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 3 (2008)
Volume 1 (2006)
Original Research
Deprenyl Can Mediate Neuronal Protection Rather than Neuronal Rescue

Marjan Heshmati; Hesam Amini

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 45-48

  Background and Objective: Deprenyl is a drug for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, where the dopaminergic neurons are the target of this drug. Several reports also documented that deprenyl has an effect on the sensory and motor neurons. There are some reports about the mode of action of deprenyl ...  Read More

Original Research
Radiation-induced Hypothyroidism in Head and Neck Malignancy

Fathollah Mohagheghi; Zainab Abdi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 49-53

  Background and Objective: Hypothyroidism is a known consequence of the external beam radiotherapy to the neck encompassing the thyroid gland for over 40 years. The aim of this study was to find out the incidence of hypothyroidism in patients with head and neck cancer treated with radiotherapy, when radiation ...  Read More

Original Research
Serum and Urine Level of Zinc in Patients with Minor Beta Thalassemic in Ali-asghar Hospital During the Years 2005-2006

Foroogh sadat Hashemi; Maryam Abolhasani; Seyed Mohammad Hakimi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 54-58

  Introduction and Objective: Zinc as the second trace element of the human body plays an important role in numerous functions. A large number of research studies have showed serum zinc deficiency and excess urinary excretion in patients with major beta thalassemia, but few studies revealed excess urinary ...  Read More

Original Research
The Role of Interleukin 1β Gene Polymorphism in Gastric Cancer in North-eastern Iran

Mehdi Seilanian Toosi; Jalil Tavakkol Afshar; Mohamad Reza Ghavam Nassiri; Mona Malekzadeh Moghani; Houshang Rafatpanah; Azam Brook

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 59-66

  Background and Objective: Host genetic factors such as cytokine gene polymorphisms as well as Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection have been found to be associated with gastric cancer risk . Interleukin 1 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine involved in H. pylori-induced gastric inflammation. Therefore, ...  Read More

Original Research
Prevalence of HIV Infection in Thalassemic Patients Receiving Blood Transfusion in Chaharmahal-bakhtiari Province in 2006

Mehdi Mahmoudzadeh; Forouzan Ganji; Shahla Taheri

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 67-70

  Background and Objective: Patients with thalassemia major have an abnormality in hemoglobin synthesis and ineffective hematopoiesis and for this reason with respect to disease severity should receive one or more fresh blood unit every 15-30 days. Since transfusion of blood products has been known as ...  Read More

Original Research
Alport’s Syndrome: Ultra-structural Study of 26 Suspected Cases

Isa Jahanzad; Sakineh Amoueian; Armin Attaranzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 71-73

  Introduction and Objective: Alport’s syndrome (hereditary nephritis with deafness) is a familial uncommon disease that ultra-structural studies are gold standard method of its diagnosis. Materials and Methods:We studied 26 Iranian patients suspicious of Alport’s syndrome by electron microscopy. ...  Read More

Case Reports
Cholangiocarcinoma Associated with Liver Fluke Infection in an Iranian Patient

Mitra Heidarpour; Parvin Rajabi; Shervin Pejhan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 74-76

  Biliary liver flukes are common parasites in some regions of the world where consumption of raw fresh-water fish is a cultural practice. Clonorchis sinensis and Opisthorchis species are the major biliary liver flukes associated with human disease. Some of these parasites are highly associated with cholangiocarcinoma. ...  Read More

Case Reports
An Unusual Presentation of Plasma Cell Leukemia with Undiagnosed Multiple Myeloma

Noushin Afshar Moghaddam; Diana Taheri; Azar Naimi; Faegheh Taghizadeh; Shahram Taheri

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 77-79

  A 54 year old man with history of cardiomyopathy and chronic fibrillation first presented with bloody diarrhea. Then during the assessment of his abnormal lab. data revealed cast nephropathy in renal biopsy, gamma peak in protein electrophoresis and fine lytic lesions in skull graphy. His bone marrow ...  Read More

Case Reports
An Unusual Case of Nodular Hidradenoma of Breast

Kajal Kiran Dhingra; Shramana Mandal; Nita Khurana

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2007, Pages 80-82

  Background: Nodular hidradenoma or clear cell hidradenoma is a rare adnexal tumor arising from the eccrine glands. Case Report: A 60-year old female presented to the surgical out-patient clinic with complaints of breast lump of one year duration. Fine needle aspirate (FNA) of the lump yielded fluidly ...  Read More