Shuu Jiun Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. pmc Brainstem 1H-MR spectroscopy in episodic and chronic migraine
    Tzu Hsien Lai
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 13:645-51. 2012
  2. pmc Comorbidity profiles of chronic migraine sufferers in a national database in Taiwan
    Yong Chen Chen
    National Defense Medical Center, Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 13:311-9. 2012
  3. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene Val66Met polymorphism modulates reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e18024. 2011
  4. pmc Comorbidities of migraine
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Front Neurol 1:16. 2010
  5. pmc Temporal associations between weather and headache: analysis by empirical mode decomposition
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chu Tung Veterans Hospital, Hsin Chu County, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e14612. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction in reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:94. 2013
  7. pmc Migraine predicts physical and pain symptoms among psychiatric outpatients
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:19. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Comparisons of disability, quality of life, and resource use between chronic and episodic migraineurs: a clinic-based study in Taiwan
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 33:171-81. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache in adolescents: prevalence, impact, and medication overuse
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 66:193-7. 2006
  10. pmc Reduction in hypothalamic 1H-MRS metabolite ratios in patients with cluster headache
    S J Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, 112
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:622-5. 2006

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  1. pmc Brainstem 1H-MR spectroscopy in episodic and chronic migraine
    Tzu Hsien Lai
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 13:645-51. 2012
    ..The increased NAA/Cr levels may suggest neuronal hypertrophy at the dorsal pons in EM. A progressive dysfunction of this region may occur from EM to CM since the levels declined with increasing headache frequency and intensity...
  2. pmc Comorbidity profiles of chronic migraine sufferers in a national database in Taiwan
    Yong Chen Chen
    National Defense Medical Center, Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 13:311-9. 2012
    ..Differences in the comorbidity profiles of CM compared with other migraines have highlighted that patients with CM differ not just in terms of headache frequency but also in other important aspects...
  3. pmc Brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene Val66Met polymorphism modulates reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e18024. 2011
    ..The study investigated the association between functional BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and RCVS...
  4. pmc Comorbidities of migraine
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Front Neurol 1:16. 2010
    ..In this paper, we review the existing epidemiological and hospital-based studies, and illustrate the connections between these illnesses and migraine...
  5. pmc Temporal associations between weather and headache: analysis by empirical mode decomposition
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Chu Tung Veterans Hospital, Hsin Chu County, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 6:e14612. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction in reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Faculty of Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:94. 2013
    ..Autonomic imbalance may play an important role in the pathogenesis of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes (RCVS). This study aimed to assess the autonomic function by analyzing heart rate variability (HRV) in patients with RCVS...
  7. pmc Migraine predicts physical and pain symptoms among psychiatric outpatients
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Headache Pain 14:19. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the above issue...
  8. doi request reprint Comparisons of disability, quality of life, and resource use between chronic and episodic migraineurs: a clinic-based study in Taiwan
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 33:171-81. 2013
    ..However, in this study Asians with CM were underrepresented. Objectives We investigated if CM and EM differed in headache-related disability, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and health care resource utilization in Taiwan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache in adolescents: prevalence, impact, and medication overuse
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 66:193-7. 2006
    ..To examine the prevalence, impact, and related medication use or overuse of primary chronic daily headache (CDH) among adolescents in a field sample...
  10. pmc Reduction in hypothalamic 1H-MRS metabolite ratios in patients with cluster headache
    S J Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, 112
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:622-5. 2006
    ..To determine the 1H-MR spectroscopic (MRS) findings in the hypothalamus in patients with episodic cluster headache...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and predictors of chronic daily headache in adolescents: a 2-year longitudinal study
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Neurology 68:591-6. 2007
    ..To assess the outcomes and predictors of chronic daily headache (CDH) in a community-based cohort of adolescents...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intranasal sumatriptan study with high placebo response in Taiwanese patients with migraine
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:39-46. 2007
    ..A high placebo effect was reported in Japanese. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of intranasal sumatriptan in the acute treatment of migraine in Taiwanese patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity and suicide risk in adolescents with chronic daily headache
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 68:1468-73. 2007
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlates of comorbid psychiatric disorders and suicidal risk in community-based adolescents with chronic daily headache (CDH)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rising prevalence of migraine in Taiwanese adolescents aged 13-15 years
    S J Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 25:433-8. 2005
    ..The prevalence of migraine in Asians might be increasing, although previous studies showed lower prevalence in this region. Children or adolescents may be more vulnerable to the environmental or societal change...
  15. doi request reprint Bath-related thunderclap headache: a study of 21 consecutive patients
    S J Wang
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 28:524-30. 2008
    ..Deficiency or fluctuation of female sex hormones may play a role. About 60% patients showed cerebral vasospasms, fulfilling the diagnosis of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome and indicating a risk of posterior encephalopathy...
  16. doi request reprint Diagnosis and development of screening items for migraine in neurological practice in Taiwan
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 107:485-94. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Evolution of migraine diagnoses in adolescents: a 3-year annual survey
    S J Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 25:333-8. 2005
    ..Conversion between IHS 1.1 and IHS 1.7 was an important cause. Factoring IHS 1.7 into the spectrum of migraine diagnoses during epidemiological surveys provides a realistic impression of the disease burden in this age group...
  18. doi request reprint Migraine and suicidal ideation in adolescents aged 13 to 15 years
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 112, Taiwan
    Neurology 72:1146-52. 2009
    ..Awareness is growing among clinicians of the importance of suicidal ideation in adolescents...
  19. doi request reprint Chronic daily headache in adolescents: an 8-year follow-up study
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurology 73:416-22. 2009
    ..To assess the long-term outcome of a community-based adolescent cohort with chronic daily headache (CDH)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cranial autonomic symptoms in patients with pituitary adenoma presenting with headaches
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 18:104-12. 2009
    ..The pathogeneses for headache might differ between these two groups...
  21. doi request reprint The "other" headaches: primary cough, exertion, sex, and primary stabbing headaches
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:41-6. 2010
    ..Further revisions for the ICHD-II criteria are required based on these results of the evidence-based studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exertional but not postural headache resulting from spontaneous intracranial hypotension
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 14:36-7. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Frequency and predictors of physician consultations for headache
    S J Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 21:25-30. 2001
    ..Moreover, this study found self-perception of headache impact and co-morbid illnesses were important factors affecting the decision to consult physicians about headache...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine. A case-control risk factor study
    P N Wang
    Department of Neurology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:142-4; discussion 145. 1999
    ..A case-control study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of migraine and other types of headache in Asia
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 112, Taipei, Taiwan
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 3:104-8. 2003
    ..7%). The geographic or ethnic diversity of migraine or other types of headache could be downplayed if a similar epidemiologic methodology and an identical case definition were used in the surveys among different regions of the world...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of headaches and depression in the elderly
    S J Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Pain 82:239-43. 1999
    ..Not only the headache profile in the past year but also that in their lifetime was important in predicting current depression in the elderly. 1..
  27. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache in Chinese elderly: prevalence, risk factors, and biannual follow-up
    S J Wang
    Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, and Department of Neurology, Taiwan
    Neurology 54:314-9. 2000
    ..To investigate the prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis of chronic daily headache (CDH) in a population of elderly Chinese subjects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of migraine in Taipei, Taiwan: a population-based survey
    S J Wang
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Department of Neurology and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 20:566-72. 2000
    ..This study found that Taipei residents have the highest migraine prevalence of all Chinese populations studied, although it is still in the low range of prevalence compared with the results from Western countries...
  29. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric comorbidity of chronic daily headache: impact, treatment, outcome, and future studies
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, and Department of Psychiatry, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Veteran s General Hospital, Shih Pai Road, Section 2, 11217 Taipei, Taiwan
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 6:505-10. 2002
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Headache disability among adolescents: a student population-based study
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Headache 50:210-8. 2010
    ..To examine the extent and to identify the relevant predictors of headache disabilities in adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric correlates of EEG dynamic complexity in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Center for Dynamical Biomarkers and Translational Medicine, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 47:52-61. 2013
    ..The MSE-based EEG complexity analysis may provide a simple and cost-effective method to quantify the severity of cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms in AD patients. ..
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint The impacts of migraine, anxiety disorders, and chronic depression on quality of life in psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Psychosom Res 65:135-42. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to determine if migraine, anxiety comorbidities, and chronic depression were independently related to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  34. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of chronic daily headache in young adolescents: a school cohort study
    Shiang Ru Lu
    Department of Neurology, Kaohsiung Medical University Chung Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 132:e9-e16. 2013
    ..This study investigated the incidence and risk factors of chronic daily headache (CDH) and its major subtypes in young adolescents...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hot flashes are associated with psychological symptoms of anxiety and depression in peri- and post- but not premenopausal women
    Kai Dih Juang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Maturitas 52:119-26. 2005
    ..To explore the relationship between anxiety, depression, vasomotor symptoms, and menopausal status among middle-aged women...
  36. doi request reprint Association between restless legs syndrome and migraine
    Ping Kun Chen
    Department of Neurology, Lin Shin Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:524-8. 2010
    ..An association between restless legs syndrome and migraine has been reported recently. The clinical correlates and impact of comorbidity of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are not fully described in patients with migraine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bathing headache: a variant of idiopathic thunderclap headache
    Yi Chu Liao
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 23:854-9. 2003
    ..The clinical profile of bathing headache points to idiopathic thunderclap headache. It may not be as benign as previously reported. Nimodipine might be effective in treatment of this special headache syndrome...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in Taiwanese patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:103-7. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Somatic symptoms: an important index in predicting the outcome of depression at six-month and two-year follow-up points among outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    J Affect Disord 125:134-40. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare the MDD outcome predictive ability of depression, anxiety, and somatic severity at 6-month and 2-year follow-ups...
  40. doi request reprint Sleep disturbance correlates with white matter hyperintensity in patients with subcortical ischemic vascular dementia
    Chun Yu Cheng
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 26:158-64. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between sleep disturbance and WMH, measured by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in patients with SIVD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diameter of the superior ophthalmic vein in relation to intracranial pressure
    Jiing Feng Lirng
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:700-3. 2003
    ..Bilateral engorged superior ophthalmic veins (SOV) have been reported in patients with diffuse brain swelling. We investigated the relationship between the diameter of the SOV on brain MR images and the intracranial pressure (ICP)...
  42. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance angiography in reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Neurol 67:648-56. 2010
    ..To investigate the evolution and clinical significance of vasoconstriction on magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in patients with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes (RCVS)...
  43. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of cognition change during early menopausal transition in a rural community
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Maturitas 53:447-53. 2006
    ..To characterize changes in cognition that occur during the hormonal transitions of menopause...
  44. doi request reprint Comparison of the burdens of family caregivers and foreign paid caregivers of the individuals with dementia
    Wei Chen Lin
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1953-61. 2012
    ..The caregiver burden on foreign paid caregivers (FPCs) is currently not well understood. This study identified predictors and differences in caregiver burden between FPCs and family caregivers who provided care for patients with dementia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship between childhood physical maltreatment and migraine in adolescents
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Headache 50:761-8. 2010
    ..To study the relationship between childhood physical abuse and migraine in adolescents...
  46. doi request reprint Association of systemic lupus erythematosus with a higher risk of cervical but not trochanteric hip fracture: a nationwide population-based study
    Shu Hung Wang
    Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1674-81. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence rates and risk factors of cervical and trochanteric hip fractures (HFs) among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) based on a nationwide population-based data set...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in elderly patients with dizziness: analysis of the Short-Form Health Survey in 197 patients
    Li Chi Hsu
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:55-9. 2005
    ..The frequency of dizziness and comorbid psychological distress were predictive of impairment in QoL...
  48. doi request reprint Clinical correlates and diagnostic utility of osmophobia in migraine
    Yen Feng Wang
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 32:1180-8. 2012
    ..Osmophobia is an under-investigated associated symptom in migraine...
  49. doi request reprint Residual symptoms related to physical and panic symptoms at baseline predict remission of depression at follow-up
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Psychopathology 47:51-6. 2014
    ..The study aimed to investigate whether common residual symptoms at baseline were able to predict full remission of depression at 6-month and 2-year follow-up examinations in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prolonged reversible vasospasm in cyclosporin A-induced encephalopathy
    Jen Tsun Lin
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:102-4. 2003
    ..Herein we present a case of cyclosporin-induced encephalopathy with unusually prolonged vasospasm, which might have contributed to the slow recovery of the patient...
  51. doi request reprint Comorbidities and factors related to discontinuation of pharmacotherapy among outpatients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 52:370-7. 2011
    ..This study investigated which comorbidities and factors independently predicted discontinuation of pharmacotherapy among psychiatric outpatients with MDD...
  52. ncbi request reprint Does medication overuse headache represent a behavior of dependence?
    Jong Ling Fuh
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pain 119:49-55. 2005
    ..Among patients with chronic daily headache, pMOH was associated with behaviors of substance dependence...
  53. doi request reprint Cluster headache is associated with an increased risk of depression: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    Jen Feng Liang
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 33:182-9. 2013
    ..Background There are few studies about the relationship between CH and depression, and prior research has been limited by cross-sectional studies or small sample sizes...
  54. doi 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference predicts metabolic cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal Chinese women
    Chii Min Hwu
    Sections of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Menopause 10:73-80. 2003
    ..The purpose of the study is to compare the differences in metabolic cardiovascular risk factors among postmenopausal Chinese women with or without abdominal obesity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Psychometrics of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and its subscales: validation of the Taiwanese version of the MoCA and an item response theory analysis
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurological Institute, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:651-8. 2012
    ..This study examined the psychometric properties and the validity of the Taiwan version of the MoCA (MoCA-T) in an elderly outpatient population...
  57. doi request reprint Migraine predicts self-reported muscle tension in patients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Shi Pai Rd, Section 2, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Psychosomatics 49:502-10. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors related to muscle tension in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) with comorbid anxiety and migraine...
  58. doi request reprint Visual cortex excitability and plasticity associated with remission from chronic to episodic migraine
    Wei Ta Chen
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Cephalalgia 32:537-43. 2012
    ..This study investigated the changes of visual P100m in CM patients who remitted to EM from CM after treatment...
  59. doi request reprint The association between cognitive impairment and neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease dementia
    Wei Ju Lee
    Department of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1980-7. 2012
    ..Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are common in patients with dementia associated with Parkinson's disease (PDD). The relationship between cognition and NPS in PDD has not been well studied...
  60. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life for adolescents in Taiwan
    Jong Ling Fuh
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University Schools of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 59:11-8. 2005
    ..This 38-item questionnaire should serve as a reliable tool for future studies...
  61. ncbi request reprint Smoking and cognitive performance in the community elderly: a longitudinal study
    Wei Ta Chen
    Neuralogical Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:18-22. 2003
    ..The lifetime cigarette exposure was not predictive of the cognitive status. At a 3-year follow-up, neither the smoking status nor the lifetime cigarette exposure predicted the declination of cognition...
  62. ncbi request reprint Measuring Alzheimer's disease progression with transition probabilities in the Taiwanese population
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:266-70. 2004
    ..The transition probability of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is defined as the likelihood that the disease progresses from one stage to another in a given time period...
  63. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward menopause among middle-aged women: a community survey in an island of Taiwan
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang Ming University Schools of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Maturitas 52:348-55. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report is to explore the attitudes toward menopause of middle-aged women in Taiwan as well as to examine related factors...
  64. ncbi request reprint Migraine prevalence during menopausal transition
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Headache 43:470-8. 2003
    ..The effect of menopausal transition on the frequency of migraine has never been the focus of a community-based study...
  65. doi request reprint Transient visual disturbances in adolescents: migrainous feature or headache-accompanied phenomenon?
    Hung Yu Liu
    Department of Neurology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taoyuan Branch, 201 Shi Pai Road Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 32:1109-15. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence, characteristics and clinical correlates of transient visual disturbances (TVDs) in adolescents with headaches...
  66. doi request reprint Impact of migraine on the employed labor force in Taiwan
    Jong Ling Fuh
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:74-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the economic impact of migraine on the employed labor force in Taiwan...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sustained visual cortex hyperexcitability in migraine with persistent visual aura
    Wei Ta Chen
    School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Peitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Brain 134:2387-95. 2011
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Category verbal fluency predicted changes in behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Departments of Psychiatry, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:408-14. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between cognitive function and the changes in behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in patients with AD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Which level of care is preferred for end-stage dementia? Survey of Taiwanese caregivers
    Wei Ta Chen
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:16-9. 2002
    ..By comparison with Western countries, the low acceptance rate of CPR refusal and nursing home placement by our caregivers might result from cultural differences...
  70. ncbi request reprint Ice-cream headache--a large survey of 8359 adolescents
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine corrected Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 23:977-81. 2003
    ..Our study suggests ice-cream headache is very common in Taiwanese adolescents, and it is more common in students who experienced migraine...
  71. doi request reprint New daily persistent headache: should migrainous features be incorporated?
    Kuan Po Peng
    Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 31:1561-9. 2011
    ..Many patients with 'new-onset persistent' headache fail to fulfil such criteria due to prominent migrainous features...
  72. doi request reprint Increased risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a nationwide population-based study
    Yu Sheng Chang
    Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, New Taipei City, and National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:601-6. 2013
    ..This nationwide population-based study aimed to evaluate the risk of SAH in patients with SLE...
  73. ncbi request reprint Radiological manifestations of cryptococcal infection in central nervous system
    Yu Chen Cheng
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:19-26. 2003
    ..This article presents the computerized tomography scans (CT) and magnetic resonance images (MRI) findings of cryptococcal infection in CNS and displays the image difference between immunocompromised and non-immunocompromised patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Headache profile in patients with idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis
    Yuh Jen Wang
    Department of Neurology, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Headache 44:916-23. 2004
    ..While headache is the most common manifestation, the clinical characteristics of the headache in IHCP have not been well characterized...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of donepezil for mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease in Taiwan
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:73-8. 2008
    ..We used techniques of decision analysis and economic evaluation in conjunction with available local epidemiological and clinical data on costs of mild to moderate AD to assess the cost-effectiveness of donepezil in Taiwan...
  77. doi request reprint Hyperintense vessels on flair imaging in reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome
    Shih Pin Chen
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 32:271-8. 2012
    ..To study the frequency and significance of distal hyperintense vessels (HVs) on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) imaging in patients with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS)...
  78. doi request reprint Patients with head and neck cancers and associated postirradiated carotid blowout syndrome: endovascular therapeutic methods and outcomes
    Feng Chi Chang
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Vasc Surg 47:936-45. 2008
    ..This study retrospectively evaluated the technical and hemostatic outcomes of reconstructive and deconstructive endovascular management in patients with head and neck cancers associated with carotid blowout syndrome (CBS)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Primary cough headache is associated with posterior fossa crowdedness: a morphometric MRI study
    Yen Yu Chen
    The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 24:694-9. 2004
    ..Patients with PCH were associated with a more crowded PCF, which might be a contributing factor for the pathogenesis of this headache syndrome...
  80. doi request reprint Transcranial color doppler study for reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes
    Shih Pin Chen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Neurol 63:751-7. 2008
    ..Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes (RCVS) are characterized by thunderclap headaches and reversible cerebral vasoconstrictions. No systematic studies on cerebral hemodynamics have been published...
  81. pmc The effect of cold temperature on increased exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a nationwide study
    Ching Min Tseng
    Department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57066. 2013
    ..Seasonal variations in the acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been reported. However, the influence of air temperature and other meteorological factors on COPD exacerbation remains unclear...
  82. doi request reprint Migraine diagnosis: screening items, instruments, and scales
    Kuan Po Peng
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 50:69-73. 2012
    ..1), European Quality of Life-Five Dimensions (EQ-5D), or Short-Form 36 (SF-36). Despite all these instruments, proper selection and interpretation of each instrument remain crucial...
  83. doi request reprint Negative impact of migraine on quality of life after 4 weeks of treatment in patients with major depressive disorder
    Ching I Hung
    Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 66:8-16. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether or not the negative impact of migraine on HRQoL among outpatients with MDD continued to have an effect after 4 weeks of venlafaxine treatment...
  84. doi request reprint Moderate chronic kidney disease is associated with reduced cognitive performance in midlife women
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Kidney Int 78:605-10. 2010
    ..If confirmed, routine cognition evaluation of patients with mild chronic kidney disease may help identify this problem earlier because mild cognitive impairment can convert to dementia...
  85. doi request reprint Queckenstedt's test headache response is associated with increased jugular venous flow volume during migraine attack
    Chi Hsiang Chou
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ultrasound Med Biol 37:23-8. 2011
    ..422). Thus, the IJV flow volume was increased during migraine attacks and was directly related to the Q-test response. It may be used as a research tool for peripheral sensitization during acute migraine attacks...
  86. doi request reprint Clinical features, imaging findings and outcomes of headache associated with sexual activity
    Yen Chi Yeh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 30:1329-35. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Dementia in Taiwan: past, present, and future
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 17:153-61. 2008
    ..A local consensus of and guideline for diagnosis and treatment of dementia is needed in Taiwan...
  88. doi request reprint Suicide and media reporting: a longitudinal and spatial analysis
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Sec 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:427-35. 2013
    ..This study investigated the association of suicide deaths with suicide news in longitudinal and spatial dimensions...
  89. doi request reprint Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: current and future perspectives
    Shih Pin Chen
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:1265-76. 2011
    ..We will also discuss research on the enigmatic pathophysiology and potential therapeutic approaches. Up-to-date information and challenges, undergoing studies and future research directions will be deeply probed...
  90. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin type a in the prophylactic treatment of transformed migraine in Taiwanese patients: a review of 30 consecutive cases
    Yi Chung Liu
    Department of Neurology, Ten Chan corrected Hospital, Chung Li, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:535-40. 2007
    ..Our study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of BoNT-A in the treatment of transformed migraine (TM) in a population of Taiwanese patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Understanding of senile dementia by children and adolescents: why grandma can't remember me?
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
    Acta Neurol Taiwan 14:138-42. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Trigeminal herpes zoster and Ramsay Hunt Syndrome with a lesion in the spinal trigeminal nucleus and tract
    Chia Wei Hung
    Department of Neurology, Yangming Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neurol 257:1045-6. 2010
    ..These lesions suggest a possibility of transaxonal spread of the varicella zoster virus between the trigeminal nerve, the facial nerve, and the spinal trigeminal nucleus and tract...
  93. doi request reprint Dependent behavior in patients with medication-overuse headache
    Jong Ling Fuh
    Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 16:73-9. 2012
    ..This review highlights recent studies on the relationship between dependence and MOH. This issue is important because it implies a treatment strategy in managing patients with MOH by providing the treatment of dependence...
  94. doi request reprint Brain MRI as a predictor of CSF tap test response in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Wei Ju Lee
    Department of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Neurol 257:1675-81. 2010
    ..9%, respectively. Specific brain MRI features can be used as markers for the identification of potential CSF tap test responders in iNPH patients. These features may serve as supplemental evidence in the diagnosis of iNPH patients...
  95. ncbi request reprint Migraine disability awareness campaign in Asia: migraine assessment for prophylaxis
    Shuu Jiun Wang
    Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Headache 48:1356-65. 2008
    ..This study aimed to survey the headache diagnoses and consequences among outpatients attending neurological services in 8 Asian countries...
  96. ncbi request reprint Mood state and quality of sleep in cancer pain patients: a comparison to chronic daily headache
    Ruenn Ching Wang
    Graduate Institute of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:32-9. 2007
    ..Despite some differences between these two groups, pain, mood, and sleep quality profiles in these two types of pain groups are similar...
  97. 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...
  98. doi request reprint Prevalence and impact of migrainous vertigo in mid-life women: a community-based study
    Li Chi Hsu
    Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan
    Cephalalgia 31:77-83. 2011
    ..Our study showed that MV was common in mid-life women. Their health-related quality of life was similar in migrainous subjects with MV and those without MV...
  99. doi request reprint Persistent ictal-like visual cortical excitability in chronic migraine
    Wei Ta Chen
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pain 152:254-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, patients with CM demonstrate a persistent ictal-like excitability pattern of the visual cortex between migraine attacks which may implicate central inhibitory dysfunction...
  100. doi request reprint Symptomatic trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia associated with allodynia in a patient with multiple sclerosis
    Fang Chun Liu
    Neurological Institute, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:583-6. 2008
    ..We suggest that the spinal trigeminal nucleus lesion was responsible for the symptomatology of TAC and cutaneous allodynia in our patient...