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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 ...
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 ...
The effect of oral evening primrose oil on menopausal hot flashes: A randomized clinical trial
Purpose: Hot flashes are common experience for menopausal women, and for many, are severe enough to significantly compromise their overall sense of well being and quality of life. The aim of this study was to compare the ...
Prevalence of atherosclerosis in patients with inactive rheumatoid arthritis
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) exhibit higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality than the general population. The common carotid artery intima-media thickness (CCA-IMT) measured by ultrasound is a validated ...
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 ...
Melasma and its association with different types of nevi in women: A case-control study
Background: Very little is known about possible association of nevi and melasma. The study objective was to determine if there is an association between melasma and existence of different kinds of nevi. Methods: In a ...
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 ...
Nonword repetition in schizophrenia: Semantic long-term memory supports phonological loop: Letters to the Editor
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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 ...