Chenguang Doris

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BACKGROUND Activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and oxidative modification of LDL cholesterol play important roles in atherosclerosis. The Study to Evaluate Carotid Ultrasound changes in patients treated with Ramipril and vitamin E (SECURE), a substudy of the Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation (HOPE) trial, was a prospective,(More)
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease remains a major cause of mortality and morbidity in most developed countries. Experimental and clinical evidence suggests that angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and vitamin E therapy may retard the atherosclerotic process; however, definitive proof in humans is lacking. The Study to Evaluate Carotid Ultrasound(More)
is chair professor of economics in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has a background in economics with research interests including tourism demand forecasting and tourism impact assessment. ABSTRACT Purpose We investigated the usefulness of search query volume data in forecasting demand for hotel rooms(More)
Since the discovery of x-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen 100 years ago, diagnostic imaging has profoundly influenced the practice of medicine. As a result of discoveries during this period, ultrasonography, nuclear imaging, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, as well as conventional radiography, have assumed a major role in diagnostic(More)
BACKGROUND Despite advances in primary prophylaxis, venous thromboembolism still occurs in a considerable number of high-risk surgical patients. Screening with conventional ultrasound imaging to detect asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has been suggested as a strategy to improve management of such patients, but it is insufficiently sensitive. We(More)
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