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Horner's syndrome is a rare complication after video-assisted thyroidectomy (VAT). We present two cases of thyroid microcarcinoma who presented with Horner's syndrome on day 2 after surgery. Ultrasonography showed no hematoma or fluid collection in the surgical field. For the first case, the symptoms were much relieved 4 months later. However, the right(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the association between insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in Chinese adults. METHODS Fifty five subjects with NAFLD and 55 controls were enrolled for the study. Waist circumference, blood pressure, plasma triglyceride, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and(More)
The aim of this study is to assess the relationships among the apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A-I ratio (apoB/apoA-I ratio), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and insulin resistance (IR) in a Chinese population with abdominal obesity. This is a population-based, cross-sectional study of 3,945 men and 2,141 women with abdominal obesity.(More)
To assess the associations between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and cardiometabolic risk factors in young and middle-aged Chinese women. A total of 3011 women (1938 young women, 1073 middle-aged women), who visited our health care center for a related health checkup, were eligible for study. BMI and WC were measured. The subjects were(More)
BACKGROUND Pancreatic leak was the major concern after pancreatoduodenectomy. METHODS A total of 61 patients who underwent mesh-reinforced pancreatojejunostomy or pancreatogastrostomy from August 2005 to November 2011 were retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS The mean anastomosis time of mesh-reinforced pancreatojejunostomy was 25 minutes ranging from 22(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate the association of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and metabolic syndrome (MetS) with serum cystatin C (CysC) in a Chinese population. METHODS The population was composed of 5866 subjects. MetS was diagnosed using the American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 2005(More)
Background: The feasibility of binding pancreaticogastrostomy in laparoscopic central pancreatectomy is not known. Methods: In October 2011, a female patient with a pancreatic neck mass received laparoscopic central pancreatectomy with binding pancreaticogastrostomy. Results: The operation was successful. No complications occurred. The operative time was(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in young Chinese population and assess the association between HOMA-IR and different components of MetS in young Chinese men. METHODS Overall 5576 young Chinese subjects (age range [19-44 yr], 3636 men) were enrolled in, who visited our Health Care Center for a related health checkup(More)
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