Zahra Shiravani

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Introduction: In the current study we evaluated the incremental value of lateral pelvic lymphoscintigraphy imaging of endometrial or cervical cancer patients who underwent sentinel node mapping. Methods: Operable endometrial and cervical cancer patients without clinical or paraclinical evidence of lymph node involvement were included in the study. The day(More)
BACKGROUND Preterm birth (PTB) is one of the most important unsolved problems in reproductive medicine. This study aims to evaluate several maternal risk factors and outcome of pregnancies who were admitted for preterm spontaneous uterine contractions (PSUC). METHODS From September 2007 to February 2009, 327 cases who were admitted for PSUC were(More)
BACKGROUND Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder that leads to premature destruction of antibody-coated platelets. This study evaluated perinatal outcome and medications used for pregnancies complicated by ITP. METHODS Medical records of 132 pregnancies belonged to 125 parturients with ITP who delivered between March 2001 and January(More)
Vulvar cancer is a rare gynecological malignancy with mainly lymphatic spread. Sentinel node mapping plays an important role in the management of this gynecological malignancy. In the current study, we reported our experience in sentinel node mapping of vulvar cancer and review the literature accordingly. Since the introduction of sentinel node mapping to(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and accuracy of sentinel lymph node (SLN) detection using preoperative lymphoscintigraphy and intra-operative gamma probe/blue dye for endometrial cancer patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty four consecutive patients with endometrial cancer were recruited. All patients underwent lymphatic(More)
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