Seyed Ali Javad Moosavi

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BACKGROUND Since pulmonary hypertension (PH) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) causes poor prognosis and inflammatory process involved in PH, it is supposed that Statins with anti-inflammatory effects might be useful in the treatment of PH. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of Atorvastatin on the(More)
BACKGROUND There is little evidence about the role of Zafirlukast (a highly selective LTD4 antagonist) in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The Zafirlukast can reduce the need for short-acting rescue β2 agonists, produce fewer exacerbations of asthma and increased quality of life as possible benefits treatment for asthma. The aim of our study(More)
BACKGROUND In educational hospitals, in addition to providing care, emergency medicine department plays an important role in providing education and increasing the quality of care and education. This study was an endeavor to evaluate the performance of emergency medicine department in different areas such as education, service provision and interaction with(More)
Unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis (UPAA) is an uncommon congenital anomaly and most patients present in neonatal period with respiratory symptoms. Left-sided pulmonary artery agenesis is less frequent than right-sided and is sometimes associated with cardiac anomalies. We report a patient with a history of repaired ventricular septal defect, who(More)
INTRODUCTION Susceptibility to hypoxia is influenced by a multitude of factors, including fatigue, physical activity, illnesses, ambient temperature, rate of ascent, destination altitude, medications, and alcohol. Anecdotally, several reports have been made regarding changes in the form of hypoxia presentation in Iranian fighter pilots in the absence of(More)
Vitamin D has several extra calcemic effects. Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients but little is known about it's association with lung function. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether supplementation with vitamin D could improve pulmonary function in COPD patients. DESIGN Before and after, double(More)
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