Yue-song Pan

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to develop a predictive scoring system to identify intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in children with Kawasaki disease, to implement additional therapies early in the course of their illness and prevent coronary artery lesions. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of children with Kawasaki disease(More)
AIMS To examine the relationship between statin use in Chinese patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) during their hospitalization and the outcomes. METHODS Data were collected from the China National Stroke Registry. Good functional outcome was defined by a modified Rankin Scale score between 0-2. Functional outcome and rate of mortality at 3(More)
AIMS To examine the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke and assess the impact of recurrent stroke on HRQOL. METHODS Health-related quality of life data on patients participated in the Clopidogrel in High-risk patients with Acute Nondisabling Cerebrovascular Events (CHANCE) trial were(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The European Cooperative Acute Stroke Study (ECASS) III showed that intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA) administered in the 3 to 4.5 h after symptom onset significantly improved clinical outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). But little is known regarding the safety and efficacy of intravenous(More)
AIM To evaluate their prognosis, the damage by melamine on children's kidney and other organs, and its influence on the children's development, was investigated. METHODS Nine hundred and sixty-two Chinese children were divided into three groups: group A, 265 children diagnosed with melamine-associated urolithiasis; group B, 197 children with a history of(More)
BACKGROUND In 2008, a sharp increase of the number of children diagnosed with urinary calculi was observed in China, 9433 children were diagnosed as having melamine-induced urinary calculi at outpatient clinic in Beijing Children's Hospital. This study examined the therapeutic efficacy of potassium sodium hydrogen citrate (PSHC) used to treat(More)
BACKGROUND Thrombolysis with alteplase is an effective and safe treatment for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). It is controversial whether the outcome of thrombolysis in cardioembolic stroke is different from that of other stroke subtypes. This study compares the outcomes at 3 months postthrombolysis in Chinese patients with AIS secondary to cardioembolism (CE)(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the atopy spectrum and its related factors in 1 to 3 years old children with allergic rhinitis. METHODS Ninety-six children with allergic rhinitis, aged between 1 and 3 years old, referred to ENT department of Beijing Children's Hospital between August 2009 and November 2010 were retrospectively reviewed. Data were recorded for(More)
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded skin biopsy specimens, including 72 suppurative granulomatous inflammation (SGI) and 47 non-SGI controls, were tested for mycobacteria by using a broad-range PCR and a suspension array identification system. Mycobacterium smegmatis was detected in 13 (18.1%) of the SGI skin biopsy specimens, which was significantly more(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the capability of ultrasound shear wave elastography (SWE) in evaluating the muscle stiffness in patients with Parkinson's diseases (PD). METHODS Ultrasound SWE of the longitudinal biceps brachii was performed on 46 patients with PD and 31 healthy controls from May 2013 to October 2013. The stiffness of the(More)