Khadijeh Arjmandi Rafsanjani

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients after being treated with methotrexate, have differences in methotrexate serum levels and toxic side effects. One of the main determinants of these toxic side effects is the host pharmacogenetics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of -24CT, 1249GA, and 3972CT ABCC2 gene polymorphisms with serum(More)
BACKGROUND This survey aim was to evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes of neuroblastoma patients in one the most important children referral hospitals in Iran as a model from developing countries. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective, non-randomized analytic study was conducted on 219 newly diagnosed neuroblastoma cases. RESULTS The age of(More)
Patients with thalassemia intermedia (TI) experience many complications, of which the incidence varies greatly among cases. Considering the high prevalence of thalassemia in Iran, the study was carried out to determine the frequency of TI complications in Iranian patients and to find possible risk factors for each of them. Using the sampling method of(More)
Background: Expansion of bone marrow cavity and decreased cortical and trabecular bone tissues and osteoporosis are resulted from beta-thalassemia. The aim of this study was to assess bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with β thalassemia major and intermedia, and to determine their biochemical and hormonal profiles that may affect BMD. Materials and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of chemotherapy on gonadal function of young men cured of childhood Hodgkin's disease. METHODS Young adult males surviving Hodgkin's disease, aged 17 and over at least 2 years after therapy were studied in Ali Asghar Children's Hospital, Tehran, Iran from March 2000 to March 2005. Clinical evaluation for secondary(More)
The aim of our study was to evaluate bone metabolism with measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) after management (chemo-, radiotherapy) for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Bone mineral density (g/cm2) of lumbar spine was measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (Norland bone densitometer) in 18 children with ALL and a median of 34(More)
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common and hepatoblastoma is a rare malignancy diagnosed in children. Their report on an Iranian boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosed at the age of 2 years; 20 months later his 10-month-old sister was referred to their hospital with hepatoblastoma. The occurrence of such two types of cancer is rare in a(More)
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