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Doppler study of cerebral arteries in hypercholesterolemia
Background: Hypercholesterolemia is one of the major modifiable risk factors for atherosclerosis of the coronary and carotid arteries. Although transcranial Doppler (TCD) studies of the cerebral arteries are indicative of ...
Doppler ultrasonography before and 6 to 12 months after kidney transplantation
Introduction. Ultrasound examination of the kidney is relatively inexpensive and provides a way to assess renal location, contour, and size. Doppler ultrasonography is a noninvasive tool for screening renal artery stenosis. ...
Determinant Factors in Applying Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) in Healthcare
OBJECTIVES: Meaningful use of picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) can change the workflow for accessing digital images, lead to faster turnaround time, reduce tests and examinations, and increase patient ...
Double urinary bladder voiding technique post removal of urethral catheter in renal allograft recipients.
To evaluate the effect of urinary bladder double voiding technique on the incidence of urinary tract infection in the transplant patients with double J stents after the removal of the urethral catheters in the post-transplant ...
Acute phase reactants in hemodialysis and renal transplantation
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Comparison of abdominal computed tomography with and without oral contrast in diagnosis of body packers and body stuffers
Context. Toxicity due to body packing/pushing/stuffing is a major concern in many countries. Of different imaging techniques, computed tomography (CT) scan is described as the method of choice in detecting body couriers, ...
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 ...
Decreased Serum Levels of Ghrelin and Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Premenopausal Women with Metabolic Syndrome
Objective We aimed to investigate the association between serum levels of ghrelin and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) with MetS and its components in premenopausal women. Methods 43 patients with MetS and 43 healthy ...
Comparing the effect of aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) + cabergoline (Dostinex) and letrozole alone on uterine myoma regression,a randomized clinical trial
Objective To evaluate the effect of letrozole in combination with cabergoline and letrozole alone on regression of symptomatic uterine myomas in women of reproductive age. Design Randomized controlled clinical trial. Setting ...