Volume 19 (2024)
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 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Systematic Review Endocrine Pathology
Evaluation of Etiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, Follow-up, Histopathology and Prognosis Factors in Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Shiva Didehban; Alireza Abdollahi; Alipasha Meysamie

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 380-391


  Background & Objective: The most frequent type of cancer found in the endocrine system is thyroid carcinoma. Among well-differentiated thyroid malignancies, the most commonly occurring type is identified as papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC), which makes up 70-90% of the cases. A subtype of PTC is ...  Read More

Original Research Hematopathology
Evaluation the -174G>C Genetic Polymorphism of Interleukin-6 in Iranian Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Zakieh Rostamzadeh Khameneh; Mahshid Mohammadian; Ali Eishi Oskuie; Rahim Asghari; Mohadeseh Nemati

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 392-397


  Background & Objective: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is involved in inflammation and has a significant role in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) progression. Accordingly, IL-6 level may increase in CLL-affected patients compared to healthy individuals. The -174G>C single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) ...  Read More

Original Research Transfusion Medicine
Maximum Surgical Blood Ordering Schedule in Common Pediatric Cardiac Surgeries in a Tertiary Center

Maryam Sotoudeh Anvari; Seyedeh Zohreh Hashemi; Mohammadreza Mirzaaghayan; Alireza Abdollahi; Mohammad Taghi Haghi Ashtiani; Abbas Akbari

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 398-402


  Background & Objective: Unnecessary pre-operative ordering of red blood cells (RBCs) in elective surgeries increases costs and waste of blood inventory. Maximum surgical blood order schedule (MSBOS) is a helpful strategy in the estimation of blood units needed for surgery and the prevention of overconsumption. ...  Read More

Original Research Breast Pathology
Evaluation of HER2 Positivity Based on Clinicopathological Findings in HER2 Borderline Tumors in Iranian Patients with Breast Cancer

Ramesh Omranipour; Newsha Nazarian; Sadaf Alipour; Alireza Abdollahi; Bita Eslami

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 403-409


  Background & Objective: Human epidermal growth receptor-2 (HER2) gene amplification is an important predictive and prognostic factor in breast cancer treatment. However, the expression of HER2 determined by immunohistochemistry (IHC) is considered as borderline in some cases, and confirmation of ...  Read More

Original Research GI, Liver & Pancreas Pathology
An Efficient and Easy- to- Use Method for Extraction of H. pylori DNA from Archival Formalin-Fixed and Paraffin-Embedded Gastric Tissues

Parastoo Saniee; Paria Ghadersoltani; Masoumeh Noroozpour; Alireza Sadjadi

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 410-414


  Background & Objective: Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded archived tissues are useful for the genetic analyses and assessment of some patients’ disease history, including infectious diseases. However, there is no established protocol for extracting bacterial DNA from the archived specimens. ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Macrolide-Lincosamide Resistance and Virulence Genes in Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Clinical Specimens in Ardabil, Iran

Meysam Manouchehrifar; Farzad Khademi; Hadi Peeri Doghaheh; shahram Habibzadeh; Mohsen Arzanlou

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 415-424


  Background & Objective: Staphylococcus aureus causes various hospital- and community-acquired infections. This study aimed to investigate the phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of erythromycin and inducible clindamycin resistance, virulence gene profiles, and spa types of S. aureus isolates ...  Read More

Original Research Oral Pathology
Formalin Induced Micronucleus Formation in the Buccal Mucosa of Pathology Laboratory Workers

Ghazal Akhlaghi; Fatemeh Shahsavari; Maedeh Ghorbanpour

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 425-432


  Background & Objective: Formaldehyde is an irritating substance that is categorized as a definite carcinogen (Group A1), according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). This study was conducted to determine the role of this substance in the frequency of micronuclei (MN) in the ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Antibiotic Resistance Pattern in Intensive Care Units in a Large Referral Hospital in Iran

Samaneh Salarvand; Alireza Abdollahi; Pegah Afarinesh Khaki; Mahsa Norouzi Shadehi; Mohammad Taghi Beigh Mohammadi; Seyed Amir Miratashi Yazdi; Elham Nazar

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 433-438


  Background & Objective: Antibiotic resistance, especially in the form of multidrug-resistant (MDR), is a big problem, especially in intensive care units (ICUs). This study aimed to evaluate antibiotic resistance and MDR patterns among patients hospitalized in the ICUs in one of the large referral ...  Read More

Original Research Cytology
Application of the Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytology: A Prospective Study

Reema Bhushan; Jyoti Priyadarshani Shrivastava; Varsha Verma

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 439-448


  Background & Objective: The Milan system of classification of the salivary gland lesions came up with an aim to establish a universal reporting protocol. The aim of this study was to classify the fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) cases of salivary gland according to the Milan system.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Research Microbiology
Designing a Multiplex PCR for Rapid and Accurate Detection of Metallobetalactamases Resistant Genes from Acinetobacter baumaniiIsolates in Tehran City, Iran

zahra Mottaghiyan; Davoud Esmaeili; Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi; Mohammad Niakan

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 449-455


  Background & Objective: Acinetobacter baumannii strains harboring Meallobetalactamases (MBL) pose a significant threat in the context of nosocomial infections. The present investigation was undertaken with the objective of devising a Multiplex PCR methodology for the concurrent detection of MBL genes ...  Read More

Original Research Molecular Pathology
Different Isoforms of PML-RARA Chimeric Protein in Patients with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: Survival Analysis per Demographic Characteristics, Clinicohematological Parameters, and Cytogenetic Findings

Sarah Siahbani; Akbar Safaie; Masoumeh Faghih; Marzieh Hosseini; Afsaneh Fendereski; Behnaz Valibeigi; Ahmad Monabati

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 456-475


  Background & Objective: Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) is a medical emergency with potentially fatal complications. APL primarily results from a chromosomal translocation (t(15;17)(q22;q21)), leading to the formation of the PML-RARA fusion gene with three possible isoforms. This study aims to ...  Read More

Case Reports Uropathology
Serous Borderline Ovarian Epithelial Type Tumors of Testis in A Young Man with Only Mass Resection: A Case Report

Mandana Rahimi; Yasaman Moradi; Farhood Khaleghimehr

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 476-479


  Tumors of the ovarian epithelial type of testis are an infrequent entity. We report a case of borderline serous tumor in an 18-year-old male who presented with a right testicular mass, clinically suspicious of carcinoma. After right inguinal exploration, two pedunculated para-testicular masses were identified ...  Read More

Case Reports Nephropathology
Transitional Metaplasia of Renal Collecting Ducts in Vesicoureteral Reflux and Chronic Pyelonephritis: An Immunohistochemical Study of a Case and Review of the Literature

Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Salman Soltani; Farnaz Torabian

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 480-483


  The capability of the urinary tract to undergo metaplastic changes such as squamous, intestinal, glandular, mucinous, or ciliated epithelium in renal pelvis has been previously reported, which hypothetically is due to the mechanical irritation of the transitional epithelium. However, transitional metaplasia ...  Read More

Case Reports Dermatopathology
Perianal Linear Syringocystadenoma Papilliferum: A Case Report with Review of the Literature

Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Yalda Nahidi; Mostafa Izanlu; Negin Davoodi; Sima Davoodi

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 483-487


  Syringocystadenoma papilliferum is a rare benign adnexal tumor that originates from the apocrine and eccrine glands. It mainly manifests as a solitary lesion in the head and neck; however, rarely, it may involve the trunk and limbs, typically with a linear pattern. Here, we report an extremely rare case ...  Read More

Case Reports Diagnostic Pathology
Conjunctival Melanoma: A Case Presentation

Fatemeh Montazer; Seyed Mohammad Heshmati; Salar Asgari; Shabnam Mollazadehghomi

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 488-491


  Conjunctival melanoma is an uncommon tumor that is likely to recur and carries an overall mortality rate of approximately 30%. Melanoma   arises from melanocytes, most often in sun-exposed skin. Less commonly, melanoma originates from other tissues such as the uvea, rectum, mouth, respiratory ...  Read More