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Eliminating METTL1-mediated accumulation of PMN-MDSCs prevents HCC recurrence after radiofrequency ablation.

May 23, 2022

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an important curative therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but recurrence rate remains high as all the other HCC therapeutic modalities. Methyltransferase 1 (MET...

Aortic valve leaflet and root dimensions in normal tricuspid aortic valves: A computed tomography study.

May 09, 2022

The aim of this study was to use coronary computed tomography in patients with normal tricuspid aortic valves to perform detailed aortic root and aortic valve geometric analysis with a focus on the as...

Comparison of Surgical Outcomes in Individuals With Hypothalamic Hamartoma Alone or With Other Potentially Epileptogenic Focal Lesions.

Apr 25, 2022

Hypothalamic hamartoma is a rare condition associated with refractory seizures. It can occur in isolation or with additional epileptogenic lesions. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects...

SE-BLTCNN: A channel attention adapted deep learning model based on PSSM for membrane protein classification.

Apr 18, 2022

Membrane protein classification is a key to inferring the function of uncharacterized membrane protein. To get around the time-consuming and expensive biochemical experiments in the wet lab, there has...

A nitric oxide-eluting and REDV peptide-conjugated coating promotes vascular healing.

Apr 04, 2022

Drug-eluting stents (DESs) placement remarkably reduces the over-proliferation of smooth muscle cells (SMCs) and thus neointimal hyperplasia. However, the pharmacological agent also slows down the re-...

Outcome following surgery for insulo-opercular epilepsies.

Mar 14, 2022

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome in patients with medically refractory epilepsy who had undergone resective or ablative surgery for suspected insulo-opercular epileptogen...

The course of adrenomedullin and endothelin levels in patients with vasodilatory shock after cardiac surgery compared to patients after uncomplicated elective cardiac surgery.

Feb 21, 2022

The aim of this study was to analyse the course of adrenomedullin (ADM) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) levels in patients with vasodilatory shock after cardiac surgery and to explore differences compared to ...

Paradoxical Cerebral Air Embolism after Cardiac Ablation in Williams-Beuren Syndrome: A Clinico-Pathological Correlation.

Feb 07, 2022

Non-traumatic neurological deterioration is a medical emergency that may arise from diverse causes, to include cerebral infarction or intracranial hemorrhage, meningoencephalitis, seizure, hypoxic-isc...

Induction of thymic atrophy and loss of thymic output by type-I interferons during chronic viral infection.

Jan 17, 2022

Type-I interferon (IFN-I) signals exert a critical role in disease progression during viral infections. However, the immunomodulatory mechanisms by which IFN-I dictates disease outcomes remain to be f...

TMSF-Net: Multi-series fusion network with treeconnect for colorectal tumor segmentation.

Jan 10, 2022

Colorectal tumors are common clinical diseases. Automatic segmentation of colorectal tumors captured in computed tomography (CT) images can provide numerous possibilities for computer-assisted treatme...

Double-Network Hydrogel Armored Decellularized Porcine Pericardium as Durable Bioprosthetic Heart Valves.

Jan 03, 2022

Heart valve has extraordinary fatigue resistance which beats ∼3 billion times in a lifetime. Bioprosthetic heart valves (BHVs) made from fixed heteroplasm that are incrementally used in heart valve ...

Thermal ablation combined with transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: What is the right treatment sequence?

Nov 01, 2021

The combination treatment regimen of thermal ablation (TA) and transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) has gained a place in treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) lesions > 3 cm unsuitable ...

Cerebral aneurysm flow diverter modeled as a thin inhomogeneous porous medium in hemodynamic simulations.

Nov 01, 2021

Rapid and accurate simulation of cerebral aneurysm flow modifications by flow diverters (FDs) can help improving patient-specific intervention and predicting treatment outcome. However, when FD device...

Stent Opening Visualization During Mechanical Thrombectomy; Relationship with the Retrieved Clot and Procedural Success.

Oct 25, 2021

The angiographic visualization of the stent during mechanical thrombectomy (MT) may provide information regarding the characteristics of the underlying occluding clot, device-clot interaction, and rec...

Increase in Nuclear Cell-Free DNA is Associated with Major Adverse Events in Adult and Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.

Oct 18, 2021

Cell-free DNA is an emerging biomarker. While donor fraction may detect graft events in heart transplant recipients, the prognostic value of total nuclear cell-free DNA (ncfDNA) itself is largely unex...

Longitudinal Hemodynamics of Aortic Bioprosthetic Valve in Hemodialysis Patients.

Sep 13, 2021

We examined the hemodynamic profile of bioprosthetic aortic valves in patients on hemodialysis (HD), longitudinally, and assess the incidence of adverse changes detected by echocardiography. Of 1,146 ...

Unidirectional ablation minimizes unwanted thermal damage and promotes better thermal ablation efficacy in time-based switching bipolar radiofrequency ablation.

Sep 13, 2021

Switching bipolar radiofrequency ablation (bRFA) is a thermal treatment modality used for liver cancer treatment that is capable of producing larger, more confluent and more regular thermal coagulatio...

Intraoperative tumor spill during minimally invasive hysterectomy: A survey study on experience and practice.

Sep 02, 2021

Tumor spill during surgical treatment is associated with adverse oncologic outcomes in many solid tumors. However, in minimally invasive hysterectomy for endometrial cancer, intraoperative tumor spill...

Huaier granule prevents the recurrence of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma after thermal ablation: A cohort study.

Aug 26, 2021

Clinical trials have demonstrated that Trametes robinophila Murr (Huaier granule) can inhibit recurrence and metastasis after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resection, but its efficacy as an adjuvant ...

Outcomes and Peri-Procedural Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Patients with Carcinoid Heart Disease.

Aug 26, 2021

Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a rare complication of hormonally active neuroendocrine tumors that often requires surgical intervention. There are limited data on cardiac implantable electronic devi...