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BACKGROUND & AIMS Platinum-based drugs are the most significant chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer. The study aims to compare the efficacy and safety of oxaliplatin-based therapy versus cisplatin-based therapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS An adequate literature search in EMBASE, Cochrane Central Register of(More)
PURPOSE Butyrate, a short-chain fatty acid derived from dietary fiber, inhibits proliferation and induces cell death in colorectal cancer cells. However, clinical trials have shown mixed results regarding the anti-tumor activities of butyrate. We have previously shown that sodium butyrate increases endoplasmic reticulum stress by altering intracellular(More)
s u m m a r y Improving the predictive capabilities of rainfall-runoff models in ungauged catchments is a challenging task but has important theoretical and practical significance. In this study, we investigated the predictive capabilities of the conceptual Xinanjiang model (XAJ), which is widely used for flood forecasting and simulation in China, in(More)
Hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) measurement provides independent prognostic value in patients with cirrhosis, and the prognostic and predictive role of HVPG in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) also has been explored. The management of HCC is limited to the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and American Association for the Study of(More)
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