Vol 5, No 10 (May 2017): Annals of Translational Medicine

Original Article

Impact of sleep apnea on in-hospital outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: insight from National Inpatient Sample database 2011–2014
Ilhwan Yeo, Hasan Ahmad, Wilbert S. Aronow
Prospective study of quality of life after lung cancer resection
Kathleen G. Hopkins, Peter F. Ferson, Manisha R. Shende, Neil A. Christie, Matthew J. Schuchert, Arjun Pennathur

Review Article

MET in human cancer: germline and somatic mutations
Elizabeth A. Tovar,, Carrie R. Graveel
Helping prometheus: liver protection in acute hemorrhagic shock
Nils T. Veith, Tina Histing, Michael D. Menger, Tim Pohlemann, Thomas Tschernig
External beam techniques to boost cervical cancer when brachytherapy is not an option—theories and applications
Omar Mahmoud, Sarah Kilic, Atif J. Khan, Sushil Beriwal, William Small Jr
Biomarker-guided antibiotic therapy—strengths and limitations
David Nora, Jorge Salluh, Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Pedro Póvoa

Case Report

Pulmonary embolism in transit
Anna Koulova, Ramin Malekan, Wilbert S. Aronow, Howard A. Cooper
Multi-vessel giant coronary artery aneurysm in an elderly female
Rami N. Khouzam, Jonathan D. Gardner, Ritin Bomb, Anthony A. Holden

Big-data Clinical Trial Column1

Drawing Nomograms with R: applications to categorical outcome and survival data
Zhongheng Zhang, Michael W. Kattan Kattan


Aspirin monotherapy vs. dual antiplatelet therapy in diabetic patients following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): where do we stand?
Salem Salem, Sameh Askandar, Rami N. Khouzam
Glioma, glutamate (SLC7A11) and seizures—a commentary
Vani Santosh, Palavalasa Sravya
Neuropsychological outcomes after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation
Terry Coyne
Custom cutting guides in total knee arthroplasty
Morad Chughtai, Anton Khlopas, Iyooh U. Davidson, George A. Yakubek, Kim L. Stearns, Michael A. Mont
Neuropsychological outcomes from deep brain stimulation—stimulation versus micro-lesion
Tammy Pham, Jeff M. Bronstein
Prolonged exposure to acetaminophen during pregnancy reduces testosterone production by the human fetal testis
Mehmet Gokhan Culha, Ege Can Serefoglu
Inflammation in the spotlight—clinical relevance of genetic variants affecting nuclear factor κB and tumor necrosis factor receptor 1
Francisco J Ortega, José M Fernández-Rea
Cancer exosomes: wanted by many, explored by few, waiting for one
Hien Dang, Xuelian Zhao, Chi-Wing Chow
Dendritic cell-derived exosomes for cancer immunotherapy: hope and challenges
Hong Tian, Wei Li
Therapeutic targeting of dysregulated cellular communication
Simone Schiavone, Annalisa Contursi, Rosalia Grande, Paola Patrignani
Immunosuppressive role of extracellular vesicles: HLA-G, an important player
Cristina Grange, Giovanni Camussi
Inhibition of SOX9 may be an effective target for increasing radiosensitivity in gastrointestinal cancer
Ming-Feng Wei, Sung-Hsin Kuo
Modular versus nonmodular tibial inserts in total knee arthroplasty: what are the differences?
Asim M. Makhdom, Javad Parvizi
Outerbridge grade IV cartilage lesions in the hip identified at arthroscopy
Michael McLean, Tony Whyte, Neal L. Millar
Management of hypertension in patients undergoing surgery
Wilbert S. Aronow


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

2. The series “Column in Laboratory Medicine” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.

3. The series “Meet the Professor” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding.