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Comparison of ondansetron and metoclopramide antiemetic prophylaxis in maxillofacial surgery patients
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of ondansetron and metoclopramide, administered for the prophylaxis of vomiting in patients undergoing oral and maxillofacial surgery under general anesthesia. ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
[No abstract available]
Correspondence between hospital admission and the pneumonia severity index (PSI), CURB-65 criteria and comparison of their predictive value in mortality and hospital stay [Correlazione tra ricovero in ospedale per polmonite, criteri PSI e CURB-65 e confronto tra il loro valore predittivo della mortalitأ e durata della degenza]
Pneumonia severity assessment systems, such as the pneumonia severity index (PSI) and CURB-65, were designed to guide physicians to admit the patients involved to appropriate wards of hospitals. This study evaluated ...
Comparison of glucose tolerance in renal transplant recipients and hemodialysis patients
Background: Impaired glucose tolerance is a risk factor for atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients and renal transplant recipients. Methods: To check the relationship of impaired glucose tolerance with the other ...
Comparison of existing disease activity indices in the follow-up of patients with Behçet's disease
The objective of this study was to determine the concordance between the Iranian Behçet's disease dynamic activity measure (IBDDAM) or the Behçet's disease current activity form (BDCAF) and expert physician global assessment ...
Congenital anomalies and termination of pregnancy in Iran
The aim of this study was to document some epidemiological features of termination of pregnancy for birth defects in Iran. We studied 603 pregnant women who were diagnosed/recommended for the termination of pregnancy as ...
Comparison of the effect of body position, prone or supine, on the result of extracorpreal shock wave lithotripsy in patients with stones in the proximal ureter.
The aim of this study was to determine whether positioning of the patient, prone or supine, plays a significant role on the treatment of stones in the proximal ureter with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL). 68 ...
Cytotoxic effect of drugs eluted from polymethylmethacrylate on stromal giant-cell tumour cells : An in vitro study
Curettage and packing with polymethylmethacrylate cement is a routine treatment for giant-cell tumour (GCT) of bone. We performed an in vitro evaluation of the cytotoxic effect of a combination of cement and methotrexate, ...
Determining tooth size ratio in an Iranian-Azari population
Aim: The aim of this investigation was to determine the tooth size ratio in an Iranian-Azari population. Method and Materials: The Bolton tooth size analysis was performed on a sample of 50 plaster models (25 male subjects, ...
Diagnostic peritoneal lavage in hemodynamically stable patients with lower chest or anterior abdominal stab wounds [Hemodinamik açıdan stabil, göǧüs altı veya ön karın bölgesinde bıçak yaralanması olan hastalarda tanısal peritoneal lavaj]
Background Managing hemodynamically stable patients with thoracoabdominal stab wounds is still under dispute. This study aimed at discussing cut-off points of red blood cell (RBC) count in diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) ...