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BACKGROUND A nonrecurrent laryngeal nerve (NRLN) is a rare but potentially serious anatomical variant. Although the incidence is reported to be 0.3% to 1.3%, it carries a much higher risk of palsy during thyroid surgery. The objective of this study is to investigate the usefulness of computed tomography (CT) for preoperative identification and(More)
Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare, benign, and chronic fibrosing inflammation disease with unknown etiology that affects the mesentery of small bowel and colon. The disease has two well-established histological types: the acute or subacute form known as mesenteric panniculitis and the chronic form known as retractile or sclerosing mesenteritis. Because the(More)
OBJECTIVE To observe the curative effect of acupoint-injection and intramuscular-injection of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Polysaccharide Nucleic Acid for bronchial asthma. METHODS Sixty patients with bronchial asthma were equally randomized into acupoint-injection group and intramuscular-injection group. For patients of the acupoint-injection group, 2(More)
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