Babak Babakhani

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The antimicrobial activity of three Salvia species, i.e. S. santolinifolia, S. hydrangea and S. mirzayanii, essential oils were investigated. The essential oils were obtained from the aerial parts of plants and analyzed by GC-MS. The main constituents of aforementioned species were alpha-pinene (72.4%), beta-pinene (6.6%) and limonene (5.3%);(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative pain is severe in patients undergoing renal transplantation. Systemic analgesia may produce complications as a result of impaired renal function. We investigated whether combined lower intercostal and Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric (IG-IH) nerve block might improve the quality of analgesia and reduce morphine consumption during the(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate some of nongenetic factors associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) in a sample of Iranian patients. This case-control study included 75 patients with idiopathic PD and 75 control patients. The patients in the control group were found to have drunk more glasses of tea per day than the case group before the onset of(More)
Various methods invented and developed for the synthesis of gold nanoparticles that increases daily consumed. According to this method, including potential environmental pollution problems and the complexity of the synthesis, in this study, the feasibility of using the leaves extract of Stevia rebaudiana (SR) for the reduction of gold ions to nanoparticles(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of prone position (PP) on cerebral tissue metabolism are not well known. The aim of this investigation was to evaluate regional cerebral oxygen desaturation in patients undergoing lumbar spine surgery in PP during routine anesthesia management. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between July 2013 and October 2013, 50 consecutive patients(More)
STUDY DESIGN Descriptive cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES Pain is a prevalent complication of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Our objective was to examine the association between social support, socioeconomic factors and psychosocial factors and pain to develop more effective management strategies. SETTING Brain and Spinal Cord Injury(More)
PURPOSE Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a therapeutic procedure in many mood and psychiatric disorders. After induction of general anesthesia by administering an induction dose of an intravenous anesthetic such as Propofol, intravenous succinylcholine is often used to prevent bone fractures and joint dislocations during ECT. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is(More)
Perioperative neuropathy is a known complication of malpositioning during anaesthesia. Somatosensory evoked potentials are used for detecting such a complication in selected surgeries. Most reports of intraoperative nerve injuries due to malpositioning are limited to injuries to the peripheral nervous system, and there have been no previously reported cases(More)
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