Diagnosis

The role of miRNA in lung cancer diagnosis

The role of miRNA in lung cancer diagnosis

Unique microRNA molecular profiles in lung cancer diagnosis and prognosis SUMMARY MicroRNA (miRNA) expression profiles for lung cancers were examined to investigate miRNA's involvement in lung carcinogenesis. miRNA microarray analysis identified statistical unique profiles, which could discriminate lung cancers from noncancerous ...

Treatment-resistant depression & CRP

Treatment-resistant depression & CRP

Treatment-resistant depression and peripheral C-reactive protein C-reactive protein (CRP) is an acute-phase protein that is widely used in clinical practice and has also been measured in many prior studies of MDD.8 A high-sensitivity assay for CRP is well-validated and accessible. CRP synthesis is induced in the liver by proinflammatory cytokine ...

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism

Pregnancy-Adapted YEARS Algorithm for Diagnosis of Suspected Pulmonary Embolism BACKGROUND Pulmonary embolism is one of the leading causes of maternal death in the Western world. Because of the low specificity and sensitivity of the D-dimer test, all pregnant women with suspected pulmonary embolism undergo computed tomographic (CT) pulmonary an ...