Guang-liang Shan

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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)
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 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)
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)
OBJECTIVE Sildenafil has been shown to be effective in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). However, the impact of sildenafil on PAH has been under-investigated in China. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral sildenafil in PAH patients in China. METHODS In this prospective, open-label and multi-center study, 90(More)
BACKGROUND The difference in underlying pathophysiology in different congenital heart disease (CHD) may have an influence on clinical outcome. It remains unclear whether the effect of sildenafil on pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) varies in different types of CHD. HYPOTHESIS The potential effect of sildenafil on pulmonary arterial hypertension(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between mean blood glucose (MBG) and glucose variability (GV) during hospitalization, and adverse in-hospital outcomes for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study and conducted in 2 tertiary hospitals in Beijing, China. All data were collected from the medical(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 present the ophthalmological characteristics of McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS). METHODS Case series study. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), visual field, color vision, retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness, visual evoked potentials (VEP), fundus examination, computed tomography (CT) imaging of the optic canal, follow up results of(More)