Meei Shyuan Lee

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Affiliation: National Defense Medical Center
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Type 2 diabetes increases and metformin reduces total, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancer incidences in Taiwanese: a representative population prospective cohort study of 800,000 individuals
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, ROC
    BMC Cancer 11:20. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity predicts type of medical expenditure in elders
    Yuan Ting Lo
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Ct, 161 Minchuan East Rd, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, Republic of China E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:e415-23. 2013
  3. pmc Increased risk of affective disorders in type 2 diabetes is minimized by sulfonylurea and metformin combination: a population-based cohort study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    BMC Med 10:150. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Lower birth weight and diet in Taiwanese girls more than boys predicts learning impediments
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:2203-12. 2012
  5. pmc Vitamin D decreases risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women of normal weight in subtropical taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Epidemiol 21:87-94. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a Chinese food frequency questionnaire used in Taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:161-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of hyperuricemia in elderly Taiwanese
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:285-92. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a simplified food frequency questionnaire as used in the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT) for the elderly
    Yi Chen Huang
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:134-40. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A simple food quality index predicts mortality in elderly Taiwanese
    M S Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:815-21. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese children
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:594-600. 2007

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  1. pmc Type 2 diabetes increases and metformin reduces total, colorectal, liver and pancreatic cancer incidences in Taiwanese: a representative population prospective cohort study of 800,000 individuals
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, ROC
    BMC Cancer 11:20. 2011
    ..Metformin protection against cancer risk in Orientals is uncertain. We examined the possible metformin effect on total, esophageal, gastric, colorectal (CRC), hepatocellular (HCC) and pancreatic cancers in a Taiwanese cohort...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity predicts type of medical expenditure in elders
    Yuan Ting Lo
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Ct, 161 Minchuan East Rd, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, Republic of China E mail
    Am J Manag Care 19:e415-23. 2013
    ..To assess the association between Dietary Diversity Scores (DDSs, range: 0-6 points) and medical service utilization and expenditures...
  3. pmc Increased risk of affective disorders in type 2 diabetes is minimized by sulfonylurea and metformin combination: a population-based cohort study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli, Taiwan 35053, ROC
    BMC Med 10:150. 2012
    ..To confirm whether type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is an affective disorder (AD) precursor, and to establish possible effects of oral anti-hyperglycemic agents (OAAs)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lower birth weight and diet in Taiwanese girls more than boys predicts learning impediments
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Res Dev Disabil 33:2203-12. 2012
    ..Girls' cognitive and social development appears to be susceptible to diet quality and birth weight, such that the adverse risk of lower birth weight on school performance may be offset by improved diet...
  5. pmc Vitamin D decreases risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women of normal weight in subtropical taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Epidemiol 21:87-94. 2011
    ..This hospital-based case-control study examined the relationship of breast cancer with vitamin D intake and sunlight exposure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and validity of a Chinese food frequency questionnaire used in Taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Sec 6, MinChuan East Road, Taipei 114, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:161-9. 2006
    ..These data indicate that this FFQ for Chinese-speaking people in Taiwan is reproducible and provides a useful measure of intake for many nutrients over a six-month period...
  7. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of hyperuricemia in elderly Taiwanese
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 14:285-92. 2005
    ..Gene-environmental interaction may play a key role since great geographical variation exists within various Han Chinese groups in Taiwan and between Han Chinese and Taiwanese indigenes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Validation of a simplified food frequency questionnaire as used in the Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT) for the elderly
    Yi Chen Huang
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 20:134-40. 2011
    ..205 for men; 0.494, 0.475 and -0.174 for women; fish and fruit followed in overall validity. The SFFQ measured the food patterns of elderly NAHSIT elders with validity high for dairy and good for fish, and fruit intakes in both genders...
  9. ncbi request reprint A simple food quality index predicts mortality in elderly Taiwanese
    M S Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:815-21. 2011
    ..To assess the relative predictive ability for mortality of the Overall Dietary Index-Revised (ODI-R) and the Dietary Diversity Score (DDS) among representative Taiwanese aged 65 and older...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese children
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:594-600. 2007
    ..Not only abdominal fatness, but also uric acid status, or both together may be of interest to public health workers and clinicians in regard to the transitional health problem of MS...
  11. ncbi request reprint A global overall dietary index: ODI-R revised to emphasize quality over quantity
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:82-6. 2008
    ..Empirically, a subtraction scoring approach for the overeating of protein rich foods, did not meaningfully decrease ODI-R in Taiwanese elderly or children. ODI-R provides an effective measure of dietary quality over quantity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intake and its food sources in Taiwanese
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 17:397-407. 2008
    ..Supplement source vitamin D also varied greatly between age and gen-der groups. Elderly women consumed almost 20% of vitamin D from supplements; 16-18 years old boys consumed 2.47% vitamin D from supplements only...
  13. ncbi request reprint The demography of food in health security: current experience with dairy consumption in Taiwan
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, 161 Minchuan East Road, Sec 6, Taipei, Taiwan 114, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:585-9. 2009
    ..There is a need for alternative Food Guides for non-dairy consumers. Attention to dairy intake for socio-economically disadvantaged groups is required...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chewing ability in conjunction with food intake and energy status in later life affects survival in Taiwanese with the metabolic syndrome
    Meei Shyuan Lee
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1072-80. 2010
    ..To examine chewing ability and survival in older adults after 8 years of follow-up and consider any interaction with the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Obesity in the elderly and its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors in Taiwan
    Kuo Chin Huang
    Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, N141, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, 128 Academy Road, Section 2, Taipei, 11529 Taiwan
    Obes Res 13:170-8. 2005
    ..In this study, we examined the prevalence of obesity and relationship between various anthropometric indices (AI) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in the elderly...
  16. doi request reprint Cooking frequency may enhance survival in Taiwanese elderly
    Rosalind Chia Yu Chen
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 15:1142-9. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between cooking behaviour and long-term survival among elderly Taiwanese...
  17. pmc Spending on vegetable and fruit consumption could reduce all-cause mortality among older adults
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nutr J 11:113. 2012
    ..This study considers the hypothesis that greater food expenditure in general, and particularly on more nutritious plant and animal-derived foods, decreases mortality in older adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dietary diversity and food expenditure as indicators of food security in older Taiwanese
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, ROC
    Appetite 58:180-7. 2012
    ..Nutrition policy directed to food insecure groups, like the aged, could employ health promotion strategies which reduce financial barriers to healthy eating...
  19. pmc Dietary intake of vitamin B(6) and risk of breast cancer in Taiwanese women
    Yu Ching Chou
    School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol 21:329-36. 2011
    ..B vitamins, including vitamin B(6), are coenzymes that are important for DNA integrity and stability. Deficiencies in B vitamins may promote tumor carcinogenesis...
  20. doi request reprint A bean-free diet increases the risk of all-cause mortality among Taiwanese women: the role of the metabolic syndrome
    Wan Chi Chang
    Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 15:663-72. 2012
    ..To evaluate the associations with chronic disease risk and mortality of the consequences of bean-free diets in Taiwanese adults with regard to gender...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bidirectionality and gender differences in emotional disturbance associations with obesity among Taiwanese schoolchildren
    Po Huang Chiang
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC Department of Health Risk Management, College of Management, China Medical University, No 91 Hsueh Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:3504-16. 2013
    ..This provides some policy direction while mechanisms and causality require elucidation. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of the association of diet and obesity with gout in Taiwan
    Li Ching Lyu
    Graduate Program of Nutrition, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:690-701. 2003
    ..Gout has been a significant metabolic disorder for Chinese men in Taiwan; however, there is insufficient information on diet and lifestyle risk factors in this population...
  23. doi request reprint Fast-food outlets and walkability in school neighbourhoods predict fatness in boys and height in girls: a Taiwanese population study
    Po Huang Chiang
    Division of Health Services and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 14:1601-9. 2011
    ..We investigated the influence of fast-food stores and convenience food stores (FS and CS, respectively) on growth and body composition in a range of residential densities for North-east Asian food culture...
  24. doi request reprint 18F-FDG PET and combined 18F-FDG-contrast CT parameters as predictors of tumor control for hepatocellular carcinoma after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy
    Wen Yen Huang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nucl Med 54:1710-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether (18)F-FDG PET and a combined (18)F-FDG-contrast CT parameter could be useful tools to predict tumor control for patients with HCC treated by SABR...
  25. ncbi request reprint The double malnutritional burden and regional disparities in Taiwan elementary school children: survey database and reference values
    Wen Harn Pan
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:478-506. 2007
    ..For international comparison, these reference data are tabulated in this report and the survey data are made available in the data archive system maintained by the Center for Survey Research, Academia Sinica...
  26. doi request reprint Prediction of all-cause mortality by B group vitamin status in the elderly
    Yi Chen Huang
    Division of Health Services and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, No 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan Town, Miaoli County, Taiwan, ROC
    Clin Nutr 31:191-8. 2012
    ..All-cause mortality by vitamin B status, using dietary (B-1, B-2, niacin, B-6) or biochemical data (erythrocyte transketolase reductase, erythrocyte glutathione reductase, plasma pyridoxal-phosphate, folate and serum B-12) was evaluated...
  27. doi request reprint Increased medical costs in elders with the metabolic syndrome are most evident with hospitalization of men
    Yu Hung Chang
    Division of Health Policy Translation, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Gend Med 9:348-60. 2012
    ..Little is known about health care costs associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Choline and betaine food sources and intakes in Taiwanese
    Da Ming Chu
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:547-57. 2012
    ..These allow for health outcome considerations...
  29. doi request reprint Incidence of dementia is increased in type 2 diabetes and reduced by the use of sulfonylureas and metformin
    Chih Cheng Hsu
    Division of Health Policy Research and Development, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan, ROC
    J Alzheimers Dis 24:485-93. 2011
    ..T2DM increases the risk of dementia more than 2-fold. On the other hand, sulfonylureas may decrease the risk of dementia, as does metformin; together, these 2 OAs decrease the risk of dementia in T2DM patients by 35% over 8 years...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health and nutrition economics: diet costs are associated with diet quality
    Yuan Ting Lo
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Min chiuan East Rd Neihu, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 18:598-604. 2009
    ..Collaborative, cross-disciplinary nutritional economics research should play a greater role in the prevention and management of food crises...
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment and limited dietary diversity or physical inactivity are conjoint precursors of incident diabetes more so in elderly women than men
    Li Li Xiu
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, 35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 350, Taiwan, ROC
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 22:635-45. 2013
    ..To establish whether elderly people with impaired cognition are at greater risk for the de-velopment of type 2 diabetes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Metformin-inclusive sulfonylurea therapy reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease occurring with Type 2 diabetes in a Taiwanese population cohort
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:753-8. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease (PD). We evaluated the role of oral anti-hyperglycemic agents (OAA) in any diabetes-PD linkage...
  33. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine as a metabolic risk factor for breast cancer: findings from a case-control study in Taiwan
    Yu Ching Chou
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 101:199-205. 2007
    ..Future studies are needed to prove causality and provide insight on the mechanism of action of Hcy in breast tumorigenesis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of morphine tolerance by intrathecal gabapentin is associated with suppression of morphine-evoked excitatory amino acid release in the rat spinal cord
    Jui An Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325, Chenggung Road, Section 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Brain Res 1054:167-73. 2005
    ..The mechanism of the effect of GBP on morphine tolerance might be via suppression of the EAA concentration in spinal CSF dialysate...
  35. pmc A Taiwanese food frequency questionnaire correlates with plasma docosahexaenoic acid but not with plasma eicosapentaenoic acid levels: questionnaires and plasma biomarkers
    Kuo Liong Chien
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public School, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:23. 2013
    ..Little evidence is available for the validity of dietary fish and polyunsaturated fatty acid intake derived from interviewer-administered questionnaires and plasma docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) concentration...
  36. ncbi request reprint Premedication with intravenous low-dose ketamine suppresses fentanyl-induced cough
    Chun Chang Yeh
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital and National Defense Medical Center, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Anesth 19:53-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of low-dose ketamine on fentanyl-induced cough...
  37. doi request reprint The effects of physical activity, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) on glucose intolerance in older people: a nationwide study from Taiwan
    Chia Lin Li
    Department of Health Care Management, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen Hwa First Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan, ROC
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:54-9. 2011
    ..Our findings highlight that older women with low physical activity or high WC, and older men with high BMI or WC are important target populations for interventions to prevent glucose intolerance...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prolonged injection time and light smoking decrease the incidence of fentanyl-induced cough
    Jui An Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital and National Defense Medical Center, National Defense University, 325 Chenggung Road Section 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 101:670-4, table of contents. 2005
    ..In conclusion, a longer injection time reduces the incidence of fentanyl-induced cough, and light smoking may be a protective factor against fentanyl-induced cough...
  39. ncbi request reprint Expression and regulation of retinoid-inducible gene 1 (RIG1) in breast cancer
    Rong Yaun Shyu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325, Chengung Road, Sec 2, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Anticancer Res 25:2453-60. 2005
    ..This study analyzed the expression and regulation of RIG1 in breast cancer cells in vitro and in vivo...
  40. ncbi request reprint The interaction effect of perioperative cotreatment with dextromethorphan and intravenous lidocaine on pain relief and recovery of bowel function after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Ching Tang Wu
    Division of Anesthesiology, Armed Forces Taoyuan General Hospital, 168 Chongshin Road, Lungtan 325, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 100:448-53. 2005
    ..The results showed an additional effect on pain relief and a synergistic effect on recovery of bowel function when DM was combined with IV lidocaine after LC...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dietary patterns and serum uric acid concentrations among ethnic Chinese adults in Taiwan
    Yi Tsen Tsai
    Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public School, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:263-70. 2012
    ..In conclusion, three dietary patterns were identified for ethnic Chinese in Taiwan, and the relationship between these dietary patterns and uric acid was not significant after adjustment...
  42. ncbi request reprint The interaction effect between low income and severe illness on the risk of death by suicide after self-harm
    Chi Hsiang Chung
    lt location gt Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, Republic of China lt location gt
    Crisis 34:398-405. 2013
    ..Previous Western studies have reported that the prevalence of death by suicide within 1 year after self-harm was 0.5-2%; however, no studies have focused on the Far East...
  43. ncbi request reprint Central obesity predicts non-Hodgkin's lymphoma mortality and overall obesity predicts leukemia mortality in adult Taiwanese
    Da Ming Chu
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei City, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Nutr 30:310-9. 2011
    ..In a large Taiwanese cohort, we have evaluated whether body fat and its distribution is associated with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and leukemia mortalities...
  44. doi request reprint Effect on postoperative sore throat of spraying the endotracheal tube cuff with benzydamine hydrochloride, 10% lidocaine, and 2% lidocaine
    Nan Kai Hung
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital and National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Anesth Analg 111:882-6. 2010
    ..Postoperative sore throat (POST) is a common complication after endotracheal intubation. We compared the effectiveness on POST of spraying the endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff with benzydamine hydrochloride, 10% lidocaine, and 2% lidocaine...
  45. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of brain 99mTc-TRODAT-1 SPET for the evaluation of Parkinson's disease
    Wen Sheng Huang
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:155-61. 2004
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  46. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and biochemical changes in liver transplantation: A retrospective comparison of desflurane and total intravenous anesthesia by target-controlled infusion under auditory evoked potential guide
    Chueng He Lu
    Department of Anesthesiology, National Defense Medical Center and Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 52:6-12. 2014
    ..However, there are few discourses in the literature which focus on the merits and weakness in perioperative management, biochemical changes, and postoperative recovery between TIVA and desflurane anesthesia (DES)...
  47. pmc Dietary Flavonoids Modulate CYP2C to Improve Drug Oral Bioavailability and Their Qualitative/Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship
    Hong Jaan Wang
    Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    AAPS J 16:258-68. 2014
    ..In the present study, tamarixetin significantly inhibited CYP2C activity in vitro and in vivo. Thus, the use of tamarixetin could improve the therapeutic efficacy of drugs with low bioavailability. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary quality of elders and children is interdependent in Taiwanese communities: a NAHSIT mapping study
    Mark L Wahlqvist
    a Division of Prevention Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ecol Food Nutr 53:81-97. 2014
    ..001). When ODI-R increased 1 unit, the child YHEI-TW improved 0.232 and 0.134 YHEI-TW units with men and women, respectively. Dietary quality of community elders is related to that of children. ..
  49. pmc Duration effect of desflurane anesthesia and its awakening time and arterial concentration in gynecologic patients
    Tso Chou Lin
    Tri Service General Hospital National Defense Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:1305-11. 2013
    ..To determine the awakening arterial blood concentration of desflurane and its relationship with the end-tidal concentration during emergence from various durations of general anesthesia...
  50. doi request reprint Calculating the tumor volume of acoustic neuromas: comparison of ABC/2 formula with planimetry method
    Yi Lin Yu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:1371-4. 2013
    ..The study is to evaluate the accuracy of the ABC/2 formula by comparing with planimetry method for estimating the tumor volumes...
  51. doi request reprint Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma patients who failed or were unsuitable for transarterial chemoembolization
    Cheng Hsiang Lo
    Departments of aRadiation Oncology bRadiology cInternal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center dSchool of Public Health, National Defence Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:345-52. 2014
    ..We examined the efficacy and safety of Cyberknife SABR and its effect on survival in this group of HCC patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint The effect of anesthetic techniques on hemostatic function in arthroscopic surgery: evaluation by thromboelastography
    Go Shine Huang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No 325, Chenggung Road, Section 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Acta Anaesthesiol Sin 40:121-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of general and spinal anesthesias on blood hemostasis using thromboelastography...
  53. ncbi request reprint Preoperative cotreatment with dextromethorphan and ketorolac provides an enhancement of pain relief after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Chueng He Lu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital and, National Defense Medical Center, No 325, Section 2, Chenggung Road, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin J Pain 22:799-804. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the analgesic effect of preoperative cotreatment with dextromethorphan (DM) and ketorolac on postoperative pain management after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mandibular disto-lingual root: a consideration in periodontal therapy
    Ren Yeong Huang
    Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Periodontol 78:1485-90. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the presence of this root contributes to localized periodontal destruction...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effect of treadmill exercise on circulating thyroid hormone measurements
    Wen Sheng Huang
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Med Princ Pract 13:15-9. 2004
    ..Effects of exercise on circulating thyroid hormone (TH) values remain controversial. We sought to observe the effect of treadmill exercise on serum TH values in highly selected subjects...
  56. doi request reprint Sleep quality in the survival of elderly taiwanese: roles for dietary diversity and pyridoxine in men and women
    Yi Chen Huang
    a Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei
    J Am Coll Nutr 32:417-27. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate dietary contributors to relationships between sleep and all-cause mortality among elderly men and women using a prospective cohort study...
  57. doi request reprint Bilateral passive leg raising attenuates and delays tourniquet deflation-induced hypotension and tachycardia under spinal anaesthesia: a randomised controlled trial
    Go Shine Huang
    From the Department of Anaesthesiology G SH, c hc, W HC Department of Orthopedics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei C CW, L CL Division of General Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan M HH School of Public Health M SL Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan C ST Department of Anesthesiology, Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan X XH
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 31:15-22. 2014
    ..Passive leg raising (PLR) represents a 'self-volume challenge' that can result in an increase in preload. Such a PLR-induced increase in preload was hypothesised to attenuate the decrease in preload resulting from tourniquet deflation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic body radiation therapy in recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wen Yen Huang
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:355-61. 2012
    ..To examine the safety and efficacy of Cyberknife stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and its effect on survival in patients of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Circulating brain natriuretic peptide values in healthy men before and after exercise
    Wen Sheng Huang
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Metabolism 51:1423-6. 2002
    ..BNP concentration, however, returned to normal levels within 1 hour after exercise. Thus, we suggest that plasma samples should not be taken immediately after exercise to avoid possible artifacts...
  60. pmc Decreased expression of type II tumor suppressor gene RARRES3 in tissues of hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma
    Shun Yuan Jiang
    Section of Gastroenterology, Tri Service General Hospital, 325 Chengung Rd, Sec 2, Taipei 114, Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 11:948-53. 2005
    ....
  61. pmc Olanzapine is superior to lamotrigine in the prevention of bipolar depression: a naturalistic observational study
    Pei Yin Pan
    Department of Psychiatry, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, NO, 325, Cheng Kung Road, Sec, 2, Nei Hu District, Taipei 114, Taiwan, R, O, C
    BMC Psychiatry 14:145. 2014
    ..This enriched naturalistic study was implemented to assess the effectiveness of olanzapine and lamotrigine as monotherapy in the prevention of recurrence of bipolar disorder...
  62. doi request reprint Reproducibility of brain dopamine transporter binding with Tc-99m TRODAT-1 SPECT in healthy young men
    Chin Bin Yeh
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Res 201:222-5. 2012
    ..Thus, (99m)Tc-TRODAT-1 SPECT might provide a reproducible and reliable tool in clinical management of young patients with DAT-related disorders...
  63. doi request reprint The effectiveness of benzydamine hydrochloride spraying on the endotracheal tube cuff or oral mucosa for postoperative sore throat
    Yuan Shiou Huang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital and National Defense Medical Center, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Anesth Analg 111:887-91. 2010
    ..In this study, we compared the effectiveness in alleviating POST using different approaches to benzydamine hydrochloride (BH) administration by spraying the endotracheal tube (ET) cuff or the oropharyngeal cavity, or both...
  64. doi request reprint A new approach to facilitate diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease through a galactose single point method in rats with fatty liver
    Jr Ting Lee
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dig Liver Dis 45:134-41. 2013
    ..Liver biopsy reliably diagnoses nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but its invasiveness and inter- and intra-observer errors limit its usefulness in monitoring...
  65. pmc Modified Mallampati classification as a clinical predictor of peroral esophagogastroduodenoscopy tolerance
    Hsin Hung Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:12. 2011
    ..The modified Mallampati classification (MMC) has been used to evaluate difficult tracheal intubation and laryngoscope insertion. We tried to assess the efficacy of MMC to predict the tolerance of EGD in unsedated patients...
  66. doi request reprint Successful treatment of primary dysmenorrhea by collateral meridian acupressure therapy
    Jui An Lin
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:70-5. 2010
    ..This case report describes the observation of relief from painful dysmenorrhea and its associated symptoms in a female patient having primary dysmenorrhea after collateral meridian acupressure therapy (CMAT) treatment...
  67. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism: association with psychopathological symptoms of schizophrenia?
    Hsin An Chang
    Department of Psychiatry, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:30-7. 2009
    ..However, this polymorphism may reduce psychopathology, in particular negative symptoms, in schizophrenia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Intravenous dexamethasone pretreatment reduces fentanyl-induced cough
    Jui An Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:649-55. 2007
    ..Fentanyl is regularly used in clinical anesthesia practice but fentanyl-induced cough (FIC) will sometimes bother anesthesiologists. This study was designed to examine the effect of intravenous (IV) dexamethasone (DEX) on FIC...
  69. ncbi request reprint Monitoring bolus nasogastric tube feeding by the Brix value determination and residual volume measurement of gastric contents
    Wei Kuo Chang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 28:105-12. 2004
    ..In this pilot study, we used the Brix value (BV) measurement of gastric contents to monitor both GRV and food content in patients receiving nasogastric feeding...
  70. ncbi request reprint Phasic dysfunction of dopamine transmission in Tourette's syndrome evaluated with 99mTc TRODAT-1 imaging
    Chin Bin Yeh
    Department of Psychiatry, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical School, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Psychiatry Res 156:75-82. 2007
    ..Future studies exploring dopamine transmission are thus needed to understand the pathophysiology of TS...