Ali H. Amin

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BACKGROUND Few studies have attempted to delineate the clinical profile of multiple Sclerosis (MS) among people of Asia. This study sought to identify the characteristics of early-onset Multiple Sclerosis (EOMS) comparison to adult-onset form (AOMS) in Isfahan, IRAN. METHODS This prospective study was conducted on 104 youths with multiple sclerosis(More)
Aims. Metastatic malignant melanoma of the urinary bladder is a rare clinical entity, with only twenty-three published cases to date. We present a case of this rare entity, a thorough review of the literature, and differential diagnosis of melanoma in the bladder. Methods and Results. A 55-year-old woman with a history of malignant melanoma of the right(More)
Prostate cancer is the most frequent non-cutaneous malignancy in men. There is strong evidence in rodents that neonatal estrogen exposure plays a role in the development of this disease. However, there is little information regarding the effects of estrogen in human fetal prostate tissue. This study explored early life estrogen exposure, with and without a(More)
Purpose. Atypical small acinar proliferation (ASAP) is diagnosed in 1-2% of prostate biopsies. 30-40% of patients with ASAP may be diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa) on repeat biopsy. Our objective was to examine the association between ASAP and subsequent diagnosis of intermediate/high risk PCa. Materials and Methods. Ninety-six patients who underwent(More)
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is first identified as a mediator of lethal endotoxin poisoning. The anti-TNF therapy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis is based on the recognition of the role of TNF as the master regulator. Type II diabetes is characterized with altered stem cells and reduced vasculogenesis. Therefore, we aimed to determine if TNF(More)
Arterial hypertension is a major risk factor that can lead to complication of peripheral vascular disease due, in part, to endothelial dysfunction. Because sodium nitrite (SN) can be converted to nitric oxide (NO), which counteracts endothelial dysfunction, we explored the effect of nitrite on neovascularization following hind limb ischemia in different(More)
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