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HIV and tuberculosis trends and survival of coinfection in a referral center in Tehran: A 12-year study
© 2016 Objective/background The risk of mortality and morbidity among tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfected patients is significantly higher than that of patients infected with TB alone. The ...
Usefulness of pulmonary artery diameter in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension in patients admitted to tuberculosis intensive care unit
© 2016 Objective/background Pulmonary hypertension (PH) can be a complication of patients with severe pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). We aimed to study the correlation between pulmonary artery (PA) diameter (PAD) as measured ...
Yield of mycobacteriological study in diagnosis of pleural tuberculosis among Human immune deficiency virus-infected patients
© 2016 Background Pleural tuberculosis (TB) is common among HIV-infected patients. In the absence of HIV infection, the yield of mycobacteriological study is low and usually invasive procedures, including pleural fluid ...
Investigation of urine lipoarabinomannan in human immunodeficiency virus patients with or without coinfection with Tuberculosis in Iran
© 2016 Objective/background Tuberculosis (TB) remains the leading cause of AIDS-related deaths among adults in countries with resource limitations. The emergence of the Xpert MTB/RIF rapid molecular assay and its subsequent ...
H1N1 influenza patient saved by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: First report from Iran
© 2016, Tehran Heart Center. All rights reserved. Respiratory failure is a serious complication of H1N1 influenza that, if not properly managed, can cause death. When mechanical ventilation is not effective, the only way ...
Impact of diabetes mellitus on tuberculosis drug resistance in new cases of tuberculosis
© 2015 International Society for Chemotherapy of Infection and Cancer. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The objectives of this study were to determine the impact of diabetes mellitus (DM) on antituberculosis ...
Tuberculosis in solid organ transplantation
© 2016 NRITLD, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Iran. Active tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major opportunistic infections that may occur in solid organ transplant recipients. Diagnosis and ...
A 60 year-old man with AIDS and pneumonia
Nontuberculous mycobacterium in a tertiary tuberculosis center in Iran: Dispensation and outcome of treatment
© 2015. Introduction: Nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) has clinical and radiological manifestations that are indistinguishable from mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB). In an endemic area for tuberculosis (TB), limited data ...
Effect of pulmonary hypertension on outcome of pulmonary tuberculosis
© 2015. Objectives: Pulmonary hypertension is a serious disorder with catastrophic outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of pulmonary arterial hypertension on the outcome among new cases of pulmonary tuberculosis. ...