Ming-Cheng Peng

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OBJECTIVE This study describes a new sonographic finding in renal failure: perirenal lucency, which we call the "kidney sweat" sign. MATERIALS AND METHODS During 1 year at our institution, 502 renal sonograms were obtained. Sonography evaluated 330 patients with renal failure. All of the examinations were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS An(More)
This study retrospectively reviewed 327 nonagenarians who underwent hip fracture surgery at six hospitals. Functional status, postoperative complications, and 1-year mortality were evaluated, and relationships between these factors and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) grade were analyzed. ASA grade was significantly associated with postoperative(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Symptomatic large pleural effusions (>25% of hemithorax) are sometimes diagnosed after coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Their incidence and outcome have not been fully described. This study aims to discuss the prevalence and the clinical course in patients diagnosed with symptomatic newly developed large pleural(More)
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