Chun Nan Yeh

Summary

Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi Peripheral cholangiocarcinoma with thoracic spine metastasis: a successful surgically treated case
    C N Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int Surg 86:225-8. 2001
  2. pmc Sunitinib for Taiwanese patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor after imatinib treatment failure or intolerance
    Yen Yang Chen
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 17:2113-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with obstructive jaundice due to biliary tumor thrombi
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 28:471-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Hepatic resection of the intraductal papillary type of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:606-11. 2004
  5. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in end-stage renal disease patients: two decades of experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:2067-71. 2005
  6. ncbi Immunohistochemical study of hepatic angiomyolipoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1151-3. 2005
  7. ncbi Sclerosing hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathologic features in seven patients from Taiwan and review of the literature
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Departments of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1201-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Sporadic somatic mutation of c-kit gene in a family with gastrointestinal stromal tumors without cutaneous hyperpigmentation
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1813-5. 2006
  9. ncbi Treatment of patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor of small bowel: implications of imatinib mesylate
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3760-5. 2006
  10. ncbi Hepatectomy for peripheral cholangiocarcinoma in elderly patients
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1553-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Peripheral cholangiocarcinoma with thoracic spine metastasis: a successful surgically treated case
    C N Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int Surg 86:225-8. 2001
    ..Pathological examination with immunohistochemical stain revealed hepatolithiasis concurrent with mucinous cholangiocarcinoma. Postoperative course was uneventful and no recurrence was noted during a 1-year follow-up period...
  2. pmc Sunitinib for Taiwanese patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor after imatinib treatment failure or intolerance
    Yen Yang Chen
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical Center, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 17:2113-9. 2011
    ..To report preliminary results of the efficacy and safety of sunitinib in the management of Taiwanese gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) patients facing imatinib mesylate (IM) intolerance or failure...
  3. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with obstructive jaundice due to biliary tumor thrombi
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 28:471-5. 2004
    ..However, HCC patients with biliary tumor thrombi had significantly worse overall survival than did those without biliary tumor thrombi, especially those with concomitant vascular invasion...
  4. ncbi Hepatic resection of the intraductal papillary type of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:606-11. 2004
    ..Information on IP-PCC patients undergoing hepatectomy is sparse because of the small number of cases...
  5. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in end-stage renal disease patients: two decades of experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:2067-71. 2005
    ..However, information on hepatic resection for ESRD-HCC patients is limited...
  6. ncbi Immunohistochemical study of hepatic angiomyolipoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1151-3. 2005
    ..The hormonal role in genesis and development of HAML is unknown. We performed an immunohistochemical study on 12 female cases to detect estrogen and progesterone receptors (ER, PR) to elucidate the hormonal role in this tumor...
  7. ncbi Sclerosing hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathologic features in seven patients from Taiwan and review of the literature
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Departments of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1201-5. 2005
    ..Sclerosing hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is an uncommon subtype of HCC. We provided data on 7 cases of sclerosing HCC, including clinical presentations, diagnoses, management, and prognoses...
  8. ncbi Sporadic somatic mutation of c-kit gene in a family with gastrointestinal stromal tumors without cutaneous hyperpigmentation
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:1813-5. 2006
    ..We propose that GISTs could be caused by sporadic somatic mutation in a family without germline mutation and hyperpigmentation...
  9. ncbi Treatment of patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor of small bowel: implications of imatinib mesylate
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3760-5. 2006
    ..To examine the impact of imatinib mesylate (Glivec) on patient survival and response and its safety, and the correlation of the response rate with the kit gene mutation status...
  10. ncbi Hepatectomy for peripheral cholangiocarcinoma in elderly patients
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1553-9. 2006
    ..Peripheral cholangiocarcinoma (CCC) is less common than hepatocellular carcinoma. Little is known about CCC patients older than 70 years who have undergone hepatectomy...
  11. ncbi Genetic changes in advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients during imatinib mesylate treatment
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:615-21. 2006
    ..Here we reported genetic changes during imatinib mesylate treatment especially when the patient had partial response or stationary disease...
  12. pmc Surgical treatment and prognostic analysis for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of the small intestine: before the era of imatinib mesylate
    Ting Jung Wu
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:29. 2006
    ..We report our surgical experience with 100 small intestine GIST patients and identify predictors for long-term disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) to clarify the difference between high- and low-risk patients...
  13. ncbi Kinase mutations and imatinib mesylate response for 64 Taiwanese with advanced GIST: preliminary experience from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1123-8. 2007
    ..Results of 64 Taiwanese with advanced GIST treated with imatinib were reported...
  14. doi The role of parenteral glutamine supplement for surgical patient perioperatively: result of a single center, prospective and controlled study
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:849-55. 2008
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  15. doi Surgical management in metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients after imatinib mesylate treatment
    Chun Nan Yeh
    GIST team, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 102:599-603. 2010
    ..However, progression of GIST eventually develops and emerges as a challenge. To assess the role of surgery in the multidisciplinary management of GISTs, we studied the surgical outcomes in GIST patients receiving IM...
  16. pmc Expression of ezrin is associated with invasion and dedifferentiation of hepatitis B related hepatocellular carcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    BMC Cancer 9:233. 2009
    ..Only 5% of the general population is seronegative for all hepatititis B virus (HBV) markers. This is the first study to determine the role of ezrin upon HBV HCC cell and patients with HBV HCC undergoing hepatectomy..
  17. doi Expression of thymidylate synthase determines the response of gastric cancer patients undergoing gastrectomy to 5-fluorouracil-based adjuvant chemotherapy
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:217-25. 2010
    ..We investigated whether the intensity of thymidylate synthase (TS) staining in tissue samples obtained from gastric cancer (GC) patients undergoing gastrectomy could predict response to 5-FU-based adjuvant chemotherapy after gastrectomy...
  18. ncbi Influence of age on surgical treatment of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing St, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Surg 187:559-63. 2004
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  19. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipai, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:219-23. 2004
    ..However, the outcome of hepatic resection on elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma varies in each series, and the exact role of surgery in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma in the elderly remains to be clarified...
  20. ncbi Resection of peritoneal implantation of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatic resection: risk factors and prognostic analysis
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chung Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 28:382-6. 2004
    ..Elevated AFP levels may be regarded as a possibly significant prognostic factor for poor overall survival after resection of peritoneal HCC implants...
  21. ncbi Prognostic factors of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with cirrhosis: univariate and multivariate analysis
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 81:195-202. 2002
    ..5% to 73.8%. However, the optimal surgical approach for HCC patients with cirrhosis is less clearly defined. Resection of the cirrhotic liver is challenging and remains controversial in the treatment of HCC...
  22. ncbi Angiomyolipoma of the liver
    C N Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 77:195-200. 2001
    ..Angiomyolipoma is a rare benign tumor that occurs in the liver and other organs. We provide data on eight cases of hepatic angiomyolipoma, regarding clinical presentations, diagnoses, management, and prognosis...
  23. ncbi Predictors of long-term disease-free survival after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: two decades of experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:916-21. 2003
    ..This study aimed to determine the clinicopathologic factors for predicting survival >5 years without recurrence in HCC patients treated with hepatectomy...
  24. ncbi Hepatic resection and prognosis for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma larger than 10 cm: two decades of experience at Chang Gung memorial hospital
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1070-6. 2003
    ..However, reports of hepatic resection for HCC larger than 10 cm (L-HCC) are limited. This study aims to determine the clinicopathologic factors that influence the prognosis of hepatic resection for L-HCC...
  25. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in Taiwan
    C N Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:652-6. 2002
    ..We examined the clinical features and outcome of 80 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who had undergone hepatic resection; 32 patients were under 30 years old (younger-HCC), and 48 patients were over 70 years (elderly-HCC)...
  26. ncbi Adenosquamous carcinoma of the liver: clinicopathologic features in 12 patients and review of the literature
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Int Surg 87:125-9. 2002
    ..The prognosis of patients with ADS-CCC who undergo hepatic resection is dismal because of the specific biological behavior of ADS-CCC...
  27. ncbi Thioacetamide-induced intestinal-type cholangiocarcinoma in rat: an animal model recapitulating the multi-stage progression of human cholangiocarcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Carcinogenesis 25:631-6. 2004
    ..The TAA rat model may serve as a powerful pre-clinical platform for therapeutic and chemoprevention strategies for human CCA...
  28. doi MART-10, a less calcemic vitamin D analog, is more potent than 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in inhibiting the metastatic potential of MCF-7 breast cancer cells in vitro
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222, Mai Chin Road, Keelung, Taiwan, ROC Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 139:54-60. 2014
    ..Further in vivo animal study comparing MART-10 with 1α,25(OH)2D3 and other potent and less calcemic analogs of vitamin D is warranted. ..
  29. ncbi Prognostic factors of primary small bowel adenocarcinoma: univariate and multivariate analysis
    Ting Jung Wu
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fuhsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 30:391-8; discussion 399. 2006
    ..Adenocarcinoma of the small bowel is relatively less common than malignancies of the esophagus, stomach, and colorectum. In small bowel adenocarcinoma, various prognostic factors influence the disease-free status and overall survival rates...
  30. doi Clinical impact of positive surgical margin status on gastric cancer patients undergoing gastrectomy
    Shang Yu Wang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2738-43. 2009
    ..The clinical impact of positive surgical margin on the overall survival and recurrence pattern for gastric cancer (GC) patients undergoing intension curative resection has not yet been well investigated...
  31. doi Aggressive surgical approach for patients with T4 gastric carcinoma: promise or myth?
    Chi Tung Cheng
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1606-14. 2011
    ..Surgical outcomes of multiorgan resection (MOR) for T4 gastric carcinoma reported in the literature are widely variable. We herein report a large surgical series of T4 gastric carcinoma...
  32. doi cDNA microarray profiling of rat cholangiocarcinoma induced by thioacetamide
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Linkou 333, Taiwan, R O C
    Mol Med Rep 8:350-60. 2013
    ..In addition, expression profiling of a number of specific genes is likely to provide important novel biomarkers for the diagnosis of CCA and the development of novel therapeutic strategies for CCA...
  33. pmc Clinicodemographic aspect of resectable pancreatic cancer and prognostic factors for resectable cancer
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222, Mai Chin Road, Keelung 204, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:77. 2012
    ..In the current study, we aimed to determine the clinicopathological characteristics that predict the resectability of PCA and to conduct a prognostic analysis of PCA after resection to identify favorable survival factors...
  34. doi Clinicopathologic features and predictors for survival of mucinous and non-mucinous appendiceal adenocarcinoma
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Dig Surg 25:369-75. 2008
    ..We report a study in patients with mucinous and non-mucinous appendiceal adenocarcinoma treated surgically whose records were examined to elucidate their clinicopathologic features and prognostic factors for survival...
  35. doi Long-term results and prognostic factors in resected pancreatic body and tail adenocarcinomas
    Vinayak S Rohan
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsin Road, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, 333, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Cancer 44:89-93. 2013
    ..Adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas are more often than not inoperable to begin with. Factors predicting the prognosis in the resected tumors of pancreatic body and tail were analyzed...
  36. doi Cytoplasmic overexpression with membrane accentuation of stratifin in intrahepatic mass-forming cholangiocarcinoma after hepatectomy: correlation with clinicopathologic features and patient survival
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 102:608-14. 2010
    ..However, the clinical impact of stratifin on clinicopathological features of mass forming (MF)-CCA is still unclear...
  37. doi Minor versus major hepatic resection for small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhotic patients: a 20-year experience
    Divya Dahiya
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Transplantation and Liver Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Medical Center, Linkou, Taiwan
    Surgery 147:676-85. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the long-term disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) after minor or major hepatic resection for small solitary HCC in cirrhotic patients...
  38. pmc Reappraisal of the therapeutic role of celecoxib in cholangiocarcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    PLoS ONE 8:e69928. 2013
    ..Based on our result, we concluded that short-term high dose celecoxib may be a promising therapeutic regimen for CCA. Yet its clinical application still needs more studies to prove its safety. ..
  39. ncbi Clinical and ultrasonographic characteristics of breast metastases from extramammary malignancies
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am Surg 70:287-90. 2004
    ..Breast metastases from extramammary malignancy are infrequent. Virtually any malignancy can metastasize to the breast. Breast metastasis usually indicates disseminated metastatic disease and a poor prognosis...
  40. ncbi Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Digestion 72:104-8. 2005
    ..This study investigated the clinicopathological features of 7 cases of ASC of the pancreas and reviewed the pertinent literature to elucidate this rare disease...
  41. pmc Prognosis and feasibility of en-bloc vascular resection in stage II pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    K Dilip Chakravarty
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan Shiang, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 16:997-1002. 2010
    ..To establish the prognosis and feasibility of en-bloc vascular resection of stage II pancreatic adenocarcinoma of the head and uncinate process...
  42. doi Expression profile of microRNA-200 family in hepatocellular carcinoma with bile duct tumor thrombus
    Ta Sen Yeh
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
    Ann Surg 259:346-54. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the role of the miR-200 family in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma with bile duct tumor thrombus (HCC-BDTT)...
  43. ncbi Advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor patients with complete response after treatment with imatinib mesylate
    Kun Chun Chiang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2060-4. 2006
    ..However, complete response (CR) after Glivec therapy was sporadically reported. Here we illustrated advanced GIST patients with CR after Glivec treatment...
  44. ncbi Prognostic analysis of surgical treatment of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma: two decades of experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    Yi Yin Jan
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1779-84. 2005
    ..To analyze the prognostic factors influencing the overall survival of peripheral cholangiocarcinoma (PCC) patients undergoing surgical treatment during 25 years at a single institution...
  45. ncbi Animal PET for thioacetamide-induced rat cholangiocarcinoma: a novel and reliable platform
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Mol Imaging Biol 10:209-16. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the feasibility of animal PET in detecting CCA in the setting of the TAA rat model...
  46. ncbi Resection of peritoneal implantation from hepatocellular carcinoma
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:863-8. 2002
    ..This article presents the clinical features and surgical outcomes of 16 patients with HCC in whom isolated peritoneal implantation from HCC was found and who underwent surgical resection...
  47. pmc Impact of HER-2 overexpression/amplification on the prognosis of gastric cancer patients undergoing resection: a single-center study of 1,036 patients
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Oncologist 16:1706-13. 2011
    ..The present study attempted to clarify this issue by investigating a large cohort of surgical patients...
  48. pmc Isolated pancreatic metastasis from rectal cancer: a case report and review of literature
    Chao Wei Lee
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 8:26. 2010
    ..Surgical resection of a solitary pancreatic mass is justified not only to get the definitive diagnosis but also to improve the survival...
  49. ncbi Clinicopathological study of solid and pseudopapillary tumor of pancreas: emphasis on magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Chi Chang Yu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1811-5. 2007
    ..To report the clinicopathological features and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of solid and pseudopapillary tumor (SPT) of pancreas...
  50. pmc Clinicopathologic features and outcomes following surgery for pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 6:95. 2008
    ..Pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) is a rare pancreatic malignancy subtype. We investigated the clinicopathological features and outcome of pancreatic ASC patients after surgery...
  51. doi Impact of portal venous hemodynamics on indices of liver function and graft regeneration after right lobe living donor liver transplantation
    Ting Jung Wu
    Division of Liver and Transplantation Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Liver Transpl 17:1035-45. 2011
    ..In conclusion, PVP is a significant hemodynamic factor that influences the functional status of the liver and graft regeneration after R-LDLT...
  52. ncbi Chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic effect of dietary supplementation of vitamin D on cholangiocarcinoma in a Chemical-Induced animal model
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan, ROC
    Oncotarget 5:3849-61. 2014
    ..Further studies of application of vitamin D or its analog against ICC are warranted. ..
  53. ncbi Pain relief from combined wound and intraperitoneal local anesthesia for patients who undergo laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    BMC Surg 14:28. 2014
    ..This study explored the pain relief provided by combined wound and intraperitoneal local anesthetic use for patients who are undergoing LC...
  54. doi MART-10, a novel vitamin D analog, inhibits head and neck squamous carcinoma cells growth through cell cycle arrest at G0/G1 with upregulation of p21 and p27 and downregulation of telomerase
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222, Mai Chin Road, Keelung, Taiwan, ROC Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 138:427-34. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi Pedunculated hepatocellular carcinoma: clinicopathologic study of 18 surgically resected cases
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 26:1133-8. 2002
    ..We present the clinical features and outcomes of 18 surgically treated pedunculated HCCs. Pedunculated HCCs might have a better survival than conventional HCCs after hepatic resection, especially if there is no vascular invasion...
  56. ncbi Prognostic factors after resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in noncirrhotic livers: univariate and multivariate analysis
    Miin Fu Chen
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 27:443-7. 2003
    ..Hence in patients with a noncirrhotic HCC who underwent hepatectomy the prognosis depended on preoperative hepatic function, the presence of multiple tumors, the need for blood transfusion, and the surgical resection margin...
  57. ncbi Management of unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma discovered during or following laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am Surg 70:256-8. 2004
    ..No patient had a port site recurrence of GBC. Based on our limited experience, early GBC (T1a or T1s) can successfully be managed by simple cholecystectomy, either by LC or the open method...
  58. ncbi Clinicopathological factors predicting long-term overall survival after hepatectomy for peripheral cholangiocarcinoma
    Yi Yin Jan
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 29:894-8. 2005
    ..0%, 9.5%, 0%, and 0%, respectively. Absence of physical findings, presence of mucobilia, early staged tumor, and curative hepatectomy could independently predict PCC patients with long-term overall survival after hepatectomy...
  59. ncbi Breast metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hung Chieh Lo
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:387-90. 2004
    ..Breast metastasis from non-mammary malignant neoplasm is rare, accounting for approximately 2% of breast tumors. Breast metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma has never been reported...
  60. doi Integrating bioinformatics and clinicopathological research of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: identification of aurora kinase A as a poor risk marker
    Chueh Chuan Yen
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3491-9. 2012
    ..For completely resected primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), mitotic rate, tumor size, and tumor location are important risk factors for recurrence. However, molecular markers for recurrence are still lacking...
  61. ncbi Timing of mortality in severe acute pancreatitis: experience from 643 patients
    Chih Yuan Fu
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1966-9. 2007
    ..To determine the timing of mortality after onset of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) and the course of the disease in a large series of patients...
  62. ncbi Prognostic value of MUC4 for mass-forming intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after hepatectomy
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, R O C
    Oncol Rep 21:49-56. 2009
    ..In conclusion, an absence of MUC4 staining, small tumor size, and curative hepatectomy could independently predict MF-CCA patients with favorable OS rate after hepatectomy...
  63. doi Significance of tumor necrosis for outcome of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma receiving locoregional therapy prior to liver transplantation
    Kun Ming Chan
    Chang Gung Transplantation Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2638-46. 2011
    ..We herein aim to determine the prognostic factors affecting the outcome in patients who receive pretransplantation therapy...
  64. doi Dual-incision laparoscopic surgery for peritoneal dialysis catheter implantation and fixation: a novel, simple, and safe procedure
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 23:673-8. 2013
    ..In this study, we present DILS with a novel, simple, and safe procedure for PD catheter implantation with fixation and describe the long-term outcome...
  65. pmc Management and outcome of bleeding pseudoaneurysm associated with chronic pancreatitis
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of General Surgery, En Chu Kong Hospital 399, San shia Town, Taipei Hsien 237, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 6:3. 2006
    ..Optimal treatment of bleeding peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm remains controversial. This study reports on experience at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) in managing of bleeding pseudoaneurysms associated with chronic pancreatitis...
  66. ncbi Peritoneal implanted hepatocellular carcinoma with rupture after TACE presented as acute appendicitis
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:938-40. 2002
    ..Postoperative course was uneventful. Histopathological examination of the resected nodule revealed metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma...
  67. ncbi Adenosquamous carcinoma of the liver: clinicopathologic study of 10 surgically treated cases
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 27:168-72. 2003
    ..ADS-CCC exhibited higher resectability than CCC. Although hepatic resection might benefit the treatment and prolong the survival of ADS-CCC patients, the prognosis is still dismal because of the specific biologic behavior of the tumor...
  68. ncbi Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver: a successful surgically treated case
    Hsiang Lin Lee
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5419-21. 2006
    ..Here we report the first case of primary SCC of the liver presenting as a solid tumor and receiving successful hepatic resection with 9-mo disease free survival...
  69. doi Laparoscopic resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: safe, efficient, and comparable oncologic outcomes
    Yu Hsien Chen
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:758-63. 2012
    ..Surgery of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) has been modified, and laparoscopic resection of GIST has gained improvement and roles...
  70. doi Clinicopathological features and prognostic factors of gastric cancer patients aged 40 years or younger
    Feng Jen Hsieh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 105:304-9. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to define the clinicopathological features and elucidate the prognostic factors of GC in the young...
  71. doi Hepatocellular carcinoma and vitamin D: a review
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Keelung, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1597-603. 2011
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  72. doi Akt pathway is required for oestrogen-mediated attenuation of lung injury in a rodent model of cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis
    Shang Ju Yang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, 5, Fushing Street, Kweishan Shiang, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Injury 42:638-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to elucidate whether Akt plays any role in 17β-estradiol (E2)-mediated attenuation of lung injury after acute pancreatitis (AP)...
  73. ncbi Pancreaticoduodenectomy versus Frey's procedure for chronic pancreatitis: preliminary data on outcome and pancreatic function
    Kun Chun Chiang
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Surg Today 37:961-6. 2007
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  74. doi Encapsulation is a significant prognostic factor for better outcome in large hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tsung Han Wu
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Chang Gung University Medical School, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 105:85-90. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of tumor encapsulation of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) on long-term survival...
  75. ncbi Outcome of pancreaticoduodenectomy for chronic pancreatitis
    Jun Te Hsu
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:811-5. 2005
    ..This study analyzed the efficacy of pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) for patients with chronic pancreatitis in terms of pain relief, control of local complications and pancreatic endocrine/exocrine function...
  76. doi Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallbladder disease in patients with severe cardiovascular disease
    Yu Yin Liu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg 33:1720-6. 2009
    ..This study aims to assess the suitability of LC for the treatment of gallbladder disease in CVD patients...
  77. pmc Imatinib Mesylate for Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Expressing KIT: A Decade Experience from Taiwan
    Chun Nan Yeh
    GIST team, Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Transl Oncol 4:328-35. 2011
    ..We conducted an analysis of Taiwan advanced inoperable/metastatic GIST patients treated on IM regarding survival, pattern of failure, potential prognostic factors, and mutational status...
  78. ncbi Correct diagnosis and successful treatment for pericardial effusion due to toothpick injury: a case report and literature review
    Yu Yin Liu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4278-81. 2007
    ..Post-operative course was uneventful and he discharged one week later. The patient could not remember swallowing the toothpick before. He had no chest pain and dyspnea on exertion during a 6-mo follow-up period...
  79. pmc Clinical practice guidelines for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor in Taiwan
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:246. 2012
    ..We hope these guidelines can help enhance the quality of diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with GIST in Taiwan...
  80. doi Gene expression-based chemical genomics identifies heat-shock protein 90 inhibitors as potential therapeutic drugs in cholangiocarcinoma
    Ming Huang Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, and Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 119:293-303. 2013
    ..Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is an aggressive tumor with a poor prognosis. There is no standard therapy for CCA, and novel drugs for treating refractory CCA need to be identified...
  81. pmc MART-10, a New Generation of Vitamin D Analog, Is More Potent than 1α,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D(3) in Inhibiting Cell Proliferation and Inducing Apoptosis in ER+ MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222 Mai Chin Road, Keelung 204, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:310872. 2012
    ..Thus, further in vivo animal study is warranted...
  82. doi Phosphorylated T567 ezrin is associated with merlin expression in KIT-mutant gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Wen Hui Weng
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Graduate Institute of Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei 10608, Taiwan, ROC
    Mol Med Rep 5:17-21. 2012
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  83. pmc Local anesthesia with ropivacaine for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Yu Yin Liu
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 15:2376-80. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of pain relief after infusion of ropivacaine at port sites at the end of surgery...
  84. ncbi Breast carcinoma in patients with dermatomyositis: a retrospective analysis of eight cases
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:374-80. 2002
    ..The association between dermatomyositis and breast carcinoma has not been fully evaluated yet. The aim of the study was to clarify characteristics of the association between these two diseases...
  85. doi Early signet ring cell gastric cancer
    Cheng Tang Chiu
    Department of Gastroenetrology and Hepatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1749-56. 2011
    ..Signet ring cell carcinoma (SRC) is defined as a histological entity. The clinicopathological characteristics and prognosis of gastric SRC remain controversial...
  86. doi Adverse outcomes in patients with postoperative ascites after liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kun Ming Chan
    Division of Liver and Organs Transplantation Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, 33305, Taiwan
    World J Surg 36:392-400. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify the risk factors for developing POA and to evaluate its clinical significance in the prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  87. pmc Oncocytic-type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN)-derived invasive oncocytic pancreatic carcinoma with brain metastasis - a case report
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222, Mai Chin Road, Keelung 204, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:138. 2012
    ..One and half year after surgery, this patient is still living with good performance status, which may warrant individualization of therapeutic strategy for PDAC with only brain metastasis...
  88. pmc Liver angiosarcoma, a rare liver malignancy, presented with intraabdominal bleeding due to rupture--a case report
    Chin Ying Chien
    General Surgery Department, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 222, Mai Chin Road, Keelung, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:23. 2012
    ..After emergent transarterial embolization (TAE), she received partial hepatectomy two weeks later. 4 months after operation, she is still with a good performance status without obvious recurrence or metastasis identified...
  89. ncbi Symptomatic adult annular pancreas
    Yi Cheng Chen
    Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 36:446-50. 2003
    ..Many surgical methods have also been developed, and the one used depends on the presentation and extent of the pancreas annulus. We report two cases of symptomatic adult annular pancreas at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan...
  90. doi Factors influencing long-term survival in patients with T3 gallbladder adenocarcinoma
    K Dilip Chakravarty
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Digestion 79:151-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify the factors influencing the surgical outcome in patients with T3 gallbladder adenocarcinoma (GBA)...
  91. doi 19-Nor-2α-(3-hydroxypropyl)-1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (MART-10) is a potent cell growth regulator with enhanced chemotherapeutic potency in liver cancer cells
    Kun Chun Chiang
    General Surgery Department of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Keelung, Taiwan
    Steroids 76:1513-9. 2011
    ..Overall, our findings suggest that MART-10 is a good candidate as a novel therapeutic regimen against liver cancer. Further pre-clinical studies using animal models and the subsequent human clinical trials are warranted...
  92. pmc Characterization of a novel rat cholangiocarcinoma cell culture model-CGCCA
    Chun Nan Yeh
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 17:2924-32. 2011
    ..To characterize a culture model of rat CCA cells, which were derived from a transplantable TTA-induced CCA and designated as Chang Gung CCA (CGCCA)...
  93. doi Characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation: perioperative prognostic factors, patterns, and outcome
    Kun Ming Chan
    Chang Gung Transplantation Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Asian J Surg 34:128-34. 2011
    ..Liver transplantation (LT) is known to be a promising treatment for patients with liver cirrhosis associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study, however, found that HCC recurrence remains to be a concern...
  94. doi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with lymph node metastasis: clinicopathological analysis and survival outcome
    Chao Wei Lee
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Asian J Surg 34:53-62. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to explore the clinicopathological characteristics of operable HCC with LNM and to demonstrate the effects of LNM on HCC prognosis...
  95. doi A short-term preemptive treatment for cytomegalovirus infection in seropositive patients after liver transplantation
    Divya Dahiya
    Department of Liver and Transplantation Surgery, Chang Gung Transplantation Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University Medical School, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:32-8. 2011
    ..Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection remains a challenge following liver transplantation. Preemptive treatment is an effective strategy for CMV infection. However, how long preemptive treatment should be applied is not defined...
  96. ncbi Hepatoma with cardiac metastasis: an advanced cancer requiring advanced treatment
    Yu Sheng Lin
    The First Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa North Road, Taipei 105, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:3513-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinical and pathologic findings, and to discuss the pathophysiology of hepatocellular carcinoma with cardiac metastasis...
  97. ncbi Intractable bleeding from solitary mandibular metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Shiang Fu Huang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Linkou, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4526-8. 2007
    ..Because of the hypervascular and osteolytic nature of the solitary mandibular metastatic lesion, the bleeding was troublesome. Radiotherapy provided successful control of intractable bleeding from the metastatic tumor...
  98. doi Effective salvage therapy of imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumor with combination of imatinib and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin
    Yao Yu Hsieh
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 74:272-4. 2011
    ..Surprisingly, combination of imatinib with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin produced a substantial response and resulted in a 5-month progression free period for this imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumor...
  99. ncbi Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy without division of splenic artery and vein as a procedure for benign distal pancreatic lesion
    Chi Hsun Hsieh
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Chang Gung Med J 25:23-8. 2002
    ..To assess the safety and the clinical outcome of distal pancreatectomy, with preservation of the spleen as well as splenic artery and vein, for benign distal pancreatic lesions...
  100. pmc Efficacy of surgical resection in management of isolated extrahepatic metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kun Ming Chan
    Department of General Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, 33305, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5481-8. 2009
    ..To clarify the benefit of surgical excision for patients with extrahepatic metastases of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  101. ncbi Clinical analysis and strategy for liver transplantation in patients with pre-existing portal vein thrombosis
    Tsung Han Wu
    Department of General Surgery Chang Gung Transplantation Institute, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 34:426-34. 2011
    ..Liver transplantation (LT) in patients with portal vein thrombosis (PVT) remains a challenge for transplant surgeons. In this study, we included a group of patients with PVT who underwent LT, and analyzed patient outcomes...