Farzaneh Kashanian

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BACKGROUND MRI can identify patients with obstructive coronary artery disease by imaging the left ventricular myocardium during a first-pass contrast bolus in the presence and absence of pharmacologically induced myocardial hyperemia. The purpose of this multicenter dose-ranging study was to determine the minimally efficacious dose of gadopentetate(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the relation of ameloblastoma with one of its probable etiologic factors, human papilloma virus (HPV). MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was carried out in a retrospective, observational, and blind manner with information forms using an exact polymerize chain reaction. Fifty paraffinated blocks of(More)
Neutrophils from 20 medication-free rheumatoid arthritis patients were chemotactically hyporesponsive to 2 x 10(-8) M formyl-methionyl-leucyl-phenylalanine (f-MLP) as compared to 20 normal controls. They were relatively high producers of 5-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid (5-HETE) and low producers of leukotriene C4 (LTC4). Neutrophils from 10 patients treated(More)
Fulminant hepatic failure (FHF) is a poorly understood condition in which total liver failure occurs and is thought to be caused by a variety of conditions including Reye's syndrome, hepatitis, drug overdoses, and vascular insufficiency. While this condition is an uncommon one, it carries with it a high fatality rate and must therefore be diagnosed as(More)
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