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En Velat - - 2014
BackgroundChronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a global health problem that can result in serious complications associated with collagen degradation. Prolidase is a specific imidodipeptidase that plays an important role in the breakdown of collagen. The aim of this study was to investigate prolidase activity and oxidant¿antioxidant status in children with ...
Lu Li - - 2014
Constipation is a common yet distressing disease that has high rates of morbidity and impacts patients' quality of life. However, there is no perfect method to distinguish costive patients from healthy subjects. Is there chaos in human colonic activities? Are there any differences for the chaos indicators of colonic activities ...
Liang Peifen P Department of Nephrology, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune disease, with frequent flares amid remissions. Basophils contribute to the immunopathogenesis of SLE. This retrospective clinical study evaluated blood basophil count as a potential marker of SLE activity. This study included 213 patients with SLE, 70 with non-SLE chronic kidney disease ...
Karagoz Ergenekon E Ergenekon Karagoz, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul 34668, - - 2014
We have read with interest the recently published article entitled "Clinical significance of serum procalcitonin in patients with ulcerative colitis" by Koido et al. They aimed to investigate the association of procalcitonin with ulcerative colitis (UC) activity. They concluded that elevated procalcitonin levels were significantly correlated with UC activity. We ...
Kortianou Eleni A EA Technological Educational Institution of Lamia, - - 2014
In patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) reduced levels of daily physical activity are associated with the degree of impairment in lung, peripheral muscle and central hemodynamic function. There is however, limited evidence as to whether limitations in tidal volume expansion also, importantly determine daily physical activity levels in ...
Colafrancesco S S Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialità Mediche, Reumatologia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Viale del Policlinico 155, 00161, Rome, - - 2014
Ferritin has a key role in Adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD). Its production seems related to macrophage activation of which sCD163 is a major serum marker. Thus, we aimed at evaluating the role of sCD163 in AOSD and its relationship with ferritin. Furthermore, we determined the expression of CD163 and ferritin ...
Wang X X State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 167 Beilishi Road, Beijing, 100037, - - 2014
Our study aimed to determine whether proatherogenic lipid profiles exist in patients with active Takayasu arteritis (TA) and assess the relationship between different lipid profiles and disease activity in TA. A total of 132 premenopausal female patients with TA and 100 sex-, age-, and body mass index-matched healthy controls were ...
Cervellati Carlo C Department of Biomedical and Specialist Surgical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy - - 2014
Emerging evidence suggests that oxidative stress might contribute to demyelination and axonal damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). Ferroxidase (FeOx) activity of ceruloplasmin prevents the formation of free radicals from Fe(2+) by promoting the incorporation of this pro-oxidant ion to transferrin. The aim of our study was to investigate serum FeOx ...
Siegemund T T T. Siegemund, MVZ Lab Dr. Reising-Ackermann and Colleagues, Center of Coagulation Disorders, Strümpellstr. 40, 04289 Leipzig, - - 2014
Clot waveform analysis extends the interpretation of aPTT measurement curves. The curve is mathematically processed to obtain information about fibrin formation kinetics including semiquantitative determination of thrombin, prothrombinase and tenase activity. In this study the feasibility of clot waveform analysis for monitoring of haemophilia A was investigated using blood samples ...
Koh Frederick H FH Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital, National University Health System Singapore, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119228, - - 2014
Computed tomographic mesenteric angiography (CTMA) is integral in the management of patients with acute lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding (LGIB). An invasive mesenteric angiography (MA) with a view to embolize the site of bleeding is usually performed if active contrast extravasation was seen on the CTMA scans. However, the bleeding may ...
Wągrowska-Danilewicz M M Prof. Małgorzata Wągrowska-Danilewicz MD, PhD Department of Nephropathology, Medical University of Lodz, Pomorska 251, 92-216 Łódź, Poland, e-mail: - - 2014
Class IV is the most common form of lupus nephritis (LN). This class is divided into diffuse segmental active subclass (IV-S/A) and diffuse global active subclass (IV-G/A). The purpose of the study was to compare the clinical data, and the incidence of glomerular active features in IV-S/A, and IV-G/A of ...
Conigliaro Paola P Rheumatology, Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Department of "Medicina dei Sistemi,", University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133, Roma, - - 2014
Postmarketing Phase IV Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are physically inactive, and trials have been undertaken to examine the effect of physical activity on pain, disease activity, functional ability and quality of life (QoL) in RA. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between physical activity and ...
Marozkina Nadzeya V NV Dept of Paediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
S-nitrosoglutathione is an endogenous airway smooth muscle relaxant. Increased airway S-nitrosoglutathione breakdown occurs in some asthma patients. We asked whether patients with increased airway catabolism of this molecule had clinical features that distinguished them from other asthma patients. We measured S-nitrosoglutathione reductase expression and activity in bronchoscopy samples taken from ...
Govindan Rathinaswamy B RB Division of Fetal and Transitional Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, - - 2014
The objective of the study was to perform serial magnetomyographic examinations in order to detect changes in synchrony characteristics of myometrial electrophysiological activity as women approach labor. Of the total of 56 patients recruited, the results of 149 examinations from 29 patients were included in the analysis. The global synchrony ...
Dige Anders A Gastro-Immuno Research Laboratory (GIRL), Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, 8000, Aarhus C, Denmark; Department of Medicine, Horsens Regional Hospital, 8700, Horsens C, - - 2014
Activated macrophages shed the haemoglobin-haptoglobin scavenger receptor CD163 into the circulation as soluble(s)-CD163. We measured sCD163 as an in vivo macrophage activation marker in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC) receiving anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-α antibody or prednisolone treatment. We also investigated the CD163 expression on circulating ...
Savage E M EM Department of Rheumatology, Musgrave Park Hospital, Stockman's Lane, Belfast, BT9 7JB, Northern Ireland, UK, - - 2014
To determine whether rheumatoid arthritis disease activity correlates with changing weather conditions. A longitudinal analysis of 133 patients attending the Department of Rheumatology, Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast was performed. Participants had a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and were receiving subcutaneous anti-TNF therapy (Adalimumab or Etanercept) for a period of >6 months. ...
Vajaria Bhairavi N BN Biochemistry Research Division, The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Asarwa, Ahmedabad, 380 016, Gujarat, - - 2014
Alterations in cell membrane glycosylation play important role in oral carcinogenesis. The present study evaluated salivary sialylation changes i.e. total sialic acid (TSA), sialidase activity, linkage specific (α2-3 and α2-6) sialoproteins and sialyl transferase (ST) activity in controls, patients with oral precancerous conditions (OPC) and oral cancer. Subjects enrolled included ...
Sambataro Domenico - - 2014
IntroductionNailfold videocapillaroscopy (NVC) in systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a procedure commonly used for patient classification and sub-setting, but not to define disease activity (DA). This study aimed to evaluate whether the number of micro-haemorrhages (MHE), micro-thrombosis (MT), giant capillaries (GC), and normal/dilated capillaries (Cs) in NVC could predict DA in ...
Carlier T T Nuclear Medicine Department, University Hospital of Nantes, Nantes, France. CRCNA, UMR 892 INSERM, Nantes, - - 2014
The injected activity and the acquisition time per bed position for 18F-FDG PET scans are usually optimized by using metrics obtained from phantom experiments. However, optimal activity and time duration can significantly vary from a phantom set-up and from patient to patient. An approach using a patient-specific noise equivalent count ...
London E E Section on Endocrinology & Genetics, Program on Developmental Endocrinology & Genetics, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Bethesda, MD, - - 2014
The cAMP signaling pathway is implicated in bilateral adrenocortical hyperplasias (BAHs), which are often associated with ACTH-independent Cushing syndrome (CS). Although CS is invariably associated with obesity and is frequently associated with PKA signaling defects, we recently reported that its different forms appear to also present with variable weight gain ...
Milos M M Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, - - 2014
Diagnosis of haemophilia A is usually made by the measurement of factor VIII (FVIII) activity that allows categorization of the disease severity. However, tests that assess global haemostasis may better reflect clinical features and give additional clinically relevant information. The aim of this study was to develop a new quantitative ...
Forgacs Peter B PB Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, Department of Neurology; The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, 10065, - - 2014
Objective: Standard clinical characterization of patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC) relies on observation of motor output and may therefore lead to the misdiagnosis of vegetative state (VS) or minimally conscious state (MCS) in patients with preserved cognition. We used conventional electroencephalographic (EEG) measures to assess a cohort of DOC ...
Berard Roberta A RA From Western University; Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London; Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network; Division of Rheumatology, the Hospital for Sick Children; Cell Biology Program, the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute; Department of Pediatrics, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Department of Immunology, and the Department of Medical Science, University of Toronto; Institute for Work and Health, and Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital; Department of Medicine, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario; University of Manitoba; Children's Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Grant # IIN84042. Dr. Yeung is supported by an investigator award from The Arthritis Society of Canada. R.A. Berard, MD, MSc, Western University, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre; G. Tomlinson, PhD, Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, and the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, and the Department of Medicine, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital; X. Li, MD, BSc, Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network; K. Oen, MD, University of Manitoba, Children's Hospital, Health Sciences Centre; A.M. Rosenberg, MD, University of Saskatchewan; B.M. Feldman, MD, MSc, Division of Rheumatology, the Hospital for Sick Children, and the Department of Pediatrics, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; R.S.M. Yeung, MD, PhD, Division of Rheumatology, the Hospital for Sick Children, and Department of Pediatrics, Department of Immunology, and Department of Medical Science, University of Toronto, and Cell Biology Program, the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute; C. Bombardier, MD, MSc, Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, and the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, and the Institute for Work and Health, and the Division of Rheumatology, Mount Sinai Hospital. Address correspondence to Dr. R. Berard, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario N6A 5W9, Canada. E-mail: Roberta.berard@lhsc.on.ca. Accepted for publication August 6, - - 2014
To describe the trajectories of longitudinal joint disease activity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and to examine associations of clinical and laboratory characteristics with the identified trajectories. A retrospective cohort study at 2 Canadian centers was performed. The longitudinal trajectories of active joint counts were described in a proof-of-concept study ...
Amorim Priscila Batista PB Heart Institute, School of Medicine Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
To evaluate the ability of COPD patients to perform activities of daily living (ADL); to identify barriers that prevent these individuals from performing ADL; and to correlate those barriers with dyspnea severity, six-minute walk test (6MWT), and an ADL limitation score. In COPD patients and healthy, age-matched controls, the number ...
Corhay Jean - - 2014
BackgroundNeutrophils have been involved in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Underlying mechanisms of neutrophil accumulation in the airways of stable and exacerbated COPD patients are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to assess exhaled breath condensate (EBC) neutrophil chemotactic activity, the level of two chemoattractants ...
Jacobs Julia J Department of Neuropediatrics and Muscular Disease, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
High frequency oscillations (HFOs, 80-500Hz) are EEG biomarkers for epileptogenic areas. HFOs are also indicators of disease activity as HFO rates increase after reduction of antiepileptic medication. Electrical stimulation (ES) can be used for diagnostic purposes as well as therapy in patients with refractory epilepsy. This study investigates the occurrence ...
Sekeroglu Mehmet A MA *Ulucanlar Eye Training and Research Hospital †Department of Ophthalmology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, - - 2014
To evaluate the hereditary thrombophilic factors in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, exfoliative glaucoma, and exfoliation syndrome and to compare their results with those of healthy control subjects. The study included 75 patients [25 patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (group I), 25 patients with exfoliative glaucoma (group II), and 25 ...
Keeney James A JA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, CB 8233, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA, - - 2014
Surgeons perform THA to address a variety of conditions in younger patients, including osteoarthritis (OA), osteonecrosis, inflammatory arthritis, and congenital deformities. Younger patients aged 50 years or younger have been characterized as active in the literature, but a direct relationship between age and activity level has not been well substantiated. Younger ...
Wang Grace Y GY Department of Psychology, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study investigated the electrophysiological activity associated with methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). The resting EEG spectrum of beta (14.5-30Hz), alpha (8-13Hz), theta (4-7.5Hz) and delta (1.5-3.5Hz) rhythm were measured in 32 patients undertaking chronic MMT, 17 opiate users and 25 healthy volunteers. Differences in the EEG components of each group ...
Iwamoto Takuya T Department of Pharmacy, Mie University Hospital, Tsu, Mie, 514-8507, Japan; Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics, Mie University Hospital, Tsu, Mie, 514-8507, - - 2014
Basophil activation was observed in patients with a history of carboplatin-induced severe hypersensitivity reaction. However, the precise mechanism by which carboplatin induces basophil activation and the associated surrogate markers remain to be elucidated. To investigate whether IgE-dependent mechanisms, including the overexpression of FcεRI, participate in carboplatin-induced basophil activation, thirteen ovarian ...
Halls Serena S Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol and Rheumatology Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK. - - 2014
Stiffness is internationally recognized as an important indicator of inflammatory activity in RA but is poorly understood and difficult to measure. The aim of this study was to explore the experience of stiffness from the patient perspective. Semi-structured interviews conducted with 16 RA patients were analysed independently by researchers and ...
Yeo Sujung - - 2014
Acupuncture is increasingly used as an additional treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). In this functional magnetic resonance imaging study, brain activation in response to acupuncture in a group of 12 patients with PD was compared with a group of 12 healthy participants. Acupuncture was conducted on a specific ...
Fragoulis George E GE Department of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, - - 2014
Aberrant removal of necrotic debris is considered a feature with inflammatory consequences in SLE. Herein, primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS) patients were investigated for the first time for the capacity of their sera to degrade secondary necrotic cell remnants (SNEC) and DNA (endonuclease DNase1 activity), as well as for uptake of ...
Kostik Mikhail M MM Hospital Pediatry, Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University of Ministry of Healthcare of the Russia, 194100, Litovskaya 2, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of our study was to detect early clinical and laboratory signs that help to discriminate macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) from active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) without MAS. Our retrospective study was based on reviewing the medical charts of the children admitted to the rheumatology department with active ...
Bounafaa Abdelghani A Laboratory of Biochemistry & Neuroscience, Applied Biochemistry and Toxicology Team, Hassan I University, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Settat, Morocco; Department of Biology, Polydisciplinary Faculty, Sultan Moulay Sliman University, Beni-Mellal, Morocco; Laboratory of Biochemistry, Pasteur Institute of Morocco, Casablanca, Morocco; Department of Medicine, Geriatrics Service, Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, - - 2014
The functionality of HDL has been suggested as an important factor in the prevention of cardiovascular and coronary artery diseases. The objective of the present study was to investigate the functionality of HDL and the factors that may affect the anti-atherogenic properties of HDL in ACS patients. One hundred healthy ...
Hoirisch-Clapauch Silvia S Department of Hematology, Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado, Ministry of Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
Clot buster tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and its end-product plasmin play a well-defined role in neurochemistry. They mediate a number of events that culminate in tolerance against excitotoxicity, hippocampal neurogenesis, synaptic remodeling, neuronal plasticity, cognitive and emotional processing. Abnormalities in these processes have been implicated in schizophrenia pathogenesis. Laboratory markers ...
Søholm Helle H Department of Cardiology 2142, The Heart Center, Copenhagen University Hospital - - 2014
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is associated with a poor prognosis and predicting outcome is complex with neurophysiological testing and repeated clinical neurological examinations as key components of the assessment. In this study we examine the association between different electroencephalography (EEG) patterns and mortality in a clinical cohort of OHCA-patients. From ...
Magnusson Sofia E SE Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, - - 2014
Given the critical role of Fc gamma receptors (FcγR) as primary targets for autoantibody-mediated effects an important issue is how the FcγR pathway is affected in autoimmune disorders. Here we investigated the FcγR function in monocytes from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients in relation to immunoglobulin levels and disease activity. Peripheral ...
Marrali Giuseppe G "Rita Levi Montalcini" Department of Neuroscience, ALS Centre, University of Torino, Via Cherasco 15, 10126, Turin, Italy, - - 2014
NADPH-oxidases (NOX) catalyze the formation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which play a role in the development of neurological diseases, particularly those generated by the phagocytic isoform NOX2. Increased ROS has been observed in the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) SOD1 transgenic mouse, and in this preclinical model the inactivation of ...
Ladino Lady D LD Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, Department of Neurology, Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, - - 2014
Aim. Previous studies support the concept that obesity is a common comorbid condition in patients with epilepsy (PWE). In this study, we present the body mass index (BMI) and data from a survey to assess physical activity in a sample of PWE from an epilepsy clinic. Methods. Between June of ...
Voiosu Theodor T Colentina Clinical Hospital; Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania. - - 2014
Mucosal healing is an important predictor of disease-related outcome in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients, including those in clinical remission. However, colonoscopy is an invasive procedure and many patients decline repeated endoscopic examinations. We aimed to assess whether noninvasive biomarkers could accurately detect endoscopic mucosal inflammatory activity in ...
Wang Yong Y 1Department of Experimental Cardiology, Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany; 2Department of Internal Medicine, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; 3Instituto Metropolitano de Ensino Superior (IMES)/Univaço, Ipatinga, Brazil; 4Department of Cardiology, Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany; 5Leibniz-Institute of Molecular Pharmacology, Berlin, Germany; 6Department of Physics, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 7Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland; 8Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Women and Child Health, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, - - 2014
Plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) 2 activity has been demonstrated to be an independent prognostic marker in Chagas' disease (CD), equally potent as B-type natriuretic peptide. This study aims to investigate the prognostic potency of circulating ACE2 activity in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).Blood samples were withdrawn from patients with ...
Liu Qing Q Department of Special Care Center, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, - - 2014
Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) has been shown to be related to both anemia and inflammation in various diseases. However, the role of RDW in patients with Takayasu arteritis (TA) is unknown. Therefore, we investigated the association of RDW with anemia, inflammation, and disease activity in TA. RDW was ...
Tong Wing H WH Erasmus Medical Center, The - - 2014
We prospectively studied the incidence and clinical course of hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia during very prolonged use of asparaginase or in relation to asparaginase activity levels in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Also, incidence of pancreatitis, thrombosis, hyperammonemia and central neurotoxicity and their association with asparaginase activity levels were evaluated. 89 ...
Thaler Johannes J Clinical Division of Haematology and Haemostaseology, Department of Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, - - 2014
Tissue factor (TF) is the main in-vivo initiator of blood coagulation. Microparticles (MPs) are small procoagulant membrane vesicles. Elevated TF-bearing MPs have been found in different prothrombotic conditions and MP-associated TF activity may contribute to the pathogenesis of unprovoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT). To determine MP-TF activity levels at diagnosis ...
Connolly Mark M Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, - - 2014
The objective of this study is to characterize the relationship between ICP and EEG METHODS: Simultaneous ICP and EEG data were obtained from burst-suppressed patients and segmented by EEG bursts. Segments were categorized as increasing/decreasing and peak/valley to investigate relationship between ICP changes and EEG burst duration. A generalized ICP ...
Yılmaz Bülent B Bülent Yılmaz, Seyfettin Köklü, Osman Yüksel, Serap Arslan, Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye, 06100 - - 2014
To investigate the diagnostic utility of beta 2 microglobulin (B2-M) levels and analyze this correlation with the activity of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Overall, 78 IBD patients and 30 healthy controls were enrolled in the study. We examined B2-M serum levels in 43 ulcerative colitis (UC) patients, 35 with Crohn's ...
Zahm Adam M AM Children's Hospital of - - 2014
The incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis has increased in the past several years, yet our understanding of pathogenesis remains limited. To test the hypothesis that microRNAs are altered in children with eosinophilic esophagitis, microRNAs were profiled in esophageal mucosa biopsies obtained from patients with active disease (n=5) and healthy control subjects ...
Della-Torre Emanuel E Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Unit of Medicine and Clinical Immunology, IRCCS-San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, - - 2014
Fibrosis is a predominant feature of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). B-cell depletion induces a prompt clinical and immunological response in patients with IgG4-RD, but the effects of this intervention on fibrosis in IgG4-RD are unknown. We used the enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) score to address the impact of rituximab on fibroblast ...
Knaś Małgorzata - - 2014
However, there are some informations on the salivary glands involvement in systemic sclerosis, and there is a lack of any data about salivary glands function depending on systemic sclerosis subsets. The unstimulated and stimulated salivary flow, the activity of peroxidase, the total amount of lactoferrin, lysozyme and sIgA were determined ...
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