Zhi-qiang Nie

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OBJECTIVE To summarize prevalence rate and region distribution of congenital heart disease (CHD) in 12-month-old and younger infants among four regions of Guangdong province, China. METHODS Data from Guangdong CHD monitoring network including 34 monitoring units covering different geographic regions were analyzed. Professional training on screening and(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the environmental risk factors of different categories of congenital heart defects (CHD) and provide evidence for further risk factors and prevention research of CHD phenotypes. METHODS Data of Guangdong CHD Register Study from 2004 to 2012 were used. In the study, 3 038 CHD cases and 3 038 paired controls from 34 hospitals(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the risk factors of congenital heart defects (CHD) in fetal and infants born from 2004 to 2011 in Guangdong province. METHODS Babies with CHD aged from 28th week of gestation to 1 year old postnatal from July 1 2004 to December 31 2011 were registered in Guangdong CHD monitoring network with 34 participating units. Totally 2568 CHD(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the diagnostic yield of exome sequencing in diagnosing monogenic disorders in fetuses with structural malformations and to describe the information on pathogenic variants that is provided by exome sequencing. METHODS Sequentially performed karyotyping, chromosomal microarray analysis(CMA) and WES on a retrospectively series of(More)
To establish a diagnostic nomogram using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) in gallbladder wall thickening mimicking malignancy and compare with multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT). Seventy-two patients with gallbladder wall thickening on B-mode ultrasonography (BUS) were examined by CEUS to develop independent predictors for diagnosing(More)
Purpose To compare the value of endorectal ultrasonography (US) with shear-wave elastography (SWE) in staging rectal tumors before surgery. Materials and Methods This prospective study was approved by the institutional review board and written informed consent was obtained. In a pilot cohort from April 2015 to January 2016, 70 patients with rectal(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the differences of risk factors on congenital heart defect (CHD)between floating population and permanent residents in Guangdong. METHODS A multicenter case-control study was carried out to investigate the risk factors of CHD in floating population and in permanent residents. Data was from 34 Guangdong CHD Monitoring Network centers(More)
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