Nassim Sodagari

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BACKGROUND Making the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is difficult, and is important for preventing perforation of the appendix and negative appendectomy results. Ultrasound and clinical scoring systems are very helpful in making the diagnosis. Ultrasound is non-invasive, available and cost-effective, and can accomplish more than CT scans. However, there is(More)
Voice alteration is one of the most common complications after thyroidectomy. It has a serious effect on social communication and economic and psychosocial status of patients. It has been hypothesized that inflammation and edema in the surgery site has a major role in voice change after thyroidectomy. This randomized clinical trial study was design to(More)
Surgical management of breast cancer has evolved considerably over the last two decades. There has been a major shift toward less-invasive local treatments, from radical mastectomy to breast-conserving therapy (BCT) and oncoplastic breast surgery (OBS). In order to investigate the efficacy of each of the three abovementioned methods, a literature review was(More)
BACKGROUND Few data exist about the clinical epidemiology of acute myocardial infarction and its complications and mortality in Iran. To fill this knowledge gap, we studied clinical characteristics and the outcome for a group of Iranian patients with acute myocardial infarction, who were, for the first time in our country, followed after discharge from(More)
UNLABELLED Malignant schwannoma of the anterior abdominal wall nerves is extremely rare. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNST) represent approximately 10% of all soft tissue sarcomas and it is found in 4% of patients with neurofibromatosis 1. We present a case of malignant schwannoma in a 28-year-old female patient with neurofibromatosis 1. She(More)
Gastric cancer is a prevalent disease. It is the most common cancer in men in Iran with around 7300 cases per year. Also it is the most common cause of cancer death in men and women in Iran [1]. Life style and environment including Helicobacter pylori infection and diet are risk factors, but 10% of cases with gastric cancer show familial clustering, which(More)
Background: Primary hyperparathyroidism is autonomous production of parathyroid hormone. After removal of adenoma, one of the surgeons concern is postoperative hypocalcaemia. There is no precise method to determine if patients have hypocalcaemia postoperatively. The purpose of this study was to determine the relation between parathyroid adenoma weights,(More)
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