Volume 18 (2023)
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 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Review Article
Root Cause and Error Analysis
Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 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

Original Research
The Effects of Vitamin E on the Liver Integrity of Mice Fed with Acrylamide Diet

Sedigheh Siahkoohi; Mortez Anvari; Mahmood Akhavan Tafti; Mohammad Hosseini-sharifabad

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 89-98

    Background and Objectives: Acrylamide is a monomer which is formed in foodstuffs containing carbohydrates altered to asparagine during thermal processing. Vitamin E is a component in human diet considered as the most effective lipid-soluble antioxidant found in the biological system. It prevents ...  Read More

Original Research
Preparation of ZnO-Polystyerne Composite Films and Investigation of Antibacterial Properties of ZnO-Polystyerne Composite Films

Mahboubeh Mirhosseini; Fatemeh Barzegari Firouzabadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 99-106

  Background & Objectives: Nanotechnology is one of great important part of technology. Nanoparticles can be used in different applications for industrial, medical, military and personal use. The objectives of this study were preparation of Polystyrene/ZnO nanocomposite films via a simple method and ...  Read More

Original Research
Pre-diabetic Clinical Changes Induced by Low Doses of Alloxan-Streptozotocin Cocktail in Rabbits

Masood Saleem Mir; Mohammad Maqbool Darzi; Hilal Musadiq Khan; Shayaib Ahmad Kamil; Asif Hassan Sofi; Sarfaraz Ahmad Wani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 197-112

  Background & Objectives: Alloxan & streptozotocin are used for inducing diabetic models. Their combination has been used to reduce the individual chemical dosage and minimize the side effects. Present investigation was aimed at studying pre-diabetic clinical changes induced by low doses of Alloxan-STZ ...  Read More

Original Research
The Sheep’s Urinary Bladder Matrix as a Potent Biological Materials Resource -an Ultrastructural Study

Bahare Zihayat; Mohsen Basiri; Farzad Doostishoar; Majid Asadi-Shekaari

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 113-116

    Background and Objectives: Biological scaffold resources composed of extracellular matrix (ECM) have been shown to make easy the practical remodeling of various tissues in both animal and human studies. The goal of current study was to make sheet form of ECM from sheep’s urinary bladder. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Research
Methylation Analysis of 5’UTR Promoter Region of DBC2 as a Biomarker in the Peripheral Bloods of Some Iranian Women with Sporadic Breast Cancer

Fahimeh Mousavi; Mehrdad Noruzinia; Elahe Keyhani; Feridoon Seirati; Samira Rezaei; Forough Mojtahedi; Farkhondeh Behjati

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 117-123

  Background and Objective: The DBC2 (deleted in breast cancer 2) or RhoBTB2 (Located on 8p21) is a tumor suppressor gene associated with tumorigenesis. Mutational studies of DBC2 at its promoter region in breast cancer revealed an important role for epigenetic changes contributing to its low expression. ...  Read More

Original Research
The Pro-apoptotic Effect of Allicin on Human Colon Adenocarcinoma Cell Line HT29

Alireza Azizzadeh Delshad; Mohammad Hossein Ghaini; Marjan Heshmati

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 124-132

    Background and Objective: The management of apoptotic cell death has been considered as a putative therapeutic strategy for cancer treatment. In the present study we investigated the putative pro-apoptotic effect of allicin, the main garlic organosulfur component with repeatedly claimed chemopreventive ...  Read More

Original Research
Are the Preventive Services For HHV-8 Necessary in HIV Positive Persons in Central Zone of Iran?

Mohsen Meidani; Zohreh Aminzadeh; Mahya Faghih; Nooshin Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 133-137

    Background and Objective: It is presumed that human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) is the necessary cause of all different forms of Kaposi’s sarcoma which is the most common neoplasm in HIV-infected persons. In this study, we wanted to determine the prevalence of HHV8 infection in all the available ...  Read More

Original Research
Antioxidant and Antiepileptic Activity of 1-[1-(3-Methoxyphenyl) (Tetralyl)] Piperidine as a New Derivative of Phencyclidine on Pentylentetrazole-Induced Kindling Mice

Zahra Kiasalari; Mohsen Khalili; Mehrdad Roghani; Abbas Ahmadi; Monireh Mireie

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 138-148

  Background and Objective: N-Methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonists such as piperidines are the most important antiepileptic drugs. Considering the fact that piperidine derivatives such as phencyclidine (PCP) and its new derivative, 1-[1-(3-methoxyphenyl) (tetralyl)] piperidine (PCP1), have different potencies, ...  Read More

Case Reports
Sclerosing Sertoli Cell Tumor of the Testis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Srinivas Ghante Nagaraj; Anitha Chalageri; Manjula Vijayanand; Anjana Gupta

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 149-151

  Sertoli cell tumors of the testis are extremely rare tumors with a heterogeneous pathology. Three histological variants have been described: Sertoli cell tumor not otherwise specified (NOS), large cell calcifying sertoli cell tumor and the Sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor. The sclerosing Sertoli cell ...  Read More

Case Reports
Recurrence of Primary Granulocytic Sarcoma as an Untreatable Scrotal Ulcer

Abazar Akbarzadeh Pasha; Sepideh Siadati; Shahriar Shafaei; Vakili Sadeghi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 152-155

  Primary myeloid sacrom (MS) is a rare tumor and even more rare in multiple organs with no evidence of bone marrow involvement. This report describes an unusual case of a 19-year-old male presenting scrotal MS with a history of subconjunctival MS, 5 months ago. Bone marrow biopsies showed no evidence ...  Read More

Case Reports
A Case of Congenital Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Presenting as Blueberry Muffin Baby

Mary Mathew; Padmapriya Jaiprakash; Lakshmi Rao; Nalini Bhaskaranand

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 156-159

  Congenital or neonatal rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare entity, usually presenting as masses in the head and neck region as well as genitourinary tract. The embryonal variant is the most common type occurring in infancy. This is a case of congenital rhabdomyosarcoma with a huge forearm mass, with metastatic ...  Read More

Case Reports
Primary Lymphoma of Appendix: Report of Three Cases and Review of Literature

Katayoun Ziari; Kamyab Alizadeh; Omid Rahmani; Mohammad-Reza Kazemi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 160-168

  Lymphomatous involvement of the appendix is rare and most of them are found accidentally from appendectomies to treat appendicitis. Here we report three cases of primary lymphoma of appendix of 10 year-old boy, 23-year-old man and 24-year-old woman that presented with abdominal pain to our hospital and ...  Read More