Negin Rashidi

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BACKGROUND There is evidence that inflammation may be involved in pathogenesis of MetS. Inflammatory biomarkers are moving to the forefront as the potent predictors of MetS. OBJECTIVES The present study aimed to evaluate the association between MetS and some inflammatory biomarkers. PATIENTS AND METHODS This community-based cross-sectional study was(More)
BACKGROUND Fibrinolytic therapy is the standard therapeutic method for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This study endeavored to assess the delay in arrival to the emergency department and door to needle time for thrombolytic therapy. METHODS This study was conducted on 80 patients with AMI whom referred to our clinic from January 2009 to(More)
BACKGROUND There is limited information on the relationship between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the Iranian population, a group that has a high prevalence of CKD and obesity. The aim of present study was to determine the relationship between MetS and CKD in West of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 800 subjects aged(More)
BACKGROUND Bleeding time test is used to assess the function of platelets in human body. The aim of this project was thus to estimate the sample size required to determine the normal range of bleeding time (BT) in Borujerd (a city in Iran). A pilot study was designed to determine the range of normal BT in a small group of normal people. The total sample(More)
PURPOSE There is conflicting evidence whether components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) increase or decrease the risk of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). The aim of the present study was to determine the association between metabolic syndrome and primary open-angle glaucoma. METHODS A total of 200 participants comprising 100 controls and 100 patients(More)
BACKGROUND Bleeding time (BT) is the oldest and simplest test for assessing the platelets (Plts) function. BT can affect by several factors such as race and diet, which has a wide reference range. The aim of this project is to determine the normal range of BT in Borujerd, Iran. Determining the normal range of BT can help us to modify the definition of(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare systemic effects of high-dose fluticasone propionate (FP) and beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) via pressurized metered dose inhaler on adrenal and pulmonary function tests. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 66 patients with newly diagnosed moderate persistent asthma without previous use of asthma medications(More)
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