Tong-gang Liu

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BACKGROUND Ischemic stroke is one of the most common causes of death worldwide. Early and accurate prediction of outcome in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is important and influences risk-optimized therapeutic strategies. We investigated the changes in high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (Hs-CRP) and homocysteine (HCY) levels, two of the risk factors, during(More)
AIM To examine whether poly-unsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) therapy is beneficial for improving nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). METHODS In total, 78 patients pathologically diagnosed with NASH were enrolled and were randomly assigned into the control group and the PUFA therapy group (added 50 mL PUFA with 1:1 ratio of EHA and DHA into daily diet). At(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of argon plasma coagulation (APC) in the treatment of large airway obstruction. METHODS Totally 389 patients with treacheobronchial stenosis were treated with APC (ARCO3000 type) by bronchoscopy. The stenoses were caused by carcinomas (203 cases, 52.2%), metastatic tumors (67 cases, 17.2%), benign tumors (18(More)
OBJECTIVE Activation of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) play important roles in tumorigenesis and tumor progression. The overexpression of STAT3 has been found in various malignancies including non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC). The purpose of this study was to explore the correlation between overexpression of STAT3 gene and(More)
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