Pan-Hsin Chou

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BACKGROUND Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide. It has been considered that human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with cervical cancer. Currently, more than 80 different serotypes of HPV have been characterized and they are divided into low- and high-risk groups. The most common types that lead to cervical cancer are(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To identify the incidence and outcomes of ureteral injuries in patients undergoing hysterectomy, and to evaluate the effect of intraoperative cystoscopy and early postoperative ureteral jet ultrasonography. DESIGN Retrospective comparative study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Tertiary medical center. PATIENTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence and the importance of isolated persistent right umbilical vein (PRUV) in our obstetric population and to determine the role of three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound in prenatal diagnosis of isolated PRUV. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 1,302 women who received regular antenatal care by a sole obstetrician at our(More)
Type II osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a perinatally lethal disorder due to type I collagen abnormalities that has been diagnosed successfully in the second trimester. We report a case of type II OI that was confirmed on postmortem histology and radiography presenting as increased nuchal translucency in the first trimester.
OBJECTIVE To describe the different prenatal sonographic findings in 3 cases of omphalocele-exstrophy-imperforate anus-spinal defects (OEIS) complex, or cloacal exstrophy. METHODS Three patients with OEIS complex were examined by sonography. In 2 (cases 2 and 3) of the 3 cases, color Doppler sonography was applied to the area of cord insertion and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To present our experience of applying three-dimensional ultrasonography in prenatal diagnosis of hypospadia. CASE REPORT A 28-year-old woman, gravida 1, para 0, visited our hospital at 17 weeks' gestation. No gross anomaly was found on the scan at 21 weeks' gestation. Fetal growth was appropriate for gestational age on two-dimensional (2D)(More)
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