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Quadriceps Tendon Autograft Versus Bone–Patellar Tendon–Bone and Hamstring Tendon Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Wenli Dai, Xi Leng, Jian Wang, Jin Cheng, Xiaoqing Hu & Yingfang Ao
Background:The best type of autograft for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction remains debatable.Hypothesis:Compared with bone–patellar tendon–bone (BPTB) and hamstring tendon (HT) autografts, the quadriceps tendon (QT) autograft has comparable graft survival as well as clinical function and pain outcomes.Study Design:Meta-analysis; Level of evidence, 4.Methods:A systematic literature search was conducted in PubMed, Embase, Scopus, and the Cochrane Library to July 2020. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and observational studies reporting comparisons of QT versus BPTB or HT...

A CT-based nomogram for predicting the risk of adenocarcinomas in patients with subsolid nodule according to the 2021 WHO classification

Qilong Song, Biao Song, Xiaohu Li, Bin Wang, Yuan Li, Wu Chen, Zhaohua Wang, Xu Wang, Yongqiang Yu, Xuhong Min & Dongchun Ma
Abstract Purpose To establish a nomogram for predicting the risk of adenocarcinomas in patients with subsolid nodules (SSNs) according to the 2021 WHO classification. Methods A total of 656 patients who underwent SSNs resection were retrospectively enrolled. Among them, 407 patients were assigned to the derivation cohort and 249 patients were assigned to the validation cohort. Univariate and multi-variate logistic regression algorithms were utilized to identity independent risk factors of adenocarcinomas. A nomogram based on...

Enhance the Efficiency of Graphene-based THz Modulator by Optimizing the Brewster Angle

Xingyue Li, zhaohui zhang, Xiaoyan Zhao, Tianyao Zhang, Luqi Tao, Zhengyong Huang, Ying Li, Xianhao Wu, Lu Yin & Yuan Yuan
The gate-controllable electronical property of graphene provides a possibility of active tuning property for THz modulator. However, the common modulation technology which only depends on voltage cannot solve the problem of power consumption limitation in communication applications. Here, we demonstrated a Brewster angle-controlled graphene-based THz modulator, which could achieve a relatively high modulation depth with low voltage. First, we explored the complex relationships among the Brewster angles, reflection coefficients and the conductivities of graphene. Then,...

Perspective clipping and fast rendering of light field images for holographic stereograms using RGBD data

Xin Liu, Yimin Lou, Juanmei Hu, Jianlong Kou & Fengmin Wu
The production of holographic stereogram (HS) requires a huge amount of light field data. How to efficiently clip and render these image data remains a challenge in the field. This work focuses on the perspective clipping and fast rendering algorithm of light field images using RGBD data without explicit 3D reconstruction. The RGBD data is expanded to RGBDθ data by introducing a light cone for each point, which gives a new degree of freedom for...

Refractory postherpetic neuralgia in a multiple myeloma patient with lenalidomide maintenance therapy: a case report

Xueqin Cao, Gang Wu, Bo Jiao & Xianwei Zhang
Herpes zoster is not common in multiple myeloma (MM) patients treated with lenalidomide-based regimens. We report an MM patient in his late 60s who received lenalidomide as maintenance treatment and whose condition was complicated with refractory postherpetic neuralgia. The patient received antiviral treatment and analgesia immediately after the diagnosis of herpes zoster. Two months later, the patient received acupuncture, radiofrequency treatment, and even spinal cord stimulation, which failed to relieve the pain. Consequently, we performed...

Hemin-incorporating DNA nanozyme enabling catalytic oxygenation and GSH depletion for enhanced photodynamic therapy and synergistic tumor ferroptosis

Xiaoxiong Xiao, Min Chen, Yuchen Zhang, Liang Li, Ying Peng, Junyu Li & Wenhu Zhou
Abstract Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has emerged as a promising tumor treatment method via light-triggered generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) to kill tumor cells. However, the efficacy of PDT is usually restricted by several biological limitations, including hypoxia, excess glutathione (GSH) neutralization, as well as tumor resistance. To tackle these issues, herein we developed a new kind of DNA nanozyme to realize enhanced PDT and synergistic tumor ferroptosis. The DNA nanozyme was constructed via rolling...

Furosemide improves the stone clearance rate of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for kidney stones but not ureteral stones: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Feng Yao, Ke Li, ShiQuan Huang, XueSong Cheng & XiaoLiang Jiang
Introduction:We conducted a meta-analysis (MA) to investigate the effects of furosemide on the prognosis of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) therapy to remove renal (RS) and ureteric stones (US).Methods:We screened scientific databases including PubMed, Clinicalkey, Google Scholar, Medline, Embase, and Cochrane, from the date of establishment until March 2022, to search for randomized controlled trials evaluating SWL, in combination with furosemide (experimental group) or with SWL alone (control group), in treating RS or US. Our search...

Mid-infrared Nb₄N₃-based superconducting nanowire single photon detectors for wavelengths up to 10 μm

Yiming Pan, Hui Zhou, XINGYU ZHANG, Huiqin Yu, Lu Zhang, Mengting Si, Hao Li, Lixing YOU & Zhen Wang
Mid-infrared (MIR) single-photon detection is emerging as an important technology for various applications. Superconducting nanowire single photon detectors (SNSPDs) fabricated with superconducting films with energy gaps of a few meV are natural broadband single-photon detectors. Recently, extending SNSPDs’ operation wavelengths into the MIR region is highly attractive. γ-Nb₄N₃ has a reduced N content and lower energy gap than the commonly used δ-NbN, making SNSPDs based on γ-Nb₄N₃ film more sensitive to low energy photons. We...

Clostridium subterminale infection in a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and haemophagocytic syndrome: A case report and literature review

Ying Zhou, Sheng Wang & Xing-bei Weng
Although uncommon, infection caused by Clostridium subterminale may be life threatening particularly in immunocompromised patients. We report here a rare presentation of a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and haemophagocytic syndrome associated with C. subterminale bacteraemia. The management of the patient is described as well as a review of medical literature. Infection by Clostridium species, including C. subterminale, should be considered in a febrile patient with a haematologic malignancy. The case highlights the importance...

Cardiac-targeted PIASy gene silencing mediates deSUMOylation of caveolin-3 and prevents ischemia/reperfusion-induced Nav1.5 downregulation and ventricular arrhythmias

Chen-Chen Hu, Xin Wei, Jin-Min Liu, Lin-Lin Han, Cheng-Kun Xia, Jing Wu, Tao You, A.-Fang Zhu, Shang-Long Yao, Shi-Ying Yuan, Hao-Dong Xu, Zheng-Yuan Xia, Ting-Ting Wang & Wei-Ke Mao
Abstract Background Abnormal myocardial Nav1.5 expression and function cause lethal ventricular arrhythmias during myocardial ischemia–reperfusion (I/R). Protein inhibitor of activated STAT Y (PIASy)-mediated caveolin-3 (Cav-3) SUMO modification affects Cav-3 binding to the voltage-gated sodium channel 1.5 (Nav1.5). PIASy activity is increased after myocardial I/R, but it is unclear whether this is attributable to plasma membrane Nav1.5 downregulation and ventricular arrhythmias. Methods Using recombinant adeno-associated virus subtype 9 (AAV9), rat cardiac PIASy was silenced using intraventricular...

The role of proteoglycan form of DMP1 in cranial repair

Yang Liu, Pingping Niu, Mengqi Zhou & Hui Xue
Abstract Background The cranial region is a complex set of blood vessels, cartilage, nerves and soft tissues. The reconstruction of cranial defects caused by trauma, congenital defects and surgical procedures presents clinical challenges. Our previous data showed that deficiency of the proteoglycan (PG) form of dentin matrix protein 1 (DMP1-PG) could lead to abnormal cranial development. In addition, DMP1-PG was highly expressed in the cranial defect areas. The present study aimed to investigate the potential...

Fibroblast growth factor 10 attenuates chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by protecting against glycocalyx impairment and endothelial apoptosis

Tian Jiang, Weiping Hu, Shaoyuan Zhang, Changhao Ren, Siyun Lin, Zhenyu Zhou, Hao Wu, Jun Yin & Lijie Tan
Abstract Background The defects and imbalance in lung repair and structural maintenance contribute to the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), yet the molecular mechanisms that regulate lung repair process are so far incompletely understood. We hypothesized that cigarette smoking causes glycocalyx impairment and endothelial apoptosis in COPD, which could be repaired by the stimulation of fibroblast growth factor 10 (FGF10)/FGF receptor 1 (FGFR1) signaling. Methods We used immunostaining (immunohistochemical [IHC] and immunofluorescence [IF])...

The FUS/circEZH2/KLF5/ feedback loop contributes to CXCR4-induced liver metastasis of breast cancer by enhancing epithelial-mesenchymal transition

Peng Liu, Zehao Wang, Xueqi Ou, Peng Wu, Yue Zhang, Song Wu, Xiangsheng Xiao, Yuehua Li, Feng Ye & Hailin Tang
Abstract Background Metastasis of breast cancer have caused the majority of cancer-related death worldwide. The circRNAs are associated with tumorigenesis and metastasis in breast cancer according to recent research. However, the biological mechanism of circRNAs in liver metastatic breast cancer remains ambiguous yet. Methods Microarray analysis of three pairs of primary BC tissues and matched hepatic metastatic specimens identified circEZH2. We used RT-qPCR and FISH assays to confirm circEZH2 existence, characteristics, and expression. Both in...

An area under the concentration–time curve threshold as a predictor of efficacy and nephrotoxicity for individualizing polymyxin B dosing in patients with carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacteria

Jing Yang, Shaohua Liu, Jingli Lu, Tongwen Sun, Peile Wang & Xiaojian Zhang
Abstract Background Evidence supports therapeutic drug monitoring of polymyxin B, but clinical data for establishing an area under the concentration–time curve across 24 h at steady state (AUCss,24 h) threshold are still limited. This study aimed to examine exposure–response/toxicity relationship for polymyxin B to establish an AUCss,24 h threshold in a real-world cohort of patients. Methods Using a validated Bayesian approach to estimate AUCss,24 h from two samples, AUCss,24 h threshold that impacted the risk...

Emergency department-based, nurse-initiated, serious illness conversation intervention for older adults: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Thidathit Prachanukool, Susan D. Block, Donna Berry, Rachel S. Lee, Sarah Rossmassler, Mohammad A. Hasdianda, Wei Wang, Rebecca Sudore, Mara A. Schonberg, James A. Tulsky & Kei Ouchi
Abstract Background Visits to the emergency department (ED) are inflection points in patients’ illness trajectories and are an underutilized setting to engage seriously ill patients in conversations about their goals of care. We developed an intervention (ED GOAL) that primes seriously ill patients to discuss their goals of care with their outpatient clinicians after leaving the ED. The aims of this study are (i) to test the impact of ED GOAL administered by trained nurses...

3D-printed hemipelvic prosthesis combined with a dual mobility bearing in patients with primary malignant neoplasm involving the acetabulum: clinical outcomes and finite element analysis

Miao Wang, Tianze Liu, Changli Xu, Chang Liu, Bo Li, Qiujian Lian, Tongjiang Chen, Suchi Qiao & Zhiwei Wang
Abstract Background Limb salvage reconstruction for pelvic tumors, especially periacetabular tumors, is challenging. We combined the use of dual mobility bearing and 3D-printed hemipelvic prosthesis to improve function and reduce the probability of complications after hemi-pelvic resection in patients with primary acetabular malignancy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of this combination. Methods Between October 2011 and May 2021, 11 patients with malignancies involving the acetabulum received hemipelvic replacement...

Spatiotemporal analysis of all-fiber multimode interference-based saturable absorber via mode-resolved nonlinear Schrodinger equation

Guohao Fu, Jiading Tian, Tiancheng Qi, Yulun Wu, Ying Zhao, Qirong Xiao, Dan Li, Mali Gong & Ping Yan
This paper presents an approach that combines the generalized multimode nonlinear Schrodinger equation with a transmission model to analyze spatiotemporal characteristics of multimode interference in single mode/large mode area fiber–graded-index multimode fiber–single-mode fiber (SMF/LMA-GIMF-SMF) structures for the first time. Approximated self-imaging (ASIM) behavior in GIMF and the study of the latter structure used in spatiotemporal mode-locked fiber lasers are first demonstrated. Simulations show that these structures can work as saturable absorbers enabling high-energy pulse output...

Functional analysis revealed the involvement of ZmABCB15 in resistance to rice black-streaked dwarf virus infection

Runqing Yue, Qi Sun, Jianguo Ding, Wenlan Li, Wencai Li, Meng Zhao, Shouping Lu, Tingru Zeng, Hua Zhang, Suxian Zhao, Shuanggui Tie & Zhaodong Meng
Abstract Background Maize rough dwarf disease (MRDD), caused by rice black-streaked dwarf virus (RBSDV) belonging to the Fijivirus genus, seriously threatens maize production worldwide. Three susceptible varieties (Ye478, Zheng 58, and Zhengdan 958) and two resistant varieties (P138 and Chang7–2) were used in our study. Results A set of ATP-binding cassette subfamily B (ABCB) transporter genes were screened to evaluate their possible involvements in RBSDV resistance. In the present study, ZmABCB15, an ABCB transporter family...

Gastric cancer-derived exosomal miR-519a-3p promotes liver metastasis by inducing intrahepatic M2-like macrophage-mediated angiogenesis

Shengkui Qiu, Li Xie, Chen Lu, Chao Gu, Yiwen Xia, Jialun Lv, Zhe Xuan, Lang Fang, Jing Yang, Lu Zhang, Zheng Li, Weizhi Wang, Hao Xu, Bowen Li & Zekuan Xu
Abstract Background Liver metastasis (LM) is a major obstacle to the prognosis of gastric cancer (GC) patients, but the molecular mechanism underlying gastric cancer liver metastasis (GC-LM) remains unknown. Exosomes have been identified as an important mediator of communication between tumor cells and the microenvironment. Therefore, we sought to investigate the effects of primary GC cells on the liver microenvironment and the role of exosomal microRNAs (exo-miRNA) in GC-LM. Methods Sequential differential centrifugation, transmission electron...

A unified global genotyping framework of dengue virus serotype-1 for a stratified coordinated surveillance strategy of dengue epidemics

Liqiang Li, Xiang Guo, Xiaoqing Zhang, Lingzhai Zhao, Li Li, Yuji Wang, Tian Xie, Qingqing Yin, Qinlong Jing, Tian Hu, Ziyao Li, Rangke Wu, Wei Zhao, Sherman Xuegang Xin, Benyun Shi, Jiming Liu, Shang Xia, Zhiqiang Peng, Zhicong Yang, Fuchun Zhang, Xiao-Guang Chen & Xiaohong Zhou
Abstract Background Dengue is the fastest spreading arboviral disease, posing great challenges on global public health. A reproduceable and comparable global genotyping framework for contextualizing spatiotemporal epidemiological data of dengue virus (DENV) is essential for research studies and collaborative surveillance. Methods Targeting DENV-1 spreading prominently in recent decades, by reconciling all qualified complete E gene sequences of 5003 DENV-1 strains with epidemiological information from 78 epidemic countries/areas ranging from 1944 to 2018, we established and...

Design of a VIS-NIR superachromatic triplet with five-color correction for a broadband interferometer

Qi Lu, Yifan Ding, Wei Wang, Shijie Liu & Min Xu
In general, 𝑘 lenses with different materials can achieve at most (𝑘+1)-color correction (𝑘≥2). In this paper, a superachromat containing three lenses is designed to achieve five-color correction in the 600 - 1600 nm waveband, where the maximum chromatic focal shift is controlled within 1/100,000 of the focal length, achieving an almost unprecedented result. Conditions for lens power combination of three thin lenses in contact are firstly derived based on the Buchdahl dispersion equation, then...

Oxidative stress genes in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: construction of a novel prognostic signature and characterization of tumor microenvironment infiltration

Wei Liu, Hao-Shuai Yang, Shao-Yi Zheng, Hong-He Luo, Yan-Fen Feng & Yi-Yan Lei
Abstract Background Oxidative stress plays an important role in the progression of various types of tumors. However, its role in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) has seldom been explored. This study aimed to discover prognostic markers associated with oxidative stress in ESCC to improve the prediction of prognosis and help in the selection of effective immunotherapy for patients. Results A consensus cluster was constructed using 14 prognostic differentially expressed oxidative stress-related genes (DEOSGs) that were...

Relationship between body composition and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Lei Gao, Ping Zhang, Yan Wang, Wei Zhang, Jian Zhao, Ying Liu, Jing Liu & Shaoqiang He
Abstract Background The aim of the study were to analyze the lumbar volumetric bone mineral density (BMD), fat distribution and changes of skeletal muscle with quantitative computed tomography (QCT) in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and to evaluate the relationship between body composition and BMD. Methods One hundred seventy-seven postmenopausal women with T2DM and 136 postmenopausal women without diabetes were included in the study and were divided into two groups according to...

Efficacy and safety of Tripterygium wilfordii polyglycosides for diabetic kidney disease: an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Ying Wang, Mei Han, Yao-Tan Li, Zhen Wang & Jian-Ping Liu
Abstract Background Recently, several systematic reviews (SRs) and meta-analyses (MAs) of Tripterygium wilfordii polyglycoside (TWP) have reported significant benefits on diabetic kidney disease (DKD). However, the adoption of TWP for DKD remains uncommon. This study aimed to evaluate and summarize the current evidence on TWP for DKD. Methods We searched PubMed, Web of Science, SINOMED, Embase, Cochrane Library, CNKI database, Wan Fang database, and VIP database, up to June 4, 2022. SRs of TWP on...

The dose–effect relationships of cigarette and alcohol consumption with depressive symptoms: a multiple-center, cross-sectional study in 5965 Chinese middle-aged and elderly men

Qian Liu, Pei Leng, Yiqun Gu, Xuejun Shang, Yuanzhong Zhou, Huiping Zhang, Liandong Zuo, Guangan Mei, Chengliang Xiong, Tianpeng Wu & Honggang Li
Abstract Background Although association of depressive symptoms with cigarette or alcohol is well documented, the dose–response relationship between them is rarely studied. This study aims to evaluate dose–response relationships of cigarette and alcohol consumption with depressive symptoms in Chinese middle-aged and elderly men, providing evidence to guide cigarette and alcohol control. Methods This multiple-center, cross-sectional study including 5965 Chinese men aged 40–79 years was conducted in 2013–2016 in China. Depressive symptoms were evaluated by Beck...

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