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Knowledge and attitude towards HIV/AIDS among Iranian students
BackgroundYoung people are of particular importance in state policies against Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). We intended to assess the knowledge and attitude of high school studentsExpand
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The impact of low serum triglyceride on LDL-cholesterol estimation.
Most clinical laboratories directly measure serum triglyceride, total cholesterol, and high- density lipoprotein cholesterol. They indirectly calculate low-density lipoprotein cholesterol value usingExpand
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Which patients benefit most from primary surgery or neoadjuvant chemotherapy in stage IIIC or IV ovarian cancer? An exploratory analysis of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of
BACKGROUND To investigate whether biomarkers consisting of baseline characteristics of advanced stage ovarian cancer patients can help in identifying subgroups of patients who would benefit more fromExpand
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Intravesical injection of botulinum toxin type A: management of neuropathic bladder and bowel dysfunction in children with myelomeningocele.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of botulinum toxin A in the treatment of children with detrusor hyperreflexia caused by myelomeningocele and the effects of this treatment on neuropathic bladderExpand
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Trial Designs for Personalizing Cancer Care: A Systematic Review and Classification
There is an increasing interest in the evaluation of prognostic and predictive biomarkers for personalizing cancer care. The literature on the trial designs for evaluation of these markers is diverseExpand
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Using a simplified bishop score to predict vaginal delivery.
To the Editor: With interest we read the article from Laughon et al on the development of a simplified version of the Bishop score.1 The authors reported that their score has a predictive ability ofExpand
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Time-dependent neovasculogenesis and regeneration of different bladder wall components in the bladder acellular matrix graft in rats.
OBJECTIVES To determine the time-dependent regeneration of different cellular components in the bladder acellular matrix graft (BAMG) and the involvement of hematopoietic stem cells in BAMG vascularExpand
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Uroflowmetry nomogram in Iranian children aged 7 to 14 years
BackgroundAs the voiding habits of Iranian children differs from other children because of some cultural and religious considerations, we aimed to establish normal reference values of urinary flowExpand
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A novel technique for approximation of the symphysis pubis in bladder exstrophy without pelvic osteotomy.
PURPOSE We evaluated the outcome of pubic bone approximation and internal fixation using a miniature metal plate and screws without osteotomy in children with bladder exstrophy. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Inequality in Maternal Mortality in Iran: An Ecologic Study
Background: Maternal mortality (MM) is an avoidable death and there is national, international and political commitment to reduce it. The objective of this study is to examine the relation of MM toExpand
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