Rongxiu Zheng

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The aim of this study was to investigate the association between metabolic syndrome (MS) and vascular endothelial cell dysfunction (ECD) in adolescents. Sixty obese pediatric inpatients at the General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University from February 2011 to February 2012 were included. Among these, 30 patients were obese and 30 patients were diagnosed(More)
PURPOSE To assess scintigraphic pattern, clinical indication and relevance of dual ectopic thyroid tissue (ETT). Literature is reviewed for such cases. METHODS In this 5-year retrospective study, we reviewed all thyroid scintigraphies in our data base. Patients diagnosed with suspected ETT were identified. Literature is reviewed. Statistics were done by(More)
Metformin has been reported having potential anticancer effect on kinds of solid tumors, but its role in combined small-cell lung cancer (C-SCLC) remains indistinct. This study aimed to explore whether metformin use has a prognosis benefit in diabetic C-SCLC patients. A total of 259 C-SCLC patients with diabetes were enrolled in our study. The(More)
BACKGROUND The expression levels and clinical significances of Lysosomal-associated protein transmembrane-4β-35 (LAPTM4B-35) protein are unknown in the non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This study aimed to explore the expression and prognostic value of LAPTM4B-35 in NSCLC patients. METHODS The clinicopathological and survival data of 107 NSCLC patients(More)
Aims To investigate the effect and the mechanism of allo-bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) transplantation in the Experimental Autoimmune Thyr-oiditis (EAT) mouse model. Methods C57BL/6 mice were treated with porcine thyroglobulin and Freund's adjuvant both in the simple model group and the BM-MSCs treated group. Mice in the BM-MSCs treated group(More)
A thyroid abscess caused by acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) is a rare form of thyroid nodule, and is most common in children, particularly in the first decade of life. The echotexture of an abscess may vary depending on the extent of internal debris or hemorrhage and on the peripheral and interval vascular flow; thus, a definitive diagnosis of AST is(More)
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