Living Bone Allotransplants Survive by Surgical Angiogenesis Alone: Development of a Novel Method of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
- Adoptive Infusion of Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells Prolongs the Survival of Pancreatic Islet Allografts: A Systematic Review of 13 Mouse and Rat Studies. Guixiang Sun; Juan Shan; Youping Li; Yanni Zhou; Yingjia Guo; Wenqiao Wu; Tong Yang; Mengjuan Xia; Li Feng // PLoS ONE;Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p1
Objective: The first Phase I study of autologous tolerogenic dendritic cells (Tol-DCs) in Type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients was recently completed. Pancreatic islet transplantation is an effective therapy for T1D, and infusion of Tol-DCs can control diabetes development while promoting graft...
- Induction of Foxp3-Expressing Regulatory T-Cells by Donor Blood Transfusion Is Required for Tolerance to Rat Liver Allografts. // PLoS ONE;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p1
The article discusses a study conducted to define kinetics, phenotype and suppressive function of the regulatory cells induced by Donor-Specific Blood Transfusion (DST) alone or in combination with liver allograft transplantation (LTx). It has been informed that DST in rat liver allograft...
- Immune tolerance of epithelium-denuded-cryopreserved tracheal allograft. Hysi, Ilir; Wurtz, Alain; Zawadzki, Christophe; Kipnis, Eric; Jashari, Ramadan; Hubert, Thomas; Ung, Alexandre; Copin, Marie-Christine; Jude, Brigitte // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jun2014, Vol. 45 Issue 6, pe180
OBJECTIVES Animal and clinical studies have demonstrated the feasibility of tracheal allograft transplantation after a revascularization period in heterotopy, thus requiring immunosuppressive therapy. Given the key role of the respiratory epithelium in the immune rejection, we investigated the...
- Feasibility of FRAX for Prediction of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures in Korea. Gwang-Young So; Kyung-Ho Park; Dea-Hyun Yoon; Ji-Hoon Ryu; Yong-Soo Choi // Asian Spine Journal;Mar2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p22
Study Design: Retrospective study. Purpose: To assess the feasibility and limitations of fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) for osteoporotic vertebral fractures in the Korean population. Overview of Literature: The FRAX algorithm is country specific and uses clinical risk factor data to...
- Elders: Eat Protein for Strong Bones. // Agricultural Research;Sep2001, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p23
Deals with the importance of dietary protein in maintaining strong bones in the elderly. Background on a research on protein intake; Association between animal protein and bone loss protection.
- Appreciation of Osteoporosis Among Men with Hyperparathyroidism. Naveen Ballem; Andrew Greene; Rikesh Parikh; Eren Berber; Allan Siperstein; Mira Milas // Endocrine Practice;Oct2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p820
Objective: To define the scope of bone disease among men referred for parathyroidectomy and to document bone density screening trends in this high-risk population.Methods: Clinical data were analyzed from a prospectively maintained database of 1000 patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for...
- BMD: The problem. Heaney, Robert P. // Osteoporosis International;Sep2005, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p1013
Comments on the importance of bone mineral density in the identification and treatment of osteoporosis. Assessment of the changes in bone size and mass over time in a cohort of milk-avoiding children; Analysis on the extent of bony deficit; Comparison of bone variables between individuals.
- Chapter 8: Inventory of published assessment instruments for musculoskeletal conditions. // Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases at the Start of the Millenniu;1/1/2003, p142
Chapter 8 of the book "The Burden of Musculoskeletal Conditions at the Start of the New Millennium" is presented. It cites the purpose of the inventory of published assessment instruments for musculoskeletal conditions for the Bone and Joint Decade Monitor Project. It states various areas...
- Screening clients for osteoporosis. Meeks, Sara // Functional U;Sep2003, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p7
Presents a guide to identifying individuals with osteoporosis and those at risk with the disease. Percentage of people age 50 or above who are at risk for osteoporosis; Risk factors for developing osteoporosis; First signs of osteoporosis; Benefits of creating a screening form for osteoporosis.