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Volume 14 (9); 2017

Research Paper

Compensating effect of minor portal hypertension on the muscle mass loss-related poor prognosis in cirrhosis
Hitoshi Maruyama, Kazufumi Kobayashi, Soichiro Kiyono, Sadahisa Ogasawara, Eichiro Suzuki, Yoshihiko Ooka, Tetsuhiro Chiba, Tadashi Yamaguchi
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 804-810. doi:10.7150/ijms.19847
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Urinary UBC Rapid and NMP22 Test for Bladder Cancer Surveillance in Comparison to Urinary Cytology: Results from a Prospective Single-Center Study
Renate Pichler, Gennadi Tulchiner, Josef Fritz, Georg Schaefer, Wolfgang Horninger, Isabel Heidegger
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 811-819. doi:10.7150/ijms.19929
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Cysteine-rich 61 (Cyr61) upregulated in pulmonary arterial hypertension promotes the proliferation of pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells
Lan Gao, Yong Fan, Yanjie Hao, Ping Yuan, Dong Liu, Zhicheng Jing, Zhuoli Zhang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 820-828. doi:10.7150/ijms.19282
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Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in a Skin Flap Mouse Model
Dong Kyun Rah, Hyung Jun Min, Yang Woo Kim, Young Woo Cheon
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 829-839. doi:10.7150/ijms.19573
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The Simultaneous Inhibitory Effect of Niclosamide on RANKL-Induced Osteoclast Formation and Osteoblast Differentiation
Fei-Lan Liu, Chun-Liang Chen, Chia-Chung Lee, Cheng-Chi Wu, Teng-Hsu Hsu, Chang-Youh Tsai, Hsu-Shan Huang, Deh-Ming Chang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 840-852. doi:10.7150/ijms.19268
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β2 Adrenoceptors are underexpressed in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and associated with a better metabolic profile in central obesity
Fernanda Leite, Margarida Lima, Franca Marino, Marco Cosentino, Laura Ribeiro
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 853-861. doi:10.7150/ijms.19638
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Rhododendron oldhamii leaf extract improves fatty liver syndrome by increasing lipid oxidation and decreasing the lipogenesis pathway in mice
Ya-Ling Liu, Lei-Chen Lin, Yu-Tang Tung, Shang-Tse Ho, Yao-Li Chen, Chi-Chen Lin, Jyh-Horng Wu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 862-870. doi:10.7150/ijms.19553
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Combination of Heel-strike like Mechanical Loading with Deproteinized Cancellous Bone Scaffold Implantation to Repair Segmental Bone Defects in Rabbits
Guofeng Huang, Guojun Liu, Feng Zhang, Jianting Gao, Jiangze Wang, Qi Chen, Benwen Wu, Zhenqi Ding, Taoyi Cai
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 871-879. doi:10.7150/ijms.19613
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Impacts of CCL4 gene polymorphisms on hepatocellular carcinoma susceptibility and development
Bin Wang, Ying-Erh Chou, Ming-Yu Lien, Chen-Ming Su, Shun-Fa Yang, Chih-Hsin Tang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 880-884. doi:10.7150/ijms.19620
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FUT2 genetic variants as predictors of tumor development with hepatocellular carcinoma
Chih Tien Chen, Wen Ying Liao, Chia Chun Hsu, Kuan Chun Hsueh, Shun Fa Yang, Ying Hock Teng, Yung Luen Yu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 885-890. doi:10.7150/ijms.19734
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Expression of epicardial adipose tissue thermogenic genes in patients with reduced and preserved ejection fraction heart failure
Luis M. Pérez-Belmonte, Inmaculada Moreno-Santos, Juan J. Gómez-Doblas, José M. García-Pinilla, Luis Morcillo-Hidalgo, Lourdes Garrido-Sánchez, Concepción Santiago-Fernández, María G. Crespo-Leiro, Fernando Carrasco-Chinchilla, Pedro L. Sánchez-Fernández, Eduardo de Teresa-Galván, Manuel Jiménez-Navarro
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 891-895. doi:10.7150/ijms.19854
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Amelioration of estrogen-deficiency-induced obesity by Ocimum gratissimum
Pei-Yu Chao, Tsay-I Chiang, I-Chang Chang, Fang-Ling Tsai, Hsueh-Hui Lee, Kuanghui Hsieh, Yung-Wei Chiu, Te-Jen Lai, Jer-Yuh Liu, Li-Sung Hsu, Yang-Chia Shih
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 896-901. doi:10.7150/ijms.19933
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Effect of YAP Inhibition on Human Leukemia HL-60 Cells
Min Chen, Jian Wang, Shi-Fei Yao, Yi Zhao, Lu Liu, Lian-Wen Li, Ting Xu, Liu-Gen Gan, Chun-Lan Xiao, Zhi-Ling Shan, Liang Zhong, Bei-Zhong Liu
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 902-910. doi:10.7150/ijms.19965
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Gender-dimorphic effects of adipose-derived stromal vascular fractions on HUVECs exposed to oxidative stress
Soyeon Lim, Il-Kwon Kim, Jung-Won Choi, Hyang-Hee Seo, Kyu Hee Lim, Seahyoung Lee, Hoon-Bum Lee, Sang Woo Kim, Ki-Chul Hwang
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 911-919. doi:10.7150/ijms.19998
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Short Research Communication

High Efficiency Low Cost Fibroblast Nucleofection for GMP Compatible Cell-based Gene Therapy
Ziyang Zhang, Alex Slobodianski, Astrid Arnold, Jessica Nehlsen, Ursula Hopfner, Arndt F. Schilling, Tatjana Perisic, Hans-Günther Machens
Int. J. Med. Sci. 2017; 14(9): 798-803. doi:10.7150/ijms.19241
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