Yu-fei Gao

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the expressions of Urotensin II (UII) protein and mRNA and its receptor (UT) mRNA of medium and small pulmonary arteries of rats with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. METHODS The Wistar rats were injected thrombi through the jugular vein 2 times in 2 weeks and tranexamic acid was injected peritoneally once daily(More)
Statins have recently come under evaluation for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The aim of this study was to examine the effects of atorvastatin on the clinical manifestations and expression of p38, p27 and Jab1 using a rat PAH model. Ninety-six male Wistar rats were divided into control (receiving no surgical treatment), vehicle and(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the safety and survival outcome of surgical management for elderly gastric cancer patients. Methods: Patients proven of gastric cancer who aged ≥80 years during November 2002 to July 2011 were retrospectively analyzed. The detailed information of patients’ characteristics and surgical management was retrieved. Follow-up of overall(More)
BACKGROUND Local hypothermia induced by intravascular infusion of cold saline solution effectively reduces brain damage in stroke. We further determined the optimal temperature of local hypothermia in our study. METHODS Seventy-eight adult male Sprague Dawley rats (260 - 300 g) were randomly divided into 3 groups: group A, ischemia/reperfusion without(More)
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