Liang-Yu Yang

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PURPOSE Conventional thoracoscopic surgery requires a camera connected to optic fibers and rigid rod lens to ensure the provision of adequate light and quality of real-time images in the operative field. However, the camera, the connected optic fibers and rigid rod lens are not disposable due to cost, which is a concern as regards potential contamination of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of flapless micro-osteoperforation and corticision on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-five 8-week-old male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into the following groups: micro-osteoperforation and orthodontic force (MOP + F), corticision and orthodontic force (C + F), and(More)
This is a brief case report about an unusual presentation of dysphagia caused by compression of a bronchogenic cyst and successful treatment by thoracoscopic resection. Introduction Bronchogenic cysts in the mediastinum are a rare condition. Progressive enlargement of the cyst may cause compression of adjacent organs. Dys-phagia caused by bronchogenic cyst(More)
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