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Prognostic factors in 1,138 Iranian colorectal cancer patients
Background and aim: The incidence of colorectal cancer is increased in Iran in recent years and colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both sexes. The aim of this study is to define the prognostic factors ...
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 ...
Occurrence of haemophilia in Iran
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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 ...
Cancer in East Azerbaijan, Iran: Results of a population-based cancer registry
Background and aims: Regardless of the fact that cancers of GI tract have been reported to be the most common fatal neoplasms in East Azerbaijan, there is a serious lack of population-based studies in this region. Methods: ...
Intracranial physiological calcifications in adults on computed tomography in Tabriz, Iran
Intracranial physiological calcifications are unaccompanied by any evidence of disease and have no demonstrable pathological cause. They are often due to calcium and sometimes iron deposition in the blood vessels of different ...
A histopathological study of esophageal cancer on the western side of the Caspian littoral from 1994 to 2003.
Esophageal cancer (EC) accounts for a considerable proportion of carcinomas of the upper gastrointestinal tract in the population of the Caspian littoral. The global histologic pattern of the disease has changed recently. ...
Predictors of response to the head-up tilt test in patients with unexplained syncope or presyncope.
Unexplained syncope is a relatively frequent symptom, mostly caused by a neurocardiogenic reaction. The purpose of this study was to determine predictors of response to head-up tilt testing (HUTT) in patients with unexplained ...
Human leukocyte antigen and esophageal cancer in the northwestern region of Iran.
Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is the 6th most commonly occurring cancer worldwide. A relationship between HLA A1 and B40 and esophageal cancer was described in patients examined in China. The aim of this study was to ...
The elusive link between high sensitivity C-reactive protein and carotid subclinical atherosclerosis in coronary artery bypass grafting candidates: a cross-sectional study.
Previous studies demonstrated a modest association between C-Reactive Protein (CRP), stenosis of carotid artery, and carotid Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) in general population. During present study, we aimed to evaluate ...