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BACKGROUND Renal sympathetic nerves are involved in the reflective activation of the sympathetic nervous system in circulatory control. Catheter-based renal denervation (RDN) ameliorated treatment-resistant hypertension safely, but 10%-20% of treated patients are nonresponders to radiofrequency denervation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the(More)
Correspondence To the Editor: A 35‑year‑old man who smoked for 15 years suffered from chest pain 12 days ago before admission. He was diagnosed as myocardial infarction. Thrombolytic therapy was given consequently. The electrocardiogram showed sub‑acute inferior wall myocardial infarction. Echocardiogram showed attenuated constriction of the inferior wall(More)
BACKGROUND Despite great reduction of in-stent restenosis, first-generation drug-eluting stents (DESs) have increased the risk of late stent thrombosis due to delayed endothelialization. Arsenic trioxide, a natural substance that could inhibit cell proliferation and induce cell apoptosis, seems to be a promising surrogate of sirolimus to improve DES(More)
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