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Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to possess immunomodulatory properties. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that results in nephritis and subsequent destruction of… Expand
Clinical features and morphological characterization of 10 patients with noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS)
Objective Noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS), characterized by postprandial neuroglycopaenia, negative prolonged fasts and negative perioperative localization studies for… Expand
Renal diagnosis of chronic hemodialysis patients with urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in Taiwan
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common malignancy in dialysis patients of Taiwan. The reason for such a high incidence of TCC is undetermined. The correlation between the underlying… Expand
Clear cell myomelanocytic tumor of the urinary bladder.
- Chin-Chen Pan, I. Yu, An-Hang Yang, Hung Chiang
- The American journal of surgical pathology
- 1 May 2003
Clear cell myomelanocytic tumors are a recently described neoplastic growth considered to be a member of the family of perivascular epithelioid cell tumor. These tumors have a predilection for… Expand
CD133-expressing thyroid cancer cells are undifferentiated, radioresistant and survive radioiodide therapy
- Chien-Chih Ke, R. Liu, +7 authors O. Lee
- European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and…
- 19 October 2012
Purpose131I therapy is regularly used following surgery as a part of thyroid cancer management. Despite an overall relatively good prognosis, recurrent or metastatic thyroid cancer is not rare.… Expand
Malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor involving the prostate.
- Chin-Chen Pan, An-Hang Yang, Hung Chiang
- Biology, Medicine
- Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
- 1 February 2003
Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a neoplasm chiefly composed of HMB-45-positive epithelioid cells with clear-to-granular cytoplasm and a perivascular distribution. We describe such a… Expand
Telomerase and c-myc expression in hepatocellular carcinomas.
- Yao-chi Liu, Cheng-jueng Chen, +6 authors H. Harn
- European journal of surgical oncology : the…
- 1 May 2004
BACKGROUND Telomerase is activated in the majority of cancer tissues and immortalized cell lines. The hTERT (human telomerase reverse transcriptase-major component of telomerase) gene promoter has… Expand
Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the esophagus.
- Paul Chih‐Hsueh Chen, C. Pan, Wen-Hu Hsu, Huan-Jang Ka, An-Hang Yang
- Biology, Medicine
- Human pathology
- 1 April 2003
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) rarely occurs in the esophagus. We report a case of such tumor arising in the esophagus of a 64-year-old Taiwanese woman.… Expand
Circulating Wnt/β-catenin signalling inhibitors and uraemic vascular calcifications.
- Chih-Yu Yang, Z. Chang, +4 authors O. Lee
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 1 August 2015
BACKGROUND The process of vascular calcification has been associated with the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signalling pathway in cell cultures and animal studies. The relationship between circulating… Expand
Insular thyroid carcinoma: collective analysis of clinicohistologic prognostic factors and treatment effect with radioiodine or radiation therapy.
- Hung-Wen Lai, C. Lee, Jui-Yu Chen, Ling-Ming Tseng, An-Hang Yang
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- 1 November 2006
BACKGROUND Insular thyroid carcinoma is a distinctive clinicopathologic entity with aggressive behavior and frequent lethal disease. But because it is rare, no single institute has sufficient… Expand