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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 ...
Survival rate and prognostic factors of esophageal cancer in east Azerbaijan province, North-west of Iran.
Esophageal cancer in Iran is the sixth most common cancer and is particularly important in east Azerbaijan. The aim of this study was to calculate survival rates and define prognostic factors in esophageal cancer patients.In ...
The health status of the elderly population of Iran in 2012
Background: With advancing age comes dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic diseases, disabilities, and mental problems. This study was conducted to epidemiologically describe the health status of the elderly ...
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in north-west of Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan: a major public health concern for Iranian people.
Republic of Azerbaijan is considered as an area with high prevalence of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Uncontrolled travelling of Azerbaijanis people to Iran is the issue that needs to be considered as an important ...
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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Nasopharyngeal bleeding due to leech bites in a 9-month-old infant.
Leeches are annelids, comprising the subclass Hirudinea. There are freshwater, terrestrial and marine leeches. Haemophagic leeches attach to their hosts and remain there until they become filled up with blood and then they ...
The Meaning of collaboration, from the perspective of iranian nurses: A qualitative study
Background. Interdisciplinary collaboration among nurses is a complex and multifaceted process, an essential element in nursing, which is crucial to maintain an efficient, safe, and viable medical setting. The aim of this ...
Low prevalence of significant carotid artery disease in Iranian patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass
Background. Coronary artery bypass grafting ranks as one of the most frequent operations worldwide. The presence of carotid artery stenosis may increase the stroke rate in the perioperative period. Routine preoperative ...
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 ...