Meizhu Zhuang

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PURPOSE The need of prophylactic central neck dissection (PCND) in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is still controversial. The major restriction of PCND is the potential complications. We undertook a retrospective study to discuss its necessity in PTC patients. METHODS A total of 188 patients with PTC who underwent total thyroidectomy and(More)
To investigate the neurobehavioral effects of dibutyl phthalate (DBP), an important endocrine disruptor known for reproductive toxicity, on rodent offspring following in utero and lactational exposure, pregnant Wistar rats were treated with DBP (0, 0.037, 0.111, 0.333 and 1% in the diet) from gestation day (GD) 6 to postnatal day (PND) 28, and selected(More)
Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), an important representative of endocrine disrupting chemical, is suspected of affecting the cognitive function of humans and animals. In this study, effects of DBP on maze performance in male rats were evaluated by spatial learning tasks; the effects of DBP on the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) were also(More)
BACKGROUND At the end of 2009, a total of 501 AIDS patients were receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Fujian Province in China, yet there were no assessments to determine treatment efficacy and HIV-1 preventive potency under the current health care delivery system. METHODS During the period of 2005-2009, we assessed the outcomes of initial ART by(More)
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