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Intake of vegetables and fruit and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma: a meta-analysis of observational studies
ObjectivesTo study the association between the intake of fruit and vegetables and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), we summarized the evidence from observational studies in categorical and… Expand
Impact of preoperative atrial fibrillation on mortality and cardiovascular outcomes of mechanical mitral valve replacement for rheumatic mitral valve disease.
- B. Wang, Z. Xu, L. Han, G. Zhang, F. Lu, Z. Song
- European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery…
- 1 March 2013
OBJECTIVES The prognostic significance of preoperative atrial fibrillation on mitral valve replacement remains unclear. The aim of this study was to explore the effects of the presence of… Expand
Validation of EuroSCORE II in Chinese patients undergoing heart valve surgery.
BACKGROUND To assess the performance of the The European System for Cardiac Operative. Risk Evaluation II (EuroSCORE II) in Chinese patients undergoing heart valve surgery at our centre. METHODS… Expand
Orphan Nuclear Receptor Nur77 Inhibits Cardiac Hypertrophic Response to Beta-Adrenergic Stimulation
ABSTRACT The orphan nuclear receptor Nur77 plays critical roles in cardiovascular diseases, and its expression is markedly induced in the heart after beta-adrenergic receptor (β-AR) activation.… Expand
Inhibition of heat shock protein 90 improves pulmonary arteriole remodeling in pulmonary arterial hypertension
While the molecular chaperone heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) is involved in a multitude of physiological and pathological processes, its role relating to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) remains… Expand
Dairy consumption and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A meta‐analysis of observational studies
Inconsistent results regarding the relations between consumption of dairy products and the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) have been reported. In this report, we summarized the… Expand
Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Undergoing Operations for Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disease
Risk model of prolonged intensive care unit stay in Chinese patients undergoing heart valve surgery.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to develop a preoperative risk prediction model and an scorecard for prolonged intensive care unit length of stay (PrlICULOS) in adult patients undergoing heart… Expand
Pim1 kinase promotes angiogenesis through phosphorylation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase at Ser-633.
AIMS Posttranslational modification, such as phosphorylation, plays an essential role in regulating activation of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS). In the present study, we aim to determine whether… Expand
A local risk prediction model for prolonged ventilation after adult heart valve surgery in a Chinese single center.
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this study was to develop a logistic risk prediction model for prolonged ventilation after adult heart valve surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a… Expand