Tsong Hai Lee

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BACKGROUND Patients who come to the emergency department with chest pain are a heterogeneous group. Some have ischemic heart disease that may lead to serious complications, whereas others have minor disorders. We performed a study to identify clinical factors that predict which patients will have complications requiring intensive care. METHODS We first(More)
BACKGROUND Hyperperfusion syndrome (HPS) following carotid angioplasty with stenting (CAS) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. At present, there are no reliable parameters to predict HPS. The aim of this study was to clarify whether perfusion computed tomography (CT) is a feasible and reliable tool in predicting HPS after CAS. (More)
PURPOSE One complication of thrombolysis is intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). We investigated whether treatment with tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) for ischemic infarction results in a higher risk of ICH in patients with kidney dysfunction, who are predisposed to treatment complications due to their bleeding tendency. METHODS A total of 297 patients(More)
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