Heng-Yi Chu

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Acute stroke patients commonly suffer from hyperglycemia. However, the relationship between hyperglycemia and poor outcome after discharge of patients with acute cerebellar hemorrhage (CH) had not been hitherto investigated. Sixty-two patients with acute spontaneous CH were retrospectively analyzed. The consciousness level, blood glucose/sugar (BS) on(More)
Cerebellar hemorrhage (CH) is considered a predictive factor for poor outcome after intracranial hemorrhage because of the high risk of brainstem compression. Hence, predictors of early mortality in patients with spontaneous CH are clinically valuable. However, the predictors of death within 7 days of CH onset have not yet been studied. In this study, 70(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Our latest work has demonstrated a strong correlation between the anti-streptolysin O (ASO) titer and the sacroiliac (SI) joint scintigraphy in subjects with undifferentiated arthritis [Journal of Rheumatology 34 (2007), 1746-1752]. Of a significant percentage in those subjects with sacroiliac disorder reported suffering from(More)
Recently, studies have reported that extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a safe, noninvasive, alternative treatment for spasticity. However, the effect of ESWT on spasticity cannot be determined, because most studies to date have enrolled small patient numbers and have lacked placebo-controlled groups and/or long-term follow-up. In addition, whether(More)
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