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 7 (2012)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Review Article
Association between Human Papillomavirus Infection and Risk of Prostate Cancer

Mohammad Banifazl; Amitis Ramezani; Ali Eslamifar; Arezoo Aghakhani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 3-7

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted diseases worldwide and is the etiological agent of cervical and other anogenital malignancies. Since HPVs have been shown to possess oncogenic potential, an association between HPV infection and prostatic cancer ...  Read More

Original Research
The Incidence of EBV in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: A Comparative Study of Immunohistochemical and PCR Techniques

Farid Kosari; Naghmeh Amin Taheri; Alireza Sadeghipour; Kamran Alimoghaddam; Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 8-12

    Background and Objectives: Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) is one of the members of herpesviridae family and a sub-category of Gamma herpes virinae. EBV, which normally has CR2 or CD21 receptors on B-lymphocytes, has mutagenic features for them. The virus plays an important role in causing some malignant ...  Read More

Original Research
Analytical Performance and Quality Control of a Glucose Monitor System

Aileen Azari Yam; Peyman Mohammadi Torbati

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 13-19

    Background and Objective: The reliability and validity of monitors for self-monitoring of blood glucose are debated. We evaluated the analytical performance of Accu-check Active (Boehringer Mannheim, Roche) which is one of the most commonly used monitors in Iran. Material and Methods: We compared ...  Read More

Original Research
The Value of Interleukin-8 and Interleukin-6 in Cervical Secretions as Predictors of Preterm Delivery

Ahia Garshasbi; Samira Behboudi Gandevani; Soghrat Faghih-Zadeh; Tooba Ghazanfari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 20-26

    Background and Objective: Preterm birth occurs in 8% to 11% of all pregnancies and is responsible for 75% to 80% of all neonatal deaths. Cytokines may be involved in the etiology of preterm birth through their stimulation of prostaglandin synthesis. Cytokines may be released intocervicovaginal ...  Read More

Original Research
Evaluation of Five Phenotypic Methods for Detection of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Mohammad Rahbar; Somayeh Karami; Jalil Vand Yousefi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 27-31

    BackgroundandObjectives:RapidandaccuratedetectionofmethicillinresistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important role of clinical microbiology laboratories to avoid treatment failure. The aim of this study was to compare conventional methods against the E-test minimum inhibitory concentration ...  Read More

Case Reports
Giant Cell Ependymoma of The Filum Terminale: A Case Report

Nona Zabolinej ad; Shirin Taraz Jamshidi; Alireza Rafati; Kamran Ghafarzadegan

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 32-35

    Ependymomas accounts for about 2%–6% of CNS and 60%–70% of spinal cord tumors. Several histological patterns of these neoplasms are well known, but little attention has been devoted to a variant composed of giant cells. In spite of apparently “worrisome” histology, giant ...  Read More

Case Reports
Clear Cell Ependymoma of Spinal Cord: A Case Report

Hiva Saffar; Afsaneh Rajabiani; Naser Kamalian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 36-40

    Clear cell variant of ependymoma is almost exclusively located in the supratentorial region. Only few cases of this tumor that located in the spinal cord have been reported. Here we report one case of intramedullary clear cell ependymoma of the lumbar spinal cord. In microscopic examination, ...  Read More

Case Reports
Gastric Inflammatory Fibroid Polyp: Report of a Case

Naorem Gopendro Singh; Mirza Kahvic; Rifat Mannan; Anwar Al Enezi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 42-45

    The gastric inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP) is a rare benign tumor of unknown etiology that is localized mainly in the antrum and presents endoscopically as submucosal mass. The lesion manifests as abdominal pain, weight loss, bleeding, dyspeptic symptoms, and iron deficiency anemia. We report ...  Read More

Case Reports
Primary Hepatic Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in a Patient with Scleroderma

Sanaz Sanii; Farid Kosari; Kian Khodadad

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 46-50

    Primary Hepatic Lymphoma (PHL) is rare and possibly associated with viral hepatitis and autoimmune diseases. Scleroderma could exceptionally be complicated by lymphoma. We describe PHL occurring in a 52-year-old female suffering scleroderma for eight years, with no history of cytotoxic or high-dose ...  Read More