Kuan-Chin Wang

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The rhizome of Davallia formosana is commonly used to treat bone disease including bone fracture, arthritis, and osteoporosis in Chinese herbal medicine. Here, we report the effects of WL1101, the ethanol extracts of fresh rhizomes of Davallia formosana on ovariectomy-induced osteoporosis. In addition, excess activated bone-resorbing osteoclasts play(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the factors associated with future pregnancy and successful delivery in women who were treated for uterine adenomyoma with combination (surgical-medical) therapy using ultramini- or mini-laparotomy conservative surgery and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and two women were evaluated. Items for(More)
OBJECTIVE There is a possible correlation between endometriosis and an increased risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC), but many uncertainties remain, including race, exposure or surveillance time, and surgical confirmation. Therefore, we carried out a large-scale, nationwide, controlled cohort study in the Taiwanese women to respond to these(More)
Epidemiological evidence of relationships between endometriosis and epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) has been obtained mainly from Western countries. Our goal was to determine the risk of EOC due to endometriosis in Taiwanese women. A retrospective cohort study was performed by linking to the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) of Taiwan. A(More)
This article aims to test the hypothesis that the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) in women with endometriosis might be changed by enrolling different population. A nationwide 14-year historic cohort study using the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) of Taiwan and the Registry for Catastrophic Illness Patients was conducted. A total(More)
BACKGROUND Advanced maternal age (AMA) is the most frequent indication for amniocentesis in predicting balanced reciprocal translocations, and abnormal ultrasound findings are indications in predicting unbalanced reciprocal translocations; however, to date, no studies have focused on Robertsonian translocations. METHODS A retrospective review was(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the short-term therapeutic outcome of women with symptomatic uterine myomas treated with laparoscopic uterine vessel occlusion (LUVO) or laparoscopic myomectomy (LM). METHODS Ninety-five patients with symptomatic, uncomplicated myomas warranting surgical treatment who expressed a strong desire to retain(More)