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Volume 14 (1); 2017

Research Paper

Amino Acid Profiles of Serum and Urine in Search for Prostate Cancer Biomarkers: a Pilot Study
Paweł Dereziński, Agnieszka Klupczynska, Wojciech Sawicki, Jerzy A. Pałka, Zenon J. Kokot
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 1-12. doi:10.7150/ijms.15783
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Physical and chemical characteristics of mucin secreted by pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP)
Krishna Pillai, Javed Akhter, Ahmed Mekkawy, Terence C Chua, David L Morris
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 18-28. doi:10.7150/ijms.16422
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Trigeminal nerve block with alcohol for medically intractable classic trigeminal neuralgia: long-term clinical effectiveness on pain
Kyung Ream Han, Yun Jeong Chae, Jung Dong Lee, Chan Kim
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 29-36. doi:10.7150/ijms.16964
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Plasma levels of the tissue inhibitor matrix metalloproteinase-3 as a potential biomarker in oral cancer progression
Chun-Wen Su, Bo-Feng Su, Whei-Ling Chiang, Shun-Fa Yang, Mu-Kuan Chen, Chiao-Wen Lin
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 37-44. doi:10.7150/ijms.17024
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Steatosis influences the clinical profiles and long-term outcomes of interferon-treated chronic hepatitis C and liver cirrhosis patients
Kazushige Nirei, Hiroshi Matsumura, Mariko Kumakawa, Naoki Matsumoto, Hitomi Nakamura, Hiroaki Yamagami, Shunichi Matsuoka, Mitsuhiko Moriyama
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 45-52. doi:10.7150/ijms.17202
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Polymorphisms in MicroRNA Binding Sites Predict Colorectal Cancer Survival
Ying-Pi Yang, Wen-Chien Ting, Lu-Min Chen, Te-Ling Lu, Bo-Ying Bao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 53-57. doi:10.7150/ijms.17027
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Efficacy of FurosapTM, a novel Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract, in Enhancing Testosterone Level and Improving Sperm Profile in Male Volunteers
Anuj Maheshwari, Narsingh Verma, Anand Swaroop, Manashi Bagchi, Harry G. Preuss, Kiran Tiwari, Debasis Bagchi
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 58-66. doi:10.7150/ijms.17256
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Specific networks of plasma acute phase reactants are associated with the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a case-control study
Elena Arellano-Orden, Carmen Calero-Acuña, Juan Antonio Cordero, María Abad-Arranz, Verónica Sánchez-López, Eduardo Márquez-Martín, Francisco Ortega-Ruiz, José Luis López-Campos
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 67-74. doi:10.7150/ijms.16907
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Predictors of Left Ventricle Remodeling: Combined Plasma B-type Natriuretic Peptide Decreasing Ratio and Peak Creatine Kinase-MB
Jen-Te Hsu, Chang-Min Chung, Chi-Ming Chu, Yu-Shen Lin, Kuo-Li Pan, Jung-Jung Chang, Po-Chang Wang, Shih-Tai Chang, Teng-Yao Yang, Shih-Jung Jang, Tsung-Han Yang, Ju-Feng Hsiao
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 75-85. doi:10.7150/ijms.17145
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The influence of individual socioeconomic status on the clinical outcomes in ischemic stroke patients with different neighborhood status in Shanghai, China
Han Yan, Baoxin Liu, Guilin Meng, Bo Shang, Qiqiang Jie, Yidong Wei, Xueyuan Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 86-96. doi:10.7150/ijms.17241
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The Therapeutic Effect of Vitamin C in an Animal Model of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Produced by Prolonged Hindpaw Ischemia-Reperfusion in Rats
Jae Hun Kim, Yong Chul Kim, Francis Sahngun Nahm, Pyung Bok Lee
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 97-101. doi:10.7150/ijms.17681
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Radiation therapy and cancer control in developing countries: Can we save more lives?
Rajamanickam Baskar, Koji Itahana
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(1): 13-17. doi:10.7150/ijms.17288
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