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"Floating Meniscus" a specific indicator of Anterior Cruciate Ligament rupture
Although Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging is accurate in diagnosis Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rupture, in many cases using indirect signs are inevitable for appropriate decision-making. This study aimed to investigate ...
"Numb chin" as the first and sole presenting sign of multiple sclerosis
Cranial nerve palsies are occasional clinical findings in multiple sclerosis. Sometimes, they are the presenting sign of multiple sclerosis. Facial numbness localized in the region of the distribution of the mental nerve ...
"Case Only" design in healthcare research 
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"Retrospective" or "descriptive" study? 
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?-Tocopherol supplementation reduces biomarkers of oxidative stress in children with Down syndrome: A randomized controlled trial
Background:Down syndrome (DS) is the most common human chromosomal abnormality. It is characterized by mental retardation and several metabolic disturbances, including elevated oxidative stress, which may be causally linked. ...
?-thalassemia mutations in the iranian kurdish population of kurdistan and west azerbaijan provinces
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and spectrum of ?-thalassemia (?-thal) mutations in the population of Sunni Muslim Kurds in western Iran and to set up a prenatal diagnostic laboratory. Sixty unrelated ...
[99mTc-DMSA (V)] in detection of metastases of medullary thyroid carcinoma
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare thyroid cancer secreting calcitonin (CT) which is the most sensitive and specific tumor marker for MTC. This type of thyroid cancer is able to metastasize to different ...
17ß-Estradiol inhibits calcium-dependent and -independent contractions in isolated human saphenous vein
Studies suggest that estrogen modulate vascular reactivity but at present its exact mechanism of action has yet to be clarified. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of 17?-estradiol (E2) on calcium-dependent ...
4-bp insertion/deletion (rs3783553) polymorphism within the 3?UTR of IL1A contributes to the risk of prostate cancer in a sample of Iranian population
Growing evidence demonstrated the presence of an association between IL1A rs3783553 polymorphism and the risk of various cancers. We aimed to evaluate whether the 4-bp insertion/deletion polymorphism (rs3783553) within the ...
64-Slice multidetector computed tomographic angiography and invasive coronary angiography in diagnosis of significant coronary artery stenosis
Introduction: Introduction of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) has resulted in a great improvement of the non-invasive coronary artery imaging. The present study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy ...