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Author names are listed in an alphabetical order. The authors thank Paul Metz and Jane Burch of C&R Research and the TeensEyes panel for supporting this research.
BACKGROUND Since surgical trauma not only intensifies the oxidative stress by generating reactive oxygen species (ROS), but also weakens the biological defense system against ROS attack, the antioxidant activity of drugs used during the perioperative period, which possibly normalizes the impaired redox state in the patient, is of fundamental importance and… (More)
Evaluation of the human well-being of the Xilinguole grassland, Inner Mongolia, China. Impact of mining affects herdsmen well-being in grassland ecosystem. Quantity of questionnaires survey. Addressing the relationship between coal exploitation in grasslands and human well-being. a b s t r a c t The grasslands of Inner Mongolia are not only the source of… (More)
Recently we experienced a case of tracheal tube obstruction due to the upward displacement of carina during CD (Cotrel-Dubousset) instrumentation for idiopathic scoliosis. Therefore, we hypothesized that CD instrumentation may affect the position of the carina as a result of correction of chest deformity, and studied the displacement of carina before and… (More)