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Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to possess immunomodulatory properties. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that results in nephritis and subsequent destruction ofExpand
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Clinical features and morphological characterization of 10 patients with noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS)
Objective  Noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS), characterized by postprandial neuroglycopaenia, negative prolonged fasts and negative perioperative localization studies forExpand
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Renal diagnosis of chronic hemodialysis patients with urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in Taiwan
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common malignancy in dialysis patients of Taiwan. The reason for such a high incidence of TCC is undetermined. The correlation between the underlyingExpand
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Clear cell myomelanocytic tumor of the urinary bladder.
Clear cell myomelanocytic tumors are a recently described neoplastic growth considered to be a member of the family of perivascular epithelioid cell tumor. These tumors have a predilection forExpand
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CD133-expressing thyroid cancer cells are undifferentiated, radioresistant and survive radioiodide therapy
Purpose131I therapy is regularly used following surgery as a part of thyroid cancer management. Despite an overall relatively good prognosis, recurrent or metastatic thyroid cancer is not rare.Expand
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Malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor involving the prostate.
Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor (PEComa) is a neoplasm chiefly composed of HMB-45-positive epithelioid cells with clear-to-granular cytoplasm and a perivascular distribution. We describe such aExpand
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Telomerase and c-myc expression in hepatocellular carcinomas.
BACKGROUND Telomerase is activated in the majority of cancer tissues and immortalized cell lines. The hTERT (human telomerase reverse transcriptase-major component of telomerase) gene promoter hasExpand
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Epstein-Barr virus-associated lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the esophagus.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma (LELC) rarely occurs in the esophagus. We report a case of such tumor arising in the esophagus of a 64-year-old Taiwanese woman.Expand
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Circulating Wnt/β-catenin signalling inhibitors and uraemic vascular calcifications.
BACKGROUND The process of vascular calcification has been associated with the canonical Wnt/β-catenin signalling pathway in cell cultures and animal studies. The relationship between circulatingExpand
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Insular thyroid carcinoma: collective analysis of clinicohistologic prognostic factors and treatment effect with radioiodine or radiation therapy.
BACKGROUND Insular thyroid carcinoma is a distinctive clinicopathologic entity with aggressive behavior and frequent lethal disease. But because it is rare, no single institute has sufficientExpand
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