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Volume 21, 2015 (552) - Page: 8  


Wojciech Samul, Anna Turowska, Przemysław Jerzy Kwasiborski, Paweł Kowalczyk, Andrzej Cwetsch

Department of Invasive Cardiology, Military Institute of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1464-1468  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893193

Keywords: Cardiac Catheterization - methods, Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy, Comorbidity, Contrast Media - adverse effects, Coronary Angiography - methods, Femoral Artery, Kidney Diseases - prevention & control, Pain - prevention & control, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - methods, Radial Artery - injuries, Radiation Dosage, Radiology, Interventional, Risk

Published: 2015-05-21,      Viewed (6138), Downloaded (1260), Related (18), Cited (3)


Berna Akova-Budak, Sertaç Argun Kıvanç

Department of Ophthalmology, Uludag University, School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1460-1463  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893589

Keywords: Adolescent, Absorption, Physicochemical, Adult, Biomechanical Phenomena, Cell Count, Cornea - ultrastructure, Elasticity, Endothelial Cells - cytology, Intraocular Pressure, Reference Values, Tonometry, Ocular - methods, Viscosity, young adult

Published: 2015-05-21,      Viewed (4139), Downloaded (595), Related (6), Cited (3)


Jaroslav A. Hubáček, Dana Dlouhá, Vera Adámková, Lukáš Zlatohlavek, Ondřej Viklický, Petra Hrubá, Richard Češka, Michal Vrablík

Department of Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1454-1459  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893007

Keywords: Atorvastatin Calcium - therapeutic use, Czech Republic - epidemiology, Diabetes Mellitus - epidemiology, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Dyslipidemias - genetics, Gene Frequency, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genotype, Hepatocytes - metabolism, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors - therapeutic use, Models, Genetic, Muscular Diseases - genetics, Myalgia - genetics, Obesity - epidemiology, Organic Anion Transporters - physiology, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Simvastatin - therapeutic use, Smoking - epidemiology

Published: 2015-05-20,      Viewed (6301), Downloaded (1361), Related (20), Cited (10)


Mustafa Kaplanoglu, Mehmet Bulbul, Dilek Kaplanoglu, Suleyman Murat Bakacak

Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Adiyaman University School of Medicine, Adiyaman, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1447-1453  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893333

Keywords: Birth Weight, Apgar Score, Adult, Blood Transfusion - statistics & numerical data, Cesarean Section, Repeat - statistics & numerical data, Educational Status, Endometritis - etiology, Gestational Age, Hemoglobins - analysis, Hysterectomy - statistics & numerical data, Infant, Newborn, Intestines - injuries, Intraoperative Complications - epidemiology, maternal health, Placenta Previa - epidemiology, Postoperative Complications - etiology, Pregnancy, Puerperal Disorders - etiology, Tissue Adhesions - epidemiology, Turkey - epidemiology, Urinary Bladder - injuries, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, young adult

Published: 2015-05-20,      Viewed (6179), Downloaded (2811), Related (22), Cited (7)


Rong Chen, Linong Ji, Liming Chen, Li Chen, Dehong Cai, Bo Feng, Hongyu Kuang, Hong Li, Yiming Li, Jing Liu, Zhongyan Shan, Zilin Sun, Haoming Tian, Zhangrong Xu, Yancheng Xu, Yuzhi Yang, Liyong Yang, Xuefeng Yu, Dalong Zhu, Dajin Zou

Department of Endocrinology, Changhai Hospital of Second Military Medical University of Chinese PLA, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1440-1446  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892246

Keywords: Age Factors, Adult, Anthropometry, Blood Glucose - analysis, Body Mass Index, Cardiovascular Diseases - epidemiology, China - epidemiology, Comorbidity, Diabetes Complications - epidemiology, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 - epidemiology, Drug Monitoring, Educational Status, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated - analysis, Lipids - blood, Outpatients - statistics & numerical data, Smoking - epidemiology

Published: 2015-05-19,      Viewed (6532), Downloaded (1438), Related (14), Cited (9)


Jie Tan, Ning Yang, Xin Fu, Yueyi Cui, Qi Guo, Teng Ma, Xiaoxue Yin, Huijie Leng, Chunli Song

Department of Orthopaedic, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1428-1439  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892247

Keywords: Animals, Absorptiometry, Photon, Antigens, CD31 - biosynthesis, Blood Vessels - ultrastructure, Bone Density - drug effects, Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 - biosynthesis, Bone Screws, Disease Models, Animal, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Drug Evaluation, Preclinical, Femur - surgery, Gene Expression Regulation - drug effects, Injections, Intralesional, Neovascularization, Physiologic - drug effects, Osseointegration - drug effects, Osteogenesis - drug effects, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal - physiopathology, Ovariectomy - adverse effects, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Simvastatin - therapeutic use, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A - biosynthesis, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-2 - genetics, von Willebrand Factor - biosynthesis

Published: 2015-05-18,      Viewed (7710), Downloaded (1708), Related (28), Cited (13)


Shirley Telles, Shivangi Pathak, Ankur Kumar, Prabhat Mishra, Acharya Balkrishna

Department of Yoga Research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1421-1427  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893302

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Aged, 80 and over, Child, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Educational Status, Health Status, Medicine, Ayurvedic, Models, Biological, self report, Sleep, Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders - etiology, Somatotypes, Surveys and Questionnaires, young adult

Published: 2015-05-17,      Viewed (6177), Downloaded (2142), Related (11), Cited (1)


Yao-Dong Li, Yu-Tong Ji, Xian-Hui Zhou, Tao Jiang, Yi-fan Hong, Jin-Xin Li, Qiang Xing, Jian Xiong, Yueerguli Yusufuaji, Bao-Peng Tang

Department of Pacing and Electrophysiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1414-1420  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894320

Keywords: Anti-Arrhythmia Agents - therapeutic use, Animals, Aging - physiology, Atrial Fibrillation - physiopathology, Benzazepines - therapeutic use, Cardiac Pacing, Artificial - adverse effects, Disease Models, Animal, Dogs, Drug Evaluation, Preclinical, Heart Atria - physiopathology, Hyperpolarization-Activated Cyclic Nucleotide-Gated Channels - antagonists & inhibitors, Pulmonary Veins - physiopathology, Refractory Period, Electrophysiological - drug effects, Sinoatrial Node - drug effects

Published: 2015-05-16,      Viewed (7293), Downloaded (1273), Related (19), Cited (8)


Zongcheng Wang, Yuren Jiang, Xi Wang, Yangsen Du, Dandan Xiao, Youchao Deng, Jinlian Wang

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1408-1413  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892982

Keywords: Age of Onset, Aged, 80 and over, Alzheimer Disease - genetics, Apolipoprotein E4 - genetics, Asian Continental Ancestry Group - genetics, Butyrylcholinesterase - genetics, European Continental Ancestry Group - genetics, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Odds Ratio, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Publication Bias, Risk, Sensitivity and Specificity

Published: 2015-05-16,      Viewed (6231), Downloaded (913), Related (30), Cited (7)


Kui Chen, Penghui Wei, Qiang Zheng, Jinfeng Zhou, Jianjun Li

Department of Anesthesiology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1402-1407  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894384

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Anesthesia, General, Cognition Disorders - prevention & control, Infusions, Intravenous, Interleukin-6 - blood, Lidocaine - therapeutic use, Malondialdehyde - blood, Neuroprotective Agents - therapeutic use, Neuropsychological Tests, Neurosurgery, Phosphopyruvate Hydratase - blood, Postoperative Complications - prevention & control, S100 Calcium Binding Protein beta Subunit - blood, Single-Blind Method, Spine - surgery, Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha - analysis

Published: 2015-05-15,      Viewed (6579), Downloaded (2326), Related (18), Cited (12)


Li-Qiong Zhu, Hui Chen, Li-Bin Chen, Ying-Lin Liu, Jian-Ping Tian, Yun-Hui Wang, Rui Zhang, Jian-Ping Zhang

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, un Yat-sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1395-1401  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893244

Keywords: Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Adult, Birth Weight, C-Reactive Protein - analysis, Cerclage, Cervical, Emergencies, Gestational Age, Infant, Newborn, Leukocyte Count, Obstetric Labor, Premature - prevention & control, Preanesthetic Medication, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications - epidemiology, Pregnancy Outcome, Pregnancy Trimester, Second, Pulmonary Edema - epidemiology, Thrombophlebitis - epidemiology, Tocolytic Agents - administration & dosage, Uterine Cervical Incompetence - surgery, young adult

Published: 2015-05-15,      Viewed (6376), Downloaded (7107), Related (16), Cited (5)


Cheng-jin Zhao, Zhen-xuan Hao, Rong Liu, Yang Liu

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

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1387-1394  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894249

Keywords: Blood Glucose - analysis, Electrocardiography, Hospital Mortality, Hyperglycemia - mortality, Myocardial Infarction - therapy, Patient Admission, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, Risk, Survival Analysis, Time Factors

Published: 2015-05-14,      Viewed (6436), Downloaded (813), Related (18), Cited (5)


Ting Cai, Qinzhi Deng, Shun Zhang, Airong Hu, Qinghai Gong, Xingfen Zhang

Department of Infectious Diseases, Ningbo No. 2 Hospital, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1381-1386  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892990

Keywords: Adult, Anorexia - etiology, biomarkers, Fatigue - etiology, Fluorescent Dyes - pharmacokinetics, Follow-Up Studies, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor - pharmacology, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization, Hepatitis B, Chronic - complications, Indocyanine Green - pharmacokinetics, Liver - physiopathology, Liver Cirrhosis - therapy, Liver Failure - prevention & control, Liver Function Tests, Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation, Symptom Assessment, Transplantation, Autologous

Published: 2015-05-13,      Viewed (6496), Downloaded (1077), Related (17), Cited (2)


Ünal Uluca, Velat Şen, Aydın Ece, İlhan Tan, Duran Karabel, Fesih Aktar, Müsemma Karabel, Hasan Balık, Ali Güneş

Department of Pediatrics, Dicle University, Medcal School, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1376-1380  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894035

Keywords: Alanine Transaminase - blood, Adolescent, Aspartate Aminotransferases - blood, Biomarkers - blood, Blood Glucose - analysis, Carrier State - diagnosis, Child, Diagnosis, Differential, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Galectin 3 - blood, Hepatitis B, Chronic - diagnosis, Hyperbilirubinemia - blood, Partial Thromboplastin Time, Prothrombin Time, Serum Albumin - analysis, gamma-Glutamyltransferase - blood

Published: 2015-05-13,      Viewed (5508), Downloaded (780), Related (14), Cited (2)


Keke Gui, Weimin Ren, Yonglin Yu, Xin Li, Jiachun Dong, Wangping Yin

Department of Orthopedics, Jinshan Hospital, Affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1368-1375  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892510

Keywords: Disease Models, Animal, Animals, Drug Evaluation, Preclinical, Intervertebral Disc - injuries, Intervertebral Disc Degeneration - radiography, Lumbar Vertebrae - radiography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, platelet-rich plasma, Punctures, Rabbits, Random Allocation

Published: 2015-05-12,      Viewed (6648), Downloaded (1255), Related (24), Cited (5)


Elżbieta Łuczyńska, Sylwia Heinze-Paluchowska, Edward Hendrick, Sonia Dyczek, Janusz Ryś, Krzysztof Herman, Paweł Blecharz, Jerzy Jakubowicz

Department of Radiology, Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology, Cracow, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1358-1367  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893018

Keywords: Breast Neoplasms - radiography, Breast Diseases - radiography, Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast - radiography, Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating - radiography, Carcinoma, Lobular - radiography, Contrast Media, Diagnosis, Differential, False Negative Reactions, False Positive Reactions, Fibroadenoma - radiography, Iohexol - analogs & derivatives, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography - methods, Predictive Value of Tests, ROC Curve, Radiation Dosage, Sensitivity and Specificity, Tumor Burden

Published: 2015-05-12,      Viewed (6761), Downloaded (4852), Related (26), Cited (25)

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Xiang-wu Yang, Peng-zhou Li, Li-yong Zhu, Shaihong Zhu

Third Xiangya Hospital, Centre South University, Changsha, Hunan, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1350-1357  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893553

Keywords: Cohort Studies, Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Neoplasms - prevention & control, Confounding Factors (Epidemiology), Data Accuracy, Disease Susceptibility, Incidence, Neoplasms - prevention & control, Obesity, Morbid - surgery, Observational Studies as Topic - statistics & numerical data, Publication Bias

Published: 2015-05-11,      Viewed (5175), Downloaded (1285), Related (4), Cited (13)


Fengyu Pan, Shan Hua, Zhuang Ma

Department of Orthopedics, Chinese People's Liberation Army 107 Hospital, Yantai, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1345-1349  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892661

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Anterior Cruciate Ligament - surgery, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - rehabilitation, Arthroscopy - methods, Follow-Up Studies, Knee Injuries - surgery, Menisci, Tibial - surgery, Osteoarthritis - prevention & control, Postoperative Complications - prevention & control, Recovery of Function, Rupture - surgery, Trauma Severity Indices, young adult

Published: 2015-05-11,      Viewed (5239), Downloaded (1573), Related (5), Cited (3)


Wengui Xie, Lixin Ji, Teng Zhao, Pengfei Gao

Department of Spinal Surgery, North Medical District of Linyi People's Hospital Group, Linyi, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1333-1344  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894111

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Cells, Cultured, Databases, Genetic, Femur Head - pathology, Gene Expression Profiling, gene ontology, Gene Regulatory Networks, Genes, Mesenchymal Stromal Cells - metabolism, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Osteoporosis - genetics, Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal - genetics, Signal Transduction - genetics, Transcription Factors - genetics

Published: 2015-05-09,      Viewed (6584), Downloaded (1380), Related (32), Cited (8)


Meheroz H. Rabadi, Andrea S. Vincent

Department of Neurology, Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1324-1332  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893438

Keywords: Age Factors, Adult, Aged, 80 and over, Decision Support Techniques, Disability Evaluation, Disabled Persons - statistics & numerical data, Ethnic Groups - statistics & numerical data, Hospitals, Veterans, Mobility Limitation, muscle strength, Outpatient Clinics, Hospital, Sex Factors, Socioeconomic Factors, United States, Veterans - statistics & numerical data, Wheelchairs - statistics & numerical data

Published: 2015-05-08,      Viewed (4568), Downloaded (1402), Related (5)


Zsófia Magyar, Julianna Schönleber, Miklós Romics, Ervin Hruby, Bálint Nagy, Bálint Sulya, Artúr Beke, Ágnes Harmath, Judit Jeager, János Rigó Jr., Éva Görbe

1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1319-1323  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.894133

Keywords: Child, Preschool, Child, Endothelium, Vascular - chemistry, Gene Expression Regulation, Hydronephrosis - etiology, Infant, Newborn, Kidney Pelvis - embryology, Organ Specificity, Pilot Projects, Placenta - blood supply, Pregnancy, Pressure, Stress, Mechanical, Ureter - embryology, Ureteral Obstruction - congenital, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A - genetics

Published: 2015-05-08,      Viewed (5981), Downloaded (778), Related (9), Cited (3)


Xian-hua Wang, Ai-guo Ma, Xiu-xia Han, Xiao-ming Gu, Li-ping Fu, Peng-gang Li, Fen-yu Li, Qiu-zhen Wang, Hui Liang, Abudu Katar, Li-jie Wang

School of Public Health, Medical College, Qingdao University, Qingdao, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1313-1318  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892951

Keywords: Age Factors, Adult, Adolescent, Antitubercular Agents - therapeutic use, Child, Child, Preschool, China - epidemiology, DNA, Bacterial - genetics, Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial - genetics, Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis - microbiology, Genes, Bacterial, Mycobacterium tuberculosis - genetics, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Species Specificity, Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant - microbiology, young adult

Published: 2015-05-07,      Viewed (6043), Downloaded (1032), Related (18), Cited (7)


Betul Basaran, Ahmet Basaran, Betul Kozanhan, Ela Kasdogan, Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz, Sadik Ozmen

Department of Anesthesiology, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1304-1312  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893593

Keywords: Analgesics - therapeutic use, Adult, Analgesics, Opioid - therapeutic use, Anesthesia, General, Anesthetics, Local, Bupivacaine, Carbon Dioxide - blood, Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic, Combined Modality Therapy, Double-Blind Method, Metoclopramide - therapeutic use, Narcotics - therapeutic use, Nerve Block - methods, Oxygen - blood, pain management, Pain Measurement, Pain, Postoperative - prevention & control, Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting - prevention & control, Respiration Disorders - prevention & control, Respiratory Function Tests, Tramadol - therapeutic use, Ultrasonography, Interventional

Published: 2015-05-07,      Viewed (5477), Downloaded (2571), Related (15), Cited (3)


Yong-qiang Ren, Fengkui Fu, Jianjun Han

Clinical Laboratory, The Central Hospital of Yishui, Linyi, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1297-1303  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893974

Keywords: Binding Sites, Apc3 Subunit, Anaphase-Promoting Complex-Cyclosome - physiology, Breast - cytology, Cell Line, Tumor - radiation effects, Cells, Cultured, Conserved Sequence, Down-Regulation, Epithelial Cells - metabolism, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic - drug effects, HEK293 Cells, MicroRNAs - physiology, Molecular Targeted Therapy, Neoplasm Proteins - physiology, Oligonucleotides - pharmacology, RNA Interference, RNA, Small Interfering - pharmacology, Radiation Tolerance - genetics, Recombinant Fusion Proteins - genetics, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction, Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms - radiotherapy, Tumor Stem Cell Assay

Published: 2015-05-06,      Viewed (6504), Downloaded (1146), Related (35), Cited (17)


Vincent Dunet, Heloise Barras, Xavier Boulanger, Pierre Monney, Salah D. Qanadli, Reto Meuli, Juerg Schwitter, Catherine Beigelman-Aubry

Department of Radiology, Division of Radiodiagnostics and interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1288-1296  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893599

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Aged, 80 and over, Child, Child, Preschool, Disease Management, Hospitalization, Incidental Findings, Kidney Diseases - pathology, Liver Diseases - pathology, Lung Diseases - pathology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Myocardium - pathology, Prospective Studies, Single-Blind Method, Spinal Diseases - pathology, Survival Analysis, young adult

Published: 2015-05-06,      Viewed (5549), Downloaded (668), Related (3), Cited (5)


Zhi-chao Fu, Feng-mei Wang, Jian-ming Cai

Department of Radiotherapy, Fu Zhou General Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1276-1287  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893689

Keywords: Adult, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell - radiotherapy, Chemokine CXCL12 - genetics, Cluster Analysis, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Neoplasm Proteins - genetics, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Prognosis, Radiation Tolerance, Radiotherapy Dosage, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms - radiotherapy

Published: 2015-05-05,      Viewed (5817), Downloaded (1343), Related (33), Cited (7)


Xiaokun Liu, Qi Zhang, Xiaoming Shang

Department of Cardiology, Tangshan Gongren Hospital, Tangshan, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1269-1275  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893186

Keywords: Cardiovascular Diseases - mortality, Age Factors, Cause of Death, Culture, Death Certificates, Disorders of Excessive Somnolence - epidemiology, Habits, Medical Records, Mortality, Observational Studies as Topic - statistics & numerical data, Prospective Studies, self report, Sleep, Sleep Deprivation

Published: 2015-05-04,      Viewed (6658), Downloaded (1443), Related (16), Cited (8)


Xuan Dong, Jiong Yang

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University No. 169, Wuhan, Hubei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1261-1268  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892562

Keywords: Interferon-gamma - analysis, Adult, Interleukin-17 - analysis, Interleukins - genetics, Lung Neoplasms - complications, Lymphocyte Count, Neoplasm Proteins - analysis, Pleura - pathology, Pleural Effusion - metabolism, Pleural Effusion, Malignant - metabolism, RNA, Messenger - biosynthesis, Th1 Cells - metabolism, Th17 Cells - metabolism, Tuberculosis, Pleural - metabolism

Published: 2015-05-03,      Viewed (6081), Downloaded (1455), Related (22), Cited (7)


Mingguang Wang, Huan Zhang, Xueyuan Heng, Qi Pang, Aigang Sun

Department of Neurosurgery, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1256-1260  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893128

Keywords: Adult, Adenoma - surgery, Blotting, Western, Gene Expression Regulation, Neoplastic, Hypophysectomy, Neoplasm Proteins - genetics, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local - metabolism, Pituitary Neoplasms - surgery, RNA, Messenger - analysis, RNA, Neoplasm - analysis, RNA-Binding Proteins - genetics, Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, young adult

Published: 2015-05-02,      Viewed (5840), Downloaded (1003), Related (25), Cited (12)


Lujian Peng, Xiangde Liu, Qian Lu, Tengqian Tang, Zhanyu Yang

Institute of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1249-1255  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893792

Keywords: Adult, Aged, 80 and over, Anticarcinogenic Agents - administration & dosage, Antioxidants - physiology, Asia - epidemiology, Case-Control Studies, Cohort Studies, Dietary Supplements, Europe - epidemiology, Observational Studies as Topic - statistics & numerical data, Pancreatic Neoplasms - prevention & control, Research Design, Risk, Risk Factors, Sample Size, United States - epidemiology, Vitamin E - physiology, young adult

Published: 2015-05-01,      Viewed (6937), Downloaded (1943), Related (31), Cited (9)


Agnieszka Droździk, Robert Kowalczyk, Ewa Jaworowska, Elżbieta Urasińska, Mateusz Kurzawski

Department of General Dentistry, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1243-1248  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892674

Keywords: Adenoma, Pleomorphic - pathology, Epithelial Cells - pathology, Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins - metabolism, NAD(P)H Dehydrogenase (Quinone) - genetics, NF-E2-Related Factor 2 - metabolism, Parotid Neoplasms - pathology, RNA, Messenger - metabolism, RNA, Neoplasm - metabolism, Tumor Cells, Cultured

Published: 2015-04-30,      Viewed (4954), Downloaded (1022), Related (9), Cited (3)


Hülya Çakmur

Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Kafkas, Kars, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1232-1242  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893400

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Frail Elderly - statistics & numerical data, Health Status, Mental Health, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Rural Health, Rural Population, Socioeconomic Factors, Turkey - epidemiology

Published: 2015-04-30,      Viewed (5529), Downloaded (1430), Related (5), Cited (10)


Jian-Biao Wang, Hai-Li Sun, Chun-Yi Song, Li Gao

Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery of Zhejiang University, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1223-1231  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892867

Keywords: Calcium - blood, Adult, Hypocalcemia - etiology, Hypoparathyroidism - etiology, Parathyroid Hormone - blood, Postoperative Complications - etiology, Risk Factors, Thyroidectomy - adverse effects, Time Factors

Published: 2015-04-29,      Viewed (5330), Downloaded (1644), Related (11), Cited (3)


Gülden Sönmez Tamer, Devrim Dündar, Hüseyin Uzuner, Canan Baydemir

Department of Medical Microbiology, Kocaeli University, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1219-1222  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893155

Keywords: Adult, Adolescent, Animals, Antibodies, Helminth - blood, Antibody Specificity, Case-Control Studies, Echinococcosis - immunology, Echinococcus granulosus - immunology, Immunochromatography - methods, Immunoglobulin G - blood, Predictive Value of Tests, Serologic Tests - methods, young adult

Published: 2015-04-29,      Viewed (4911), Downloaded (1450), Related (5), Cited (5)


Sertaç Argun Kıvanç, Mahmut Oğuz Ulusoy, Berna Akova-Budak, Osman Okan Olcaysu, Muhammed Emin Özcan

Department of Ophthalmology, Uludag University, School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1214-1218  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893307

Keywords: Adult, Accommodation, Ocular - physiology, Case-Control Studies, Migraine Disorders - physiopathology, Migraine with Aura - physiopathology, Mydriatics - pharmacology, Prospective Studies, Refractometry

Published: 2015-04-28,      Viewed (5693), Downloaded (765), Related (11), Cited (2)


Xian-hong Ou, Miao-ling Li, Rui Liu, Xin-rong Fan, Liang Mao, Xue-hui Fan, Yan Yang, Xiao-rong Zeng

Institute of Cardiovascular Research, Luzhou Medical College, Luzhou, Sichuan, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1207-1213  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893533

Keywords: Age Factors, Adult, Adolescent, Asian Continental Ancestry Group - genetics, Atrial Fibrillation - metabolism, Case-Control Studies, Heart Atria - metabolism, Kv1.5 Potassium Channel - metabolism, RNA, Messenger - metabolism, Rheumatic Heart Disease - metabolism, Sex Factors, young adult

Published: 2015-04-28,      Viewed (6517), Downloaded (962), Related (19), Cited (2)


Chao Hu, Taogen Zhang, Bin Ren, Zhouming Deng, Lin Cai, Jun Lei, Ansong Ping

Department of Orthopedics, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1200-1206  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892939

Keywords: Bone Regeneration - physiology, Animals, Allografts, Bone Transplantation - methods, Bone and Bones - physiology, Bony Callus - metabolism, Calcium - metabolism, Femoral Fractures - surgery, Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 - metabolism, Fractures, Ununited - surgery, Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy - methods, Neovascularization, Physiologic, Rabbits, Wound Healing

Published: 2015-04-27,      Viewed (6713), Downloaded (1115), Related (21), Cited (5)


Elizabeth Rodríguez-Romero, Juan Antonio Suárez-Cuenca, César Iván Elizalde-Barrera, Paul Mondragón-Terán, José Enrique Martínez-Hernández, Eduardo Gómez-Cortés, Rebeca Pérez-Cabeza de Vaca, Rolando E. Hernández-Muñoz, Alberto Melchor-López, Nayeli Gabriela Jiménez-Saab

Department of Internal Medicine, Xoco General Hospital, and Ticomán General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1194-1199  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893350

Keywords: Adult, Biomarkers - blood, Case-Control Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Liver Diseases, Alcoholic - physiopathology, Lung Diseases, Obstructive - physiopathology, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - physiopathology, Risk Factors, Spirometry, alpha 1-Antitrypsin - blood, alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency - physiopathology

Published: 2015-04-27,      Viewed (4142), Downloaded (674), Related (6)


Xin Gong, Li Shao, Yi-Min Fu, Yong Zou

Department of Health Care, Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital, Yantai, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1189-1193  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892996

Keywords: Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers - therapeutic use, Adult, Carotid Artery Diseases - physiopathology, Case-Control Studies, Cell Adhesion - drug effects, Cell Count, Cell Movement - drug effects, Cell Proliferation - drug effects, Endothelial Progenitor Cells - physiology, Imidazoles - therapeutic use, Nitric Oxide - blood, Nitric Oxide Synthase Type III - blood, Signal Transduction - drug effects, Tetrazoles - therapeutic use

Published: 2015-04-26,      Viewed (6507), Downloaded (1130), Related (33), Cited (4)


Suleyman Demircan, Gokcen Gokce, Isa Yuvaci, Mustafa Ataş, Burhan Başkan, Gökmen Zararsiz

Department of Ophthalmology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital Eye Clinic, Kayseri, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1181-1188  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893979

Keywords: Age Factors, Adult, Adolescent, Amblyopia - physiopathology, Anisometropia - physiopathology, Child, Child, Preschool, Cornea - pathology, Eye - physiopathology, Hyperopia - physiopathology, Macula Lutea - pathology, Nerve Fibers - pathology, Retina - pathology, Tomography, Optical Coherence, Visual Acuity, young adult

Published: 2015-04-25,      Viewed (6430), Downloaded (1085), Related (15), Cited (5)


Jarosław Markowski, Grzegorz Helbig, Agnieszka Widziszowska, Wirginia Likus, Sławomira Kyrcz-Krzemień, Urszula Jarosz, Włodzimierz Dziubdziela, Mirosław Markiewicz

ENT Department, School of Medicine in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1173-1180  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893267

Keywords: Allografts, Adult, Adolescent, Antifungal Agents - therapeutic use, Aspergillosis - microbiology, autografts, Candidiasis - microbiology, Hematologic Neoplasms - therapy, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation - adverse effects, Mycoses - microbiology, Respiratory Tract Infections - microbiology, Saccharomyces cerevisiae - isolation & purification, young adult

Published: 2015-04-24,      Viewed (6201), Downloaded (1103), Related (28), Cited (3)


Jun Yang, Kairui Zhang, Sheng Zhang, Jiping Fan, Xinhui Guo, Weiqiang Dong, Shengnan Wang, Yirong Chen, Bin Yu

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1162-1172  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893845

Keywords: Animals, 3T3 Cells, Biomechanical Phenomena, Bone Cements - toxicity, Calcium Phosphates - toxicity, Compressive Strength, Materials Testing, Mice, Microscopy, Electron, Scanning, Osteoblasts - drug effects, Polymethyl Methacrylate - toxicity, Rats, Rats, Sprague-Dawley, Tensile Strength, Tibial Fractures - therapy, Tissue Engineering, X-Ray Diffraction

Published: 2015-04-23,      Viewed (5222), Downloaded (1185), Related (13), Cited (1)


Li Li, Ye-ye Chen, Shan-qing Li, Cheng Huang, Ying-zhi Qin

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1155-1161  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.892940

Keywords: Aged, 80 and over, Adult, Biomarkers, Tumor - genetics, Carcinoembryonic Antigen - blood, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung - genetics, Case-Control Studies, Down-Regulation, Lung Diseases - genetics, Lung Neoplasms - genetics, MicroRNAs - genetics, transcriptome

Published: 2015-04-23,      Viewed (6877), Downloaded (1543), Related (44), Cited (19)


Deng-ke He, Yu-feng Zhang, Yin Liang, Shi-xing Ye, Chong Wang, Bo Kang, Zhi-nong Wang

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1146-1154  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893855

Keywords: Demography, Adult, Embolism - ultrasonography, Heart Neoplasms - ultrasonography, mean platelet volume, Multivariate Analysis, Myxoma - ultrasonography, Platelet Count, Risk Factors

Published: 2015-04-22,      Viewed (5550), Downloaded (1170), Related (13), Cited (8)


Fuchao Chen, Hui Xiong, Jinguo Yang, Baoxia Fang, Jun Zhu, Benhong Zhou

Department of Pharmacy, Dongfeng Hospital, Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan, Hubei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1138-1145  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893138

Keywords: Butorphanol - analysis, Analgesics - analysis, Analgesia, Patient-Controlled, Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid, Drug Stability, Drug Storage, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, Infusions, Intravenous, Ketamine - analysis, pain management, Pain, Postoperative - drug therapy, Solutions, Temperature, Time Factors

Published: 2015-04-21,      Viewed (5170), Downloaded (1146), Related (11), Cited (1)


Min Jia, Zaibo Li, Hongtao Chu, Lin Li, Keyong Chen

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Zaozhuang Municipal Hospital, Zaozhuang, Shandong, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1131-1137  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893914

Keywords: Administration, Oral, Acute Coronary Syndrome - mortality, Evidence-Based Medicine, Hemorrhage - etiology, Myocardial Infarction - etiology, Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors - therapeutic use, Prasugrel Hydrochloride - therapeutic use, Prospective Studies, Purinergic P2Y Receptor Antagonists - therapeutic use, Risk Factors, Stroke - etiology, Thrombosis - etiology, Ticlopidine - therapeutic use

Published: 2015-04-20,      Viewed (5740), Downloaded (1189), Related (15), Cited (2)


Alina Weissmann-Brenner, Michal J. Simchen, Eran Zilberberg, Anat Kalter, Mordechai Dulitzky

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Ramat Gan, Israel

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1124-1130  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893057

Keywords: Delivery, Obstetric, Infant, Newborn, Maternal Age, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Outcome, Sex Characteristics

Published: 2015-04-20,      Viewed (5978), Downloaded (2074), Related (9), Cited (8)


Xiaoli Zhang, Guoyin Jin, Jianfeng Li, Linxi Zhang

Life Science Research Center, Hebei North University, Zhangjiakou, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1115-1123  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893890

Keywords: Breast Neoplasms - genetics, Alleles, Genes, Dominant, Genes, Recessive, Genetic Association Studies, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Homozygote, Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 - genetics, Models, Genetic, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide - genetics, Publication Bias, Risk Factors

Published: 2015-04-19,      Viewed (5880), Downloaded (1208), Related (26), Cited (10)


Ercan Gündüz, Burak Veli Ülger, İbrahim İbiloğlu, Aysun Ekinci, Recep Dursun, Yılmaz Zengin, Mustafa İçer, Ömer Uslukaya, Cenap Ekinci, Cahfer Güloğlu

Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1107-1114  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893180

Keywords: Glutamine - therapeutic use, Animals, Kidney Diseases - pathology, Kidney Tubules - pathology, Liver Diseases - pathology, Nitriles - toxicity, Protective Agents - therapeutic use, Pyrethrins - toxicity, Rats, Wistar

Published: 2015-04-19,      Viewed (6172), Downloaded (1105), Related (16), Cited (6)


Lianli Zhao, Kehun Liu, Xiangjun Kong, Zhenxia Tao, Yanxia Wang, Ying Liu

Department of Human Resource, Cangzhou Central Hospital, Cangzhou, Hebei, China (mainland)

Med Sci Monit 2015; 21:1097-1106  ::  DOI: 10.12659/MSM.893755

Keywords: Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Genetic Association Studies, Odds Ratio, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide - genetics, Publication Bias, Risk Factors, Toll-Like Receptor 4 - genetics, Toll-Like Receptor 9 - genetics, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary - genetics

Published: 2015-04-18,      Viewed (6215), Downloaded (1071), Related (16), Cited (7)

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