Ching-Hsin Chang

Ching-Hsin Chang
Taipei Medical University Hospital | TMUH · Department of Urology

MD

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January 2007 - July 2011
Taipei Veterans General Hospital
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  • Medical Doctor

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Publications (13)
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Background Lineage plasticity is recognized as a treatment-induced resistance mechanism in prostate cancer (PCa) and contributes to the development of neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC), a lethal variant of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), that is increasing in the era of second-generation anti-hormonal therapy. At present, there are...
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Non-muscular invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) is one of the most common cancer and major cause of economical and health burden in developed countries. Progression of NMIBC has been characterized as low-grade (Ta) and high grade (carcinoma in situ and T1). The current surgical intervention for NMIBC includes transurethral resection of bladder tumor;...
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Background The efficacy of thulium laser prostate enucleation (ThuLEP) for large prostates is unclear. This study aimed to explore the expanded utility of 150–200-W ThuLEP by studying patients with a large prostate (> 80 mL). Methods We retrospectively reviewed records of 125 patients with large prostate glands (> 80 mL) who underwent ThuLEP perfo...
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Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are emerging as novel diagnostic markers of prostate cancer (PCa) and new determinants of castration-resistant PCa (CRPC), an aggressive and metastatic form of PCa. In addition to androgen receptor (AR) signaling, neuroendocrine differentiation (NED) is associated with CRPC. Recent reports demonstrate that the downreg...
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Prostate vaporization and enucleation is a novel treatment option for bladder outlet obstruction caused by benign prostate enlargement. This surgical technique, however, has not yet been standardized. We present our findings of using a high-power thulium laser to accomplish vapoenucleation of the prostate (ThuVEP). We prospectively collected and an...
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Objectives We present our innovative technique of excising intravesically exposed mesh resulting from anti-incontinence sling procedures using transurethral thulium laser assisted by a suprapubic transvesical mini-laparoscopic grasper. Methods Two patients agreed to anti-incontinence sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence several years ago...
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Objective To determine the long-term objective and subjective outcomes of urethral sphincter injection of onabotulinumtoxinA (OnaBoNT/A) in patients with acontractile bladder.Materials and methodsWe enrolled patients with acontractile bladder who received OnaBoNT/A injection in the urethral sphincter between May 2003 and April 2009. The objective o...
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Here, we report the case of a 63-year-old female patient who presented with emptying symptoms and was subsequently diagnosed with delayed labial agglutination. The adhered labia minora were divided by blunt dissection, and a topical estrogen ointment was applied after surgery. The patient's voiding symptoms were completely resolved and no recurrenc...

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