Shaohua Ren

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Pulmonary toxicity is a known complication of erlotinib, one of the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors. It consists of diverse entities such as interstitial pneumonitis, bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia and pulmonary fibrosis. In our report, an unusual case of an asymmetric interstitial lung disease was described.(More)
A rare case of combined Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) was presented. A 41-year-old woman was diagnosed with CSS based upon asthma, eosinophilia (23%), chest radiographic findings, paranasal sinusitis, peripheral neuropathy and positive p- anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (pANCA). The diagnosis of ABPA(More)
The aim of the prospective study was to explore the safety and effectiveness of external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in three patients with biopsy proven primary pulmonary amyloidosis, including two tracheobronchial amyloidosis patients and one primary parenchymal amyloidosis patient. All three patients were treated to 24 Gy in 12 fractions utilizing CT(More)
Glycosyltransferase DesVII and its auxiliary partner DesVIII from Streptomyces venezulae, homologs of EryCIII and EryCII in Saccharopolyspora erythraea, have previously been demonstrated to be flexible on their substrates in vitro. Herein, we investigated their in vivo function by interspecies complementation in the mutant strains of Sac. erythraea A226. As(More)
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