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UNLABELLED In certain patients with neuropathic pain, the pain is dependent on activity in the sympathetic nervous system. To investigate whether the spared nerve injury model (SNI) produced by injury to the tibial and common peroneal nerves and leaving the sural nerve intact is a model for sympathetically maintained pain, we measured the effects of(More)
Peripheral nerve injury may lead to the formation of a painful neuroma. In patients, palpating the tissue overlying a neuroma evokes paraesthesias/dysaesthesias in the distribution of the injured nerve. Previous animal models of neuropathic pain have focused on the mechanical hyperalgesia and allodynia that develops at a location distant from the site of(More)
BACKGROUND Three strategies using lamivudine have been proposed to prevent chemotherapy-induced HBV (hepatitis B virus) reactivation in the clinical setting. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to evaluate the efficacy of the early preemptive strategy, deferred preemptive strategy and therapeutic strategy in patients with HBsAg-positive breast cancer(More)
  • Weige Tan, Xinhua Xie, +12 authors Wenbo Zheng
  • 2016
Metastasis-associated in colon cancer-1 (MACC1) promotes colorectal cancer progression and predicts prognosis. The aim of our study was to determine the diagnostic and prognostic value of preoperative serum MACC1 levels in breast cancer patients. Serum MACC1 levels were measured in 378 breast cancer patients, 120 patients with benign breast disease, and 40(More)
BACKGROUND This is a retrospective review of 25 patients with severe lumbar nerve root compression undergoing multilevel anterior retroperitoneal lumbar interbody fusion and posterior instrumentation for deformity. The objective is to analyze the outcomes and clinical results from anterior interbody fusions performed through a lateral approach and compare(More)
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