Wei Tsong Lee

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Fungal infection is an uncommon cause of peritonitis in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). We report our center's experience with 38 episodes of fungal peritonitis occurring in 33 patients, out of a total of 503 patients managed on CAPD over 11 1/2 years, and review the relevant literature. Our usual management philosophy has been(More)
The i.v. bolus administration of 1 alpha hydroxylated vitamin D derivatives is effective in the treatment of uremic hyperparathyroidism. However, few of the published studies of this mode of treatment have been adequately controlled, and recent reports have suggested that p.o. bolus administration may be just as effective. In this study, 16 hemodialysis(More)
MPEG video streaming applications over wireless networks present many challenges in various packet loss or error. Forward Error Correction (FEC) is a common technology to protect data loss by redundant packets. Today there are various kinds of FEC to explore how to adaptively adjust the redundant packet amount and make adequate redundant packet overcome(More)
This study investigates the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in comparison with viral culture and serology for monitoring of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in 21 consecutive renal allograft recipients treated with a quadruple immunosuppression protocol. In addition, an attempt is made to explore the significance of quantitation of CMV signals(More)
Recipients of live related and first cadaveric renal allografts were retrospectively reviewed before and after institution of a standardized regimen incorporating greater immunosuppression, (by the addition of antilymphocyte preparations). The two review groups were comparable with 11 live related and 27 first cadaver grafts in each. Despite a small(More)
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