Hou-Yuan F. Feng

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The feasibility of mapping transient, randomly occurring neuropsychological events using independent component analysis (ICA) was evaluated in an auditory sentence-monitoring fMRI experiment, in which prerecorded short sentences of random content were presented in varying temporal patterns. The efficacy of ICA on fMRI data with such temporal characteristics(More)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by impaired glucose uptake. With a photometric method of recording the erythrocyte suspension absorption during the course of glucose transport across the membranes, we observed that the initial rate of glucose zero-trans entry was decreased significantly in 30 Chinese type 2 diabetic patients as compared to 25(More)
Sixty patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) were investigated in a randomized, placebo-controlled study. Therapeutic dose of diltiazem markedly inhibited the production of whole blood thromboxane A2(TXA2), but had no effect on the production of prostacyclin(PGI2). Both aspirin 20mg/d and diltiazem plus aspirin had marked inhibitive effects on both(More)
Management of contaminated dredged material is a significant challenge in the Port of New York and New Jersey as a result of more stringent regional ocean placement regulations with escalating costs for upland placement. One component of an overall management plan can be the application of a decontamination technology followed by creation of a product(More)
Functional carotid body tumours are rare, but linked to malignant hypertension, postoperative persistent hypotension, cranial nerve injury and stroke. The aim of this study is to analyze the treatment options for functional carotid body tumours. Six patients with functional carotid body tumours who underwent surgical procedures were studied retrospectively.(More)
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