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Acute and chronic tissue response to coronary stent implantation: pathologic findings in human specimen.
OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to analyze the cellular components of neointimal tissue regeneration after coronary stenting. BACKGROUND High restenosis rates are a major limiting factor ofExpand
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American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society International Multidisciplinary Consensus Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias. This joint statement of the American
Executive Summary Objectives Participants Evidence Validation Key Messages Introduction Rationale for a Change in the Approach to Classification of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias Development of aExpand
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cAMP up-regulates IL-4 and IL-5 production from activated CD4+ T cells while decreasing IL-2 release and NF-AT induction.
Seven days after activation with concanavalin A and irradiated spleen cells, murine CD4+ T cells were re-stimulated with ionomycin and phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA). IL-2 and IL-4 wereExpand
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Saline-irrigated, cooled-tip radiofrequency ablation is an effective technique to perform the maze procedure.
BACKGROUND We evaluated the effectiveness of the saline-irrigated-cooled-tip-radiofrequency ablation (SICTRA) to produce linear intraatrial lesions. METHODS Thirty patients with chronic atrialExpand
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Interstitial lung disease in a baby with a de novo mutation in the SFTPC gene
Mutations in the surfactant protein C gene (SFTPC) were recently reported in patients with interstitial lung disease. In a 13‐month-old infant with severe respiratory insufficiency, a lung biopsyExpand
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Surfactant protein B in type II pneumocytes and intra-alveolar surfactant forms of human lungs.
Surfactant protein B (SP-B) is synthesized by type II pneumocytes as a proprotein (proSP-B) that is proteolytically processed to an 8-kD protein. In human type II pneumocytes, we identified not onlyExpand
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Studies on tumor-cell-induced platelet aggregation in human lung cancer cell lines
We investigated the ability of human lung cancer cells of different histological subtypes to cause platelet aggregation. Tumor-cell-induced platelet aggregation (TCIPA) was studied in vitro in 13Expand
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Involvement of cathepsin H in the processing of the hydrophobic surfactant-associated protein C in type II pneumocytes.
Surfactant protein C (SP-C) is synthesized by type II pneumocytes as a 21-kD propeptide (proSP-C) which is proteolytically processed to a 4.2-kD dipalmitoylated protein. To characterize theExpand
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Arthroscopy and chondrocalcinosis.
Different pathogenetic factors have been associated with the development of chondrocalcinosis. Under normal conditions, previous degenerative meniscus changes with proliferation ofExpand
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Soluble IL-6 receptor induces calcium flux and selectively modulates chemokine expression in human dermal fibroblasts.
Truncated forms of cytokine receptors have been regarded as modulators of the activity of their cognate ligands. In addition to inhibiting effects of their respective ligands, soluble receptors canExpand
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