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BACKGROUND The long term physiological and radiological outcomes of SARS survivors and their possible determinants are uncertain. METHODS SARS survivors in a follow up clinic in a regional hospital underwent high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of the thorax and lung function tests 6 months after admission to hospital. The associations between the(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the efficacy and safety of bronchial artery embolisation in patients with acute major haemoptysis and those with chronic recurrent haemoptysis. DESIGN Retrospective review of clinical records. SETTING Regional hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS Clinical records of 70 consecutive patients who had undergone bronchial artery embolisation(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify molecular signatures in muscle from patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that could provide insight into the disease process and serve as biomarkers. METHODS RNA sequencing was performed on ALS and control muscle samples to identify Smad family members as potential markers of disease. Validation studies were performed in(More)
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