Welcome to Chulalongkorn Medical Journal

ISSN: 2651-2343 (Print)
ISSN: 2673-060X (Online)
Editor-in-Chief: Professor Sittisak Honsawek

Chulalongkorn Medical Journal is a multidisciplinary, open access, double-blind peer-reviewed international medical journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports, and clinical studies encompassing a wide range of subjects in biomedical sciences and medicine. The purpose of this journal is to publish the articles dealing with biomedical sciences and medical aspects and health sciences in English language.

The Chulalongkorn Medical Journal has first published in 1954 by the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University with a long history of landmark articles. Since then the journal has garnered a vast readership both domestically and internationally. The Chulalongkorn Medical Journal is being indexed in the international and national database including J-Gate portal, Publons, Citefactor, Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI), Research Bib, Sherpa Romeo, Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Scientific Indexing Services, Index Copernicus, and Thai-Journal Citation Index (TCI). In addition, the Journal follows international standards, guidelines, and flowcharts provided by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), and the Council of Science Editors.

The Chulalongkorn Medical journal is now published under Chulalongkorn University Press (http://chulapress.com/cupeng/), an established publishing and printing house of the Chulalongkorn University (https://www.chula.ac.th/en/). The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biomedical sciences and medicine, to publish original research articles, short communication, review articles, case reports, letters to the editor and to provide both perspectives on a wide variety of experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biomedical sciences and medicine. Our publication criteria are based upon high ethical standards and rigorous scientific methodology (https://publicationethics.org/core-practices).

A Double-blind Peer-Reviewed, Open Access Journal

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VOLUME 63  NO. 3  7/2019

Marking the 102nd Anniversary of Chulalongkorn University (P. 135)
Sittisak Honsawek

Original Articles
Correlation between trans rectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy and radical prostatectomy specimen and risk factors for upgraded Gleason score in prostate cancer (P. 137)
Aekgarin Palakho, Apirak Santi-ngamkun, Julin Opanuraks, Kavirach Tantiwongse, Supoj Ratchanon, Kamol Panumatrassamee

Cytotoxicity and apoptotic mechanisms of different solvent extracts from Ipomoea pes-caprae on human nasopharyngeal cells (P. 143)
Chantarawan Saengkhae, Napaporn Uawongyart, Sunantha Osiri

CT appearance of acute pancreatitis using multiphase Multidetector Computed Tomography and correlation between CT Severity Index and clinical outcomes (P. 153)
Busaba Jiruppabha

Depression in patients with type 2 diabetes attending at Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital (P. 163)
Amporn Nueangjaknak, Siriluck Suppapitiporn

Comparison of lower extremity range of motion during walking between children with cerebral palsy and normal children (P. 171)
Parinnapak Mahasup, Siriluck Kanchanomai

Characteristics and physical outcomes of kratom users at a substance abuse treatment center (P. 179)
Somreudee Eaimchaloay, Rasmon Kalayasiri, Sujira Prechawit

Effects of general obesity on heart rate variability in Thai people with physical inactivity (P. 187)
Jantakan Saechee, Kanita Wannasamai, Pattharaporn Jaimanee, Decha Pinkeaw, Kroekkiat Chinda, Tharnwimol Inthachai

Prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among healthcare workers: A cross-sectional study (P. 193)
Patthrarawalai Sirinara, Nitt Hanprathet, Wiroj Jiamjarasrangsi

Case Report
ECMO support after arterial switch operation: A case report series from a single institution (P. 201)
Kanyarad Boonthim, Jule Namchaisiri, Vichai Benjacholamas

Reduction of leukocyte mitochondrial DNA copy number in knee osteoarthritis (P. 207)
Dong Zhan, Sittisak Honsawek