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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. ...
Effect of flaxseed oil on serum systemic and vascular inflammation markers and oxidative stress in hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled trial
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of flaxseed oil consumption on serum systemic and vascular inflammation markers, and oxidative stress in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Methods: In this randomized, ...
Effect of taurine supplementation on exercise capacity of patients with heart failure
Background: Taurine (2-aminoethanesulfonic acid) is a semi-essential amino acid found in mammalian tissues that is not involved in protein synthesis. The function of taurine is not completely understood. Some studies have ...
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 ...
Comparative study of climacteric symptoms in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in Tabriz, Islamic republic of Iran [?tude comparative des symptأ´mes climaté riques chez les femmes en phases de pé rimé nopause et de mé nopause أ Tabriz (Ré publique islamique d'Iran)]
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to describe menopausal symptoms in Iranian women in Tabriz, north-west Islamic Republic of Iran. A total of 200 women aged 45-55 years completed a Farsi version of the Greene ...