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Volume 20, 2014 - Table of Contents

Published: 2014-4-19
Calreticulin contributes to C1q-dependent recruitment of microglia in the leech Hirudo medicinalis following a CNS injury
Francoise Le Marrec-Croq, Annelise Bocquet-Garcon, Jacopo Vizioli, Christelle Vancamp, Francesco Drago, Julien Franck, Maxence Wisztorski, Michel Salzet, Pierre-Eric Sautiere, Christophe Lefebvre
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:644-653
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890091


Published: 2014-4-18
Increased microRNA-155 and decreased microRNA-146a may promote ocular inflammation and proliferation in Graves’ ophthalmopathy
Kaijun Li, Yi Du, Ben-Li Jiang, Jian-Feng He
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:639-643
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890686


Published: 2014-4-17
Diagnostic imaging of the nasolacrimal drainage system. Part I. Radiological anatomy of lacrimal pathways. Physiology of tear secretion and tear outflow
Artur Maliborski, Radosław Różycki
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:628-638
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890098


Published: 2014-4-16
The root canal system: A channel through which we can seed cells into grafts
Gu Cheng, Zu-Bing Li
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:624-627
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890057


Published: 2014-4-15
Evaluation of suicide cases in Turkey, 2007–2012
Özgür Enginyurt, Erdal Özer, Burak Gümüş, Esra Demir, Soner Çankaya
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:614-623
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890689


Published: 2014-4-14
Disruptive patterns of eating behaviors and associated lifestyles in males with ADHD
Radek Ptacek, Hana Kuzelova, George Stefano, Jiří Raboch, Tereza Sadkova, Michal Goetz, Richard Kream
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:608-613
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890495


Published: 2014-4-12
The acute effect of smoking a single cigarette on vascular status, SpO2, and stress level
MiYang Jeon, HyeonCheol Jeong, KyoungSoon Lee, JongEun Yim
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:601-607
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890367


Published: 2014-4-11
Prognostic value of paraoxonase 1 in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Anna Wysocka, Marek Cybulski, Henryk Berbeć, Andrzej Wysokiński, Janusz Stążka, Tomasz Zapolski
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:594-600
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890025


Published: 2014-4-10
Alogliptin improves steroid-induced hyperglycemia in treatment-naïve Japanese patients with chronic kidney disease by decrease of plasma glucagon levels
Naro Ohashi, Naoko Tsuji, Yoshitaka Naito, Takamasa Iwakura, Shinsuke Isobe, Masafumi Ono, Tomoyuki Fujikura, Takayuki Tsuji, Yukitoshi Sakao, Hideo Yasuda, Akihiko Kato, Yoshihide Fujigaki
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:587-593
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889872


Published: 2014-4-9
Underage mothers in Turkey
Erdal Ozer, Mehmet Nacar, Ali Yildirim, Ozgur Enginyurt, Hasan Din, Durmus Evcuman
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:582-586
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890341


Published: 2014-4-8
Prediction of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients based on pathologic information of the primary tumor
Jia-Long Wu, Hsin-Shun Tseng, Li-Heng Yang, Hwa-Koon Wu, Shou-Jen Kuo, Shou-Tung Chen, Dar-Ren Chen
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:577-581
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890345


Published: 2014-4-7
An investigation of retronasal testing of olfactory function in a Turkish population
Murat Salihoglu, Aytug Altundag, Melih Cayonu, Hakan Tekeli
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:569-576
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890071


Published: 2014-4-5
Paintball-related ocular trauma: Paintball or Painball?
Sadullah Keles, Osman Ondas, Metin Ekinci, Mustafa Sener, Erim Erhan, Ahmet Sirinkan, Ilknur Akyol Salman, Ibrahim Kocer, Orhan Baykal
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:564-568
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890319


Published: 2014-4-4
A preliminary study of the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation with percutaneous kyphoplasty for thoracolumbar vertebral metastatic tumor treatment
Longpo Zheng, Zhengqi Chen, Mengxiong Sun, Hui Zeng, Dongqing Zuo, Yingqi Hua, Zhengdong Cai
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:556-563
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889742


Published: 2014-4-3
The relationship between serum sialic acid and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein with prehypertension
Li Jinghua, Zhang Tie, Wang Ping, Cao Yongtong
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:551-555
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890314


Published: 2014-4-2
Relationship between the resistance genes to quaternary ammonium compounds and antibiotic resistance in staphylococci isolated from surgical site infections
Muhyittin Temiz, Nizami Duran, Gülay Duran, Naciye Eryılmaz, Kemal Jenedi
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:544-550
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890177


Published: 2014-4-1
Hemostasis in brain tumor surgery using the Aquamantys system
Giovanni Grasso, Filippo Giambartino, Domenico Iacopino
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:538-543
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890583


Published: 2014-3-31
The role of High Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) in colorectal cancer
Dinç Süren, Mustafa Yıldırım, Özlem Demirpençe, Vildan Kaya, Arsenal Alikanoğlu, Nurullah Bülbüller, Mustafa Yıldız, Cem Sezer
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:530-537
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890531


Published: 2014-3-29
Performance of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test and Tuberculin Skin Test for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in BCG vaccinated health care workers
Cenk Babayigit, Burcin Ozer, Tacettin Inandi, Cahit Ozer, Nizami Duran, Orhan Gocmen
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:521-529
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889943


Published: 2014-3-28
Two different dosages of nebulized steroid versus parenteral steroid in the management of COPD exacerbations: A randomized control trial
Elif Yilmazel Ucar, Omer Araz, Mehmet Meral, Esin Sonkaya, Leyla Saglam, Hasan Kaynar, Ali Gorguner, Metin Akgun
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:513-520
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890210


Published: 2014-3-27
Glutamate and GABA imbalance promotes neuronal apoptosis in hippocampus after stress
Jie Gao, He Wang, Yuan Liu, Ying-yu Li, Can Chen, Liang-ming Liu, Ya-min Wu, Sen Li, Ce Yang
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:499-512
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890589


Published: 2014-3-26
A guide to prepare patients with inflammatory bowel diseases for anti-TNF-α therapy
Júlio Chebli, Pedro Gaburri, Liliana Chebli, Tarsila da Rocha Ribeiro, André Pinto, Orlando Ambrogini Júnior, Adérson Damião
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:487-498
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890331


Published: 2014-3-25
To clarify features of photoplethysmography in monitoring balanced anesthesia, compared with Cerebral State Index
Lieliang Zhang, Lei Xu, Juan Zhu, Yujie Gao, Zhonghua Luo, Hongyu Wang, Zhongliang Zhu, Yi Yu, Hongwei Shi, Hongguang Bao
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:481-486
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889924


Published: 2014-3-24
Medical and dental management of Alagille syndrome: A review
Adam Berniczei-Royko, Renata Chałas, Iwona Mitura, Katalin Nagy, Elżbieta Prussak
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:476-480
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890577


Published: 2014-3-22
When hepatic-side ductal margin is positive in N+ cases, additional resection of the bile duct is not necessary to render the negative hepatic-side ductal margin during surgery for extrahepatic distal bile duct carcinoma
Yukihiro Iso, Junji Kita, Masato Kato, Mitsugi Shimoda, Keiichi Kubota
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:471-475
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889714


Published: 2014-3-21
Novel fibro-inflammation markers in assessing left atrial remodeling in non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Osman Sonmez, Furkan Ertem, Mehmet Vatankulu, Ercan Erdogan, Abdurrahman Tasal, Sıtkı Kucukbuzcu, Omer Goktekin
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:463-470
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890635


Published: 2014-3-20
Safety and efficacy of a novel disposable circumcision device: A pilot randomized controlled clinical trial at 2 centers
Jingen Wang, Yongfei Zhou, Shuxia Xia, Zunwei Zhu, Linghua Jia, Yong Liu, Min Jiang
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:454-462
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889722


Published: 2014-3-19
Alcoholism and other socio-demographic risk factors for adverse TB-drug reactions and unsuccessful tuberculosis treatment – data from ten years’ observation at the Regional Centre of Pulmonology, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Grzegorz Przybylski, Anita Dąbrowska, Hanna Trzcińska
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:444-453
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890012


Published: 2014-3-18
Autopsy evaluation of coal mining deaths in the city of Zonguldak, Turkey
Erdal Ozer, Riza Yilmaz, Durmus Evcuman, Ali Yildirim, Ilhan Cetin, Ugur Kocak, Kivanc Ergen
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:438-443
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890045


Published: 2014-3-17
Family physicians’ self-perceived importance of providing genetic test information to patients: A cross-sectional study from Slovenia
Zalika Klemenc-Ketis, Borut Peterlin
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:434-437
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890013


Published: 2014-3-15
Can serial monitoring of serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF), Nitric Oxide (NO), and Angiotensin II (ANGII) levels have predictive role during Bevacizumab treatment?
Ahmet Sümbül, Umut Dişel, Nurzen Sezgin, Ahmet Sezer, Fatih Köse, Ali Beşen, Zehra Sümbül, Hüseyin Abalı, Özgür Özyılkan
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:428-433
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889945


Published: 2014-3-14
Intracranial arterial variations: A comprehensive evaluation using CT angiography
Jelena Kovač, Ana Stanković, Danilo Stanković, Bojan Kovač, Djordjije Šaranović
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:420-427
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890265


Published: 2014-3-13
Assessment of the relationship between red cell distribution width and fragmented QRS in patients with non-ST elevated acute coronary syndrome
Adem Bekler, Emine Gazi, Erhan Tenekecioglu, Kemal Karaagac, Burak Altun, Ahmet Temiz, Ahmet Barutçu, Tezcan Peker, Burhan Aslan, Mustafa Yılmaz
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:413-419
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890151


Published: 2014-3-12
Effect of electroacupuncture at Zusanli (ST36) and Sanyinjiao (SP6) acupoints on adrenocortical function in etomidate anesthesia patients
Jian-bo Yu, Shu-an Dong, Li-rong Gong, Man Wang, Rui Mu, Cui Li, Yuan Zhang, Zhao-duan Li
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:406-412
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890111


Published: 2014-3-11
L-carnosine alters some hemorheologic and lipid peroxidation parameters in nephrectomized rats
Hande Yapislar, Eylem Taskin
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:399-405
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890528


Published: 2014-3-10
Clinical assessment of the safe use local anaesthesia with vasoconstrictor agents in cardiovascular compromised patients: A systematic review
Anna Godzieba, Tomasz Smektała, Marcin Jędrzejewski, Katarzyna Sporniak-Tutak
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:393-398
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889984


Published: 2014-3-8
The pleth variability index as an indicator of the central extracellular fluid volume in mechanically ventilated patients after anesthesia induction: Comparison with initial distribution volume of glucose
Wenqing Lu, Jing Dong, Zifeng Xu, Hao Shen, Jijian Zheng
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:386-392
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890073


Published: 2014-3-7
Infant mortality and life expectancy in China
Yanhua Xu, Weifang Zhang, Rulai Yang, Chaochun Zou, Zhengyan Zhao
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:379-385
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890204


Published: 2014-3-6
A new device to test cutting efficiency of mechanical endodontic instruments
Alessio Giansiracusa Rubini, Gianluca Plotino, Dina Al-Sudani, Nicola Grande, GianPaolo Sonnino, Ermanno Putorti, Elisabetta Cotti, Luca Testarelli, Gianluca Gambarini
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:374-378
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890119


Published: 2014-3-5
Utility of computed tomography in assessment of pulmonary hypertension secondary to biomass smoke exposure
Bunyamin Sertogullarindan, Aydin Bora, Alpaslan Yavuz, Selami Ekin, Hulya Gunbatar, Ahmet Arisoy, Serhat Avcu, Bulent Ozbay
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:368-373
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890174


Published: 2014-3-4
Stro-1-positive BMSCs predict postoperative periprosthetic bone mineral density outcomes in uncemented total hip arthroplasty patients
Yi Shen, Xiaomiao Li, Yurun Ding, Weiping Ren, Weili Wang
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:361-367
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889825


Published: 2014-3-3
Prevalence of second premolar hypodontia in the Polish cleft lip and palate population
Marcin Mikulewicz, Tomasz Ogiński, Thomas Gedrange, Adam Berniczei-Royko, Elżbieta Prussak
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:355-360
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890386


Published: 2014-3-2
Impaired heart rate recovery indices in psoriasis patients
Esra Pancar Yuksel, Serkan Yuksel, Mustafa Yenercag, Korhan Soylu, Fatma Aydin, Nilgun Senturk, Huriye Yucel, Tayyar Canturk, Ahmet Turanli
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:350-354
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890249


Published: 2014-3-1
Comparison of TIMI and Gensini score in patients admitted to the emergency department with chest pain, who underwent coronary angiography
Murat İşcanlı, Nalan Metin Aksu, Banu Evranos, Kudret Aytemir, Mehmet Özmen
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:343-349
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889600


Published: 2014-2-28
Effect of Ramadan fasting on serum concentration of apelin-13 and new obesity indices in healthy adult men
Ahmet Celik, Edibe Saricicek, Vahap Saricicek, Elif Sahin, Gokhan Ozdemir, Selim Bozkurt, Mehmet Okumus, Mustafa Sucakli, Gurkan Cikim, Yasemin Coskun, Mustafa Deniz, Ekrem Dogan, Metin Kilinc
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:337-342
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890139


Published: 2014-2-27
Association between suicidal ideation and behavior, and depression, anxiety, and perceived social support in cancer patients
Melike Ceyhan Balcı Şengül, Vildan Kaya, Cenk Şen, Kemal Kaya
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:329-336
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889989


Published: 2014-2-26
An initial assessment of correlations between host- and virus-related factors affecting analogues antiviral therapy in HBV chronically infected patients
Piotr Stalke, Magda Rybicka, Anna Wroblewska, Marcin Dreczewski, Ewa Stracewska, Tomasz Smiatacz, Krzysztof Bielawski
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:321-328
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889788


Published: 2014-2-25
Time course of inflammation resolution in patients with frequent exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chun Chang, Wanzhen Yao
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:311-320
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889828


Published: 2014-2-24
Carotid surgery affects plasma kynurenic acid concentration: A pilot study
Piotr Terlecki, Paulina Pawlik, Adam Iwaniuk, Tomasz Kocki, Stanisław Przywara, Marek Ilzecki, Tomasz Zubilewicz, Michał Kowalczyk, Jolanta Parada-Turska, Wojciech Dąbrowski
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:303-310
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890212


Published: 2014-2-22
Cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist regulates allergic airway inflammation in an organ- and cytokine-specific manner
Tetsuya Kawano, Hiroto Matsuse, Tomoko Tsuchida, Susumu Fukahori, Chizu Fukushima, Tomoya Nishino, Shigeru Kohno
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:297-302
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889865


Published: 2014-2-21
The relation of radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis with stress and the efficiency of antioxidant treatment: An experimental study
Vildan Kaya, Rasih Yazkan, Mustafa Yıldırım, Duygu Doğuç, Dinç Süren, Kemal Bozkurt, Özlem Yüksel, Özlem Demırpence, Cenk Şen, Ayşen Yalçın
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:290-296
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890334


Published: 2014-2-20
Screening plasma miRNAs as biomarkers for renal ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats
Jia-feng Wang, Yi-feng Zha, He-wen Li, Fei Wang, Qi Bian, Xue-li Lai, Guang Yu
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:283-289
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889937


Published: 2014-2-19
Comparison of single-dose and repeated levosimendan infusion in patients with acute exacerbation of advanced heart failure
Abdurrahman Tasal, Mesut Demir, Mehmet Kanadasi, Ahmet Bacaksiz, Mehmet Vatankulu, Durmus Sahin, Rabia Eker, Abdi Bozkurt, Esmeray Acarturk
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:276-282
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889767


Published: 2014-2-18
Letter to the Editor regarding: Epistatic effects in pathophysiology of asthma and the “missing heritability” of this disease
Andrzej Brodziak, Piotr Brewczyński
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:274-275
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890506


Published: 2014-2-18
Incidence of new onset atrial fibrillation in patients with permanent pacemakers and the relation to the pacing mode
Sarmad Said, Chad Cooper, Haider Alkhateeb, Sucheta Gosavi, Alok Dwivedi, Eduardo Onate, David Paez, Zainul Abedin
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:268-273
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890052


Published: 2014-2-16
Prevention of etomidate-induced myoclonus: Which is superior: Fentanyl, midazolam, or a combination? A Retrospective comparative study
Ilke Isitemiz, Sinan Uzman, Mehmet Toptaş, Ayşe Vahapoglu, Yaşar Gül, Ferda Inal, Ibrahim Akkoc
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:262-267
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889833


Published: 2014-2-15
Bronchoalveolar pH and inflammatory biomarkers in newly diagnosed IPF and GERD patients: A case-control study
Emilija Lozo Vukovac, Mislav Lozo, Kornelija Mise, Ivan Gudelj, Željko Puljiz, Anamarija Jurcev-Savicevic, Anteo Bradaric, Josipa Kokeza, Josko Mise
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:255-261
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889800


Published: 2014-2-14
IDH1 p.R132 mutations may not be actively involved in the carcinogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Jun Lu, Ling Xu, Yang Zou, Run-Xiang Yang, Yu Fan, Wen Zhang, Dandan Yu, Yong-Gang Yao
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:247-254
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889891


Published: 2014-2-13
Personality, cognitive styles and Morningness-Eveningness disposition in a sample of Yoga trainees
Guido Cavallera, Massimo Gatto, Giuseppe Boari
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:238-246
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889030


Published: 2014-2-11
Preoperative diagnosis and intraoperative protection of nonrecurrent laryngeal nerve: A review of 5 cases
Zhihong Wang, Hao Zhang, Ping Zhang, Liang He, Wenwu Dong
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:233-237
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889942


Published: 2014-2-10
Monoblock external ventricular drainage system in the treatment of patients with acute hydrocephalus: A pilot study
Almir de Andrade, Wellingson Paiva, Iuri Neville, Gustavo Noleto, Aderaldo Alves Junior, Luiz Sandon, Edson Bor-Seng-Shu, Robson Amorim, Manoel Teixeira
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:227-232
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890080


Published: 2014-2-9
Potential utility of p63 expression in differential diagnosis of non-small-cell lung carcinoma and its effect on prognosis of the disease
Ferda Bir, Aysegul Aksoy Altınboga, Naciye Satiroglu Tufan, Seyda Kaya, Sevin Baser, Arzu Yaren
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:219-226
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890394


Published: 2014-2-8
Classifications of clinical and bowel morphological changes and their relationship with characteristics of patients with incarcerated groin hernias
Sheng-jun Duan, Hua-shui Liu, Jun Niu, Chun-xiang Wang, Shou-hua Chen, Ming-hai Wang
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:214-218
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889786


Published: 2014-2-7
Contribution of Vestibular-Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) testing in the assessment and the differential diagnosis of otosclerosis
Ourania Tramontani, Eleni Gkoritsa, Eleftherios Ferekidis, Stavros Korres
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:205-213
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889753


Published: 2014-2-6
Analysis of risk factors for recurrence of deep venous thrombosis in lower extremities
Wei Ren, Zhui Li, Zhaojun Fu, Qianguang Fu
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:199-204
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889819


Published: 2014-2-5
Vein diameter after intraoperative dilatation with vessel probes as a predictor of success of hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas
Branko Fila, Vesna Lovčić, Zdenko Sonicki, Saša Magaš, Zrinka Sudar-Magaš, Marko Malovrh
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:191-198
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890155


Published: 2014-2-4
Prevalence and determinants of anxiety and depression symptoms in patients with type 2 diabetes in Lithuania
Aldona Mikaliūkštienė, Kęstutis Žagminas, Algirdas Juozulynas, Laura Narkauskaitė, Jonas Sąlyga, Konstancija Jankauskienė, Rimantas Stukas, Genė Šurkienė
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:182-190
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890019


Published: 2014-2-3
Evaluation of the Trail Making Test and interval timing as measures of cognition in healthy adults: Comparisons by age, education, and gender
Włodzimierz Płotek, Wojciech Łyskawa, Anna Kluzik, Małgorzata Grześkowiak, Roland Podlewski, Zbigniew Żaba, Leon Drobnik
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:173-181
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889776


Published: 2014-2-1
Evaluation of exhaled nitric oxide in acute paraquat poisoning: A pilot study
Sang-cheon Choi, Sungho Oh, Young-gi Min, Ju Cha, Hyo-wook Gil, Sae-yong Hong
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:167-172
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889820


Published: 2014-1-31
Lanthanum-containing hydroxyapatite coating on ultrafine-grained titanium by micro-arc oxidation: A promising strategy to enhance overall performance of titanium
Zhennan Deng, Lili Wang, Dafeng  Zhang, Jinsong Liu, Chuantong Liu, Jianfeng Ma
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:163-166
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889894


Published: 2014-1-30
The many faces of tobacco use among women
Alicja Sieminska, Ewa Jassem
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:153-162
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889796


Published: 2014-1-29
A comparison of the effects of methylprednisolone and tenoxicam on pain, edema, and trismus after impacted lower third molar extraction
Ozgur Ilhan, Kamil Agacayak, Belgin Gulsun, Mahmut Koparal, Nedim Gunes
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:147-152
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890239


Published: 2014-1-28
Amyand's hernia: A review
Galyna Ivanschuk, Alper Cesmebasi, Edward Sorenson, Christa Blaak, Marios Loukas, Shane Tubbs
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:140-146
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889873


Published: 2014-1-27
The presence of CD55- and/or CD59-deficient erythrocytic populations in patients with rheumatic diseases reflects an immune-mediated bone-marrow derived phenomenon
John Asimakopoulos, Evangelos Terpos, Loula Papageorgiou, Olga Kampouropoulou, Dimitris Christoulas, Anastasios Giakoumis, Michael Samarkos, George Vaiopoulos, Konstantinos Konstantopoulos, Maria Angelopoulou, Theodoros Vassilakopoulos, John Meletis
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:123-139
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889727


Published: 2014-1-26
Relationship of acetabular dysplasia in females with osteoarthritis of the hip to the distance between both anterior superior iliac spines
Kunihiko Okano, Seiya Jingushi, Satoko Ohfuji, Muroto Sofue, Yoshio Hirota, Moritoshi Itoman, Yoshiki Hamada, Hiroyuki Shindo, Yoshio Takatori, Harumoto Yamada, Yuji Yasunaga, Hiroshi Ito, Satoshi Mori, Ichiro Owan, Hirotsugu Ohashi, Kazumasa Yamaguchi
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:116-122
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889704


Published: 2014-1-24
Impact of oxidative/nitrosative stress and inflammation on cognitive functions in patients with recurrent depressive disorders
Monika Talarowska, Kinga Bobińska, Marlena Zajączkowska, Kuan-Pin Su, Michael Maes, Piotr Gałecki
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:110-115
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889853


Published: 2014-1-23
Primary cardiac angiosarcoma – a review
Swetal Patel, Ashley Peterson, Artur Bartczak, Sarah Lee, Sławomir Chojnowski, Piotr Gajewski, Marios Loukas
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:103-109
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889875


Published: 2014-1-22
Age estimation using level of eyebrow and eyelash whitening
Feride Kantarcı, Muhammed Kantarcı, Sefer Bilgi
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:97-102
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889946


Published: 2014-1-21
Levels of plasma matrix metalloproteinases (MMP-2 and MMP-9) in response to INTEGRA® dermal regeneration template implantation
Michał Nessler, Jacek Puchała, Anna Chrapusta, Katarzyna Nessler, Justyna Drukała
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:91-96
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889135


Published: 2014-1-20
The neurologist’s dilemma: A comprehensive clinical review of Bell’s palsy, with emphasis on current management trends
Anthony Zandian, Stephen Osiro, Ryan Hudson, Irfan Ali, Petru Matusz, Shane Tubbs, Marios Loukas
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:83-90
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889876


Published: 2014-1-19
The association between endothelial dysfunction and hypertensive retinopathy in essential hypertension
Mustafa Karaca, Erkan Coban, Sebahat Ozdem, Mustafa Unal, Ozan Salim, Orhan Yucel
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:78-82
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889659


Published: 2014-1-18
Mucin levels in saliva of adolescents with dental caries
Halina Gabryel-Porowska, Agnieszka Gornowicz, Anna Bielawska, Anna Wójcicka, Elżbieta Maciorkowska, Stanisława Grabowska, Krzysztof Bielawski
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:72-77
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889718


Published: 2014-1-17
Epistatic effects of multiple receptor genes on pathophysiology of asthma – its limits and potential for clinical application
Takahiro Yoshikawa, Hiroshi Kanazawa, Shigeo Fujimoto, Kazuto Hirata
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:64-71
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889754


Published: 2014-1-16
Topical negative pressure improves autograft take by altering nutrient diffusion: A hypothesis
Xingang Wang, Yuanhai Zhang, Chunmao Han
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:61-63
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889861


Published: 2014-1-16
Post-sternotomy mediastinitis after cardiac surgery
Pascal Dohmen
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:59-60
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.890279


Published: 2014-1-15
Amniotic fluid insulin and C-peptide as predictive markers for fetal macrosomia, birth injuries, and delivery complications?
Roland Stein, Malgorzata Meinusch, Joachim Diessner, Johannes Dietl, Arnd Hönig, Ursula Zollner
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:54-58
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889503


Published: 2014-1-14
Multivitamin mineral supplementation in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
Daniela Maric, Snezana Brkic, Slavica Tomic, Aleksandra Novakov Mikic, Tatjana Cebovic, Vesna Turkulov
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:47-53
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889333


Published: 2014-1-13
Towards neural correlates of auditory stimulus processing: A simultaneous auditory evoked potentials and functional magnetic resonance study using an odd-ball paradigm
Rafał Milner, Mateusz Rusiniak, Monika Lewandowska, Tomasz Wolak, Małgorzata Ganc, Ewa Piątkowska-Janko, Piotr Bogorodzki, Henryk Skarżyński
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:35-46
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889712


Published: 2014-1-10
Role of KIR genes and genotypes in susceptibility to or protection against hepatitis B virus infection in a Turkish cohort
Filiz Kibar, Ozlem Goruroglu Ozturk, Aslıhan Ulu, Eren Erken, Seza Inal, Suzan Dinkci, Behice Kurtaran, Yesim Tasova, Hasan Aksu, Akgun Yaman
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:28-34
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889893


Published: 2014-1-9
Effect of breast feeding on ocular morbidity
Adnan Aksoy, Murat Ozdemir, Lokman Aslan, Murat Aslankurt, Ozlem Gul
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:24-27
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889879


Published: 2014-1-8
Common cancers in centenarians
Shamfa Joseph, Estevan Delcastilo, Steven Osiro, Marios Loukas
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:18-23
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889877


Published: 2014-1-7
Carotid artery Doppler ultrasonography in patients with chronic kidney disease
Ismail Salk, Gursel Yildiz, Hulusi Egilmez, Mehmet Atalar, Ferhan Candan, Ali Cetin
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:11-17
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889857


Published: 2014-1-3
Research on the occurrence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens in the circulating immune complexes, isolated from serum of patients with tuberculosis
Grzegorz Przybylski, Ryszard Gołda
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:6-10
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889862


Published: 2014-1-2
Distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac axis resection for pancreatic body-tail cancer: Is it justified?
Yan-Ming Zhou, Xiao-Feng Zhang, Xiu-Dong Li, Xiao-Bin Liu, Lu-Peng Wu, Bin Li
Med Sci Monit 2014; 20:1-5
DOI: 10.12659/MSM.889847