Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Frequency: Monthly
Journal Access:
Open Access
ISSN-print: 1918-3003
ISSN-online: 1918-3011
Journal scope: All disciplines of clinical medicine, medical research and clinical practice, preventive medicine, epidemiology, nursing, and healthcare research. Submissions include interventional trials reports, evidence-based medical research reports, meta-analyses, observational studies, retrospective and prospective studies, and other clinical studies.
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Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Hypertension: Methodological Considerations and Clinical Implications
The assessment of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function should be an integral part of a routine examination of hypertensive patient; indeed when LV diastolic function is impaired, it is possible to have heart failure even with preserved LV ejection fraction. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD) occurs frequently and is associated to heart disease. Doppler echocardiography is the best tool for early LVDD diagnosis. Vol. 7 | No. 3 | 2015 Full Text





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The Single-Leg-Stance Test in Parkinson’s Disease Timed single-leg-stance test (SLST) is widely used to assess postural control in the elderly. In Parkinson’s disease (PD), it has been shown that an SLST around 10 seconds or below may be a sensitive indicator of future falls. However, despite its role in fall risk, whether SLST times around 10 seconds marks a clinically important stage of disease progression has largely remained unexplored. Vol. 7 | No. 3 | 2015 Full Text

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A Brief Overview of Preeclampsia

The Fixed-Dose Combination of Losartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Elicits Potent Blood Pressure Lowering During Nighttime in Obese Hypertensive Patients

Sleep Quality in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Relationship Between the Disease Severity, Depression, Functional Status and the Quality of Life

Levosimendan in Critical Illness: A Literature Review

Ten Years Experience With Belatacept-Based Immunosuppression After Kidney Transplantation

Efficacy of Combination Therapy With Sitagliptin and Low-Dose Glimepiride in Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Comparative Changes in Tissue Oxygenation Between Laparoscopic and Open Cholecystectomy
Previous studies examined the effect of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) versus open cholecystectomy (OC) on physiological variables of the respiratory system. In this study we compared changes in arterial blood gases-related parameters between LC and OC to assess their comparative influence on gas exchange. We studied 28 patients, operated under identical anesthetic protocol (LC: 18 patients, OC: 10 patients). Measurements were made on the morning before surgery (BS), the second (AS2) and the eighth (AS8) postoperative day. Vol. 7 | No. 4 | 2015 Full Text

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Serial Lung Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Monitor Disease Progression in a Child With a Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndrome
Serial lung magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed in a child with diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH). To minimize radiation exposure with conventional serial chest computerized tomography (CT), serial MRIs of the lungs were used. This effectively monitored her disease process as well as detected acute hemorrhage after 5 years remission. Vol. 7 | No. 4 | 2015 Full Text

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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Open vs. Laparoscopic Resection of Gastric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Abstract HTML PDF
Jean-Sebastien Pelletier, Richdeep S. Gill, Sayf Gazala, Shahzeer Karmali 289-296

Original Article

Small Vessel Disease/White Matter Disease of the Brain and Its Association With Osteoporosis Abstract HTML PDF
Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Jenny Hsueh, Edwin Zhang, Khurshid Khan, Ambikaipakan Senthilselvan 297-302
The Efficacy of Vildagliptin Concomitant With Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects Abstract HTML PDF
Daisuke Ito, Kazuyuki Inoue, Kimie Kaneko, Morifumi Yanagisawa, Takashi Sumita, Yuichi Ikegami, Takuya Awata, Hitoshi Ishida, Shigehiro Katayama, Kouichi Inukai 303-307
Common Features in Patients With Superior Canal Dehiscence Declining Surgical Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Lina Zahra Benamira, Anastasios Maniakas, Musaed Alzahrani, Issam Saliba 308-314
Variability in Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine in Hemodialysis Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Elie El-Charabaty, Chadi Saifan, Majed Mark Samarneh, Suzanne El-Sayegh 315-318
Evaluation of Maternal-Fetal Outcomes After Emergency Vaginal Cerclage Performed With Shirodkar-McDonald Combined Modified Technique Abstract HTML PDF
Leonarda Ciancimino, Antonio Simone Laganà, Giovanna Imbesi, Benito Chiofalo, Alfredo Mancuso, Onofrio Triolo 319-323
Cross-Sectional Study of Patients With Onset of Acute Coronary Syndrome During Statin Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Nobuhiro Akuzawa, Takashi Hatori, Kunihiko Imai, Yonosuke Kitahara, Masahiko Kurabayashi 324-331
Depression, Suicide Ideation, and Thyroid Tumors Among Ukrainian Adolescents Exposed as Children to Chernobyl Radiation Abstract HTML PDF
George Contis, Thomas P. Foley, Jr. 332-338
Nurse-Led Psychological Intervention After Physical Traumas: A Randomized Controlled Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Laila Skogstad, Erlend Hem, Leiv Sandvik, Oivind Ekeberg 339-347
Effectiveness of Physical Exercise to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youths: A Randomized Clinical Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Claudia Ciceri Cesa, Sandra Mari Barbiero, Rosemary de Oliveira Petkowicz, Carla Correa Martins, Renata das Virgens Marques, Allana Abreu Martins Andreolla, Lucia Campos Pellanda 348-355

Case Report

Aortic Dissection Presenting as Acute Subtotal Left Main Coronary Artery Occlusion: A Case Approach and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Michael Ruisi, Arzhang Fallahi, Moinakhtar Lala, Yumiko Kanei 356-360
A Case Report on a Rare Disease: Dyskeratosis Congenita Abstract HTML PDF
Bethel Shiferaw, Satish Mukka, Lawrence Ha, Ebisa Bekele, Radhames Ramos De Oleo 361-363
Paranoid Personality Masking an Atypical Case of Frontotemporal Dementia Abstract HTML PDF
Nneka Iroka, Waqas Jehangir, Jay Littlefield II, Vishwanath Pattan, Abdalla Yousif, Arunesh K Mishra 364-366

Letter to the Editor

Economic Problems and Mental Disorders in Japanese Pregnant Women Abstract HTML PDF
Shunji Suzuki 367-367


Correction: Aung Zaw Win, Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastasis to the Gallbladder Detected by FDG-PET/CT Abstract HTML PDF
Aung Zaw Win 368-368




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