Volume 19 (2024)
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Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 10 (2015)
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Volume 3 (2008)
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Review Article
Pre-Cancerous Lesions in the Oral and Maxillofacial Region: A Literature Review with Special Focus on Etiopathogenesis

Soussan Irani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 303-322

  Many types of cancers develop in the oral and maxillofacial region. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common cancer and constitutes over 90 percent of these tumors. Malignant transformation is a genetic process, which later makes a phenotyping change at the cellular level. Some cancers such as oral ...  Read More

Original Research Uropathology
Is Helicobacter pylori Infection a Risk Factor for Prostatitis? A Case-Control Study in a Referring Tertiary Care Center

Alireza Abdollahi; Masoud Etemadian; Saeed Shoar; Zohreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 323-327

  Background: The optimal treatment is not possible yet for chronic prostatitis due to the unknown etiology of the diseases. We aimed to investigate the association of Helicobacter pylori infection with chronic prostatitis. Methods: In this prospective case-control study that conducted in Imam Hospital ...  Read More

Original Research
Intra-familial Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Arak, Central Iran

Masoomeh Sofian; Mohammad Banifazl; Masoomeh Ziai; Arezoo Aghakhani; Ali-Asghar Farazi; Amitis Ramezani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 328-333

  Background: The household transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a major health problem. High incidence of HBV infection is observed within the household contacts of HBV carriers. We aimed to evaluate serological markers of hepatitis B infection among family members of HBV carriers in Arak, central ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
Expression of Human Kallikreins 4, 8, 10, 11 and 13 in Pleomorphic Adenomas and Mucoepidermoid Carcinomas

Maryam Alsadat Hashemipour; Fatemeh Sadat Fatah; Mohammad Javad Ashraf; Mehrnaz Tahmasebi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 334-344

  Background: In cancers of prostate, breast, oropharynx, lung, hypopharynx and skin, human tissue kallikreins has been demonstrated as a main role in these problems. There are many research works in which some human tissue kallikreins are expressed in salivary glands. In the present study, the main goal ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Role of Aders and OXA23 Genes among Imipenem Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates from Two Hospitals of Tehran, Iran

Helia Ostad Asadolah-Malayeri; Mojdeh Hakemi-Vala; Kambiz Davari

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 345-353

  Background: This study aimed to evaluate the role of efflux pump regulator and OXA-23 genes in imipenem resistance Acinetobacter baumannii strains isolated from hospitalized patients in Tehran, Iran. Methods: This study was conducted on 60 A. baumannii isolates collected from patients admitted to the ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Isolation of indigenous Glutathione producing Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains

Tahereh Tahmasebi; Rahim Nosrati; Hamed Zare; Horieh Saderi; Reyhaneh Moradi; Parviz Owlia

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 354-362

  Background: Glutathione (GSH) is a non-protein thiol compound, which plays an important role in the response to oxidative stress and nutritional stress. The aim of this study was to isolate indigenous S. cerevisiae strains capable of effectively produce GSH. Methods: One hundred-twenty sweet fruit samples ...  Read More

Original Research Biochemistry
Diagnostic Value of Measurement Specific Gravity by Refractometric and Dipstick Method in Differentiation between Transudate and Exudate in Pleural and Peritoneal Fluid

Alireza Abdollahi; Zoreh Nozarian

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 363-369

  Background: Accumulation of pleural and peritoneal fluid is seen in some diseases. In order to diagnose the disease and start the treatment, one of the most important actions will be to differentiate between exudates and transudates. The objective of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Evaluation of Different Phenotypic and Genotypic Methods for Detection of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Hossein Koupahi; Sahar Honarmand Jahromy; Mohammad Rahbar

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 370-376

  Background: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been emerged as a nosocomial and community acquired pathogen worldwide. There are many challenges for laboratory detection of MRSA. The aim of this study was to compare different phenotypic methods with PCR based method as a gold standard ...  Read More

Original Research
Correlation of P16 (Ink4a) and CK17 to HPV (16E6+18E6) in Premalignant and Malignant Lesions of Uterine Cervix: A Clinicopathologic Study

Mohammed Chaloob; Alaa G. Hussein; Ban Qasim

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 377-390

  Background: This research was accomplished to evaluate the IHC expression of p16 (ink4a) and CK17 in low grade cervical intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), high grade cervical intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and invasive cervical carcinomas and to assess their correlation to HPV (16E6+18E6). Methods: The ...  Read More

Original Research Uropathology
Predictive Values of Urinary Interleukin 18 and Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin for Delayed Graft Function Diagnosis in Kidney Transplantation

Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh; Farhad Etezadi; Javad Motaharinia; Alireza Abdollahi; Abdorasul Mehrsai; Shadi Ziaie; Soheil Saadat

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 391-398

  Background: Delayed graft function is a main complication after deceased donor kidney transplantation that adversely affects graft outcome. Difficulties in prediction and early detection of delayed graft function have hindered the ability to perform proper therapeutic interventions. We investigated whether ...  Read More

Original Research Hematopathology
Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast: 307 Treated Cases, the Largest Mexican Experience at a Single Breast Disease Institution

Eva Ruvalcaba-Limón; Josefina Jiménez-López; Verónica Bautista-Piña; Julio Ramírez-Bollas; Flavia Morales-Vásquez; Carlos Domínguez-Reyes; Antonio Maffuz-Aziz; Sergio Rodríguez-Cuevas

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 399-408

  Background: Phyllodes tumor (PT) of the breast in Hispanic patients is more frequently reported with large tumors and with more borderline/malignant subtypes compared with other populations. The objective of this study was to describe characteristics of patients with PT and to identify differences among ...  Read More

Short Communication
Hirschsprung Disease Diagnosis: Calretinin Marker Role in Determining the Presence or Absence of Ganglion Cells

Nasser Rakhshani; Mohammadreza Araste; Farid Imanzade; Mahshid Panahi; Fahimeh Safarnezhad Tameshkel; Masoud Reza Sohrabi; Mohammad Hadi Karbalaie Niya; Farhad Zamani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 409-415

  Background: Hirschsprung disease is a complex genetic disorder of the enteric nervous system (ENS), often called congenital aganglionic megacolon and characterized by the absence of enteric neurons along a variable length of the intestine. The definitive diagnosis of Hirschsprung disease relies on histologic ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor Dermatopathology
A Case-Control Study on the Take-Off Sign in Lesional Skin Biopsies of Patients with Pityriasis Rosea

Antonio An Tung Chuh; Vijay Zawar; Gayatri Karad

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 416-417

  Dear Editor-in-Chief   Lesional histopathological features in pityriasis rosea (PR) are non-specific (1).  Our aim here is to investigate whether a histopathological take-off sign (TOS) is associated with PR.  Read More

Letters to the Editor Oral Pathology
A Rare Case of Pilomatrixoma (Calcifying Epithelioma of Malherbe) of Parotid Space Masquerading as Salivary Gland Tumor

Manas Bajpai; Manika Arora; Betina Chandolia

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 418-420

  Dear Editor-in-Chief   Pilomatrixoma is a benign tumor of hair follicle first described as calcifying epithelium (1). It accounts for 1% of all the benign skin tumors (2). It is a slow-growing, firm, dermal or subcutaneous neoplasm, usually measuring fewer than 3 cm in diameter. Pilomatricomas ...  Read More

Letters to the Editor
Hairy Cell Leukemia in a Young Male: An Unusual Presentation

Manveen Kaur; Koushik Kar; Varsha Dalal; Fouzia Siraj

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, Pages 421-422

  Dear Editor-in-Chief A 28 yr male was presented in October 2015 at Medicine Outpatient Department, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi- India with generalized weakness, fever and cough for preceding 15 days. Clinicoradiologic examination revealed pallor, firm, non-tender splenomegaly measuring 13.7 cm and ...  Read More