Tsuei-Yuen Huang

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BACKGROUND Stevioside, a natural glycoside isolated from the plant Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, has been used as a commercial sweetening agent in Japan and Brazil for >20 years. Previous animal and human studies have indicated that stevioside has an antihypertensive effect. OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to investigate the long-term (2-year) efficacy(More)
Conventional coronary risk factors explain only part of the variation in the incidence of cases of coronary heart disease. Recently H. pylori genomic material has been demonstrated in the coronary arteries of myocardial infarct. In searching for additional coronary risk factors, the potential role of H. pylori infection deserves to be investigated. To(More)
We describe a patient suffering from late stent thrombosis in a paclitaxel-eluting stent which had an underexpanded ring due to the three-hundred-sixty-degree circumferential calcified plaque. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) revealed rotational atherectomy could successfully ablate both the metallic ring and the calcified ring. The ablated segment was(More)
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