Evaluation of the Preventive Effect of Selenium on Acute Kidney Injury Following On-pump Cardiac Surgery

Abbasali Zeraati; Shahram Amini; Mohammad Samadi; Hasan Mortazi; Tina Zeraati; katayoun samadi

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Introduction: Patients undergoing on-pump cardiac surgery are at risk of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI). This is mainly due to some ischemic events and also pre-and postoperative stress responses which can result in postoperative organ dysfunction. Selenium (Se) as an antioxidant may help reduce ...  Read More

Evaluating the Effect of Planned Online Video Visitations on Anxiety and Depression of Patients at Open Heart Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hossein Shahdosti; Seyed Reza Mazlom; Saeed Vaghee; Shahram Amini

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Abstract   Background: Anxiety and depression are among the most important and common problems in patients admitted to the intensive care unit open-heart (ICU-OH). While the family plays a vital supportive role in decreasing these complications, patients are deprived of this supportive source ...  Read More