Yonker Wang

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This study was undertaken to evaluate the safety and feasibility of thrombolytic urokinase treatment after predilation in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) with chronic inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombosis. Between December 2006 and September 2009, 13 consecutive BCS patients with chronic IVC thrombosis were treated with continuous urokinase infusion(More)
In a retrospective study involving 25 patients with occult sepsis in the ICU of Taichung Veterans General Hospital, the sensitivity and specificity of the new diagnostic method, Tc-99m HMPAO labelled white blood cells (WBCs) scan, were compared with other evaluating methods including clinical information, radiograph, ultrasound, bacterial culture, operative(More)
Forty-one children (15 girls, 26 boys; ages 3.0±2.1 years) with Kawasaki disease (KD) were included in our study. The diameters of a total of 82 coronary arteries (CA), comprising 41 left (LCA) and 41 right (RCA), were computed by two-dimensional echocardiography (2D-Echo). If the diameter of the CA was≥20 mm, it was considered as dilated. The severity of(More)
Influenza A (H1N1) can cause severe neurological complications. The purpose of this study was to analyze clinical and MRI features of neurological complications after H1N1 infection in critically ill children. We retrospectively analyzed clinical and neuroimaging findings in 17 children who were hospitalized in an intensive care unit with severe(More)
BACKGROUND To report the diversity of MRI features of brainstem encephalitis (BE) induced by Enterovirus 71. This is supported by implementation and testing of our new classification scheme in order to improve the diagnostic level on this specific disease. METHODS Neuroimaging of 91 pediatric patients who got EV71 related BE were hospitalized between(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to assess standardized histograms of signal intensities of T1 signal and T2 signal on sagittal view without enhancement during (1) acute stage, and (2) convalescence stage of pediatric patients with Enterovirus 71 related brainstem encephalitis (BE), and with respect to (3) healthy normal. METHODS Our subjects(More)
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