Preoperative Hypoalbuminemia and Development of Surgical Site Infection and Anastomotic Leakage in Emergency Colorectal Surgery

Mohammad Pishgahi; Seyed Mohammad Reza Nejatollahi; Fariba Ghorbani; Sadra Montazeri

Volume 25, Issue 9 , 2023

  Background: Although hypoalbuminemia is a well-known predictor of postoperative complications, including surgical site infection (SSI) and anastomotic leakage (AL) in gastrointestinal surgery patients, which requires necessary interventions before surgery, there is limited opportunity for preoperative ...  Read More

Static Analysis and Design of Innovative Porous Lumbar Interbody Cages

Melika Esmaeili Nasab; Niusha Ansari; Sedigheh Galeshi; Fariba Ghorbani; Shadi Shafaghi; Masoud Shafaghi

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  Background: Interbody discs play a major role in maintaining the spine and skeleton structures which may undergo damage. If damage is so severe that the disc cannot be repaired, implants, known as "interbody cages", should be used. Objectives: The present study aimed to propose a novel design with proper ...  Read More

COVID-19 Patients from Hospitalization to Tracheostomy, the Experience of a High-Volume Center

Mojtaba Mokhber Dezfuli; Omid Mosafaeii Rad; Fariba Ghorbani; Behrooz Farzanegan; Elham Mir-Moeini; Mohammad Behgam Shadmehr

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

  Background: Making decisions and planning about tracheostomy is not clear yet. Objectives: This study aimed to report intensive care unit (ICU) admission, intubation, and tracheostomy rates among patients in different settings and compare the outcomes of surgical and Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy ...  Read More

Hospital Characteristics and Nursing Attitude toward Organ Donation

Yazdan Abdolmohammadi; Mahla Nabi; Keihan Mostafavi; Mojtaba Mokhber Dezful; Seyed Mohammad Reza Nejatollahi; Fariba Ghorbani

Volume 24, Issue 3 , 2022

  Background: In our organ procurement unit, based on empirical evidence, the chance of turning a potential donor into an actual one is less than 30 percent and nursing plays a crucial role in this regard. Objectives: We aimed to clarify nursing viewpoints and probe limitations that affect the organ donation ...  Read More