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 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Original Research
Prevalence of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Autopsy Cases with Noncardiac Death

Seyed Abbass Tabatabaei Yazdi; Alireza Rezaei; Jafar Bordbar Azari; Aria Hejazi; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri; Mahdi Karimi Shahri

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 101-104

    Background and Objective: Ischemic heart disease (IHD) following atherosclerosis is the most common cause of cardiac deaths world wide. We aimed to investigate the pathologic features of atherosclerosis in non cardiac death cases to have an estimate of atherosclerosis prevalence in Mashad (North ...  Read More

Original Research
Asymptomatic Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnant Women

Ali Jazayeri Moghadas; Gholamreza Irajian

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 105-108

    Background and Objectives: Urinary tract infection is one of the most common bacterial infections in the human population, and more frequent infection during pregnancy. With notice to this point that most of urinary tract infections during pregnancy are asymptomatic, they could lead to serious ...  Read More

Original Research
A Comparative Study of Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance in Pap Smears Followed by Biopsy Results for Determination of Reliable Cytologic Parameters

Fariba Abassi; Farrokh Ghavam; Farahnaz Norouzinia; Reza Pourali; Monireh Jalvand

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 109-112

    Background and Objective: Microscopic evaluation of cervicovaginal smears (Pap smear) plays an essential role in detection of preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions of uterine cervix. A wide spectrum of changes is seen in Pap smears. Interpretation of intermediate changes which resulting in observation ...  Read More

Original Research
Serum Adenosine Deaminase Activity and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Patients with Brucellosis

Alireza Abdollahi; Mehrnaz Rasoulinejad; Seyed Jalil Mousavi; Fatemeh Fattahi; Akram Sarbiaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 113-117

    Background and Objective: Brucellosis is a main transmittable zoonotic disease, which is endemic, and a common health burden in Iran. Adenosine deaminase (ADA) is an essential enzyme which is involved in purine metabolism and its role in immune system is very important. The aim of this study ...  Read More

Original Research
Head and Neck Nerve Sheath Tumors: A 10-Year Evaluation in Iran

Alireza Abdollahi; Hedieh Moradi Tabriz; Ebrahim Razmpa

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 118-122

    Background and Objective: Approximately 45% of benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNST) occur in head and neck regions. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST) are less common and only 8-15% of these tumors occur in head and neck region. In this study, we aimed at evaluating the ...  Read More

Original Research
Bacterial Colonization in Tracheal Tubes of ICU Patients

Maryam Amini; Ahmad Javanmard; Ali Davati; Ghasem Azimi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 123-127

    Background and Objectives: Nosocomial infections are one of the most important worldwide health and increased patients hospital stay, therapeutic problem and mortality rate. This study was designed to determine the frequency of microorganisms isolated from tracheal tube in patients admitted to ...  Read More

Original Research
Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Salmonella spp. and Multidrug Resistance Pattern

Ali Jazayeri Moghadas; Gholamreza Irajian; Reza Ranjbar

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 128-132

    Background: and Objectives: Salmonella infections are endemic in many developing countries with poor sanitary conditions, but emerge sporadically as a serious public health threat in developed countries. Infections with multidrug resistant (MDR) strains of Salmonella have been associated with ...  Read More

Case Reports
Acute Brucellosis with Pancytopenia and Maculopapular Rash

Abasali Omidi; Amir Hossein Jafarian; Minoo Erfanian; Mohammad Javad Yazdanpanah; Masoud Sharifian

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 133-136

      Human brucellosis is common in developing countries and is a multi-system disease with a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations. Cutaneous lesions associated with brucellosis have been rarely reported in the literature. Here we present a case of a 32-year-old man with history of consumption ...  Read More

Case Reports
Kaposifrom Hemangioendothelioma of the Skull in a 3 Year--Old Boy

Seyed Hamid Madani; Etrat Javadi Rad; Ahmad Faramarzi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 137-140

    Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) appears as a single lesion at birth or early infancy in an equal sex ratio. A rare aggressive vascular proliferation has been recognized as a separate entity from other childhood vascular neoplasm. A 3-year-old Iranian boy with a rapidly enlarging mass in ...  Read More

Case Reports
Recurrent Peripheral Calcifying Cystic Odontogenic Tumor (Calcifying Odontogenic Cyst)

Nasim Taghavi; Abbas Khodayari; Soudabeh Sargolzaei; Fatemeh Mashhadiabbas; Mohammad Moshref; Ali Lotfi; Leili Mehrdad

Volume 4, Issue 3 , June 2009, Pages 141-145

    Peripheral calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (PCCOT) is a rare odontogenic lesion, which represents about 1% of jaw cysts. Here we report clinicopathologic, radiographic and CT scan images of a new case of recurrent large PCCOT located in mandibular gingiva in a 77-year-old male with history ...  Read More