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Professor Dr Zay Soe

Professor Dr Zay Soe

Professor of Internal Medicine

Professor

Academic Qualifications

DTCD, DTM&H, FACTM, FCCP
MD Internal Medicine
MMedSc Internal Medicine
MBBS

Areas of Interest
As a chest Physician, my main area of interest is in Respiratory Medicine and sleep Medicine.
Professional Bodies

  1. Reviewer of American Journal of Medical Sciences
  2. Member of the Editorial Board of Myanmar Journal of Current Medical Practice
  3. Member of Myanmar Medical Association
  4. Reviewer of Cochrane Airway Group
  5. Malaysia Medical Council Member

Publications

  1. A double blind comparative trial of two dosage regimens of artesunate suppository in combinations with oral mefloquine in severe falciparum malaria.
  2. A double blind comparative trial of two dosage regimens of artesunate suppository in combinations with oral mefloquine in severe falciparum malaria.
  3. A clinical study of Malignant Pleural effusion
  4. The value of pleural fluid Adenosine Deaminase in Tuberculosis
  5. A Study in Tuberculous pleural effusion. 
  6. Value of pleural in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion.
  7. Aclidinium bromide for stable chronic Obstructive Airway Disease (COPD) 
  8. Combined aclidinium bromide and long-acting beta2-agonist For chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  9. Student Guide book for Hospital visit and Clinical Skill. Zay Soe, Wana Hla Shwe. Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, UCSI University, Malaysia. 2013-2014
  10. Utilization of Radiology Service at Dungun District Hospital in Malaysia San Thitsa Aung, San San Oo, M. Kamil, Zay Soe, Zaw Aung, Aung Zin Oo, Yin Moe Han. Published in International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health. Vol. 5 No. 5 (May 2013) PP 279-294. Impact Factor 2011 - 0.796
  11. Aclidinium bromide for stable chronic Obstructive Airway Disease (COPD) Reviewer of Cochrane Airway Group- Review Number- ACL-COP, Protocol Mata-analysis of the finding of Aclidinium Bromide trials to produce a high quality Cochrane systemic review. November 2012. Impact Factor- 5.912 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010509 /abstract
  12. Value of pleural in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion. Lambert Academic publishing, Germany. November 2012. No Impact Factor SBN-13: 978-3-8473-1404-2 ISBN-10: 3847314041 EAN: 9783847314042 Published on: 2012-11-21
  13. A Study in Tuberculous pleural effusion. Zay Soe, Wana Hla Shwe and Soe Moe - International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine and Public health(IJCRIMPH) Vol.2, No.3( March2010): pages 32-48. Impact Factor 2010 - 1.278 http://www.iomcworld.com/ijcrimph/ijcrimph-v02-n03- 01.htm
  14. The value of pleural fluid Adenosine Deaminase in Tuberculosis- Zay Soe, Wana Hla Shwe and Soe Moe - Paper presented in 3rd International Online Medical Conference 2010(IOMC 2010) on 7.3.2010 and published in Electronic proceedings Book of Conference.Vol1: No 1Page 104-118. http://www.iomcworld.com/rgmhr/ No Impact factor 
  15. A double blind comparative trial of two dosage regimens of artesunate suppository in combinations with oral mefloquine in severe falciparum malaria. Marlar Than; Zay Soe; Aung Zaw Oo; Aye Yu Soe; Kyi Kyi Tin; Khin Nyo; Myat Phone Kyaw Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal 2000 Vol. 12 No. 1/3 pp. 41-47 ISSN 1015-0781 Record Number 20043157473 - 2009 http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20043157473.html;jsessionid =617652ED0498E82859AB589AE1985DBD . No Impact factor
  16. A clinical study of Malignant Pleural effusion. Zay Soe, Zaw Aung, Khin Darli Tun . International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health (IJCRIMPH) May 2012 issue Vol 4 No 5: pages 739-757. Journal website: http://www.iomcworld.com/ijcrimph/may2012.htm IJCRIMPH Journal Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Int-Journal-ofCollaborative-Research-on-Internal-Medicine-PublicHealth/130785226006 Impact Factor- 1.278
  17. The role of lung function lab in diagnosis of respiratory disease. Myanmar medical Journal Vol 113 ; PP64-73 2007
  18. “Combined Health Talks Medical Forum” full textbook of monthly medical forum 235 pages. Published by Treasure Publishing House. Myanmar version. October 2006. Awarded NGO prize.
  19. A study of pleural effusion in Yangon General Hospital. Myanmar Medical Journal Vol 88 No 2, 2005’ 
  20. Monthly “Health talk” (Medical Forum) in Ziwaka Health Magazine, started from January 2002 to August 2006 .
  21. A study of pleural fluid adenosine deaminase activity in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion. (Thesis for Dr Med Sc) University of Medicine 1, 2005
  22. Management of Stable COPD. Specialist Forum Vol 1. No.1 Page 38 – 43. 2003.
  23. The role of Pulmonary Function Tests in lung diseases (Myanmar Medical Journal Vol 3 No 1-1997)
  24. The role of tuberculin testing in Myanmar tuberculous patient. Myanmar Medicine 1994;4;397-402 
  25. Characteristics of HIV positive patients. Myanmar Medicine 1993;2:17-21 
  26. Bronchodilator responses of Salbutamol inhalation via spacer device "Vomatic" compared to direct MDI in asthmatic patients, Zay Soe, Malar Than. Myanmar Medicine 1993;2:1-6 
  27. Experience in medical treatment of Myanmar thyrotoxic patients, Khin Maung Maung Than, Zay Soe, Marlar Than et al; Myanmar Military Medicine 1993;1:22-27 
  28. A study of alcoholic liver disease in Yangon General Hospital (1987) Dissertation for M Med Sc (Int Med) Degree, University of Medicine 1, 1987

Research

Current Research Project

  1. Correlation between Stress, Anxiety and Depression with General Help Seeking Behavior among University Students

Conferences

  1. East coast medical conference- Kuala  Terengganu, 2021, Hospital Sultah Nur Zahira (HSNZ)
  2. East coast medical conference- Kuala  Terengganu, 2020, Hospital Sultah Nur Zahira (HSNZ)
  3. Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) 2019 Hanoi Veitnam at National Convention Center, 2019
  4. Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) 2016 Thailand,Plaza of the Convention Center , 2016
  5. Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Kuala Lumpur Convention Center ,Malaysia 2015

Awards and Recognitions

  1. Retired Professor and Head of Chest Medical Ward, Defence Service General Hospital and Defence Service Medical Academy (2002- 2007)
  2. Consultant Chest Physician of Private Hospital - Pan Hlaing International Hospital, Shwe gon Tine Hospital, Asia Royal Hospital, Sakura Hoapital
  3. Former Consultant of Steering Committee of Anti- Tuberculosis Programme, Ministry of Health, Myanmar
  4. Member of Editorial Board of Myanmar Journal of Current Medical Practice, Published by Myanmar Medical Council (MMC)

Contributions to Society

  • In Myanmar
    1. Frequent Specialist Tours for free medical services with NGO Teams.
    2. Monthly Health Talks in Magazines, Journals, Bulletins
    3. Training of the trainer programme for TB under WHO and IUATLD
    4. Health education and Treatment of Malaria with anti- malaria campaign in malaria endemic areas.
  • In Malaysia
    1. Public Health Campaign Activities with Year 4 students ( Health talks, Health Screening, Treatment and Counselling) to the rural area of Terengganu 
    - Obesity- 17.12.19
    - Hypertension- 4.10.19
    - Diabetes Mellitus- 9.9.2019 
    - Coronary Heart Diseases- 10.7.18
    - Dengue- 11.6.19
    - Malaria- 8.4.19