Maliheh Yavari

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES It is uncertain whether high serum uric acid levels are a true independent risk factor for coronary atherosclerosis or whether the association is due to other confounding variables. We therefore studied the relationship between elevated serum uric acid levels and coronary atherosclerosis after adjustment was made for confounding(More)
BACKGROUND Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) is a novel, potentially beneficial adjunct therapy used for angina pectoris. We assessed the efficacy of this method in relieving angina and improving objective measures of myocardial ischaemia. METHODS All patients (67) who referred for EECP to Shahid Chamran Hospital, Isfahan, Iran from 2002 to 2005(More)
BACKGROUND Thalassaemia is considered the most common genetic disorder worldwide. An association between the heterozygous beta-thalassaemia trait and myocardial infarction has previously been observed. However, the relationship between heterozygous beta-thalassaemia and atherosclerosis, considering other coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors, has(More)
Materials and Methods: In this study, 147 patients with deep neck infections were studied in Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ahvaz, from 1997 to 2009. During the treatment, 24 cases of life threatening complications took place. Linear and logistic regressions and chi-square analysis were used to determine the association of the complications of deep neck infections(More)
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