Wen-Hsun Chang

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The inflammatory process has direct effects on normal and abnormal wound healing. Hypertrophic scar formation is an aberrant form of wound healing and is an indication of an exaggerated function of fibroblasts and excess accumulation of extracellular matrix during wound healing. Two cytokines--transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) and prostaglandin E2(More)
OBJECTIVE Clinical experience in the management of post-abortion hemorrhage is limited. CASE REPORTS Two women with severe post-abortion hemorrhage were reported. One case occurred after methotrexate treatment of Cesarean scar pregnancy and the other occurred after abortion surgery. Both patients were successfully treated with a double-balloon cervical(More)
Adenomyosis of the uterus is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue, including glands and stroma, situated at least 2.5 mm below the endometrial-myometrial junction and widely distributed within the myometrium layer of the uterus. There is no consensus on the appropriate treatment for symptomatic uterine adenomyosis in women who want to preserve(More)
Rupture of a pregnant uterus in early pregnancy and an unscarred uterus are extremely rare, and some non-specific symptoms might appear before this occurrence. We report the case of a multiparous woman (gravida 3, para 2) with uterine fundal rupture in her early second trimester (17+ weeks of gestational age), who presented upper abdominal discomfort and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the factors associated with future pregnancy and successful delivery in women who were treated for uterine adenomyoma with combination (surgical-medical) therapy using ultramini- or mini-laparotomy conservative surgery and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and two women were evaluated. Items for(More)
BACKGROUND Reciprocal translocation is the most common type of translocation; however, there are only a few studies that address the indications for reciprocal translocation in amniocentesis. Here we share our data, based on 30 years' experience in a single tertiary center, to investigate the rates and indications for amniocentesis in cases of reciprocal(More)
BACKGROUND Ovarian adult-type granulosa cell tumors (GCTs) are characterized as low-malignant and late-recurrent ovarian tumors. Although some clinical and pathological prognostic factors have been reported, other factors have yet to be sufficiently investigated for necessary confirmation. The aim of this study was to test the correlation between clinical(More)
AIM To evaluate the efficacy of uterine artery occlusion and myomectomy (UAO+M) for pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who are undergoing cesarean section (CS). METHODS Seventy-two women with uterine leiomyomas undergoing CS for obstetrical reasons were enrolled into this case-control study. Thirty-six patients underwent UAO+M during CS (UAO+M group),(More)
Primary fallopian tube carcinoma (PFTC) is a rare gynecological malignancy with the following characteristics: its preoperative diagnosis is easy to miss or delay because of a lack of specific symptoms and signs; it is difficult to distinguish from serous epithelial ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal serous carcinoma during or even after operation because(More)