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Volume 14 (13); 2017

Research Paper

Cost Utility Analysis of Cervical Therapeutic Medial Branch Blocks in Managing Chronic Neck Pain
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, Vidyasagar Pampati, Alan D. Kaye, Joshua A. Hirsch
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1307-1316. doi:10.7150/ijms.20755
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Ulcer Prevention Effect Of 3,4,5-Tihydroxy-N0-[(2-Methyl-1H-Indol-3yl)Methylidene]Benzohydrazide In HCl/Ethanol-Induced Gastric Mucosal Damage In Rats
Faezeh Tayeby, Abbas Abdul Ameer Salman, Sareh Kamran, Si Lay Khaing, Nur'ain Binti Salehen, Gokula Mohan A/L Duchiyanda Mohan
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1317-1326. doi:10.7150/ijms.20984
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Combined Hemorrhagic Shock and Unilateral Common Carotid Occlusion Induces Neurological Injury in Adult Male Rats
Chung-Ching Chio, Chien-Chin Hsu, Yu-Feng Tian, Chung-Han Wang, Mao-Tsun Lin, Ching-Ping Chang, Hung-Jung Lin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1327-1334. doi:10.7150/ijms.21022
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HSPB8 Promotes the Fusion of Autophagosome and Lysosome during Autophagy in Diabetic Neurons
Xiao-Cheng Li, Qi-Kuan Hu, Ling Chen, Si-yang Liu, Shi Su, Hong Tao, Lin-Na Zhang, Tao Sun, Lan-Jie He
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1335-1341. doi:10.7150/ijms.20653
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Over-expression of Activated Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 Predicts Poor Prognosis in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
Wei-Ming Li, Chun-Nung Huang, Yi-Chen Lee, Szu-Han Chen, Hui-Hui Lin, Wen-Jeng Wu, Ching-Chia Li, Hsin-Chih Yeh, Lin-Li Chang, Wei-Chi Hsu, Hung-Lung Ke
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1360-1367. doi:10.7150/ijms.17367
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Isolation and determination of four potential antimicrobial components from Pseudomonas aeruginosa extracts
Ling-Qing Xu, Jian-Wen Zeng, Chong-He Jiang, Huan Wang, Yu-Zhen Li, Wei-Hong Wen, Jie-Hua Li, Feng Wang, Wei-Jen Ting, Zi-Yong Sun, Chih-Yang Huang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1368-1374. doi:10.7150/ijms.18896
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The Clinical Usefulness of Measurement of Visceral Fat Area Using Multi-Frequency Bioimpedance: The Association with Cardiac and Renal Function In General Population with Relatively Normal Renal Function
Hye Eun Yoon, Sang Su Choi, Yaeni Kim, Seok Joon Shin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1375-1381. doi:10.7150/ijms.21393
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Prognostic significance of high-mobility group box protein 1 genetic polymorphisms in rheumatoid arthritis disease outcome
Li-Hong Wang, Min-Huan Wu, Po-Chun Chen, Chen-Ming Su, Guohong Xu, Chien-Chung Huang, Chun-Hao Tsai, Yuan-Li Huang, Chih-Hsin Tang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1382-1388. doi:10.7150/ijms.21773
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Effects of Osteogenic-Conditioned Medium from Human Periosteum-Derived Cells on Osteoclast Differentiation
Hyun-Chang Park, Young-Bum Son, Sung-Lim Lee, Gyu-Jin Rho, Young-Hoon Kang, Bong-Wook Park, Sung-Hoon Byun, Sun-Chul Hwang, In-Ae Cho, Yeong-Cheol Cho, Iel-Yong Sung, Dong Kyun Woo, June-Ho Byun
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1389-1401. doi:10.7150/ijms.21894
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Reprogramming Factors Remodel Melanoma Cell Phenotype by Changing Stat3 Expression
Yang Wang, Yan Mou, Haiying Zhang, Xiaomei Wang, Ronggui Li, Zhiqiang Cheng, Xinrui Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1402-1409. doi:10.7150/ijms.21952
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Evaluating the Prognostic Value of ERCC1 and Thymidylate Synthase Expression and the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutation Status in Adenocarcinoma Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Chang-Sheng Lin, Tu-Chen Liu, Ji-Ching Lai, Shun-Fa Yang, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1410-1417. doi:10.7150/ijms.21938
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Stem Cells from Cryopreserved Human Dental Pulp Tissues Sequentially Differentiate into Definitive Endoderm and Hepatocyte-Like Cells in vitro
Young-Jin Han, Young-Hoon Kang, Sarath Belame Shivakumar, Dinesh Bharti, Young-Bum Son, Yong-Ho Choi, Won-Uk Park, June-Ho Byun, Gyu-Jin Rho, Bong-Wook Park
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1418-1429. doi:10.7150/ijms.22152
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ZW800-1 for Assessment of Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in a Photothrombotic Stroke Model
Sungsu Lee, Wonbong Lim, Hye-Won Ryu, Danbi Jo, Jung-Joon Min, Hyung-Seok Kim, Hoon Hyun
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1430-1435. doi:10.7150/ijms.22294
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Peptides as Therapeutic Agents for Dengue Virus
Miaw-Fang Chew, Keat-Seong Poh, Chit-Laa Poh
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(13): 1342-1359. doi:10.7150/ijms.21875
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