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Case Report

Case report: tracheoesophageal fistula secondary to post- intubation tracheomegaly in a tetanus patient
Weisheng Chen, Jiaxin Li, Ronghua Deng, Chunbo Chen
Gastrolithiasis with incomplete intestinal obstruction in the perioperative period of percutaneous transluminal coronary intervention: one case report
Haijiao Sun, Chang Gao, Xuhui Wei
Successful thrombolytic therapy in acute ischemic stroke after reversal of warfarin: a case report
Gang Qiu, Yi-Dan Yan, Xue-Feng Zhang, Ming Shen, Jiao Qian, Xiao-Dong Ma, Zhi-Chun Gu
Immunotherapy-related skeletal muscle weakness in cancer patients: a case series
Amy H. Ng, Diana M. Molinares, An T. Ngo-Huang, Eduardo Bruera
An HIV-infected patient with coronavirus disease 2019 has a favourable prognosis: a case report
Chong Tian, Lei Tang, Jiahong Wu, Wuchao Li, Xing Ming, Hourong Zhou, Weidong Wu, Xianchun Zeng
Acinar with ductal and mucinous adenocarcinoma of prostate cancer complicated with lung metastasis: a case report and literature review
Yankang Cui, Chenkui Miao, Aiming Xu, Zengjun Wang, Bianjiang Liu
A case of durvalumab-treated double primary cancers of the colon and lung
Xiaoyu Pu, Tiankai Xu, Chao Ge, Yingnan He, Xu Yang, Pengyu Chang
An unusual increase of D-dimer level—pylephlebitis caused by acute appendicitis
Weiqi Wang, Siyin Chen, Wenqiang Li, Jun Qu
Colchicine poisoning complicated by medulla oblongata myelinolysis: a case report
Wei Jiang, Xuan-Yu Tan, Jia-Ai Li, Kang Qu, Peng Yu, Ming Dong
Durable complete response after afatinib and crizotinib in an advanced non-small cell lung cancer patient with EGFR L861Q mutation and acquired MET amplification: a case report
Yaling Long, Kai Zhang, Yanying Li, Min Yu, Jiao Zhu, Meijuan Huang
Glans metastatic extra-nodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, nasal-type with HDAC inhibitor as maintenance therapy: a rare case report with literature review
Chunxi Fu, Chunli Yang, Qiaoer Li, Ling Wang, Liqun Zou
Medically inoperable Merkel cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy: a case report
Jie Wei Zhu, Lilian Doerwald-Munoz, Justin Wann-Yee Lee
Bloodstream infection caused by Yersinia enterocolitica in a host with ankylosing spondylitis: a case report and literature review
Yang-Xi Liu, Han Zhong, Ke-Jia Le, Min Cui
Fat-poor renal angiomyolipoma combined with pseudoaneurysm: a case report
Jing Chong, Junpeng Zhang, Chunping Ning, Liang Zhang, Wei Zhao, Yongmei Sun
Large pulmonary cavity in COVID-19 cured patient case report
Ying Chen, Wanling Chen, Jiansheng Zhou, Cong Sun, Yujie Lei
Successful treatment of a patient with non-small cell lung cancer and interstitial lung disease with durvalumab: a case report
Haitao Tao, Fangfang Li, Ruixin Li, Xiao Han, Yi Hu
Peripheral nerve field stimulation successfully manages axial pain after posterior cervical spine surgery: case report
Hiroaki Owada, Masahiko Sumitani, Reo Inoue, Mariko Kawashima, Kazuhiko Ishii, Masahiro Shin, Kanji Uchida
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): two case reports from a family cluster
Lei Tang, Zheng Ye, Zixing Huang, Xianchun Zeng, Tao Wang, Rui Xu, Rongpin Wang, Bin Song

Original Article

A retrospective review for the use of palliative sedation in a regional hospital in Hong Kong
Winnie Wing-Yan Tin, Sing-Hung Lo, Frank Chi-Sing Wong
Factors correlating with shorter survival after treatment: aiding oncologists to choose who (not) to receive palliative systemic therapy
Pui Ying Patty Ho, Ho Fun Victor Lee
The use of ketamine in the management of refractory cancer pain in a palliative care unit
Ka Wai Alice Cheung, Po Chung Chan, Sing Hung Lo
Clinical outcome and toxicity for immunotherapy treatment in metastatic cancer patients
Kin Sang Lau, Ronald Liu, Cheuk Cheuk Wong, Wai Kwan Steven Siu, Kwok Keung Yuen
Elevated osteogenic potential of stem cells from inflammatory dental pulp tissues by Wnt4 overexpression for treating bone defect in rats
Tianyu Zhong, Yunan Gao, Hu Qiao, Hong Zhou, Yong Liu
A comparison of the clinical effects and safety between the distal radial artery and the classic radial artery approaches in percutaneous coronary intervention
Hui Wang, Wen-Jin Peng, Yan-Hong Liu, Guan-Qun Ma, Dan Wang, Bin Su, Ying-Wu Liu
Effects of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor treatment doses on tuberculosis in patients with diabetes: a long-term nationwide population-based cohort study
Hsin-Hung Chen, Ming-Chia Hsieh, Chun-Wei Ho, Ching-Chu Chen, Sheng-Pang Hsu, Cheng-Li Lin, Chia-Hung Kao
Safety analysis of application of mediastinal CO2 aeration in mediastinal esophagectomy
Qianyun Wang, Guoliang Yao, Hairong Xu, Xuewei Jiang, Xiaoyin Zhang
The application of thromboelastography in risk stratification for selective thromboembolism prophylaxis after total joint arthroplasty in Chinese: a randomized controlled trial
Ziming Chen, Yuanchen Ma, Qingtian Li, Zhantao Deng, Qiujian Zheng
Modified rehabilitation exercises for mild cases of COVID-19
Lulu Zha, Xi Xu, Dongya Wang, Guibin Qiao, Weitao Zhuang, Shujie Huang
Diagnostic value of hematological parameters in acute pancreatitis
Liang Wang, Xinwei Qi, Fengming Tian, Huijun Li, Hui Zhao, Jie Lv, Xuan Zhou, Derong Ba, Wen Song, Xiumin Ma
Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Zechang Xin, Fei Liu, Yan Du, Feiyu Mao, Xiaodong Wang, Peng Xu, Zhennan Li, Jianjun Qian, Jie Yao
Drug discovery in cardiovascular disease identified by text mining and data analysis
Zheng Wan, Bin Zhao, Xiaohong Zhang, Yilin Zhao
Gandou decoction, a Chinese medicinal formula, in the treatment of hepatic injury by Wnt/β-catenin pathway regulation in models of Wilson disease
Manli Gao, Hao Geng, Peng Wu, Jianjian Dong, Hai Li, Chenchen Xu, Bo Li, Yongzhu Han, Nan Cheng
Apparent diffusion coefficient map based radiomics model in identifying the ischemic penumbra in acute ischemic stroke
Ru Zhang, Li Zhu, Zhengqi Zhu, Yaqiong Ge, Zhongxin Zhang, Tianle Wang
Geniposide attenuates dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in mice via Nrf-2/HO-1/NF-κB pathway
Huiju Yang, Yinzi Yue, Yan Li, Lianlin Su, Shuai Yan
Effect of immunotherapy on patients with unexplained recurrent spontaneous abortion
Jiao Chen, Bowen Liu, Ying Zhang, Liangfei Ao, Zehong Li, Bing Qu, Xueyao Li, Jing Yang
Evaluation of the effects of applying the ventricular care bundle (VCB) method for reducing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in the intensive care unit of a general Chinese tertiary hospital
Weiping Liu, Yongfang Yang, Yueying Jiao, Kai Zhang, Yunting Hai, Haoxue Li, Huimin Xing, Binbin Xu, Haibo Bai, Yuping Zhao, Huan Bao, Shuai Zhang, Wei Ren, Lifang Yang, Huijun Yang, Junwei Tian, Meng Wang, Tianhui Guo
Naoluo Xintong capsule ameliorates apoptosis induced by endoplasmic reticulum stress in rats with cerebral ischemia/ reperfusion injury
Sipeng Wu, Xinxin Piao, Ning Wang, Yan Zhai
The efficacy and complications of computed tomography guided microwave ablation in lung cancer
Bin Chen, Wei Li, Yu Liu, Shengxiang Ren, Lei Wang, Hao Wang, Sha Zhao, Lingyun Ye, Yayi He, Caicun Zhou
Prediction model for death in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis accompanied by respiratory failure in ICU: retrospective study
Qiuyue Liu, Jingtao Gao, Baojian Luo, Junting Liu, Lin Zhang, Wanli Kang, Fen Han
The effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on the decline of lung function in a health screening population
Ha Youn Lee, Hye-Rin Kang, Jung-Kyu Lee, Eun Young Heo, Seung Ho Choi, Deog Kyeom Kim
Changes in preoperative and postoperative lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity in patients with malignant obstructive jaundice
Ying Zhao, Guofang Feng, Limin Feng
Maintenance chemotherapy is effective in patients with metastatic triple negative breast cancer after first-line platinum-based chemotherapy
Yang Chen, Jian Zhang, Xi-Chun Hu, Bi-Yun Wang, Zhong-Hua Wang, Lei-Ping Wang, Jun Cao, Zhong-Hua Tao, Yi-Qun Du, Yan-Nan Zhao, Cheng-Cheng Gong, Jia Jin
Dexmedetomidine attenuates ventilator-induced lung injury in rats by up-regulating NLRC3
Benwang Zhang, Xiao Zhang, Qiujie Li, Fuguo Ma, Lixin Sun, Mingshan Wang
Classification of end-of-life decisions by Dutch physicians: findings from a cross-sectional survey
Anouk Overbeek, Veerle E. van de Wetering, Johannes J. M. van Delden, Paul A. M. Mevis, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Liselotte Postma, Judith A. C. Rietjens, Agnes van der Heide
Use of palliative chemotherapy near the end of life: a retrospective cohort study
Zhe Zhang, Meng-Lei Chen, Xiao-Li Gu, Wen-Wu Cheng
Preliminary exploration on the role of clinical pharmacists in cancer pain pharmacotherapy
Ying-Jie Su, Yi-Dan Yan, Wen-Juan Wang, Tao Xu, Zhi-Chun Gu, Yong-Rui Bai, Hou-Wen Lin
Medical oncologist perspectives on palliative care reveal physician-centered barriers to early integration
Tim J. Kruser, Jacqueline M. Kruser, Jeffrey P. Gross, Margaret Moran, Karen Kaiser, Eytan Szmuilowicz, Sheetal M. Kircher
A novel nomogram based on SEER database for the prediction of liver metastasis in patients with small-cell lung cancer
Yu-Jie Lu, Yi Yang, Yi-Hang Yuan, Wen-Jie Wang, Meng-Ting Cui, Hai-Ying Tang, Wei-Ming Duan
Expectation of the place of care and place of death of terminal cancer patients in Hong Kong: a hospital based cross-sectional questionnaire survey
Nga Yan Yeung
Patterns and infection outcomes of bacterial colonization in patients with indwelling abdominal drains for malignant ascites
Po Chung Chan, Ka Wai Alice Cheung, Chun Hung Chan, Lie Meng Hwang, Sing Hung Lo
Patients’ views on end-of-life practices that hasten death: a qualitative study exploring ethical distinctions
Jessica E. Young, Janine Winters, Chrystal Jaye, Richard Egan
Quality of end-of-life care of advanced cancer patients in mainland China—a retrospective cohort of 441 hospital-death in a public funded comprehensive hospital
Ji Shi Li, Tai-Chung Lam, Hai Man Jing, Xian Chen, Meng Yao Cao, Chun Huang, Li Yang, Zhi Yuan Xu, Yong Jiang, Sha Sha Li, Fang Chen, Ying Han, Yong Sheng Zhang, Ka-On Lam, Anne W. M. Lee
Effect of intact oxaliplatin in plasma on a cold allodynia after multiple administrations in colorectal cancer model rats
Yukako Ito, Shinji Kobuchi, Mako Takeda, Miki Morimoto
A cross-sectional study on the attitudes and perceptions of outpatients towards palliative care at the Hong Kong Queen Mary Hospital Hospice Centre
Margaret Kay Ho, Crystal Cheuk Yiu Hsue, Cheng Heng Nicholas Lai, Kwun Ting Chan, Cheuk Nam Cheng, Chun Fung Chow, Ka Ho Lui, Shireen Rashed, Elaine Wong, Wai Yan Yu, Vanessa H. M. Cheung, Steven W. K. Siu, Mei-Ling Ho, Kwok-Keung Yuen, Amy Tien Yee Chang
Palliative radiation therapy for patients with orbital and ocular metastases
Jeannie Y. K. Chik, Carmen W. L. Leung, Kam Hung Wong

Review Article

Legal assistance in dying for people with brain tumors
Elie Isenberg-Grzeda, Katie Sofie, Evgenia J. Larrivee, Jerome J. Graber
A review of ongoing trials of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for oligometastatic disease in the context of new consensus definitions
George J. Li, Andrew J. Arifin, Faiez Al-Shafa, Patrick Cheung, George B. Rodrigues, David A. Palma, Alexander V. Louie
Overview of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking to hasten death
Jane Lowers, Sean Hughes, Nancy J. Preston
Rearfoot disorders and conservative treatment: a narrative review
Yoo Jin Choo, Chul Hyun Park, Min Cheol Chang
Radiotherapy to the brain: what are the consequences of this age-old treatment?
Caryn Wujanto, Balamurugan Vellayappan, Eric L. Chang, Samuel T. Chao, Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo
Overview of prognostic factors in adult gliomas
Akanksha Sharma, Jerome J. Graber
Medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in Canada: practical aspects for healthcare teams
Ellen Wiebe, Stefanie Green, Kim Wiebe
Management of elderly patients with glioblastoma: current status with a focus on the post-operative radiation therapy
Suely Maymone de Melo, Gustavo Nader Marta, Michael Yan, Carol Cruz, Fabio Y. Moraes, Rachel Riera
Bereavement care for family caregivers of neuro-oncology patients
Sue E. Morris, Timothy S. Sannes
Distinguishing and treating depression, anxiety, adjustment, and post-traumatic stress disorders in brain tumor patients
Alec W. Gibson, Jerome J. Graber
Oligometastases: history of a hypothesis
Michael T. Milano, Tithi Biswas, Charles B. Simone II, Simon S. Lo