Alireza Heidari

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Purpose To determine refractive and corneal topographic changes after horizontal rectus muscles recession. Methods In a noncomparative interventional case series, 49 eyes of 27 patients were evaluated in two groups: (1) exotropic patients (24 eyes) who underwent lateral rectus muscle(s) recession, and (2) esotropic patients (25 eyes) who underwent medial(More)
BACKGROUND As in the general population, atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia (AVNRT) is the most common regular supraventricular tachycardia in the elderly patients. We tried to compare electrophysiologic characteristics, efficacy, and risks of the radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation of the slow pathway in elderly and young patients with AVNRT.(More)
BACKGROUND Injecting drug users (IDUs) are a major and most important risk factor for rising hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence in Iran. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in prevention of HCV infection transmission among IDUs. PATIENTS AND METHODS A mathematical modeling(More)
BACKGROUND Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (IGFBP-1) modulates the activity of IGF-I. It exists in serum as phosphorylated and less phosphorylated forms. We wished to measure serum levels of both these forms of IGFBP-1, using a novel assay, in subjects with, or without ischaemic heart disease (IHD). METHODS We measured serum concentrations of(More)
Double tachycardia is a relatively rare condition. We describe a 21 year old woman with history of frequent palpitations. In one of these episodes, she had wide complex tachycardia with right bundle branch and inferior axis morphology. A typical atrioventricular nodal tachycardia was induced during electrophysiologic study, aimed at induction of clinically(More)
BACKGROUND The increase in high-risk injections and unsafe sexual behaviors has led to increased HIV infection prevalence among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs). The high costs of HIV/AIDS care and low financial resources necessitate an economic evaluation to make the best decision for the control of HIV/AIDS. OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to determine(More)
Dear Editor, Febrile convulsions, the most common seizure disorder during childhood are age dependent and are rare before 9 months and after 5 years of age. Approximately 3050% of children have recurrent seizures with later episodes of fever and a small minority has numerous recurrent febrile seizures. The routine management of a normal infant with simple(More)
INTRODUCTION Burnout causes physical and emotional tireness, job dissatisfaction, resulting in reduced efficiency and a feeling of alienation from colleagues. Also, job satisfaction has a major impact on job-related behaviors, such as turnover intention, absenteeism, and job performance. The aim of this study was to determine job burnout, job satisfaction(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Early childhood caries can cause pain, discomfort and also inability to have a healthy nutrition .Malnutrition can be characterized when there is a weight, height, and body mass index (BMI) deficiency. PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the severe early childhood caries (based on the dmft index) and(More)