Hamed Aminiahidashti

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INTRODUCTION Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) as a monomicrobial infection of ascites fluid is one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients. This study was aimed to determine the diagnostic accuracy of ascites fluid color in detection of SBP in cirrhotic cases referred to the emergency department. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Using physiologic scoring systems for identifying high-risk patients for mortality has been considered recently. This study was designed to evaluate the values of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) and Simplified Acute Physiologic Score (SAPS II) models in prediction of 1-month mortality of critically ill patients. (More)
AIM This study was conducted to evaluate the validity of serum uric acid (UA) in prediction of mortality among patients in the emergency department. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a prospective cohort study which was conducted during 2014. In this study, 120 critically ill patients who required Intensive Care Unit care services were included. For(More)
INTRODUCTION Timeliness has been considered as a key domain in quality of emergency department (ED) care and delay in care providing is influential determinants of patient's outcomes. The present study, aimed to evaluate the determinants of prolonged ED length of stay (LOS). METHODS In this cross-sectional study, using adopted version of the latest form(More)
Isolated third nerve palsy develops in numerous intracranial pathologies such as closed head trauma, tumor, and aneurysm. This report describes a 61 years old female with an abrasion on the left forehead and ptosis of the left eye. Initial computed tomography did not reveal any causative cerebral and vascular lesions or orbital and cranial fractures.(More)
Correspondence To the Editor: Tramadol is a synthetic opioid analgesic chemically related to codeine and is classified as a Class II drug for the treatment of moderate intensity pain according to the WHO recommendation. Tramadol has low affinity for μ‑ and κ‑opioid receptors and inhibits the reuptake of both norepinephrine and serotonin(More)
In this case report study a 41-year-old man envenomed by a bee sting and diagnosed as Kounis syndrome secondary to hymenoptera envenomation. The patient developed a typical course of myocardial infarction, but the electrocardiogram changes were reversed to almost normal limits. He had a nonsignificant mild lesion in the proximal port of right coronary(More)
INTRODUCTION The abducent nucleus is located in the upper part of the rhomboid fossa beneath the fourth ventricle in the caudal portion of the pons. The abducent nerve courses from its nucleus, to innervate the lateral rectus muscle. This nerve has the longest subarachnoid course of all the cranial nerves, it is the cranial nerve most vulnerable to trauma.(More)