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)
Review Article
Tumorogensis : The Dual Role of Telomerase

Joharia azhar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 51-58

    Carcinogenesis is a multistep process characterized by the gradual accumulation of genetic changes that ultimately lead to cancer. These genetic mutations can impart limitless replicative potential to the cancer cells making them immortal. Telomeres are repeat nucleotide sequence TTAGGG that ...  Read More

Original Research
Cervicovaginal Cytopathology by Liquiprep™ a New Liquid Based Method in Comparison with Conventional Pap smear

Mahmood Khaniki; Zeynab Nazary; Kazem Zendehdel; Fereshte Fakur

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 59-64

    Background and Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the screening performance of a new modified liquid-based cytology method (Liquiprep™) with conventional PAP smear (CP) in a low risk population, using colposcopy followed by histology as “gold standard”. Patients ...  Read More

Original Research
Construction a DNA Vaccine Containing Human Papillomavirus Type 16 Early Genes as a Potential Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Zahra Meshkat; Hessam Mirshahabi; Hoorieh Soleimanjahi; Zuhair Mohamad Hassan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 65-70

    Background and Objectives: Some of the human papillomaviruses (HPVs) can infect genital tracts and are sometimes associated with anogenital tract cancers. HPVs induced cervical cancers through the expression of E6 and E7 genes by inactivating the tumor suppressor proteins. In this study, E6 and ...  Read More

Original Research
Association between Hepatitis B Virus Infection Outcome and HLA-A and DRB1 Genotyping in North Part of Iran

Amitis Ramezani; Ali Eslamifar; Arezoo Aghakhani; Ebrahim Kalantar; Mohammad Banifazl; Akbar Velayati

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 71-74

    Background and Objective: The outcome of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may be influenced by host factors like Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA). We have investigated HLA-A and DRB1 alleles in patients with persistent hepatitis B infection compared to subjects who had spontaneously recovered from ...  Read More

Original Research
Common Cause and Cerebrospinal Fluid Changes of Acute Bacterial Meningitis

Maryam Amini; Mozhgan Bahador; Maryam Bahador

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 75-79

    Background and Objective: Bacterial meningitis is an important cause of mortality and long-term neural morbidity. Immediate diagnosis and treatment are necessary in appropriate time. This study was designed in Afzalipour Hospital in Kerman to evaluate meningitis causes, frequency and CSF laboratory ...  Read More

Original Research
Significance of Hepatitis B Core Antibody as the Only Marker of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in High Risk Patients

Arezoo Aghakhani; Amitis Ramezani; Minoo Mohraz; Mohammad Banifazl; Ali Eslamifar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 80-84

    Background and Objective: Presence of hepatitis B core antibody (anti-HBc) in the absence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) is defined, as isolated anti-HBc. little is known about the clinical significance of the isolated anti-HBc in hepatitis ...  Read More

Original Research
Histomorphologic Effects of Smoking on Fallopian Tubes in the Rats

Sara Sabery Raieni

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 85-87

    Background and Objective: The Fallopian tube plays an essential role in tubal transportof both gametes and embryos and successful pregnancy. We assessed the histomorphological effect of smoking on the fallopian tubes in rats, in this study. Patients and Methods: Twelve female rats were divided ...  Read More

Case Reports
Littoral Cell Angioma: A Morphologic and Immunohistochemical Study

Mohsen Emami Aleagha; Etrat Javadi Rad; Siamak Shariat Torbaghan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 88-91

    Littoral cell angioma is a splenic vascular tumor of splenic sinus lining cells that is considered benign in general. This report describes a case of littoral cell angioma with no malignant histological features. The lesion is composed of anastomosing vascular channels resembling splenic sinus; ...  Read More

Case Reports
Coexistant of Fabry Disease and IgA Glomerulonephritis in a 39 year old male

Atieh Makhlough; Seyyedeh Fatemeh Emadi tarkami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 92-95

    Anderson-Fabry disease is a rare inherited X-linked lysosomal storage disease caused by deficiency of the enzyme alpha-galactosidase A. Hereby we report a 39 year old male that presented with proteinuria and edema. Histopathologic, immunofluorescence and ultrastractural examination of renal tissue ...  Read More

Case Reports
Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Case Report and Review of Literature

Mitra Mehrazma; Khadije Mahlouji; Reza Taghipour

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2009, Pages 96-100

    Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare inherited disorder characterized by inability of phagocytes to generate oxygen radicals needed for intracellular killing of phagocytic microorganisms. We report a 2.5-year-old Iranian female with multiple liver abscesses. She was admitted in surgical ...  Read More