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Liu D.-W.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Zhang X.-T.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Han X.-J.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Liang S.-M.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital
Journal of Interventional Radiology (China) | Year: 2015

Objective: To summarize the experience in the diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic splanchnic artery dissection. Methods: A total of 21 patients with symptomatic splanchnic artery dissection, who were admitted to the Affiliated First Hospital of China Medical University during the period from June 2006 to March 2014, were included in this study. Combined with the literature, the clinical data, including the diagnosis and treatment, were analyzed. Results: Contrast-enhanced abdominal CT and CT angiography revealed superior mesenteric artery dissection in 15 cases, celiac artery dissection in 5 cases and splenic artery dissection in one case. Conservative therapy was employed in 5 patients; among them one was complicated with hepatic artery thrombosis. Of the 16 patients who received endovascular stent placement, additional intestinal resection was performed in 2 and transcatheter thrombolysis treatment in other 2. No procedure-related severe complications occurred in perioperative period. All the patients were followed up for 2-74 months (mean of 19.1 months). In patients who received endovascular stent placement, the abdominal pain and the bloody stool were relieved or disappeared, and no abdominal pain recurred. CT angiography showed that in-stent blood flow was fluent, the stent was in good position, and neither stenosis nor thrombosis was observed. One patient with superior mesenteric artery dissection died of stroke three months after the treatment. Conclusion: It is very important to make early diagnosis and to adopt early treatment for symptomatic splanchnic artery dissection. CT angiography can confirm the diagnosis in most cases, but attention should be paid to some atypical manifestations. For the treatment of splanchnic artery dissection, endovascular stent placement is mini-invasive, safe and reliable.


Wang X.-C.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Yan Z.-J.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Wang J.-H.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Fan Y.-M.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital | Xu X.-M.,Chengde Municipal Central Hospital
Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi / Zhongguo bing li sheng li xue hui = Journal of experimental hematology / Chinese Association of Pathophysiology | Year: 2016

OBJECTIVE: To explore the diagnostic values of interleukin-12 (IL-12) and interferon-γ (IFN-γ) for the patients with acute leukemia (AL).METHODS: A total of 76 cases of AL were enrolled in this study, and the 40 healthy persons were used as control group. The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ were determined by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The results were analyzed.RESULTS: The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ in the untreated AL group, ALL and ANLL groups were lower significantly than those in the control group (P<0.05), there was no significant difference between untreated AL and ANLL groups (P>0.05). The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ in CR patients of AL group after treatment obviously higher than that of patients before treatment (P<0.05), but there was no significant difference as campared with that in control. The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ in NR patients of AL group after treatment were obviously lower than that in control group (P<0.05), but there was no significant difference in comparision with patients before treatment (P>0.05). The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ of AL-CR and AL-NR patients before treatment were not significant difference before treatment (P>0.05). The levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ of AL-CR patients obviously higher than that in AL-NR patients (P<0.05). According to immure classification, the levels of IL-12 and IFN-γ of patients in untreated group were not significant difference. In regard to the clinical risk degree, the level of IL-12 of patients in untreated group was not obvious difference (P>0.05), but the level of IFN-γ of patients in untreated group was obvious different (P<0.05). The level of IL-12 of patients in untreated group positively correlated with level of IFN-γ (r=0.735, P<0.05), but the level of IL-12 did not significantly correlated with the level of IFN-γ (r=0.292, P>0.05).CONCLUSION: The serum levels of both IL-12 and IFN-γ are lower, but the changes of both serum levels may be helpful to diagnose and treatment of AL patients.

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