Clinical Application of Self-Expanding Metal Stents in the Treatment of Obstructive Colorectal Cancer
CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that stent placement is safe and effective, but there is a risk of complications that should be considered. It can serve as a transitional treatment or relieve symptoms in advanced cancer and improve quality of life.PMID:38702171 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Kuangjing Wang Haitao Wang Yingzhou Shen Source Type: research

Comparison of the Efficacy and Prognostic Factors of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection with Different Procedures for Colorectal Neuroendocrine Tumors
CONCLUSIONS: ESD and ESR offer high clinical efficacy in treating colorectal NETs without significantly impacting prognosis or long-term survival. ESD, however, may be more suited for larger tumors due to its precise tissue removal capability. Future research should explore the long-term outcomes over 3 and 5 years to further validate these findings.PMID:38702172 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Minxia Qiu Cancan Kong Wenmei Chen Wei Mao Source Type: research

Effects of Qiye Shen'an Pian Combined with Glutamate and Vitamin B1 on Fatigue State, Immune Function and Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
CONCLUSION: In this study, we observed that Qiye Shen'an Pian combined with glutathione and vitamin B1, produced significant improvements in immune function and antioxidant capacity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Specifically, patients' CD4+, CD8+ levels, and superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity all showed positive changes after treatment. These changes are crucial for enhancing patients' disease resistance and reducing fatigue symptoms. Qiye Shen'an Pian combined with glutamine and vitamin B1 in the treatment of CFS can alleviate the fatigue state of patients, improve the immune function, enhance the anti...
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jun Liu Junfeng Liao Fan Lin Chenyang Nie Source Type: research

Efficacy Analysis of Pneumocystoscopic Cohen Surgery for Lower Ureteral Lesions in Children
CONCLUSION: Pneumocystoscopic ureterovesical reimplantation (Cohen) demonstrated safety, efficacy, minimal invasiveness, and faster recovery in treating lower ureteral lesions in children, with aesthetic benefits and fewer complications, making it a promising approach for pediatric urological surgeries.PMID:38702174 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Bo Peng Chao Yang Zhiqiang Zhang Yongsheng Cao Source Type: research

The Application Effect of Evidence-Based Targeted Nursing in Severe Preeclamptic Women and Its Impact on Maternal Psychological Status, Quality of Life, and Maternal-Infant Outcomes
CONCLUSION: Evidence-based targeted nursing intervention in severe preeclamptic women demonstrates significant benefits in improving maternal psychological well-being, quality of life, and maternal-infant outcomes. The intervention effectively reduces depression and anxiety levels, enhances overall quality of life, and reduces the incidence of adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. The use of personalized care plans and enhanced patient education may contribute to these positive outcomes. Furthermore, evidence-based targeted nursing intervention promotes higher levels of nursing satisfaction and fosters better doctor-pat...
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wei Yan Ying Zhou Source Type: research

Linc00511 Promotes Thyroid Cancer Through the miR-4739/RNF38 Pathway
CONCLUSION: Linc00511 and RNF38 were significantly overexpressed in thyroid cancer tissues, while miR-4739 was significantly underexpressed. In thyroid cancer, Linc00511 can promote the invasion and metastasis of thyroid cancer cells by targeting miR-4739 and RNF38, and its expression level may reflect the progression of thyroid cancer, which can provide target reference for the clinical treatment of thyroid cancer.PMID:38702149 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Ying Liu Lei He Jihong Shi Xia Jiang Jianxin Zhang Yong Feng Wei Liu Source Type: research

Effectiveness of Meticulous Management in Reducing Hospital-Acquired Infections in Neonatal Wards: A Prospective Analysis
CONCLUSION: Meticulous management can play an effective role in the prevention and control of hospital-acquired infections in neonatal wards, and can effectively reduce the infection rate, which can be promoted and applied in clinical settings.PMID:38702150 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Hongyu Chen Zhuan Miao Yarong Cai Le Dong Source Type: research

Etiological Diagnosis and Treatment Value of mNGS in Alveolar Lavage Fluid of Children with Severe Pneumonia
CONCLUSION: mNGS is a promising technique for detecting co-pathogens in mixed pediatric lung infections, with potential benefits in terms of speed and sensitivity.PMID:38702151 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wei Chen Haoquan Zhou Source Type: research

Effect of Emergency Plan and First Aid Procedure on Injury Control and Precise Treatment of Patients with Acute Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
CONCLUSIONS: Emergency plans and first aid procedures can effectively shorten the first aid time, promote rehabilitation, reduce adverse events, and improve the quality of daily life in patients with acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury. Based on these findings, future practice or policy may need to be adjusted to further enhance patient care quality.PMID:38702152 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Xuyang Zhang Xinming Yang Chengqiao Song Source Type: research

Nephrotic Syndrome Complicated with Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia in an Infant: A Case Report and Comprehensive Literature Review
CONCLUSIONS: This case report is the first documenting familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia in a child with primary nephrotic syndrome and delineates the familial pedigree. While familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia is infrequent, our findings affirm its generally benign nature. A critical aspect of patient care involves monitoring for potential complications, including acute pancreatitis or chondrocalcinosis. The indispensability of genetic studies in both diagnosis and the differentiation of related conditions is underscored, emphasizing their pivotal role in enhancing our understanding of this rare yet clinically signif...
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Min Yu Mei Xue Xiaoyan Fan Chunlin Gao Zhengkun Xia Source Type: research

Association of Vascular Calcification with Serum lncRNA H19 and Runx2 mRNA Expression in Patients with Uremia
CONCLUSION: Serum H19 and Runx2 levels are significantly associated with VC-related factors and are independent risk factors for uremic VC, and their levels contribute to the diagnosis of uremic VC.PMID:38702154 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Taoxia Wang Guiying Li Jinsheng Xu Yaling Bai Xiaoli Liu Jingjing Jin Meijuan Cheng Jianwei Li Source Type: research

The Impact of Comprehensive Nursing and Warming Measures on Emergence Agitation and Maternal-Neonatal Safety in Women Undergoing General Anesthesia for Cesarean Section
CONCLUSION: Comprehensive nursing combined with thermal insulation measures vastly improved the sedation degree of parturient, reduced the incidence of EA and chills, ensured maternal and infant safety, reduced adverse pregnancy outcomes, promoted early recovery of parturient, and enhanced maternal satisfaction. This conclusion provides important guidance for improving clinical practice, emphasizing the key role of comprehensive care in improving surgical outcomes and patient comfort, thereby improving the quality and efficiency of medical services.PMID:38702155 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Huidan Zhuang Wangya Li Xiangqing Xue Haiyan Wang Shuangfeng Li Ying Zhong Source Type: research

Effects of WeChat-Based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Psychological Resilience and Quality of Life Among Patients Undergoing Loose Body Removal Surgery
CONCLUSIONS: WeChat-based MBSR emerges as a promising intervention, significantly alleviating depression and anxiety while enhancing the quality of life and psychological resilience in patients undergoing loose body removal surgery, suggesting its potential for widespread clinical application.PMID:38702156 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Yuncheng Qiu Huan Xu Source Type: research

Correlation of 24-h Urinary Protein Excretion, Serum Indicators, and Placental Growth Factor in Patients with Preeclampsia and their Adverse Outcome
CONCLUSIONS: Combined screening of 24-h urinary protein, PAPP-A, β-hCG, PLGF, and serum indicators in early pregnancy are essential in predicting PE, allowing timely assessment of the risk of adverse pregnancy, and providing a basis for clinical intervention.PMID:38702157 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sheng Ye Yuan Jiang Zhaie Lu Source Type: research

Pilot Study on Therapeutic Horticulture for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Mixed Methods Study
CONCLUSION: Patients presenting to an outpatient spine clinic may be receptive to trying TH in conjunction with or in place of conventional medicine to promote health and well-being. The pilot experimental group data suggested that acute TH is enjoyable and may confer the benefits of reducing anxiety and improving spine motion. Future larger studies could use different dose response approaches, explore different TH activity types and involve participants from different geographic locations while controlling for LBP history and psychological status.PMID:38702158 (Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine)
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - May 3, 2024 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sharareh Sharififar Michael Sein Elizabeth Diehl Siang-Yu Tham Ryan M Nixon Carter Sheppard Jamie Bolling Mohammad Majid Cynthia Apfelbaum Heather K Vincent Source Type: research