Der Cherng Tarng

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Progression of kidney disease in non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: predictive role of circulating matrix metalloproteinase-2, -3, and -9
    Ta Wei Hsu
    Division of Nephrology, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70132. 2013
  2. pmc Aldosterone and mortality in hemodialysis patients: role of volume overload
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57511. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of add-on direct renin inhibitor aliskiren in patients with non-diabetes related chronic kidney disease
    Szu Yuan Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Nephrol 13:89. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin resistance in iron-replete hemodialysis patients: role of aluminum toxicity
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan ROC
    Am J Nephrol 18:1-8. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects of vitamin C in epoetin response
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Department of Physiology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:357-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of intravenous ascorbic acid medication on serum levels of soluble transferrin receptor in hemodialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2486-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of circulating soluble transferrin receptor level in chronic haemodialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1063-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased oxidative damage to peripheral blood leukocyte DNA in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, and Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1321-30. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin hyporesponsiveness: from iron deficiency to iron overload
    D C Tarng
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Int Suppl 69:S107-18. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Internal jugular vein haemodialysis catheter-induced right atrium endocarditis--case report and review of the literature
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 32:411-4. 1998

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  1. pmc Progression of kidney disease in non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease: predictive role of circulating matrix metalloproteinase-2, -3, and -9
    Ta Wei Hsu
    Division of Nephrology, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70132. 2013
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate whether circulating MMP levels could independently predict future kidney disease progression in non-diabetic CAD patients...
  2. pmc Aldosterone and mortality in hemodialysis patients: role of volume overload
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57511. 2013
    ..In patients on dialysis, however, the association is reversed. This paradox may be explained by volume overload, which is associated with lower aldosterone and higher mortality...
  3. pmc Effect of add-on direct renin inhibitor aliskiren in patients with non-diabetes related chronic kidney disease
    Szu Yuan Li
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Nephrol 13:89. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential renoprotective effect of add-on direct renin inhibitor in non-DM CKD patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin resistance in iron-replete hemodialysis patients: role of aluminum toxicity
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan ROC
    Am J Nephrol 18:1-8. 1998
    ..711, p < 0.001). We concluded that the post-DFO rise of serum aluminum can be used as a means of estimating tissue stores. Subclinical aluminum toxicity may exhibit an inhibitory effect on erythropoietic response to rHuEPO therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects of vitamin C in epoetin response
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Department of Physiology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:357-60. 2007
    ..This review focuses on the improvement of epoetin response by administration of vitamin C and discusses its clinical implications and potential issues for internal medicine doctors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of intravenous ascorbic acid medication on serum levels of soluble transferrin receptor in hemodialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, and Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2486-93. 2004
    ..It is concluded that ascorbic acid status can significantly decrease serum TfR concentrations and increase percentage of TSAT, probably through alterations in intracellular iron metabolism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Determinants of circulating soluble transferrin receptor level in chronic haemodialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1063-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the factors determining the circulating soluble transferrin receptor (sTfR) concentrations in haemodialysis (HD) patients on maintenance recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEpo) treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased oxidative damage to peripheral blood leukocyte DNA in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, and Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1321-30. 2002
    ..769; P < 0.001). In conclusion, profound increased 8-OHdG levels in peripheral leukocyte DNA occur in the course of chronic renal failure, gradually increase with its progression, and are further exacerbated by PD treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin hyporesponsiveness: from iron deficiency to iron overload
    D C Tarng
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Int Suppl 69:S107-18. 1999
    ..Our study provides a more complete understanding of the pathogenesis of iron overload-related anemia and the development of an adjuvant therapy, intravenous ascorbic acid, to the existing treatments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Internal jugular vein haemodialysis catheter-induced right atrium endocarditis--case report and review of the literature
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 32:411-4. 1998
    ..Once endocarditis is present, removal of catheters and a 4-6-week course of intravenous antibiotics guided by the sensitivity test are recommended...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improvement of nutritional status in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis after correction of renal anemia with recombinant human erythropoietin
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Nephron 78:253-9. 1998
    ..0004). In summary, correction of renal anemia with EPO improves the nutritional status in hemodialysis patients. A postulated mechanism is that EPO may exhibit anabolic effects, with a better utilization of ingested protein...
  12. ncbi request reprint Brachial plexus compression due to subclavian pseudoaneurysm from cannulation of jugular vein hemodialysis catheter
    D C Tarng
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 31:694-7. 1998
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  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal anemia syndrome in chronic kidney disease
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:424-9. 2007
    ..This paper provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of anemia associated with CKD based on international practice guidelines...
  14. ncbi request reprint High-calorie supplementation increases serum leptin levels and improves response to rHuEPO in long-term hemodialysis patients
    Szu Chun Hung
    Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:1073-83. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine the effect of an increase in serum leptin levels by increasing energy intake on recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) response in long-term hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of response to intravenous iron supplementation by reticulocyte haemoglobin content and high-fluorescence reticulocyte count in haemodialysis patients
    Chiao Lin Chuang
    Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:370-7. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to appraise the diagnostic power of these two parameters in the early prediction of response to intravenous iron (IVFE) medications in HD patients receiving rHuEpo...
  16. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of vitamin C on 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine level in peripheral blood lymphocytes of chronic hemodialysis patients
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Int 66:820-31. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Determination of melamine in rat plasma, liver, kidney, spleen, bladder and brain by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    Yu Tse Wu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Chromatogr A 1216:7595-601. 2009
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  18. pmc Decoy receptor 3, a novel inflammatory marker, and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taiwan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1257-65. 2012
    ..Serum decoy receptor 3 (DcR3) is a member of the TNF receptor superfamily. CKD patients have higher levels of DcR3 than the general population, but whether DcR3 predicts mortality in CKD patients on hemodialysis has not been explored...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association between transferrin receptor-ferritin index and conventional measures of iron responsiveness in hemodialysis patients
    Yen Cheng Chen
    Institutes of Physiology and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:1036-44. 2006
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  20. pmc Intravenous iron exacerbates oxidative DNA damage in peripheral blood lymphocytes in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Ko Lin Kuo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1817-26. 2008
    ..05). In summary, intravenous iron sucrose provokes oxidative damage to peripheral blood lymphocyte DNA in hemodialysis patients, especially among those with high levels of ferritin...
  21. pmc Serum bilirubin links UGT1A1*28 polymorphism and predicts long-term cardiovascular events and mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Ying Hwa Chen
    Department of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Nil 11217, Taiwan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:567-74. 2011
    ..The study aimed to clarify the association between serum bilirubin and UGT1A1*28 polymorphism and their respective effect on outcomes of chronic hemodialysis patients...
  22. pmc Length polymorphism in heme oxygenase-1 and cardiovascular events and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Yu Hsin Chen
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Su Ao Branch, Yilan, Taiwan, Faculty of Medicine and, Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Division of Nephrology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taipei Branch, Taipei, Taiwan, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1756-63. 2013
    ..This study assessed the association between the length of guanosine thymidine dinucleotide repeats in the heme oxygenase-1 gene microsatellite promoter and cardiovascular events and mortality among hemodialysis patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Renoprotective effect of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade in patients with predialysis advanced chronic kidney disease, hypertension, and anemia
    Ta Wei Hsu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Ilan City, Taiwan
    JAMA Intern Med 174:347-54. 2014
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  24. doi request reprint Kr├╝ppel-like factor 5 associates with melamine-cyanurate crystal-induced nephritis in rats
    Hsin Lei Huang
    Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:2477-83. 2013
    ..Melamine and cyanuric acid (M/CA), when orally administered together to rats, can induce crystal formation within renal tubules and cause acute kidney injury...
  25. pmc Intravenous ferric chloride hexahydrate supplementation induced endothelial dysfunction and increased cardiovascular risk among hemodialysis patients
    Ko Lin Kuo
    Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 7:e50295. 2012
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  26. pmc GST M1 polymorphism associates with DNA oxidative damage and mortality among hemodialysis patients
    Yi Sheng Lin
    Division of Nephrology, Taipei City Hospital Zhongxiao Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:405-15. 2009
    ..30 to 4.51) during the mean follow-up of 34 mo. In conclusion, patients without GST M1 activity are more vulnerable to oxidative stress and are at greater risk for death compared with those who possess GST M1 activity...
  27. doi request reprint Adipose-derived stem cells exhibit antioxidative and antiapoptotic properties to rescue ischemic acute kidney injury in rats
    Yu Chung Shih
    Taipei, Taiwan From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, and Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and School of Medicine, Department and Institute of Physiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Institute of Pharmacology, National Yang Ming University
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:940e-51e. 2013
    ..Therefore, the authors investigated the therapeutic effects of adipose-derived stem cells in ischemic acute kidney injury in rats...
  28. doi request reprint Expression of TNFRSF6B in kidneys is a novel predictor for progression of chronic kidney disease
    Wei Cheng Tseng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei City Hospital Heping Fuyou Branch, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mod Pathol 26:984-94. 2013
    ..82). In conclusion, TNFRSF6B is associated with renal fibrosis and high expression of TNFRSF6B is a novel biomarker for predicting the progression of chronic kidney disease. ..
  29. doi request reprint High serum DcR3 levels are associated with the occurrence of peritonitis in patients receiving chronic peritoneal dialysis
    En Pen Chang
    Division of Infectious Disease, Wei Gong Memorial Hospital, Miaoli, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:644-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether serum DcR3 is a predictor of peritonitis in chronic PD patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fistulizing TB peritonitis during CAPD
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1226-7. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Hypercalcemia in a renal transplant recipient suffering with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Wen Chin Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:E8. 2002
    ..This entity should be included in the differential diagnosis for renal transplant recipients with hypercalcemia, especially in patients who develop lung infections...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dialysis-resistant pulmonary oedema
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1406-9. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint A lady with a broken haemodialysis catheter fragment
    Ching Chang Hu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1126-8. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Acquired fanconi syndrome induced by mixed Chinese herbs presenting as proximal muscle weakness
    Jenq Shyong Chan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Armed Forces Taoyuan General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 67:193-6. 2004
    ..Aggressive and early alkali treatment with supplementation of phosphate and Vitamin D restored the patient's metabolic and musculoskeletal abnormalities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure caused by unilateral renal artery thromboembolism
    Kuo Liang Cheng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:833-5. 2003
  36. doi request reprint Induced pluripotent stem cells without c-Myc attenuate acute kidney injury via downregulating the signaling of oxidative stress and inflammation in ischemia-reperfusion rats
    Pei Ying Lee
    Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cell Transplant 21:2569-85. 2012
    ..In summary, considering the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiapoptotic properties of iPS cells without c-Myc, transplantation of such cells may be a treatment option for ischemic AKI...
  37. doi request reprint Adiposity and insulin resistance in nondiabetic hemodialysis patients: effects of high energy supplementation
    Szu Chun Hung
    Department and Institute of Physiology, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:64-9. 2009
    ..Theoretically, high energy supplementation in these patients ought to lead to weight gain over time, but the benefits of this strategy are unclear...
  38. doi request reprint Volume overload correlates with cardiovascular risk factors in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Taipei Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Int 85:703-9. 2014
    ..Bioimpedance devices may aid in clinical assessment by helping to identify a high-risk group with volume overload among stages 3-5 CKD patients. ..
  39. doi request reprint The benefits of estrogen or selective estrogen receptor modulator on kidney and its related disease-chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder: osteoporosis
    Wen Ling Lee
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:365-71. 2013
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  40. doi request reprint Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in chronic kidney disease: what have we learned in 25 years?
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 113:3-10. 2014
    ..The key to CKD anemia management will be individualization of the potential benefits of reducing blood transfusions and anemia-related symptoms against the risks of harm...
  41. ncbi request reprint A rare cause of oedema
    Szu Chun Hung
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital No 201, Sec 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2413-4. 2004
  42. doi request reprint Cocoon-like fibroadhesive tuberculous peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient
    Wei Cheng Tseng
    Department of Medicine, Taitung Veterans Hospital, Taitung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Chin J Physiol 55:361-5. 2012
    ..After surgical enterolysis and continuation of antituberculous treatment, he recovered uneventfully. Our case might be the first report regarding paradoxical deterioration to antituberculous treatment in dialysis patients...
  43. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic acalculous cholecystitis: an unusual location of uremic bleeding
    Yi Chun Lai
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Yang Ming University Hospital, I Lan, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 72:484-7. 2009
    ..Abdominal ultrasound can aid in diagnosis. Biliary colic, jaundice, and melena are the typical symptoms of hemorrhagic cholecystitis, particularly in a patient with unexplained gastrointestinal bleeding...
  44. doi request reprint Oral bioavailability, urinary excretion and organ distribution of melamine in Sprague-Dawley rats by high-performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry
    Yu Tse Wu
    Institute of Traditional Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, and Department of Pediatrics, Zhongxiao Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:108-11. 2010
    ..This result indicated that the oral absorption of melamine was almost complete and urinary excretion was the major route for its elimination. Repeated exposure to high-dose melamine may result in only slight accumulation in organs...
  45. pmc More impact of microalbuminuria on retinopathy than moderately reduced GFR among type 2 diabetic patients
    Yu Hsin Chen
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Diabetes Care 35:803-8. 2012
    ..The current study aimed to investigate whether microalbuminuria or moderately decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a better predictor for the development and progression of retinopathy in type 2 diabetic patients...
  46. doi request reprint Parathyroidectomy reduces intradialytic hypotension in hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Chia Jen Shih
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 37:323-31. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the frequency of intradialytic hypotension (IDH) and cardiovascular function before and after parathyroidectomy (PTX) in maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recurrent hypoglycemia in a hemodialysis patient related to propoxyphene treatment
    Hui Ting Lee
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:286-8. 2007
    ..Our case reminds us that propoxyphene-induced hypoglycemia should not be ignored, especially in hemodialysis patients with cold sweats, agitation and depressed consciousness...
  48. doi request reprint Effects of intravenous iron saccharate on improving severe anemia in rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Wei Sheng Chen
    Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Rheumatol 31:469-77. 2012
    ..The use of intravenous iron saccharate, preferably administrated in a fractionated way, is effective in the correction of severe anemia in RA patients, especially those with nonstainable iron marrow...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of anion gap with thyroid dysfunction and nodular goiter in CAPD patients
    Chih Ching Lin
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, and School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Perit Dial Int 22:394-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the association of clinical parameters and serum anion gap with thyroid dysfunction and nodular goiter in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint How can erythropoietin requirements be reduced in dialysis patients?
    Peter Kotanko
    Renal Research Institute, New York, New York 10128, USA
    Semin Dial 19:363-72. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin and epoetin sensitivity
    Der Cherng Tarng
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:371; author reply 372. 2006