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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 to… Expand
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. Abdominal… Expand
Incidence rates of oral cancer and oral pre-cancerous lesions in a 6-year follow-up study of a Taiwanese aboriginal community.
- Y. Yang, C. Chen, J. Chang, C. Lin, T-c Cheng, T-Y Shieh
- Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official…
- 1 November 2005
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 Since… Expand
Individuals' perception of oral health and its impact on the health-related quality of life.
- I-C Lee, T-Y Shieh, Y. Yang, C.‐C. Tsai, K-H Wang
- Journal of oral rehabilitation
- 1 February 2007
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 of… Expand
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
Evaluation of clinicopathological factors related to the prognosis of gastric neuroendocrine carcinoma.
- J-W. Xie, Y. Sun, +11 authors C. Huang
- European journal of surgical oncology : the…
- 1 October 2016
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, we… Expand
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 18… Expand
Psychosocial problems in children with allergic diseases: a population study in Taiwan.
- W. Wu, H. Chang, K. Kuo, C. Chen, Y-C Tu, Y. Yang
- Child: care, health and development
- 1 September 2011
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 diseases… Expand
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 betel… Expand
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/GaN… Expand