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Volume 17 (17); 2020

Research Papers

IL-17C expression and its correlation with pediatric adenoids: a preliminary study
Hyun Jin Min, Kyung Soo Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2603-2610. doi:10.7150/ijms.49244
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Resistant dextrin reduces obesity and attenuates adipose tissue inflammation in high-fat diet-fed mice
Qiuyue Hu, Yao Lu, Fan Hu, Sunyue He, Xiaoyuan Xu, Yixin Niu, Hongmei Zhang, Xiaoyong Li, Qing Su
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2611-2621. doi:10.7150/ijms.45723
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Hypobaric hypoxia preconditioning protects against hypothalamic neuron apoptosis in heat-exposed rats by reversing hypothalamic overexpression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and ischemia
Chien-Ming Chao, Chun-Liang Chen, Ko-Chi Niu, Cheng-Hsien Lin, Ling-Yu Tang, Lieh-Sheng Lin, Ching-Ping Chang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2622-2634. doi:10.7150/ijms.47560
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Pin1 coordinates HDAC6 upregulation with cell migration in lung cancer cells
Hsiang-Hao Chuang, Jui-Feng Hsu, Hsu-Liang Chang, Pei-Hui Wang, Po-Ju Wei, Da-Wei Wu, Ming-Shyan Huang, Michael Hsiao, Chih-Jen Yang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2635-2643. doi:10.7150/ijms.50097
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Clinical characteristics and longitudinal chest CT features of healthcare workers hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Huaping Liu, Shiyong Luo, Hailan Li, Youming Zhang, Chiyao Huang, Xili Li, Yiqing Tan, Mingna Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2644-2652. doi:10.7150/ijms.48696
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Temporal changes of CT findings between non-severe and severe cases of COVID-19 pneumonia: a multi-center, retrospective, longitudinal Study
Meng Dai, Xiaoming Liu, Xiqi Zhu, Tiejun Liu, Cihao Xu, Fang Ye, Lian Yang, Yu Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2653-2662. doi:10.7150/ijms.51159
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Dexamethasone inhibits BMP7-induced osteogenic differentiation in rat dental follicle cells via the PI3K/AKT/GSK-3β/β-catenin pathway
Jing Tang, Mao-Feng Qing, Min Li, Zhi Gao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2663-2672. doi:10.7150/ijms.44231
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Randomized clinical trial to determine the effectiveness of CO-oximetry and anti-smoking brief advice in a cohort of kidney transplant patients who smoke
Rocio Seijo-Bestilleiro, Teresa Seoane-Pillado, Sonia Pertega-Diaz, Cristina González-Martín, Francisco Valdes-Cañedo, Vanesa Balboa-Barreiro, Constantino Fernandez-Rivera, Angel Alonso-Hernandez, Mercedes Cao-Vilariño, Vicente Gil-Guillen, Mª Teresa Garcia-Rodriguez
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2673-2684. doi:10.7150/ijms.49401
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Deceased serum bilirubin and albumin levels in the assessment of severity and mortality in patients with acute pancreatitis
Xiao Xu, Fen Ai, Min Huang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2685-2695. doi:10.7150/ijms.49606
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Fit factor of masks used by Physicians in Clinical Settings
Borja De-Yñigo-Mojado, Javier Madera-García, Ricardo Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias, David Rodríguez-Sanz, Marta San-Antolín, Cesar Calvo-Lobo, Daniel López-López
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2696-2702. doi:10.7150/ijms.50657
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Indoxyl Sulfate-induced Vascular Calcification is mediated through Altered Notch Signaling Pathway in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
Kazutoshi Yamaguchi, Maimaiti Yisireyili, Sumie Goto, Katsuhiro Kato, Xian Wu Cheng, Takayuki Nakayama, Tadashi Matsushita, Toshimitsu Niwa, Toyoaki Murohara, Kyosuke Takeshita
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2703-2717. doi:10.7150/ijms.43184
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Construction and Validation of a Protein Prognostic Model for Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Xisheng Fang, Xia Liu, Chengyin Weng, Yong Wu, Baoxiu Li, Haibo Mao, Mingmei Guan, Lin Lu, Guolong Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2718-2727. doi:10.7150/ijms.47224
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Comparison of volume-controlled, pressure-controlled, and pressure-controlled volume-guaranteed ventilation during robot-assisted laparoscopic gynecologic surgery in the Trendelenburg position
Jung Min Lee, Soo Kyung Lee, Chae Chun Rhim, Kwon Hui Seo, Minsu Han, So Youn Kim, Eun Young Park
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2728-2734. doi:10.7150/ijms.49253
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Geniposide inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma cells by inactivating the HCP5/miR-27b-3p/MET axis
Linjun Hu, Junjun Zhao, Yang Liu, Xin Liu, Qiliang Lu, Zhi Zeng, Lifen Zhu, Xiangmin Tong, Qiuran Xu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2735-2743. doi:10.7150/ijms.51329
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Development of a panel of serum IgG and IgA autoantibodies for early diagnosis of colon cancer
Meihong Chen, Xiaoqing Lin, Liangming Zhang, Lili Yu, Qingwei Wu, Songgao Zhang, Fangqin Xue, Yi Huang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2744-2750. doi:10.7150/ijms.50169
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Terlipressin relieves intestinal and renal injuries induced by acute mesenteric ischemia via PI3K/Akt pathway
Zi-Meng Liu, Han-Jin Lai, Xiang-Dong Guan, Shi-Hong Wen, Jian-Tong Shen, Yao Nie, Ning Liu, Xu-Yu Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2751-2762. doi:10.7150/ijms.46302
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Klotho deficiency aggravates diabetes-induced podocyte injury due to DNA damage caused by mitochondrial dysfunction
Zhi Chen, Qing Zhou, Cong Liu, Yiping Zeng, Shaolong Yuan
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2763-2772. doi:10.7150/ijms.49690
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HCK can serve as novel prognostic biomarker and therapeutic target for Breast Cancer patients
Xudong Zhu, Yixiao Zhang, Yang Bai, Xi Gu, Guanglei Chen, Lisha Sun, Yulun Wang, Xinbo Qiao, Qingtian Ma, Tong Zhu, Jiawen Bu, Jinqi Xue, Caigang Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2773-2789. doi:10.7150/ijms.43161
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Lipidomic profiling of chorionic villi in the placentas of women with chronic venous disease
Miguel A Ortega, Miguel A Saez, Felipe Sainz, Oscar Fraile-Martínez, Sandra García-Gallego, Leonel Pekarek, Coral Bravo, Santiago Coca, Melchor Álvarez- Mon, Julia Buján, Natalio García-Honduvilla, Ángel Asúnsolo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2790-2798. doi:10.7150/ijms.49236
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A high expression ratio of RhoA/RhoB is associated with the migratory and invasive properties of basal-like Breast Tumors
Maud Privat, Amélie Cavard, Yanis Zekri, Flora Ponelle-Chachuat, Ioana Molnar, Nicolas Sonnier, Yves-Jean Bignon
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2799-2808. doi:10.7150/ijms.43101
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CSN6 promotes the cell migration of breast cancer cells by positively regulating Snail1 stability
Jie Mou, Lulu Wei, Jia Liang, Wenqi Du, Dongsheng Pei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2809-2818. doi:10.7150/ijms.50206
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FSIP2 can serve as a predictive biomarker for Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma prognosis
Yixiao Zhang, Xudong Zhu, Xinbo Qiao, Lisha Sun, Ye Tian, Yongliang Yang, Yuhong Zhao, Caigang Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2819-2825. doi:10.7150/ijms.48971
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The PLCE1 rs2274223 variant is associated with the risk of laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Yi Zhang, Wei Li, Ying Wang, Ningyu Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2826-2830. doi:10.7150/ijms.49012
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Mitochondrial dysfunction contributes to Rapamycin-induced apoptosis of Human Glioblastoma Cells - A synergistic effect with Temozolomide
Mary A Zimmerman, Samantha Wilkison, Qi Qi, Guisheng Chen, P. Andy Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2831-2843. doi:10.7150/ijms.40159
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Clinical efficacy of three types of autogenous bone grafts in treatment of single-segment thoracic tuberculosis: A retrospective cohort study
Ke Tang, Jianxiao Li, Tianji Huang, Weiyang Zhong, Xiaoji Luo, Zhengxue Quan
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2844-2849. doi:10.7150/ijms.47309
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Knockdown of CK2α reduces P-cresol-induced fibrosis in human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells via the downregulation of profilin-1
Yeo Min Yoon, Gyeongyun Go, Chul Won Yun, Ji Ho Lim, Sang Hun Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2850-2860. doi:10.7150/ijms.48429
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Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration: A single-center analysis
Songming Ding, Aili Lu, Xinhua Chen, Bingqian Xu, Ning Wu, Muhammad Ibrahim Alhadi Edoo, Shusen Zheng, Qiyong Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2861-2868. doi:10.7150/ijms.48882
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Deletion of mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2 exacerbates mitophagy and cell apoptosis after cerebral ischemia and reperfusion injury in mice
Maotao He, Ting Zhang, Yucheng Fan, Yanmei Ma, Jianzhong Zhang, Li Jing, P. Andy Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2869-2878. doi:10.7150/ijms.49849
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MicroRNA expression profile of Lacrimal Glands in rabbit autoimmune dacryoadenitis model
Bo Liu, Lu Zhao, Yankai Wei, Sisi Chen, Lingzhai Bian, Di Guo, Min Gao, Hong Nian
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2879-2887. doi:10.7150/ijms.50248
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Fidgetin as a potential prognostic biomarker for hepatocellular carcinoma
Bin Zhou, Jisheng Wang, Jing Gao, Junqing Xie, Yiming Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2020; 17(17): 2888-2894. doi:10.7150/ijms.49913
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