Hui-Ching Wang

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Thromboembolism is a complication of hematopoietic stem cell transplant. However, a literature search showed no previous reports of cerebral infarction during the thrombocytopenic stage after hematopoietic stem cell transplant. A 35-year-old woman with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (precursor B-cell type) was treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplant(More)
PURPOSE To explore the risk factors in ovarian cancer with respects of time-varying effects on recurrence and survival. METHODS Two hundred and ninety-eight patients with epithelial ovarian cancer in the Kaohsiung Veterans' General Hospital from January 1995 to the end of 2011 were included in the study. The assumption of the Cox proportional hazard(More)
A multi-threshold level set model for image segmentations is presented in the paper. The multi-threshold level set formulation uses a speed function for stopping the locations of the active contours. The speed function with multiple thresholds is designed for detecting boundaries of multiple regions of interest (ROI) in images. These thresholds can be(More)
Since 1993, following the National Thalassemia Major Prevention Program and an increase in immigration and interracial marriages, especially in southern Taiwan, the distribution of hemoglobinopathies may have changed. This study investigates the epidemiologic transition of hemoglobinopathies. We analyzed 1870 specimens collected between 2003 and 2012 in(More)
Accuracy of the human face contour can help evaluate the facial orientation to retrieve facial features to identifying or verifying a human facial expression. Automatic extraction human face contour algorithm with high accuracy is necessary. In this paper, a novel flowchart of the face contour extraction algorithm was proposed for improving accuracy of face(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between previous exposure to statins and the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). METHODS This nationwide population-based case-control study was conducted using the National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan. The NHL group consisted of the patients with a first-time(More)