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Renal Transplant Recipients: The Factors Related to Immunosuppressive Medication Adherence Based on the Health Belief Model.

J Nurs Res 2017 Oct;25(5):392-397

1MSN, RN, Project Teacher, Department of Gerontological Care and Management, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology 2EdD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University 3MD, Deputy Superintendent, Division of Urology, Camillians Saint Mary's Hospital Luodong 4PhD, RN, Professor, School of Nursing, Collge of Medicine Chang Gung University, and Researcher (joint appointment), Department of Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JNR.0000000000000181DOI Listing
October 2017

The outcome and prognostic factors for lymph node recurrence after node-sparing definitive external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer.

World J Surg Oncol 2015 Nov 6;13:312. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Division of Radiation Oncology, College of Medicine and Hospital, National Taiwan University, No. 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, 10002, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-015-0721-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4636763PMC
November 2015

Does varicocele grade predict the postoperative changes of semen parameters following left inguinal micro-varicocelectomy?

Asian J Urol 2015 Jul 13;2(3):163-166. Epub 2015 Jul 13.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Hospital, Xiamen, Fujian, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajur.2015.07.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5730707PMC
July 2015

Increased upper and lower tract urothelial carcinoma in patients with end-stage renal disease: a nationwide cohort study in Taiwan during 1997-2008.

Biomed Res Int 2014 16;2014:149750. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan City 70101, Taiwan ; Departments of Internal Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan City 70403, Taiwan.

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http://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/149750/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/149750DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4084494PMC
March 2015

ΑB-crystallin in clear cell renal cell carcinoma: tumor progression and prognostic significance.

Urol Oncol 2013 Oct 13;31(7):1367-77. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

Graduate Institute of Oncology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2012.01.015DOI Listing
October 2013

Microanatomy of the spermatic cords during microsurgical inguinal varicocelectomy: initial experience in Asian men.

Asian J Androl 2012 Nov 15;14(6):897-9. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Division of Urology, Xiamen Chang Gung Hospital, Xiamen 361028, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/aja.2012.72DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3720110PMC
November 2012

Oncologic outcomes of asian men with clinically localized prostate cancer after extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a single-institution experience.

Prostate Cancer 2011 19;2011:748616. Epub 2010 Dec 19.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, No. 7 Chung-Shan S. Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/748616DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3216056PMC
August 2012

Long-term oncologic outcomes of hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy to treat clinically localized renal cell carcinoma.

J Formos Med Assoc 2012 Jan 2;111(1):41-5. Epub 2012 Feb 2.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2012.01.002DOI Listing
January 2012

Nicotinamide N-methyltransferase induces cellular invasion through activating matrix metalloproteinase-2 expression in clear cell renal cell carcinoma cells.

Carcinogenesis 2011 Feb 2;32(2):138-45. Epub 2010 Nov 2.

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgq225DOI Listing
February 2011

Intrathoracic kidney with right Bochdalek's hernia.

Kidney Int 2010 Jan;77(2):166

[1] Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban Ciao, Taipei, Taiwan [2] Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2009.336DOI Listing
January 2010

Repetitive hypoxic preconditioning attenuates renal ischemia/reperfusion induced oxidative injury via upregulating HIF-1 alpha-dependent bcl-2 signaling.

Transplantation 2009 Dec;88(11):1251-60

Department of Health, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181bb4a07DOI Listing
December 2009

Cadmium burden and the risk and phenotype of prostate cancer.

BMC Cancer 2009 Dec 10;9:429. Epub 2009 Dec 10.

Department of Health Management, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung 824, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-9-429DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797022PMC
December 2009

Laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral partial and total adrenalectomy: a longer follow-up.

BJU Int 2009 Nov 30;104(9):1269-73. Epub 2009 Mar 30.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Fu Jen Catholic University, Hsin Chuang, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2009.08523.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-410X.2009.08523.xDOI Listing
November 2009

Radical cystectomy in the treatment of bladder cancer: oncological outcome and survival predictors.

J Formos Med Assoc 2009 Nov;108(11):872-8

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-6646(09)60419-8DOI Listing
November 2009

Using cone-beam computed tomography to evaluate the impact of bladder filling status on target position in prostate radiotherapy.

Strahlenther Onkol 2009 Sep 12;185(9):588-95. Epub 2009 Sep 12.

Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00066-009-1987-7DOI Listing
September 2009

Intermediate-term oncological outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic versus open bilateral nephroureterectomy for dialysis and kidney transplant patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

J Endourol 2009 Jul;23(7):1139-44

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2008.0162DOI Listing
July 2009

High incidence of urinary tract malignancy among patients with haematuria following kidney transplantation in Taiwan.

Transpl Int 2009 Apr 25;22(4):403-7. Epub 2008 Nov 25.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1432-2277.2008.00798.xDOI Listing
April 2009

MYC pathway is activated in clear cell renal cell carcinoma and essential for proliferation of clear cell renal cell carcinoma cells.

Cancer Lett 2009 Jan 21;273(1):35-43. Epub 2008 Sep 21.

Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 100, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canlet.2008.07.038DOI Listing
January 2009

An unusual cause of pyonephrosis and intra-peritoneal abscess: ureteral urothelial carcinoma.

Int J Infect Dis 2009 Jan 13;13(1):e39-40. Epub 2008 Nov 13.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2008.06.038DOI Listing
January 2009

Laparoscopic management of potentially malignant or complex adrenal cysts abiding by the principles of surgical oncology.

J Endourol 2009 Jan;23(1):107-13

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/end.2008.0436
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2008.0436DOI Listing
January 2009

Long-term outcome of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for pathologic T3 upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

J Endourol 2009 Jan;23(1):75-80

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban Ciao, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/end.2008.0267DOI Listing
January 2009

Up-regulation of vascular endothelial growth factor-D expression in clear cell renal cell carcinoma by CD74: a critical role in cancer cell tumorigenesis.

J Immunol 2008 Nov;181(9):6584-94

Graduate Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.181.9.6584DOI Listing
November 2008

Balloon occlusion and hypothermic perfusion of the renal artery in laparoscopic partial nephectomy.

Int J Urol 2008 Oct 3;15(11):967-70. Epub 2008 Sep 3.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-2042.2008.02158.xDOI Listing
October 2008

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy using needlescopic instruments for adrenal tumors less than 5cm in 112 cases.

Eur Urol 2008 Sep 26;54(3):640-6. Epub 2007 Dec 26.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2007.12.028DOI Listing
September 2008

Renal Schwannoma: case report and literature review.

Urology 2008 Sep 7;72(3):716.e3-6. Epub 2008 Mar 7.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2007.12.056DOI Listing
September 2008

An alternative access technique under direct vision for preperitoneoscopic pelvic surgery: easier for the beginners.

Ann Surg Oncol 2008 Sep 19;15(9):2589-93. Epub 2008 Jun 19.

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-008-9883-4DOI Listing
September 2008

Primary synovial sarcoma of the kidney.

J Formos Med Assoc 2008 Apr;107(4):344-7

Department of Urology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban Ciao, and Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-6646(08)60097-2DOI Listing
April 2008

CKD as a risk factor for bladder recurrence after nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

Am J Kidney Dis 2007 Nov;50(5):743-53

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban-Ciao, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.08.007DOI Listing
November 2007

Bcl-xL augmentation potentially reduces ischemia/reperfusion induced proximal and distal tubular apoptosis and autophagy.

Transplantation 2007 Nov;84(9):1183-90

Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.tp.0000287334.38933.e3DOI Listing
November 2007

Set-up errors due to endorectal balloon positioning in intensity modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Radiother Oncol 2007 Aug 13;84(2):177-84. Epub 2007 Aug 13.

Institute of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2007.06.009DOI Listing
August 2007

Long-term follow-up of hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for organ-confined renal cell carcinoma.

Urology 2007 Apr;69(4):652-5

Department of Urology, Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Ban Ciao, Taipei County, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2006.12.032DOI Listing
April 2007

Clinical and pathological data of 10 malignant pheochromocytomas: long-term follow up in a single institute.

Int J Urol 2007 Mar;14(3):181-5

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7 Chung-Shan S. Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-2042.2007.01687.xDOI Listing
March 2007

Radiotherapy of classic Kaposi's sarcoma in Taiwan, an area where classic Kaposi's sarcoma is not prevalent.

Anticancer Res 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6C):4659-63

Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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January 2007

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for potentially malignant adrenal tumors greater than 5 centimeters.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006 Aug 23;91(8):3080-3. Epub 2006 May 23.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, 231 Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2005-2420DOI Listing
August 2006

Adenovirus-mediated bcl-2 gene transfer inhibits renal ischemia/reperfusion induced tubular oxidative stress and apoptosis.

Am J Transplant 2005 Jun;5(6):1194-203

Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University Colleage of Medicine, Taipei.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-6143.2005.00826.xDOI Listing
June 2005

Clipless needlescopic bilateral varix ligation.

J Androl 2005 Jan-Feb;26(1):93-7

Department of Urology, Room 11-09, Clinical Research Building, No 7 Chung-Shan South Road, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei 100, Taiwan.

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April 2005

Catechins prevents substance P-induced hyperactive bladder in rats via the downregulation of ICAM and ROS.

Neurosci Lett 2004 Sep;367(2):213-7

Department of Infectious Disease Control and Clinical Immunology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2004.06.005DOI Listing
September 2004

Interleukin-6 is responsible for drug resistance and anti-apoptotic effects in prostatic cancer cells.

Prostate 2004 Jul;60(2):120-9

Department of Urology, National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pros.20057DOI Listing
July 2004

Hypoxia preconditioning attenuates bladder overdistension-induced oxidative injury by up-regulation of Bcl-2 in the rat.

J Physiol 2004 Feb 7;554(Pt 3):815-28. Epub 2003 Nov 7.

Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7 Chung-Shan S. Road, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/jphysiol.2003.056002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1664791PMC
February 2004

Substance P via NK1 receptor facilitates hyperactive bladder afferent signaling via action of ROS.

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2003 Apr;284(4):F840-51

Department of Medical Research, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei 10022.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajprenal.00187.2002DOI Listing
April 2003

Potential pool of non-heart-beating kidney donors in Taiwan: chart review in a regional hospital.

J Formos Med Assoc 2002 Jun;101(6):442-5

Department of Urology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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June 2002

Clipless laparoscopic adrenalectomy with needlescopic instruments.

J Urol 2002 Jan;167(1):39-42; discussion 42-3

Department of Urology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0022-5347(05)65378-5DOI Listing
January 2002

Hand assisted laparoscopic bilateral nephroureterectomy in 1 session without repositioning patients is facilitated by alternating inflation cuffs.

J Urol 2002 Jan;167(1):44-7

Department of Urology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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January 2002

Technical considerations in hand-assisted laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: initial Taiwan experience from National Taiwan University Hospital.

J Formos Med Assoc 2002 Jan;101(1):76-9

Department of Urology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei.

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January 2002