Leila Kohan

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We describe a case of Nocardia nova septic arthritis following a total knee replacement. A 55-year-old obese woman was admitted to hospital 5 months after knee surgery with a 3-week history of pain, swelling, and restricted mobility in her left knee but no preceding trauma/injury. 30 ml of cloudy joint fluid was aspirated and an arthroscopic examination(More)
This was a double-blind clinical trial designed to assess the efficacy and safety of the cinnarizine (CIN) in patients with migraine who were refractory to propranolol and tricyclic antidepressants in comparison with sodium valproate (SV) to investigate whether CIN could be at least as effective as SV. A total of 125 patients were treated in a treatment(More)
Twenty-six children between the ages of ten months and 15 years with closed fractures of the femoral shaft treated by closed means were reviewed to determine whether shortening at the time of fracture union overcame the problem of subsequent limb overgrowth. The mean shortening at the time of union was 9.8 millimeters. The mean overgrowth was 8.8 mm. The(More)
New-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) is an important complication after solid organ transplantation. NODAT is a polygenic disease and KCNJ11 E23K polymorphism is considered as a diabetes-susceptibility gene. The present study aimed to assess the association between KCNJ11 (rs5219) variants and the risk of developing NODAT after liver(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudoaneurysm (PS) and aneurismal dilation of vein (ADV) are recognized complications of arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) in patients on hemodialysis. We present our experience about surgical management of these complications, which resulted in AVF preservation for continuing hemodialysis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-two patients underwent(More)
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