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Prognostic factors in 1,138 Iranian colorectal cancer patients
Background and aim: The incidence of colorectal cancer is increased in Iran in recent years and colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both sexes. The aim of this study is to define the prognostic factors ...
Traffic injury deaths in West Azarbaijan province of Iran: A cross-sectional interview-based study on victims' characteristics and pre-hospital care
This study highlights the socio-demographics and death circumstances of victims of fatal road traffic injuries (RTIs) in one Iranian province. A representative sample of cases was selected from a national register and ...
Occurrence of haemophilia in Iran
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Clinical, electrodiagnostic and pedobarographic assessments of leprotic patients with trans-tibial amputation
The aim of present study was to investigate clinical, electrodiagnostic and pedobarographic findings of non-amputee limb in chronic leprotic patients with unilateral trans-tibial amputation to determine neuropathy and ...
Low prevalence of significant carotid artery disease in Iranian patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass
Background. Coronary artery bypass grafting ranks as one of the most frequent operations worldwide. The presence of carotid artery stenosis may increase the stroke rate in the perioperative period. Routine preoperative ...
Presence and significance of transfusion-transmitted virus infection in Iranian patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Background and Purpose: Transfusion-transmitted virus (TTV), a recently discovered DNA virus, was first identified in patients with non-A to -G hepatitis following blood transfusion. Transmission is generally via the ...
Morphine in children with cancer: Impact of age, chemotherapy and other factors on protein binding
The aim of this study was to contrast protein binding of morphine and morphine-6 glucuronide in cord blood and children with adults and examine impact of chemotherapy and other factors. Morphine binding was measured in ...
Cancer in East Azerbaijan, Iran: Results of a population-based cancer registry
Background and aims: Regardless of the fact that cancers of GI tract have been reported to be the most common fatal neoplasms in East Azerbaijan, there is a serious lack of population-based studies in this region. Methods: ...
Intracranial physiological calcifications in adults on computed tomography in Tabriz, Iran
Intracranial physiological calcifications are unaccompanied by any evidence of disease and have no demonstrable pathological cause. They are often due to calcium and sometimes iron deposition in the blood vessels of different ...
Measurement of oxidized low-density lipoprotein and superoxide dismutase activity in patients with hypertension
Background: Arterial hypertension is an important risk factor for coronary artery disease and cardiovascular-induced morbidity and mortality. It can cause end-organ damages such as cerebrovascular diseases, renal failure, ...