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Investigating Racial Differences in Coping with Chronic Osteoarthritis Pain
- Alvin C Jones, C. K. Kwoh, P. Groeneveld, Maria K. Mor, M. Geng, S. Ibrahim
- Journal of cross-cultural gerontology
- 17 June 2008
Osteoarthritis is a prevalent disease in older patients of all racial groups, and it is known to cause significant pain and functional disability. Racial differences in how patients cope with the… Expand
Weekend Versus Weekday Admission and Mortality After Acute Pulmonary Embolism
- D. Aujesky, D. Jiménez, Maria K. Mor, M. Geng, M. Fine, S. Ibrahim
- 24 February 2009
Background— Optimal management of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) requires medical expertise, diagnostic testing, and therapies that may not be available consistently throughout the entire week. We… Expand
The association between chemosensitivity and Pgp, GST-π and Topo II expression in gastric cancer
BackgroundTo investigate the relationship between P-glycoprotein (Pgp), glutathione S-transferase π (GST-π) and topoisomerase II (Topo II) expression and human gastric cancer chemoresistance in… Expand
Phosphoglycerate mutase 1 promotes cancer cell migration independent of its metabolic activity
Phosphoglycerate mutase 1 (PGAM1) is a glycolytic enzyme that coordinates glycolysis and biosynthesis to promote cancer growth via its metabolic activity. Here, we report the discovery of a… Expand
Predictors of early hospital readmission after acute pulmonary embolism.
- D. Aujesky, Maria K. Mor, M. Geng, R. Stone, M. Fine, S. Ibrahim
- Archives of internal medicine
- 9 February 2009
BACKGROUND Risk factors for early mortality after pulmonary embolism (PE) are widely known. However, it is uncertain which factors are associated with early readmission after PE. We sought to… Expand
Molecular mechanism of hepatitis B virus X protein function in hepatocarcinogenesis.
- M. Geng, X. Xin, Li-Quan Bi, Lu-ting Zhou, Xiao-Hong Liu
- Biology, Medicine
- World journal of gastroenterology
- 14 October 2015
Many factors are considered to contribute to hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), including products of HBV, HBV integration and mutation, and host susceptibility. HBV X… Expand
Direct serum and tissue assay for EGFR mutation in non-small cell lung cancer by high-resolution melting analysis.
Biological therapy with epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKIs) have noted promising outcomes for patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma… Expand
Effect of indole-3-acetic acid on aluminum-induced efflux of malic acid from wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
Indole-3-acetic acid (IAA) has been found to be involved in plant resistance to various types of environmental stress. Aluminum (Al) toxicity, as one of the most important environmental stress in… Expand
Histiocytoid breast carcinoma: a case report showing immunohistochemical profiles.
- P. Li, J. Zheng, Tingguo Zhang, Ruixue Cao, Xin Chen, M. Geng
- International journal of clinical and…
- 15 October 2013
Histiocytoid breast carcinoma (HBC) is a rare type of breast cancer with a controversial histogenesis. Here we describe a case report of a 65-year old woman with HBC. The patient presented with two… Expand
Racial differences in expectations of joint replacement surgery outcomes.
OBJECTIVE Prior studies have indicated racial differences in patients' expectations for joint replacement surgery outcomes. The goal of this study was to measure these differences using a… Expand