Contrast-induced nephropathy: a review of literature

Roya Narenji Sani; Ali Eshraghi; Somayeh Farokhnejad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 212-215

  Today, radiological procedures using intravascular iodinated contrast media are being widely used for the diagnoses and treatment of various diseases, which highlight one of the main etiologies of contrast-induced nephropathy and hospital-acquired renal failure. Contrast-induced nephropathy development ...  Read More

Epicardial adipose tissue and coronary artery disease: an article review

Sareh Mousavi; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Ali Eshraghi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 49-51

  Adipose tissue surrounding the heart may contribute in the progression of coronary atherosclerosis due to its proximity to the coronary arteries. In addition, epicardial adipose tissue has paracrine and endocrine functions. It can secrete numerous bioactive molecules. Most previous studies examined the ...  Read More