Gongtian Wei

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Surgical resection is currently indicated for all potentially resectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), but the survival outcomes and the prognostic factors have not been well-documented due to its rarity. This study aims to assess these in a large, consecutive series of patients with ICC treated surgically. A retrospective study was conducted on(More)
The transcription factor ets-2 was phosphorylated at residue threonine 72 in a colony-stimulating factor 1 (CSF-1)- and mitogen-activated protein kinase-independent manner in macrophages isolated from motheaten-viable (me-v) mice. The CSF-1 and ets-2 target genes coding for Bcl-x, urokinase plasminogen activator, and scavenger receptor were also expressed(More)
Six thousand one hundred twenty-three cases of carcinoma of the esophagus and gastric cardia were treated surgically from 1965 to 1985. Overall resectability was 89.9%. Postoperative mortality was 3%, and incidence of postoperative complication, 10.3%. Follow-up rate was 91.3%, with 5 year survival of 36.8% (esophageal nearly twice that of gastric cardia),(More)
Erythropoietin (EPO) regulates the proliferation and differentiation of erythroid cells by binding to its specific transmembrane receptor (EPOR). The presence of EPO and its receptor in the CNS suggests a different function for EPO other than erythropoiesis. The purpose of the present study was to examine EPOR expression and the role of EPO in the(More)
PURPOSES Local resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been traditionally performed non-anatomically. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of precise local resection of HCC according to the anatomy of tumor-surrounding vessels revealed by three-dimensional (3D) analysis technique. METHODS The CT datasets of the livers of the(More)
Invasion and metastasis are key features of human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Heparanase is an endoglycosidase that can degrade extracellular matrix by cleaving heparan sulfate chains of heparan sulfate proteoglycan, thus playing important roles in the invasion and metastasis of human cancers. Heparanase has been detected in various human cancers and(More)
Using a meta-analysis on gene expression data of hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC) from the Oncomine database, we identified that the Notch3 gene ranked as the highest up-regulated Notch pathway member in HCC tissues compared with normal liver tissues. We further detected the expression of Notch3 in 95 cases of HCC samples by immunohistochemistry, and(More)
This study aimed to analyze the association between cytokine gene polymorphisms and outcome following allogeneic hematopoietic SCT (allo-HSCT). A total of 138 unrelated donor/recipient pairs who underwent allo-HSCT from 2001 to 2009 were tested for TNFA-1031 (T>C), -863 (C>A), -857 (C>T), -238 (G>A), TNFB+252 (A>G) and TNFRII codon 196 (T>G) single(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to develop a rat model of chronic irreversible rejection, which is a major causes of late graft loss and retransplantation after orthotopic liver allotransplantation. METHODS Allogeneic liver transplantation was performed in a rat combination of Dark Agouti (DA) to Brown Norway (BN). Group A was left without(More)
To develop a rat model that allowed in vivo progressive human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection, allogeneic liver transplantation was performed across a rat combination of Dark Agouti (DA) to Brown Norway (BN). AD169, a well-characterized laboratory strain of HCMV, was used to establish a rat model of HCMV infection by injection of 0.4 mL (30.0 logTCID50)(More)