Guo-qiang Cao

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with cognitive decline, but the molecular link between COPD and dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remains unclear. This study was aimed to investigate whether serum Aβ levels are correlated with COPD. 77 cognitively normal COPD patients and 45 age- and gender-matched normal controls were admitted(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the changes of apoptosis and proliferation of pulmonary tissue cells in rats with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS The rat model of COPD was established by exposure to cigarette smoking. Thirty-three Wistar rats were randomly divided into a normal control (NC) group, a smoking inhalation for 1 month (COPD-1) group(More)
We reported a previously healthy 25-year-old female patient who developed hypersensitivity pneumonitis following repeated exposures to the smoke of mosquito coils. The patient presented with vague symptoms of cough and fever for 3 days. Diagnostic criteria proposed for clinical use in this case included history, exposure to a recognized antigen, physical(More)
The present report describes a case of diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) in a child from Western China and the favorable outcome associated with early diagnosis. DPB is an uncommon presentation in pediatric patients. A 13-year-old Chinese boy was admitted to the respiratory outpatient department due to recurrent cough and progressive exertional dyspnea that(More)
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