Safoora Gharibzadeh

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We intended to evaluate the carotid intima-media thickness (CA-IMT) as a surrogate factor for atherogenesis in epileptic patients on enzyme inducer (EI) antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) or valproate (VA). The study included 71 patients with epilepsy (37 females) aged 27.7 ± 8.1 and 71 age- and sex-matched non-epileptic subjects. Patients with history of at least(More)
OBJECTIVE Using structural equation modeling, this study is one of the first efforts aimed at assessing influential factors causing gender differences in the association between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and metabolic syndrome. METHODS A sample of 950 adults, from Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study were recruited for this cross sectional study in(More)
BACKGROUND Thyroid hormones play an important role in lipid metabolism. Overt hypothyroidism is known to be associated with increased lipid profiles, but the effect of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) on lipid profile remains controversial. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the association between thyroid disorders and serum lipid levels. (More)
OBJECTIVE Thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb), the most common antibody frequently measured in population surveys is a protein expressed in the thyroid gland. We conducted the present study to analyze the prevalence and incidence of thyroid auto immunity and natural course of TPOAb in a population based study. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective study(More)
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