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Value of 18F-FDG uptake on PET/CT and CEA level to predict epidermal growth factor receptor mutations in pulmonary adenocarcinoma
- Kai-Hsiung Ko, H. Hsu, +8 authors H. Chang
- European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and…
- 23 May 2014
PurposeThe identification of the mutation status of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is important for the optimization of treatment in patients with pulmonary adenocarcinoma. The… Expand
A Phase I Study of FOLFIRINOX Plus IPI-926, a Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitor, for Advanced Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Objectives In mouse models of pancreatic cancer, IPI-926, an oral Hedgehog inhibitor, increases chemotherapy delivery by depleting tumor-associated stroma. This multicenter phase Ib study evaluated… Expand
Ultrasonographic alterations associated with the dilatation of mammary ducts: feature analysis and BI-RADS assessment
ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to analyse the lesion characteristics and the patterns of dilated ducts on ultrasonography (US) to determine the appropriateness of the Breast Imaging Reporting… Expand
Complex cystic lesions of the breast on ultrasonography: feature analysis and BI-RADS assessment.
PURPOSE To analyze the features of breast complex cystic lesions at ultrasonography (US) and to determine appropriate Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) categories and management… Expand
An Elevated Glycemic Gap is Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Diabetic Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute hyperglycemia is a frequent finding in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). The prognostic role of hyperglycemia in diabetic patients… Expand
An Elevated Glycemic Gap is Associated With Adverse Outcomes in Diabetic Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia
AbstractSeveral studies argue against the association between admission hyperglycemia and adverse outcomes in infected diabetic patients. When investigating the association, it is necessary to… Expand
Predictive Value of 18F-FDG PET and CT Morphologic Features for Recurrence in Pathological Stage IA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
AbstractPatients with pathological stage IA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may relapse despite complete surgical resection without lymphovascular invasion. A method of selecting a high-risk group… Expand
Usefulness of Glycemic Gap to Predict ICU Mortality in Critically Ill Patients With Diabetes
- Wen-I. Liao, Jen-Chun Wang, Wei-Chou Chang, Chin-Wang Hsu, Chi-Ming Chu, Shih-Hung Tsai
- 1 September 2015
AbstractStress-induced hyperglycemia (SIH) has been independently associated with an increased risk of mortality in critically ill patients without diabetes. However, it is also necessary to consider… Expand
The value of multidetector-row computed tomography for localization of obscure acute gastrointestinal bleeding.
- Wei-Chou Chang, Shih-Hung Tsai, +6 authors C. Yu
- European journal of radiology
- 1 November 2011
PURPOSE There are no simple guidelines on when to perform multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) for diagnosis of obscure acute gastrointestinal bleeding (AGIB). We used a risk scoring system… Expand
An evolutionary role of the ED: outcomes of patients with colorectal cancers presenting to the ED were not compromised.
- Yu-Lung Chen, Wei-Chou Chang, Hsien-He Hsu, Chin-Wang Hsu, Yen-Yue Lin, Shih-Hung Tsai
- The American journal of emergency medicine
- 1 April 2013
PURPOSE Patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) who present to the emergency department (ED) reportedly have poorer prognoses than other referral sources. The purpose of this study was to compare the… Expand