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PURPOSE To present the biochemical cure rates (biochemically no evidence of disease) after external irradiation (RT) in patients with high-risk prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Seventy-six patients who underwent radical prostatectomy and subsequent RT were included in this analysis. No patient received hormonal therapy.(More)
This pilot study examines the effects of two types of tongue strengthening exercises on tongue function measures of strength and endurance in a group of 31 healthy young subjects. Subjects underwent baseline and 1 month post-baseline assessments of tongue function and were randomized to one of three groups, including: (1) no exercise; (2) exercise group(More)
BACKGROUND This study examined characteristics of fatigue in individuals with chronic fatigue from a community-based study. Most studies of chronic fatigue have been based on patients recruited from primary or tertiary care settings. Samples such as these might not be representative of patients within the general population. The purpose of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of thrombin-activated microglia in the neurodegeneration of nigral dopaminergic neurons in the rat substantia nigra (SN) in vivo. METHODS After stereotaxic thrombin injection into unilateral SN of rats, immunostaining, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and biochemical methods were used to observe(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the size and distribution of lesions in newly diagnosed cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR). DESIGN Retrospective, observational case series. PARTICIPANTS Fundus photographs of 252 newly diagnosed CMVR lesions in 173 eyes of 130 patients (123 male, 7 female). METHODS Thirty-five millimeter (60 degrees ) color transparencies were(More)
Copyright: © 2016 Huang CF, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abstract Background: The reports of long-term imaging traces for sporadic(More)
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