Department of Internal Medicine

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2018

Excellent treatment response with pembrolizumab in a lung cancer patient who developed immune-mediated acute motor/sensory axonal polyneuropathy

Yen, C. C., Su, H-C., Chu, C-Y., Lai, S. J., Yan, J. J., Su, W-P. & Su, W-C., 2018 Jun 1, In : Lung Cancer. 120, p. 149-151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Polyneuropathies
Lung Neoplasms
Therapeutics
pembrolizumab

Macrophage activation syndrome with lung involvement complicating adult-onset still’s disease

Wang, C-R., Tsai, Y. S. & Mai, I-C., 2018 Dec 1, In : Netherlands Journal of Medicine. 76, 10, p. 442-444 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Macrophage Activation Syndrome
Adult-Onset Still's Disease
Lung
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Cyclophosphamide
2 Citations (Scopus)

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 45 with high rates of ciprofloxacin and tetracycline resistance in the residents and environments of long-term care facilities in Taiwan

Lai, C. C., Lee, C. M., Chiang, H. T., Lu, M. C., Wang, L. F., Tsai, T. L., Kang, M. Y., Jan, Y. N., Lo, Y. T., Ko, W-C., Tseng, S. H. & Hsueh, P. R., 2018 Mar 1, In : Journal of Infection. 76, 3, p. 305-307 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Tetracycline Resistance
Long-Term Care
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Ciprofloxacin
Taiwan
Positive-Pressure Respiration
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Respiratory System
Compliance
Hypoalbuminemia
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Peptic Ulcer
Hemorrhage
Mortality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Salvage therapy with intravenous fosfomycin plus ceftriaxone for necrotizing fasciitis caused by penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae

Zhang, C. C., Weng, T. C., Su, B. A., Lai, C. C., Chuang, Y. C., Ko, W-C. & Tang, H. J., 2018 Aug 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 4, p. 573-574 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Fosfomycin
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Salvage Therapy
Ceftriaxone
Streptococcus pneumoniae

Successful treatment of refractory neutropenia in Felty’s syndrome with rituximab

Wang, C-R., Chiu, Y-C. & Chen, Y. C., 2018 Jul 4, In : Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 47, 4, p. 340-341 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Felty Syndrome
Neutropenia
Rituximab

Two fatal cases of Aeromonas dhakensis bacteremia and necrotizing fasciitis in severe dengue patients

Chang, H. L., Chen, P-L., Lin, S. Y., Chen, T. C., Chang, K., Ko, W-C., Lu, P. L. & Chen, Y. H., 2018 Oct 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 51, 5, p. 692-694 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Severe Dengue
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Aeromonas
Bacteremia
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus
Endocarditis
Mitral Valve
rRNA Genes

Cyclophosphamide vs salvage chemotherapy plus G-CSF as chemo-mobilization in Asian patients undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Issaragrisil, S., Cheng-Hwai, T., Bunworasate, U., Su-Peng, Y., Hung, L. Y., Tee, G. Y., Wahid, S. F. A., Chin, N. S., Puavilai, T., Gin, G. G., Piu, K. L., Wen-Li, H., Chen, T-Y. & Numbenjapon, T., 2017 Feb 1, In : Bone Marrow Transplantation. 52, 2, p. 299-300 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor
Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Cyclophosphamide
Transplants
Drug Therapy

Increasing resistance to fluoroquinolones among Haemophilus species in Southern Taiwan

Chang, C-M., Tang, H. J., Wang, L. R., Shih, H-I., Wuang, C-C., Lee, N-Y., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2017 Apr 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 50, 2, p. 258-260 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Haemophilus
Fluoroquinolones
Taiwan
2 Citations (Scopus)
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Warfarin
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Therapeutics
Rituximab

Reply

Li, W-H., Liu, Y-W. & Tsai, W-C., 2017 Jan 1, In : Journal of Hypertension. 35, 1, p. 198-199 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply

Chen, I. C., Lee, C-H., Li, Y-H. & Chao, T-H., 2017 Mar 1, In : Journal of the Chinese Medical Association. 80, 3, p. 185-186 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply to “Daily egg consumption should be still limited in hypercholesterolemic patients”

Lin, T. H., Li, Y-H. & Yeh, H. I., 2017 Dec 1, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 116, 12, p. 1009-1010 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Ovum
3 Citations (Scopus)

Successful AZD9291 Therapy in Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer after Failure of HM61713

Chen, C-W., Kuo, C. W., Chen, Y. L., Ho, C-L., Su, W-C. & Lin, C-C., 2017 Jun 1, In : Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 12, 6, p. e72-e74

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Successful Treatment of Refractory Juvenile Dermatomyositis with Adalimumab

Wang, C-R., 2017 Apr 1, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 23, 3, p. 174-175 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Juvenile dermatomyositis
Adalimumab
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Diabetes prevention through prevention of hepatitis B

Lin, J., Ou, H-Y., Chuang, L. M. & Chiu, K. C., 2016 Jan 1, In : Hepatology. 64, 3, p. 987-988 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hepatitis B
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mycological Typing Techniques
Ribosomal Spacer DNA
Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis
Molecular Typing
Aspergillus fumigatus

To the Editor

Karnchanasorn, R., Ou, H-Y. & Chiu, K. C., 2016 Feb 1, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 176, 2, p. 280-281 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Postmenopause
Vitamin D Deficiency
Cholecalciferol
Vitamin D
Guidelines

Unusual QRS morphology after a trans-venous pacemaker

Li, W-H., Lin, L. J., Li, Y-H. & Chen, Z-Y., 2016 Dec 1, In : Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences. 32, 12, p. 634-635 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Artificial Pacemaker
Bundle-Branch Block
Electrocardiography
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective study of interactions between a case management program and retention in care on HIV suppression in Taiwan, 2008-2012

Ko, N-Y., Chen, Y. C., Lai, Y. Y., Liu, H. Y., Pai, Y. H., Lee, N-Y., Li, C-W., Lee, C. C. & Ko, W-C., 2015 Apr 1, In : AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 29, 4, p. 165-168 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Anti-HIV Agents
Continuity of Patient Care
Case Management
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
Taiwan
8 Citations (Scopus)

The first case of severe Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 infection in Taiwan

Hung, Y. P., Cia, C-T., Tsai, B. Y., Chen, P-C., Lin, H-J., Liu, H. C., Lee, J-C., Wu, Y. H., Tsai, P-J. & Ko, W-C., 2015 Jan 1, In : Journal of Infection. 70, 1, p. 98-101 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Pseudomembranous Enterocolitis
Ribotyping
Clostridium difficile
Taiwan
Infection
2014

A bloody maze: Acquired hemophilia a manifesting as a spontaneous intramuscular hematoma

Yang, L. T. & Chang, C-M., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 62, 1, p. 205-206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hemophilia A
Muscular Diseases
Hematoma
4 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium supplements and fracture prevention

Huang, J., Ou, H-Y. & Chiu, K. C., 2014 Jan 27, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 370, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Dietary Calcium
Bone Fractures
Cardiovascular Diseases
Calcium

Clinical implication of vitamin D threshold

Huang, J., Ou, H-Y., Karnchanasorn, R. & Chiu, K. C., 2014 Jul 1, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 100, 1, p. 295-296 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bone Density Conservation Agents
Dietary Calcium
Nutritional Requirements
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Cholecalciferol
Isolated Noncompaction of the Ventricular Myocardium
X Ray Computed Tomography
Fatal Outcome
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Cardiomyopathies
Disease Management
Taiwan
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Chronic Kidney Failure
Renal Dialysis
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Can the rmpA gene predict metastatic meningitis among patients with primary Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess?

Chuang, Y. C., Lee, M. F., Tan, C. K., Ko, W-C., Wang, F. D. & Yu, W. L., 2013 Aug 1, In : Journal of Infection. 67, 2, p. 166-168 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Klebsiella Infections
Bacterial Polysaccharides
Liver Abscess
Bacterial Meningitides
Bacterial Proteins
4 Citations (Scopus)

Decline in ciprofloxacin-resistant salmonella enterica serovar choleraesuis in Taiwan, 2001-2011

Liao, C. H., Ko, W-C. & Hsueh, P. R., 2013 May 1, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 9, p. 1357-1359 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Drug Resistance
Salmonella enterica
Salmonella Infections
Ciprofloxacin
Bacteremia
2 Citations (Scopus)
Acinetobacter Infections
beta-Lactam Resistance
Acinetobacter baumannii
Carbapenems
Bacteremia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement in liver histology among Asian patients with chronic hepatitis B after long-term treatment with entecavir

Tong, M. J., Kowdley, K. V., Pan, C., Hu, K. Q., Chang, T-T., Han, K. H., Yoon, S. K., Goodman, Z. D., Beebe, S., Iloeje, U. & Tang, H., 2013 Apr 1, In : Liver International. 33, 4, p. 650-651 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Drug Administration Schedule
Chronic Hepatitis B
Guanine
Antiviral Agents
Histology
Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Infection
Tenosynovitis
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Differential Diagnosis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to altshuler et al

Lee, N-Y., Lee, C. C., Li, C-W., Hsueh, P. R. & Ko, W-C., 2013 Sep 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 57, 6, p. 916-917 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Carbapenems
Enterobacteriaceae
Cephalosporins
beta-Lactamases

Reply to Chien et al

Chen, P-L., Tang, H. J. & Ko, W-C., 2013 Jan 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 2, p. 308-309 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Decision Support Techniques
Salmonella Infections
Bacteremia
Vasculitis
Vascular Stiffness
Mechanics
Carotid Arteries
Blood Vessels
Arteries
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improved outcome of Pneumocystis pneumonia by early treatment

Lee, N-Y., Chang, C-M., Lee, C. C., Lee, H. C., Li, M-C. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Apr 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 45, 2, p. 163-164 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Pneumocystis carinii
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lead intoxication caused by traditional Chinese herbal medicine

Lin, W-H., Wang, M-C., Cheng, W. C., Yen, C-J., Cheng, M. F. & Cheng, H-C., 2012 Jan 1, In : American Journal of Medicine. 125, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Chinese Herbal Drugs
Lead Poisoning
Herbal Medicine
Lead

Response to the letter of Lai and Hsueh

Tang, H. J. & Ko, W-C., 2012 Jun 1, In : Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 45, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2011
27 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial-resistant Nocardia isolates, Taiwan, 1998-2009

Lai, C. C., Liu, W. L., Ko, W-C., Chen, Y. H., Tang, H. J., Huang, Y. T. & Hsueh, P. R., 2011 Mar 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 52, 6, p. 833-834 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Drug Resistance
Nocardia Infections
16S Ribosomal RNA
Nocardia
Bacterial DNA
3 Citations (Scopus)

Correlation between fluoroquinolone consumption in hospitals and ciprofloxacin resistance amongst Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates causing healthcare-associated infections, Taiwan, 2000-2009

Weng, T. C., Chen, Y. H., Lee, C. C., Wang, C. Y., Lai, C. C., Tang, H. J., Ko, W-C. & Hsueh, P. R., 2011 Jun 1, In : International journal of antimicrobial agents. 37, 6, p. 581-584 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Bacterial Drug Resistance
Drug Utilization
Pseudomonas Infections
Fluoroquinolones
Ciprofloxacin
4 Citations (Scopus)
Epstein-Barr Virus Infections
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Homologous Transplantation
Cytomegalovirus Infections
3 Citations (Scopus)
Bacterial Drug Resistance
Clarithromycin
Helicobacter Infections
Helicobacter pylori
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)
Gout Suppressants
Drug Hypersensitivity Syndrome
Drug Eruptions
Hyperuricemia
Allopurinol
5 Citations (Scopus)

Erythema multiforme-like secondary syphilis in a HIV-positive bisexual man

Wu, M. C., Hsu, C-K., Lee, Y-Y., Chao, S-C., Ko, W-C. & Sheu, H. M., 2010 Dec 8, In : Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 90, 6, p. 647-648 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Erythema Multiforme
Treponema pallidum
Bacterial DNA
Bisexuality
Doxycycline
2 Citations (Scopus)
Community-Acquired Infections
Bacterial Pneumonia
Macrolides
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Microbial Drug Resistance

Response

Cheng, H-C. & Sheu, B-S., 2010 Jul 1, In : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 72, 1, p. 224-225 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Alpha-fetoprotein response in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma receiving cytostatic agent

Chen, L. T., Shiah, H. S., Chao, Y., Chang, J-Y., Cheng, L. T. & Whang-Peng, J., 2009 Dec 20, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 36

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

alpha-Fetoproteins
Cytostatic Agents
Liver Neoplasms
Tumor Biomarkers
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
2 Citations (Scopus)
Neutropenic Enterocolitis
Viral Matrix Proteins
Phosphoproteins
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Cytomegalovirus