Donald Ming Tak Ho

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system: a comparative study with primitive neuroectodermal tumor/medulloblastoma
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Neuropathol 99:482-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Plurihormonal pituitary adenomas: immunostaining of all pituitary hormones is mandatory for correct classification
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Histopathology 39:310-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A clinicopathologic study of 81 patients with ependymomas and proposal of diagnostic criteria for anaplastic ependymoma
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neurooncol 54:77-85. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Histopathology and MIB-1 labeling index predicted recurrence of meningiomas: a proposal of diagnostic criteria for patients with atypical meningioma
    Donald Ming Tak Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Cancer 94:1538-47. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of radiotherapy for pediatric CNS atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (single institute experience)
    Yi Wei Chen
    Cancer Center, Neurological Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1038-43. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Treatment strategies for initially disseminated intracranial germinomas: experiences at a single institute
    Yi Wei Chen
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Center, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:557-63. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Change in treatment strategy for intracranial germinoma: long-term follow-up experience at a single institute
    Yi Wei Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 118:2752-62. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Salvage treatment for recurrent intracranial germinoma after reduced-volume radiotherapy: a single-institution experience and review of the literature
    Yu Wen Hu
    Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:639-47. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife surgery for vestibular schwannoma: 10-year experience of 195 cases
    Wen Yuh Chung
    Department of Neurosurgery Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Neurosurg 102:87-96. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Malignancy of intracerebral lesions evaluated with 11C-methionine-PET
    Ming Chao Huang
    Neural Regeneration Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 12:775-80. 2005

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system: a comparative study with primitive neuroectodermal tumor/medulloblastoma
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Neuropathol 99:482-8. 2000
    ..9 vs 40.1), which correlated with a shorter survival in patients with AT/RT than those with PNET/MB (median survival time 15.4 months vs 156.4 months)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plurihormonal pituitary adenomas: immunostaining of all pituitary hormones is mandatory for correct classification
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Histopathology 39:310-9. 2001
    ..We studied the clinicopathological characteristics of plurihormonal pituitary adenomas...
  3. ncbi request reprint A clinicopathologic study of 81 patients with ependymomas and proposal of diagnostic criteria for anaplastic ependymoma
    D M Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neurooncol 54:77-85. 2001
    ..Based on the above findings, we concluded that histopathology is an important prognostic indicator for patients with ependymomas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Histopathology and MIB-1 labeling index predicted recurrence of meningiomas: a proposal of diagnostic criteria for patients with atypical meningioma
    Donald Ming Tak Ho
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Cancer 94:1538-47. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to formulate diagnostic criteria for atypical meningioma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of radiotherapy for pediatric CNS atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (single institute experience)
    Yi Wei Chen
    Cancer Center, Neurological Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:1038-43. 2006
    ..To assess outcomes and prognostic factors in radiotherapy of pediatric central nervous system atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT)...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment strategies for initially disseminated intracranial germinomas: experiences at a single institute
    Yi Wei Chen
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Center, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:557-63. 2012
    ..Initially disseminated intracranial germinomas (IDIGs) can be observed in pre-adult and adolescent brain tumor patients. However, the disease prognosis is undetermined, and the method of optimal treatment remains controversial...
  7. doi request reprint Change in treatment strategy for intracranial germinoma: long-term follow-up experience at a single institute
    Yi Wei Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cancer 118:2752-62. 2012
    ..Previous intracranial germinoma (IG) studies have investigated the effect of different radiotherapy (RT) volumes and the necessity for adjunctive chemotherapy, but there is currently no consensus on the best treatment for this tumor...
  8. doi request reprint Salvage treatment for recurrent intracranial germinoma after reduced-volume radiotherapy: a single-institution experience and review of the literature
    Yu Wen Hu
    Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:639-47. 2012
    ..Intracranial germinomas (IGs) are highly curable with radiotherapy (RT). However, recurrence still occurs, especially when limited-field RT is applied, and the optimal salvage therapy remains controversial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife surgery for vestibular schwannoma: 10-year experience of 195 cases
    Wen Yuh Chung
    Department of Neurosurgery Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Neurosurg 102:87-96. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a study to determine the optimal radiation dose for vestibular schwannoma (VS) and to examine the histopathology in cases of treatment failure for better understanding of the effects of irradiation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Malignancy of intracerebral lesions evaluated with 11C-methionine-PET
    Ming Chao Huang
    Neural Regeneration Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 12:775-80. 2005
    ..We conclude that met-PET may be a reliable and effective preoperative evaluation to determine the type and malignancy of intraparenchymal brain lesions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reproducibility of Her-2/neu protein overexpression in invasive breast carcinoma using the DAKO HercepTest
    Chih Yi Hsu
    Department of Pathology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:693-8. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint MIB-1 and DNA topoisomerase II alpha could be helpful for predicting long-term survival of patients with glioblastoma
    Donald Ming Tak Ho
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Clin Pathol 119:715-22. 2003
    ..Our study showed that both MIB-1 and topoisomerase II alpha could help predict long-term survival of patients with glioblastomas. Multivariate analyses revealed that MIB-1 was a better prognostic marker than topoisomerase II alpha...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reproducibility of MIB-1 labeling index in astrocytic tumors using different counting methods
    Chih Yi Hsu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Mod Pathol 16:951-7. 2003
    ..Direct counting with a graticule yielded the best result. Before establishing reference standards for staining and counting, the reproducibility of MIB-1 labeling index should be verified...
  14. doi request reprint MIB-1 labeling index correlated with magnetic resonance imaging detected tumor volume doubling time in pituitary adenoma
    Chih Yi Hsu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shih Pai Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:1027-33. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether MIB-1 labeling index (LI) could be used to predict growth velocity of residual pituitary adenomas after surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Optimal treatment for intracranial germinoma: can we lower radiation dose without chemotherapy?
    Sang Hue Yen
    Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:980-7. 2010
    ..To review the effectiveness of reduced-dose and restricted-volume radiation-only therapy in the treatment of intracranial germinoma and to assess the feasibility of reducing or eliminating the use of chemotherapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenoma with growth hormone hypersecretion
    Chin Sung Kuo
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:489-93. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, this case is the first case of TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma in Taiwan...
  17. ncbi request reprint Skew ocular deviation: a catastrophic sign on MRI of fetal glioblastoma
    Yu Ming Chuang
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, No 201, Sec 2, 11217, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:371-5. 2003
    ..Post-mortem examination revealed a glioblastoma in the right deep hemisphere, a tumor with brain stem involvement, and transtentorial herniation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differential immunoprofiles of hepatocellular carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, and adrenocortical carcinoma: a systemic immunohistochemical survey using tissue array technique
    Chin Chen Pan
    Department of Pathology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 13:347-52. 2005
    ..Proper selection of immunohistochemical stains aid in the differential diagnosis of the three neoplasms. Using the tissue array technique, the authors also showed an effective model for comprehensive antibody testing...
  19. doi request reprint Immune response and pathophysiological features of Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscesses in an animal model
    Chang Phone Fung
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, ROC
    Lab Invest 91:1029-39. 2011
    ..These findings illustrate the critical role of phagocytic resistance against innate immunological defense mechanisms as well as its contribution to the development of liver abscesses...
  20. ncbi request reprint Haplotypes, loss of heterozygosity, and expression levels of glycine N-methyltransferase in prostate cancer
    Yu Chuen Huang
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Institute of Public Health, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Cancer Res 13:1412-20. 2007
    ..Here, we report on our efforts to characterize the haplotypes, loss of heterozygosity (LOH), and expression levels of the GNMT in prostate cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Elevated nitric oxide levels in childhood brain tumors
    Chung Lan Kao
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Childs Nerv Syst 19:744-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of our study was to investigate the roles of NO and inducible-form NOS (iNOS) in the pathogenesis of brain tumors...
  22. ncbi request reprint A rare giant intracranial osteochondroma
    Wen Chiung Lin
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:235-8. 2002
    ..We report a case of giant osteochondroma from the falx cerebri causing external compression on the brain. Radiographic findings, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging manifestation with histologic correlation are described...
  23. doi request reprint Plasma corticotrophin response to desmopressin in patients with Cushing's disease correlates with the expression of vasopressin receptor 2, but not with that of vasopressin receptor 1 or 3, in their pituitary tumours
    Fan Fen Wang
    Department of Medicine, Yangming Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:253-63. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the expression of vasopressin receptors (V1R, V2R, and V3R) and CRHR on corticotroph tumours and its possible relation to the in vivo response...
  24. doi request reprint Primary large B-cell lymphoma of the fourth ventricle
    Chih Hsiang Liao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    J Clin Neurosci 21:180-3. 2014
    ..We suggest that PCNSL be listed in the differential diagnosis of fourth ventricle tumors with well-circumscribed margins and homogenous contrast enhancement...
  25. doi request reprint Tonsil surface epithelium is ideal for monitoring Ki-67 immunohistochemical staining
    Chih Yi Hsu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Histopathology 63:810-6. 2013
    ..To identify an easily obtainable non-neoplastic tissue that can be used as control material for monitoring optimal Ki-67 immunohistochemical staining...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pituitary apoplexy after thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test in a patient with pituitary macroadenoma
    Huei Fang Wang
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:392-5. 2007
    ..The TRH test is generally safe for evaluating pituitary function, but pituitary apoplexy may occur after the procedure. CT and MRI may miss the diagnosis of pituitary apoplexy, especially if performed immediately after the acute episode...
  27. ncbi request reprint 1-11C-acetate versus 18F-FDG PET in detection of meningioma and monitoring the effect of gamma-knife radiosurgery
    Ren Shyan Liu
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, National PET Cyclotron Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nucl Med 51:883-91. 2010
    ..This study aimed to define the potential of 1-(11)C-acetate PET, compared with (18)F-FDG, in detecting meningiomas and monitoring the effect of gamma-knife radiosurgery...
  28. doi request reprint Primary yolk sac tumor of bilateral basal ganglia
    Chung Hao Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Branch for Women and Children, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:444-8. 2010
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is only the third reported case of primary YST confined to the basal ganglia in the literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low-cost telepathology system for intraoperative frozen-section consultation: our experience and review of the literature
    Wen Yih Liang
    Department of Pathology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Hum Pathol 39:56-62. 2008
    ..The average time span required for telepathology is short compared with routine intradepartmental consultation. Our experience showed that telepathology is a good tool for frozen-section consultation and imposes little additional cost...
  30. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife surgery for low-grade astrocytomas: evaluation of long-term outcome based on a 10-year experience
    Ling Wei Wang
    Cancer Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Neurosurg 105:127-32. 2006
    ..The authors report the long-term treatment results of Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) for patients with low-grade astrocytomas who underwent surgery at a single institution...
  31. doi request reprint Glycine N-methyltransferase is a favorable prognostic marker for human cholangiocarcinoma
    Yu Chuen Huang
    AIDS Prevention and Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1384-9. 2008
    ..We previously reported that GNMT expression is diminished in HCC. Here we report our examination of GNMT expression patterns in cholangiocarcinoma and the relationship between its expression and prognosis...
  32. doi request reprint Invasive ductal carcinoma arising in phyllodes tumor with isolated tumor cells in sentinel lymph node
    Ying Ju Kuo
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Department of Pathology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:602-4. 2010
    ..Whether such a combined lesion carries a more indolent course is also discussed...
  33. doi request reprint Olfactory ensheathing cell tumor with neurofibroma-like features: a case report and review of the literature
    Shih Chieh Lin
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neurooncol 97:117-22. 2010
    ..Our case, which had the morphology simulating neurofibroma was the first of its kind to be recorded...
  34. doi request reprint Extra-departmental anatomic pathology expert consultation inTaiwan: a research grant supported 4-year experience
    Chih Yi Hsu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Surg Oncol 101:430-5. 2010
    ..This report analyzed a research project supported nationwide expert consultation of anatomic pathology in Taiwan...
  35. ncbi request reprint Correlation of magnetic resonance images with neuropathology in acute Wernicke's encephalopathy
    Yo Tsen Liu
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shi Pai Road, Sec 2, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 108:682-7. 2006
    ..Bilateral cortical lesions revealed by MRI were atypical and rare in WE and were not evidenced by pathological changes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Elevation of plasma and cerebrospinal fluid osteopontin levels in patients with atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor
    Chung Lan Kao
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Pathol 123:297-304. 2005
    ..In 5 patients with AT/RT, plasma osteopontin levels decreased after treatment but increased with relapse. Osteopontin might be a potential marker to aid in identifying AT/RT recurrence...