Zhi-Jie Hong

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BACKGROUND Several studies indicate that lymph node (LN) ratio (LNR) is more predictive than the traditional LN-positive stratification (pNs). We assessed whether LNR can provide additional prognostic information on node-positive breast cancer patients, particularly with breast cancer subtypes (BCS). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records(More)
We aimed to evaluate the benefit of whole-body computed tomography (WBCT) scanning for unconscious adult patients suffering from high-energy multiple trauma compared with the conventional stepwise approach of organ-selective CT.Totally, 144 unconscious patients with high-energy multiple trauma from single level I trauma center in North Taiwan were enrolled(More)
A 67-year-old man presented at our emergency department with lower abdominal pain for 1 day. His history revealed deep vein thrombosis of the lower legs without regular medication. His respiratory rate was 26 breaths/min, his heart rate was 112 beats/min, his blood pressure was 90/58 mmHg and his oxygen saturation was 94% when breathing room air. Physical(More)
We present a case of a patient with thyroid storm exhibiting symptoms similar to those of traumatic injury. This patient presented multiple traumatic wounds on his limbs and face, loss of consciousness, and tachycardia. Diagnosis was initially confounded by the similarity between the symptoms of traumatic hypovolemic shock and trauma-induced thyroid storm.(More)
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