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Controlling hypertension is important to protect renal function and prevent cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. However, data on hypertension awareness, treatment and control among CKD patients are limited. Two nationwide surveys were conducted in China in 1999-2000 and 2004-2005 among, respectively, 1328 and 1244 adult,(More)
The Wnt4 molecule is a secretory glycoprotein implicated in proliferation and differentiation of both normal and malignant cells. Despite extensive investigation of Wnt4 expression in various cancers, little is known about its expression pattern in different types of pituitary tumors. In this study, we examined the expression of Wnt4 and its downstream(More)
Sellar cysticercosis is a rare form of neurocysticercosis. A septum pel-lucidum cysts is a rare, often asymptomatic cystic structure between the lateral ventricles. We report here a male patient with sellar cysticercosis and septum pellucidum cysts who was successfully treated by neuroendoscopic resection. The patient was a 28-year-old male who presented(More)
Demyelinating lesions were recognized as a kind of rare central nervous system demyelinating lesion. The diagnosis and differential diagnosis of demyelinating lesions is difficult. Once the diagnosis was delayed or incorrect, it will make a great impact on patients.Demyelinating lesions often involved in young and middle-aged, but this patient was the aged,(More)
Intracranial hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor and accounts for 0.4% of all primary central nervous system tumors. However, it has aggressive behavior in growth and infiltration. The importance of diagnosis and treatment between HPC and meningioma cannot be overemphasized. It is rare that HPC arises from the site of benign meningioma resection. And(More)
Sellar cysticercosis is a rare form of neurocysticercosis. A septum pellucidum cysts is a rare, often asymptomatic cystic structure between the lateral ventricles. We report here a male patient with sellar cysticercosis and septum pellucidum cysts who was successfully treated by neuroendoscopic resection. The patient was a 28-year-old male who presented(More)
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