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Association of Early and Late Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury and Long-Term Mortality in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography.

J Interv Cardiol 2021 8;2021:6641887. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

Department of Cardiology, Dongguan TCM Hospital, Dongguan 523000, China.

Background: Contrast-associated acute kidney injury (CA-AKI) is a common complication in patients undergoing coronary angiography (CAG). However, few studies demonstrate the association between the prognosis and developed CA-AKI in the different periods after the operation.

Methods: We retrospectively enrolled 3206 patients with preoperative serum creatinine (Scr) and at least twice SCr measurement after CAG. Read More

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Effect of citalopram on hippocampal volume in first-episode schizophrenia: Structural MRI results from the DECIFER trial.

Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging 2021 Apr 7;312:111286. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Department of Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health, 1 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016, United States of America; Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962, United States of America. Electronic address:

Hippocampal volume loss is prominent in first episode schizophrenia (FES) and has been associated with poor clinical outcomes and with BDNF genotype; antidepressants are believed to reverse hippocampal volume loss via release of BDNF. In a 12-month, placebo-controlled add-on trial of the antidepressant, citalopram, during the maintenance phase of FES, negative symptoms were improved with citalopram. We now report results of structural brain imaging at baseline and 6 months in 63 FES patients (34 in citalopram group) from the trial to assess whether protection against hippocampal volume loss contributed to improved negative symptoms with citalopram. Read More

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Clinical characteristics, rates of blindness, and geographic features of PACD in China.

Can J Ophthalmol 2021 Jan 21. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

The Eye Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

Objective: To analyze the rates of blindness with the demographics and clinical characteristics of patients with primary angle-closure disease (PACD) to provide a comprehensive epidemiologic reference in China.

Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted in the Chinese Glaucoma Study Consortium database, which is a national multicenter glaucoma research alliance of 111 hospitals participating between December 21, 2015 and September 9, 2018. The diagnosis of PACD was made by qualified physicians through examination. Read More

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January 2021

Drug-Related Problems Identified During Pharmacy Intervention and Consultation: Implementation of an Intensive Care Unit Pharmaceutical Care Model.

Front Pharmacol 2020 11;11:571906. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Department of Pharmacy Administration and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Aim: To identify common drug-related problems (DRPs) during pharmacy intervention and consultation in an intensive care unit (ICU); to explore the gap between physicians and pharmacists on their understanding of each other's capabilities and needs.

Method: We conducted a single-center prospective study in the ICU of a tertiary academic hospital for 21 months. A pharmaceutical care (PC) model was implemented by a pharmacy team, and data were collected during pharmacy intervention and consultation. Read More

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September 2020

Radiofrequency catheter ablation in a patient with dextrocardia, persistent left superior vena cava, and atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2020 Sep;99(36):e22086

Department of Cardiovascular, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou.

Rationale: Dextrocardia is a rare congenital heart disease, while the persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is an uncommon congenital vascular malformation. It is extremely rare for a person to have dextrocardia and PLSVC. A case with a combination of dextrocardia, PLSVC, and atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia has not been reported. Read More

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September 2020

Polysaccharide from spore of Ganoderma lucidum ameliorates paclitaxel-induced intestinal barrier injury: Apoptosis inhibition by reversing microtubule polymerization.

Biomed Pharmacother 2020 Oct 5;130:110539. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

Mathematical Engineering Academy of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China; Mathematical Engineering Academy of Chinese Medicine, Dongguan, Guangdong, PR China; National Egnieering Research Center for Modernazation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China. Electronic address:

Side effects of chemotherapy are burning questions for physicians and patients involved in cancers. Ganoderma lucidum is a widely consumed traditional Chinese medicine and edible mushroom with multiple functional properties. The present study aims to investigate the potential of polysaccharides from spore of G. Read More

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October 2020

Cross-infection of adenovirus among medical staff: A warning from the intensive care unit in a tertiary care teaching hospital in China.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Sep 2;98:390-397. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Respiratory Department, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China. Electronic address:

Rationale: In 2019, a small HAdV55-associated outbreak of adenovirus infection occurred among the intensive care unit (ICU) staff in Xiangya Hospital of Central South University in Hunan Province, China, during the treatment of a patient.

Objective: To investigate the characteristics of a nosocomial adenovirus outbreak in an ICU.

Methods: We evaluated all the patients treated and the medical staff working in the ICU from August 1 to September 4, 2019. Read More

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September 2020

Patient-level and system-level barriers associated with treatment delays for ST elevation myocardial infarction in China.

Heart 2020 Oct 24;106(19):1477-1482. Epub 2020 Jun 24.

The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Objective: This study aims to understand the current ST elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) treatment process in Guangdong Province and explore patient-level and system-level barriers associated with delay in STEMI treatment, so as to provide recommendations for improvement.

Methods: This is a qualitative study. Data were collected using semistructured, face-to-face individual interviews from April 2018 to January 2019. Read More

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October 2020

Doctors and Nurses, Take Good Care of Yourself.

Authors:
GuanYang Kang

Am J Med 2020 06;133(6):e316

Department of Cardiology, The Fifth People's Hospital of Dongguan, The Dongguan Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Jinan University, Dongguan, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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Influencing Factors for Expatriation Willingness of Chinese Medical Aid Team Members (CMATMs) in Africa: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 01 18;17(2). Epub 2020 Jan 18.

School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University, 115# Donghu Road, Wuhan 430071, China.

Chinese medical aid team members (CMATMs) play an important role in the implementation of China's health assistance strategies in Africa. This paper explored the influencing factors of expatriation willingness for Chinese medical aid team members (CMATMs). We employed a qualitative descriptive study using semi-structured interviews with twenty-five participants. Read More

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January 2020

Early prenatal detection of triploidy: a 9-year experience in mainland China.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2019 Dec 18:1-5. Epub 2019 Dec 18.

Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

In this study, we report the indications for prenatal cytogenetic diagnosis of triploid cases, in an attempt to identify clues to early diagnosis. This was a retrospective analysis of prenatal cases of triploidy during a 9-year period at mainland China. Clinical data were reviewed for these cases, including maternal demographics, indications for invasive testing, fetal ultrasound findings, and pregnancy outcomes. Read More

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December 2019

Susceptibility to smoking and determinants among medical students: A representative nationwide study in China.

Tob Induc Dis 2019 24;17:36. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

School of Humanities and Management, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, China.

Introduction: The rationale behind why the majority of medical students are non-smokers, but some initiate smoking after becoming physicians is not fully understood in China. Exploring factors that may increase susceptibility to smoking initiation among medical students is an essential first step in assessing preventative actions.

Methods: Participants were 11954 students, who were identified through a multistage survey sampling process that included 50 universities in China. Read More

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Effect of Ultrasound Debridement on Serum Inflammatory Factors and bFGF, EGF Expression in Wound Tissues.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2019 Mar;29(3):222-225

Department of Emergency, Dongguan People's Hospital, Dongguan, China.

Objective: To determine the effect of ultrasonic debridement on serum inflammatory factors of procalcitonin (PCT), highsensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), red blood cell deposition rate (ESR) content, and expression levels of wound tissue basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and epidermal growth factor (EGF).

Study Design: An experimental study.

Place And Duration Of Study: Department of Emergency, Dongguan People's Hospital, China, from February 2016 to February 2018. Read More

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Lack of coordination between partners: investigation of Physician-Preferred and Patient-Preferred (4P) basal insulin titration algorithms in the real world.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2018 18;12:1253-1259. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Department of Endocrinology, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 510260, People's Republic of China,

Background: Patient-centered care is respectful to a patient's preference. All prior clinical trials on patient self-titration algorithms for basal insulin were decided by physicians. We hypothesized that patients and physicians have different preferences. Read More

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Interobserver variations in the delineation of target volumes and organs at risk and their impact on dose distribution in intensity-modulated radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Oral Oncol 2018 07 3;82:1-7. Epub 2018 May 3.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in South China, Collaborative Innovation Center for Cancer Medicine, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Diagnosis and Therapy, Guangzhou, PR China. Electronic address:

Objective: This study aimed to (a) assess the differences in the delineation of target volumes and organs-at-risk (OARs) by different physicians designing an intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and (b) analyze the impact of these differences on the treatment plan optimization.

Materials And Methods: The planning target volumes (PTVs) and OARs for radiotherapy were manually delineated from computed tomography images of a patient with NPC, and a standard delineation was determined using the STAPLE algorithm of ABAS software. IMRT was designed using one standard plan and 10 individual plans based on the same constraints and field conditions. Read More

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A randomised controlled trial in comparing maternal and neonatal outcomes between hands-and-knees delivery position and supine position in China.

Midwifery 2017 Jul 31;50:117-124. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Shenzhen hospital of Southern Medical University, Shenzhen, China. Electronic address:

Background: the supine position is the most frequently offered for birth delivery in China and many other countries, but the hands-and-knees position is now gaining prominence with doctors in China. This study aims to examine the differences in maternal and neonatal outcomes among low-risk women who gave birth either in the hands-and-knees position or the supine position.

Methods: a randomised controlled trial was conducted in 11 hospitals in China from May to December in 2012. Read More

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Qualified Textbooks Are Urgently Needed for Physician Training in China.

Authors:
Jianjun Gui

Acad Med 2017 02;92(2):140-141

Assistant professor, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Dongguan Kanghua Hospital, Dongguan, China;

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February 2017

Association of common and rare variants of SCN10A gene with sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome in Chinese Han population.

Int J Legal Med 2017 Jan 7;131(1):53-60. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Department of Forensic Pathology, Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University, No. 74, Zhongshan 2nd Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510080, China.

Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS) remains an autopsy negative entity with unknown etiology to both forensic pathologists and physicians. The electrocardiogram (ECG) characteristics and clinical phenotype of SUNDS survivors strongly suggest that SUNDS shares some similarities with Brugada syndrome (BrS). Recently, the variants of sodium channel Na 1. Read More

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January 2017

Protective effects of maternal methyl donor supplementation on adult offspring of high fat diet-fed dams.

J Nutr Biochem 2016 08 27;34:42-51. Epub 2016 Apr 27.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Binzhou Medical College, Yantai, Shandong Province 264003, People's Republic of China; Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University New York, New York, NY 10027, USA. Electronic address:

Obesity has become a global public health problem associated with metabolic dysfunction and chronic disorders. It has been shown that the risk of obesity and the DNA methylation profiles of the offspring can be affected by maternal nutrition, such as high-fat diet (HFD) consumption. The aim of this study was to investigate whether metabolic dysregulation and physiological abnormalities in offspring caused by maternal HFD can be alleviated by the treatment of methyl donors during pregnancy and lactation of dams. Read More

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Congenital Heart Disease in Local and Migrant Elementary Schoolchildren in Dongguan, China.

Am J Cardiol 2016 Feb 18;117(3):461-4. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Department of Cardiology, the Dongguan Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Jinan University, the Fifth People's Hospital of Dongguan (also called Taiping People's Hospital of Dongguan), Guangdong, China.

The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and treated status of congenital heart disease (CHD) in elementary schoolchildren and facilitate the long-term planning of health care, resource allocation, and development of targeted primary prevention strategies. From November 2011 to November 2012, 540,574 schoolchildren from 449 elementary schools were screened for CHD by trained doctors in Dongguan City. The schoolchildren who were suspected to have CHD were referred to a pediatric cardiologist and/or an echocardiographist for complete evaluation. Read More

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February 2016

Community health centers and primary care access and quality for chronically-ill patients - a case-comparison study of urban Guangdong Province, China.

Int J Equity Health 2015 Nov 30;14:90. Epub 2015 Nov 30.

School of Public Health of Sun Yat-sen University, 74, Zhongshan Road II, Guangzhou, 510275, China.

Objective: Reform of the health care system in urban areas of China has prompted concerns about the utilization of Community Health Centers (CHC). This study examined which of the dominant primary care delivery models, i.e. Read More

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November 2015

Experience of 1166 thyroidectomy without use of prophylactic antibiotic.

Biomed Res Int 2014 12;2014:758432. Epub 2014 May 12.

Department of General Surgery, TungWah Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Dongguan, Guangdong 523110, China.

Background: Although the procedure requires a small surgical incision and a short duration, incision infection rate is very low in thyroidectomy; however, doctors still have misgivings about infection events.

Aim: We retrospectively analyzed the prevention of incision infection without perioperative use of antibacterial medications following thyroidectomy.

Materials And Methods: 1166 patients of thyroidectomy were not administered perioperative antibiotics. Read More

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January 2015

Activated and deactivated functional brain areas in the Deqi state: A functional MRI study.

Neural Regen Res 2012 Oct;7(30):2362-9

First School of Clinical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province, China.

We compared the activities of functional regions of the brain in the Deqi versus non-Deqi state, as reported by physicians and subjects during acupuncture. Twelve healthy volunteers received sham and true needling at the Waiguan (TE5) acupoint. Real-time cerebral functional MRI showed that compared with non-sensation after sham needling, true needling activated Brodmann areas 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 20, 21, 37, 39, 40, 43, and 47, the head of the caudate nucleus, the parahippocampal gyrus, thalamus and red nucleus. Read More

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October 2012

Clinical analysis of hyperthyroid heart disease in 31 elderly patients.

Di Yi Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao 2002 May;22(5):447-7

Department of Internal Medicine, Qiaotou Hospital of Dongguan City, Dongguan 523523, China.

A clinical analysis of hyperthyroidism heart diseases was conducted in 31 elderly patients, of whom 15 (48.4%) had been misdiagnosed before accurate diagnoses were reached 4 months to 3 years later. Among the 15 misdiagnosed cases, 9 were misdiagnosed as coronary heart disease, 3 as pulmonary heart disease, 2 as hypertension heart disease and 1 as dilated cardiomyopathy. Read More

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