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The objective of this article is to evaluate the efficacy of Doxazosin Mesylate Controlled Release Tablets for preoperative treatment of patients with pheochromocytoma. Between 2003 and 2008, 67 patients with confirmed diagnoses of pheochromocytoma were enrolled in this study. According to the drug used in preoperative management, patients were divided into(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the correlation between human adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) and the proteins involved in tumor angiogenesis, and to evaluate the angiogenic status of ACC. The expression of heparanase-1 (HPA-1), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2) as well as(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the effect of urine control after radical retropubic prostatectomy by preserve the membranous part of sphincter urethrae and the neurovascular bundle, or to rebuild the bladder neck. METHODS The radical retropubic prostatectomy was performed on a total of 32 cases of prostate cancer. We preserve the membranous part of sphincter(More)
BACKGROUND Jolkinolide A (JA) and Jolkinolide B (JB) are diterpenoids extracted from the roots of Euphorbia fischeriana Steud and have been shown to have anti-tumor activity. However, their effects on the ability of tumor cells to invade blood vessels and metastasize remain largely unknown. Investigations into the effects of JA and JB on the angiogenesis of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the factors regarding the recovery of postoperative blood pressure of aldosterone producing adenoma (APA) patients. METHODS Sixty-eight patients with APA were recruited and their data including retinal blood vessel by Doppler sonography, urinary trace albumin, pathological changes of renal biopsy and the adrenal tissues around the(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the pathology, diagnostic and therapeutic method of primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease (PPNAD). METHODS The data of 5 cases of PPNAD were analyzed retrospectively. Among the 5 cases, 2 were male and 3 were female. The range of age was from 12 to 53 years. All the 5 cases had symptoms of Cushing syndrome. The diagnose(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the roles of laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) and open adrenalectomy (GA) for treatment of adrenal gland diseases. METHODS The data of 486 patients with adrenal gland diseases was analyzed retrospectively during 5 years. A total of 478 patients received surgical treatments including 318 GAs and 160 LAs. The operation time, bleeding(More)
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