Prof. Tzeng-Ji Chen, Dr. med. - Taipei Veterans General Hospital - Director

Prof. Tzeng-Ji Chen

Dr. med.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Director

Taipei | Taiwan

Main Specialties: Family Medicine

Additional Specialties: Department of Family Medicine

Prof. Tzeng-Ji Chen, Dr. med. - Taipei Veterans General Hospital - Director

Prof. Tzeng-Ji Chen

Dr. med.

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Primary Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital - Taipei , Taiwan

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98Publications

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538PubMed Central Citations

Low air temperature increases the risk of oesophageal variceal bleeding: a population and hospital-based case-crossover study in Taiwan.

Liver Int 2016 06 6;36(6):856-64. Epub 2015 Sep 6.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.12930DOI Listing
June 2016
9 Reads
4.850 Impact Factor

Second primary malignancy risk among patients with gastric cancer: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan.

Gastric Cancer 2016 Apr 13;19(2):490-497. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10120-015-0482-3DOI Listing
April 2016
9 Reads
3.720 Impact Factor

Risk of cancer in patients with iron deficiency anemia: a nationwide population-based study.

PLoS One 2015 17;10(3):e0119647. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0119647PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4363660PMC
February 2016
4 Reads
4 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Migraine is associated with an increased risk for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a nationwide population-based study.

J Headache Pain 2015 4;16:62. Epub 2015 Jul 4.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s10194-015-0547-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4491067PMC
February 2016
5 Reads
6 Citations
2.801 Impact Factor

Irritable brain caused by irritable bowel? A nationwide analysis for irritable bowel syndrome and risk of bipolar disorder.

PLoS One 2015 13;10(3):e0118209. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Veterans Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4359162PMC
January 2016
13 Reads
3 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Amyloidosis and the risk of cancer: a nationwide population-based study.

Int J Clin Oncol 2015 Dec 4;20(6):1244-51. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, 112, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10147-015-0849-9DOI Listing
December 2015
8 Reads
2.170 Impact Factor

Impact of a warning CPOE system on the inappropriate pill splitting of prescribed medications in outpatients.

PLoS One 2014 5;9(12):e114359. Epub 2014 Dec 5.

Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0114359PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4257670PMC
December 2015
5 Reads
1 Citation
3.234 Impact Factor

Increased risk of acute angle closure in retinitis pigmentosa: a population-based case-control study.

PLoS One 2014 15;9(9):e107660. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Department of Ophthalmology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0107660PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164665PMC
December 2015
8 Reads
2 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Rheumatoid arthritis and the risk of bipolar disorder: a nationwide population-based study.

PLoS One 2014 17;9(9):e107512. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Institute of Public Health & School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0107512PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4167853PMC
December 2015
19 Reads
6 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

The risk of cancer in patients with congenital heart disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan.

PLoS One 2015 23;10(2):e0116844. Epub 2015 Feb 23.

Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Pediatrics, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0116844PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4338195PMC
December 2015
11 Reads
4 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Risk and prediction of dementia in patients with atrial fibrillation--a nationwide population-based cohort study.

Int J Cardiol 2015 Nov 6;199:25-30. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.06.170DOI Listing
November 2015
28 Reads
7 Citations
4.040 Impact Factor

Statins and the risk of dementia in patients with atrial fibrillation: A nationwide population-based cohort study.

Int J Cardiol 2015 Oct 30;196:91-7. Epub 2015 May 30.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.159DOI Listing
October 2015
13 Reads
7 Citations
4.040 Impact Factor

Benzodiazepines and Z-drug use among HIV-infected patients in Taiwan: a 13-year nationwide cohort study.

Biomed Res Int 2015 13;2015:465726. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei City 11217, Taiwan ; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/465726DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4309025PMC
October 2015
8 Reads
1 Citation

Secondary primary malignancy risk among patients with esophageal cancer in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study.

PLoS One 2015 30;10(1):e0116384. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0116384PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4312084PMC
October 2015
10 Reads
3 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Current status of anesthesia residency in Taiwan: a questionnaire survey.

J Anesth 2015 Oct 25;29(5):758-62. Epub 2015 Apr 25.

Graduate Institute of Life Science, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00540-015-2014-zDOI Listing
October 2015
3 Reads
1.120 Impact Factor

Investigating the role of Sirt1-modulated oxidative stress in relation to benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and Parkinson's disease.

Neurobiol Aging 2015 Sep 4;36(9):2607-16. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.05.012DOI Listing
September 2015
5 Reads
2 Citations
5.013 Impact Factor

Association between orthostatic hypotension, mortality, and cardiovascular disease in Asians.

Int J Cardiol 2015 Sep 13;195:40-4. Epub 2015 May 13.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.060DOI Listing
September 2015
29 Reads
5 Citations
4.040 Impact Factor

Bidirectional Association Between Depression and Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study.

J Pain 2015 Sep 25;16(9):895-902. Epub 2015 Jun 25.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2015.06.004DOI Listing
September 2015
55 Reads
9 Citations
4.010 Impact Factor

Incidence and risk of seizures in Alzheimer's disease: A nationwide population-based cohort study.

Epilepsy Res 2015 Sep 5;115:63-6. Epub 2015 Jun 5.

Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Neurology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Brain Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2015.05.009DOI Listing
September 2015
5 Reads
1 Citation
2.020 Impact Factor

No gynecologist in town: the gynecological care of women in rural Taiwan.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2015 29;9:1077-83. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital Hsinchu Branch, Hsinchu County, Taiwan ; Department of Healthcare Management, Yuanpei University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S64731DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4524465PMC
August 2015
11 Reads
1.491 Impact Factor

Role of Pediatricians in the Ambulatory Care of Children in Taiwan, 1999-2011.

Pediatr Neonatol 2015 Aug 21;56(4):226-34. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedneo.2014.10.004DOI Listing
August 2015
6 Reads
3 Citations
0.880 Impact Factor

Association of surgeon volume and hospital volume with the outcome of patients receiving definitive surgery for colorectal cancer: A nationwide population-based study.

Cancer 2015 Aug 17;121(16):2782-90. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.29356DOI Listing
August 2015
16 Reads
9 Citations
4.890 Impact Factor

Prevalence of Polyherbacy in Ambulatory Visits to Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinics in Taiwan.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Aug 14;12(8):9639-57. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shi-Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph120809639DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4555303PMC
August 2015
5 Reads
2 Citations
2.063 Impact Factor

Characteristics of ambulatory care visits to family medicine specialists in Taiwan: a nationwide analysis.

PeerJ 2015 6;3:e1145. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital , Taipei , Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1145DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4540008PMC
August 2015
17 Reads
2 Citations

Incidence of Second Primary Malignancies Following Colorectal Cancer: A Distinct Pattern of Occurrence Between Colon and Rectal Cancers and Association of Co-Morbidity with Second Primary Malignancies in a Population-Based Cohort of 98,876 Patients in Taiwan.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Jul;94(26):e1079

From the Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (Y-TL, C-JL, C-HT, M-HC, H-WT, C-CY); National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (Y-TL, C-JL, , Y-WH, C-JT, C-HT, T-JC, J-KL, C-CL, Y-TL, H-SW, S-HY, J-KJ, W-SC, T-CL, S-CC, M-HC, H-WT, J-HL, C-CY); Department of Oncology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (Y-WH, J-HL); Division of Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan (C-JT); Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (C-MY, T-JC); and Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (J-KL, C-CL, Y-TL, H-SW, S-HY, J-KJ, W-SC, T-CL, S-CC).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000001079DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4504576PMC
July 2015
28 Reads
9 Citations
5.723 Impact Factor

Increased risk of osteoporotic fractures in patients with systemic sclerosis: a nationwide population-based study.

Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Jul 14;74(7):1347-52. Epub 2014 Feb 14.

National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204832DOI Listing
July 2015
4 Reads
3 Citations
10.380 Impact Factor

The Use of Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists and Risk of Respiratory Failure in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Nationwide Population-Based Case-Control Study.

Sleep 2015 Jul 1;38(7):1045-50. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.4808DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4481007PMC
July 2015
10 Reads
3 Citations
4.591 Impact Factor

Incidence and risk factors for new-onset atrial fibrillation among patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing renal replacement therapy.

Kidney Int 2015 Jun 14;87(6):1209-15. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

1] Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan [2] Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2014.393DOI Listing
June 2015
18 Reads
16 Citations
8.563 Impact Factor

Risk of developing major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders among adolescents and adults with atopic dermatitis: a nationwide longitudinal study.

J Affect Disord 2015 Jun 5;178:60-5. Epub 2015 Mar 5.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2015.02.025DOI Listing
June 2015
41 Reads
7 Citations
3.383 Impact Factor

Risk of subsequent dementia among patients with bipolar disorder or major depression: a nationwide longitudinal study in Taiwan.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2015 Jun 27;16(6):504-8. Epub 2015 Feb 27.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2015.01.084DOI Listing
June 2015
14 Reads
6 Citations
4.940 Impact Factor

Pattern of Ambulatory Care Visits to Obstetrician-Gynecologists in Taiwan: A Nationwide Analysis.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Jun 16;12(6):6832-41. Epub 2015 Jun 16.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, No.155, Sec. 2, Linong Street, Taipei 112, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph120606832DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4483733PMC
June 2015
16 Reads
4 Citations
2.063 Impact Factor

Is 1-year follow-up adequate for adult tuberculosis contacts?

Eur Respir J 2015 May 19;45(5):1501-4. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Dept of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C School of Medicine, Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00142114DOI Listing
May 2015
3 Reads
3 Citations
7.640 Impact Factor

Incidence and risk of atrial fibrillation in sleep-disordered breathing without coexistent systemic disease.

Circ J 2014 23;78(9):2182-7. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital.

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May 2015
31 Reads
4 Citations
3.940 Impact Factor

Physicians Failed to Write Flawless Prescriptions When Computerized Physician Order Entry System Crashed.

Clin Ther 2015 May 1;37(5):1076-1080.e1. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinthera.2015.03.003DOI Listing
May 2015
1 Read
1 Citation
2.731 Impact Factor

Gout and the risk of dementia: a nationwide population-based cohort study.

Arthritis Res Ther 2015 May 28;17:139. Epub 2015 May 28.

Division of Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, No.201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd, Beitou District, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13075-015-0642-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4446905PMC
May 2015
5 Reads
4 Citations
3.753 Impact Factor

Comorbidity of ADHD and subsequent bipolar disorder among adolescents and young adults with major depression: a nationwide longitudinal study.

Bipolar Disord 2015 May 8;17(3):315-22. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bdi.12266DOI Listing
May 2015
80 Reads
4.965 Impact Factor

Risk and impact of tuberculosis in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan.

Int J Cancer 2015 Apr 30;136(8):1881-7. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29201DOI Listing
April 2015
20 Reads
1 Citation
5.085 Impact Factor

The Core Pattern Analysis on Chinese Herbal Medicine for Sjögren's syndrome: A Nationwide Population-Based Study.

Sci Rep 2015 04 29;5:9541. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Research Center for Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, and School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep09541DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5386216PMC
April 2015
12 Reads
3 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Risk of stroke among patients with post-traumatic stress disorder: nationwide longitudinal study.

Br J Psychiatry 2015 Apr 19;206(4):302-7. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

Mu-Hong Chen, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; Tai-Long Pan, PhD, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, and Research Center for Industry of Human Ecology, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan, and Liver Research Center, Division of Hepatology, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan; Cheng-Ta Li, MD, PhD, Wei-Chen Lin, MD, Ying-Sheue Chen, MD, Ying-Chiao Lee, MD, Shih-Jen Tsai, MD, Ju-Wei Hsu, MD, Kai-Lin Huang, MD, Chia-Fen Tsai, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; Wen-Han Chang, MSc, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei; Tzeng-Ji Chen, MD, PhD, Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; Tung-Ping Su, MD, Ya-Mei Bai, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.113.143610DOI Listing
April 2015
61 Reads
6 Citations
7.991 Impact Factor

Sleep disorders and increased risk of autoimmune diseases in individuals without sleep apnea.

Sleep 2015 Apr 1;38(4):581-6. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Center of Sleep Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.4574DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4355897PMC
April 2015
28 Reads
5 Citations
4.591 Impact Factor

Outcome comparison between thoracic endovascular and open repair for type B aortic dissection: A population-based longitudinal study.

J Chin Med Assoc 2015 Apr 7;78(4):241-8. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcma.2014.10.003DOI Listing
April 2015
17 Reads
1 Citation
0.890 Impact Factor

The epidemiology and prognostic factors of mortality in critically ill children with acute kidney injury in Taiwan.

Kidney Int 2015 Mar 24;87(3):632-9. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

1] School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei,Taiwan [2] Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2014.299DOI Listing
March 2015
22 Reads
10 Citations
8.563 Impact Factor

Risk and impact of tuberculosis in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan.

Int J Cancer 2015 Apr 30;136(8):1881-7. Epub 2014 Sep 30.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.29201DOI Listing
April 2015
20 Reads
1 Citation
5.085 Impact Factor

The association between prostate cancer and mood disorders: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan.

Int Psychogeriatr 2015 Mar 22;27(3):481-90. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Department of Psychiatry,Kaohsiung Veterans General Veterans Hospital,Kaohsiung City,Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S104161021400218XDOI Listing
March 2015
3 Reads
1.934 Impact Factor

Proton pump inhibitor-related headaches: a nationwide population-based case-crossover study in Taiwan.

Cephalalgia 2015 Mar 22;35(3):203-10. Epub 2014 May 22.

Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan Brain Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0333102414535114DOI Listing
March 2015
8 Reads
2 Citations
4.891 Impact Factor

Risk factors and incidence of repeat osteoporotic fractures among the elderly in Taiwan: a population-based cohort study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Feb;94(7):e532

From the Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center (PCH, HHP, KYW); Department of Nursing, Tri-Service General Hospital (PCH, HHP); Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei (T-JC); Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan (C-YL); Section of Health Informatics, Institute of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center and University (C-MC); Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital (T-PS); Department of Orthopedics, Tri-Service General Hospital (SHW); Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (K-YW).

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February 2015
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Obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Int J Cardiol 2015 Feb 3;181:144-6. Epub 2014 Dec 3.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Healthcare and Management Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2015
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Should atrial fibrillation patients with 1 additional risk factor of the CHA2DS2-VASc score (beyond sex) receive oral anticoagulation?

J Am Coll Cardiol 2015 Feb;65(7):635-42

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2015
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Risk of cancer in children, adolescents, and young adults with autistic disorder.

J Pediatr 2015 Feb 18;166(2):418-23.e1. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2015
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Risk of cancer in patients with cholecystitis: a nationwide population-based study.

Am J Med 2015 Feb 15;128(2):185-91. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2015
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Patterns of nonemergent visits to different healthcare facilities on the same day: a nationwide analysis in Taiwan.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 22;2014:627580. Epub 2014 Apr 22.

Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan ; Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan.

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January 2015
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Outcome disparities between medical personnel and nonmedical personnel patients receiving definitive surgery for colorectal cancer: a nationwide population-based study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Jan;94(4):e402

From the Division of Hematology and Oncology (C-JL, Y-TL), Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; School of Medicine (C-JL, C-CL, Y-WH, T-JC); Institute of Public Health (C-JL, Y-JC); Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration (NH), National Yang-Ming University; Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery (C-CL), Department of Surgery; Cancer Center (Y-WH); Department of Family Medicine (C-MY, T-JC), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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January 2015
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Pyogenic liver abscess in end-stage renal disease patients: a nationwide longitudinal study.

Hemodial Int 2015 Jan 20;19(1):72-9. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Evidence Based Medicine Center, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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January 2015
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Old habits die hard: a nationwide utilization study of short-acting nifedipine in Taiwan.

PLoS One 2014 17;9(3):e91858. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Department of Public Finance, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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January 2015
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Urinary calculi and risk of cancer: a nationwide population-based study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2014 Dec;93(29):e342

From the Department of Medicine (C-JS), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Yuanshan Branch, Yilan; School of Medicine (C-JS, Y-TC, S-MO, W-CY, T-JC, D-CT), National Yang-Ming University; Department of Medicine (Y-TC), Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch; Division of Nephrology (S-MO, W-CY, D-CT), Department of Medicine; and Department of Family Medicine (T-JC), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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December 2014
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Drugs cheaper than threepenny: the market of extremely low-priced drugs within the National Health Insurance in Taiwan.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 25;2014:234941. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

Department of Public Finance, National Chengchi University, Taipei 11605, Taiwan.

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December 2014
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Sitagliptin and the risk of hospitalization for heart failure: a population-based study.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Nov 28;177(1):86-90. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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November 2014
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Proton pump inhibitor use represents an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Nov 28;177(1):292-7. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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November 2014
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Acute myocardial infarction in patients with atrial fibrillation with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0 or 1: a nationwide cohort study.

Heart Rhythm 2014 Nov 5;11(11):1941-7. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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November 2014
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Epidemiology of burns in Taiwan: a nationwide report including inpatients and outpatients.

Burns 2014 Nov 8;40(7):1397-405. Epub 2014 Feb 8.

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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November 2014
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Using the CHA2DS2-VASc score for refining stroke risk stratification in 'low-risk' Asian patients with atrial fibrillation.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2014 Oct;64(16):1658-65

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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Incidence and prediction of ischemic stroke among atrial fibrillation patients with end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis.

Heart Rhythm 2014 Oct 18;11(10):1752-9. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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Urban-rural disparity of generics prescription in Taiwan: the example of dihydropyridine derivatives.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 10;2014:905213. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan ; Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan ; College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 11031, Taiwan.

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October 2014
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Does digoxin increase the risk of ischemic stroke and mortality in atrial fibrillation? A nationwide population-based cohort study.

Can J Cardiol 2014 Oct 14;30(10):1190-5. Epub 2014 May 14.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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Diabetes mellitus and the risk of Alzheimer's disease: a nationwide population-based study.

PLoS One 2014 29;9(1):e87095. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C ; Healthcare and Management Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C ; Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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October 2014
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Is atopy in early childhood a risk factor for ADHD and ASD? a longitudinal study.

J Psychosom Res 2014 Oct 21;77(4):316-21. Epub 2014 Jun 21.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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Long-term prognosis of patients older than ninety years after permanent pacemaker implantation: does the procedure save the patients?

Can J Cardiol 2014 Oct 13;30(10):1196-201. Epub 2014 Apr 13.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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October 2014
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A predisposition for allergies predicts subsequent hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes mellitus among patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: a nationwide longitudinal study.

Schizophr Res 2014 Oct 10;159(1):171-5. Epub 2014 Aug 10.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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Risk of dementia among patients with asthma: a nationwide longitudinal study.

J Am Med Dir Assoc 2014 Oct 15;15(10):763-7. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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October 2014
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The association of asthma and atrial fibrillation--a nationwide population-based nested case-control study.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Sep 1;176(2):464-9. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Healthcare and Management Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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September 2014
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Delayed onset urticaria in depressive patients with bupropion prescription: a nationwide population-based study.

PLoS One 2013 14;8(11):e80064. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Veterans Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan ; Department of Psychiatry, Yuli Veterans Hospital, Yuli, Taiwan ; Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan ; National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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August 2014
125 Reads
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Risk of epilepsy among patients with atopic dermatitis: a nationwide longitudinal study.

Epilepsia 2014 Aug 10;55(8):1307-12. Epub 2014 Jun 10.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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August 2014
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Systemic sclerosis and the risk of tuberculosis.

J Rheumatol 2014 Aug 15;41(8):1662-9. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

From the Division of Nephrology, the Division of Hematology and Oncology, and the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, the Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, the Department of Chest Medicine, and the Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei; Division of Chest Medicine, Da-Chien General Hospital, Miaoli; School of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, and Department of Internal Medicine, National Yang-Ming University; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital; Department of Medicine, Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch; Department of Anesthesiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei; Department of Emergency Medicine, National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan.S-M. Ou, MD, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University; W-C. Fan, MD, Division of Chest Medicine, Da-Chien General Hospital, and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University; K-T. Cho, MD, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, and Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; C-M. Yeh, MS, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, and Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; V.Y-F. Su, MD, Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; M-H. Hung, MD, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; Y-S. Chang, MD, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, and Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital; Y-J. Lee, MD, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, and Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital; Y-T. Chen, MD, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Vete

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August 2014
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Primary Sjögren's syndrome and risk of ischemic stroke: a nationwide study.

Clin Rheumatol 2014 Jul 21;33(7):931-7. Epub 2014 Mar 21.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Da-Chien General Hospital, Miaoli, Taiwan.

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July 2014
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The ecology of gynecological care for women.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014 Jul 31;11(8):7669-77. Epub 2014 Jul 31.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital Hsinchu Branch, No. 81, Sec. 1, Zhongfeng Rd., Zhudong Township, Hsinchu County 310, Taiwan.

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July 2014
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Increased risk of ischemic stroke in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a 9-year follow-up nationwide population study in taiwan.

Front Aging Neurosci 2014 2;6:108. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital , Taipei , Taiwan ; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University , Taipei , Taiwan.

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June 2014
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Cancer risk among patients with coal workers' pneumoconiosis in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study.

Int J Cancer 2014 Jun 26;134(12):2910-6. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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June 2014
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Coprescription of Chinese herbal medicine and Western medication among female patients with breast cancer in Taiwan: analysis of national insurance claims.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2014 7;8:671-82. Epub 2014 May 7.

Department of Pharmacy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan ; Department and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan ; College of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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May 2014
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Risk of depressive disorder among patients with herpes zoster: a nationwide population-based prospective study.

Psychosom Med 2014 May;76(4):285-91

From the Departments of Psychiatry (M-H.C., H-T.W., T-P.S., C-T.L,W-C.L.,W-H.C.,Y-M.B.), Family Medicine (T-J.C.), and Psychiatry, Yuanshan Branch (H-T.W.), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; and Psychiatry, College of Medicine (M-H.C.,H-T.W.,T-P.S.,C-T.L,W-C.L.,Y-M.B.), Institutesof Brain Science (T-P.S.,C-T.L,W-C.L.), and Institutes of Hospital and Health Care Administration (T-J.C.), National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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May 2014
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High dosage of hypnotics predicts subsequent sleep-related breathing disorders and is associated with worse outcomes for depression.

Sleep 2014 Apr 1;37(4):803-9, 809A-809B. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan ; Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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April 2014
19 Reads
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Risk of ischemic stroke in patients with ovarian cancer: a nationwide population-based study.

BMC Med 2014 Mar 25;12:53. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4022213PMC
March 2014
6 Reads
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Tuberculosis infection in primary Sjögren's syndrome: a nationwide population-based study.

Clin Rheumatol 2014 Mar 30;33(3):377-83. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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March 2014
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Association of polypharmacy with fall-related fractures in older Taiwanese people: age- and gender-specific analyses.

BMJ Open 2014 Mar 28;4(3):e004428. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

Department of Nursing, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3975737PMC
March 2014
9 Reads
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Higher risk of mood disorders among adolescents with ADHD and asthma: a nationwide prospective study.

J Affect Disord 2014 Mar 17;156:232-5. Epub 2013 Nov 17.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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March 2014
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Atopic dermatitis and risk of ischemic stroke: a nationwide population-based study.

Ann Med 2014 Mar 27;46(2):84-9. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital , Taipei , Taiwan.

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March 2014
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Higher risk of developing major depression and bipolar disorder in later life among adolescents with asthma: a nationwide prospective study.

J Psychiatr Res 2014 Feb 5;49:25-30. Epub 2013 Nov 5.

Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2014
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Metformin-inclusive therapy reduces the risk of stroke in patients with diabetes: a 4-year follow-up study.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Feb 9;23(2):e99-105. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. Electronic address:

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February 2014
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Risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus versus reduction in cardiovascular events with statin therapy.

Am J Cardiol 2014 Feb 23;113(4):631-6. Epub 2013 Nov 23.

General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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February 2014
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Hyperuricemia and the risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation--could it refine clinical risk stratification in AF?

Int J Cardiol 2014 Jan 13;170(3):344-9. Epub 2013 Nov 13.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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January 2014
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Association between recent use of fluoroquinolones and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a population-based cohort study.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Jan 28;58(2):197-203. Epub 2013 Oct 28.

Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University.

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January 2014
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Palliative care in Taiwan.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2013 Nov 13;46(5):e5-6. Epub 2013 Oct 13.

Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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