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Comparison of the effects of endotracheal tube and laryngeal mask airway on immediate postoperative complications in elective operations
Objectives: To compare the laryngeal and gastro-intestinal complications of using ETT and LMA after elective orthopedic operations. Materials & Methods: Eighty patients who were candidate for elective orthopedic operation ...
Correlation of inflammatory cytokines with lipid profile in different grades of obesity
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Comparison of neurological soft signs between psychotic and non psychotic patients
Introduction: Neurological Soft Signs (NSS) are a group of non-specific signs manifested in some psychiatric patients. To date, most studies have focused on NSS in schizophrenic patients. Aim: In the current study, the ...
Comparison of olfactory function before and after endoscopic sinus surgery
Introduction: Olfactory loss in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis has been measured by different methods. However, the results have been variable, and it is not clear whether endoscopic sinus surgery significantly ...
Correlation between leptin serum levels with lipid profile and anthropometric indices in women with different grades of obesity
Background and Objective: Leptin is a 16 KDa peptide which has a close correlation with adiposity. However, its effect on lipid profile is controversial in human. Therefore, this study was performed to investigate correlation ...
Detection of H. pylori infection and cagA strains seropositivity in adult dyspeptic patients in east Azerbaijan, northwest of Iran
Background: Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori) bacteria colonize human stomach mucosa and may establish acute or chronic gastric inflammation. Cytotoxic-associated gene A (cag A) is associated with higher grades of gastric ...
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 ...
Comparison of three methods for laryngeal mask airway insertion in adults: Standard, lateral and rotational [Eri?kinlerde laringeal maske havayolu yerle?tirilme teknikleri kar??la?t?r?lms?: Standart, yatay ve d?nأ¼?أ¼mlأ¼ y?ntemler]
Determination of an optimal Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) insertion tech-nique is of great importance as unsuccessful prolonged insertion and mul-tiple attempts are associated with adverse respiratory effects and trauma. The ...
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 ...
Correlation of plasma interleukin-18 concentration and severity of renal involvement and disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus
Background: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by activation of T and polyclonal B lymphocytes. IL-18 was originally identified as a factor which enhances IFN-? production and ...