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Impact of extensive drug resistance on treatment outcomes in non-HIV-infected patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
BACKGROUND Recently, serious concerns about extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), which shows resistance to second-line anti-TB drugs in addition to isoniazid and rifampicin, have beenExpand
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Analysis of incidental focal hypermetabolic uptake in the breast as detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT: clinical significance and differential diagnosis
Background With the widespread use of PET/CT, incidental hypermetabolic foci unrelated to the known malignancy have been described with increasing frequency. Purpose To determine the frequency andExpand
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Effects of oral magnesium supplementation on insulin sensitivity and blood pressure in normo-magnesemic nondiabetic overweight Korean adults.
BACKGROUND AND AIM Little is known about the effect of magnesium on insulin sensitivity and BP in healthy individuals. Therefore, we investigated whether magnesium could improve insulin sensitivityExpand
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Diagnostic performance of automated breast ultrasound as a replacement for a hand-held second-look ultrasound for breast lesions detected initially on magnetic resonance imaging.
To evaluate the diagnostic performance of automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) after breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a replacement for hand-held second-look ultrasound (HH-SLUS), weExpand
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Head CT: Image quality improvement with ASIR-V using a reduced radiation dose protocol for children
AbstractObjectiveTo investigate the quality of images reconstructed with adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction V (ASIR-V), using pediatric head CT protocols.MethodsA phantom was scanned atExpand
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High-mobility group box 1 suppresses resolvin D1-induced phagocytosis via induction of resolvin D1-inactivating enzyme, 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase.
High-mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) enhances inflammatory reactions by potentiating the activity of pro-inflammatory mediators and suppressing the phagocytosis of apoptotic neutrophils. However, theExpand
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Epithelial membrane protein 2 regulates sphingosylphosphorylcholine-induced keratin 8 phosphorylation and reorganization: Changes of PP2A expression by interaction with alpha4 and caveolin-1 in lung
Sphingosylphosphorylcholine (SPC) is found at increased in the malignant ascites of tumor patients and induces perinuclear reorganization of keratin 8 (K8) filaments that contribute to theExpand
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Protection against kainate neurotoxicity by ginsenosides: Attenuation of convulsive behavior, mitochondrial dysfunction, and oxidative stress
We previously demonstrated that kainic acid (KA)‐mediated mitochondrial oxidative stress contributed to hippocampal degeneration and that ginsenosides attenuated KA‐induced neurotoxicity and neuronalExpand
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Leaf beds in the Early Miocene lacustrine deposits of the Geumgwangdong Formation, Korea: Occurrence, plant–insect interaction records, taphonomy and palaeoenvironmental implications
Occurrence, preservation and evidence of plant–insect interactions in the leaf deposits of the early Miocene Geumgwangdong Formation are described, and the taphonomy and palaeoenvironmentalExpand
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Quantitative texture-based assessment of one-year changes in fibrotic reticular patterns on HRCT in scleroderma lung disease treated with oral cyclophosphamide
ObjectivesThe Scleroderma Lung Study showed the efficacy of cyclophosphamide in modestly improving the forced vital capacity (FVC) compared with placebo over 1 year. Using changes in texture-basedExpand
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