Farnaz Hashemian

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OBJECTIVE We compared early and delayed lymphoscintigraphy images using intradermal injection of (99m)Tc-antimony sulfide colloid, which has small particles. METHODS Eighty patients with early-stage breast cancer were included into the study. Intradermal injection of (99m)Tc-antimony sulfide colloid was used for sentinel node mapping. After radiotracer(More)
The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of adenotonsillectomy on height, weight and body mass index (BMI) in children under 12 years old, with or without airway obstruction and evaluation of the risk of overweight in them. In this case-control study, 120 children with the age of 2-12 years old were studied; 60 children as case group who(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of tranexamic acid (TXA) on bleeding and improvement of surgical field during functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is not clear yet. This study was conducted to answer this question. METHODS This trial was conducted on 60 patients with chronic sinusitis at Beasat Hospital, Hamadan, Iran, from April to November 2013. Thirty(More)
Despite the successful application of sentinel node mapping in breast cancer patients, its use in patients with a history of previous excisional biopsy of the breast tumors is a matter of controversy. In the present study we evaluated the accuracy of sentinel node biopsy in this group of patients and compared the results with those in whom the diagnosis of(More)
Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common disease which causes persisting inflammatory conditions of one or more sinuses. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of thyme honey nasal spray as an adjunctive medication on chronic rhinosinusitis after functional endoscopic sinus surgery. This was a randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind clinical study.(More)
IMPORTANCE Postoperative sore throat is one of the most common problems after tonsillectomy. Antibiotics remove the local flora and reduce inflammation and thus may reduce postoperative pain after tonsillectomy. OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of topical sucralfate and clindamycin on local pain reduction after tonsillectomy in children aged 6 to 12 years.(More)
Several studies have been in favor of fungi as a possible pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS); however, to date, there is no scientific consensus about the use of antifungal agents in disease management. The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of intranasal fluconazole in improving disease symptoms and objective outcomes of(More)
Background: Epiphora and dacryocystitis following nasolacrimal duct obstruction are considered as two widely common complaints among the patients and dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is the treatment choice for such conditions. Objective: To determine success rate of DCR with endoscopic and mechanical techniques. Methods: In this prospective analytic study 67(More)
Importance Evidence from previous studies suggests that furosemide may be effective in reducing the recurrence of polyps after sinus surgery. However, the evidence is limited and insufficient, and further investigations are required. Objective To assess the effect of topical furosemide on recurrence rate of rhinosinusal polyposis after endoscopic sinus(More)