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Comparative analysis of the perception of family functioning by heads of families with and without cancer members during illnesss
Background: Cancer is a major health problem due to the aging population with increasing deaths. Family functioning is affected by cancer diagnosis and treatment. The aim of this study was to comparative analysis of the ...
Comparative investigation of percutaneous plating and intramedullary nailing effects on IL-6 production in patients with tibia shaft fracture
Objective The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of intramedullary nailing (IMN), open plating and percutaneous plating on the induction of IL-6 in patients with tibia fractures. Methods A total of 30 patients ...
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) type II among Iranian elderly population and its association with other age-related diseases, 2012
DM type II is one of the most common chronic diseases. The objective of this study is to investigate the prevalence of DM and its association with other age-related diseases in Iran, 2012. In this cross-sectional study, ...
Evaluation of serum levels of lipids and lipoproteins in kidney-transplanted patients
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The safety and efficacy of biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) in Iranians with type 2 diabetes: An open-label, non-randomised, multi-centre observational study - The Iran subgroup of the IMPROVE™ study
Introduction: To evaluate the clinical profile of BIAsp 30 (30% soluble insulin aspart, 70% protamine-crystallized insulin aspart) (NovoMix30) in type 2 diabetes patients in routine clinical practice in Iran. Material and ...
The utility and prognostic value of dipyridamole technetium-99m sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging SPECT in predicting perioperative cardiac events following non-cardiac surgery
Objective: A perioperative cardiac events is one of the most important medical concerns for both surgeons and patients. The purpose of the current study was to determine the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion imaging ...
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 controlled trial of smoking cessation methods in patients newly-diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) and tobacco use are two major alarming global health issues that tend to be co-prevalent in many developing countries and various surveys have provided evidence on their entangled associations. ...
Metformin toxicity: A report of 204 cases from Iran
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of metformin-associated lactic acidosis in our metformin-intoxicated patients, the general approach for their management, and determine the frequency of ...