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

ISSN-print: 1918-3003 | ISSN-online: 1918-3011 | Monthly | Open Access | Aims and Scope

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  • Impact of Vascular Anomalies on Pancreatoduodenectomy Procedure

    One of the critical steps during pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) procedure lies in identifying the complicated vascular anatomy of the resected area. The blood supply usually stems from branches of the celiac and the superior mesenteric arteries.

  • Clinical Practice Changes After Post-Market Safety Reports on Desmopressin Orally Disintegrating Tablet in Japan: A Single-Center Retrospective Study

    Desmopressin orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) was approved in March 2012 in Japan; the post-market safety reports, which warned about adequate initial dose of desmopressin ODT, were published in 2014. However, it is unclear how the warning affected physician and patient behavior.

  • Low Rates of Preemptive Kidney Transplantation: A Root Cause Analysis to Identify Opportunities for Improvement

    Kidney transplantation success can help improve the quality of life substantially and alleviate much of the physical, social and psychological stress that comes with dialysis lifestyle. Preemptive kidney transplantation has been established to be superior with more success rates than other means of transplantation types.

  • Mechanism and Effect of Beta-Blockers on Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Literature Review

    Pancreatic adenocarcinoma has a poor 5-year survival rate despite many advancements in pharmacotherapies. Studies have suggested the involvement of β-adrenergic pathway in the progression of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Receptor Autoimmunity and Local Factors in Multiple Risk Factors Are Mainly Involved in the Occurrence of Pretibial Myxedema

    Pretibial myxedema (PTM) is a local mucinous dermopathy associated with thyroid diseases. Since the etiology of PTM is unclear, the aim of this study is to identify the risk factors for PTM and their etiological roles in PTM occurrence.







Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Cardiac Disease
This review summarizes the published literature referring to the use and validity of the biomarker soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) when used for the assessment of patients with cardiac diseases.
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Anti-Ro/SSA Antibodies May Be Responsible for Cerebellar Degeneration in Sjogren’s Syndrome
Neurological disorders have been identified to be a common extraglandular manifestation of Sjogren’s syndrome (SjS). Central nervous system (CNS) symptoms appear in about 5% of patients with SjS. However, so far, only a few incidences of cerebellar degeneration have been reported, and the clinical features and pathological mechanisms associated with SjS remain to be unclear.
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Severe Non-Islet Cell Hypoglycemia From Ileum-Origin Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Producing Insulin-Like Growth Factor-2 in a Patient With Liver Cirrhosis Due to Chronic Hepatitis B
Non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia (NICTH) is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome, and NICTH associated with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is even more rare. Herein, we describe a patient with severe NICTH due to GIST who had developed liver cirrhosis as a consequence of chronic hepatitis B.
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Current Issue


Vol. 13, No. 3, Mar 2021

Table of Contents


Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Cardiac Disease Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Dimitrios Velissaris, Nicholas Zareifopoulos, Ioanna Koniari, Vasilios Karamouzos, Dimitris Bousis, Andreas Gerakaris, Christina Platanaki, Nicholas Kounis 133-142

Original Article

Pathologic Characteristics Associated With Local Recurrence of Atypical Meningiomas Following Surgical Resection Abstract HTML PDF
Laura Zima, Michael J. Baine, Richard Sleightholm, Bangchen Wang, Michael Punsoni, Michele Aizenberg, Chi Zhang 143-150
Relations Between Urinary Albumin Excretion and a Dietary Intake of Fruits in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Abstract HTML PDF
Sadako Matsui, Yasuhisa Someya, Hiroshi Yoshida 151-157
Impact of Vascular Anomalies on Pancreatoduodenectomy Procedure Abstract HTML PDF
Subhi Mansour, Mira Damouny, Miriam Obeid, Amir Farah, Kenan Halloun, Rozan Marjiyeh, Jawad Ghalia, Yoram Kluger, Safi Khuri 158-163
Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Infection Is a Risk Factor for Atherosclerosis Abstract HTML PDF
Hiroaki Takeoka, Yasuko Sagara, Seizaburo Ksashiwagi, Shigeki Nabeshima 164-169
Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis: An Educative Intervention Significantly Increases Compliance Abstract HTML PDF
Eirini Chrysovalantou Martzivanou, Kyriakos Psarras, Panagiotis Monioudis, Kyriakos Vamvakis, Christina Nikolaidou, Georgios Geropoulos, Efstathios T. Pavlidis, Nikolaos Symeonidis, Theodoros E. Pavlidis 170-176
Palliative Thoracic Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Outpatients: Reasons for Unplanned Hospitalization and Its Impact on Survival Abstract HTML PDF
Carsten Nieder, Kristian S. Imingen, Ellinor Haukland 177-183
Declining Intensive Care Unit Mortality of COVID-19: A Multi-Center Study Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Sohaib Roomi, Syed Omar Shah, Waqas Ullah, Shan Ul Abedin, Karyn Butler, Kelly Schiers, Benjamin Kohl, Erika Yoo, Matthew Vibbert, Jack Jallo 184-190

Letter to the Editor

Significant Decrease in Seasonal Influenza in the COVID-19 Era: Impact of Global Movement Restrictions? Abstract HTML PDF
Takuma Hayashi, Ikuo Konishi 191-194





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