Hadi Ghadimi

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IMPORTANCE Demonstrating the usefulness and complications of multiagent intravitreal chemotherapy is necessary for successful treatment in patients with recalcitrant vitreous seeding of retinoblastoma. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and complications of combined intravitreal chemotherapy (melphalan hydrochloride and topotecan hydrochloride) for(More)
BACKGROUND Few data exist about the clinical epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction and its complications and mortality in Iran. To fill this knowledge gap, we studied clinical characteristics and the outcome for a group of Iranian patients with acute myocardial infarction, who were, for the first time in our country, followed after discharge from(More)
PURPOSE To determine prescribing patterns by general physicians working in primary care (GPs) in Iran for the elderly and the prevalence of inappropriate prescribing. METHODS We collected information about prescribed medicines for 10% of patients in primary care aged 65 years or above in six cities in one province during two separate months 1 year apart.(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the outcome of trabeculectomy with or without adjunctive intracameral bevacizumab. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial, 71 patients with primary open-angle or pseudoexfoliation glaucoma were randomly assigned to receive either 1.25 mg intracameral bevacizumab (n=36) or balanced salt(More)
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of and risk factors for posterior capsule rupture and vitreous loss during phacoemulsification performed by ophthalmology residents. SETTING Academic ophthalmology resident training center, Tehran, Iran. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS This study included patients who had phacoemulsification by ophthalmology(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical course of Buerger's disease as observed in two vascular surgery centers located in the capital of Iran. STUDY DESIGN Case series. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Sina and Imam Hospitals, Tehran, Iran, during the years 1997 to 2002. METHODOLOGY The records of all the patients admitted with Buerger's disease diagnosed on(More)
BACKGROUND For many patients with end-stage heart failure, cardiac transplantation remains the definitive therapeutic option. The first Iranian heart transplantation was successfully performed on July 8, 1993, at Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran. This article reports the pathology of heart transplants performed in one decade at Dr. Shariati Hospital. METHODS(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of primary acquired melanosis (PAM) successfully treated with combined topical mitomycin C and interferon-α2b. CASE REPORT A 75-year-old man presented with an extensive unilateral pigmented lesion involving 360° of the bulbar conjunctiva, extending to the fornices and palpebral conjunctiva. Map biopsy confirmed PAM with local(More)