Ahmad Mortazavi

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BACKGROUND This study was designed to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) among living donor unrelated kidney recipients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three hundred and sixty kidney consecutive transplant recipients were included in this retrospective cohort study. Informed written consent was obtained, only TRAS(More)
Weakness in knee flexion following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is one of the key issues in the treatment of an ACL tear. The purpose of this study was to examine and compare clinical outcome measures of ACL reconstruction using semitendinosus autograft (ST) versus semitendinosus + gracilis (ST/G) reconstructive techniques. In a(More)
PURPOSE Although obesity has been associated with improved survival on dialysis, its effects on renal transplantation outcomes remain unclear. Herein we aimed to evaluate the effect of obesity on posttransplantation complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of consecutive renal transplant recpients from un related living donors was(More)
Although production and transportation scheduling problems are of two essential issues in supply chain management, they are rarely integrated. In this paper, we study the problem of production and transportation scheduling to minimize total cost of supply chain. The problem is mathematically modeled. Moreover, a novel metaheuristic based on an imperialist(More)
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