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STUDY DESIGN This study is a result of manual and radiologic measurements of 50 isolated anatomic specimens of C1 and five patients of atlantoaxial instability treated by screw fixation via posterior arch and lateral mass. OBJECTIVES To investigate the feasibility of screw placement via posterior arch and lateral mass in atlas. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND(More)
Lingual squamous cell carcinoma is common and the survival rate is relatively low. The invasion of cancer cells from the primary tumour into the surrounding tissue is an early step in the process of metastasis and urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) is a vital mediator of cellular migration in some carcinomas. By binding urokinase-type(More)
BACKGROUND Progressive cerebral infarction is one of the leading causes of high disability and lethality for stroke patients. However, the association between progression of BP changes and cerebral infarction is not currently well understood. METHODS We analyzed the dynamic changes in the BP of patients with acute ischemic stroke and explored the(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Thrombolytic treatment criteria vary significantly between China and the USA. We reviewed current intravenous (IV) thrombolytic therapy practices in China and the USA to determine the most appropriate. METHODS We conducted a systematic review of studies that used IV recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) therapy in China(More)
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