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Synergistic effect of HLA class II loci and cytokine gene polymorphisms on the risk of gastric cancer in Japanese patients with Helicobacter pylori infection
It has been reported that polymorphisms of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes and several cytokine genes are associated with an increased risk of developing gastric cancer (GC). However, the resultsExpand
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Memory, Attention, and Executive Functions Before and After Sine and Pulse Wave Electroconvulsive Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Major Depression
Objective: Studies of the cognitive effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have resulted in controversial findings up to now, partly because researchers and reviewers have not always made a clearExpand
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Ictal Electroencephalographic Correlates of Posttreatment Neuropsychological Changes in Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Hypothesis-Generation Study
Objectives: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been associated with memory and neuropsychological changes, but which features of ECT are associated with those changes have not been wellExpand
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House-dust endotoxin exposure and recurrent wheezing in infants: a cohort study.
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TCT-503 Impact of Visceral Fat Accumulation on Coronary Artery Disease Severity Stratified by Computed Tomography-derived SYNTAX Score.
Previous studies have reported an association between abdominal obesity and coronary artery disease (CAD). The computed tomography (CT)-derived SYNTAX score (CT-SXscore) was recently proposed as aExpand
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Lymphangioleiomyoma of the Uterus and Pelvic Lymph Nodes: A Report of 3 Cases, Including the Potentially Earliest Manifestation of Extrapulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
We present 3 cases of extrapulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) identified incidentally in uterine corpus and pelvic nodes resected for other reasons. One patient, a 47-yr-old female with corpusExpand
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HLA typing of a family with nephronophthisis-medullary cystic disease complex
A 25-year-old man developed renal dysfunction and his family showed autosomal dominant inheritance of endstage renal disease. The proband had trace albuminuria and a slightly raised serum creatinineExpand
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T-wave alternans in a case with systemic lupus erythematosus-related myocarditis.
A 42-year-old woman presented with fever, dyspnea, lower-leg edema, significant pulmonary congestion, pleural effusion, and severely reduced left ventricular contractions. She was resistant toExpand
The current understanding is that hyperuricemia(HUA) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. However, it remains unclear whether HUA carries a risk of cardiovascular diseaseExpand