Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Kei Nakajima, Professor, MD, PhD, School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health and Social Services, Kanagawa University of Human Services, Kanagawa, Japan

Frequency: Monthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1918-3003
ISSN-online: 1918-3011
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  • Exploring Repurposing Potential of Existing Drugs in the Management of COVID-19 Epidemic: A Critical Review

    Though in vitro studies identified various molecules as possible therapies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), these findings call for substantiation by human studies. We conducted this review aiming at reporting evidences on therapies used so far globally for management of COVID-19 in clinical settings.

  • The Impact of COVID-19 Global Pandemic on Morbidity and Mortality of Liver Transplant Recipients Children and Adults: A Systematic Review of Case Series

    The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) changed the surgical everyday practice overnight. Currently, the first articles reporting outcomes of liver transplant recipients infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are published. The aim of the present study was to summarise the existing evidence of impact of COVID-19 global pandemic on liver transplant recipients.

  • Opportunities and Limitations in the Study of Transient Takotsubo Syndrome in Animal Models

    Over the last several years after its initial recognition, some attempts have been made to artificially reproduce transient takotsubo syndrome (TTS), a complex and persistently unknown human pathology, by using animal models.

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Causing Acute Kidney Injury and Impact on Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Renal Transplantation

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has caused significant mortality and has been declared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The purpose of this review is to analyze the impact of the virus on the kidney.

  • Risk of Stroke in Patients With Patent Foramen Ovale Who Had Pulmonary Embolism

    The presence of patent foramen ovale (PFO) alone does not increase the risk of ischemic stroke. Several prospective studies with a small number of patients have shown that the risk of ischemic stroke is higher in patients with PFO and pulmonary embolism (PE).







Are Patients With Autoimmune Disease at Greater Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19?
Individuals with autoimmune inflammatory diseases are at greatly morbidity and mortality risk due to infectious diseases, so it was hypothesized that they would be at increased risk of severe complications from SARS-CoV-2 infection as well. These individuals are considered to be at high risk for developing serious infections due to their underlying conditions and the use of targeted immune-modulating drugs such as biologic agents. Full Text

COVID-19, Modern Pandemic: A Systematic Review From Front-Line Health Care Providers’ Perspective
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused infection in 168,000 cases worldwide in about 148 countries and killed more than 6,610 people around the world as of March 16, 2020, as per the World Health Organization (WHO). Compared to severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome, there is the rapid transmission, long incubation period, and disease containment is becoming extremely difficult. Full Text

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A Comprehensive Approach Is Vital for Diagnosing COVID-19: A Case of False Negative
We present a case of COVID-19 patient whose reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) initially was false negative and later turned positive, which will stress the importance of a comprehensive approach while evaluating a patient with a differential of COVID-19. Full Text

Combat the COVID-19

Let's Combat COVID-19 Pandemic Together
The COVID-19 outbreak presents the unprecedented challenge for world public and medical practitioners and health care providers. The Elmer Press Inc is herein to participate the combating COVID-19 through all possible efforts, as a clinical medicine publisher, we would facilitate the rapid and effective communication of management of this pandemic, we will consider submissions related to all aspects of this disease, including prevention, basic viral research, epidemiology, treatment, vaccine, fast screening, diagnosis, prognosis, etc. We will process such manuscripts in priority and publish them ASAP after peer-reviewed and accepted.

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Vol. 12, No. 8, Aug 2020

Table of Contents


Exploring Repurposing Potential of Existing Drugs in the Management of COVID-19 Epidemic: A Critical Review Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Debjit Chakraborty, Falguni Debnath, Subrata Biswas, Mihir Bhatta, Suman Ganguly, Alok Kumar Deb, Malay Kumar Saha, Shanta Dutta 463-471

Original Article

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Modifies Serum Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase in Cigarette Smokers Abstract HTML PDF
Ebenezer T. Oni, Vincent Figueredo, Ehimen Aneni, Emir Veladar, John W. McEvoy, Michael J. Blaha, Roger S. Blumenthal, Raquel D. Conceicao, Jose A.M. Carvalho, Raul D. Santos, Khurram Nasir 472-482
Safety and Efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2 Suppl3 Suppl4
Waqas Ullah, Hafez M. Abdullah, Sohaib Roomi, Yasar Sattar, Talal Almas, Smitha Narayana Gowda, Rehan Saeed, Maryam Mukhtar, Ammar Ahmad, Tony Oliver, M. Chadi Alraies, Donald C. Haas, David L. Fischman 483-491
A Study of Artificial Sweeteners and Thyroid Cancer Risk Abstract HTML PDF
Navdeep Singh, Sandeep Singh Lubana, Saurabh Arora, Issac Sachmechi 492-498
Examination of Malignant Findings of Thyroid Nodules Using Thyroid Ultrasonography Abstract HTML PDF
Daigo Saito, Ritsuko Nakajima, Shigemitsu Yasuda 499-507
The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Mental Disorders in Critically Ill Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Population-Based Study Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2 Suppl3 Suppl4
Lavi Oud 508-516
Impact of a Culturally Tailored Diabetes Education and Empowerment Program in a Mexican American Population Along the US/Mexico Border: A Pragmatic Study Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Silvia Flores-Luevano, Maricela Pacheco, Gurjeet S. Shokar, Alok Kumar Dwivedi, Navkiran K. Shokar 517-529
Gender Differences in Cardiac Function Following Three-Month Administration of Tofogliflozin in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Abstract HTML PDF
Toshihiro Higashikawa, Tomohiko Ito, Takurou Mizuno, Keiichiro Ishigami, Masaru Kohori, Kunihiro Mae, Daisuke Usuda, Kento Takeshima, Susumu Takagi, Toshihide Izumida, Shinya Yamada, Kengo Kuroki, Ryusho Sangen, Atsushi Saito, Masaharu Iguchi, Yuji Kamasaki, Takeshi Nakahashi, Akihiro Fukuda, Tsugiyasu Kanda, Masashi Okuro 530-538

Letter to the Editor

Are Patients With Autoimmune Disease at Greater Risk of Developing Severe COVID-19? Abstract HTML PDF
Maria Lagadinou, Nicholas Zareifopoulos, Anastasia Karela, Ourania Kyriakopoulou, Dimitrios Velissaris 539-541





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