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Tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is a major public health issue, particularly in developing countries, and thus effective diagnostic methods for TB remain a central theme in basic and clinical research. To evaluate five antigens (38-kDa protein [38kDa], Rv3621c, Rv3618, 38kDa-ESAT-6 [38E6], and Ag85B-HBHA [AH]) in serological tests(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical value of activated carbon nanoparticles for guiding lymphadenectomy in lung cancer. METHODS Fourty-two lung cancer patients were divided into two groups: the control group (22 cases) and experiment group (20 cases) who received activated carbon nanoparticles injection around the tumor either by endoscopic injection or(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the management of the contralateral lungs in 4 cases with single allograft lung transplantation. METHODS Four cases receiving lung transplantation were analyzed respectively. One presented with bilateral multiple lung cysts and three with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with bilateral bullae. In the case with bilateral(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the experience with the management of single lung transplantation for emphysema. METHODS Between January 2003 and August 2006, single lung transplantation was performed in 6 patients for emphysema with cold low potassium solution flushing. A triple-drug regimen was adopted using steroids, mycophenolate mofetil and tacrolimus as the(More)
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