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Kubo Shoji S Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-4-3 Asahimachi, Abeno-ku, Osaka, 545-8585, Japan. - - 2014
Cholangiocarcinoma has been reported in workers exposed to chlorinated organic solvents and has consequently been classified as an occupational disease (occupational cholangiocarcinoma) by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. This study aimed to identify the characteristics of nine workers newly diagnosed with occupational cholangiocarcinoma. This study was a ...
Yang Chunlan C College of Life Science and Bioengineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, 100022, - - 2014
With the development of various imaging techniques, the deformation-based morphometry (DBM) method provides an objective automatic examination of the whole brain. This study aims to assess the abnormalities in the brains of first-episode schizophrenia (FES) patients treated with quetiapine using another advanced nonrigid registration method, hierarchical attribute matching mechanism for ...
Sala Emilie E Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, France; Reference Center for Rare Neuromuscular Diseases, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, - - 2014
Patients with peripheral neuropathy and anti-MAG monoclonal IgM may respond to Rituximab, a humanized monoclonal anti-CD20 antibody. We report on three patients with peripheral neuropathy and anti-MAG monoclonal IgM who deteriorated under Rituximab and reviewed seven previously published cases. Worsening was acute and severe, and occurred during the treatment period. ...
Murphy Darra T DT Cappagh National Orthopedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland, - - 2014
To (a) evaluate the feasibility of MR epidurography (MRE) and (b) assess the distribution of injectate using two different volumes at caudal epidural steroid injection. Twenty patients who were referred with symptomatic low back pain for caudal epidural steroid injection were assigned to have either 10 ml (9/20) or 20 ml (11/20) ...
Zuern Christine S CS Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Department of Cardiology, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, - - 2014
Identification of new risk markers in aortic valve stenosis (AS) is of great interest. Here, we hypothesized that the presence of severe autonomic failure (SAF) is an important prognostic marker in both, symptomatic patients undergoing invasive treatment for severe AS, and in asymptomatic patients with severe AS who were primarily ...
Soneda Akiko A Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kanagawa Children's Medical Center, Yokohama 232-8555, - - 2014
In Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, simultaneous measurements of free T4 (FT4) and TSH levels are performed during newborn screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH). FT4 measurement enables the detection of CH of central origin (CH-C), the incidence of which is estimated to be 1 in 30,833 live births in Kanagawa Prefecture. In ...
Wang Xiao-Wen - - 2014
BackgroundHigh mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) is a late mediator of systemic inflammation. Extracellular HMGB1 play a central pathogenic role in critical illness. The purpose of the study was to investigate the association between plasma HMGB1 concentrations and the risk of poor outcomes in patients with severe blunt chest trauma.MethodsThe ...
Budding K K Laboratory of Translational Immunology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Autoantibodies against endothelin-1 type A receptor (ETAR) are present in systemic sclerosis complicated by lung fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension. As increased serum levels and local overproduction of endothelin-1 in the airways are reported in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, we reasoned that anti-ETAR antibodies could be prevalent in endstage CF patients ...
Testa Francesco F Multidisciplinary Department of Medical, Surgical, and Dental Sciences, Eye Clinic, Second University of Naples, Naples, - - 2014
To evaluate disease progression in a cohort of patients with a clinical and genetic diagnosis of Stargardt disease. Longitudinal cohort study. A total of 56 selected patients with a clinical and molecular diagnosis of Stargardt disease, an early age of onset, and a median follow-up length of 2 years. Patients ...
Arao Kenshiro K Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To explore the occurrence of transient retinopathy and its prognostic importance in patients with acute aortic dissection (AAD). Prospective, observational study. Sixty-four patients with Stanford type B AAD were treated with conservative medical therapy. Retinopathy findings, such as cotton-wool spots and hemorrhage, were examined. Fundus photography was performed on hospital ...
Stunnenberg B C BC Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the - - 2014
It is unknown how often cardiac arrhythmias occur in hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HypoPP) and unknown if they are caused by hypokalemia alone or other factors. This systematic review shows that cardiac arrhythmias were reported in 27 HypoPP patients. Cases were genetically confirmed (13 with an R528H mutation in CACNA1S, 1 ...
Andereggen Lukas - - 2014
Male patients with prolactinoma commonly present with macroadenoma and a history of long-standing hypogonadism. Data regarding the effect of hypogonadism on bone health in these patients are scarce. The present study compared the long-term results of male patients with prolactinomas treated primarily either surgically or medically. This retrospective study evaluated ...
Babu K Suresh KS Department of Respiratory Medicine, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, - - 2014
Current guidelines limit regular use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) to a specific subgroup of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in whom the forced expiratory volume in 1 s is <60% of predicted and who have frequent exacerbations. In these patients, there is evidence that ICS reduce the frequency of ...
Li De-Min DM Department of Gastroenterology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, China, - - 2014
In order to investigate the safety and efficacy of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograpy (ERCP) in liver cirrhosis patients with common bile duct stones, we retrospectively analyzed data of 46 common bile duct stones patients with liver cirrhosis who underwent ERCP between 2000 and 2008. There were 12 cases of Child-Pugh A, ...
Wall Michael - - 2014
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disease of unknown cause typically affecting obese women in the childbearing years. Although headache is the most common symptom, the major morbidity of IIH is visual loss, with 5% to 10% of patients progressing to blindness. While about 95% of patients with IIH have ...
Guo Wenjian W Department of Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang 0577, P.R. - - 2014
The antitumor effect of natural killer T cells has been reported in several studies analyzing the expression of CD1d on antigen-presenting cells (APCs). Therefore, the present study questioned whether APCs may be abnormal in the peripheral blood (PB) of acute leukemia (AL) patients, particularly the levels of CD1d. To improve ...
Londoño Diana D Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Endothelial cell growth factor (ECGF) was recently identified as the first autoantigen known to be a target of T cell and B cell responses in ~20% of patients with antibiotic-refractory Lyme arthritis. The goal of the current study was to look for a pathologic correlate between ECGF autoantibody responses and ...
Løhmann Ditte J A DJ Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Aarhus, - - 2014
Therapy-related myelodysplastic syndrome/acute myeloid leukemia (t-MDS/AML) is a feared long-term complication of pediatric cancer. Few osteosarcoma patients develop t-MDS/AML, but the frequency of hematological abnormalities after therapy is unknown. We reviewed biochemistry from osteosarcoma patients up to 3 years posttreatment. All children diagnosed with osteosarcoma at our department from 2006 ...
Nishijima Takeshi T 1-21-1 Toyama, ShinjukuTokyo, Japan , 1628655 , 81332027181 ; - - 2014
Objective: To investigate the diagnostic usefulness of brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening in HIV-1-infected patients without neurological symptoms in detecting intracranial diseases at early stages. Methods: In this retrospective analysis, the study patients were HIV-1-infected patients who underwent brain MRI scan in clinical practice between 2001 and 2013. We ...
Nachshon Liat L Allergy and Immunology Institute, "Assaf-Harofeh" Medical Center, Zerifin, - - 2014
IgE-mediated cow's milk-allergic (IgE-CMA) patients provide a valuable model for studying the relationship between dairy intake and bone mineral density (BMD) because they are unable to consume even minor amounts of dairy foods. To determine the effects of dairy restriction on BMD in young adult IgE-CMA patients. A prospective observational ...
Cheng Tao T Department of Rheumatology, First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215000, - - 2014
Bone damage around the joints is one of the major pathophysiological mechanisms that leads to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) chronic disability. Serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b (TRACP-5b) is secreted by osteoclasts, its activity can be used as a clinically relevant bone resorption marker. The aim of this study was to test ...
Zhang Ping P Department of Dermatology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430030, China, - - 2014
As one of the most serious types of psoriasis, pathogenesis of erythrodermic psoriasis (EP) is unclear so far. In this study, we aimed to detect the levels of Th1/Th2 cytokine-associated transcription factors and T-lymphocyte clone in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) derived from EP patients, and gene expression level of ...
Dillon Benjamin E BE Department of Urology, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, 2727 West Holcomb, Houston, TX 77005, - - 2014
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease that results in damage to the myelin sheaths of the nerves in the central nervous system. Urinary urgency, frequency, and urgency incontinence are the most common symptoms, occurring in 37% to 99% of patients. Voiding symptoms (hesitancy, feeling of incomplete bladder emptying, ...
Knabe M M Department of Internal Medicine II, HSK Wiesbaden (Teaching Hospital of the University of Mainz), Wiesbaden, - - 2014
Background and Study Aims: Serrated polyposis syndrome is a rare condition in which multiple serrated lesions develop all over the colon, which is thought to be associated with an increased risk for the development of cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of endoscopic treatment and ...
San Juan-Acosta Mileidis M Virgen Macarena Hospital, Sevilla, - - 2014
Colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) is a new endoscopic technique that is minimally invasive and allows evaluation of the colon mucosa without pain, sedation, and gas insufflation. To date, few studies have investigated the use of CCE in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). This study compares the ability of CCE and ...
DeLong Michael R MR Durham, N.C. From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Departments of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and Radiology, Duke University Medical - - 2014
The profunda artery perforator flap is a new option for breast reconstruction in appropriate patients. While the basic anatomy is known, detailed profunda perforator anatomy has never fully been described and we present new data that will aid dissection. Fifty consecutive lower extremity computed tomography angiogram scans (100 legs) were ...
Colling Kristin P KP From the Department of Surgery (K.P.C., G.J.B.), University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis; and North Memorial Medical Center (E.D.I., M.C.B., P.R., W.A.D., K.R., J.G., G.J.B.), Robbinsdale, - - 2014
Computed tomography (CT) with intravenous (IV) contrast is an important step in the evaluation of the blunt trauma patient; however, the risk for contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in these patients still remains unclear. The goal of this study was to describe the rate of CIN in blunt trauma patients at a ...
Chen Liping L Department of Gastroenterology (LC, WW, RZ, JL, MH, FZ, BX), Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan Univeristy; Hubei Clinical Center and Key Laboratory of Intestinal and Colorectal Disease (BX), Wuhan; Department of Medicine and Therapeutics (SCN), Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Department of Gastroenterology (XW, KW), Xijing Hospital of the Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China; Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology (BS), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; and Department of Gastroenterology (MAK), St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, - - 2014
The intestinal microbiota plays an important role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and geographical and genetic backgrounds impact the composition of the intestinal microbiota. However, there is a lack of evidence regarding the overall changes and characteristics of fecal-associated microbiota (FAM) and mucosa-associated microbiota (MAM) in Chinese ...
Clausi Silvia S Ataxia Lab, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy; Department of Psychology, 'Sapienza' University of Rome, - - 2014
Thirty patients with cerebellar ataxia and 40 healthy volunteers underwent 7 days of mood monitoring using a new device requiring a low motor load. Its convergent validity and compliance were tested. The measurements resulted consistent with validated scale scores. Patients׳ motor impairment did not affect the compliance.
Shirahata Atsushi A Gastroenterological Surgery, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Japan Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama Asahi Chuo General Hospital, Aoba-ku, Yokohama Japan - - 2014
The present study aimed to examine the feasibility of detecting vimentin (VIM) methylation in the serum of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) and to determine the effectiveness of a relatively simple, inexpensive, and non-invasive test performed in combination with the conventional carcinoembryonic antigen analysis. VIM methylation in the serum DNA ...
Li Yu-Hong YH Department of Anesthesiology, Shaoxing People's Hospital, Shaoxing 312000, China; Department of Anesthesiology, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310003, - - 2014
To explore the effect of hepatic function on loss of consciousness (LOC) and bispectral index (BIS) during sedation with midazolam (MDZ). Forty-five patients were assigned to three groups according to their liver function. Thirty of these patients with diagnoses of cholelithiasis were scheduled laparoscopic cholecystectomy, including 15 patients with normal ...
Shinto Ajit S AS From the *Nuclear Medicine Department and Psychiatry Department, †KMCH, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India; ‡Vazhikatti Mental Health Centre and Research Institute, Coimbatore, TN, India; and §PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, TN, - - 2014
Decreased frontal activity has been reported widely in unmedicated schizophrenic patients with predominantly negative symptoms. Not many studies have assessed the frontal lobe status in unmedicated patients with positive symptoms. Fifty-one patients with schizophrenia (all unmedicated, 38 never medicated) and 12 healthy age-matched controls were evaluated with FDG PET CT. ...
Pranteda G G Unit of Dermatology, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, "Sapienza" Ospedale Sant'Andrea, Rome, Italy - - - 2014
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin malignant neoplasm in humans. Its localization and its clinical-pathological aspects are fundamental for the treatment and the outcome of these tumors. We wanted to verify if different clinical-pathological subtypes of BCC may be present with different frequencies on single skin areas. ...
Lecleire Stéphane S Gastroenterology Department, Rouen University Hospital, University of Rouen, Rouen, France ; Paris Diderot University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France ; Department of Gastroenterology, Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, - - 2014
The diagnosis of acute diverticulitis is mainly based on clinical, biological and computed tomography (CT)-scan findings. Elective colonoscopy is recommended after medical treatment, to rule out another diagnosis and to detect associated conditions; however, the relevance of this recommendation has been questioned. Between January 2005 and December 2011, we retrospectively ...
Keskin D - - 2014
Angiogenesis plays an important role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases, but the possible role of angiogenesis in Behçet's disease (BD) has not yet been studied. The aim of this study was to determine angiostatin levels in patients with BD and the role of angiogenesis in the pathogenesis of the ...
Van Der Gucht Axel A Department of Nuclear Medicine, CHU-Nancy, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France - - 2014
18F-FDG PET can be used to aid in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and clarify the diagnosis and prognosis of patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). To compare the results of a quantitative analysis of FDG-PET brain images to a standard visual analysis (SVA) with regards to the detection ...
Vanaclocha F F Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, - - 2014
Patients with psoriasis often have comorbidities, including other immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), and cardiovascular risk factors. In this article we describe the baseline prevalence of comorbidities-including other IMIDs-in a cohort of patients with psoriasis. AQUILES was a prospective observational multicenter study of 3 patient cohorts (patients with psoriasis, spondyloarthritis, or ...
Cassiani R A RA Departments of Medicine and Surgery, Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, - - 2014
Saliva is an important factor in the neutralization of the acidity of the refluxed material that comes from the stomach to the esophagus. The impairment of saliva transit from oral cavity to distal esophagus may be one of the causes of esophagitis and symptoms in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). With ...
Mohamad Yadzir Zailatul Hani ZH Allergy and Immunology Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang, 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. - - 2014
Component-resolved diagnosis (CRD) using microarray technology has recently been introduced with the aim to improve diagnosis of allergy. The aim of this study was to compare performance of this allergen microarray to those of an established extract-based skin prick testing (SPT).45 patients with allergic rhinitis were studied (16 children and ...
Weinberg Olga K OK From the Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; - - 2014
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with monosomal karyotype (MK) recently has been reported to be associated with worse outcome than the traditional complex karyotype. In this retrospective study of 111 patients with AML, we identified 14 patients with MK (13% of all patients with AML) using the definition proposed by Breems ...
Van Gent Jan-Michael JM From the Trauma Service, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, - - 2014
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is considered an independent risk factor of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, the role of TBI severity in VTE risk has not been determined. We hypothesized that increased severity of brain injury in patients with isolated TBI (iTBI) is associated with an increased incidence of VTE. The ...
Guo Ling L Department of Cardiology, Shandong Provincial Hospital affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250021, - - 2014
The plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level is frequently elevated in dyspnoeic patients and increasingly used in emergency departments to assess the cause of acute dyspnea. In this study we prospectively tested NT-proBNP levels in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and/or acute pulmonary embolism (APE) and determined the ...
Ding Xin X Department of Neurology, Chengdu Military General Hospital, No.270 Rongdu Avenue, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610083 - - 2014
To investigate whether resting-state functional connectivity (FC) differed in the default mode network (DMN) in stroke patients with and without post-stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI vs. Non-PSCI) and to explore the relationship between DMN connectivity and the cognitive performance in stroke patients. We totally enrolled twenty healthy controls and eighteen stroke ...
Teishima Jun J Department of Urology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Integrated Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 734-8551, - - 2014
The present study aimed to investigate the impact of pre-treatment C-reactive protein (CRP) levels on the prediction of prognosis in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), who were classified as intermediate-risk patients using the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) risk classification and who received molecular targeted therapy. The ...
AlQahtani Awad A The Division of Surgical Oncology, McGill University, Montréal, Que., and the Division of General Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Parathyroid dysfunction leading to symptomatic hypocalcemia is not uncommon following a total or completion thyroidectomy and is often associated with significant patient morbidity and a prolonged hospital stay. A simple, reliable indicator to identify patients at risk would permit earlier pharmacologic prophylaxis to avoid these adverse outcomes. We examined the ...
Muharib Eva E 1York - - 2014
Recent reports suggest that cognition is relatively preserved in some schizophrenia patients. However, little is known about the functional advantage these patients may demonstrate. The purpose of this study was to identify cognitively normal patients with a recently developed test battery and to determine the functional benefit of this normality ...
Stagi Stefano S From the Health Sciences Department, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children's University Hospital, Florence; Department of BioMedicine, Section of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, University of Florence, Florence; and Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy. S. Stagi, MD, Health Sciences Department, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children's University Hospital; F. Bertini, MD, Department of BioMedicine, Section of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, University of Florence; L. Cavalli, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, University of Florence; M. Matucci-Cerinic, MD, Department of BioMedicine, Section of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, University of Florence; M.L. Brandi, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, University of Florence; F. Falcini, MD, Department of BioMedicine, Section of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, University of Florence. Address correspondence to Prof. F. Falcini, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, Transition Clinic, Viale Pieraccini 18, 50139 Florence, Italy. E-mail: falcini@unifi.it. Accepted for publication May 29, - - 2014
Deficiency of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] is reported to be common in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); data in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are inconsistent. We assessed serum 25(OH)D in children, adolescents and young adults with JIA, in order to identify the risk factors for vitamin D deficiency in ...
Lu Chuan-Chin CC From the Department of Rheumatology, Taichung Hospital, Executive Yuan; and the Department of Physical Therapy, HungKuang University, Taichung, Taiwan. C.C. Lu, MD, Department of Rheumatology, Taichung Hospital, Executive Yuan, Department of Physical Therapy, Hung Kuang University; S.K. Wu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Hung Kuang University; H.Y. Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Hung Kuang University; W.S. Chung, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Hospital; M.C. Lee, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Taichung Hospital; C.J. Yeh, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, and Center for Education and Research on Geriatrics and Gerontology; Chung Shan Medical University. Address correspondence to Prof. C.J. Yeh, Chung Shan Medical University, No. 110, Sec. 1, Jianguo N. Road, Taichung, 40201, Taiwan. E-mail: alexyeh@csmu.edu.tw. Accepted for publication May 15, - - 2014
Age of onset of gout has recently decreased; however, patients with early-onset gout remain uncommon, and relevant information is scant. We hypothesized that these patients might exhibit differences in serum urates and other comorbidities compared with adult-onset patients. Early-onset gout patients (i.e., juveniles) with (n = 40) and without tophi ...
Dominguez-Muñoz J Enrique JE Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Foundation for Research in Digestive Diseases (FIENAD), University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, - - 2014
Diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) is hindered by methodological difficulties of pancreatic function tests. The probability of PEI in chronic pancreatitis (CP) increases as pancreatic fibrosis develops. Pancreatic fibrosis in CP may be quantified by EUS elastography. To evaluate whether EUS-elastography can predict PEI in patients with CP. Prospective, observational ...
Yuan Aiyun A Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation, The Affiliated Women & Children Hospital of Qingdao University Medical School, 6 Tongfu Road, Qingdao, 266034 , Shandong, - - 2014
Interleukin-6 (IL-6), as one of pro-inflammatory cytokines, plays a key role in Enterovirus 71 (EV71) encephalitis. We investigated the association of IL-6-572C/G polymorphism and serum or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) IL-6 level with EV71 encephalitis in patients with hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD). This study was carried out in 59 ...
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