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PURPOSE To evaluate the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy and risk factors among patients with self-reported diabetes mellitus in China. METHODS The Beijing Eye Study, a population-based study on inhabitants aged 40+ years, included 4439 subjects. Fundus photographs of the worse eye from participants with self-reported diabetes were graded. RESULTS(More)
The objectives of this study were to better our understanding of the carcinogenesis of gestational trophoblastic tumours and to investigate the possible presence of mutational alteration of the p53 tumour-suppressor gene in these tumours. Amplification-based direct DNA sequencing was performed on 14 hydatidiform moles, six invasive moles, eight(More)
PURPOSE To assess ocular and systemic factors associated with diabetes mellitus in the adult population in rural and urban China. METHODS The Beijing Eye Study 2006, a population-based, cross-sectional cohort study, included 3251 subjects aged 45 years and more (participation rate: 73.2%). Blood samples were available for 2960 (91.0%) subjects. Diabetes(More)
Dual graft liver transplantation has been demonstrated to be feasible as well as effective in increasing the donor pool and in preventing the potential for small-for-size syndrome. However, little is known about the pathophysiological and immune processes following dual graft liver transplantation due to the lack of appropriate animal models. The aim of(More)
Leaf mustard (Brassica juncea) is a common vegetable widely distributed in China. From September to December, 2014, grey mould disease on leaf mustard was discovered and spread quickly with a high incidence of 35–70 % in Shunyi District, Beijing, China. The pathogen was identified based on detailed morphological, cultural characteristics and pathogenicity(More)
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