Volume 18 (2023)
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Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
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Volume 7 (2012)
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Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Review Article
Fibrogenesis: Mechanisms, Dynamics and Clinical Implications

Mark Daniel Wilson

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 83-88


  Fibrosis is the pathological condition resulting in the growth of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ or body system as a reparative or reactive process. In the field of clinical pathology, clinicians and medical scientists are endeavoring to translate experimental knowledge into effective, ...  Read More

Original Research
Evaluation of Endoglin as an Angiogenesis Marker in Glioblastoma

Noushin Afshar Moghaddam; Parvin Mahsuni; Diana Taheri

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 89-96


  Background and Objectives: Angiogenesis is essential for growth and metastasis of solid malignancies. Tumor vessel count and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a potent angiogenic factor, have been associated with prognosis. This study was designed to assess vessels density by using ...  Read More

Original Research
Reduction of Listeria monocytogenes and Bacillus cereus in Milk by Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Mahboubeh Mirhosseini; Fatemeh Barzegari Firouzabadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 97-104


  Background & Objectives: Direct addition of antimicrobial materials to food during food processing is an effective method for controlling microbial contaminants of food and extending the shelf-life of food products. Objective of this research was to study the antimicrobial effect of zinc oxide (ZnO) ...  Read More

Original Research
Comparison of Mast Cells Count in Odontogenic Cysts Using Histochemical Staining

Mahdieh Rajabi-Moghaddam; Hamid Abbaszadeh-Bidokhty; Ali Bijani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 105-110


  Background & Objectives: Odontogenic cysts are among the most frequent destructive lesions of jaws which their pathogenesis and growth mechanism are not cleared. With respect to different roles of mast cells, they may play a role in the pathogenesis and growth of odontogenic cysts. The aim of present ...  Read More

Original Research
Comparative Study of Clinical Staging of Oral Submucous Fibrosis with Qualitative Analysis of Collagen Fibres Under Polarized Microscopy

Neha Modak; Sandhya Tamgadge; Avinash Tamgadge; Sudhir Bhalerao

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 111-119


  Background & Objectives: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a condition where excessive deposition of dense collagen fibers occurred in the connective tissue of oral mucosa. An alteration of collagen necessitates an in depth understanding of collagen in oral tissues as no breakthrough studies have ...  Read More

Original Research
Frequency of Group B Streptococcal Colonization in Pregnant Women Aged 35-37 Weeks in Clinical Centers of Shahed University, Tehran, Iran

Shahrzad Hadavand; Fatemeh Ghafoorimehr; Leila Rajabi; Ali Davati; Nafiseh Zafarghandi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 120-126


  Background & Objectives: One of the important infectious factors in pregnant mothers and newborns is Group B Streptococcus (GBS). There is no perfect report about prevalence of GBS in Iran and in the case of preterm rupture of amniotic membrane or preterm labor all patients are treated by antibiotics ...  Read More

Original Research
Prognostic Value of Lymph Node Ratio in comparison to Lymph Node Metastases in Stage III Colon Cancer

Ali Zare Mirzaei; Fatemeh Abdorrazaghi; Maryam Lotfi; Behrang Kazemi Nejad; Nasrin Shayanfar

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 127-135


  Background & Objectives: Colon cancer is currently of high incidence and mortality rate. Identifying the factors influencing its prognosis can be very beneficial to its clinical treatment. Recent studies have shown that lymph nodes ratio can be considered as an important prognostic factor. The aim ...  Read More

Original Research
Comparison of Serum Autoantibodies to Desmogleins I, III in Patients with Oral Lichen Planus and Healthy Controls

Narges Gholizadeh; Hossein Khoini Poorfar; Ali Taghavi Zenouz; Masoumeh Vatandoost; Masoumeh Mehdipour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 136-140


  Background & Objective: Lichen planus is a mucocutaneous disease which is relatively common and in 30-70% of patients, mucosal lesions can be seen and known as a precancerous lesion but its etiology is not completely understood. Desmogleins I and III are the main desmosomal transmembrane proteins. ...  Read More

Original Research
Lack of Association between Interleukin-10 Gene Promoter Polymorphisms with HIV Susceptibility and Progression to AIDS

Amitis Ramezani; Ebrahim Kalantar; Arezoo Aghakhani; Mohammad Banifazl; Maryam Foroughi; Soudabeh Hosseini; Ali Eslamifar; Ali Esmaeilzadeh; Porisa Sadrpoor; Minoo Mohraz

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 141-148


  Background & Objective: Interleukin (IL)-10 is an important anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory cytokine. Some authors believe that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) in the promoter region of the IL-10 gene have been associated with susceptibility to HIV infection and progression to AIDS, ...  Read More

Case Reports
Reactive Nodular Fibrous Pseudotumor Presenting as a Huge Intraabdominal Mass after Abdominal Surgery: a Case Report

Birgul Ciftci; Enver Vardar; Funda Tasli; Savas Yakan; Erdinc Top; Mehmet Yildirim

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 149-154


  Although the majority of mesenchymal lesions of the gastrointestinal tract are neoplastic in nature, but nonneoplastic reactive processes may also involve the gastrointestinal tract and mesentery. Some more aggressive neoplasms located in same area, such as fibromatosis or gastrointestinal stromal  ...  Read More

Case Reports
A Rare Case of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Presenting as Rhinophyma

Arghya Bandyopadhyay; Kousik Bose

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 155-159


  Cutaneous leishmaniasis(CL) is referred to a group of diseases because of the varied clinical presentation, ranging from small cutaneous nodule to wide spread mucosal destruction. The nose is rarely involved by CL in even in endemic region. In this report we describe a rare rhinophymatous presentation ...  Read More

Case Reports
Recurrent Glandular Odontogenic Cyst of Maxilla: a Case Report

Amir Hosein Jafarian; Amin Rahpeyma; Saeedeh khajehahmadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 160-164


  The glandular odontogenic cyst (GOC) is a rare lesion with odontogenic origin. It shows a propensity for recurrence revealed in 30% of all case. This investigation reports a case of recurrent GOC in a 35-year-old female in the anterior region of the maxilla, which is uncommon and discusses about IHC ...  Read More

Case Reports
Unilateral Tuberculous Epididymo- Orchitis with Scrotal Fistula: a Case Report

Hadiseh Hosamirudsari; Farzaneh Mohammadizia

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 165-168


  Tuberculosis (TB) global prevalence remains almost unchanged over the past few decades. Though genitourinary tract tuberculosis is common, it is rarely associated with scrotal fistula. We present  a rare case of advanced tuberculous epididymo-orchitis (TBEO) which culminated in removing the testis. ...  Read More

Case Reports
Coexistence of Pericardialand Hepatic Hemangiomas

Shahram Sabeti; Sara Zahedifard; Hussein Soleimantabar; Manijeh Zarghampour; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 169-172


  Pericardial hemangioma is very rare and their coincidence with other visceral hemamgiomas is exceptional. We are reporting a 72-year-old man with an incidentally discovered pericardial hemangioma during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and mitral valve replacement surgery and a prior history of multiple ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor
Polymerase Chain Reaction for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Phiza Aggarwal; Deepak Aggarwal

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 173-174


  Dear Editor-in-Chief We read with interest the study by Khazaei et al. (1) in which the authors have nicely concluded that PCR is more sensitive test than Ziehl-Neelsen staining and histo-pathological examination for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). They have rightly pointed to use PCR, selectively, ...  Read More