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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 ...
Congenital anomalies and termination of pregnancy in Iran
The aim of this study was to document some epidemiological features of termination of pregnancy for birth defects in Iran. We studied 603 pregnant women who were diagnosed/recommended for the termination of pregnancy as ...
Resistance to single-agent chemotherapy and its risk factors in low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasms
Aim Gestational trophoblastic neoplasm (GTN) is a rare disease which is classified into high- and low-risk groups. While the high-risk patients require combination therapy, the low-risk groups respond to single-agent ...
The Meaning of collaboration, from the perspective of iranian nurses: A qualitative study
Background. Interdisciplinary collaboration among nurses is a complex and multifaceted process, an essential element in nursing, which is crucial to maintain an efficient, safe, and viable medical setting. The aim of this ...
Major components of metabolic syndrome and nutritional intakes in different genotype of UCP2 -866G/A gene polymorphisms in patients with NAFLD
Background: It has been suggested that dietary modifications in combination with genetic predisposition play an important role in the pathogenesis of NAFLD. In the current study we aimed to investigate the major components ...
The relationship between QT dispersion and ischemic injuries in myocardial isotope scan
The relationship between QT dispersion and myocardial ischemia is still controversial. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the relationship between QTd and the severity and extent of myocardial ischemia. In this cross-sectional ...
Long-term dysphagia due to bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus
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Prevalence of hookah smoking in relation to religiosity and familial support in college students of Tabriz, Northwest of Iran
Background: Hookah smoking has increased worldwide especially among youth and young adults and has been identified as an emerging threat to public health. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of ...
Mothers' experiences of infants discharge in Iranian NICU culture: A qualitative study
PURPOSE: This study examined mothers' experiences of the preparation of their infants for discharge in the Iranian neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) culture. SUBJECTS AND SETTING: Participants included 16 mothers who had ...
Multicenter screening for adverse pregnancy outcomes by uterine artery doppler in the second and third trimester of pregnancy
Aims: Increased uterine artery pulsatility index (PI) is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. The aim of the study was to determine the role of uterine artery PI at 18-24 and 30-34 weeks, gestation in predicting ...