Shanshan Duan

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Ischemic stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality and disability worldwide. Previous studies have indicated that hyperbaric oxygen preconditioning (HBO-PC) can induce neuroprotection against focal cerebral ischemia. However, the underlying mechanisms are still not fully understood, and the optimal regimen for preconditioning must be confirmed. In(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Small deep brain infarcts are often caused by two different vascular pathologies: branch atheromatous disease (BAD) and lipohyalinotic degeneration (LD). In this study, we compare the clinical characteristics of BAD and LD and investigate the role of C-reactive protein (CRP), homocysteine (Hcy), and carotid artery intima-media(More)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has been associated with cognitive impairment. However, its neurological mechanism remains elusive. Combining regional homogeneity (ReHo) and functional connectivity (FC) analyses, the present study aimed to investigate brain functional alterations in middle-aged T2DM patients, which could provide complementary information(More)
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