Zhaoliang Li

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OBJECTIVE There is a high burden of both diabetes (DM) and tuberculosis (TB) in China, and as DM increases the risk of TB and adversely affects TB treatment outcomes, there is a need for bidirectional screening of the two diseases. How this is best performed is not well determined. In this pilot project in China, we aimed to assess the feasibility and(More)
BACKGROUND Stage IV breast cancer, also known as metastatic breast cancer (mBC), is not a curable condition. However, treatment can prolong life, delay the progression of the cancer, or improve quality of life. Currently, patients with mBC are often treated with chemotherapy. Patients often experience adverse events from chemotherapy during the treatment(More)
AIM To compare the usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNAB) without cytology and mucosal cutting biopsy (MCB) in the histological diagnosis of gastric submucosal tumor (SMT). METHODS We prospectively compared the diagnostic yield, feasibility, and safety of EUS-FNAB and those of MCB based on endoscopic(More)
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