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Volume 15 (14); 2018

Research Papers

Effects of the Geometrical Structure of a Honeycomb TCP on Relationship between Bone / Cartilage Formation and Angiogenesis
Hiroyuki Matsuda, Kiyofumi Takabatake, Hidetsugu Tsujigiwa, Satoko Watanabe, Satoshi Ito, Hotaka Kawai, Mei Hamada, Saori Yoshida, Keisuke Nakano, Hitoshi Nagatsuka
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1582-1590. doi:10.7150/ijms.28452
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Enhanced basal tension in isolated rat tracheal smooth muscle stimulated by electric field stimulation under low temperature
Hsing-Won Wang, Pin-Zhir Chao, Fei-Peng Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1611-1615. doi:10.7150/ijms.27603
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Decreases in Paraoxonase-1 Activities Promote a Pro-inflammatory Effect of Lipids Peroxidation Products in Non-smoking and Smoking Patients with Acute Pancreatitis
Grzegorz Marek, Milena Ściskalska, Zygmunt Grzebieniak, Halina Milnerowicz
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1619-1630. doi:10.7150/ijms.27647
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Melatonin and Vitamin D Orchestrate Adipose Derived Stem Cell Fate by Modulating Epigenetic Regulatory Genes
Sara Santaniello, Sara Cruciani, Valentina Basoli, Francesca Balzano, Emanuela Bellu, Giuseppe Garroni, Giorgio Carlo Ginesu, Maria Laura Cossu, Federica Facchin, Alessandro Palmerio Delitala, Carlo Ventura, Margherita Maioli
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1631-1639. doi:10.7150/ijms.27669
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The effect of the primary tumor location on the survival of colorectal cancer patients after radical surgery
Xiaona Cai, Dianna Gu, Mengfeng Chen, Linger Liu, Didi Chen, Lihuai Lu, Mengdan Gao, Xuxue Ye, Xiance Jin, Congying Xie
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1640-1647. doi:10.7150/ijms.27834
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RIPK1 Inhibition Enhances Pirarubicin Cytotoxic Efficacy through AKT-P21-dependent Pathway in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Hechen Huang, Tianchi Chen, Yuan Zhou, Lei Geng, Tian Shen, Lin Zhou, Shusen Zheng
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1648-1657. doi:10.7150/ijms.28289
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RKIP-Mediated NF-κB Signaling is involved in ELF-MF-mediated improvement in AD rat
Hongyan Zuo, Xiao Liu, Dewen Wang, Yang Li, Xinping Xu, Ruiyun Peng, Tao Song
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1658-1666. doi:10.7150/ijms.28411
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Infrequent Feeding of Restricted Amounts of Food Induces Stress and Adipose Tissue Inflammation, Contributing to Impaired Glucose Metabolism
Young-Sun Lee, Changmi Lee, Hee-Sook Jun
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1667-1675. doi:10.7150/ijms.28503
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Elevated mRNA Levels of AURKA, CDC20 and TPX2 are associated with poor prognosis of smoking related lung adenocarcinoma using bioinformatics analysis
Meng-Yu Zhang, Xiao-Xia Liu, Hao Li, Rui Li, Xiao Liu, Yi-Qing Qu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1676-1685. doi:10.7150/ijms.28728
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Bleeding Risk of Warfarin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Younger Population: A Historical Cohort Study Using a Japanese Claims Database
Satoshi Yokoyama, Yuki Tanaka, Kazuki Nakagita, Kouichi Hosomi, Mitsutaka Takada
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1686-1693. doi:10.7150/ijms.28877
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Circulating microRNA Panel as a Novel Biomarker to Diagnose Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
Rui Yang, Yurong Tao, Chao Wang, Yi Shuai, Lei Jin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1694-1701. doi:10.7150/ijms.27593
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Cancer/testis Antigen MAGEA3 Interacts with STAT1 and Remodels the Tumor Microenvironment
Ying Wang, Xiao Song, Yutian Zheng, Zeyu Liu, Yan Li, Xiaoping Qian, Xuewen Pang, Yu Zhang, Yanhui Yin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1702-1712. doi:10.7150/ijms.27643
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Elevated Tumor Necrosis Factor-a-induced Protein 8-like 2 mRNA from Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke
Yuan-Yuan Zhang, Na-Na Huang, Yan-Xin Zhao, Yan-Shuang Li, Dong Wang, Yu-Chen Fan, Xiao-Hong Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1713-1722. doi:10.7150/ijms.27817
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Significance of PD-L1 Expression in Tongue Cancer Development
Saori Yoshida, Hitoshi Nagatsuka, Keisuke Nakano, Yasunao Kogashiwa, Yasuhiro Ebihara, Mitsutake Yano, Masanori Yasuda
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1723-1730. doi:10.7150/ijms.27860
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Effect of HMGB1 Polymorphisms on Urothelial Cell Carcinoma Susceptibility and Clinicopathological Characteristics
Sheng-Chun Hung, Shian-Shiang Wang, Jian-Ri Li, Chuan-Shu Chen, Chun-Kuang Yang, Kun-Yuan Chiu, Chen-Li Cheng, Yen-Chuan Ou, Hao-Chung Ho, Shun-Fa Yang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1731-1736. doi:10.7150/ijms.27901
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The Prognostic Value of Cytokeratin and Sal-Like Protein 4 Expression in Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Intra-Hepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in Taiwan
Yih-Shyong Lai, Chiung-Chi Cheng, Ming-Tsung Lee, Wei-Ting Chao, Yen-Chang Clark Lai, Yung-Hsiang Hsu, Yi-Hsiang Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1746-1756. doi:10.7150/ijms.28440
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An Increased Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Incomplete Response to Therapy in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Fang Lee, Po-Sheng Yang, Ming-Nan Chien, Jie-Jen Lee, Ching-Hsiang Leung, Shih-Ping Cheng
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1757-1763. doi:10.7150/ijms.28498
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Effectiveness of Eccentric Exercise and a Vibration or Cryotherapy Program in Enhancing Rectus Abdominis Muscle Thickness and Inter-Rectus Distance in Patients with Chronic Mid-Portion Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Carlos Romero-Morales, Pedro Javier Martín-Llantino, César Calvo-Lobo, Hector Beltran-Alacreu, Daniel López-López, Rubén Sánchez-Gómez, David Rodríguez-Sanz
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1764-1770. doi:10.7150/ijms.28656
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Development of a Model for the Prediction of Treatment Response of Uterine Leiomyomas after Uterine Artery Embolization
Youn-Jee Chung, So-Yeon Kang, Ho Jong Chun, Sung Eun Rha, Hyun Hee Cho, Jang Heub Kim, Mee-Ran Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1771-1777. doi:10.7150/ijms.28687
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No Evidence for Lower Levels of Serum Vitamin D in the Presence of Hepatic Steatosis. A Study on the Portuguese General Population
Jorge Leitão, Sofia Carvalhana, Ana Paula Silva, Francisco Velasco, Isabel Medeiros, Ana Catarina Alves, Mafalda Bourbon, Bárbara Oliveiros, Armando Carvalho, Helena Cortez-Pinto
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1778-1786. doi:10.7150/ijms.26586
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Phenotypic Alteration of Hepatocytes in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Hari Vishal Lakhani, Dana Sharma, Michael W. Dodrill, Athar Nawab, Nitin Sharma, Cameron Lee Cottrill, Joseph I. Shapiro, Komal Sodhi
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1591-1599. doi:10.7150/ijms.27953
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Current status of endovascular treatment for dural arteriovenous fistula of the transverse-sigmoid sinus: A literature review
Kan Xu, Xue Yang, Chao Li, Jinlu Yu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1600-1610. doi:10.7150/ijms.27683
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About stem cell research in dentistry: many doubts and too many pitfalls still affect the regenerative dentistry
Marco Tatullo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1616-1618. doi:10.7150/ijms.27908
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Pathophysiologic Implications of Cytokines Secretion during Liver Transplantation Surgery
Wonjung Hwang, Jaemin Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2018; 15(14): 1737-1745. doi:10.7150/ijms.28382
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