Mohammad Ebrahim Yarmohammadi

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Chemokines play an important role in acute and chronic pulmonary diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of chemokines, MMP-9, and PMN elastase in spontaneous sputum and serum of patients 20 years after SM exposure. In context of Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study (SICS) 40 male volunteers with a history of SM exposure in June 1987 and complain(More)
BACKGROUND The most common complication of lumbar puncture (LP) occurring in over thirty percent of patients is headache. The position after lumbar puncture, needle type and size, and volume of the extracted cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) have been evaluated as contributory factors in occurrence of post lumbar puncture headache (PLPH), but the position before(More)
Sulfur mustard (SM) is a strong toxic agent that causes acute and chronic health effects on a myriad of organs following exposure. Although the primary targets of inhaled mustard gas are the epithelia of the upper respiratory tract, the lower respiratory tract is the focus of the current study, and upper tract complications remain obscure. To our knowledge(More)
BACKGROUND Rhinogenic origin is an important source for headache, which may be treated by medical or endoscopic intervention. An aim of this study was to clarify whether the surgical or medical intervention is superior. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this randomized double blind clinical trial study, 44 patients (19 male and 25 female) with periorbital or(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of a teamwork revision endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) in eyes with previously failed external DCR. METHODS This retrospective study was performed on 50 failed external DCR subjects who underwent a teamwork revision endoscopic DCR by an ophthalmologist and an otolaryngologist. Paranasal(More)
Background and Objectives: Nasal polyposis is a diseases resulting from complex pathogenetic mechanisms. Some studies showed that TGFβ1 had significant role in this pathogenesis. In this study, we investigated the roe of cytokines and mediators in polyp development. Material and Methods: In this casecontrol study, healthy nasal mucosal samples were obtained(More)
Nausea and vomiting are two of the most common complications of tonsillectomy in children. Administration of supplemental 80 % oxygen during surgery reduces the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting. We aimed to test the efficacy of supplemental 80 % oxygen during tonsillectomy on postoperative nausea and vomiting. In a randomized controlled trial(More)
Background and Objective: Sinusitis is one of the most common hygienic problems and a large part of the budget has been allocated to its diagnosis and treatment yearly. In this study, the presence of cytomegalovirus in sinuses of patients, undergone operation for treatment, with or without sinusitis, was studied. Materials and Methods: This study was an(More)
Background and Objectives: Primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (PANDO) is a common ocular problem. Clinical presentation can range from simple tearing to a life-threatening condition. The exact pathophysiology of obstruction is not completely understood. In this study, the relationship between PANDO and nasal mucosal goblet cells was(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the association between age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and sensory neural hearing impairment (SHI). METHODS In this case-control study, hearing status of 46 consecutive patients with ARMD were compared with 46 age-matched cases without clinical ARMD as a control group. In all patients, retinal involvements were confirmed by(More)
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