Growth factors in cystic fibrosis

Negar Khalighi; Rahim Vakili; Mohammad Ali kiani; Seyed Ali Jafari; Hamid Reza Kianifar

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 13-17

  Introduction: Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common autosomal recessive diseases that affects sweat glands and mucosa. CF is a hereditary disease with annual incidence of about 2500 new cases in United Kingdom. Insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 ...  Read More

Medical treatment for hepatopulmonary syndrome: a systematic review

Leili Zarifmahmoudi; Maryam Khalesi; Ramin Sadeghi; Seyed Ali Jafari; Mohammad Ali Kiani; Hamidreza Kianifar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 165-175

  Introduction: Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is known as a chronic liver disease associated with severe pulmonary deoxygenation due to intrapulmonary vascular vasodilation. Although liver transplantation is accepted as a main treatment of HPS, identifying effective drugs for recovery of HPS can be effective ...  Read More