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Liu Chang - - 2012
In order to assess the significance of Ezrin and E-Cadherin in invasion and metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). The 81 paraffin-embedded specimen PTC and normal thyroid tissues adjacent to cancer operated from 2005 to 2008 were tested. The expressions of Ezrin, E-Cadherin in the specimen were assayed by immunohistochemical ...
Kutlesić Marija - - 2012
Epidural analgesia has become the most popular method for labor pain relief. Analgesia in Labor: Yes or No? Labor pain is a complex phenomenon with sensory, cognitive, motivational, emotional, social, and cultural variables. Pain and anxiety lead to adrenergic hyperactivity, hyperventilation, hypocapnia with reduced uteroplacental blood flow and uncoordinated uterine ...
Persec Zoran - - 2012
Tumors that grow within the adrenal medulla are called pheochromocytoma; when located extra-adrenal, they are called paraganglioma. Paraganglioma of the bladder are very rare, with only 180 reported cases. Less than 30 were malignant. We report a case of a 72-years old man with bladder paraganglioma who presented with painless ...
Zhang An-Qiang - - 2013
A novel water-soluble polysaccharide named PGPB-1, with a molecular weight of 1.3×10(4)Da as determined by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), was isolated from the fruiting bodies of Pleurotus geesteranus by boiling water as well as DEAE-Sepharose Fast Flow and High-Resolution Sephacryl S-300. On the bases of compositional analysis, methylation analysis and ...
Penjak Ana - - 2012
The article offers an overview of the Croatian National Theatre research. It comes in two parts. The first examines the position theatre in the era of globalization, while the second focuses on the Croatian National Theatre, in the era of globalization, in the context of specific social and national interests, ...
Chen Xi - - 2012
To study the clinical characteristics and relationship between sleep body posture, sleep phase and occurance in patients with various degree of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS). Polysomnography recordings of 100 adults with OSAHS were divided into 3 groups according to AHI: mild with apnea-hypopnea indices (5 < or = AHI ...
Wang Ying-Yu - - 2012
Polygonum L. s. str., belonging to Polygonaceae family, is a big genus with abundant medicinal plants. More than 10 plants are specified in Chinese Pharmacopoeia and many local medicinal standards and over 50 species are used as folk medicines. Owing to the similar morphologies and very small flowers and fruits, ...
Jiménez-Brobeil Sylvia - - 2012
The main aim of this study was to explore the usefulness of several types of vertebral pathology as activity markers in osteological populations. A total of 2165 vertebrae from 124 individuals were studied. They were derived from cemeteries in two villages: Villanueva de Soportilla (Burgos, north of Spain), with a ...
Liu Lei - - 2012
To investigate the clinical features and misdiagnosis of nasal NK/T cell lymphoma with outstanding performance in ocular symptoms. Clinical data of 11 patients who had nasal NK/T cell lymphoma with the outstanding performances in ocular symptoms during 2009 to 2011 were retrospectively analyzed. The rate of misdiagnosis in the first ...
Liu Zhaoyan - - 2012
To assess the effects of soybean isoflavone on reproductive development in SD rats. Forty 4 week-old SD rats (20 males and 20 females) were randomly divided into a control group and a soy isoflavone (SI) group according to their body mass, and were fed with normal diet or normal diet ...
Kovac Zoran - - 2012
The aim of the study was to investigate different factors that affect the level of patient's general satisfaction with maxillary and mandibular complete dentures (CDs) using a multivariate analysis. A total of 100 CD wearers participated in this study. There were 46 men (37-77 years old; mean age 62.6 +/- ...
Prpić Jelena - - 2012
Obesity has been associated with several chronic diseases, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, adverse pregnancy outcomes, diabetes, and mortality; however it has not been until recently that an increased body mass index (BMI) was also related to dental health, especially periodontitis. We conducted a research to determine whether oral ...
Qin Tao - - 2013
Chinese angelica polysaccharide (CAP) was extracted by water decoction and ethanol precipitation, purified through eliminating protein by Sevage method and column chromatography of Sephadex G-200, then selenizingly modified by nitric acid-sodium selenite method according to L(9)(3(4)) orthogonal design of three-factors, the usage amount of sodium selenite, reaction temperature and reaction ...
Zadro Zvonko - - 2012
Neuroendocrine tumors are very rare tumors that occur most commonly in the gastrointestinal tract. The occurrence of neuroendocrine tumors outside gastrointestinal tract is very rare but not unknown. Thus, neuroendocrine tumors and their primary seat can be found in the bronchi and lungs, as well as in the testicles, ovaries, ...
Jiménez Oscar Manuel Villa - - 2012
Celiac disease (EC) not diagnosed or treated affect histological, immunological and nutritional status of patients who suffer it. These changes allow infection by parasites that cause no symptoms in immunocompetent patients, such as Blastocystis hominis (Bh). OBJETIVE. To analyze the presence of Bh in symptomatic celiac patients and describe the ...
Su Puyu - - 2012
To investigate dietary patterns of left-behind children aged 1-4 years old with both parents working out in rural Anhui, and to examine the relationship between dietary patterns and infant health. In total, 424 left-behind children aged 1-4 years old were selected from 12 villages in 2 counties of Anhui province, ...
Jakljević Tomislav - - 2012
In the study of 286 patients with suspected coronary artery disease and recent exercise single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) test, we performed coronary angiography with coronary fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement and tested the differences between diabetic (103) and non-diabetic (183) patients in ischemia detection by this two methods. ...
Zhang Yao-Dong - - 2012
Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors are mainly used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The inhibitory effect of icariin on the activity of AChE was investigated by inhibition kinetics. The binding interaction and binding sites between icariin and AChE were also studied by using fluorimetry and molecular docking, respectively. The results ...
Huang Lujiao - - 2012
To investigate the status and relevant factors influencing the duration of breastfeeding in urban and rural areas of Chengdu, China. 1178 infants and young children aged 6-24 months were selected by stratified cluster random sampling. Breastfeeding information for subjects was obtained by interviewing mothers with a questionnaire. Kaplan-Meier method and ...
Lazibat Ines - - 2012
The purpose of our study was to investigate the association between perioperative cerebral microembolization, expressed as high-intensity transient signals (HITS) and postoperative dynamics of the neuromarker S100P in patients operated using cardiopulmonary bypass, and to assess their impact upon the neurocognitive function in the early postoperative stage. The study involved ...
Yan Wen-Yi - - 2012
To investigate the potential ability of the nitrite to induce neuronal differentiation of PC12 cells, cultured PC12 cells planted on matrigel in the presence or absence of sodium nitrite were employed as model, nerve growth factor (NGF) served as a positive control. After 48 h, sodium nitrite enhanced cell viability ...
Kostić Mirjana - - 2012
The aim of the paper is to describe the clinical picture of benign paroxysmal vertigo (BPV) in childhood. BPV in childhood often goes unrecognized in spite of the fact that vertigo and balance disorders are not uncommon in children. Four cases are described with clinical examination findings between the attacks.
Li Shenghe - - 2012
The effects of drinking boron exposure on the mass, organ indexes and structure of adrenal gland were studied in the paper. Methods 192 Sprague-Dawley rats (28 +/- 2 days) with no bacteria infecting were divided into six groups (n = 32, male = female) randomly. Treated rats drunk the distilled ...
Ivanis Nikola - - 2012
In the pursuit to advance diagnostic procedures with colon carcinoma patients, we included the 15 MHz mini radial endoscopic ultrasound (MREUS) in our work up algorithm, following PH verification. When compared to surgical and final pathohistological (PH) findings, MREUS shows that it can differentiate colon layers in great detail and ...
de Lima David Corrêa Alves - - 2012
Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) previously were thought to represent smooth muscle tumours of the gastrointestinal tract and were formerly classified as leiomyomas and leiomyosarcomas. GISTs are the most common mesenchymal tumours of the gastrointestinal tract and are of clinical relevance because in at least 10% to 30% of cases they ...
Bosetti Fátima - - 2012
Low temperatures at the initial stages of rice development prevent fast germination and seedling establishment and may cause significant productivity losses. In order to develop rice cultivars exhibiting cold tolerance, it is necessary to investigate genetic resources, providing basic knowledge to allow the introduction of genes involved in low temperature ...
Tian Peiyao - - 2012
To investigate the exposure level of 16 metal elements (Pb, Cd, Cu, Zn, Fe, Mn, Ni, Ag, Sb, Se, Al, Ba, Be,T1, Mo and Na) in drinking water for residents in Beijing. To monitor 16 elements in drinking water collected by multi-stage cluster sampling method from 270 families in summer ...
Küçükoğlu Sibel - - 2012
This descriptive study was designed to identify effects of difficulties experienced by adolescents who have a parent with cancer on their psychological condition. The study involved children of 13-18 years of age accompanying their parents who were receiving cancer treatment. The data were collected by a questionnaire prepared by the ...
Tadić Ana - - 2012
INTRODUCTION. The role of the total lower denture is not only to replace the missing teeth but also to provide the substitute for a range of supporting tissues which have diminished due to the process of resorption, to re-establish the original relations in the region ofjaw complex, to support the ...
Xia Zheng-Xiang - - 2012
A new and a known anthraquinone glycosides were isolated from the ethanol extract of the roots of Rheum officinale Baill. The extract was purified by various chromatographies, such as silica gel, Sephadex LH-20, RP-C18 column chromatography and HPLC. Two compounds were identified by the spectroscopic techniques of NMR, MS, and ...
Iftekharuddaula Khandakar M - - 2012
Marker assisted backcrossing has been used effectively to transfer the submergence tolerance gene SUB1 into popular rice varieties, but the approach can be costly. The selection strategy comprising foreground marker and phenotypic selection was investigated as an alternative. The non-significant correlation coefficients between ranking of phenotypic selection and ranking of ...
Srhoj Vatromir - - 2012
The purpose of this study, done on the sample of 41 students of Faculty of Kinesiologyi in Split was to determinate the differences in anthropological characteristics between students who achieved above average and students who achieved under average ball flight speed after jump shoot in handball. Anthropological characteristics were defined ...
Leng Gaiyan - - 2012
To determine the normal level of nitric oxide through mouth and nose in healthy adult people. From it the normal values were obtained to provide theory support for the prevention and cure of breathe system diseases, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis and so on. One hundred and eighty two healthy ...
Du Yan - - 2012
The main methods of characterizing the flowability of pharmaceutical powders include repose angle method, HR method, Carr's index method, Jenike flow function method, fractal dimension method, and mass flow rate method, etc. Regarding powders with different flowabilities as the research subject, comprehensive features of pharmaceutical materials were investigated and characterized. ...
Liu Yuhong - - 2012
An ultra-performance liquid chromatography method has been established for the simultaneous determination of 9 phthalate esters and bisphenol A in cosmetics. The samples were extracted by methanol and determined by ultra-high performance liquid chromatography with PDA detector. The separation of 9 phthalate esters and bisphenol A was carried out by ...
Buttenheim Alison - - 2012
Widespread vaccination coverage among children is responsible for reducing or eliminating 14 serious childhood diseases in the United States. Despite this success, some parents remain concerned about the health effects of vaccines, and choose to keep their children unvaccinated. When population rates of vaccinations remain high enough, even unvaccinated children ...
Soyer Fikret - - 2012
This research was carried out to determine the aspect of the relationship between the levels of the sport satisfaction and the levels of positive and negative emotionality of people playing sports in the elite level and to find out whether there are significant differences between these variations in terms of ...
Yang Qian-Xu - - 2012
Epimedium was obtained from different habitats, and their bioactive components for inhibiting RAW264.7 were screened by MTT assay. Results indicate that epimedium from different habitats displayed significant different activities. By means of model population analysis (MPA), a latent bioactive component, baohuoside-I was got. Activity of baohuoside-I wasvalidated and prior to ...
Tsuda Mai - - 2012
Several imported transgenic canola (Brassica napus) seeds have been spilled and have grown along roadsides around import ports. B. juncea, a relative of B. napus with which it has high interspecific crossability, is widely distributed throughout Japan. There is public concern about the harmful impacts of feral B. napus plants ...
Wokaunn Mario - - 2012
The epidemic of cholera that took place in the Neretva basin in 1886 was part of the fifth pandemic wave that was spreading throughout Europe. Based on the death records, vital statistics and the newspaper articles from that period, in this paper we present the emergence and the course this ...
Luo Xiao - - 2012
To investigate the influence of nasal septal deviation on the incidence of bilateral sinusitis. Two thousand and seventy-four cases of nasal septal deviation with chronic sinusitis available from January 2006 to March 2012 were reviewed retrospectively. Of these 2074 cases, 1 687 (81.3%) patients had sinusitis in narrow side and ...
Liu Honghe - - 2012
A high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometric method was established for determination of five microcystins( MC-LR,MC-LW,MC-RR, MC-LF, MC-YR)in drinking water and source water. The five microcystins in water was cleaned by 0.22 microm millipore filter, then detected by high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Identification was achieved by electrospray ionization ...
Lukić Marko - - 2012
This paper aims at evaluating the impact of vitamins intake in the prevention of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's oesophagus (BE), and oesophageal adenocarcinoma (EADC). It concentrates primarily on the antioxidant vitamins A, C and E. There were 180 subjects included in the trial, 109 males and 71 females, which ...
Mazić Sanja - - 2012
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia is a progressive condition with right ventricular myocardium being replaced by fibro-fatty tissue. It is a hereditary disorder mostly caused by desmosome gene mutations. The prevalence of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is about 1/1000-5000. Clinical presentation is usually related to ventricular tachycardias, syncope or presyncopa, or ...
Xu Jian - - 2012
To investigate the chemical constituents of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea f. crippsii, various column chromatography and spectroscopic methods were used for the isolation and elucidation of compounds. One new monoterpenoid glucoside, (4S)-4-isopropylcyclohex-l-enecarboxylic acid 4-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (1), together with five known compounds, (4R)-p-menth-l-ene-7, 8-diol 7-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (2), skimmin (3), 7-[[6-O-(6-deoxy-alpha-L-mannopyranosyl)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl]oxy]-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one (4), stigmast-4-en-3-one (5) ...
Persec Zoran - - 2012
The clear cell variant urothelial carcinoma of urinary bladder is very rare and unusual neoplasm defined histologically by clear cell pattern and glycogen-rich cytoplasm. Our case of clear cell carcinoma was diagnosed with immunohistochemistry stain. A 72-year-old man, presented with painless macroscopic hematuria in November 2007. Evaluation revealed papillary tumor ...
Zhang Hao - - 2012
To investigate the effects of (S)-alpha-chlorohydrin (SACH) on rat epididymal sperm motility and hyperactivation and explore the mechanisms of the effects. 20 adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided randomly into 4 groups and dosed orally with 0, 2.5, 5.0 and 10 mg/kg BW SACH respectively for 52 days. After the ...
Kolak Toni - - 2012
The term "quality of life" usually describes factors that have an impact on living conditions within the society or on an individual. Generally, the term quality of life refers to the level of the welfare of individuals or group of people. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body ...
Li Shujun - - 2012
By analyzing the diagnosis and treatment of a patient who suffered from painful ophthalmoplegia and acute rhinosinusitis, authors further identified the clinical features of painful ophthalmoplegia, and the differential diagnosis of those diseases which might cause migraine and ophthalmoplegia to avoid clinical misdiagnosis and mistreatment.
Myszka Anna - - 2012
The objective of this paper is: (a) to present a rating scale for the evaluation of the musculoskeletal stress markers; (b) to analyze the medieval population from Cedynia in terms of the degree of expression and frequency of the musculoskeletal stress markers. The presented rating scale was developed based on ...
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