Vol 8, No 5 (November 2019): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Original Article

Clinical efficacy analysis of Osimertinib treatment for a patient with leptomeningeal metastasis of EGFR+ non-small cell lung cancer without the T790M mutation
Xueyang Hu, Wenjun Chen, Xiaoqiu Li, Chenchen Zhao, Congjun Zhang, Fuxing Xiong, Hongyang Wu
The prevalence of bereavement rooms at German hospitals: a cross-sectional observational study from 2016
Burkhard Dasch, Michael Wagner, Peter K. Zahn
Phenomenology of agony: a qualitative study about the experience of agony phenomenon in relatives of dying patients
Laura Padmah Galantin, Ines Testoni, Lucia Natati
Quality of care, spirituality, relationships and finances in older adult palliative care patients in Lebanon
Huda Abu-Saad Huijer, Rachele Bejjani, Souha Fares
Risk factors of difficult cases of deliberate postoperative hypotension after endovascular embolization in patients with brain arteriovenous malformation
Yi Liu, Feng Liang, Miao Xu, Yuting Ling, Xiaoyun Duan, Nan Jiang
Resveratrol increase myocardial Nrf2 expression in type 2 diabetic rats and alleviate myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury (MIRI)
Guiping Xu, Xuan Zhao, Juan Fu, Xiaoli Wang
The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for the treatment of myasthenia gravis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Xue Zhang, Wentao Ding, Zhao Wang, Xiuli Gu, Wenzeng Zhu
Acupoint injection treatment for primary osteoporosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Rui Huang, Xiuxia Li, Shihong Xu, Dingpeng Li, Peijing Yan, Bo Liu, Xingwen Xie, Kehu Yang
Association of the malnutrition-inflammation score with anthropometry and body composition measurements in patients with chronic kidney disease
Wen-Ling Wang, Shuang Liang, Fang-Lei Zhu, Jie-Qiong Liu, Xiang-Mei Chen, Guang-Yan Cai
Blood homocysteine and folic acid levels may provide reference value for the treatment of sudden total frequency deafness
Yang Huang, Tao Lv, Minqiang Xie, Jing He, Jiahong Pei, Yanfei Guan, Hequn Jiang, Shunmin Gong, Xianbao Cao
A risk model to predict severe postpartum hemorrhage in patients with placenta previa: a single-center retrospective study
Cheng Chen, Xiaoyan Liu, Dan Chen, Song Huang, Xiaoli Yan, Heying Liu, Qing Chang, Zhiqing Liang
Tigecycline in combination with other antibiotics against clinical isolates of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in vitro
Jisheng Zhang, Lan Yu, Yanjun Fu, Yongxin Zhao, Yong Wang, Jing Zhao, Yuhang Guo, Chunjiang Li, Xiaoli Zhang
Efficacy of levofloxacin on macrolide-unresponsive and corticosteroid-resistant refractory Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children
Miaomiao Lin, Lifeng Shi, Airong Huang, Dongshi Liang, Lisha Ge, Yimei Jin
Barriers to hepatitis C virus treatment in Guangdong Province
Xiaohua Yang, Zhen Xu, Yongyu Mei, Guoli Lin, Jinyuan Wei, Xiaoqiong Shao, Qiumin Luo, Zhixin Zhao, Chaoshuang Lin, Xiaohong Zhang
Retinol-binding protein 4 is closely correlated to blood pressure level and E/A in untreated essential hypertension patients
Xiuzhen Li, Shushu Zhu, Guoxin Song, Kangzhen Zhang, Wei Gao, Jingjing Huang, Xiang Lu
Efficacy of tigecycline monotherapy versus combination therapy with other antimicrobials against carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii sequence type 2 in Heilongjiang Province
Jiaying Li, Yanjun Fu, Jisheng Zhang, Ying Wang, Yongxin Zhao, Xuecai Fan, Lan Yu, Yong Wang, Xiaoli Zhang, Chunjiang Li
Intra-amygdala infusion of zeta inhibitory peptide attenuates neuropathic pain but not inflammatory pain in adult rats
Juan Yao, Ling Zhang, Weiping Lei, Yaqin Huang, Honghai Zhang, Bo Lu, Yongxing Yao, Li Zhao, Jianliang Sun
The influence of Tongqiao Huashuan Decoction on the expression of VEGF and EphB2 in MCAO model rats
Jing Cai, Chunlan Wu, Chaozheng Tang, Jin Cai, Peng Cao, Guangqi Zhu
MicroRNA-155 promotes the ox-LDL-induced activation of NLRP3 inflammasomes via the ERK1/2 pathway in THP-1 macrophages and aggravates atherosclerosis in ApoE−/− mice
Ruihua Yin, Xiaoyan Zhu, Jing Wang, Shaonan Yang, Aijun Ma, Qi Xiao, Jinyang Song, Xudong Pan
Prognostic significance of perioperative chemotherapy on resectable colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma liver metastasis
Cong Li, Dongfang Su, Jianhong Peng, Yujing Fang, Wenhao Zhou, Shaohua Li, Baojia Luo, Desen Wan, Zhizhong Pan
Preoperative prognostic nutritional index shows no significant prognostic value for short-term outcomes of anastomosis-leakage patients after cancerous esophagectomy
Gu-Ha A-Lai, Han-Yu Deng, Tie-Niu Song, Jun Luo, Ze-Guo Zhuo, Xu Shen, Yi-Dan Lin

Original Article on Palliative Radiotherapy

A retrospective study of postoperative radiotherapy for locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Zhaoyue Zhang, Liping Xu, Xiaoke Di, Chi Zhang, Xiaolin Ge, Xinchen Sun
Image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy improves short-term survival for abdominal lymph node metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma
Haige Zhang, Yixing Chen, Yong Hu, Ping Yang, Binliang Wang, Jianying Zhang, Jing Sun, Zhaochong Zeng

Review Article

Management of altered mental status and delirium in cancer patients
Imad El Majzoub, Hussna Abunafeesa, Rola Cheaito, Mohamad Ali Cheaito, Ahmed F. Elsayem

Letter to the Editor

Ten-year survival after portal vein arterialization in liver transplantation
Yuan Cheng, Yongbiao Chen, Yi Jiang, Xiaojin Zhang