Yong Kwei Tsau

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Affiliation: National Taiwan University
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly and elevated plasma hepatocyte growth factor-transforming growth factor-beta1 ratio in infants with fulminant hepatitis or biliary atresia
    Y K Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:279-85. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly relates to hepatocyte growth factor dysregulation in biliary atresia
    Yong Kwei Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:554-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Transient reciprocal change of renal hepatocyte growth factor and transforming growth factor-beta1 may relate to renal hypertrophy in rats with liver injury or unilateral nephrectomy
    Yong Kwei Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Res 59:494-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly in children with Kawasaki disease: new supporting evidence for diagnosis and its possible mechanism
    Hsin Ping Huang
    Branch for Women and Children, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatr Res 63:207-10. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of extended virulence genotypes for bacteria isolated from pediatric patients with urosepsis, acute pyelonephritis, and acute lobar nephronia
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:736-40. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Acute lobar nephronia is associated with a high incidence of renal scarring in childhood urinary tract infections
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:624-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of virulence variations on MDCK monolayers by Escherichia coli isolated from acute lobar nephronia and acute pyelonephritis
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    New Microbiol 34:65-72. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Nephromegaly is a significant risk factor for renal scarring in children with first febrile urinary tract infections
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Urol 186:2353-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Kidney volume and plasma hepatocyte growth factor-transforming growth factor beta1 ratio among children with biliary atresia before and after liver transplantation: the reversibility of nephromegaly
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:830-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint High frequency of linezolid-associated thrombocytopenia among patients with renal insufficiency
    Yen Hung Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:345-51. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly and elevated plasma hepatocyte growth factor-transforming growth factor-beta1 ratio in infants with fulminant hepatitis or biliary atresia
    Y K Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:279-85. 2001
    ..Nephromegaly in patients with severe or chronic liver dysfunction may provide a new in vivo model to study the mechanisms of renal growth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly relates to hepatocyte growth factor dysregulation in biliary atresia
    Yong Kwei Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:554-9. 2002
    ..The detailed mechanisms for nephromegaly in these two conditions should be further clarified...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transient reciprocal change of renal hepatocyte growth factor and transforming growth factor-beta1 may relate to renal hypertrophy in rats with liver injury or unilateral nephrectomy
    Yong Kwei Tsau
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Res 59:494-9. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Nephromegaly in children with Kawasaki disease: new supporting evidence for diagnosis and its possible mechanism
    Hsin Ping Huang
    Branch for Women and Children, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Pediatr Res 63:207-10. 2008
    ..These results confirm the presence of large kidneys in children with KD. Our data also suggest that an elevated HGF/TGF-beta1 ratio may be responsible for the transient nephromegaly in these children...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of extended virulence genotypes for bacteria isolated from pediatric patients with urosepsis, acute pyelonephritis, and acute lobar nephronia
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:736-40. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to explore and differentiate bacterial virulence factors associated with urosepsis and 2 other severe parenchymal infections, acute pyelonephritis (APN) and acute lobar nephronia (ALN), in pediatric patients...
  6. doi request reprint Acute lobar nephronia is associated with a high incidence of renal scarring in childhood urinary tract infections
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:624-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to investigate renal scarring after ALN and to examine the risk factors for renal scarring in children with ALN compared with those with acute pyelonephritis (APN)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of virulence variations on MDCK monolayers by Escherichia coli isolated from acute lobar nephronia and acute pyelonephritis
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    New Microbiol 34:65-72. 2011
    ..Henceforth, the ability to adhere to and produce cytotoxicity against uroepithelial cells appears a prerequisite factor for E. coli to cause more severe bacterial kidney infection, such as ALN...
  8. doi request reprint Nephromegaly is a significant risk factor for renal scarring in children with first febrile urinary tract infections
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Urol 186:2353-7. 2011
    ..We determined whether nephromegaly on ultrasound can be used to identify patients with urinary tract infection at increased risk for renal scarring, and we investigated the effect of vesicoureteral reflux on renal scarring...
  9. ncbi request reprint Kidney volume and plasma hepatocyte growth factor-transforming growth factor beta1 ratio among children with biliary atresia before and after liver transplantation: the reversibility of nephromegaly
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:830-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the possible reversibility of nephromegaly in patients with biliary atresia...
  10. ncbi request reprint High frequency of linezolid-associated thrombocytopenia among patients with renal insufficiency
    Yen Hung Lin
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:345-51. 2006
    ..When patients with renal insufficiency are treated with linezolid for more than 2 weeks, the platelet count should be monitored at least twice a week owing to the increased likelihood of thrombocytopenia...
  11. doi request reprint Is acute lobar nephronia the midpoint in the spectrum of upper urinary tract infections between acute pyelonephritis and renal abscess?
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Pediatr 156:82-6. 2010
    ..To examine acute lobar nephronia (ALN) in the spectrum of upper urinary tract infections between acute pyelonephritis (APN) and renal abscess...
  12. doi request reprint Drug susceptibility and treatment response of common urinary tract infection pathogens in children
    Pei Chun Chen
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 47:478-83. 2014
    ..To document the trends of sensitivity and to find whether it is necessary to change antibiotics in selected patients according to the sensitivity test results in our clinical practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early postnatal renal growth in premature infants
    Hsin Ping Huang
    Department of Paediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 12:572-5. 2007
    ..To assess postnatal kidney volume development and to compare the intrauterine and extrauterine kidney growth curves of premature infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effective ultrasonographic predictor for the diagnosis of acute lobar nephronia
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:11-4. 2004
    ..e. renal length greater than mean + 3 sd) is a preselection criterion for computed tomographic (CT) scanning in diagnosing pediatric ALN among children with an acute upper urinary tract infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effective duration of antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of acute lobar nephronia
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 117:e84-9. 2006
    ..The goal of this prospective study was to compare the treatment efficacy for pediatric patients who had ALN with a 3- vs 2-week intravenous plus oral antimicrobial-therapy regimen...
  16. doi request reprint Treatment course of steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome: emphasized on treatment effect
    Shih Yu Chen
    Department of Paediatrics, E Da Hospital, Kaohsiung County, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:336-9. 2010
    ..Most children may continue to have SDNS despite receiving cyclophosphamide. Additional alternative drugs may be needed. In the present study, the effects on SDNS of sequential treatment after cyclophosphamide usage were established...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of acute lobar nephronia and uncomplicated urinary tract infection in children
    Ching Chi Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 43:207-14. 2010
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of urovirulence factors and genotypes for bacteria causing acute lobar nephronia and acute pyelonephritis
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:228-32. 2007
    ..This prospective study was conducted to elucidate and distinguish the bacterial virulence factors associated with ALN and acute pyelonephritis (APN) in pediatric patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint A rare cause of childhood-onset nephrotic syndrome: lipoprotein glomerulopathy
    Min Tser Liao
    Department of Pediatrics, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taiwan
    Clin Nephrol 78:237-40. 2012
    ..Our case suggests that administration of a statin is a potential therapeutic strategy for improving nephrotic syndrome in patients with LPG...
  20. doi request reprint Inhibition of Rho-associated kinase relieves C5a-induced proteinuria in murine nephrotic syndrome
    I Jung Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 72:3157-71. 2015
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint High-volume continuous venovenous hemofiltration as an effective therapy for acute management of inborn errors of metabolism in young children
    Yi Chun Lai
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Blood Purif 25:303-8. 2007
    ..Hemodialysis is the most effective modality. The aim of this article is to demonstrate that high-volume hemofiltration can offer an alternative way to effectively remove small molecules...
  22. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome
    I Jung Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Nephrol 26:157-62. 2006
    ..To investigate the genetic polymorphism of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) insertion/deletion (I/D) in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS), as well as its relationship with patient's clinical response to steroid therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Universal hepatitis B vaccination reduces childhood hepatitis B virus-associated membranous nephropathy
    Min Tser Liao
    Department of Pediatrics, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatrics 128:e600-4. 2011
    ..To compare the incidence of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated membranous nephropathy (HBVMN) before and after universal HBV vaccination and to identify factors underlying the change...
  24. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and susceptibility to parenchymal renal infection among pediatric patients
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:309-14. 2011
    ..This study was performed to explore single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes associated with neutrophil-dependent immunity in pediatric patients with severe parenchymal infections...
  25. doi request reprint Nonenteropathic hemolytic uremic syndrome: the experience of a medical center
    Shih Yu Chen
    Department of Pediatrics, E Da Hospital, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan I Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan
    Pediatr neonatol 52:73-7. 2011
    ..In contrast to Western countries, most HUSs in Taiwan are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. In this article, we demonstrate the clinical courses of children with HUS in Taiwan and try to explain the pathophysiology of complications...
  26. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of intermittent hemodialysis in infants and young children with inborn errors of metabolism
    I Jung Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, 10016, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 29:111-6. 2014
    ..However, the efficacy and safety of IHD in infants and young children with inborn errors of metabolism are still not clear...
  27. doi request reprint Renal ultrasonography should be done routinely in children with first urinary tract infections
    Hsin Ping Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Urology 71:439-43. 2008
    ..To assess the consequences of renal ultrasonography (RUS) in the treatment of children younger than 5 years of age with a first febrile urinary tract infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Urinothorax associated with VURD syndrome
    Chien Chang Lee
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:543-6. 2005
    ..Excellent renal prognosis in our case also favors the protective effect provided by the buffer of pressure from unilateral vesicoureteral reflux, urinoma and urinothorax...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of growth in primary Fanconi syndrome and proximal renal tubular acidosis
    Shu Yeh Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:460-4. 2005
    ..This study indicates that factors other than metabolic acidosis, such as phosphate depletion and delayed diagnosis/treatment, should be considered to be important causes of growth retardation in FS...
  30. doi request reprint Transfusion-dependent thalassaemic patients with renal Fanconi syndrome due to deferasirox use
    Gwo Tsann Chuang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 20:931-5. 2015
    ..Deferasirox is a new oral iron chelating agent with several cases reporting renal adverse events in recent years. Our aim was to identify the incidence of deferasirox-related Fanconi syndrome (FS) and its risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Child abuse: acute water intoxication in a hyperactive child
    Chih Yang Lin
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 46:39-41. 2005
    ..We present this case and show the possibility of correlation between compulsive water drinking, child abuse and hyperactivity disorder on acute water intoxication...
  32. ncbi request reprint Successful living-related renal transplantation in a 2-year-old girl weighing less than 10 kilograms
    Meng Kun Tsai
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 102:812-4. 2003
    ..Renal function was good, and serum creatinine was 0.5 mg/dL 6 months after the operation...
  33. doi request reprint Renal abscess in children: a 10-year clinical and radiologic experience in a tertiary medical center
    Chi Hui Cheng
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1025-7. 2008
    ..Experiences gained from this 10-year study on patients with CT-proved diagnosis include the varied clinical presentations and use of sonographic-marked nephromegaly and focal mass as indications for further CT diagnosis...