Wei-Lun Chang

Publications : 151
Aldex : 80
H-index : 18
Citations : 1092


Renal function is associated with 1-month and 1-year mortality in patients with ischemic stroke

I-Kuan Wang, Hsin-Yi Kao et 276 al.

Dec 1, 2017 in Atherosclerosis
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Renal dysfunction is a potent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, including stroke. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of admission estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) levels on short-term (1-month) and long-term (1-year) mortality in patients with acute ischemic stroke. METHODS From the Taiwan Stroke Registry data, we classified ischemic stroke patients, i...


Migration and financial transactions: factors influencing mobile remittance service usage in the pandemic

Wei-Lun Chang, Vladlena Benson

Sep 20, 2022 in Information Technology & People
Migration and financial transactions: factors influencing mobile remittance service usage in the pandemic Wei Lun Chang, Vladlena Benson Information Technology & People, Vol. ahead of print, No. ahead of print, pp. In the global migration crisis COVID 19 had devastating consequences. Workers were confined to their locations due to travel restrictions and working from home became “working away from...


Tissue Quality Comparison Between Heparinized Wet Suction and Dry Suction in Endoscopic Ultrasound-Fine Needle Biopsy of Solid Pancreatic Masses: A Randomized Crossover Study.

Meng-Ying Lin et 6 al.

Sep 2, 2022 in Gut and liver
A high-quality sample allows for next-generation sequencing and the administration of more tailored precision medicine treatments. We aimed to evaluate whether heparinized wet suction can obtain higher quality samples than the standard dry-suction method during endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided biopsy of pancreatic masses. A prospective randomized crossover study was conducted. Patients with a so...

The characteristics and influence of iatrogenic fracture comminution following antegrade interlocking nailing for simple femoral shaft fractures, a retrospective cohort study

Jou-Hua Wang et 6 al.

May 14, 2022 in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
The incidence and characteristics of iatrogenic comminution (IC) are unknown, and the influence of IC on fracture union is unclear. This study was aimed to investigate the (1) incidence and characteristics of ...


Measuring distance from the incisors to the esophageal cancer by FDG PET/CT: endoscopy as the reference.

Szu-Wei Hsu et 4 al.

Mar 17, 2022 in BMC gastroenterology
Using endoscopy as the reference, this study evaluated the accuracy of 18F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) in measuring distance from the incisors to the PET de...

Online to offline social interaction on gaming motivations

Wei-Lun Chang, Yen-Hao Hsieh et 2 al.

Aug 26, 2021 in Kybernetes

Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Mortality in Patients With Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Taiwan

Chi-Pang Wen, Yi-Sheng Liao et 275 al.

Jan 17, 2022 in Frontiers in Neurology
Objective : Lower serum low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL C) levels are associated with increased intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) risk. However, reverse causality and residual confounding has not attracted public attention. Therefore, we assessed whether people with LDL C have increased risk of mortality adjusting for potential confounders using two large Taiwan cohorts. Method : The Mei Jh...

An Ontology-Based Knowledge System for Supporting Position and Classification of Co-Branding Strategy

Wei-Lun Chang

Jan 1, 2008 in Fifth International Conference on Information Technology
As many companies seek growth through the development of new products, co-branding strategy provides a way to develop new products. However, combining two brands may cause brand meaning to transfer in ways that were never intended. Utilizing two or more brand names in the process of introducing new products offers competitive advantages. The present paper advances research on co- branding strategi...

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