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Chung Shan Medical University
Vice-President, Tsao

Vice President, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao, M.D., Ph.D. 
 

OFFICE ADDRESS NO.:

台中市402南區建國北路一段110

110, sec. 1 Chien-kuo N. Rd., Taichung, Taiwan

TEL:  886-4-24730022 ext. 11020, Fax: 886-4-24759950

e-mail address= tcyt@csmu.edu.tw

 

TAIWANESE PERMANENT REGISTRATION NO.: Y100952536

 

LANGUAGE:  Taiwanese, Chinese, English,

 

EDUCATION:  Kao Hsiung Medical College, Kao Hsiung, Taiwan, 1975-1983, Postgraduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University, 1994-1999

 

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION:

  • Residency in the Department of Internal Medicine: Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital from July 1983 to June 1984, and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei) from July 1984 to June 1986 for total 3 years
  • Fellowship in the Department of Chest Medicine: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei) from July 1986 to June 1988 for total 2 years
  • Fellowship of clinical and basic immunology training: Chinese Society of Immunology, from July to August 1987 for total 2 months
  • Fellowship of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital from July 1991 to February 1993
  • Ph.D. course of Medicine: Postgraduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University 1994-1999

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:

  • Instructor of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan since 1990-1993
  • Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan 1993– 2003
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Chang Gung University and Chang Gung Institute of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan since 1993-2002
  • Professor of Medicine, Chang Gung University and Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan 2002-2003
  • Professor of Internal Medicine Lo-Hsu Foundation, Inc., LotungPoh-Ai Hospital 2003-2004
  • Professor of Medicine, Tzuchi University, Whalian, Taiwan 2004-2006
  • Professor of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan 2006- till now

 

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:

  • Residency in the Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Mackay Memorial Hospital. July 1983 - June 1984.
  • Residency in the Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei). July 1984 - June 1986.
  • Fellow in the Department of Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei) July 1986 - June 1988.
  • Staff in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (Taipei). July 1988 - June 1991.
  • Fellow in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital July 1991 - February 1993.
  • Staff in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital March 1993-2002.
  • Chief, Division of pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital July 1993-2002.
  • Vice Superintendent, Professor of Internal Medicine, Lo-Hsu Foundation, Inc., LotungPoh-Ai Hospital July 2003-June 2004.
  • Vice Superintendent, Professor of Internal Medicine, Tzuchi General Hospital, Taipei Branch. July 2004-Aug 2005.
  • Director of Cancer Center, Tzuchi General Hospital, Taipei 2005- 2006
  • Dean, School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University Taichung, Taiwan- 2006 -2009
  • Dean, College of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University Taichung, Taiwan- 2008– 2010
  • Vice Superintendent, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Taichung, Taiwan – 2006 – 2010 and 2017 - till now
  • Vice President, Chung Shan Medical University Taichung, Taiwan – 2010 - till now

 

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  1. Chinese Internal Medicine Association (specialist license No.0748)
  2. Society of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine, R.O.C. (specialist license No.196)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  1. Taipei Physicians Association
  2. Formosan Medical Association
  3. Chinese Internal Medicine Association
  4. Society of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine, R.O.C.
  5. International Academy of Chest Physicians and Surgeons of the American College of Chest Physicians (M0029469)
  6. American Thoracic Society -- Active Member (00016807 T)

 

RESEARCH INTEREST:

(1) Clinical:

        Lung cancer

Pulmonary infection

Critical care medicine

        Ventilator therapy and associated problems

        Pulmonary tuberculosis: treatment and prevention

               

(2) Basic:

        Genetic approach on treatment of lung cancer

Pulmonary dendritic cell -- the role in pulmonary infection and acute

lung injury

        Cell and molecular biology of pulmonary tuberculosis

        Cell and molecular biology of acute lung injury

        Cancer immunology

 

REFERENCE (Journal):

 

First author:第一作者

  1. Thomas Chang-Yao. Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Clinical Evaluation of Tuberculosis -- A Series of 736 Culture positive case. Chang Gung Med J 1988 Vol.11, No.4, p.1-11.
  2. Thomas Chang-Yao. Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Fever Characteristics in Tuberculosis -- Clinical Observation in 567 cases. Chang Gung Med J 1989 Vol.12, No.2, p.81-88.
  3. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Treatment of Collapsed Lung in Critically Ill Patient -- Selective Intra-bronchial Air Insufflation Using the Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy. Chest 1990 Vol. 97, No.2, p.435-438.(SCI 期刊)
  4. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yeong-Chang Juang, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Respiratory Failure of Acute Organophosphate and Carbamate Poisoning. Chest 1990 Vol. 98, No.3, p.631-636.(SCI 期刊)
  5. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yeong-Chang Juang, Ying-Chieh Chiang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-Shee Lan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Pneumonia Preceding Respiratory Failure - A Rare, Easily Misleading Clinical Manifestation in Adult Arnold-Chiari Malformation. Chest 1991 Vol. 99, No. 5, p.1294-1295.(SCI 期刊)
  6. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh, Cheng-Huei Lee. Pulmonary Manifestations of Staphylococcus Aureus Septicemia - A Series Made Up Mostly of Community-Acquired, Non-intravenous Drug Abuse Cases. Chest 1992 Vol. 101, No. 2, p.574-576.(SCI 期刊)
  7. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yeong-Chang Juang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Cheng-Huei Lee. Whole Lung Tuberculosis - A Disease with High Mortality Which Is FrequentlyMisdiagnosed. Chest 1992 Vol. 10, No.5, p.1309-1311.(SCI 期刊)
  8. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Wei-Bin Shieh. Intrathoracic Tracheal Dimension and Shape Changes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. J Formos Med Assoc 1993 Vol. 93, No. 1, p.30-34.
  9. Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, W Xia, C. Oliver.R. Kradin. Interferon-Gamma and Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Promote the Binding of Dendritic Cells to Fibronectin. Pathobiology 1994 Vol. 62, p.120-126.(SCI 期刊)
  10. Thomas C Y Tsao, K C Tsao, M. Lin, C. Huang, C. Yang, S K Liao, K S S Chang. Increased absolute number but not proportion of / T-lymphocytes in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Tubercle and Lung Dis 1999 Vol 79, p.215-220.(SCI 期刊)
  11. Thomas C Y Tsao, J H Hong, C C Huang, P T Yang, S Liao, K S S Chang. Increased TNF-, IL-1 and IL-6 levels in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid with the upregulation of their mRNA of macrophages lavaged from patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Tubercle and Lung Dis 1999 Vol. 79, p279-285.(SCI 期刊)
  12. Thomas. C. Y. Tsao, Li-Fu Li; Meng-Jer Hsieh; Ning-Hunag Cheng; Shuen-kuei Liao; Kenneth S. S. Chang. Elevation of soluble tumor necrosis factor- receptors and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in the bronchoalveolar fluid from patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis. Euro Respir J 1999 Vol. 14, p.490-495.(SCI 期刊)
  13. Thomas C. Y. Tsao, Ji-hong Hong, Li-Fu Li,Meng-Jer Hsieh, Shuen-Kuei Liao, Kenneth S. S. Chang. A possible imbalance between tumor necrosis factor- (TNF-) and its soluble receptor forms in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis. Chest 2000 Vol 117, p103-109.(SCI 期刊)
  14. Thomas C Y Tsao, K C Tsao, M C Lin, C C Huang, C T Yang, S K Liao, K S S Chang. The change of demographic pictures and increase of drug resistance in pulmonary tuberculosis in a 10-years interval in Taiwan. Infection 2002; 30:75-80.(SCI 期刊)
  15. Thomas. C. Y. Tsao, W. Chiou, C. Huang, P. Yang, M. Hsieh, K. Tsao. Levels of interferon- andinterleukin-2 receptor-for bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and serum were correlated with clinical grade and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Tubercle Lung Dis 2002; 6:720-727.(SCI 期刊)
  16. Thomas C. Y. Tsao, Chi-Hong Chen, Ji-hong Hong, Meng-Jer Hsieh, Kou-Ching Tsao, Cheng-Hei Lee. Shifts of T4/T8 T-lymphocytes from bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and peripheral blood by clinical grade in pulmonary TB patients. Chest 2002; 122: 1285-1291.(SCI 期刊)
  17. Thomas C. Y. Tsao, Chih-Hung Chen, John WC Chang, Szu-Wei Wang, Meng-Chin Lin. Weekly Short Infusion of Taxotere at a 4-week Cycle in Chinese Patients with Advanced NSCLC Who Have Failed or Relapsed After the Frontline Platinum-based Non-Taxanes Chemotherapy- A Phase II Trials. JJCO 2006; 36: 80-84.(SCI 期刊)
  18. Jui-Wen Ma, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yi-Ting Hsi, Ying-Chao Lin, Yuhsin Chen, Yeh Chen, Chi-Tang Ho, Jung-Yie Kao, Tzong-Der Way , Essential oil of Curcuma aromatica induces apoptosis in human non-small-cell lung carcinoma cells. Journal of Functional Foods 2016; 22: 101–112 (co-1st author, SCI 期刊)

 

Co-responder: 通訊作者

  1. Li-Fu Li, Meng-Chih Lin, Ning-Hung Chen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Serodiagnosis of Tuberculosis by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Anti-A60 and Anti-A38. Chang Gung Med J 1998 Vol. 21, No. 3, p258-264
  2. Po-Yi Yang, Wen-Bin Hsieh, Ying-Huang Tsai, Chung-Chi Huang, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Pulmonary Cavitary lesions in Staphylococcus Aureus Septicemia with Extrapulmonary Infectious Origin. Thoracic Medicine 1999 Vol 14, p8-16.
  3. Chi-Hong Chen, Cheng-Ta Yang, Wen-Jeng Chang, Chung-Chi Liaw, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. The effects of two different cisplatin-based chemotherapy regimens on advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Chang Gung Med J 1999 Vol 22, No 2, p220-226.
  4. Yen-Li Chou, Po-Yi Yang, Chung-Chi Huang, Hsieh-ShongLeu, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Fetal and non-fetal Chromobacterial septicemia: report of two cases. Chang Gung Med J 2000 Vol 23, p492-497.(SCI 期刊)
  5. Steven C. H. Chen, Meng-Chin Lin, John WC Chang, Su-Wei Wang, Cheng-Hei Lee, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Phase II Study of Regimen of Gemcitabine and Cisplatin in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Japan J ClincOncol 2000 Vol 30, 494-498 (SCI 期刊)
  6. Po-Yi Yang, Shei-Chung Lu, Show-Chin Pu, Chung-Chi Huang, Ping-Cheng Chiang Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Klebsiella pneumoniae Bacteremia in a Tertiary Referral University Hospital -- mostly composed of community-acquired infection. Chang Gung Med J 2001 Vol 24, 688-696. .(SCI 期刊)
  7. Chih-Hung Chen, Szu-Wei Wang, Wen-Jeng Chang, Meng-Chin Lin, Thomas C. Y. Tsao.Phase II Study of Paclitaxel (Genaxolâ) and Cisplatin combination in Treating Chinese Patients with in Stage IIIB or Stage IV Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Lung Cancer 2002 Vol 38, 91-96.(SCI 期刊)
  8. Chi-Hong Chen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Pei-San Chiang, Sz-Wei Wang, Yen-Li Chou. Comparative Study for Compliance, Antitussive Efficacy and Tolerability between Detusiv® Sustained Release Tablet and Medicon-A® Capsule in the Treatment of Acute Cough. Thoracic Medicine 2003 Vol 18, p199-206.
  9. Chih-Hung Chen, John WC Chang, Cheng-Huei Lee, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Dose-Finding and phase II Study of Weekly Paclitaxel (Taxol) and Cisplatin combination in Treating Chinese Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Am J ClinOncol. 2005 Vol. 28, 508-12.(SCI 期刊)
  10. Po-Yi Yang, Maw-Sen Liu, Chih-Hung Chen, Chih-Ming Lin, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao.Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea: a report of seven cases and literature review.Chang Gung Med J. 2005 May;28(5):357-63.
  11. Chih-Hung Chen, John WC Chang, Cheng-Hei Lee, Thomas C. Y. Tsao.Phase II Study of Regimen of Biweekly Vinorelbine and Cisplatin in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Chang Gung Med J 2007; 30:249-55.
  12. Luh SP, TsaoTCY.Video-assisted thoracic surgery for spontaneous hemopneumothorax. Respirology 2007 Vol 12 (3), 443-447(SCI 期刊)
  13. Kok-Khun Yong, Tzu-Ching Wu, Yu-Jen Lee*, Chih-Pin Chen, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao. Pneumocystis JiroveciPneumonia with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in an Immunocompetent Patient -- A Case Report.Thorac Med 2008; 23: 138-143.
  14. Chih-Ming Lin,Chih-Hung Chen, John WC Chang, Thomas CY Tsao. Phase II Study of Epirubicin in Combination with Weekly Docetaxel for Patients with Advanced NSCLC Who Have Failed or Relapsed After the Frontline Platinum-based Chemotherapy. Am J ClinOncol. 2009; 32: 169-173(SCI 期刊)
  15. Yao-Kuang Wu, Chih-Hsin Lee, Ben-Chang Shia, Ying-Huang Tsai, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Response to hypercapnic challenge is associated with successful weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation due to brain stem lesions. Intensive Care Med 2009, 35:108-114.(SCI 期刊)
  16. Chao-Cheng Chang, Shih-Ming Tsao, Tzu-Chin Wu, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao. Successfully Treated the Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Using a New Antifungal Agent (Caspofungin) in AImmunocompetent Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Thorc Med 2009; 24:99-105.
  17. Chou-Chin Lan, Yao-Kuang Wu, Chih-Hsin Lee, Yi-Chih Huang, Chun-Yao Huang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Shiu-Feng Huang and Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Increased Survivin mRNA in Malignant Pleural Effusion is Significantly Correlated with Survival. Jpn J ClinOncol 2010;40(3)234–240(SCI 期刊)
  18. Mei-Chen Yang, Chih-Hsin Lee, Chung-Tai Yue, Shing-Zeng Dung, Kun-Eng Lim, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao. Successful removal of an endobronchial hamartoma by bronchoscopic electrosurgical snare loop- A case report. Thorc Med 2010; 25: 142-148.
  19. Ya-Hui Chinag, Horng-Shin Lin, Han Chang, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao. Rifampicin induced vasculitis combined with thrombocytopenia- unusual side effects in a patient receiving anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy. Thorc Med 2011; 26: 13-18.
  20. Mei-Chen Yang, Yi-Ting Hsceh, Chun-Yao Lin, Shiu-Feng Huang, Jiann-HorngYeh, and Thomas Chang Yao Tsao. Ocular Examination for Diagnosis of End Stage Pulmonary Sarcoidosis.Optom Vis Sci; 2012;89:238–242.(SCI 期刊)
  21. Shin-Ming Tsao, Wei-Yao Wang, Wen-ChienKo, Cheng-Hua Huang, Chin-Te Lu, Yin-Ching Chuang, Chia-Ying Liu, Chun-Hsing Liao, Yao-Shen Chen, Yung-Ching Liu, Wei-Yu Chen, Tsrang-Neng Jang, Hsiu-Chen Lin, Chih-Ming Chen, Zhi-Yuan Shi, Sung-Ching Pan, Jia-Ling Yang, Hsiang-Chi Kung, Chun-Eng Liu, Yu-Jen Cheng, Jien-Wei Liu, Wu Sun, Lih-Shinn Wang, Kwok-Woon Yu, Ping-Cherng Chiang, Ming-Hsun Lee, Chun-Ming Lee, Gwo-Jong Hsu, Yen-Hsu Chen, Po-Liang Lu, Thomas, Chang-Yao Tsao*, Po-Ren Hsueh*. Trend in vancomycin susceptibility and correlation with molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing invasive infections in Taiwan: Results from the Tigecycline in vitro Surveillance in Taiwan (TIST) Study, 2006-2010. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2014; 80: 162-167.(SCI 期刊)
  22. Ming-Che Tsai, Hung-Jung Lin, Mao-Tsun Lin, Ko-Chi Niu, Ching-Ping Chang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. High-altitude pulmonary edema can be prevented by heat shockprotein 70Ymediated hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning. J Trauma Acute Care Surg.2014;77:585-591.High-altitude pulmonary edema can be prevented by heat shockprotein 70Ymediated hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning. J Trauma Acute Care Surg.2014;77:585-591.(SCI 期刊)
  23. Ming-Che TsaiChing-Ping ChangSyue-Wei PengKai-Sheng JhuangYi-Hsien FangMao-Tsun LinThomas Chang-Yao. Tsao.Therapeutic Efficacy of Neuro AiD™ (MLC 601), a Traditional Chinese Medicine, in Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol.2015;10 (1): 45-54(SCI 期刊)
  24. Yong KK, Chang JH, Chien MH, Tsao SM, Yu MC, Bai KJ, Tsao TC*, Yang SF*. Plasma monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 level as a predictor of the severity of community-acquired pneumonia. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2016; 17: 179. (SCI) (2016.01) IF: 3.257 ; Ranking: 52/163: 31.90 %
  25. Liu TC, Hsieh MJ, Liu MC, Chiang WL, Tsao TC*, Yang SF*. The Clinical Significance of the Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Receptor Polymorphism in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer with Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2016; 17: 763. (SCI) (2016.05) IF: 3.257 ; Ranking: 52/163: 31.90 %
  26. Yong KK, Tsao SM, Tsao TC*, Yang SF*. Elevated plasma Cathepsin B and Cystatin C levels in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine2016; 9: 14436-14441. (SCI) (2016.07) IF: 1.075 ; Ranking: 102/124: 82.26 %
  27.  Liu TC, Hsieh MJ, Wu WJ, Chou YE, Chiang WL, Yang SF, Su SC*, Tsao TC*. Association between survivin genetic polymorphisms and epidermal growth factor receptor mutation in non–small-cell lung cancer. International Journal of Medical Sciences 2016; 13: 929-935. (SCI) (2016.12) IF: 2.232 ; Ranking: 37/155: 23.87 %
  28. Lin CS, Liu TC, Lee MT, Yang SF*, Tsao TC*. Independent prognostic value of hypoxia-inducible factor 1-alpha expression in small cell lung cancer. International Journal of Medical Sciences 2017; 14: 785-790. (SCI) (2017.08) IF: 2.284; Ranking: 46/154: 29.87 %
  29. Lin CS, Liu TC, Lai JC, Yang SF*, Tsao TC*. Evaluating the prognostic value of ERCC1 and thymidylate synthase expression and the epidermal growth factor receptor mutation status in adenocarcinoma non-small-cell lung cancer. International Journal of Medical Sciences 2017; 14: 1410-1417. (SCI) (2017.12) IF: 2.284; Ranking: 46/154: 29.87 %
  30. Kao PF, Weng JH, Tyan YS, Yang SF*, Tsao TC*. Incidence of totally implantable venous access devices insertion and the associated abnormalities in cancer patients revealed in 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging. Academic Radiology 2017; 24: 1588-1595. (2017.12) (SCI) IF: 2.110; Ranking: 64/128: 50.00 %
  31. Huang CY, Hsieh MJ, Liu TC, Chiang WL, Liu MC, Yang SF*, Tsao TC*. Correlation of E-cadherin gene polymorphisms and epidermal growth factor receptor mutation in lung adenocarcinoma. International Journal of Medical Sciences 2018; 15:765-770. (SCI) (2018.06) IF: 2.284; Ranking: 46/154: 29.87 %
  32. Huang CY, Hsieh MJ, Wu WJ, Chiang WL, Liu TC, Yang SF*, Tsao TC*. Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) polymorphisms with EGFR-mutated lung adenocarcinoma in Taiwan. Journal of Cancer 2018; 9: 2518-2524. (SCI) (2018.07) IF: 3.249; Ranking: 108/222: 48.65 %

 

Co-author:共同作者

  1. Cheng-Huei Lee, Thomas Chang-Yao. Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ray-SheeLan, Wei-Bin Shieh. Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Chang Gung Med J 1988 Vol 11, No.4, p.251-256.
  2. Yeong-Chang Juang, Ying-Chieh Chiang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ray-Shee Lan, Cheng-Huei Lee, Ying-Huang Tsai, Jung-Wen Wang. Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia: Clinical Analysis of 45 Cases. Gung Med J 1991 Vol. 14, No.3, p.156-162.
  3. Cheng-Huei Lee, Men-Chi Lin, Ying-Huang Tsai, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ray-Shee Lan, Ying-Chieh Chiang. Thoracic Actinomycosis -- review of 9 cases. Chang Gung Med J 1991 Vol.14, No.4, p.246-252.
  4. Yeong-Chang Juang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ying-Chieh Chiang,  Ray-Shee Lan, Ja-Liang Lin, Ying-Huang Tsai. Acute Renal Failure and Severe Thrombocytopenia Induced by Rifampicin: Report of a Case. J Formos Med Assoc 1992 Vol. 91, No.4, p. 475-476.(SCI 期刊)
  5. Cheng-Huei Lee, Ching-Jyh Lee, Ray-Shee Lan, Ying-Huang Tsai, Ying-Chieh Chiang, Wen-Jye Wang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Repository Dexamethasone in the Treatment of Acute Bronchial Asthma. Chang Gung Med J 1993 Vol.16, No.1, p.25-29.
  6. Merg-Jer Hsieh, Po-Jen Cheng, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome with Minimal Ascites and Massive Bilateral Bloody Pleural Effusions, Lung Collapse, and Severe Respiratory Distress. J Formos Med Assoc 1994 Vol.93, No.10 p.882- 882.(SCI 期刊)
  7. Cheng-Huei Lee, Chun-Hua Wang, Men-Chih Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ray-Shee Lan, Ying-Huang Tsai, Han-Pin- Kuo. Multiple Brushings with Immediate Riu’s Stain via Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy WithoutFluoroscopic Guidance in the Diagnosis of Peripheral Pulmonary Tumor. Thorax 1995 Vol. 50, p.18-21.(SCI 期刊)
  8. Meng-Chih Lin, Hornag-Chyuan Lin, Ray-Shee Lan, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Meeler Chuang, Chung-Chi Huang, Cheng-Huei Lee. Emergent flexible bronchoscopy for the evaluation of acute chest trauma. J Bronchol. 1995 Vol. 2, No.3, p.2:188-191.(SCI 期刊)
  9. Ray-Shee Lan, Sing Kai Lo, Ming-Lung Chung, Cheng-Ta Chung, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Cheng-Huei Lee 1997 Elastance of the pleural space: A predictor for the outcome of pleurodesis in the patients with malignant pleural effusion. Ann Intern Med 1997 Vol. 126, No. 10, p768-774.(SCI 期刊)
  10. Ning-Hung Chen, I-Chang Hsieh, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Comparison of the Clinical diagnostic value between pleural needle biopsy and analysis of pleural effusion. Chang Gung Med J 1997 Vol. 20, No. 1, p11-16
  11. C. C. Huang, M. C. Lin, C. T. Yang, R. S. Lang, Y. H. Tsai, and T. C. Y. Tsao. Oxygen, arterial blood gases and ventilation are unchanged during dialysis in patients receiving pressure support ventilation. Respir Med 1998 Vol. 92, 534-50.(SCI 期刊)
  12. Hui-Fong Cherng, Chi-Chow Liao, Thomas C.Y. Tsao. Influence of pharmacy in patient counseling of metered dose inhalers. Formosa J Clinc Pharmacy 1998 Vol. 6, No. 3&4 p. 81-90.
  13. Szu-Wei Wang, Meng-Chi Lin, Chung-Chi Huang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Cheng-Huei Lee, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Outcome of patients with lung cancer treated with mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure. Thoracic Medicine 1998 Vol. 13, No 3, p161-170.
  14. Li-Fu Li, Meng-Chih Lin, Cheng-Ta Yang, Meng-JerHiesh, Chung-Chi Huang, Lee-Chu See, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Comparison of in door allergens, allergic scores and demographic data in Taiwanese adults with asthma or allergic rhinitis or both. J Formos Med Assoc 1999 Vol. 98, No. 7. P486-491.(SCI 期刊)
  15. Ji-Hong Hong, Chi-Shiun Chiang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Paul-Yang Lin, William H. McBride, Chi-Jung Wu. Rapid induction of cytokine gene expression in lung after single and fractionated dosed of radiation. Int J RadiatBiol 1999 Vol 75, p1421-1427(SCI 期刊)
  16. M. C. Lin, C. C. Huang, C. T. Yang, Y. H. Tsai, T. C. Y. Tsao. Pulmonary Mechanics in patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation requiring tracheotomy. Anaesth Intensive care 1999 Vol 27, 581-585.(SCI 期刊)
  17. Ying-Huang Tsai, Meng-Chi Lin, Meng-Jer Hsieh, Ning-Hung Chen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Cheng-Huei Lee, Chung-Chi Huang. Spontaneous variability of arterial oxygenation in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients. Intensive Care Med 1999 Vol 25 p37-43.(SCI 期刊)
  18. Po-Yi Yang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ja-Liang Lin, Rong-kuoLyu, Pingg-Cherng Chiang. Carbofuran induced delay neuropathy – a case report and review of related literature. J Toxicol 2000 Vol 38, p43-46.(SCI 期刊)
  19. Kuo-Chin Kao, Chung-Chi Huang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Meng-Chih Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao.Hyperkalemic cardiac arrest successfully reversed by hemodialysis during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: case report. Chang Gung Med J 2000 Vol 23, p555-559.
  20. Kuo-Chin Kao, Chung-Chi Huang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Meng-Chih Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao.Hypokalemic muscular paralysis causing acute respiratory failure due to rhabdomyolysis with renal tubular acidosis in chronic glue sniffer. ClincToxicol 2000, Vol 38 p679-681.
  21. Chung-Chi Huang, Meng-Chi Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ning-Hung Chen, Ying-Huang Tsai, Cheng-Huei Lee, Kuang-Hung Hsu. Spontaneous variability of cardiac output in ventilated critically ill patients. Critic Care Med 2000 Vol 28, 941-946.(SCI 期刊)
  22. Chung-Chi Huang, Ying-Huang Tsai, Meng-Chi Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ning-Hung Chen, Kuang-Hung Hsu. Gastric intramucosal PCO2 and PH variability in ventilated critically ill patient. Critic Care Med 2001 Vol 29, 88-95.(SCI 期刊)
  23. Ji-Hong Hong, Chi-Shiun Chiang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Paul-Yang Lin, Chi-Jung Wu, William H. McBride. Can short-term administration of dexamethasone abrogate radiation-induced acute cytokine gene response in lung and modify subsequent molecular responses. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. 2001 Vol. 51, 296-303.(SCI 期刊)
  24. Bryan S-J Ho, I-Feng Lin, Ming-Lung Chuang, Chang-Sheng Lin, Meng-Chih Lin, Thomas C. Y. Tsao. Comparison of lactate threshold using plasma and whole blood lactate during a ramp-pattern exercise in dyspneic patients. Thoracic Med 2001 Vol.16, 80-88.
  25. Chang-Sheng Lin, Ming-Lung Chuang, Bryan S-J Ho, Ning-Hong Chen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao.Acute Chronic Respiratory failure Complicated by Undetected Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.  Thoracic Med 2001 Vol.16, 43-49.
  26. Chung-Chi Huang, Mei-Ju Shih, Ying-Huang Tsai, Yu-Chen Chang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Kuang-Hung Hsu. Effects of Inverse ratio ventilation versus positive end-expiratory pressure on gas exchange and gastric intramucosal PCO2 and PH under constant mean airway pressure in acute respiratory distress syndrome Anesthesiology 2001 Vol 95,1182-1188.(SCI 期刊)
  27. Kee-Min Yeow, Lai-Chu See, Kar-Wai Lui, Meng-Chih Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Kwai-Fong Ng, Hui-Ping Liu. Risk factors for pneumothorax and bleeding after CT-guided percutaneous coaxial cutting needle biopsy of lung lesions. J VascIntervRadiol 2001 Vol. 12, 1305-1312.(SCI 期刊)
  28. Kuang-Yu Chen, Meng-Jer Hsieh, Meng-Chih Lin, Ying-Huang Tsai, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao. Pulmonary lymphagioleiomyomatosis (LAM) with initial presentation mimicking bronchial asthma – a case report. Thorac Med 2001, Vol. 16, 282-288.
  29. Po-Yi Yang, Ja-Liang Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ming-ShyanChern . Acute ingestion poisoning with insecticide formulations containing the pyrethroid permethrin, xylene, and surfactants: a review of 48 cases J Toxicol 2002, Vol. 40, 107-113.(SCI 期刊)
  30. N-H Chen, Y-C Liu, T. C-Y Tsao, T-L Wu, M-J Hsieh, M-L Chuang, C-C Huang, A-J Kuo, M-C Chen, C-T Yang. Combined bronchoalveolar lavage and polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in smear-negative patients. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2002 Vol. 6, 350-355.(SCI 期刊)
  31. Meng-Chih Lin, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Chih-Hung Chen. A Patient with Relapsed Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Weekly Docetaxel. Case Study in Lung Cancer. 2002, Vol. 1, 1-8.
  32. Ji-Hong Hong, Shih-ming Jung, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Chi-Jung Wu, Chin-Yi Lee, Fang-Hsin Chen, Chung-Hsen Hsu, William H. McBride and Chi-Shiun Chiang. Bronchoalveolar lavage and interstitial cells have different roles in radiation-induced lung injury. Int J RadiatBiol 2003 Vol 79, 159-167(SCI 期刊)
  33. Han-Chung Hu, Chang-Sheng Lin, Thomas C.Y. Tsao, Ying-Huang Tsai, Meng-Jer Hsieh. Antituberculosis Drug Overdose-induced multiple organ failure- a case report and literature review. Thorac Med 2003; Vol. 18, 64-68.
  34. Lin YC, Tsai YH, Huang CC, Hsu KH, Wang SW, Tsao TCY, Lin MC. Outcome of lung cancer patients with acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.Respir Med. 2004 Jan;98(1):43-51.
  35. Nasser Hanna1, Frances A Shepherd2, Frank V. Fossella3, Jose R. Pereira4, Filippo De Marinis5, Joachim von Pawel6, Ulrich Gatzemeier7, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao8, Miklόs Pless9, Thomas Muller10, Hong-Liang Lim11, Christopher Desch12, Klara Szondy13, Radj Gervais14, I Malik Shaharyar15, Christian Manegold16, Sofia Paul17, Paolo Paoletti17, Lawrence Einhorn1, Paul A. Bunn18Randomized Phase III Trial of Pemetrexed Versus Docetaxel in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Previously Treated with Chemotherapy. J ClinOncol. 2004 May 1;22(9):1589-97. (SCI 期刊)
  36. Chung ML, Chang DC, Lin IF, Vintch JR, Ker JJ, Tsao TCY. Ventilation and exercise performance after phrenic nerve and multiple intercostal nerve transfers for avulsed brachial plexus injury.Chest 2005 Nov;128(5):3434-9.(SCI 期刊)
  37. Luh SP, Chen CY, TsaoTCY. Malignant pleural effusion treatment outcomes: pleurodesis via video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) versus tube thoracostomy. ThoracCardiovasc Surg. 2006 Aug;54(5):332-6.(SCI 期刊)
  38. Yu-Chen Cheng, Mann-Chi Lee, Hong-Shen Lee, Long-Yau Lin, Ching-Tai Lan, Chang-Yao Tsao, Jia-Yuh Chen, Jen-Hung Yang. A retrospective study of performance comparing medical students at Chung Shan Medical University Recruited by Recommendation and by joint entrance examination. J Med Edu, 2006 10(4): 301-312.
  39. Luh SP, TsaoTCY, Chen JY. Experiences and benefits of positron emitted tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) combined with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in the diagnosis of stage I sarcoidosis.Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B. 2007, 8(6):410-5. Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B. 2007, 8(6):410-5.
  40. 陸希平, 陳家玉, 曹昌堯, 周明仁. 產學合作在生醫界的應用. Researches in Medical Education, 2007, Vol.6 (7) 659-662.
  41. Luh SP, ChihKuo, TsaoTCY. Breast metastasis from small cell lung carcinoma. Journal of Zhejiang University. Science. B., 2008, 9(1):39-43.
  42. Shi-Ping Luh, Yih-Shyong Lai, Chung-Hong Tsai, Thomas Chang YaoTsao, Lai-Ching Wong and Po-Chi Huang. Extramedullary Plasmacytoma (EMP): Report of a Case Manifested as a Mediastinal Mass and Multiple Pulmonary Nodules and Review of Literature.World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2007, 5:123  
  43. Pan-Fu Kao, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Kuang-Tai Kuo, Chung-Tai Yue, Kung-Rong Lim, and Yu-Hsiang Chou.Lung Parasite Ova Granuloma Mimicking Lung Malignancy on FDG PET-CT. ClinNucl Med2009;34: 243–244.(SCI 期刊)
  44. Adam Kang-Ding Ting, Han Chang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ming-Chich Chou, Jang-Ming Su. Increased FDG Uptake on PET/CT Imaging of an Intrapulmonary Schwannoma: Case Report. Thorac Med 2009; Vol. 24, 320-324.
  45. Chien-Chih Ou, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao, Der-Ear Huang, Shi-Ping Luh. Management strategies for solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN). Thorac Med 2011; Vol. 26, 1-7.
  46. Ting-Yen Chiang, Ling-Yuh Shyu, Thomas-Chang Yao Tsao, Ming-Hsien Chien,Shih-Ming Tsao, Yuan-Ti Lee, and Shun-Fa Yang. Elevated plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 protein and itsgene polymorphism in patients with community-acquired pneumonia.ClinChem Lab Med 2012;50(3):449–454.(SCI 期刊)
  47. Gwan-Han Shena, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Shang-Jyh Kao, Jen-Jyh Lee, Yen-Hsu Chen, Wei-Chung Hsieh, Gwo-Jong Hsu, Yen-Tao Hsu, Ching-Tai Huang, Yeu-Jun Lau, Shih-Ming Tsao, Po-Ren Hsueh. Does empirical treatment of community-acquired pneumonia with fluoroquinolones delay tuberculosis treatment and result in fluoroquinolone resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis? Controversies and solutions. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2012 39:201-205.(SCI 期刊)
  48. Liang-Chih Liu, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Shu-Rong Hsu,Hwei-Chung Wang,Tsuen-Chiuan Tsai, Jung-Yie Kao, Tzong-Der Way. EGCG Inhibits Transforming Growth Factor-β-Mediated Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition via the Inhibition of Smad2 and Erk1/2 Signaling Pathways in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Cells. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2012,Vol.60, 9863−9873.(SCI 期刊)
  49. Shih-Ming Tsao, Keh-Sen Liu, Hsien-Hua Liao, Tian-Lin Huang, Gwan-Han Shen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yuan-Ti Lee. The clinical management of cesarean section-acquired Mycobacterium abscessus surgical site infections. J Infect Dev Ctries 2014; 8(2):184-192.(SCI 期刊)
  50. Chor-Shen Lim, Lan-Eng Tan,Jann-Yuan Wang, Chih-Hsin Lee, Hsu-Chao Chang, Chou-Chin Lan, Mei-Chen Yang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Yao-Kuang Wu. Risk Factors of Pneumothorax after CT-Guided Coaxial Cutting Needle Lung Biopsy through Aerated versus Nonaerated Lung. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.Volume 25, Issue 8, August 2014, Pages 1209–1217.(SCI 期刊)
  51. Wen-Chien Fan, Wen-Ying Ting, Ming-Che Lee, Shiang-Fen Huang,Chao-Hua Chiu, Shinn-Liang Lai, Yuh-Min Chen, Jen-Fu Shih, Ching-Hsiung Lin, Shang-Jyh Kao, Ming-Fang Wu, Thomas Chang Yao Tsao, Chieh-Hung Wu, Kuang-Yao YangYu-Chin Lee, Jia-Yih Feng, Wei-Juin Su. Latent TB infection in newly diagnosed lung cancer patients – A multicenter prospective observational study. Lung Cancer.Volume 85, Issue 3, September 2014, Pages 472–478.(SCI 期刊)
  52. Ming-Lung Chuang , Tzu-Chin Wu, Yau-Tung Wang, Yau-Chen Wang, Thomas C.-Y. Tsao, James Cheng-Chung Wei , Chia-Yin Chen, I-Feng Lin. Adjunctive Treatment with Rhodiola Crenulata in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – A Randomized Placebo Controlled Double Blind Clinical Trial. PLOS ONE June 22, 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128142. (SCI 期刊)
  53. Huang YW, Yang SF, Yeh YP, Tsao TC, Tsao SM*. Impacts of 12-dose regimen for Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Treatment Completion Rate and Cost-Effectiveness in Taiwan. Medicine 2016; 95: e4126. (SCI) (2016.08) IF: 2.133 ; Ranking: 40/155: 25.81 %