Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
1. Malignancy and Granulomatosis: Causality or Coincidence? Narrative Systematic Review

Shelly Sehgal; Prashant Goyal; Soumyesh Ghosh; Deepti Mittal; Sompal Singh

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2014, , Pages 237-244

  In patients with malignancy, the common etiologies of granuloma formation are tumor related sarcoid reaction, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis and other granulomatous diseases. Often, the finding of granulomas in malignant patients may obscure the primary malignancy or may mislead towards treatment of infectious ...  Read More

2. Plasmapheresis- Review Article

Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 167-180

  Plasmapheresis, which is defined as the removal of plasma, can be either "adjusted plasma" or “exchange of plasma”. The former is defined as selective withdrawal of certain (un)-pathological plasma components in different ways such as perfusion and then returning the remained donor plasma ...  Read More

3. Root Cause and Error Analysis
Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2014, , Pages 81-88

  Error is an inevitable part of life and cannot be completely eliminated, but it can be minimized. A root cause analysis is a technique for understanding the systematic error causes that is involved beyond a person or people to implement an errors and including field and environmental causes of errors ...  Read More

4. Spectrum of Malignant Transformation in Marjolins Ulcer: Our Experience of This Rare Phenomenon

Mitra Mustaphi Ruplekha; Gon Sonia; Bhattacharyya Roop Narayan

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 1-8

    Background & Objective: Chronic non healing ulcers or scar undergoing malignant transformation is a rare phenomenon with an estimated incidence of 2%. Though, numerous predisposing factors have been identified, still it is rarely diagnosed and commonly mistaken for a benign condition. The ...  Read More

5. Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bacteria Isolated from Surgical Site and Bloodstream Infections of Hospitalized Patients at a Tertiary Heart Center

Maryam Sotoudeh Anvari; Mohammad Ali Boroumand; Elham Amelimojarad; Marjaneh Nosrati; Neda Moradi; Hamidreza Goodarzynejad

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 209-218

  Background and Objectives: Bacterial bloodstream infections (BSIs) and surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common nosocomial infections with high mortality and morbidity. We aimed to evaluate the frequency of various species among BSIs and SSIs at Tehran Heart Center, Tehran, Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

6. Eight-year Study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mashhad, Northeast of Iran

Reza Akhavan; Zahra Meshkat; Mehrangiz Khajekaramadini; Mojtaba Meshkat

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2013, , Pages 73-80

  Background & Objectives: Tuberculosis is one of the greatest health problems in Iran. The distribution of the disease is not equal in all parts of the country. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of positive results for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in samples referred to an academic ...  Read More

7. Hematological and Biological Markers of Neonatal Sepsis

Rajesh Singh Laishram; Ranjana Devi Khuraijam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 137-146

    Septicemia in neonates is the commonest cause of mortality. Early recognition and diagnosis of neonatal sepsis remains a challenge because of the variable and nonspecific clinical presentation. The laboratory criteria are often non specific and not fully reliable. The objective of this review ...  Read More

8. Comparison of Prostatic Tissue Processed by Microwave and Conventional Technique Using Morphometry

Promil Jain; Sanjay Kumar; Brij Bala Arora; Sneh Singh; Sonia Chabbra; Rajeev Sen

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2015, , Pages 1-8


   Background and Objectives:Rapid processing of histopathological specimens and decreased turnaround time is important to fulfill the needs of clinicians treating sick patients, so the present study was conducted to compare the time taken and quality of sections in processing of prostatic tissue ...  Read More

9. Parasitemia and Hematological Alterations in Malaria: A Study from the Highly Affected Zones

Sethi Bhawna; Arora Bharti; Kumar Yogesh; Aggarwal Reena

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2013, , Pages 1-8

  Background& Objectives: Inspite of intensive worldwide efforts to reduce its transmission, malaria remains the most serious and widespread protozoal infection of humans. It is a protozoan disease transmitted by the bite of infected female anopheles mosquito. Malaria has long featured prominently ...  Read More

10. Relationships of Serum Level of High- Sensitivity C- Reactive Protein (hs- CRP) and White Blood Cell (WBC) Count with Gamma- Glutamyltransferase among Iranian Healthy Adults

Alireza Abdollahi; Saeed Shoar

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Summer 2012, , Pages 209-214

  Background & Objective: There are many common infections and inflammations among people over the world. This demands an affordable and reliable test with high sensitivity/specificity to predict or confirm the diagnosis of such cases in routinely clinical practice. In the present study, we aimed to ...  Read More

11. Evaluation of Expression of EGFR, HER-2 and COX-2 in Colorectal Cancer

Behrang Kazeminegad; Abbas Mirafsharieh; Freidoon Solhjoo

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2012, , Pages 139-144

  Background and objective: EGFR and HER-2 are two members of ERbB/HER family of Type I Transmembrane growth factor receptors. Cox2 is an enzyme responsible for the conversion of arachidonic acid to prostaglandins, which has a major role in angiogenesis and can modelate tumor growth. The aim of this study ...  Read More

12. Muscle Biopsy

Elahe Keyhani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2012, , Pages 63-69

  Muscle biopsy has been used for a long time for diagnosis of muscular, nerurogenic and systemic disorders with muscle involvement, because only very few of these disorders show sufficient specific clinical features for definite diagnosis. Since the presence of difficulties in the screening of numerous ...  Read More

14. Oral Submucous Fibrosis: A Chronic Deliberating Disease of Oral Cavity

Farzeen Tanwir; Humera Akhlaq

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Summer 2011, , Pages 165-172

  Oral submucous fibrosis is chronic progressive condition of oral cavity. The condition is well recognized for its malignant potential. Usually the disease initiates with redness, blistering, and ulceration inside the mouth. It is characterized by progressive fibrosis of submucosal tissue. The pathogenesis ...  Read More

18. Diagnostic Value of Proliferatin Index Including MIB1 and Argyrophilic Nucleolar Organizer Regions Proteins in Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors

Etrat Javadi Rad; Seyed Hamid Madani; Sedigheh Khazaei; Mahtab Rahbar

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Summer 2010, , Pages 167-172

    Background and Objectives: Uterine smooth muscle tumors are the most common human neoplasm .They are divided clinically as benign and malignant but there is  another group of  lesions which is difficult to place in these two categories ,so-called smooth  muscle tumors of uncertain ...  Read More

19. Molecular-Friendly Histopathology

Mehdi Nassiri; Mehrdad Nadji

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2006, , Pages 1-6

  The rapidly expanding fields of pharmacogenomics and pharmacodiagnostics have presented the pathology laboratories with many challenges and opportunities. As custodians of patient tissues, these laboratories are in the logical position to perform biomolecular testing for proper management of patients. ...  Read More

20. Determination of CD117 Expression in Glial Tumors and Its Comparison between High Grade and Low Grade Tumors

Azadeh Rajeipour; Arash Dehghan; Hosein Mahjoub

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Spring 2010, , Pages 109-116

     Background and Objective: Gliomas are the most common primary brain tumors. Despite therapeutic advances, the majority of gliomas do not respond to either chemo or radiotherapy. CD117, the gene product of c-kit has been expressed in cells of glial tumors. Because gastrointestinal stromal ...  Read More

21. Prediction of Clinical Course and Biologic Behavior of the Bone Giant Cell Tumor Using Bax and bcl-2 Markers

Reza Ataei; Alireza Khooei; Mohammad Gharedaghi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Winter 2010, , Pages 53-59

    Background and Objectives: Giant cell Tumor of bone (GCT) is often regarded as a benign tumor, but its clinical course is unpredictable, has a high rate of recurrence, and even can metastases and transform to a malignant tumor. Histological features of the tumor often could not predict its future ...  Read More

23. The Diagnostic Accuracy of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Neck Lymphoid Masses

Mohammad Rakhshan; Azadeh Rakhshan

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Summer 2009, , Pages 147-150

  Background and Objective: Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a well-established method of diagnosis in palpable masses of various sites. This study was conducted to evaluate the usefulness of FNAC as a diagnostic tool in the management of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy. Patients and Methods: ...  Read More

24. Prevalence of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Autopsy Cases with Noncardiac Death

Seyed Abbass Tabatabaei Yazdi; Alireza Rezaei; Jafar Bordbar Azari; Aria Hejazi; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri; Mahdi Karimi Shahri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Spring 2009, , Pages 101-104

    Background and Objective: Ischemic heart disease (IHD) following atherosclerosis is the most common cause of cardiac deaths world wide. We aimed to investigate the pathologic features of atherosclerosis in non cardiac death cases to have an estimate of atherosclerosis prevalence in Mashad (North ...  Read More


Moslem Bahadori; Forouzan Mohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2006, , Pages 41-48

  Since its original conception in 1959, by Nobel physicist Richard P Feynman, the notion of nanotechnology and its potential ramifications have not only created fascination,but also intense scientific efforts and scrutiny. One of the most promising applications of nanotechnology is in the context of medicine. ...  Read More