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Comparison of the effect of body position, prone or supine, on the result of extracorpreal shock wave lithotripsy in patients with stones in the proximal ureter.
The aim of this study was to determine whether positioning of the patient, prone or supine, plays a significant role on the treatment of stones in the proximal ureter with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL). 68 ...
Determining tooth size ratio in an Iranian-Azari population
Aim: The aim of this investigation was to determine the tooth size ratio in an Iranian-Azari population. Method and Materials: The Bolton tooth size analysis was performed on a sample of 50 plaster models (25 male subjects, ...
Effect of diuretics on ureteral stone therapy with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
To evaluate the effect of diuretics on ureteral stone fragmentation and clearance during therapy with extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), we studied 87 patients with ureteral stone at different levels and treated ...
Effect of intravenous atropine on treadmill stress test results in patients with poor exercise capacity or chronotropic incompetence
Objective: Exercise stress test (EST) is one of the main diagnostic and prognostic tests for ischemic heart disease. However, its usefulness depends on achieving target heart rate, then chronotropic incompetence and poor ...
Effectiveness of fluoxetine on various subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder
Background: Obsessive-compulsive disorder typically begins early in life and has a chronic course. Despite the need for long-term treatment, the information about therapeutic effect on different clinical subtypes is limited. ...
Doppler ultrasonography before and 6 to 12 months after kidney transplantation
Introduction. Ultrasound examination of the kidney is relatively inexpensive and provides a way to assess renal location, contour, and size. Doppler ultrasonography is a noninvasive tool for screening renal artery stenosis. ...
Double urinary bladder voiding technique post removal of urethral catheter in renal allograft recipients.
To evaluate the effect of urinary bladder double voiding technique on the incidence of urinary tract infection in the transplant patients with double J stents after the removal of the urethral catheters in the post-transplant ...
Acute phase reactants in hemodialysis and renal transplantation
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Comparison of glucose tolerance in renal transplant recipients and hemodialysis patients
Background: Impaired glucose tolerance is a risk factor for atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients and renal transplant recipients. Methods: To check the relationship of impaired glucose tolerance with the other ...
Comparison of existing disease activity indices in the follow-up of patients with Behçet's disease
The objective of this study was to determine the concordance between the Iranian Behçet's disease dynamic activity measure (IBDDAM) or the Behçet's disease current activity form (BDCAF) and expert physician global assessment ...