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Medical Principles and Practice

International Journal of the Kuwait University Health Sciences Centre

Vol. 24, No. 5, 2015

Issue release date: July 2015

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Metformin: An Old Drug for the Treatment of Diabetes but a New Drug for the Protection of the Endothelium

Kinaan M. · Ding H. · Triggle C.R.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:401-415 (DOI:10.1159/000381643)
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Original Paper

Monomicrobial Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Aeromonas hydrophila and Klebsiella pneumoniae

Tsai Y.-H. · Shen S.-H. · Yang T.-Y. · Chen P.-H. · Huang K.-C. · Lee M.S.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:416-423 (DOI:10.1159/000431094)
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Malondialdehyde-Modified LDL IgG Antibody Levels and Indices of Cardiac Function in Valvular Heart and Coronary Artery Disease Patients

Rahsepar A.A. · Mirzaee A. · Moodi F. · Moohebati M. · Tavallaie S. · Khorashadizadeh F. · Mottahedi B. · Esfehanizadeh J. · Azari A. · Khojasteh R. · Mousavi S. · Paydar R. · Amini M. · Ghayour-Mobarhan M. · Ferns G.A. · Sahebkar A.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:424-431 (DOI:10.1159/000431178)
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Effect of Weight Loss Induced by Intragastric Balloon Therapy on Cardiac Function in Morbidly Obese Individuals: A Pilot Study

Koc F. · Kayaoglu H.A. · Celik A. · Altunkas F. · Karayakali M. · Ozbek K. · Karaman K. · Kadi H. · Yenidogan E.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:432-435 (DOI:10.1159/000431177)
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Carriage of Mutant Dihydrofolate Reductase and Dihydropteroate Synthase Genes among Plasmodium falciparum Isolates Recovered from Pregnant Women with Asymptomatic Infection in Lagos, Nigeria

Iwalokun B.A. · Iwalokun S.O. · Adebodun V. · Balogun M.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:436-443 (DOI:10.1159/000430987)
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The Forgotten Variable of Shear Stress in Mitral Annular Calcification: Whole Blood Viscosity

Ozcan Cetin E.H. · Cetin M.S. · Canpolat U. · Kalender E. · Topaloglu S. · Aras D. · Aydogdu S.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:444-450 (DOI:10.1159/000431362)
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Erosive Effect of Different Soft Drinks on Enamel Surface in vitro: Application of Stylus Profilometry

Barac R. · Gasic J. · Trutic N. · Sunaric S. · Popovic J. · Djekic P. · Radenkovic G. · Mitic A.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:451-457 (DOI:10.1159/000433435)
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Plasma Levels of Interleukin 12 Family Cytokines and Their Relevant Cytokines in Adult Patients with Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia before and after High-Dose Dexamethasome Treatment

Li Q. · Zhang L. · Xia R. · Zeng Q. · Wang Y. · Xia L. · Xia L. · Yang M.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:458-464 (DOI:10.1159/000433472)
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The Effects of Smoking on the Osmotic Pressure of Human Dental Pulp Tissue

Özsezer Demiryürek E. · Sakallıoğlu E.E. · Kalyoncuoğlu E. · Yılmaz Miroğlu Y. · Sakallıoğlu U.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:465-469 (DOI:10.1159/000431325)
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Rivaroxaban Induces Mucosal Healing in a Rat Model of Trinitrobenzene Sulfonic Acid-Induced Colitis

Gul Utku O. · Akbay Karatay E. · Erdal H. · Arhan M. · Onal I.K. · Ibis M. · Ekinci O. · Yilmaz Demirtas C. · Unal S.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:470-476 (DOI:10.1159/000431361)
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Hurricane Katrina: Influence on the Male-to-Female Birth Ratio

Grech V. · Scherb H.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:477-485 (DOI:10.1159/000431363)
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Limitations in the Use of Serum Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations as Prognostic Markers for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Zhang Y. · Bao W. · Li Z.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:486-490 (DOI:10.1159/000431326)
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Impact of Overlapping Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders on the Presentation and Quality of Life of Patients with Erosive Esophagitis and Nonerosive Reflux Disease

Lee S.-W. · Chang C.-S. · Lien H.-C. · Peng Y.-C. · Wu C.-Y. · Yeh H.-Z.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:491-495 (DOI:10.1159/000431370)
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Case Report

Single-Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy after Endoscopic Nasogallbladder Drainage: A Case Report

Igami T. · Ebata T. · Yokoyama Y. · Sugawara G. · Mizuno T. · Yamaguchi J. · Nagino M.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:496-499 (DOI:10.1159/000430951)
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Letter to the Editor

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Body Mass Index: Good but Not Standardized!

Ünlü M. · Balta Ş. · Arslan Z. · Demirkol S. · Öztürk C. · Çelik T. · Iyisoy A.
Med Princ Pract 2015;24:500 (DOI:10.1159/000431369)
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