Vol 11, No 4 (April 2022): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Original Article

Decade-long mitral valve surgery trends and rheumatic heart disease: a review of mitral valve surgery in a large Chinese cardiovascular center
Yuqing Jiao, Tiange Luo, Xu Meng, Jiangang Wang
Gestational diabetes and intraoperative tubal sterilization are risk factors for high incidence of pain after cesarean delivery: a prospective observational study
Patchareya Nivatpumin, Pawinee Pangthipampai, Sukanya Dej-Arkom, Somkiat Aroonpruksakul, Tripop Lertbunnaphong, Tanyanun Ngam-ek-eu
Effect of ischemic compression performed by family caregivers on myofascial pain syndrome and the care burden of the families of patients: a multicenter open-label randomized comparative study
Hideaki Hasuo, Kotaro Hashimoto, Hanako Iwamoto, Naoko Miwa, Toru Kawashima, Akitoshi Oda, Go Sekimoto
Effectiveness of rehabilitation for postoperative pain after surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax in young adults
Gaku Yamaguchi, Chimori Konaka
Quality of life among patients with 4 to 10 brain metastases after treatment with whole-brain radiotherapy vs. stereotactic radiotherapy: a phase III, randomized, Dutch multicenter trial
Dianne Hartgerink, Anna Bruynzeel, Danielle Eekers, Ans Swinnen, Coen Hurkmans, Ruud Wiggenraad, Annemarie Swaak-Kragten, Edith Dieleman, Peter-Paul van der Toorn, Lieneke van Veelen, Joost J. C. Verhoeff, Frank Lagerwaard, Dirk de Ruysscher, Philippe Lambin, Jaap Zindler
The association of leukocyte telomere length and intermediate coronary lesions—a retrospective study
Alian Zhang, Li Fan, Ting Sun, Yuqi Fan, Zuojun Xu, Zhaofang Yin, Yang Zhuo, Junfeng Zhang, Jun Gu, Alex C. Y. Chang, Changqian Wang
Comparison of the analgesic efficacy of periarticular infiltration and pericapsular nerve group block for total hip arthroplasty: a randomized, non-inferiority study
Long Zheng, Yumin Jo, Jungmo Hwang, Hyun Rhim, Eunhye Park, Chahyun Oh, Jiyong Lee, Chan Noh, Boohwi Hong, Jeongkil Lee
Current status of diagnosis and treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer in China during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ming Liu, Wei Zhao, Shiyue Li, Liangan Chen, Chengzhi Zhou
Mapping global research trends in diabetes and COVID-19 outbreak in the past year: a bibliometric analysis
Xiaofeng Lin, Peisheng Chen, Fengfei Lin
The divergent protective effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers on clinical outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a systematic review and meta-analysis
Qiuping Xie, Shuai Tang, Yining Li
Effect of different phosphate binders on fibroblast growth factor 23 levels in patients with chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Si-Jie Zhao, Zi-Xuan Wang, Li Chen, Fei-Xuan Wang, Ling-Dong Kong
Higher dietary diversity as a protective factor against depression among older adults in China: a cross-sectional study
Rong Li, Zhi-Ying Zong, Xi-Xi Gu, Dan-Ni Wang, Chen Dong, Chi Sun, Rui Zhao, Zhi-Feng Gu, Jian-Lin Gao
Comparison of the effect of electromyogram activity during emergence on anesthetic depth monitoring between phase lag entropy and bispectral index: a prospective observational study
Tae Kyun Kim, Sang-Wook Shin, Hye-Jin Kim, Eun-Ji Choi, Seyeon Park, So Hyun Kim, Yeong Min Yoo, Hee Young Kim
The association between statin and COVID-19 adverse outcomes: national COVID-19 cohort in South Korea
Ronald Chow, Jihui Lee, Hyerim Noh, Jongseong Lee, Charles B. Simone II, Hyun Joon Shin, Young-Geun Choi
The association between immunosuppressants use and COVID-19 adverse outcomes: national COVID-19 cohort in South Korea
Hyun Joon Shin, Ronald Chow, Hyerim Noh, Jongseong Lee, Jihui Lee, Charles B. Simone II, Young-Geun Choi
The prognostic role of anticoagulants in COVID-19 patients: national COVID-19 cohort in South Korea
Hyerim Noh, Jongseong Lee, Ronald Chow, Jihui Lee, Charles B. Simone II, Hyun Joon Shin, Young-Geun Choi
The effects of intestinal air cavity on dose distribution of volume modulated arc therapy for cervical cancer
Xiaobin Chang, Yuan Yuan, Guoqing Wang, Lijuan Hu, Min Zhou, Huijuan Liu, Libo Pan, Jing Wang
Chronic disease management practices and factors associated with health-related quality-of-life for persons with chronic myeloid leukemia receiving tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy
Qing Zhang, Zhen Li, Yujie Hou, Huibing Dang, Jianling Chen, Lixin Liang, Qian Wang, Changsong Cao, Huifang Zhao, Ruirui Gui, Yingling Zu, Jian Zhou, Fengkuan Yu, Juan Wang, Yongping Song, Yanli Zhang
Evaluation of collateral circulation and short-term prognosis of patients with acute cerebral infarction by perfusion-weighted MRI
Wenwen Shang, Yingyun Zhang, Lian Xue, Wei Li
A systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy of aerobic exercise combined with resistance training on maintenance hemodialysis patients
Xiaoxia Cai, Defei Zeng, Jing Deng
Clinical efficacy and safety of vitamin C in the treatment of septic shock patients: systematic review and meta-analysis
Bingbing Cai, Xue Lv, Ming Lin, Changfu Feng, Changneng Chen
Effects of the hemolytic index on the test results of a dry chemistry analyzer and a verification of the hemolytic interference threshold
Qi Yang, Shujing Huang, Ran Han, Bo Lin, Qinglin Liu, Xueguang Duan, Zikun Ma, Huiyun Zhang, Haochang Shou, Shengwei Zhang
Efficacy and safety of microvascular decompression versus percutaneous balloon compression in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jingwei Wu, Ying Xiao, Bin Chen, Ruizhu Zhang, Mingming Dai, Yupeng Zhang
Study on the clinical efficacy of bone-filled mesh vertebroplasty combined with posterior screw and rod internal fixation in the treatment of thoracolumbar metastases: a retrospective cohort study
Qi Zhu, Yingchun Qiao, Tao Li, Canchun Yang, Jinchang Chen, Jiongzhen Lin, Tianyu Xie, Haolin Yan, Liangbin Gao, Jichao Ye, Xumin Hu
Efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine-ropivacaine versus sufentanil-ropivacaine for epidural labor analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
Mei Fan, Juan Li, Rong Cao, Lili Hu, Sunshan Lu
Efficacy and safety of phacoemulsification cataract surgery with prophylactic vitreous injection of bevacizumab in the treatment of retinopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Lan Wu, Zhongshan Chen, Lei Du
Efficacy and safety of Corbrin Capsule on malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis syndrome in patients with uremia: systematic review and meta-analysis
Zhangru Rui, Yiru Wang, Na Wang, Jinwen Wang
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the efficacy and pregnancy outcomes of levothyroxine sodium tablet administration in pregnant women complicated with hypothyroidism
Xuna Geng, Yu Chen, Weijing Wang, Jing Ma, Wei Wu, Na Li, Congxin Sun
Plastic surgical repair of ulcer wounds of diabetic foot patients through systemic treatment and local infection control
Zhiyuan Wu, Jie Li, Zhanpeng Li, Haiyan Huang, Yucang Shi, Xiang Li
Diabetes remission after a lifestyle-medicine intervention on type 2 diabetes in lean and obese Chinese subjects: a prospective study
Wenying Zou, Kunyuan Luo, Zhiyong Hu, Xiongchou Zhang, Cuiping Feng, Dingkang Ye, Shenghao Liu, Qiwei Zhang, Rongshao Tan, Chengbin Fu
Systematic review and meta-analysis: value of venous blood gas in the diagnosis of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Emergency Department
Fen Sheng, Li Chen, Hui Lin, Haopeng Wu
An initial study of core muscles using ultrasound in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
Yuqun Luo, Wensheng Yue, Zukun Li, Lijun Chen, Ping Wang, Kun Sun

Case Report

Pyogenic thigh abscess caused by Streptococcus constellatus subsp. constellatus in a patient with exacerbation of bronchiectasis: a case report
Yinhe Feng, Yubin Wang, Chunfang Zeng, Hui Mao
Successful treatment using targeted therapy, radiotherapy, and intrathecal chemotherapy in a patient with leptomeningeal metastasis with an epidermal growth factor receptor exon 20 insertion mutation: a case report
Yunfei Ma, Hui Liu, Min Zhang, Bailong Liu, Qiuhui Ding, Lei Zhang, Liang Guo, Min Liu
Nasogastric administration of osimertinib suspension for an epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated lung cancer causing an esophageal stricture: case report
Nozomi Tani, Saki Takatsuka, Nobutaka Kataoka, Yusuke Kunimatsu, Rei Tsutsumi, Izumi Sato, Mai Tanimura, Takayuki Nakano, Keiko Tanimura, Daishiro Kato, Takayuki Takeda
Two unusual cases of autologous HSCT related TMA with kidney injury
Xingtong Dong, Qiang Jia, Wenjing Fu, Yinping Li, Na Lin, Wen Li, Wei Ye, Yubing Wen, Aihua Zhang
Primary central nervous system ALK-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma: a case report and literature review
Changwei Yuan, Hongzhou Duan, Yingjin Wang, Jiayong Zhang, Jinping Ou, Wei Wang, Min Zhang
Severe complications and management of a patient with myasthenia gravis undergoing anterior cervical spinal surgery: a case report
Ziquan Li, Muchuan Wang, Cong Zhang, Shujie Wang, Jianguo Zhang, Yipeng Wang, Guixing Qiu, Ye Tian, Siyi Cai
Acute effect of sacral neuromodulation on video-urodynamic parameters of neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction in a patient with vesicoureteral reflux: a case report
Lingfeng Meng, Zijian Tian, Miao Wang, Xiaodong Liu, Tianming Ma, Jiawen Wang, Wei Zhang, Yaoguang Zhang
Ectopic ACTH syndrome caused by thymic neuroendocrine tumor: a case report and literature review
Jinxing Pan, Wei Lin, Liyao Zong, Junping Wen, Feng Jiang, Gang Chen
HER2 exon 20 insertion mutations in lung adenocarcinoma with leptomeningeal metastasis: a case report and response to poziotinib
Ying Fan, Jing Qin, Na Han, Hongyang Lu
Reflections on a case of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome first diagnosed in internal medicine: a case report
Fei Wang, Wei Fan, Huizhen Xiao, Lijuan Zhao