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Gunshot injuries to the brachial plexus during wartime.
Gunshot injuries of the brachial plexus are a challenging issue among peripheral nerve lesions. Surgical reconstruction of such injuries is difficult and the clinical outcome depends on several factors. The aim of this ...
The effect of 904 nm low level laser on condylar growth in rats.
A growth center of the mandible that contributes to its length and height is the mandibular condyle. Proliferation of prechondroblasts, followed by synthesis of the extracellular matrix and hypertrophy of the cartilage ...
First-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance patterns and trends at the national TB referral center in Iran--eight years of surveillance.
Resistance to anti-tuberculosis (anti-TB) drugs is becoming a major and alarming threat in most regions worldwide.
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome by the Adult Treatment Panel III, International Diabetes Federation, and World Health Organization definitions and their association with coronary heart disease in an elderly Iranian population.
To determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MS) in an Iranian elderly population and show its association with coronary heart disease (CHD).
The effect of fluoxetine on bone regeneration in rat calvarial bone defects.
Fluoxetine is one of the most common medications used for the treatment of depression. Recent studies have demonstrated the possible effect of this drug on bone. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of ...
Trends and geographical inequalities of the main health indicators for rural Iran.
For more than three decades, the main health indicators of the rural population of Iran have been gathered using a 'vital horoscope'. In this study, we use information derived from the vital horoscope to assess trends over ...
Surgical approach to body packing.
Body packers, i.e. individuals carrying illegal drug packages in their bodies, are usually managed medically. For the minority, surgical intervention is needed.
A single test of antimullerian hormone in late reproductive-aged women is a good predictor of menopause.
The aim of this study was to assess the capability of a single measurement of antimullerian hormone (AMH) to predict menopause status in late reproductive-aged women.
Incidence, clinical and epidemiological risk factors, and outcome of drug-induced hepatitis due to antituberculous agents in new tuberculosis cases.
Drug-induced hepatitis (DIH) is an important issue in tuberculosis (TB) treatment. We intend to assess the incidence, risk factors, and outcome of hepatitis due to anti-TB drugs. The study is carried out at the national ...