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)
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)
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)
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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