Journal of Interdisciplinary Medicine

A journal of basic and clinical medical research


The Journal of Interdisciplinary Medicine (JIM) has been created by a group of European researchers and healthcare specialists, in an attempt to provide the opportunity to share the current expertise and scientific achievements between the members of a large family of researchers and medical practitioners.

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Current Issue

Volume 4 // Issue 1 // March  2019

Triple Antithrombotic Therapy – Is It History or Should We Still Do It?

Coronary Shear Stress after Implantation of Bioresorbable Scaffolds – a Modern Interdisciplinary Concept at the Border between Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging

ABSTRACT Bioresorbable scaffolds/stents offer new and exciting perspectives in the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndromes, especially after the recent development of invasive imaging techniques, such as optical coherence tomography, which allow complete assessment of vascular segments. A particular advantage of bioresorbable scaffolds is that once the biosorption of the scaffold is complete, the Read More ...

Evaluation of Three Esthetic Restorative Materials Used for Carious or Noncarious Cervical Lesion Restoration

ABSTRACT Background: Cervical lesions appear on the cervical surface of the lingual or buccal side of the tooth and are classified into carious and non-carious lesions. Aim: The present study evaluates the performance of three different types of aesthetic restorative materials, used for the restoration of carious or non-carious cervical lesions. Materials and methods: The study comprised 195 cervical Read More ...

Low Level of Physical Activity in Two Roma Subgroups Compared to Non-Roma Population in Niraj Valley, Transylvania

ABSTRACT Objective: A low level of physical activity is a cardiovascular risk factor. Physical activity patterns may differ among different ethnic groups. Aim of the study: Our aim was to evaluate the physical activity patterns of two different Roma populations compared to non-Roma. Material and Methods: The study population included 231 Gabor Roma, 111 Băieși Roma, and 183 Read More ...

The Role of Pedobarography and Therapeutic Padding in the Management of Hyperkeratosis due to Mechanical Stress

ABSTRACT Hyperkeratotic lesions result from continuous mechanical action on the skin forming a callus or a corn. The accumulation of horny layers will increase pressure, creating a vicious cycle. We present a new approach based on relieving pressure or friction, strictly based on the results of pedography (pedobarography).

Uncommon Differential Diagnosis of Acute Right-sided Abdominal Pain – Case Report

ABSTRACT The appendix is a worm-like, blind-ending tube, with its base on the caecum and its tip in multiple locations. Against all odds, it plays a key role in the digestive immune system and appendectomy should therefore be cautiously considered and indicated. We report the case of a 45-year-old male with a known history of Fragile-X syndrome who Read More ...

Skin Lesions in a Daclizumab-treated Patient with Multiple Sclerosis

ABSTRACT Background: Daclizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against the α-subunit (CD25) of the high-affinity interleukin (IL)–2 receptor, used for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis with a large spectrum of cutaneous adverse reactions. Case presentation: We present the case of a middle-aged man treated with daclizumab for multiple sclerosis, who developed skin reactions difficult to evaluate. A 4 Read More ...

Congenital Malalignment of the Nails

ABSTRACT Congenital malalignment of the toenail is characterized by the lateral (rarely medial) deviation of nail plates that affects mostly the great toes from one foot or both, but has also been described on other toes, even on the hands. This nail disease is still considered a rare entity, although it is not a rare clinical observation in Read More ...


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Online Articles

The Relationship between Anxiety and Immunity in Pediatric Oncology Patients

ABSTRACT Background: Pediatric onco-hematology is not a frequently encountered medical specialty, and it influences everyday life, basic activities, and the immune system, mostly through psychosocial changes, which may affect every individual and their families differently. Anxiety is the most frequently encountered mental health disorder occurring during childhood and adolescence. The effect of stress and anxiety on the immune system Read More ...