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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 ...
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 survey of characteristics of self-immolation in the East of Iran
The aim of this study was investigating the characteristic and outcome of self-immolation cases admitted to the Burn Centre of Birjand, Iran over an eight year period. This study is a retrospective review of case notes for ...
Increased colorectal cancer incidence in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis Chronic Disease epidemiology
Background: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Iran. The increasing trend of colorectal cancer incidence in Iran and the close relationship with the geographical location are the underlying reasons for ...
Role of myeloperoxidase index in differentiation of megaloblastic and aplastic anemia
BACKGROUND: Elevated neutrophil myeloperoxidase may have a role in the diagnosis of megaloblastic erythropoiesis. AIMS: To study the differentiating role of myeloperoxidase index in megaloblastic and aplastic anemia. ...
TNF-α gene polymorphisms in Iranian Azeri Turkish patients with Behcet’s Disease
Genetic factors that predispose individuals to Behcet's disease (BD) are considered to play an important role in the development of the disease. The serum level of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is elevated in patients with ...