Sepideh Vahabi

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AIM Apgar scoring system was proposed in 1952 for evaluating the physical condition of neonates at 1 and 5 minutes after delivery. We designed this study to examine the original intent of Apgar system to predict neonatal survival during almost 50 years of its application. METHODS We carried out a prospective cohort analysis of 1161 live born term neonates(More)
OBJECTIVES Clonidine is a relative alpha2 agonist that's used as a premedicative drug in anesthesia in recent years. The aim was to asses the effect of oral clonidine as premedicative drug on 24 hours urine output, urine specific gravity, serum and urine electrolyte level and renin plasma activity METHOD A randomized double blind controlled clinical trial(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study, the local anesthetic and post-operative analgesic effects of tramadol were compared to those of lidocaine in minor surgeries under local anesthesia. METHODS This double-blind clinical trial study included 70 patients in ASA physical status I and II, aging between 20 and 50 years, undergoing minor surgery (lipoma excision and(More)
Spinal anesthesia is a common anesthesia method and post dural puncture headache (PDPH) is one of its most common adverse effects. Gabapentin is a popular anticonvulsant drug that has been used as an oral nonopioid analgesic in recent years. In this placebo-controlled double-blind study, 120 patients were randomized in two equal groups (Placebo or(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and postoperative pain are among the most common side-effects of surgery. Many factors, such as a change in the level of sex hormones, are reported to affect these complications. This study aimed to evaluate the probable effects of the menopause on PONV and postoperative pain. METHODS Prospective study,(More)
The rate of mortality and morbidity among cancer patients is at an alarming rate and its ratio of incidence is increasing as a result of its effects of metastasis and recurrence in its patients. Several factors including anesthetic agents and analgesia techniques have been identified as causative agents for cancer metastasis. In this mini-review, we will(More)
The systemic administration of opioids leads to potentially severe and undesirable and side effects like sedation and drowsiness, vomiting and nausea, allergies, respiratory depression, and neutrophil dysfunction. The application of nanotechnology in medical field has drawn a great attention in recent times. Several treatments available are tedious and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of oral clonidine as a premedicative drug on 24-hour urine output, urine specific gravity, plasma renin activity as well as serum and urine electrolytes levels. METHODS This prospective study was carried out on 60 women aged 20-40 years old undergoing repair of cystocoele-rectocoele perineorraphy under general anaesthesia in(More)
Over the years studies have shown the high prevalence rate in the use of herbal drugs among patients, doctors and health workers as such there is a need to take care of any health consequences associated with herbal drugs administrations. Herbal drugs are made of pharmacologically effective constituents, that can interact with anesthesia drugs that risk the(More)
AIM This research was carried out to compare magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) with isotonic saline in terms of pain control after herniorrhaphy. PATIENTS & METHODS A randomized double-blind study, in which the patients were blind to all. A total of 100 patients who were candidates of herniorrhaphy were randomized into two groups: experimental and control (50(More)