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Abnormal proliferation of human mesangial cells was the earliest pathological character in chronic kidney disease and linked to the accumulation of extracellular matrix and glomerular sclerosis. Multifunctional Angiotensin (AngII) had been emerged as a key player in initiation and progression of fibrogenic processes in kidney. In mesangial cells, treatment(More)
Arterial medial calcification (AMC) is frequent prevalence in patients with end stage renal disease. Evidence about hyperphosphatemia induced anabolic crosstalk between osteoblast and osteoclast in AMC of uremia is rare. Lanthanum carbonate as an orally administered phosphate-binding agent to reduce phosphate load and ameliorate AMC, but direct evidence is(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyzes the major cause of acute gastric dilatation in orthopaedic patients. METHODS There are nine confirmed cases of acute gastric dilatation from Aug. 2006 to Mar. 2008. All the patients were given the systematic treatment such as water deprivation, negative-pressure apparatus and parenteral nutrition. The causes of this complication were(More)
AIM To compare three different methods for neuron culture, so as to provide a culture technique with higher neuron purity and survival rate. METHODS Neurons in hippocampal region of newborn SD rats were cultured by common culture method, cytosine arabinoside (Ara-c)-supplementing method, Ara-c and nerve growth factor (NGF)-supplementing method. Then(More)
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