Peng Hui Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic myoma treated with laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion and subsequent immediate myomectomy: which is the optimal surgical approach?
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 92:762-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for heterotopic pregnancies: a case report and a brief review
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 80:267-71. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Alpha 2,6-sialyltransferase I expression in the placenta of patients with preeclampsia
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:152-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Is the surgical approach beneficial to subfertile women with symptomatic extensive adenomyosis?
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:495-502. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Maneuvers to decrease laparoscopy-induced shoulder and upper abdominal pain: a randomized controlled study
    Hsiao Wen Tsai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Arch Surg 146:1360-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Standard and low-dose hormone therapy for postmenopausal women--focus on the breast
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:127-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of tibolone on the breast of postmenopausal women
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:121-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Wound endometriosis: risk factor evaluation and treatment
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:113-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, celecoxib, on the reproductive function of female mice
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:245-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent breast cancer presents as a single solid ovarian mass and ascites
    Pwu Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, and Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:356-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic myoma treated with laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion and subsequent immediate myomectomy: which is the optimal surgical approach?
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 92:762-9. 2009
    ..To determine the optimal surgical approach when patients are treated with laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO) combined with myomectomy in the management of women with symptomatic uterine fibroids...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for heterotopic pregnancies: a case report and a brief review
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 80:267-71. 1998
    ..A brief review of the published literature on the role of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and management of heterotopic pregnancy is given...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alpha 2,6-sialyltransferase I expression in the placenta of patients with preeclampsia
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:152-8. 2007
    ..Inadequate trophoblast invasion to the spiral artery in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy was believed to be correlated with pregnancy complications, including preeclampsia...
  4. doi request reprint Is the surgical approach beneficial to subfertile women with symptomatic extensive adenomyosis?
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:495-502. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the role of surgical intervention for symptom control and reproductive performance improvement in the management of subfertile women with symptomatic extensive uterine adenomyosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Maneuvers to decrease laparoscopy-induced shoulder and upper abdominal pain: a randomized controlled study
    Hsiao Wen Tsai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Arch Surg 146:1360-6. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Standard and low-dose hormone therapy for postmenopausal women--focus on the breast
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:127-34. 2007
    ..Altogether, when compared with the standard dose HT, physicians may prefer to use low-dose HT initially in managing the climacteric symptoms of postmenopausal women. Time will prove...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of tibolone on the breast of postmenopausal women
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veteran General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:121-6. 2007
    ..Only time will tell whether tibolone will be the preferred option...
  8. ncbi request reprint Wound endometriosis: risk factor evaluation and treatment
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:113-9. 2003
    ..Wound endometriosis is still a rare phenomenon. In this study, we tried to identify its risk factors and presented our experience in managing such disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of a selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, celecoxib, on the reproductive function of female mice
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:245-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine if long-term use of a cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor affects fertility or ovulation in female mice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recurrent breast cancer presents as a single solid ovarian mass and ascites
    Pwu Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cardinal Tien Hospital, and Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:356-9. 2006
    ..Herein, we report the case of a patient with a left adnexal mass and ascites to emphasize consideration of metastatic ovarian tumors from non-gynecologic organs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Single-dose sertaconazole vaginal tablet treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:259-63. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy, acceptability, and safety of single-dose sertaconazole vaginal tablet (500 mg) treatment compared with conventional 3-dose econazole vaginal tablet (150 mg) treatment for VVC...
  12. ncbi request reprint Altered mRNA expressions of sialyltransferases in ovarian cancers
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 99:631-9. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of ultraminilaparotomy for myomectomy through midline vertical incision or modified Pfannenstiel incision--a prospective short-term follow-up
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 91:1945-50. 2009
    ..To evaluate the short-term therapeutic outcome of myomectomy using ultraminilaparotomy (UMLT) through a midline vertical incision (MVI) or a modified Pfannenstiel incision (MPI) in the treatment of myomas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of surgery alone and combined surgical-medical treatment in the management of symptomatic uterine adenomyoma
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 92:876-85. 2009
    ..To compare the efficacy of surgical-medical treatment and surgery alone in the treatment of uterine symptomatic adenomyoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ovarian tumors complicating pregnancy. Emergency and elective surgery
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 44:279-87. 1999
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the different effects and characteristics of ovarian surgery performed under emergency conditions and electively during pregnancy and to search for risk factors contributing to emergency ovarian surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary malignant lymphoma of the cervix in pregnancy. A case report
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 44:630-2. 1999
    ..Malignant lymphoma arising from the uterine cervix is a very rare entity. Only two such patients have been reported as pregnant at the time of diagnosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disseminated carcinomatosis after laparoscopic surgery for presumably benign ruptured ovarian teratoma
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 89:89-91. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Whole-body PET with (fluorine-18)-2-deoxyglucose for detecting recurrent primary serous peritoneal carcinoma: An initial report
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 77:44-7. 2000
    ..Positron emission tomography (PET) scanning may offer another approach to this problem...
  19. ncbi request reprint Altered mRNA expression of sialyltransferase in squamous cell carcinomas of the cervix
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 83:121-7. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and localization of testosterone-producing ovarian tumors: imaging or biochemical evaluation
    P H Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 83:596-8. 2001
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion in the treatment of women with symptomatic uterine myomas with and without adding laparoscopic myomectomy: 4-year results
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:712-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the necessity of laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) in the treatment of women with symptomatic uterine myomas who are undergoing laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist to manage perimenopausal women with symptomatic uterine myomas
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 48:133-7. 2009
    ..To determine the acceptability and effectiveness of a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist for the treatment of perimenopausal women with symptomatic uterine myomas...
  23. doi request reprint Adenomyosis and its variance: adenomyoma and female fertility
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 48:232-8. 2009
    ..This review will explore recent publications that have addressed the use of different approaches in the management of subfertile women with uterine adenomyosis and adenomyoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysis of genetic aberrations in uterine adenomyosis using comparative genomic hybridization
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Anal Quant Cytol Histol 24:1-6. 2002
    ..To use comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) to analyzefrozen tissuesfrom adenomyosis cases to discover and map genomic regions for chromosomal gains and losses...
  25. doi request reprint Reproductive performance of severely symptomatic women with uterine adenomyoma who wanted preservation of the uterus and underwent combined surgical-medical treatment
    Wen Hsun Chang
    Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 52:39-45. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Soyasaponin-I-modified invasive behavior of cancer by changing cell surface sialic acids
    Chi Cheng Hsu
    Institute of Biochemistry, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 96:415-22. 2005
    ..In this study, we further test the effects of SsaI on modifying the metastatic and invasive behaviors of cancer cell lines...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy following treatment of symptomatic myomas with laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Hum Reprod 18:1077-81. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels (LBCUV) has been employed for women with symptomatic uterine myomas, but its effect on subsequent pregnancy has not been characterized...
  28. pmc The role of secondary cytoreductive surgery in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers: a comparative effectiveness analysis
    Chi Mu Chuang
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 155 Sec 2 Linong Street, Taipei, 112 Taiwan ROC
    Oncologist 17:847-55. 2012
    ..This comparative effectiveness study provides supportive evidence for previous reports that secondary cytoreductive surgery may increase overall survival for patients with recurrent epithelial, tubal, and peritoneal cancers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of sialyltransferase family members in cervix squamous cell carcinoma correlates with lymph node metastasis
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 86:45-52. 2002
    ..This study further investigates their changes in mRNA expression of the four STs in FIGO stage IB1 squamous cell carcinoma to assess the extent of sialylation associated with lymph node metastases...
  30. ncbi request reprint High cyclooxygenase-2 expression in cervical adenocarcinomas
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Institute of Clinical Medicine, and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 88:379-85. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression and prognostic factors in cervical carcinomas...
  31. doi request reprint Development of a chip-based multiplexed immunoassay using liposomal nanovesicles and its application in the detection of pathogens causing female lower genital tract infections
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Da Chien General Hospital, Miaoli, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 52:25-32. 2013
    ..Immediate and adequate treatment can eradicate the infection and block subsequent complications. The feasibility of achip-based multiplexed immunoassay using liposomal nanovesicles was tested...
  32. doi request reprint Balanced and unbalanced reciprocal translocation: an overview of a 30-year experience in a single tertiary medical center in Taiwan
    Yi Wen Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:153-7. 2013
    ..Here we share our data, based on 30 years' experience in a single tertiary center, to investigate the rates and indications for amniocentesis in cases of reciprocal translocations...
  33. doi request reprint Altered ganglioside GD3 in HeLa cells might influence the cytotoxic abilities of NK cells
    Wen Chi Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:199-205. 2012
    ..However, changes that occur in the glycosylation of the HeLa cells in the NK-HeLa coculture system remain unknown...
  34. doi request reprint Overexpression of Aurora B is associated with poor prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer patients
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Virchows Arch 455:431-40. 2009
    ..023) than the Aurora B low expression group using univariate analysis (log-rank statistic). Aurora B is an effective predictor of aggressive epithelial ovarian carcinoma in terms of differentiation, metastasis, and prognosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Uterine vascular occlusion in management of leiomyomas: laparoscopy vs laparotomy
    Wen Ling Lee
    Department of Medicine, Cheng Hsin Rehabilitation Medical Center and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:562-8. 2009
    ..To compare the difference between laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO) and ultra-minilaparotomy (UMLT) uterine vessel occlusion (UVO) in the management of symptomatic uterine myomas with 2-year follow-up...
  36. doi request reprint Robertsonian translocations: an overview of a 30-year experience in a single tertiary medical center in Taiwan
    Yi Wen Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:335-9. 2013
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels to manage delayed postpartum hemorrhage
    Yu Ching Chou
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:541-4. 2002
    ..We successfully performed a relatively new method--laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels--to stop bleeding and preserve the uterus...
  38. doi request reprint The role of estrogen in the survival of ovarian tumors--a study of the human ovarian adenocarcinoma cell lines OC-117-VGH and OVCAR3
    Kuan Chong Chao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:63-70. 2013
    ..In this study, we investigated the changes in cell-cycle regulatory proteins in ovarian cancer cell lines after estrogen treatment to explore the role of estrogen in ovarian cancers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early pregnancy uninterrupted by laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, 201, Section 2, Shin Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:79-83. 2002
    ..The intrauterine pregnancy was terminated at the woman's request. Pregnancy may be possible after LBCUV, although none has been reported...
  40. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery ligation for treatment of pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who are undergoing cesarean section
    Wei Min Liu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 86:423-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic effects of uterine artery ligation for pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas, who are undergoing cesarean section...
  41. ncbi request reprint Enhanced expression of alpha 2,6-sialyltransferase ST6Gal I in cervical squamous cell carcinoma
    Peng Hui Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 89:395-401. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Postconization cervical perforation during laparoscopic surgery
    Pi Lin Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:71-2. 2007
    ..Complications during laparoscopic surgery involving the bladder, bowel, and major vessels have been reported extensively. However, uterine manipulator-associated injuries are seldom reported...
  43. doi request reprint Prevention of postlaparoscopic shoulder and upper abdominal pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Hsiao Wen Tsai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and the School of Medicine, The Institute of Clinical Medicine, and the Infection and Immunity Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obstet Gynecol 121:526-31. 2013
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of combined intervention with the pulmonary recruitment maneuver and intraperitoneal normal saline infusion to reduce postlaparoscopic shoulder and upper abdominal pain...
  44. doi request reprint Use of uterine vessel occlusion in the management of uterine myomas: two different approaches
    Wen Ling Lee
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Biochemistry, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 94:1875-81. 2010
    ..To evaluate the difference between uterine artery occlusion alone (UAO) and combined (UVO) with simultaneous blockage of anastomosis between the uterine and ovarian vessels in the management of women with myomas in a 3-year follow-up...
  45. doi request reprint The role of selective estrogen receptor modulators on breast cancer: from tamoxifen to raloxifene
    Wen Ling Lee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Chen Hsin Rehabilitation Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 47:24-31. 2008
    ..Taken together, without other competition so far, raloxifene is recommended for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis who also need breast cancer prevention...
  46. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of normal fetal brain volume and flow by three-dimensional power Doppler ultrasound
    Ju Chun Hsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:504-9. 2013
    ..We used three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound and power Doppler to assess the fetal brain volume and the blood flow index during normal gestation. The relationships of these parameters were further analyzed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does menopausal transition affect the quality of life? A longitudinal study of middle-aged women in Kinmen
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 14:885-90. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of menopausal transition and menopausal symptoms in relation to quality of life in a cohort of middle-aged women in Kinmen...
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of combined laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion and myomectomy via minilaparotomy in the treatment of recurrent uterine myomas
    Wei Min Liu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 87:356-61. 2007
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion combined with myomectomy through a minilaparotomy in the treatment of recurrent uterine myomas, compared with myomectomy alone...
  49. ncbi request reprint Combining the uterine depletion procedure and myomectomy may be useful for treating symptomatic fibroids
    Wei Min Liu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 82:205-10. 2004
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic results of premyomectomy uterine depletion for the treatment of symptomatic fibroids, compared with myomectomy only...
  50. ncbi request reprint Successful conservative treatment for advanced interstitial pregnancy. A case report
    Cheng Li Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Reprod Med 47:424-6. 2002
    ..However, there is another treatment, ultrasound-guided direct injection of etoposide, the effect and safety of which are unclear...
  51. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic myomectomy using in situ morcellation with and without uterine artery ligation for treatment of symptomatic myomas
    Wen Chun Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:715-21. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic uterine artery ligation (LUAL) before in situ morcellation (ISM) compared with ISM alone...
  52. doi request reprint Expression levels of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in young and nonobese women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Kok Min Seow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, No 95 Wen Chang Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 73:236-41. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to measure levels of mRNAs for inflammatory markers and resistin in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) in young and nonobese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  53. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of gynecologic organ-related diseases in women presenting with ascites
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 47:384-90. 2008
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Basal FSH level changes after different types of uterine vessel occlusion in the management of uterine fibroids
    Wen Ling Lee
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Biochemistry, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, and Department of Medicine, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 94:2286-90. 2010
    ..To assess the effect on FSH of the application of different types of uterine vessel blockage (uterine artery occlusion alone [UAO] or with blockage of vessel anastomosis [UVO]) in the management of women with fibroids...
  55. doi request reprint A prospective short-term evaluation of uterine leiomyomas treated by myomectomy through conventional laparotomy or ultraminilaparotomy
    Kuo Chang Wen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 90:2361-6. 2008
    ..To evaluate the short-term therapeutic outcome of myomectomy through conventional laparotomy in the treatment of uncomplicated uterine myomas compared with myomectomy through ultraminilaparotomy...
  56. doi request reprint Oestrogen-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition of endometrial epithelial cells contributes to the development of adenomyosis
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pathol 222:261-70. 2010
    ..Collectively, these data highlight the crucial role of oestrogen-induced EMT in the development of adenomyosis and suggest that raloxifene may be a potential therapeutic agent for adenomyosis patients...
  57. doi request reprint A cohort study to evaluate the effectiveness of laparoscopic-guided local injection of etoposide in the management of women with unruptured tubal pregnancy
    Ching Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 96:654-8. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility of laparoscopic-guided local injection of etoposide or methotrexate (MTX) in the management of unruptured tubal pregnancy and compare the effectiveness of the two regimens...
  58. ncbi request reprint A simple method to accurately position Port-A-Cath without the aid of intraoperative fluoroscopy or other localizing devices
    Huann Cheng Horng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Surg Oncol 95:582-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of the Port-A-Cath (PAC) insertion method with (conventional group as II) and without (modified group as I) the aid of intraoperative fluoroscopy or other localizing devices...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 expression is higher in ovarian cancer tissue adjacent to endometriosis than in ovarian cancer without comorbid endometriosis
    Yu Ching Chou
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 11217, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 124:101-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine if COX-2, CK7 and CK20 are involved in the malignant transformation of endometriosis...
  60. ncbi request reprint Umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry in normal pregnancies from 11(+0) to 13(+6) gestational weeks: A Taiwanese study
    Chia Pei Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 53:193-6. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between umbilical artery flow and gestational age (GA) at 11-13(+6) weeks in normal pregnancy in the Taiwanese population...
  61. ncbi request reprint An 11-year experience with ovarian surgery during pregnancy
    Fan Hlan Koo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 76:452-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to study the characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women undergoing surgical intervention for ovarian tumors during pregnancy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Uterine-sparing surgery for adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma
    Huann Cheng Horng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 53:3-7. 2014
    ..In this article, the latest knowledge and research evidence on uterine-sparing surgery for uterine adenomyosis are reviewed. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Fetal maxillary and mandibular length in normal pregnancies from 11 weeks' to 13(+6) weeks' gestation: a Taiwanese study
    Ing Luen Shyu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 53:53-6. 2014
    ....
  64. 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
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Fertility preservation with treatment of immature teratoma of the ovary
    Chia Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:218-21. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Poor prognosis of intraoperative rupture of mature cystic teratoma with malignant transformation
    Kuo Chang Wen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:253-6. 2006
    ..To present the phenomenon of the postoperative rapid progression of mature cystic teratoma (MCT) with malignant transformation (MT) when intraoperative spillage occurs during operation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Aquaglyceroporin-7 overexpression in women with the polycystic ovary syndrome
    Kok Min Seow
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 75:126-31. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of AQP7 in visceral adipose tissues from women with the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  68. doi request reprint Metronomic therapy for gynecologic cancers
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yee Zen Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:167-78. 2012
    ..This review will explore recent studies that have addressed the mechanism of metronomic chemotherapy in the management of various tumors, especially gynecologic cancers...
  69. ncbi request reprint Fetal meconium peritonitis in the infant of a woman with fulminant hepatitis B. A case report
    Weng Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Toayuang Yee Zen General Hospital, No 30, Lane 321, Yang Hsin North Road, Yang Mei, Toa Yuang, 326, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 47:952-4. 2002
    ..Simultaneous fulminant maternal hepatitis B infection and fetal meconium peritonitis has never been reported before in the English-language literature...
  70. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery occlusion and myomectomy for treatment of pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who are undergoing cesarean section
    Jui Yu Lin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:284-90. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of uterine artery occlusion and myomectomy (UAO+M) for pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who are undergoing cesarean section (CS)...
  71. doi request reprint Are we satisfied with the tools for the diagnosis of gonococcal infection in females?
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yee Zen Hospital, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 74:430-4. 2011
    ..To make a point-of-care policy possible, advanced technology for aiding diagnosis of gonorrhea is encouraged and appreciated...
  72. ncbi request reprint Successful resection of a cervical pregnancy with original diagnosis of bladder wall invasion and rupture potential
    Wei Min Hu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:272-5. 2007
    ..Cervical pregnancy is a rare life-threatening form of ectopic pregnancy. In the past, hysterectomy was often the only choice available because of profuse hemorrhage that accompanied the attempts of removal of the cervical pregnancy...
  73. doi request reprint Comparing uterine fibroids treated by myomectomy through traditional laparotomy and 2 modified approaches: ultraminilaparotomy and laparoscopically assisted ultraminilaparotomy
    Kuo Chang Wen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University Hospital, Ilan, Taiwan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:144.e1-8. 2010
    ..We sought to compare myomectomy performed by laparotomy (LT), and 2 other modified approaches: ultraminilaparotomy (UMLT) and laparoscopically assisted UMLT for uterine fibroids with a size <8 cm and the number <5...
  74. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of dihydrodiol dehydrogenase is associated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 97:110-7. 2005
    ..We examined the relationships between DDH expression and chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients...
  75. doi request reprint Fertility outcome of infertile women with adenomyosis treated with the combination of a conservative microsurgical technique and GnRH agonist: long-term follow-up in a series of nine patients
    Ben Shian Huang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:212-6. 2012
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Prenatal diagnosis of microdeletion 16p13.11 combination with partial monosomy of 2q37.1-qter and partial trisomy of 7p15.3-pter in a fetus with bilateral ventriculomegaly, agenesis of corpus callosum, and polydactyly
    Pi Lin Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:260-5. 2012
    ..To present a prenatal diagnosis of microdeletion 16p13.11 with partial monosomy of 2q37.1-qter and partial trisomy of 7p15.3-pter in a fetus with bilateral ventriculomegaly, agenesis of corpus callosum, and polydactyly...
  77. doi request reprint Review of myomectomy
    Huann Cheng Horng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:7-11. 2012
    ..This review addresses the use of myomectomy in the management of symptomatic uterine fibroids...
  78. ncbi request reprint Vulvar metastasis as the initial presentation of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a case report
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 52:1065-6. 2007
    ..Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma constitutes 40% of malignant lymphomas. Involvement of the vulva, either primarily or secondarily, appears to be very rare...
  79. ncbi request reprint The relationship of self-reported sleep disturbance, mood, and menopause in a community study
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 15:958-62. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between sleep disturbance, mood, menopausal status, and vasomotor symptoms in middle-aged women in Kinmen...
  80. pmc Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for wounds: pain relief or excessive scar formation?
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yee Zen General Hospital, Tao Yuan county 326, Taiwan
    Mediators Inflamm 2010:413238. 2010
    ..Therefore, a balance between cytokines and medication in the pathogenesis of wound healing is needed. This report is a literature review pertaining to wound healing and is focused on TGF-beta and PGE2...
  81. ncbi request reprint Uterine myoma: a condition amenable to medical therapy?
    Ming Huei Cheng
    National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 13:119-33. 2008
    ..Uterine myomas are the most common benign tumors of the female reproductive tract. Of the different treatment methods available, medical therapy may be a less invasive choice...
  82. ncbi request reprint Successful pregnancy in a woman with symptomatic fibroids who underwent laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 77:838-40. 2002
    ..To report a case of successful pregnancy after laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels (LBCUV)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of cesarean scar pregnancy using laparoscopically assisted local injection of etoposide with transvaginal ultrasound guidance
    Ching Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 92:1747.e9-11. 2009
    ..To present a case of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy (CSEP) successfully diagnosed and treated with a laparoscopic local injection of 100 mg etoposide under transvaginal ultrasound assistance...
  84. doi request reprint Osteoporosis treatment in postmenopausal women with pre-existing fracture
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 51:153-66. 2012
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Ectopic pregnancy in a cesarean section scar
    An Jen Chiang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 95:2388-9. 2011
    ..This case presents images of the ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and pathologic features unique to a cesarean scar pregnancy...
  86. doi request reprint Single-port compared with conventional laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial
    Yi Jen Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obstet Gynecol 117:906-12. 2011
    ..To compare the immediate results of patients undergoing either two-channel single-port laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy or conventional multiport laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy...
  87. doi request reprint Prevalence of maternal group B streptococcus colonization and vertical transmission in low-risk women in a single institute
    Ming Jie Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 75:25-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, the value of GBS detection in asymptomatic low-risk pregnant women is controversial...
  88. ncbi request reprint A randomized, parallel, comparative study of the efficacy and safety of nafarelin versus danazol in the treatment of endometriosis in Taiwan
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:307-14. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of nafarelin, a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue, versus danazol in the treatment of women with endometriosis in Taiwan...
  89. ncbi request reprint Successful rescue of an early interstitial pregnancy after failed systemic methotrexate treatment: a case report
    Yu Shiou Lin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 52:332-4. 2007
    ..Use of an ultrasound-guided local injection can be a good alternative to surgery...
  90. doi request reprint Uterine rupture secondary to placenta percreta in a near-term pregnant woman with a history of hysterotomy
    Ching Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University and Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:71-4. 2011
    ....
  91. doi request reprint Expression of Aurora kinase A and B in normal and malignant cervical tissue: high Aurora A kinase expression in squamous cervical cancer
    Nae Fang Twu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 142:57-63. 2009
    ..However, the expression of Aurora kinases in normal and neoplastic cervical tissues remains undetermined...
  92. ncbi request reprint Improved cervical cancer screening in premenopausal women by combination of Pap smear and speculoscopy
    Nae Fang Twu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:114-8. 2007
    ..This study was done to evaluate the efficacy of the Pap smear, speculoscopy, and a combination of Pap smear and speculoscopy (PapSure examination) in pre- and postmenopausal women...
  93. ncbi request reprint Detecting cytokeratin 19 mRNA in the peripheral blood cells of cervical cancer patients and its clinical-pathological correlation
    Chiou Chung Yuan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 85:148-53. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of ovarian pregnancy with laparoscopy-assisted local injection of etoposide
    Yin Chen Juan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 90:1200.e1-2. 2008
    ..To present a case of ovarian ectopic pregnancy successfully treated with laparoscopy-assisted local injection of etoposide...
  95. doi request reprint Port wound closure assisted by Foley catheter: an easier way to provide fascia security
    Wen Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yee Zen Hospital, Tao Yuang, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:725-31. 2009
    ..Preventing and managing these complications safely and efficiently are important, suggesting that a definite closure of the 10-12 mm port wound after laparoscopy is needed; for this, a newer, simpler method was used...
  96. ncbi request reprint Advanced cervical squamous cell carcinoma with skin metastasis
    Chia Hui Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:264-6. 2007
    ..Although cervical cancer is a very common gynecologic malignancy, skin metastasis presenting as an initial sign of recurrent or persistent disease is extremely rare...
  97. ncbi request reprint Ovarian stone. A case report
    Weng Hsiang Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 47:329-31. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, ovarian calcification and ossification involving the whole ovary with images that mimic stone formations have not been reported before...
  98. ncbi request reprint Role of estrogen and progesterone in the survival of ovarian tumors--a study of the human ovarian adenocarcinoma cell line OC-117-VGH
    Kung Chong Chao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:360-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we tested the effects of various concentrations of estrogen and progesterone on the survival of an ovarian cancer cell line...
  99. ncbi request reprint New strategies and advances in the management of cervical carcinoma
    Chiou Chung Yuan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:143-9. 2002
    ..Carcinoma of the cervix is still common female cancer in Taiwan. A large portion of patients die of the disease in spite of various kinds of therapies and even the combination of multi-modality treatment...
  100. ncbi request reprint Umbilicus as the only site of metastasis in recurrent ovarian cancer
    Hsiao Wen Tsai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:233-5. 2006
    ..Although an umbilical metastasis usually indicates advanced disease with disseminating peritoneal spread, it does not always imply inoperable or incurable disease. Intensive treatment can improve the outcome...
  101. doi request reprint Menopause and physical performance--a community-based cross-sectional study
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tapei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 16:892-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether menopause is associated with decreased physical performance and to determine the risk factors accounting for a decline in physical performance...