Afsaneh Sadeghian

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OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of low birth weight (LBW) and its related risk factors in an appropriate sample of neonates in Shahroud, northeast Iran. METHODS At this study, a random sample of 1000 neonates were selected of which 72 neonates were LBWs. We used univariate and multivariate logistic regression methods to(More)
Current study determined the overall incidence, common causes as well as main predictors of this final diagnosis among neonates admitted to a rural district hospital in Iran. This study was conducted on 699 neonates who were candidate for admission to the NICU. Study population was categorized in the case group, including patients exposed to final diagnosis(More)
Cor triatriatum is defined as a membrane within the left atrium, which might lead to restricted pulmonary venous return. Diagnosis is usually achieved by echocardiography in early infancy. Therapy of choice is the excision of the membrane. Herein, successful correction of cor triatriatum in a 4-year-old girl is presented, and the clinical features,(More)
Background: It is not clear whether the latest activation sites in the left ventricle (LV) are matched with infracted regions in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM). We aimed to investigate whether the latest activation sites in the LV are in agreement with the region of akinesia in patients with ICM. Methods: Data were analyzed in 106 patients (age(More)
The case is reported of a 19-year-old man with cardiac valve lipomatosis which was accidentally discovered during the work-up for an atypical chest pain. Echocardiography detected an immobile mass that involved the base of the anterior leaflet of the tricuspid valve. Magnetic resonance imaging showed evidence of tricuspid valve lipomatosis, a rare cardiac(More)
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