Prof. Tzung-Dau Wang

College of Medicine

National Taiwan University, Taiwan, China



2002 Ph.D., Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Taiwan University
1992 M.D., Medical College, National Taiwan University

Publications (Selected)

  1. Wang TD. Dyslipidemia and coronary heart disease: molecular, clinical, and epidemiological studies. (PhD Thesis). 2002.
  2. Wang TD, Chen WJ, Mau TJ, Lin JW, Lin WW, Lee YT. Attenuation of increased myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury conferred by diet-induced hypercholesterolemia through pharmacological inhibition of the caspase-1 cascade. Br J Pharmacol 2003; 138:291-300.
  3. Wang TD, Chen WJ, Lin JW, Cheng CC, Chen MF, Lee YT. Efficacy of fenofibrate and simvastatin on endothelial function and inflammatory markers in patients with combined hyperlipidemia: relations with baseline lipid profiles. Atherosclerosis 2003; 170:317-325.
  4. Wang TD, Chen WJ, Lin JW, Chen MF, Lee YT. Effects of rosiglitazone on endothelial function, c-reactive protein, and components of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic patients with the metabolic syndrome. Am J Cardiol2004;93:362-365.
  5. Weng TI, Huang CH, Ma MH, Chang WT, Liu SC, Wang TD, Chen WJ. Improving the rate of return of spontaneous circulation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests with a formal, structured emergency resuscitation team. Resuscitation 2004;60:137-142.
  6. Chien CT, Chang WD, Chen HW, Wang TD, Liou SY, Chen TJ, Chang YL, Lee YT, Hsu SM.Ascorbate Supplement Reduces Oxidative Stress in Dyslipidemic Patients Undergoing Apheresis.Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol2004;24:1-8.
  7. Lee WJ, Wang TD, Hsieh WJ, Chen WJ, Liu HM, Lee YT. Assessment of coronary artery stenoses: comparing multi-row detector computed tomographic angiography and conventional coronary angiography. Int J Cardiovas Imag 2004;20:443-444.
  8. Hsu CN, Chen YC, Wang TD (Corresponding author). Prevalence and characteristics of the metabolic syndrome in chinese hypertensive patients: a hospital-based observation. Acta Cardiol Sin 2005; 21:89-97.
  9. Chen WJ, Chen HW, Yu SL, Huang CH, Wang TD,Chen JJ, Chien CT, Chen HY, Yang PC, Lee YT.Gene expression profiles in hypoxic preconditioning using cDNA microarray analysis: altered expression of an angiogenic factor, carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecle 1. Shock 2005; 24:124-131.
  10. Wu YW, Huang PJ,Lee CM,Ho YL,Lin LC, Wang TD,Wang SS,Chen TH,Yen RF.Assessment of myocardial viability using F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose/Tc-99msestamibi dual-isotope simultaneous acquisition SPECT: comparison with Tl-201 stress-reinjection SPECT.J Nucl Cardiol 2005; 12:451-459.
  11. Wang YH, Huang TS, Liang HW, Su TC, Chen SY, Wang TD. Fasting serum levels of adiponectin, ghrelin, and leptin in men with spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2005;86:1964-1968.
  12. Wang TD, Chen WJ, Cheng WC, Lin JW, Chen MF, Lee YT. Relation of improvement in endothelium-dependent flow-mediated vasodilation after rosiglitazone to changes in asymmetric dimethylarginine, endothelin-1, and c-reactive protein in non-diabetic patients with the metabolic syndrome. Am J Cardiol 2006; 98:1057-1062.
  13. Hwang JJ, Hsu CN, Hung CS, Lin YH, Kao HL, Chiang FT, Chao CL, Lee CM, Wang TD, Liau CS, Hsu KL, Lin LC, Tsai CT, Tseng CD. Usefulness of drug eluting stent in percutaneous coronary intervention-a single center experience in Taiwan. J Formos Med Assoc 2007; 106:624-30.
  14. Chen YW, Lai HW, Wang TD (corresponding author). Marked elevation of liver transaminases after high-dose fluvastatin unmasks chronic hepatitis C: safety and re-challenge. Acta Neurol Taiwan 2007;16:163-167.
  15. Wang TD, Wang YH, Huang TS, Su TC, Pan SL, Chen SY.Circulating levels of markers of inflammation and endothelial activation are increased in men with chronic spinal cord injury. J Formos Med Assoc 2007;106:919-928.
  16. Lee WJ, Chen SJ, Wang TD (corresponding author). Right ventricular diverticula.AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008;190:W170.
  17. Lee WJ, Chen SJ, Lin JL, Huang YH,Wang TD (corresponding author). Accessory left atrial appendage: a neglected anomaly and potential cause of embolic strokes. Circulation 2008;117:1351-1352.
  18. Lee WJ, Chen SJ, Wang TD (corresponding author). Multiple accessory left atrial appendages along a semi-circular path. Eur Heart J2008;29:2447.
  19. Wu YW, Lee WJ, Wang TD, Lin WT, Yen RF, Wu IH, Tzen KY, Tseng WY. Interactive 3D hybrid PET/CT imaging in the identification of myocardial viability in patients after myocardial infarction: feasibility study and clinical implications.J Formos Med Assoc 2008;107:470-477.
  20. Huang CH, Hsu CY, Tsai MS, Chang WT,Wang TD, Chen WJ. Cardioprotective effects of erythropoietin on post resuscitation myocardical dysfunction in appropriate therapeutic windows. Crit Care Med2008;36(Suppl):S467-S473.
  21. Hsu CY, Huang CH, Chang WT, Chen HW, Cheng HJ, Tsai MS,Wang TD, Yen ZS, Lee CC, Chen SC, Chen WJ. Cardioprotective effect of therapeutic hypothermia for post-resuscitation myocardial dysfunction. Shock2009;32:210-216.
  22. Wang TD, Lee WJ, Shih FY, Huang CH, Chang YC, Chen WJ, Lee YT, Chen MF. Relations of epicardial adipose tissue measured by multidetector computed tomography to components of the metabolic syndrome are region-specific and independent of anthropometric indexes and intra-abdominal visceral fat. J Clin Endocrinol Metab2009; 94:662-669.
  23. Wu XM,Wang TD (corresponding author), Chen MF. Percutaneous endovascular treatment for isolated spontaneous superior mesenteric artery dissection: report of two cases and literature review. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv2009:73:145-151.
  24. Wang YH, Chen SY, Wang TD, Hwang BS, Huang TS, Su TC. The relationships among serum glucose, albumin concentrations and carotid atherosclerosis in men with spinal cord injury. Atherosclerosis 2009;206:528-534.
  25. Erdine S, Ro YM, Tse HF, Howes LG, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Chaves H, Guindy R, Chopra P, Moller RA, Schou IM; Gemini-AALA Investigators (Wang TD). Single-pill amlodipine/atorvastatin helps patients of diverse ethnicity attain recommended goals for blood pressure and lipids (the Gemini-AALA study).J Hum Hypertens2009;23:196-210.
  26. Huang CH, Chen HW, Tsai MS, Hsu CY, Peng RH,Wang TD, Chang WT, Chen WJ. Antiapoptotic cardioprotective effect of hypothermia treatment against oxidative stress injuries.Acad Emerg Med2009;16:872-880.
  27. Huang CH, Lin LY, Tsai MS, Hsu CY, Chen HW,Wang TD, Chang WT, Cheng TJ, Chen WJ. Acute cardiac dysfunction after short-term diesel exhaust particles exposure.Toxicol Lett2010;192:349-55.
  28. Wang TD, Goto S, Bhatt DL, Steg PG, Chan JCN, Richard AJ, Liau CS.Ethnic differences in the relationships of anthropometric measures to metabolic risk factors in Asian patients at risk of atherothrombosis Results from the REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH) Registry. Metabolism2010;59:400-408.
  29. Wang TD, Lee WJ, Chen MF. Epicardial adipose tissue measured by multidetector computed tomography: practical tips and clinical implications.Acta Cardiol Sin 2010;26:55-68.
  30. Wang TD, Lee WJ, Shih FY, Huang CH, Chen WJ, Lee YT, Shih TTF, Chen MF.Association of epicardial adipose tissue with coronary atherosclerosis is region-specific and independent of conventional risk factors and intra-abdominal adiposity.Atherosclerosis2010;213:279-287.
  31. Chiang CE,Wang TD, Li YH, Lin TH, Chien KL, Yeh HI, Shyu KG, Tsai WC, Chao TH, Hwang JJ, Chiang FT, Chen JH. 2010 Guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology for the management of hypertension.J Formos Med Assoc2010;109:740-773.
  32. Wang TD, Sheu WHH. From casual blood pressure measurement to long-term blood pressure burden: better elucidation of the association between versatile blood pressures and cardiovascular events.Hypertens Res2011;34:49-51.
  33. Chiu FC, Wang TD (corresponding author), Lee JK, Shih FY, Lin JW, Huang CH, Chen WJ, Chen MF. Residual platelet reactivity after aspirin and clopidogrel treatment predicts 2-year major cardiovascular events in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Eur J Intern Med 2011; 22:471-477.
  34. Huang CH, Tsai MS, Hsu CY, Chen HW, Wang TD, Chang WT, Ma MH, Chien KL, Chen SC, Chen WJ. Circulating cell-free DNA levels correlate with post resuscitation survival rates in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients. Resuscitation 2011.
  35. Wang TD, Chen MF. Thicker epicardial adipose tissue in non-obese hypertensive patients: an innocent bystander or overlooked villain? Am J Hypertens 2011; 24:1191-1192.
  36. Tsai MS, Huang CH, Tsai CY, Chen HW, Lee HC, Cheng HJ, Hsu CY, Wang TD, Chang WT, Chen WJ. Ascorbic acid mitigates the myocardial injury after cardiac arrest and electrical shock. Intensive Care Med 2011

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