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Neurosurgery

Fuxin Granules ameliorate diabetic nephropathy in db/db mice through TGF-β1/Smad and VEGF/VEGFR2 signaling pathways.

Jul 12, 2021

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a common disease, and patients often do not have satisfactory treatments. We investigated therapeutic effects of Fuxin Granules(FX) on DN and potential molecular mechanism...

Xenodiagnosis in four domestic cats naturally infected by Leishmania infantum.

Jul 08, 2021

Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease that continues to pose a serious public health problem. Albeit dogs have long been held as the major reservoirs of Leishmania infantum, the involvement of...

Internal Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Skull Base Osteomyelitis: A Case Report.

Jun 28, 2021

We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm secondary to skull base osteomyelitis (SBO) in an 82-year-old female. The patient was hospitalized with an acute episode of bleeding from the right ear, which pers...

Laparoscopy Offers Better Clinical Outcomes and Long-term Survival in Patients With Right Colon Cancer: Experience From National Cancer Center.

Jun 28, 2021

Laparoscopic approach to colonic tumor requires skill set and resources to be established as routine standard of care in most centers around the world. It presents particular challenge in country like...

Prognostic Factors Affecting Disease-Free Survival and Overall Survival in T4 Colon Cancer.

Jun 28, 2021

It is known that as the T stage of a carcinoma progresses, the prognosis becomes poorer. However, there are few studies about factors that affect the prognosis of T4 advanced colon cancer. This study ...

Biological variation of cardiac myosin-binding protein C in healthy individuals.

Jun 24, 2021

Cardiac myosin-binding protein C (cMyC) is a novel biomarker of myocardial injury, with a promising role in the triage and risk stratification of patients presenting with acute cardiac disease. In thi...

[Protective effect of baicalein on high fat-induced hepatocytes oxidative damage].

Jun 10, 2021

To investigate the effect of baicalein in improving non-alcoholic fatty liver disease caused by high fat-induced oxidative damage in mice. Male C57BL/6J mice weighing 18-20 g were randomly divided i...

Flow diversion via telescoping stent with Low-profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Junior for treatment of ruptured dissecting aneurysm located at proximal posterior inferior cerebellar artery.

Jun 10, 2021

Dissecting aneurysm involving the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) are challenging because of its nature and anatomic relationship to medulla and lower cranial nerve. We introduce a case of...

Endovascular Treatment of Cavernous Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula via Radial Artery and Median Cubital Vein.

Jun 10, 2021

Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula (CS-DAVF) is an arteriovenous shunt where there is fistulous blood flow from the dural arteries from the internal or external carotid artery into the cavern...

INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERACTION IN MAINTAINING THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN WOMEN WITH UTERINE LEYOMYOMA.

Jun 07, 2021

The aim: Optimizing the interdisciplinary approaches in the diagnosis and monitoring the dynamics of uterine leiomyoma treatment by high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation.Materials and methods: In...

STRUGGLE AGAINST CHOLERA EPIDEMICS IN IMPERIAL TIME KHARKIV AS A SIGNIFICANT FACTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH: HISTORICAL EXPERIENCE.

Jun 07, 2021

The aim: The aim of the research is to determine and systematize administrative and medical measures aimed at curbing cholera in the city of Kharkiv in the time of the Russian Empire, to assess the re...

Acute kidney injury and mortality in coronavirus disease 2019: results from a cohort study of 1,280 patients.

Jun 03, 2021

The development of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with a high risk of death. Published data demonstrate the possibility of severe kidney i...

Evaluation of liver fibrosis and cirrhosis on the basis of quantitative T1 mapping: Are acute inflammation, age and liver volume confounding factors?

May 31, 2021

To evaluate potential confounding factors in the quantitative assessment of liver fibrosis and cirrhosis using T1 relaxation times.The study population is based on a radiology-information-system datab...

The Inside-Out of End-Stage Liver Disease: Hepatocytes are the Keystone.

May 17, 2021

Chronic liver injury results in cirrhosis and end-stage liver disease (ESLD) which represents a leading cause of death worldwide, affecting people in their most productive years of life. Medical thera...

Risk Factors of Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients in Korea: Focus on Early Symptoms.

May 13, 2021

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread around the globe, and it is important to determine the risk factors of death in the general population. Our study aimed to determine the risk factors of ...

Enhancing the cardiovascular protective effects of a healthy dietary pattern with wolfberry (Lycium barbarum): A randomized controlled trial.

May 10, 2021

The consumption of wolfberry (Lycium barbarum), a rich source of carotenoids and bioactive polysaccharides, may serve as a potential dietary strategy for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk management a...

Impact of study design and statistical model in pharmacogenetic studies with gene-treatment interaction.

May 06, 2021

Gene-treatment interactions, just like drug-drug interactions, can have dramatic effects on a patient response and therefore influence the clinician decision at the patient's bedside. Crossover design...

Identification of novel cardiovascular disease associated metabolites using untargeted metabolomics.

May 06, 2021

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. Early diagnosis of CVD could provide the opportunity for sensible management and better clinical out...

[The effect of donor cytomegalovirus serological status on the outcome of allogeneic stem cell transplantation].

Apr 29, 2021

Donor cytomegalovirus (CMV) serological negative status may have an adverse effect on the outcome of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT), while there is inadequate data for...

Current Status of Research on the Mapping Function of Health Utility Values in Asia-Pacific Region: A Systematic Review.

Apr 26, 2021

This systematic review aimed to analyze the published studies on the use of the mapping method between generic scales and disease-specific scales as well as between 2 universal scales.A systematic lit...