Maryam Afshari

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OBJECTIVES Statins are used as cholesterol-lowering drugs by many patients and have been recently shown to affect bone metabolism. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of atorvastatinon on orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-six adult male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into three groups of 12(More)
BACKGROUND Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent chronic liver disease in developing and developed countries. Estimating the total prevalence of NAFLD by means of appropriate statistical methods can provide reliable evidence for health policy makers. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of NAFLD in Iran using a systematic review(More)
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