Tzu-Pu Chang

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Since the outbreak of novel influenza A (H1N1) in 2009, various neurological complications have been cited. We described a male patient with H1N1-associated encephalopathy/encephalitis presenting with severe neurological symptoms and signs. Residual neurological sequelae were dominant. This is the first report of extensive cortical-subcortical necroses over(More)
PURPOSE Vestibular paroxysmia is defined as paroxysmal, brief, and carbamazepine-responsive vertigo. Although neurovascular cross-compression (NVCC) of the vestibulocochlear nerve is believed to be the cause of vestibular paroxysmia, the mechanism remains controversial. Herein, we describe the case of a man with NVCC who presented with paroxysmal vertigo(More)
PURPOSE We describe a patient who presented with unilateral paresthesia after acute isolated infarct of the splenium. CASE REPORT A 74-year-old woman presented with acute onset of right sided numbness and tingling. MR imaging of the brain showed hypointensity on T1-weighted images and on apparent diffusion coefficient maps, and hyperintensity on(More)
STUDY DESIGN A nationwide, population-based, retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is associated with an increased risk of fracture. BACKGROUND Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a brief rotational vertigo induced by head position change that may increase the risk of falls and,(More)
0306-2619/$ see front matter 2010 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2010.04.026 * Corresponding author. Address: Institute of National Chiao Tung University, 118, Chung-Hsiao W Taiwan. Fax: +886 2 23494922. E-mail address: jinlihu@yahoo.com (J.-L. Hu). URL: http://jinlihu.tripod.com (J.-L. Hu). This article introduces total-factor energy productivity(More)
OBJECTIVE The reported prevalence of cavum septum pellucidum (CSP) and cavum Vergae (CV) in brain computed tomography (CT) is 5.5% in Great Britain and 1.24% in China but unknown in Taiwan. Moreover, CSP and/or CV has generally been thought to decrease as age progresses, but the evidence of actual prevalence at different age levels is still limited in the(More)
A 60-yr-old man presented with chronic vestibulopathy induced by Ramsay Hunt syndrome for 1 yr. Prolonged dizziness and postural imbalance affected his quality-of-life. He was treated using a 2-mo protocol of customized vestibular rehabilitation therapy consisting of 16 treatment sessions in a rehabilitation clinic and daily home exercises. Significant(More)