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Volume 9 (9); 2012

Research Paper

Clinical Efficacy of Cervical Length and Volume for Prediction of Labor Onset in VBAC Candidates
Yun Sung Jo, Gui Se Ra Lee, Narinay Kim, Dong Gyu Jang, Sa Jin Kim, Young Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 738-742. doi:10.7150/ijms.5042
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A Two-Step Control of Secondary Splenic Pedicles Using Ligasure during Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Bai Ji, Yahui Liu, Ping Zhang, Yingchao Wang, Guangyi Wang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 743-747. doi:10.7150/ijms.4862
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THRB Genetic Polymorphisms Can Predict Severe Myelotoxicity after Definitive Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Ikuya Miki, Tsutomu Nakamura, Akiko Kuwahara, Motohiro Yamamori, Kohshi Nishiguchi, Takao Tamura, Tatsuya Okuno, Hideaki Omatsu, Shigeto Mizuno, Midori Hirai, Takeshi Azuma, Toshiyuki Sakaeda
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 748-756. doi:10.7150/ijms.5081
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Multiple-, But Not Single-, Dose of Parecoxib Reduces Shoulder Pain after Gynecologic Laparoscopy
Hufei Zhang, Haihua Shu, Lu Yang, Minghui Cao, Jingjun Zhang, Kexuan Liu, Liangcan Xiao, Xuyu Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 757-765. doi:10.7150/ijms.4916
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Non-Stimulation Needle with External Indwelling Cannula for Brachial Plexus Block and Pain Management in 62 Patients Undergoing Upper-Limb Surgery
Bin Yu, Xiaoqing Zhang, Peili Sun, Shuqi Xie, Qiying Pang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 766-771. doi:10.7150/ijms.5007
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Plasma Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor in Hemodialysis Patients
Seok Joon Shin, Hye Eun Yoon, Sungjin Chung, Yong Gu Kim, Dai-Jin Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 772-777. doi:10.7150/ijms.5063
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Peri-Operative Treatment of Giant Nodular Goiter
Bo Gao, Wuguo Tian, Yan Jiang, Xiaohua Zhang, Jianjie Zhao, Shu Zhang, Jinping Chen, Donglin Luo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 778-785. doi:10.7150/ijms.5129
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Effects of Smokeless Tobacco “Maras Powder” Use on Nitric Oxide and Cardiovascular Risk Parameters
Aytekin Guven, Fatma Tolun
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 786-792. doi:10.7150/ijms.4563
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Synergistic Effects of Honey and Propolis toward Drug Multi-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, Escherichia Coli and Candida Albicans Isolates in Single and Polymicrobial Cultures
Noori AL-Waili, Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Y. Al-Attal, Khelod Salom
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 793-800. doi:10.7150/ijms.4722
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Low-Magnitude High-Frequency Vibration Inhibits RANKL-Induced Osteoclast Differentiation of RAW264.7 Cells
Song-Hui Wu, Zhao-Ming Zhong, Jian-Ting Chen
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 801-807. doi:10.7150/ijms.4838
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How the Duration Period of Erythropoietin Treatment Influences the Oxidative Status of Hemodialysis Patients
Zorica M. Dimitrijevic, Tatjana P. Cvetkovic, Vidojko M. Djordjevic, Dusica D. Pavlovic, Nikola Z. Stefanovic, Ivana R. Stojanovic, Goran J. Paunovic, Radmila M. Velickovic-Radovanovic
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 808-815. doi:10.7150/ijms.4910
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Development of a Clinically Relevant Animal Model for the Talar Osteonecrosis in Sheep
Chao-Fan Yuan, Jun-Lin Wang, Yong-Quan Zhang, Xiao-Kang Li, Yi Li, Su-Hua Wu, Zhi-Yong Zhang, Zheng Guo
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 816-824. doi:10.7150/ijms.4882
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Immune Regulation of Osteoclast Function in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: A Critical Interdisciplinary Perspective
Renqing Zhao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2012; 9(9): 825-832. doi:10.7150/ijms.5180
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