Risk Factors for Postoperative Recurrence of Acoustic Neuroma

Chengyuan Ji; Wei Wang; Jiyuan Bu; Zhong Wang

Volume 24, Issue 4 , 2022

  Background: Acoustic neuroma (AN), also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a benign, generally slow-growing tumor which might result in hearing loss, tinnitus, and disequilibrium. There are currently studies showing that the mean duration from the original operation and the diagnosis of recurrence was ...  Read More

Risk Factors for Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: A Cross-Sectional Study in Southwestern Iran

Alireza Ahmadi; Soroush Ardeshiri; Vahid Rajab Nezhadi; Aida Pajoohesh; Touba Narimani Moghadam; Mohamad Sabaghan; Jaffar Fatahi Asl; Javad Zarei; Kambiz Ahmadi Angali

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global health challenge with high transmission and mortality rates. Objectives: This study aimed to identify the risk factors for mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in Behbahan, Southwestern of Iran. Methods: In this cross-sectional ...  Read More

Risk Factors Associated with Prognosis in Patients with Acute Stroke: A Retrospective Observational Study

Fardin Faraji; Pegah Mohaghegh; Hosein Rafiee Ravand; Javad Javaheri

Volume 22, Issue 12 , 2020

  Background: Stroke is one of the major causes of disability and mortality in Iran. Therefore, it is of critical importance to know the factors affecting the effective management of acute stroke for better prevention and treatment of stroke. Objectives: The present study aims at investigating the risk ...  Read More

Analysis of the Risk Factors for the Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke with Diabetes Mellitus and Establishment of Coxs Regression Model and the Personal Prognosis Index in Two Years of Follow-Up

Ya-Chen An; Yu-Xun Wang; Yan-Ru Jiang; Yan-Zheng Li; Jing-Yu Feng; Song-Xin Shi; Jing-Jun Chen

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Background: Ischemic stroke is a major cause of disability and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and diabetic stroke has a high recurrence rate. Objectives: This prospective cohort study aimed at investigating the risk factors and establishing Coxs regression model and per- ...  Read More

Association of SNP rs17465637 with Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Chinese Han Population

Zhongyi Sun; Quanfang Chen; Zhou Huang; Dongling Huang; Tian Li; Fan Wang; Jun Li; Xuefeng Liu; Xiangtao Zeng; Qian Zeng; Guangxing Zhao; Haimei Yuan; Wei Wang

Volume 21, Issue 11 , 2019, Pages 1-10

  Background: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have recently shown that Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) rs17465637 on chromosome 1p41 is associated with atherothrombotic Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). However, whether rs17465637 acts as a protective factor or a risk factor for acute myocardial ...  Read More

Acute Bacterial Parotitis in Early Infancy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mahmoud Soltani; Asma Javid

Volume 21, Issue 10 , 2019, Pages 1-4

  Introduction: Acute parotitis is known as an uncommon disease in children and a rare condition in infancy. Dehydration, pre- maturity, immune deficiency, congenital anomalies of the parotid gland or ducts, and oral trauma are some of its important risk factors. The most common bacteria contributing to ...  Read More

Association of Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 -1607 1G/2G and C-Reactive Protein -717 C/T Gene Polymorphisms in Iranian Patients with Chronic Periodontitis: A Clinical Trial

Surena Vahabi; Bahareh Nazemisalman; Mahsa Kalantari; Sepanta Hosseinpour

Volume 21, Issue 1 , 2019, Pages 1-6

  Background: An imbalance in the expression of matrixmetalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitormetalloproteinases initiatethe destructive process in chronic periodontitis (CP). C-reactive protein (CRP) is a systemic inflammatory mediator that reflects anacute immune response.Objectives: The purpose ...  Read More