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Protein S and protein C gene mutations in Japanese deep vein thrombosis patients.
OBJECTIVES Coagulation factor V Leiden has not been detected in Japanese patients suffering from thrombosis. Hitherto, the constitutional background of Japanese thrombotic patients has never beenExpand
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Nutritional screening with Subjective Global Assessment predicts hospital stay in patients with digestive diseases.
OBJECTIVE Nutritional status is an important factor that determines hospital stay, and the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) is a candidate tool for nutritional screening on admission. However, theExpand
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Opposite Effects of Wortmannin and 2-(4-Morpholinyl)-8-phenyl-1(4H)-benzopyran-4-one Hydrochloride on Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Nitric Oxide Production: Negative Regulation of Nuclear Factor-κB by
A number of previous studies have suggested the involvement of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) in Toll-like receptor (TLR) signaling. However, there have also been a number of conflicting reports.Expand
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Screening for Aetiology of Thrombophilia: A High Prevalence of Protein S Abnormality
We systematically screened for the aetiology of thrombophilia in 115 patients with venous, arterial and small vessel thromboses. Forty-one patients (36% of those we examined) suffering from a varietyExpand
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Factor VII activity and antigen in a patient with abnormal factor VII.
A patient with abnormal factor VII, which showed different activity when thromboplastin from different sources was used, is reported. The propositus, who was first seen at routine health examinationExpand
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[Etiological analysis of thrombophilia].
We have established a system for etiological analysis of thrombophilia which includes assays of antithrombin III, protein C, protein S, plasminogen, fibrinogen, heparin cofactor II and lupusExpand
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Systemic vasculitis associated with α1-antitrypsin deficiency
We describe a rare case of systemic vasculitis associated with α1-antitrypsin (α1-AT) deficiency. Mutational analysis of the α1-AT gene in this patient revealed a homozygous α1-AT Mnichinan variant.Expand
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[Clinical laboratory data and reference intervals standardized in Fukuoka].
In Fukuoka whose population is approximately five million inhabitants, surveys on the accuracy of laboratory data have been performed by the Fukuoka Prefecture Medical Association for the last 30Expand
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