Farzad Emami

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND Hyperhomocysteinemia has recently been identified as a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Some genetic variants (such as C677T polymorphism) are postulated in this regard. We studied the relation between hyperhomocysteinemia and the above genetic variant and risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and also the number of involved vessels. (More)
Previous studies of antibody responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigens at different stages of tuberculosis (TB) and in different classes of TB patients provided evidence that the profile of antigens recognized by antibodies is altered with disease progression. M. tuberculosis is a slow-growing organism, and it takes several weeks to months for an(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare 3 year incidence of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) between bare metal stents (BMS) and drug-eluting stents (DES) in large coronary arteries with tubular and diffuse lesions. METHODS Seven hundred forty-five consecutive patients (894 lesions) who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on(More)
BACKGROUND Coronary angiography consists of the selective injection of contrast agents in coronary arteries. Optimal strategy for heparin administration during coronary angiography has yet to be determined. We assessed the effect of heparin administration during coronary angiography on vascular, hemorrhagic, and ischemic complications. METHODS Five(More)
  • 1