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vol.30-4

Impact of vegan diets on gut microbiota: An update on the clinical implications

Ming‑Wun Wonga,b, Chih‑Hsun Yia, Tso‑Tsai Liua, Wei‑Yi Leia, Jui‑Sheng Hunga, Chin‑Lon Linc, Shinn‑Zong Lind, Chien‑Lin Chena*

aDepartment of Medicine, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Pharmacology,
Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Internal Medicine, Hualien Tzu Chi General Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan, dDepartment of Neurosurgery, Bioinnovation Center, Hualien Tzu Chi General Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan

 

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Treatment strategies for neuromyelitis optica

Tzu‑Lun Huanga,b, Kung‑Hung Linc, Jia‑Kang Wanga,b, Rong‑Kung Tsaid,e*

aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan, bDepartment of Electrical Engineering, Yuan Ze University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, cDepartment of Neurology, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, dInstitute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, eInstitute of Eye Research,
Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan

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Sensorineural hearing loss in patients with chronic renal failure on hemodialysis in Basrah, Iraq

Haider K. Saeeda, Ahmed M. Al‑Abbasia,b, Shukryia K. Al‑Malikic, Jasim N. Al‑Asadic

 

aDepartment of Otolaryngology, Basrah General Hospital, Basrah, Iraq, bDepartment of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq, cDepartment of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq

 

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Increased prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with pectus excavatum: A pilot study

Yeung‑Leung Chenga,b, I‑Shiang Tzengc, Mei‑Chen Yangb,d*

aDivision of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan, bSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Research, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan, dDivision of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan

 

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Passive limb movement test facilitates subthalamic deep brain stimulation under general anesthesia without influencing awareness

Sheng‑Tzung Tsaia, Shee‑Ping Chenb, Sheng‑Huang Linc, Shinn‑Zong Lina, Shin‑Yuan Chena*

aDepartment of Neurosurgery, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bBuddhist Tzu Chi Stem Cells Centre, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Neurology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan

 

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Open reduction and internal fixation with plating is beneficial in the early recovery stage for displaced midshaft clavicular fractures in patients aged 30–65 years old

Jian‑Yuan Chua,†, Kuang‑Ting Yeha,b,†, Ru‑Ping Leec, Tzai‑Chiu Yua,b, Ing‑Ho Chena,b, Cheng‑Huan Penga, Kuan‑Lin Liua,b,
Jen‑Hung Wangd, Wen‑Tien Wua,b

aDepartment of Orthopedics, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan, bSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, cInstitute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, dDepartment of Research, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan


†Both authors contributed equally to this work.

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Spontaneous colonic rupture related to the segmental absence of muscularis propria in an adult

Chih‑En Tsenga,b, Shih‑Pin Linc, Hou‑Chi Huangd, Mei‑Chung China*

aDepartment of Anatomic Pathology, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Chiayi, Taiwan, bSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien,
Taiwan, cDepartment of General Surgery, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Chiayi, Taiwan, dDepartment of Radiology, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Chiayi, Taiwan

 

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Early renal arterial rupture and arterial pseudoaneurysm in graft kidneys from the same deceased donor

Yu‑Hua Lina,b, Chun‑Hou Liaoa,c, Bing‑Jun Jianga, Tzu‑Hung Chend*

aDivision of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan, bDepartment of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, cSchool of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan, dDepartment of General Surgery, Cardinal Tien Hospital, New Taipei, Taiwan

 

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Multiple preretinal yellowish dots in a patient with syphilis

Chi‑Ting Hornga, Ping‑Feng Tsaib, Ming‑Ling Tsaic,d,e,f*


aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Fooyin University Hospital, Pingtung, Taiwan, bDepartment of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, cInstitute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, dDepartment of Ophthalmology, Tri‑Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, eDepartment of Ophthalmology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan, fSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan

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