Huann-Cheng Horng

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Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is a rare gynecological malignancy with the following characteristics: its preoperative diagnosis is easy to miss or delay because of a lack of specific symptoms and signs; it is difficult to distinguish from serous epithelial ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal serous carcinoma during or even after operation because(More)
OBJECTIVE Because it has been observed that dysmenorrhea can improve after childbirth, this investigation was intended to quantify the impact of both gestational length and mode of delivery on primary dysmenorrhea. METHODS This is an 8-year prospective observational study. Patients with a history of dysmenorrhea who later gave birth were evaluated for(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between umbilical artery flow and gestational age (GA) at 11-13(+6) weeks in normal pregnancy in the Taiwanese population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and fifty-three normal singleton pregnancies with GA ranging from 11 to 13(+6) weeks were included in this study. The velocity of(More)
BACKGROUND Ovarian adult-type granulosa cell tumors (GCTs) are characterized as low-malignant and late-recurrent ovarian tumors. Although some clinical and pathological prognostic factors have been reported, other factors have yet to be sufficiently investigated for necessary confirmation. The aim of this study was to test the correlation between clinical(More)
Menopause occurs naturally when the ovary ceases folliculogenesis, or artificially by surgical and/or medical ablation of the ovarian function. Menopause is a hypoestrogenic state, which may adversely affect estrogen target tissues, such as the brain, skeleton and skin, as well as the cardiovascular and genitourinary systems, with resultant frequency and(More)
PURPOSE Most comparisons between uterine leiomyoma and uterine leiomyosarcoma have been based on postoperative pathological or molecular analyses. Very few reports have investigated preoperative differentiation between uterine leiomyoma and uterine leiomyosarcoma. METHODS Between January 1990 and December 2003, 42 consecutive patients with uterine(More)
OBJECTIVE Urethral diverticulum has been identified in 0.6-6% of women and is diagnosed most frequently in the third to fifth decades. Combined diverticulectomy and anti-incontinence surgery are usually undertaken for patients with urethral diverticulum who present with symptoms of stress urinary incontinence. However, this approach may not always be(More)
BACKGROUND Menstrual pain can be alleviated after childbirth. The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate the natural progression of menstrual pain among nulliparous women at their reproductive age. METHODS A questionnaire-based study of perimenopausal women with a history of primary dysmenorrhea was performed. The study subjects were(More)
Uterine fibroids (also called leiomyomas or myomas) are the most common disorder among women of reproductive age, with an incidence of between 20% and 80%; they are often detected incidentally in routine healthy examinations, through bimanual pelvic and/or ultrasound examination, because uterine fibroids are rarely associated with symptoms. Sometimes,(More)