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 4 (2009)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Original Research
An Efficient Method For DNA Extraction From Paraffin Wax Embedded Tissues For PCR Amplification Of Human And Viral DNA

R, Salehi; B. Tabanifar; E. Asgarani; M. Faghihi; T. Allame

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 173-178

    Background and Objective: Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues are a valuable source of DNA for molecular studies. We designed and optimized an efficient procedure for DNA extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissues. Materials and Methods: Seventy three blocks of cervical paraffin-embedded ...  Read More

Original Research
Correlation Between Soluble Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A, Its Receptor 1 And Response To Chemotherapy In Acute Leukemia In Children

Mitra Mehrazma; Khadijeh Arjomandi Rafsanjani; Behzad Torkamanipoor

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 179-182

    Background and Objective: Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptors (VEGF-R1 and R2) are major regulators of angiogenesis. This study was designed to assess serum levels of VEGF and VEGF-R1 and their prognostic significance in newly diagnosed childhood acute leukemia. Materials ...  Read More

Original Research
Prevalence Of Human Papilloma Virus Among Women With Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia III And Invasive Cervical Cancer From 2001 To 2006 In Bandarabas

Ali Sadeghi; Alireza Sobhani; Zahra Etaati; Ali Jahanlu; Mahnaz Shiroodi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 183-185

    Background and Objective: To estimate the risk of human papilloma virus (HPV) infection for cervical malignancies, we conducted a case-control study in southern Iran (Hormozgan province). Materials and Methods: For this purpose,52 paraffin embedded blocks with exact diagnosis of cervical carcinoma(50 ...  Read More

Original Research
High Blood Mercury Levels in Iranian Infants: A Cause For Concern

Amitis Ramezani; Ali Eslamifar; Latif Gachkar; Zahra Pournasiri; Mohammad Banifazl; Arezoo Aghakhani; Mohammad Rabbani; Mohammad Amin Faghih; Ali Akbar Velayati

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 186-190

    ABSTRACT Background and Objective: There have been concerns over possible association between mercury and neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants. In this study we aimed to determine whether blood levels of mercury are above safe values in Iranian infants or not. Materials and Methods:  A ...  Read More

Original Research
A Survey On Urinary Pathogens And Their Antimicrobial Susceptibility Among Patients With Significant Bacteriuria

Farinaz Rashedmarandi; Marjan Rahnamayefarzami; Mahnaz Saremi; Roghayeh Sabouri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 191-196

    Background and Objective: Urinary tract infection (UTIs) is one of the most common diagnosed infectious diseases. In order to determine the spectrum of bacterial etiology and antibiotic resistance pattern of the uropathogens that cause community acquired UTI, a retrospective study was performed ...  Read More

Original Research
Use Of Razi Bovine Kidney Cell Line For Proliferation Of Pneumocystis Carinii

Massoud Hajia; Abbas Mahmoodzadeh; Hassan Morovati

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 197-202

    Background and Objective: Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) has been historically the most prevalent opportunisticinfection in patients infected with the human immunodeficiencyvirus. Culture of the organism has not been faced with suitable success in artificial media, while various results have been ...  Read More

Original Research
Sensitivity And Specificity Of Procalcitonin In Diagnosis Of Neonatal Sepsis

Abolfazl Khoshdel; Mahdi Mahmoudzadeh; Soleiman Kheiri; Reza Imani; Ghorbanali Shahabi; Ebrahim Saedi; Elham Taheri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 203-207

    Background and Objective: According to the fact that neonatal infection is a challenging diagnosis field, several studies have tried to test sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tests. This study was conducted to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of procalcitonin (PCT) as a single ...  Read More

Original Research
Differentiation Of Granulomatous Prostatitis From Prostate Carcinoma

Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 208-213

    Background and Objective: Non-specific granulomatous prostatitis is an uncommon diffuse inflammatory condition of the prostate. It is important because it may be mistaken for prostatic carcinoma. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of non-specific granulomatous prostatitis (NSGP) ...  Read More

Original Research
The Diagnostic Value of Serum IgG-Antigliadin, IgA Anti-endomysial and IgA Anti-tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies for Pediatric Celiac Disease

Alireza Abdollahi; Mitra Mehrazma; Elham Talachian

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 213-217

    Background and Objective: Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, characterized by inflammation, villous atrophy, and crypt hyperplasia of the small bowel mucosa. In this study we considered and compared sensitivity and specificity of serological tests in patients with celiac disease. Materials ...  Read More

Original Research
Inflammatory Pseudotumor Of The Orbit: A Histopathologic And Immunohistochemical Study Of 32 Cases

Farnoosh Azadbakht; Fahimeh Asadi-Amoli; Easa Jahanzad; Ali Sadeghie-Tari; Mojgan Akbarzadeh-Jahromi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 218-224

    Background and Objective: Inflammatory pseudotumor  is a lesion composed of proliferating spindle cells with mixed inflammatory infiltrates. Some authors have proposed the name inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor as a proper descriptive term rather than the vague inflammatory pseudotumor. ...  Read More

Case Reports
Ureteral Endometriosis: A Report Of Two Cases

Nasser Rakhshani; Arman Morakabati; mohsen Ayati; mahshid hoormazdi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2008, Pages 225-228

    Endometriosis is the presence of benign endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus. Urinary system involvement by endometriosis is a rare occurrence accounting for only 1.5 % of all endometriosis cases. Case 1. The patient was a 41 years old woman admitted for right flank pain. The physical ...  Read More