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Caffeine for intestinal transit after laparoscopic...
2022-08-10
BACKGROUND Coffee has been suggested to help postoperative gastrointestinal motility but the mechanism is not known. This trial assessed whether caffeine shortened time to bowel activity after laparoscopic colectomy. METHODS This was a single-centre, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled superiority trial (October 2015 to August 2020). ...
Proneuropeptide Y and neuropeptide Y metabolites in...
2022-08-09
Neuropeptide Y (NPY1-36) is a vasoconstrictor peptide co-secreted with catecholamines by sympathetic nerves, the adrenal medulla, and neoplasms such as pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas (PPGLs). It is produced by the intracellular cleavage of proNPY and metabolized into multiple fragments with distinct biological activities. NPY immunoassays ...
Respiratory bronchiolitis-interstitial lung disease: A...
2022-08-02
A 58-year-old male and a 52-year-old female, both active smokers, presented an incidental finding of bilateral miliary, centrilobular, diffuse ground glass-like opacities on their chest CT. The differential diagnosis is broad and includes miliary tuberculosis and vasculitis and could be ruled out after bronchoalveolar lavage and transbronchial ...
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