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Molecular Study of Deletional and Nondeletional Mutations on the ?-Globin Locus in the Azeri Population of Northwestern Iran
The aim of this study was to determine the molecular spectrum and frequency of deletional and nondeletional ?-thalassemia (?-thal) mutations and the genotype-phenotype correlation in common mutations in the Azeri population ...
Necessity of an integrated road traffic injuries surveillance system: A community-based study
Objectives: A prerequisite to improving the situation of traffic accidents and injury prevention is to set up a road traffic accident and victim information system (RTAVIS), which does not exist in Iran. The objective of ...
Molecular spectrum of ?-thalassemia mutations in Northwestern Iran
?-Thalassemia (?-thal) is a hereditary autosomal disorder with decreased or absent ?-globin chain synthesis. This study was designed to identify the common and rare ?-thal mutations in the Azerbaijan provinces, Northwestern ...
Crimean - Congo haemorrhagic fever presenting as thrombotic microangiopathy and acute renal failure
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Neurocognitive effects of phenobarbital discontinuation in epileptic children
Purpose. Phenobarbital (PB) is the most widely used antiepileptic drug in the world, but its possible deleterious cognitive and behavioral side effects remain an important concern among physicians and patients. We therefore ...
Family support liaison in the witnessed resuscitation: A phenomenology study
Background Family-witnessed resuscitation remains controversial among clinicians from implementation to practice and there are a number of countries, such as Iran, where that is considered a low priority. Objective To ...
Age-specific seroprevalence of hepatitis A infection among children visited in pediatric hospitals of Tehran, Iran
Background: Hepatitis A is an enterically transmitted disease that still remains endemic in many developing countries. In some countries improvements in living conditions have recently led to changing in epidemiology of ...
Alkaptonuria and lumbar disc herniation: Report of three cases
Alkaptonuria is a rare metabolic disease caused by deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase and characterized by bluish-black discoloration of cartilages and skin (ochronosis). The authors report the cases of three patients ...
Spiritual needs of patients with cancer referred to Alinasab and Shahid Ghazi Tabatabaie hospitals of Tabriz, Iran
Background: Patients' spiritual needs increase drastically after a diagnosis of cancer because of its threatening nature. It is very important to recognize any spiritual crisis. This study aimed to determine needs among ...
Familial Tuberculosis Mimicking Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Genital TB may present as on abdominopelvic mass mimicking ovarian malignancy because clinical and laboratory findings are similar. Family history is very important and should be considered for differential diagnosis. Three ...