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Volume 14 (2); 2017

Research Paper

Age-related trends in injection site reaction incidence induced by the tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) inhibitors etanercept and adalimumab: the Food and Drug Administration adverse event reporting system, 2004-2015
Toshinobu Matsui, Ryogo Umetsu, Yamato Kato, Yuuki Hane, Sayaka Sasaoka, Yumi Motooka, Haruna Hatahira, Junko Abe, Akiho Fukuda, Misa Naganuma, Yasutomi Kinosada, Mitsuhiro Nakamura
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 102-109. doi:10.7150/ijms.17025
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Impact of remote ischaemic preconditioning on cerebral oxygenation during total knee arthroplasty
Chung-Sik Oh, Seong-Hyop Kim, Jaemoon Lee, Ka Young Rhee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 115-122. doi:10.7150/ijms.17227
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Prediction of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus by Unconjugated Estriol Levels in Maternal Serum
Junguk Hur, Eun-Hee Cho, Kwang-Hyun Baek, Kyung Ju Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 123-127. doi:10.7150/ijms.17321
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Correlation of Chitinase 3-Like 1 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Taiwan
Wayne Shih-Wei Huang, Hung-Yu Lin, Chao-Bin Yeh, Li-You Chen, Ying-Erh Chou, Shun-Fa Yang, Yu-Fan Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 136-142. doi:10.7150/ijms.17754
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Dexmedetomidine Inhibits Phenylephrine-induced Contractions via Alpha-1 Adrenoceptor Blockade and Nitric Oxide Release in Isolated Rat Aortae
Hyo-Jin Byon, Seong-Ho Ok, Soo Hee Lee, Sebin Kang, Youngil Cho, Jeong Yeol Han, Ju-Tae Sohn
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 143-149. doi:10.7150/ijms.17456
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Detection of Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, in Blacklegged Ticks Collected in the Grand River Valley, Ontario, Canada
John D. Scott, Janet E. Foley, John F. Anderson, Kerry L. Clark, Lance A. Durden
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 150-158. doi:10.7150/ijms.17763
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Risk Factors Associated with Decreased Renal Function after Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: A Multivariate Analysis of a Single Surgeon Experience
Jinwook Lim, Yu-Gyeong Kong, Young-Kug Kim, Bumsik Hong
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 159-166. doi:10.7150/ijms.17585
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Clinical application of a novel endoscopic mask: A randomized controlled trial in aged patients undergoing painless gastroscopy
Guangyu Cai, Zhenling Huang, Tianxiao Zou, Miao He, Shanjuan Wang, Ping Huang, Bin Yu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 167-172. doi:10.7150/ijms.16919
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Risk factors for intraoperative massive transfusion in pediatric liver transplantation: a multivariate analysis
Seok-Joon Jin, Sun-Key Kim, Seong-Soo Choi, Keum Nae Kang, Chang Joon Rhyu, Shin Hwang, Sung-Gyu Lee, Jung-Man Namgoong, Young-Kug Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 173-180. doi:10.7150/ijms.17502
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Immune Cell Repertoire and Their Mediators in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction or Stable Angina Pectoris
Wenwen Yan, Yanli Song, Lin Zhou, Jinfa Jiang, Fang Yang, Qianglin Duan, Lin Che, Yuqin Shen, Haoming Song, Lemin Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 181-190. doi:10.7150/ijms.17119
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Short Research Communication

Involvement of necroptosis, a newly recognized cell death type, in steroid-induced osteonecrosis in a rabbit model
Toru Ichiseki, Shusuke Ueda, Yoshimichi Ueda, Masanobu Tuchiya, Ayumi Kaneuji, Norio Kawahara
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 110-114. doi:10.7150/ijms.17134
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Human Corneal Endothelial Cells Expanded In Vitro Are a Powerful Resource for Tissue Engineering
Yongsong Liu, Hong Sun, Min Hu, Min Zhu, Sean Tighe, Shuangling Chen, Yuan Zhang, Chenwei Su, Subo Cai, Ping Guo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(2): 128-135. doi:10.7150/ijms.17624
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