Jou-Chen Jou-Chen Jou-Chen

Jou-Chen Jou-Chen Jou-Chen
Taipei Medical University Hospital | TMUH · department of ophthalmology

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(1) Background: To investigate the correlation between therapeutic outcome and morphologic changes for diabetic macular edema (DME) after intravitreal injection of ranibizumab (IVIR). (2) Methods: This retrospective study included 228 eyes received IVIR for DME. Each participant was traced for two years after the initial IVIR, while the data of oph...
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The emergence of the COVID‐19 pandemic dramatically lowered the foodservice industry’s income overnight. Conversely, the practical measure of remaining at home to deal with the pandemic’s impact has boosted the online food delivery business. In this study, a consumer perspective was adopted and an adapted version of the extended unified theory of a...
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This study constructed a model using multiple attribute decision making (MADM) to evaluate the successful marketing of products from vendor partners at an on-campus training store. We used the 5Ps of marketing (people, product, price, promotion, and place) as the research framework and applied the fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP) to calculat...
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This study identifies the main factors influencing turnover among convenience store employees from a managerial perspective and infers the changes necessary to reduce such high turnover rates. Employing the decision-making trial and evaluation laboratory (DEMATEL) methodology, it investigates the degree of mutual influence between evaluation indica...
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This study integrates three methods for evaluating the interaction and importance of key factors, while mapping the differences between development and maintenance stages during the formation of marketing strategic alliances in the telecommunications industry. A systematic, quantitative, integrated measurement is proposed to evaluate the importance...
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This study investigates the key development evaluation indicators of the TV game console industry based on the four dimensions of Saaty's ‘benefits, opportunity, costs, and risks’ model. The hybrid multiple attribute decision-making model is employed to create a new evaluation approach. The proposed hybrid model uses the decision-making trial and e...
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This study aims to investigate the effects of informational-based readiness and customer readiness (central route) as well as social influence (peripheral route) on the intention to use self-service stores and the moderating effects of social influence. We tested the proposed framework using survey data from 513 potential users of self-service stor...
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In this study, we use six dimensions (i.e., firm strategy; government, structure, and rivalry; demand conditions; chance; factor conditions; and related/supporting industries) based on Porter’s diamond model to identify critical development indicators to enhance the competitiveness of Taiwan’s solar photovoltaic industry. Our proposed industry eval...
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Background/objectives: The purpose of this study was to present an association between the treatment response of diabetic macular edema (DME) to intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) injections and different morphology patterns using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Subjects/methods: This retrospective study included 216 eyes of 1...
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With the widespread adoption of Internet connected devices and the application of Internet of Things (IoT), more and more research efforts focusing on using machine learning techniques in recognizing activities from IoT sensors, especially in solving multi-label classification problems. Without considering the associations among labels, traditional...
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Background: Monofocal necrotizing fasciitis (MONF) involves a single site in a rapidly progressing infection and necrosis of the fascia and surrounding soft tissue. Synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis (SMNF), the simultaneous development of NF in multiple noncontiguous sites, is rarely reported. This study aimed to compare the clinical ch...
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Purpose Developing agility and innovativeness as dynamic capabilities are important for firms to sustain their competitive advantage in today’s global economy. The purpose of this paper is to develop and empirically test a framework to investigate how the supply chain agility and innovativeness are achieved through IT integration and trust in membe...
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Purpose: To investigate the effectiveness of a school-based program promoting outdoor activities in Taiwan for myopia prevention and to identify protective light intensities. Design: Multi-area, cluster-randomized intervention controlled trial. Participants: A total 693 grade 1 schoolchildren in 16 schools participated. Two hundred sixty-seven...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of customer participation in the service delivery process by designing and testing an empirical model with the customers’ point of view in mind. Design/methodology/approach Data are collected from 176 customers in the context of professional financial insurance services. The proposed mod...
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Background To the best of our knowledge, no study has compared gram-negative bacillary hematogenous pyogenic spondylodiscitis (GNB-HPS) with gram-positive coccal hematogenous pyogenic spondylodiscitis (GPC-HPS) regarding their clinical characteristics and outcomes. Methods From January 2003 to January 2013, 54 patients who underwent combined antibi...
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Purpose: No reports have been published on synchronous multifocal necrotizing fasciitis (SMNF), a multifocal presence of necrotizing fasciitis in different extremities. We evaluated the clinical characteristics and outcomes of SMNF. Methods: Eighteen patients (14 men, 4 women; mean age: 59 years) diagnosed with SMNF of the extremities between Ja...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the influence of social capital on competitive advantage through collective learning and absorptive capacity. Design/methodology/approach – The study carries out analyses based on structural equation modeling to measure the main constructs and test the hypothesized relationships among t...
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Due to progression of modern medication and technology, the average life span is extending, pursuing high-quality, healthy and long life growing to an old age is more desirable than ever. Taiwan is one of the fastest growing aging countries in Asia, in addition to the problem of an aging population; birth rate is also very low, nursing and elderly...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of customer participation in a service delivery process by designing and testing an empirical model with the employees’ point of view in mind. Design/methodology/approach – Using data collected from 166 pairs of customers and service employees in the context of professional financial ins...
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Multidimensional cancer genome analysis and validation has defined Quaking (QKI), a member of the signal transduction and activation of RNA (STAR) family of RNA-binding proteins, as a novel glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumor suppressor. Here, we establish that p53 directly regulates QKI gene expression, and QKI protein associates with and leads to...
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As part of a new focus on sustainability, this study examines the effects of technological attributes, market potential, and environmental factors on the commercialization of technologies. A survey was conducted on two of Taiwan’s promising sustainable high-tech industries—solar photovoltaic (PV) and light emitting diodes (LEDs). We found that if t...
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Professional virtual communities (PVCs) bring together geographically dispersed, like-minded people to form a network for knowledge exchange. To promote knowledge sharing, it is important to know why individuals choose to give or to receive knowledge with other community members. We identified factors that were considered influential in increasing...
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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common and lethal primary brain cancer that is driven by aberrant signaling of growth factor receptors, particularly the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). EGFR signaling is tightly regulated by receptor endocytosis and lysosome-mediated degradation, although the molecular mechanisms governing such re...
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Professional virtual communities (PVCs), which are formed on the Internet, are expected to serve the needs of members for communication, information, and knowledge sharing. The executives of organizations should consider PVCs as a new innovation or knowledge pool since members share knowledge. However, many PVCs have failed due to members’ low will...
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In today¿s globalized economy, telecommunications operators are facing ever-increasing competition and challenges. They need to focus on improving their performance in order to remain competitive. This study attempts to examine the managerial performance efficiency of 36 globally leading telecommunications operators by utilizing the data envelopmen...
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Glioblastoma (GBM) is a highly lethal brain tumour presenting as one of two subtypes with distinct clinical histories and molecular profiles. The primary GBM subtype presents acutely as a high-grade disease that typically harbours mutations in EGFR, PTEN and INK4A/ARF (also known as CDKN2A), and the secondary GBM subtype evolves from the slow progr...
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This research aims to offer new business insight into knowledge based service enterprises in China. In particular, a service approach, namely, the IIS (innovation intensive service) platform, is adopted as an analytical tool to illustrate the development of service platforms. A case study of the industry cluster in Kunshan City is also used to demo...
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Purpose – The purpose of the study is to examine the influence of internal integration and external integration on three types of shared knowledge (shared knowledge of internal capabilities, customers, and suppliers) and whether more leads to superior firm innovation capability and product competitive advantage. Design/methodology/approach – The pa...

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