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Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Relationship between inflammatory factors (IL6, TNFα, hs-CRP) and Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension in patients with COPD: A Cross sectional study
Background: Inflammatory mechanism appears to play a major role in the pathogenesis of various types of human pulmonary hypertension such as idiopathic PAH (IPAH) and PAH associated'' with connective tissue disease. Although ...
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 ...
Traffic injury deaths in West Azarbaijan province of Iran: A cross-sectional interview-based study on victims' characteristics and pre-hospital care
This study highlights the socio-demographics and death circumstances of victims of fatal road traffic injuries (RTIs) in one Iranian province. A representative sample of cases was selected from a national register and ...
Resistance to single-agent chemotherapy and its risk factors in low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasms
Aim Gestational trophoblastic neoplasm (GTN) is a rare disease which is classified into high- and low-risk groups. While the high-risk patients require combination therapy, the low-risk groups respond to single-agent ...
Melasma and its association with different types of nevi in women: A case-control study
Background: Very little is known about possible association of nevi and melasma. The study objective was to determine if there is an association between melasma and existence of different kinds of nevi. Methods: In a ...
The Meaning of collaboration, from the perspective of iranian nurses: A qualitative study
Background. Interdisciplinary collaboration among nurses is a complex and multifaceted process, an essential element in nursing, which is crucial to maintain an efficient, safe, and viable medical setting. The aim of this ...
Nonword repetition in schizophrenia: Semantic long-term memory supports phonological loop: Letters to the Editor
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Presence and significance of transfusion-transmitted virus infection in Iranian patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Background and Purpose: Transfusion-transmitted virus (TTV), a recently discovered DNA virus, was first identified in patients with non-A to -G hepatitis following blood transfusion. Transmission is generally via the ...
Calcitriol Started in the Donor, Expands the Population of CD4+CD25+ T Cells in Renal Transplant Recipients
Objectives: Alloreactive T cells recognize antigens via direct and indirect pathways. The competency of costimulatory molecules on antigen-presenting cells (APC) is important. An active form of vitamin D (1,25(OH)2D3, ...
Major components of metabolic syndrome and nutritional intakes in different genotype of UCP2 -866G/A gene polymorphisms in patients with NAFLD
Background: It has been suggested that dietary modifications in combination with genetic predisposition play an important role in the pathogenesis of NAFLD. In the current study we aimed to investigate the major components ...