D-H Yang

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The outcome for simultaneous revascularization of more than 1 supra-aortic arterial stenosis has not been evaluated because of concerns regarding the increased risk of additional procedures. We evaluated the feasibility and safety of concomitant multiple supra-aortic arterial revascularizations (CMSAR). MATERIALS AND METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Management of acute symptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion remains controversial. We evaluated outcome predictors of a good recovery in patients with acute symptomatic ICA occlusion. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively evaluated 33 consecutive patients (men/women, 23/10; mean age, 66 years) with: 1) acute(More)
BACKGROUND The beneficial effect of biofeedback therapy (BFT) over a period of more than 2 years has not been studied in a large group of patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of BFT for dyssynergic defecation (DD). METHODS We evaluated the results for 347 consecutive constipated patients with DD who underwent BFT for a(More)
BACKGROUND High-resolution manometry (HRM) based on spatiotemporal plots is increasingly being used. The aim this study was to evaluate, for the first time, the influence of gender, with adjustment for age, body mass index (BMI), and vaginal delivery, on anorectal functions in asymptomatic adults. METHODS Fifty-four asymptomatic healthy subjects (M : F =(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE   Animal experiments indicate that the cerebral thrombin is associated with secondary brain damage after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). This study was aimed to investigate the concentrations of thrombin-antithrombin complex (TAT) in hematoma fluid and plasma of the patients with ICH after surgery and analyze the correlation between(More)
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