Ali Mehrafshan

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Sir, We read with interest the comprehensive article by LópezAlvarez et al. [1]. The emergence of multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter species as major causes of nosocomial meningitis and post-neurosurgical infections has posed a significant challenge to all centers of neurosurgery around the world [1–3]. Carbapenems are the first choice of antibiotics for(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important cause of death and disability in young adults ,and may lead to physical disabilities and long-term cognitive, behavioral psychological and social defects. There is a lack of definite result about the effect of thyroid hormones after traumatic brain injury in the severity and no data about their effect on(More)
Chemokine and chemokine receptor expression by tumor cells contributes to tumor growth and angiogenesis and thus these factors may be considered as tumor markers. Here we aimed to characterize cells directly extracted from glioma, meningioma, and secondary brain tumors as well as non-tumoral cells in vitro. Cells were isolated from brain tissues using 0.2%(More)
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