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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: ...
Calcitriol Started in the Donor, Expands the Population of CD4+CD25+ T Cells in Renal Transplant Recipients
Objectives: Alloreactive T cells recognize antigens via direct and indirect pathways. The competency of costimulatory molecules on antigen-presenting cells (APC) is important. An active form of vitamin D (1,25(OH)2D3, ...
Chronobiological rhythms in onset of massive pulmonary embolism in Iranian population
Background: To investigate whether there is any chronobiological rhythms in onset of massive pulmonary embolism in Iranian population and to study any time variation in occurrence of this disease in patients' subgroups. ...
Colorectal neoplasms in symptomatic patients without evidence of bleeding: A prospective study in an iranian population
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a preventable disease with a high mortality and morbidity. Data on its prevalence are lacking in Iran, as well as for adenomatous polyps. This study was conducted to estimate prevalence ...
Assessment of intertrimester and seasonal variations of urinary iodine concentration during pregnancy in an iodine-replete area
Objective: To assess intertrimester and seasonal variations in urinary iodine concentration (UIC) among pregnant women. Patients and measurements: Pregnant Tehranian women, with no history of thyroid ablation or consumption ...
Bone mineral density in Iranian patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing osteopenia and osteoporosis. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence of decreased bone density and related risk factors in ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Comparison study on the effect of prenatal administration of high dose and low folic acid
Objective: To evaluate the effect of high dose and low dose folic acid on the levels of hemocysteine (Hcy) concentration during the first trimester of pregnancy and at delivery, and to examine the association of Hcy serum ...
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 ...