Chi Chuan Wu

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Affiliation: Chang Gung University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint One-stage lengthening using a locked nailing technique for distal femoral shaft nonunions associated with shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan
    J Orthop Trauma 18:75-80. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Tibial lengthening: technique for speedy lengthening by external fixation and secondary internal fixation
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 54:1159-65; discussion 1165. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Salvage of proximal tibial malunion or nonunion with the use of angled blade plate
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin St, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:82-7. 2006
  4. pmc Surgical treatment of syndesmotic diastasis: emphasis on effect of syndesmotic screw on ankle function
    Yi Ton Hsu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 35:359-64. 2011
  5. pmc Low success rate of non-intervention after breakage of interlocking nails
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin St, 333, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 29:105-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of femoral shaft aseptic nonunion associated with broken distal locked screws and shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 58:837-40. 2005
  7. pmc Retrograde dynamic locked nailing for valgus knee correction: a revised technique
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 36:1191-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Percutaneous screw and axial Kirschner wire fixation for acute transscaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation
    Ying Chao Chou
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hand Surg Am 37:715-20. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of acute complete acromioclavicular dislocation: comparison of coracoclavicular screw fixation supplemented with tension band wiring or ligament transfer
    Wei Ching Lin
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 29:182-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Tension band wiring for olecranon fractures: relative stability of Kirschner wires in various configurations
    Tsan Wen Huang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 68:173-6. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint One-stage lengthening using a locked nailing technique for distal femoral shaft nonunions associated with shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan
    J Orthop Trauma 18:75-80. 2004
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a one-stage lengthening using a locked nail technique for the treatment of distal femoral shaft nonunions associated with shortening...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tibial lengthening: technique for speedy lengthening by external fixation and secondary internal fixation
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 54:1159-65; discussion 1165. 2003
    ..This study takes a retrospective approach to investigate the outcome of applying a slightly speedier procedure using an Ilizarov apparatus and secondary internal fixation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Salvage of proximal tibial malunion or nonunion with the use of angled blade plate
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin St, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:82-7. 2006
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  4. pmc Surgical treatment of syndesmotic diastasis: emphasis on effect of syndesmotic screw on ankle function
    Yi Ton Hsu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 35:359-64. 2011
    ..Removal of the syndesmotic screw at six weeks may prevent its breakage but increases the risk of recurrence. Over an average follow-up of 19 months, SD recurrence does not lead to deterioration in ankle function...
  5. pmc Low success rate of non-intervention after breakage of interlocking nails
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin St, 333, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 29:105-8. 2005
    ..Although breakage of a proximal static reamed femoral locked nail may imitate the effect of dynamisation, the success rate is low. Early exchange nailing is a more successful option to achieve fracture union...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of femoral shaft aseptic nonunion associated with broken distal locked screws and shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 58:837-40. 2005
    ..This retrospective study investigated the treatment of femoral shaft aseptic nonunions associated with broken distal locked screws and shortening...
  7. pmc Retrograde dynamic locked nailing for valgus knee correction: a revised technique
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 36:1191-7. 2012
    ..However, this technique is unfavourable from both a biomechanical and a biological point of view. A revised retrograde dynamic locked nailing was developed to improve correction of this defect...
  8. doi request reprint Percutaneous screw and axial Kirschner wire fixation for acute transscaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation
    Ying Chao Chou
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hand Surg Am 37:715-20. 2012
    ..In this retrospective, nonrandomized study, we evaluated the clinical outcomes of percutaneous screw and K-wire fixation in the treatment of acute transscaphoid perilunate fracture dislocation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of acute complete acromioclavicular dislocation: comparison of coracoclavicular screw fixation supplemented with tension band wiring or ligament transfer
    Wei Ching Lin
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 29:182-9. 2006
    ..Both non-surgical and surgical methods have been reported with similar results. In addition, once surgical treatment is chosen, a satisfactory surgical technique has not been developed yet...
  10. doi request reprint Tension band wiring for olecranon fractures: relative stability of Kirschner wires in various configurations
    Tsan Wen Huang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 68:173-6. 2010
    ..To assess clinical and functional outcomes as well as the relative stability of various configurations of tension band wiring approaches for treating olecranon fractures, a retrospective cohort study was conducted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aseptic nonunion of a femoral shaft treated using exchange nailing
    Chia Wei Yu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:591-8. 2002
    ..However, the reported success rate varies. Therefore, a prospective study was conducted to further clarify the role of exchange nailing...
  12. doi request reprint Medial gastrocnemius muscle flap for treating wound complications after double-plate fixation via two-incision approach for complex tibial plateau fractures
    Ying Chao Chou
    From the Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsin Street, 333, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 68:138-45. 2010
    ..A retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a medial gastrocnemius muscle flap transfer in treating this complicated disability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction intramedullary nailing for ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: main factors determining prognosis
    Ming Chian Tsai
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 32:563-73. 2009
    ..Although reconstruction intramedullary nails have been considered to be effective alternative, clinical outcomes vary significantly in reports...
  14. ncbi request reprint Using biomechanics to improve the surgical technique for internal fixation of intracapsular femoral neck fractures
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 33:241-51. 2010
    ..Finally, a surgical technique which is ideal from the author's viewpoint is presented. The author believes that the recommended surgical technique may become the best method for treating these complicated fractures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of lag-screw positions on modes of fixation failure in elderly patients with unstable intertrochanteric fractures of the femur
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 18:158-65. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of lag-screw positions in the femoral head on modes of fixation failure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Modified retrograde-locked nailing for aseptic femoral supracondylar nonunion with severe osteoporosis in elderly patients
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 71:E26-30. 2011
    ..When the nonunion is associated with severe osteoporosis, treatment becomes even more complicated. We developed a modified retrograde-locked nailing technique to treat this complex lesion...
  17. pmc Speeded gradual lengthening and secondary angled blade plate stabilisation for proximal tibial shaft non-union with shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Orthop 32:693-6. 2008
    ..The described technique has a high success rate, a short treatment course and reduces patient discomfort. This method may be considered preferential treatment for all patients with the specified indications...
  18. doi request reprint Shoulder hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures: comparisons between the deltopectoral and anterolateral deltoid-splitting approaches
    Ying Chao Chou
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:e1-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of the current study was to define and compare outcomes of shoulder hemiarthroplasty when using deltopectoral or anterolateral deltoid-splitting approaches...
  19. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical comparison of unlocked or locked reamed intramedullary nails in the treatment of mid-third simple transverse femoral shaft fractures
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taipei
    Chang Gung Med J 29:275-82. 2006
    ..A prospective comparison of both nails was conducted to investigate the superiority between the nails from biomechanical viewpoints...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exchange nailing for aseptic tibial shaft nonunion: emphasis on the influence of a concomitant fibulotomy
    Chih Wen Hsiao
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei
    Chang Gung Med J 29:283-90. 2006
    ..Exchange nailing is reported to have a high success rate for aseptic tibial nonunions. However, sample sizes in all series in the literature were small, and the influence of a concomitant fibulotomy was not evaluated...
  21. doi request reprint Retrograde nailing of a femoral supracondyle
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Orthopedics 35:e491-6. 2012
    ..001). Clinically, a traditional femoral locked nail may be more suitable to replace a standard femoral supracondylar nail in a retrograde fashion to treat an unstable femoral supracondylar fracture...
  22. doi request reprint Single-stage surgical treatment of infected nonunion of the distal tibia
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Orthop Trauma 25:156-61. 2011
    ..A single-stage surgical technique was developed to improve the outcome in this situation...
  23. doi request reprint Dorsal and volar 2.4-mm titanium locking plate fixation for AO type C3 dorsally comminuted distal radius fractures
    Ying Chao Chou
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hand Surg Am 36:974-81. 2011
    ..In this retrospective, nonrandomized, single-surgeon study, we evaluated the clinical outcomes of dorsal and volar locking plate fixation for AO type C3 dorsally comminuted distal radius fractures...
  24. doi request reprint Reconstruction interlocking nails for ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: biomechanical analysis of effect of supplementary cannulated screw on intracapsular femoral neck fracture
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:642-7. 2009
    ..To stabilize the femoral head in ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures, one cannulated screw was supplemented in front of the reconstruction interlocking nail (recon nail)...
  25. doi request reprint Older people with hip fracture: depression in the postoperative first year
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 65:2514-22. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to describe changes in risk of depressive symptoms and their predictors for older people with hip fracture during the first year following hospital discharge...
  26. doi request reprint Two-year effects of interdisciplinary intervention for hip fracture in older Taiwanese
    Yea Ing L Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1081-9. 2010
    ..To explore the 2-year outcomes of an interdisciplinary intervention for elderly patients with hip fracture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta induces ICAM-1 expression enhancing leukocyte adhesion in human rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts: involvement of ERK, JNK, AP-1, and NF-kappaB
    Chuen Mao Yang
    Department of Pharmacology, Chang Gung University, Kwei San, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Cell Physiol 224:516-26. 2010
    ..These results suggest that in human RASFs, activation of ERK, JNK, AP-1, and NF-kappaB are essential for IL-1beta-induced ICAM-1 expression and leukocyte adhesion...
  28. doi request reprint Family caregivers' needs predict functional recovery of older care recipients after hip fracture
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 66:2450-9. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study of the effect of family caregivers' needs on the functional recovery of elders with a hip fracture during the first 6 months after discharge...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predictors of functional recovery for hip fractured elders during 12 months following hospital discharge: a prospective study on a Taiwanese sample
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    Center for Gerontological Research, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hua 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan, ROC
    Osteoporos Int 15:475-82. 2004
    ..These findings may be applicable to other countries with Chinese populations, and could provide a reference for health care providers to develop specific interventions for Chinese hip fractured elders...
  30. pmc An interdisciplinary intervention for older Taiwanese patients after surgery for hip fracture improves health-related quality of life
    Yea Ing L Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:225. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that older patients with hip fracture who received our interdisciplinary intervention program would have better HRQOL than those who did not...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life among elderly patients with hip fracture in Taiwan
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    Center for Gerontological Research, School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hua 1st Road, Kwei Shan, 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Osteoporos Int 15:95-102. 2004
    ..Similar studies may be helpful for health-care providers in other countries with Chinese populations to develop specific intervention programs...
  32. doi request reprint More aggravated osteoporosis in lateral trochanter compared to femoral neck with age: contributing age difference between inter-trochanteric and femoral neck fractures in elderly patients
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Injury 40:1093-7. 2009
    ..This study aims to investigate another possible pathomechanism of reducing bone strength in the proximal femur with increasing age. The findings might help in developing a better method for preventing osteoporotic hip fractures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pain and its impact on quality of life for hip-fractured older people over 12 months after hospital discharge
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 18:755-64. 2009
    ..To describe pain severity and pain interference and to explore the impact of pain severity on postoperative health-related quality of life of older people during their first year after discharge for hip surgery in Taiwan...
  34. doi request reprint Effectiveness of goosestep training or its modification on treating patellar malalignment syndrome: clinical, radiographic, and electromyographic studies
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:333-41. 2009
    ..Despite the fact that an effective technique has not been developed, this disorder is usually treated conservatively. This prospective study tried to identify an effective alternative treatment for patellar malalignment syndrome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exchange nailing for aseptic nonunion of femoral shaft: a retrospective cohort study for effect of reaming size
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    J Trauma 63:859-65. 2007
    ..The recommended amount of over-reaming is at least 2 mm. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the effectiveness of nonunion treatment is greatly reduced with less than 2 mm of over-reaming...
  36. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary intervention for hip fracture in older Taiwanese: benefits last for 1 year
    Yea Ing L Shyu
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:92-7. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effects of interventions for elderly patients with hip fracture in Asian countries, particularly beyond the short term...
  37. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of acupuncture on pain and mobility in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee: a pilot study
    Suh Hwa Maa
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University
    J Nurs Res 16:140-8. 2008
    ..Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee seemed to experience clinical improvements in six-minute walking distance, pain relief and mobility when their standard care was supplemented with acupuncture...
  38. ncbi request reprint The influence of iliotibial tract on patellar tracking
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Orthopedics 27:199-203. 2004
    ..01). Iliotibial tract affects patellar tracking and dominates lateral patellar supporting structures...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plating treatment for tibial plateau fractures: a biomechanical comparison of buttress and tension band positions
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, 5 Fu Hsin St, 333, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:19-24. 2007
    ..The load tolerance of conventional plate treatment for bicondylar tibial plateau fractures with the buttress and the tension band positions was compared from biomechanical viewpoints...
  40. ncbi request reprint Treatment of long-bone fractures, malunions, and nonunions: experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Gueishan Shiang, Taoyuan, Taiwan 333, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:347-57. 2006
    ..Some studies at the author's institution have revealed that the success rates are comparable to those of articles with the highest success rates in the world...
  41. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic contracture of elbow treated with intraarticular technique
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin Street, 333 Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:494-500. 2003
    ..However, an absolutely convincing surgical technique has not yet been defined in the literature. We developed an intraarticular technique to concomitantly treat both intraarticular and extraarticular lesions with one posterior incision...
  42. doi request reprint Variations in bone mineral density of proximal femora of elderly people with hip fractures: a case-control analysis
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 71:1720-5. 2011
    ..Elderly people with and without hip fractures were compared with the BMD of the proximal femora. The correlation between hip fractures in elderly patients and osteoporosis was investigated...
  43. ncbi request reprint The use of fluorescence-labeled mesenchymal stem cells in poly(lactide-co-glycolide)/hydroxyapatite/collagen hybrid graft as a bone substitute for posterolateral spinal fusion
    Jau Wen Huang
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 70:1495-502. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated the effectiveness of a mesenchymal stem cell (MSC)/hydroxyapatite/type I collagen hybrid graft for posterolateral spinal fusion in a rabbit model...
  44. doi request reprint Retrograde dynamic locked nailing for aseptic nonunion of femoral supracondyle after antegrade locked nailing
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:513-7. 2011
    ..Using retrograde locked nailing to treat such situations may achieve great advantages. The feasibility of such a technique was investigated...
  45. pmc Locked nailing for shortened subtrochanteric nonunions: a one-stage treatment
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:254-9. 2009
    ..Protected weightbearing to reduce nail stress throughout the treatment course improves the success rate. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tension band wiring versus Knowles pinning for non-union of type-2 distal clavicle fractures
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 20:297-301. 2012
    ..PURPOSE; To compare tension band wiring (TBW) with Knowles pinning for non-union of type-2 distal clavicle fractures...
  47. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary intervention decreases cognitive impairment for older Taiwanese with hip fracture: 2-year follow-up
    Yea Ing L Shyu
    School of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan Healthy Aging Research Center, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1222-31. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the 2-year postoperative trajectory for cognitive function of older hip-fracture patients and cognitive effects of an interdisciplinary intervention...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ununited ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures: treatment of 16 patients
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsin St, 333 Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:173-8. 2004
    ..Ununited ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures are very rare, and their treatment is very complicated. Until now, no single treatment method has been recommended in the literature...
  49. ncbi request reprint Femoral supracondylar malunions with varus medial condyle and shortening
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 456:226-32. 2007
    ..Complications can be avoided if patients and surgeons are careful during the treatment course. Protected weightbearing until fracture healing is crucial to successful treatment...
  50. ncbi request reprint Modified Thompson quadricepsplasty to treat extension contracture of the knee after surgical treatment of patellar fractures
    Yu Chi Huang
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 30:263-9. 2007
    ..This retrospective study reported on the treatment of extension contracture of the knee after surgical treatment of patellar fractures...
  51. doi request reprint Combined lateral retinacular release with drilling chondroplasty for treatment of patellofemoral osteoarthritis associated with patellar malalignment in elderly patients
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Knee 18:24-9. 2011
    ..Advantages of this combined surgical technique include a less invasive procedure, minimal complication rate, and an acceptable success rate (78%, modified Kujala scoring≥32)...
  52. doi request reprint Retrograde dynamic locked nailing for femoral supracondylar nonunions after plating
    Chi Chuan Wu
    Department of Orthopedics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 66:195-9. 2009
    ..All traditional devices have limitations. A technique for improving the approach of retrograde locked nailing to increase a success rate was developed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Indirect reduction with sliding compression screw stabilization for subtrochanteric fractures
    Yu Tun Hsu
    Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 29:190-7. 2006
    ..Use of sliding compression screws (SCSs) is technically simple. The feasibility of SCS stabilization was evaluated using indirect reduction of fracture fragments...
  54. doi request reprint Biologic plating versus intramedullary nailing for comminuted subtrochanteric fractures in young adults: a prospective, randomized study of 66 cases
    Po Cheng Lee
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chung Gung Medical Center Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Trauma 63:1283-91. 2007
    ..Published reports about treatment of comminuted subtrochanteric fractures in young patients are few. This study compared the effectiveness of biologic plating and intramedullary nailing in the treatment of such fractures...
  55. ncbi request reprint Environmental barriers and mobility in Taiwan: is the Roy adaptation model applicable?
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Nurs Sci Q 17:165-70. 2004
    ..The findings of this study lend to suggestions for intervening with hip-fractured elderly persons after surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint A pilot investigation of the short-term effects of an interdisciplinary intervention program on elderly patients with hip fracture in Taiwan
    Yea Ing Lotus Shyu
    Center for Gerontological Research, Chang Gung University, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:811-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate an interdisciplinary intervention program for older people with hip fracture in Taiwan...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures treated with Russell-Taylor reconstruction intramedullary nails
    Hsuan Kai Kao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:79-85. 2006
    ..Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fractures are rare injuries and the treatment is complicated and versatile. No single device has been considered absolutely superior to others...
  58. ncbi request reprint Treatment of volar Barton's fractures: comparison between two common surgical techniques
    Ming Hsun Dai
    Department of Orthopedics, Da Chien General Hospital, Miaoli, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 29:388-94. 2006
    ..Currently, open reduction with buttress plating or closed reduction with external fixation and percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation have achieved most support...