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Review Article
Plasmapheresis- Review Article

Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 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

Original Research
Pathologic Lesions of Liver, Kidney and Lung in the Autopsy of 100 Mustard Gas-Exposed Iranian War Veterans

Nahid Kazemzadeh; Alireza Kadkhodaei; Babak Soltani; Siamak Soltani; Sahar Rismantab Sani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 181-186

  Background & Objectives: Respiratory, central nervous system, and skin complications of mustard gas toxicity have previously been studied; however, the liver and kidney side effects due to this intoxication have not been fully noted. We aimed to evaluate the frequency of liver, kidney and lung lesions ...  Read More

Original Research
Hepatitis B Infection: Prevalence and Response to Vaccination among Health Care Workers in Babol, Northern Iran

Masomeh Bayani; Sepideh Siadati; Mahmoud Hajiahmadi; Afshin Khani; Navid Naemi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 187-192

  Background & Objectives: Hepatitis B is one of the major health problems in the world. Health care workers (HCWs) are at high risk of acquiring hepatitis B virus. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of HBV infection and the immune response to HBV vaccine among the HCWs in Babol, ...  Read More

Original Research
Spectrum of Cytological Findings in Paediatric Non-Thyroidal NeckSwelling – Experience in a Tertiary Care Children Hospital

Arijit Majumdar; Angshuman Jana; Soumali Biswas; Swagata Bhattacharyya; Anirban Jana

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 193-198

  Background and Objective: Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is well accepted as a useful diagnostic technique in the management of adult patients with head and neck lumps. But, until recently, very few reports have been obtained regarding the role of FNAC in nonthyroidal neck masses in children. ...  Read More

Original Research
Prevalence of TEM and SHV Genes in Clinical Isolates of Klebsiella Pneumonia From Mashhad, North- East Iran

Nafiseh Izadi; Mahboubeh Naderi Nasab; Elnaz Harifi Mood; Zahra Meshkat

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 199-205

  Background & Objectives:Extended-spectrum-B-lactamase (ESBL)-producing strains of Klebsiella Pneumoniaare an important cause of many serious infections in hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients and delayed treatment of these infections in crease chance of death in patients. This study was performed ...  Read More

Original Research
Comparison of Polymerase Chain Reaction, Ziehl-Neelsen Staining and Histopathologic Findings in Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Specimens for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Sedigheh Khazaei; Babak Izadi; Zhaleh Zandieh; Azadeh Alvandimanesh; Siavash Vaziri

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 206-212

  Background and Objective: Tuberculosis is still a major health problem, involving about 1/3 of the world´s population. Diagnosis is difficult when we only use Ziehl-Neelson staining. Many cases may be missed. A more rapid and sensitive diagnostic method is necessary. PCR may be helpful. The aim ...  Read More

Case Reports
Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Report of Two Cases

Akbar Safaei; Seyed Masood Tabib; Mohamad Reza Farzaneh; Jahanbanoo Shahryari; Mohamad Bahmaniar

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 213-218

  Although gastrointestinal involvement by metastatic malignant melanoma is common but primary gastrointestinal (GI) melanoma has been reported in rare cases. In this study we report two cases of primary gastrointestinal malignant melanoma that one of them is a known case of neurofibromatosis type 1(NF1). ...  Read More

Case Reports
Heterotopic Pancreas- an Unusual Cause of Ileoileal Intussusception: a Case Report

Subrata Pal; Biplab Kumar Biswas; Sanjay Sengupta; Srabani Chakrabarti

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 219-222

  Heterotopic pancreas is an uncommon developmental anomaly of upper gastrointestinal tract. Heterotopic pancreas tissue is very rarely found in ileum. Intussusception in children is usually idiopathic, but definitive aetiology can be established in 90% of adult cases. We are reporting a case of pancreatic ...  Read More

Case Reports
Large Lipoma in the Floor of the Mouth: a Case Report and Review of the Literature

Maedeh Salehi; Mina Motallebnejad; Ramin Forooghi; Anahita Gorbani; Sepideh Siadati

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 223-226

  Lipomais a most common benign neoplasm of mature adipose tissue in trunk and extremities. The oral cavity rarely affected by this neoplasm(1-4%) and more occurs in buccal mucosa. Floor of the mouth is rarely affected. Usually its size is less than 3 cm. The present report shows an unusual case of large ...  Read More

Case Reports
Bilateral Orbital Metastasis of Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma: a Rare Case Report

Farahnaz Bidari-Zerehpoosh; Guive Sharifi; Sara Zahedifard; Hussein Soleimantabar; Kaveh Ebrahimzadeh; Arezoo Aghakhani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 229-233

  Follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) is the second most common type of thyroid cancer after papillary carcinoma. It usually grows slowly and is clinically indolent; but rarely, its aggressive forms with distant metastases can occur. We report here an uncommon case of bilateral orbital metastasis of FTC. ...  Read More