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The effect of erythropoietin to pulmonary injury and mast cells secondary to acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis is a life-threatening necroinflammatory disease that is characterized by systemic inflammatory response syndrome and acute lung injury even in its very first days. Erythropoietin (EPO) is a hormone considered as an antiapoptotic and cytoprotective with observed receptors of… … 14 more words

Impairment of pulmonary vascular reserve and right ventricular systolic reserve in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Exercise capacity is impaired in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). We hypothesized that cardiovascular reserve abnormalities would be associated with impaired hemodynamic response to pharmacological stress and worse outcome in PAH. 22 more words

Association between fat amount of dairy products with pulse wave velocity and carotid intima-media thickness in adults

Examine the relation between consumption of low-fat vs. whole-fat dairy products with the carotid intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity.Findings
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Cross-sectional and multi-center study. 28 more words

Motion artifact removal from photoplethysmographic signals by combining temporally constrained independent component analysis and adaptive filter

The calculation of arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2) relies heavily on the amplitude information of the high-quality photoplethysmographic (PPG) signals, which could be contaminated by motion artifacts (MA) during monitoring. 24 more words

STH's opening remarks on results of internal investigation into MD in relation to vessel collision incident near Lamma Island in 2012

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following are the opening remarks of the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, at the press conference today (April 24) on results of the internal investigation into the Marine Department in relation to the vessel collision incident… … 21 more words

To what extent does the anxiety scale of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) detect specific types of anxiety disorder in primary care? A psychometric study

Anxiety scales may help primary care physicians to detect specific anxiety disorders among the many emotionally distressed patients presenting in primary care. The anxiety scale of the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) consists of an admixture of symptoms of specific anxiety… … 25 more words

STH's opening remarks on results of the internal investigation into the Marine Department in relation to the vessel collision incident near Lamma Island in 2012

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Following are the opening remarks of the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, at the press conference today (April 24) on results of the internal investigation into the Marine Department in relation to the vessel collision incident… … 25 more words