Kuang Hui Yu

Summary

Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:244-50. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Infections in polymyositis and dermatomyositis: analysis of 192 cases
    I Jung Chen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kuei Shan 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2429-37. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Survival analysis of patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis: analysis of 192 Chinese cases
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Shin St, Kuei Shan 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1595-601. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraarticular tophi in a joint without a previous gouty attack
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 30:1868-70. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Febuxostat: a novel non-purine selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase for the treatment of hyperuricemia in gout
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 1:69-75. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Swallowing disturbance due to isolated vagus nerve involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    K H Yu
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Republic of China
    Lupus 16:746-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors associated with hyperuricemia in adults
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:243-50. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Limited knee joint range of motion due to invisible gouty tophi
    K H Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tau Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:191-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Intermittent elevation of serum urate and 24-hour urinary uric acid excretion
    K H Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin St, Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1541-5. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Elevated risk of mortality among gout patients: a comparison with the national population in Taiwan
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan
    Joint Bone Spine 78:577-80. 2011

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:244-50. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and mortality rates of autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) by using a population-based database...
  2. doi request reprint Infections in polymyositis and dermatomyositis: analysis of 192 cases
    I Jung Chen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kuei Shan 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2429-37. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence, characteristics and predictors of infections in patients with PM and DM...
  3. doi request reprint Survival analysis of patients with dermatomyositis and polymyositis: analysis of 192 Chinese cases
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Shin St, Kuei Shan 333, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1595-601. 2011
    ..This study confirmed the high mortality rate (28.6%) in PM/DM patients. Survival time was significantly reduced in patients with thrombocytopenia, diabetes mellitus, ILD, and cancer patients than in those without these conditions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraarticular tophi in a joint without a previous gouty attack
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 30:1868-70. 2003
    ..This observation illustrates that tophi deposition may occur early, even in previously unaffected joints...
  5. ncbi request reprint Febuxostat: a novel non-purine selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase for the treatment of hyperuricemia in gout
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 1:69-75. 2007
    ..A post-market surveillance is also needed to address the safety issue of long-term febuxostat treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Swallowing disturbance due to isolated vagus nerve involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus
    K H Yu
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Republic of China
    Lupus 16:746-9. 2007
    ..The patient completely recovered three weeks later following treatment with intravenous dexamethasone. This report also discusses the differential diagnosis of this rare condition...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors associated with hyperuricemia in adults
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:243-50. 2008
    ..Although diet has long been assumed to be associated with hyperuricemia, the association between diet and hyperuricemia remains to be verified...
  8. ncbi request reprint Limited knee joint range of motion due to invisible gouty tophi
    K H Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tau Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:191-4. 2004
    ..Tophi deposits are a well-known cause of joint destruction, gouty nephropathy and spinal cord compression. This study reports another major complication of gout, namely tophi deposition causing limited knee joint excursion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intermittent elevation of serum urate and 24-hour urinary uric acid excretion
    K H Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5 Fu Shin St, Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1541-5. 2004
    ..However, monthly variation of urinary uric acid excretion has not been investigated. This prompted us to investigate serum urate and 24-h urinary uric acid excretion in healthy men...
  10. doi request reprint Elevated risk of mortality among gout patients: a comparison with the national population in Taiwan
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan
    Joint Bone Spine 78:577-80. 2011
    ..Using data from a large consecutive cohort of gout sufferers who were followed for 8 years, we investigated mortality among gout sufferers and compared the results with data from the general population of Taiwan...
  11. doi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction among patients with gout: a nationwide population-based study
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 5, Fuxing Street, Guishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:111-7. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between gout and myocardial infarction (MI) in a representative cohort in Taiwan...
  12. doi request reprint Gout: an independent risk factor for all-cause and cardiovascular mortality
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Kwei Shan Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:141-6. 2010
    ..The relation of gout and hyperuricaemia to cardiovascular diseases has been well documented. This study investigates the survival impact of both gout and hyperuricaemia...
  13. doi request reprint Interstitial lung disease in polymyositis and dermatomyositis
    I Jung Chen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Rheumatol 28:639-46. 2009
    ..001). Poor survival in ILD patients was associated with male gender (p = 0.039), a Hamman-Rich-like presentation (p = 0.039), and a clinical diagnosis of acute interstitial pneumonia (p = 0.007)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Coexisting ankylosing spondylitis and gouty arthritis
    Huei Huang Ho
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1655-61. 2007
    ..Patients with coexisting AS and gout are not rare. Distinguishing between peripheral arthritis or enthesopathies of AS and gout is essential, especially when the course of AS arthritis becomes acute or the course of gout becomes chronic...
  15. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis prevalence, incidence, and mortality rates: a nationwide population study in Taiwan
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Rheumatol Int 33:355-60. 2013
    ..Mortality was higher in men than in women. Compared to the general population, RA patients had a higher risk of death, particularly from infection and gastrointestinal diseases...
  16. doi request reprint Increased risk of cancer among gout patients: a nationwide population study
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan County, Guishan Township 333, Taiwan
    Joint Bone Spine 79:375-8. 2012
    ..Few studies have investigated the association between gout and cancer. The present study examined the relative risk of cancer in a nationwide cohort...
  17. pmc Risk of end-stage renal disease associated with gout: a nationwide population study
    Kuang Hui Yu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan, 333, Taiwan
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R83. 2012
    ..We explored the risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) among gout patients in a representative cohort in Taiwan...
  18. doi request reprint Significance of serum uric acid levels on the risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No 5, Fuxing Street, Guishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:127-34. 2013
    ..To assess the associations between serum uric acid (SUA) level and mortality...
  19. doi request reprint Hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome: associations with chronic kidney disease
    Lai Chu See
    Department of Public Health, Biostatistics Consulting Center, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Rheumatol 30:323-30. 2011
    ..86 for group C, and 5.85 for group D. In women, the age-adjusted odds ratios were 1.96 for group B, 6.66 for group C, and 9.01 for group D. Hyperuricemia is strongly associated with CKD, independent of the presence of metabolic syndrome...
  20. doi request reprint Role of uric acid in the link between arterial stiffness and cardiac hypertrophy: a cross-sectional study
    Chang Fu Kuo
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kweisan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1189-96. 2010
    ..We studied the association of hyperuricaemia with an increased risk of arterial stiffness and cardiac hypertrophy in a population participating in a health-screening programme...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of cryoglobulinemia in children and adults
    Yu Ting Liou
    Division of Allergy, Asthma and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:59-64. 2013
    ..This study investigated the demographic, clinical, serologic features, and associated or underlying diseases in children and adult patients with cryoglobulinemia...
  22. doi request reprint Serum uric acid is independently associated with metabolic syndrome in subjects with and without a low estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Lai Chu See
    Department of Public Health, BiostatisticsConsulting Center, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Rheumatol 36:1691-8. 2009
    ..We examined whether SUA level is an independent risk factor for chronic kidney disease and whether the association between SUA and metabolic syndrome is affected by kidney function...
  23. doi request reprint Pulmonary tuberculosis and disease-related pulmonary apical fibrosis in ankylosing spondylitis
    Huei Huang Ho
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, No 5, Fu Shin St Kuei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Rheumatol 36:355-60. 2009
    ..We investigated the etiological association and clinical characteristics of apical pulmonary fibrosis in ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  24. doi request reprint Sex- and age-specific incidence of autoimmune rheumatic diseases in the Chinese population: a Taiwan population-based study
    Lai Chu See
    Biostatistics Consulting Center, Department of Public Health, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan Biostatistics Core Laboratory, Molecular Medical Research Center, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 43:381-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the sex- and age-specific incidence rates of major autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) in Taiwan using a population longitudinal database...
  25. doi request reprint Discontinuation of anti-TNF-α therapy in a Chinese cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Cheng Tao Yang
    Division of Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 31:1549-57. 2012
    ..8 %, 17/217) of patients with RA discontinued anti-TNF treatment because of adverse events. In the elderly and in patients with renal insufficiency, caution is needed when starting anti-TNF treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vascular response of Raynaud's phenomenon to nifedipine or herbal medication (duhuo-tisheng tang with danggui-sini tang): a preliminary study
    Yeong Jian Jan Wu
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 31:492-502. 2008
    ..This study compared the efficacy, digital vascular response, and tolerability between nifedipine and a combination of 2 Chinese herbal medications (duhuo-tisheng tang and danggui-sini tang) for treating RP...
  27. doi request reprint Association between endothelial dysfunction and hyperuricaemia
    Wan Jing Ho
    Department of Cardiology, First Cardiovascular Division, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1929-34. 2010
    ..We used high-resolution peripheral vascular ultrasound imaging to assess endothelial function in hyperuricaemic patients...
  28. doi request reprint Inadequate antimicrobial treatment for nosocomial infection is a mortality risk factor for systemic lupus erythematous patients admitted to intensive care unit
    Po Hao Feng
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Med Sci 340:64-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine if inadequate antimicrobial treatment is an independent risk factor for mortality in SLE patients in the ICU...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessing medical students' performance in core competencies using multiple admission programs for colleges and universities: from the perspective of multi-source feedback
    Ji Tseng Fang
    School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Biomed J 36:188-97. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine whether medical students admitted using different admission programs gave different performances...
  30. doi request reprint Mycoplasma hominis septic arthritis with concomitant gouty arthritis
    Ting Shu Wu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Departments of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Clin Rheumatol 18:411-2. 2012
    ..He responded well to 6-week doxycycline and moxifloxacin treatment without bone destruction and loss of joint function...
  31. doi request reprint Coexistence of adult-onset Still's disease and autoimmune hyperthyroidism in a patient who responded to corticosteroids and β-blocker
    Hsiao Shuang Chen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 32:696-9. 2010
    ..Corticosteroid may effect Graves' disease activity, and steroids may play a role in the treatment of hyperthyroidism if a patient had drug allergies to antithyroid agents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Tuberculous arthritis--a fourteen-year experience at a tertiary teaching hospital in Taiwan
    Tsung Yu Huang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:493-9. 2007
    ..To characterize the clinical and microbiological features of tuberculous arthritis and to clarify the factors affecting treatment outcome...