Chao Hung Ho

Summary

Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint White blood cell and platelet counts could affect whole blood viscosity
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 67:394-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictive risk factors and prevalence of malignancy in patients with iron deficiency anemia in Taiwan
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hematol 78:108-12. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of serum transferrin receptor and glycosylated hemoglobin on hemolytic anemia
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Ann Hematol 82:228-30. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations of prothrombin time and international normalized ratio in patients treated with warfarin
    Chao Hung Ho
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Thromb Res 107:277-80. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism, B vitamins and other factors on plasma homocysteine and risk of thromboembolic disease in Chinese
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:560-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic role of serum transferrin receptor in patients with various anemia
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:55-60. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of prothrombin 20210A allele and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genetic mutations in the Chinese population
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Hematol 79:239-42. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Causes of venous thrombosis in fifty Chinese patients
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hematol 63:74-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of age, sex, vitamin B(12), folate levels and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genetic mutations on plasma homocysteine in the Chinese population
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Haematologica 85:1051-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of intron 22 inversions of the factor VIII gene in Chinese patients with severe hemophilia A
    Jyh Pyng Gau
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:518-22. 2003

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint White blood cell and platelet counts could affect whole blood viscosity
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 67:394-7. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the influences of platelet count and WBC count on blood viscosity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictive risk factors and prevalence of malignancy in patients with iron deficiency anemia in Taiwan
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hematol 78:108-12. 2005
    ..33-times higher risk of malignancy than the patient without (95% CI: 7.115-776.479). Malignancy was an important cause of IDA. High LDH, low serum ferritin, and aging were the risk factors of malignancy in the IDA patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of serum transferrin receptor and glycosylated hemoglobin on hemolytic anemia
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Ann Hematol 82:228-30. 2003
    ..Reticulocyte count was significantly different only between the two hemolytic groups. Hb A(1)c and sTfR were both good for the diagnosis of hemolysis. Reticulocyte count was a good tool for distinguishing EE from IE...
  4. ncbi request reprint Variations of prothrombin time and international normalized ratio in patients treated with warfarin
    Chao Hung Ho
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Thromb Res 107:277-80. 2002
    ..INR could be measured in any time of a day to have values equally valuable in clinical use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism, B vitamins and other factors on plasma homocysteine and risk of thromboembolic disease in Chinese
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201, Section 2, Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 68:560-5. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the influence of MTHFR polymorphism, B vitamins and other factors on plasma homocysteine (Hcy) levels and risk of thromboembolic disease in Chinese...
  6. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic role of serum transferrin receptor in patients with various anemia
    Chao Hung Ho
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei) 65:55-60. 2002
    ..The present study was to compare the differential diagnostic values of sTfR and other related parameters in different causes of anemia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of prothrombin 20210A allele and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genetic mutations in the Chinese population
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Hematol 79:239-42. 2000
    ..We suggested that the Chinese race dose not have the prothrombin 20210A allele, but can carry the 677 C-->T mutation of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene...
  8. ncbi request reprint Causes of venous thrombosis in fifty Chinese patients
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Am J Hematol 63:74-8. 2000
    ..No possible risk factor of venous thrombosis could be found in 24 patients (48%). In conclusion, malignancy and protein S deficiency were the most frequent acquired and congenital causes of venous thrombosis in the Chinese, respectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of age, sex, vitamin B(12), folate levels and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T genetic mutations on plasma homocysteine in the Chinese population
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Haematologica 85:1051-4. 2000
    ..Our previous study found that Chinese carry the same mutation of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene described in Western populations, with a 677CAET substitution being another possible cause of thrombosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of intron 22 inversions of the factor VIII gene in Chinese patients with severe hemophilia A
    Jyh Pyng Gau
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:518-22. 2003
    ..Recently, it has been reported that about half of the patients with severe hemophilia A have a large genomic inversion of the factor VIII gene. We tried to use a rapid method to detect this important mutation in the Chinese hemophiliacs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nucleotide changes around the splicing acceptor of intron 24 in the factor VIII gene and its impact on splicing
    Jyh Pyng Gau
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 17:53-6. 2006
    ..Owing to the mutation, exon 24 was erroneously spliced to exon 26, and exon 25 was skipped. This finding further testifies to the importance of the invariant AG dinucleotide in the example of the factor VIII gene...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening for platelet antibodies in adult idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a comparative study using solid phase red cell adherence assay and flow cytometry
    Jeong Shi Lin
    Division of Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 69:569-74. 2006
    ..Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder caused by antiplatelet autoantibodies. In this study, we compared 2 methods for screening serum platelet antibodies in patients with ITP...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma antigen levels of thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor did not differ in patients with or without disseminated intravascular coagulation
    Chih Cheng Chen
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Hematol 84:675-80. 2005
    ..Further, they did not possess any correlation with the severity of organ injury in patients with sepsis. The role of TAFI antigen in the pathogenesis of DIC needs further elucidation by future studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Donor lymphocyte infusion induced acute hepatitis
    Jie Yu You
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 67:411-5. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that hepatic GVHD may present as acute hepatitis and should be included in the differential diagnosis for patients with increased aminotransferases after DLI...
  15. doi request reprint Combined treatment with splenectomy and cladribine in hairy cell leukemia in Taiwan: a clinicopathologic study of 5 cases
    Yuan Bin Yu
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:551-5. 2007
    ..Very few reports have explored the clinicopathologic features and treatment outcome of HCL in Taiwan...
  16. ncbi request reprint The aPTT assay as a monitor of heparin anticoagulation efficacy in clinical settings
    Chih Cheng Chen
    Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Adv Ther 20:231-6. 2003
    ..The anticoagulant effect, indicated by a PT in the target range, would occur primarily secondary to coumadin administration and would make it relatively easy to decide when to discontinue heparin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic values of plasma levels of fibrinolytic markers in gastric cancer
    C H Ho
    Department of Medicine, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan ROC
    Thromb Res 91:23-7. 1998
    ..Tissue concentrations of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor and plasminogen activator inhibitor-2, especially the latter, can be used to predict lymph node involvement in patients with gastric cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint A novel splicing acceptor mutation of the factor VIII gene producing skipping of exon 25
    J P Gau
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Ann Hematol 82:175-7. 2003
    ..Since exon 25 corresponds to part of the C2 domain, we speculate that for this patient the aberrant C2 domain markedly reduces binding affinity of FVIII protein to the phospholipid membrane, thus severely impairing the protein function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cytokine release in febrile non-haemolytic red cell transfusion reactions
    J S Lin
    Division of Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Vox Sang 82:156-60. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the role and identity of cytokines involved in febrile non-haemolytic red cell transfusion reactions (FNHTRs)...
  20. doi request reprint The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia and its clinical implications in patients with colorectal carcinoma
    Chao Hung Ho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 71:119-22. 2008
    ..Gastrointestinal (GI) tract malignancy is an important cause of chronic iron deficiency anemia (IDA). The present study was designed to determine the prevalence of IDA and its clinical implications in colorectal cancer patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aggressive multiple myeloma with brain involvement in a young patient
    Chih Cheng Chen
    Division of Hematology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 66:177-80. 2003
    ..Cerebral involvement with intratumorous hemorrhage complicated the clinical course. The unique clinical features are presented and literature is reviewed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes in patients receiving conventional amphotericin B therapy: a prospective multicentre study in Taiwan
    Chien Yuan Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 100
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1181-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate treatment outcomes and healthcare resource use with conventional amphotericin B therapy for invasive fungal infections (IFIs)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aggressive undifferentiated carcinoma of unknown primary site complicated by lactic acidosis after bleeding: a case report
    Wing Keung Chau
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 32:210-4. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Unappreciated HLA antibodies in adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    Jeong Shi Lin
    Division of Transfusion Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 106:105-9. 2007
    ..Platelets express platelet-specific antigens and human leukocyte antigens (HLA). Platelet antibodies to platelet-specific antigens and HLA may be present, but HLA antibodies in patients with ITP have rarely been reported...
  25. ncbi request reprint The changes of cardiac ejection fraction up to 72 h after transfusion in patients with chronic anaemia
    C H Ho
    Division of Hematology, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Transfus Med 11:189-92. 2001
    ..043). Transfusion of small amounts of RBC did not significantly change the LVEF up to 72 h in patients with transfusion-dependent chronic anaemia; whether it might change the RVEF 72 h after transfusion deserves further investigation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Leukopenia and thrombocytopenia in hemodialysis patients with hepatitis B or C virus infection and non-hemodialysis patients with hepatitis cirrhosis
    Y Y Ng
    Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Clin Nephrol 57:289-95. 2002
    ..To investigate the relation of leukopenia and thrombocytopenia in hemodialysis (HD) patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of postremission intensive therapy in patients with acute leukemia
    Y B Yu
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan 11217, Republic of China
    Ann Oncol 18:529-34. 2007
    ..We assessed the cost-effectiveness of high-dose arabinoside (HiDAC)-based and allogeneic stem-cell transplantation (alloSCT)-based therapy in patients with acute leukemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood cells and blood viscosity
    Chao Hung Ho
    Am J Hematol 75:264. 2004