Y-L Lin

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Bile duct cells and hepatocytes differentiate from the same hepatic progenitor cells. To investigate the possible association of viral hepatitis B and C with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), we conducted a retrospective case-control study using univariate and multivariate logistic analyses to identify risk factors for ICC. Besides hepatic lithiasis(More)
AIMS The combined treatment of peripheral nerve (PN) graft and fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-1 for spinal cord injury produces functional recovery, but how it affects injury events is still unknown. This project studied the effect of PN graft and FGF-1 on white matter degeneration following spinal cord injury. METHODS Rats were divided into four groups:(More)
To address the effect of electroacupuncture (Ea) on autonomic nerve activity, the responses of rhythmic micturition contraction (RMC), urine excretion (UE), blood pressure (BP), renal sympathetic nerve activity (RNA) and pelvic parasympathetic nerve activity (PNA) to Ea were investigated in urethane-anesthetized rats. The acupoint Hoku (Li-4) was tested(More)
BACKGROUND PEP02, also known as MM-398, is a novel nanoliposomal irinotecan that has improved pharmacokinetics and tumour bio-distribution of the free drug. This phase 2 study evaluated PEP02 monotherapy as second-line treatment for pancreatic cancer. METHODS Patients who had metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma, Karnofsky performance status ≥70, and had(More)
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