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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-912589

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Objective:This article aims to analyze and explore practical and effective operation and management mechanisms of the independent interdisciplinary institutes in universities.Methods:Adopting case analysis and literature review as research methodologies to explore the operation and management mechanisms of mature interdisciplinary research institutions in foreign universities, and providing constructive suggestions for domestic academic institutions.Results:Case analysis found that flexible talent structure, sufficient scientific research platform sharing mechanism, and close partnership with industry operation mechanism can effectively promote the virtuous circle of interdisciplinary knowledge generation, dissemination and transformation, thereby driving the efficient operation of interdisciplinary institutes. At the same time, scientific and appropriate management scheme and evaluation system provide a strong systematic administrative support.Conclusions:Interdisciplinary institutes in domestic universities should adopt a matrix-style team formation method to assure the flow of talents with diverse backgrounds, thereby enhancing the internal driving-force of interdisciplinary development. Besides, a substantial resource sharing mechanism should be created to promote the establishment of interdisciplinary research communities. Furthermore, exploring " extensional" knowledge transfer mechanisms to promote collaborative innovation with enterprises. At the same time, establishing scientific and clear institutional management which take into full consideration of the key factors of interdisciplinary research methods and evaluation system.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-910518

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Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is one of the common head and neck malignant tumors. Radiotherapy is the main treatment for NPC. The comprehensive application of chemotherapy strategies (induction, concurrent and adjuvant) in radiotherapy has improved the efficacy in the treatment of locally advanced NPC. Based on current evidence, concurrent chemoradiotherapy combined with adjuvant or induction chemotherapy has been recommended as the standard treatment for locally advanced NPC. However, there are still many deficiencies in the standard treatment, and the application of induction and adjuvant chemotherapy remains controversial. Establishing a more ideal and individualized chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced NPC is still the research direction in the future.

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Chinese Journal of Radiology ; (12): 805-810, 2021.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-910239

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Objective:To explore the effectiveness and feasibility of the machine learning models based on radiomics in the diagnosis of pituitary prolactin macroadenoma.Methods:Totally 122 histologically proven pituitary macroadenoma patients, including 70 cases of pituitary prolactin macroadenoma (PPM) and 52 cases of non-pituitary prolactin macroadenoma (NPPM), were retrospectively recruited. The differences of age, sex, serum prolactin value, bleeding, cystic degeneration and Knosp classification were compared between PPM and NPPM. The pre-processing, delineation of the region of interest and feature extraction of the preoperative axial contrast-enhanced T 1WI image were performed in the 3Dslicer software. The optimal feature set were selected by least absolute shrinkage and selection operator. All patients were randomly divided into the training group ( n=85) and the test group ( n=37) at a ratio of 7∶3. The models were established in the training group by logistic regression and support vector machine (SVM), and then verified by the test group. ROC curves were drawn respectively, and specificity, sensitivity, accuracy and area under the ROC curve (AUC) were calculated. Results:The age [(38±12) years vs . (43±11) years], gender ratio (male/female 50 cases/20 cases vs . 14 cases/38 cases) and prolactin value [366.00 (117.75, 1 156.25)μg/L vs . 47.25 (32.68, 62.40) μg/L] of patients with PPM and NPPM were statistically different ( P<0.05). The AUC values of logistic regression and SVM in the training group were 0.936 and 0.946, and the AUC values of the test group were 0.768 and 0.774, respectively. The diagnostic accuracy of logistic regression and SVM in the training group were 88.2% and 91.8%, and the accuracy of the test group were 73.0% and 77.8%. Conclusion:The machine learning models based on the radiomics can predict the pituitary prolactin macroadenoma well with a high accuracy.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-909283

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Objective:To investigate the efficacy of liraglutide combined with enpagliflozin in the treatment of obesity complicated by type 2 diabetes mellitus.Methods:A total of 160 obesity patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who received treatment in Yuyao People's Hospital, China between October 2018 and October 2019 were included in this study. They were randomly assigned to receive repaglinide, insulin detemir and metformin in combination (control group, n = 80) or liraglutide, enpagliflozin and metformin in combination (treatment group, n = 80). After 3 months of treatment, fasting blood glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin, 2-hour postprandial blood glucose, body mass index, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, leptin, adiponectin, and vaspin as well as the incidence of adverse reactions were compared between the control and treatment groups. Results:After treatment, fasting blood glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin, 2-hour postprandial blood glucose and body mass index were reduced in each group. They were (7.89 ± 1.02) mmol/L, (8.10 ± 1.25) %, (11.10 ± 1.59) mmol/L, (23.18 ± 2.19) kg/m 2, respectively in the observation group, which were significantly lower than those in the control group [(9.88 ± 1.27) mmol/L, (11.20 ± 1.85)%, (13.67 ± 2.01) mmol/L, (27.80 ± 2.51) kg/m 2, t1 = 10.927, t2 = 12.418, t3 = 8.969, t4 = 12.405, all P < 0.001). After treatment, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 levels were reduced in each group. Their levels in the observation group were [(51.19 ± 3.19) pg/L, (2.14 ± 0.31) mg/L, (4.07 ± 0.67) pg/L, respectively, which were significantly lower than those in the control group [(62.18 ± 4.10) pg/L, (3.66 ± 0.58) mg/L, (5.96 ± 0.81) pg/L, t1 = 18.922, t2 = 20.672, t3 = 8.969, all P < 0.001). After treatment, leptin and vaspin levels were reduced in each group, and their values in the observation group were (5.48±0.94) μg/L, (1.62 ± 0.37) μg/L, respectively, which were significantly lower than those in the control group [(6.59 ± 0.82) μg/L, (1.99 ± 0.52) μg/L, t1=7.959, t2=10.323, both P < 0.001]. Adiponectin level increased in each group, and it was significantly higher in the observation group than in the control group [(7.13 ± 1.52) mg/L vs. (5.12 ± 0.85) mg/L, t3 = 5.185, P < 0.001]. There was no significant difference in the incidence of adverse reactions between control and observation groups ( χ2 = 0.313, P > 0.05). Conclusion:Liraglutide combined with enpagliflozin for the treatment of obesity complicated by type 2 diabetes mellitus is highly effective. It can effectively lower blood glucose level, reduce body mass and inflammatory reactions, further regulate serum vaspin, leptin and adiponectin levels and is highly safe. Therefore, this method can be widely used in the clinic.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-907600

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In recent years, immune checkpoint inhibitors are a milestone in the treatment of lung cancer. There are many kinds of immune checkpoints, which are closely related to the efficacy and drug resis-tance of immunotherapy, including programmed death-1 (PD-1), programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1), cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA-4), killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR), T cell immunoglobulin and ITIM domain (TIGIT), T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain-containing protein 3 (TIM-3), etc. PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors have been approved by China National Medical Products Administration and U. S. Food and Drug Administration for the first-line treatment of lung cancer, which can improve overall survival and progression-free survival of patients. The double immunotherapies of CTLA-4 inhibitors or TIGIT inhibitors combined with PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors also achieve good results, however, more serious adverse events may occur.The KIR and TIM-3 targets are closely related to the drug resistance of immunotherapy.

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International Journal of Surgery ; (12): 749-754,f4, 2021.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-907517

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Objective:To explore the prognostic factors that may affect the postoperative survival of gastric cancer by analyzing patients with radical gastrectomy.Methods:The data of 525 patients with radical gastrectomy, including 387 male and 138 female with average age (62.5±10.7) years old (ranged from 16 to 89 years), were analyzed retrospectively in Anqing Municipal Hospital between October 2010 to July 2015. The relationship between 33 variables and prognosis was analyzed by a Cox proportionalhazards regression model, meanwhile ROC curve was established in order to explore the risk factor of postopertive survival.Results:The over survival(OS) rate of all patients was 89.3% at 1 year, 68.4% at 3 years and 59.6% at 5 years. The 5-year OS rate was 81.9% at stage Ⅰ, 71.4% at stage Ⅱ and 44.1% at stage Ⅲ. In the multivariate analysis that included these factors, preoperative comorbidity ( HR=1.595, P=0.001), hemoglobin( HR=1.377, P=0.017), CA199( HR=1.618, P=0.004), tumor distribution( HR=1.943, P=0.032), pT stage( HR=1.731, P=0.012), pN stage( HR=2.118, P=0.000), signet ring cell( HR=1.642, P=0.038)and intravascular tumor thrombus( HR=1.391, P=0.039) were independent risk factors associating with postopertive survival.According to ROC curve, the following area (AUC value) could predict survival after radical gastrectomy, including CA199 (AUC=0.568), hemoglobin(AUC=0.586), preoperative comorbidity(AUC=0.554), pT stage(AUC=0.636), pN stage(AUC=0.670)and intravascular tumor thrombus(AUC=0.626)( P<0.05). Conclusion:According to ROC curve analysis, preoperative comorbidity, anemia, CA199, pN stage, pT stage and intravascular tumor thrombus played an role in predicting long-term survival after radical resection of gastric cancer.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-906291

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Cisplatin, as one of the commonly used broad-spectrum anti-tumor drugs in clinical practice, is used to treat testicular cancer, ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, cervical cancer and other solid cancers. It has obvious curative effect but strong toxic and side effect, and is easy to cause great damage to the body. The toxic reaction may involve serious toxic damages to different organs, and induce nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, ototoxicity, cardiotoxicity, neurotoxicity and other toxicity. Animal experiments have shown that the toxic damage induced by cisplatin is the result of many factors in a time-and dose-dependent manner. In the course of clinical use, the therapeutic dose of cisplatin is also greatly limited due to toxic damage, which seriously affects the quality of life in patients. Therefore, it is the main research direction to find a suitable treatment plan or to use drugs in combination with cisplatin to reduce toxicity and increase efficiency. With the increasing clinical participation of traditional Chinese medicine(TCM), TCM has shown its unique advantages in treating diseases, and can effectively reduce the cisplatin chemotherapy-induced toxic reaction by improving the oxidative stress state of the body, inhibiting normal apoptosis and inflammatory injury, activating autophagy, regulating the abnormal expression of drug transporters, etc. In this paper, the mechanism of cisplatin-induced toxic damage to various organs and the mechanism of TCM in prevention and treatment of cisplatin-induced toxic damage were summarized in detail, including the dose and mechanism of cisplatin-induced toxic damage to different organs, the effective treatment dose, combined medication mode and prevention and treatment mechanism of combined application of TCM and cisplatin, in order to provide a basis for rational application and clinical medication of TCM combined with chemotherapy drugs such as cisplatin.

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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-897472

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Purpose@#This study aimed to develop web-based nomograms to precisely predict survival outcomes in patients with non-metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in an endemic area. @*Materials and Methods@#A total of 10,126 patients who underwent radical intensity-modulated radiotherapy at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC) from 2009 to 2015 were analyzed. We assigned patients into a training cohort (SYSUCC-A, n=6,751) and an internal validation cohort (SYSUCC-B, n=3,375) based on computer-generated random numbers. Patients collected from Wuzhou Red Cross Hospital (WZRCH) between 2012 and 2015 were used as the independent external validation cohort (WZRCH, n=450). Concordance index (C-index) was used to determine predictive accuracy and discriminative ability for the nomogram. The web-based clinicopathologic prediction models for predicting survival were based on Cox regression. @*Results@#The C-indexes for SYSUCC-A, SYSUCC-B, and WZRCH cohorts for the established nomograms to predict 3-year overall survival (OS) was 0.736, 0.715, and 0.691. Additionally, C-indexes to predict 3-year distant metastasis-free survival (DMFS) was 0.717, 0.706, and 0.686, disease-free survival (DFS) was 0.713, 0.697, and 0.656, local relapse-free survival was 0.695, 0.684, and 0.652, and regional relapse-free survival was 0.672, 0.650, and 0.616. The calibration plots showed great agreement between nomogram-predicted 3-year survival outcomes and actual 3-year survival outcomes. Moreover, C-indexes of the nomograms for OS, DMFS, and DFS were significantly superior than TNM stage (p< 0.001 for all). @*Conclusion@#These user-friendly nomograms can precisely predict survival endpoints in patients with non-metastatic NPC. They may serve as a useful tool for providing patient counseling and help physicians to make individual follow-up plans.

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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-897427

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Purpose@#The occurrence pattern of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) induced by immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) in cancer treatment remains unclear. @*Materials and Methods@#Phase II-III clinical trials that evaluated ICI-based treatments in cancer and were published between January 2007 and December 2019 were retrieved from public electronic databases. The pooled median time to onset (PMT-O), resolution (PMT-R), and immune-modulation resolution (PMT-IMR) of irAEs were generated using the metamedian package of R software. @*Results@#Twenty-two eligible studies involving 23 clinical trials and 8,436 patients were included. The PMT-O of all-grade irAEs ranged from 2.2 to 14.8 weeks, with the longest in renal events. The PMT-O of grade ≥ 3 irAEs was significantly longer than that of all-grade irAEs induced by programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) and its ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitors (27.5 weeks vs. 8.4 weeks, p < 0.001) and treatment of nivolumab (NIV) plus ipilimumab (IPI) (7.9 weeks vs. 6.0 weeks, p < 0.001). The PMT-R of all-grade irAEs ranged from 0.1 to 54.3 weeks, with the shortest and longest in hypersensitivity/infusion reaction and endocrine events, respectively. The PMT-IMR of grade ≥ 3 irAEs was significantly shorter than that of all-grade irAEs caused by PD-1/PD-L1 blockade (6.9 weeks vs. 40.6 weeks, p=0.002) and NIV+IPI treatment (3.1 weeks vs. 5.9 weeks, p=0.031). @*Conclusion@#This study revealed the general and specific occurrence pattern of ICI-induced irAEs in pan-cancers, which was deemed to aid the comprehensive understanding, timely detection, and effective management of ICI-induced irAEs.

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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-889768

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Purpose@#This study aimed to develop web-based nomograms to precisely predict survival outcomes in patients with non-metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) in an endemic area. @*Materials and Methods@#A total of 10,126 patients who underwent radical intensity-modulated radiotherapy at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC) from 2009 to 2015 were analyzed. We assigned patients into a training cohort (SYSUCC-A, n=6,751) and an internal validation cohort (SYSUCC-B, n=3,375) based on computer-generated random numbers. Patients collected from Wuzhou Red Cross Hospital (WZRCH) between 2012 and 2015 were used as the independent external validation cohort (WZRCH, n=450). Concordance index (C-index) was used to determine predictive accuracy and discriminative ability for the nomogram. The web-based clinicopathologic prediction models for predicting survival were based on Cox regression. @*Results@#The C-indexes for SYSUCC-A, SYSUCC-B, and WZRCH cohorts for the established nomograms to predict 3-year overall survival (OS) was 0.736, 0.715, and 0.691. Additionally, C-indexes to predict 3-year distant metastasis-free survival (DMFS) was 0.717, 0.706, and 0.686, disease-free survival (DFS) was 0.713, 0.697, and 0.656, local relapse-free survival was 0.695, 0.684, and 0.652, and regional relapse-free survival was 0.672, 0.650, and 0.616. The calibration plots showed great agreement between nomogram-predicted 3-year survival outcomes and actual 3-year survival outcomes. Moreover, C-indexes of the nomograms for OS, DMFS, and DFS were significantly superior than TNM stage (p< 0.001 for all). @*Conclusion@#These user-friendly nomograms can precisely predict survival endpoints in patients with non-metastatic NPC. They may serve as a useful tool for providing patient counseling and help physicians to make individual follow-up plans.

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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-889723

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Purpose@#The occurrence pattern of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) induced by immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) in cancer treatment remains unclear. @*Materials and Methods@#Phase II-III clinical trials that evaluated ICI-based treatments in cancer and were published between January 2007 and December 2019 were retrieved from public electronic databases. The pooled median time to onset (PMT-O), resolution (PMT-R), and immune-modulation resolution (PMT-IMR) of irAEs were generated using the metamedian package of R software. @*Results@#Twenty-two eligible studies involving 23 clinical trials and 8,436 patients were included. The PMT-O of all-grade irAEs ranged from 2.2 to 14.8 weeks, with the longest in renal events. The PMT-O of grade ≥ 3 irAEs was significantly longer than that of all-grade irAEs induced by programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) and its ligand 1 (PD-L1) inhibitors (27.5 weeks vs. 8.4 weeks, p < 0.001) and treatment of nivolumab (NIV) plus ipilimumab (IPI) (7.9 weeks vs. 6.0 weeks, p < 0.001). The PMT-R of all-grade irAEs ranged from 0.1 to 54.3 weeks, with the shortest and longest in hypersensitivity/infusion reaction and endocrine events, respectively. The PMT-IMR of grade ≥ 3 irAEs was significantly shorter than that of all-grade irAEs caused by PD-1/PD-L1 blockade (6.9 weeks vs. 40.6 weeks, p=0.002) and NIV+IPI treatment (3.1 weeks vs. 5.9 weeks, p=0.031). @*Conclusion@#This study revealed the general and specific occurrence pattern of ICI-induced irAEs in pan-cancers, which was deemed to aid the comprehensive understanding, timely detection, and effective management of ICI-induced irAEs.

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Chinese Medical Journal ; (24): 145-152, 2021.
Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-921249

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BACKGROUND@#Asymptomatic or symptomatic infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can be followed by reinfection. The protection conferred by prior infection among coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients is unclear. We assessed the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and the protection effect of previous infection against reinfection.@*METHODS@#We searched PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane, Scopus, Web of Science, and ClinicalTrials.gov for publications up until the end date of May 1, 2021. The reinfection rate of recovered patients and the protection against reinfection were analyzed using meta-analysis.@*RESULTS@#Overall, 19 studies of 1096 reinfection patients were included. The pooled reinfection rate was 0.65% (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.39-0.98%). The symptomatic reinfection rate was a bit lower (0.37% [95% CI 0.11-0.78%], I2 = 99%). The reinfection rate was much higher in high-risk populations (1.59% [95% CI 0.30-3.88%], I2 = 90%). The protection against reinfection and symptomatic reinfection was similar (87.02% [95% CI 83.22-89.96%] and 87.17% [95% CI 83.09-90.26%], respectively).@*CONCLUSIONS@#The rate of reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 is relatively low. The protection against SARS-CoV-2 after natural infection is comparable to that estimated for vaccine efficacy. These data may help guide public health measures and vaccination strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. High-quality clinical studies are needed to establish the relevant risk factors in recovered patients.


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COVID-19 , Humans , Pandemics , Reinfection , SARS-CoV-2
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International Journal of Surgery ; (12): 92-97,F4, 2021.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-882446

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Objective:To evaluate the clinical efficacy and prognostic factors in patients with stage Ⅲb/c or Ⅳ inoperable advanced gastric cancer.Methods:The clinical data of 33 patients with unresectable locally advanced (stage Ⅲb/c) or unresectable stage Ⅳ gastric cancer were collected from May 2017 to may 2019 in the Department of Surgical Oncology, Anqing Hospital affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Among them, there were 25 males and 8 females with an average age of 65.48±9.00 years. According to the data of patients with conversion therapy efficacy and postoperative pathology and other factors for statistics, using univariate and multivariate analysis method to evaluate its correlation with the prognosis of patients.Results:Of 33 patients, 2 patients were complete remission, 18 patients were partial remission, the objective response rate(ORR) was 60.6%. 20 patients recevied surgical treatment, 17 patients achieved R0 resection. The median overall survival(mOS) of all 33 patients was (18.6±4.5) months. The mOS of patients who underwent surgical treatment was (25.7±10.99) months, which in patients without surgical treatment was (11.2±2.5) months( P=0.004). The mOS of stage Ⅲb/c patients Was (18.9±10.99) months, and of stage Ⅳ patients was (11.3±0.35) months( P=0.568). Univariate analysis showed that preoperative chemotherapy cycle ≥4 weeks had a better prognosis than patients with less than 4 cycles ( P=0.003), TRG score 1/2 patients had a better prognosis ( P=0.001), and positive lymph nodes ≥7 was risk factor. Multivariate analysis showed that positive lymph nodes ≥7 was the only independent prognostic factor ( P=0.013). Conclusion:For patients with stage Ⅲb/c or Ⅳ inoperable advanced gastric cancer, surgical resection after conversion therapy can improve patient survival, adequate preoperative chemotherapy can improve the prognosis of patients with at least 4 cycles of chemotherapy.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-888340

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As a new type of cell death, necroptosis is initiated by tumor necrosis factor receptor 1(TNFR1), and then activated receptor-interacting protein kinase 1(RIP1) and receptor-interacting protein kinase 3 (RIP3), following by the activation of mixed lineage kinase domain-like protein(MLKL) to deliver cell death signal. When necroptosis happens, damage associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) enter into extracellular area through the ruptured cytomembrane, followed by the disordered tissue hemeostasis. In recent years, many researches showed that necroptosis playimportant roles in a few bone related diseases, such as osteoporosis, osteonecrosis, osteosarcoma, etc. Thus, we try to briefly review the researches in this field.


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Apoptosis , Necroptosis , Protein Kinases
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-887865

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Objective To explore the association between contrast-enhanced ultrasound and risk of tumor recurrence in papillary thyroid carcinoma(PTC). Methods A total of 287 PTCs in 287 patients who underwent surgery,conventional ultrasound,and contrast-enhanced ultrasound(CEUS)were enrolled in this study.According to 2015 American Thyroid Association(ATA)Modified Initial Risk Stratification System,the patients were categorized into three groups:low risk,intermediate risk,and high risk.The CEUS patterns of PTCs were compared between different risk stratifications. Results Hypo-enhancement was presented in 57.6% of ATA low-risk PTCs,iso-enhancement in 62.3% of ATA intermediate-risk PTCs,and hyper-enhancement in 48.2% of ATA high-risk PTCs(


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Humans , Neoplasm Recurrence, Local/diagnostic imaging , Thyroid Cancer, Papillary/diagnostic imaging , Thyroid Neoplasms/diagnostic imaging , Ultrasonography
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Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-887743

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Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV), two of the most prevalent human herpesviruses, cause a wide spectrum of diseases and symptoms and are associated with serious health problem. In this study, we developed an internal control reference recombinase-aided amplification (ICR-RAA) assay for the rapid detection of EBV and CMV within 30 min. The assay had a sensitivity of 5 and 1 copies/test for EBV and CMV, respectively, with no cross reaction with other pathogens. In comparison with those of the commercial quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), the sensitivity of the EBV and CMV ICR-RAAs using extracted DNA was 93.33% and 84.84%, respectively; the specificity was 98.75% and 100.00%, respectively; and the Kappa values were 0.930 and 0.892 (


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Adolescent , Adult , Child , Child, Preschool , Cytomegalovirus/genetics , Cytomegalovirus Infections/virology , DNA, Viral/analysis , Epstein-Barr Virus Infections/virology , Female , Herpesvirus 4, Human/genetics , Humans , Infant , Infant, Newborn , Male , Middle Aged , Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques , Recombinases/genetics , Young Adult
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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-883183

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Objective:To investigate the therapeutic effect and signaling pathway of ginsenoside Rb1 on myocardial injury in mice with Kawasaki disease.Methods:BALB/C mice aged 5-6 weeks were randomly divided into control group, model group, aspirin group, ginsenoside Rb1 low dose group(50 mg/kg) and high dose group(100 mg/kg), with 12 mice in each group.Except the control group, other groups were treated with intermittent intraperitoneal injection of 10% bovine serum albumin saline solution to induce Kawasaki disease myocardial injury pathological model with a total of 6 days(twice a day); aspirin group, Rb1 low and high-dose group were given corresponding drugs by gavage for 20 days after modeling.The pathological changes of myocardial tissue were observed by hematoxylin eosin staining.The levels of tumor necrosis factor-α(TNF-α), interleukin-1β(IL-1β), interleukin-6(IL-6) and cardiac troponin I(cTnI) in serum and myocardial tissue were detected by ELISA.The activities of creatine kinase(CK), creatine kinase isoenzyme(CK-MB), lactate dehydrogenase(LDH), α-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase(α-HBDH) and aspartate aminotransferase(AST) in serum were detected by enzyme coupling method.The expression levels of janus kinase 2/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3(JAK2/STAT3) signaling pathway related proteins in myocardial tissue were detected by Western blot.Results:High dose of Rb1 significantly improved myocardial fiber rupture and tear, inflammatory infiltration and necrosis induced by myocardial injury in model group.ELISA results showed that, compared with the model group, high-dose Rb1 could significantly inhibit the high expression of tumor necrosis factor-α, interleukin-1β, interleukin-6, which were restored to the level of the control group, and there was a dose-dependent relationship between the low and high-dose groups( P<0.05). The results of enzyme coupling method showed that creatine kinase, creatine kinase isoenzyme-MB, lactate dehydrogenase, α-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase, and aspartate aminotrasferase in Rb1 high-dose group were restored to the level in control group, and there was a dose-dependent relationship between low and high-dose group( P<0.05). At the same time, compared with model group, Rb1 high-dose group significantly down regulated the expression level of cardiac troponin I( P<0.05). Western blot results showed that, compared with the model group, Rb1 significantly increased the relative expression levels of p-JAK2/JAK2, p-STAT3/STAT3 and B-cell lymphoma-2(Bcl-2)/β-actin, and significantly decreased the expression levels of Cleaved caspase-3/β-actin in a dose-dependent manner( P<0.05). Conclusion:Ginsenoside Rb1 can effectively reduce the myocardial injury induced by Kawasaki disease mice.The high-dose group of Rb1 can recover to the level of the control group, and the curative effect is related to the dosage of Rb1.Ginsenoside Rb1 may activate JAK2/STAT3/Bcl-2 signaling pathway, thus down regulate the expression of Cleaved caspase-3, and inhibit cardiomyocyte apoptosis and inflammation.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-873703

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@#Objective    To explore the independent risk factors for benign and malignant subsolid pulmonary nodules and establish a malignant probability prediction model. Methods    A retrospective analysis was performed in 443 patients with subsolid pulmonary nodules admitted to Subei People's Hospital of Jiangsu Province from 2014 to 2018 with definite pathological findings. The patients were randomly divided into a modeling group and a validation group. There were 296 patients in the modeling group, including 125 males and 171 females, with an average age of 55.9±11.1 years. There were 147 patients in the verification group, including 68 males and 79 females, with an average age of 56.9±11.6 years. Univariate and multivariate analysis was used to screen the independent risk factors for benign and malignant lesions of subsolid pulmonary nodules, and then a prediction model was established. Based on the validation data, the model of this study was compared and validated with Mayo, VA, Brock and PKUPH models. Results    Univariate and multivariate analysis showed that gender, consolidation/tumor ratio (CTR), boundary, spiculation, lobulation and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) were independent risk factors for the diagnosis of benign and malignant subsolid pulmonary nodules. The prediction model formula for malignant probability was: P=ex/(1+ex). X=0.018+(1.436× gender)+(2.068×CTR)+(−1.976×boundary)+ (2.082×spiculation)+(1.277×lobulation)+(2.296×CEA). In this study, the area under the curve was 0.856, the sensitivity was 81.6%, the specificity was 75.6%, the positive predictive value was 95.4%, and the negative predictive value was 39.8%. Compared with the traditional model, the predictive value of this model was significantly better than that of Mayo, VA, Brock and PKUPH models. Conclusion    Compared with Mayo, VA, Brock and PKUPH models, the predictive value of the model is more ideal and has greater clinical application value, which can be used for early screening of subsolid nodules.

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Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-811538

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Objective@#To propose the concept of a novel regional control and prevention (RCP) system for the outbreak of COVID-19 infectious disease, design an emergency epidemic prevention information system based on the existing network architecture and information system in the region, and a remote intelligent medical consultation and remote office platform, research and develop the technology of risk assessment and early warning for people in the region, and improve the regions’prevention and control ability facing emergency of major infectious diseases.@*Methods@#Taking colleges, affiliated (teaching) hospitals, and cloud applications as typical RCP regional units, the existing local area network interaction methods between the cloud and universities and affiliated (teaching) hospitals are established to realize remote work in the network environment, remote medical imaging, psychological and ethical consultation and interaction; applying multi-agent propagation model based on complex network, combining Global Positioning System (GPS), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and electronic fence technology, to realize the risk classification and early warning of units and personnel in the area.@*Results@#In the RCP, a system architecture combining campus network, affiliated (teaching) hospital intranet, and the Internet is used. Dynamic connection is made using distributed technology and cloud storage. The data buffer mechanism of the intermediary database in the network realized telemedicine consultation and telecommuting. Relying on the platform, multi-agent propagation model based on complex network and cellular automaton model are used to realize the score and early warning of population exposure risk in the region by using GPS, RFID and electronic fence technology.@*Conclusions@#In the epidemic phase of major infectious diseases, the construction of RCP can improve the response speed of wartime epidemic prevention, provide reasonable data-based warnings and risk ratings, and reduce the exposure risk of susceptible people. The design and development of RCP is a systematic project that needs to combine regional structural and functional characteristics, and the foundation of the early informatization work in the region and the level of the emergency development team determine the development progress, maintenance, and actual application effects. It is recommended to establish a peacetime and wartime combined RCP mode and incorporate it into the government's disease control system to improve the national and regional level of prevention and control of major infectious diseases.

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Chinese Medical Journal ; (24): 2044-2053, 2020.
Article in English | WPRIM | ID: wpr-826425

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BACKGROUND@#The classification criteria and staging groups for nasopharyngeal carcinoma described in the Union for International Cancer Control/American Joint Committee on Cancer (UICC/AJCC) staging system have been revised over time. This study assessed the proportion of patients whose staging and treatment strategy have changed due to revisions of the UICC/AJCC staging system over the past 10 years (ie, from the sixth edition to the eighth edition), to provide information for further refinement.@*METHODS@#We retrospectively reviewed 1901 patients with non-metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated in our cancer center between November 2009 and June 2012. The Akaike information criterion and Harrell concordance index were applied to evaluate the performance of the staging system.@*RESULTS@#In total, 25 (1.3%) of the 1901 patients who were staged as T2a according to the sixth edition system were downgraded to T1 in the eighth edition; 430 (22.6%) staged as N0 in the sixth edition were upgraded to N1 in the eighth edition; 106 (5.6%) staged as N1/2 in the sixth edition were upgraded to N3 in the eighth edition. In addition, 51 (2.7%) and 25 (1.3%) of the study population were upstaged from stage I to stage II and stage II to stage IVa, respectively; 10 (0.5%) was downgraded from stage II to stage I. The survival curves of adjacent N categories and staging groups defined by eighth classification system were well-separated. However, there was no significant difference in the locoregional failure-free survival (P = 0.730) and disease-free survival (P = 0.690) rates between the T2 and T3 categories in the eighth edition classification system.@*CONCLUSIONS@#Modifications to the tumor-node-metastasis staging system over the past 10 years have resulted in N classification changes in numerous cases. Although the eighth edition tumor-node-metastasis staging system better predicts survival outcomes, the T classification could be simplified in future revisions.

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