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)
Epidemiological evidence of relationships between endometriosis and epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) has been obtained mainly from Western countries. Our goal was to determine the risk of EOC due to endometriosis in Taiwanese women. A retrospective cohort study was performed by linking to the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) of Taiwan. A(More)
This study was conducted to determine the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among women with endometriosis in Taiwan. We conducted a retrospective cohort study using the National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan. A total of 27,973 women with a diagnosis of endometriosis and 27,973 multivariable-matched controls (1:1) from 2000 to 2010 were(More)
This article aims to test the hypothesis that the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) in women with endometriosis might be changed by enrolling different population. A nationwide 14-year historic cohort study using the National Health Insurance Research Database (NHIRD) of Taiwan and the Registry for Catastrophic Illness Patients was conducted. A total(More)
BACKGROUND Although the effects of uterine arterial embolization (UAE) for the control of post-partum hemorrhage on menstruation, fertility and future pregnancy have been reported before, domestic reports on long-term outcomes are lacking. METHODS From April 2001 to March 2005, 9 patients who underwent UAE for post-partum hemorrhage were evaluated(More)
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