Nafiseh Saghafi

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During a 20 year period, 121 patients with malignant tumors of the paranasal sinuses were seen at this institution. Of these cases, 109 patients with carcinomas originating from the mucous or paranasal sinuses were evaluated. Data were analyzed on the basis of 1. primary tumor control and metastatic nodal sterilization, 2. pre and post-therapy incidence and(More)
AIM Preterm delivery is defined as a birth before 37 weeks' gestation and is the cause of two-thirds of perinatal mortality and thus one of the major problems in obstetrics. Its etiology is unknown, but hormonal factors have been reported to play a part. Progesterone is a placental hormone and effective in maintaining pregnancy. The aim of this study is to(More)
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is one of the common complications during pregnancy with considerable maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. Hypercoagulability due to thrombophilic factors is discussed as the etiology involved in this disease. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate selected thrombotic factors among pregnant women with preeclampsia(More)
BACKGROUND Recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) is one of the most common health complications with a strong genetic component. Several genetic disorders were identified as etiological factors of hereditary X linked RSA. However, more genetic factors remain to be identified. OBJECTIVE In this study we performed linkage analysis on a large X linked RSA(More)
Premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) occurs in about 8-10% of pregnancies and its most important complication is chorioamnionitis, so labour induction has an important role in this situation. This study was performed to compare oxytocin and sublingual Misoprostol for labour induction in PROM cases with term pregnancy. A total of 270 pregnant women who(More)
OBJECTIVES The frequency of adnexal masses in pregnant women ranges from 0.1% to 4%. Selecting the right approach to manage the subsequent intervention remains one of the most controversial challenges among gynecologists. Our aim in this cross-sectional study was to clarify the clinical-pathological differences among the adnexal masses that are excised(More)
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