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Yeh KW

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Kuo-Wei Yeh, M. D.

Director, Division of Pediatric Allergy Asthma and Rheumatology

Teaching or Professional Positions:

Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Chang Gung University and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Professional Memberships
1. Secretary General of Taiwan Academy of Pediatric Allergy Asthma Immunology and Rheumatology (2011~)
2. Secretary General of Taiwan Asthma Council
3. International Fellow of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
4. Member of European Academy of Allergology and Clinical   Immunology
5. Specialist of Taiwan Pediatric Association
6. Specialist of the Chinese Society of Immunology
7. Specialist of Taiwan Academy of Pediatric Asthma, Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology
8. Member of Formosa Medical Association

Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis

Research interest
Epidemiology, Asthma Education, Cohort study

























1. Yeh KW. Jiang TH. Hung IJ*. Interferon therapy in an infant with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. Acta Paediatrica Sinica 1995;36(5):368-72 (SCI; IF=0.752; Pediatrics 96/115)
2. Yeh KW. Huang JL.* Kong MS. Chronic granulomatous disease: a case report. Chang Gung Med J 1997;20(2):148-52
3. Huang JL. Yeh KW. You DL. Hsieh KH*. Serial single photon emission computed tomography imaging in patients with cerebral lupus during acute exacerbation and after treatment. Pediatr Neurol. 1997;17:44-8 (SCI; IF=1.522; Pediatrics 56/115)
4. Lo SF. Huang JL. Chen LC. Yeh KW. Yang DC. Hsieh KH*. Serum osteocalcin levels of normal children in Taiwan. Acta Paediatrica Sinica 1997;38:443-7 (SCI; IF=0.752; Pediatrics 96/115)
5. Lee WI. Yang MH. Lee KF. Chen LC. Lin SJ.Yeh KW. Huang JL*. PFAPA syndrome (Periodic Fever, Aphthous stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis). Clin Rheumatol. 1999;18:207-13 (SCI; IF=1.996; Rheumatology 18/29)
6. Chen LC. Huang JL*. Wang CR.Yeh KW. Lin SJ. Use of standard radiography to diagnose paranasal sinus disease of asthmatic children in Taiwan: comparison with computed tomography. Asian Pac J Allergy  Immunol. 1999;17:69-76 (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
7. Kuo ML. Huang JL.Yeh KW. Li PS. Hsieh KH*. Evaluation of Th1/Th2 ratio and cytokine production profile during acute exacerbation and convalescence in asthmatic children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2001;86:272-6  (SCI; IF=2.833; Allergy 7/24)
8. Yeh KW*. Airway remodeling of asthma.  Acta Paediatrica Taiwanica 2001;42:31-35 (SCI; IF=0.752; Pediatrics 96/115)
9. Tsao CH. Chen LC.Yeh KW. Huang JL*. Concomitant chronic sinusitis treatment in children with mild asthma: the effect on bronchial hyperresponsiveness. Chest. 2003;123:757-64 (SCI; IF=5.25; Respiratory system 4/48)
10. Huang JL. Chen LC.Yeh KW. Lin SJ. Hsieh KH. Kuo ML. TH1 and TH2 cytokine production among asthmatic children after immunotherapy. J  Asthma. 2003;40:273-9 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
11. Tsao CH. Chen CY.Yeh KW. Huang JL*. Monthly recurrent herpes simplex virus blepharitis in a boy for more than 10 years. Infection. 2003;31(4):257-9 (SCI;IF=2.659; Infectious Disease 34/70)
12. Chiu WJ. Kuo ML. Chen LC. Tsao CH. Yeh KW. Yao TC. Huang JL*. Evaluation of clinical and immunological effects of inactivated influenza vaccine in children with asthma. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2003;14:429-36 (SCI; IF=2.459; Pediatrics 23/115)
13. Chen CY. Chen LC.Yeh KW. Ou LS. Yang MH. Huang JL*. Sequential changes to clinical parameters and adhesion molecules following intravenous pulse cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone treatment of refractory juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2004;22:259-64 (SCI; IF=2.148; Rheumatology 17/29)
14. Chiang LC. Huang JL.Yeh KW. Lu CM*. Effects of a self-management asthma educational program in Taiwan based on PRECEDE-PROCEED model for parents with asthmatic children. J Asthma. 2004;41:205-15 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
15. Wu KC. Yao TC.Yeh KW. Huang JL. Osteomyelitis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Osteomyelitis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2004;31:1340-3 (SCI; IF=3.695 ; Rheumatology 11/29)
16. Chen SH, Yeh KW, Chen SH, Yen DC, Yin TJ, Huang JL*. The development and establishment of a care map in children with asthma in Taiwan. J Asthma. 2004;41:855-61 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
17. Liao CH. Huang JL.Yeh KW*. Juvenile Reiter's syndrome: a case report. J Microbiol Immunol Infection. 2004;37:379-81 (SCI; IF=0.987; Microbiology 94/114)
18. Yeh KW, Chen SH, Chiang LC, Chen LC, Huang JL*. Survey of asthma care in Taiwan: a comparison of asthma specialists with general practitioners. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2006;96:593-99 (SCI; IF=2.833; Allergy 7/24)
19. Yeh KW, Chiang LC, Chen SH, Huang JL*. Survey of the clinical practice of physicians in the management of asthma in Taiwan. Asian Pacific J Allergy Immunol  2006;24:1-8  (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
20. Yeh KW*. Allergen and allergic disease in children. Acta Sinica Tw 2006;47:169-74(SCI; IF=0.752; Pediatrics 96/115)
21. Yeh KW, Chao SY, Chiang LC, Lai HR, Chen SH, Chen LC, Huang JL*. Increasing asthma care knowledge and competence of public health nurses after a national asthma education program in Taiwan. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2006;24:183-9  (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
22. Yeh KW, Fang W, Huang JL*. Increasing the hospitalization of asthma in children not in adults: from a national survey in Taiwan 1996-2002. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2008;19:13-9 (SCI; IF=2.459; Pediatrics 23/115)
23. Chen MJ, Tseng HM, Huang YL, Hsu WN, Yeh KW, Wu TL, See LC, Huang JL*. Long-term outcome and short-term survival of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus after bacteraemia episodes: 6-yr follow-up. Rheumatology 2008;47:1352-7. (SCI; IF=4.058; Rheumatology 9/29)
24. Yeh KW, Chiang LC, Huang JL*. Epidemiology and current status of asthma and associated allergic diseases in Taiwan-ARIA Asia-Pacific Workshop Report. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2008;26:257-64  (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
25. Chiang LC, Liang WM, Hsu JY, Yeh KW, Huang JL*. Developing a scale to measure asthma teaching efficacy for health care providers.  J Asthma 2009;46:113-7 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
26. Chan CK, Kuo ML,Yeh KW, Huang JL*. Sequential evaluation of serum monocyte chemotactic protein 1 among asymptomatic state and acute exacerbation and remission of asthma in children. J Asthma 2009; 46:225-8 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
27. Huang YL, Chung HT,Chang CJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, and Huang JL. Lymphopenia is a Risk Factor in the Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Juvenile-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum 2009 ;60:3766-75 (SCI;IF=7.866; Rheumatology 3/29)
28. Huang JL, Yeh KW, Yao TC, Huang YL, Chung HT, Ou LS, Lee WI, Chen LC. Peditric Lupus in Asia. Lupus 2010;19:1414-8 (SCI; IF=2.337; Rheumatology 15/29)
29. Tu YL, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Yao TC, Ou LS Lee WI Huang JL*. Differences in Disease Features Between Childhood-Onset and Adult-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients Presenting with Acute Abdominal Pain. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2011 ;40:447-54. (SCI; IF=4.969; Rheumatology 5/29)
30. Yeh KW, Chang CJ, Huang JL*. The Association of Seasonal Variations of Asthma Hospitalization with Air Pollution among Pre-school Children.  Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2011;29p34-41  (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
31. Lee WI*, Huang JL*, Lin SJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Hsieh MY, Huang YC, Kuo HC, Yang KD, Yu HR, Jaing TH, Yang CH. Clinical Aspects and Genetic Analysis of Taiwanese Patients with the Phenotype of Hyper-Immunoglobulin E Recurrent Infection Syndromes (HIES). J Clin Immunol. 2011:31:272-80 (SCI; IF=3.077 Immunology 63/139)
32. Lee WI*, Huang JL*, Lin SJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Ou LS, Yao TC, Hsieh MY, Huang YC, Yu HR, Kuo HC, Yang KD, Jaing TH. Clinical, immunological and genetic features in Taiwanese patients with the phenotype of hyper-immunoglobulin E recurrent infection syndromes (HIES). Immunobiology. 2011;216:909-17 (SCI; IF=3.205 Immunology 61/139)
33. Wu SA, Yeh KW, Yao TC, Huang JL*. Association of Herpes Zoster Infection With Clinical Characteristics and MBL2 Gene Polymorphisms in Chinese Children With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011;30:656-60  (SCI; IF=3.577; Pediatrics 7/115)
34. Wu CT, Ou LS, Yeh KW, Lee WI, Huang JL*. Serum heat shock protein 60 can predict remission of flare-up in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2011:30:959-65 (SCI; IF=1.996; Rheumatology 18/29)
35. Yao TC, Ou LS, Lee WI, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Huang JL*; for the PATCH study group. Exhaled nitric oxide discriminates children with and without allergic sensitization in a population-based study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2011;41:556-564 (SCI; IF=5.032; Allergy 3/24)
36. Wang CH, Yao TC, Huang YL, Ou LS, Yeh KW, Huang JL*. Acute pancreatitis in pediatric- and adult-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: a comparison and review of the literature. Lupus. 2011:20:443-52 (SCI; IF=2.337; Rheumatology 15/29)
37. Lee WI*, Huang JL*, Jaing TH, Shyur SD, Yang KD, Chien YH, Chiang BL, Soong WJ, Chiou SS, Shieh CC, Lin SJ, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Ou LS, Yao TC, Lin TY, Chiu CH, Huang YC, Wu KH, Lin CY, Yu HH, Yang YH, Yu HR, Yen HJ, Hsieh MY, Kuo ML, Hwu WL, Tsai YC, Kuo HC, Lin YL, Shih YF, Chang KW. Distribution, clinical features and treatment in Taiwanese patients with symptomatic primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) in a nationwide population-based study during 1985-2010. Immunobiology. 2011;216:1286-94 (SCI; IF=3.205 Immunology 61/139)
38. Yao TC, Ou LS, Yeh KW, Lee WI, Chen LC, Huang JL*; PATCH Study Group.  Associations of age, gender, and BMI with prevalence of allergic diseases in children: PATCH study. J Asthma. 2011;48:503-10. (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
39. Tsai YC, Yeh KW, Yao TC, Huang YL, Kuo ML, Huang JL*. Mannose-binding Lectin Expression Genotype in Pediatric-onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Associations with Susceptibility to Renal Disease and Protection Against Infections. J Rheumatol. 2011;38:1429-35. (SCI; IF=3.695; Rheumatology 11/29)
40. Yeh KW, Ou LS, Yao TC, Chen LC, Lee WI, Huang JL*, PATCH group. Prevalence and risk factors for early presentation of asthma among preschool children in Taiwan. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2011;29:120-6  (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
41. Hsin YC, Hsin YC, Huang JL, Yeh KW*. Clinical Features of Adult and Pediatric Anaphylaxis in Taiwan. Asian Pac J Allergy Clin Immunol 2011;29:307-12 (SCI; IF=0.649; Allergy 17/24)
42. Lee WI, Huang JL, Yeh KW, Jiang TH, Lin TY, Huang YC, Chiu CH. Immune defects in active mycobacterial diseases in patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) J Formosa Med Assoc 2011;110:750-8 (SCI; IF=1.132 Medicine  78/155)
43. Lin YT, Wu CT, Chang JH, Huang JL, Yeh KW*. The change pattern of peanut allergen components in young children. J Microbiol Infection Immunol  2012;45:90-5. (SCI; IF=0.987; Microbiology 94/114)
44. Yao TC, Lee WI, Ou LS, Chen LC, Yeh KW, Huang JL*; for the PATCH Study Group. Reference values of exhaled nitric oxide in healthy Asian children age 5 to 18 years. Eur Respir J. 2012;39:378-84  (SCI; IF=5.895; Respiratory Medicine 3/48)
45. Chen LC, Tseng HM, Wu CJ, Kuo ML, Wu CJ, Gao PS, Yeh KW, Yao TC, Lee WI, Ou LS, Huang JL, Huang SK. Evaluation of a Common Variant of the Gene Encoding Clara Cell 10 kd Protein (CC10) as a Candidate Determinant for Asthma Severity and Steroid Responsiveness Among Chinese Children. J Asthma. 2012 ;49:665-72 (SCI; IF=1.525; Allergy 15/24)
46. Liou YT, Huang JL , Ou LS , Lin YH, Yu KH, Luo SF, Ho HH, Liou LB, Yeh KW*. Comparison of cryoglobulinemia in children and adults. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2013 Feb;46(1):59-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2011.12.027. Epub 2012 Jan 10. (SCI; IF=0.987; Microbiology 94/114)
47. Shen CC, Yeh KW, Huang JL. Clinical features of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis using the ILAR classification criteria: a community-based cohort study in Taiwan. J Microbiology Infection and Immunology 2012 Jun 21 [Epub] (SCI; IF=0.987; Microbiology 94/114)
48. Shen CC, Chung HT, Huang YL, Yeh KW, Huang JL. Coronary artery dilation among patients with paediatric-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Scand J Rheumatol. 2012;41:458-65.(SCI; IF=2.472; Rheumatology 14/29)
49. Lee WI, Chen SH, Huang JL, Jaing TH, Chung HT, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Yao TC, Hsieh MY, Lin SJ, Kuo ML. Identifying patients with neutrophil elastase (ELANE) mutations from patients with a presumptive diagnosis of autoimmune neutropenia. Immunobiology. 2013 May;218(5):828-33
50. Lee WI, Yao TC, Yeh KW, Chen LC, Ou LS, Huang JL; the PATCH Study Group. Stronger Toll-like receptor 1/2, 4, and 7/8 but less 9 responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in non-infectious exacerbated asthmatic children. Immunobiology 2013;218:192-200. (SCI; IF=3.205  Immunology 61/139)
51. Shen CC, Yao TC, Yeh KW*. Huang JL*. Association of disease activity and anti-rheumatic treatment in juvenile idiopathic arthritis with serum lipid profiles: A prospective study. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2013 (in press) doi:pii:S0049-0172(12)00259-4. 10.1016
52. Yeh KW , Yu CH , Chan PC, Horng  JT, Huang JL. Burden of systemic lupus erythematosus in Taiwan:a population-based survey  Rheumatol Int 2013 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]
53. Wu SA, Yeh KW, Lee WI, Yao TC, Kuo ML, Huang B, Huang JL. Impaired phagocytosis and susceptibility to infection in pediatric-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2013 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print]
54. Chen YC, Wei SH, Yeh KW, Chen MY. Learning strengths from cultural differences: a comparative study of maternal health-related behaviors and infant care among Southern Asian immigrants and Taiwanese women. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2013 Jan 22;13(1):5.
55. Liao SL, Yeh KW, Lai SH, Lee WI, Huang JL. Maturation of Toll-like receptor 1-4 responsiveness during early life. Early Hum Dev. 2013 Apr 13. Early Hum Dev. 2013 Apr 13. doi:pii: S0378-3782(13)00068-6. 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2013.03.013. [Epub ahead of print]
56. Chen SH, Huang JL, Yeh KW, Tsai YF.Interactive Support Interventions for Caregivers of Asthmatic Children. J Asthma. 2013 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print]
57. Lee WI, Huang JL, Yeh KW, Yang MJ, Lai MC, Chen LC, Ou LS, Yao TC, Lin SJ, Jaing TH, Chen SH, Hsieh MY, Yu HH, Chien YH, Shyur SD. Clinical Features and Genetic Analysis of Taiwanese Patients with the Hyper IgM Syndrome Phenotype. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Mar 27

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