The relation between echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness and mitral annular calcification
In this study we aimed to investigate the EFT in patients with MAC.Methods: The study group consisted of 78 patients with MAC. An age, gender and body mass index matched control group consisted of 47 subjects who admitted to echocardiography laboratory due to suspicion of organic heart disease and eventually found to be free of MAC. We measured EFT in patients with MAC and control subjects.Results: EFT was significantly higher in patients with MAC than in control subjects (5.7 ±0.9 vs. 4.4±0.6 mm respectively; P
CONCLUSION: This study confirmed published results that labour progresses more slowly as maternal BMI increases. The study was performed in a centre with a specialized BMI pregnancy clinic; thus weight gain adherence, awareness of labour differences, and patient counselling may have contributed to low Caesarean section rates. Obstetric care providers should consider differences in maternal BMI in labour progression before undertaking a potentially premature Caesarean birth, especially in primiparas. PMID: 31324481 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: October 2019Source: Fish &Shellfish Immunology, Volume 93Author(s): Che-Chun Yi, Chun-Hung Liu, Kuo-Pin Chuang, Yi-Ting Chang, Shao-Yang HuAbstractThe use of probiotics as alternatives to antibiotics for disease control is a relatively eco-friendly approach in aquaculture; hence, studies isolating and assessing the benefit of potential probiotics to fish farming are common. The zebrafish is an excellent model system for validating beneficial functions of potential probiotics before their practical application in aquaculture. Here, a potentially probiotic Chromobacterium aquaticum was isolated from lak...
Publication date: August 2019Source: Journal of Catalysis, Volume 376Author(s): Weili Shang, Xiangfeng Zeng, Tiesheng Li, Wenjian Xu, Donghui Wei, Minghua Liu, Yangjie WuAbstractOrdered imine phenanthroline Pd/Co self-assembled monolayers immobilized on graphene oxide (called as GO@Fmp-PdxCo1-x) designed was fabricated and characterized. Their catalytic properties were systematic investigated, in which the obtained GO@Fmp-Pd0.25Co0.75 monolayer (TON = 46075, TOF = 23038 h−1) exhibited higher catalytic performance than that of monometallic counterparts for Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction with water as solve...
Publication date: August 2019Source: Journal of Catalysis, Volume 376Author(s): Jakub Szyling, Jędrzej Walkowiak, Tomasz Sokolnicki, Adrian Franczyk, Kinga Stefanowska, Mateusz KlarekAbstractThis paper reports on the first green and sustainable repetitive batch borylative coupling of vinyl boronates with olefins by the effective immobilization of the [Ru(CO)Cl(H)(PCy3)2] catalyst in poly(ethylene glycols) with different molecular weights (Mw = 600–2000) and ending groups (OH, OMe, OSiMe3) or in biphasic poly(ethylene glycols)/supercritical CO2 (PEGs/scCO2) systems. Within this process, (E)-alkenyl boronates were...
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ConclusionOur experimental findings offer a promising prospect for the use of HCY2 in the management of obesity through the regulation of AMPK/PGC1 pathways.Graphical Abstract
DiscussionWe estimated higher risks of ALL in the offspring of women with pregestational diabetes. These results are consistent with previous findings and compatible with a role of prenatal glycaemic environment in childhood cancer aetiology.
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