Chern En Chiang

Summary

Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Distribution and risk profile of paroxysmal, persistent, and permanent atrial fibrillation in routine clinical practice: insight from the real-life global survey evaluating patients with atrial fibrillation international registry
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:632-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Asian strategy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Europace 17:ii31-ii39. 2015
  3. doi request reprint 2015 guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology and the Taiwan Hypertension Society for the management of hypertension
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    J Chin Med Assoc 78:1-47. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: an Asian perspective
    Chern En Chiang
    Prof Chern En Chiang, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Tel 88 6228757774, Fax 88 6228745422, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:789-97. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation management in Asia: from the Asian expert forum on atrial fibrillation
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center, Department of Medical Research and Education, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 164:21-32. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of L-type Ca(2+) current in Guinea pig ventricular myocytes by cisapride
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Biomed Sci 11:303-14. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Swelling-activated chloride current is activated in guinea pig cardiomyocytes from endotoxic shock
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cardiovasc Res 62:96-104. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute left ventricular rupture following posterior wall myocardial infarction
    Chi Ming Huang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Intern Med 49:1387-90. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Congenital and acquired long QT syndrome. Current concepts and management
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cardiol Rev 12:222-34. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Genistein directly induces cardiac CFTR chloride current by a tyrosine kinase-independent and protein kinase A-independent pathway in guinea pig ventricular myocytes
    C E Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 235:74-8. 1997

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  1. doi request reprint Distribution and risk profile of paroxysmal, persistent, and permanent atrial fibrillation in routine clinical practice: insight from the real-life global survey evaluating patients with atrial fibrillation international registry
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:632-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe patient characteristics, risk factors, comorbidities, symptoms, management strategy, and control of different types of AF in real-life practice...
  2. doi request reprint Asian strategy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Europace 17:ii31-ii39. 2015
    ..There was no evidence of increased risk of gastro-intestinal bleeding associated with NOACs in Asians. Unless in a few conditions when NOACs are contraindicated, NOACs are preferred medications in the stroke prevention for AF in Asians. ..
  3. doi request reprint 2015 guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology and the Taiwan Hypertension Society for the management of hypertension
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Electronic address
    J Chin Med Assoc 78:1-47. 2015
    ..Ultimately, the decision of the physician decision remains of the utmost importance in hypertension management. ..
  4. doi request reprint Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: an Asian perspective
    Chern En Chiang
    Prof Chern En Chiang, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Tel 88 6228757774, Fax 88 6228745422, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:789-97. 2014
    ..Also, some preliminary data suggest that Asian patients with AF might not be the same. Future prospective randomised trials are needed for the selection of NOACs according to different ethnic background. ..
  5. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation management in Asia: from the Asian expert forum on atrial fibrillation
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center, Department of Medical Research and Education, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 164:21-32. 2013
    ..Catheter ablation should be reserved for patients who remain symptomatic despite optimal medical therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of L-type Ca(2+) current in Guinea pig ventricular myocytes by cisapride
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Biomed Sci 11:303-14. 2004
    ..The inhibitory effect of cisapride on I(Ca,L) might play an important role in its cardiotoxicity under pathophysiological conditions, such as myocardial ischemia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Swelling-activated chloride current is activated in guinea pig cardiomyocytes from endotoxic shock
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cardiovasc Res 62:96-104. 2004
    ..Myocardial swelling occurs during endotoxic shock. The hypothesis that swelling-activated Cl- current (ICl,swell) activates during endotoxic shock was tested...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute left ventricular rupture following posterior wall myocardial infarction
    Chi Ming Huang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Intern Med 49:1387-90. 2010
    ..We report a rare case of posterior wall myocardial infarction complicated with left ventricular rupture initially presenting with junctional escape rhythm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Congenital and acquired long QT syndrome. Current concepts and management
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cardiol Rev 12:222-34. 2004
    ..Physicians not only need to be aware of the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic interactions of various important drugs, but also need to update their knowledge...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genistein directly induces cardiac CFTR chloride current by a tyrosine kinase-independent and protein kinase A-independent pathway in guinea pig ventricular myocytes
    C E Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 235:74-8. 1997
    ..It is possible that genistein opens the channels directly or inhibits the dephosphorylation process of CFTR, which is not sensitive calyculin A...
  11. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin in Taiwanese patients
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:113-8. 2008
    ..Statins are effective in decreasing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). The efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin, a newly launched statin, have not been determined in Taiwanese patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genistein and tyrphostin AG 556 block the action potential shortening in septic shock
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:570-9. 2002
    ..Because the increase in NO production and the decrease of APD appear to be downstream late events in endotoxic shock, we hypothesized that a common signaling pathway might mediate these effects...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prolongation of cardiac repolarization by arsenic trioxide
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital 201, Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Blood 100:2249-52. 2002
    ..These studies suggest that ATO has a direct effect on cardiac repolarization. Patients who are receiving ATO should avoid concomitant administration of other QT-prolonging agents or conditions in favor of delaying cardiac repolarization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genistein inhibits the inward rectifying potassium current in guinea pig ventricular myocytes
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Biomed Sci 9:321-6. 2002
    ..We suggest that genistein directly blocks the inward rectifying K(+) current in ventricular myocytes, and one should be cautious of its pro-arrhythmic effect in clinical use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of sildenafil on cardiac repolarization
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, 112, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cardiovasc Res 55:290-9. 2002
    ..Sudden death has occasionally been reported in patients taking sildenafil. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of sildenafil on cardiac repolarization...
  16. ncbi request reprint The long QT syndromes: genetic basis and clinical implications
    C E Chiang
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1-12. 2000
    ..It seems likely that the approach of applying information from the genetics of uncommon congenital syndromes to the study of common acquired diseases will be an increasingly important one in the next millennium...
  17. doi request reprint Successful catheter ablation reduces the risk of cardiovascular events in atrial fibrillation patients with CHA2DS2-VASc risk score of 1 and higher
    Yenn Jiang Lin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201 Sec 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Europace 15:676-84. 2013
    ..This study investigated the long-term outcomes and mortality of AF patients at high risk who received antiarrhythmic medication and catheter ablation...
  18. doi request reprint Risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus versus reduction in cardiovascular events with statin therapy
    Kang Ling Wang
    General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Cardiol 113:631-6. 2014
    ..Treatment benefits outweighed diabetic consequences in subjects receiving the earlier and more persistent treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Double atrial potentials recorded in the coronary sinus in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: a possible mechanism of induced atrial fibrillation
    Ming Hsiung Hsieh
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, School of Medicine, and Taipei Wan Fang Hospital, Taiwan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 11:97-103. 2004
    ..Double atrial potentials recorded in the coronary sinus are not an unusual phenomenon in patients with supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. They have been demonstrated to potentiate the occurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmias...
  20. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiologic characteristics in patients with only ventricular-pacing inducible slow-fast form atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Pi Chang Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 14:153-7. 2005
    ..Atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) can be usually induced by atrial pacing or extrastimulation. However, it is less commonly induced only by ventricular pacing or extrastimulation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recurrent atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus: a very long-term follow-up of 333 patients
    Ming Hsiung Hsieh
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Taipei Medical University, and Wan Fang Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 7:225-31. 2002
    ..This study investigated the long-term (up to 68 months) outcome of patients with typical AFL after catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus...
  22. ncbi request reprint Is the fascicle of left bundle branch involved in the reentrant circuit of verapamil-sensitive idiopathic left ventricular tachycardia?
    Jen Yuan Kuo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1986-92. 2003
    ..These findings suggest the fascicle of left bundle branch may be not involved in the antegrade limb of reentry circuit in idiopathic left VT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic and electrophysiologic characteristics of midseptal accessory pathways
    Shih Ling Chang
    Department of Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Fu Jen Catholic University, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:237-43. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint The impact of age on the electrophysiological characteristics and different arrhythmia patterns in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Cheng Hung Li
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Sec 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 22:274-9. 2011
    ..Information about the impact of age on the electrophysiological characteristics of accessory pathways (APs) in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome remains limited...
  25. doi request reprint Gender differences of electrophysiologic characteristics in patients with accessory atrioventricular pathways
    Shih Yu Huang
    Division of Cardiology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Heart Rhythm 8:571-4. 2011
    ..Few epidemiologic data on the gender differences among patients with accessory atrioventricular pathways have been reported...
  26. ncbi request reprint Determinants of successful ablation of idiopathic ventricular tachycardias with left bundle branch block morphology from the right ventricular outflow tract
    Shih Huang Lee
    Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:1346-51. 2002
    ..The presence of an R wave in lead V1 associated with a precordial transition zone at lead V3 suggest that some VTs may not arise from the RVOT...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inducibility of abnormal automaticity and triggered activity in myocardial sleeves of canine pulmonary veins
    Tsui Min Wang
    Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 104:59-66. 2005
    ..To study the cellular mechanisms governing cardiac atrial arrhythmias initiated by ectopic focus (or foci) from pulmonary veins (PVs)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical aging changes of the atrioventricular nodal properties in patients with atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
    Tzu Wei Tseng
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Circ J 75:1581-4. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the impact of aging on electrophysiological characteristics in patients with atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia (AVNRT)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Utility of patient-activated cardiac event recorders in the detection of cardiac arrhythmias
    Chih Cheng Wu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 8:117-20. 2003
    ..However, the utility of event recorders in patients suspected of arrhythmia but presenting with other symptoms is not clear. Furthermore, the factors influencing their utility have not been evaluated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of right bundle branch block during atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Kun Tai Lee
    Cardiovascular Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Int J Cardiol 101:91-5. 2005
    ..The purposes of this study were to study the effects of complete right bundle branch block (RBBB) on electrophysiological parameters during AVNRT and to define the significance of complete RBBB during AVNRT...
  31. ncbi request reprint The electrophysiological characteristics in patients with ventricular stimulation inducible fast-slow form atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Pi Chang Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1105-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the specific electrophysiological characteristics in patients with the fast-slow form of AVNRT that could be induced with only ventricular stimulation...
  32. doi request reprint Statins and the risk of dementia in patients with atrial fibrillation: A nationwide population-based cohort study
    Tze Fan Chao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 196:91-7. 2015
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with cognitive decline and may contribute to an increased risk of dementia. The goal of the present study was to investigate whether statin use prevented non-vascular dementia in subjects with AF...
  33. doi request reprint Age Threshold for Increased Stroke Risk Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Cohort Study From Taiwan
    Tze Fan Chao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 66:1339-47. 2015
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Comparisons of CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores for stroke risk stratification in atrial fibrillation: Which scoring system should be used for Asians?
    Tze Fan Chao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Heart Rhythm 13:46-53. 2016
    ..However, the CHA2DS2-VASc score has not been proved to be better than CHADS2 score for Asians in a large-scale study...
  35. doi request reprint Rate-control treatment and mortality in atrial fibrillation
    Tze Fan Chao
    From Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine T F C, T C T, K L W, Y J L, S L C, L W L, Y F H, C E C, S A C, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine C J L, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine S J C, Department of Family Medicine T J C, General Clinical Research Center C E C, and Department of Medical Research and Education C E C, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan and Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center T F C, T C T, K L W, Y J L, S L C, L W L, Y F H, C E C, S A C and Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine C J L, S J C, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Circulation 132:1604-12. 2015
    ..The goal of the present study was to investigate whether patients receiving rate-control drugs had a better prognosis compared with those without rate-control treatment...
  36. doi request reprint Does digoxin increase the risk of ischemic stroke and mortality in atrial fibrillation? A nationwide population-based cohort study
    Tze Fan Chao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Institute of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Can J Cardiol 30:1190-5. 2014
    ..The goal of the present study was to investigate the relationship between digoxin and the risk of ischemic stroke and mortality in Asians...
  37. ncbi request reprint The different electrophysiological characteristics in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome between those with and without atrial fibrillation
    Pi Change Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:235-9. 2004
    ..041). This study demonstrated that the pediatric WPW syndrome patients with AF had different electrophysiological characteristics from those without AF...
  38. doi request reprint Risk stratification and clinical outcomes in patients with acute pulmonary embolism
    Chi Ming Huang
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Biochem 44:1110-5. 2011
    ..Pulmonary embolism is a common disease associated with a high mortality rate. The risk assessment and appropriate treatment selection of patients with acute pulmonary embolism remains a challenge...
  39. ncbi request reprint Homogenous distribution of fast response action potentials in canine pulmonary vein sleeves: a contradictory report
    Tsui Min Wang
    Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 89:187-95. 2003
    ..In conclusion, canine pulmonary vein sleeves do not display arrhythmogenic activities under normal physiological conditions. The possible explanations for the controversy in pulmonary veins electrophysiology were discussed...
  40. doi request reprint Sitagliptin and the risk of hospitalization for heart failure: a population-based study
    Kang Ling Wang
    General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 177:86-90. 2014
    ..This study assessed the risk of HHF during an exposure to sitagliptin in general diabetic patients...
  41. doi request reprint Long-term use of angiotensin II receptor blockers and risk of cancer: a population-based cohort analysis
    Kang Ling Wang
    General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 167:2162-6. 2013
    ..We assessed the occurrence of overall and site-specific cancers among ARB users and nonusers in the cohort with indications for ARB treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological characteristics of junctional rhythm during ablation of the slow pathway in different types of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Shih Huang Lee
    Cardiovascular Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:111-8. 2005
    ..However, the atrial activation pattern and conduction time from the His-bundle region to the atria recorded during JR in different types of AV nodal reentrant tachycardia have not been fully defined...
  43. doi request reprint Permanent pacemaker implantation for late atrioventricular block in patients receiving catheter ablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Jo Nan Liao
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Cardiol 111:569-73. 2013
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous transition of 2:1 atrioventricular block to 1:1 atrioventricular conduction during atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: evidence supporting the intra-Hisian or infra-Hisian area as the site of block
    Shih Huang Lee
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:1337-41. 2003
    ..Among previous studies, controversy also existed about the site of the 2:1 AV block during AV nodal reentrant tachycardia...
  45. doi request reprint Statins, risk of diabetes, and implications on outcomes in the general population
    Kang Ling Wang
    Department of Medical Research and Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1231-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the association of statin exposure and incident diabetes, and subsequent outcomes in the general population...
  46. ncbi request reprint The association between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment, physician and patient attitudes and perceptions, and healthcare policy
    Kang Ling Wang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
    J Atheroscler Thromb 21:1044-54. 2014
    ..We herein analyzed the Taiwanese cohort in the CEPHEUS-PA to identify key elements regarding clinical inertia and unsatisfactory LDL-C control...
  47. doi request reprint Inappropriate use of antiarrhythmic drugs in paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation in a large contemporary international survey: insights from RealiseAF
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Europace 15:1733-40. 2013
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Dental scaling and atrial fibrillation: a nationwide cohort study
    Su Jung Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Su Ao and Yuanshan Branch, I Lan, Taiwan Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Cardiol 168:2300-3. 2013
    ..Improvement of oral hygiene through dental scaling was associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular events. The goal of the present study was to investigate whether dental scaling can reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  49. doi request reprint Atrial Fibrillation Management Strategies in Routine Clinical Practice: Insights from the International RealiseAF Survey
    Chern En Chiang
    General Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0147536. 2016
    ..There are few data from routine clinical practice on the frequency with which each strategy is used and their correlates in terms of patients' clinical characteristics, AF control, and symptom burden...
  50. ncbi request reprint Impact of renal dysfunction on clinical outcome in patients with low risk of atrial fibrillation
    Wen Yu Lin
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center
    Circ J 78:853-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess its additive prognostic value in low thromboembolic risk AF patients with CHA2DS2-VASc score 0-1...
  51. ncbi request reprint The different ablation effects on atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia in children with and without dual nodal pathways
    Pi Chang Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:600-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the different effects of radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation in pediatric AVNRT patients between those with and without dual atrioventricular (AV) nodal pathways...
  52. doi request reprint Relationship between temperature change and the requirement for a permanent pacemaker implantation in bradyarrhythmias
    I Fan Liu
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Int J Biometeorol 55:733-9. 2011
    ..The peak occurrence of advanced AVB was in the spring. The occurrence of advanced AVB was associated with extreme temperature changes within 30 days, especially in the spring...
  53. doi request reprint 2010 guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology for the management of hypertension
    Chern En Chiang
    Division of Cardiology and General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 109:740-73. 2010
    ..Finally, these guidelines are not mandatory; the responsible physician's decision remains most important in hypertension management...
  54. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiologic characteristics and radiofrequency catheter ablation in children with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    Pi Chang Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:490-5. 2006
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the specific electrophysiologic characteristics and the outcome of radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation in children with WPW syndrome...
  55. doi request reprint Dental scaling and risk reduction in infective endocarditis: a nationwide population-based case-control study
    Su Jung Chen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Can J Cardiol 29:429-33. 2013
    ..Poor oral hygiene has been assumed as an important risk factor for IE. We aimed to investigate whether the improvement of oral hygiene through dental scaling could reduce the risk of IE...
  56. doi request reprint Complexity of atrial fibrillation patients and management in Chinese ethnicity in routine daily practice: insights from the RealiseAF Taiwanese cohort
    Kang Ling Wang
    General Clinical Research Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Cardiol 64:211-7. 2014
    ..This study presented differences in patient characteristics and management strategies, and assessed the quality of life (QoL) and AF control in Taiwanese patients from RealiseAF...
  57. doi request reprint Gender differences in the clinical characteristics and atrioventricular nodal conduction properties in patients with atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia
    Kazuyoshi Suenari
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:1114-9. 2010
    ..This study investigated the gender-related electrophysiological differences in a large series of patients undergoing radiofrequency catheter ablation...
  58. doi request reprint Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Prevention in Asian Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Meta-Analysis
    Kang Ling Wang
    From the General Clinical Research Center K L W, C E C, Department of Medical Research K L W, S J L, C E C, and Division of Cardiology K L W, S J L, C E C, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan K L W, S J L, C E C University of Birmingham, Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom G Y H L and Aalborg Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark G Y H L
    Stroke 46:2555-61. 2015
    ..Non-VKA oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are safer alternatives. Here, we evaluate performance differences of NOACs between Asians and non-Asians...
  59. doi request reprint Determinants of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment: Insights from the CEPHEUS Pan-Asian Survey
    Ko Fan Wang
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 77:61-7. 2014
    ..The study reported here analyzed the Taiwan cohort in CEPHEUS-PA to identify the determinants of successful treatment...
  60. ncbi request reprint Successful use of iv diltiazem to control perioperative refractory complex atrial tachyarrhythmias in a patient with pneumoconiosis
    Chi Hsiang Tsou
    Department of Respiratory Therapy, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Can J Anaesth 50:36-41. 2003
    ..Intravenous diltiazem was effective in controlling the ventricular rate and hemodynamics after failure of other antiarrhythmic drugs and direct current cardioversion...
  61. ncbi request reprint Chitosan potentiation of warfarin effect
    Shao Sung Huang
    Division of Cardiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1912-4. 2007
    ..To report a case in which the anticoagulation effect of warfarin appeared to have been potentiated by chitosan, probably due to interference with the absorption of vitamin K...
  62. ncbi request reprint Repetitive junctional rhythm during forehead-lift surgery--a case report
    Yi Ru Shih
    Department of Anesthesiology, Taichung Veterans General Hsopital and Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 43:109-12. 2005
    ..The possible offenders causative of the arrhythmia (e.g., oculocardiac reflex induced by repeated surgical manipulation) and the principle of perioperative management were discussed in the text...
  63. ncbi request reprint The results of radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia in children
    Pi Chang Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:655-61. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the results of the RF catheter ablation of SVTs in pediatric patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Suppressive effect of volatile anesthetics on U wave in anesthetized patients
    Chern En Chiang
    Int J Cardiol 107:417-8. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint QT dispersions: fact or fiction?
    Chern En Chiang
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:295-6. 2006
  66. ncbi request reprint An accurate electrocardiographic algorithm for differentiation of tremor-induced pseudo-ventricular tachycardia and true ventricular tachycardia
    Chun Yao Huang
    Int J Cardiol 111:163-5. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this is the first study to systemically analyze the tremor-induced pseudo-VT. Our new electrocardiographic algorithm provides a useful tool for a rapid and accurate diagnosis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Risk of the use of esmolol in the differential diagnosis of a wide QRS tachycardia
    Chern En Chiang
    Int J Cardiol 97:303-4. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Atropine-triggered idiopathic ventricular tachycardia in an asymptomatic pediatric patient
    Chih Hsiang Tsou
    Can J Anaesth 51:856-7. 2004