Morteza Sanei Taheri

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The aim of this study is to report our experience in diagnosis of the opium body packers with CT scan. For 12 cases who confessed to opium packet ingestion, we did an abdominal and pelvic CT scan without contrast and evaluated the presence, number and location of opium packets and also measured the density of packets in Hounsfield unit (HU). Mean age of our(More)
PURPOSE To investigate relationship between placental thickness during the second and third trimesters and placental and birth weights. METHODS From January 2011 to June 2012, a total of 250 singleton pregnant women presented at our antenatal clinic were enrolled in this prospective study. All recruited women were assessed at the 1st trimester screening(More)
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of aquatic exercises on nonspecific low back pain (LBP) in elderly males. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty-two elderly men aged 65 or older were recruited and randomly allocated to two groups: aquatic training (3 d/wk for 12 wk) or a control group. Body mass index (BMI), percentage of body fat(More)
We designed a randomized clinical trial with control group, to investigate the effects of platelet rich plasma (PRP) on pain, stiffness, function and quality of life in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Patients were randomly divided in two groups. For both groups of participants, therapeutic exercise was prescribed. In the PRP group, two courses of(More)
OBJECTIVE Due to depressant effects of methanol on the central nervous system, brain computed tomography (CT) scan has been introduced as a diagnostic device in methanol intoxication. The authors aimed to present brain CT findings in patients with acute methanol intoxication and to determine signs associated with death. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cohort(More)
Melanin is normally found in the skin of all people, and normal pigmentation of the intraoral tissues is a relatively frequent finding. The highest rate of gingival pigmentation has been observed at the incisors. Until recently, however, very little attention has been paid to the esthetic treatment of severe gingival pigmentation. To answer the cosmetic(More)
BACKGROUND Herbal compounds such as curcumin which decrease telomerase and gene expression have been considered as beneficial tools for lung cancer treatment. In this article, we compared the effects of pure curcumin and curcumin-loaded NIPAAm-MAA nanoparticles on telomerase and PinX1 gene expression in a lung cancer cell line. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
The aim of this study was to identify and describe brain CT findings in patients with poisoning or drug overdose and altered mental status. In this study, 403 patients with some degree of loss of consciousness who referred due to poisoning or drug overdose were evaluated by brain CT. The most common cause of intoxication was suicide. Intoxication status was(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to determine the effect of one night's sleep deprivation on anaerobic performance and Reaction time of subjects in the morning of the following day. METHODS Eighteen male college student athletes were studied twice in a balanced, randomized design. Subjects were measured for peak power, mean power and Reaction time. (More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of applying Bio-Oss, an anorganic bovine bone xenograft (control group) to the combined use of Bio-Oss and Bio-Gide (a bioabsorbable collagen membrane) (test group) in human mandibular Class II furcation defects. METHODS A total of 18 furcations (8 tests and 10 controls) in 14 patients(More)