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 9 (2014)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Original Research
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 , October 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

Original Research
Diagnostic Accuracy of Frozen Section in Comparison With Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Thyroid Lesions – A Prospective Study

Mahesh Kumar; Ratnakar Potekar; Balasaheb Ramling Yelikar; Vijayalaxmi Patil; Mahesh Karigoudar; Pankaj Pande

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 219-226

  Background and Objectives: Thyroid gland because of its superficial location is amenable to direct physical examination. Clinical assessment of thyroid lesions by means of physical examination, thyroid scans and ultrasonography is not completely reliable. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is the ...  Read More

Original Research
Diagnostic Accuracy of Squash Preparations in Central Nervous System Tumors

Surendra Kumar Verma; Roopesh Kumar; Jonathan Srivani; Jonathan Jonathan

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 227-234

  Background & Objectives: The accurate assessment of the diseased tissue is fundamental to the diagnosis and management of disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). The ‛squash’ or ‛crush’ technique has been universally employed in the intraoperative diagnosis of CNS tumors. The ...  Read More

Original Research
Role of Cyclooxygenese-2 (COX-2) Expression in Breast Cancer Differentiation and Its Relationship with Hormone Receptors Status

Farahnaz Ghahremanfard; Jafar Alavy Toussy; Behrang Kazeminezhad; Farzaneh Ramezani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 235-240

  Background and Objectives: Cyclooxygenese-2 (COX-2) expression in breast cancer and its correlation with tumor prognosis is unclear. We investigated the incidence of COX-2 expression in patients and assessed interactions between COX-2 and clinical features of cancer and expression of HER2/neu, estrogen ...  Read More

Original Research
Concordance Rate between Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy and Core Needle Biopsy in Breast Lesions

Nasser Ghaemian; Sepideh Siadati; Novin Nikbakhsh; Mohaddeseh Mirzapour; Hanieh Askari; Samaneh Asgari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 241-246

  Background and Objectives:Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is one of the methods of breast biopsy which is fast, easy and cost effective. The aim of this study was to evaluate the concordance rate between pathologic results of sonography ...  Read More

Original Research
DNA Load Analysis Using Real Time PCR In Comparison With Immunohistochemical Findings of Dry Type Cutaneous Leishmaniasis; Before and After Treatment by Imiquimode,Glucantime and Combination of Both Drugs

Shahriar Dabiri; Hassan Manafi Anari; Simin Shamsi Meymandi; Reza Fotouhi Ardakani; Sahar Amirpour Rostami; Manzumeh Shamsi Meymandi; Perikala Vijayananda Kumar

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 247-254

  Background and Objectives: Kerman Province, especially city of Bam in the southeast part of Iran, is epidemics for dry type cutaneous leishmaniasis (DTCL). This study was conducted to compare the effect of different treatments on parasite DNA load following therapies using Real-Time PCR method. Materials ...  Read More

Original Research
Evaluation of Possible Role of Dendritic Cells in Various Lupus Nephritis

Shahriar Dabiri; Hadiseh Zakeridana; Manzoumeh Shamsi Meymandi; Abbass Etminan; Jalal Azmandian; Simindokhet Habibzadeh; Farzaneh Khazanfari; Saeideh Parvaresh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 255-262

  Background & Objectives: Chronicity of lupus nephritis (LN) should be considered for interaction of cell mediated immunity (CMI) and dendritic cells in glomeruli and tubulointerstitial areas. In this study establishment of immunohistopathological changes of dendritic cells and other immune effector ...  Read More

Case Reports
Pedunculated Chorangioma of Placenta - an Extremely Rare Case Report

Jawahar Ramasamy; Renu G’Boy Varghese

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 263-266

  Pedunculated chorangioma is extremely rare type of chorangioma. To the best of our knowledge, no case has been reported in Indian literature. We report one such rare case in a twenty two year old primi gravida who delivered a full term live female baby by lower section caesarian section (LSCS). Gross ...  Read More

Case Reports
Hidden Fetus in Fetu in a Male Adult

Seyed Hassan Hosseini Hooshyar; Hamid Zeinalinejad; Mehran Mosallami; Shahriar Dabiri; Jahanbanoo Shahryari; Moeinadin Safavi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 267-272

  We present unusual retained remnants of hidden conjoined twin of possible abdominal pagus after 21 years who presented with abdomenpain and incidentally have found his forbidden conjoined twin. He presented for many years with a palpable epigastric mass, and recent abdominal pain, early satiety, nausea ...  Read More

Case Reports
Proliferating Pilomatricoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Nalini Gupta

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 273-276

  Proliferating pilomatricoma is a distinctive rare variant of pilomatricoma first described in 1997.Very few cases of proliferating pilomatricoma have been reported in the literature until date. This report is a case of 65 years old male presenting with hard nodular lump on the right side of neck slowly ...  Read More

Case Reports
De-Novo Presentation of Histoid Leprosy on an Unusual Site

Arghya Bandyopadhyay; Krishnendu Mondal; Mimi Gangopadhyay; Mamata Sinha Guha Mallick; Amita Giri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2013, Pages 277-280

  Histoid Leprosy (HL) is a rare variant of Lepromatous Leprosy, occurring in long-standing cases, mostly in a background of acquired drug resistance. Patients usually present with sudden onset multiple nodules and plaques, most often involving the skin and subcutaneous tissue of trunk and lower limbs. ...  Read More