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Current Issue

January-March 2017| Vol 29| Issue 1

Review Article

Current consensus and controversy on the treatment of male lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are highly prevalent in men and increase with age. Because LUTS are common among elderly men, they are usually considered synonymous with benign prostatic hyperplas...


Review Article

Current consensus and controversy on the diagnosis of male lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia

Traditionally, male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) have been considered a synonym for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) because most male LUTS develops in aging men. Medical treatment should be t...


Original Article

Deduced probable human leukocyte antigen haplotypes associated with human leukocyte antigen DRB1*04:36 identified by case analysis of Taiwanese individuals

Objective: Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) DRB1*04:36 is a low-frequency HLA-DRB1 allele. The aim here is to report the ethnicity of DRB1*04:36 and its associated HLA haplotypes among Tai...


Original Article

Treating intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas with gamma knife radiosurgery: Asingle-center experience

Objective: We evaluated the effectiveness and safety of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) for the treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (dural AVFs) over the past 10years.


Original Article

Comparison of Apgar scores in breech presentations between vaginal and cesarean delivery

Objective: The mode of delivery in breech presentation (BP) is controversial. Several studies have reported the advantages and disadvantages of delivery mode in BP. The aim of this study was to...


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Tzu Chi Medical Journal, a publication of Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published.

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