1. Retraction Notice to "Ca. 2.5 billion year old mafic dykes in western Shandong Province: Implications for hybridization between subducted continental crust and the North China Craton, China"

    Lithos 216-217:R1 (2015)

  2. Laparoscopic versus open hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: short- and long-term outcomes comparison.

    International journal of clinical and experimen... 8(10):18772 (2015) PMID 26770494 PMCID PMC4694394

    Despite the theoretical advantages of laparoscopic hepatectomy, it is still not considered the standard treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma patients because of criticism concerning oncologic stability. This study aimed at examining the short- and long-term follow-up results of laparoscopic he...
  3. Intraoperative blood loss, postoperative drainage, and recovery in patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery.

    BMC Surgery 15:76 (2015) PMID 26091671 PMCID PMC4475290

    Spine surgery is widely accepted as an effective management for patients with lumbar disc herniation; however, the factors influencing intraoperative procedure and prognosis are not fully understood. The present study was aimed to identify the factors influencing intraoperative blood loss, posto...
  4. Two episodes of volcanism in the Wudalianchi volcanic belt, NE China: Evidence for tectonic controls on volcanic activities

    Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 285:170 (2014)

    The NNW striking Wudalianchi Cenozoic volcanic belt (WVB) in NE China is mainly composed of volcanoes in Menlu River area, Keluo, Wudalianchi and Erkeshan. K–Ar radiometric dating suggests two episodes of volcanism in the WVB. Specifically, the Pliocene to early Pleistocene volcanism i...
  5. U-series zircon age constraints on the plumbing system and magma residence times of the Changbai volcano, China/North Korea border

    Lithos 200-201:169 (2014)

    The Changbai (or Baitoushan, Paektu) volcano on the China/North Korea border is best known for its climactic caldera-forming eruption of 100km3 of comendite materials 1000years (1ka) ago. The polygenetic Changbai volcano also erupted moderate-volume pre-caldera comendite lava at ~4ka a...
  6. U-series disequilibrium in young Tengchong volcanics: Recycling of mature clay sediments or mudstones into the SE Tibetan mantle

    Lithos 192-195:132 (2014)

    We report U-series disequilibrium data in the youngest volcanic rocks from Maanshan, Dayingshan and Heikongshan volcanoes in the Tengchong volcanic field, representing the only 3 volcanoes from the Indo-Asian suture zone (southwestern Tibet to western Yunnan) that are young enough to p...
  7. [Imaging assessing symptomatic vertebral compression fracture to be treated by vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in osteoporosis patients].

    Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi 94(11):832 (2014) PMID 24854750

    To evaluate the values of radiology, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in assessing symptomatic osteoporosis vertebral compression fractures in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty. Retrospective reviews were conducted for 41 osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures pat...
  8. [Effects of different transfusion on intraoperative blood loss and postoperative drainage volume in posterior lumbar spinal surgery].

    Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi 94(5):338 (2014) PMID 24746078

    To explore the effects of autotransfusion on intraoperative blood loss and postoperative drainage volume in posterior lumbar spinal surgery. From June 2010 to January 2012, a total of 183 patients with lumbar disease were enrolled. There were 74 males and 109 females with an average age of 56.6 ...
  9. Early Paleozoic crust–mantle interaction and lithosphere delamination in South China Block: Evidence from geochronology, geochemistry, and Sr–Nd–Hf isotopes of granites

    Lithos 184-187:416 (2014)

    The early Paleozoic orogen in South China Block is an intracontinental orogen, and synchronous magmatism (440–390Ma) is mainly acidic with minor intermediate-mafic magmatism. Previous studies suggest that most of the early Paleozoic granites in South China belong to peraluminous S-type...
  10. High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation induced apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma.

    Hepato-gastroenterology 61(136):2336 (2014) PMID 25699378

    To evaluate the effect of high-intensity ultrasound (HIFU) ablation on human hepatocellular carcinoma tissues and apoptotic proteins (bcl-2 and p-53). Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma at stage B were treated with HIFU ablation. Levels of bcl-2 and p53 protein and the apoptosis rate were ev...
  11. 15.2 - Error Propagation

    The geochemical analysis of elemental concentrations and isotopic compositions has to deal with measurement errors all the time. Here, an overview of random, systematic, and gross errors and treatment of random errors using statistical method are presented. Standard deviation is a simple...
  12. The Sugetbrak basalts from northwestern Tarim Block of northwest China: Geochronology, geochemistry and implications for Rodinia breakup and ice age in the Late Neoproterozoic

    Precambrian Research 236:214 (2013)

    • Basalts of the Sugetbrak Formation yield two ages of 615.2±4.8Ma and 614.4±9.1Ma. • Tarim may have involved in the breakup of Rodinia at its late stage. ...
  13. Ion microprobe dating of zircons from active Dayingshan volcano, Tengchong, SE Tibetan Plateau: Time scales and nature of magma chamber storage

    Lithos 172-173:214 (2013)

    The rare occurrences of active volcanoes on the Tibetan Plateau provide a unique opportunity to investigate time scales of magma chamber processes for post-collisional potassic volcanism. This research utilizes high-spatial resolution U–Th disequilibrium dating methods to date zircons ...
  14. Episodic eruptions of the Late Mesozoic volcanic sequences in southeastern Zhejiang, SE China: Petrogenesis and implications for the geodynamics of paleo-Pacific subduction

    Lithos 154:166 (2012)

    Zircon U–Pb and Hf isotope compositions have been systematically measured to constrain the timing and petrogenesis of the Late Mesozoic volcanic sequences in southeastern Zhejiang, SE China. The Early Yanshanian (Jurassic) volcanism took place at 177Ma and formed scattered volcanic roc...
  15. Cholesterol level influences opioid signaling in cell models and analgesia in mice and humans.

    Journal of Lipid Research 53(6):1153 (2012) PMID 22377533 PMCID PMC3351822

    Cholesterol regulates the signaling of µ-opioid receptor in cell models, but it has not been demonstrated in mice or humans. Whether cholesterol regulates the signaling by mechanisms other than supporting the entirety of lipid raft microdomains is still unknown. By modulating cholesterol-enriche...
  16. U–Th dating of zircons from Holocene potassic andesites (Maanshan volcano, Tengchong, SE Tibetan Plateau) by depth profiling: Time scales and nature of magma storage

    Lithos 118(1):202 (2010)

    Throughout the Cenozoic, post-collisional potassic volcanism has been widespread in the Tibetan Plateau, but Holocene (< 10 ka) volcanism is rare and has only been reported from three volcanoes near Tengchong (Yunnan Province, China) within the southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Some...
  17. U–Th isotopes in Hainan basalts: Implications for sub-asthenospheric origin of EM2 mantle endmember and the dynamics of melting beneath Hainan Island

    Lithos 116(1):145 (2010)

    Extensive (about 5000 km 3) basaltic magmas erupted on the Hainan Island, south China, mostly during the past 1 million years. U–Th disequilibrium data as well as Nd, Sr, Pb isotopes and major and trace element concentrations were measured on the youngest lavas from ...
  18. Rapid development of the great Millennium eruption of Changbaishan (Tianchi) Volcano, China/North Korea: Evidence from U–Th zircon dating

    Lithos 119(3):289 (2010)

    The Changbaishan (Tianchi) volcano extending across the border of northeast China and North Korea erupted ~ 100 km 3 peralkaline rhyolites around 1000 AD. This Millennium eruption of the Changbaishan volcano is one of the two largest explosive eruptions in the past 2...
  19. SHRIMP zircon U–Pb age constraints on Neoproterozoic Quruqtagh diamictites in NW China

    Precambrian Research 168(3):247 (2009)

    The Neoproterozoic Quruqtagh Group in the Tarim Block, NW China, contains multiple diamictites in the Bayisi, Altungol, Tereeken, and Hankalchough formations. These diamictites may represent three or possibly four discrete glaciations, although evidence for a glacial origin of the Bayisi an...
  20. U–Th systematics of dispersed young volcanoes in NE China: Asthenosphere upwelling caused by piling up and upward thickening of stagnant Pacific slab

    Chemical Geology 255(1):134 (2008)

    Young (300 to 5500years old) dispersed intraplate volcanism characterized by small volume of melt and large compositional variability, occurred over NE China at Jingbohu, Long-gang, Tianchi and Wudalianchi. These young volcanic rocks provide ideal opportunities for investigating the mechani...