Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Frequency: Monthly
Editor-in-Chief: Richard Liu, MD, Elmer Press, Toronto, Canada
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1918-3003
ISSN-online: 1918-3011
Journal scope: Multi-discipline of clinical medicine, medical research and clinical practice, preventive medicine, epidemiology, nursing, and healthcare research, clinically focused, evidence-based medicine.
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  • Effects of Repaglinide Versus Glimepiride on 1,5-Anhydroglucutol and Glycated Hemoglobin Levels in Japanese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

    Postprandial hyperglycemia is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We prospectively examined the effects of repaglinide on postprandial hyperglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes. During this 24-week, single-arm, prospective study, we enrolled 10 patients with type 2 diabetes who were previously being administered glimepiride (0.5 or 1 mg/day) and switched it with repaglinide (0.75 or 1.5 mg/day).

  • Does Red Cell Distribution Width Predict Outcome in Traumatic Brain Injury: Comparison to Corticosteroid Randomization After Significant Head Injury

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability. The role of red cell distribution width (RDW) as a prognostic biomarker for outcome in TBI patients is unknown. Based on the corticosteroid randomization after significant head injury (CRASH) trial database, a prognosis calculator (CRASH) has been developed for outcome prediction in TBI.

  • A Multiple Treatment Comparison of Eleven Disease-Modifying Drugs Used for Multiple Sclerosis

    Several disease-modifying drug therapies are available for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). To ensure the most appropriate MS management, we assessed the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the disease-modifying medicines used for MS.

  • Pancreatic Involvement in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a multisystemic disease, and pancreatic manifestations of IBD are not uncommon. The incidence of several pancreatic diseases in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis is more frequent compared to the general population.

  • Bi-Luminal Mitral Valve: Incidence, Clinical Features, Associated Anomaly and Echocardiographic Evaluation

    The aim of the study was to know the incidence, clinical features, associated anomaly and echocardiographic evaluation of bi-luminal mitral valve (also known as double orifice mitral valve or DOMV) in patients with suspected mitral valve disease, continous murmur or left-to-right shunt.

  • Assessment of Salivary Nitric Oxide Levels in Elite University Athletes in Japan: Findings From a Cross Sectional Study Design

    High-intensity exercise affects the level of salivary nitric oxide (NO) with an impact on oxidative stress such as a reactive nitrogen-oxide species. However, in athletes with high-intensity training, the relationship between salivary NO levels and oxidative stress is yet to be clear. Additionally, the association of salivary NO levels and the common health disorders of athletes is unknown.







Specific Features of Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic and progressive disease of the biliary tract. PSC is strongly associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), mainly with ulcerative colitis, and most PSC patients have underlying IBD. The pathophysiological interactions between IBD and PSC are unclear, although it seems that the patients with IBD and PSC have a distinct phenotype. Full Text

Cytoskeletal Tropomyosin as a Biomarker in Clostridium difficile Infection
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a significant health concern worldwide and is recognized as the most frequent etiologic agent of healthcare-associated infectious diarrhea in hospitalized adult patients. For the last two decades, CDI has re-emerged in healthcare facilities with nearly a 10-fold increase in mortality. Full Text

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Massive Hemoptysis Due to the Rupture of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Caused by Leukemic Cell Infiltration in a Patient With Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Hemoptysis is occasionally experienced in patients with hematological malignancies who have respiratory tract infection and severe thrombocytopenia. Thrombocytopenia due to hematological disease is one cause of hemoptysis. Full Text

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Isolated Right Ventricular Dilated Cardiomyopathy: An Early Diagnosis
Because of an incomplete right bundle branch block, a severe right ventricular dilatation with no left ventricular cardiomyopathy was found in a 44-year-old man. Magnetic resonance and transesophageal echocardiography confirmed the finding and these tests also failed to find any potential cause. A pulmonary hemodynamic study and a coronary angiography were strictly normal. Full Text

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Enduring Challenge of Latent Tuberculosis in Older Nursing Home Residents: A Brief Review Abstract HTML PDF
Asif Khan, Anh Rebhan, Donna Seminara, Anita Szerszen 385-390

Original Article

Humoral and Cellular Patterns of Early Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Relation to the Cardiovascular Risk in Axial Spondylarthritis Abstract HTML PDF
Susann Patschan, Maria Vogt, Donia Bakhtiari, Carsten Peter Bramlage, Elvira Henze, Gerhard Anton Muller, Andreas Krause, Daniel Patschan 391-400
Characteristics of Gut Microbiota in Patients With Diabetes Determined by Data Mining Analysis of Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms Abstract HTML PDF
Yuta Nakamura, Yoshio Nagai, Toshio Kobayashi, Kentaro Furukawa, Yoichi Oikawa, Akira Shimada, Yasushi Tanaka 401-406
The Effect of the New Eighth Edition Breast Cancer Staging System on 100 Consecutive Patients Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2
Ashley Biswal, Jacqueline Erler, Omar Qari, Arthur A. Topilow, Varsha Gupta, Mohammad A. Hossain, Arif Asif, Brian Erler, Denise Johnson Miller 407-414
Glioblastoma Stem Cells and Comparison of Isolation Methods Abstract HTML PDF
Tolga Turan Dundar, Mustafa Aziz Hatiboglu, Zehragul Ergul, Mehmet Hakan Seyithanoglu, Elif Sozen, Saffet Tuzgen, Mehmet Yasar Kaynar, Erdal Karaoz 415-421
Polycythemia in Patients With Hereditary Hemochromatosis: Real or Myth? Abstract HTML PDF
Samia Asif, Madeline Begemann, Shahzad Raza 422-427
Oral Supplementation Using Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid and Whey Protein Improves Whole Body Fat-Free Mass in Men After Resistance Training Abstract HTML PDF
Maya Sakashita, Utano Nakamura, Noriko Horie, Yasuhiro Yokoyama, Mujo Kim, Satoshi Fujita 428-434
Relationship of Anthropometric Indices to Abdominal Body Composition: A Multi-Ethnic New Zealand Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study Abstract HTML PDF
Aya Cervantes, Ruma G. Singh, Jin U. Kim, Steve V. DeSouza, Maxim S. Petrov 435-446
Background Factors Determining the Introduction and Dosage of Insulin in Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Abstract HTML PDF
Yuko Matsumoto, Hodaka Yamada, Masashi Yoshida, Daisuke Suzuki, Rika Saikawa, Misato Amamoto, Shunsuke Funazaki, Isao Horiuchi, Kenjiro Takagi, Kazuo Hara 447-451
Clinical, Biochemical, Hematological, Endocrinological and Immunological Differences Between Graves’ Disease Patients With and Without Thyroid Storm Abstract HTML PDF
Hidekatsu Yanai, Mariko Hakoshima, Hisayuki Katsuyama 452-457

Short Communication

Phenotyping to facilitate Accrual for a Cardiovascular Intervention Abstract HTML PDF
Kavishwar B. Wagholikar, Christina M. Fischer, Alyssa P. Goodson, Christopher D. Herrick, Taylor E. Maclean, Katelyn V. Smith, Liliana Fera, Thomas A. Gaziano, Jacqueline R. Dunning, Joshua Bosque-Hamilton, Lina Matta, Eloy Toscano, Brent Richter, Layne Ainsworth, Michael F. Oates, Samuel Aronson, Calum A. MacRae, Benjamin M. Scirica, Akshay S. Desai, Shawn N. Murphy 458-463


Correction to: The Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analogue Therapy May Not Impact Final Height in Precocious Puberty of Girls With Onset of Puberty Aged 6 - 8 Years Abstract HTML PDF
Ozlem Korkmaz, Gulsenem Sari, Ilkin Mecidov, Samim Ozen, Damla Goksen, Sukran Darcan 464




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