Guang-liang Shan

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INTRODUCTION To screen the risk factors associated with breast cancer among Chinese women in order to evaluate the individual risk of developing breast cancer among women in China. MATERIAL AND METHODS A case-control study on 416 breast cancer patients and 1156 matched controls was conducted in 14 hospitals in 8 provinces of China in 2008. Controls were(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine whether modified shock index (MSI) is associated with mortality that is superior to heart rate, blood pressure, or the shock index (SI) in emergency patients. METHODS A retrospective database review was performed on 22 161 patients who presented to Peking Union Medical College Hospital Emergency Department and(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Chinese ethnic minorities is an important component of China's AIDS issues. In this study, we launched an intervention programme in Yunnan Province of China, where the Dai people live, to carry out the community-based HIV/AIDS health education and behavioral interventions on ordinary Dai farmers. The Dai people(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the epidemiological condition of the sub-health status of the young and middle-aged persons in urban and rural areas of Hubei province, and to explore the relationships among personality, quality of sleep and sub-health status. METHODS Purposive sampling method and Personal Health Status Questionnaire developed by Chinese Academy(More)
The objective of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of allogeneic bone marrow mesenchymal stromal/stem cell transplantation (BM-MSCT) for patients with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA)-resistant primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). Ten patients were enrolled in this trial of BM-MSCT. All patients were permitted to concurrently continue their previous(More)
The impact of sildenafil on pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in Chinese patients has been less investigated. A prospective, open-label, uncontrolled and multicenter study, therefore, was carried out to address this issue. Ninety patients with multicause-induced PAH received oral sildenafil (75 mg/day) for 12 weeks. The 6-minute walk test (SMWT) and(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the association between quality of sleep and quality of life among residents of Suzhou city. METHODS A total of 3225 residents at the age of 18 - 55 years old in Suzhou city were selected through a clustered sampling method. All the participants were comprehensively evaluated on their quality of sleep by Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the demographic characteristics and clinical features of patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) in China. METHODS Between March 2007 and September 2010, IPAH diagnosis was confirmed by right heart catheterization in 150 adult patients from 31 clinical centers in China. Clinical and hemodynamic data were(More)
Statins have been shown to both prevent and attenuate pulmonary hypertension in animal models. This study investigates the potential therapeutic benefits of atorvastatin as an affordable treatment for pulmonary hypertension patients. 220 patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) were(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to understand the quality of life and the related factors of farmer workers in the countryside of Hubei province. METHODS Purposive sampling was used to select 529 farmer workers and another 326 government workers were served as controls. 'Group investigation' method was used in this study. t-test was used to compare the(More)