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Renal function during treatment with adefovir plus peginterferon alfa-2a vs either drug alone in hepatitis B/D co-infection
Long-term safety of treatment with hepatitis B virus (HBV) polymerase inhibitors is a concern. Adefovir dipivoxil (ADV) therapy has previously been associated with impairment of renal function. Limited data are available ...
Clinical phenotype in patients with α-synuclein Parkinson's disease living in Greece in comparison with patients with sporadic Parkinson's disease
Objective - An Ala53Thr mutation of the α-synuclein gene has been recently identified as a rare cause of autosomal Parkinson's disease (PD). The clinical characteristics of 15 patients with PD living in Greece with the ...
External validation of the ASTRAL score to predict 3-and 12-month functional outcome in the china national stroke registry
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE-: The ASTRAL score was recently introduced as a prognostic tool for acute ischemic stroke. It predicts 3-month outcome reliably in both the derivation and the validation European cohorts. We aimed ...
Differential expression of leptin and leptin's receptor isoform (Ob-Rb) mRNA between advanced and minimally affected osteoarthritic cartilage; effect on cartilage metabolism
Objective: To investigate leptin's effect on cartilage metabolism and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Messenger RNA (mRNA) expression and protein levels of leptin and leptin's receptor isoforms were ...