Case report
Erythema Nodosum, the First Clinical Manifestation of Crohn's Disease in a-14 Year-Old Boy: A Case Report

Sheila Kianifar; Abdolreza Malek; Mohammad Ali kiani; Hamid Reza Goldouzi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 103-105

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.54857.1349

Abstract
  Erythema nodosum (EN) is a condition in which the skin suffers from oval-shaped and tender erythematous patches, mostly on the anterior region of the leg and sometimes other parts of the body, including the arms and affects subcutaneous adipose tissue. These patches are self-limiting and usually heal ...  Read More

Original article
Evaluation of Interleukin 33 and ST2 Serum Concentration in Active Tuberculosis Patients

Masoud Youssefi; Golsa Teimouri; Farnaz Zahedi Avval; kiarash ghazvini; Masoud Keikha

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 106-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.59643.1373

Abstract
  The aim of this study was to determine the serum levels of ST2 protein and interleukin-33 in patients affected to tuberculosis and compare them with the control group. In the present study, at first 30 patients affected to TB were randomly selected and 52 healthy individuals, who were matched with respect ...  Read More

Original article
Trend and Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Gastroenterology Patients

Hesaneh Izadyar; Mitra Ahadi; Ahmad Khosravi Khorashad; Hassan Saadatnia; Hasan Vosoghinia; Mohamadreza Farzanehfar; Ali Beheshti Namdar; Elham Mokhtari Amirmajdi; Sahar Khorasani; Hamid Reza Akbari; Foad Faroughi Bojd

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 111-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.59641.1372

Abstract
  Introduction: The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of trend and use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients referring to the Gastroenterology clinics in Mashhad.  Methods: The present cross-sectional study was performed at Gastroenterology clinics affiliated with ...  Read More

Original article
Effectiveness of Smart Two-Dimensional Barcodes in Designing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Posters

Seyed Reza Habibzadeh; Hamid Reza Reihani; Morteza Talebi Doluee; Fatemeh Maleki; Amirreza Joshani Noghabi; Majid Khadem-Rezaiyan; Mahdi Foroughian

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 117-122

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.56531.1362

Abstract
  Introduction: Today, the use of new technologies has expanded in various fields. One of these cases is the use of smartphones and barcode reader software and two-dimensional barcodes. In this study, we tried to evaluate the influence of barcode utilization in the training of residents. Methods: This ...  Read More

Original article
Knowledge and Performance of Dentists and Senior Dental Students Regarding the Treatment of Patients Taking Bisphosphonates in Bandar Abbas City, Iran

Arezoo Rayani; Aliakbar Davar; Melika Mollaei; Maryam Zamanzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 123-128

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.60728.1379

Abstract
  Introduction: Bisphosphonates (BP) have recently been used in the treatment of bone diseases. The BP-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is a severe complication of long-term usage of BP and can lead to serious consequences. This study aimed to evaluate the level of awareness and performance of ...  Read More

Review
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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.60368.1377

Abstract
  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

Review
Gastrointestinal Anastomosis leakage Risk Factors after Cancer Surgery: is Transfusion an Independent Risk Factor for Anastomosis Leakage?

Mohammad Amin Shahrbaf

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 132-138

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.60773.1380

Abstract
  Gastrointestinal (GI) anastomosis is a usual procedure in the context of GI cancer surgeries. Performing an anastomosis may be complicated by infection, bleeding, anastomotic stricture, and anastomotic leakage. Anastomosis leakage is one of the devastating complications after performing an anastomosis ...  Read More

Review
The Potential Role of Metformin as a Weight Loss Drug in Non-Diabetic Individuals: A Comprehensive Review

Ubaid Khan; Behdad Dehbandi; Hafiz Muhammad Waqas Siddique; Muhammd Farhan Akhtar; Zabeeh Ullah

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 139-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2021.60312.1376

Abstract
  Recent clinical research studies evaluated metformin's potential effects as a weight-reducing drug in non-diabetic individuals despite its glucose-lowering effects. Metformin reduces weight by acting on the appetite regulatory pathways, peripheral fat metabolism, and averse unfavorable fat storage. Clinical ...  Read More