Amirreza Dehghanian

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Neurobrucellosis is a rare neurological complication of brucellosis. This report describes 19 patients of neurobrucellosis and they accounted for 8% of all cases of brucellosis admitted to Shiraz University Hospitals over a period of eight years. Headache, fever, fatigue, drowsiness and neck stiffness were the common clinical features. Cerebrospinal fluid(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence rate of gastric infections caused by Helicobacter pylori is different in between as well as within various countries, including Iran. OBJECTIVES This study was aimed to evaluate the prevalence of H. pylori in Iranian adult patients with dyspepsia. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 548 patients with dyspepsia referred to Namazi(More)
BACKGROUND Hemostatic agents can play a key role in controlling severe hemorrhage after trauma. Previously, some criteria have been defined for improving the quality of these products; one of them is that the hemostat causes no further tissue injury. CoolClot is a recently introduced hemostatic agent that its effects on wound healing have not yet been(More)
Photothermal therapy (PTT) is a therapeutic method in which photon energy is transformed into heat rapidly via different operations to extirpate cancer. Nanoparticles, such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have exceptional optical absorbance in visible and near infrared spectra. Therefore, they could be a good converter to induce hyperthermia in PTT technique. In(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) on regeneration of bone marrow and intestinal tissue and survival rate in experimental mice with acute radiation syndrome (ARS). METHODS Forty mice were randomly divided into two equal groups of A receiving no BMSC transplantation and B receiving BMSCs. BMSCs were(More)
A solitary skull metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma is rare. A 38-year-old man with hepatocellular carcinoma presented to our institution with a palpable temporal scalp mass. We took a magnetic resonance image, and discovered an enhanced and osteolytic skull tumor. The tumor was removed by an occipital craniectomy, and the histologic diagnosis was a(More)
BACKGROUND Traffic accidents and traffic-related injuries and mortality have become a major public health concern in Iran. This study aimed to examine the role of drug and alcohol use in motor vehicle accidents in Iran. METHODS This case-crossover study was conducted on 441 drivers who survived a road traffic crash and were taken to the emergency(More)
Introduction. This study compared the healing efficacy and possible adverse effects of topical Alpha and medical-grade honey ointments on cutaneous wounds in rats. Methods. To conduct the study, 22 male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly allocated into two equal groups: (1) rats with Alpha ointment applied to the wound surface area and (2) rats with(More)
INTRODUCTION Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare immunologic disorder, identified by immature proliferation of histiocytes which may present as systemic or focal lesions. Eosinophilic granuloma (EG) is localized from of LCH mainly involving bones such as skull, femur, spine, ribs, mandible and pelvis. Cerebello-pontine (CP) angle is a rare(More)