Efficacy and safety of a mother-child technique for recanalization of chronic central venous occlusive disease in hemodialysis patients
This study aimed to review the outcomes of percutaneous treatment with a mother-child technique in the treatment of symptomatic central venous stenosis (CVS) and central venous occlusion (CVO) in patients on hemodialysis.MethodsData were collected retrospectively and included all consecutive patients with CVS or CVO who were treated with percutaneous angioplasty and stenting. The occlusive lesions were crossed using the mother-child technique with an angiographic catheter-in-guiding catheter system.ResultsA total of 36 patients with symptomatic CVS and 45 patients with total CVO were included. The average age and gender composition were similar between the two groups. Patients with CVO had higher prevalence of diabetic nephropathy than CVS (24.4% vs 5.6%; P
Publication date: 12 April 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Volume 30, Issue 4Author(s): Huanhuan Wang, Ying Song, Xiaofang Tang, Jingjing Xu, Ping Jiang, Lin Jiang, Zhan Gao, Jue Chen, Lei Song, Yin Zhang, Xueyan Zhao, Shubin Qiao, Yuejin Yang, Runlin Gao, Bo Xu, Jinqing Yuan, Lijian Gao
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Journal of the Formosan Medical AssociationAuthor(s): Chun-Wei Lee, Shu-Hao Wu, Wen-Chi Chiu, Shih-Tzer Tsai, Tzuo-Yun Lan
Authors: Alcázar-Leyva S, Zapata E, Bernal-Alcántara D, Gorocica P, Alvarado-Vásquez N Abstract Although thiamine pyrophosphate (TPP) is considered a protective agent for endothelial cells, it is still unknown if this is associated with nitric oxide (NO) synthesis. Our aim was to evaluate the synthesis of NO in endothelial cells incubated with TPP and high glucose concentrations. Endothelial cells from the umbilical cord vein from newborns (n = 20), were incubated with 5, 15 or 30 mmol/L glucose, in absence or presence of 0.625 mg/ml of TPP. Our results showed a significant...
In this study, we aimed to analyze the expression of glycan-processing genes in DRG neurons from a leptin-deficient genetic mouse model of diabetes (db/db). Transcriptomic analysis revealed that several glycan-processing genes encoding for glycosyltransferases and sialic acid-modifying enzymes were upregulated in diabetic conditions. Functional analysis of these enzymes on recombinant Cav3.2 revealed an unexpected loss-of-function of the channel. Collectively, our data indicate that diabetes is associated with an alteration of the glycosylation machinery in DRG neurons. However, individual action of these enzymes when test...
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include feeling very tired, unexplained weight loss, and passing more urine than normal. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if you pass more urine than normal - how many toilet trips a day is normal?
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Samit Ghosal, Sumit Sengupta, Milan Majumder, Binayak Sinha
DiabetesMine gets hands on, testing out powdered glucose packets for treating low blood sugar with diabetes.
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Ke Su, Bo Yi, Bi-qing Yao, Tian Xia, Yi-fei Yang, Zhi-hao Zhang, Cheng Chen
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Journal of EthnopharmacologyAuthor(s): Salah A. Sheweita, Sara A. ElHady, Hala M. Hammoda
Demand has exploded for rubbing alcohol and alcohol swabs, used as disinfectants against the coronavirus. People with diabetes who rely on the products for infection control have been left scrambling.Kaiser Health News