Assessment of Risk Factors for Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 among Iranian Patients

Seyedreza Mirsoleymani; Seyyed Mojtaba Nekooghadam; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Ahmad Soltani; Simintaj Sharififar; Rita Rezaee; Mahnaz Ahmadi; Hossein Akbarialiabad

Volume 22, Issue 9 , 2020

  Background: The outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has led to a major concern for those who are more vulnerable to infections. Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate the most important risk factors for severe COVID-19 pneumonia. Methods: This retrospective study included information ...  Read More

Impact of Postoperative Elevation of Creatine Kinase-MB on in-Hospital and Long-term Outcome in Patients Undergoing Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation

Behzad Rahimi; Reza Hajizadeh; Hamidreza Poorhosseini; Ebrahim Nematipour

Volume 22, Issue 8 , 2020

  Background: The assessment of potential benefits and harms of a medical procedure is essential for both physicians and patients to make an informed choice among treatment options. There is a paucity of studies on the role of creatine kinase-MB  (CKMB) in the prediction of patient outcome after elective ...  Read More

The Role of Vitamin D Supplementation in the Treatment of Primary Hypertension: A Double-Blinded Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Samira Faraji; Rasoul Zarrin; Asma Zamanian; Reza Hajizadeh; Parvin Ayremlou; Behzad Rahimi

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

    Background: Hypertension is one of the most serious global concerns since it has affected over 1.2 billion people. Objectives: The present study aimed to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure, fasting blood sugar, and lipid profile in hypertensive patients with ...  Read More