Shahin Maghsoudi

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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term (30 months) metabolic effects of recombinant human GH (rhGH) given in a mean dose of 6.7 microg/kg x day (= 1.6 IU/day), in 11 patients with adult GH deficiency. Glucose metabolism was evaluated by an oral glucose tolerance test and an iv (frequently sampled iv glucose tolerance test) glucose(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The present study examined the preventive effect of ginger against renal ischemia-reperfusion (I-R) injury. METHODS 30 adult male rats were used. The animals were allocated to five groups of 6 rats: (1) normal (N), (2) normal + ginger (N+G), (3) right nephrectomy (Sham), (4) I-R, and (5) I-R + ginger (I-R+G). To induce renal ischemia,(More)
Artificial Intelligence algorithms can be divided into two groups according to the type of problems they solve. Knowledge-intensive domains contain explicit knowledge, whereas knowledge-poor domains contain implicit knowledge. Logical methods are more suitable for the first type. Neural networks and case-based reasoning (CBR) are more suitable for the(More)
BACKGROUND Diagnostic thyroid lobectomy is performed to resolve the dilemma of indeterminate (Thy3) cytology of thyroid nodules. But on final histology most nodules are benign thereby subjecting this group of patients to surgery with its associated risks. AIM To determine the proportion of cancers in patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules. PATIENTS(More)
The pre-operative size of breast tumour is the most important factor in determining feasibility of breast conserving surgery in operable breast cancer. Currently there is no consensus on the most accurate modality to measure tumour size. A prospective study of consecutive and unselected symptomatic patients with invasive breast cancer who had primary(More)
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