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

Five years of a single burn center experience with toxic epidermal necrolysis: retrospective study of causative drugs and the clinical outcome

Alireza Sedaghat; Ali Ahmadabadi; Seyed Hassan Tavousi; Benyamin Fazli; Mahmood Khorsand; Bita Mirzaie Feyzabadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 59-64

  Background: Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are rare, but potentially life-threatening reactions to medications. Both conditions have significant morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to document the epidemiological features, aetiologies, treatment and clinical ...  Read More

Coronary artery disease in patients with chronic kidney disease: a brief literature review

Mostafa Dastani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 182-186

  Cardiovascular is the major cause of death in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. The cardiovascular mortality rate of patients with renal impairment is evaluated to be higher than general population. Coronary artery disease seems to be an important type of cardiovascular complication ...  Read More

Clinical significance of DVM and its prevalence in pre-gestational diabetes cases versus normal pregnancies

Farideh Akhlaghi; Mahnaz Akhondzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 135-137

  Pre-gestational diabetes mellitus affects less than 1% of all pregnancies and is a significant cause of fetal morbidity and mortality. It is hypothesized that impaired placental function, in the form of abnormal placental weight and/or abnormal placental histology, may be responsible for this event in ...  Read More