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  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Song Liu; Zhong-hua Wang; Bo Xu; Kui Chen; Jin-yuan Sun; Lian-ping Ren;
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    Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

    Objectives Intermittent hypoxia (IH), caused by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), could cause hippocampus or neuron damage through multiple signaling pathways, while the underlying mechanisms are still unclear. Thus, the present study aimed to explore the effect of IH on t...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Veronica L. Chan; Clary K. L. Lee; Wah-Shing Leung; Shek-Ying Lin; Chung-Ming Chu;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV
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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Thomas M T Cheung; Loretta Y.C. Yam; Loletta Kit-Ying So; Arthur Chun-Wing Lau; Edwin Poon; Bernard M.H. Kong; Raymond W. H. Yung;
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    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Objectives: To study the effectiveness of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in the treatment of acute respiratory failure (ARF) in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and the associated infection risk. Methods: All patients with the diagnosis of pr...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Rongchang Chen; Xiao Ping Tang; Shou Yong Tan; Bi Ling Liang; Zhuo Yue Wan; Ji Qian Fang; Nanshan Zhong;
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    Publisher: The American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc.

    Study objective To investigate the efficacy and safety profiles of corticosteroid therapy in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) patients. Design Four hundred one of 1,278 SARS cases treated in Guangzhou China between December 2002 and June 2003 fulfilled the diagn...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ju Cao; Liping Zhang; Dairong Li; Fang Xu; Shifeng Huang; Yu Xiang; Yibing Yin; Guosheng Ren;
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    Publisher: The American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc.

    Background The role of IL-27 in the pathogenesis of airway inflammatory diseases remains elusive. We, therefore, have studied its concentrations in the sputum and plasma of patients with COPD and patients with pulmonary TB (PTB), and further investigated the mechanism-o...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yu Songsong; Fang Qiuhong;
    Publisher: The University of the West Indies

    Objective: To explore the aetiological distribution and drug resistance of pathogens in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to enable a reasonable anti-infective treatment therapy and timely and effective control of the disease. Metho...

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  • publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Yi-Xian Qiao; Yi Xiao;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Objective: To get a comprehensive understanding about the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and asthma by reviewing the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical manifestation and then summarizing the latest progress on diagnosis and treatment. Data S...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yong hua Gao; Wei jie Guan; Gang Xu; Zhi Ya Lin; Yan Tang; Zhi Min Lin; Yang Gao; Li Hm; Nan Shan Zhong; Guojun Zhang; ...
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    Publisher: The American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc.

    BACKGROUND Although viral infections are a major cause of exacerbations in patients with chronic airway diseases, their roles in triggering bronchiectasis exacerbations in adults remain unclear. Therefore, we prospectively investigated the incidence and clinical impacts...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jianmin Jin; Xiaofang Liu; Yong-chang Sun;
    Publisher: BioMed Central

    Background Allergy and Aspergillus hypersensitivity (AH) were shown to be associated with severe symptoms or worse lung function in COPD patients. The prevalence of elevated total IgE (T-IgE) and its association with clinical symptoms and lung function in COPD have not ...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Lei Wang; Rui Wang; Yunjian Pan; Yihua Sun; Jie Zhang; Haiquan Chen;
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Background The predictive value of thymidylate synthase (TS) for clinical sensitivity to pemetrexed-containing chemotherapy in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) remains controversial. This meta-analysis is performed to provide an assessment of whether exp...

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