Cherng-Ru Hsu

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Diabetes foot ulceration (DFU) has a negative impact on the quality of life and leads to disabling morbidity, such as lower extremity amputation (LEA). This study aimed to evaluate the LEA trend before and after the establishment of the diabetes foot team, an on-time debridement, on-site screening, and multidisciplinary integration with standardizing care,(More)
BACKGROUND The neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (NdYAG) laser therapy has been a popular technique for facial rejuvenation but certain adverse effects like post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation are issues of concern to Asian patients. AIMS To assess the outcome following combined treatment with vitamin C sonophoresis and NdYAG laser, in selected(More)
Daily glucose variability, such as fasting plasma glucose fluctuation or postprandial hyperglycemia, has been proposed as contributors to diabetes-related macrovascular complications. However, its impacts on microvascular complications, such as diabetes retinopathy remain controversial. We reviewed the current evidence of the relationship between glycemic(More)
A 30 year old female with absolute glaucoma status post-evisceration developed recurrent orbital implant exposure and scleral melting. We successfully treated the large conjunctiva defect by utilizing secondary implant of dermis fat graft for tissue growth and tension-free conjunctiva closure. The patient was satisfied with the postoperative outcome, and no(More)
BACKGROUND Radiation maculopathy is a phenomenon that occurs after radiation exposure. The rapid onset of unilateral macular atrophy without peripheral retinopathy after radiation has rarely been described. METHODS A case report and literature review. RESULTS We report a case of stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer under targeted therapy using Gefitinib(More)
RATIONALE Drug-induced bilateral angle-closure glaucoma is a rare event and should be treated correctly and promptly to prevent visual loss. PATIENT CONCERNS We report a rare case of sumatriptan-induced bilateral angle-closure glaucoma in a young woman with migraine, and explore the possible mechanism. DIAGNOSES We describe the clinical outcome of a(More)
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