A comprehensive review of SARS-CoV-2-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children

Mojtaba Yousefi Zoshk; Melika Zamanian; Melika Farshidianfar; Alireza Masoumi; Mohammad Mobin Mirimoghaddam; Elahe Bakhshi; Anoush Azarfar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 December 2022


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has afflicted individuals of all ages, which has a high rate of morbidity and fatality. Although most children with COVID-19 infection experience minor symptoms, a growing proportion of COVID-19 infections in children are linked to a novel multisystem inflammatory ...  Read More

Psychological Function and Serum Vitamin D Concentration in COVID-19 Patients: A cross-sectional study

Zahra khorasanchi; Mohammad Vahedifard; Kimia Mohammadhasani; Yasamin Sharifan; Zahra Dehnavi; Ramtin Naderian; Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Payam Sharifan; Reza Zare-Feyzabadi; Gordon A. Ferns; Majid Ghayour

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 6-12


  Introduction: The pandemic of COVID-19 created a psychological response. So, the psychological function of COVID-19 patients is an important subject that forces us to follow up with them.Aim: Assess the correlation between vitamin D serum concentrations and psychological functions such as insomnia, stress, ...  Read More

A Serological Analysis of Covid-19 Antibody Levels in Hospital Personnel: A Cross-sectional Study in Northeastern Iran

sayyed Majid sadrzadeh; Reza Khoshbakht; Seyed Mohammad Mousavi; Elnaz Vafadar Moradi; Behrang Rezvani Kakhki; Mansoore Sadat Moosavi; Mahdis Ghavidel

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 17-21


  Introduction: This study investigated the serum levels of Covid-19 IgM-IgG antibodies in three exposure groups in the Shahid Hasheminejad Hospital in Mashhad, Iran.Methods: Between March 2020 and March 170, 2021 serum samples were taken from hospital personnel. To determine the levels of COVID-19 IgM-IgG ...  Read More

A silent cerebral abscess in a patient with mucormycosis: A case report

Negar Moghadas; MohammadReza Afzalzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 1-3


  Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is one of the most significant medical problems of the century. Mucormycosis infection is one of the devasting problems associated with this disease. Brain abscess associated with these conditions may have very poor prognosis, and prompt diagnosis as well as treatment ...  Read More

COVID-19 and liver injury in pregnant women: a review article

Shaghayegh Rahmani; Farideh Namvar; Ali khakshour; Roohie Farzaneh; Fateme Tara; Rana kolahi ahari

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 20-25


  According to the World Health Organization (2022), severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) is liable for more than 572 million cases worldwide and more than six million deaths globally. It has been reported that pregnancy can change the disease manifestations such ...  Read More

COVID-19 in Iran: Clinical, Therapeutic, and Laboratory Findings Associated with Mortality

Alireza Sedaghat; Amene Raouf-Rahmati; Katayoun Samadi; Farida Daneshvar Mozaffari; Ahmad Nemati; Benyamin Fazli

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 33-40


  Introduction: Currently, humankind is facing a COVID-19 pandemic that has spread worldwide. This is the first study conducted during the first phase of the COVID-19 outbreak in Mashhad, Iran, to describe the clinical, therapeutic, and laboratory findings of survivor and non-survivor patients with COVID-19.Methods: ...  Read More

Cardiac Manifestations of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Following COVID-19

Behnaz Hatami; Omid Shoraka; Asef Younesi; Gelayol Bavafa; Melika Zamanian; Niloofar Nikpasand; Amirhossein Mohammadzade; Sara Naghizadeh Kashani; Anoush Azarfar; Mojtaba Yousefi Zoshk

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 41-50


  Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a novel syndrome in children following the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which has similar symptoms to Kawasaki disease or toxic shock syndrome. The most prevalent symptoms in MIS-C patients are fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, ...  Read More

Antiphospholipid antibodies and COVID-19 mortality and thrombotic events; A systematic review and meta-analysis

Reza Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Mohammad ali khalilifar; Hadi Esmaeili Gouvarchinghaleh; Gholam Hossein Alishiri; Alireza Shahriary

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 186-195


  Introduction:Among various proposed pathologic mechanisms during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, overproduction of autoantibodies is not widely studied. Antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) are target proteins that have affinity toward charged phospholipids. APLs are thought to have pro-thrombotic ...  Read More

A comparative analysis of clinical, para-clinical, and laboratory factors in ICU and Non-ICU admitted COVID-19 patients: identifying predictive markers for ICU admission

kamila Hashemzadeh; Ali Esparham; Farnoosh Ebrahimzadeh; Konstantinos Triantafyllias; Zahra Mirfeizi; Maryam Sahebari; Mohammad Hassan J Joker; Mandana Khodashahi; Masoumeh Salari; Bita Abbasi; Delaram Omidvar; Mahtab Ghaemi; Hassan Mehrad-Majd

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 200-206


  Introduction: Health care systems all over the world face numerous challenges as a result of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus that has resulted in increased mortality rates. About 40% of ICU-admitted COVID-19 patients were not severely ill at the time of admission. Thus, by using appropriate ICU ...  Read More

An Overview of COVID-19 Stigma: India’s Perspective “Pain of Rejection is more Severe than Infection”

Anuj Singh; Naveen Khargekar; Divya Khanna; Ashish Kumar Sharma

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 129-131


  Stigma and disease have an ancient relation. Since disease is being considered as the curse of God and patients of contagious diseases is considered as disease spreader facing the social rejection. Wreak havoc of COVID-19 across the globe has desolated the mindset of common man, fear, anxiety and ignorance ...  Read More

The Effect of Chamomile Extract on Coronavirus

Mohaddeseh Sadat Moghaddam; Niyusha Torabzadeh Khorasani; Reza Assaran Darban; Hamid reza Rahimi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 92-95


  Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is an uncommon respiratory illness that is transmitted primarily by respiratory droplets or direct contact with an infected person. The COVID-19 initially appeared in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, and spread everywhere around the globe. Earlier in 2003, the coronavirus ...  Read More

Prognostic Factor Predicting Severity of COVID- 19 : Narrative Review

Mohammad Reza Rouhbakhsh Zahmatkesh; Saman Soleimanpour; Zahra Mirfeizi; Nasrin Milani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 19-26


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has spread to many countries, is so severe that it progresses rapidly to acute respiratory failure. Therefore, in our paper, we aimed to describe and evaluate the most practical laboratory pro-inflammatory factors to predict the course of severe COVID-19 ...  Read More

Beware the Trojan horse!


Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 43-47


  Introduction: In this era of social distancing, dependence on electronic gadgets and devices is ever increasing. Possibility of transmission of COVID -19 from these devices cannot be ruled out. Currently, prevention is the only antidote; considering the mounting evidence of transmission of COVID-19 virus ...  Read More