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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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
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 ...
Effect of diet based on the principles of Iranian traditional medicine on cirrhosis (a clinical trial)
Objectives Cirrhosis is associated with morbidity and mortality worldwide. Iranian traditional medicine (ITM) focused on nutritional intervention in order to improve liver function. The aim of this study was to assess the ...
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: ...
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 ...