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Dr. Chih Hung Ku
 
Highest Degree: D.Sc. in Occupational Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
 
Institute: School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
 
Area of Interest: Public Health
  •   Breast Cancer
  •   Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  •   Generalized Estimating Equation
  •   Latent TB Infection
 
URL: http://livedna.org/886.273
 
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Chan, D.C., C.J. Chen, H.C. Chu, W.K. Chang and J.C. Yu et al., 2007. Evaluation of serum amyloid A as a biomarker for gastric cancer. Ann. Surg. Oncol., 14: 84-93.
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2:   Chang, C.C., C.H. Ku, C.S. Hsu and S.T. Chang, 2016. Improvement of sacroiliac joint stress bottom-up after convalesce of foot periostitis: A randomized controlled trial. Asia Life Sci., 25: 141-153.
3:   Chang, C.C., C.H. Ku, W.C. Hsu, Y.A. Hu, J.F. Shyu and S.T. Chang, 2014. Five-day, low-level laser therapy for sports-related lower extremity periostitis in adult men: A randomized, controlled trial. Lasers Med. Sci., 29: 1485-1494.
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4:   Chang, C.C., S.T. Chang, C.H. Ku, S.L. Chiang and H.Y. Chang et al., 2008. First-ever ischemic stroke after a flight in a patient with prior poliomyelitis. Clin. Med. Pathol., 1: 1-5.
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5:   Chang, C.Y., C. Tzao, S.C. Lee, C.Y. Cheng and C.H. Liu et al., 2010. Incremental value of integrated FDG-PET/CT in evaluating indeterminate solitary pulmonary nodule for malignancy. Mol. Imaging Biol., 12: 204-209.
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6:   Chang, F.W., M.H. Yu, C.H. Ku, C.H. Chen, G.J. Wu and J.Y. Liu, 2006. General gynaecology: Effect of uterotonics on intra-operative blood loss during laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: A randomised controlled trial. BJOG: Int. J. Obstetrics Gynaecol., 113: 47-52.
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7:   Chang, S.T. and C.H. Ku, 2007. Postural sway at ground and bevel levels in subjects with spina bifida occulta. Eur. Spine J., 16: 759-769.
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8:   Chang, S.T., C.H. Ku and S.C. Cherng, 2007. Evidence-based correlation between anti-streptolysin O serum titer and sacroiliac joint disorder. J. Rheumatol., 34: 1746-1752.
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9:   Chang, S.T., C.H. Ku, M.F. Hsieh, L.C. Chen, H.Y. Chu, C.C. Chang and K.C. Tsai, 2008. Contribution of the multifidus muscle for control of upright posture in subjects with spina bifida occulta. J. Sport Rehabit., 17: 283-299.
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10:   Chao, T.Y., J.C. Yu, C.H. Ku, M.M. Chen, S.H. Lee, A.J. Janckila and L.T. Yam, 2005. Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b is a useful serum marker for extensive bone metastasis in breast cancer patients. Clin. Cancer Res., 11: 544-550.
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11:   Chen, C.J., T.Y. Chao, A.J. Janckila, S.N. Cheng, C.H. Ku and D.M. Chu, 2005. Evaluation of the activity of tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase isoform 5b in normal Chinese children - a novel marker for bone growth. J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab., 18: 55-62.
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12:   Chen, D.C., C.H. Ku, Y.C. Huang, C.H. Chen and G.J. Wu, 2004. Urinary nitric oxide metabolite changes in spontaneous and induced onset active labor. Acta Obstet. Gynecol. Scand., 83: 641-646.
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13:   Chen, D.C., J.Y. Liu, G.J. Wu, C.H. Ku, H.Y. Su and C.H. Chen, 2005. Serum vascular endothelial growth factor165 levels and uterine fibroid volume. Acta Obstet. Gynecol. Scand., 84: 317-321.
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14:   Chen, R., C. Ku, R. Lu and K. Chou, 2002. The impact of smoking cessation programs on smoking-related health belief and rate of quit-smoking among schizophrenic patients. J. Med. Sci., 22: 215-220.
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15:   Cheng, J.H., C.H. Ku, M.C. Tai, C.L. Chen, J.T. Chen and D.W. Lu, 2009. Optical coherence tomography analysis of the macula after macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment surgery. J. Med. Sci., 29: 173-178.
16:   Chien, H.C., C.H. Ku, R.B. Lu, H. Chu, Y.H. Tao and K.R. Chou, 2003. Effects of social skills training on improving social skills of patients with schizophrenia. Arch. Psychiatr. Nurs., 17: 228-236.
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17:   Chou, C.H., G.M. Lin, C.H. Ku and F.Y. Chang, 2010. Comparison of the APACHE II, GCS and MRC scores in predicting outcomes in patients with tuberculous meningitis. Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., 14: 86-92.
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18:   Chou, K.R., R. Chen, J.F. Lee, C.H. Ku and R.B. Lu, 2004. The effectiveness of nicotine-patch therapy for smoking cessation in patients with schizophrenia. Int. J. Nurs. Stud., 41: 321-330.
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19:   Chung, Y.C., C.H. Ku, T.Y. Chao, J.C. Yu, M.M. Chen and S.H. Lee, 2006. Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b activity is a useful bone marker for monitoring bone metastases in breast cancer patients after treatment. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev., 15: 424-428.
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20:   Fu, C.Y., H.H. Hsu, J.C. Yu, G.C. Hsu and K.F. Hsu et al., 2010. Influence of age on PPV of sonographic BI-RADS categories 3, 4 and 5. Ultraschall Med., 32: S8-S13.
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21:   Hsu, G.C., C.H. Ku, J.C. Yu, C.B. Hsieh, C.P. Yu and T.Y. Chao, 2006. Application of intraoperative ultrasound to nonsentinel node assessment in primary breast cancer. Clin. Cancer Res., 12: 3746-3753.
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22:   Huang, G.S., T.C. Lin, J.Y. Wang, C.H. Ku, S.T. Ho and C.Y. Li, 2009. Lidocaine priming reduces ADP-induced P-selectin expression and platelet-leukocyte aggregation. Acta Anaesthesiol. Taiwan, 47: 56-61.
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23:   Jen, Y.M., R. Shih, Y.S. Lin, W.F. Su and C.H. Ku et al., 2005. Parotid gland-sparing 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy results in less severe dry mouth in nasopharyngeal cancer patients: A dosimetric and clinical comparison with conventional radiotherapy. Radiother Oncol., 75: 204-209.
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24:   Ku, C.H., S.L. Ku, J.C. Yin and A.J. Lee, 2005. Risk factors for sternal and leg surgical site infections after cardiac surgery in Taiwan. Am. J. Epidemiol., 161: 661-671.
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25:   Ku, C.H., Y.T. Liu and D.C. Christiani, 2005. Case report: Occupationally related recurrent varicella (chickenpox) in a hospital nurse. Environ. Health Perspect., 113: 1373-1375.
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26:   Ku, S.L., C.H. Ku and F.C. Ma, 2002. Effects of phase I cardiac rehabilitation on anxiety of patients hospitalized for coronary artery bypass graft in Taiwan. Heart Lung., 31: 133-140.
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27:   Li, C.Y., H.C. Chen, H.Y. Cheng, C.F. Chian and F.Y. Chang et al., 2015. Role of QuantiFERON-TB-gold in tube assay for active and latent tuberculosis infection in investigation of tuberculosis outbreak in a university. J. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect., 48: 263-268.
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28:   Lin, C.S., Y.M. Jen, W.Y. Nien, C.H. Ku and H.W. Lee et al., 2008. Comparing intensity-modulated radiation therapy with conventional tangential technique in treating left-sided breast cancer. Therapeutic Radiol. Oncol., 15: 181-188.
29:   Lin, G.M., F.Y. Chang, C.H. Chou, Y.P. Lin and C.H. Ku, 2011. Characteristics and outcome of patients with dual pulmonary tuberculosis and non-mycobacterial respiratory infections. J. Clin. Med. Res., 3: 309-318.
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30:   Lin, H.Y., C.H. Ku, D.W. Liu, H.L. Chao, C.S. Lin and Y.M. Jen, 2009. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for late radiation-associated tissue necroses: Is it safe in patients with locoregionally recurrent and then successfully salvaged head-and-neck cancers? Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 74: 1077-1082.
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31:   Lin, J.C., T.Y. Lin, W.C. Perng, C.S. Mai, Y.H. Chen, C.H. Ku and F.Y. Chang, 2008. An outbreak of tuberculosis in a bacillus Calmette-guerin-vaccinated military population. Mil. Med., 173: 388-392.
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32:   Lin, L.F., C.Y. Cheng, C.H. Hou, C.H. Ku, N.C. Tseng and D.H. Shen, 2014. Experience of low-dose aminophylline use to relieve minor adverse effects of dipyridamole in patients undergoing stress myocardial perfusion imaging. J. Nucl. Cardiol., 21: 563-569.
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33:   Lin, T.C., C.Y. Li, C.S. Tsai, C.H. Ku, C.T. Wu, C.S. Wong and S.T. Ho, 2005. Neutrophil-mediated secretion and activation of matrix metalloproteinase-9 during cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesth Analg., 100: 1554-1560.
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34:   Lu, C.C., T.C. Lin, C.H. Hsu, M.H. Yu and C.H. Ku et al., 2012. Hyperventilation accelerates rise in arterial blood concentrations of sevoflurane in gynecologic patients. J. Anesth., 27: 35-42.
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35:   Lu, C.C., T.C. Lin, C.H. Hsu, M.H. Yu and T.L. Chen et al., 2012. Hyperventilation accelerates the rise of arterial blood concentrations of desflurane in gynecologic patients. Clinics (Sao Paulo), 67: 1029-1034.
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36:   Ren, S.S., G.H. Sun, C.H. Ku, D.C. Chen and G.J. Wu, 2004. Comparison of four methods for sperm preparation for IUI. Arch Androl., 50: 139-143.
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37:   Tsai, S.H., C.Y. Chen, C.H. Ku, A.J. Janckila and L.T. Yam et al., 2007. The semiquantitative bone scintigraphy index correlates with serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase activity in breast cancer patients with bone metastasis. Mayo Clin. Proc., 82: 917-926.
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38:   Wang, K.Y., C.P. Wu, C.H. Ku, N.W. Chang, Y.H. Lee and H.R. Lai, 2010. The effects of asthma education on asthma knowledge and health-related quality of life in Taiwanese asthma patients. J. Nurs. Res., 18: 126-135.
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39:   Wu, C., C. Ku, S. Liu and Y. Lin, 2002. Occupational hearing loss among helicopter pilots. J. Taiwan Otolary-Head Neck Surg., 47: 137-145.
40:   Wu, Y.Y., A.J. Janckila, C.H. Ku, C.P. Yu and J.C. Yu et al., 2010. Serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b activity as a prognostic marker of survival in breast cancer with bone metastasis. BMC Cancer, 10: 1-9.
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41:   Yang, T., C.H. Ku, S.W. Hsu, C.K. Chung, C.L. Lin and S.H. Liou, 2000. The comparison of blood lead levals in the multiple tubes of blood collected from vein. Chinese J. Occup. Med., 7: 211-218, (In Chinese).
42:   Yang, T., D. Wu, C. Sun, C. Ku, Y. Chou and L. Sh, 2000. A preliminary study on the stability of blood lead levels in short-term stored specimens subjected to various storage temperature conditions. Chinese J. Pub. Heal., 19: 462-468, (In Chinese).
43:   Yang, T., T.N. Wu, S.H. Liou, J.C. Shyr, H.M. Chen and C.H. Ku, 2003. Assessment the relationship between blood lead levels and long-term health effects in lead exposure employees. Chinese J. Occup. Med., 10: 195-210, (In Chinese).
44:   Yang, Y.S., C.H. Ku, J.C. Lin, S.T. Shang and C.H. Chiu et al., 2010. Impact of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae on the outcome of community-onset bacteremic urinary tract infections. J. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect., 43: 194-199.
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45:   Yao, N.S., Y.Y. Wu, A.J. Janckila, C.H. Ku, A.T. Hsieh et al., 2011. Serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b (TRACP5b) activity as a biomarker for bone metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer patients. Clin. Chim. Acta., 412: 181-185.
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