Mohammad Hadi Sadeghian

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BACKGROUND Several reports have suggested low bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). We determined bone mineral status in patients with AIS to evaluate the effect of brace treatment on BMD. METHODS BMD was measured in 46 patients (mean age, 17.8 ± 4.9 years) with AIS (17 with brace and 29 without brace) by(More)
BACKGROUND Identification of blood group antigen frequencies in a population has various benefits in transfusion medicine. Most data in the literature include frequencies of these antigens in European and American countries. In this study for the first time we have reported frequencies of these antigens in the northeast of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
Rotavirus is the most important pathogen responsible for acute diarrhea in infants and young children. The incidence of rotavirus infection was studied in 156 children less than six years of age who were suffering from acute gastroenteritis, between February 22, 2006 and February 21, 2007 in Mashhad. Rotavirus antigen was detected by latex agglutination(More)
BACKGROUND Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common nutritional anaemia among children. Lead toxicity is a serious health threat, especially in developing countries due to environmental pollution. It was thus aimed to investigate correlation between blood lead concentration and iron deficiency in children of Mashhad, Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS This(More)
OBJECTIVE Behaviors of esophageal cancer are different according to the geographic distribution. The prevalence of bone marrow involvement in patients with esophageal cancer has been shown to be between 40% and 90%, but clinical correlation is unknown. The aim of this study is to determine the rate of bone marrow involvement in patients with esophageal(More)
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is defined as leukemic blast reproduction in bone marrow. Chromosomal abnormalities form different subgroups with joint clinical specifications and results. t(8;21)(q22;q22) and inv(16)(p13;q22) form core binding factor-AML (CBF-AML). c-kit mutation activation occurs in 12.8-46.1% of adults with CBF(More)
We evaluated the concordance rate and diagnostic accuracy of digital cytology slides reviewed by experienced pathologists at the University of Miami and the Ohio State University in comparison with review of conventional glass slides by the pathologist at the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. In addition, we evaluated interobserver reproducibility in(More)
BACKGROUND Thalassemia is a common hemoglobin disorder in Iran and one of the major public health problems. Although blood transfusions are lifesavers for thalassemia patients, they may be associated with some complications especially erythrocyte alloimmunization. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of red blood cell alloantibodies(More)
The distribution of ABO and Rhesus blood group types was investigated in 984 randomly selected human T lymphotropic virus-1(HTLV-1)-infected blood donors from April 2004 to March 2007. A total of 1081 healthy controls admitted for blood donation in this period were enrolled in this study. Infected and control individuals were from the same region and their(More)