Fatemeh Abbasi

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Ovarian cancer rarely complicates pregnancy. Usually these malignancies consist of germ cell tumors. Preserving maternal safety along with favorable neonatal outcome is a subject of debate in the management of ovarian cancer during pregnancy. In this report, the authors describe a 25-year-old primigravid woman who was diagnosed to with an ovarian immature(More)
Colorectal cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality both globally and in Iran. The aim of this study was to determine the association between genetic polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferases P1, M1 and T1 (GSTP1, M1, T1) and susceptibility to colorectal cancer (CRC). Genotyping of GSTP1, GSTM1 and GSTT1 was performed by the use of(More)
Fanconi's anemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder which is rarely associated with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the vulva. We report a 23-year-old virgin female with Fanconi's anemia and diabetes mellitus who presented with a history of 6-month ulcerative lesions of the vulva. Gynecologic examination disclosed a 1 x 2 cm ulcerated tumor lesion at(More)
PURPOSE Gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies are among the 5 most common cancers in Iran, and their high associated mortality rates are attributable to late diagnosis and poor treatment options. SOX2, a transcription factor necessary for maintenance and induction of pluripotency and self-renewal, has been identified as a lineage-survival oncogene in several(More)
Objective: To evaluate the benefits of simultaneous measurement of CA-125 and HE-4 markers while diagnosing malignant epithelial tumors in the ovary. By this, the combined measurement of serum markers will possibly add to the accuracy of diagnosing such ovarian tumor. Methodology: Performing a crosssectional study on 87 women with ovarian mass, serum levels(More)
Six well known drugs, captopril, metformin-HCl, metroniazole, nortriptyline-HCl, fluoxetine-HCl and betahistin-HCl, were grafted to poly(styrene-alt-maleic anhydride) (PSMA). Grafting was attained by combining of anhydride groups in the PSMA with therapeutic agents containing NH, OH or SH groups. The covalently grafted drugs were identified by infrared,(More)
Magnesium alloy substrates are currently used in a number of fields including automobile, aerospace components, mobile phones and metal pretreatment before paint application because of their high strength/weight ratio and low density. In this study, a zinc phosphate coating was formed on AZ31 magnesium alloy from phosphating bath containing H3PO4, ZnO,(More)
OBJECTIVES Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is a common and endemic disease in Khorasan province in North-East of Iran. The pentavalant antimony (Sb V) is the mainstay of treatment that has many side effects and resistance to the drug has been reported. The microbicidal effect of ozone was proven in different microorganisms. Since there is no study in this respect(More)
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