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
Association between Helicobacter pylori Infection and Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

Nehzat Akiash; Younes Nozari; Naser EbrahimiDaryani; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 1-4

    Background and Objectives: Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in developed countries. In addition to traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease, nowadays, accumulating evidence indicates that a variety of infections contribute to pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, ...  Read More

Original Research
Mid-Trimester Amniotic Fluid High Sensitive C-Reactive Protein Level in the Prediction of Preterm Delivery

Alireza Abdollahi; Sedighe Borna; Fatemeh Mirzaei; Akram Sarbiaei

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 5-8

    Background and Objectives: Preterm labor is a serious problem in obstetrics, accounting for 70% of perinatal mortality. High sensitive C - reactive protein (HS-CRP) is a sensitive marker of Inflammation. Our aim in this study was to determine Amniotic fluid hs-CRP concentration and its correlation ...  Read More

Original Research
Prognostic Values of Estrogen and Progesterone Expression Receptors in Ovarian Papillary Serous Carcinoma

Zohreh Yousefi; Shohreh Saeed; Nourieh Sharifi; Maryam Bahreini

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 9-12

    Background and Objectives: Presence of steroid hormone receptors (estrogen and progesterone) in the tumor tissues of various organs correlates with response to therapy and prognosis. Since their role in ovarian cancer is still controversial, in this study we investigated the expression and prognostic ...  Read More

Original Research
Cellular Morphology and Immunologic Properties of Escherichia coli Treated With Antimicrobial Antisense Peptide Nucleic Acid

Majid Sadeghizadeh; Abbas Nikravesh; Mehrdad Behmanesh; Liam Good

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 13-18

    Background & Objectives: Antisense peptide nucleic acids (PNA) that target growth essential genes show potent bactericidal properties without cell lysis. We considered the possibility that whether PNA treatment influence the bacteria total nucleic acids content and apply approach to develop ...  Read More

Original Research
Helicobacter pylori cagA Status, vacA Subtypes and Histopathologic Findings in Iranian Patients with chronic gastritis

Forough Foroughi; Mahsa Molaei; Reza Mashayekhi; Hossein Dabiri; Leila Shokrzadeh; Homayoon Zojaji; Mehrdad Hagh Azali; Mohammad Reza Zali

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 19-25

    Background and Objective: Helicobacter pylori has several strains with different degrees of virulence. The aim of this study was to detect two major important virulence factors, cagA/vacA genotypes, and to determine correlations among different cagA/vacA genotypes and histological features of ...  Read More

Original Research
Molecular Analysis of Microsatellite Instability in Hereditary Non Polyposis Colon Carcinoma Patients from North-East Iran

Hamid Galehdari; Azam Ahmadi Shadmehr; Mahmoud Kalantar; Alimohammad Foroughmand; Rasekh -

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 26-31

    Background and Objectives: Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) is an autosomal dominant cancer predisposition syndrome caused by germ-line mutations in DNA mismatch repair genes. Tumors arising as a result of these mutations display instability in a sequence area known as microsatellites. ...  Read More

Original Research
BCL2 Family Related Genes Expression and Chemotherapy Response in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Kazem Anvari; Abdolazim Sedighi Pashaki; Mahmoud Reza Kalantari; Mehdi Seilanian Toosi; Mohammad Reza Ghavam Nasiri; Hamid Reza Raziee

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 32-37

    Background and Objective: Approximately half of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are cured with current chemotherapy regimens. The purpose of this study was to evaluate Bax and Bcl2 expression and their relationship with the response to chemotherapy. Materials and Methods This study ...  Read More

Original Research
Bone Marrow Necrosis: Frequency and clinicopathilogical Findings in Marrow Biopsyes

Ezat Rahimi; Ali Eishi; Behrooz Ilkhanizade

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 38-43

    Background and Objectives: Bone marrow necrosis (BMN) is a rare and ominous complication of wide variety of diseases including hematologic malignancy. This study was performed to identify frequency and the underlying associated diseases of marrow necrosis. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive ...  Read More

Case Reports
Thymoma Associated with Hypergammaglobulinemia: A Case Report

Diana Taheri; Hamid Reza Suzangar; Roya Sherkat; Sina Biria; Abbas Tabatabai; Mehdi Fesharakizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 44-47

    Thymoma is a term that should be restricted to neoplasms of thymic epithelial cells, irrespective of the presence or the number of lymphocytes. The usual location of thymoma is the antrosuperior mediastinum; however, this tumor can also occur in other mediastinal compartments, in the neck, within ...  Read More

Case Reports
Gemistocytic Glioblastomas: Review of Two Cases

Amit Agrawa; Arvind Sinha

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, Pages 48-50

    We report two cases of de novo Gemistocytic glioblastomas. In case one, a 35 year male presented with features of raised intracranial pressure and rapid neurological deterioration. In case 2; a 73 year old male presented with rapid neurological deterioration and focal neurological deficits. In ...  Read More