical Approach to intrapartum fetal monitoring. In: Obstetrics & Gynaecology for Postgraduates Vol 1. Second edition. SS Ratnam, K Baskar Rao, S Arulkumaran eds. Orient Longman Hyderabad 1999; 126-138.

Wong MT, Chua S, Arulkumaran S. Operative Delivery. In: Obstetrics & Gynaecology for Postgraduates Vol 1. Second edition. SS Ratnam, K Baskar Rao, S Arulkumaran eds. Orient Longman Hyderabad 1999; 183-191.

S Arulkumaran, S Chua. Prolonged Pregnancy. In: High Risk Pregnancy – Management Options. James DK, Steer PJ, Weiner CP, Gonik B (eds). 2nd edition. WB Saunders London. In press.

S Arulkumaran, S Chua. Poor Progress in Labour including augmentation, malpositions and malpresentions. In: High Risk Pregnancy – Management Options. James DK, Steer PJ, Weiner CP, Gonik B (eds). 2nd edition. WB Saunders London. In press.

John Yam, Selina Chua. Some ongoing medical conditions. In: (ed):Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Having a Baby. Oxford University Press; Singapore 1999; pp173-212.

John Yam, Selina Chua. Common Infections. In: (ed):Arulkumaran S, Chua S. Having a Baby. Oxford University Press; Singapore 1999; pp213-238.