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Effect of selected environmental and physico-chemical factors on bacterial cytoplasmic membranes.
Membranes lipids are one of the most adaptable molecules in response to perturbations. Even subtle changes of the composition of acyl chains or head groups can alter the packing arrangements ofExpand
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Universal screening for biliary atresia using an infant stool color card in Taiwan
Biliary atresia is the most common cause of death from liver disease in children. Although the Kasai operation before 60 days of age can significantly improve prognosis, delay in referral and surgeryExpand
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Meta-analysis: the clinical features of the duodenal duplication cyst.
BACKGROUND Duplication cyst of the duodenum is rare. This study describes a case of duodenal duplication and evaluates its clinical features through a literature review. METHODS A case of duodenalExpand
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Scrub typhus in children in a teaching hospital in eastern Taiwan, 2000-2005.
Scrub typhus is an endemic disease in eastern Taiwan. We conducted a study of scrub typhus cases among hospitalized pediatric patients. Twenty-eight pediatric cases were confirmed to be scrub typhusExpand
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Screening for Biliary Atresia by Infant Stool Color Card in Taiwan
OBJECTIVE. We aimed to detect biliary atresia (BA) in early infancy to prevent additional liver damage because of the delay of referral and surgical treatment and to investigate the incidence rate ofExpand
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Effects of the infant stool color card screening program on 5‐year outcome of biliary atresia in taiwan
In Taiwan, a screening system using an infant stool color card to promote the early diagnosis of biliary atresia (BA) was established in 2002. This study aimed to investigate the 5‐year outcome of BAExpand
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Pancreatitis in children —experience with 43 cases
Pancreatitis in children is not common and can be associated with severe morbidity and mortality. We encountered 43 children, ranging in age from 2 to 18 years, with pancreatitis over the past 10Expand
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Decreasing Rate of Biliary Atresia in Taiwan: A Survey, 2004–2009
OBJECTIVES: The pathogenesis of biliary atresia (BA) is unclear, but epidemiological studies may help to elucidate possible causes. The goals of this study were to identify BA incidence changes inExpand
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Infant Stool Color Card Screening Helps Reduce the Hospitalization Rate and Mortality of Biliary Atresia
AbstractBiliary atresia (BA) is a significant liver disease in children. Since 2004, Taiwan has implemented a national screening program that uses an infant stool color card (SCC) for the earlyExpand
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Neonatal gastric perforation: report of 15 cases and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Gastric perforation among neonates is a rare but frequently fatal condition of uncertain etiology. The aim of this study was to review the clinical course of neonatal gastric perforationExpand
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