Chien-Hsin Chen

Chien-Hsin Chen
Wan Fang Hospital · Department of Surgery

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Background Single incision laparoscopic colectomy (SILC) and single incision robotic colectomy (SIRC) are both advanced minimally invasive operative techniques. However, studies comparing these two surgical methods have not been published. The purpose of this study is to compare and evaluate the short-term outcomes of SIRC with those of SILC. Meth...
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Purpose: To use pathologic indicators to determine which patients benefit from postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) for breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) and total mastectomy (TM). Patients and methods: We enrolled 4236 patients with breast invasive ductal carcinoma who received NACT followed by TM. Cox regression analysis w...
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Purpose: To assess the feasibility and short-term outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by transanal total mesorectal excision assisted by single-port laparoscopic surgery (TaTME-SPLS) for low-lying rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods and materials: A total of 23 patients with clinical stage II-III low-lying (from anal verge 0-8 c...
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Purpose To assess the feasibility and short-term outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by transanal total mesorectal excision assisted by single-port laparoscopic surgery (TaTME-SPLS) for low-lying rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods and materials A total of 23 patients with clinical stage II-III low-lying (from anal verge 0–8 cm) r...
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Purpose: To assess the feasibility and short-term outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by transanal total mesorectal excision assisted by single-port laparoscopic surgery (TaTME-SPLS) for low-lying rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods and materials: A total of 23 patients with clinical stage II-III low-lying (from anal verge 0-8 cm)...
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Purpose: To assess the feasibility and short-term outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) followed by transanal total mesorectal excision assisted by single-port laparoscopic surgery (TaTME-SPLS) for low-lying rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods and materials: A total of 23 patients with clinical stage II-III low-lying (from anal verge 0-8 cm)...
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Background and objectives: To investigate whether multidisciplinary team (MDT) intervention is associated with improved survival for patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma with liver or lung metastasis (CRA-LLM). Methods: We enrolled 161 consecutive patients with histologically confirmed CRA-LLM at Taipei Medical University-Wan Fang Hospital be...
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Background and Objectives: To evaluate the predictive factor for and patterns of distant metastasis in patients with rectal adenocarcinoma receiving total mesorectal excision (TME). Methods: We enrolled 217 consecutive patients who had histologically confirmed rectal adenocarcinoma and underwent surgery at Taipei Medical University- Wanfang Hospita...
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Background and Objectives: To investigate critical prognostic factors for local recurrence in patients with rectal adenocarcinoma. Methods: We enrolled 221 consecutive patients who had histologically confirmed adenocarcinoma of the rectum and underwent surgery in our hospital between January 2000 and December 2014. Total mesorectal excision was per...
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Purpose: We prospectively designed a Taiwan cancer-related fatigue cognition questionnaire, version 1.0 (TCRFCQ-V1.0), for Taiwanese patients with cancer and investigated the reliability and validity of this questionnaire. Results: The completion rate of the TCRFCQ-V1.0 was high (97% of the patients completed all items), and the rate of missing...
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In Taiwan, colorectal cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis is considered a terminal condition. We examined the clinical outcomes of cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) treatment for colorectal cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis in Taiwan. We enrolled patients with colorectal cancer and peritoneal metastas...
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To investigate the outcomes of the selective neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) in lower 3rd rectal cancer patients in different groups (with or without neoadjuvant CCRT), especially in survival rate, local recurrence rate, and sphincter preservation rate. From January 1999 to December 2012, 69 consecutive patients who had histological...
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To study the association of waist to height ratio (WHtR) and elevated blood pressure (BP) in children. Cross-sectional study. Six elementary schools in Taipei, Taiwan. All children aged 7 years at first grade. We measured anthropometrics and BP during the regular health examinations among children. Elevated BP in children was defined as an average...
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Objectives: To study the pattern of tuberculosis transmission in Taiwan.Methods: An insertion sequence IS6110-based restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates was conducted.Results: Among 85 patients with culture-confirmed tuberculosis diagnosed between August 1993 and March 1994, 79 (93%) had is...

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