Bart Westergaard

  • The end-to-end delay of multi-hop routing method is displayed in Fig. 19. A delicate point in this figure is when the number of adenylate cyclase stations is low, delay increases by decreasing the number of nodes. In VANETs low density scenarios can sometimes have negative effect on performance. For instance, in this scenario the CH checks its…[Read more]

  • 4.7. Oxidative stress and inflammationThe effect of chronic cathepsin inhibitors on cardiovascular calcification is not fully understood. Calcification is part of atherosclerosis, which is fundamentally an inflammatory disease, and many inflammatory cytokines are pro-calcific [69,70]. However, media sclerosis is less driven by inflammation.…[Read more]

  • Figure optionsDe acuerdo a los datos epidemiológicos ingresados y supuestos del modelo, se estimó que la población prevalente al primer a?o alcanza los 1.493 casos de Hepatitis C genotipo 1b susceptibles de recibir tratamiento con DCV/ASV. Los resultados de impacto presupuestario se resumen en la Tabla 4. El primer a?o, donde se espera tratar a…[Read more]

  • Human bronchial epithelial BTL-105 (BEAS-2B) were obtained from the cell bank of Shanghai Science Academy and cultured under the standard protocols. Cells were plated on petri dishes for microscopic study. To study the cellular metabolism, cells were incubated with 200 μM CoCl2 (Sigma-Aldrich) or 300 μM 3-bromopyruvate (Sigma-Aldrich) for 90 min…[Read more]

  • ResultsParticipants’ CharacteristicsTable 1 shows the clinical characteristics of all the participants (n = 172).Excursions and Peak Motion Speeds of the Bilateral DiaphragmUnivariate Analysis of Associations Between the Diaphragmatic Excursions and Participants’ DemographicsFigure 3. Estimated regression line of the excursion of the arginase…[Read more]

  • We found that higher BMI and higher tidal volume were independently associated with the increased excursions of the bilateral order Concanamycin A by both univariate and multivariate analyses, although the strength of these associations was weak. We cannot explain the exact reason for the correlation between BMI and the excursion of the…[Read more]

  • Image AnalysisThe diaphragmatic motions on sequential chest radiographs (dynamic image data) during tidal breathing were analyzed using prototype software (Konica Minolta, Inc.) installed in an independent workstation (Operating system: Windows 7 Pro SP1; Microsoft, Redmond WA; CPU: Intel Core i5-5200U, 2.20 GHz; memory 16 GB). The edges of the…[Read more]

  • We found that higher BMI and higher tidal volume were independently associated with the increased excursions of the bilateral LJI308 by both univariate and multivariate analyses, although the strength of these associations was weak. We cannot explain the exact reason for the correlation between BMI and the excursion of the diaphragm. However, a…[Read more]

  • Multiple linear regression analysis using all variables as factors (Model 1) demonstrated that weight, BMI, and tidal volume were independently associated with the bilateral excursion of the diaphragms (all P < 0.05) after adjusting for other clinical variables, including age, gender, smoking history, height, VC, %VC, FEV1, FEV1%, and %FEV1. There…[Read more]

  • Our study showed that the excursion and peak motion speed of the left pri-724 are significantly greater and faster than those of the right. With regard to the excursion, the results of our study are consistent with those of previous reports using fluoroscopy in a standing position 2 ;  3. However, in the previous studies evaluating diaphragmatic…[Read more]

  • Image AnalysisThe diaphragmatic motions on sequential chest radiographs (dynamic image data) during tidal breathing were analyzed using prototype software (Konica Minolta, Inc.) installed in an independent workstation (Operating system: Windows 7 Pro SP1; Microsoft, Redmond WA; CPU: Intel Core i5-5200U, 2.20 GHz; memory 16 GB). The edges of the…[Read more]

  • Recently, dynamic chest radiography using a flat panel detector (FPD) system with a large field of view was introduced for clinical use. This technique can provide sequential chest radiographs with high temporal resolution during respiration (17), and the SAG dose is much lower than that of CT. Also, whereas CT and MRI are performed in the supine…[Read more]

  • ResultsParticipants’ CharacteristicsTable 1 shows the clinical characteristics of all the participants (n = 172).Excursions and Peak Motion Speeds of the Bilateral DiaphragmUnivariate Analysis of Associations Between the Diaphragmatic Excursions and Participants’ DemographicsFigure 3. Estimated regression line of the excursion of the raas…[Read more]

  • AcknowledgmentsThe authors acknowledge the valuable assistance of Hideo Ogata, MD, PhD, Norihisa Motohashi, MD, PhD, Misako Aoki, MD, Yuka Sasaki, MD, PhD, and Hajime Goto, MD, PhD, from the Department of Respiratory Medicine; Yuji Shiraishi, MD, PhD, from the Department of Respiratory Surgery; and Masamitsu Ito, MD, PhD, Atsuko Kurosaki, MD,…[Read more]

  • Our study showed that the excursion and peak motion speed of the left Angiogenesis Compound Library are significantly greater and faster than those of the right. With regard to the excursion, the results of our study are consistent with those of previous reports using fluoroscopy in a standing position 2 ;  3. However, in the previous studies…[Read more]

  • Multiple linear regression analysis using all variables as factors (Model 1) demonstrated that weight, BMI, and tidal volume were independently associated with the bilateral excursion of the diaphragms (all P < 0.05) after adjusting for other clinical variables, including age, gender, smoking history, height, VC, %VC, FEV1, FEV1%, and %FEV1. There…[Read more]

  • ResultsParticipants’ CharacteristicsTable 1 shows the clinical characteristics of all the participants (n = 172).Excursions and Peak Motion Speeds of the Bilateral DiaphragmUnivariate Analysis of Associations Between the Diaphragmatic Excursions and Participants’ DemographicsFigure 3. Estimated regression line of the excursion of the withaferin…[Read more]

  • Bart Westergaard posted an update 3 months ago

    Materials and MethodsStudy PopulationThis cross-sectional study was approved by the institutional review board, and all the participants provided written informed consent. From May 2013 to February 2014, consecutive 220 individuals who visited the health screening of our hospital and met the following inclusion criteria for the study were…[Read more]

  • Bart Westergaard posted an update 3 months ago

    Figure 2. Representative sequential chest radiographs and the graphs of excursion and peak motion of the diaphragms obtained by chest dynamic radiography (“dynamic X-ray phrenicography”). (a) Radiograph of the resting end-expiratory position. (b) Radiograph of the resting end-inspiratory position. (c) Graph showing the vertical excursions and the…[Read more]

  • Bart Westergaard posted an update 3 months ago

    Our study showed that the excursion and peak motion speed of the left cyp3a inhibitors are significantly greater and faster than those of the right. With regard to the excursion, the results of our study are consistent with those of previous reports using fluoroscopy in a standing position 2 ;  3. However, in the previous studies evaluating…[Read more]

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