Original article
Association of depression, anxiety and stress scores with sleep and life quality in men and women

Payam Sharifan; Mahdi Rafiee; Niloofar Shabani; Sara Saffar Soflaei; Susan Darroudi; Mahnaz Amini; Maryam Mohamadi Bajgiran; Zahra Ghazizadeh; shima Dehghani; zahra Aghaee; Mahshid Farsi; Melika Malek; Niloofar Safari; Hamideh Ghazizadeh; Reza Assaran Darban; Mahsa Rastegar Moghaddam Poorbagher; Gordon A. Ferns; Habibollah Esmaily; Majid Ghayour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 1-7


  Introduction: Depression, anxiety, and stress have been shown to be associated with quality of life and sleep quality. This association did not examine separately in men and women. In the present study, we aim to examine the association between depression, anxiety and stress with RLS, Epworth, insomnia, ...  Read More

Original article
Metabolic syndrome is negatively associated with trabecular bone score and bone mineral density in normal weight adults with central obesity

Susan Darroudi; Payam Sharifan; Mahsa Rastegar Moghaddam Poorbagher; Maryam Mohamadi Bajgiran; Sara Saffar Soflaei; Hamideh Ghazizadeh; habibollah esmaily; Niloofar Shabani; Ramin Sadeghi; Vahid Reza Dabbagh Kakhki; Ali Ebrahimi Dabbagh; Mohammad Amin Mohammadi; Mohammad Amin Mohammadi; sara Moazedi; Mahdi Rafiee; reza Assaran Darban; Gordon A. Ferns; Mohsen Mohebati; majid Ghayour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 8-16


  Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is comprised of a clustering of various cardiovascular risk factors that can also affect bone health. We aimed the associations between MetS and bone mineral density (BMD) and trabecular bone score (TBS) in subjects with abdominal adiposity.Methods: Individuals ...  Read More

Original article
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

Original article
Validation and standardization of a fluorometric method for alpha glucosidase activity assay in the detection of Pompe disease

Armin Mokhtariye; Lida Hagh-Nazari; Abdol-Reza Varasteh; Hadi Mozafari; Fatemeh Keyfi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 22-26


  Introduction: Pompe Disease is a type of lysosomal storage disease that is caused by a deficiency of the lysosomal alpha glucosidase. Pompe disease, as a multi-systemic disorder has a broad spectrum of clinical symptoms. The objective of this research was to validate and standardize the fluorometric ...  Read More

Original article
Evaluation of the incidence of heart rhythm disorders based on the type of intradialytic electrolyte variation

Maryam Hami; Mehrdad Sarabi; Mehdi Hassanzade Daloee; Hassan Mehrad-Majd; Abdollah Firoozi; Niloofar Nourizadeh; Niloofar Nikpasand; Sara Naghizadeh Kashani; Mina AkbariRad

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 27-32


  Background and aim: Cardiac arrhythmia is common in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, especially those undergoing hemodialysis. One of the most significant risk factors for cardiac arrhythmias is thought to be electrolytic abnormalities. This study aimed to assess the effect of hemodialysis on ...  Read More

Original article
Closed intramedullary nailing of tibia without c-arm in a resource-deficient setup: nail-over-nail technique

Shameem Ahmad; Anil Kuldeep; Ravi Kant Nirala; Vaibhav Gambhir; Aliya Arshad

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 33-37


  Intramedullary nailing is a standard technique for the treatment of long bone fractures. This technique requires the use of on-table image intensifier in almost every step, of which the most important are guide-wire insertion and distal locking. Therefore, a c-arm is an important tool for closed intramedullary ...  Read More

Original article
Prognostic Factors and Survival Outcomes by Disease Subtypes in a Cohort of Iranian Patients with acute leukemia

Sahar Ravanshad; Zahra Fahimian; Parsa Shoghi; Ali Moradi; Valareza Alizadeh; Negar Javdan; Hassan Mehrad-Majd

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 38-42


  Introduction: Studying the survival factors of leukemia patients can lead to a reduction in healthcare costs. This study aimed to evaluate the survival rate and potential predictive factors in leukemia patients in northeast Iran.Methods: Baseline demographic and clinical data of patients referred to ...  Read More

Case report
Comparison of clinical characteristics of elderly patients with COVID-19 with young and middle-aged patients in a COVID-19 hospital in Herat province of Afghanistan

Hosain aqa Hosaini

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2023, Pages 43-46


  Introduction: Coronaviruses are a large family of RNA viruses affecting mammals and birds. The first case of coronavirus in Afghanistan was recorded on February 24, 2020 in a 35-year-old male from Herat who had recently traveled to Iran. The clinical characteristics of elderly and young patients with ...  Read More