Yew Seng Wu

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OBJECTIVE Subjects with type 2 diabetes are at risk for vascular injury. Several vasoactive factors (e.g., angiotensin) have been implicated. We hypothesize that adrenomedullin, a novel vascoactive factor, is deranged in subjects with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Using a new immunoluminometric method, plasma midregional proadrenomedullin(More)
A study is reported in which excellent results were achieved with use of a flexible rectangle-shaped intramedullary (RIM) nail in the treatment of 171 tibial and fibular shaft fractures in a series of 165 patients. Mechanical analysis showed improved fracture stability compared to fractures treated with an Ender nail. To the best of the authors'(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the location for catheter electrode of intra-esophageal atrial pacing. METHODS The catheter load was placed at a length eleven times that of the modified proportional unit of middle finger for intra-esophageal atrial pacing to stop the supraventricular tachycardia of 21 patients. RESULTS Ninteen of them showed remarkable effect(More)
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