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Mahfouz R R Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, - - 2014
Contact of peripheral blood lymphocytes with Helicobacter pylori was proved to induce non- major histocompatibility complex-restricted cytotoxicity and natural killer cells are thought to play an important role in the immunity against H. pylori. In this research, we investigated any possible association between killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) genotypes and H. ...
Heng Ee Ling EL Department of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK NIHR Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College, London, - - 2014
Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are elevated in patients with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot (rTOF), the clinical significance of which remains uncertain. Ninety consecutive adults (≥16 years) with rTOF (mean age 32.7±11.3 years, 64% men) were prospectively recruited from a single tertiary centre, together with 15 age-matched and gender-matched controls. Patients with ...
Genovesi Simonetta S Department of Health Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy Nephrology Unit, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, - - 2014
Oral anticoagulation therapy (OAT) is the choice treatment for thromboembolism prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF), although data about OAT use in haemodialysis (HD) patients with AF are contradictory. The effect of OAT on the risk of mortality, stroke and bleeding was prospectively evaluated in a population of HD patients with ...
Cachia David D Department of Neuro-Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, - - 2014
Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common manifestation of cryptococcosis and is caused by the encapsulated yeast organism Cryptococcus neoformans. It occurs most commonly in patients with impaired cell-mediated immunity such as in HIV infection; patients with hematological malignancies; patients post solid-organ transplantation; on chronic steroids or immunosuppressants. Clinically, stroke can ...
Edson-Heredia E E Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, - - 2014
Previous studies have demonstrated that patients with psoriasis have higher rates of comorbidities compared to the general population. Despite the clinical and economic burden of psoriatic disease, there have been few large-scale observational studies focused on this condition. To assess rates of cardiovascular, autoimmune, infectious and other conditions in patients ...
Yang Xiao-Jun XJ Xiao-Jun Yang, Tian Gan, Lei Wang, Xiao-Yan Zhao, Department of Gastroenterology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, - - 2014
To investigate the feasibility and safety of pH capsule to monitor pH in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Ninety-one patients with symptoms suggestive of GERD were enrolled in this study, 46 of whom were randomized to the pH capsule group; the remaining 45 patients used the conventional catheter and ...
Ablanedo-Terrazas Yuria Y Center for Research in Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Respiratory Diseases, Mexico City, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intralesional bevacizumab, a monoclonal antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor, in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated Kaposi's sarcoma of the upper airway receiving antiretroviral therapy. A pilot randomized, open, phase II study. HIV-infected patients with Kaposi's ...
Miyazaki Shinsuke S Cardiovascular Center, Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, - - 2014
The utility of compound motor action potential (CMAP) monitoring for anticipating phrenic nerve injury (PNI) during cryoballoon ablation has been reported. We sought to compare two different CMAP recording techniques and evaluated the feasibility during pulmonary vein antrum isolation (PVAI) and superior vena cava isolation (SVCI) using radiofrequency energy. Forty-two ...
Altunoglu Esma E Internal Medical Clinic, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to determine the systemic levels of oxidative stress markers, such as ischemia-modified albumin (IMA), advanced oxidation protein products (AOPP), ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP) and the prooxidant-antioxidant balance (PAB), to clarify protein redox homeostasis in patients with Alzheimer's disease, and to compare them ...
Kitano Masataka M Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, - - 2014
We studied whether the pressure exerted by the Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) disk on the Valsalva sinus wall (VW) is a risk factor for erosion and attempted to determine the pressure that may trigger erosion. The causes and mechanisms of erosion after ASO placement remain unclear. We reviewed 665 consecutive ...
Cai Chi C The Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical - - 2014
Background:The effect of adiposity on response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and long-term outcome in patients undergoing CRT has not been previously reported. This study assessed the impact of baseline body mass index (BMI) on cardiac reverse remodeling and prognosis following CRT.Methods and Results:A total of 247 CRT patients were included and ...
Dalamaga Maria M Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Athens, "Attikon" General University Hospital , Athens , Greece - - 2014
Abstract Context: A proteomic analysis has proposed fetuin-A (alpha-2-HS-glycoprotein) as a new potential marker for pancreatic cancer (PC). Objective: Circulating fetuin-A levels in patients with PC. Methods: Serum fetuin-A was measured in 81 cases with PC and 81 matched controls before the initiation of any treatment. Results: Serum fetuin-A was ...
Jotoku Masanori M Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, Hypertension and Nephrology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine , Ehime , - - 2014
Abstract To examine the association between pulsatility index (PI) in the common carotid artery (CCA) as a marker of vascular resistance and cardiovascular risk factors, including serum homocysteine and inflammation, 67 hypertensive patients were enrolled. PI correlated with homocysteine and interleukin-6, monocyte count, gender, age and BMI, with monocyte count ...
Yigit Irem Pembegul IP Department of Nephrology, Malatya Government Hospital , Malatya , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Background: Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is a member of lipocalin family and released from many tissues and cells. We aimed to investigate the relationship among serum NGAL levels, the inflammation markers (IL-6, hs-CRP, TNF-α) and different vascular access types used in dialysis patients. Methods: The study population included 90 ...
Gayraud F F a Université de Lyon, Université Lumière , Lyon , - - 2014
Patients in locked-in syndrome show normal or near normal mental abilities that contrast with the limited motor capacity that hinders voluntary communication. However, eye movements and blinking are usually preserved and can be used to establish a communication system. We report an exceptional case of locked-in syndrome. The aetiology was ...
Tang Ri-Bo RB Department of Cardiology, Beijing An Zhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Institute of Heart Lung and Blood Vessel Diseases, Chaoyang District, Beijing Zip 100029, - - 2014
Transient ST-T elevation (STE) is a rare complication that occurs during transseptal catheterization. This study aims to delineate the incidence and characteristics of transient STE during transseptal catheterization for atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation. Consecutive patients who underwent fluoroscopy-guided transseptal catheterization for circumferential pulmonary vein radiofrequency ablation in Beijing An Zhen ...
Posch Maximilian G MG Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB), Berlin, Germany Charité Research Organisation GmbH, Berlin, Germany - - 2014
Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) creates improvement of cardiac function in a small portion of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (iDCM). Among other factors, cardiomyocyte hypertrophy seems to represent an important prerequisite for MCS-related cardiac recovery. We have previously shown that connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) leads to adaptive cardiomyocyte hypertrophy ...
Lefèvre Guillaume G Service de Médecine Interne, Unité d'Immunologie Clinique, Centre de Référence pour les Maladies Auto-Immunes et Systémiques Rares, Hôpital Claude Huriez, CHRU de Lille, Université Lille Nord de France, Laboratoire d'Immunologie, EA 2686, IMPRT IFR 114, CHRU de Lille, Faculté de Médecine H. Warembourg, Université Lille Nord de France, Lille, Service de Rhumatologie, Centre de Référence Maladies Systémiques Rares, CHU Hautepierre, Strasbourg, Service de Rhumatologie, Hôpital Pellegrin, CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU Fort-De-France, La Meynard, Fort-De-France, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de Rouen, Hôpitaux de Rouen, Rouen, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, Service de Médecine Interne, Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hématologie, CH Bretagne Atlantique, Vannes-Auray, Vannes, Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Foch, AP-HP, Suresnes, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de Limoges, Limoges, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de la Cavale-Blanche, Brest, Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital de la Conception, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, Service de Rhumatologie, CHRU Jean Minjoz, Besançon, Service de Médecine, Pôle A, Rhumatologie, CH de Nevers, Nevers, Rhumatologue, Château-Thierry, France, Service de Rhumatologie - Médecine Interne, CHU Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium, Service de Pneumologie et Immuno-Allergologie, Centre de Compétence des Maladies Pulmonaires Rares, Hôpital Calmette, CHRU de Lille, Université de Lille Nord de France, Lille, Service de Médecine Interne 1, DHU-I2B, Centre de Référence des Maladies Neuromusculaires Paris-Est, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Service de Rhumatologie, Hôpital Roger Salengro, CHU de Lille, Université Lille Nord de France and Service de Médecine Interne 2, Centre de Référence Lupus et SAPL, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. Service de Médecine Interne, Unité d'Immunologie Clinique, Centre de Référence pour les Maladies Auto-Immunes et Systémiques Rares, Hôpital Claude Huriez, CHRU de Lille, Université Lille Nord de France, Laboratoire d'Immunologie, EA 2686, IMPRT IFR 114, CHRU de Lille, Faculté de Médecine H. Warembourg, Université Lille Nord de France, Lille, Service de Rhumatologie, Centre de Référence Maladies Systémiques Rares, CHU Hautepierre, Strasbourg, Service de Rhumatologie, Hôpital Pellegrin, CHU de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU Fort-De-France, La Meynard, Fort-De-France, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de Rouen, Hôpitaux de Rouen, Rouen, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, Service de Médecine Interne, Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hématologie, CH Bretagne Atlantique, Vannes-Auray, Vannes, Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Foch, AP-HP, Suresnes, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de Limoges, Limoges, Service de Rhumatologie, CHU de la Cavale-Blanche, Brest, Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital de la Conception, Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, Service de Rhumatologie, CHRU Jean Minjoz, Besançon, Service de Médecine, Pôle A, Rhumatologie, CH de Nevers, Nevers, Rhumatologue, Château-Thierry, France, Service de Rhumatologie - Médecine Interne, CHU Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium, Service de Pneumologie et Immuno-Allergologie, Centre de Compétence des Maladies Pulmonaires Rares, Hôpital Calmette, CHRU de Lille, Université de Lille Nord de France, Lille, Service de Médecine Interne 1, DHU-I2B, Centre de Référence des Maladies Neuromusculaires Paris-Est, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Service de Rhumatologie, Hôpital Roger Salengro, CHU de Lille, Université Lille Nord de France and Service de Médecine Interne 2, Centre de Référence Lupus et SAPL, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, AP-HP, Université Paris 6 Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and characteristics of antisynthetase syndrome (ASS) revealed by polyarthritis. First we conducted a retrospective single-centre study to assess the frequency of ASS patients who presented with polyarthritis without pulmonary and/or muscle symptoms. Secondly, we conducted a larger, multicentre study in ...
De Felice K M KM Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, - - 2014
Anti-TNFα biologics induce and maintain remission in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Also, they have been reported to induce or unmask idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (IIDD). To determine if anti-TNFα biologics increased the risk of IIDD in a large cohort of patients with IBD. We retrospectively ...
Huang Shi-Yu SY Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Department of Pediatric, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, - - 2014
Among 1,076 dengue patients, 9 patients with rhabdomyolysis and 1,067 patients without rhabdomyolysis (controls) were retrospectively analyzed. Of nine patients with rhabdomyolysis, the most commonly reported symptom other than fever was myalgia; dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) was found in seven cases, and acute kidney injury was found in six cases. ...
Chounta Athina A 4th Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens, Medical School, - - 2014
Early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) before imaging signs appear remains an unmet medical need. Former publications suggest that soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is a non-specific cancer marker. suPAR was validated for the detection of patients at risk for HCC. After an initial training set in 23 patients ...
Sakellariou Grigorios T GT Department of Rheumatology, Department of Endocrinology, 2 Department of Orthopaedics, Central Laboratory, 424 General Military Hospital, Laboratories 'Analysis', Second Medical Clinic, Department of Medicine, Ippokration General Hospital, 3 Department of Orthopaedics, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate serum periostin levels in patients with AS in comparison with healthy controls as well as their association with clinical, inflammatory and radiographic parameters and molecules involved in bone formation. Serum samples for periostin, total Dickkopf-1 (Dkk-1), sclerostin, VEGF and inflammatory markers were ...
Bergis Dominik D Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine 1, Goethe University Hospital, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, - - 2014
Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy (CN) is a rare complication of diabetic foot syndrome associated with chronic inflammation of the foot and severe, limb-threatening musculoskeletal deformities. Aim of this study was to investigate patients with CN for comorbidities, amputations, ulcers, secondary diseases and mortality. The study was conducted at a specialized German hospital ...
Gharaee Hamid H Eye Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, - - 2014
The exact pathogenesis of pterygium has not been completely elucidated. Growth factors have been considered to play a role in pterygium formation. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is one of the principal mediators of angiogenesis, fibroblast stimulation and tissue remodeling in allergic conditions. The aim of this study was to ...
Shapira-Rootman Mika M Department of Radiology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, P.O.B. 169, Hadera, 38100, - - 2014
The clinical diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often difficult due to the similarity in the presenting symptoms of the two conditions. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of PE in patients with acute ...
Guerra Federico F Cardiology and Arrhythmology Clinic, Marche Polytechnic University, University Hospital "Ospedali Riuniti", Via Conca, 71, 60126 Ancona, Italy - - 2014
In patients with an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), electrical storm (ES) is associated with increased sudden and non-sudden cardiac mortality, the latter largely due to worsening heart failure (HF). Aim of this study is to test the association between ES and impending pump failure in patients with known chronic HF ...
Song Fang-Yu FY Department of Neurology, Laiwu People's Hospital, No.001, Xuehudajie, Laiwu, 271100, People's Republic of - - 2014
The activation of the complement system may be involved in the pathology of stroke and type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We therefore evaluated the long-term prognostic value of early measurement of serum mannose-binding lectin (MBL) levels, an activator of the complement system, in Chinese T2DM with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Serum ...
Shmygalev Sergey S Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Dresden, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, - - 2014
Patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) generally present with chronic widespread pain, accompanied by a range of additional and non-specific symptoms, such as fatigue, disturbed sleep, and cognitive dysfunction, which tend to increase with overall severity. Previous studies have shown moderate cognitive impairment in patients with FMS, but there are few ...
Soulie Cathia - - 2014
The neurological disorders in HIV-1-infected patients remain prevalent. The HIV-1 resistance in plasma and CSF was compared in patients with neurological disorders in a multicentre study. Blood and CSF samples were collected at time of neurological disorders for 244 patients. The viral loads were >50 copies/mL in both compartments and ...
Lin Chen C Boston Children's Hospital, Informatics Program, Boston, Massachusetts, - - 2014
To improve the accuracy of mining structured and unstructured components of the electronic medical record (EMR) by adding temporal features to automatically identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with methotrexate-induced liver transaminase abnormalities. Codified information and a string-matching algorithm were applied to a RA cohort of 5903 patients from Partners ...
Suematsu Nobuhiro N Department of Cardiology, Japanese Red Cross Fukuoka - - 2014
Aim: To investigate the prognosis and to clarify the predictors of both patient and limb survival among hemodialysis (HD) patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) due to isolated below-the-knee (BK) disease.Methods: An observational cohort study, analyzing a total of 546 HD patients with 681 limbs who underwent endovascular treatment (EVT) ...
Hao Guang - - 2014
The effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) on cardiovascular (CV) risk in hypertensive patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2 DM) are uncertain. Our objective was to analyze the effects of ACE/ARBs, on the incidence of myocardial infarction, stroke, CV events, and all-cause mortality ...
Deshane Jessy S JS Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala; Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala; Center for Free Radical Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala; Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Autoimmunity Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala. Electronic address: - - 2014
Subsets of myeloid-derived regulatory cells (MDRCs), which are phenotypically similar to the myeloid-derived suppressor cells found in patients with cancer, have recently been appreciated as critical regulators of airway inflammation in mouse models of asthma. We test the hypothesis that subsets of airway MDRCs contribute differentially to the inflammatory milieu ...
Su Li-Xin LX Department of Oral and Maxillofacial & Head and Neck Oncology, Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, 200011, People's Republic of China, - - 2014
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) involving the periorbital region are technically challenging clinical entities to manage. The purpose of the present study was to present our initial experience of ethanol embolization in a series of 16 patients with auricular AVMs and assess the outcomes of this treatment. Transcatheter arterial embolization and/or direct ...
Dohan Anthony A Department of Abdominal and Interventional Imaging, Hôpital Lariboisière, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, 2 rue Ambroise Paré, 75010, Paris, France, - - 2014
To assess the role and effectiveness of percutaneous arterial embolization (TAE) in patients with hemodynamic instability due to hypovolemic shock secondary to ruptured splanchnic artery pseudoaneurysms (SAPA). Seventeen patients (11 men, 6 women; mean age, 53 years) with hemodynamic instability (systolic blood pressure <90 mmHg) due to hypovolemic shock secondary to ruptured ...
Chiara Tani T Rheumatology Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, - - 2014
In this study we aimed to describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pattern of the distribution of bone marrow edema (BME) and joint erosion in hands and wrists of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with arthritis in comparison with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and healthy subjects (H). SLE patients with ...
Heyer Eric J EJ Departments of - - 2014
OBJECT Neurocognitive performance is used to assess multiple cognitive domains, including motor coordination, before and after carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Although gross motor strength is impaired with ischemia of large cortical areas or of the internal capsule, the authors hypothesize that patients undergoing CEA demonstrate significant motor deficits of hand coordination ...
Naderi Gholamhossein G Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation, Dr. Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , - - 2014
Varicocele, the most common cause of male infertility, is defined as abnormal dilation of the pampiniform plexus. Although different mechanisms have been proposed to explain the pathophysiology of infertility caused by varicocele, it is still open to debate. Previous studies have demonstrated the effect of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) on ...
Franken R R Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the - - 2014
Recently, we demonstrated that losartan reduced the aortic root dilatation rate (AoDR) in adults with Marfan syndrome (MFS); however, responsiveness was diverse. The aim was to determine the role of transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) as therapeutic biomarker for effectiveness of losartan on AoDR. Baseline plasma TGF-β levels of 22 healthy ...
Höftberger Romana R Center of Neuroimmunology, Service of Neurology, Hospital Clínic and Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain/Institute of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria/These authors contributed equally to this - - 2014
We aimed to report the frequency and implications of antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG-ab) in adults with demyelinating syndromes suspicious for neuromyelitis optica (NMO). Samples from 174 patients (48 NMO, 84 longitudinally extensive myelitis (LETM), 39 optic neuritis (ON), and three acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) who presented initially with ...
Uzawa Akiyuki A Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, - - 2014
High mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) functions as an inflammatory mediator and is implicated in the pathogenesis of various autoimmune diseases. Our primary aim is to determine whether HMGB1 is involved in the pathogenesis of myasthenia gravis (MG). Serum HMGB1 levels of 60 patients with anti-acetylcholine receptor (AChR) antibody-positive MG ...
Egashira Kazuteru K Department of Psychiatry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyusyu, - - 2014
The differences in clinical characteristics between late- (LOS) and early-onset schizophrenia (EOS) are well documented. However, very little is known about the neural mechanisms underlying these differences. Here, we compared morphometric abnormalities between patients with EOS and those with LOS. A total of 22 patients with LOS, 24 patients with ...
Choi Han Lim HL Department of Surgery, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine and Medical Research Institute, Cheongju, - - 2014
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a systemic necrotizing vasculitis of small- and medium-sized arteries in multiorgan systems. PAN may affect the gastrointestinal tract in 14%-65% of patients, but rarely involves the biliary tract and liver. We describe a patient without underlying disease who was diagnosed with PAN during resection of the ...
Lu Z-H ZH Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, 2 Anzhen Road, 100029, Beijing, Chaoyang District, P.R. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the levels of HbA1c could predict the outcome of ablation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF). The study comprised 149 consecutive patients with T2DM and PAF who underwent their first circumferential pulmonary vein isolation. ...
Gutiérrez-Adrianzén O A OA Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, - - 2014
The pathophysiological mechanisms of arterial hypertension during hemodialysis (HD) in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are still poorly understood. The aim of this study is to investigate physiological, cardiovascular and neuroendocrine changes in patients with ESRD and its correlation with changes in blood pressure (BP) during the HD session. ...
Koseekriniramol Vasan V Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 270 Rama VI Road, Ratchatewi, Bangkok, 10400, - - 2014
To evaluate clinical and imaging factors for potential use in predicting appendix visualization on sonography (US) of adult patients with suspected appendicitis. All adult patients who underwent appendiceal US from January through June 2010 were included in this retrospective study. Clinicopathological records were reviewed for age, sex, weight, body mass ...
Patay Zoltan Z Department of Radiological Sciences, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Research Center, Memphis, TN, USA, - - 2014
Patients with L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria are at risk for developing cerebral neoplasms, particularly gliomas, as one of the optical isomers of the known oncometabolite, 2-hydroxyglutarate is produced in L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria. To illustrate the concept of sustained oncogenic potential in permanent exposure to L-2-hydroxyglutarate in brain tissue, we present the medical history ...
Zhang Yuzhou Y Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research - - 2014
C3 glomerulopathy (C3G) applies to a group of renal diseases defined by a specific renal biopsy finding: a dominant pattern of C3 fragment deposition on immunofluorescence. The primary pathogenic mechanism involves abnormal control of the alternative complement pathway, although a full description of the disease spectrum remains to be determined. ...
Lagana Stephen M SM Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, - - 2014
A severe syndrome characterised by life-threatening diarrhoea and severe sprue-like histology has been described in patients taking the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) olmesartan. It is unknown whether there are any histopathological changes in patients without severe diarrhoea exposed to this medication. It is also unknown whether other ARBs cause sprue-like ...
Cai Cindy X CX Columbia University, New York, NY, 10032, United - - 2014
Purpose:In patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), the ellipsoid zone (EZ aka IS/OS border) is a marker of the usable visual field at a given point in time and of the progression of the disease over time. Here we compare the change in the width per year of the EZ band ...
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