Below are the list of my publications on medical peer reviewed journals:
(Only SCI journals are listed)

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  • Ko PJ, Chang CH, Lin PJ, et al. Video-assisted minimal access in excision of left atrial myxoma. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:1301-5.(SCI)
  • Chen JH, Chang MW, Ko PJ, Chan YL, Chang SS. Primary Aortoenteric Fistula; a Rare Complication of Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. J Taiwan Emerg Med 2001;3:29-36.
  • Ko PJ, Liu YH, Hsieh HC, Chu JJ, Lin PJ. Initial Experience on Balloon Angioplasty Assisted Surgical Thrombectomy for Thrombosed Hemodialysis Grafts. Chang Gung Med J 2003;26:178-83.
  • Ko PJ, Liu YH, Chu JJ, Lin PJ. Effective Treatment for Recurrent Perigraft Seroma of Upper Arm Polytetrafluoroethylene Grafts- 2 cases Report. Chang Gung Med J 2003;26:440-3.
  • Lu MS, Liu YH, Ko PJ*, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Liu HP, Lin PJ. Preliminary experience with bronchotherapeutic procedures in central airway obstruction. Chang Gung Med J 2003;26:240-9.
  • Huang YK, Liu YH, Ko PJ*, Wu YC, Liu HP. Successful Treatment of Tracheal Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Using Rigid Bronchoscopy Combined with Conventional Surgical Resection. Chang Gung Med J 2003;26:529-34.
  • Wu MY, Ko PJ, Hsieh HC, Chu JJ, Lin PJ, Liu YH. Treatment of Arteriotomy Bleeding after Removal of Infected Hemodialysis Access by Venous Graft Repair. Chang Gung Med J 2003 Dec;26(12):911-8.
  • Ko PJ, Hsieh HC, YH, Liu HP. Successful Experience on Early Postoperative Feeding of Abdominal Aortic Surgery. Chang Gung Med J 2004 Mar;27:210-6.
  • Ko PJ, Liu YH, Hsieh HC, Lin PJ. Reconstruction With A pericardial Tube and Ringed Gore-Tex Graft for Malignant Superior Vena Cava Syndrome: Two Case Reports. Chang Gung Med J 2004;27:222-7.
  • Ko PJ, Hsieh HC, Chu JJ, Lin PJ, Liu YH. Patency Rates and Complications for Hemodialysis Access: A Prospective Study Comparing Yarn Wrapped Polytetrafluoroethlylene Grafts versus Stretch Polytetrafluoroethlylene Grafts. Surgery Today 2004;34(5):409-12. (SCI)
  • Chang CJ, Ko PJ, Hsu LA, Ko YS, Ko YL, Chen CF, Huang CC, Hsu TS, Lee YS, Pang JH. Highly Increased Cell Proliferation Activity in the Restenotic Hemodialysis Vascular Access After Percutaneuous Transluminal Angioplasty: Implication in Prevention of Restenosis. Am J Kidney Dis 2004; 43: 74-84. (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Ko PJ, Wu YC, Liu HP. Incorporated airway stent: a useful option for treating tracheal stenosis after metallic stenting. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2004;3(2):254-6.
  • Huang YK, Liu YH, Ko PJ*. Successful treatment of long-segmental tuberculous tracheal stenosis with combined Mongomery T-stent and Hood stent. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2004;3(2): 349-51.
  • Huang YK, Ko PJ*, Tseng CN, Hsieh HC, Liu YH, Liu HP. Initial Experience with the Benefitsof Intraoperative Angiography in Surgery for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease. Chang Gung Med J 2004 Oct; 27: 741-9.
  • Lee CH, Ko PJ, Liu YH, Hsieh HC, Liu HP. Brachiobasilic Fistula as a Secondary Access Procedure: An Alternative to a Dialysis Prosthetic Graft. Chang Gung Med J 2004 Nov; 27: 816-23.
  • Hwang YK, Tseng CN, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ*. Aortic Valve Endocarditis Presents as Pseudoaneurysm of the Superior Mesenteric Artery. Int J Clin Pract 2005 April ;59(Suppl. 147): 6-8.
  • Ko PJ, Chu JJ, Lin PJ, Liu YH. Primary Axillary Venous Aneurysm: Report of a Case. Surgery Today 2005; 35: 496-8. (SCI)
  • Chao YK, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Liu HP, Wang CJ, Ko PJ*. Controlling difficult airway by rigid bronchoscope: an old but effective method. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2005Jun;4(3):175-9(O)
  • Liu YH, Ko PJ, Wu YC, Liu HP, Tsai YH. Silicone airway stent for treating benign tracheoesophageal fistula. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2005Jun;13(2):178-80(C)
  • Wu CY, Chen TP, Liu YH, Ko PJ, Liu HP. Successful treatment of complicated tracheobronchial rupture using primary surgical repair. Chang Gung Med J 2005Sep;28:662-7(C)
  • Chang CJ, Ko YS, Ko PJ, Hsu LA, Chen CF, Yang CW, Hsu TS, Pang JH. Thrombosed arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access is characterized by a marked inflammatory activity. Kidney Int 2005Spt;68(3):1312-9(O) (SCI)
  • Chao YK, Liu YH, Ko PJ, Wu YC, Hseh MJ, Liu HP*, Lin PJ. Treatment of esophageal perforation in a referral center in Taiwan. Surg Today 2005Oct;35:828-32(O) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ*. Use of the Montgomery T tube in ventilator-dependent patients. Eur J Cario-thorac Surg 2006Jan;29:122-4(C) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ*. Massive retropharyngeal and mediastinal emphysema form cervical oesophageal perforation. Pediatr Radiol 2006Feb;36:168 (C) (SCI)
  • Hsieh MJ, Liu YH, Yu SY, Ko PJ*. Use of microdebrider in glottic stenosis following airway stenting. Eur J Cario-thorac Surg 2006Aug;30(2):388-90(Comm) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH*, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ, Chu Y, Liu HP. Treatment and outcome of traumatic tracheobronchial injuries. Thorac Med 2006Aug;21(4):328-36(O)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ*, Liu HP, Lin PJ. Montgomery T-tube insertion using a rigid bronchoscope under direct observation. ANZ J Surg 2006Sep;76(9):853-4(B) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Lu MS, Wu YC, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Modified neodymium-YGA laser in rigid bronchoscopy. J Laryngol Otol 2006Sep;120(9):776-7(Comm) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Hung YN, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ*. Impact of cuffed, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene dialysis grafts on graft outlet stenosis. World J Surg 2006Dec;30:2290-4(O) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH, Chang HK, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Chu Y, Liu HP, Ko PJ*. Palliative metallic stent deployment for advanced esophageal cancer with airway invasion. Thorac Med 2006Dec;21(6):478-84(O)
  • Chao YK, Ko PJ, Yeow KM, Liu YH*. Video-assisted Thoracoscopic surgery for catamenial hemoptysis: the rationale of preoperative computed tomography-guided hook-wire localization. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2006Dec;16(6):437-8(C) (SCI)
  • Huang YK, Hsieh HC*, Tsai FC, Chang SH, Lu MS, Ko PJ. Visceral artery aneurysm: risk factor analysis and therapeutic opinion. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007Mar;33:293-301(O) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Lu MS, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Airway stents in management of tracheal stenosis: have we improved? ANZ J Surg 2007Jan;77;27-32(O) (SCI)
  • Huang YK, Hsieh HC*, Tsai FC, Chang SH, Lu MS, Ko PJ. Visceral artery aneurysm: risk factor analysis and therapeutic opinion. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007Mar;33:293-301(O) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Kao YC, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Gastric volvulus after diaphragm rupture. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2007Apr;15(2):178-9(C)
  • Huang YK, Lu MS, Tsai FC, Ko PJ, Hsieh HC, Lin PJ. A forgotten complication following pancreatic resection: visceral artery pseudo-aneurysms. Saudi Med J 2007Jun;28(6):973-5 (C) (SCI)
  • Chao YK, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Incorporated home-made long endotracheal tube: a useful option for treating mucus plugging following silicone stenting. Respirology 2007Sep;12:780-2(C) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Liu YH, Shiue S, Ko PJ*, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Liu HP. Progressive malignant change of neurofibroma without von Recklinghausen disease. Thorac Med 2007Oct;22:321-6(C)
  • Lee CH, Liu YH, Lu MS, Hsieh MJ, Wu YC, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Pneumonotomy: an alternative way for managing lung abscess. ANZ J Surg 2007Oct;77(10):852-4(O) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Hung YN, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ*. Surgical thrombectomy for thrombosed dialysis grafts: comparison of adjunctive treatments. World J Surg 2008Feb;32(2); 241-5(O) (SCI)
  • Wu CY, Hung YN, Liu YH, Ko PJ*. Endovascular treatment of iatrogenic iliac artery disruption in lumbar disc surgery. Ann Vasc Surg 2009Mar;23(2):255.e7-11(C)(SCI)
  • Yu SY, Lee CH, Ko PJ, Hsieh HC*. Use of stone basket for removal of fractured totally implanted central venous device catheters. Formos J Srug 2009Mar;42(2):87-94(O)
  • Ko PJ*, Liu YH, Hung YN, Hsieh HC. Patency rates of cuffed and noncuffed extended polytetrafluoroethylene grafts in dialysis access: a prospective, randomized study. World J Surg 2009Apr;33(4):846-51(O)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Chao YK, Wu YC, Hsieh M J, Wu CY, Lu MS, Liu CY, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Bullae ablation in primary spontaneous pneumothorax. World J Surg 2009May;33(5):938-42(O)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Chao YK, Wang CJ, Ko PJ*, Liu HP. Extra-long Montgomery T tube in major airway stenosis. J Laryngol Otol 2009Jul;123(7):772-7(O)(SCI)
  • Ko PJ, Liu CY, Wu YC, Chao YK, Hsieh MJ, Wu CY, Wang CJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Granulation formation following tracheal stenosis stenting: Influence of stent position. Laryngoscope 2009Dec;119:2331-6 (O) (SCI)
  • Yu SY, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ*. Temporary stenting of acute airway stenosis with endotracheal tube: an effective method. Int J Clin Pract 2010Jan;64(1):103-5(C)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Liu HP, Wu YC, Ko PJ*. Feasibility of transtracheal thoracoscopy (natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery). J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010May;139(5):1349-50(B)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Liu HP, Wu YC, Ko PJ*. Feasibility of transtracheal surgical lung biopsy in a canine animal model. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010May;37(5):1235-6(B) (SCI)
  • Kao TC, Liu YH, Hsieh MJ, Hung YN, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ*. Balloon angioplasty versus surgical revision for thrombosed dialysis graft outlet stenosis after graft thrombectomy. Angiology 2010Aug;61(6):580-3(O) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Chen TP, Ko PJ*. Secure closure of the tracheal incision after natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery with a silicone tracheal stent. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010Sep;140(3):711-2 (B) (SCI)
  • Yang C, Liu HP, Chu Y, Liu YH, Wu CY, Ko PJ *, Liu HP. Natural orifice transtracheal evaluation of the thoracic cavity and mediastinum. Surg Endosc 2010Nov24(11):2905-7(B) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ *. Straight bronchial stent placement across the right upper lobe bronchus: A simple alternative for the management of airway obstruction around the carina and right main bronchus. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011Jan;141(1):303-5(EM)(SCI)
  • Hu HC, Liu YH, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Chao YK, Wu CY, Ko PJ, Liu CY. Granulation tissue formation following Dumon airway stenting: the influence of stent diameter. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011Apr;59(3):163-8(O) (SCI)
  • Liu YH, Chu Y, Wu YC, Yeh CJ, Chang HW, Ko PJ, Liu HP*. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: A transtracheal approach for the thoracic cavity in a live canine model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011May;141(5):1223-30(O)(SCI)
  • Yu SY, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ, Huang YK, Chu JJ, Lee CH*. Surgical outcome for mycotic aortic and iliac anuerysm. World J Surg 2011Jul;35(7):1671-8(O)(SCI)
  • Lee CH, Hsieh HC, Ko PJ, Li HJ, Kao TC, Yu SY*. In situ versus extra-anatomic reconstruction for primary infected infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2011Jul;54(1):64-70(O)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Ko PJ *. Effective closure of a tracheal incision by BioGlue in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery performed for thoracic exploration. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011Aug; 142(2):458-60 (EM)(SCI)
  • Liu YH, Wu YC, Chen TP, Ko PJ *. Secure closure of the tracheal incision after natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery with a surgical sealant (CoSeal). Surg Innov 2011Sep;18(3):NP7-8(C)
  • Li HJ, Kao TC, Liu DW, Yu SY, Ko PJ, Hsieh HC. Predictors of outcome after open repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. Chang Gung Med J 2011Sep-Oct;34(5):520-7(O)
  • Chen WH, Ko PJ, Liu CY, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Chen TP, Chao YK, Wu CY, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Dumon Y-stent in the management of central airway disease involving the carina. Thorac Med 2011Oct;26(5):252-60(O)
  • Wu CY†, Fu JY†, Feng PH, Kao TC, Yu SY, Li HJ, Ko PJ *, Hsieh HC. Catheter fracture of intravenous ports and its management. World J Surg 2011Nov;35(11);2403-10(O)(SCI)
  • Liu YH*, Yen-Chu, Wu YC, Yeh CJ, Liu CY, Hsieh MJ, Chen TP, Yuan HC, Ko PJ. Single-dose antimicrobial prophylaxis in transoral surgical lung biopsy: a preliminary experience. Surg Endosc 2011Dec;25(12):3912-7(O)(SCI)
  • Chen WH, Chu Y, Wu YC, Liu CY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*. Endoscopic closure of a tracheal access site using bioglue after transtracheal thoracoscopy in a nonsurvival canine model. Eur Surg Res 2012Mar;48(1):26-33(O)(SCI)
  • Wu CY†*, Hu HC†, Ko PJ, Fu JY, Wu CF, Liu YH, Li HJ, Kao TC, Kao KC, Yu SY, Chang CJ, Hsieh HC. Risk factors and possible mechanisms of superior vena cava intravenous port malfunction. Ann Surg 2012May;255(5):971-5(O)(SCI)
  • Liu YH*, Chu Y, Wu YC, Chen TP, Lu MS, Lu HY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ. Feasibility of endoscopic transoral surgical lung biopsy in a live canine model. Surg Innov 2012Jun;19(2):162-70(O)(SCI)
  • Ko PJ , Chu Y, Wu YC, Liu CY, Hsieh MJ, Chen TP, Chao YK, Wu CY, Yuan HC, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Feasibility of endoscopic transoral thoracic surgical lung biopsy and pericardial window creation. J Surg Res 2011Jun;175(2):207-14(O)(SCI)
  • Wu CY, Fu JY, Feng PH, Liu YH, Wu CF, Kao TC, Yu SY, Ko PJ *, Hsieh HC. Risk factors and possible mechanisms of intravenous port catheter migration. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2012Jul;44(1):82-7(O)(SCI)
  • Yu SY, Lee CH, Hsieh HC, Chou AH, Ko PJ *.Treatment of primary infected aortic aneurysm without aortic resection. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Oct;56(4):943-50
  • Yang C, Chu Y, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Lu MS, Liu CY, Yuan HC, Liu YH*, Ko PJ, Liu HP. The lateral decubitus position improves transoral endoscopic access to the posterior aspects of the thorax. Surg Endosc 2012Oct;26(10):2988-92(O) (SCI)
  • Chu Y†, Liu CY†, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Chen TP, Chao YK, Wu CY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP*. Comparison of hemodynamic and inflammatory changes between transoral and transthoracic thoracoscopic surgery. PLoS One 2013Jan;8(1):e50338(O)(SCI) C391912, 28028, 3A0371, N3A0141
  • Wen CT, Chu Y, Yeh CJ, Liu CY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP*. Feasibility and safety of endoscopic transumbilical thoracic surgical lung biopsy: a survival study in a canine model. J Surg Res 2013Jul;183(1):47-55(O)(SCI)
  • Liu CY†, Chu Y†, Wu YC, Yuan HC, Ko PJ*, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Transoral endoscopic surgery versus conventional thoracoscopic surgery for thoracic intervention: safety and efficacy in a canine survival model. Surg Endosc 2013Jul;27(7):2428-35(O)(SCI)
  • Lin TY, Chu Y, Wu YC, Liu CY, Yeh CJ, Hsieh MJ, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Feasibility of transumbilical lung wedge resection in a canine model. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2013Aug;23(8):684-92(O)(SCI)
  • Wu YC, Yen-Chu, Yeh CJ, Hsieh MJ, Chen TP, Chao YK, Wu CY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Feasibility of transumbilical surgical lung biopsy and pericardial window creation. Surg Innov 2014Feb;21(1):15-21(O) (SCI)
  • Wu CF, Ko PJ, Wu CY*, Liu YH, Kao TC, Yu SY, Li HJ, Hsieh HC. A single-center study of vascular access sites for intravenous ports. Surg Today 2014Apr;44(4):723-31(O)(SCI)
  • Su TW*, Yu SY, Ko PJ, Hsieh HC, Lee CH, Lin PJ. Endovascular repair for peripheral arterial injuries. Exp Clin Cardiol 2014Jul;20(7):883-91(O)(SCI)
  • Fu JY, Wu CF, Ko PJ, Wu CY*, Kao TC, Yu SY, Liu YH, Hsieh HC. Analysis of chest X-ray plain film images of intravenous ports inserted via the superior vena cava. Surg Today. 2014Aug;44(8):1513-21
  • Yin SY, Yen-Chu, Wu YC, Liu CY, Hsieh MJ, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*. Lung resection using transumbilical incision: an animal survival study. JSLS 2015 Jan-Mar;19(1):e2013.00285(O)(SCI)
  • Lu HY, Chu Y, Wu YC, Liu CY, Hsieh MJ, Chao YK, Wu CY, Yuan HC, Ko PJ, Liu YH*, Liu HP. Hemodynamic and inflammatory responses following transumbilical and transthoracic lung wedge resection in a live canine model. Int J Surg 2015 Apr;16(Pt A):116-22(O)(SCI)
  • Su TW†, Wu CF†, Fu JY, Ko PJ, Yu SY, Kao TC, Hsieh HC, Wu CY*. Deltoid branch of thoracoacromial vein: a safe alternative entry vessel for intravenous port implantation. Medicine 2015May;94(17):e728(O)(SCI)
  • Wei WC†, Wu CY†*, Wu CF, Fu JY, Su TW, Yu SY, Kao TC, Ko PJ. The treatment results of a standard algorithm for choosing the best entry vessel for intravenous port implantation. Medicine 2015Aug;94(33):e1381(O)(SCI)
  • Chen SW, Wang SY, Liao CH, Huang YK, Liu KS, Lin PJ, Tsai FC*, Ko PJ. Timing of Intervention in Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury Patients: Open Surgical versus Endovascular Repair. Ann Vasc Surg 2015Nov;29(8):1559-66 (O)(SCI)
  • Wu CY†, Su TW†, Huang KY, Ko PJ, Yu SY, Kao TC, Shen TC, Chou TY, Lin CL, Kao CH*. Pleural empyema and aortic aneurysm: a retrospective national population-based cohort study. Medicine 2015Nov;94(47):e2142(O)(SCI)
  • Wu CY*, Fu JY, Wu CF, Ko PJ, Liu YH, Kao TC, Yu SY. . Dose intraoperative fluoroscopy precisely predict catheter tip location via superior vena cava route? Medicine 2015Dec;94(49):e2199(O)(SCI)
  • Liu HP, Chu Y, Wu YC, Hsieh MJ, Liu CY, Chen TP, Chao YK, Wu CY, Yeh CJ, Ko PJ, Liu YH. Electrocautery device does not provide adequate pulmonary vessel sealing in transumbilical anatomic pulmonary lobectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 2016 May; 30( 5): 1911-1919