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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. ...
Correlation between hip rotation range-of-motion impairment and low back pain. A literature review
Background. Hip rotation range-of-motion (ROM) impairment has been proposed as a contributing mechanical factor in the development of low back pain (LBP) symptoms. There is a hypothesis which suggests that a limited range ...
Cross-linked polyelectrolyte and its function in adsorption of fluid and excess nitrogen waste products: An experimental study on dialysate effluent fluid
Introduction. One of the most important issues in patients with chronic kidney disease is fluid retention and volume overload accompanied by retention of nitrogenous waste products and some electrolytes. Bowel fluid contains ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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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 ...
Dietary PUFA Increase Apoptosis in Stomach of Patients with Dyspeptic Symptoms and Infected with H. pylori
Drug-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori and poor treatment response are the main reasons for the failure in eradicating it in patients. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have an inhibitory effect on bacterial growth. ...
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 ...