Vol 5, No 3 (February 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on “Treatment for Hepatitis B”)

Review Article on Treatment for Hepatitis B1

Pediatric hepatitis B treatment
Haruki Komatsu, Ayano Inui, Tomoo Fujisawa
Hepatitis B and concomitant hepatic steatosis
Chong Teik Lim, Rajneesh Kumar
Optimizing antiviral agents for hepatitis B management in malignant lymphomas
Oluwatobi O. Ozoya, Julio Chavez, Lubomir Sokol, Samir Dalia
Fibrosis assessment in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection
Pathik Parikh, John D. Ryan, Emmanuel A. Tsochatzis

Original Article

The proliferative potential of human cardiac stem cells was unaffected after a long-term cryopreservation of tissue blocks
Toru Hosoda, Nobuo Iguchi, Yasunori Cho, Masaki Inoue, Tsutomu Murakami, Minoru Tabata, Shuichiro Takanashi, Hitonobu Tomoike
Three-dimensional (3D) printed endovascular simulation models: a feasibility study
Sebastian Mafeld, Craig Nesbitt, James McCaslin, Alan Bagnall, Philip Davey, Pentop Bose, Rob Williams
Templating in uncemented total hip arthroplasty—on intra- and interobserver reliability and professional experience
Nils J. Strøm, Are Hugo Pripp, Olav Reikerås
Lighted ureteral stents in laparoscopic colorectal surgery; a five-year experience
William P. Boyan Jr, Daniel Lavy Lavy, Anthony Dinallo, Javier Otero, Annelie Roding, Dustin Hanos, Roy Dressner, Michael Arvanitis

Surgical Technique

Laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernia
Xuefei Yang, Kai He, Rong Hua, Qiwei Shen, Qiyuan Yao


Understanding mechanisms yields novel approaches to reduce radiotherapy-related xerostomia
Peter van Luijk, Johannes Albertus Langendijk, Robert Paul Coppes
Cardiac-released extracellular vesicles can activate endothelial cells
Janine C. Deddens, Krijn R. Vrijsen, Henrique Girao, Pieter A. Doevendans, Joost P. G. Sluijter
Hamstring graft for ACL reconstruction: does size matter?
Aristides I. Cruz Jr, Peter D. Fabricant
Automated dynamic sepsis surveillance with routine data: opportunities and challenges
Holger A. Lindner, Manfred Thiel, Verena Schneider-Lindner


1. The series “Treatment for Hepatitis B” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.

2. The series “Big-data Clinical Trial Column” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.