Te Chun Hsia

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Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Advanced Glycation End-Products Enhance Lung Cancer Cell Invasion and Migration
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, 40402 Taichung City, Taiwan
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
  2. pmc Post-Intake of S-Ethyl Cysteine and S-Methyl Cysteine Improved LPS-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Mice
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung City 40402, Taiwan
    Nutrients 8:. 2016
  3. pmc Quality of life predicts survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Tsai Chung Li
    Graduate Institute of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 12:790. 2012
  4. pmc Simultaneous use of traditional Chinese medicine (si-ni-tang) to treat septic shock patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Huang Chi Chen
    Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Trials 12:199. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary biomarker of oxidative stress correlating with outcome in critically septic patients
    Wei Erh Cheng
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, 2 Yuh Der Rd, 404 Taichung, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 33:1468-72. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) and phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC)-mediated generation of reactive oxygen species causes cell cycle arrest and induces apoptosis via activation of caspase-3, mitochondria dysfunction and nitric oxide (NO) in human osteogenic
    Chang Lin Wu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 29:1199-209. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Cantharidin Impairs Cell Migration and Invasion of Human Lung Cancer NCI-H460 Cells via UPA and MAPK Signaling Pathways
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, School of Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 36:5989-5997. 2016
  8. pmc Induction of DNA damage by deguelin is mediated through reducing DNA repair genes in human non-small cell lung cancer NCI-H460 cells
    Bin Chuan Ji
    Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan, ROC
    Oncol Rep 27:959-64. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Benzyl isothiocyanate alters the gene expression with cell cycle regulation and cell death in human brain glioblastoma GBM 8401 cells
    Nou Ying Tang
    School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan, R O C
    Oncol Rep 35:2089-96. 2016
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of wogonin on the levels of cytokines and functions of leukocytes associated with NF-kappa B expression in Sprague-Dawley rats
    Nou Ying Tang
    School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan
    In Vivo 20:527-32. 2006

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  1. pmc Advanced Glycation End-Products Enhance Lung Cancer Cell Invasion and Migration
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, 40402 Taichung City, Taiwan
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
    ..These findings suggest that CML and pentosidine, by promoting the invasion, migration and production of associated factors, benefit NSCLC metastasis. ..
  2. pmc Post-Intake of S-Ethyl Cysteine and S-Methyl Cysteine Improved LPS-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Mice
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung City 40402, Taiwan
    Nutrients 8:. 2016
    ..SEC or SMC post-intake reversed these alterations. These findings suggest that these agents could protect the lung through their anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and anti-apoptotic activities. ..
  3. pmc Quality of life predicts survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Tsai Chung Li
    Graduate Institute of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 12:790. 2012
    ..Patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have a poor prognosis. The objective of this study was to examine the relationship of EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-LC13 and survival in patients with NSCLC undergoing different treatments...
  4. pmc Simultaneous use of traditional Chinese medicine (si-ni-tang) to treat septic shock patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Huang Chi Chen
    Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Trials 12:199. 2011
    ..Using a well-designed clinical trial, we are eager to survey the effectiveness of the concurrent use of this remedy in restoring these patients' hemodynamic status, or "Yang Qi"...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary biomarker of oxidative stress correlating with outcome in critically septic patients
    Wei Erh Cheng
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, 2 Yuh Der Rd, 404 Taichung, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 33:1468-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), an in vivo parameter of oxidative stress, is correlated with the outcome of critically septic patients...
  6. doi request reprint Benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) and phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC)-mediated generation of reactive oxygen species causes cell cycle arrest and induces apoptosis via activation of caspase-3, mitochondria dysfunction and nitric oxide (NO) in human osteogenic
    Chang Lin Wu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 29:1199-209. 2011
    ..Taken together, these molecular alterations and signaling pathways offer an insight into BITC and PEITC-caused growth inhibition, G2/M arrest, and apoptotic death of U-2 OS cells...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cantharidin Impairs Cell Migration and Invasion of Human Lung Cancer NCI-H460 Cells via UPA and MAPK Signaling Pathways
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, School of Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 36:5989-5997. 2016
    ..Based on those observations, we suggest that CTD may be used as a novel anticancer metastasis agent for lung cancer in the future...
  8. pmc Induction of DNA damage by deguelin is mediated through reducing DNA repair genes in human non-small cell lung cancer NCI-H460 cells
    Bin Chuan Ji
    Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan, ROC
    Oncol Rep 27:959-64. 2012
    ..Collectively, the present study showed that deguelin caused DNA damage and inhibited DNA damage and repair gene expressions, which might be due to deguelin-inhibited cell growth in vitro...
  9. doi request reprint Benzyl isothiocyanate alters the gene expression with cell cycle regulation and cell death in human brain glioblastoma GBM 8401 cells
    Nou Ying Tang
    School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan, R O C
    Oncol Rep 35:2089-96. 2016
    ..30-fold in GBM 8401 cells. These changes of gene expression can provide the effects of BITC on the genetic level and are potential biomarkers for glioblastoma therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of wogonin on the levels of cytokines and functions of leukocytes associated with NF-kappa B expression in Sprague-Dawley rats
    Nou Ying Tang
    School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan
    In Vivo 20:527-32. 2006
    ..IL-1alpha and TNF-alpha mRNA elevations were also promoted by wogonin. The data suggests that wogonin may affect the IL-1alpha and TNF-alpha mRNA expressions by affecting the NF-kappaB in rat leukocytes...
  11. doi request reprint An extract of Agaricus blazei Murill administered orally promotes immune responses in murine leukemia BALB/c mice in vivo
    Jaung Geng Lin
    China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Integr Cancer Ther 11:29-36. 2012
    ..Isolated T cells from spleens of ABM-treated mice resulted in increased T-cell proliferation compared with the untreated control with concanavalin A stimulation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aloe-emodin affects the levels of cytokines and functions of leukocytes from Sprague-Dawley rats
    Chun Shu Yu
    Center of General Education, China Medical University, Taichung City, Taiwan
    In Vivo 20:505-9. 2006
    ..The results were also confirmed by PCR assay for the mRNA expression of the examined cytokines...
  13. doi request reprint Diallyl sulfide promotes cell-cycle arrest through the p53 expression and triggers induction of apoptosis via caspase- and mitochondria-dependent signaling pathways in human cervical cancer Ca Ski cells
    Tsan Hung Chiu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nutr Cancer 65:505-14. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that DAS might be a potential chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of cervical cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) promotes G2/M phase arrest via p53 expression and induces apoptosis through caspase- and mitochondria-dependent signaling pathways in human prostate cancer DU 145 cells
    Nou Ying Tang
    Schools of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Anticancer Res 31:1691-702. 2011
    ..This study showed that PEITC might exhibit anticancer activity and become a potent agent for human prostate cancer cells in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint Berberine induced apoptosis via promoting the expression of caspase-8, -9 and -3, apoptosis-inducing factor and endonuclease G in SCC-4 human tongue squamous carcinoma cancer cells
    Yung Tsuan Ho
    Graduate Institute of Chinese Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Anticancer Res 29:4063-70. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography: Experiences from a tertiary hospital in Taiwan
    Chih Yu Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 115:163-70. 2016
    ..We aim to analyze the performance of lung cancer screening with low-dose CT concurrent with chest radiography in Taiwan, with reference to international experience...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sonographic septation in lymphocyte-rich exudative pleural effusions: a useful diagnostic predictor for tuberculosis
    Hung Jen Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Ultrasound Med 25:857-63. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of the sonographic features of lymphocyte-rich exudative pleural effusions in the differential diagnosis of tuberculosis and lung cancer in an area with a high incidence of tuberculosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint The contribution of DNA apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease genotype and smoking habit to Taiwan lung cancer risk
    Wei Chun Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Anticancer Res 33:2775-8. 2013
    ..8019, respectively). Our results provide evidence that the non-synonymous polymorphism of APEX1 Asp(148)Glu may not be directly associated with lung cancer risk, nor enhance the effects of smoking habit on lung cancer development...
  19. ncbi request reprint Interaction of cyclooxygenase 2 genotype and smoking habit in Taiwanese lung cancer patients
    Chin Jung Liu
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
    Anticancer Res 30:1195-9. 2010
    ..Six polymorphic variants of Cox-2 were analysed in association with their effect on lung cancer susceptibility, and their joint effects with smoking habits on lung cancer risk is discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint The changing pathogens of complicated parapneumonic effusions or empyemas in a medical intensive care unit
    Chih Yen Tu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 32:570-6. 2006
    ..To assess the incidence, pathogens, and outcome of complicated parapneumonic effusions or empyemas in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) patients with pleural effusions...
  21. doi request reprint Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax: which associated conditions benefit from pigtail catheter treatment?
    Chia Hung Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 30:45-50. 2012
    ..The study aimed to assess the clinical efficacy of pigtail catheter drainage for patients with a first episode of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (SSP) and different associated conditions...
  22. ncbi request reprint The joint effect of hOGG1 single nucleotide polymorphism and smoking habit on lung cancer in Taiwan
    Chin Jung Liu
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Anticancer Res 30:4141-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association and interaction among human 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase 1 (hOGG1) genotypic polymorphism, smoking status and lung cancer risk in Taiwan...
  23. doi request reprint Novel quinolone CHM-1 induces apoptosis and inhibits metastasis in a human osterogenic sarcoma cell line
    Shu Chun Hsu
    School of Nutrition, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Orthop Res 27:1637-44. 2009
    ..CHM-1 also decreased the levels of MAPK signaling pathways before leading to the inhibition of MMPs. In summary, CHM-1 is a potent inducer of apoptosis, which plays a role in the anticancer activity of CHM-1...
  24. doi request reprint Bufalin induces apoptosis in vitro and has Antitumor activity against human lung cancer xenografts in vivo
    Shin Hwar Wu
    Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan
    Environ Toxicol . 2016
    ..These results indicate that bufalin may have potential to be developed as an agent for treating human non-small cell lung cancer. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Environ Toxicol, 2016...
  25. pmc Risk of asthma in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome: a retrospective cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung, 404, Taiwan
    BMC Pulm Med 16:152. 2016
    ..We evaluated the risk of asthma in patients with primary SS in a nationwide population...
  26. pmc Bidirectional Association between Asthma and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Two Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Studies
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0153911. 2016
    ..There is a demonstrated association between asthma and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In this study, we examined the bidirectional association between asthma and IBS using a nationwide database...
  27. doi request reprint Diallyl sulfide induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in HeLa human cervical cancer cells through the p53, caspase- and mitochondria-dependent pathways
    Ping Ping Wu
    School of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Oncol 38:1605-13. 2011
    ..This study, therefore, revealed that DAS significantly inhibits the growth and induces apoptosis of human cervical cancer HeLa cells in vitro...
  28. pmc Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Female Adults With Primary Sjögren Syndrome: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study
    Te Chun Shen
    From the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science T CS, c hc, F CS, c hk, College of Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, B RW, c hc, C YT, t ch, C MS, W HH, Department of Internal Medicine Management Office for Health Data H JC, C LL, F CS Children s Hospital C CW Department of Health Services Administration F CS, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Mahidol University Faculty of Public Health, Bangkok F CS, Thailand and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center C HK, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e3066. 2016
    ..Women with pSS are at a greater risk of developing COPD than those without SS. Patients with SS require close monitoring to prevent COPD development, particularly for those with comorbidity. ..
  29. pmc Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Patients with Asthma: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128461. 2015
    ..However, large-scaled, population-based cohort study has been limited. We aimed to examine the risk of OSA among adult patients with asthma in an Asian population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-10 (IL-10) promoter genotypes are associated with lung cancer risk in Taiwan males and smokers
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 34:7039-44. 2014
    ..0003 and 0.0004, respectively). The CC and TC genotypes of IL-10 T-819C compared to the TT genotype may have a protective effect on lung cancer risk in Taiwan, particularly among males and smokers. ..
  31. pmc Increased risk of tuberculosis in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: results from a population-based cohort study in Taiwan
    Te Chun Shen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, w cl, W CC, c hc, C YT, t ch, C MS, W HH, C HL, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital and China Medical University, Taichung Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, Department of Internal Medicine, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou Institute of Clinical Medical Science T CS, F CS, College of Medicine, China Medical University Management Office for Health Data C LL, F CS, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung Division of Nephrology C CW, Department of Pediatrics, China Medical University Hospital and China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 93:e96. 2014
    ..5, 95% CI = 33.7-222.4). Patients with T1DM are at elevated risks of developing TB with much higher HRs for those with comorbidities, within the first year of diagnosis, and with frequent emergency cares or hospitalizations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Urinary biomarker of oxidative stress correlating with outcome in critically septic patients
    Wei Erh Cheng
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, 2 Yuh Der Rd, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Intensive Care Med 33:1187-90. 2007
    ..To determine whether urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), an in vivo parameter of oxidative stress, is correlated with the outcome of critically septic patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of DNA double-strand break gene XRCC6 genotypes and lung cancer in Taiwan
    Te Chun Hsia
    Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 32:1015-20. 2012
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Interaction of CCND1 genotype and smoking habit in Taiwan lung cancer patients
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 31:3601-5. 2011
    ..The study aimed at investigating the association of CCND1 genotypes with lung cancer risk in Taiwan and examining the interaction between CCND1 genotype and smoking habit...
  35. pmc Periodontal Treatment Reduces Risk of Adverse Respiratory Events in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
    Te Chun Shen
    From the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science T CS, P YC, c hc, c hk, College of Medicine, China Medical University Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, c hc, C YT, t ch, C HS, W HH, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital Department of Dentistry P YC, China Medical University Hospital Management Office for Health Data C LL, F CS, c hk, China Medical University Hospital Department of Health Services Administration F CS, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Mahidol University Faculty of Public Health F CS, Bangkok, Thailand and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center C HK, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e3735. 2016
    ..52-0.62).Periodontal treatment for COPD patients could reduce the risk of adverse respiratory events and mortality. The adequate periodontal health care is important for COPD patients with periodontal diseases. ..
  36. doi request reprint Gallic acid induces apoptosis via caspase-3 and mitochondrion-dependent pathways in vitro and suppresses lung xenograft tumor growth in vivo
    Bin Chuan Ji
    Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 57:7596-604. 2009
    ..The data suggest that GA induced apoptosis in NCI-H460 lung cancer cells via a caspase-3 and mitochondrion-dependent pathway and inhibited the in vivo tumor growth of NCI-H460 cells in xenograft models...
  37. pmc Risk of obstructive sleep apnoea in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide population-based retrospective cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    BMJ Open 6:e013151. 2016
    ..Sleep disorders are prevalent medical disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, whether patients with RA are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is unclear...
  38. pmc Interventional pulmonology for patients with central airway obstruction: An 8-year institutional experience
    Chia Hung Chen
    aDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital bDepartment of Respiratory Therapy cGraduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center eSchool of Medicine fDepartment of Life Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 96:e5612. 2017
    ..Patients with lung metastases have similar lengths of survival as patients with primary lung cancer. Patients with advanced lung cancer and CAO have similar survival as those without CAO...
  39. ncbi request reprint (-)-Menthol inhibits DNA topoisomerases I, II alpha and beta and promotes NF-kappaB expression in human gastric cancer SNU-5 cells
    Jing Pin Lin
    School of Chinese Medicine and Department of Microbiology, China Medical University, Taichung City, 400, Taiwan
    Anticancer Res 25:2069-74. 2005
    ..These data suggest that (-)-Menthol may induce cytotoxicity through inhibiting gene expression of topoisomerase I, IIalpha and IIbeta and promoting the gene expression of NF-kappaB in SNU-5 cells...
  40. pmc cDNA microarray analysis of the effect of cantharidin on DNA damage, cell cycle and apoptosis-associated gene expression in NCI-H460 human lung cancer cells in vitro
    Te Chun Hsia
    Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, R O C
    Mol Med Rep 12:1030-42. 2015
    ..54-fold. In conclusion, the present study demonstrated that CTD affected the expression of genes associated with DNA damage, cell cycle progression and apoptotic cell death in human lung cancer H460 cells...
  41. doi request reprint Risk of Empyema in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Nationwide Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    QJM . 2017
    ..Empyema is a rare but important complication among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, a nationwide, propensity-matched cohort study has never been performed...
  42. ncbi request reprint The Contribution of Interleukin-10 Promoter Genotypes to Susceptibility to Asthma in Adults
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    In Vivo 29:695-9. 2015
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the contribution of IL10 promoter A-1082G (rs1800896), T-819C (rs3021097), A-592C (rs1800872) genetic polymorphisms to the risk of asthma in Taiwan...
  43. doi request reprint Bufalin Inhibits NCI-H460 Human Lung Cancer Cell Metastasis In Vitro by Inhibiting MAPKs, MMPs, and NF-κB Pathways
    Shin Hwar Wu
    Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 43:1247-64. 2015
    ..Such an effect involves many mechanisms including MMPs, mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) and NF-κB systems. Bufalin has a potential to evolve into an anti-metastasis drug for human lung cancer in the future. ..
  44. pmc Endobronchial Ultrasound Changed the World of Lung Cancer Patients: A 11-Year Institutional Experience
    Chia Hung Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142336. 2015
    ..We investigated the impact of using EBUS as a diagnostic method for tissue acquisition in lung cancer patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Genotype of DNA double-strand break repair gene XRCC7 is associated with lung cancer risk in Taiwan males and smokers
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 34:7001-5. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to evaluate the contribution of X-ray repair cross-complementing group 7 (XRCC7) G6721T (rs7003908) genetic polymorphism and smoking habit on the risk of lung cancer in Taiwanese...
  46. pmc The risk of erectile dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based cohort study in Taiwan
    Te Chun Shen
    From the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science T CS, c hc, F CS, College of Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, c hc, C YT, t ch, C MS, W HH, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T CS, Department of Internal Medicine, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou Department of Urology W CC Management Office for Health Data C LL, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e448. 2015
    ..The results also support that poor control of COPD status is a key factor affecting ED development...
  47. ncbi request reprint The use of dual phase 201Tl SPECT for differentiating pulmonary malignancies from benign lesions
    Yang Hao Yu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:445-51. 2004
    ..This study examines the usefulness of thallium-201 single photon emission computed tomography ((201)Tl SPECT) in differentiating pulmonary malignancies from benign lesions by using dual phase (201)Tl scintigraphy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prediction of survival in surgical unresectable lung cancer by artificial neural networks including genetic polymorphisms and clinical parameters
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:229-34. 2003
    ..Data mining provides a promising approach to the study of genetic markers for advanced lung cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pleural effusions in febrile medical ICU patients: chest ultrasound study
    Chih Yen Tu
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chest 126:1274-80. 2004
    ..To assess the necessity of thoracentesis in febrile medical ICU (MICU) patients, and to evaluate the efficiency and reliability of sonographic effusion patterns for diagnosing empyema...
  50. ncbi request reprint Different bacteriology and prognosis of thoracic empyemas between patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease
    Chia Hung Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, No 2, Yude Rd, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chest 132:532-9. 2007
    ..Bacterial infections are a well-documented complication in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, there are no previous studies of the empyemas that can develop in these patients...
  51. doi request reprint Outcome predictors of cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial empyema
    Chia Hung Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Liver Int 31:417-24. 2011
    ..This retrospective study was designed to investigate the bacteriology and outcome predictors of SBE in cirrhotic patients...
  52. doi request reprint Risk of empyema in patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis: A nationwide, population-based cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Liver Int . 2016
    ..Empyema is an important complication for patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis (CLDC). However, no study has investigated this relationship by using a population-based cohort study...
  53. doi request reprint Cantharidin induces DNA damage and inhibits DNA repair-associated protein levels in NCI-H460 human lung cancer cells
    Te Chun Hsia
    Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan
    Environ Toxicol 30:1135-43. 2015
    ..Taken together, this study showed that cantharidin caused DNA damage and inhibited levels of DNA repair-associated proteins. These effects may contribute to cantharidin-induced cell death in vitro...
  54. doi request reprint Bufalin induces cell death in human lung cancer cells through disruption of DNA damage response pathways
    Shin Hwar Wu
    Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Taiwan
    Am J Chin Med 42:729-42. 2014
    ..In conclusion, bufalin induced DNA damage in NCI-H460 cells and also inhibited its DNA repair and checkpoint function. ..
  55. doi request reprint Cantharidin induces apoptosis of H460 human lung cancer cells through mitochondria-dependent pathways
    Te Chun Hsia
    Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Oncol 45:245-54. 2014
    ..Based on those observations, we suggest that CTD may be used as a novel anticancer agent for the treatment of lung cancer in the future...
  56. doi request reprint People with tuberculosis are associated with a subsequent risk of depression
    Te Chun Shen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou 557, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Eur J Intern Med 25:936-40. 2014
    ..However, the incidence of depression after Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection remains unknown. Our aim was to assess the association between TB and the subsequent risk of depression...
  57. pmc The risk of asthma in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a population-based cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0116608. 2015
    ..The relationship between asthma and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is controversial. We examined the risk of asthma among AS patients in a nationwide population...
  58. pmc Does chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with or without type 2 diabetes mellitus influence the risk of lung cancer? Result from a population-based cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital and China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e98290. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether COPD with or without type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) influences the risk of developing lung cancer...
  59. doi request reprint Pigtail catheter for the management of pneumothorax in mechanically ventilated patients
    Yu Chao Lin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 28:466-71. 2010
    ..There has been a paucity of data regarding the efficacy and safety of small-bore chest tubes (pigtail catheter) for the management of pneumothorax in mechanically ventilated patients...
  60. pmc Asthma Is Associated With a Subsequent Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease: A Longitudinal Population-Based Study
    Chih Wei Yao
    From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital C WY, T CS, C YT, t ch, C MS, W HH Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University T CS, F CS Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine C RL Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital Y CW, C LL, F CS Department of Health Services Administration, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan F CS
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e2546. 2016
    ..The results also support the notion that poor control of asthma status is a key factor in subsequent PAD development. ..
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of butylated hydroxyanisole and butylated hydroxytoluene on DNA adduct formation and arylamine N-acetyltransferase activity in human bladder tumour cells
    Hsueh Fu Lu
    Department of Urology, China Medical College Hospital, 2 Yuh Der Rd, Taichung 400, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Appl Toxicol 22:37-44. 2002
    ..The results indicated that BHA and BHT decreased the apparent values of K(m) and V(max) from human bladder tumour cells in both cytosol and intact cells...
  62. ncbi request reprint Demethoxycurcumin alters gene expression associated with DNA damage, cell cycle and apoptosis in human lung cancer NCI-H460 cells in vitro
    Yang Ching Ko
    Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    In Vivo 29:83-94. 2015
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 Genetic Polymorphism in Breast Cancer in Taiwanese
    Chen Hsien Su
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 36:3341-5. 2016
    ..However, the contribution of MMP1 genotype to breast cancer has not been elucidated. This study aimed to evaluate the contribution of commonly studied MMP1 promoter 1607 genotype to breast cancer risk...
  64. ncbi request reprint Aloe-emodin induces cell death through S-phase arrest and caspase-dependent pathways in human tongue squamous cancer SCC-4 cells
    Tsan Hung Chiu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Anticancer Res 29:4503-11. 2009
    ..Aloe-emodin could be a novel chemotherapeutic drug candidate for the treatment of human tongue squamous cancer in the future...
  65. doi request reprint Antitumor effects of deguelin on H460 human lung cancer cells in vitro and in vivo: Roles of apoptotic cell death and H460 tumor xenografts model
    Yu Chieh Hsu
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taichung, 404, Taiwan
    Environ Toxicol 32:84-98. 2017
    ..This finding might fully support a critical event for deguelin via induction of apoptotic cell death and H460 tumor xenografts model against human lung cancer. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Environ Toxicol 32: 84-98, 2017...
  66. doi request reprint Dithiothreitol enhanced arsenic-trioxide-induced cell apoptosis in cultured oral cancer cells via mitochondrial dysfunction and endoplasmic reticulum stress
    Chia Wen Tsai
    Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Environ Toxicol 32:17-27. 2017
    ..The combination is promising for clinical practice in oral cancer therapy and worth further investigations. © 2015 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Environ Toxicol 32: 17-27, 2017...
  67. doi request reprint Association of inflammatory bowel disease with asthma risk: A nationwide cohort study
    Yi Hao Peng
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Allergy Asthma Proc 36:e92-8. 2015
    ..We evaluated the risk of asthma development in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a nationwide population...
  68. ncbi request reprint Contribution of Genotype of DNA Double-strand Break Repair Gene XRCC3, Gender, and Smoking Behavior to Lung Cancer Risk in Taiwan
    Hung Jen Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Terry Fox Cancer Research Laboratory, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 35:3893-9. 2015
    ..The present study evaluated the contribution of genotype of X-ray repair cross-complementing group 3 (XRCC3), age, gender, and smoking to lung cancer risk in Taiwan...
  69. pmc Trichostatin A suppresses EGFR expression through induction of microRNA-7 in an HDAC-independent manner in lapatinib-treated cells
    Chih Yen Tu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan Department of Life Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Biomed Res Int 2014:168949. 2014
    ..Furthermore, treatment with microRNA-7 inhibitor attenuated TSA-mediated EGFR suppression. These results suggest that TSA induced microRNA-7 expression to downregulate EGFR expression in an HDAC-independent manner. ..
  70. ncbi request reprint Pigtail tube drainage in the treatment of spontaneous pneumothorax
    Chien Ming Liu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 21:241-4. 2003
    ..Therefore, when considering ambulatory ability and good patient compliance, the pigtail tube drainage system can be considered as the treatment of choice for spontaneous pneumothorax...
  71. doi request reprint Dynamic flow US, color Doppler US, and power Doppler US in the assessment of vessel signals of thoracic lesions abutting pulsatile organs
    Wu Huei Hsu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, 2, Yuh Der Road, Taichung, Taiwan
    Acad Radiol 15:350-60. 2008
    ..This study was designed to compare the imaging quality of vessel signals in thoracic lesions using DFUS, color Doppler US (CDUS), and power Doppler US (PDUS)...
  72. pmc Risk of Migraine in Patients With Asthma: A Nationwide Cohort Study
    Yi Hao Peng
    From the Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University Y HP, T CH Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University Hospital Y HP Department of Neurology, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung K FC Department of Neurology, China Medical University Beigang Hospital, Yunlin K FC Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science and School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University C HK Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital C HK Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital H JC and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University T CH, c hc, w cl, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e2911. 2016
    ..Asthma could be an independent predisposing risk factor for migraine development in adults. ..
  73. pmc The Risk of Septicemia in End-Stage Renal Disease With and Without Renal Transplantation: A Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
    Te Chun Shen
    From Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan T CS, I KW, C TT, F CS, C HK Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan T CS, T CH Intensive Care Unit, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou, Taiwan T CS Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan I KW Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan C CW Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan C LL, F CS Division of Infection, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan C TT and Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan C HK
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e1437. 2015
    ..The ICU admission and 30-day all-cause mortality rates also slightly decreased in RTx recipients but without statistical significance. ..
  74. pmc Amiodarone use is associated with increased risk of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    Wei Chun Chen
    From the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Center W Chun Chen, W Cheng Chen, t ch, w cl, C HL, China Medical University Hospital Division of Cardiology K HL, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital Department of Life Science K HL, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine WC, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Taiwan Management Office for Health Data C HM, China Medical University Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 94:e849. 2015
    ..However, as the combination of digoxin and amiodarone increases the risk of stroke in these patients, the combination of these 2 drugs should be avoided...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sonographic appearances in transudative pleural effusions: not always an anechoic pattern
    Hung Jen Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:362-9. 2008
    ..E-mail: hsuwh@www.cmuh.org.tw)...
  76. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of primary chemoradiotherapy in clinical stage III non-small cell lung cancer: intensity-modulated radiotherapy versus 3D conformal radiotherapy
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Anticancer Res 34:5175-80. 2014
    ..3D conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) for clinical stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with primary chemoradiotherapy via a population-based retrospective cohort analysis...
  77. pmc Increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based cohort study
    Te Chun Shen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital and China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital, Nantou, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 9:e91821. 2014
    ..We aim to assess the relationship between systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and COPD risk in a nationwide population...
  78. ncbi request reprint Suppression of cell invasion and migration by propofol are involved in down-regulating matrix metalloproteinase-2 and p38 MAPK signaling in A549 human lung adenocarcinoma epithelial cells
    King Chuen Wu
    Department of Anesthesiology, E Da Hospital I Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Anticancer Res 32:4833-42. 2012
    ..Taken together, these data show that propofol inhibits MMP-2 and -9 mRNA and protein expressions, resulting in suppression of lung cancer cell invasion and migration in vitro...
  79. doi request reprint Impact of the new lung cancer staging system for a predominantly advanced-disease patient population
    Chun Ru Chien
    Department of Radiation Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Thorac Oncol 5:340-3. 2010
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Interaction of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype and smoking habit in Taiwanese lung cancer patients
    Chiu Shong Liu
    Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 6:325-9. 2009
    ..Two well-known polymorphic variants of MTHFR, C677T (rs1801133) and A1298C (rs1801131), were analyzed in association with lung cancer susceptibility, and discussed their joint effects with individual habits on lung cancer risk...
  81. doi request reprint Second-line pemetrexed treatment in Taiwanese patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer: an open-label single-arm study
    Gee Chen Chang
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 112:518-26. 2013
    ..This open-label single-arm study assessed the objective response rate to a tailored dose of single-agent pemetrexed in Taiwanese patients with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer who had received prior chemotherapy...
  82. doi request reprint Lapatinib-mediated cyclooxygenase-2 expression via epidermal growth factor receptor/HuR interaction enhances the aggressiveness of triple-negative breast cancer cells
    Te Chun Hsia
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Mol Pharmacol 83:857-69. 2013
    ..These findings also shed new light on the molecular mechanism of COX-2 mRNA stabilization by EGFR in a kinase-independent manner...
  83. doi request reprint Adult asthma increases dementia risk: a nationwide cohort study
    Yi Hao Peng
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:123-8. 2015
    ..We investigated the risk of dementia in patients diagnosed with adult asthma compared with that of people without asthma who were age and sex matched to the study patients...
  84. pmc The impact of rescue or maintenance therapy with EGFR TKIs for Stage IIIb-IV non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer patients requiring mechanical ventilation
    Te Chun Hsia
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Department of Respiratory Therapy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    BMC Anesthesiol 14:55. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of rescue or maintenance therapy with EGFR TKI for stage IIIb-IV non-squamous NSCLC patients requiring mechanical ventilation...
  85. pmc Identification of five driver gene mutations in patients with treatment-naïve lung adenocarcinoma in Taiwan
    Kuo Hsuan Hsu
    Division of Critical Care and Respiratory Therapy, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120852. 2015
    ..It is important to select appropriate targeted therapies for subgroups of patients with lung adenocarcinoma who have specific gene alterations...
  86. doi request reprint Ultrasound in peripheral pulmonary air-fluid lesions. Color Doppler imaging as an aid in differentiating empyema and abscess
    Hung Jen Chen
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Chest 135:1426-32. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to reevaluate the clinical significance of sonographic appearances, in particular the application of color Doppler ultrasound imaging, in discriminating peripheral air-fluid lung abscess from empyema...
  87. ncbi request reprint TAP1 gene AccI polymorphism is associated with atopic bronchial asthma
    Liang Wen Hang
    Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical College Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:57-60. 2003
    ..020). The odds ratio (OR) of GG homozygotes of the TAP1 AccI polymorphism was 229.8 compared with the AA homozygote group. The results show that the AccI polymorphism may be an indicator for atopic bronchial asthma...
  88. ncbi request reprint Revisit of 1997 TNM staging system--survival analysis of 1112 lung cancer patients in Taiwan
    Reury Perng Perng
    Chest Department, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:9-15. 2007
    ..There is neither a nation-wide nor a large-scale, multi-institutional lung cancer database available for stage-by-stage survival analysis in Taiwan at present...