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The middle perforated substance of the diencephalon
The diencephalon, upper brain stem and other basal brain structures are supplied chiefly by penetrating branches of the cerebral arteries. We examined the retrochiasmatic space between the superior border of the pons and ...
Role of Helicobacter pylori in the pathogenesis of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
Objectives: To investigate the possible correlation between infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) and Helicobacter pylori infection. Materials and Methods: In a case-control study, 20 infants with confirmed IHPS ...
Screening for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms in patients with aortoiliac atherosclerosis: A preliminary study
Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAs) usually present with rupture and carry a high morbidity and mortality rate. Early detection of TAAs with screening methods and elective surgical repair could potentially diminish ...
In commemorating one thousandth anniversary of the Avicenna's canon of medicine: Gastric headache, a forgotten clinical entity from the medieval Persia
Although the connection between head and stomach and hence the condition known as "gastric headache" was well known to the ancients, it has received little attention since the early 20th century. Herein, we review the ...
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 ...
Acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on genitourinary system and male fertility
Purpose: To review the acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on the genitourinary system and male fertility. Materials and Methods: We searched PubMed and Google Scholar to find studies related to the ...