Seyede Zahra Ghaemi

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Preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity worldwide; however, its specific etiology still remains obscure. Some studies implicate poor maternal selenium status predisposing the mother to preeclampsia. This study was designed to determine changes in plasma selenium levels in women having preeclampsia as compared(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal thyroid function alters during pregnancy. Inadequate adaptation to these changes results in thyroid dysfunction and pregnancy complications. OBJECTIVES This prospective study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of thyroid diseases in pregnancy and its outcomes in south of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was conducted(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Thyroid dysfunction and autoimmunity are common problems in women of child-bearing age. It could be associated with pregnancy morbidities in the mother and fetus. Due to lack of sufficient data about the prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity in pregnant women in Iran, and controversies about its complications on pregnancy outcomes, this study(More)
Drug abuse is a chronic, recurrent disorder which causes both physical and psychological damages to the patients. Due to the direct, complex effect of drugs on the nervous system, the patients experience annoying symptoms after withdrawal. In this regard, using chemical agents has not been highly successful and, consequently, it is necessary to investigate(More)
Fibroids which are common and benign monoclonal neoplasms of the smooth muscle cells of the myometrium are of major concerns in the process of women’s health care. Pelvic examination and ultrasound have long been known as the first step to assess the uterus which has got limitations beside low sensitivity. On the other hand, due to the invasive and(More)
Birth includes the period with strong uterine contractions. Accurate diagnosis of fetal station at delivery urinary tract is important for select a delivery method that result in providing health of mother and baby. The present study aims to investigate the methods for determining the fetal station during normal delivery and mistakes of determining fetal(More)
*Corresponding author: Ali Khakshour. Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Mashhad university of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. E-mail: khakshoura@mums.ac.ir Tel: 09155199282 This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits(More)
Background: Intrauterine Device (IUD) is an effective and long term method of contraception that can be used without continued effort by the user to prevent pregnancy perfectly. Pain during IUD insertion is one of the obstacles to properly using the device. Thus, using different methods of analgesia and anesthesia to alleviate this pain has been studied by(More)
Preterm delivery is the most prevalent cause of fetus mortality and has considerable social and psychological effects for the family as well as the society. Sometimes, the reasons of preterm delivery are unknown. The influential factors, their prediction and prevention are not profoundly realized. Recognizing women who are at risk of preterm delivery is the(More)
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