Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has been proposed as a novel non-drug anticonvulsant approach to treat patients with refractory epilepsy in the end of 1980's. The effective, safe, tolerable and feasible characteristics made it another choice for many intractable seizure patients before the surgery treatment.
Introduction and objectiveNeuroblastoma ( NB) is the most common extracranial solid tumor in children. High risk prognostic makers include > lyear of age, loss of heterogygosity on IP, amplification of N -myc. What's more, some present therapeutics such as surgery, chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation are not very effective.
The hemostatic effect and the healing effect of the modified sponge on the nasal mucosa after nasal surgery were studied.
Liver surgery and transplantation in China: Progress and Challenges
From the limited but available information, we traced the history of developments of liver surgery and transplantation in China.
Liver surgery first started in the late 1950s in China, and it soon flourished mainly because of the great demand in liver surgery and the emergence of a number of giants in liver surgery.
From 1979 to 2005, 274 cirrhosis patients with portal hypertension who underwent the new treatment strategy were followed up to observe different clinical indexes, which were then compared with those of the traditional surgery treatment.