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Comparison of umbilical cord interleukin-6 in preterm infants with premature rupture of membranes and intact membranes
Objective: To compare inflammatory mediators in the cord flood of premature newborn infants with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) and intact membranes. Methods: Eighty-nine premature neonates with gestational age of ...
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 ...
Comparison of endoscopy with pathology in the diagnosis of esophagitis among children 
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Contributions of the fourth spinal nerve to the brachial plexus without prefixation: Laboratory investigation
Object. The intradural contributions of the C-4 nerve rootlets have not been previously evaluated for their connections to the brachial plexus. The authors undertook a cadaveric study to evaluate the C-4 contributions to ...
Disseminated bacille Calmette-Guérin in Iranian children with severe combined immunodeficiency
Background: The bacille Calmette-Guأ©rin (BCG) vaccine is a widely practiced vaccine, which is useful for prophylaxis against tuberculosis. Disseminated BCG infection (BCG-osis) is one of the most important complications ...
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, ...
Effect of intravenous atropine on treadmill stress test results in patients with poor exercise capacity or chronotropic incompetence
Objective: Exercise stress test (EST) is one of the main diagnostic and prognostic tests for ischemic heart disease. However, its usefulness depends on achieving target heart rate, then chronotropic incompetence and poor ...
Risk of mortality in pediatric intensive care unit, assessed by PRISM-III.
This study aimed at evaluating the mortality rate in a PICU applying PRISM-III. Two hundred and twenty one infants and children consecutively admitted to PICU of Tabriz Children's Hospital were studied during a 13 months ...