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  • 2002-2006 M.S., Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University
  • 1982-1989 M.D., Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University


  • Associate Professor, Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University
  • Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital
  • 2016.08-2017.11 Associate Professor, School of Medicine for International Students, I-SHOU University
  • 2012.08-2017.07 Adjunct Associate Professor, Medicine,  National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan
  • 1999.05-2016.08 Attending Physician(Retired), Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital
  • 1993.06-1999.04 Chief Physician, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Research Interests

  • 心導管檢查及介入性治療
  • 心臟內科
  • 心臟血管影像
  • 高血脂症研究

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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Acute Coronary Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2018 2020


Chiou, K.


Project: B - Project of TMUh - Other (Funded by TMU)

Research Output 1999 2018

  • 1382 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 75 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Utility of Left Atrial Expansion Index and Stroke Volume in Management of Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Hsiao, S. H., Lin, S. K., Chiou, Y. R., Cheng, C. C., Hwang, H. R. & Chiou, K. R., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 31, 6, p. 650-659.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systolic Heart Failure
Stroke Volume
Heart Failure
Ventricular Pressure
Propensity Score
3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of common sequence variations of familial hypercholesterolemia in Taiwan using DNA mass spectrometry

Chiou, K. R. & Charng, M. J., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 11, 2, p. 386-393.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Mass Spectrometry
Point Mutation
4 Citations (Scopus)
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Natriuretic Peptides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Diastolic heart failure predicted by left atrial expansion index in patients with severe diastolic dysfunction

Hsiao, S. H. & Chiou, K. R., Sep 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 9, e0162599.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diastolic Heart Failure
heart failure
Systolic Heart Failure
20 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia in Han Chinese

Chiou, K. R. & Charng, M. J., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 10, 3, p. 490-496 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
LDL Receptors
LDL Cholesterol
Apolipoproteins B