Dong Qin Liu

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OBJECTIVES Visfatin is a new cytokine that act as an insulin analogue on the insulin receptor and may link obesity and insulin resistance. It was recently shown that visfatin plays a role in plaque destabilization. However, the role of visfatin in atherosclerosis remains to be elucidated. We sought to assess whether plasma visfatin level is independently(More)
1-Methylhydantoin is produced by bacterial creatinine deaminase in the intestinal tract of uremic patients and retaken up into the body. The present study was designed to explore the toxic effect of 1-methylhydantoin on renal proximal tubular cells in vitro. HK-2 (Human renal proximal tubular cell line) was used as the subject. The cell viability was(More)
The purpose of this study was to summarize the clinical application and results of the double-loop locking cross-stitch suture and suspension fixation method for medial collateral ligament origin reconstruction. Thirty-six patients (21 males, 15 females) with an average age of 40 years (range = 17-58 years), who underwent treatment for acute fracture of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of potassium iodide on the expression of nuclear factor-kappaB and fibronectin. METHODS The experiment was performed with 72 SD rats weighing about 180-220 g. The animals were randomly assigned into nine groups. Group A, B, C (n=8) served as control and were fed with distilled water for 1 month, 2 month, 3 month(More)
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