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Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery ; (12): 544-551, 2023.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-986925

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Objective: To explore the diagnosis, surgical management and outcome of jugular foramen chondrosarcoma (CSA). Methods: Fifteen patients with jugular foramen CSA hospitalized in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery of Chinese PLA General Hospital from December 2002 to February 2020 were retrospectively collected,of whom 2 were male and 13 were female, aging from 22 to 61 years old. The clinical symptoms and signs, imaging features, differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, function of facial nerve and cranial nerves IX to XII, and surgical outcomes were analyzed. Results: Patients with jugular foramen CSA mainly presented with facial paralysis, hearing loss, hoarseness, cough, tinnitus and local mass. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) could provide important information for diagnosis. CT showed irregular destruction on bone margin of the jugular foramen. MR demonstrated iso or hypointense on T1WI, hyperintense on T2WI and heterogeneous contrast-enhancement. Surgical approaches were chosen upon the sizes and scopes of the tumors. Inferior temporal fossa A approach was adopted in 12 cases, inferior temporal fossa B approach in 2 cases and mastoid combined parotid approach in 1 case. Five patients with facial nerve involved received great auricular nerve graft. The House Brackmann (H-B) grading scale was used to evaluate the facial nerve function. Preoperative facial nerve function ranked grade Ⅴ in 4 cases and grade Ⅵ in 1 case. Postoperative facial nerve function improved to grade Ⅲ in 2 cases and grade Ⅵ in 3 cases. Five patients presented with cranial nerves Ⅸ and Ⅹ palsies. Hoarseness and cough of 2 cases improved after operation, while the other 3 cases did not. All the patients were diagnosed CSA by histopathology and immunohistochemistry, with immunohistochemical staining showing vimentin and S-100 positive, but cytokeratin negative in tumor cells. All patients survived during 28 to 234 months' follow-up. Two patients suffered from tumor recurrence 7 years after surgery and received revision surgery. No complications such as cerebrospinal fluid leakage and intracranial infection occurred after operation. Conclusions: Jugular foramen CSA lacks characteristic symptoms or signs. Imaging is helpful to differential diagnosis. Surgery is the primary treatment of jugular foramen CSA. Patients with facial paralysis should receive surgery in time as to restore the facial nerve. Long-term follow-up is necessary after surgery in case of recurrence.


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Humans , Male , Female , Young Adult , Adult , Middle Aged , Facial Paralysis/etiology , Diagnosis, Differential , Jugular Foramina , Retrospective Studies , Cough , Hoarseness , Neoplasm Recurrence, Local , Chondrosarcoma/surgery
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Chinese Journal of Pathology ; (12): 832-837, 2023.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-1012316

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Objective: To investigate the expression of MSI1 and HER2 in mammary Paget's disease, and the correlation between the expression levels of MSI1 and HER2 and the clinicopathologic characteristics and prognosis of the patients. Methods: Clinical data and paraffin-embedded specimens of 34 pairs of mammary Paget's disease and underlying breast cancer were collected at the Department of Pathology, Affiliated Lianyungang Oriental Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University from March 2011 to December 2019. Immunohistochemistry was used to detect the expression of MSI1 and HER2 in mammary Paget's disease and the accompanying breast cancer, and to analyze the correlation between the expression levels of MSI1 and HER2 and their clinicopathologic features, as well as their influence on prognosis. Results: In mammary Paget's disease, the positive rate of MSI1 was 91.2% (31/34) and the positive rate of HER2 was 88.2% (30/34); the expression of MSI1 and HER2 was positively correlated (P=0.001, r=0.530). The expression of MSI1 was positively correlated with menopausal status (r=0.372, P=0.030) and lymph node metastasis (r=0.450, P=0.008). HER2 expression was positively correlated with menopausal status (r=0.436, P=0.010), and negatively correlated with ER expression (r=-0.365, P=0.034). The co-expression of MSI1 and HER2 was positively correlated with age (r=0.347, P=0.044) and menopausal status (r=0.496, P=0.003), and negatively correlated with ER expression (r=-0.461, P=0.006). Conclusions: MSI1 and HER2 are highly expressed in mammary Paget's disease and their expression levels are positively correlated. The correlation analysis between clinicopathological features and prognosis suggests that both of them may be involved in the occurrence and development of mammary Paget's disease and are potential therapeutic targets for mammary Paget's disease.


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Humans , Female , Paget's Disease, Mammary/pathology , Breast Neoplasms/pathology , Prognosis , Lymphatic Metastasis , Nerve Tissue Proteins/metabolism , RNA-Binding Proteins
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Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion ; (12): 417-421, 2023.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-980738

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OBJECTIVE@#To observe the effect of Tiaoqi Jieyu (regulating qi and relieving depression) acupuncture on the clinical symptoms of treatment-resistant depression (TRD), and to explore the relationship between the acupuncture pain sensitivity and symptom's improvement.@*METHODS@#A total of 78 patients with TRD were randomly divided into an observation group (39 cases, 3 cases dropped off) and a control group (39 cases, 4 cases dropped off). The patients in the control group were treated with medications according to the treatment plan of psychiatrists (at least one medication was 5-hydroxytryptamine reuptake inhibitor). On the basis of the control group, the patients in the observation group were treated with Tiaoqi Jieyu acupuncture, and Baihui (GV 20), Yintang (GV 24+), Yanglingquan (GB 34), Taichong (LR 3), Hegu (LI 4), Neiguan (PC 6), Yinlingquan (SP 9) and Zusanli (ST 36), etc. were selected. The acupuncture was given three times a week. Both groups were treated for 8 weeks. After 8-week treatment, the response rate of Hamilton depression scale-24 (HAMD-24) score after was evaluated in the two groups. The scores of HAMD-24 and Hamilton anxiety scale (HAMA) were compared between the two groups before treatment, after 4, 8-week treatment and 12 weeks after treatment (follow-up). After the first treatment and 8-week treatment, the visual analogue scale (VAS) score in the observation group was evaluated, and the correlation between VAS score after the first treatment and HAMD-24 score before treatment, between VAS score after the first treatment and the course of disease in the observation group was analyzed, and the correlation between difference of VAS after 8-week treatment and after the first treatment and difference of HAMD-24 score before treatment and after 8-week treatment was analyzed.@*RESULTS@#After 8-week treatment, the response rate of HAMD-24 score in the observation group was 52.8% (19/36), higher than 17.1% (6/35) in the control group (P<0.001). Compared before treatment, the scores of HAMD-24 and HAMA in the two groups were decreased after 4-week treatment, 8-week treatment and in follow-up (P<0.05), and those in the observation group were superior to the control group (P<0.05). After 8-week treatment, the acupuncture pain VAS score in the observation group was (5.28±2.13) points, which was higher than (3.33±1.62) points after the first treatment (P<0.001). There was a negative correlation between VAS score after the first treatment and HAMD-24 score before treatment in the observation group (r =-0.486, P=0.003); there was no correlation between acupuncture pain VAS score after the first treatment and the course of disease in the observation group (P>0.05). After 8-week treatment, there was a positive correlation between the difference of VAS score and the difference of HAMD-24 score in the observation group (r =0.514, P=0.001).@*CONCLUSION@#Tiaoqi Jieyu acupuncture could improve the depression and anxiety in patients with TRD, and the symptom's improvement is related to the recovery of acupuncture pain sensitivity.


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Humans , Depression/therapy , Treatment Outcome , Acupuncture Therapy , Acupuncture Points , Pain
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Journal of Geriatric Cardiology ; (12): 256-267, 2023.
Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-982194

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OBJECTIVE@#To evaluate the feasibility and tolerability of metoprolol standard dosing pathway (MSDP) in Chinese patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS).@*METHODS@#In this multicenter, prospective, open label, single-arm and interventional study that was conducted from February 2018 to April 2019 in fifteen Chinese hospitals. A total of 998 hospitalized patients aged ≥ 18 years and diagnosed with ACS were included. The MSDP was applied to all eligible ACS patients based on the standard treatment recommended by international guidelines. The primary endpoint was the percentage of patients achieving the target dose at discharge (V2). The secondary endpoints included the heart rate and blood pressure at V2 and four weeks after discharge (V4), and percentage of patients experiencing bradycardia (heart rate < 50 beats/min), hypotension (blood pressure < 90/60 mmHg) and transient cardiac dysfunction at V2 and V4.@*RESULTS@#Of the 998 patients, 29.46% of patients achieved the target dose (≥ 95 mg/d) at V2. The total population was divided into two groups: target group (patients achieving the target dose at V2) and non-target group (patients not achieving the target dose at V2). There was significant difference in the reduction of heart rate from baseline to discharge in the two groups (-4.97 ± 11.90 beats/min vs. -2.70 ± 9.47 beats/min, P = 0.034). There was no significant difference in the proportion of bradycardia that occurred in the two groups at V2 (0 vs. 0, P = 1.000) and V4 (0.81% vs. 0.33%, P = 0.715). There was no significant difference in the proportion of hypotension between the two groups at V2 (0.004% vs. 0.004%, P = 1.000) and V4 (0 vs. 0.005%, P = 0.560). No transient cardiac dysfunction occurred in two groups during the study. A total of five adverse events (1.70%) and one serious adverse event (0.34%) were related to the pathway in target group.@*CONCLUSIONS@#In Chinese ACS patients, the feasibility and tolerability of the MSDP have been proved to be acceptable.

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Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery ; (12): 487-492, 2021.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-942464

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Objective: To discuss the techniques and repairing methods of various degree of compound tissue defects in the auriculotemporal region. Methods: Retrospective analysis was conducted on three cases of different repairing methods for huge compound tissue defects in different degrees in the auriculotemporal region after the resection of the malignant tumor or sinus tract due to repeated infection in our hospital. Results: Following total removal of the tumors or sinus tract in all patients, we applied retroauricular lingual flap transfer repairing, latissimus dorsi flap free transfer repairing and vascular anastomosis, scalp tissue expansion in stage Ⅰ, then repairing the lesion with expanded scalp and filling the huge mastoid cavity with abdominal fat in stage Ⅱ, respectively, according to the characteristics of compound tissue defects in the auriculotemporal region. All free flaps survived well. Conclusions: The anatomy of the auricular-temporal area is complex and involves important vascular and neural structures of head and neck and lateral skull base. The huge composite tissue defect following auriculotemporal region surgery, which is composed of skin, muscle and bone tissue, needs to be repaired in one stage. Therefore, flexible repairing methods should be chosen based on different situations, for attaining the goal of completely removing tumor and lesions, and then, covering the operation cavity.


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Humans , Plastic Surgery Procedures , Retrospective Studies , Skin Transplantation , Temporal Lobe , Treatment Outcome
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Journal of Integrative Medicine ; (12): 20-28, 2021.
Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-880999

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BACKGROUND@#Acupuncture therapy has shown promise for effectively relieving preoperative anxiety. Nevertheless, previous findings from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are inconsistent and must be examined in detail.@*OBJECTIVE@#This study systematically evaluates the efficacy and safety of acupuncture therapy for preoperative anxiety as well as the quality of evidence supporting this application.@*SEARCH STRATEGY@#The China National Knowledge Infrastructure Database, Wanfang Data Journal Database, Chinese Biomedical Literature Database, Chongqing VIP, Embase, PubMed and Cochrane Library Databases were queried from their inception to 19, February 2020, using keywords such as "acupuncture therapy," "preoperative" and "anxioty." Manual searches expanded the search breadth and included conference abstracts and other reference lists.@*INCLUSION CRITERIA@#RCTs were included in the current study if they contained a comparison between a group of anxiety patients that received acupuncture therapy and a control group that received sham acupuncture.@*DATA EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS@#Literature was reviewed, and various articles were selected using the NoteExpress 3.2.0 software. Two researchers independently screened and extracted data and evaluated the risk of bias in the included studies. The RevMan 5.3 software was used for data aggregation and the Grades of Recommendation, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) assessment was used to evaluate the quality of the study outcomes.@*RESULTS@#Twelve studies were included in the review, containing a total of 916 patients. Meta-analysis showed that, compared with the control group, patients who received acupuncture therapy had reduced State-Trait Anxiety Inventory Scale (STAI-S) score (mean difference [MD] = -9.07, 95% confidence interval [CI] [-13.19 to -4.96], P < 0.0001) and Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) score (MD = -1.37, 95% CI [-2.29 to -0.45], P = 0.003). However, for the Hamilton Anxiety Scale (HAMA) score, there was no difference between the two groups (MD = -3.98, 95% CI [-12.89 to 4.92], P = 0.38). Further, the GRADE assessment demonstrated that the STAI-S was of moderate quality, the VAS of low quality and the HAMA of very low quality.@*CONCLUSION@#Acupuncture therapy may be able to decrease anxiety in preoperative patients, but the results need to be further verified due to the small sample sizes and the low quality of evidence to date.

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Chinese Journal of Epidemiology ; (12): 31-35, 2020.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-798878

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Objective@#To understand the relationship between visual impairment and risk of all-cause mortality in the elderly aged 65 years and older in 8 longevity areas in China.@*Methods@#The data of the elderly aged 65 years and older in the project in 2012 were obtained from Healthy Aging and Biomarkers Cohort Study, a sub-cohort of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey, including physical measurement and survival status, and a follow-up for survival outcomes were conducted in 2014 and 2017 respectively. Cox proportional hazard regression model was used to analyze the influence of visual impairment on mortality. Gender and age specific analysis was conducted.@*Results@#A total of 1 736 elderly adults were included. A total of 943 deaths occurred during the 5-year follow-up period with a 5-year mortality rate of 54.3%. The 5-year mortality rate was 76.7% in the group with visual impairment, and 47.6% in the group without visual impairment (P<0.001). After adjusting for demographic information, life style and some disease factors, the risk of 5-year mortality in the group with visual impairment group was 1.30 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment (HR=1.30, 95%CI: 1.09-1.55). In the females, the risk for mortality in the group with visual impairment was 1.48 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment (HR=1.48, 95%CI:1.20-1.84). However, vision status was not associated with the risk for mortality in males (HR=1.02, 95%CI: 0.72-1.43). The risk for mortality in the group with visual impairment was 1.39 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment in the elderly aged over 90 years (HR=1.39, 95%CI: 1.13-1.70). Vision status was not associated with mortality risk in the elderly aged 65-79 years and 80-89 years (HR=1.37, 95%CI: 0.61-3.07; HR=0.95, 95%CI: 0.61-1.48).@*Conclusion@#In the elderly people in China, visual impairment is a risk factor for mortality.

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Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion ; (12): 1299-1303, 2020.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-877531

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OBJECTIVE@#To compare the clinical efficacy between rolling needle pricking-cupping (RNP-C) and traditional pricking-cupping (TP-C) for cervical spondylosis of neck type.@*METHODS@#A total of 96 patients with cervical spondylosis of neck type were randomly divided into an RNP-C group, a TP-C group and an electroacupuncture (EA) group, 32 cases in each group. Each group was treated with EA at Jingbailao (EX-HN 15), Fengchi (GB 20), Dazhui (GV 14), Jianjing (GB 21) and @*RESULTS@#Compared before treatment, the scores of NPQ and VAS in each group were all reduced at 2 and 4 weeks into treatment and follow-up (@*CONCLUSION@#TP-C and RNP-C could both improve the cervical pain symptoms in patients with cervical spondylosis of neck type, and improve the overall function of the cervical spine, and the curative effect is similar.


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Humans , Acupuncture Points , Acupuncture Therapy , Cervical Vertebrae , Cupping Therapy , Spondylosis/therapy , Treatment Outcome
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Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science ; (6): 367-373, 2020.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-872424

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Objective: To observe the clinical efficacy of acupuncture plus rehabilitation training in treating post-stroke deglutition disorders of qi-deficiency blood stasis pattern. Methods: Sixty-six patients with post-stroke deglutition disorders of qi-deficiency blood stasis patter were divided into an observation group and a rehabilitation group using the random number table method. The two groups both received conventional medications and supportive treatment for stroke. In addition, the observation group received acupuncture plus rehabilitation training while the rehabilitation group only received the same rehabilitation training. The interventions were conducted 3 times a week for a total of 4 weeks in both groups. They were evaluated using Kubota water swallowing test (KWST), Fujishima Ichiro food intake level scale (FILS) and symptoms score of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) before and after treatment, and at the 1-month follow-up. The therapeutic efficacy was assessed at the 1-month follow-up. Results: The KWST grading and FILS result after treatment and at the follow-up were significantly different from those before treatment in both groups (all P<0.001); the results of these two items at the follow-up were not significantly different from those after treatment in the two groups (all P>0.05). There were significant differences in the KWST grading and FILS result between the two groups after treatment and at the follow-up (all P<0.05). The TCM symptoms score changed significantly after treatment and at the follow-up compared with that before treatment in both groups (all P<0.001). The TCM symptoms grading efficacy at the follow-up was significantly different from that after treatment in the observation group (P<0.05), while the difference was statistically insignificant in the rehabilitation group (P>0.05). The TCM symptoms grading efficacy in the observation group was significantly different from that in the rehabilitation group after treatment and at the follow-up (both P<0.05). Conclusion: Based on the conventional treatment for stroke, acupuncture plus rehabilitation training or use of rehabilitation training alone both can improve the clinical symptoms in post-stroke deglutition disorders of qi-deficiency blood stasis pattern, but acupuncture plus rehabilitation training can produce more significant efficacy and better long-term efficacy in improving TCM symptoms.

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Chinese Journal of Epidemiology ; (12): 31-35, 2020.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-787711

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To understand the relationship between visual impairment and risk of all-cause mortality in the elderly aged 65 years and older in 8 longevity areas in China. The data of the elderly aged 65 years and older in the project in 2012 were obtained from Healthy Aging and Biomarkers Cohort Study, a sub-cohort of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey, including physical measurement and survival status, and a follow-up for survival outcomes were conducted in 2014 and 2017 respectively. Cox proportional hazard regression model was used to analyze the influence of visual impairment on mortality. Gender and age specific analysis was conducted. A total of 1 736 elderly adults were included. A total of 943 deaths occurred during the 5-year follow-up period with a 5-year mortality rate of 54.3. The 5-year mortality rate was 76.7 in the group with visual impairment, and 47.6 in the group without visual impairment (<0.001). After adjusting for demographic information, life style and some disease factors, the risk of 5-year mortality in the group with visual impairment group was 1.30 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment (=1.30, 95: 1.09-1.55). In the females, the risk for mortality in the group with visual impairment was 1.48 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment (=1.48, 95:1.20-1.84). However, vision status was not associated with the risk for mortality in males (=1.02, 95: 0.72-1.43). The risk for mortality in the group with visual impairment was 1.39 times higher than that in the group without visual impairment in the elderly aged over 90 years (=1.39, 95: 1.13-1.70). Vision status was not associated with mortality risk in the elderly aged 65-79 years and 80-89 years (=1.37, 95: 0.61-3.07; =0.95, 95: 0.61-1.48). In the elderly people in China, visual impairment is a risk factor for mortality.

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Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology ; (12): 485-491, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-756225

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Objective To observe and analyze the pathological changes in BALB/c mice infected with herpes simplex virus typeⅡ (HSV-2) through nasal and genital inoculation. Methods Six-week old female BALB/c mice were divided into two groups, experimental and control groups. In the experimental group, the mice were infected with HSV-2 (104 CCID50/20μl per mouse) through nasal and genital tract in-oculation. Accordingly, the mice in the control group were injected with equal volume of PBS. Tissue speci-mens were collected from lung, nervous system and reproductive system for pathological analysis and viral load detection at different time points after infection. Lat gene expression in mouse trigeminal and sacral gan-glia was detected through in situ hybridization. In addition, the proliferation of viruses isolated form trigemi-nal and sacral ganglia of the infected mice was observed in vitro. Results Weight loss and histopathological lesions were observed in the mice of the experimental group 6 d after infection. Major pathological changes in the HSV-2-infected mice through nasal tract inoculation involved the lung and central nervous system( CNS) , including alveolar wall congestion, cerebrovascular cuff response and lymphocyte infiltration. How-ever, the major lesions in the infected mice through genital tract inoculation were found in the reproductive ducts, such as sacral ganglion necrosis, eosinophilia in the vagina and uterus, and ovarian congestion. Re-sults of the viral load detection in tissues and organs of the infected mice were consistent with the pathological changes. The mice infected through nasal tract inoculation had significantly higher viral loads in the nerves and lungs than those by genital tract inoculation, but lower viral loads in the genital tracts and sacral ganglia. Positive expression of lat gene at mRNA level was detected in the trigeminal and sacral ganglia of mice with HSV-2 latency 28 d after infection. In addition, both of the tissue fragments from trigeminal and sacral ganglia had cytopathic effects ( CPEs) on Vero cells. Enhanced expression of lat gene at mRNA level and much severer CPEs were induced by genital tract inoculation than by nasal tract inoculation. Conclu-sions HSV-2 could infect and cause histopathological damages in BALB/c mice through both nasal and genital tracts. In addition, the locations of the pathological lesions were closely related to the mode of infection.

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Chinese Journal of Clinical Laboratory Science ; (12): 915-918, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-821924

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Objective@#To investigate the expression levels and clinical significance of serum miRNAs, including miR-146a-5p, miR-155-5p and miR-124a-3p, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). @*Methods@#The clinical data, whole blood and serum samples from 39 RA patients hospitalized in our hospital during October 2016 and October 2018 were collected. Whole blood specimens were used to determine erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), and serum samples were used to detect rheumatoid factor (RF), C-reaction protein (CRP) and miRNAs. The expression levels of serum miR-146a-5p, miR-155-5p and miR-124a-3p in RA patients were detected by SYBR Green real-time fluorescence quantitative PCR. @*Results@#The expression levels of serum miR-146a-5p (1.742±1.058) in RA patients before treatment were significantly higher than that in healthy controls (HC, 1.045±0.772), which were positively correlated with DAS28 scores (r=0.836 5,P=0.004 5), ESR (r=0.437 2, P=0.032 5) and RF levels (r=0.733 6,P=0.013 7). However, the expression levels of serum miR-155-5p (U=42.00,P=0.032 9) and miR-124a-3p (U=44.5,P=0.044 5) in RA patients were significantly lower than that in HC, and the expression levels of serum miR-155-5p were negatively correlated with RF levels (r=-0.445 3,P=0.031 6), and the expression levels of serum miR-124a-3p were negatively correlated with DAS28 scores (r=-0.538 7,P=0.025 8) and RF levels (r=-0.436 5,P=0.046 3). After treatment, the expression levels of serum miR-146a-5p (U= 60.00,P=0.003 8) in RA patients were significantly decreased, while the expression levels of serum miR-155-5p (U=64.00,P=0.005 9) and miR-124a-3p (U=85.00,P=0.042 2) were significantly increased. @*Conclusion@#The abnormal expression levels of serum miR-146a-5p, miR-155-5p and miR-124a-3p in RA patients have potential clinical significance for the diagnosis of RA.

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Journal of Medical Postgraduates ; (12): 1276-1279, 2019.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-818182

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Objective Ubiquitin-proteasome system (UPS) plays a central role in the development of esophageal cancer. However, As the executor of UPS, the expression and clinical significance of detection of serum ubiquitin (UB) in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma(ESCC) patients have not been fully elucidated. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression and diagnostic value of serum ubiquitin (UB) in ESCC. Methods A total of eighty-eight ESCC patients and forty healthy controls from February 2018 to May 2019 at the Affiliated Jiangyin Hospital of Nantong University were enrolled. Serum UB was measured by ELISA, and serum squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCC) and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) were determined by chemiluminescence method. The ROC curve was used to analyze the diagnostic value of each indicator. Besides, the correlation between serum UB and clinicopathological features of ESCC were analyzed. Results The level of serum UB in ESCC group was significantly higher than that in the control group[(41.96±3.273)ng/ml vs (80.86±7.993)ng/ml, P<0.05]. The level of serum UB in ESCC patients was related to lymphatic metastasis and tumor stage (P<0.05). The sensitivity of UB, SCC, CEA and the three combined diagnosis of ESCC were 65.9%, 52.3%, 51.1%, and 76.1%, respectively. The AUC under the ROC curve were 0.690, 0.677, 0.635, and 0.795, respectively. Conclusion Serum UB is highly expressed in ESCC and is closely related to tumor progression. Combined with SCC and CEA, UB can improve the sensitivity of diagnosis of ESCC and can be used as an effective serological screening biomarker.

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Chinese Medical Sciences Journal ; (4): 177-183, 2019.
Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-772790

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Objective To evaluate the instant effects and five-year clinical outcomes of coronary artery disease patients complicated with diabetes mellitus after StentBoost-optimized percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Methods From March 2009 to July 2010, 184 patients undergoing PCI at our hospital were found stent underexpansion or malapposition by StentBoost after stents implantation and were divided into the diabetic (=73, 39.67%) and the non-diabetic group (=111, 60.33%). All patients received StentBoost-guided post-dilatation after stent implantation. The instant procedural results were measured and clinical outcome after five-year follow-up was analyzed in each group. Between-group comparisons were performed using Chi-square test or Student's test. Multivariate logistic regression analysis was carried out to reveal the independent predictors for long-term clinical outcomes of StentBoost-optimized PCI . Results After StentBoost-guided post-dilatation, the minimum diameter (MinLD), maximum diameter (MaxLD) and average diameter in both groups increased significantly than before (<0.001), the (MaxLD-MinLD)/MaxLD ratio and the in-stent residual stenosis decreased accordingly (<0.001). The five-year follow-up showed similar mortality rate (4.92% . 2.86%, =0.67) and major adverse cardiac event rate (11.48% . 11.43%, = 1.0) between the diabetic and the non-diabetic group, whereas the recurrence of angina pectoris was higher in the diabetic group compared to the non-diabetic group (47.54% . 29.52%; =0.02). A multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that age and left ventricular ejection fraction rather than diabetes mellitus were independent predictors for long-term clinical outcomes. Conclusions StentBoost could effectively improve instant PCI results; the long-term clinical outcomes of StentBoost-optimized PCI were similar between diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Age and left ventricular ejection fraction were the independent predictors for long-term clinical outcomes.

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Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and Moxibustion ; (12): 65-69, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-695862

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Objective To make a tinnitus matching-based observation of the clinical therapeutic effect of acupuncture on tinnitus of kidney essence deficiency type.Methods Sixty patients with tinnitus of kidney essence deficiency type were randomized to groups A and B, 30 cases each. Group A received acupuncture based on syndrome differentiation- based point selection and group B, acupuncture based on disease differentiation-based point selection. Hearing condition was assessed by pure tone hearing threshold and tinnitus matching (tinnitus frequency and loudness matching test) in the two groups of patients before and after treatment.Results There were statistically significant pre-/post- treatment differences in various thresholds in pure tone audiometry in the two groups (P<0.05). There were statistically significant post-treatment differences in partial thresholds in pure tone audiometry (500 Hz, 750 Hz, 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz) between Group A and group B (P<0.05). Tinnitus matching had no statistically significant pre-/post-treatment difference within the two groups and no statistically significant post-treatment difference between the two groups (P>0.05). There was a statistically significant pre-/post-treatment difference in tinnitus loudness matching in the two groups (P<0.01). There was a statistically significant post-treatment difference in tinnitus loudness matching between Group A and group B (P<0.05).Conclusions Acupuncture is an effective way to treat tinnitus of kidney essence deficiency type. The therapeutic effect of syndrome differentiation-based acupoint selection is better than that of disease differentiation-based acupoint selection.

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Journal of Experimental Hematology ; (6): 541-546, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-690953

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<p><b>OBJECTIVE</b>To analyse the cases of platelet transfusion refractoriness after received HLA-matched unrelated donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, to analyze and identify the phenotype and genotype of CD36 in both the patient and stem cell donor, as well as the characteristic of antibody induced platelet transfusion refractoriness, and to analyse the efficacy of matched CD36-deficiency platelets transfusions.</p><p><b>METHODS</b>The CD36 expression on platelet and monocyte was analyzed by flow cytometry (FCM) in both patient and donor. Polymerase chain reaction sequence-based typing (PCR-SBT) was used to analyze the exons sequence of CD36 and HPA. Fast monoclonal antibody-specific immobilization of platelet antigen (F-MAIPA) and FCM were used to identify platelet antibodies in the patient. Short tandem repeat polymerase chain reaction (STR-PCR) was applied to monitor engraftment evidence. The platelet level was monitored. CD36- deficiency donor's platelets were selected from CD36- deficiency donor blood bank.</p><p><b>RESULTS</b>The donor was CD36 positive and the patient was typed I CD36 deficiency. The anti-CD36 antibody was identified in patient's serum (after transplantation), while the HLA and HPA-related antibodies were excluded. Sequence analysis of CD36 exon in the patient showed Exon 6 -1G>C(Change in splicing site) homozygote, which was a novel CD36 mutation. STR, HPA and CD36 of the patient (complete chimerism) were conversed to that of donor gene types on day 18 after allo-HSCT. The positive CD36 expression on platelet and monocyte in the patient was observed on day 96 after allo-HSCT. The patient showed the platelet transfusion refractoriness which was significantly improved after platelets transfusions from CD36 deficiency donors.</p><p><b>CONCLUSION</b>Stem cell transplants resulted in anti-CD36 and caused platelet transfusion refractoriness, that was first reported in China. To ensure the efficacy of platelet transfusion, the CD36-deficiency patient should receive CD36 deficiency platelets for transfusion.</p>


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Humans , Antigens, Human Platelet , Blood Platelet Disorders , Blood Platelets , CD36 Antigens , China , Platelet Transfusion , Thrombocytopenia
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National Journal of Andrology ; (12): 409-413, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-689742

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<p><b>Objective</b>Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is one of the most common genetic renal diseases, which may cause oligoasthenospermia and azoospermia and result in male infertility. This study aimed to analyze the outcomes of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in male patients with ADPKD-induced infertility.</p><p><b>METHODS</b>We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data on 7 male patients with ADPKD-induced infertility undergoing PGD from April 2015 to February 2017, including 6 cases of oligoasthenospermia and 1 case of obstructive azoospermia, all with the PKD1 gene heterozygous mutations. Following intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), we performed blastomere biopsy after 5 or 6 days of embryo culture and subjected the blastomeres to Sureplex whole-genome amplification, followed by haplotype linkage analysis, Sanger sequencing, array-based comparative genomic hybridization to assess the chromosomal ploidy of the unaffected embryos, and identification of the unaffected euploid embryos for transfer.</p><p><b>RESULTS</b>One PGD cycle was completed for each of the 7 patients. Totally, 26 blastocysts were developed, of which 12 were unaffected and diploid. Clinical pregnancies were achieved in 6 cases following 7 cycles of frozen embryo transplantation, which included 5 live births and 1 spontaneous abortion.</p><p><b>CONCLUSIONS</b>For males with ADPKD-induced infertility, PGD may contribute to high rates of clinical pregnancy and live birth and prevent ADPKD in the offspring as well. This finding is also meaningful for the ADPKD patients with normal fertility.</p>


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Female , Humans , Male , Pregnancy , Abortion, Spontaneous , Genetics , Biopsy , Blastocyst , Comparative Genomic Hybridization , Embryo Transfer , Infertility, Male , Genetics , Mutation , Polycystic Kidney, Autosomal Dominant , Diagnosis , Genetics , Pregnancy Outcome , Preimplantation Diagnosis , Retrospective Studies , Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic
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Chinese Circulation Journal ; (12): 355-359, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-703864

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Objectives: To analyze the relationship between lung ultrasound B line and NT-proBNP, E/e' in order to explore the accuracy of B lines for diagnosing pulmonary edema in patients with acute heart failure (AHF). Methods: A total of 124 AHF patients admitted in out hospital from 2016-02 to 2017-02 were enrolled. According to the number of B line, patients were divided into 3 groups: Mild pulmonary edema group, patients with B line<15, Moderate pulmonary edema group, 15≤B line<30 and Severe pulmonary edema group, B line≥30. Basic clinical condition and echocardiography parameters were compared among 3 groups; relationships between B line and NT-proBNP, E/e', EF, pulmonary artery pressure were analyzed respectively; the sensitivity and specificity for B-line diagnosing NT-proBNP≥5000 pg/ml and E/e'≥14 were evaluated by ROC curve analysis. Results: Compared with Mild and Moderate pulmonary edema groups, Severe pulmonary edema group had the severer NYHA grade, more wet rale, higher NT-proBNP level and more chest X-ray of pulmonary congestion, P<0.05. Compared with Mild pulmonary edema group, Moderate and Severe pulmonary edema groups had decreased LVEF, P<0.05; Severe pulmonary edema group showed increased diastolic function such as elevated E/A, pulmonary artery pressure and E/e',P<0.05.B line was positively related to NT-proBNP,E/e'and pulmonary artery pressure,negatively related to EF.B line had the best correlation to NT-proBNP (r=0.803, P<0.001), the next was E/e'(r=0.794, P<0.001) and the worst was pulmonary artery pressure (r=0.330, P<0.001). The cutoff values of B line for diagnosing NT-proBNP≥5000pg/ml and E/e'≥14 were both 30, the AUC of ROC=0.823 and 0.768 respectively. Conclusions: Lung ultrasound B line had good correlation to NT-proBNP and E/e', which could accurately assess the pulmonary edema in AHF patients.

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Chinese Circulation Journal ; (12): 1056-1059, 2017.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-667328

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Objective: To compare the clinical features between very late stent thrombosis (VLST) and very late in-stent restenosis, to discuss the potential risk factors for VLST occurrence. Methods: Our research included in 2 groups: VLST group, 21 ACS patients with coronary angiography (CAG) confirmed VLST admitted in our hospital and Control group, 38 ACS patients with CAG confirmed very late in-stent restenosis at same period of time. Basic clinical data, laboratory tests and relevant examinations were compared between 2 groups; potential risk factors for VLST occurrence were studied by Logistic regression analysis. Results: ① There were 8 (38.1%) patients discontinued anti-platelet therapy in a month by themselves in VLST group and 5 (13.2%) in Control group, P=0.03. ② 13 (61.9%) patients presented as ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in VLST group, while all (100%) patients presented as Non-ST-segment elevation ACS (NST-ACS) in Control group, P<0.001. ③ The age, gender, previous histories of hypertension, diabetes, MI, smoking and interventional therapy were similar between 2 groups, P>0.05. ④ Compared with Control group, VLST group had decreased LVEF, P=0.001, increased peak values of TnI and NT-pro BNP, elevated WBC and hs-CRP, all P<0.001. ⑤ The index of echocardiography, blood lipid profiles, glucose and creatinine were similar between 2 groups, P>0.05. ⑥ Logistic regression analysis showed that discontinued anti-platelet therapy, elevated NT-pro BNP and hs-CRP were the independent risk factors for VLST occurrence, P<0.05. Conclusion: VLST may have life-threatening clinical features, insisted anti-platelet therapy and improved cardiac function could reduce VLST occurrence.

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Chinese Journal of Immunology ; (12): 414-417, 2017.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-510459

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Objective:To analyze PD-L2 expression on monocytes of peripheral blood cells in systemic lupus erythematosus ( SLE) and it′s correlation with the degree of disease activity .Methods:Peripheral blood of 26 cases of SLE patiens and 38 cases of healthy controls were collected .Peripheral blood mononuclear cells ( PBMC) were isolated and realtime PCR was carried on to analyze the PD-L2 gene expression.At the same time flow cytometry was performed to analyze the CD 14 and PD-L2 expression.Results:PD-L2 was significantly up-regulated on monocytes in RA patients than in healthy controls and had correlation with the disease activity and the SLEAI score.Conclusion:These findings help to clarify the function of PD-L2,including its potential role as a biomarker for SLE .

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