Kuo Hsiung Shu

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Affiliation: Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene polymorphism on IgA nephropathy
    K H Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Kidney Int 58:783-9. 2000
  2. ncbi Interleukin 1 receptor antagonist and tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene polymorphism in patients with end-stage renal failure
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 27:53-7. 2005
  3. ncbi Ultralow-dose alpha-interferon plus ribavirin for the treatment of active hepatitis C in renal transplant recipients
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Transplantation 77:1894-6. 2004
  4. ncbi High cumulative incidence of urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma after kidney transplantation in Taiwan
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:1091-7. 2004
  5. doi In-hospital mortality risk estimation in patients with acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding undergoing hemodialysis: a retrospective cohort study
    Shuo Chun Weng
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 35:243-8. 2013
  6. ncbi Association of JC virus with tubulointerstitial nephritis in a renal allograft recipient
    Mei Chin Wen
    Department of Pathology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 72:675-8. 2004
  7. ncbi Long-term beneficial effect of tacrolimus conversion on renal transplant recipients
    Wen Chin Lee
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 27:501-6. 2005
  8. doi A higher glomerular filtration rate predicts low risk of developing chronic kidney disease in living kidney donors
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160, Section 3, Chung Kang Road, Taichung, 407, Taiwan
    World J Surg 37:923-9. 2013
  9. doi Impact of posttransplantation glomerulonephritis on long-term outcome of kidney transplants: single-center 20-year experience
    Tung Min Yu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, and Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, 160 Chung Kang Road, Section 3, Taichung, Taiwan
    World J Surg 36:2923-30. 2012
  10. doi Interleukin-2 receptor antagonist does not decrease biopsy-proven acute rejection among adult Chinese kidney transplant recipients
    Ying Chih Lo
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 34:856-61. 2012

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  1. ncbi Impact of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene polymorphism on IgA nephropathy
    K H Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Kidney Int 58:783-9. 2000
    ..However, the impact of these polymorphisms in IgAN patients has not previously been thoroughly studied...
  2. ncbi Interleukin 1 receptor antagonist and tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene polymorphism in patients with end-stage renal failure
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 27:53-7. 2005
    ..0468). We conclude that carriage of IL-1RN*2 and noncarriage of TNF2 allele appear to be poor prognostic factors in patients suffering from various chronic renal diseases that eventually enter end-stage renal failure...
  3. ncbi Ultralow-dose alpha-interferon plus ribavirin for the treatment of active hepatitis C in renal transplant recipients
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Transplantation 77:1894-6. 2004
    ..5%). Our regimen seemed to be relatively safe for renal transplant recipients with HCV. A significant portion of patients may achieve sustained biochemical and virologic responses...
  4. ncbi High cumulative incidence of urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma after kidney transplantation in Taiwan
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:1091-7. 2004
    ..Herein, the authors report a very high cumulative incidence of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the urinary tract after kidney transplantation in Taiwan...
  5. doi In-hospital mortality risk estimation in patients with acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding undergoing hemodialysis: a retrospective cohort study
    Shuo Chun Weng
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 35:243-8. 2013
    ..Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a major cause of clinical bleeding among patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This study aimed to investigate the association between mortality and UGIB in patients with uremia...
  6. ncbi Association of JC virus with tubulointerstitial nephritis in a renal allograft recipient
    Mei Chin Wen
    Department of Pathology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Med Virol 72:675-8. 2004
    ..Molecular examination using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing revealed that the JCV was involved in the nephritis. The results indicated that JCV may be associated with tubulointerstitial nephritis...
  7. ncbi Long-term beneficial effect of tacrolimus conversion on renal transplant recipients
    Wen Chin Lee
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 27:501-6. 2005
    ..We retrospectively analyzed 34 patients whose biopsies revealed acute and/or chronic allograft rejection, or CsA nephrotoxicity, and who converted from CsA to tacrolimus...
  8. doi A higher glomerular filtration rate predicts low risk of developing chronic kidney disease in living kidney donors
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160, Section 3, Chung Kang Road, Taichung, 407, Taiwan
    World J Surg 37:923-9. 2013
    ..Potential risk factors and new criteria for estimating the glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) indexed for body surface area (BSA) were investigated with a view to prevent the development of CKD in LKDs...
  9. doi Impact of posttransplantation glomerulonephritis on long-term outcome of kidney transplants: single-center 20-year experience
    Tung Min Yu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, and Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, 160 Chung Kang Road, Section 3, Taichung, Taiwan
    World J Surg 36:2923-30. 2012
    ..However, data regarding the long-term impact of posttransplantation glomerulonephritis (PTGN) on ethnic Chinese populations are still unavailable...
  10. doi Interleukin-2 receptor antagonist does not decrease biopsy-proven acute rejection among adult Chinese kidney transplant recipients
    Ying Chih Lo
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ren Fail 34:856-61. 2012
    ..Routine use of IL2RA for adult Chinese kidney transplant recipients may not be as effective as we thought before. More research is still needed to elucidate the effect of IL2RA among Chinese kidney transplant recipients...
  11. ncbi Colonic transit time in long-term dialysis patients
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:322-7. 2004
    ..Our aim is to investigate this problem objectively by using colonic transit time in long-term hemodialysis (HD) and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients...
  12. ncbi Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients who have undergone prior renal transplantation
    Shao Bin Cheng
    Department of Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 93:273-8. 2006
    ..Among them, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is common. Although liver resection remains an option for curing HCC, the role of liver resection in renal transplantation recipients remains unclear...
  13. ncbi Clinical features of renal amyloidosis: an analysis of 40 patients in a 28-year follow-up
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Intern Med 50:2511-7. 2011
    ..Although rare, renal amyloidosis is an important diagnosis that bares a significant morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study was to present current single center experience in the past 28 years...
  14. ncbi Effect of aristolochic acid on intracellular calcium concentration and its links with apoptosis in renal tubular cells
    Yi Hong Hsin
    Department of Life Science and the Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, 40227, Taiwan
    Apoptosis 11:2167-77. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our results demonstrate an impact of AA to intracellular Ca(2+) concentration and its link with AA-induced cytotoxicity...
  15. doi Association of interleukin-1β gene polymorphism and peritonitis in uremic patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Blood Purif 32:156-60. 2011
    ..Interleukin-1 (IL-1) is involved in the disease process of peritonitis. We hypothesize that IL-1 gene polymorphism may have an impact on the occurrence of peritonitis in uremic patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD)...
  16. ncbi Multiple myeloma-associated cast nephropathy with crystal structure: case report and review of the literature
    Kuo Jung Chen
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:594-6. 2005
    ..Herein, we report a case of multiple myeloma presented with irreversible renal failure. The biopsy showed massive crystal deposition in bone marrow and kidneys...
  17. doi Impact of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 gene polymorphisms on primary membranous nephropathy
    Cheng Hsu Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3166-73. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify the relationship between PAI-1 gene polymorphisms and the progression of MN-associated pathologies...
  18. doi Intestinal bacterial overgrowth in CAPD patients with hypokalaemia
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1289-92. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that hypokalaemia may result in dysmotility of the intestinal tract and in turn cause bacterial overgrowth and subclinical translocation of enteral bacteria...
  19. doi Hypokalaemia: an independent risk factor of Enterobacteriaceae peritonitis in CAPD patients
    Ya Wen Chuang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1603-8. 2009
    ..The hazards of hypokalaemia are multiple and have been correlated with patient morbidity and mortality. Whether it is associated with increased risk of peritonitis remains to be addressed...
  20. doi Infectious alopecia in a dog breeder after renal transplantation
    Cheng Hsu Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:477-80. 2008
    ..After adequate treatment of the patient and her infected animals with griseofulvin and disinfection of the environment, her skin lesions resolved dramatically, with regrowth of hair...
  21. ncbi Outcome of kidney transplantation using organs from executed prisoners: is it justified beyond the ethical issue?
    Kuo Hsiung Shu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, and School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:193-9. 2007
    ..Kidney transplantation using organs from executed prisoners is a subject of controversy from the viewpoint of ethics. However, few reports have addressed the clinical outcome beyond the ethical issue...
  22. ncbi Effect of corticosteroid and cyclophosphamide in IgA nephropathy patients with heavy proteinuria and/or moderate-severe pathological changes
    Kuo Jung Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:263-70. 2003
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  23. doi Expression of hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α) in infiltrating inflammatory cells is associated with chronic allograft dysfunction and predicts long-term graft survival
    Tung Min Yu
    China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:659-70. 2013
    ..No studies have evaluated the influence of hypoxia and infiltrating inflammatory cells on chronic allograft dysfunction...
  24. doi Impact of recurrent lupus nephritis on lupus kidney transplantation: a 20-year single center experience
    Tung Min Yu
    Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 31:705-10. 2012
    ..The recurrence was potentially treatable and should not be precluded for receiving transplantation...
  25. doi High risk of renal failure in stage 3B chronic kidney disease is under-recognized in standard medical screening
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160 Section 3 Chung Kang Road, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:515-22. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the risk of renal failure in patients with under-recognized chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the self-pay standard medical screening program of health management centers...
  26. doi Lower variability of tacrolimus trough concentration after conversion from prograf to advagraf in stable kidney transplant recipients
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Transplantation 92:648-52. 2011
    ..Variability of blood trough concentration (C0) in immunosuppressant leads to rejection and graft loss after kidney transplantation...
  27. ncbi Polyomavirus nephropathy in renal allograft: prevalence and correlation of histology with graft failure
    Mei Chin Wen
    Department of Pathology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 12:615-9. 2007
    ..While polyomavirus nephropathy (PVN) is recognized as an emerging cause of graft loss in renal transplants, the prevalence rate of PVN in renal grafts is unclear in Taiwan...
  28. ncbi Study of the polymorphism of angiotensinogen, anigiotensin-converting enzyme and angiotensin receptor in type II diabetes with end-stage renal disease in Taiwan
    Hung Rong Chang
    Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:51-6. 2003
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  29. ncbi Increased QTc dispersion and mortality in uremic patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Chia Liang Wang
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:539-48. 2002
    ..It is prudent to refine our current management regimen for uremic patients with AMI to improve the poor clinical outcome...
  30. doi Doubling of serum creatinine as an outcome after renal transplant - pathological evidence of graft biopsy
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan and Department of Life Science, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Ann Transplant 18:471-81. 2013
    ..1. All forms of support received by each author: None of the authors received support. 2. Any potential conflict of interest for each author: No conflict of interest for any of the authors. ..
  31. doi Clinical outcome of elderly peritoneal dialysis patients with assisted care in a single medical centre: a 25 year experience
    Chi Hung Cheng
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shun Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 18:468-73. 2013
    ..Whether assisted care is appropriate for elderly patients is unknown. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the outcomes of assisted care in a single centre...
  32. ncbi Peritonitis caused by Roseomonas in a patient undergoing automated peritoneal dialysis: case report and literature review
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Intern Med 51:1721-4. 2012
    ..The current guidelines for empirical peritonitis in PD patients do not adequately cover such infection. Refractory treatment in high risk cases should alert clinicians to upgrade antibiotics even for a vague manifestation...
  33. ncbi Progression of cognitive dysfunction in elderly chronic kidney disease patients in a veteran's institution in central Taiwan: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Shuo Chun Weng
    Center of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Intern Med 51:29-35. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting progression of cognitive dysfunction in the elderly with different levels of kidney function...
  34. doi A syndrome resembling Bartter's syndrome in sarcoidosis
    Tung Min Yu
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:667-9. 2009
    ..Hypokalaemia was well controlled with the administration of spironolactone with oral steroids and KCl. Early recognition and prompt treatment of sarcoidosis-associated Bartter-like syndrome avoids unnecessary complications...
  35. doi Higher serum levels of soluble intracellular cell adhesion molecule-1 and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule predict peripheral artery disease in haemodialysis patients
    Chi Hung Cheng
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shun Medical University, Department of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:718-24. 2012
    ..However, the levels of these cell adhesion molecules in patients undergoing haemodialysis (HD) are unclear...
  36. doi Recombined sequences between the non-coding control regions of JC and BK viruses found in the urine of a renal transplantation patient
    Yu Ching Liaw
    Clinical Research Center, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Virus Genes 45:581-4. 2012
    ..Deletions of both JCV and BKV sequences were found in these recombined NCCRs. Recombination of DNA sequences between JCV and BKV may occur during co-infection due to the relatively high homology of the two viral genomes...
  37. ncbi Transitional cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients
    Yu Lin Kao
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160, Section 3, Chung Kung Road, 407 Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    World J Surg 27:912-6. 2003
    ....
  38. doi Cyclosporine-induced tubular vacuolization: the role of Bip/Grp78
    Chi Hung Cheng
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Nephron Exp Nephrol 122:1-12. 2012
    ..It is possible that Bip/Grp78 expression and TV formation may be involved in cellular defense mechanism against CsA nephrotoxicity...
  39. doi Rictor-dependent AKT activation and inhibition of urothelial carcinoma by rapamycin
    Ming Ju Wu
    Division of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Urol Oncol 30:69-77. 2012
    ..Rapamycin, the inhibitor of mTOR Complex 1, provides alternative immunosuppressive therapy after kidney transplantation with less neoplastic potential. We examined the in vivo and in vitro effects of rapamycin on urothelial carcinoma...
  40. ncbi Effect of calcium channel antagonist diltiazem and calcium ionophore A23187 on cyclosporine A-induced apoptosis of renal tubular cells
    Chi Hung Cheng
    Section of Nephrology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    FEBS Lett 516:191-6. 2002
    ..Instead, it enhances the toxicity of CsA to renal tubular cells. In addition, our findings raise a possibility that the intracellular calcium level and the AKT pathway may participate in the regulation of CsA cytotoxicity...
  41. doi The impact of body weight management in chronic kidney disease patients with obesity
    Ya Ling Wang
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Ren Nutr 23:372-9. 2013
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and obesity are important public health concerns. Because obesity may initiate and/or accelerate kidney damage, weight control may benefit CKD patients...
  42. ncbi Salvage of external iliac artery dissection immediately after renal transplant
    Cheng Hsu Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Exp Clin Transplant 11:274-7. 2013
    ..Without accurate diagnosis and management, this complication could have caused graft loss and death. We believe that renal transplant requires attentive teamwork to keep the graft functioning well...
  43. doi CAPD peritonitis caused by Alcaligenes xylosoxidans in a diabetic cirrhosis patient
    Shang Feng Tsai
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ren Fail 32:899-901. 2010
    ..Infection with AX is more common in immunocompromised patients and is associated with a high mortality rate. Appropriate antibiotics and early removal of CAPD catheter may be life-saving in such rare infection...
  44. doi Systemic inflammation is associated with pulmonary hypertension in patients undergoing haemodialysis
    Tung Min Yu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1946-51. 2009
    ..Hence, we investigated systemic and local inflammation biomarkers associated with PH in uraemia patients to elucidate the potential mechanism...
  45. ncbi Clinical features and outcome of crush syndrome caused by the Chi-Chi earthquake
    Kui Chou Huang
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 160, Section 3, Chung Kang Road, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 101:249-56. 2002
    ..This study aimed to analyze and assess the clinical features, treatment, and outcome of patients with crush syndrome sustained in the Chi-Chi earthquake in September 21, 1999...