Afshin Fayyazi

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OBJECTIVE The effect of using omega-3 to prevent migraine attacks has been raised in recent studies. The majority of these studies have been conducted in adults. Conversely, other studies have yet to confirm the effect of omega-3. The main purpose of this study was to assess the effects of omega-3 in the prevention of migraine attacks in children. (More)
OBJECTIVE Increasing use of methadone in withdrawal programs has increased methadone poisoning in children. This research aimed to study the causes of incidence of poisoning in children and its side-effects. MATERIALS & METHODS In this research, The hospital records of all methadone-poisoned children referred to Hamadan's Be'sat Hospital from June 2007 to(More)
OBJECTIVE The Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) score is one of the scores used by many pediatricians for prediction of the mortality risk in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Herein, we intend to evaluate the efficacy of PRISM score in prediction of mortality rate in PICU. METHODS In this cohort study, 221 children admitted during an 18-month(More)
1. Department of Pediatric, Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran 2. Department of Pediatrics, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran 3. General Physician, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran 4. Resident of Radiology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences,(More)
OBJECTIVE Headache is a common disabling neurological disorder and migraine comprises more than half the causes of recurrent headaches in children. Despite extended prevalence of this type of headache there is lack of evidence about best drug treatment for migraine. So we aimed to compare the therapeutic effects of these drugs on childhood migraine. (More)
OBJECTIVE Intractable epilepsy is a major difficulty in child neurology, because the numbers of drugs that are available for treatment are limited and new treatments such as diets must be tried. Now there are some diets available for treating patients with intractable epilepsy. The oldest diet is the classic ketogenic diet and one of the newest diets is the(More)
OBJECTIVE Prediction of survival and mortality rates in costly environments such as the intensive care unit (ICU) is of great importance for the assessment of new treatments, resource consumption control, and improvement of quality control. This study aimed to determine the ability to predict mortality and discharge rate of patients using the FOUR score in(More)
Acute necrotizing encephalopathy (ANE) of childhood is a rapidly progressive encephalopathy that can occur after common viral infections such as influenza and Para influenza in healthy children. ANE Was described for the first time in a Japanese child and since then there have been over 200 reports in the literature. Here we report the clinical and(More)
OBJECTIVE Many patients with late-diagnosed phenylketonuria (PKU) suffer from severe behavior problems. This study compares the effects of buspirone and risperidone on reducing behavior disorders in these patients. MATERIALS & METHODS In this crossover clinical trial study, patients with severe behavior disorders after medical examination were randomly(More)
OBJECTIVE Precocious puberty is of concern because of the underlying disorders, the short adult stature, and the psychosocial difficulties. This study was carried out in order to evaluate the characteristics of children referred to pediatric endocrinology clinic with diagnosis of precocious puberty. METHODS In a cross-sectional study between February 2007(More)