Yung Chan

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Co-infection of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and neurosyphilis (NS) has become a rising trend, but the extent of brain damage associated with the concomitant infections remains unknown. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H-MRS) can evaluate metabolic changes underlying early brain infections. 25 syphilitic patients (7 HIV-positive with NS; 6(More)
Conventional acne treatment presents several challenges such as intolerable side effects and antibiotic resistance. Dermocosmetic products may be used to reduce these unwanted effects. Dermocosmetics include skin cleansers, topical sebum-controllers, skin antimicrobial/anti-inflammatory agents, moisturizers, sunscreens, and camouflage products. Appropriate(More)
Oversulfated chrondroitin sulfate (OSCS) was recently identified as a contaminant of heparin and was associated with serious adverse events in patients treated with heparin. Because heparin is a common component of blood collection tubes, we tested the effect of OSCS on the laboratory analysis of plasma. Blood from healthy volunteers (N=50) was collected(More)
BACKGROUND A variety of complications can occur following ventriculoperitoneal shunt. We report a case of extrusion of the catheter tip through the old scar of the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) wound. CASE DESCRIPTION A 70-year-old male suffered from an intracerebral hemorrhage and then developed hydrocephalus. He required a(More)
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