Insights in Internal Medicine

Insights in Internal Medicine

Insights in Internal Medicine is a new open access and open peer review* journal aiming to serve as a platform for researchers to explore enhanced exchange of scientific literature in the field of Internal Medicine. Open Peer Review allows immediate publication with transparency in peer review processing and avoids editorial bias.

Full-length research papers, short research papers (notes), reviews, Letters to the Editor, Observation articles and Null/Negative results as well are considered for publication, which could favor science.

Scope
  • Respirology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Haematology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Various relevant specialties of Internal Medicine

Notification: Call for Papers

Researchers are cordially invited to contribute manuscripts for our upcoming issue of the journal. You may send your manuscripts as an Email attachment to internalmedicine@oprscience.org

Editor-in-Chief

  • Guillermo Delgado-García, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Mexico

Editorial Board Members

  • Hanane Ezzouine, Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Teaching Hospital Ibn Rushd, Morocco
  • Abhijai Singh, St Vincent Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
  • Francesco Bellanti, Departmet of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy
  • Yoshifumi Saisho, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
  • Marya Hussain, King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, KSA
  • Andrzej Prystupa, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  • Wen-Long Hu, Department of Chinese Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan
  • Arshiya Sultana, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Institute of Unani Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Research, India
  • Olubunmi A Ogunrin, University of Benin, Nigeria
  • Enrico Heffler, Respiratory Diseases and Allergology, Depatment Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
  • Santiago Moreno, Servicio de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Spain
  • Abhishek Maiti, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Centre at Houston, USA
  • Sanjay Premi, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
  • Anand Venkatraman, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
  • Asier Galan, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • George Paraskevas, Department of Anatomy,  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Sowmya Nanjappa, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Oncologic Sciences, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, USA
  • Venerando Rapisarda, University Hospital “Policlinico–Vittorio Emanuele”, University of Catania, Italy
  • Joe James, Calicut Medical College, India
  • Miguel Ängel Pedraza Zárate, Departamento de Educación, Hospital de Especialidades 14, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico
  • Slobodan Vlajković, University of Niš, Serbia
  • Amr Edrees, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
  • Ozcan Basaran, Mugla University Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
  • Edoardo Rosato, Sapienza University, Italy
  • Tetsuya Mine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokai School of Medicine, Japan
  • Antonio Picarelli, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, Sapienza University, Italy
  • Su Hyun Park, New York University School of Medicine, USA
  • Christopher Kuaban, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon
  • Maria Pia Foschino Barbaro, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Institute of Respiratory Diseases, University of Foggia, Italy
  • Yasuo Iwasaki, Department of Neurology, Toho University Omori Medical center, Japan
  • Giuseppe Murdaca, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Nancy Agmon-Levin, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
  • Enrico Tombetti, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy
  • Saurabh Gupta, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Health, USA
  • Ilias Kanellos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Matteo Bonini, National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College, UK
  • Pablo Ruiz Sada, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Reina Sofía de Tudela, Spain
  • Narayanappa Rajeswari, Dayanandasagar College for Engineering, Bangalore, India
  • Luis Rodrigo, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Vincenzo Arcoraci, University of Messina, Italy
  • John A Tayek, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, USA
  • Jesus Millan Núñez-Cortés, Universidad Complutense, Spain
  • Mohammad Waheed El-Anwar, Zagazig University, Egypt
  • Filippo Valbusa, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Italy
  • Stoycho Stoev, Trakia University, Bulgaria
  • Ishfaq Ahmed, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
  • Antonello Nicolini, Hospital of Sestri Levante, Italy
  • Wei Zhang, Macau University of Science and Technology, China
  • José Luis Lopez Sendon, Hospital Universitario and Reseach Institute La Paz, Spain
  • Michelino Di Rosa, University of Catania, Italy
  • Paolo Fabrizio Fagone, University of Catania, Italy
  • Sung-Pin Tseng, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
  • Aleksandar Kibel, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • Min Shao, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Anhui Provincial Hospital, China
  • Yasuyuki Taooka, Department of General Medicine, Akiota Hospital, Japan
  • Béla Merkely, Semmelweis University, Heart and Vascular Center, Hungary
  • Sireesh Babu Maddinedi, South west University, China
  • David D K Rolston, Geisinger Health System, USA
  • Xiao Ke Wang, Jilin University, China
  • Edmund Ndudi Ossai, Ebonyi State University, Nigeria
  • Sepúlveda Delgado J, Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad Ciudad Salud, Mexico
  • Gayathri Devi HJ, MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, India
  • Daya Krishan Mangal, IIHMR University, India
  • Hongliang Zhang, Jilin University, China
  • Linpei Jia, Jilin University, China
  • Mohammad Javad, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Juan Antonio Suárez-Cuenca, Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México, México
  • Febin John, Saint Peter’s University, USA
  • Bor-Show Tzang, Institute of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan
  • Juei-Tang Cheng, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan
  • Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Tanta University Hospitals, Egypt
Elderly Pneumonia and Prognostic Factors
Editorial     Open Access
Elderly Pneumonia and Prognostic Factors
Yasuyuki Taooka, Gen Takezawa and Takeshi Isobe
Insights Intern Med. (2017) 1: 1.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: January 10, 2017 Accepted: January 24, 2017 Published: February 08, 2017
I’m Obese. Should I be Depressed?
Editorial     Open Access
I’m Obese. Should I be Depressed ?
Juan Antonio Suárez-Cuenca and Gustavo De La Peña-Sosa
Insights Intern Med. (2017) 1: 2.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: April 01, 2017 Accepted: April 19, 2017 Published: April 24, 2017
Quality of Life among Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis in a Patient-Centered Medical Home Intervention (Version 1, Approved)
Research Article     Open Access
Quality of Life among Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis in a Patient-Centered Medical Home Intervention [Version 1, Approved]
Anna C Porter, Marian L Fitzgibbon, Michael J Fischer, Ifeanyi Beverly Chukwudozie, Michael L Berbaum, Linda Schiffer and Denise M Hynes
Insights Intern Med. (2017) 1: 3.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: May 26, 2017 Accepted: June 10, 2017 Published: June 16, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved with Reservations

Reviewer: Kuaban Christopher, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon        Download Review Report     
Submission Date: August 02, 2017                       Author Response

Role of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Hypertriglyceridemic Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review (Version 1, 1 Approved)
Review Article    Open Access
Role of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Hypertriglyceridemic Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review [Version 1, 1 Approved]
Palashkumar Jaiswal, Yuchen Wang, Sachit Sharma, Gurpartap Singh Sidhu, Radhika Jaiswal, Edward Villa, Dhruvan Patel, Bashar M Attar, Sanjay A Patel and Gijo Vettiankal
Insights Intern Med. (2017) 1: 4.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: June 12, 2017 Accepted: June 16, 2017 Published: June 21, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved

Reviewer: Francesco Bellanti, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy        Download Review Report     
Submission Date: July 27, 2017

Living Alone as a Prognostic Factor of Elderly Pneumonia (Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations)
Research Article     Open Access
Living Alone as a Prognostic Factor of Elderly Pneumonia [Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations]
Yasuyuki Taooka, Gen Takezawa, Yuka Ide, Yusuke Higashi and Takeshi Isobe
Insights Intern Med. (2017) 1: 5.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: August 18, 2017 Accepted: September 04, 2017 Published: September 11, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 2 Approved with Reservations
Reviewer: Joe James, Government Medical College Kozhikode, India        Download Review Report     
Submission Date: September 18, 2017
Reviewer: Francesco Bellanti, University of Foggia, Italy        Download Review Report     
Submission Date: September 20, 2017

Article Processing Charge (APC) of USD 500/Manuscript is charged for articles accepted for publication. APC supports the journal to cover production, maintenance and administrative expenses.

50% discount in the Article Processing Charges (APC) is provided for articles, where the editorial board member is the corresponding author.

Additional discounts/waivers are provided by evaluating case by case.