Saeed Fallah Tafti

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Background: Smoking causes 5.2 million deaths annually in the world of which 70% occur in developing countries. Hookah smoking is increasing around the world especially in the Eastern Mediterranean Region including Iran. This study was carried out to evaluate the pattern of tobacco smoking in both forms of cigarette and hookah smoking. Materials and(More)
Background: This study assessed Helicobacter pylori (HP) seroprevalence in bronchiectatic patients and determined whether there is a potential association between bronchiectasis and H.pylori infection or not. Materials and Methods: This study was conducted on forty consecutive patients (26 men, 14 women; mean age 48.90±16.67 years, range 21-86 years) with(More)
Abstract CGD is a rare phagocytic disorder manifesting as recurrent, severe bacterial and fungal infections. We describe an Iranian family with eight children, of whom six, five males and one female were diagnosed with CGD resulting in diffuse pulmonary sterile granulomatous lesions. Three died despite multiple courses of antibiotic and antituberculosis(More)
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