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The transplantation of cell-polymer constructs has been developed as a novel approach to curing tissue defects. However, a number of methodological problems remain to be solved, including the loss of a proper cellular milieu, the relatively long period of culture time and the complexity of the application. The aim of the present article is to evaluate the(More)
An ampholytic N-carboxyethyl chitosan (CEC), with various isoelectric points (IPs), was synthesized by grafting acrylic acid on chitosan utilizing Michael's reaction. Compared to native chitosan, CEC has enhanced water solubility and dramatically accelerated enzymatic degradation; the rate of degradation is proportional to the degree of substitution (DS).(More)
To evaluate the efficacy of members of the H2RA family for the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). We performed a thorough electronic search on PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) for eligible randomized clinical trials that investigated H2RAs and the treatment of GERD up to July 28, 2015. A(More)
The present study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of erythropoietin (EPO) for improving cancer-associated malignant anemia. A search was performed for randomized clinical trials, conducted according to the Cochrane manual, using electronic databases including PubMed, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library and ClinicalTrails.gov up to 15 August 2015. A total of 6(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate an improving operative procedure and the clinical results of arthroscopically assisted treatment for acute patellar dislocation. METHODS Between April 2006 and March 2009, 22 patients (25 knees) with primary acute complete dislocation of the patella underwent an improving arthroscopic operation, release of lateral retinaculum and(More)
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