Addressing the Ffactors affecting the Aanxiety of Turkish Mmidwives during the the COVID-19 Ppandemic: A Ccross-sectional Sstudy

Filiz Aslantekin-Özçoban; Fatma Deniz SAYINER; Mesude Uluşen; Filiz Yarıcı; Esra Çömezoğlu; Seda Küçükoğlu; Nesibe Uzel

Volume 25, Issue 12 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic, health professionals have experienced a variety of mental health challenges. Studies on the anxiety levels of Turkish midwives during the pandemic are limited. The present research aimed to describe the anxiety levels of midwives during the COVID-19 pandemic.Materials ...  Read More

Association of MiR-149 with Nutritional Risk Assessment and Postoperative Complications of Patients with Colorectal Cancer

Lin Lin; Feipeng Xu; Caijin Zhou; Zhenhao Quan; Haiping Jiang

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: MiRNAs play an important role in the development of colorectal cancer (CRC); however, there is little evidence of miRNAs in the screening of the nutritional risks of patients with CRC. Objectives: This study aimed to explore the role of preoperative miR-149 in nutritional screening of patients ...  Read More

Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis: Our Clinical Experience

Osman Erdogan; Alper Parlakgumus; Alper Sozutek; Umit Turan; Zeynel Abidin Tas; Oktay Irkorucu

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis (XGC) is a rarely encountered chronic inflammatory condition presenting with severely proliferated fibrotic tissue. It usually spreads the neighboring organs, imitates gallbladder cancer, and may lead to difficulty in cholecystectomy. Objectives: This study ...  Read More

Use of Penalized Count Regression to Determine Factors Affecting the Length of Stay of Trauma Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

Zahra Shayan; Shahram Paydar; Fatemeh Maghsoudi; Ali Taheri Akerdi; Leila Shayan

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

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  Background: Trauma is considered an important issue in most countries. Identification of the factors affecting the length of stay (LOS) in the intensive care unit (ICU) plays a crucial role in controlling the costs and complications of prolonged hospitalization. Objectives: This study aimed to identify ...  Read More

Operation Techniques of PICC Catheterization in Special Positions

Feng-Xian Li; Peng Su; Yanping Li; Hongyang Zhang; Meijing Tian; Huanhuan Gao; Guijuan Zhang; Lixin Piao

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

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  Background: Peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC) is a reliable and safe method of central venous catheterization. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the operation techniques of PICC catheterization in special positions. Methods: From January 2015 to August 2020, 52 cases in special ...  Read More

Comparative Study of Burnout and Other Aspects of Mental Health in Medical Staff Working in Covid-19 and Non-Covid-19 Wards

Seyed Alireza Haji Seyed Javadi; Bahare Rezaei; Ali Akbar Shafikhani; Mohammad Ebrahim Sarichloo

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: The Covid-19 pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on the medical staff, leading to mental disorders and burnout. Objectives: The present study aimed to compare burnout and other aspects of mental health in medical staff working in Covid-19 and non-Covid-19 wards. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

Experimental Study of Rhein Inhibiting the Invasion and Migration of the HepG2 Cells by Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase Signaling Pathway

Yan Wang; Lin Liu; Na Li; Junhua Zhou; Lijian Du

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: The antitumor mechanism of Rhein has attracted much attention in the current study, and it was found that Rhein could inhibit the growth of the human hepatoma cell line (HepG2). Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effect of rhein on the proliferation, invasion, and migration of ...  Read More

Anti-Proliferative Effects of Pistacia atlantica Gum Extract on the Human TC1 Cell line: In Vitro Testing

Masoumeh Bolandian; Hadi Esmaeili Gouvarchin Ghaleh; Ruhollah Dorostkar; Mahdieh farzanehpour; Bahman Jalali Kondori; Farshad NajjarAsiabani

Volume 24, Issue 2 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women throughout the globe. According to reports, currently used cervical cancer therapies are harmful to patients. These treatments have also revealed certain adverse effects that may have a severe impact on the lives of women who are ...  Read More

Effect of medicinal syrup made from silkworm cocoon on mixed anxiety-depression disorder: A triple-blind randomized clinical trial

Yahya Zeinalpour; Mahdi Kabiri; Roja Rahimi; Rahim khalilzadeh; Mehrdad Karimi

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

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  OBJECTIVE: Silkworm cocoon produced by silkworms with the scientific name of Bombyx mori L. is a well-known medicinal agent mainly composed of proteins. This study was designed to assess the efficacy of syrup made from this natural agent on mild to moderate depression. METHODS: The study was conducted ...  Read More

Association between Maternal and Fetal MTHFR C677T and MTRR A66G Polymorphisms with the Risk of NTDs: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Study

Reza Mahdian Jouibari; Abolfazl Movafagh; Alireza Molaei

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: Neural tube defects (NTDs) are classed as multifactorial birth defects of the brain and spinal cord that arise during embryonic development. Although the etiology is not well understood, NTDs are reported to be prevented by maternal folic acid supplementation before and during early pregnancy. Objectives: ...  Read More

Opinions of Students Studying in Associate Degree Health-Related Departments Requiring Professional Practice and Skills toward Web-Based Distance Education during the Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional-Descriptive Study

Canan Sar?; Leyla Ad?guzel; Birsel Canan Demirba?

Volume 24, Issue 1 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of society, especially education. However, the negative effects are even higher on the students who study in an associate degree program in the field of health for two years. Objectives: This study aimed to explore the opinions of students studying ...  Read More

The Effects of Thyroid Gland Volume and Weight on Surgical Approach Selection and Anesthesia Management in Retrosternal Goiter

Mehmet Kadir Bartin; Arzu Esen Tekeli; Gokalp Okut; Esra Eker; Muzaffer Onder Oner

Volume 24, Issue 6 , 2022

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  Background: Retrosternal goiter surgery is a technically challenging procedure. Selecting the appropriate surgical approach is critical in preventing surgical and anesthesia complications. Objectives: This retrospective clinical study aimed to investigate the role of thyroid volume and weight in the ...  Read More

Telemedicine Literature during COVID-19: A Scientometric Analysis

Sharareh Borhani; Mohadeseh Zohari; Neda karim; Hamed Rashidi; Shadi Asadzandi

Volume 24, Issue 3 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine is applied for various purposes, such as reducing the time of diagnosis and initiating treatment, quarantining and stabilizing patients, enabling the system to closely monitor the citizens at home, and supporting health professionals. Objectives: ...  Read More

Effect of a Combinational therapy of Erythropoietin, Pentoxifylline, and Vitamin D on the Glasgow Outcome Scale in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Ali Akrami; Reza Bagheri; Mohammad Reza Akrami; Hamidreza Saeidi Borojeni

Volume 24, Issue 9 , 2022

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  Background: Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is the most prevalent nerve lesion in brain trauma. Given the known effects of erythropoietin and pentoxifylline on the reduction of cell death following hypoxia. Objectives: The current study assessed the possible effects of a combination of erythropoietin, pentoxifylline, ...  Read More

Iran as the Center of challenges in the Middle East for the Outbreak of COVID-19 Delta Variant

Pegah Shakibnia; Razieh Heidari Ahmadi; Faezeh Fallah; Farnoosh Ebrahimzadeh; Amin Sadeghi Dosari; Ali Mojtahedi; Nayereh Hajipour; Maryam Sharifi Luyeh; Majid Taati Moghadam

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Context: During the past three decades, the Middle East has experienced three major viral epidemics. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a pulmonary disease which has been first reported in China in the early third decade of the 21st century and quickly infected people in Asia, the Middle East, and ...  Read More

Comparison of Rarely Observed Tumors of the Colorectal Region Clinicopathologically

Muhammet Akyuz; Ugur Topal; Mahmut Kulturo?lu; Erdogan Sozuer; Fatih Dal; Tutkun Talih; Kemal Deniz; Hizir Akyildiz

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: A majority of colorectal neoplasms are adenocarcinomas; however, there is a small percentage of tumors from other histological cell lines. Methods: A total of 1100 patients were applied for surgical treatment due to colorectal cancer at a general surgical clinic between 2010 and 2020. The ...  Read More

Enhancement of the Differentiation Potential of Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Insulin-Producing Cells Using Flavonoid Compounds in Diabetic Rats

Sima Mashayekh; Mahnaz Azarnia; Esmail Fattahi; Reza Moghadasali

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

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  Background: Differentiation of stem cells into pancreatic beta cells is a global challenge in reconstructive medicine for the treatment of diabetes. Studies have shown that compounds derived from walnut green skin can differentiate stem cells into beta cells. Flavonoid compounds appear to be the main ...  Read More

Survey Evaluation of Hiv/AIDS Prevention Awareness Campaign Use of Kirkpatrick Model

Afshin Bahmani

Volume 23, Issue 11 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a pandemic and a health challenge in the world, posing a serious risk to people from all walks of life. Awareness Campaign has been increasingly used in recent years to convey persuasive messages to perform specific behaviors in the target group. ...  Read More

Effect of Copper-coated Surfaces on the Bacterial Burden in the Intensive Care Unit

Mina Mohammady; Maryam Radmehr; Hossein Taherian; Arezoo Tahmourespour; Seyyed Taghi Hashemi

Volume 24, Issue 2 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Pathogen-contaminated surfaces are known to transmit Healthcare-Associated Infections in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Existing hospital-cleaning procedures alone are not enough to prevent the growth of microorganisms over time. Since copper alloy has inherent and continuous ...  Read More

Incidence of Atypical Change and Risk of Breast Cancer in Patients with Gynecomastia

Ramazan Ucak; Canan Tan?k; Fevziye Kabukcuoglu

Volume 24, Issue 7 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Although it is generally accepted that gynecomastia poses no risk of male breast cancer (MBC), the incidence of atypical changes observed in gynecomastia and their effects on the risk of MBC has been investigated recently. Objectives: Therefore, with follow-ups in our series, the present ...  Read More

Quality of Communication between Cancer Patients and Doctors

Zatul Himmah Mokhtar; Li Ping Wong; Mei Chan Chong; Abdulaziz Mansoor Al Raimi; Latifa Yahya Al Ajeel; Samira Mohajer

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

Abstract
  Background: Communication between cancer patients and healthcare providers plays a vital role in providing a better quality of life for cancer patients. However, it remains a debatable issue in society. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the quality of communication (QOC) between cancer patients ...  Read More

Relationship between Temperament (Mizaj) and Metabolic Parameters in a Healthy Adult Population: A Cross-sectional Study

Mohsen Zakerian; Fatemeh Roudi; Saeid Eslami; Morteza Mojahedi; Malihe Motavasselian

Volume 24, Issue 10 , 2022

Abstract
  Background: Temperament is a critical concept in Persian Medicine (PM) school, and its determinants independently affect human metabolism. Objectives: The present study investigated the potential relationship between PM-based temperament and metabolic parameters. Methods: This cross-sectional study was ...  Read More

Exclusion of Anastomosis Leakage after Colorectal Surgery using C-reactive protein: a retrospective study

Hadi Ahmadi Amoli; mohamadreza karoobi; Hossein Zabihi Mahmoudabadi; Saeid Ghorbani; Reza Hajebi; Ehsan Rahimpour; Farzad Vaghef Davari

Volume 24, Issue 2 , 2022

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  Background: Anastomotic leak (AL) is one of the common complications of colorectal surgeries. In COVID-19 pandemic, shortening the hospitalization period seems valuable in reducing postoperative complications Objectives:. C-reactive protein is valuable in early diagnosis and also exclusion of AL. Method: ...  Read More

Atraumatic Splenic Rupture as a Rare Complication of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Ebrahim Kalantari; Yeganeh Azadmanesh; Ali Akbar Bagherzadeh; Hormoz Hoseinpour; Tooraj Zandbaf

Volume 23, Issue 12 , 2021

Abstract
  Introduction: Atraumatic Splenic Rupture (ASR) is a rare but life-threatening clinicopathological phenomenon with limited information on patient features, occurrence, or etiology. ASR is an uncommon and lethal complication that is observed in infectious (mainly mononucleosis) and hematological diseases ...  Read More

Melatonin for Clinical Improvement in Patients with Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Fardin Faraji; Afsoon Talaie Zanjani; Alireza Rezaie Ashtiani; Golnaz Motamedi; Shima Nourigheimasi

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

Abstract
  Background: Ischemic stroke is the most frequent form of stroke, which imposes considerable cost and causes disabilities for the patients. Melatonin is proven to have anti-oxidant along with anti-inflammatory effects. Objectives: The present study aimed to examine the effects of melatonin on clinical ...  Read More