Vol 18, No 3 (2013)

Table of Contents

Original Article

Comparing the efficacy of preemptive intravenous paracetamol on the reducing effect of opioid usage in cholecystectomy Pages: 172-177
Mustafa Arslan , Bahadır Celep , Ramazan Çiçek , Hülya Üstün Kalender , Hüseyin Yılmaz
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Kidney function in obese adolescents with or without metabolic syndrome in a nationally‑representative sample of pediatric population: First report from the Middle East and North Africa: The CASPIAN‑III Study: A Case‑Control Study Pages: 178-183
Roya Kelishadi , Alaleh Gheissari , Neda Bazookar , Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh , Mahnaz Taslimi , Gelayol Ardalan
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Effect of sesame on sperm quality of infertile men Pages: 184-187
Behnaz Khani , Soroor Rabbani Bidgoli , Fariborz Moattar , Hassan Hassani
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Evaluation of the relation between triceps surae H-reflex , M- response latencies and thigh length in normal population Pages: 188-192
Saeid Khosrawi , Salman Fallah
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The relation between Vitamin D status with fatigue and depressive symptoms of multiple sclerosis Pages: 193-197
Fereshteh Ashtari , Masoomeh Ajalli , Vahid Shaygannejad , Mojtaba Akbari , Silva Hovsepian
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Perceived stress and self-rated health of Haitian and African Americans with and without Type 2 diabetes Pages: 198-204
Fatma G. Huffman , Joan A. Vaccaro , Sahar Ajabshir , Gustavo G. Zarini , Joel Exebio , Zisca Dixon
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Urotensin-II and endothelin-I levels after contrast media administration in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions Pages: 205-209
Turgay Ulas , Hakan Buyukhatipoglu , Mehmet S. Dal , Idris Kirhan , Zekeriya Kaya , Mehmet E. Demir , Irfan Tursun , Mehmet A. Eren , Timucin Aydogan , Yusuf Sezen , Nurten Aksoy
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The status of lead and cadmium in soils of high prevalenct gastrointestinal cancer region of Isfahan Pages: 210-214
Reza Mohajer , Mohammad Hassan Salehi , Javad Mohammadi , Mohammad Hassan Emami , Taleb Azarm
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Antinociceptive and antitumor activity of novel synthetic mononuclear ruthenium (II) compounds Pages: 215-221
Shyam Sunder Anchuri , Satyavathi Dhulipala , Sreekanth Thota , Rajeshwar Yerra , Jan Balzarini , Erik D. Clercq
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The comparison of retinal blood flow after scleral buckling surgery with or without encircling procedure Pages: 222-224
Alireza Dehghani , Hassan Razmju , Farhad Fazel , Mehdi Karami , Akbar Etesampour , Heshmatolah Ghanbari , Farzan Kianersi , Mohammadreza Akhlaghi , Hamid Fesharaki
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Serum gastrin 17, pepsinogen I and pepsinogen II in atrophic gastritis patients living in North-East of Iran Pages: 225-229
Mosalreza Hosseini , Sakineh Amoueian , Armin Attaranzadeh , Mehdi Montazer , Ghodratollah Soltani , Khairollah Asadollahi , Ghobad Abangah
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Effect of Ramadan fasting on acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding Pages: 230-233
Amine El Mekkaoui , Kaoutar Saâda , Ihssane Mellouki , Adil Ibrahimi , Dafr-Allah Benajah
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Serum cryoglobulins and disease activity in systematic lupus erythematosus Pages: 234-238
Mansoor Karimifar , Samaneh Pourajam , Afshin Tahmasebi , Peyman Mottaghi
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DNA damage in Iranian veterans 25 years after wartime exposure to sulfur mustard Pages: 239-244
Effat Behravan , Seyed Adel Moallem , Shahriar Khateri , Elham Maraghi , Paul Jowsey , Peter G Blain , Mahdi Balali-Mood
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Short Communication

Student seminar on smoking: A novel way to introduce different perspectives on smoking to medical students Pages: 245-251
Saima Perwaiz Iqbal , Shahid Rafi , Matiur Rahman
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Diagnostic value of serum adenosine deaminase level in pulmonary tuberculosis Pages: 252-254
Shahla Afrasiabian , Behzad Mohsenpour , Katayoun Haji Bagheri , Naseh Sigari , Kaveh Aftabi
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Review Article

Pulmonary thromboembolism in pregnancy: Diagnostic imaging and related consideration Pages: 255-259
Maryam Moradi
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Case Reports

Infectious endocardial Intracardiac defibrillator lead, infectious pericarditis, and delayed constrictive pericarditis Pages: 260-236
Mohsen Mir Mohammad Sadeghi , Akbar Sadri , Ahmad Mirdamadi , Mohammad Reza Samiee Nasab , Elham Majidi , Pouya Mir Mohammad Sadeghi
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Osteoid osteoma of distal phalanx: A rare disorder and review of literature Pages: 264-266
Ali Andalib , Sahar Sajadieh-khajouei
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Letters to Editor

Commentary on: Is uric acid an indicator of metabolic syndrome in the first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes? Pages: 267-268
Hamid Nasri
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New pathogenic variations of mitochondrial DNA in Alzheimer disease!! Pages: 269
Samira Sheibani Nia , Parisa Azadfar , Leila Akbari , Farhad Assarzadegan , Behnam Kamalidehghan , Hamid Reza Maroof , Massoud Houshmand
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Low intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy: A potential adjuvant treatment for osteonecrosis of alveolar bone grafting Pages: 270-271
Qi Chen , Bing Shi , Qian Zheng
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