M. A. Latifi

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Lateral dislocation of the elbow is exceptional, and its pure form even more so. We report a case of lateral dislocation of the elbow observed in a 65-year-old woman following a fall on the medial aspect of the elbow in the flexion position. Reduction could not be achieved because of the anconeus muscle interposition. Analysis of the mechanism involved and(More)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are recognized as major mortality causes and imposes tremendously heavy socio-economic burden worldwide. A vast variety of risk factors have been introduced in the literature known to enhance the incidence of CVD, such as hyperlipidemia. Therefore in order to make an accurate clinical decision it is essential to have(More)
Cyclooxygenases are key enzymes in conversion of arachidonic acid into prostaglandin H2. Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) increases prostaglandins in neoplastic tissue. COX-2 has important roles in cell proliferation cancers, angiogenesis, and alzheimer. COX-2 is up-regulated in several types of cancer, and it is hypothesized that COX-2 expression may be(More)
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