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BACKGROUND Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication in diabetes, with patients typically experiencing diverse sensory symptoms including dysesthesias in the feet and usually accompanied by sleep disturbance. There is still no comprehensive understanding of the underlying biologic processes responsible for diabetic neuropathic pain. Thus, the current(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common, distressing, and often disabling condition in the elderly. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of UI among elderly individuals living at home and to explore their perceptions of UI and intention to seek medical care. METHODS A total of 504(More)
Many studies on epidemiology and mortality in haemophiliacs have been published in Western countries. However, few have been conducted in Asian countries. The purpose of our study was to investigate the nationwide epidemiology and mortality of haemophiliacs in Taiwan. Population-based data from the National Health Insurance Research Database between 1997(More)
Fifteen patients with non-tumoral, retroperitoneal disease involving the perirenal spaces were evaluated using abdominal computed tomography (CT). The disease entity included urinomas (2 patients), blunt abdominal traumas (2 patients), abscesses due to ureteral stones (1 patient) and renal stones (1 patient), abscess formation status post extracorporeal(More)
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