Amir Keshavarzian

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BACKGROUND Proper placement of central venous catheter (CVC) tip could reduce early and late catheter-related complications. Although the live fluoroscopy is standard of care for placement of the catheter, it is not available in many centers. Therefore, the present study evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of bedside chest X-ray (CXR) for proper(More)
BACKGROUND Long-term tunneled catheters are used for the hemodialysis or chemotherapy in many patients. Proper placement of the catheter tip could reduce early and late catheter related complications. Aim of the present study was to evaluate a new formula for proper placement of tunneled hemodialysis or infusion port device by using an external anatomic(More)
This two day conference was organised by Kamran Rostami who lined up a number of experts to bring us up to date on some important topics related to coeliac disease (CD) and other food related disorders. He opened the proceedings and pointed out that the clinical manifestations of CD are protean and making the diagnosis is particularly challenging in those(More)
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