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Ruptured aneurysms of the sinus of Valsalva in Oriental patients.
  • S. Chu, C. Hung, +7 authors Y. Lee
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
  • 1 February 1990
Between 1964 and 1987, a total of 57 cases of ruptured aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva underwent surgical correction at the National Taiwan University Hospital. This represents 0.96% of all cardiacExpand
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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: experience in 36 cases.
A retrospective study of 36 patients with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis who underwent nephrectomy at our hospital was performed. The disease occurred most frequently in middle-aged women with aExpand
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Efficacy of ultrafiltration in removing inflammatory mediators during pediatric cardiac operations.
BACKGROUND Conventional and modified ultrafiltration was used in pediatric cardiac operations to reduce volume overload and total body water. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy ofExpand
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Urologic cancers in uremic patients.
From 1981 through 1990, 21 urologic cancer cases were discovered in 21 uremic patients at our hospital. This constituted 55% (11 of 20) of the total malignancies in nondialyzed uremic patients, 41%Expand
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Evolution of coronary artery pattern according to short-axis aortopulmonary rotation: a new categorization for complete transposition of the great arteries.
OBJECTIVES We studied the correlation between coronary artery pattern and aortopulmonary rotation in complete transposition of the great arteries. BACKGROUND Classifications of the coronaryExpand
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Postpartum myocardial infarction rescued with an intraaortic balloon pump and extracorporeal membrane oxygenator.
A 37-year-old woman had postpartum myocardial infarction complicated with cardiogenic shock. The infarction was attributed to diffuse coronary artery spasm caused by methylergonovine, which had beenExpand
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Diabetes mellitus after renal transplantation.
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Preliminary result of an algorithm to select proper ventricular assist devices for high-risk patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support.
  • Y. Chen, W. Ko, +6 authors S. Chu
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of heart and lung transplantation…
  • 1 August 2001
BACKGROUND Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is not suitable for long-term support because of its high incidence of complications. Conversion from ECMO to ventricular assist device (VAD) isExpand
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Hyperbilirubinemia after cardiac operation. Incidence, risk factors, and clinical significance.
  • M. Wang, A. Chao, +5 authors S. Chu
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
  • 1 September 1994
Three hundred and two consecutive patients who had undergone cardiac operation for various cardiac lesions were studied prospectively to evaluate the incidence, risk factors, and the associatedExpand
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Hepatitis B virus infection in heart transplant recipients in a hepatitis B endemic area.
  • W. Ko, N. Chou, +4 authors M. Lai
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of heart and lung transplantation…
  • 1 August 2001
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is hyperendemic in Taiwan. It is almost impossible for us to reject organ donors or recipients with positive serum hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). WeExpand
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