Chung Jyi Tsai

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Statin use and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:1593-600. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Steatocholecystitis and fatty gallbladder disease
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1857-63. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-chain saturated fatty acids consumption and risk of gallstone disease among men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Surg 247:95-103. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Heme and non-heme iron consumption and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:518-22. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2369-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Am J Med 119:760-7. 2006
  7. pmc Central adiposity, regional fat distribution, and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    C J Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Gut 55:708-14. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index, and carbohydrate intake in relation to risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:105-12. 2005
  9. pmc Dietary carbohydrates and glycaemic load and the incidence of symptomatic gall stone disease in men
    C J Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose St, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gut 54:823-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term intake of trans-fatty acids and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington 40536 0298, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1011-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Statin use and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gastroenterology 136:1593-600. 2009
    ..Statins also prevent the formation of gallstones in animal studies, although the effect of statins on human gallstone disease has been controversial...
  2. doi request reprint Steatocholecystitis and fatty gallbladder disease
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1857-63. 2009
    ..More research is needed to answer these questions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-chain saturated fatty acids consumption and risk of gallstone disease among men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Surg 247:95-103. 2008
    ..The effect of long-term consumption of specific and different classes of saturated fatty acids on the risk of gallstone disease in humans is unknown...
  4. ncbi request reprint Heme and non-heme iron consumption and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:518-22. 2007
    ..The absorption of heme iron is more complete than that of non-heme iron in humans; however, the effect of long-term consumption of heme and non-heme iron on the risk of gallstones is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Weight cycling and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2369-74. 2006
    ..The long-term effect of repeated intentional weight loss and weight regain on the risk of gallstone disease in men is not clear...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Am J Med 119:760-7. 2006
    ..Many constituents of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk for gallstones, but prospective data relating fruit and vegetable intake to gallstone disease are sparse...
  7. pmc Central adiposity, regional fat distribution, and the risk of cholecystectomy in women
    C J Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Gut 55:708-14. 2006
    ..Whether central adiposity contributes independently of total adiposity to the risk for gall stones is inconclusive. We examined prospectively indicators of central adiposity in relation to the occurrence of gall stone disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index, and carbohydrate intake in relation to risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:105-12. 2005
    ..High-carbohydrate diets with a high glycemic response may exacerbate the metabolic consequences of the insulin-resistance syndrome. The effect on the incidence of gallstone disease is not clear...
  9. pmc Dietary carbohydrates and glycaemic load and the incidence of symptomatic gall stone disease in men
    C J Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose St, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Gut 54:823-8. 2005
    ..Diets with a high glycaemic response exacerbate the metabolic consequences of the insulin resistance syndrome. Their effects on the incidence of gall stone disease are not clear, particularly in men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term intake of trans-fatty acids and risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington 40536 0298, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1011-5. 2005
    ..The consumption of trans-fatty acids adversely affects blood lipid levels. The relationship with the incidence of gallstone disease is unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of nut consumption and the risk of gallstone disease in men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:961-8. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that frequent nut consumption is associated with a reduced risk of gallstone disease in men...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of long-term intake of cis unsaturated fats on the risk for gallstone disease in men: a prospective cohort study
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:514-22. 2004
    ..Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats act as inhibitors of cholesterol cholelithiasis in animal experiments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of abdominal adiposity and gallstone disease in US men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:38-44. 2004
    ..Obesity is an established risk factor for gallstones, but whether abdominal adiposity contributes independently to the risk, particularly in men, remains unclear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein and the risk of cholecystectomy in a cohort of US women: the Nurses' Health Study
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:11-8. 2004
    ..These results suggest that increased consumption of vegetable protein in the context of an energy-balanced diet can reduce the risk of cholecystectomy in women...
  15. ncbi request reprint Frequent nut consumption and decreased risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:76-81. 2004
    ..Gallstone disease is a major source of morbidity in the developed countries. Nuts are rich in several compounds that may protect against gallstone disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in relation to risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Michael F Leitzmann
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:339-47. 2003
    ..However, the magnitude of the association is uncertain, and little is known about the relation of alcohol consumption patterns and individual types of alcoholic beverages to gallstone disease risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term intake of dietary fiber and decreased risk of cholecystectomy in women
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:1364-70. 2004
    ..Epidemiologic studies on the relationship between dietary fiber and gallstone disease are inconclusive, and the effects of different types of dietary fiber are not clear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of magnesium consumption on the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease among men
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:375-82. 2008
    ..Magnesium deficiency can cause dyslipidemia and insulin hypersecretion, which may facilitate gallstone formation. However, the effect of long-term consumption of magnesium on the risk of gallstone disease is unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Macronutrients and insulin resistance in cholesterol gallstone disease
    Chung Jyi Tsai
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0298, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2932-9. 2008
    ..Additional intervention trials and controlled experimental feeding studies are needed to further clarify these relationships and to provide useful prophylactic and therapeutic strategies...