Jiannong Liu

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Affiliation: United States Renal Data System
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E polymorphism, life stress and self-reported health among older adults
    F Zhang
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e3. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Issues regarding 'immortal time' in the analysis of the treatment effects in observational studies
    Jiannong Liu
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 81:341-50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint An improved comorbidity index for outcome analyses among dialysis patients
    Jiannong Liu
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 77:141-51. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint State-level adjusted ESRD incident rates: use of observed vs model-predicted category-specific rates
    J Liu
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center and Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1459-63. 2006
  5. pmc Association of provider-patient visit frequency and patient outcomes on hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:1560-7. 2012
  6. pmc Economic evaluation of sevelamer versus calcium-based phosphate binders in hemodialysis patients: a secondary analysis using centers for Medicare & Medicaid services data
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1954-61. 2009
  7. pmc Comparative mortality of hemodialysis patients at for-profit and not-for-profit dialysis facilities in the United States, 1998 to 2003: a retrospective analysis
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Nephrol 9:6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Who should be targeted for CKD screening? Impact of diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S71-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data with prospective DCOR trial data: methods and data comparison results
    Wendy L St Peter
    The College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Hemodial Int 12:480-91. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of provider-patient visit frequency during hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:91-8. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E polymorphism, life stress and self-reported health among older adults
    F Zhang
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e3. 2008
    ..To examine the association of self-reported health (SRH) with the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene, life stress, and sociobehavioural factors in adults aged 55 and over...
  2. doi request reprint Issues regarding 'immortal time' in the analysis of the treatment effects in observational studies
    Jiannong Liu
    United States Renal Data System, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 81:341-50. 2012
    ..Results from the DaVita data were consistent with the simulation. Careful consideration of methodology is needed in observational analyses with time-dependent treatment...
  3. doi request reprint An improved comorbidity index for outcome analyses among dialysis patients
    Jiannong Liu
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, 914 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 77:141-51. 2010
    ..Our index performance was almost identical to the individual comorbid conditions regarding model fit, predictive ability, and effect on inference, and it outperformed the widely used Charlson Comorbidity Index...
  4. ncbi request reprint State-level adjusted ESRD incident rates: use of observed vs model-predicted category-specific rates
    J Liu
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center and Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 69:1459-63. 2006
    ..In contrast, the model-based method produced stable estimates. The model-based method can overcome the disadvantages of the observation-based method for estimating state-level adjusted ESRD incident rates, especially for small states...
  5. pmc Association of provider-patient visit frequency and patient outcomes on hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:1560-7. 2012
    ..In summary, greater frequency of provider visits to hemodialysis patients associates with a small but significant reduction in hospitalizations, but it does not consistently associate with lower risk for death...
  6. pmc Economic evaluation of sevelamer versus calcium-based phosphate binders in hemodialysis patients: a secondary analysis using centers for Medicare & Medicaid services data
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1954-61. 2009
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  7. pmc Comparative mortality of hemodialysis patients at for-profit and not-for-profit dialysis facilities in the United States, 1998 to 2003: a retrospective analysis
    Robert N Foley
    United States Renal Data System, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    BMC Nephrol 9:6. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Who should be targeted for CKD screening? Impact of diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease
    Allan J Collins
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 53:S71-7. 2009
    ..A CKD screening approach targeting individuals 60 years and older or those with diabetes or hypertension likely would be useful from a public health standpoint...
  9. ncbi request reprint Linking Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data with prospective DCOR trial data: methods and data comparison results
    Wendy L St Peter
    The College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Hemodial Int 12:480-91. 2008
    ..Linking patients to the data-rich CMS ESRD database allowed assessment of additional important secondary end points at a relatively low cost compared with prospective data collection...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of provider-patient visit frequency during hemodialysis
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55417, USA
    Am J Nephrol 38:91-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify patient, provider, and dialysis facility characteristics associated with provider visit frequency...
  11. pmc Hospital treatment for fluid overload in the Medicare hemodialysis population
    Thomas J Arneson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1054-63. 2010
    ..This study aimed to estimate the magnitude of fluid overload treatment episodes for the Medicare hemodialysis population in hospital settings, including emergency departments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Projecting the number of patients with end-stage renal disease in the United States to the year 2015
    David T Gilbertson
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:3736-41. 2005
    ..The financial and human resources that will be needed to care for these patients in 2015 will be considerably greater than in 2005...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of monthly dose and regular dosing of intravenous active vitamin D use on mortality among patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 29:154-64. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized Phase II clinical trial to evaluate the effect of combined hyperbaric and normobaric hyperoxia on cerebral metabolism, intracranial pressure, oxygen toxicity, and clinical outcome in severe traumatic brain injury
    Sarah B Rockswold
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:1317-28. 2013
    ..The brain appears better able to use baseline O2 levels following HBO2 treatments. In this study, the authors evaluate the combination of HBO2 and normobaric hyperoxia (NBH) as a single treatment...
  15. doi request reprint Trends in patient characteristics and first-year medical costs of older incident hemodialysis patients, 1995-2005
    Lih Wen Mau
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:549-57. 2010
    ..We examined trends in older incident hemodialysis patient characteristics and analyzed first-year post-dialysis therapy initiation medical costs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Time to target haemoglobin concentration (11 g/dl)--risk of hospitalization and mortality among incident dialysis patients
    Areef Ishani
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2247-55. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine if time required to reach 11 g/dl was associated with increased risk of hospitalization or death among incident dialysis patients...
  17. pmc Provider and care characteristics associated with timing of dialysis initiation
    Yelena Slinin
    Primary Care Service Line, Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:310-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine whether provider characteristics and pre-ESRD nephrology care and vascular access are independently associated with higher estimated GFR at initiation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic renovascular disease in older US patients starting dialysis, 1996 to 2001
    Haifeng Guo
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Circulation 115:50-8. 2007
    ..Temporal trends regarding the epidemiology of atherosclerotic renovascular disease (ARVD) in dialysis populations are poorly defined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reuse-associated mortality in incident hemodialysis patients in the United States, 2000 to 2001
    Qiao Fan
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:661-8. 2005
    ..This study assesses reuse-associated mortality across US dialysis provider systems (for-profit, not-for-profit; hospital-based, and freestanding units) in incident patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint The fall and rise of parathyroidectomy in U.S. hemodialysis patients, 1992 to 2002
    Robert N Foley
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:210-8. 2005
    ..Parathyroidectomy rates in U.S. hemodialysis patients increased between 1998 and 2002, a period in which the therapeutic armamentarium for preventing severe hyperparathyroidism expanded considerably...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis patient outcomes: provider characteristics
    Yelena Slinin
    Veterans Administration Health Care System, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Am J Nephrol 39:367-75. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Several characteristics of physicians seeing incident outpatient hemodialysis patients were associated with hospitalization and quality of care, but none with mortality. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  22. pmc Survival in daily home hemodialysis and matched thrice-weekly in-center hemodialysis patients
    Eric D Weinhandl
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, MN 55404, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 23:895-904. 2012
    ..Continued surveillance should strengthen inference about causes of mortality and determine whether treatment effects are homogeneous throughout the dialysis population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors associated with achieving K/DOQI hemoglobin targets in hemodialysis patients
    Suying Li
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Int Urol Nephrol 35:399-405. 2003
    ..Few studies have assessed treatable factors associated with achieving the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guideline of hemoglobin values of 11 to 12 g/dL in anemic hemodialysis patients...
  24. doi request reprint Temporal trends in red blood transfusion among US dialysis patients, 1992-2005
    Hassan N Ibrahim
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:1115-21. 2008
    ..Studies addressing patterns and trends in red blood cell transfusion use in US hemodialysis patients surprisingly have received little attention in the last decade...
  25. doi request reprint Mortality from cancer among US hemodialysis patients, 1995-2005
    Robert N Foley
    Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Nephrol 31:518-26. 2010
    ..As ESA doses have more than tripled in the USA since ESAs were introduced, we aimed to compare annual trends in cancer-specific mortality rates among incident maintenance hemodialysis patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dialyser reuse-associated mortality and hospitalization risk in incident Medicare haemodialysis patients, 1998-1999
    Allan J Collins
    Nephrology Analytical Services, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite D 206, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1245-51. 2004
    ..We investigated mortality and hospitalization risk according to various reuse practices, testing the hypothesis that outcomes are improved in patients treated with dialysers cleaned with bleach and sterilized with formaldehyde...
  27. doi request reprint Trends in hip fracture rates in US hemodialysis patients, 1993-2010
    Thomas J Arneson
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:747-54. 2013
    ..Changes in mineral and bone disorder treatment patterns and demographic changes in the dialysis population may have influenced hip fracture rates in US dialysis patients in 1993-2010...
  28. doi request reprint A comparison of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality, hospitalization, and morbidity in hemodialysis: a secondary analysis of the Dialysis Clinical Outcomes Revisited (DCOR) randomized trial using claims data
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:445-54. 2008
    ..Many patients were lost to follow-up, precluding intent-to-treat analysis by using prospective data collection...
  29. doi request reprint Economic effect of following HbA1c testing practice guidelines in the elderly Medicare population: an instrumental variable analysis
    Suying Li
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Am J Med Qual 25:202-10. 2010
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  30. pmc Cinacalcet use patterns and effect on laboratory values and other medications in a large dialysis organization, 2004 through 2006
    Wendy L St Peter
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, 914 South 8th Street, Suite S 406, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:354-60. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia in incident dialysis patients--the United States Renal Data System
    Haifeng Guo
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:680-6. 2008
    ..Although clinical experience suggests that pneumonia may occur frequently in dialysis patients, its clinical epidemiology in that group remains poorly defined...
  32. doi request reprint Alternate-day dialysis may be needed for hemodialysis patients
    Jiannong Liu
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404, USA
    Kidney Int 81:1055-7. 2012
    ..Alternate-day dialysis may improve patient survival on hemodialysis, but randomized trials are necessary to establish a new schedule...
  33. ncbi request reprint Differences between blacks and whites in the incidence of end-stage renal disease and associated risk factors
    Suying Li
    United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 11:5-13. 2004
    ..Public health policy should focus on improving access to care, which may lower the burden of ESRD in minority and other at-risk populations...
  34. doi request reprint A prospective, randomized clinical trial to compare the effect of hyperbaric to normobaric hyperoxia on cerebral metabolism, intracranial pressure, and oxygen toxicity in severe traumatic brain injury
    Sarah B Rockswold
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:1080-94. 2010
    ..Hyperoxia can be delivered to the brain under normobaric as well as hyperbaric conditions. In this study the authors directly compare hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) and normobaric hyperoxia (NBH) treatment effects...
  35. pmc Associations of anemia persistency with medical expenditures in Medicare ESRD patients on dialysis
    Jiannong Liu
    Chronic Disease Research Group, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 5:319-30. 2009
    ..9% increment in medical cost. The increased cost was associated with increased erythropoietin use and blood transfusions, and increased rates of hospitalization and vascular access procedures in the follow-up period...
  36. ncbi request reprint A novel locus for autosomal dominant hereditary gingival fibromatosis, GINGF3, maps to chromosome 2p22.3-p23.3
    X Ye
    Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering of Ministry of Education, Hospital and School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
    Clin Genet 68:239-44. 2005
    ..45 (theta=0) and multipoint LOD score of 5.00 for marker D2S390 strongly supported linkage to this region. Thus, this genetic interval is distal to and does not overlap with the previously described locus, GINGF, on 2p21-p22...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Study on factor IX gene mutation in 74 hemophilia B patients]
    J Liu
    Basic Medical Research Center, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100020, China
    Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi 22:467-9. 2001
    ..A similar pattern of germline mutation was found in both Chinese HB and Caucasian HB patients. CONCLUSION: No difference was observed in mutation patterns between Chinese and Caucasian HB...
  38. ncbi request reprint Blood solubilities of volatile anesthetics in cardiac patients
    P Hu
    Department of Anesthesiology, First University Hospital, West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 15:560-2. 2001
    ..Although cyanotic children have higher hematocrits compared with acyanotic children, no significant difference in anesthetic blood gas solubilities was found between the 2 groups...
  39. ncbi request reprint Low incidence of severe aGVHD and accelerating hemopoietic reconstitution in allo-BMT using lenograstim stimulated BM cells
    S Ji
    Research Centre for Hematology, General Air Force Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100036, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 114:191-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Allogenic bone marrow transplant (Allo-BMT) donors given G-CSF can accelerate engraftment and minimize the incidence of severe aGVHD. There is a trend in favour of improved transplant-related complications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is the dementia rate increasing in Beijing? Prevalence and incidence of dementia 10 years later in an urban elderly population
    S Li
    Institute of Mental Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 115:73-9. 2007
    ..To examine the time trend of dementia morbidity over the past decade in Beijing, China...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Effect of lead exposure in prenatal and postnatal duration on infant growth]
    Y Tao
    Institute of Environmental Health and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Beijing 100050, China
    Wei Sheng Yan Jiu 30:102-4. 2001
    ..Multiple regression analysis showed a negative correlation between PbB level and height, weight of infant at 1 and 2 years old...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dentinogenesis imperfecta 1 with or without progressive hearing loss is associated with distinct mutations in DSPP
    S Xiao
    Shanghai Research Center of Biotechnology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 200233, People s Republic of China
    Nat Genet 27:201-4. 2001
    ..We have thus demonstrated for the first time that distinct mutations in DSPP are responsible for the clinical manifestations of DGI1 with or without DFNA39...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association between hepatitis B virus infection and HLA-DRB1 genotyping in Shaanxi Han patients in northwestern China
    G Yang
    State Key Laboratory for Cancer Biology, Department of Digestive Diseases, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, People s Republic of China
    Tissue Antigens 69:170-5. 2007
    ..The above results suggest that host HLA class II gene is an important factor in determination of the outcome of HBV infection...
  44. pmc Erv41p and Erv46p: new components of COPII vesicles involved in transport between the ER and Golgi complex
    S Otte
    Department of Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    J Cell Biol 152:503-18. 2001
    ..A cell-free assay that reproduces transport between the ER and Golgi indicates that deletion of the Erv41p-Erv46p complex influences the membrane fusion stage of transport...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sino-MONICA project: a collaborative study on trends and determinants in cardiovascular diseases in China, Part i: morbidity and mortality monitoring
    Z Wu
    Beijing Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood Vessel Diseases, Beijing, China
    Circulation 103:462-8. 2001
    ..The results are of significance in combating CVD both at home and abroad...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Expression of Fas on monocytes and the level of plasma soluble FasL in patients with chronic renal failure]
    J Jiang
    Renal Division, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi 40:25-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The up-regulated expression of functional Fas on monocytes and the presence of sFasL in plasma may contribute to the accelerated apoptosis of monocytes seen in uremic patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Local frequency representations for robust multimodal image registration
    J Liu
    Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 21:462-9. 2002
    ..We experimently show that our L2E-based scheme yields better accuracy over the normalized mutual information...
  48. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms and drug resistance analysis of HIV-1 CRF01_AE strains circulating in Fujian Province, China
    J Liu
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Shanghai, China
    Arch Virol 152:1799-805. 2007
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  49. pmc Classification and 3D averaging with missing wedge correction in biological electron tomography
    A Bartesaghi
    Center for Cancer Research, National Institutes of Health, Building 50, Room 4306, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Struct Biol 162:436-50. 2008
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  50. pmc Pioglitazone initiation and subsequent hospitalization for congestive heart failure
    A J Karter
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Diabet Med 22:986-93. 2005
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  51. ncbi request reprint Anti-CD25 monoclonal antibody (basiliximab) for prevention of graft-versus-host disease after haploidentical bone marrow transplantation for hematological malignancies
    S Q Ji
    Research Institution of Hematology, and Air Force General Hospital, Air Force of China, PLA, Beijing, PR China
    Bone Marrow Transplant 36:349-54. 2005
    ..The disease-free survival at 2 years was 53% with a median follow-up of 31 months. In conclusion, G-CSF primed haploidentical BMT along with sequential immunosuppressive agents as described here deserves further study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Refinement of the locus for autosomal dominant hereditary gingival fibromatosis (GINGF) to a 3.8-cM region on 2p21
    S Xiao
    Shanghai Research Center of Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai, 200233, People s Republic of China
    Genomics 68:247-52. 2000
    ..This region overlaps by 3.8 cM with the previously reported HGF region. Single-strand conformation polymorphism and sequence analysis of the coding region of cytochrome P450 1B1 (CYP1B1) excluded it as a likely candidate gene...
  53. ncbi request reprint Exposure-response analysis for spontaneously reported dizziness in pregabalin-treated patient with generalized anxiety disorder
    K Ito
    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Pharmacometrics, Groton, Connecticut, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 84:127-35. 2008
    ..Incorporating a transition model including Markov elements improved the model fit and greatly improved the predictability of the time course of probability of dizziness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Use of advances in technology for maritime risk assessment
    J Wang
    School of Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK
    Risk Anal 24:1041-63. 2004
    ..Finally, recommendations on further exploitation of advances in general engineering and technology are suggested with respect to risk modeling and decision making...
  55. doi request reprint A fuzzy logic algorithm to assign confidence levels to heart and respiratory rate time series
    J Liu
    Bioinformatics Cell, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, MD 21702, USA
    Physiol Meas 29:81-94. 2008
    ..Depending on how HR and RR data are processed, the algorithm can be applied as a tool to evaluate sensor performance or to qualify HR and RR time-series data in terms of their reliability before use in automated decision-assist systems...
  56. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among three ethnic groups in Canada
    J Liu
    Department of Public Health Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:669-76. 2006
    ..To compare the characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Native Indians, Inuit, and non-Aboriginal Canadians...
  57. ncbi request reprint Net primary productivity of China's terrestrial ecosystems from a process model driven by remote sensing
    X Feng
    State Key Laboratory of Resource and Environmental Information System, IGSNRR, CAS, 11A Datun Road Anwai, Room 2315, Beijing 100101, PR China
    J Environ Manage 85:563-73. 2007
    ..The response of NPP to changes in some key factors such as LAI, precipitation, temperature, solar radiation, VPD and AWC are evaluated and discussed...