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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  • How Can Galectin-3 as a Biomarker of Fibrosis Improve Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Prognosis?

    Galectin-3 (Gal-3) is a biomarker of fibrosis that has been associated with atrial remodeling. Acknowledging the presence of a biomarker in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) can allow for a better clinical treatment. The aim of this study was to assess the association of Gal-3 with atrial fibrosis in patients with AF.

  • Chronic Pancreatitis Is Characterized by Elevated Circulating Periostin Levels Related to Intra-Pancreatic Fat Deposition

    Periostin is a matricellular protein that induces fibrillogenesis and activates cell migration. The study aimed to investigate circulating levels of periostin in health and after an attack of pancreatitis, as well as their associations with abdominal adiposity/ectopic fat phenotypes.

  • 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.







Could Estrogen Protect Women From COVID-19?
The apparent gender differences in favor of women in the risk of contracting and dying from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and the fact that such trends have also been observed in recent epidemics including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), have prompted the obvious question: Are the reasons life-style or biological? Full Text

Mortality and the Risk Factors in Elderly Female Patients With Femoral Neck and Trochanteric Fractures
The main purpose of this study is to exhaustively explore risk factors, including age, gender, and several clinical indices, for mortality in elderly patients with femoral neck fracture and to evaluate some of them using survival analyses. This was a retrospective study tracking 1 year for vital prognosis. Data were collected at post-operation from medical records of the cases. Full Text

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An Atypical Presentation of COVID-19 in a Previously Healthy Young Male With a Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that has reached pandemic proportions impacting millions globally. Authors feature an atypical case of COVID-19 presenting with a rare cause of abdominal pain and severe hyperglycemia. A 22-year-old male presented to the hospital with a 1-day history of severe abdominal pain. 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.

Current Issue


Vol. 12, No. 10, Oct 2020

Table of Contents


The Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Substance Use Disorders: A Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Joy Osaji, Chiedozie Ojimba, Saeed Ahmed 629-633
Could Estrogen Protect Women From COVID-19? Abstract HTML PDF
Roxanna Pirhadi, Vikram Sinai Talaulikar, Joseph Onwude, Isaac Manyonda 634-639
The Anatomical Relationship of Inferior Thyroid Artery and Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve: A Review of the Literature and Its Clinical Importance Abstract HTML PDF
George Noussios, Iosif Chatzis, Sergios Konstantinidis, Eva Filo, Antigone Spyrou, George Karavasilis, Anastasios Katsourakis 640-646
How Can Galectin-3 as a Biomarker of Fibrosis Improve Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Prognosis? Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Maria Mariana Barros Melo da Silveira, Joao Victor Batista Cabral, Bruno de Melo Souza, Louis Hussein Patu Hazime, Sara Larissa de Melo Araujo, Amanda Tavares Xavier, Edivaldo Bezerra Mendes Filho, Luydson Richardson da Silva Vasconcelos, Dario Celestino Sobral Filho, Dinaldo Cavalcanti de Oliveira 647-654

Original Article

Predictors of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Symptomatic Patients Referred for Breath Testing Abstract HTML PDF
Jeremy Liu Chen Kiow, Ratiba Bellila, Amelie Therrien, Sacha Sidani, Mickael Bouin 655-661
A Coronary Artery Calcium Score of Zero in Patients Who Have Undergone Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Is Associated With Freedom From Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events Abstract HTML PDF
Yuhei Shiga, Joji Morii, Yoshiaki Idemoto, Kohei Tashiro, Yuiko Yano, Yuta Kato, Takashi Kuwano, Makoto Sugihara, Shin-ichiro Miura 662-667
Mortality and the Risk Factors in Elderly Female Patients With Femoral Neck and Trochanteric Fractures Abstract HTML PDF
Toshihiro Higashikawa, Kenji Shigemoto, Kenichi Goshima, Takeshi Horii, Daisuke Usuda, Takuro Morita, Manabu Moriyama, Hiromi Inujima, Masahiro Hangyou, Kimiko Usuda, Shigeto Morimoto, Tadami Matsumoto, Shigeki Takashima, Tsugiyasu Kanda, Masashi Okuro, Takeshi Sawaguchi 668-673

Short Communication

Low-Flow Nasal Cannula Hydrogen Therapy Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2 Suppl3
Motoaki Sano, Kohsuke Shirakawa, Yoshinori Katsumata, Genki Ichihara, Eiji Kobayashi 674-680

Letter to the Editor

De Novo Urinary Symptoms Associated With COVID-19: COVID-19-Associated Cystitis Abstract HTML PDF
Nivedita Dhar, Sorabh Dhar, Ryan Timar, Steven Lucas, Laura E. Lamb, Michael B. Chancellor 681-682
Identifying the Quality Nuggets Amid the Explosion of COVID-19-Related Scientific Communication: An Insurmountable Challenge? Abstract HTML PDF
Lavi Oud 683-685





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