Sarir Nazemi

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BACKGROUND Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of death in hemodialysis patients. These patients are also very prone to L-carnitine deficiency due to kidney disease. In this clinical trial, we investigated the effect of oral L-carnitine on endothelial function of these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS [corrected] We studied 31 adult chronic hemodialysis(More)
We describe a 20-year-old male patient who presented with gingival bleeding. Physical examination showed gingival swelling of the right maxilla and loosening of the molar teeth. The initial diagnosis of gingivitis was made, but further examination revealed a lytic lesion of the maxilla. On suspicion of fibrous dysplasia, biopsy was attempted but was(More)
Current recommendations for evaluation and safe discharge of penetrating chest trauma patients regarding pneumothorax (PTX) include a Chest X Ray (CXR) at the Emergency Department (ED) upon arrival and second CXR after 3 h if the first one is negative. To compare CXRs taken at the first and third hours of ED arrival and evaluate a 1 h period of observation(More)
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