Chih Chien Wang

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Affiliation: Tri-Service General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological typing of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children in Taiwan
    Chih Chien Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 39:481-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Enterotoxin B is the predominant toxin involved in staphylococcal scarlet fever in Taiwan
    Chih Chien Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1498-502. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Kinetic Th1/Th2 responses of transgenic mice with bacterial meningitis induced by Haemophilus influenzae
    Shyi Jou Chen
    The Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Sci (Lond) 111:253-63. 2006
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children, Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No 325 Cheng Kung Road Section 2, Nei Hu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1267-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal sepsis and necrotizing pneumonia in a child due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: case report and literature review
    Min Hua Tseng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:504-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of sublingual administration with a native or denatured protein allergen and adjuvant CpG oligodeoxynucleotides or cholera toxin on systemic T(H)2 immune responses and mucosal immunity in mice
    Ching Feng Huang
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:443-52. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors and molecular analysis of panton-valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in healthy children
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:713-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of antimicrobial therapy for treatment of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections from community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Ching Shen Teng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:324-8. 2009
  9. pmc Nasal carriage of a single clone of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among kindergarten attendees in northern Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 7:51. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Decoy receptor 3 ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by directly counteracting local inflammation and downregulating Th17 cells
    Shyi Jou Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
    Mol Immunol 47:567-74. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological typing of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from children in Taiwan
    Chih Chien Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 39:481-7. 2004
    ..A 1400-bed tertiary medical center in northern Taiwan was used to conduct an epidemiological study of children hospitalized with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infection during a 5-year period...
  2. ncbi request reprint Enterotoxin B is the predominant toxin involved in staphylococcal scarlet fever in Taiwan
    Chih Chien Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1498-502. 2004
    ..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis identified a small cluster of isolates (6 [30%] of 20) that were genetically related, but these strains came from epidemiologically unrelated patients during a 3-year period...
  3. ncbi request reprint Kinetic Th1/Th2 responses of transgenic mice with bacterial meningitis induced by Haemophilus influenzae
    Shyi Jou Chen
    The Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Sci (Lond) 111:253-63. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the preferential Th1/Th2 trend in this murine model of NTHi meningitis is correlated with clinical severity as well as isolated characteristics of the pathogens themselves...
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children, Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No 325 Cheng Kung Road Section 2, Nei Hu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1267-70. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Fatal sepsis and necrotizing pneumonia in a child due to community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: case report and literature review
    Min Hua Tseng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:504-7. 2005
    ..The etiological agent was community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, carrying a type IV staphylococcal mecA gene cassette and the Panton-Valentine Leukocidin gene...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of sublingual administration with a native or denatured protein allergen and adjuvant CpG oligodeoxynucleotides or cholera toxin on systemic T(H)2 immune responses and mucosal immunity in mice
    Ching Feng Huang
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:443-52. 2007
    ..Sublingual immunotherapy has been recently used for allergic diseases, but its mechanisms are still unclear...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors and molecular analysis of panton-valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in healthy children
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:713-8. 2008
    ..The risk factors for and characteristics of PVL-positive MRSA colonization in the healthy pediatric population are not well understood...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of antimicrobial therapy for treatment of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections from community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children
    Ching Shen Teng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 42:324-8. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Nasal carriage of a single clone of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among kindergarten attendees in northern Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    BMC Infect Dis 7:51. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and microbiological characterization of community-acquired (CA) methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal carriage in a kindergarten...
  10. doi request reprint Decoy receptor 3 ameliorates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by directly counteracting local inflammation and downregulating Th17 cells
    Shyi Jou Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
    Mol Immunol 47:567-74. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we demonstrate a therapeutic effect of DcR3 in EAE, suggesting its potential for treating human MS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance patterns and serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from children in Taiwan from 1999 to 2004
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Neihu 114 Taipei, Taiwan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:189-96. 2006
    ..In terms of reducing the risk of invasive pneumococcal illness in Taiwan, the use of PCV7 is likely to have a beneficial effect similar to that obtained in countries that have used it...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cellulitis resulting from infection by Haemophilus influenzae type b: report of two cases
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 45:100-3. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Primary sternal osteomyelitis due to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: case report and literature review
    Min Hua Tseng
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defence Medical Centre, No 325 Cheng Kung Road, Sec 2, 114, Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 163:651-3. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION: Methicillin resistance should be taken into considered in patient with community-associated staphylococcal infections...
  14. pmc Erythropoietin enhances endogenous haem oxygenase-1 and represses immune responses to ameliorate experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis
    Shyi Jou Chen
    Departments of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Exp Immunol 162:210-23. 2010
    ..Together, our data show that in EAE, EPO induction of endogenous HO-1 and modulation of adaptive immunity both centrally and peripherally may involve the repression of inflammatory responses...
  15. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis
    Ching Shen Tang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Int 53:363-7. 2011
    ..aureus infection. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the antibiotic susceptibilities of S. aureus strains from AD children and determine the most appropriate choice of antibiotics...
  16. pmc Changes in the nasal colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children: 2004-2009
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    PLoS ONE 5:e15791. 2010
    ..aureus (MRSA) nasal colonization in Taiwanese children from 2004 through 2009. Risk factors for MRSA were determined for the overall study period...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fatal non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae sepsis complicated with acute respiratory distress syndrome: case report and literature review
    Sheng Ru Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:921-5. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of fatal non-typeable H. influenzae sepsis and ARDS in a child without an underlying predisposing condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Early onset neonatal infection with Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C: case report and literature review
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325 Cheng Kung Road Sec 2, 114 Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 162:785-7. 2003
    ..Although Neisseria meningitidis is one of the major causes of meningitis in children and adolescents, meningococcal disease should also be considered as part of the differential diagnoses in the newborn period...
  19. doi request reprint Changing trend in antimicrobial resistance of pediatric uropathogens in Taiwan
    Min Hua Tseng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Int 50:797-800. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Low rate of nasopharyngeal carriage and high rate of ampicillin resistance for Haemophilus influenzae among healthy children younger than 5 years old in northern Taiwan
    Sheng Ru Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 41:32-40. 2008
    ..This study aimed to define the nasopharyngeal carriage rate of H. influenzae among children younger than 5 years in northern Taiwan, and to determine the antibiotic susceptibility, serotype and the clonal relationship of these isolates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of Staphylococcal pyomyositis
    Hueng Chuen Fan
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:121-4. 2002
    ..Early application of sonography to any suspected lesions can help to establish diagnosis. All 8 patients recovered smoothly without complications after incision, drainage, and administration of adequate antibiotics for 2 to 4 weeks...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cat-scratch disease in children at a medical center
    Shao Hung Lien
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defence Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 45:282-6. 2004
    ..We conducted a retrospective case study of CSD in children presenting at our hospital, and reviewed the relevant literature...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chilaiditi's syndrome in a 9-year-old girl with hepato-diaphragmatic interposition of the colon: a short report
    Ching Shen Teng
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No 325 Cheng Kung Rd Sec 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Eur J Pediatr 164:119-20. 2005
  24. doi request reprint Panton-Valentine leukocidin is associated with exacerbated skin manifestations and inflammatory response in children with community-associated staphylococcal scarlet fever
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e69-75. 2009
    ..The clinical features and outcomes in children with SSF caused by Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL)-positive and PVL-negative Staphylococcus aureus strains have not been compared prospectively...
  25. doi request reprint Changing trends in antimicrobial resistance of major bacterial pathogens, 1985-2005: a study from a medical center in northern Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 44:131-8. 2011
    ..Antimicrobial resistance is a major health problem worldwide. We evaluated the antimicrobial resistance trends of 16 major bacterial pathogens at a tertiary medical center in northern Taiwan...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does a normal DMSA obviate the performance of voiding cystourethrography in evaluation of young children after their first urinary tract infection?
    Min Hua Tseng
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pediatr 150:96-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether a normal technetium-99m-labeled dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) renal scan obviates the need for voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) in evaluating young children after their first urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rate of nasopharyngeal carriage, antimicrobial resistance and serotype of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in northern Taiwan
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, and National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 36:175-81. 2003
    ..pneumoniae from children indicates that both the judicious use of antibiotics and the availability of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines are the most appropriate strategy to reduce the carriage of resistant pneumococci...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dizygotic twins discordant for early-onset Citrobacter koseri and group B streptococcal sepsis
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 104:367-9. 2005
    ..Adjustment of antibiotic treatment based on the results of cultures and CSF Gram stain and antibiotic susceptibility test is essential...
  29. pmc Current status of the immunomodulation and immunomediated therapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis
    Shyi Jou Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:970789. 2012
    ..These constitute the modern immunological basis for the development of novel clinical and preclinical immunomodulatory therapies for MS discussed in this paper...
  30. ncbi request reprint A nursery outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus pyoderma originating from a nurse with paronychia
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:153-5. 2002
    ..The results indicated that the spread of the outbreak was probably facilitated by contamination of the nurse with paronychia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Hand abscess, phlebitis, and bacteremia due to Salmonella enterica serotype Augustenborg
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:519-22. 2006
    ..Blood and abscess cultures showed Salmonella enterica serotype Augustenborg. This organism is an uncommon isolate in humans that can be highly pathogenic and induce rare manifestations of infection as in the present case...
  32. ncbi request reprint Extensive necrotising fasciitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a child with acute myeloid leukaemia: case report and literature review
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, 325, Cheng Kung Road Sec 2, Neihu, 114 Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 164:113-4. 2005
  33. doi request reprint Risk factors and molecular analysis of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in children
    Yaw Kwan Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 45:208-13. 2012
    ..We also explored the role that the PVL toxin plays in the ability of MSSA to cause disease as well as the phylogenetic relationship between these S aureus strains...
  34. doi request reprint Panton-Valentine leukocidin in the pathogenesis of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 52:59-65. 2011
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Infected cephalohematoma associated with sepsis and scalp cellulitis: a case report
    Hueng Chuen Fan
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 35:125-8. 2002
    ..coli. Treatment with surgical incision and drainage and administration of antibiotics resulted in prompt improvement. The relationship of scalp cellulitis, infected cephalohematoma, and sepsis are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Calmette-Guérin bacillus sternal osteomyelitis diagnosed by DNA sequencing analysis of PNC A
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:784-6. 2004
    ..Herein we describe a 4-month-old Taiwanese infant with a growing parasternal mass resulting from sternal osteomyelitis. By using DNA sequencing analysis, we identified the etiology as Calmette-Guérin bacillus vaccination...
  37. ncbi request reprint Acute septicaemic acalculous cholecystitis complicated by empyema caused by Salmonella group D in a previously healthy child
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325, Cheng Kung Road, Sec 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 161:575-7. 2002
    ..Salmonella group D was recovered from blood culture, as well as cultures of stool, bile and gall bladder wall samples. The patient was successfully treated using cholecystectomy in combination with ceftriaxone therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of multi-resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia meningitis with ciprofloxacin in a pre-term infant
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 161:680-2. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Haematuria, transient proteinuria, serpiginous-border skin rash, and cardiomegaly in a 10-year-old girl. Diagnosis: Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis associated with acute rheumatic pericarditis
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325 Cheng Kung Road, Sec 2, Neihu 114 Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 162:655-7. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of adaptive immunity to Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in transgenic mice: evidence from diverse expression of double T1/T2 transgenes and Th1/Th2-related cytokines
    Shyi Jou Chen
    The Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Immunol Lett 105:6-15. 2006
    ..Our results support that these transgenic mice provide an available model to dissect the complex kinetic change of adaptive immunity in bacterial infectious diseases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary oedema, encephalitis and retroauricular vesicular rash in a 9-month-old infant. Enterovirus 71 infection complicated by pulmonary oedema and encephalitis
    Wen Tsung Lo
    Department of Paediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur J Pediatr 161:239-41. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint Meningitis complicating an occult infected nasal epidermoid cyst in a child
    Mu Ling Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Neuroimaging 12:187-9. 2002
    ..This significant case report demonstrates the importance of MRI in the early diagnosis of a life-threatening intracranial infection from an otherwise occult infected congenital nasal epidermoid cyst in children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Chilaiditi's syndrome in children
    Wen Chin Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 48:77-83. 2007
    ..corrected] Chilaiditi's syndrome (CS) is the condition for which radiological evidence of symptomatic colonic interposition between the liver and diaphragm is presented, although the syndrome is infrequently seen...
  44. doi request reprint Genital ulcers as an unusual sign of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngotonsillitis, cervical adenopathy syndrome: a novel symptom?
    Chien Ming Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Dermatol 28:290-4. 2011
    ..Furthermore, this report would add to the evidence of a wide variation in the clinical symptomatology of PFAPA syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bacteriology and antibiotic susceptibility of community-acquired intra-abdominal infection in children
    Wei Jen Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 39:249-54. 2006
    ..This study investigated the microbiological characteristics of intra-abdominal infection of children in Taiwan...
  46. ncbi request reprint Young-infant sepsis combined with urinary tract infection due to Hafnia alvei
    Chia Hung Liu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:S39-43. 2007
    ..alvei should be taken into account in young infants who feature no apparent underlying disease...
  47. pmc First report of furuncular myiasis caused by the larva of botfly, Dermatobia hominis, in a Taiwanese traveler
    Je Ming Hu
    Department of Surgery and Orthopaedics, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 3:229-31. 2013
    ..Awareness of cutaneous myiasis for clinicians should be considered for a patient who has a furuncular lesion and has recently returned from a botfly-endemic area...
  48. doi request reprint Reaction at the bacillus Calmette--Guérin inoculation site in patients with Kawasaki disease
    Chi Chieh Lai
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Pediatr neonatol 54:43-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of KD patients with reactions at the BCG inoculation site...
  49. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired Streptococcus viridans pneumonia in a healthy child
    Fang Yih Liaw
    Department of Family and Community Health, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Indian Pediatr 49:324-6. 2012
    ..viridans pneumonia that was resistant to penicillin. Clinicians should note local patterns of virulence and antibiotic resistance in S. viridans and adjust treatment strategies accordingly...
  50. doi request reprint Successful treatment of Dandy-Walker syndrome by endoscopic third ventriculostomy in a 6-month-old girl with progressive hydrocephalus: a case report and literature review
    Chih Fen Hu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 52:42-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, DWS can be confirmed postpartum, and endoscopic third ventriculostomy was found to be a preferential operative procedure for DWS with hydrocephalus. It may be effective for patients younger than 1 year...
  51. doi request reprint Polymorphisms of the β2-adrenergic receptor correlated to nocturnal asthma and the response of terbutaline nebulizer
    Ming Yung Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 52:18-23. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to investigate whether different polymorphisms of the β(2)-AR are related to the treatment responses of an inhaled β(2)-AR agonist in children with nocturnal and nonnocturnal asthma in Taiwan...
  52. doi request reprint Concomitant use of acyclovir and intravenous immunoglobulin rescues an immunocompromised child with disseminated varicella caused multiple organ failure
    Ying Chun Lu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:e350-1. 2011
    ..We suggest that IVIG may be used immediately with acyclovir when immunocompromised patients with varicella advanced to dissemination are identified...
  53. doi request reprint Neonatal sublingual vaccination with Salmonella proteins and adjuvant cholera toxin or CpG oligodeoxynucleotides induces mucosal and systemic immunity in mice
    Ching Feng Huang
    Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:262-71. 2008
    ..A vaccine that can induce systemic and mucosal immune responses by a simple, noninvasive pathway and provide protection against this mucosal pathogen is needed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Erythema migrans mimicking cervical cellulitis with deep neck infection in a child with Lyme disease
    Tsung Han Li
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:577-81. 2007
    ..Alertness to this unique clinical feature is required for prompt differential diagnosis of Lyme disease with a presentation of erythema migrans mimicking cervical cellulitis...
  55. doi request reprint Pycnogenol attenuates the inflammatory and nitrosative stress on joint inflammation induced by urate crystals
    Yi Jen Peng
    Graduate Institute of Medical Science, National Defense Medical Center, No 161, Minchun E Rd, Neihu114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Free Radic Biol Med 52:765-74. 2012
    ..Collectively, this study demonstrates that PYC may be of value in treatment of MSU crystal-induced arthritis through its anti-inflammatory and anti-nitrosative activities...
  56. pmc Honokiol inhibits gastric tumourigenesis by activation of 15-lipoxygenase-1 and consequent inhibition of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma and COX-2-dependent signals
    Shing Hwa Liu
    Institute of Toxicology, Taipei, Taiwan
    Br J Pharmacol 160:1963-72. 2010
    ..Here, we investigate the role of 15-LOX-1 induction by honokiol, a small-molecular weight natural product, in PPAR-gamma and COX-2 signalling during gastric tumourigenesis...
  57. doi request reprint A rare case of aplasia cutis congenita with refractory seizures
    Po Chuang Wu
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Neurol 39:435-7. 2008
    ..Although the presentation of aplasia cutis congenita with seizures is unusual, aplasia cutis congenita should, based on the present case, be considered as at least in part a neurocutaneous disorder...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine adjunctive therapy in children with refractory epilepsy: a medical center study
    Shyi Jou Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, Tri Service General Hospital, No 325, Section 2, Cheng Kung Road, Nei Hu 114, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 47:123-6. 2006
    ..This open trial found that LTG was an effective add-on anti-epileptic drug (AED) in Taiwanese children and adolescents with refractory epilepsy and in cases with LGS even after ineffective callosotomy...