September-October 2020| Vol 53| Issue 5
Association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and lower incidence of surgical treatment of chronic subdural hematoma: A population-based study
Background: Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common neurosurgical disease and is considered an inflammatory angiogenic entity. An association between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...
Role of mitochondrial DNA copy number alteration in non-small cell lung cancer
Background: Mitochondrial dysfunction may involve in the progression of human non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs). We analyzed the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number, the expression level...
Solid-predominant ground-glass opacity has a higher recurrence rate
Background: Although it is generally considered that ground-glass opacity (GGO) is less invasive and sublobar resection is adopted, recurrence still occurs in these patients. The risk factors...
Factors affecting mortality in trauma patients with more than three rib fractures
Background: In patients with rib fractures, a higher number of rib fractures has been reported to increase the risk of mortality. This study aimed to explore the risk factors for mortality in...
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Surgical treatment of Stanford type A dissection for a patient with situs inversus
Situs inversus totalis represents a positional anomaly of fetal development, in which the heart is right sided with inverted atria, along with mirror-imaged malposition of other visceral organs. Sit...
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