Chieh-Hsin Wu

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A 14-year-old boy with no history of trauma complained of left-side weakness and ataxia during the previous 24 h. The symptoms first appeared while playing the trumpet in the school orchestra. Neurologic examination on admission showed left hemiparesis (grade 3/5) with brisk reflexes. The remainder of the neurological and general examinations was normal.(More)
INTRODUCTION Pedicle screws are commonly employed to restore spinal stability and correct deformities. The Renaissance robotic system was developed to improve the accuracy of pedicle screw placement. PURPOSE In this study, we developed an intraoperative classification system for evaluating the accuracy of pedicle screw placements through secondary(More)
To investigate osteoporosis risk in patients with peptic ulcer disease (PUD) using a nationwide population-based dataset. This Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) analysis included 27,132 patients aged 18 years and older who had been diagnosed with PUD (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification(More)
This purpose of this retrospective study is validation of an intraoperative robotic grading classification system for assessing the accuracy of Kirschner-wire (K-wire) placements with the postoperative computed tomography (CT)-base classification system for assessing the accuracy of pedicle screw placements.We conducted a retrospective review of(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the risk of osteoporosis in patients with herpes zoster (HZ) infection using a nationwide population-based dataset. The Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database was used to compare data between 11,088 patients aged 20 to 49 years diagnosed with HZ during 1996 to 2010 and a control group of 11,088(More)
The aims of this study were to investigate the risk of hip fracture and contributing factors in patients with erectile dysfunction(ED). This population-based study was performed using the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database. The analysis included 4636 patients aged ≥ 40 years who had been diagnosed with ED (International Classification of(More)
In this study, we aimed to investigate the risk of osteoporosis in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) by analyzing data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD). From the Taiwan NHIRD, we analyzed data on 4460 patients aged ≥40 years diagnosed with ED between 1996 and 2010. In total, 17,480 age-matched patients without ED in(More)
of bleomycin or its derivative peplomycin, occurs in 8-20% patients during systemic or local therapy (1). It characterised by a linear erythematous streak with hyperpigmentation (2, 3), and was first described by Moulin in 1970 (4). Herein, we present a typical case of flagellate erythema induced by Bleomycin. A 32 year-old Taiwanese male with mixed germ(More)
A 44-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of intermittent occipital headaches. The patient had no history of cranio-facial trauma. The neurological examination was unremarkable. Cerebral angiography revealed the typical angiographic features of a developmental venous anomaly (DVA) in the left cerebellar hemisphere by showing dilated medullary veins(More)