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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Findings of Doppler sonography do not correlate with serum lipoprotein and total homocysteine concentrations in renal transplant recipients
Atherosclerosis may be evaluated by structural or functional changes of the main arteries. We sought to investigate the probable associations of static and dynamic arterial changes with lipoprotein (a) and homocysteine ...
A Study of 415 Cases of Esophageal Carcinoma in Northwest of Iran
Background and Objective: Considering the serious and fatal nature of esophageal carcinoma and is prevalence in the population on the banks of Caspian sea and northern region (Azerbaijan, Khorassan, Gilan, Mazandaran, ...
Acute pericarditis in childhood: A 10-year experience
Twenty children, aged 6 months to 13 years, with acute pericarditis admitted between 1987 and 1997 to a university hospital were analyzed retrospectively for their etiology, presentation, management, and prognosis. The ...
Acute myocardial infarction in a patient with Behçet's disease
A 37-year-old man, a known case of Behcet's disease with its vascular complications such as abdominal and thoracic artery aneurysms, was admitted with the diagnosis of acute anterior myocardial infarction and received ...
Acute phase reactants in hemodialysis and renal transplantation
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