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ISSN: 0350-199X (Print), ISSN: 1986-5961 (Online)


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Seroprevalence of Toxocara Canis In Asthmatic Children and its Relation to the Severity of Diseases

Tooba Momen, Nafiseh Esmaeil, Mohsen Reisi Abstract Background: Toxocariasis is a common parasitic infection worldwide even in developed countries. Through this health problem, the immune system is triggered and the antibody is produced, leading to some hypersensitive situations like asthma. In the present study, we tried to show a [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Death as a Consequence of Foreign Body Aspiration in Children

Fuad Brkic, Sekib Umihanic, Hasan Altumbabic, Almedina Ramas, Almir Salkic, Sefika Umihanic, Majda Mujic, Lejla Softic, Sabrina Zulcic Abstract Aim: To analyze the rate of mortality in children with foreign body aspiration (FBA). Methods: We outlined a retrospective review of hospital data of patients between 1971 and 2013. FBA [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Administration of Intravenous Zoledronic Acid Every 3 Months vs. Annually in β-thalassemia Patients with Low Bone Mineral Density: a Retrospective Comparison of Efficacy

Hadi Darvishi-Khezri, Mehrnoush Kosaryan, Rozita Akbarzadeh, Aily Aliasgharian, Mehran Fazli Abstract Introduction: The benefit of annual administration of zoledronic acid in the management of thalassemia-associated osteoporosis is unknown. Aim: The aims of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of treatment with two different dosing regimens of IV zoledronic [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Development of Posttraumatic Hydrocephalus Requiring Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt After Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Brain Injury: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Retrospective Studies

Reza Fattahian, Seyed Reza Bagheri, Masoud Sadeghi Abstract Background: Decompressive craniotomy (DC) is a known risk factor for the development of posttraumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) in the patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Herein, the present study reported the development of PTH requiring ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt after DC for TBI. [...]

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The Frequency of the 677C>T and 1298A>C Polymorphisms in the Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) Gene in the Population

Hilada Nefic, Mirela Mackic-Djurovic, Izet Eminovic Abstract Background: The gene for 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (NAD(P)H) or MTHFR gene encodes protein methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), an enzyme important in folate metabolism. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the frequencies of 677C>T and 1298A>C polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene of [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Comparison of Platelet Distribution Width and CA19-9 in Resectable Pancreas Cancer

Kemal Turker Ulutas, Inanc Samil Sarici, Abdullah Arpaci Abstract Background: Platelets are considered an important source of prothrombotic agents associated with inflammation in cancer related diseases. We aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of the platelet distribution width (PDW) and CA19-9 in resectable pancreas cancer. Method: A total of [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Evaluating the Efficacy of Nanosil Mouthwash on the Preventing Pulmonary Infection in Intensive Care Unit: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Bahareh Khaky, Ahmadreza Yazdannik, Hosein Mahjoubipour Abstract Introduction: Oral and Oropharynx colonization and Micro-aspiration of discharges are two important processes in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). So, this study design to investigated the preventive effect of oral decontamination program by Nanosil mouthwash on incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Methods: 80 newly hospitalized [...]

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Esterification of HDL cholesterol is Decreased in Diabetes Mellitus and CAD and Enhanced Following Treatment with Statins

Babak Bagheri, Asal Alikhani, Hossein Mokhtari, Mehdi Rasouli Abstract Background: The main goal of using statins is to reduce the level of plasma cholesterol, meanwhile they have a wide spectrum of actions. Objectives: To identify the effect of statins on fractional cholesterol esterification (FCE) as well as the complete [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

Reliability and Validity of the Modified Version of ChildrenÂ’s Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale in 9-12 Years Old Schoolchildren in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elmedin Bajric, Sedin Kobaslija, Amina Huseinbegovic, Mediha Selimovic-Dragas, Amra Arslanagic Muratbegovic, Nina Markovic Abstract Background: Dental fear and anxiety (DFA) are present worldwide globally, as well as in children. These psychological clinical entities in its progressive phase lead to avoiding of dentists and dental appointments, and consecutive impairments of [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: 72-3|

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Between: 2017-01-01 – 2017-12-31

  • Submitted Articles: 278
  • Published Articles: 96
  • Accepted Articles: 176
  • Rejected Articles: 100