Masoud Hatefi

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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess any correlation between serum levels of homocysteine (Hcy) and markers of cerebral hemodynamics, endothelial dysfunction, and cognition impairment in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS By a cross-sectional study, all clinical data and serum levels of homocysteine of 85 TBI patients were collected. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between homocysteine (Hcy) plasma levels and the outcome of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS In a prospective case-control study, demographic, clinical, and Glasgow Coma Scale score data were collected. Outcome was evaluated according to the Glasgow Outcome Scale score at the time of discharge from(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS SAH (Sub Arachnoid Haemorrhage) is a life threatening that is associated with complications such as vasospasm and shunt-dependent hydrocephalus. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of FLT (Fenestration of Lamina Terminalis) on the incidence of vasospasm and shunt-dependent hydrocephalus in ACoA (Anterior Communicating(More)
BACKGROUND Primary dysmenorrhea with interferes in daily activities can have adverse effects on quality of life of women. OBJECTIVES Regarding the use of herbal medicine, the aim of this study was to assess the effect of cinnamon on primary dysmenorrhea in a sample of Iranian female college students from Ilam University of Medical Sciences (west of Iran)(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Primary dysmenorrheal has a negative impact on women's quality of life. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of Cinnamon and Ibuprofen for treatment of primary dysmenorrheal in a sample of Iranian female college students from Ilam University of Medical Sciences (western Iran). MATERIALS AND METHODS In a randomized,(More)
Nicolau syndrome is a rare drug reaction due to intramuscular injection administration that can lead to limb loss or even death. A 3.8-year-old Iranian boy received an intramuscular injection of Benzathine Penicillin. Immediately after injection the child developed lower limb pain and livedoid discolouration and was referred to our department. The patient(More)
BACKGROUND Reduction of permanent or transient cerebral blood flow may lead to some structural and functional changes of the brain, causing high mortality and morbidity. The aim of this experimental study was to investigate the effects of hydroalcoholic extract of Nigella sativa (NS) on markers of cerebral angiogenesis in rats induced by global brain(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Hospitalization of traumatic patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and their critical condition can cause haemodynamic instabilities and deterioration in the level of consciousness. The study aimed to investigate the effect of whole body massage on the vital signs, Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores and arterial blood gases (ABG) in(More)