Morteza Aghajanpoor Pasha

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BACKGROUND Previous studies have supported the association between high levels of blood lead levels (BLL) and elevated blood pressure. In addition, significant correlations between BLL and a variety of risk factors for blood pressure and diabetes mellitus have been well-established. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between BLL, blood pressure and(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of dermo-respiratory symptoms from lung-function spirometer values and serum IgE levels in farmers who have been exposed to pesticides in the United Arab Emirates (E.A.U.). The study was a comparison of 98 farmers with 98 non-farmers, the two groups were equivalent in age, sex and selected regions--the(More)
The aim of the present study is to determine the effect of blood lead on the plasma levels of amino acids and serum liver enzymes in industrial workers in United Arab Emirates (UAE). This comparison study consisted of 100 industrial workers (exposed) and 100 non-industrial workers (non-exposed), matched for age, sex and nationality selected from Al-Ain,(More)
Epidemiological studies have shown that the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in a community and occupational health are closely related to lifestyle and socio-economic status. There is little information on H. pylori profile in industrial workers in the literature. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence rate of H. pylori profiles(More)
INTRODUCTION Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease with unknown etiology which involves the sacroiliac and axial joints, but can also cause peripheral conflicts. It also comprises non-joint symptoms such as acute anterior uveitis, cardiac conduction defects, upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis, neurological involvement and renal(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of topical aqueous humor suppressants on the absorption of intravitreal perfluorocarbon gases. METHODS Sulfur hexafluoride or perfluoropropane was injected intravitreally in five rabbits. Time to gas disappearance was measured in eyes treated with topical aqueous humor suppressants and in those not treated. RESULTS The(More)
PURPOSE To report a randomized clinical trial of postoperative subconjunctival injections of low-dose 5-fluorouracil in patients undergoing primary trabeculectomy. METHODS In a prospective, randomized clinical trial, 40 eyes of 40 patients were randomized to the low-dose 5-fluorouracil group and received three subconjunctival injections of 5 mg each over(More)
Variations of the sciatic nerve have been extensively studied in the past including its relationship with the piriformis muscle and associated clinical conditions like piriformis syndrome and sciatica. In the present study we noticed some interesting variations of the sciatic nerve, which were slightly different from the cases described earlier. In the(More)
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