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After its identification in 1980s, HIV has infected more than 30 million people worldwide. In the era of highly active anti-retroviral therapy, anti-retroviral drug resistance results from insufficient anti-retroviral pressure, which may lead to treatment failure. Preliminary studies support the idea that anti-retroviral drug resistance has evolved largely(More)
Voiding dysfunction is a common entity in pediatric urology. It is believed to have a multifactorial etiology. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an increased prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) in children with voiding dysfunction compared to normal children. Moreover, the prevalence of voiding complaints in patients(More)
Anti-retroviral drug resistance evolves as an inevitable consequence of expanded combination Anti-retroviral Therapy (cART). According to each drug class, resistance mutations may occur due to the infidel nature of HIV reverse transcriptase (RT) and inadequate drug pressures. Correspondingly, resistance to Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the possible correlation between Brucella and HIV infections. Iran is a country where HIV infection is expanding and Brucellosis is prevalent. In the present study, 184 HIV infected patients were assigned and for all of them HIV infection was confirmed by western blot test. In order to identify the prevalence rate of(More)
In cervical cancer (CC), fluorine18-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has been proven to be beneficial for patient management. Positron emission tomography/CT is useful in pretreatment evaluation due to the ability to evaluate disease extent and to assess regional lymph nodes as well as distant sites for(More)
Objective. The aim of this study was to compare impulsivity and risky decision making among HIV-positive and negative heroin dependent persons. Methods. We compared different dimensions of impulsivity and risky decision making in two groups of 60 HIV-positive and 60 HIV-negative male heroin dependent persons. Each group was comprised of equal numbers of(More)
We report a 45-year-old man with antroseptal myocardial infarction who developed bilateral basal alveolar infiltrates after initiating the fibrinolytic therapy. Although thrombolytic therapy with streptokinase is generally used in the course of acute myocardial infarction and has diminished morbidity and mortality, pulmonary hemorrhage is an uncommon, but a(More)
AIM The aim of the present randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 8-week trial was to assess the efficacy and tolerability of riluzole augmentation of fluvoxamine in treatment of patients with moderate to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. METHODS Patients were randomized into two parallel groups to receive fluvoxamine plus placebo or(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Urinary tract infection (UTI) in children is common (5-10%) and recurs in 10-30%. UTI causes an unpleasant, usually febrile illness in children. This review focuses on studies evaluating interventions to prevent UTI in children and published between January 2007 and June 2008. RECENT FINDINGS Three relevant updated Cochrane reviews, six(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of HIV infection among homeless men and women and the related risk behaviors in Tehran, Iran. METHODS In 2007-2008, Tehran municipality stacked up 10672 homeless men and women for assessment of HIV and began collaboration with Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS (IRCHA) departments to conduct HIV infection prevalence(More)