Farzad Gheshlaghi

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Amitraz is a triazapentadiene, an α2 adrenergic agonist and a member of the amidine chemical family. A limited number of human intoxication cases have been published in the literature. Lack of a clear and specific protocol for the therapy of amitraz intoxication may make its successfully managed case reports useful and valuable for other clinical(More)
*Corresponding author: Department of Clinical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. E-mail: Gheshlaghi@med.mui.ac.ir Le tte r t o Ed ito r Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education: Kidneys are particularly susceptible to toxic injury because they receive 20-25% of cardiac(More)
OBJECTIVE Acute accidental poisoning in children is still an important public health problem. The epidemiological investigation specific for each country is necessary to determine the extent and characteristics of the problem. The aim of our study was to elucidate the current pattern of acute poisoning among children. METHODS The present retrospective(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to assess the incidence of aspiration pneumonitis (AP) and its association with gag reflex and Glasgow Coma Score (GCS). MATERIALS AND METHODS In a retrospective analysis study after prospective data collection, 155 poisoned patients with GCS less than or equal to 12 were evaluated. An assessment of GCS and the quality(More)
AIM Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) overdose is generally associated with central nervous system (CNS) and cardiovascular toxicity manifested by seizure, electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities and arrhythmia. The objective of this study was to determine whether TCA toxicity would be reduced in patient where benzodiazepine (BDZ) was co-ingested with TCA. (More)
BACKGROUND Poisoning has reported to be a major cause of death and burden of disease in low- and middle-Income countries. Rhabdomyolysis is a common consequence of many poisoning cases and serum creatine phosphokinase (CPK) is a marker for it. The aim of the study was to assess whether the admission creatine phosphokinase in comatose patients with acute(More)
OBJECTIVE Tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) poisoning is among highly prevalent and potentially dangerous toxicities. ST-T changes are observed in the electrocardiogram (ECG) of most of TCA poisoned patients. We aimed to study ST-T segment changes in TCA toxicity and its probable relationship with other ECG findings. METHODS This retrospective study was(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the admission blood glucose level following acute poisoning, severity of acute poisoning and clinical outcome. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective study was conducted on 345 deliberate self-poisoning patients. Standard demographic and clinical information; admission blood(More)
BACKGROUND Midazolam is commonly and safely used in poisoning management and intensive care for the control of agitated poisoned patients. Despite the introduction of newer and safer antidepressants, tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) are still prescribed and used in many countries due to their cost-effectiveness. Severe morbidity and mortality associated(More)