Keshan disease

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Keshan disease

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The terms "Keshan disease" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Long-term prognostic value of major and minor ECG abnormalities in latent Keshan disease with suspect chronic Keshan disease.
 

Author(s): Yanhe Zhu, Bingqi Lai, Xiaolin Niu, Jin Wei, Wuhong Tan, Xinfeng Wang

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2014 ;24(5):385-91.

 

This study aims to determine whether baseline electrocardiography (ECG) abnormalities, the appearance of new ECG abnormalities, or other clinical characteristics are associated with increased rates of progression to chronic Keshan disease (KD) among patients with latent KD.

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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Genome-wide study reveals an important role of spontaneous autoimmunity, cardiomyocyte differentiation defect and anti-angiogenic activities in gender-specific gene expression in Keshan disease.
 

Author(s): Shulan He, Wuhong Tan, Sen Wang, Cuiyan Wu, Pan Wang, Bin Wang, Xiaohui Su, Junjie Zhao, Xiong Guo, Youzhang Xiang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2014 ;127(1):72-8.

 

Keshan disease (KD) is an endemic cardiomyopathy in China. The etiology of KD is still under debate and there is no effective approach to preventing and curing this disease. Young women of child-bearing age are the most frequent victims in rural areas. The aim of this study was to ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2014

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Oxidative stress is involved in the pathogenesis of Keshan disease (an endemic dilated cardiomyopathy) in China.
 

Author(s): Junrui Pei, Wenqi Fu, Liu Yang, Zhiyi Zhang, Yang Liu

Journal: Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2013 ;2013():474203.

 

Oxidative stress and selenoprotein deficiency are thought to be associated with the pathogenesis of Keshan disease (KD). However, to our knowledge, the level of oxidative stress and expression of selenoproteins have not been investigated in the myocardium of patients with KD. In this ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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The terms "Keshan disease" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

An original discovery: selenium deficiency and Keshan disease (an endemic heart disease).
 

Author(s): Junshi Chen

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2012 ;21(3):320-6.

 

This is a review article telling a 50-years old story about the studies on selenium deficiency and Keshan disease in China, an endemic heart disease with high case-fatality, as an example of translational research. Extensive cross-sectional epidemiological studies showed that low ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2012

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