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Patient Registries in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
(American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2019-07-15)
Over the past decade, several large registries of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) have been established. These registries are collecting a wealth of longitudinal data on thousands of patients with this ...
Meta-analysis Comparing Outcomes of Two Different Negative Pressure Therapy Systems in Closed Incision Management
(PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY-GLOBAL OPEN, 2019-06)
Background: Closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) is an emerging approach to managing closed incisions of patients at risk of postoperative complications. There are primarily 2 different commercially available ...
Oral Tresprostinil in Transition or as Add-on Therapy in Pediatric Pulmonary Arterial hypertension
(Pulmonary Circulation, 2019-07-12)
Treprostinil, a prostacyclin analogue, is approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. Transition from parenteral to oral treprostinil has been successfully accomplished in adults with PAH ...
Epidemiological Characterists of Advanced Hepatocellular Cardinoma in the Northern Region of Vietnam
(Cancer Control, 2019-07-10)
Epidemiological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in Southern Vietnam has been well reported as in Globocan 2018 while data from the North has still not been fully presented. Therefore, we conducted this ...
Universal Influenza Vaccination Among Healthcare Personnel: Yes We Should
(OPEN FORUM INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 2019-04)
Activation of STAT3 signaling is mediated by TFF1 silencing in gastric neoplasia
(NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 2019-07-10)
TFF1, a secreted protein, plays an essential role in keeping the integrity of gastric mucosa and its barrier function. Loss of TFF1 expression in the TFF1-knockout (KO) mouse leads to a pro-inflammatory phenotype with a ...
Progression and Pathology of Traumatic Optic Neuropathy From Repeated Primary Blast Exposure
(FRONTIERS IN NEUROSCIENCE, 2019-07-11)
Indirect traumatic optic neuropathy (ITON) is a condition that is often associated with traumatic brain injury and can result in significant vision loss due to degeneration of retinal ganglion cell (RGC) axons at the time ...
Reactive Arial-based Antitachycardia Pacing Therapy Reduces Atrial Tachyarrhthmias
(PACE-PACING AND CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, 2019-07)
Background Reactive atrial-based antitachycardia pacing (rATP) aims to terminate atrial tachyarrhythmia/atrial fibrillation (AT/AF) episodes when they spontaneously organize to atrial flutter or atrial tachycardia; however, ...
Reading Between the Lines: A Plastic Surgeon's Guide to Evaluating the Quality of Evidence in Research Publications
(PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY-GLOBAL OPEN, 2019-04-12)
An important component of practicing evidence-based medicine (EBM) in plastic surgery is staying current with published research, an increasingly difficult task given the rapid growth of the literature. This article reviews ...
Identification of a Pro-angiogenic Functional Role for FSP1-positive Fibroblast Subtype in Wound Healing
(NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 2019-07-09)
Fibrosis accompanying wound healing can drive the failure of many different organs. Activated fibroblasts are the principal determinants of post-injury pathological fibrosis along with physiological repair, making them a ...