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Ma Jin-Ping - - 2013
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) is one of the most challenging endeavor and formidable procedures in abdominal surgery. This procedure is inherently difficult and associated with high mortality and complication morbidity. The revolution of the concept of surgical oncology, the modifications in surgical techniques, introduction of advanced surgical equipments and the developments of ...
Ren Dong-Lin - - 2013
This paper describes some new concepts and new technologies about the current colorectal surgery, such as minimally invasive, bloodless surgery, no touch technique, and some new techniques of gastrointestinal anastomosis. Meantime, bloodless technique and closed resection in our clinic practice are introduced. These new concepts and new techniques widely used ...
Shi De-Bing - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of three localization methods, including methylene blue, metal clips and intraoperative colonoscopy in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. A retrospective analysis was performed to review the clinical data of 64 patients who underwent the laparoscopic colorectal operations in Cancer Hospital of Fudan University from December 2009 to ...
Bai Ri-Xing - - 2013
To evaluate the application of side-to-side anastomosis of the lesser curvature of stomach and jejunum in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass(LRYGB). Clinical data of 29 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus(T2DM) undergoing side to side anastomosis of the lesser curvature of stomach and jejunum in LRYGB from May 2012 to November ...
Velthove Karin J - - 2013
The viral safety of plasma-derived medicinal products is of paramount importance. This article aims to provide insight into the relative impact of different safety measures on achieving viral safety of finished products, derived from human plasma. Virus removal and/or inactivation during the production process is the most important safety measure, ...
DU Jian-Jun - - 2013
Malignant or benign diseases of stomach are very common in China. The application of laparoscopy surgery in gastric diseases is a remarkable symbol of current gastric surgery. Laparoscopic assisted radical gastrectomy has gained widespread acceptance for the treatment of gastric cancer. Total laparoscopic radical gastrectomy, which means the gastric resection, ...
Wang Xi-Shan - - 2013
Despite the neoadjuvant therapy and adjuvant therapy improve the curative effect of rectal cancer, surgery plays the most important role in rectal cancer therapy. With the appearance of functional surgery, increasing number of low and ultra-low anastomosis sphincter-preserving operations are being performed, and it is urgent to establish surgical standard ...
Liang Yue-Xiang - - 2013
To elucidate the necessity of No.14v lymph node dissection in D2 lymphadenectomy for advanced gastric cancer. Clinicopathological data of 131 cases of advanced gastric cancer receiving D2 or D2+ plus No.14v lymph node dissection were reviewed retrospectively. Clinicopathological factors associated with No.14v lymph node metastasis were analyzed and prognostic value ...
Ding Zhao - - 2013
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of total colonic exclusion plus side to side antiperistaltic ileorectal anastomosis in the treatment for elderly patients with slow transit constipation(STC). Clinical data of 13 patients with severe idiopathic STC undergoing the above novel procedure in Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University between May 2009 ...
Ruan Ning - - 2013
To compare the efficacy and complication of tissue selecting therapy stapler(TST) and procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids(PPH) in the treatment of severe hemorrhoids. Clinical data of 542 cases of severe hemorrhoids undergoing TST(258 cases) or PPH(284 cases) in The First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University from November 2010 to ...
Wang Li-Yong - - 2013
To investigate the effect of partial internal sphincter myoectomy on transanal one-stage pull-through operation for Hirschsprung disease(HD). A prospective group of 153 pediatric patients with HD in Guangdong Dongguan People's Hospital between 2003-2012 were enrolled, who underwent transanal one-stage pull-through operation. Children were divided into partial resection group(77 cases) undergoing ...
Peng Hui - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of glyceryl trinitrate(GTN) ointment in the treatment of anal fissure. In this multi-center, randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial, 240 chronic anal fissure patients from 7 clinical centers were randomized to receive eight-week treatment with GTN ointment(treatment group) or vaseline ointment(control group) respectively. Healing ...
Cai Cheng - - 2013
To examine the association between CD133 expression and invasion of gastric cancer, and to elucidate whether CD133 can promote the invasion and metastasis of gastric cancer via epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). The CD133(+) and CD133(-) KATO-III( cells were sorted by magnetic activated cell sorting(MACS). The invasion ability was detected by Transwell ...
Li Gang - - 2013
To study the association of human epidermal growth factor receptor family molecules expression in gastric cancer tissues with the prognosis of patients with gastric cancer. Clinical data of 161 patients with gastric cancer undergoing gastrectomy in Jiangsu Cancer Hospital between January 2006 and January 2007 were analyzed retrospectively. The expression ...
Yin Wei-Hua - - 2013
To explore the relationship of vascular endothelial growth factor C (VEGF-C) and collagen triple helix repeat containing 1(CTHRC1) expression with the carcinogenesis and prognosis of rectal cancer. Cancer tissue samples from 120 rectal cancer patients confirmed by pathology in the People's Hospital of Yichun City from September 2005 to September ...
Xu Hui-Rong - - 2013
The application of extralevator abdomin-operineal excision (ELAPE) and total mesotectal excision has improved the prognosis of rectal cancer. However, compared with anterior resection for rectal cancer, the circumferential resection margin(CRM) positive rate and intraoperative perforation (IOP) rate are still high. The ELAPE can reduce the CRM positive rate and IOP ...
Koul Roshan R Department of Child Health, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman. - - 2013
A 5-month-old child, previously healthy, was hospitalized with frequent episodes of tonic seizures. The seizures were controlled with antiepileptic medication. However, the parents did not continue medications after discharge from the hospital. The child was admitted several times with breakthrough seizures. Over time the seizures became refractory to treatment. Neurometabolic ...
Malmberg L Pekka - - 2013
The respiratory outcomes after preterm birth have changed, and it is unclear whether increased airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) later in childhood is associated with airway inflammation. To investigate the association between AHR and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), including the alveolar concentration of nitric oxide, in school-age children with very low ...
Fujishima Hiroshi - - 2013
Eosinophils appear to be key cells in the pathogenesis of conjunctival inflammation in atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC). Chemoattractant receptor homologous molecule expressed on TH2 cells (CRTH2) mediates prostaglandin D2 (PGD2)-dependent migration of eosinophils. However, it is unclear whether CRTH2/PGD2-dependent eosinophil migration is upregulated in allergic diseases. To compare the chemotactic responses ...
Jang Eunjin - - 2013
Although virulence factors from pathogenic bacteria have been proposed as promising industrial enzymes, characterization and application of these enzymes have been still unexplored. The objective of this study was to identify and characterize virulence factors from pathogenic bacteria for industrial applications. Here, a virulence factor (EfEstA) from Enterococcus faecalis was ...
Bauer Cindy S - - 2013
Few reports have documented the uncommon association of the female menstrual cycle with anaphylaxis, an entity known as cyclic or catamenial anaphylaxis. To examine cases of perimenstrual anaphylaxis, focusing on differences in presentation and response to treatment, in the hopes of enriching the description of this rare entity. A cohort ...
Smith Siwaporn Meejoo - - 2013
Calcined bovine bone waste was employed to catalyze the transesterification reaction between soybean oil and methanol. The influence of various conditions on the efficiency of the transesterification was studied i.e. type of reactor, temperature, catalyst loading and methanol/oil ratio. The optimum yield of methyl ester (97%) was obtained by performing ...
Sakurai Yoshihiko - - 2013
Development of factor VIII (fVIII)-neutralizing antibodies, called inhibitors, is a challenging problem in the management of hemophilia A patients. We explored the possibility of pretreatment with apoptotic fVIII-expressing embryonic stem (ES) cells to prevent the development of fVIII inhibitors. Murine ES cells integrated with the human F8 gene were differentiated ...
Sartor Chiara - - 2013
We report a case of a patient affected by juvenile polyposis and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia linked to a SMAD4 mutation who developed acute lymphoblastic leukemia positive for the Philadelphia chromosome translocation and with a complex karyotype. During the treatment with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor dasatinib the patient presented recurrent severe ...
Sartor Chiara - - 2013
We report a case of a 65-year old patient affected by neurofibromatosis 1, documented by the presence of germ-line mutation on the NF1 gene, who developed various hyperproliferative malignant and benign diseases. He was brought to our attention for the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia revealed by major fatigue and ...
Ebihara Yasuhiro - - 2013
Pneumothorax is very rare after early phase of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and usually accompanied with pulmonary chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), such as bronchiolitis obliterans and bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. The present study describes the case of a seventeen-year-old male diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia who underwent allogeneic bone ...
Cattoni Alessandro - - 2013
We report on a case of delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction (DHTR) occurred 7 days after an erythrocytapheresis or eritroexchange procedure (EEX) treated with rituximab and glucocorticoids in a 15-years old patient with sickle cell disease. EEX was performed despite a previous diagnosis of alloimmunization, in order to reduce hemoglobin S ...
Sun Fei - - 2013
Reductive degradation of choramphenicol (CAP) using Bioelectrochemical system (BES) with both abiotic cathode and biocathode was investigated. It was found that the CAP reduction efficiency during the first 24h reached 86.3% of the biocathode group, while which was only 62.9% in the case of abiotic cathode. Except for the cathode ...
Pigatto Gisele - - 2013
Tyrosinase activity of mushroom extracts was checked for their ability to degrade phenol. Phenol oxidation kinetics was investigated varying temperature from 10 to 60°C and the initial values of pH, enzyme activity and phenol concentration in the ranges 4.5-8.5, 1.43-9.54U/mL and 50-600mg/L, respectively. Thermodynamic parameters of phenol oxidation and tyrosinase ...
Wen Qinxue - - 2013
Microalga Chlorella protothecoides can accumulate high proportion of lipids during the heterotrophic growth with glucose as the carbon source. However, its commercial application is restricted due to the high cost of the carbon source. In this study, the wasted activated sludge (WAS) was hydrolyzed after ultrasonic pre-treatment and the hydrolyzate ...
Black Samantha S Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa. - - 2013
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in pregnancy is a crucial intervention in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. It is recognised that mother-to-child transmission is reduced with each week on ART. However, in most South African settings, ART initiation is delayed owing to slow determination of treatment eligibility and separation ...
Ives-Deliperi Victoria L VL Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa. - - 2013
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is commonly applied to study the neural substrates of language in clinical research and for neurosurgical planning. fMRI language mapping is used to assess language lateralisation, or determine hemispheric dominance, and to localise regions of the brain involved in language. Routine fMRI has been introduced ...
Yang Sen - - 2013
This study used two anoxic/oxic sequencing batch reactors (A/O SBRs) respectively with pulse-feed (PF-SBR) and step-feed (SF-SBR) to investigate the effects of step-feed on partial nitrifying granules. The stable partial nitrification lasted 111 and 139days in PF-SBR and SF-SBR, and then gradually switched to full nitrification. Granules in both reactors ...
Finsterer Josef J Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung , Vienna, - - 2013
Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDS) is usually a severe disorder of infancy or childhood, due to a reduced copy number of mtDNA molecules. MDS with only mild, nonspecific clinical manifestations and onset in adulthood has not been reported. A 47-year-old Caucasian female with short stature and a history of migraine, ...
Mohebi Nafiseh N Department of Neurology, Rasool-e-Akram Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, - - 2013
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most prevalent central nervous system demyelinating disease. There are known risk factors for MS. However, there is uncertainty in its protective factors. Few studies have demonstrated that some chronic infections may have protective effects on this disease. We carried this study to investigate the relation ...
Kennedy Margaret M Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, - - 2013
Infectious mononucleosis is a clinical syndrome characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy and pharyngitis. Neurologic complications of infectious mononucleosis, such as the development of Guillain-Barre syndrome, have been rarely reported and usually present late in the course of the disease. We describe a case of a 29 year old male with no ...
Yazıcı Işıl I Department of Neurology, Izmır Tepecık Educatıonal and Research Hospıtal , Izmir, - - 2013
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease characterized by multiple areas of central nervous system inflammation, demyelination and axonal loss. Hereditary spastic paraparesis (HSP) is characterized clinically by progressive spasticity and weakness of the lower limbs and pathologically by retrograd axonal degeneration of the corticospinal tracts and posterior columns. We ...
Kohno Naoto N Department of Neurology, Ohda Municipal Hospital , - - 2013
We report the case of a 64-year old man who presented memory disturbance, low-grade fever, weight loss, and bilateral hand tremors for three months. He was diagnosed with non-herpetic acute limbic encephalitis (NHALE). Follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed new lesions after symptomatic improvement following steroid pulse therapy. This may ...
Finsterer Josef J Krankenanstalt - - 2013
Sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM) usually manifests with painless weakness of the hand, finger and hip flexors. Absence of symptoms or signs, but mild hyper-CK-emia as the sole manifestation of IBM, has not been reported. We report the case of a 73-year-old male who presented with asymptomatic recurrent hyper-CK-emia ranging ...
Schoeman Mardelle M Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa. - - 2013
Genetic testing for BRCA mutations has been available in the Western Cape of South Africa since 2005, but practical implementation of genetic counselling and testing has been challenging. To describe an approach to breast cancer genetic counselling and testing developed in a resource-constrained environment at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, ...
Grote Stefan - - 2013
Knowledge of local bone quality is essential for surgeons to determine operation techniques. A device for intraoperative measurement of local bone quality has been developed by the AO-Research Foundation (Densi - Probe®). We used this device to experimentally measure peak breakaway torque of trabecular bone in the proximal femur and ...
Chuck Christopher J - - 2013
In this investigation ozonolysis in the presence of ethanol was used to depolymerise lignin, resulting in a low conversion of oxygenated aromatics over short reaction times, or a range of saturated esters over 24h. Short chain oxygenates can be used as fuel additives, displacing a percentage of a hydrocarbon fuel ...
López-González D - - 2013
Combustion characteristics of biomass main components and three lignocellulosic biomass (fir wood, eucalyptus wood and pine bark) were investigated by thermogravimetric analysis coupled with mass spectrometry. The combustion of biomass was divided into two main steps, devolatilization and char oxidation stage. Heating rate effect was also studied. Generally, the higher ...
Jiang Xu - - 2013
In this study, a newly isolated alkaliphile Exiguobacterium sp. strain 8-11-1 was used to produce optically pure l-lactate. With an initial glucose concentration of 80g/L, a high overall l-lactic acid productivity of 8.15g/L/h was achieved using NaOH as a neutralizing agent. The fed-batch fermentations were carried out under both sterile ...
Kong Fanying - - 2013
Bioelectrochemical system (BES) that removes recalcitrant pollutant out of wastewater is of special interest for practice. This study modified the configuration of BES to be a sleeve-type with compact structure. Azo dye (acid orange 7, AO7) in the outer cathode chamber performed a complete decolorization by electrons supplied from acetate ...
Wang Zhi-Peng - - 2013
In this study, after screening of 9 fungal strains for their ability to produce calcium malate, it was found that Penicillium sclerotiorum K302 among them could produce high-level of calcium malate. Under the optimal conditions, the titer of calcium malate in the supernatant was 88.6g/l at flask level. During 10-l ...
Lu Hui-Feng - - 2013
Digital macro photography and settling tests were carried out to investigate the morphological and settling characteristics of ANAMMOX granules in a high-rate reactor. The ANAMMOX granules could be divided into settling and floating granules. The settling granules with an average diameter of 2.96±0.99mm were smaller than the floating granules with ...
Sittijunda Sureewan - - 2013
The newly isolated extreme thermophilic ethanologen Thermoanaerobacter pentosaceus was immobilized in different support materials in order to improve its ethanol production ability. In batch fermentation, a maximum ethanol yield of 1.36molmol(-1) consumed sugars was obtained by T. pentosaceus immobilized on rapeseed straw. Additionally, immobilized T. pentosaceus' ethanol production was improved ...
Kim Dong-Hoon - - 2013
"Solubilization (SCOD/TCOD, chemical oxygen demand (COD), %)" is generally used as an indicator for the pretreatment effectiveness in anaerobic digestion (AD) of excess sludge. In the present work, ultrasonic (irradiation 5-60min) and alkaline pretreatments (pH 9-13) were applied to excess sludge individually and in combination. Biological methane potential tests were ...
Ramsurn Hema - - 2013
Switchgrass was liquefied in supercritical water (SCW) using Ca(HCOO)2 as an in-situ source of hydrogen to enhance deoxygenation and the quality of the biocrude obtained. In SCW, Ca(HCOO)2 produces hydrogen via decomposition and hydrolysis reactions, and simultaneously switchgrass hydrolyzes to form oxygenated hydrocarbon compounds. Because of the close proximity of ...
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