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We previously found that remote ischemic perconditioning (RIPerc) was effective in attenuating myocardial injury during cardiac surgery. Given that microRNAs (miRs) act as an important player in ischemic/reperfusion (I/R) injury and apoptosis, this study aimed to investigate whether RIPerc reduces apoptosis in atrial myocardium and which apoptosis-related(More)
  • Ri Chen
  • 2015
The status change of brain functional region of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of midnight-noon ebb-flow acupuncture method at stomach meridian was explored. Ten healthy volunteers were recruited. With identical sequence of magnetic resonance scans, fMRI data was collected respectively in the timely acupoint group, untimely acupoint group and(More)
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine there is an optimum time to administer acupuncture at a particular acupoint. The present study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to investigate the timing effects of acupuncture at the Zusanli (ST36) acupoint. A total of 10 healthy volunteers and 10 post-stroke patients were recruited. The subjects received(More)
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