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vol.31-4

Effect of Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy on maternal and perinatal outcomes

Tzu‑Hui Loa, Ting‑Yu Wua, Pei‑Chen Lib, Dah‑Ching Dingb,c*

aSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, cInstitute of Medical Science, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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In vivo assessment of endothelial function in small animals using an infrared pulse detector

Cyuan‑Cin Liua, Wei‑Min Liub, Hsien‑Tsai Wua, Chien‑Hsing Wangc, An‑Bang Liud*

aDepartment of Electrical Engineering, National Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan, cDepartment of Surgery, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, dDepartment of Neurology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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Acinetobacter baumannii and methicillin‑resistant Staphylococcus aureus in long‑term care facilities in eastern Taiwan

Hsin‑Chi Tsaia,b, Tung‑Yi Huangc, Jung‑Sheng Chenc, Wen‑Jen Chenc, Chong‑Yen Linc, Bing‑Mu Hsuc,d*

 

aDepartment of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Psychiatry, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Earth and Environmental Sciences, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan, dCenter for Innovative on Aging Society (CIRAS), National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan
 

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Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding the screening of cervical cancer among women in New Delhi, India

Neha Dahiyaa*, Kavita Aggarwalb, Megha Chandra Singhb, Suneela Gargb, Rajesh Kumarb

aDepartment of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India, bDepartment of Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India
 
 

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Comparison of short‑ to mid‑term efficacy of nonfixation and permanent tack fixation in laparoscopic total extraperitoneal hernia repair: A systematic review and meta‑analysis

Chi‑Wen Loa, Yao‑Chou Tsaia,b, Stephen Shei‑Dei Yanga,b, Cheng‑Hsing Hsieha,b, Shang‑Jen Changa,b*

aDivision of Urology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan, bDepartment of Urology, School of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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Perioperative complications and Intensive Care Unit utilization in super‑superobese patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery

Chia‑Li Kaoa†, Cheuk‑Kwan Sunb†, Hsiu‑Jung Lina, Kuo‑Chuan Hungc*

aDepartment of Anesthesiology, E‑Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, bDepartment of Emergency Medicine, E‑Da Hospital and School of Medicine for International Students, I‑Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, cDepartment of Anesthesiology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
 
†Both authors contributed equally to this work.
 

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Postacute care model of stroke in one hospital

You‑Chien Hsua, Guei‑Chiuan Chena, Pei‑Ya Chena, Shinn‑Kuang Lina,b*

 

aStroke Center and Department of Neurology, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei, Taiwan, bSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
 
 

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Evaluation of the Chinese version of the swallowing screen in stroke patients with dysphagia

Jiin‑Ling Jianga, Jia‑Lun Yub, Jen‑Hung Wangc, Yao‑Yi Wangd, Wan‑Hsiang Wangb*

aDepartment of Nursing, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Nursing, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Medical Research, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, dDepartment of Rehabilitation Medicine, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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Allopurinol use associated with increased risk of acute myocardial infarction in older people in a case–control study

Kuan‑Fu Liaoa,b, Cheng‑Li Linc,d, Shih‑Wei Laic,e*

 

aCollege of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Hepatogastroenterology, Taichung Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Taichung, Taiwan, cCollege of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, dManagement Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, eDepartment of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
 

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Duodenal perforation after gastrostomy tube replacement: Case report and literature review

Hsiao‑Hui Yanga, Chia‑Jung Kea, Ting‑Han Shihb*

 

aDivision of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan, bDivision of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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Presence of adult Loa loa in the anterior chamber of the eye along with microfilaremia from nonendemic region: A rare presentation from India

Varsha Kumaria, Sofia Ahmadb, Aradhana Singhc, Tuhina Banerjeec*

aDepartment of Microbiology, Bokaro General Hospital (SAIL), Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India, bDepartment of Ophthalmology, Bokaro General Hospital (SAIL), Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India, cDepartment of Microbiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
 

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Huge ovarian mature cystic teratoma with gliomatosis peritonei and massive ascites in a postmenopausal woman

Chia‑Shuen Lina, Ci Huangb, Pei‑Chen Lib, Yung‑Hsiang Hsuc, Dah‑Ching Dingb,d*

 

aSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital , Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, cDepartment of Pathology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation and Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, dInstitute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan
 
 

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Incomplete anterior choroidal artery syndrome in a pregnant female

Liyana Najwa Inche Mata,b*, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaimana,b, Fan Kee Hooa, Laila Mastura Ahmad Apandic, Hamidon Basria
 
 
aDepartment of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia, bMedical Gerontology Laboratory, Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia, cDepartment of Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
 

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Reply from authors for Serum leptin levels and peripheral arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes

Chia‑Wen Lua, Chung‑Jen Leeb, Jia‑Sian Houa,c, Du‑An Wud,e, Bang‑Gee Hsuc,e,f*
 
 
aDepartment of Nursing, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan, bDepartment of Nursing, Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology, Hualien, Taiwan, cInstitute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, dDepartment of Metabolism and Endocrinology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan, eSchool of Medicine, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan, fDivision of Nephrology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan
 

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