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Volume 21, 2015 (552) - Page: 4  


Yiming Zhang, Ming Zhang, Xiaosong Yuan, Zhichen Zhang, Ping Zhang, Haojie Chao, Lixia Jiang, Jian Jiang

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Changzhou Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2986-2996  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894010

Keywords: Breast Neoplasms - genetics, Case-Control Studies, Estrogen Receptor Modulators - metabolism, Estrogen Receptor alpha - genetics, Genes, Dominant, Genes, Recessive, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Homozygote, Hospitalization, Polymorphism, Genetic, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Risk Factors

Published: 2015-10-04,      Viewed (6527), Downloaded (1088), Related (21), Cited (12)


Yuqing Jiang, Xiuli Wang, Yuexian Guo, Wenping Li, Shijie Yang, Wei Li, Wenqing Cai

Department of Urology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2976-2985  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894562

Keywords: Antigens, CD3 - blood, Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists - therapeutic use, Biomarkers, Tumor - metabolism, Chronic Disease, Cross-Sectional Studies, Disease Progression, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Finasteride - therapeutic use, Gene Expression Regulation, HSP27 Heat-Shock Proteins - metabolism, Inflammation - metabolism, Interleukin-6 - blood, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms - therapy, Prostate - metabolism, Prostatic Hyperplasia - metabolism, Prostatic Neoplasms - metabolism, Transurethral Resection of Prostate, Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha - blood

Published: 2015-10-03,      Viewed (4993), Downloaded (784), Related (9), Cited (3)


Peter C. Konturek, Hans J. Herrmann, Kristin Schink, Markus F. Neurath, Yurdagül Zopf

Department of Internal Medicine, Thuringia Clinic Saalfeld, Teaching Hospital of the University of Jena, Saalfeld, Germany

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2969-2975  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894238

Keywords: Dementia - complications, Adult, Depression - complications, Energy Intake, Germany, Hospitalization, Hospitals, Malnutrition - prevention & control, Mass Screening, Nutritional Status, Nutritional Support, Prevalence, Risk Factors

Published: 2015-10-02,      Viewed (6291), Downloaded (3038), Related (7), Cited (20)


Meixin Liu, Jing Yu, Xiuxiu Fu, Wei Wan

The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, Shinan, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2956-2968  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894381

Keywords: Echocardiography, Case-Control Studies, Algorithms, Fetal Heart - ultrasonography, Gestational Age, Heart - embryology, Heart Ventricles - ultrasonography, Hyperthyroidism - ultrasonography, Hypothyroidism - ultrasonography, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Mothers, Observer Variation, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Pregnancy Trimester, Second, Pregnancy Trimester, Third, Software, Thyroid Gland - ultrasonography, Ultrasonography, Prenatal

Published: 2015-10-02,      Viewed (5691), Downloaded (843), Related (13), Cited (3)


Renata Chałas, Ilona Wójcik-Chęcińska, Jolanta Zamościńska, Teresa Bachanek

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2950-2955  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894189

Keywords: Dental Pulp - drug effects, Adult, Dentin Sensitivity - prevention & control, Drug Combinations, Fluorides - chemistry, Glass - chemistry, Nitrates - chemistry, Pain - diagnosis, pain management, Pain Measurement - methods, Phosphates - chemistry, Tooth - drug effects, Toothbrushing, Toothpastes, visual analog scale, young adult

Published: 2015-10-01,      Viewed (5061), Downloaded (1321), Related (6), Cited (1)


Ping Wang, Yu He, Xiaodong Ma, Beiwang Sun, Binyuan Huang, Canhua Zhu, Yanmin Liu

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2943-2949  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894330

Keywords: Bile Duct Neoplasms - pathology, Adult, Bile Ducts - pathology, Carcinoma - pathology, Cohort Studies, Cyclooxygenase 2 - metabolism, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Enzymologic, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Ki-67 Antigen - metabolism, Lithiasis - pathology, Prognosis, Regression Analysis

Published: 2015-10-01,      Viewed (5601), Downloaded (637), Related (6), Cited (2)


Yi Zhang, Wei-Wei Zhan, Yong-Jie Wu, Bo Zhao, Wu-Gang Zhou, Dong-Rui Chen, Wei Zhou, Zhen-Hua Liu, Wei-Min Jiang, Lin Zheng

Department of Ultrasound, Rui Jin Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai JiaoTong University, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2933-2942  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894032

Keywords: Aorta, Abdominal - physiopathology, Aorta - physiopathology, Animals, Arteries - physiopathology, Atherosclerosis - physiopathology, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol - administration & dosage, Diet, Elasticity, Endothelium, Vascular - ultrasonography, Hypercholesterolemia - ultrasonography, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Ultrasonography - methods, Vascular Stiffness

Published: 2015-09-30,      Viewed (5161), Downloaded (680), Related (13)


Paweł Szulc, Michał Wendt, Małgorzata Waszak, Maciej Tomczak, Krystyna Cieślik, Tadeusz Trzaska

Department of Functional Anatomy, University School of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2918-2932  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894261

Keywords: Chronic Pain - rehabilitation, Adult, Elasticity, Intervertebral Disc - pathology, Intervertebral Disc Displacement - rehabilitation, Low Back Pain - rehabilitation, Lumbar Vertebrae - pathology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, pain management, Pain Measurement, Physical Therapy Modalities, Spine - physiology

Published: 2015-09-29,      Viewed (8937), Downloaded (10860), Related (17), Cited (4)


Li Xiang, Tao You, Jianchang Chen, Weiting Xu, Yang Jiao

Department of Cardiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2912-2917  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895441

Keywords: Antigens, CD - blood, Atrial Fibrillation - physiopathology, Atrial Remodeling - physiology, Blood Coagulation, Echocardiography, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Gene Expression Regulation, Heart Atria - anatomy & histology, Heart Rate, Hospitalization, Multivariate Analysis, Regression Analysis, Semaphorins - blood

Published: 2015-09-29,      Viewed (6258), Downloaded (637), Related (31)


Weiping Song, Xiaolong Qi, Wenhui Zhang, Yingying Zhao, Yan Cao, Fei Wang, Changqing Yang

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Institute of Digestive Disease, Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2905-2911  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894232

Keywords: Blood Urea Nitrogen, Animals, Carbon Tetrachloride, Disease Models, Animal, Drug-Induced Liver Injury - metabolism, Gelatin - adverse effects, Hepatorenal Syndrome - metabolism, Intra-Abdominal Hypertension - pathology, Kidney - drug effects, Liver - metabolism, Liver Cirrhosis - physiopathology, Membrane Transport Proteins - metabolism, Pressure, RNA, Messenger - metabolism, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Succinates - adverse effects, Urea - chemistry

Published: 2015-09-28,      Viewed (5785), Downloaded (763), Related (14), Cited (2)


In O Sun, Hyun Ju Yoon, Kwang Young Lee

Division of Nephrology and Toxicology, Department of Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, South Korea

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2900-2904  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894287

Keywords: Adolescent, APACHE, Adult, Aged, 80 and over, Bicarbonates - blood, Cholinesterase Inhibitors - poisoning, Cholinesterases - blood, Hospitalization, Kidney - enzymology, Pancreas - enzymology, Pneumonia - complications, Poisoning - mortality, Prognosis, Regression Analysis, Severity of Illness Index, young adult

Published: 2015-09-28,      Viewed (5321), Downloaded (858), Related (2), Cited (1)


Hongyu Zheng, Zhiwei Nong, Guohao Lu

Department of Ultrasound, The People’s Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nanning, Guangxi, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2893-2899  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894467

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Adult, Antineoplastic Agents - therapeutic use, Antioxidants - chemistry, Carcinoma - metabolism, Drug Resistance, Neoplasm, Fluorouracil - therapeutic use, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Multivariate Analysis, NF-E2-Related Factor 2 - metabolism, Prognosis, Response Elements, Stomach Neoplasms - metabolism, Up-Regulation

Published: 2015-09-27,      Viewed (6836), Downloaded (938), Related (44), Cited (6)


Na Wang, Ri-bao Wei, Qing-ping Li, Xi Yang, Ping Li, Meng-jie Huang, Rui Wang, Guang-yan Cai, Xiang-mei Chen

Department of Nephrology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Chinese PLA Institute of Nephrology, State Key Laboratory of Kidney Diseases, National Clinical Research Center for Kidney Diseases, Beijing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2886-2892  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895543

Keywords: Animals, Acetylcysteine - chemistry, Antioxidants - chemistry, Contrast Media - adverse effects, Creatinine - blood, Deoxyguanosine - chemistry, Disease Models, Animal, Kidney - metabolism, Kidney Diseases - chemically induced, Malondialdehyde - metabolism, Nitrogen - urine, Oxidative Stress, Probucol - chemistry, Rats, Rats, Wistar, Superoxide Dismutase - chemistry

Published: 2015-09-26,      Viewed (5259), Downloaded (1259), Related (10), Cited (10)


Yugang Liu, Zhaowei Teng, Ying Wang, Pengfei Gao, Junli Chen

Department of Orthopedics, Affiliated Hospital of Hebei University of Engineering, Handan, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2877-2885  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894448

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Age Factors, Bone Neoplasms - metabolism, Child, Data Interpretation, Statistical, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins - metabolism, Neoplasm Metastasis, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Odds Ratio, Osteosarcoma - metabolism, Postoperative Period, Prognosis, Reference Values, Sex Factors, young adult

Published: 2015-09-25,      Viewed (6250), Downloaded (1070), Related (29), Cited (9)


Ying-Li Lin, Shi-Liang Gui, Hong Guo, Jian-Guo Ma, Wen-Ping Li

Department of Urology, Affiliated Xuzhou Hospital of Jiangsu University (Xuzhou Cancer Hospital), Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2870-2876  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895603

Keywords: Biomarkers, Tumor - genetics, Cadherins - genetics, Carcinoma, Renal Cell - metabolism, CpG Islands, DNA Methylation, Disease-Free Survival, Kidney - pathology, Kidney Neoplasms - metabolism, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Prognosis, Promoter Regions, Genetic, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Published: 2015-09-25,      Viewed (6020), Downloaded (693), Related (35), Cited (5)


Jerzy P. Szaflarski, Angel L. Ball, Jennifer Vannest, Aimee R. Dietz, Jane B. Allendorfer, Amber N. Martin, Kimberly Hart, Christopher J. Lindsell

Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2861-2869  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894291

Keywords: Aphasia - rehabilitation, Adult, Chronic Disease, Communication, Language Therapy - methods, Neuropsychological Tests, Pilot Projects, Research Design, Single-Blind Method, Stroke - rehabilitation, Time Factors

Published: 2015-09-24,      Viewed (7365), Downloaded (4073), Related (11), Cited (11)


Tian Zhang, Xinjing Wang, Zhen Huo, Chenlei Wen, Zhichong Wu, Jiabin Jin, Dongfeng Cheng, Hao Chen, Xiaxing Deng, Baiyong Shen, Chenghong Peng

Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2851-2860  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895477

Keywords: Follow-Up Studies, operative time, Pancreas - surgery, Pancreatectomy - methods, Pancreatic Neoplasms - surgery, Postoperative Complications, Robotic Surgical Procedures

Published: 2015-09-23,      Viewed (5049), Downloaded (704), Related (7), Cited (3)


Junjie Liu, Dan Wang, Hongxue Li, Hang Li, Ting Zhou, Shengfa Zhao, Zhanling Ding

Department of Diagnostic Ultrasound, Cancer Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning, Guangxi, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2845-2850  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894115

Keywords: Adult, Aged, 80 and over, Carcinoma, Hepatocellular - ultrasonography, Contrast Media - chemistry, Diagnosis, Differential, Hemangioma - pathology, Liver - ultrasonography, Liver Cirrhosis - pathology, Liver Diseases - ultrasonography, Liver Neoplasms - ultrasonography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Neoplasm Metastasis, Reproducibility of Results, Software, Ultrasonography, Doppler, young adult

Published: 2015-09-22,      Viewed (5535), Downloaded (889), Related (12), Cited (3)


Huan-Li Zhao, Gui-Bin Wang, Yue-Qing Jia, Shi-Cai Zhu, Feng-Fang Zhang, Hong-Mei Liu

Department of Orthopedics, Linyi People’s Hospital, Linyi, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2837-2844  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894075

Keywords: Databases, Factual, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - etiology, Fracture Fixation - methods, Radius Fractures - surgery, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

Published: 2015-09-22,      Viewed (5253), Downloaded (1120), Related (11), Cited (2)


Jianhua Xu, Qin Ai, Hanhai Cao, Quan Liu

Department of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), People’s Hospital of Chengyang, Qingdao, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2828-2836  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895660

Keywords: Apoptosis - radiation effects, Adult, Cell Growth Processes - radiation effects, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, HEK293 Cells, MicroRNAs - genetics, Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms - radiotherapy, Prognosis, Radiation Tolerance - genetics, Smad7 Protein - genetics, Transfection

Published: 2015-09-21,      Viewed (6193), Downloaded (1187), Related (32), Cited (17)


Katarzyna A. Wójcik, Ewelina Synowiec, Piotr Polakowski, Janusz Błasiak, Jerzy Szaflik, Jacek P. Szaflik

Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2809-2827  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894273

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Adult, Case-Control Studies, DNA Glycosylases - genetics, DNA Repair, DNA-Binding Proteins - genetics, DNA-Directed DNA Polymerase - genetics, Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy - genetics, Gene Frequency, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerases - genetics, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Sequence Analysis, DNA

Published: 2015-09-21,      Viewed (5286), Downloaded (737), Related (7), Cited (2)


Peng Fu, Fang Zhang, Jianqing Gao, Jianmin Jing, Liping Pan, Dongxue Li, Lingge Wei

Department of Nuclear Medicine, 3rd Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2801-2808  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894566

Keywords: Brain - radionuclide imaging, Adult, Adolescent, Cysteine - analysis, Electroencephalography - methods, Epilepsy - radionuclide imaging, Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted - methods, Magnetic Resonance Angiography - methods, Neuroimaging - methods, Organotechnetium Compounds - analysis, Software, Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon - methods, young adult

Published: 2015-09-20,      Viewed (6255), Downloaded (1058), Related (28), Cited (1)


Carlos J. Racedo Africano, Alice Gallo de Moraes, Nathan J. Smischney

Department of Medicine – Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2794-2800  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894327

Keywords: Clinical Trials as Topic - methods, Attitude of Health Personnel, Health Personnel, Interprofessional Relations, Patient Care Team - organization & administration, Physician's Role, Translational Medical Research - organization & administration

Published: 2015-09-19,      Viewed (4498), Downloaded (611), Related (5)


Jinbo Cui, Qunfang Wan, Xiaoling Wu, Yihua Zeng, Li Jiang, Dongmei Ao, Feng Wang, Ting Chen, Yanli Li

Department of Respiratory Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2786-2793  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894191

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Intubation, Intratracheal, Noninvasive Ventilation - methods, Nutritional Status, Oxygen - blood, Positive-Pressure Respiration - methods, Predictive Value of Tests, Prospective Studies, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy, Respiratory Insufficiency - therapy, Risk Factors

Published: 2015-09-18,      Viewed (5858), Downloaded (1320), Related (29), Cited (4)


Ying Huang, Jiajin Lin, Suiyong Zhu

Laboratory of Internal Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital & Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2781-2785  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894021

Keywords: Antibodies, Monoclonal - immunology, ABO Blood-Group System - immunology, Blood Grouping and Crossmatching - methods, DNA Primers - genetics, Erythrocytes - immunology, Exons, Genetic Association Studies, Polymerase Chain Reaction - methods, Sequence Analysis, DNA

Published: 2015-09-18,      Viewed (4175), Downloaded (1105), Related (1), Cited (1)


Yan Shi, Li Guo, Lu Shi, Jinyang Yu, Min Song, Yana Li

Department of Histology and Embryology, Binzhou Medical University, Yantai, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2774-2780  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895272

Keywords: Caffeic Acids - chemistry, Animals, Cystathionine gamma-Lyase - metabolism, Disease Models, Animal, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Enzymologic, Hydrogen Sulfide - chemistry, Liver - metabolism, Liver Cirrhosis - drug therapy, Nitric Oxide Synthase Type II - metabolism, Phenylethyl Alcohol - chemistry, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley

Published: 2015-09-17,      Viewed (5252), Downloaded (822), Related (17), Cited (1)


Agata Janecka-Placek, Grażyna Lisowska, Andrzej Paradysz, Hanna Misiołek

Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia, Zabrze, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2767-2773  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893718

Keywords: Acoustic Stimulation, Adolescent, Adult, Anesthesia, Spinal - methods, Audiometry, Pure-Tone, Auditory Threshold - physiology, Bupivacaine - therapeutic use, Cochlea - physiology, Fentanyl - therapeutic use, Hair Cells, Auditory, Outer - physiology, Hearing Tests, Hemodynamics, Lithotripsy, Otoacoustic Emissions, Spontaneous - physiology, Postoperative Period, Time Factors, young adult

Published: 2015-09-17,      Viewed (4251), Downloaded (649), Related (12)


Chen Chen, Yingjun Su, Jianwu Chen, Dongliang Zhang, Yajuan Song, Shuzhong Guo

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2757-2766  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895471

Keywords: Bone Marrow Cells - cytology, Bone Marrow, Animals, Bone Marrow Transplantation - methods, Chemokine CXCL12 - metabolism, Gene Expression Regulation, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation - methods, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Immune Tolerance, Mice, Mice, Inbred BALB C, Mice, Inbred C57BL, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Skin Transplantation, Stromal Cells - cytology, Transplantation, Homologous

Published: 2015-09-16,      Viewed (5737), Downloaded (912), Related (13), Cited (2)


Ercan Gündüz, Fatih Eskin, Mehmet Gündüz, Recep Bentli, Yılmaz Zengin, Recep Dursun, Mustafa İçer, Hasan Mansur Durgun, Hüseyin Gürbüz, Mustafa Ekinci, Yusuf Yeşil, Cahfer Güloğlu

Department of Emergency Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2750-2756  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893894

Keywords: Activities of Daily Living, Aged, 80 and over, Cross-Sectional Studies, Depression - diagnosis, Independent Living, Life Style, Logistic Models, Malnutrition - epidemiology, Nutrition Assessment, Nutritional Status, Risk Factors, Turkey - epidemiology

Published: 2015-09-15,      Viewed (5767), Downloaded (1547), Related (6), Cited (2)


Cheng-jin Zhao, Xing-bo Dang, Xiao-li Su, Jia Bai, Long-yang Ma

Department of Emergency, Shaanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2743-2749  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894819

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, China, Demography, Emergency Service, Hospital - statistics & numerical data, Hospitals, General, Multivariate Analysis, Sex Factors, Social Class, suicidal ideation, Suicide - statistics & numerical data, Suicide, Attempted - statistics & numerical data, Surveys and Questionnaires, Tertiary Prevention, young adult

Published: 2015-09-15,      Viewed (6104), Downloaded (1079), Related (10), Cited (3)


Maciej Szemraj, Anna Bielecka-Kowalska, Katarzyna Oszajca, Marta Krajewska, Roman Goś, Piotr Jurowski, Michał Kowalski, Janusz Szemraj

Department of Eye Diseases, Medical University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2734-2742  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893697

Keywords: Biomarkers - blood, Case-Control Studies, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Macular Degeneration - genetics, MicroRNAs - blood, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A - metabolism, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-2 - metabolism

Published: 2015-09-14,      Viewed (5868), Downloaded (1451), Related (12), Cited (23)


Hongxiu Lu, Hongguang Zhang, Dong Zhang, Hongwang Lu, Dedong Ma

Department of Anaesthesiology, Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2726-2733  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895255

Keywords: Biocompatible Materials - chemistry, Animals, Cell Line, Tumor, Drug Delivery Systems, Fluorescent Dyes - chemistry, Hemolysis, Lipoproteins, HDL - chemistry, Lung Neoplasms - genetics, Mice, Mice, Inbred BALB C, Nanoparticles - chemistry, Nanotechnology - methods, Neoplasm Transplantation, Particle Size, Proteins - chemistry, Serum Albumin, Bovine - chemistry, Spectroscopy, Near-Infrared

Published: 2015-09-14,      Viewed (4919), Downloaded (766), Related (7), Cited (11)


Wenneng Liu, Nian Song, Huihua Yao, Liying Zhao, Hao Liu, Guoxin Li

Department of General Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2718-2725  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894324

Keywords: Adenocarcinoma - microbiology, 3' Untranslated Regions, Adult, Cell Transformation, Neoplastic, GPI-Linked Proteins - metabolism, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, HEK293 Cells, Helicobacter Infections - genetics, Helicobacter pylori - metabolism, MicroRNAs - physiology, Stomach Neoplasms - microbiology

Published: 2015-09-13,      Viewed (6005), Downloaded (1051), Related (52), Cited (21)


Pu Su, Liu Hong, Yifan Zhao, Hang Sun, Liang Li

Research Center for Translational Medicine, East Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2707-2717  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895448

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Aged, 80 and over, Alcohol Drinking, Blood Glucose - analysis, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Cardiovascular Diseases - ethnology, China, Cholesterol - blood, Cross-Sectional Studies, Hyperlipidemias - classification, Hyperuricemia - ethnology, Multivariate Analysis, Obesity - complications, Regression Analysis, Risk Factors, Sex Factors, Smoking, Triglycerides - blood, Uric Acid - blood, young adult

Published: 2015-09-12,      Viewed (5269), Downloaded (1440), Related (11), Cited (7)


Valdete Alves Valentins dos Santos Filha, Alessandra Giannella Samelli, Carla Gentile Matas

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2701-2706  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894436

Keywords: Audiometry, Pure-Tone, Adult, Auditory Threshold - physiology, Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Brain Stem - physiology, Hearing - physiology, Hearing Tests, Noise, Occupational, Occupational Diseases - diagnosis, Occupational Exposure, Tinnitus - physiopathology

Published: 2015-09-11,      Viewed (5471), Downloaded (732), Related (13)


Yaosheng Liu, Haifeng Qing, Xiuyun Su, Cheng Wang, Zhou Li, Shubin Liu

Department of Orthopedics, The PLA 307th Hospital, Beijing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2694-2700  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894357

Keywords: Antigens, CD44 - genetics, Alleles, Bone Neoplasms - secondary, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung - pathology, Genotype, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Lung Neoplasms - pathology, Lymphocytes - cytology, Neoplasm Metastasis, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Prognosis

Published: 2015-09-10,      Viewed (5800), Downloaded (826), Related (30), Cited (13)


Guido Maria Cavallera, Giuseppe Boari

Department of Medicine and Aging, University of Chieti, Pescara, Italy

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2685-2693  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894091

Keywords: Child, Adolescent, Circadian Rhythm, Factor Analysis, Statistical, Fatigue, Italy, Language, Models, Statistical, Psychometrics, Reproducibility of Results, Sleep, Surveys and Questionnaires

Published: 2015-09-10,      Viewed (5102), Downloaded (834), Related (11)


Wenjun Wu, Ying Li, Xiong Chen, Dini Lin, Songying Xiang, Feixia Shen, Xuemei Gu

Department of Endocrinology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2678-2684  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894026

Keywords: Blood Glucose - analysis, Adult, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 - drug therapy, Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors - therapeutic use, Double-Blind Method, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated - metabolism, Homeostasis, Hyperglycemia - drug therapy, Hypoglycemic Agents - therapeutic use, Insulin Resistance, Insulin-Secreting Cells - metabolism, Life Style, Linagliptin - therapeutic use, Postprandial Period, Time Factors

Published: 2015-09-09,      Viewed (6617), Downloaded (1576), Related (18), Cited (3)


Yu Cong, Nirong Bao, Jianning Zhao, Guangping Mao

Department of Orthopedics, Jinling Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2672-2677  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894074

Keywords: Computer Systems, Cervical Vertebrae - radiography, Cadaver, Imaging, Three-Dimensional - methods, Orthopedic Procedures - methods, Random Allocation, Reproducibility of Results, Surgery, Computer-Assisted, Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Published: 2015-09-08,      Viewed (4937), Downloaded (713), Related (19), Cited (10)


Eliza Dragan, Odri A. Guillaume, Danisia Haba, Raphael Olszewski

Departmenmt of Maxillofacial Radiology, Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2666-2671  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894403

Keywords: Cone-Beam Computed Tomography, Bicuspid - radiography, Dental Implants, Imaging, Three-Dimensional, Maxillary Sinus - radiography, Molar - radiography, Mouth, Edentulous - radiography, Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted, Software

Published: 2015-09-08,      Viewed (5835), Downloaded (1166), Related (18), Cited (2)


Yan Zhang, Ruyi Liao, Hui Li, Ling Liu, Xiao Chen, Hongming Chen

Institute of International Education, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2659-2665  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895242

Keywords: Biomarkers, Tumor - metabolism, Adult, carcinogenesis, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell - metabolism, China, Cofilin 1 - metabolism, Esophageal Neoplasms - metabolism, Gene Expression Profiling, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Microfilament Proteins - metabolism, Muscle Proteins - metabolism, Muscle, Smooth - pathology, Peroxidase - chemistry, Streptavidin - chemistry

Published: 2015-09-07,      Viewed (6419), Downloaded (783), Related (49), Cited (2)


Hui Peng, Jiamei Li, Xiaoyun Chen, Xiao Zhou, Weiwei Zhu, Feng Li

Department of Pediatrics, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2653-2658  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893607

Keywords: Age Factors, Adolescent, Alleles, Case-Control Studies, Child, Child, Preschool, China, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 - genetics, Gene Frequency, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, genetic variation, Heterozygote, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase, Non-Receptor Type 2 - genetics

Published: 2015-09-07,      Viewed (5987), Downloaded (811), Related (18), Cited (4)


Ayse Karatas, Gokmen Coban, Celal Cinar, Ismail Oran, Aysun Uz

Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2647-2652  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894322

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Adult, Adolescent, Cerebral Angiography, Cerebral Arteries - pathology, Circle of Willis - radiography, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Turkey, young adult

Published: 2015-09-06,      Viewed (4920), Downloaded (1622), Related (4), Cited (1)


Sang-Hoon Lee, Kyung-Jae Park, Shin-Hyuk Kang, Yong-Gu Jung, Jung-Yul Park, Dong-Hyuk Park

Department of Neurosurgery, Korea University Medical Center, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2638-2646  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894132

Keywords: Cerebral Hemorrhage - therapy, Brain - radiography, Drainage, Glasgow Outcome Scale, Hydrocephalus - therapy, Multivariate Analysis, Odds Ratio, Prognosis, Severity of Illness Index, Thalamus - radiography, Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Published: 2015-09-05,      Viewed (5140), Downloaded (1905), Related (10), Cited (7)


Jian Wu, Yihua Bao, Xiaolin Lu, Lihua Wu, Ting Zhang, Jin Guo, Jian Yang

Section of Physiology and Biochemistry of Exercise, The Capital Institute of Physical Education of China, Beijing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2630-2637  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895155

Keywords: Brain - metabolism, Alleles, Case-Control Studies, China, Computational Biology - methods, Fetus - pathology, Folic Acid - chemistry, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Haplotypes, High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing, Methylenetetrahydrofolate Dehydrogenase (NADP) - genetics, Neural Tube Defects - genetics, Odds Ratio, Polymorphism, Genetic, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Quality Control, Risk Factors, Stillbirth

Published: 2015-09-04,      Viewed (4941), Downloaded (874), Related (3), Cited (3)


Ana D. Sekulic, Sladjana V. Trpkovic, Aleksandar P. Pavlovic, Olivera M. Marinkovic, Aleksandra N. Ilic

Department of Anesthesiology, CHC “Bezaniska Kosa”, Belgrade, Serbia

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2621-2629  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894153

Keywords: Adult, APACHE, Calibration, Critical Care - standards, Critical Illness, Intensive Care Units, Models, Statistical, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, ROC Curve, Reproducibility of Results, Respiration, Artificial, Risk, Severity of Illness Index

Published: 2015-09-04,      Viewed (5208), Downloaded (1882), Related (6), Cited (10)


Guanghuan Wang, Xiaojun Yu, Dian Wang, Xiaohu Xu, Guang Chen, Xuewu Jiang

Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2613-2620  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895075

Keywords: Brain - metabolism, Animals, Brain Stem - metabolism, Disease Models, Animal, Gene Expression Regulation, Multiple Organ Failure - blood, Neurons - drug effects, Oxidation-Reduction, Rabbits, Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate - metabolism, Spectrophotometry, Atomic, Time Factors, Wounds and Injuries - blood, Zinc - metabolism

Published: 2015-09-03,      Viewed (4762), Downloaded (766), Related (4), Cited (2)


Yandong Guo, Shan Lei, Wei Gong, Hongxiang Gu, Mingsong Li, Side Liu, Fachao Zhi

Department of Gastroenterology, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2607-2612  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894158

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Adult, Adolescent, Diagnostic Imaging - methods, Elasticity, Endoscopy - methods, healthy volunteers, Observer Variation, Pancreas - ultrasonography, Pancreatitis - surgery, Prospective Studies, Reproducibility of Results, Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic - methods, young adult

Published: 2015-09-03,      Viewed (6296), Downloaded (1255), Related (16), Cited (4)


Xiaoyu Yang, Jinsong Li, Weimei Cai, Qinghui Yang, Zhihong Lu, Jian Yu, Hong Yu, Na Zhang, Deyu Sun, Yanli Qu, Hong Guo, Fengyun Wen, Yinghua Ji

Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinxiang Medical University, Weihui, Xinxiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2595-2606  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893472

Keywords: Colorectal Neoplasms - genetics, Adiponectin - genetics, Gene Frequency, Genetic Association Studies, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Models, Genetic, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide

Published: 2015-09-02,      Viewed (5940), Downloaded (912), Related (38), Cited (7)


Ming-quan Chen, Zhong-yuan Xia

Department of Anesthesiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:2588-2594  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894842

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Anesthesia, Spinal - methods, Anesthetics, Local - administration & dosage, Bupivacaine - administration & dosage, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Injections, Spinal, Leg, Nerve Block - methods

Published: 2015-09-01,      Viewed (5078), Downloaded (863), Related (10), Cited (2)

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