Systematic review
1. Prognostic value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in patients with diffuse axonal injury: a systematic literature review

Ali Shamsa

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6481

Abstract
  Introduction: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) is an imaging technique that provides spectroscopic information about changes in biological markers. Studies suggest that MRS can be helpful in determining the prognosis of patients with diffuse axonal injury (DAI).Methods: The PubMed and Scopus databases ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. Effect of valproic acid on metabolic status and endocrine system in pediatric patients with epilepsy: systematic literature review

Sona Sepahi; Bamdad Riahi-Zanjani; Adel Ghorani-Azam

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 7-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6490

Abstract
  Introduction: Valproic acid (VPA) is an acidic compound that is commonly used as an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing agent in the treatment of epilepsy, mania and bipolar disorders as well as the prevention of migraine headaches. But, it can affect metabolic and endocrine system resulting in hormonal ...  Read More

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3. Effect of vitamin D supplementation on chronic liver disease: systematic literature review

Hooman Mosannen Mozaffari; Hosein Ali Abbasi; Ladan Goshayeshi; Abbas Esmaeelzadeh; Ali Bahari; Ali Mokhtarifar; Azita Ganji; Omid Ghanaei; Kambiz Akhavan Rezayat

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 14-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.7487

Abstract
  Introduction: It is long known that vitamin D deficiency was common in patients with liver disease, but little is known on the therapeutic effects of vitamin D, especially in patients with chronic liver disease. In this study, we aimed to systematically review the literatures and study the evidences ...  Read More

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4. Effects of erythropoietin on neurological performance of patients with traumatic brain injury: a systematic literature review

Gholamreza Bahadorkhan; Omid Daneshvarfard

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 20-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6480

Abstract
  Introduction: Previous studies have indicated that administering erythropoietin (EPO) can have a beneficial impact on the clinical outcomes of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). This review examines the possible therapeutic effects EPO can have neuronal functions, neurological performance, ...  Read More

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5. C4d and C3d immunohistochemical evaluation on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue for the diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid: systematic review of the literatures

Mahsa Akbari Oryani; Masomeh Safaei; Farzane Farzam; Hadi Razmara; Navid Fathi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 26-30

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6822

Abstract
  Introduction: Several methods are available for the diagnosis of autoimmune bullous disease. Since the immunohistochemistry of complement component is easy and more accessible compared to other methods, it is thought that this technique as an efficient method can replace other difficult, and time-consuming ...  Read More

Review
6. Reflex epilepsy: a review

Karim Nikkhah; Mohammad Taghi Farzadfard; Fariborz Rezaeitalab

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 31-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6827

Abstract
  Interesting phenomena of reflex epileptic syndromes are characterized by epileptic seizures each one induced by specific stimulus with a variety of types. Simple triggers, which lead to seizures within seconds, are of sensory type (most commonly visual, most rarely tactile or proprioceptive stimuli). ...  Read More

Review
7. Different methods for assessment of nutritional status in newborn infants based on physical and anthropometric indexes: a short review article

Ali Asghar Rashidi; Abdolreza Norouzy; Bahare Imani; Mohsen Nematy; Mohammad Heidarzadeh; Ali Taghipour

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 35-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.7520

Abstract
  Several complications during childhood is associated with nutritional status of infants at birth. Therefore, nutritional status of newborns must be evaluated properly after birth. Assessment of the nutritional status of neonates based on anthropometric and physical indices is simple and inexpensive without ...  Read More

Review
8. Risks associated with preeclampsia: possible mechanisms

Bentolhoda Sahebnasagh; Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar; Amrollah Sharifi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, Pages 39-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.13735.1156

Abstract
  Findings have shown that low serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D level is a possible risk factor for incidence of preeclampsia during pregnancy. Vitamin D has important effects on multiple biological pathways, including angiogenesis. Some studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among ...  Read More