Mohammad Rahim

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Home computer users play a crucial role in securing the cyberspace, but the protection of home computers is left to the initiative of the users. In this study, we focus on the sociobehavioral perspective, as the behavior of home computer users on security issues is one of the most important factors in securing the cyberspace. The decomposed Theory of(More)
INTRODUCTION Pleural malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon but extremely invasive tumor which originates from mesothelial cells and usually occurs after prolonged exposure to asbestos. Different types of surgical and oncological therapeutic methods have been used resulting in various outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate, clinicopathologically, 40(More)
INTRODUCTION Anterior mediastinal tracheostomy is indicated in extensive cervicothoracic malignancy with cervical mediastinal involvement of the trachea. This study was designed to assess the therapeutic outcome of anterior mediastinal tracheostomy. METHODS From 2001 to 2010, 10 men and 2 women, with a median age of 64.5 years, underwent anterior(More)
A systematic investigation of the S3 sub-pocket activity requirements was conducted. It was observed that linear and sterically small side chain substituents are preferred in the S3 sub-pocket for optimal renin inhibition. Polar groups in the S3-sub-pocket were not well tolerated and caused a reduction in renin inhibitory activity. Further, compounds with(More)
Acute necrotizing mediastinitis (ANM) is a lethal disease which without antibiotic therapy and surgical intervention can lead to about 40% mortality. With the development of imaging technology, spiral computed tomography (CT) scanning and shortening of the time of diagnosis and surgery, the prognosis of these patients is excellently improved. This study(More)
Malignant pleural effusion is a common complication in certain malignancies. Pleurodesis is the best option most of the time. The purpose of this study was to compare the choice of belomycin with povidone-iodine, which is not only determined by the efficacy of the agent but also by its cost, accessibility, safety, ease of administration and the number of(More)
BACKGROUND In the last 30 years lung transplantation has proven to be a lifesaving therapeutic option for patients with end-stage lung disease. The objective of this study was to perform a bibliometric analysis of lung transplantation research articles. METHOD A bibliometric evaluation of the evolution of scientific production in the field of lung(More)
OBJECTIVES Large diaphragmatic defects are still a challenging issue for reconstruction using either synthetic prosthesis or bioprosthesis. To evaluate the possibility of using diaphragm allograft as a natural bioprosthesis in humans, we conducted a two-group study and compared cryopreserved and decellularized diaphragmatic heterograft patched in a canine(More)
A 50-year-old male underwent a checkup for an insurance company. Chest X-ray revealed a large ball-like lesion in the posterior mediastinum. The finding was confirmed by computed tomography (CT) scan (Figure 1). The patient was referred to our center, where he had a successful mass removal surgery (Figure 2). Pathology identified the mass as neurinoma. A B(More)