Prof. Ping-Yen Liu

Academic Degree(s)



Current Position

Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan



  • 2017 Best Research Award in Internal Medicine of NCKUH (A team 3rd Prize)
  • 2016 Best Research Award in Internal Medicine of NCKUH (B team 1st Prize)
  • 2016 Winner Moderated Poster Presentation During ESC Congress


Selected Publication

  • Lai HY, Hsu LW, Tsai HH, Lo YC, Yang SH, Liu PY, Wang JM (2017). CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein delta promotes intracellular lipid accumulation in M1 macrophages of vascular lesions. Cardiovascular Research.
  • Chang WT, Liu YW, Liu PY, Hsu CH, Tsai WC (2017). The association between right ventricular free wall strain and exercise capacity for health check-up subjects. PLoS One.
  • Chang WT, Wu CH, Hsu LW, Chen PW, Yu JR, Chang CS, Tsai WC, Liu PY (2017). Serum vitamin D, intact parathyroid hormone, and Fetuin A concentrations were associated with geriatric sarcopenia and cardiac hypertrophy. Scientific Reports.
  • Chang WT, Chen JS, Tsai MH, Tsai WC, Juang JN, Liu PY (2016). Interplay of Aging and Hypertension in Cardiac Remodeling: A Mathematical Geometric Model. Plos One.
  • Lee PT, Chao TH, Huang YL, Lin SH, Wang WM, Lee WH, Huang CW, Lee CH, Chen JY, Lin CC, Liu PY, Chan SH, Liu YW, Tsai WC, Lin LJ, Tsai LM, Li YH (2016). Analysis of the Clinical Characteristics, Management, and Causes of Death in Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated With Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention from 2005 to 2014. International Heart Journal.
  • Chang WT, Liu YW, Liu PY, Chen JY, Lee CH, Li YH, Tsai LM, Tsai WC (2016). Association of Decreased Right Ventricular Strain with Worse Survival in Non-Acute Coronary Syndrome Angina. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography.
  • Chen IC, Lee CH, Chao TH, Tseng WK, Lin TH, Chung WJ, Li JK, Huang HL, Liu PY, Chao TK, Chu CY, Lin CC, Hsu PC, Lee WH, Lee PT, Li YH, Tseng SY, Tsai LM, Hwang JJ (2016). Impact of routine coronary catheterization in low extremity artery disease undergoing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty: study protocol for a multi-center randomized controlled trial. Trials.
  • Hsieh ML, Liu PY, Wu JM, James K. Liao, Wang JN (2015). Interventional Transcatheter Closure Ameliorates the Leukocyte Rho Kinase Activities Patients with Patent DuctusArteriosus. Acta Cardiologica Sinica.
  • Lai YS, Yang LT, Kao Yang YH, Liu PY (2015). Pharmacologic strategy for one repeated stent thrombosis patient with hyporesponsiveness to standard dual antiplatelet therapy. Journal of The Formosan Medical Association.