Brief Introduction

Brief Introduction

Director, Sleep Center, Chang Gung Hospital
Director, Division of Respiratory and Chest, Chang Gung Hospital

1. Hu JH, Lin SW, Hsieh YY, Chen NH. An association between unrecognized gastroesophageal reflux disease and excessive daytime sleepiness in Taiwanese subjects suspected to have liver disease: a pilot study. BMC Gastroenterology 2011, 11:55 Corresponding author (SCI, IF:2.47 Gastroenterology and hepatology: 32/71 Q2)

2. Chou YT, Lee PH, Yang CT Lin CL, Veasey S, Chuang LP, Lin SW, Lin YS Chen NH Obstructive sleep apnea: a stand-alone risk factor for chronic kidney disease.  Nephrol Dial Transplant (2011) 0: 1–6 Corresponding author (SCI, IF: 3.562 urology and nephrology: 12/69 Q1)

3.Wang PC, Su CT, Chen KH, Chen NH The application of rough set and Mahalanobis distance to enhance the quality of OSA diagnosis.  Expert Systems with Applications 38, 6, 2011, 7828-7836 (SCI, IF:1.924, Engineer, electrical and electronic: 48/247 Q1)

4.Lee LA. Huang CG. Chen NH. Wang CL. Fang TJ. Li HY. Severity of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein reduced after relocation pharyngoplasty. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 144(4):632-8, 2011 Apr. (SCI, IF: =1.565 Otolaryngology 12/41)

5.Chen NH*, Chuang LP, Yang CT, Kushida CA, Hsu SC, Wang PC, Lin SW, Chou YT, Chen RS, Li HY, Lai SC. The prevalence of restless legs syndrome in Taiwanese adults. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2010 Apr;64(2):170-8 (SCI, IF: 1.559 Clinical Neurology: 116/185)

6.Chen NH, Chen MC, Li HY, Chen CW, Wang PC. A two-tier screening model using quality-of-life measures and pulse oximetry to screen adults with sleep-disordered breathing. Sleep Breath. 2010 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] (SCI IF=2.363. Respiratory system 20/43)

7.Chuang LP, Chen NH*, Li HY, Lin SW, Chou YT, Wang CJ, Liao YF, Tsai YH Dynamic upper airway changes during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome  Acta Otolaryngol. 2009 Dec;129(12):1474-9 Correspondence  Author, (SCI IF=1.200 Otorynolaryngology 18/41)

8.Chou YT, Chuang LP, Li HY, Fu JY, Lin SW, Yang CT, Chen NH* Hyperlipidemia in Patients with Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders: Prevalence and Risk Factors. Indian J Med Res. 2010 Feb;131:121-5 Correspondence authors (SCI IF: 1.516 Medicine, General and Internal 49/133)

9.Lin CH. Liao YF. Chen NH. Lo LJ. Chen YR. Three-dimensional computed tomography in obstructive sleep apneics treated by maxillomandibular advancement. Laryngoscope. 121(6):1336-47, 2011 Jun (SCI; IF=2.096 Otolaryngology 6/41)

10.Hsu HC, Chen NH , Jou HJ, An C, Tsao LI, Sleep disturbance experiences among perimenopausal women in Taiwan. Journal of Clinical Nursing 18(15): 2116–2124,2009. (SSCI; IP:1.194 Nursing 17/72)

11.Lee LA. Chen NH. Huang CG. Lin SW. Fang TJ. Li HY. Patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein need priority treatment. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 143(1):72-7, 2010 Jul (SCI; IF=1.463 Otolaryngology 13/36)

12.Li HY. Lee LA. Wang PC. Fang TJ. Chen NH. Can nasal surgery improve obstructive sleep apnea: subjective or objective?. American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy. 23(6):e51-5, 2009 Nov-Dec. (SCI IF=2.252 Otolaryngology 3/36)

13.Hsiao HR. Wang PC. Cheng WN. Lee LA. Chen NH. Fang TJ. Li HY. Survey of short-term patient satisfaction after surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Chang Gung Medical Journal.  32(2):212-9, 2009 Mar-Apr. (Non-SCI院內雜誌)

14.Yu CC. Hsiao HD. Lee LC. Yao CM. Chen NH. Wang CJ. Chen YR Computational fluid dynamic study on obstructive sleep apnea syndrome treated with maxillomandibular advancement. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.  20(2):426-30, 2009 Mar (SCI; IF=0.812 Surgery 117/167)

15.Hsieh MJ. Liang HW. Chiang PC. Hsiung TC. Huang CC. Chen NH. Hu HC. Tsai YH. Delayed suspicion, treatment and isolation of tuberculosis patients in pulmonology/infectious diseases and non-pulmonology/infectious diseases wards. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 108(3):202-9, 2009 Mar (SCI IF: 0.661 Medicine, General and Internal 94/133)