Adeleh Soltani

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The incidence of hip fracture varies substantially between countries. As a result of improving life expectancy, the number of elderly people susceptible to hip fractures is increasing rapidly in the developing world. Little is known, however, about the epidemiology of hip fractures in the Middle Eastern countries. In this study, our objective was to(More)
Height loss has been shown to be an indicator of incident vertebral fractures. However, the relationship between height loss and bone mineral density (BMD) in different skeletal regions, as well as the power of human memory in estimation of height loss across the life span, has not yet been established. Given that the variation in BMD between populations is(More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy among women of reproductive age that is linked to insulin resistance and obesity. While studies have shown that plasma levels of resistin and visfatin increase with obesity, the association between PCOS and these markers has not been described well. OBJECTIVES This case-control(More)
Almost all testicular germ cell tumours are proved to originate from carcinoma in situ cells. Infertility is one of the factors that increase the risk of carcinoma in situ. The reported prevalence for carcinoma in situ from different parts of the world is 0-3.7% in infertile men. This retrospective study was performed to determine the prevalence of(More)
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