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A systematic review and meta‐analysis on the therapeutic equivalence of statins
Background:  Statins are the most commonly prescribed agents for hypercholesterolemia because of their efficacy and tolerability. As the number of patients in need of statin therapy continues toExpand
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Gastrointestinal manifestations in Henoch‐Schönlein purpura: a review of 261 patients
Aim: Henoch‐Schönlein purpura is an IgA‐mediated autoimmune vasculitis of children. It often presents with symptoms including purpuric rash, abdominal pain, renal involvement or arthritis. AbdominalExpand
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Incidence rates of oral cancer and oral pre-cancerous lesions in a 6-year follow-up study of a Taiwanese aboriginal community.
BACKGROUND In a previous article, we reported the prevalence rates of oral mucosal lesions in an aboriginal community from an epidemiological survey of oral pre-cancerous lesions. METHODS SinceExpand
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Individuals' perception of oral health and its impact on the health-related quality of life.
This research divides oral health status into two parts: clinical disease and patients' subjective perceptions, and then discusses what impact these two items have on the health-related quality ofExpand
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The effects of chewing areca/betel quid with and without cigarette smoking on oral submucous fibrosis and oral mucosal lesions.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the risk of areca/betel quid chewing with or without cigarette smoking on oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) and other oral mucosal lesions. Expand
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Evaluation of clinicopathological factors related to the prognosis of gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma.
BACKGROUND Research on the clinicopathology and prognosis of gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma (GNEC) is rare, and a uniform standard for treatment has not been established. Therefore, weExpand
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The Association between health-related quality of life and prosthetic status and prosthetic needs in Taiwanese adults.
The objective of this study was to describe aspects of prosthetic statuses and needs and to evaluate their relationship with health-related quality of life in Taiwan. The study participants, aged 18Expand
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Psychosocial problems in children with allergic diseases: a population study in Taiwan.
BACKGROUND A few studies had pointed out the relationship between a single allergic disease and children's psychosocial problems; however, all of these researchers considered the allergic diseasesExpand
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism is associated with risk of oral precancerous lesion in betel quid chewers
To investigate whether angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism is related to the risk of oral precancerous lesions (OPL) in Taiwanese subjects who chew betelExpand
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2- to 20-GHz Switch Using III-Nitride Capacitively Coupled Contact Varactors
We report on the low-loss microwave switch monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) built using voltage-controlled capacitors formed by the two Schottky contacts deposited over an AlGaN/GaNExpand
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