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Necessity of an integrated road traffic injuries surveillance system: A community-based study
Objectives: A prerequisite to improving the situation of traffic accidents and injury prevention is to set up a road traffic accident and victim information system (RTAVIS), which does not exist in Iran. The objective of ...
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. ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Alkaptonuria and lumbar disc herniation: Report of three cases
Alkaptonuria is a rare metabolic disease caused by deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase and characterized by bluish-black discoloration of cartilages and skin (ochronosis). The authors report the cases of three patients ...
Familial Tuberculosis Mimicking Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Genital TB may present as on abdominopelvic mass mimicking ovarian malignancy because clinical and laboratory findings are similar. Family history is very important and should be considered for differential diagnosis. Three ...
Findings of Doppler sonography do not correlate with serum lipoprotein and total homocysteine concentrations in renal transplant recipients
Atherosclerosis may be evaluated by structural or functional changes of the main arteries. We sought to investigate the probable associations of static and dynamic arterial changes with lipoprotein (a) and homocysteine ...
Factors influencing evidence-based practice by Iranian general practitioners
Purpose: This study aims to fill the knowledge gap regarding general practitioners' (GPs) research utilization (RU) behavior in Iran. It also aims to find possible barriers to research use among GPs to inform organizational ...
A Study of 415 Cases of Esophageal Carcinoma in Northwest of Iran
Background and Objective: Considering the serious and fatal nature of esophageal carcinoma and is prevalence in the population on the banks of Caspian sea and northern region (Azerbaijan, Khorassan, Gilan, Mazandaran, ...
A study of the time of hospital discharge of differentiated thyroid cancer patients after receiving iodine-131 for thyroid remnant ablation treatment
The aim of this study was to measure the radiation exposure rate from differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) patients who had received iodine-131 (131I) treatment, and to evaluate hospital discharge planning in relation ...
A wandering spleen presenting as a pelvic mass: Case report and review of the literature
Wandering spleens are rare clinical entities found more commonly in females. We report a young female patient found to harbour a pelvic spleen. The literature regarding this rare ectopia is reviewed. The wandering spleen ...