Ting-An Yen

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This 16-month-old girl (weight 7 kg) was a patient with a complete form of endocardial cushion defect, and she received total correction at the age of 2 months. Severe mitral regurgitation persisted despite surgery, and mechanical valve replacement was performed at the age of 4 months. Two episodes of mitral valve thrombosis with severe mitral stenosis(More)
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal mortality and preterm delivery. Both preeclampsia and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) of prematurity are associated with impaired angiogenesis. However, the relationship between maternal preeclampsia and BPD remains controversial. This study aims to test whether or not preeclampsia is associated(More)
Topical anesthetic drugs are widely used clinically during hospital and outpatient procedures and are easily available to the public in a variety of over-the-counter preparations. These anesthetic are especially popular and commonly used in many local dermatological clinics. Yet, topical anesthesia poses certain risks with pediatric patients, especially(More)
BACKGROUND Severe pulmonary hemorrhage is a serious complication with a high mortality rate in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) after surfactant therapy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of our current management strategy for neonates with severe pulmonary hemorrhage. MATERIALS AND METHODS Very-low-birth-weight(More)
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