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Conversion to mTOR-inhibitors with calcineurin inhibitor elimination or minimization reduces urinary polyomavirus BK load in kidney transplant recipients. J Formos Med Assoc. 2016 Jul;115(7):539-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2016.01.008. Epub 2016 Mar 16. Yen CL, Tian YC, Wu HH, Weng CH, Chen YC, Tu KH, Liu SH, Lee CC, Lai PC, Fang JT, Hung CC, Yang CW, Li YJ*. Department of Nephrology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan.
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Intravenous iron supplementation does not increase infectious disease risk in hemodialysis patients: a nationwide cohort-based case-crossover study. BMC Nephrol. 2019 Aug 22;20(1):327. doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1495-7. Yen CL, Lin YS, Lu YA, Lee HF, Lee CC, Tung YC, Kuo G, Wu LS, Tian YC, Chu PH. Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.
High anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody titers are associated with the requirement of permanent dialysis in patients with myeloperoxidase-ANCA-associated vasculitis. J Formos Med Assoc. 2019 Oct;118(10):1408-1415. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2019.05.004. Epub 2019 May 24. Yen CL, Tian YC, Wu HH, Tu KH, Liu SH, Lee CC, Fang JT, Yang CW, Li YJ. Kidney Research Center, Department of Nephrology, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan and Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan.