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Third national surveillance of risk factors of non-communicable diseases (SuRFNCD-2007) in Iran: methods and results on prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, obesity, central obesity, and dyslipidemia
BackgroundThe burden of non-communicable diseases is rising globally. This trend seems to be faster in developing countries of the Middle East. In this study, we presented the latest prevalence ratesExpand
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Primary adrenal lymphoma: a systematic review
Fewer than 200 cases of primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) have been reported. We have systematically reviewed all 187 cases of PAL reported in the English literature until June 2013, from which we drewExpand
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Pattern of tobacco use among the Iranian adult population: results of the national Survey of Risk Factors of Non-Communicable Diseases (SuRFNCD-2007)
Background Previous studies report on smoking in Iran but recent national data on tobacco use (including cigarette, water-pipe and pipe) have not been reported. Methods In 2007, 5287 Iranians agedExpand
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Waist circumference cut-off points for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in Iranian adults.
AIMS Central obesity, a prominent feature of metabolic syndrome (MetS), is commonly assessed by gender- and ethnicity-specific waist circumference (WC) cut-off values. Since 2006, the recommended WCExpand
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Optimal cut-off of homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) for the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome: third national surveillance of risk factors of non-communicable diseases in
AimWe have recently determined the optimal cut-off of the homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance for the diagnosis of insulin resistance (IR) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in non-diabeticExpand
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THE ROLE OF POSTOPERATIVE PATIENT POSTURE IN THE RECURRENCE OF TRAUMATIC CHRONIC SUBDURAL HEMATOMA AFTER BURR‐HOLE SURGERY
OBJECTIVEChronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is one of the most common types of intracranial hemorrhage, especially in the elderly, with a significant recurrence rate ranging from 9.2 to 26.5%. The roleExpand
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Outcomes and recurrence rates in chronic subdural haematoma
The object of this study was to determine the relationship between outcome (assessed by Glasgow Outcome Scale) and recurrence in chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH). Eighty-two consecutive patients whoExpand
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Therapy-related acute promyelocytic leukemia: a systematic review
The incidence of therapy-related acute promyelocytic leukemia (t-APL) is apparently rising. We systematically reviewed the English literature until March 15, 2013, and collected a total of 326 t-APLExpand
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Genetic susceptibility to Graves’ ophthalmopathy: the role of polymorphisms in proinflammatory cytokine genes
PurposeIn order to investigate the underlying genetic mechanisms of Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO), we examined the association between single-nucleotide polymorphisms in five important proinflammatoryExpand
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Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance significantly correlate with body mass index.
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This study aimed to compare the prevalence of MetS and its components in different degrees ofExpand
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