Investigation of Microbial Biofilms during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Bibliometric Analysis

Ali Salehinasab; Adel Rezvani Sichani; Maryam Mousavi; Zeynab Bayat; Ali Pezhhan; Beneen M. Hussien; Muhja Ahmed; Mehdi Hassanshahian

Volume 25, Issue 9 , 2023

  Background: The Corona pandemic caused by the COVID-19 disease has become a trending topic in recent years. Moreover, microbial biofilms have received a lot of attention due to the problems they cause in industry and medicine.Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the published documents concerning ...  Read More

Development of a COVID-19 Disease Risk Perception Scale

Tevfik Ozlu; Murat Topbas; Kubra Sahin; Demet Saglam Aykut; Naz?m Ercument Beyhun

Volume 25, Issue 5 , 2023

  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected several areas of society, such as social life, the economy, education, and the provision of health services. The need to evaluate individuals' risk perception has assumed particular importance in this situation in which people find themselves. Objectives: ...  Read More

Efficacy and Safety of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Versus Lopinavir/Ritonavir in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Zeinab Siami; Danial Dehghan; Armin Khavandegar; Mehran Lak; Mahmood Bakhtiyari

Volume 24, Issue 5 , 2022

  Background: While several antivirals have been considered among the candidate repurposed drugs against SARS-CoV-2 infection, limited evidence exists on Atazanavir/Ritonavir. Objectives: This trial was designed to assess the efficacy of Atazanavir/Ritonavir compared to Lopinavir/Ritonavir, another antiretroviral ...  Read More

The Geographic Distribution of Excess Mortality Rate due to COVID-19 in Iranian Population: An Ecological Study

Alireza Molaei; Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

  Background: COVID-19 has raised a worldwide trajectory since it emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The direct and indirect mortalities in the world and as well as in Iran have increased significantly after the occurrence of this pandemic. Objectives: In this study, Excess Mortality Rate (EMR) ...  Read More

Complete Atrioventricular Block Complicated with Cardiogenic Shock as Primary Manifestation of a Novel Coronavirus Infection in a Child: A Rare Case Report

Feisal Rahimpour; Mohsen Yaghubi; Reza Ghasemi; MAHMOOD hosseinzadeh maleki

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Background: Since late 2019, the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease -2019 (COVID-19) has rapidly spread worldwide. Due to the novelty of this unknown disease, many of its manifestations are in an aura of ambiguity. Early data showed that children diagnosed with this virus had severe or critical situations ...  Read More

Meningitis induced by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2: A case report

Zahra Javidarabshahi; Sara Najafi; Sara Raji

Volume 23, Issue 6 , 2021

  Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in December 2019 in China and caused a catastrophic pandemic in 2020. Significant manifestations of COVID-19 are related to the respiratory system; however, other organs, such as the brain and heart, can also be involved. Case presentation: A ...  Read More

Clinical and Laboratory Factors Associated with Severe Disease Course in Turkish Patients with COVID-19 Infection

suleyman sayar; zeynep pelin polat; kamil ozdil

Volume 23, Issue 2 , 2021

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can have a wide clinical spectrum. Objectives: The current study aimed to analyze the clinical and laboratory risk factors of the severe course of disease in patients with COVID-19. Methods: Consecutive patients with a diagnosis of COVID-19 pneumonia ...  Read More

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

Comparative Analysis of Nine COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Protocols Registered by Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials

Jianli Cui; Youfu Ke

Volume 22, Issue 8 , 2020

    Context: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has progressed into a public health emergency of international concern. Passive immunotherapy has been successfully used for the treatment of infectious diseases since the 1890s. It is necessary and constructive to compare and analyze COVID-19 ...  Read More

Chinese Medicine Treatment of Cytokine Storm Caused by COVID-19

Youfu Ke; Jianli Cui

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Context: COVID-19 has turned into a pandemic, threatening the lives of millions of people worldwide. Research has found that some COVID-19 patients will suddenly aggravate, resulting in a cytokine storm, respiratory distress syndrome, and death. It is necessary to articulate the mechanism of cytokine ...  Read More

COVID-19 Complicated by Massive Acute Pulmonary Embolism: A Case Report

Manouchehr Hekmat; Zahra Ansari Aval; Alireza Omidi Farzin; Ali Dabbagh; Hamid Ghaderi

Volume 22, Issue 6 , 2020

  Introduction: COVID-19 is an emerging disease that has been spread all over the world. Not all the dimensions and manifestations of the disease have yet been fully explored. One such manifestation is vascular thrombosis that occurs in the lungs and other vessels. However, it is often ignored or mistaken ...  Read More

Critical Alert for Otolaryngologists: Earache May be the Early Signs of COVID-19

Seyyed Mohammad Miri; Mohammad Ajalloueyan

Volume 22, Issue 5 , 2020

  Introduction: The pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 is infecting as fast as possible in more than 200 countries and creating the most horrible domino-like demolition ever seen. From its beginning in Wuhan, China, the SARS-CoV-2 infected the similar groups of 100,000 patients in 67, 11, ...  Read More

Cross-Sectional Study of SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic in China and Implications for the World

Youfu Ke; Zemin Chen; Bo Peng

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2020

  Background: Mainland China has adopted the most decisive and proactive measures to contain the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, which helps control the spread of the virus across the country. Objectives: Early epidemiological investigations found that the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic was more critical in Hubei ...  Read More

The Crystallography of SARS-CoV-2 Suggests Its Deactivation

Mohammad Bagher Fathi

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2020

  Background: The materials science may come to assist pharmacists to fabricate new drugs for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Objectives: The geometrical structure of elements on the surface of severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is analyzed to illustrate some hints ...  Read More