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Devrim, Erdinc - - 2009
Background & objectives: Contrast media may cause contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in risk group. This study was taken up to establish possible effects of non ionic low osmolar contrast medium administration on oxidant/antioxidant status and nitric oxide (NO) levels in rat kidney tissues.
Gulla, Krishana - - 2009
Background & objectives: Mannose binding lectin (MBL), a C-type or [Ca.sup.2+] dependent lectin, plays a major role in lectin pathway of complement activation. MBL deficiency/insufficiency is associated with susceptibility to many infections. It is important to know the association of functional lectin levels with disease condition. Therefore, we carried out ...
Tripathi, Rajneesh - - 2009
Background & objectives: A surface glycoprotein molecule, E-selectin is involved in adhesion of circulating leukocyte to the activated endothelium and plays a fundamental role in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. The present study was undertaken to document the status of S128R polymorphism of E-selectin gene in angiographically proven coronary artery disease (CAD) ...
Rajput, Rajesh - - 2009
Background & objectives: Parathormone (PTH) and calcium, both have been shown to stimulate adrenal steroidogenesis in animal models and in vitro experiments. This is attributed to structural similarity between 15-25 amino acid region of the parathyroid hormone (PTH) and 1-11 amino acid region of adrenocorticotropin (ACTH). However, there are no ...
Wang, Yanling - - 2009
Background & objectives: Universal salt iodization (USI) was implemented in all counties of China in 1995. This study was undertaken to assess the status of iodine deficiency disorders control and prevention after 10 years of implementation of USI in a severe iodine deficiency region in China.
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Background & objective: Genetic factors could play an important role in the outcome of pregnancy. This study was carried out to identify risk factors that result in adverse pregnancy outcome and to develop a system of screening and referral to a tertiary hospital equipped with facilities for diagnosis and management ...
Nagaraja, D. - - 2009
Background & objectives: Stroke is a leading cause of deaths, and disabilities in India. Reliable and good quality data on epidemiological characteristics of stroke are essential to plan, implement and evaluate stroke prevention and control programmes. A feasibility study was undertaken in Bangalore to examine the possibility of establishing stroke ...
Sharma, Surendra - - 2009
Background & objective: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) is a difficult-to-treat form of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). High rates of XDR-TB have been reported from India. We sought to ascertain the prevalence of XDR-TB among patients with MDR-TB treated at a tertiary care centre in New Delhi, India.
Paspala, Syed Ameer - - 2009
Stem cells play important role in the development and in the maintenance of specific tissues. They have been identified in majority of the organs like liver, blood, skin and intestine. Role of stem cells in regenerative medicine have been implicated in many chronic diseases. Stem cell research is a new ...
Lingala, Hema - - 2009
Non syndromic hearing impairment is a common sensory disorder, which affects one in 600 newborns. Though more than 50 nuclear genes are involved in causing non syndromic hearing impairment, mutations in the connexin 26 (GJB2) gene explain a high proportion of congenital deafness in several populations worldwide. The diversity of ...
Gupta, Nidhi - - 2009
Paraoxonases (PONs) i.e. PON1, PON2, PON3 are basically lactonases. Of these, PON1 in addition has an efficient esterase activity and can hydrolyze organophosphates. The PONs prevent low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) from peroxidation, thereby preventing atherosclerosis. The PON1 is exclusively associated with high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and its antioxidant ...
Gumbs, Alexis - - 2009
Nachescu, Voichita - - 2009
Olimat, Muhamad - - 2009
Li, Yanmei - - 2009
According to the WHO, about 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS globally. AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for adults aged 15-49. In 2006, 4.3 million people were newly infected with HIV and 2.9 million people died of HIV/AIDS-related illnesses. Antiretroviral treatment (ART) has prolonged the survival ...
Kennedy, Stephenie - - 2009
Providing mobile screening mammography services across the state of West Virginia (WV) presents unique challenges. The ability of new machines to screen for breast cancer is modern medicine at its best. The use of the mobile unit, "Bonnie's Bus", holds promise for getting this high tech equipment to women in ...
Roth, Rebecca - - 2009
The State of West Virginia (WV) has significant cancer health disparities, substantiated by the fourth highest cancer mortality rate in the nation. In October 2007, Jo and Ben Statler donated $5 million dollars to the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center to establish a mobile mammography program (Bonnie's Bus) and endowed ...
Hatfield, Ginger - - 2009
This report describes several patients in whom diagnostic ultrasound played a significant role in the detection and diagnosis of breast masses. Diagnostic ultrasound was able to verify whether a breast mass was or was not present. Secondly, ultrasound was able to determine whether the mass was definitely benign and no ...
Brown, Pamela - - 2009
"Perspectives on Cancer Health Disparities in West Virginia" provides an overview of the factors that lead to health disparities in general, to the burden of breast and other cancers in our state, and highlights the deep-rooted values and characteristics that will help communities and their partners achieve parity.
Abraham, Jame - - 2009
In 2007, the American Cancer Society ranked West Virginia 43rd in breast cancer incidence rates for individual states. Despite our improvements in medical care, the advanced pathological characteristics of breast cancer at diagnosis receive little attention. Consequently, we compared the changing pattern of early breast cancer in several cohort studies ...
Tworek, Cindy - - 2009
Smoking has been increasingly identified as a risk factor for breast cancer among women. West Virginia has high rates of smoking, which can be further examined in relation to breast cancer screening and smoking related variables. This study used 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data to examine the ...
Kusminsky, Roberto - - 2009
Dean, Chad - - 2009
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends that patients with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and stage I/II invasive breast cancer receive radiation therapy following breast conserving surgery (BCS). The purpose for our study was to determine 1) the percentage of patients with DCIS and stage I/II breast cancer who ...
Khanna, Rahul - - 2009
Situated entirely in the Appalachian region, West Virginia (WV) as a state is characterized by a diverse population, with a major portion of the population residing in rural areas. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women residents of the state. Using different data sources, we have reported ...
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