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Correlation of inflammatory cytokines with lipid profile in different grades of obesity
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Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Comparison of colorectal and gastric cancer: Survival and prognostic factors
Background/Aims: Gastric and colorectal cancers are the most common gastrointestinal malignancies in Iran. We aim to compare the survival rates and prognostic factors between these two cancers. Methods: We studied 1873 ...
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 ...
Concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous appendicitis in a recipient of a renal transplant: A case report
Introduction. Tuberculosis is still a serious infection among recipients of renal transplants. Although the ileocecal region is the most affected part in intestinal tuberculosis, acute tuberculous appendicitis is quite a ...
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 ...
Determination of clinical decision rule for estimation of bone mineral density in women
Objective: This study assessed the relative risk factors for osteoporosis in women referring to the Bone Densitometry Center during 2007, with the aim of designing a formula to estimate the severity of osteoporosis.Subjects ...
Corneal collagen cross-linking effects on pseudophakic bullous keratopathy
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy of riboflavin administration and ultraviolet A (UVA) cross-linking on advanced symptomatic bullous keratopathy. METHODS: Fifteen patients with symptomatic pseudophakic bullous keratopathy (PBK) ...