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PURPOSE Studies investigating the association between genetic polymorphism of glutathione S-transferase T1 (GSTT1) and gastric cancer risk have reported conflicting results. Therefore, we conducted this meta-analysis to provide more precise evidence. METHODS We searched the databases Medline, PubMed, Embase, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure up(More)
The relationship between excess body weight and gastric cancer risk has not been well studied to date. We therefore carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of published cohort studies to evaluate the association between excess body weight and gastric cancer risk. An electronic search of the MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE and Academic Search Premier(More)
PURPOSE Studies investigating the association between aspirin use and gastric cancer risk have reported conflicting results. The objective of this study was to quantitatively summarize the evidence for such a relationship. RESULTS Two investigators independently searched the Medline, PubMed, Embase, and Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) databases. Fourteen(More)
The effects of a single Phenytoin dose, given to patients with malignant melanoma, upon peripheral blood counts, serum immunoglobulins, lymphocyte subpopulations and lymphocytotoxicity (using Chang target cells) were recorded. Sequential blood samples were taken before and 10, 14, 34, 38 and 58 h after the Phenytoin. Early reductions (P less than 0.05) in(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a fish oil-enriched parenteral nutrition regimen in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery, a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials was conducted. METHODS An electronic search of PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Academic Search Premier, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure databases was(More)
Serial serum diphenylhydantoin and urinary 5-(p-hydroxphenyl)-5-phenylhydantoin concentrations were determined in 8 patients with malignant disease and 4 healthy volunteers on 2 separate occasions after an oral dose of diphenylhydantoin (500 mg). No significant difference was observed between metabolism before and 10 days after immunization with BCG or(More)
A patient who developed significant metabolic acidosis and severe hyperkalaemia while taking Moduretic (amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide) is reported. During the period of hyperkalaemia (maximum potassium 7-6 mmol/l) the patient's whole body potassium content was normal. His acid-base balance and serum potassium returned to normal some 10 days after(More)
Purpose of the study Previous analyses of the 2 BENCHMRK studies of ralte-gravir (RAL) vs placebo (Pbo) plus optimized background therapy (OBT) in treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients (pts) by PSS as contributed by OBT used assumptions of susceptibility to DRV/r based on prior use, since commercial phenotyping was not available. Re-analysis is now(More)