Li-fan Xiong

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BACKGROUND Coagulation factor VII (FVII) levels in plasma are usually related to ischemic heart disease (IHD) and cerebral infarction shares many of the risk factors related to IHD. Is there any relationship between factor VII and cerebral infarction? We investigated the relationship between FVII and acute cerebral infarction and reported genotype(More)
Beta-blockade has been shown to improve cardiac response to catecholamines in heart failure but cellular mechanisms of the improvement are unknown. The effect on left ventricular function of a 14 day propranolol treatment was studied in seven treated and eight non-treated rabbits with experimental heart failure. All animals were subjected to a volume(More)
Twenty-three cases of spinal extradural tumors were differentiated with CT myelography. In 16 benign tumors, the proximal and/or distal widened extradural space was filled with adipose tissue, whereas in 7 malignant tumors, the widened extradural space showed soft-tissue density. This difference is helpful in evaluating the nature of the tumors.
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