Volume 19 (2024)
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 8 (2013)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Original Research
Accuracy of Frozen Sections

Fariba Abbasi; Zahra Yekta; Adel Aryan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 3-8

  Background and Objective: Intraoperative consultation by frozen section is a high – risk procedure with important consequences. Therefore, it is critical to determine efficiency of frozen section performance periodically. This study was performed to determine the accuracy of frozen section in Urmia ...  Read More

Original Research
Frequency of Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) Type 1 and 2 Infection in HIV Infected Patients

Amitis Ramezani; Arezoo Aghakhani; Mohammad Banifazl; Zahra Boland-Ghamat; Maryam Foroughi; Latif Gachkar; Akbar hadem-Sadegh; Minoo Mohraz

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 9-13

  Background and Objectives: Human T-cell lymphotropic viruses (HTLV) type 1 and 2 are retroviruses that share the same routes of transmission as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). As a consequence of epidemiologic similarities, HIV and HTLV-1/2 co-infection is frequent. Due to the limited data, this ...  Read More

Original Research
Reduced Serum Homocysteine Levels in Diabetic Patients

Forough Kajbaf; Mohammad Ali Ghaffari; Mohammad Javad Kajbaf

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 14-18

  Background and Objectives: Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent form of diabetes mellitus and is associated with a variety of complications. Homocysteine is an important independent risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases in both diabetic and non diabetic subjects. The association between these two ...  Read More

Original Research
Beta-Thalassemia Carrier Detection by NESTROFT: An Answer in Rural Scenario?

Indranil Chakrabarti; Swapan Kumar Sinha; Nilanjana Ghosh; Bidyut Krishna Goswami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 19-26

  Background and Objectives: Beta-thalassemia continues to be a cause of significant burden to the society particularly in the poorer developing countries. Although sophisticated methods of screening have become available, a hunt for a cheap, rapid, objective screening method still remains elusive. Thus, ...  Read More

Original Research
Tetanus and Diphtheria Seroprevalence in Patients Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Ali Eslamifar; Amitis Ramezani; Mohammad Banifazl; Arezoo Aghakhani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 27-31

  Background and Objectives: HIV infected patients are at risk for vaccine-preventable infections such as tetanus and diphtheria (Td). In these patients, these antibodies tend to decline faster. Due to the limited data, this study assessed the seroprevalence of tetanus and diphtheria antibodies in HIV ...  Read More

Original Research
Urinary Tract Infections Caused By Group B Streptococcus in Adult Women: Survey of 11800 Urine Culture Results

Mohammad Rahbar; Massoud Hajia; Mona Mohammadzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 32-37

  Background and Objective:  Early diagnosis of Streptococcus agalactiae remains difficult, since symptoms are very nonspecific. Its frequency has not been completely investigated in urinary tract pathogen of pregnant ant and non pregnant women in Iran. The aim of this study was determining the frequency ...  Read More

Case Reports
Fasciitis Ossificans of the Larynx

Etrat Javadi Rad; Azadeh Almasi; Behzad Khoshraftar

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 38-42

  We describe a rare case of laryngeal fasciitis ossificans. A 58-year-old man presented with hoarseness and a nodule was found in the larynx. Excisional biopsy was performed, and follow-up laryngoscopy showed complete resolution of this reactive lesion, and normal laryngeal function. The 0.6 cm diameter ...  Read More

Case Reports
A Widely Destructive Leiomyoma of the Nasal Septum – An unusual presentation

Nishat Afroz; Nazoora Khan; Syed Abrar Hasan; Amit Kumar

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 43-47

  Leiomyoma of nasal cavity is a rare and benign tumor of smooth muscle origin that uncommonly arises from the nasal septum. We present an unusual case of histopathologically diagnosed locally extensive leiomyoma of the nasal septum which was clinically and radiologically misdiagnosed as malignancy of ...  Read More

Case Reports
Angiomyoma of the Hard Palate

Pouria Motahhary; Mojgan Ghazi; Raziye Jabbarian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 48-52

  Leiomyoma is a rare benign neoplasm deriving from smooth muscle. Vascular leiomyoma is its most common subtype in the oral cavity. It may appear at any age with the greatest incidence in the 4th and 5th decade of life. The common manifestation is a slow-growing, asymptomatic, submucousal mass. The diagnosis ...  Read More

Case Reports
Scrotal Aspergillosis Associated with Fournier’s Gangrene in a Patient with Cirrhosis

Mary Mathew; Padma Priya; Stanley Mathew

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 53-57

  Pulmonary aspergillosis is a well known entity occurring in immunocompetent persons. Cutaneous aspergillosis, on the other hand, has been described in cases of suppressed immunity. Recently, invasive aspergillosis has been reported in patients with subtle immune dysfunction such as those with critical ...  Read More

Case Reports
Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance with Metastatic Carcinoma – A Rare Presentation

Priyanka Joseph Koshy; Mijil Anand Justin; Meenakshi Vedavyasan; Thomas Alexander; Renu G’Boy Varghese

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2012, Pages 58-62

  The presence of a low level of M protein in the peripheral blood <3gm/dl which is below the required cut off for the diagnosis of plasma cell myeloma is known as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). Elevated levels of serum M protein and detection of M band on serum protein electrophoresis ...  Read More