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Archive: Volume 5, 2012

Chest pain and exacerbations of bronchiectasis

King PT, Holdsworth SR, Farmer M, Freezer NJ, Holmes PW

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:1019-1024

Published Date: 10 December 2012

Retrospective study of factors related to preterm labor in Yasuj, Iran

Nabavizadeh SH, Malekzadeh M, Mousavizadeh A, Ghaffarian Shirazi HR, Ghaffari P, Karshenas N, Malekzadeh T, Zoladl M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:1013-1017

Published Date: 12 December 2012

A giant prostatic hyperplasia treated by open surgery

Ogawa S, Manome M, Yabe M, Kuma Y, Yamaoka M, Sato Y, Akaihata H, Oguro T, Kataoka M, Kumagai S, Kojima Y

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:1009-1012

Published Date: 5 December 2012

Value of routine chest radiography in the diagnostic work-up of ill returned travelers

Severs D, Moolenaar C, van Genderen PJ

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:1003-1008

Published Date: 5 December 2012

Primary umbilical endometrioma: a rare case of spontaneous abdominal wall endometriosis

Efremidou EI, Kouklakis G, Mitrakas A, Liratzopoulos N, Polychronidis AC

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:999-1002

Published Date: 5 December 2012

Nadir CD4+, religion, antiretroviral therapy, incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus, and increasing rates of obesity among black Africans with HIV disease

Mandina Ndona M, Longo-Mbenza B, Wumba R, Tandu Umba B, Buassa-bu-Tsumbu B, Mbula Mambimbi M, Odio Wobin T, Mbungu Fuele S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:983-990

Published Date: 23 November 2012

Effects of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding on sleep and metabolism: a 12-month follow-up study

Krieger AC, Youn H, Modersitzki F, Chiu YL, Gerber LM, Weinshel E, Fielding CR

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:975-981

Published Date: 21 November 2012

Inflammatory status hepatic enzymes and serum creatinine in HIV-, HIV+ and HIV-TB co-infected adult Central Africans

Mokondjimobe E, Longo-Mbenza B, Mampouya-Arrouse P, Parra HJ, Diatewa M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:961-965

Published Date: 15 November 2012

Effects of inhaled anesthetic isoflurane on long-term potentiation of CA3 pyramidal cell afferents in vivo

Ballesteros KA, Sikorski A, Orfila JE, Martinez Jr JL

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:935-942

Published Date: 9 November 2012

Pivot and cluster strategy: a preventive measure against diagnostic errors

Shimizu T, Tokuda Y

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:917-921

Published Date: 6 November 2012

Influence of basal energy expenditure and body composition on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women

Quirino MA, Modesto-Filho J, Vale SH, Alves CX, Leite LD, Brandão-Neto J

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:909-915

Published Date: 5 November 2012

Hepatitis C virus infection and autoimmune diseases

Paroli M, Iannucci G, Accapezzato D

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:903-907

Published Date: 23 October 2012

Good clinical practice in dubious head trauma – the problem of retained intracranial foreign bodies

Fischer BR, Yasin Y, Holling M, Hesselmann V

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:899-902

Published Date: 19 October 2012

Alcohol mixed with energy drinks: methodology and design of the Utrecht Student Survey

de Haan L, de Haan HA, Olivier B, Verster JC

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:889-898

Published Date: 19 October 2012

Effect of milnacipran on body weight in patients with fibromyalgia

Arnold LM, Palmer RH, Hufford MR, Chen W

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:879-887

Published Date: 18 October 2012

Moraxella osloensis: an unusual cause of central venous catheter infection in a cancer patient

Hadano Y, Ito K, Suzuki J, Kawamura I, Kurai H, Ohkusu K

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:875-877

Published Date: 17 October 2012

System 3 diagnostic process: the lateral approach

Shimizu T, Tokuda Y

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:873-874

Published Date: 17 October 2012

Post-herpetic neuralgia

Tontodonati M, Ursini T, Polilli E, Vadini F, Di Masi F, Volpone D, Parruti G

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:861-871

Published Date: 17 October 2012

Thought–shape fusion and body image in eating disorders

Jáuregui-Lobera I, Bolaños-Ríos P, Ruiz-Prieto I

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:823-830

Published Date: 5 October 2012

Two-year mortality of patients with COPD in primary health care: an observational study

Minas M, Verrou-Katsarou I, Mystridou P, Apostolidou E, Hatzoglou C, Gourgoulianis KI

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:815-822

Published Date: 5 October 2012

Analyzing the problem of falls among older people

Dionyssiotis Y

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:805-813

Published Date: 28 September 2012

Public knowledge of diabetes in Karen Ethnic rural residents: a community-based questionnaires study in the far north-west of Thailand

Lorga T, Srithong K, Manokulanan P, Aung TNN, Aung MN

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:799-804

Published Date: 27 September 2012

Exploring the understanding of evidence-based concepts in people with type 2 diabetes

Hoffmann TC, Del Mar CB

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:781-787

Published Date: 21 September 2012

Prostate cancer screening practices of African-American and non-African-American US primary care physicians: a cross-sectional survey

Richards TB, Rim SH, Hall IJ, Richardson LC, Ross LE

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:775-780

Published Date: 19 September 2012

Measuring reproductive tourism through an analysis of Indian ART clinic Websites

Deonandan R, Loncar M, Rahman P, Omar S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:763-773

Published Date: 18 September 2012

A patient with traumatic chylothorax

Barkat A, Benbouchta I, Karboubi L, Ghanimi Z, Kabiri M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:759-762

Published Date: 14 September 2012

Metabolic effect of combined telmisartan and nifedipine CR therapy in patients with essential hypertension

Shimizu Y, Yamasaki F, Furuno T, Kubo T, Sato T, Doi Y, Sugiura T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:753-758

Published Date: 10 September 2012

Effects of alteplase in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke

Yayan J

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:743-751

Published Date: 6 September 2012

Use of low intensity laser treatment in neuropathic pain refractory to clinical treatment in amputation stumps

Ribas ES, Paiva WS, Pinto NC, Yeng LT, Okada M, Fonoff ET, Chavantes MC, Teixeira MJ

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:739-742

Published Date: 5 September 2012

High rate of smoking in female patients with Mondor's disease in an outpatient clinic in Japan

Okumura T, Ohhira M, Nozu T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:735-738

Published Date: 4 September 2012

Factors associated with staff and physician influenza immunization at a children's hospital in Ontario, Canada

Deonandan R, Al-Sulaiti G, Gajaria A, Suh KN

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:719-724

Published Date: 23 August 2012

Polymyalgia rheumatica in a married couple

Rüst CA, Knechtle B, Rosemann T, Wermelinger F

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:711-714

Published Date: 22 August 2012

An update on purple urine bag syndrome

Hadano Y, Shimizu T, Takada S, Inoue T, Sorano S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:707-710

Published Date: 22 August 2012

Treatment of localized neuropathic pain after disk herniation with 5% lidocaine medicated plaster

Likar R, Kager I, Obmann M, Pipam W, Sittl R

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:689-692

Published Date: 17 August 2012

Correlation between anthropometric indices at birth and developmental delay in children aged 4–60 months in Isfahan, Iran

Amir Ali Akbari S, Montazeri S, Torabi F, Amiri S, Soleimani F, Alavi Majd H

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:683-687

Published Date: 21 August 2012

Clinical differences between influenza A (H1N1) virus and respiratory infection between the two waves in 2009 and 2010

Zarogoulidis P, Glaros D, Kioumis I, Terzi E, Porpodis K, Tsiotsios A, Kallianos A, Trakada G, Machairiotis N, Stylianaki A, Sakas A, Rapti A, Courcoutsakis N, Constantinidis TC, Maltezos E, Zarogoulidis K

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:675-682

Published Date: 13 August 2012

Myocardial infarction in a patient with left ventricular noncompaction: a case report

Toufan M, Shahvalizadeh R, Khalili M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:661-665

Published Date: 6 August 2012

Assessment of electrocardiography, echocardiography, and heart rate variability in dynamic and static type athletes

Toufan M, Kazemi B, Akbarzadeh F, Ataei A, Khalili M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:655-660

Published Date: 30 July 2012

Nasal packing aspiration in a patient with Alzheimer’s disease: a rare complication

Koudounarakis E, Chatzakis N, Papadakis I, Panagiotaki I, Velegrakis G

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:643-645

Published Date: 27 July 2012

Quality of life in patients with skin diseases in central Saudi Arabia

Abolfotouh MA, Al-Khowailed MS, Suliman WE, Al-Turaif DA, Al-Bluwi E, Al-Kahtani HS

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:633-642

Published Date: 24 July 2012

Multiple multilayer stents for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm: a possible new tool for aortic endovascular surgery

Tolva VS, Bianchi PG, Cireni LV, Lombardo A, Keller GC, Parati G, Casana RM

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:629-632

Published Date: 24 July 2012

Application of Haddon’s matrix in qualitative research methodology: an experience in burns epidemiology

Deljavan R, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Fouladi N, Arshi S, Mohammadi R

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:621-627

Published Date: 24 July 2012

The spectrum of medical errors: when patients sue

Kels BD, Grant-Kels JM

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:613-619

Published Date: 23 July 2012

Epidemiology, clinical, immune, and molecular profiles of microsporidiosis and cryptosporidiosis among HIV/AIDS patients

Wumba R, Longo-Mbenza B, Menotti J, Mandina M, Kintoki F, Situakibanza NH, Kakicha MK, Zanga J, Mbanzulu-Makola K, Nseka T, Mukendi JP, Kendjo E, Sala J, Thellier M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:603-611

Published Date: 19 July 2012

Main causes of death among Swedish women born 1914 and 1918: 32-year follow-up of the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg

Hange D, Sigurdsson JA, Björkelund C, Lapidus L, Bengtsson C

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:597-601

Published Date: 12 July 2012

Irrational parenthood cognitions and health-related quality of life among infertile women

Fardiazar Z, Amanati L, Azami S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:591-596

Published Date: 12 July 2012

Effects of diet-induced obesity on protein expression in insulin signaling pathways of skeletal muscle in male Wistar rats

Fatani S, Abubakari A-R, Itua I, Wong C, Thomas C, Naderali EK

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:573-582

Published Date: 5 July 2012

Abdominal wall endometrioma mimicking an incarcerated hernia: a case report

Simoglou C, Zarogoulidis P, Machairiotis N, Porpodis K, Simoglou L, Mitrakas A, Esebidis A, Sarika E, Kouklakis G, Iordanidis A, Katsikogiannis N

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:569-571

Published Date: 29 June 2012

Assessing awareness and knowledge of hypertension in an at-risk population in the Karen ethnic rural community, Thasongyang, Thailand

Aung MN, Lorga T, Srikrajang J, Promtingkran N, Kreuangchai S, Tonpanya W, Vivarakanon P, Jaiin P, Praipaksin N, Payaprom A

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:553-561

Published Date: 27 June 2012

Domestic injuries and suicide among women of reproductive age in Iran

Fardiazar Z, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Mohammadi R

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:547-552

Published Date: 20 June 2012

Cardiovascular benefits of exercise

Agarwal SK

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:541-545

Published Date: 22 June 2012

Effects of pitavastatin on plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 in hyperlipidemic patients

Nomura S, Taniura T, Shouzu A, Omoto S, Inami N, Fujita S, Tamaki T, Yokoi T, Shimizu T, Ito T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:535-540

Published Date: 18 June 2012

Plain abdominal radiography in acute abdominal pain; past, present, and future

Gans SL, Stoker J, Boermeester MA

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:525-533

Published Date: 13 June 2012

Aging, female sex, migration, elevated HDL-C, and inflammation are associated with prevalence of metabolic syndrome among African bank employees

Gombet T, Longo-Mbenza B, Ellenga-Mbolla B, Ikama MS, Mokondjimobe E, Kimbally-Kaky G, Nkoua JL

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:495-503

Published Date: 8 June 2012

Use of a semiquantitative procalcitonin kit for evaluating severity and predicting mortality in patients with sepsis

Kenzaka T, Okayama M, Kuroki S, Fukui M, Yahata S, Hayashi H, Kitao A, Kajii E, Hashimoto M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:483-488

Published Date: 31 May 2012

Pulmonary valve balloon valvuloplasty compared across three age groups of children

Ghaffari S, Ghaffari MR, Ghaffari AR, Sagafy S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:479-482

Published Date: 28 May 2012

Addressing the management of atrial fibrillation – a systematic review of the role of dronedarone

Podda GM, Casazza G, Casella F, Dipaola F, Scannella E, Tagliabue L

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:465-478

Published Date: 28 May 2012

Update on the clinical utility and optimal use of cefditoren

Barberán J, Aguilar L, Giménez MJ

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:455-464

Published Date: 21 May 2012

Presence of third molars in orthodontic patients from northern Greece

Barka G, Tretiakov G, Theodosiou T, Ioannidou-Marathiotou I

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:441-447

Published Date: 29 May 2012

Postural control in children with typical development and children with profound hearing loss

Monteiro de Sousa AM, de França Barros J, Martins de Sousa Neto B

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:433-439

Published Date: 9 May 2012

Relative nutritional deficiencies associated with centrally acting monoamines

Hinz M, Stein A, Uncini T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:413-430

Published Date: 8 May 2012

A tool for evaluating the potential for cost-effective outcomes measurement

Somasekhar MM, Bove A, Rausch C, Degnan J, King CT, Meyer A

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:365-372

Published Date: 18 April 2012

Association between blood lead levels and environmental exposure among Saudi schoolchildren in certain districts of Al-Madinah

Zolaly MA, Hanafi MI, Shawky N, el-Harbi K, Mohamadin AM

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:355-364

Published Date: 17 April 2012

Requested meals versus scheduled meals

Ciampolini M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:345-353

Published Date: 13 April 2012

Autonomic dysfunction and primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a frequent and frightening correlation?

Bilora F, Biasiolo M, Zancan A, Zanon E, Veronese F, Manca F, Sartori MT

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:339-343

Published Date: 13 April 2012

Premature ovarian failure risk factors in an Iranian population

Ghassemzadeh A, Farzadi L, Beyhaghi E

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:335-338

Published Date: 16 April 2012

Factors related to suicide attempts among individuals with major depressive disorder

Ruengorn C, Sanichwankul K, Niwatananun W, Mahatnirunkul S, Pumpaisalchai W, Patumanond J

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:323-330

Published Date: 11 April 2012

Exercise on land or in water?

Boussuges A, Gavarry O

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:313-316

Published Date: 2 April 2012

A case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura induced by acute pancreatitis

Arimoto M, Komiyama Y, Okamae F, Ichibe A, Teranishi S, Tokunaga H, Nakaya K, Fujiwara M, Yamaoka M, Onishi S, Miyamoto R, Nakamichi N, Nomura S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:307-311

Published Date: 28 March 2012

Clarithromycin-induced rhabdomyolysis: a case report

Pasqualetti G, Bini G, Tognini S, Polini A, Monzani F

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:283-285

Published Date: 20 March 2012

Quality of informed consent for invasive procedures in central Saudi Arabia

Abolfotouh MA, Adlan AA

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:269-275

Published Date: 20 March 2012

38-year-old woman with recurrent abdominal pain, but no fever

Iwata K, Toma T, Yachie A

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:265-268

Published Date: 22 March 2012

The interactions between hemostasis and resistance training: a review

Nascimento DC, Neto FR, Santana FS, Silva RAS, Santos-Neto LD, Balsamo S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:249-254

Published Date: 9 March 2012

Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy

El Baba KA, Azar ST

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:227-230

Published Date: 6 March 2012

Predicting prediabetes in a rural community: a survey among the Karen ethnic community, Thasongyang, Thailand

Lorga T, Aung MN, Naunboonruang P, Thinuan P, Praipaksin N, Deesakul T, Inwan U, Yingtaweesak T, Manokulanan P, Suangkaew S, Payaprom A

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:219-225

Published Date: 1 March 2012

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol: misconceptions, myths, and facts

Verster JC, Aufricht C, Alford C

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:187-198

Published Date: 2 March 2012

Health costs from hospitalization with H1N1 infection during the 2009–2010 influenza pandemic compared with non-H1N1 respiratory infections

Zarogoulidis P, Glaros D, Kontakiotis T, Froudarakis M, Kioumis I, Kouroumichakis I, Tsiotsios A, Kallianos A, Steiropoulos P, Porpodis K, Nena E, Papakosta D, Rapti A, Constantinidis TC, Kerenidi T, Panopoulou M, Trakada G, Courcoutsakis N, Fouka E, Zarogoulidis K, Maltezos E

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:175-182

Published Date: 5 March 2012

Treatment of gastric phytobezoars with Coca-Cola® given via oral route: a case report

Ertuğrul G, Coşkun M, Sevinç M, Ertuğrul F, Toydemir T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:157-161

Published Date: 23 February 2012

Assessment of coronary heart diseases in diabetics in al-Madinah al-Munawarah

al-Nozha O, Mojadadi M, Mosaad M, El-Bab MF

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:143-149

Published Date: 22 February 2012

The discrediting of the monoamine hypothesis

Hinz M, Stein A, Uncini T

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:135-142

Published Date: 14 February 2012

Neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers – evidence-to-practice

Ndip A, Ebah L, Mbako A

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:129-134

Published Date: 10 February 2012

Exercise order affects the total training volume and the ratings of perceived exertion in response to a super-set resistance training session

Balsamo S, Tibana RA, Nascimento DC, Farias GL, Petruccelli Z, Santana FS, Martins OV, Aguiar F, Pereira GB, Souza JC, Prestes J

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:123-127

Published Date: 10 February 2012

Initial assessment and treatment with the Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach

Thim T, Krarup NHV, Grove EL, Rohde CV, Løfgren B

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:117-121

Published Date: 31 January 2012

Acute radiation syndrome (ARS) – treatment of the reduced host defense

Heslet L, Bay C, Nepper-Christensen S

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:105-115

Published Date: 31 January 2012

Sensitivity and specificity of median nerve ultrasonography in diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome

Yazdchi M, Tarzemani MK, Mikaeili H, Ayromlu H, Ebadi H

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:99-103

Published Date: 26 January 2012

Surgical treatment of postintubation tracheal stenosis: Iranian experience of effect of previous tracheostomy

Hashemzadeh S, Hashemzadeh K, Kakaei F, Aligholipour R, Ghabili K

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:93-98

Published Date: 25 January 2012

An elevated D-dimer value: a burden on our patients and hospitals

Chopra N, Doddamreddy P, Grewal H, Kumar PC

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:87-92

Published Date: 25 January 2012

Diagnosing early onset dementia and then what? A frustrating system of aftercare resources

Chemali Z, Schamber S, Tarbi EC, Acar D, Avila-Urizar M

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:81-86

Published Date: 19 January 2012

Development of gender- and age group-specific equations for estimating body weight from anthropometric measurement in Thai adults

Chittawatanarat K, Pruenglampoo S, Trakulhoon V, Ungpinitpong W, Patumanond J

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:65-80

Published Date: 20 January 2012

Fat embolism due to bilateral femoral fracture: a case report

Porpodis K, Karanikas M, Zarogoulidis P, Konoglou M, Domvri K, Mitrakas A, Boglou P, Bakali S, Iordanidis A, Zervas V, Courcoutsakis N, Katsikogiannis N, Zarogoulidis K

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:59-63

Published Date: 16 January 2012

Physician variation in perceived barriers to personal health

Kosteva ARB, Salata BM, Krishnan SM, Howe M, Weber A, Rubenfire M, Jackson EA

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:53-57

Published Date: 13 January 2012

Post-dural puncture headache

Ghaleb A, Khorasani A, Mangar D

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:45-51

Published Date: 12 January 2012

Williams–Campbell syndrome: a case report

Konoglou M, Porpodis K, Zarogoulidis P, Loridas N, Katsikogiannis N, Mitrakas A, Zervas V, Kontakiotis T, Papakosta D, Boglou P, Bakali S, Courcoutsakis N, Zarogoulidis K

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:41-44

Published Date: 11 January 2012

Invasive ductal carcinoma within fibroadenoma and lung metastases

Abu-Rahmeh Z, Nseir W, Naroditzky I

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:19-21

Published Date: 4 January 2012

Fibromatosis of the cecum presenting with acute appendicitis: a case report

Toydemir T, Ertuğrul G

International Journal of General Medicine 2012, 5:1-3

Published Date: 22 December 2011