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The role of paravertebral block in decreasing postoperative pain in elective breast surgeries
Background: Regional anesthesia is an alternative to general anesthesia in selected surgical settings. Paravertebral block as a regional anesthesia technique was compared with general anesthesia for elective breast surgeries ...
Measurement of volume changes of sinus floor augmentation covered with buccal fat pad: A case series study
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the volumetric changes of the maxillary sinus graft in conjunction with buccal fat pad (BFP) covering the lateral sinus wall. Study design: In this article, the ...
The velum interpositum revisited and redefined
Introduction: Descriptions of the velum interpositum (VI) are typically brief and lacking detail in most neuroanatomical and neurosurgical texts. As this structure may be involved clinically or encountered surgically, the ...
Community participation in environmental health: Eastern Azerbaijan healthy villages project
The objective of this project in East Azerbaijan villages was to improve community participation in rural areas in a Healthy Villages programme. The project covered 1680 villages, and 3605 training courses for health staff ...
Evaluation of serum levels of lipids and lipoproteins in kidney-transplanted patients
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Lung function reference values in Iranian adolescents
There is insufficient information about reference values for pulmonary volumes for Iranian populations. A study of lung function parameters was made on 302 non-smoking healthy Iranian students (152 male and 150 female). ...
The value of endothelium dependent vasodilation in diagnosing coronary artery disease and its comparison with the results of routine diagnostic tests
Objective: To determine the predictive value of flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) compared with angina pectoris, exercise electrocardiography, and myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI). Methods: This study was carried out in ...
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the role of formoterol in the management of acute asthma
Aim: To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of formoterol delivered by Aerolizer in the emergency department. Methods: A single-centre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel group study was conducted ...
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 ...
Treatment of cyclosporine-induced gingival overgrowth with azithromycin-containing toothpaste
Objective: Gingival overgrowth is a complication of cyclosporine therapy following organ transplantation. Oral azithromycin is frequently used to treat this complication. This study examined the efficacy of local azithromycin, ...