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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 ...
Survival rate and prognostic factors of esophageal cancer in east Azerbaijan province, North-west of Iran.
Esophageal cancer in Iran is the sixth most common cancer and is particularly important in east Azerbaijan. The aim of this study was to calculate survival rates and define prognostic factors in esophageal cancer patients.In ...
Echocardiographic Evaluation of the Relationship between inflammatory factors (IL6, TNFα, hs-CRP) and Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension in patients with COPD: A Cross sectional study
Background: Inflammatory mechanism appears to play a major role in the pathogenesis of various types of human pulmonary hypertension such as idiopathic PAH (IPAH) and PAH associated'' with connective tissue disease. Although ...
The health status of the elderly population of Iran in 2012
Background: With advancing age comes dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic diseases, disabilities, and mental problems. This study was conducted to epidemiologically describe the health status of the elderly ...
Predictors and outcome of gastrointestinal complications after cardiac surgery.
Gastrointestinal (GI) complications following cardiac surgery are uncommon but may be life-threatening. The aim of this prospective study is to determine the incidence, independent risk factors, and outcomes following GI ...
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 ...
Women with congenital factor VII deficiency: clinical phenotype and treatment options from two international studies.
A paucity of data exists on the incidence, diagnosis and treatment of bleeding in women with inherited factor VII (FVII) deficiency.Here we report results of a comprehensive analysis from two international registries of ...
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 ...
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 ...