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Patients with epilepsy are at an increased risk of subsequent stroke: A population-based cohort study
PURPOSE Epilepsy is well known as a disorder in poststroke patients. However, studies that have investigated the association between epilepsy and the risk of subsequent stroke are limited. ThisExpand
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Association Between Statin Use and Open-angle Glaucoma in Hyperlipidemia Patients
AbstractThe aim of the study was to investigate the association between statin use and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) risk in hyperlipidemia patients.We used the research database of the Taiwan NationalExpand
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Increased risk of concurrent gastroesophageal reflux disease among patients with Sjögren's syndrome: A nationwide population-based study.
BACKGROUND Little data is available on the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease in patients diagnosed with Sjögren's syndrome. METHODS We identified 4650 Sjögren's syndrome patients between 2000Expand
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Febrile convulsions increase risk of Tourette syndrome
PURPOSE Febrile convulsion (FC) and Tourette syndrome (TS) are both common neurological disorders in infants and children. Both disorders share clinical similarities, such as paroxysmal symptoms withExpand
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Comparison of 201Tl SPET and treadmill exercise testing in patients with Kawasaki disease
About 4% of children with Kawasaki disease ultimately develop ischaemic heart disease. Therefore, the early detection, non-invasive monitoring and long-term follow-up of myocardial ischaemia areExpand
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The risk of chronic kidney disease in tuberculosis: a population-based cohort study.
BACKGROUND The relationship between tuberculosis (TB) and subsequent chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains unclear. Therefore, we examined the risk of CKD among patients with TB in a nationwide study.Expand
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High risk of developing subsequent epilepsy in young adults with migraine: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This study evaluated the effect of migraine on the subsequent development of epilepsy. METHODS A total of 10,016 patients diagnosed with migraine [ICD-9-CM (InternationalExpand
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Gallstones increase the risk of developing renal stones: a nationwide population-based retrospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND This study identifies the effects of gall stone on the risks of developing renal stone in a nationwide cohort study. AIM Studies on the association between gall stone and renal stone areExpand
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The risk of colorectal cancer is related to frequent hospitalization of IBD in an Asian population: results from a nationwide study.
BACKGROUND The occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is higher in Western countries and is increasing worldwide. The incidence of IBDs is about nearly 20-fold in Western countries than AsiaExpand
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Changing roles of computed tomography in diagnosing acute appendicitis in emergency rooms.
BACKGROUND We used the Taiwan National Health Insurance Database for analysis and statistics to investigate the role of computed tomography (CT) in diagnosing acute appendicitis. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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