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IJCDW covers cardiovascular investigations in female patients of different age groups. The journal is among few journals globally that are addressing healthcare issues in women and in particular cardiovascular diseases and research. 




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Welcome to Thieme Open

Thieme Open is the gateway to the Open Access journal content from the Thieme Publishing Group.  It covers both fully Open Access journals, as well as articles published on an Open Access basis in our subscription journals. All Open Access content published by Thieme is freely and permanently available online for everyone, increasing the visibility, usage and impact of your work.

As you would expect from Thieme, all our Open Access journals are subject to thorough, independent peer review. Our Open Access articles meet the same high quality of editorial, author and production services you have gotten used to from Thieme.  Check out the latest content below and see for yourself!


Featured Open Access Articles

Tuberculosis of the Knee: A Case Report and Literature Review (Joints)

Uboldi, Francesco M.; Limonta, Silvia; Ferrua, Paolo; Manunta, Andrea; Pellegrini, Antonio

Tuberculosis (TB) is currently in resurgence due to immigration from endemic areas. Skeletal TB frequently mimics more common etiologies and can be difficult to diagnose. A case of TB knee arthritis in a young woman with painful and swelling knee is reported here. Read more.

Impact of Satellite Practices on Academic Ophthalmology Departments (Journal of Academic Ophthalmology)

Kuo, Irene C.; Wright, Scott M.

A recent small study described how "satellite" clinics (off-site and strategically situated) associated with six academic ophthalmology departments provided expansion opportunities, and also created unique challenges. Read more.

Current Concept in Adult Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Surgery (Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury)

Rasulic, Lukas

Peripheral nerve injuries and brachial plexus injuries are relatively frequent. Significance of these injuries lies in the fact that the majority of patients with these types of injuries constitute working population. Since these injuries may create disability, they present substantial socioeconomic problem nowadays. Read more.

Cardiac Three-Dimensional Printing Using Noninvasive Modalities: Will It Revolutionize Cardiac Care? (Journal of Cardiac Critical Care)

Ahmad, Amier; Nanda, Navin C.; Bartel, Thomas; McElwee, Samuel

Three-dimensional (3D) printing has emerged as a tool for clinicians to understand the underlying mechanisms and pathophysiology of these disorders in a simulated setting. Three-dimensional printing consists of manipulating a two-dimensional (2D) image obtained via noninvasive modalities, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or 3D echocardiography, to a 3D dataset and then finally into a physical model.  Read more.


A Novel Mutation in the CLDN16 Gene in a Palestinian Family with Familial Hypomagnesemia with Hypercalciuria and Nephrocalcinosis (Journal of Child Science)

Abu-Libdeh, Abdulsalam; Abu-Libdeh, Bassam; Abdulhag, Ulla Najwa

Familial hypomagnesemia with hypercalciuria and nephrocalcinosis (FHHNC) is a rare autosomal recessive renal disorder characterized by excessive renal magnesium and calcium loss, bilateral nephrocalcinosis, and progressive renal failure, due to impaired tubular reabsorption in the thick ascending loop of Henle. FHHNC is caused by loss of function mutations in the claudin-16 gene (CLDN16) and claudin-19 gene (CLDN19).  Read more.

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