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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 ...
Comparing the efficacy of oral ivermectin vs malathion 0.5% lotion for the treatment of scabies
Scabies is found worldwide among people of all groups and ages. It is curable with scabicide medications. This study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of oral ivermectin vs malathion 0.5% lotion for the treatment ...
Comparison between covered and bare Cheatham-platinum stents for endovascular treatment of patients with native post-ductal aortic coarctation: Immediate and intermediate-term results
Objectives: This study sought to evaluate the outcomes of endovascular treatment with covered versus bare Cheatham-platinum stents (NuMed, Hopkinton, New York) in coarctation of aorta (CoA) patients. Background: Covered ...
Cross-linked polyelectrolyte and its function in adsorption of fluid and excess nitrogen waste products: An experimental study on dialysate effluent fluid
Introduction. One of the most important issues in patients with chronic kidney disease is fluid retention and volume overload accompanied by retention of nitrogenous waste products and some electrolytes. Bowel fluid contains ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Correspondence between hospital admission and the pneumonia severity index (PSI), CURB-65 criteria and comparison of their predictive value in mortality and hospital stay [Correlazione tra ricovero in ospedale per polmonite, criteri PSI e CURB-65 e confronto tra il loro valore predittivo della mortalitأ e durata della degenza]
Pneumonia severity assessment systems, such as the pneumonia severity index (PSI) and CURB-65, were designed to guide physicians to admit the patients involved to appropriate wards of hospitals. This study evaluated ...
A safe postero-medial approach to posterior cruciate ligament avulsion fracture
The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) plays a major role in knee stabilization, and clinical studies have shown an increase in incidence of its injury. Due to the surrounding neurovascular elements in the popliteal space, ...
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 ...
Beliefs and practices of Iranian pregnant mothers regarding vitamins and minerals [Croyances et pratiques des femmes enceintes iraniennes au sujet des vitamines et des miné raux]
The objective of this descriptive study was to examine the vitamin and mineral supplements safety beliefs and practices of Iranian pregnant women. Data were collected from 400 randomly chosen women. More than 50% of the ...
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 ...