Cheng Hsien Lu
Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Tsai T, Lu C, Wallace C, Chang W, Chen S, Huang C, et al
. Erythropoietin improves long-term neurological outcome in acute ischemic stroke patients: a randomized, prospective, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Crit Care. 2015;19:49 pubmed publisher
..04). EPO therapy significantly improved long-term neurological outcomes in patients after IS. ISRCTN71371114 . Registered 10 October 2008. ..
Chen H, Lu C, Chang C, Chen P, Chen M, Hsu N, et al
. Structural deficits and cognitive impairment in tuberculous meningitis. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:279 pubmed publisher
..Worse initial disease severity may contribute to the vulnerability of brain tissue to damage, with subsequent neuropsychological consequences. ..
Lin W, Chou K, Lee P, Huang Y, Tsai N, Chen H, et al
. Brain mediators of systemic oxidative stress on perceptual impairments in Parkinson's disease. J Transl Med. 2015;13:386 pubmed publisher
..These results suggest that higher oxidative stress levels adversely impact perceptual functions by causing temporal and mesolimbic abnormalities. ..
Hung C, Lin W, Chang W, Su T, Kung C, Tsai N, et al
. Risk factors and outcomes of cerebrospinal fluid overdrainage in HIV-negative patients with cryptococcal meningitis after the ventriculoperitoneal shunting procedure. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2018;51:545-551 pubmed publisher
..5 days. CSF overdrainage after the VP shunt procedure is not rare, especially in patients with a high-risk of cryptococcal meningitis who also have a prolonged duration of hydrocephalus and/or IICP. ..
Lai Y, Lin Y, Shih F, Wang H, Tsai N, Kung C, et al
. Effect of Baroreceptor Sensitivity on Outcomes in Patients with Acute Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage. World Neurosurg. 2018;109:e754-e760 pubmed publisher
..An assay of BRS could be added as a biomarker for outcome prediction among patients with spontaneous ICH in clinical practice. ..