Reihaneh Pirjani

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AIM The aim of this study was to compare 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17OHP-C) with vaginal progesterone suppository for the prevention of preterm birth in women with a sonographically short cervix and to evaluate the changes of the cervical length (CL) over time. METHODS In this prospective randomized controlled trial, eligible patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a human plasma product enriched by platelets, growth factors, and fibrinogen with high hemostatic and healing properties. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of autologous PRP on wound healing in high-risk women undergoing cesarean sections. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this balanced,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). METHODS This prospective study was conducted on 256 pregnant women without diabetes referred for prenatal care in the first trimester of pregnancy to two referral University Hospitals (Shariati and Arash(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide a normal reference range for nasal bone length (NBL) during the second trimester of pregnancy in an Iranian population. METHODS This cross-sectional study was performed on 3201 fetuses at 15 to 28 weeks of gestational age (GA). Both singleton and twin fetuses were evaluated. The relationship between NBL and GA was determined and(More)
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation together with follicle culture provides a promising technique for fertility preservation in cancer patients. The study aimed to evaluate follicle parameters in a culture medium supplemented with VEGFA165 and/or fetuin. Vitrified-warmed ovarian cortical pieces were divided randomly into four culture groups consisting of basic(More)
OBJECTIVES Shortening of the fetal long bones is a sonographic soft marker for screening of Down syndrome in the second trimester that can be influenced by ethnicity. The purpose of this study was to provide normal reference ranges for femur and humerus diaphysis length during the second trimester of pregnancy in an Iranian population. METHODS This(More)
Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a multifactorial pregnancy disorder, with serious consequences for both the mother and the fetus. Despite intense studies, the pathophysiology of PE remains enigmatic. Previous studies suggested that Treg dysfunction is involved in the pathogenesis of PE. We hypothesized that functional variants of the FOXP3 gene might be associated(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment of cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) is controversial. The objective of this study was to report our successful experience in the medical treatment of CSP with potassium chloride (KCl) and methotrexate. CASE This is a case series of six patients between 6-12 gestational weeks with the diagnosis of CSP. In five cases the fetus was alive(More)
Isotretinoin is a drug used for treating severe cystic/nodular acne. Severe malformations have been documented in neonates whose mothers had taken isotretinoin during pregnancy. Women who became pregnant one cycle after completing therapy are believed to be at teratogenic risk not higher than baseline. We describe the case of a newborn whose mother had(More)
AIM We compared the effectiveness of a combined treatment involving cervical pessary plus vaginal progesterone to vaginal progesterone alone in decreasing the rate of preterm birth in women with short cervix in the second gestational trimester. METHODS This prospective, open-label, randomized clinical trial was conducted on 144 pregnant women with(More)