2014 Research Publications




Lin YC, Wang CC, Lin G, Lin YP, Wai YY, Ng SH, Ma HY, Tsao HH, Wang JJ* ,”A simple method to improve the quality of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging with rapid histologic correlation in a murine model” Molecular Imaging, 2014 Nov 1;13(0):1-8.
Cover image Journal of Controlled Release WY Chai, PC Chu, MY Tsai, YC Lin, JJ Wang, KC Wei, YY Wai and HL Liu*, “Magnetic-Resonance Imaging for Kinetic Analysis of Permeability Changes during Focused Ultrasound-Induced Blood-Brain Barrier Opening and Brain Drug Delivery,” Journal of Controlled Release,  Volume 192, 28 October 2014, Pages 1–9 ,2014, doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2014.06.023
Wai YY, Hsu WC, Fung HC, Lee JD, Chan HL, Tsai ML, Lin YC, Wu YR, Ying L, Wang JJ*, "Tract-based spatial statistics: application to mild cognitive impairment.", BioMed Research International,Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 713079, 8 pages doi: dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/713079
Lin, S.-C., Chen, C.P.-C., Tang, S.F.-T., Chen, C.-W., Wang, J.-J., Hsu, C.-C., Hsieh, J.-H., Chen, W.-P."Stress distribution within the plantar aponeurosis during walking - A dynamic finite element analysis", Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 14, Issue 4, August 2014, doi: 10.1142/S0219519414500535
S-H Ng, C-Y Lin, S-C Chan, Y-C Lin, T-C Yen, C-T Liao, Joseph T-C Chang, S-F Ko, H-M W, C-J Chang, J-J Wang*, Clinical Utility of Multimodality Imaging with Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI, Diffusion-Weighted MRI, and 18F-FDG PET/CT for the Prediction of Neck Control in Oropharyngeal or Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated with Chemoradiation, Plos One. December 22, 2014, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115933
Ya-Yun Hsiao, Tzu-Hsiang Hung, Shu-Ju Tu, Chuan-Jong Tung (2014, May). Fast Monte Carlo simulation of DNA damage induction by Auger-electron emission. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 90(5), 392-400. (SCI, 3/33, NUCLEAR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY).
Shu-Ju Tu; Siao-Yun Wu; Fu-Sheng Wang; Yunn-Hwa Ma (2014, Feb). Retention assessment of magnetic nanoparticles in rat arteries with micro computed tomography. Physics in Medicien and Biology, 59(5), 1271-1281. (SCI, 16/74, ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL).
Zhuhuang Zhou, Weiwei Wu, Shuicai Wu, Jingjing Xia, Chiao-Yin Wang, Chunlan Yang, Chung-Chih Lin, and Po-Hsiang Tsui*, "A survey of ultrasound elastography approaches to percutaneous ablation monitoring," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H – Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 228, No. 10, pp. 1069-1082, 2014, 10 (SCI)
Current Issue Cover Zhuhuang Zhou, Weiwei Wu, Shuicai Wu, Po-Hsiang Tsui*, Chung-Chih Lin, Ling Zhang, and Tianfu Wang, "Semi-automatic breast ultrasound image segmentation based on mean shift and graph cuts," Ultrasonic Imaging, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 256-276, 2014, 10 (SCI)
Yu-Sheng Lin, Chin-Chou Chu, Jen-Jen Lin, Chien-Cheng Chang, Chun-Chieh Wang, Chiao-Yin Wang, and Po-Hsiang Tsui*, “Optical coherence tomography: a new strategy to image planarian regeneration,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 4, article ID 6316, 2014, 9. (SCI) (doi: 10.1038/srep06316)
Ming-Chih Ho, Po-Hsiang Tsui*, Yu-Hsin Lee, Yung-Sheng Chen, Chiung-Nien Chen, and Chien-Cheng Chang, “Early detection of liver fibrosis in rat using 3D ultrasound Nakagami imaging: a feasibility evaluation,” Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 40, No. 9, pp. 2272-2284, 2014, 09 (SCI)
Ultrasonics Po-Hsiang Tsui*, Hsiang-Yang Ma, Zhuhuang Zhou, Ming-Chih Ho, and Yu-Hsin Lee, “Window-modulated compounding Nakagami imaging for ultrasound tissue characterization,” Ultrasonics, Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 1448-1459, 2014, 06 (SCI)
IEEE-UFFC banner Yin-Yin Liao, Chia-Hui Li, Po-Hsiang Tsui, Chien-Cheng Chang, Wen-Hung Kuo, King-Jen Chang, and Chih-Kuang Yeh, “Discrimination of Breast Microcalcifications Using a Strain-Compounding Technique with Ultrasound Speckle Factor Imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 955-965, 2014, 06 (SCI)
Jingjing Xia, Qiang Li, Pin-Yu Chen, Zhuhuang Zhou, Chiao-Yin Wang, Hao-Li Liu, Jianfu Teng, and Po-Hsiang Tsui*, “Considering angle selection when using ultrasound electrode displacement elastography to evaluate radio-frequency ablation of tissues,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology (BioMed Research International), Vol. 2014, article ID 764320, 2014, 5. (SCI) (doi: 10.1155/2014/764320)
Zhuhuang Zhou, Chih-Chung Huang, K. Kirk Shung, Po-Hsiang Tsui*, Jui Fang, Hsiang-Yang Ma, Shuicai Wu, and Chung-Chih Lin, “Entropic imaging of cataract lens: an in vitro study,” PLoS ONE, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. e96195, 2014, 04 (SCI) (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096195)
Xiaonan Geng, Zhuhuang Zhou, Qiang Li, Shuicai Wu, Chiao-Yin Wang, Hao-Li Liu, Ching-Cheng Chuang, and Po-Hsiang Tsui*, “Comparison of ultrasound temperature imaging with infrared thermometry during radiofrequency ablation,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 047001, 2014, 3. (SCI) (doi: 10.7567/JJAP.53.047001)
Jeng CM, Wu MT, Wang PC, Chan T, Wan YL*. A Survey of the current status of coronary CT Angiography using 64-slice multidetector CT in Taiwan. J Formosan Med Assoc; 113:124-132, 2014. (SCI)
Ko SF, Huang CC, Lin JW, Lu HI, Kung CT, Ng SH, Wan YL, Yip HK. Imaging features and outcomes in ten cases of idiopathic azygos vein aneurysm. Annal Thorac Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014; 97(3):873-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.10.029
Pan CY, Huang YW, Cheng KH, Chao TC, Tung CJ (2014, Dec). Microdosimetry spectra and relative biological effectiveness of 15 and 30 MeV proton beams. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, (online available) 
C. Y. Yeh , C. J. Tung , T. C. Chao , M. H. Lin and C. C. Lee (2014, Nov). A dual resolution measurement based Monte Carlo simulation technique for detailed dose analysis of small volume organs in the skull base region. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 104(2014):389–392
Lee, CC; Wu, JF; Chang, KP; Chu, CH; Wey, SP; Liu, HL; Tung, CJ; Wu, SW; Chao, TC; (2014, Nov). The use of normoxic polymer gel for measuring dose Distributions of 1, 4 and 30mm Cones. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 104(2014): 221–224.
Radiation Measurements C.Y. Yeh, C.J. Tung, C.C. Lee, M.H. Lin, T.C. Chao (2014, Apr). Measurement-based Monte Carlo Simulation of High Definition Dose Evaluation for Nasopharyngeal Cancer Patients Treated by using Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Radiation Measurements, 71:333-337.
Radiation Physics and Chemistry C. Y. Yeh, C. C. Lee, T. C. Chao, M. H. Lin, P. A. Lai, F. H. Liu and C. J. Tung (2014, Feb). Application of Measurement-based Monte Carlo Method in Nasopharyngeal Cancer Patients for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 95, 240-242. 
Radiation Physics and Chemistry Lee CC, Lee YJ, Tung CJ, Cheng HW, Chao TC* (2014, Feb). MCNPX Simulation of Proton Dose Distribution in Homogeneous and CT Phantoms. Radiation Physics and Chemsitry, 95 (2014) 302–304.
Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics YJ Tsai, HM Huang, YH Fang, SY Chang, IT Hsiao*,  Acceleration of MAP-EM Algorithm via Over-Relaxation, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics. Published on line , doi:10.1016/j.compmedimag ,Nov 2014 
YJ Tsai, HM Huang, CY Chou, WC Wang, IT Hsiao*,  Effective Anatomical Priors for Emission Tomographic Reconstruction, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 2014.doi:10.5405 /jmbe.1658
KY Wu#, IT Hsiao#, CS Chen, CH Chen, CJ Hsieh, YY Wai, CJ Chang, HJ Tseng, CY Liu, KJ Lin, Increased brain amyloid deposition in patients with a lifetime history of major depression: Evidenced on 18F-Florbetapir (AV-45/Amyvid) positron emission tomography.  European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. (Equal Contribution) Apr 2014. 41(4): 714-722.
IT Hsiao, YH Weng, WY Lin, CJ Hsieh, SP Wey, TC Yen, MP Kung, CS Lu, and KJ Lin, Comparison of 99m Tc-TRODAT-1 SPECT and 18 F-AV-133 PET Imaging in Healthy Controls and Parkinson’s Disease Patients. Nuclear medicine and biology. Apr 2014. 41(4):322-9.
SC Lin, KJ Lin, IT Hsiao, CJ Hsieh, WY Lin, CS Lu, SP Wey, MP Kung, TC Yen, YH Weng, In vivo detection of monoaminergic degeneration in early Parkinson disease by (18)F-9-fluoropropyl -(+)-dihydrotetrabenzazine PET, Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Jan 2014. 55(1):73-79.
IT Hsiao, YH Weng, CJ Hsieh, WY Lin, SP Wey, MP, Kung, TC Yen, CS Lu, KJ Lin, Correlation of Parkinson Disease Severity and [18F]-FP-(+)-DTBZ Positron Emission Tomography, JAMA Neurology.  2014 Jun 1;71(6):758-66.
Biomaterials Su FY, Chuang EY, Lin PY, Chou YC, Chen CT, Mi FL, Wey SP, Yen TC, Lin KJ, Sung HW. Treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia in a rat model by using multiple daily doses of oral administration of G-CSF-containing nanoparticles. Biomaterials 2014 Apr;35(11):3641-3649. (SCI)
Wang PH, Yu CP, Lee TH, Lin CW, Ismail W, Wey SP, Kuo AT, Chiang YR. Anoxic androgen degradation by the denitrifying sterolibacterium denitrificans via the 2,3-seco-pathway. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 Jun;80(11):3442-3452. (SCI)
Chen KJ, Chaung EY, Wey SP, Lin KJ, Cheng F, Lin CC, Liu HL, Tseng HW, Liu CP, Wei MC, Liu CM, Sung HW. Hyperthermia-mediated local drug delivery by a bubble-generating liposomal system for tumor-specific chemotherapy. ACS Nano 2014 May 27;8(5):5105-5115. (SCI)
Chien-Ming Chen, Sung-Yu Chu, Ming-Yi Hsu, Ying-Lan Liao, Hui-Yu Tsai*,"Low-tube-voltage (80 kVp) CT aortography using 320-row volume CT with adaptive iterative reconstruction: lower contrast medium and radiation dose," European Radiology (2014) 24(2) W460-468 (SCI)
Yi-Shuan Hwang, Yen-Peng Liao, Wan-Chun Kuan, Hui-Yu Tsai, Ho-Ling Liu,"Radiation safety in fluroscopy and interventional radiology" Formosan J Med(2014) 18 345-354.
Yi-Shuan Hwang, Yu-Ying Lin, Yun-Chung Cheung, Hui-Yu Tsai*, "Radiation Physics and Chemistry 104(2014) 204-207(SCI)"
Y.L. Liao, Y.S. Chen, N.K. Lai, K.S. Chuang, H.Y. Tsai*, "Onverbeaming and Overlapping of Volume-Scan CT with Tube Current Modulation in a 320-detector row CT scanner," Radiation Physics and Chemistry 104(2014) 225-229 (SCI)
Tsai Hui-Yu*, Lo Chun-che, Yeh Shann-Horng, Lee Ming-Yung, Chen TOU-rONG, "Ambient and Personal Effective Dose Assessment at the International Arrival Hall OF taichung Airport" Achieves of Environmental & Iccuoational Health, Published online: 23 Jan 2014 (SCI)
Hui-Yu Tsai*, Yung-Chieh Lin, Yeu-Sheng Tyan,"Patient-specific Organ Dose Estimation during Transcatheter Arterial Embolization using Monte Carlo Method and Adaptive Organ Segmentation" Radiation Physics and Chemistry 104 (2014) 376-380 (SCI)