Xin-ying Xue

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Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a debilitating condition with progressive remodeling of the pulmonary resistance vessels. PAH is characterized by multifocal, polyclonal lesions inhabited by cells that underwent phenotypic transition, resulting in altered cell proliferation and contractility, ultimately resulting in increased vascular resistance.(More)
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is often characterized by reduced lung compliance, which suggests dysfunction of the endogenous surfactant system. The effectiveness of exogenous surfactants as replacements for the endogenous system in the treatment of ARDS in adults was assessed. Randomized controlled trials from Medline (1950-2011), Embase(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed neoplasm and the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Despite the high incidence of lung cancer, the diagnosis of solitary thin-walled cavity lung cancer is rare. The aim of this review is to explore the potentials of computed tomography (CT) as diagnostic tool for solitary(More)
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