Chung Tei Chou

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Binding of rheumatoid and lupus synovial fluids and sera-derived human IgG rheumatoid factor to degalactosylated IgG
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 33:541-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum anti-Yersinia antibody in Chinese patients with Kawasaki disease
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 36:14-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytokine production from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and their first-degree relatives
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 38:190-5. 2007
  4. pmc The Clinical Application of Anti-CCP in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases
    Ct Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital
    Biomark Insights 2:165-71. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Why is biologic therapy useful in spondyloarthritis? Knowledge from synovial immunopathologic studies of spondyloarthritis
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:507-11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Clinical, functional, and radiographic differences among juvenile-onset, adult-onset, and late-onset ankylosing spondylitis
    Hung An Chen
    Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 39:1013-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Alternative therapies: what role do they have in the management of lupus?
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lupus 19:1425-9. 2010
  8. pmc The effect of etanercept on anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies and rheumatoid factor in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    H A Chen
    Section of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:35-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in rheumatoid arthritis--expression of Fas, Fas-L, p53, and Bcl-2 in rheumatoid synovial tissues
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pathol 193:110-6. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Better short-term clinical response to etanercept in Chinese than Caucasian patients with active ankylosing spondylitis
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Shih Pai, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:580-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Binding of rheumatoid and lupus synovial fluids and sera-derived human IgG rheumatoid factor to degalactosylated IgG
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 33:541-4. 2002
    ..Specificity of IgG rheumatoid factor (RF) in recognizing degalactosylated IgG (Fab)(2) and Fc was analyzed in the present study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serum anti-Yersinia antibody in Chinese patients with Kawasaki disease
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 36:14-8. 2005
    ..Many infectious agents have been implicated as an etiology to develop Kawasaki disease (KD). In Taiwan, studies on the relationship between Yersinia and KD have not been reported...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytokine production from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with ankylosing spondylitis and their first-degree relatives
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 38:190-5. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc The Clinical Application of Anti-CCP in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases
    Ct Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital
    Biomark Insights 2:165-71. 2007
    ..Therefore, with improvement of sensitivity, the anti-CCP antibody will be widely used as a routine laboratory test in the clinical practice for RA...
  5. doi request reprint Why is biologic therapy useful in spondyloarthritis? Knowledge from synovial immunopathologic studies of spondyloarthritis
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:507-11. 2012
    ..This may explain why clinically, arthritis patients can get significant improvement after TNFα blocker treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical, functional, and radiographic differences among juvenile-onset, adult-onset, and late-onset ankylosing spondylitis
    Hung An Chen
    Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 39:1013-8. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes at different ages of onset in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  7. doi request reprint Alternative therapies: what role do they have in the management of lupus?
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Lupus 19:1425-9. 2010
    ..Through randomized clinical trials, we hope in the future that some Chinese medicines may be found helpful as CATs for SLE...
  8. pmc The effect of etanercept on anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies and rheumatoid factor in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    H A Chen
    Section of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:35-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the changes in anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti-CCP) and rheumatoid factor (RF) following etanercept treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in rheumatoid arthritis--expression of Fas, Fas-L, p53, and Bcl-2 in rheumatoid synovial tissues
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pathol 193:110-6. 2001
    ..In RA ST, one-third of Fas-positive and 80% of p53-positive cells were also TUNEL-positive. These results indicate that apoptosis in RA is strongly associated with the expression of Fas and p53, but not Bcl-2...
  10. doi request reprint Better short-term clinical response to etanercept in Chinese than Caucasian patients with active ankylosing spondylitis
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Shih Pai, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:580-7. 2010
    ..Clinical efficacy, including partial remission and BASDAI, is even better in Chinese than in Caucasian patients. Further study is required to assess long-term efficacy and safety in Chinese patients with AS...
  11. ncbi request reprint The clinical application of etanercept in Chinese patients with rheumatic diseases
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, No 201, Sec 2, Shipai Road, Beitou Chiu, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:206-13. 2006
    ..We need to study a larger number of patients in order to better understand the efficacy and safety of etanercept...
  12. ncbi request reprint Study of undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy among first-degree relatives of ankylosing spondylitis probands
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, No 201, Sec 2, Shipai Road, Beitou Chiu, Taipei, Taiwan 112
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:662-5. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint The detection of the HLA-B27 antigen by immunomagnetic separation and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay-comparison with a flow cytometric procedure
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Shih Pai, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Immunol Methods 255:15-22. 2001
    ..We conclude that IMS-ELISA may be used as a fast screening method for HLA B27 detection...
  14. ncbi request reprint HLA-B27 and its subtypes in 4 Taiwanese Aborigine tribes: a comparison to Han Chinese patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Chung T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 30:321-5. 2003
    ..We surveyed B27 and its subtypes in 5 ethnic groups in Taiwan...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in the clinical and laboratory features of lupus patients after the big earthquake in Taiwan
    C T Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Lupus 11:109-13. 2002
    ..In conclusion, there was no striking change in the clinical aspects for lupus patients. However, some laboratory results became abnormal in group 1 patients after the earthquake, indicating that their lupus status may have worsened...
  16. ncbi request reprint A double-blind, randomized, controlled parallel group study evaluating the efficacy and safety of acemetacin for the management of osteoarthritis
    C T Chou
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 22:1-6. 2002
    ..We therefore suggest that acemetacin, by demonstrating significant tolerability and safety advantages, is as effective as indomethacin for the treatment of OA...
  17. doi request reprint Autoantibody and biopsy grading are associated with expression of ICAM-1, MMP-3, and TRAIL in salivary gland mononuclear cells of Chinese patients with Sjogren's syndrome
    Wei Sheng Chen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 36:989-96. 2009
    ..Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease. We investigated important factors associated with the expression of inflammation-related molecules in minor salivary gland (MSG) mononuclear cells in patients with SS...
  18. doi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen-G in ankylosing spondylitis and the response after tumour necrosis factor-alpha blocker therapy
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:264-70. 2010
    ..To investigate the role of HLA-G in AS...
  19. doi request reprint Anti-agalactosyl IgG antibody in ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis
    Chen Liang Chou
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, School of Medicine National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 29:875-81. 2010
    ..The result of the present investigation has suggested that anti-Gal(0) IgG may be more ubiquitously present in inflammatory arthritides including RA or SpA...
  20. doi request reprint Association of cigarette smoking with Chinese ankylosing spondylitis patients in Taiwan: a poor disease outcome in systemic inflammation, functional ability, and physical mobility
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 32:659-63. 2013
    ..Thus, it is quite important for the physician to emphasize the association of smoking with poor disease prognosis in AS, and patients should be strongly recommended to avoid smoking cigarette...
  21. ncbi request reprint Undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy in Chinese patients
    Hsien Tzung Liao
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 37:384-7. 2006
    ..Undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy (USpA) is a unique group in spondyloarthropathy (SpA). This study will investigate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of USpA in the Chinese population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association of acute anterior uveitis with disease activity, functional ability and physical mobility in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: a cross-sectional study of Chinese patients in Taiwan
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Taipei Medial University Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 26:953-7. 2007
    ..343). These results suggested that the presence of AAU in AS patients may be associated with higher disease activity, poor functional ability and advanced physical impairment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of decoy receptor 3 in synovial tissues of inflammatory arthritis
    Ming Han Chen
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:171-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate DCR3 expression on the synovial tissue in different types of arthritis...
  24. doi request reprint Soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin in ankylosing spondylitis: OPG is associated with poor physical mobility and reflects systemic inflammation
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 29:1155-61. 2010
    ..005). Serum levels of sRANKL and OPG are increased in the AS patients and may participate in the disease process of AS. Production of OPG has association with poor physical mobility and may reflect systemic inflammation in AS...
  25. pmc How to translate basic knowledge into clinical application of biologic therapy in spondyloarthritis
    Chung Tei Chou
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Section 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Clin Dev Immunol 2013:369202. 2013
    ..In summary, looking for new targeting therapies for either anti-inflammation (beyond anti-TNF) or anti-bone formation (including anti-TGF β or PDGF) is warranted in the future. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Decreased IL-12 production by polymorphonuclear leukocytes in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus
    Chang Youh Tsai
    Section of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Immunol Invest 31:177-89. 2002
    ..This may account for increased susceptibility to multiple infections in patients with active SLE...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary arterial hypertension in autoimmune diseases: an analysis of 19 cases from a medical center in northern Taiwan
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:162-8. 2006
    ..Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a serious complication of autoimmune diseases, has rarely been reported in Taiwan...
  28. doi request reprint Association of serum interleukin-17 and interleukin-23 levels with disease activity in Chinese patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Wei Sheng Chen
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:303-8. 2012
    ..We investigated whether IL-17 and IL-23, two Th17-related cytokines, play any roles in the pathogenesis of, and have any correlations with, disease activity and clinical manifestations in AS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Temporal arteritis
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:333-5. 2005
    ..The pathologic findings of the different subsets of temporal arteritis, and the relationship between anticardiolipin antibody and the extent of vascular complications of temporal arteritis, are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Increased spontaneous but decreased mitogen-stimulated expression and excretion of interleukin 18 by mononuclear cells in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus
    Hui Ting Lee
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 36:1910-6. 2009
    ..To measure serum concentration and analyze the expression of interleukin 18 (IL-18) mRNA in mononuclear cells of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  31. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of Candida tropicalis and Candida krusei arthritis in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia before chemotherapy
    Hon Pin Wang
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Sec2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1195-7. 2007
    ..We reported the unusual case of fungal arthritis and reviewed the literature...
  32. doi request reprint Survival analysis in systemic lupus erythematosus patients on maintenance dialysis: a nationwide population-based study in Taiwan
    Yu Sheng Chang
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih Pai Rd Sect 2, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:166-72. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify the risk factors for mortality and the impact of dialysis modalities on the survival in SLE patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  33. doi request reprint Factors associated with radiographic spinal involvement and hip involvement in ankylosing spondylitis
    Hung An Chen
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 40:552-8. 2011
    ..To determine the factors associated with radiographic spinal involvement and hip involvement in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and assess the influence of the damage seen in the radiographs on functional outcome in patients with AS...
  34. doi request reprint Inverse correlation of programmed death 1 (PD-1) expression in T cells to the spinal radiologic changes in Taiwanese patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Ming Han Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shipai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1181-7. 2011
    ..04% vs. 0.42±0.14%, P<0.05; 0.06±0.03% vs. 0.40±0.14%, P<0.05, respectively). These results have suggested that the increased number of T helper cells lacking PD-1 may contribute to the spinal radiologic changes in AS patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigens in undifferentiated spondyloarthritis
    Hsien Tzung Liao
    Taipei Medical University Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:198-201. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the alleles of the HLA-A, -B, -C, -DR, and -DQ, which are present at higher frequencies in USpA patients compared with an ethnically matched control population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Adequate nourishment through total parenteral nutrition treatment may augment immune function in patients with colon cancer
    Seng Eng Ooi
    Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Arch Med Res 35:289-93. 2004
    ..Our objective was to evaluate immune function after total parenteral nutrition (TPN) treatment in colorectal cancer patients...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical significance of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Ming Han Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shipai Road, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 31:309-15. 2012
    ..001). Our findings suggest that HBV infection may protect individuals from pSS and reduce pulmonary involvement...
  38. ncbi request reprint Second-degree atrioventricular block as an early manifestation of adult systemic lupus erythematosus
    An Ping Huo
    Section of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:296-9. 2005
    ..The possible pathogenesis of this complication is discussed. Follow-up with periodical ECG is recommended for adult lupus patients to screen for possible conduction system involvement, and treatment should be started as soon as possible...
  39. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in spondyloarthropathies
    Chun Hsiung Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
    Adv Exp Med Biol 649:122-32. 2009
    ..The results summarized in Table 1 call for a co-ordinated effort for systematic studies of existing biomarkers and for search for new candidates...
  40. doi request reprint Hydrocephalus in an elderly man with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Wei Sheng Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 108:513-7. 2009
    ..When encountering a patient with hydrocephalus but without apparent predisposing factors, it is always important to include SLE as a differential diagnosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Laryngotracheal involvement as the initial manifestation of relapsing polychondritis
    Shu Jen Chang
    Section of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Cheng Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:279-82. 2005
    ..This case is reported with the hope of increasing awareness about the potential for early upper airway involvement in RP...
  42. pmc Characteristics of comorbidities and costs among patients who died from systemic lupus erythematosus in Taiwan
    Shih Chao Kang
    Division of Family Medicine, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arch Med Sci 8:690-6. 2012
    ..Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is prevalent among young female adults, particularly in Asia. In Taiwan, features of end-of-life SLE patients remain unclear...
  43. ncbi request reprint Interstitial lung disease and xerostomia as initial manifestations in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Seng Eng Ooi
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 38:145-8. 2005
    ..Immunosuppressive drugs must be used cautiously in these patients. Screening for HIV is mandatory in the differential diagnosis of patients with ILD or xerostomia...
  44. ncbi request reprint Panniculitis: an unusual cutaneous manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis
    Yin Cih Chao
    Section of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:190-3. 2006
    ..Histologic confirmation of septal panniculitis was established in one case and the panniculitis in this case improved as the arthritis resolved...
  45. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen and clinical and demographic characteristics in psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis in Chinese patients
    Hsien Tzung Liao
    Taipei Medical University, Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
    J Rheumatol 35:891-5. 2008
    ..We conducted a retrospective study to determine the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) -A, -B, -Cw, -DR, and -DQ alleles in Chinese patients with PsA and psoriasis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of internal consistency and re-test reliability of Bath ankylosing spondylitis indices in a large cohort of adult and juvenile spondylitis patients in Taiwan
    James Cheng Chung Wei
    Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1685-91. 2007
    ..Thus, disease activity and functional status in Chinese-speaking patients with AS may be adequately evaluated with these versions of the original instruments...
  47. ncbi request reprint The relationships between disability level, health-promoting lifestyle, and quality of life in outpatients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Hui Chuan Huang
    Cardinal Tien College of Nursing
    J Nurs Res 15:21-32. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A woman with anti-histidyl-aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase (Jo-1 antibodies), myositis, hyperglycemia, interstitial lung disease, and morbilliform rashes
    Chang Youh Tsai
    Rheumatol Int 25:156-7. 2005
  49. doi request reprint Association of the MSX2 gene polymorphisms with ankylosing spondylitis in Japanese
    Tatsuya Furuichi
    Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases, SNP Research Center, RIKEN, 4 6 1 Shirokanedai, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
    J Hum Genet 53:419-24. 2008
    ..In the genes previously reported to have association with AS, only one synonymous SNP, c.963T > G in ANKH, showed a marginal association in the Japanese population (P = 0.045)...