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Atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: prognostic implications of clinicopathological features
Objectives: To evaluate patient outcome and investigate the prognostic factors of high-grade meningiomas by adopting the 2000 World Health Organization (WHO) classification system. Methods: BetweenExpand
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Temporal relationship between hepatitis B virus enhancer II/basal core promoter sequence variation and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
Background and aims: To investigate the temporal relationship between sequence variation in the enhancer II (EnhII), basal core promoter (BCP), and precore regions of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and theExpand
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Validation of pulse pressure variation and corrected flow time as predictors of fluid responsiveness in patients in the prone position.
BACKGROUND The aim of this prospective trial was to investigate the ability of pulse pressure variation (PPV) and corrected flow time (FTc) to predict fluid responsiveness in the prone position. Expand
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Metformin vs thiazolidinediones for treatment of clinical, hormonal and metabolic characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta‐analysis
Objectives  Insulin‐sensitizing drugs (ISDs) have been advocated for the long‐term treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It is therefore important to compare the efficacy and safety of ISDsExpand
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Antipsychotic polypharmacy in inpatients with schizophrenia in Asia (2001-2009).
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to identify trends in the use of antipsychotic polypharmacy (APP) and their demographic and clinical correlates in the treatment of schizophrenia in Asia between 2001 andExpand
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Cytochrome P450 1A1 genetic polymorphisms and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma among chronic hepatitis B carriers
SummaryCigarette smoking has been associated with increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in some epidemiological studies. Cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) is involved in the biotransformationExpand
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Trends of mortality and causes of death among HIV‐infected patients in Taiwan, 1984–2005
The aim of this study was to analyse the trends of mortality and causes of death among HIV‐infected patients in Taiwan from 1984 to 2005.
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Sleep duration and timing in relation to osteoporosis in an elderly Chinese population: a cross-sectional analysis in the Dongfeng–Tongji cohort study
SummaryThis population-based cross-sectional study in an older Chinese population shows a link between sleep duration, sleep timing, and osteoporosis risk, suggesting that sleep may have a role inExpand
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Evaluation of tumour response after gamma knife radiosurgery for residual vestibular schwannomas based on MRI morphological features
Objective: To evaluate tumour response after gamma knife (GK) radiosurgery for residual vestibular schwannoma (VS) based on MRI morphological features. Methods: Sixty-one patients withExpand
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Validation of new ultrasound parameters for quantifying pelvic floor muscle contraction
To determine the reliability and validity of new ultrasound parameters, measured in the polar coordinate system, for quantifying pelvic floor muscle action.
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