1. Relationship between elasticity and collagen fiber content in breast disease: a preliminary report.

    Ultrasonics 57:44 (2015) PMID 25465961

    To investigate the differences in elasticity and collagen fiber content between malignant and benign breast lesions, and to study the relationship between shear wave elasticity and the content of collagen fiber in extracellular matrix (ECM). Between May 2012 to May 2013, 106 patients with 116 br...
  2. Relationship between elasticity and collagen fiber content in breast disease: A preliminary report.

    Ultrasonics 57:44 (2015) PMID 25465961

    To investigate the differences in elasticity and collagen fiber content between malignant and benign breast lesions, and to study the relationship between shear wave elasticity and the content of collagen fiber in extracellular matrix (ECM). Between May 2012 to May 2013, 106 patients with 116 br...
  3. Hydrogen generation from formic acid decomposition at room temperature using a NiAuPd alloy nanocatalyst

    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39(10):4850 (2014)

    Formic acid has been widely regarded as a safe and sustainable hydrogen storage material. Despite tremendous efforts, developing low-noble-metal-loading material with high activity for the dehydrogenation of formic acid remains a great challenge. Here, carbon supported highly homogeneo...
  4. Facile synthesis of nitrogen-doped graphene supported AuPd-CeO2 nanocomposites with high-performance for hydrogen generation from formic acid at room temperature.

    Nanoscale 6(6):3073 (2014) PMID 24526095

    AuPd-CeO2 nanocomposites directly nucleated and grown on nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide, exhibit excellent catalytic activity and 100% hydrogen selectivity toward formic acid decomposition for hydrogen generation without any additives at room temperature.
  5. DNA-directed growth of ultrafine CoAuPd nanoparticles on graphene as efficient catalysts for formic acid dehydrogenation.

    Chemical Communications 50(21):2732 (2014) PMID 24473636

    Ultrafine and well dispersed CoAuPd nanoparticles grown on a DNA-reduced-graphene-oxide (DNA-rGO) composite have been successfully synthesized using a DNA-directed method. The resultant CoAuPd/DNA-rGO composite exhibits high activity and 100% H2 selectivity toward the dehydrogenation of formic a...
  6. High catalytic kinetic performance of amorphous CoPt NPs induced on CeOxfor H2generation from hydrous hydrazine

    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39(8):3755 (2014)

    CeOx-induced amorphization of CoPt nanoparticles (NPs) is achieved by a facile co-reduction method using sodium borohydride (NaBH4) as the reducing agent at room temperature (298 K) under ambient atmosphere. The investigation results indicate that CeOx plays a critical role in transfer...
  7. Accuracy of 16/18G core needle biopsy for ultrasound-visible breast lesions.

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 12:7 (2014) PMID 24400744 PMCID PMC3895748

    To assess the accuracy of ultrasound-guided 16G or 18G core needle biopsy (CNB) for ultrasound-visible breast lesions, and to analyze the effects of lesion features. Between July 2005 and July 2012, 4,453 ultrasound-detected breast lesions underwent ultrasound-guided CNB and were retrospectively...
  8. Self-protective cobalt nanocatalyst for long-time recycle application on hydrogen generation by its free metal-ion conversion

    Journal of Power Sources 243:431 (2013)

    Cobalt nanoparticles have attracted much attention in nanocatalysis due to their low cost and high activities. However, the easy-oxidative deactivation of cobalt nanocatalysts in air seriously limits their practical applications, especially in a long-time recycle application. Herein, b...
  9. Study of quantitative elastography with supersonic shear imaging in the diagnosis of breast tumours.

    Radiologia Medica 118(4):583 (2013) PMID 23184245

    This study was undertaken to evaluate the value of quantitative elastography in the diagnosis of breast tumours. Conventional ultrasound (US) and quantitative elastography were performed in 108 women with 114 breast lesions by two experienced radiologists, and pathological results were available...
  10. The effectiveness of immunomodulating treatment on Miller Fisher syndrome: a retrospective analysis of 65 Chinese patients.

    Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System 18(2):195 (2013) PMID 23781970

  11. Study of quantitative elastography with supersonic shear imaging in the diagnosis of breast tumours.

    Radiologia Medica 118(4):583 (2013) PMID 23184245

    This study was undertaken to evaluate the value of quantitative elastography in the diagnosis of breast tumours. Conventional ultrasound (US) and quantitative elastography were performed in 108 women with 114 breast lesions by two experienced radiologists, and pathological results were available...
  12. An efficient CoAuPd/C catalyst for hydrogen generation from formic acid at room temperature.

    Angewandte Chemie. International edition in Eng... 52(16):4406 (2013) PMID 23512790

  13. Comparison of automated breast volume scanning to hand-held ultrasound and mammography.

    Radiologia Medica 117(8):1287 (2012) PMID 22744341

    Our aim was to investigate the diagnostic potential of automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) and compare it with manual ultrasound (US) and mammography. One hundred and fifty-five patients with a total of 165 breast lesions had mammograms, manual US and an ABVS. Multiplanar reconstructions in ...
  14. Comparison of automated breast volume scanning to hand-held ultrasound and mammography.

    Radiologia Medica 117(8):1287 (2012) PMID 22744341

    Our aim was to investigate the diagnostic potential of automated breast volume scanning (ABVS) and compare it with manual ultrasound (US) and mammography. One hundred and fifty-five patients with a total of 165 breast lesions had mammograms, manual US and an ABVS. Multiplanar reconstructions in ...
  15. [Characteristics and influencing factors of trichloroethylene adsorption in different soil types].

    Environmental Science 33(11):3976 (2012) PMID 23323434

    Adsorption plays an important role in the transport and the fate of trichloroethylene (TCE) in soil. Six types of soil, including two types of natural soil with different organic carbon content and four types of soil with the low aggregation of "soft carbon" pre-treated by hydrogen peroxide or w...
  16. Development of an immunochromatographic strip for the detection of antibodies against Porcine circovirus-2.

    Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 24(6):1151 (2012) PMID 23051825

    A rapid (<5 min) immunochromatographic strip using a colloidal gold-labeled antigen probe was successfully developed and applied for the detection of Porcine circovirus-2 (PCV-2) antibodies in swine. Recombinant Cap protein truncated nuclear localization signal of PCV-2, was expressed and labele...
  17. One-step synthesis of Cu@FeNi core–shell nanoparticles: Highly active catalyst for hydrolytic dehydrogenation of ammonia borane

    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37(13):10229 (2012)

    This paper investigates a facile and one-step synthesis of trimetallic magnetic Cu@FeNi core–shell nanoparticles, which are composed of crystalline Cu cores and amorphous FeNi shells, at room temperature under ambient atmosphere within 2 min. It is found that among the Cu@FeNi system, ...
  18. Percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions with vacuum-assisted system: Comparison of three devices

    European Journal of Radiology 81(4):725 (2012)

    Purpose The aim of this study was to compare three devices in percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions in terms of complete excision rate, duration of procedure and complications.
  19. Percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions with vacuum-assisted system: Comparison of three devices

    European Journal of Radiology 81(4):725 (2012) PMID 21300503

    Purpose The aim of this study was to compare three devices in percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions in terms of complete excision rate, duration of procedure and complications.
  20. Percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions with vacuum-assisted system: comparison of three devices.

    European Journal of Radiology 81(4):725 (2012) PMID 21300503

    The aim of this study was to compare three devices in percutaneous excisional biopsy of clinically benign breast lesions in terms of complete excision rate, duration of procedure and complications. In a retrospective study from March 2005 to May 2009, 983 lesions underwent ultrasound-guided exci...