Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
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)
Microbiology
The Epidemiological, Clinical, Mycological, and Pathological Features of Rhino-cerebral Mucormycosis: A Systematic Review

Mohammadreza Salehi; Shahram Mahmoudi; Omid Rezahosseini; Sayed Jamal Hashemi; Kazem Ahmadikia; Farzad Aala; Nasim Khajavirad; Neda Alijani; Alireza Izadi; Muhammad Ibrahim Getso; Alireza Abdollahi; Arezoo Salami; Seyedeh Rana Khatami; Alireza Adibimehr; Mojtaba Hedayat Yaghoobi; Mohammadmahdi Sabahi; Behshad Pazooki; Farhad Yazdi; Jayran Zebardast; Arash Seifi; Malihe Hasan Nezhad; Masoud Mardani; Sadegh Khodavaisy

Volume 17, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 112-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2022.538690.2721

Abstract
  Cerebral mucormycosis (CM) is a life-threatening manifestation of mucormycosis, an angioinvasive fungal infection caused by Mucorales. We sought to systematically review all available case reports to describe epidemiologic features, clinical manifestations, predisposing factors, and diagnostic and treatment ...  Read More

Microbiology
The Performance of SARS-CoV-2 Serology Testing in the Diagnosis of COVID-19

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Mohammadreza Salehi; Reza Ghalehtaki; Saeed Nateghi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 65-70

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.526032.2597

Abstract
  Background & Objective: COVID-19 reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) has been a reference test for diagnosing a disease since the very beginning of the pandemic. COVID-19 serology tests have also been developed and used to estimate the prevalence of individuals who have already ...  Read More

Microbiology
Is There A Correlation Between COVID-19 and Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E Serum Antibody Level?

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Reza Ghalehtaki; Saeed Nateghi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 71-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.528077.2615

Abstract
  Background & Objective: The prevalence of COVID-19 and its severity have been observed to be on a lower level in underdeveloped countries with poorer standards of hygiene. This disparity may be attributed to the higher seroprevalence of other viral diseases which can result in the presence of antibodies ...  Read More

Breast Pathology
HE4, A New Potential Tumor Marker for Early Diagnosis and Predicting of Breast Cancer Progression

Nazanin Mirmohseni Namini; Alireza Abdollahi; Monireh Movahedi; Amirnader Emami Razavi; Reza Saghiri

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 284-296

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2021.135323.2482

Abstract
  Background & Objective: This study examined the potential of human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) as a marker in early diagnosis or as a prognostic factor for breast cancer (BC) patients.Methods: A total of 31 patients diagnosed with BC were enrolled in the study between 2008 and 2018. The mRNA and protein ...  Read More

Head and Neck Pathology
The Frequency of Human Papillomavirus Positivity in Iranian Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Mitra Rezaei; Mahboobeh Karimi-Galougahi; Azin Kheradmand; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni; Hassan Mir Mohammad Sadeghi; Alireza Abdollahi; Amirnader Emami Razavi; Ali Safavi Naini; Farahnaz Bidari- Zerehpoosh

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 20-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.119344.2300

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been associated with prognosis in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Similar to the global studies, different prevalence rates of this viral infection have been reported in Iran. Therefore, we aimed to report the prevalence ...  Read More

Breast Pathology
Evaluation of the Relationship Between Expression of Villin and Gelsolin Genes and Axillary Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Breast Cancer

Armin Borhan; Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi; Reza Shahsiah; Hadiseh Mohammadpour; Arash Borhan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 27-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.121532.2322

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Nowadays, actin-binding proteins such as Villin and Gelsolin have been considered to be associated with aggressive tumors. This study mainly aims to determine the relationship between Gelsolin and Villin genes expression and metastasis of axillary lymph nodes in patients with ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Online Assessment for Pathology Residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Report of an Experience

Alireza Abdollahi; Ali Labbaf; Mahboobeh Mafinejad; Maryam Sotoodeh-Anvari; Farid Azmoodeh-Ardalan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 75-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.129558.2425

Abstract
  Background & Objective: The world is facing COVID-19 pandemic, and medical education system and consequently the evaluation of students at different levels have been overshadowed. Residency students are among those affected. In the present study, we aim to share our experiences regarding holding ...  Read More

Molecular Pathology
Comparison of patient-collected and lab technician-collected nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs for detection of COVID-19 by RT-PCR

Alireza Abdollahi; Abbas Shakoori; Hoda Khoshnevis; Mohammad Arabzadeh; Seyed Ali Dehghan Manshadi; Esmaeil Mohammadnejad; Dorsa Ghasemi; Maryam Safari Aboksari; Shaban Alizadeh; Vahid Mehrtash; Arezoo Eftekhar-javadi; Masoomeh Safaei

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 313-319

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.127312.2387

Abstract
  Background & Objective:  A simple approach to prevent close contact in healthcare settings during the COVID-19 outbreak is to train patients to collect their own nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabs and deliver them to medical laboratories to have them processed. The aim of our study ...  Read More

Transfusion Medicine
The Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Vulnerability Association with ABO/Rh Blood Types

Alireza Abdollahi; Maedeh Mahmoudi-aliabadi; Vahid Mehrtash; Bita Jafarzadeh; Mohammadreza Salehi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 156-160

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.125135.2367

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the most recent emerging viral disease. Defining the epidemiological aspects and factors influencing the susceptibility of the patients to COVID-19 has been an ongoing struggle. In the present study, we have investigated the connection ...  Read More

Diagnostic Pathology
Necessity of Routine Repeat Testing of Critical Values in Various Working Shifts

Hiva Saffar; Alireza Abdollahi; Atefe Sadat Hosseini; Mojgan Torabi Farsani; Ghazal Hajinasrollah; Pegah Mohaghegh

Volume 15, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 161-166

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2020.99403.1980

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Accurate and timely reporting of critical values is an important issue. There is some doubt whether repeat testing of critical values would offer any advantage over single testing or not. The aim of this study was evaluation of utility of routine repeat testing of critical ...  Read More

Breast Pathology
The Difference of Expression of 18 Genes in Axillary Invasion and Vascular Invasion Compared to Control Samples in Breast Cancer

Alireza Abdollahi; Sepideh Jahanian; Nima Hemmati; Hadiseh Mohammadpour

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 223-231

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2019.92094.1894

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Recent studies from gene profiling have revealed some genes that are overexpressed in the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) process and are responsible for its initiation and activation resulting in tumor progression and metastasis. The present study aimed to assess ...  Read More

Microbiology
Bacteria Producing Extended Spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) in Hospitalized Patients: Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern and its Main Determinants

Mehdi Yousefipour; Mehrnaz Rasoulinejad; Azar Hadadi; Negin Esmaeilpour; Alireza Abdollahi; Siroos Jafari; Atieh khorsand

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 61-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.14.1.61

Abstract
  Background and Objective: There is a growing concern regarding the lack of new antibiotics, especially for multidrug-resistant bacteria that produce Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases (ESBLs). The present study aims to assess the prevalence of bacteria producing ESBLs, their antimicrobial resistance ...  Read More

Comparing the Efficacy of Virtual and Conventional Methods in Teaching Practical Pathology to Medical Students

Alireza Abdollahi; Samaneh Salarvand; Hiva Saffar

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 108-112

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.13.2.108

Abstract
  Electronic learning introduces a teaching device for deeper and more efficient learning. A study was conducted by the Pathology Department of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. The topic of practical pathology was selected earlier based on the curriculum. High-quality digital images ...  Read More

Gynecologic Pathology
Pseudopapillary and Macrofollicular Microscopic Growth Patterns in an Advanced Stage Ovarian Dysgerminoma: A Case Report

Fatemeh Nili; Niusha Noubari; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 94-98

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.13.1.94

Abstract
  ysgerminoma is one of the two most common types of ovarian germ cell tumors. Providing accurate pathologic diagnosis and treatment planning, the prognosis is good even in advanced stages. Pathologic diagnosis is generally straightforward. In microscopic examination, the usual known growth patterns in ...  Read More

Biochemistry
Upper Normal Limit of Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone and Metabolic Syndrome in Iranian Patients with Obesity

Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi; Vahid Mehrtash; Hirbod Nasiri Bonaki

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 88-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.30699/ijp.2017.24219

Abstract
  Background:The current study aimed at evaluating the association between thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level in upper normal limits with metabolic syndrome, modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and its components according to Adult Treatment Panel III of National Cholesterol Education ...  Read More

Uropathology
Is Helicobacter pylori Infection a Risk Factor for Prostatitis? A Case-Control Study in a Referring Tertiary Care Center

Alireza Abdollahi; Masoud Etemadian; Saeed Shoar; Zohreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 323-327

Abstract
  Background: The optimal treatment is not possible yet for chronic prostatitis due to the unknown etiology of the diseases. We aimed to investigate the association of Helicobacter pylori infection with chronic prostatitis. Methods: In this prospective case-control study that conducted in Imam Hospital ...  Read More

Biochemistry
Diagnostic Value of Measurement Specific Gravity by Refractometric and Dipstick Method in Differentiation between Transudate and Exudate in Pleural and Peritoneal Fluid

Alireza Abdollahi; Zoreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 363-369

Abstract
  Background: Accumulation of pleural and peritoneal fluid is seen in some diseases. In order to diagnose the disease and start the treatment, one of the most important actions will be to differentiate between exudates and transudates. The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of ...  Read More

Uropathology
Predictive Values of Urinary Interleukin 18 and Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin for Delayed Graft Function Diagnosis in Kidney Transplantation

Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh; Farhad Etezadi; Javad Motaharinia; Alireza Abdollahi; Abdorasul Mehrsai; Shadi Ziaie; Soheil Saadat

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 391-398

Abstract
  Background: Delayed graft function is a main complication after deceased donor kidney transplantation that adversely affects graft outcome. Difficulties in prediction and early detection of delayed graft function have hindered the ability to perform proper therapeutic interventions. We investigated whether ...  Read More

Evaluation of Aryoseven Safety (Recombinant Activated Factor VII) in Patients with Bleeding Disorders (An Observational Post-Marketing Surveillance Study)

Gholamreza Toogeh; Hassan Abolghasemi; Peyman Eshghi; Mohammadreza Managhchi; Mohammadreza Shaverdi-niasari; Katayoon Karimi; Samin Roostaei; Neda Emran; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 204-209

Abstract
  Background: Recombinant activated factor VII induces hemostasis in patients with coagulopathy disorders. AryoSeven™ as a safe Iranian Recombinant activated factor VII has been available on our market. This study was performed to establish the safety of AryoSeven on patients with coagulopathy disorder. ...  Read More

Meningeal Hemangiopericytoma in 33-Year-Old Female; a Case Report

Alireza Abdollahi; Reyhaneh Abdollahpouri; Seyed-Mohammad Tavangar

Volume 11, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 281-285

Abstract
  Intracranial hemangiopericytomas (HPC) are rare vascular tumors. They account for 0.4% of primary central nervous system tumors. HPC is more commonly located supratentorially and tends to occur in a younger age group, with average age at presentation of 38–42 years. The tumor was found throughout ...  Read More

Biology & Genetic
The Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants and Children

Alireza Abdollahi; Hana Saffar

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 89-96

Abstract
  It is estimated that the number of HIV infected children globally has increased from 1.6 million in 2001 to 3.3 million in 2012. The number of children below 15 years of age living with HIV has increased worldwide. Published data from recent studies confirmed dramatic survival benefit for infants started ...  Read More

Validity of Selected WBC Differentiation Flags in Sysmex XT-1800i

Parya Bameni Moghaddam; Fatemeh Mahjoub; Amirhossein Emami; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 97-103

Abstract
  Background: Automatic Cell Counter devises make the CBC differential very easy and delivering the results in few second. However, the problem with this device is facing a flag requires a time-consuming microscopic review of the specimen which causes unacceptable wait times for patient as well as costs ...  Read More

Thyroid Papillary Microcarcinoma: Etiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, Follow-up, Histopathology and Prognosis

Shiva Dideban; Alireza Abdollahi; Alipasha Meysamie; Shokouh Sedghi; Mona Shahriari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 1-19

Abstract
  Background: Thyroid carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system. Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer, accounting for 70–90% of well-differentiated thyroid malignancies. Thyroid papillary microcarcinoma is a subtype of papillary carcinoma ...  Read More

Clinical Characteristic of the HIV/AIDS Patients with Cryptosporidiosis Referring to Behavioral Diseases Consultation Center, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran in 2013

Rashid Gholami; Shirzad Gholami; Hamid Emadi-Kouchak; Alireza Abdollahi; Mona Shahriari

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 27-34

Abstract
  Background: Cryptosporidiumis known as an opportunist disease-causing agent in man in recent decades. It causes diarrhea and intestinal disorders in the immune deficit and immune competent individuals. This study was aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics of HIV/AIDS patients withcryptosporidiosisinfection. ...  Read More

Microbial Etiology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bactria Implicated in Urinary Tract Infection in Tehran, Iran

Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 56-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.7508/ijp.2015.01.008

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common infectious diseases with different microbial agent and antimicrobial resistant pattern in hospitalized patients and outpatients. In order to assess the adequacy of therapy, knowledge of prevalence and resistance pattern ...  Read More