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Plasma miRNA profile is a biomarker associated with urothelial carcinoma in chronic hemodialysis patients.

Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2019 06 20;316(6):F1094-F1102. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, Institute of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, National Central University , Taoyuan , Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajprenal.00014.2019DOI Listing
June 2019

Nicorandil-Induced Hyperkalemia in a Hemodialysis Patient.

Am J Med Sci 2017 Apr 31;353(4):411-412. Epub 2016 Dec 31.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2016.10.004DOI Listing
April 2017

An update of the effect of far infrared therapy on arteriovenous access in end-stage renal disease patients.

J Vasc Access 2016 Jul 1;17(4):293-8. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jva.5000561DOI Listing
July 2016

Diagnostic Accuracy of Urine Protein/Creatinine Ratio Is Influenced by Urine Concentration.

PLoS One 2015 9;10(9):e0137460. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4564100PMC
June 2016

Long-term Outcomes of Parathyroidectomy in Kidney Transplant Recipients with Persistent Hyperparathyroidism.

Kidney Blood Press Res 2015 14;40(4):386-94. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000368514DOI Listing
May 2016

The risk factors and the impact of hernia development on technique survival in peritoneal dialysis patients: a population-based cohort study.

Perit Dial Int 2015 May-Jun;35(3):351-9. Epub 2014 Mar 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3747/pdi.2013.00139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4443994PMC
April 2016

Four-and-a-Half LIM Domains Protein 2 Is a Coactivator of Wnt Signaling in Diabetic Kidney Disease.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Dec 8;26(12):3072-84. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Institute and Department of Pharmacology, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014100989DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4657839PMC
December 2015

Circulating Wnt/β-catenin signalling inhibitors and uraemic vascular calcifications.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015 Aug 27;30(8):1356-63. Epub 2015 Mar 27.

Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Stem Cell Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfv043DOI Listing
August 2015

Benign pneumatosis intestinalis.

Intern Med 2014 15;53(14):1589-90. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.53.2657DOI Listing
June 2015

Non-traumatic ocular and periocular hemorrhages in a hypertensive patient under continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and warfarin therapy.

Intern Med 2014 15;53(20):2337-9. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.53.2866DOI Listing
June 2015

Urinary protein/creatinine ratio weighted by estimated urinary creatinine improves the accuracy of predicting daily proteinuria.

Am J Med Sci 2015 Jun;349(6):477-87

School of Medicine (C-FC, W-CY, C-YY, S-YL, S-MO, Y-TC, C-JS, Y-JW, C-CL), National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Nephrology (C-FC), Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University Hospital (C-FC), Yilan, Taiwan; Division of Nephrology (W-CY, C-YY, S-YL, S-MO, Y-JW, C-CL), Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Nephrology (Y-TC), Department of Medicine, Taipei City Hospital, He-Ping Branch, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Nephrology (C-JS), Department of Medicine, Yuan-Shan Branch, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan; Department of Nephrology (C-CC), Department of Medical Research, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan; Department of Food Nutrition (C-CC), Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan; and Department of Public Health (M-CC), Biostatistics Consulting Center, School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0000000000000488DOI Listing
June 2015

Proteinuria predicts postcardiotomy acute kidney injury in patients with preserved glomerular filtration rate.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 Mar 14;149(3):894-9. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Departments of Medicine, and Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institution of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.10.054DOI Listing
March 2015

Far-infrared therapy as a novel treatment for encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis.

Am J Gastroenterol 2014 Dec;109(12):1957-9

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2014.352DOI Listing
December 2014

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000000342DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4602593PMC
December 2014

Long-term clinical outcome of major adverse cardiac events in survivors of infective endocarditis: a nationwide population-based study.

Circulation 2014 Nov 15;130(19):1684-91. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

From the School of Medicine (C-J.S., H.C., Y-J.L., S.-C.K., S.-Y.L., D.-C.T., C.-Y.Y., W.-C.Y., S.-M.O., Y.-T.C.) and Institute of Clinical Medicine (S.-M.O.), National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Yuanshan Branch, Yilan, Taiwan (C.-J.S.); Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Chest (H.C.), and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine (Y.-T.C.), Taipei City Hospital, Heping Fuyou Branch, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (P.-W.C.); Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute (Y.-J.L.), Division of Infectious Diseases (S.-C.K.), and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine (S.-Y.L., D.-C.T., C.-Y.Y., W.-C.Y., S.-M.O.), Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; and National Institute of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan (S.-C.K.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.012717DOI Listing
November 2014

Effect of early and intensive continuous venovenous hemofiltration on patients with cardiogenic shock and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Oct 6;148(4):1628-33. Epub 2014 May 6.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.006DOI Listing
October 2014

Parathyroidectomy reduces intradialytic hypotension in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Kidney Blood Press Res 2013 22;37(4-5):323-31. Epub 2013 Sep 22.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000350160DOI Listing
August 2014

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 deficiency attenuates diabetic nephropathy by modulation of podocyte functions and dedifferentiation.

Kidney Int 2014 Aug 26;86(2):358-69. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 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.2014.67DOI Listing
August 2014

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.131125DOI Listing
August 2014

Outcomes of kidney transplant tourism and risk factors for de novo urothelial carcinoma.

Transplantation 2014 Jul;98(1):79-87

1 Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 2 School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. 3 Division of Pediatric Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 4 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 5 Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 6 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 7 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 8 Division of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. 9 Address correspondence to: Jei-Wen Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Pediatric Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, 11217; and Che-Chuan Loong, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, 11217.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000023DOI Listing
July 2014

Immunosuppressant dose reduction and long-term rejection risk in renal transplant recipients with severe bacterial pneumonia.

Singapore Med J 2014 Jul;55(7):372-7

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11622/smedj.2014089DOI Listing
July 2014

An unusual intra-abdominal calcification in a plain film.

Am J Med Sci 2014 Mar;347(3):234

*Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (E-mail:

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March 2014

Epidemiology and mortality in dialysis patients with and without polycystic kidney disease: a national study in Taiwan.

J Nephrol 2013 Jul-Aug;26(4):755-62. Epub 2012 Oct 5.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jn.5000224DOI Listing
November 2013

Gene polymorphisms of interleukin-10 and tumor necrosis factor-α are associated with contrast-induced nephropathy.

Am J Nephrol 2013 25;37(2):110-7. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000346528DOI Listing
September 2013

Risk factors for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in glomerulonephritis patients receiving immunosuppressants.

Intern Med 2012 15;51(20):2869-75. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.51.6774DOI Listing
August 2013

Effect of far infrared therapy on arteriovenous fistula maturation: an open-label randomized controlled trial.

Am J Kidney Dis 2013 Aug 6;62(2):304-11. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.01.015DOI Listing
August 2013

Expression of TNFRSF6B in kidneys is a novel predictor for progression of chronic kidney disease.

Mod Pathol 2013 Jul 1;26(7):984-94. Epub 2013 Mar 1.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/modpathol.2013.29DOI Listing
July 2013

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use is associated with cancer risk reduction in chronic dialysis patients.

Kidney Int 2013 Jul 13;84(1):198-205. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2013.79DOI Listing
July 2013

The benefits of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator on kidney and its related disease-chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder: osteoporosis.

J Chin Med Assoc 2013 Jul 9;76(7):365-71. Epub 2013 May 9.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcma.2013.03.010DOI Listing
July 2013

Length polymorphisms of heme oxygenase-1 determine the effect of far-infrared therapy on the function of arteriovenous fistula in hemodialysis patients: a novel physicogenomic study.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2013 May 22;28(5):1284-93. Epub 2013 Jan 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfs608DOI Listing
May 2013

Mesenteric ischemia in patients with end-stage renal disease: a nationwide longitudinal study.

Am J Nephrol 2012 10;35(6):491-7. Epub 2012 May 10.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000338451DOI Listing
November 2012

Essential trace element status and clinical outcomes in long-term dialysis patients: a two-year prospective observational cohort study.

Clin Nutr 2012 Oct 8;31(5):630-6. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2012.02.008DOI Listing
October 2012

Acute appendicitis in patients with end-stage renal disease.

J Gastrointest Surg 2012 Oct 10;16(10):1940-6. Epub 2012 Jul 10.

Department of Anesthesiology, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11605-012-1961-zDOI Listing
October 2012

Staghorn blood clot.

Intern Med 2011 1;50(21):2715. Epub 2011 Nov 1.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.50.6411DOI Listing
August 2012

Aggressive immunosuppressant reduction and long-term rejection risk in renal transplant recipients with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia.

Exp Clin Transplant 2012 Aug 5;10(4):344-9. Epub 2012 Jul 5.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6002/ect.2012.0015DOI Listing
August 2012

Effect of add-on direct renin inhibitor aliskiren in patients with non-diabetes related chronic kidney disease.

BMC Nephrol 2012 Aug 23;13:89. Epub 2012 Aug 23.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-13-89DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3509390PMC
August 2012

Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis and aortic calcification with near-total occlusion.

J Emerg Med 2012 Jun 8;42(6):695-7. Epub 2010 Aug 8.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.05.043DOI Listing
June 2012

Ankle-brachial index is a powerful predictor of renal outcome and cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease.

ScientificWorldJournal 2012 4;2012:238494. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/238494DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3259574PMC
May 2012

Exploring the relationships between free-time management and boredom in leisure.

Psychol Rep 2012 Apr;110(2):416-26

Graduate Institute of Business and Administration, National Chiayi University.

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April 2012

Postdialysis blood pressure rise predicts long-term outcomes in chronic hemodialysis patients: a four-year prospective observational cohort study.

BMC Nephrol 2012 Mar 14;13:12. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-13-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3320527PMC
March 2012

Abnormal thyroid function predicts mortality in patients receiving long-term peritoneal dialysis: a case-controlled longitudinal study.

J Chin Med Assoc 2012 Feb 30;75(2):54-9. Epub 2012 Jan 30.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcma.2011.12.006DOI Listing
February 2012

Severe proteinuria secondary to amyloidosis requiring bilateral renal artery embolization.

Case Rep Nephrol Urol 2012 Jan 26;2(1):78-82. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

Department of Medicine, Ten-Chan General Hospital, Jhongli City, Taiwan, ROC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000339895DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3482077PMC
January 2012

The calcified abdomen.

Am J Med Sci 2011 Dec;342(6):519

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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December 2011

Calcified conglomerated bowel loops with a cocoon-like appearance.

Gastroenterology 2011 Apr 22;140(4):1148, 1363. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2010.03.078DOI Listing
April 2011

Acute kidney injury network classification predicts in-hospital and long-term mortality in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Mar 23;39(3):323-8. Epub 2010 Aug 23.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.07.010DOI Listing
March 2011

Outcomes of overseas kidney transplantation in chronic haemodialysis patients in Taiwan.

Nephrology (Carlton) 2011 Mar;16(3):341-8

Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1797.2010.01426.xDOI Listing
March 2011

Risk factors associated with elevated serum pancreatic amylase levels during hemodialysis.

Hemodial Int 2011 Jan 12;15(1):79-86. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Cheng-Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, TaiwanDivision of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, TaiwanSchool of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, TaiwanLo-Sheng Sanatorium Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1542-4758.2010.00519.xDOI Listing
January 2011

Functional polymorphisms in matrix metalloproteinases-1, -3, -9 are associated with arteriovenous fistula patency in hemodialysis patients.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2010 Oct 8;5(10):1805-14. Epub 2010 Jul 8.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.01500210DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2974381PMC
October 2010

Make your diagnosis: adynamic ileus after insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheter.

Kidney Int 2010 Sep;78(5):525-6

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Medical University-Wan Fang Hospital, No. 111 Section 3 Hsing-Long Road, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2010.201DOI Listing
September 2010

A dialysis patient with a nodular tongue.

Kidney Int 2010 Sep;78(6):624

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2010.205DOI Listing
September 2010

Impact of the clinical conditions at dialysis initiation on mortality in incident haemodialysis patients: a national cohort study in Taiwan.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2010 Aug 2;25(8):2616-24. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq308DOI Listing
August 2010

Ecthyma gangrenosum in a cirrhotic haemodialysis patient.

NDT Plus 2010 Jun 28;3(3):310-311. Epub 2010 Feb 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndtplus/sfp194DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477937PMC
June 2010

Tophaceous gout in a renal allograft recipient.

NDT Plus 2010 Jun 28;3(3):313-314. Epub 2010 Feb 28.

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndtplus/sfq006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477942PMC
June 2010

Chylous ascites.

NDT Plus 2010 Jun 28;3(3):315. Epub 2010 Feb 28.

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5477940PMC
June 2010

The clinicopathological implications of endothelial tubuloreticular inclusions found in glomeruli having histopathology of idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2009 Nov 17;24(11):3419-25. Epub 2009 Jun 17.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Ultrastructural and Molecular Pathology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfp288DOI Listing
November 2009

Milky plasma, diabetes, and severe hyponatremia.

Kidney Int 2009 May;75(9):996

Division of Nephrology, Lotung Poh-Ai Hospital, Yilan County, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2008.335DOI Listing
May 2009

Purple urine bag syndrome.

Am J Med Sci 2009 May;337(5):368

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31818eb2bcDOI Listing
May 2009

Frequency of secondary versus idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Apr;53(4):719; author reply 719-20

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2008.11.035DOI Listing
April 2009

Prognostic factors influencing the patency of hemodialysis vascular access: literature review and novel therapeutic modality by far infrared therapy.

J Chin Med Assoc 2009 Mar;72(3):109-16

National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70035-8DOI Listing
March 2009

Recurrent retroperitoneal abscess due to perforated colonic diverticulitis in a patient with polycystic kidney disease.

J Chin Med Assoc 2009 Mar;72(3):153-5

Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1726-4901(09)70042-5DOI Listing
March 2009

Nocardia peritonitis -- a case report and literature review.

Perit Dial Int 2008 Sep-Oct;28(5):544-7

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, China.

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January 2009

Determinants of catheter loss following continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis peritonitis.

Perit Dial Int 2008 Jul-Aug;28(4):361-70

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

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December 2008

Incidence, prevalence and mortality trends of dialysis end-stage renal disease in Taiwan from 1990 to 2001: the impact of national health insurance.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008 Dec 15;23(12):3977-82. Epub 2008 Jul 15.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University. Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfn406DOI Listing
December 2008

Pentoxifylline inhibits transforming growth factor-beta signaling and renal fibrosis in experimental crescentic glomerulonephritis in rats.

Am J Nephrol 2009 5;29(1):43-53. Epub 2008 Aug 5.

Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000150600DOI Listing
December 2008

The case. Hypercalcemia, nephrolithiasis, and a leg mass.

Kidney Int 2008 Dec;74(12):1629-30

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ki.2008.469DOI Listing
December 2008

Timing of Doppler examination for the detection of arteriovenous fistula after percutaneous renal biopsy.

J Clin Ultrasound 2008 Jul-Aug;36(6):377-80

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Rd., Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcu.20459DOI Listing
October 2008

Increased risk of mortality in the elderly population with late-stage chronic kidney disease: a cohort study in Taiwan.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008 Oct 1;23(10):3192-8. Epub 2008 May 1.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfn222DOI Listing
October 2008

Spontaneous air-contrasted renography in abdominal plain film.

Clin Infect Dis 2008 Sep;47(5):693-4, 726-7

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/590933DOI Listing
September 2008

Training of peritoneal dialysis patients--Taiwan's experiences.

Perit Dial Int 2008 Jun;28 Suppl 3:S72-5

Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

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June 2008

Far infrared therapy inhibits vascular endothelial inflammation via the induction of heme oxygenase-1.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2008 Apr 17;28(4):739-45. Epub 2008 Jan 17.

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2748062PMC
April 2008

Appendicitis in a CAPD patient: a diagnostic challenge.

Perit Dial Int 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):591-3

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

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December 2007

Giant bilateral perinephric tumour and overt proteinuria.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2007 Jul 14;22(7):2089-90. Epub 2007 Mar 14.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfm121DOI Listing
July 2007

Fever with fulminant skin necrosis and digital gangrene in a uraemic woman.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2007 May 15;22(5):1473-4. Epub 2007 Feb 15.

Division of Nephrology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfm035DOI Listing
May 2007

A community-based study of chronic kidney disease among type 2 diabetics in Kinmen, Taiwan.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2007 Mar 7;75(3):306-12. Epub 2006 Aug 7.

Community Medicine Research Center, Institute of Public Health, National Yang-Ming University, Shih-Pai, 112 Taipei, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2006.06.028DOI Listing
March 2007

Far-infrared therapy: a novel treatment to improve access blood flow and unassisted patency of arteriovenous fistula in hemodialysis patients.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2007 Mar 31;18(3):985-92. Epub 2007 Jan 31.

Division of Nephrology, Institute of Clinical Medicine and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2006050534DOI Listing
March 2007

Cervical cancer with pyometra--an insidious cause of uraemia in a post-menopausal woman.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2006 Oct 3;21(10):2984-5. Epub 2006 Aug 3.

Division of Nephrology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201 Sec. 2 Shih-Pai Road, Taipei 11217 Taiwan, Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfl414DOI Listing
October 2006

Recurrent dialysis-associated Aeromonas hydrophila peritonitis: reports of two cases and review of the literature.

Perit Dial Int 2005 Sep-Oct;25(5):496-9

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan.

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January 2006

Evaluation and treatment of penile gangrene in a chronic dialysis patient.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2005 Dec 22;20(12):2864; author reply 2864. Epub 2005 Aug 22.

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December 2005