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
Volumetric Study Of Dentate Gyrus And CA3 Region In Hippocampus Of Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats: Effect Of Insulin And Ascorbic Acid

Shahriar Ahmadpour; Hossein Haghir; Yousef Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 1-4

    Background and Objectives: Hippocampal volume reduction has been reported in diabetes mellitus type 1. It is believed that hyperglycemia and oxidative stress mediate neuropathological changes in hippocampal neurons. In this study we aimed to study the effect of insulin and an antioxidant like ...  Read More

Original Research
The Effect Of P53 Protein Over-Expression And Its Clinical Features On The Response To Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Mehdi Seilanian Toosi; Mohammad Reza Ghavam Nasiri; Kamran Ghafarzadegan; Azar Fani Pakdel; Roham Salek; Kazem Anvari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 5-10

  Background and Objective: P53 is a suppressive gene that plays a key role in DNA repair and apoptosis. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of P53 protein over-expression and some clinicopathological factors on the esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. ...  Read More

Original Research
Detection Of Methicillin Resistance In Staphylococcus Aureus By Disk Diffusion And PCR Methods

Horieh Saderi; Mehri Habibi; Parviz Owlia; Mohammadreza Asadi Karam

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 11-14

    Background and Objective: Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus is an increasingly important clinical problem. A chromosomal gene, mecA, mediates resistance to penicillinase-resistant penicillins such as methicillin and oxacillin in Staphylococcus aureus. We evaluated the validity of ...  Read More

Original Research
Estrogen Accelerates Wound Angiogenesis In Rats

Mohammad Ali Rajabi; Fatemeh Rajabi; Parvin Rajabi Dehnavi; Mitra Heidarpour

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 15-19

    Background and Objective: Angiogenesis is a complex program of several steps and it is tightly regulated by pro- and anti-angiogenic factors. Angiogenesis is one of the key elements in cutaneous wound healing and skin cancers. Estrogen seems to have positive modulating effect on cutaneous wound ...  Read More

Original Research
Phenotypic Detection Of Metallo-beta-lactamase Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strains Isolated From Burned Patients

Parviz Owlia; Horieh Saderi; Zohreh Karimi; Seyed Mohammad Bagher Akhavi Rad; Mohammad Ali Bahar

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 20-25

    Background and Objective: Metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL)-mediated resistance is an emerging threat in hospital isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. There is not enough information from Iran regarding the prevalence and the screening methods for such enzymes. The present study was undertaken to detect ...  Read More

Original Research
Expression Of P53 And Ki67 Proteins In Renal Cell Carcinoma And Its Relationship With Nuclear Grade

Sakineh Amouian; Mahdi Farzadnia; Bahram Memar; Armin Attaranzadeh; Naser Tayyebi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 25-29

  Background and Objective: Evaluation of tumor proliferative activity may provide a predicting parameter to estimate biologic aggression and a subsequent prognosis that has been evaluated in many malignancies. We have selected renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in this study. To determine tumor proliferative ...  Read More

Original Research
Evaluation Of The Androgen Receptor Status In Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Of Breast

Nasrin Shayanfar; Behrang Kazeminejad

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 30-34

    Background and Objective: Determination of hormone receptor status in the management of breast cancer is well-established. The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of androgen receptor (AR) expression in invasive ductal carcinoma of breast. Materials and Methods: For this purpose, ...  Read More

Original Research
Histological Changes In Gastric Biopsies From Helicobacter Pylori-Infected Patients With And Without Peptic Ulcer

Alireza Abdollahi; Farid Azmoudeh Ardalan; Hossein Foroutan; Firouzeh Moradkarami

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 35-39

    Background and Objective: Long period risk of gastric carcinoma in people affected with chronic Helicobacter pylori gastritis is 5 times more than normal people. Perhaps histological changes due to helicobacter pylori infection could be used for screening people at risk of gastric carcinoma and ...  Read More

Case Reports
Serratia Marcescens, An Opportunistic Gram Negative Infection In Cardiac Valve Surgery

Alireza Abdollahi; Shaghayegh Nasirpour; Narges Shahmohammad3; Ali Zolfaghari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 40-42

    Serratia marcescens (S.M) is a species of gram–negative bacteria in the family enterobacteriaceae. A human pathogen, S. marcescens is involved in nosocomial infections, particularly in urinary tract and wound infections. This report describes a 63 years-old man that referred to hospital ...  Read More

Case Reports
Schwannoma In A Perigastric Lymph Node: A Rare Case Report

Nasrin Shayanfar; Shahriar Shahriar Zohourian Shahzadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 43-46

    Schwannomas are benign nerve sheath tumors that originate from any anatomical site. Most of the schwannomas are found in the head, neck or limbs. Schwannoma arising in a lymph node is extremely rare. We have found only four cases in the review of the literature. We experienced a case of intranodal ...  Read More

Case Reports
Amoebic Cervicitis Mimicking Cervical Carcinoma: A Rare Presentation

Kajal Kiran Dhingra; Somak Roy; Namrata Setia; Shramana Mandal; Nita Khurana

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2008, Pages 47-49

    Amoebiasis of the uterine cervix is an extremely rare entity and presentation as carcinoma cervix has only been reported once in the extensively searched English literature. It can clinically simulate cervical malignancy by virtue of surface papillomatous and overall ulcerated and necrotic appearance. ...  Read More