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Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687695/correlation-between-the-reflux-finding-score-and-the-gerd-impact-scale-in-patients-with-gastroesophageal-reflux-disease
#1
M Bianchetti, S Peralta, R Nicita, S E Aragona, G Ciprandi
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a very common disorder. As there is no gold standard diagnostic tool, patient-based strategy is adopted in clinical practice. In this regard, there are questionnaires able to easily and rapidly assess symptom severity directly by the patient. The GERD Impact Scale (GIS) and the Reflux Symptom Index (RSI) have been validated as diagnostic tools in routine clinical care. The present study aimed to correlate RIS values with GIS scores in a large cohort of GERD patients visited at gastroenterological clinics...
April 26, 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687694/emerging-from-gastroesophageal-reflux-emerge-an-italian-survey-ii-the-viewpoint-of-the-patient
#2
M Bianchetti, S Peralta, R Nicita, S E Aragona, G Ciprandi
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a very common disease, as about a quarter of the Western population has GERD symptoms at least weekly and GERD is the most frequent reason for outpatient gastroenterology consultation. GERD treatment is based on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use, but PPI may be ineffective in some patients and potentially unsafe if administered for very long time. A new medical compound (Marial®) has been introduced on the Italian market. This product contains magnesium alginate and a phytopolymer: it may be able to repair ulcer/erosion, protect mucosal tissue, and contrast acid contents...
April 26, 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687693/emerging-from-gastroesophageal-reflux-emerge-an-italian-survey-i-the-viewpoint-of-the-gastroenterologist
#3
M Bianchetti, S Peralta, R Nicita, S E Aragona, G Ciprandi
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined as a “disease that develops when the reflux of stomach contents induces troublesome symptoms and/or complications”. From a therapeutic point of view, many options have been proposed, including proton pump inhibitors (PPI), antihistamines (H2- receptor antagonists), antacid chemical compounds, antireflux barrier (using alginates), prokinetics, inhibitors of gastric sphincters, protection of mucosal tissue, neuromodulators, nociceptor antagonists, lifestyle modification, and surgery...
April 26, 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687692/gastric-reflux-the-therapeutical-role-of-marial%C3%A2
#4
S E Aragona, G Mereghetti, G Ciprandi
The worldwide relevance of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has had a considerable increase in recent years. The guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of GERD are well consolidated and continuously updated. Recently, the extra-esophageal manifestations of reflux have been considered from a multidisciplinary point of view, so the symptoms of the laryngo-pharyngeal reflux (LPR) have been precisely defined. At present, a new Medical Compound (Marial®) has the indication for the treatment of both GERD and LPR...
April 26, 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921410/deep-infiltration-for-the-treatment-of-hypomineralized-enamel-lesions-in-a-patient-with-molar-incisor-hypomineralization-a-clinical-case
#5
L Giannetti, A Murri Dello Diago, E Corciolani, E Spinas
This case report presents the technique of deep infiltration for the treatment of hypomineralized enamel lesions in a patient affected by molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) with the purpose of obtaining an aesthetic improvement in the affected vestibular enamel. Deep infiltration treatment involves a sequence of steps starting with an initial mechanical abrasion of the outside surface of the enamel, followed by a phase of chemical erosion using 15% hydrochloric acid, penetration through the porosity of the enamel by a very fluid resin, and finally the repair of the thin layer of lost enamel using a composite...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921409/sdr%C3%A2-vs-traditional-composite-in-class-ii-restorations-in-primary-molars
#6
L Giannetti, A Murri Dello Diago, E Spinas
This study aims to compare the clinical characteristics of a new flowable resin-based composite with those of a traditional composite when applied to deciduous molars for class II restorations. Twentyeight children between 6-12 years of age, with paired minimal Class II cavities present on their primary molars, were chosen. The paired cavities were restored with either a microhybrid composite or a new flowable resin-based composite. The composites were assigned to cavities in either the right or left side of the mouth, using random allocation tables...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921408/treatment-of-symptomatic-oral-mucositis-with-sodium-hyaluronate-and-synthetic-amino-acid-precursors-of-collagen-in-patients-undergoing-haematopoietic-stem-cell-transplantation
#7
T Ruggiero, R Pol, D Camisassa, S Simiele, L Giaccone, S Carossa
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the clinical effects of Mucosamin® (a spray preparation containing sodium hyaluronate combined with a pool of amino acids of precursor collagen, including L-Proline, L-Leucine, L-Lysine and glycine) on wound healing and pain management of oral mucositis after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The importance of professional dental hygiene by dental hygienist in reducing the severity of oral mucositis as unique therapy or in addition to therapy with Mucosamin® was also evaluated...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921407/the-importance-of-expressing-pdcd4-and-pdcd5-anti-oncogenes-in-glioma
#8
C Wang, J K Li, H Z Li, H D Gong
Glioma is the most common malignant tumor of the brain, which is difficult to be completely resected. The recurrence and mortality rates are high and the prognosis is poor. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of anti-oncogene programmed cell death 4 (PDCD4) and programmed cell death 5 (PDCD5) in glioma and their influence on the progression of the disease in order to provide new therapeutic approaches. Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis was used to investigate PDCD4 mRNA and PDCD5 mRNA expression in 66 glioma patients who served as the study group and 22 patients who suffered from craniocerebral injuries or hematencephalon who were used as controls...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921406/diagnosis-with-spiral-ct-imaging-before-gastric-carcinoma-surgery
#9
J W Zhou, Y Y Yan, W Y Zhang, L S Wang, B Z Gao, X Z Shi, X D Geng, Y Huang
This study was carried out to study multi-slice spiral CT imaging for patients with gastric carcinoma and explore the values of multi-slice spiral CT imaging in staging prior to gastric carcinoma (GC) surgery. Forty-eight patients with GC underwent multi-slice spiral CT, and the scanning results were compared with the pathological results. The similarity of the results was observed, and the accuracy was calculated. Of 48 patients, 8 did not undergo surgery because of metastasis. In the diagnosis of the remaining 40 patients, the sensitivity of multi-slice spiral CT in the diagnosis of staging of invasive depth of GC was 77...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921405/comparison-of-automatic-and-manual-reposition-treatment-for-horizontal-semicircular-canal-benign-paroxysmal-positional-vertigo
#10
N Wang, H Zhou, H L Huang
The purpose of this investigation was to compare the efficacy of automatic to manual reposition treatment for patients with horizontal semicircular canal paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Sixty patients diagnosed with BPPV were equally and randomly divided into either a manual reposition treatment group or an automatic reposition treatment group. The groups were compared regarding difference in pain [visual analog scale (VAS)], extent of vertigo disorder [dizziness handicap inventory (DHI)], quality of life (SF-36), and therapeutic effect...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921404/comparative-efficacy-of-oral-contraceptive-versus-local-treatment-versus-intense-pulsed-light-combined-with-vacuum-in-endocrine-acne-in-women
#11
S Ianosi, D Neagoe, D E Branisteanu, M Popescu, D Calina, O Zlatian, A O Docea, M C Marinas, A M Iordache, P Mitruț, G Ianosi
Acne is the most common affection of adolescents, although it can be also found in adult women. Our study was aimed at the comparative assessment of three different therapies over a three-month period, applied to women with moderate comedogenic and papulo-pustular endocrine acne. In the study 116 female patients with endocrine localized face acne were included and divided into three groups: group I with 42 patients was treated with a combination of contraceptive pill + local treatment + pulsed-vacuum light; group II with 38 patients was treated with contraceptives and pulsed-vacuum light and group III with 36 patients was treated only with local treatment...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921403/pyrazinamide-resistant-mycobacterium-tuberculosis-isolates-from-khyber-pakhtunkhwa-and-rpsa-mutations
#12
M T Khan, S I Malik, A I Bhatti, S Ali, A S Khan, M T Zeb, T Nadeem, S Fazal
Pyrazinamide (PZA) is a key first-line antibiotic used for the short-course treatment of drug-sensitive and multidrug-resistant (MDR) isolates of tuberculosis. PZA exhibits potent action against semi-dormant bacilli in acidic environments. However, mutations that occur in target genes may cause technical difficulties in the diagnosis of PZA resistance during drug susceptibility testing. The objective of the current study is to identify mutations in pncAWT rpsA and rpsAWT panD genes among PZA-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) circulating in the Pashtun dominant region, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921402/protective-effects-of-herpetospermum-caudigerum-extracts-against-liver-injury-induced-by-carbon-tetrachloride-in-mouse
#13
X Jiang, H Zhang, K Mehmood, K Li, M Ma, Q Song, F Liu, J Zheng, A Li, J Zhang, Y Wang, M Iqbal, J Li
Herpetospermum caudigerum (H. caudigerum; HC), popularly known as “Sejimeiduo” in Tibet, it is widely used in Tibetan traditional medicine for the treatment of dyspepsia, liver and colic diseases. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of H. caudigerum extract (HCE) on suppressing liver injury induced by carbon tetra chloride (CCl4). For this purpose, we used CCl4 to induce acute liver injury in mouse model. The protective effects of HCE against liver injury were evaluated by biochemical parameters, histopathological and immunohistochemical staining...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921401/apatinib-treatment-in-extensive-metastatic-advanced-thymic-carcinoma
#14
Y He, S Liu, M E, C Wang, M Shi, G Liu, N Abiyasi
Apatinib is a novel oral, anti-tumor, angiogenic-targeting drug that can selectively target vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2). In clinical trials, this new tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) has been shown to be an effective and safe treatment for a variety of malignancies. Currently, there is a lack of studies of patients with thymic carcinoma; therefore, we present a case of advanced thymic carcinoma treated with apatinib after chemotherapy failure with multiple lung metastases. This patient has been taking a dose of 500 mg of apatinib per day, and his efficacy has achieved partial response (PR), according to the RECIST 1...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921400/peripheral-t-lymphocyte-immunity-and-l-dopamine-in-patients-with-parkinson-s-disease
#15
Z X Hu, W N Song, X D Lu, M L Zhou, J H Shao
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of T-cell immune function and L-dopamine (L-DOPA) in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Sixty subjects (included in the study group) with PD who were patients of the Neurology Department of The Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University from July 2015 to March 2017 were selected. The study group was then categorized into groups according to the age of the patients, severity of disease, level of cognition, and treatment of L-DOPA. The control group (30 cases) was from the healthy population of the check-up center at The Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921399/prediction-of-length-of-hospital-stay-and-mortality-in-patients-with-delirium-a-prospective-cohort-analysis-of-200-icu-patients
#16
J Tian, X Chen, D Liu
Delirium develops in most critically ill Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients and is associated with longer hospital stay, increased rate of mortality and increased cost of healthcare. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of delirium in non-ventilated ICU patients and demonstrate its clinical association with the hospital/ ICU length of stay and in-patient mortality. A total of 200 ICU patients (aged 18 years or over) who were admitted to the ICU with specific primary diagnoses were selected for the study and followed up until either hospital discharge or death...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921398/effects-of-low-molecular-weight-heparin-in-the-treatment-of-venous-thromboembolism-in-patients-with-gastrointestinal-cancer
#17
Y R Hu, Y Y Liu, L P Liu, H Zhang
This study aimed to observe the safety and effectiveness of different dosing regimens of low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and to provide a guideline for the treatment of individualized VTE prophylaxisin patients with postoperative gastrointestinal tumors. Forty patients with high risk for VTE after surgery for gastrointestinal tumors treated in Hongqi Hospital of Mudanjiang Medical University in the period October 2016 to May 2017 were included in the study. The patients were randomly divided into two groups, group A that included 24 patients treated with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) 5000 IU every 12 hours, and group B comprised of 16 patients treated with LMWH 5000IU every 24 hours...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921397/transurethral-fluorescence-cystoscopy-guidance-for-total-resection-of-bladder-tumor
#18
R Zhou, G Zang, Q Yu, K Pang, X Zhou, H He, Q Liang, T Fan, C Han
The purpose of this work is to investigate the total resection of bladder tumor under transurethral fluorescence cystoscopy. Nineteen patients with bladder tumor, from which we resected a total of 26 tumors, including 16 single tumors with diameters of 0.5~2 cm, were enrolled in the study. All tumors were located in the posterior wall or neck of the bladder. For the surgery, the size and location of tumors in the bladder were observed by fluorescence cystoscopy. Then, plasma electrocision was used to cut the full-thickness of the bladder to the fat outside of the bladder along the near-end of the tumor, then along the left and right side of bladder (to the far-end), and the full-thickness of the tumor was resected...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921396/evaluation-of-safety-and-efficacy-of-different-continuous-blood-purification-methods-in-treating-infantile-sepsis
#19
W B Li, L Y Yin, X Q Zhang
The aim of this study was to compare the safety and the efficacy of two methods of continuous blood purification (CBP), continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH) and high volume hemofiltration (HVHF), for treatment of infantile sepsis. Eighty-six children with sepsis were enrolled in this study and randomly divided into two groups with 47 cases in the CVVH group and 39 cases in the HVHF group. Survival rate, duration of blood filtration, mean arterial pressure (MAP), mean heart rate and SaO2, APACHE II score, procalcitonin, hs-CRP and TXB2 were compared between the two groups...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29921395/pharmacokinetic-changes-induced-by-focused-ultrasound-in-glioma-bearing-rats-using-dynamic-contrast-enhanced-mri-measurement
#20
Y L Zhao, X Xia, C E Liang, X M Li
It has been shown that focused ultrasound (FUS) can be effectively used for brain tumor therapy, and as a noninvasive, targeted drug delivery technique combined with microbubbles. In this study, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was used to measure the kinetics of Gadolinium diethylenetriamine Penta acetic acid (Gd-DTPA) in glioma-bearing rats. Ten glioma-bearing rats (9-12 weeks, 290-340 g weight) were used in the study. After the use of dynamic contrast enhancement (DCE)-MRI, the spatial permeability of FUS-induced blood-brain barrier disruption (BBB-D) was evaluated, and the kinetic parameters by the general kinetic model (GKM) were calculated...
May 2018: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
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