Amin Bahreini

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Access to autologous Schwann cells is limited due to lack of donor site and its difficult isolation and culture. Therefore, one of the possible ways to obtain to Schwann cells is to differentiate mesenchymal stem cells into glial pathway using various materials and protocols. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of fetal bovine serum and human(More)
BACKGROUND Transplantation is the only treatment for patients with liver failure. Since the therapy imposes high expenses to the patients and community, identification of effective factors on survival of such patients after transplantation is valuable. OBJECTIVES The current study attempted to model the survival of patients (two years old and above) after(More)
BACKGROUND Tumors involving the root of the mesentery are generally regarded as "unresectable" with conventional surgical techniques. Resection with conventional surgery may end in life-threatening complications in these patients. Ex-vivo resection and auto-transplantation avoids excessive bleeding and prevents ischemic related damage to the small intestine(More)
BACKGROUND Multivisceral transplantations were initially done in animal models to understand the immunological effects. Later on, in human beings, it has been considered a salvage procedure for unresectable complex abdominal malignancies. With advancement in surgical techniques, availability of better immunosuppressive drugs, and development of better(More)
BACKGROUND Kidney transplantation is the best available treatment for patients with end-stage renal disease. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the en bloc anastomosis technique for unilateral dual kidney transplantation (DKT). METHODS From May to October 2011, 5 patients (4 women and 1 man) with mean age of 31.8 years underwent unilateral DKT with this technique in(More)
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