Seyed Nouraddin Mousavinasab

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this clinical trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of using lyophilised porcine skin (Xenoderm) compared with 1% silver sulfadiazine (SSD) in partial-thickness burns with regard to wound infection, length of hospital stay, number of dressings and doses of analgesics used (oral and injection). METHODS A total of 78 burns patients(More)
INTRODUCTION Delayed Graft Function (DGF) is a common complication of renal transplants and the long-term relation between DGF and survival of patients and grafts is not well established. METHODS This is a historical cohort study of transplanted patients in Taleghani Hospital of Shahid Beheshti University in Iran between 1994 and 2010. Patients who(More)
PURPOSE Polycystic syndrome (PCOS) is associated with multiple metabolic abnormalities. Studies in the adolescent population are still limited and the results have been much different. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between PCOS, overweight, and metabolic syndrome in adolescents. METHODS 30 PCOS adolescents were randomly selected(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the anthropometric index that best predicts common cardiovascular risk factors. A total of 2768 individuals (1310 men and 1458 women) aged 21-75 years with full relevant data from the Zanjan Healthy Heart Study (a prospective study in Zanjan and Abhar, two main cities of Zanjan Province, Iran) were recruited.(More)
BACKGROUND In many countries the standard treatment of second degree burns includes the use of local antibacterial agents, frequent debridement of the wound, and frequent dressing changes, which are debilitating and costly. Since accurate information about alternative cures is scanty, this study was conducted to assess the outcome of the use of xenoderm(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS In developed countries, diagnosis of gastric cancer is performed in early stages through screening, and the five-year survival rate has risen to 86%. Although patients in developing countries have digestive symptoms for some time, they do not undergo early endoscopy. The patients refer to physicians in developed stages. This research was(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore the preferences of women; once at the time of delivery and then three months later, in using contraceptive methods during post partum period. METHODS A sample of 575 women who gave birth during July 2007 and February 2008 in Vali-Asre teaching hospital of Zanjan, were recruited and interviewed once after delivery and then three month(More)
BACKGROUND Renal disease may accidentally be discovered during urinalysis. This study was conducted to examine the usefulness of dipstick urinalysis screening in healthy neonates for the diagnosis of underlying renal disease and to study the magnitude of abnormal urinalysis in apparently healthy neonates. METHODS In this descriptive study, voided urine(More)
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an important factor in reducing mortality of this disease. Cardiac troponins are not elevated within first hours. So there is a need to optimize the clinical applicability and accuracy of novel ACS markers, particularly with regard to utilizing this technique in combination with other diagnostic(More)
Type I diabetes mellitus (T1DM) patients are at risk of osteoporosis and fracture due to the osteoblast and osteoclast malfunction. Osteopontin (OPN) as the major non-collagenous bone matrix protein is produced by osteoblasts and osteoclasts and involve in bone resorption, formation and remodeling. To evaluate the serum levels of OPN, bone mineral density(More)