Khadijehsadat Najib

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OBJECTIVE Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common autosomal recessive genetic disease caused by a mutation in the CF transmembrane conductance regulatory (CFTR) gene. This study attempted to identify the most common CFTR mutations and any correlations between certain mutations and the clinical presentation of the disease in CF patients in southwestern Iran. (More)
The value of studying factors of haemostasis and thrombosis in patients with coronary artery disease is established. The endothelial lesion and evolution of the thrombus play key roles in acute coronary syndromes and coronary angioplasty. The von Willebrand factor (VWF) is known for its participation in primary haemostasis. Deficits of this factor lead to a(More)
OBJECTIVE Cyproheptadine hydrochloride (CH) is a first-generation antihistamine which is used as an appetite stimulant. This study was designed to identify the role of CH therapy on weight gain, linear growth and body mass index in children with mild to moderate undernutrition. METHODS Eighty-nine patients were enrolled. The present randomized,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine difference in the levels of circulating inactive ghrelin between undernourished and healthy children. METHODS The present cross-sectional study was conducted in undernourished children from southwestern Iran, from July 2011 through July 2012. Postprandial inactive ghrelin levels were measured in 40 undernourished children and sex-(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare endotracheal tube tip-to-carina distance obtained by ultrasonography vs. that obtained by chest X-ray in neonates. METHODS After endotracheal intubation of 40 neonates, chest X-ray and, within one hour, ultrasonography was obtained for each patient for measurement of endotracheal tube tip-to-carina distance. RESULTS Means of(More)
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