Kiarash Mohajer

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BACKGROUND Despite the recent advances in medicine, still many people suffer from long-standing tuberculosis. Delay in the diagnosis may result in further mortality and morbidity. Because of the importance of delay in the diagnosis, we decided to study and evaluate the patient delay and physician delay. METHODS A descriptive analytical study was done on(More)
INTRODUCTION Pulmonary vein isolation is an effective strategy in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The peri-procedural use of anticoagulation is routinely employed to reduce thromboembolic risk. AIMS/METHODS The aim of this study was to compare the use of Dabigatran to the other 2 strategies involving the use of Warfarin. Single centre(More)
BACKGROUND Knee and hip arthroplasty constitutes a large percentage of hospital elective surgical procedures. The Blaylock Risk Assessment Screening Score (BRASS) was designed to identify patients in need of discharge planning. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the BRASS was associated with length of stay (LOS) in hospital following elective(More)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia and is associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke. The aim of this study was to identify practice patterns of Canadian resident physicians pertaining to stroke prevention in nonvalvular AF according to the Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines. A Web-based survey consisting of 16(More)
To the Editor: Dronedarone, a class III antiarrhythmic agent, which became available in Canada in 2009, was designed to be a new and improved version of amiodarone, a highly efficacious but potentially toxic drug. The A Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Parallel Arm Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Dronedarone 400 mg bid for the Prevention of Cardiovascular(More)
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