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Volume 18 (16); 2021

Research Papers

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Radiomics based on fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography predicts liver fibrosis in biopsy-proven MAFLD: a pilot study
Zhong-Wei Chen, Kun Tang, You-Fan Zhao, Yang-Zong Chen, Liang-Jie Tang, Gang Li, Ou-Yang Huang, Xiao-Dong Wang, Giovanni Targher, Christopher D. Byrne, Xiang-Wu Zheng, Ming-Hua Zheng
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3624-3630. doi:10.7150/ijms.64458
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Integrated Analysis of Expression and Prognostic Values of Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase short-chain in Colorectal Cancer
Qi Wu, Tao Yan, Yijiao Chen, Jiang Chang, Yudong Jiang, Dexiang Zhu, Ye Wei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3631-3643. doi:10.7150/ijms.63953
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Elimination of Ox-LDL through the liver inhibits advanced atherosclerotic plaque progression
Zhiwen Wang, Xiaopeng Guo, Qing Zhang, Gaohui Du, Zhuanglin Zeng, Chuansheng Zheng, Yumiao Wei
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3652-3664. doi:10.7150/ijms.63065
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Self-emulsified annatto tocotrienol improves bone histomorphometric parameters in a rat model of oestrogen deficiency through suppression of skeletal sclerostin level and RANKL/OPG ratio
Nur-Vaizura Mohamad, Soelaiman Ima-Nirwana, Kok-Yong Chin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3665-3673. doi:10.7150/ijms.64045
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miR-23b mediates TNF-α-Inhibited Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells by Targeting Runx2
Xuefei Sun, Mingwei Li, Jinghao Ban, Zhidan Li
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3674-3683. doi:10.7150/ijms.64312
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Reconstruction of the orbital floor using supercritical CO2 decellularized porcine bone graft
Chao-Hsin Huang, Dar-Jen Hsieh, Yi-Chia Wu, Ko‐Chung Yen, Periasamy Srinivasan, Hsiao-Chen Lee, Ying-Che Chen, Su-Shin Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3684-3691. doi:10.7150/ijms.64359
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: An Effective Auxiliary Treatment Method for Large Jaw Cysts
Dou Huang, Kaide Li, Xiaohui Zheng, Lei Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3692-3696. doi:10.7150/ijms.57360
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Bacterial contamination of lightproof covers for high-calorie infusion solutions in wards
Kengo Hosomi, Yuko Takasu, Yumiko Hisai, Sachiko Komaki, Hiroaki Otsuki, Kyoko Okimoto, Sachiko Omotani, Yasutoshi Hatsuda, Michiaki Myotoku
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3708-3711. doi:10.7150/ijms.62193
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Preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, platelet-to-lymphocyte and monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic factor in non-endometrioid endometrial cancer
Heekyoung Song, Min Jin Jeong, Jimin Cha, Ji Sun Lee, Ji Geun Yoo, Min Jong Song, Jin Hwi Kim, Sung Jong Lee, Hae Nam Lee, Joo Hee Yoon, Dong Choon Park, Sang Il Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3712-3717. doi:10.7150/ijms.64658
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Assessment of the Utility of Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetic Model for prediction of Pharmacokinetics in Chinese and Japanese Populations
Yanke Yu, Jian Lin, Chieko Muto, Yinhua Li, Yuko Mori, Rajendar K Mittapalli, Susanna Tse, Jian Liu, Bei Kang Ge, Jing Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3718-3727. doi:10.7150/ijms.65040
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Long noncoding RNA CEBPA-DT promotes cisplatin chemo-resistance through CEBPA/BCL2 mediated apoptosis in oral squamous cellular cancer
Xue Qiao, Jiayi Liu, Li Zhu, Rongbo Song, Ming Zhong, Yan Guo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3728-3737. doi:10.7150/ijms.64253
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Fat-to-muscle Ratio: A New Indicator for Coronary Artery Disease in Healthy Adults
Youngmi Eun, Su Nam Lee, Sang-Wook Song, Ha-Na Kim, Se-Hong Kim, Yun-Ah Lee, Sung-Goo Kang, Jun-Seung Rho, Ki-Dong Yoo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3738-3743. doi:10.7150/ijms.62871
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UBE2O promotes hepatocellular carcinoma cell proliferation and invasion by regulating the AMPKα2/mTOR pathway
Zhan Shi, Runkun Liu, Qiliang Lu, Zhi Zeng, Yang Liu, Junjun Zhao, Xin Liu, Lijie Li, Hui Huang, Yingmin Yao, Dongsheng Huang, Qiuran Xu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3749-3758. doi:10.7150/ijms.63220
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The effects of YKL-40 on angiogenic potential of HUVECs are partly mediated by syndecan-4
WeiJun Sun, Qi Xue, Yan Zhao, Jianlei Zheng
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3759-3767. doi:10.7150/ijms.55406
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NSE, positively regulated by LINC00657-miR-93-5p axis, promotes small cell lung cancer (SCLC) invasion and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) process
Lin Lu, Zhiqiang Zha, Peiling Zhang, Dailing Li, Guolong Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3768-3779. doi:10.7150/ijms.58415
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Impact of Perioperative Massive Transfusion on Long Term Outcomes of Liver Transplantation: a Retrospective Cohort Study
Lingcan Tan, Xiaozhen Wei, Jianming Yue, Yaoxin Yang, Weiyi Zhang, Tao Zhu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3780-3787. doi:10.7150/ijms.61697
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Intrathoracic rib: rare rib anomaly, review of the literature and proposal for classification
Xuhong Xue, Sheng Zhao, Kai Li, Bin Zhao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3800-3807. doi:10.7150/ijms.63828
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Short Research Communication

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A prospective six-month audit of inpatient hypoglycemia in step-down general medical and geriatric wards
Penny Dwyer, Jocelyn J Drinkwater, P Gerry Fegan, Wendy A Davis, Timothy M E Davis
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3744-3747. doi:10.7150/ijms.63381
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Reviews

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The Peripheral Immune System and Traumatic Brain Injury: Insight into the role of T-helper cells
Wangxiao Bao, Yajun Lin, Zuobing Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3644-3651. doi:10.7150/ijms.46834
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The Role of the Immune Microenvironment in Bone Regeneration
Ning Yang, Yao Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3697-3707. doi:10.7150/ijms.61080
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Cytidine deamination-induced perpetual immunity to SAR-CoV-2 infection is a potential new therapeutic target
Asad Ullah, Neelam Mabood, Muhammad Maqbool, Luqman Khan, Mujib Ullah
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3788-3793. doi:10.7150/ijms.61779
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Role of interferon regulatory factor-mediated signaling in psoriasis
Wen-Ming Wang, Feng Li, Hong-Zhong Jin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3794-3799. doi:10.7150/ijms.61973
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Erratum

Differential Analysis of Hypertension-Associated Intestinal Microbiota
Xie Dan, Zhang Mushi, Wang Baili, Lin Han, Wu Enqi, Zhao Huanhu, Li Shuchun
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2021; 18(16): 3748. doi:10.7150/ijms.65972
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