Case report
Vacuum Assisted Delivery Gone Wrong: A Case Report

Namkabir Singh; Chew Kee Seang

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 1-5

  Vacuum assisted delivery might not be the first-choice route for delivery but remains a viable option when shortening of the second stage of labour is needed. Incorrect placement of the vacuum device, incorrect technique, prolonged use, and multiple attempts often lead to subgaleal haemorrhage, which ...  Read More

Original article
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

Case report
A case report of PVOD in a young woman with pulmonary hypertension

Shahabaddin Sorouri; Maryam Naseri

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 13-16

  Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) is a rare and fatal disease with non-specific clinical presentation often misdiagnosed as group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The rate of occurrence per one million people is reported to be one-tenth to two-tenths of cases, annually. Our case was a 25-year-old ...  Read More

Original article
Diagnostic Value of Neck Circumference and Sternomental Distance for Difficult Intubation in Patients Undergoing Cesarean Section

Masoomeh Tabari; Alireza Sharifian; Elham Bakhtiari; Negin Yadollahi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 17-24

  Introduction: Airway safety for difficult intubation or failure to intubate is important during anesthesia. This study assessed the airway before anesthesia, and the diagnostic value of neck circumference (NC) and sternomental distance (SMD) tests was investigated in predicting difficult tracheal intubation ...  Read More

Case series
Prolonged Fever and Coronary Artery Involvements: Kawasaki Disease or Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?

Mehrnaz Olfat; Raheleh Assari; Mohamad-Taghi Majnoon; Vahid Ziaee

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 25-29

  Introduction: The symptoms and laboratory findings of Kawasaki disease (KD) and systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SoJIA) may overlap in the early phases. Coronary artery lesions are common complications seen in KD.Cases Presentation: In this article, we report three cases of SoJIA (two males ...  Read More

Case report
A Case Study and a Brief Review on Dermatopathological Drug Reaction in Major Thalassemia

Afshan Shirkavand; Leila Ataie Fashtami; Azita Azarkeivan; Zohreh Zahedi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 30-35

  Introduction: Thalassemia consists of a variety of genetic hemoglobinopathies. Thalassemia-major causes anemia in early age. Those suffering from thalassemia need frequent life-long blood transfusions to survive, resulting in iron overload in the body and many health problems. Much improvement has occurred ...  Read More

Original article
Oxidative stress in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients

Samaneh Sabouri; Mohsen Foroughipour; Elaheh Emadi; Daryoush Hamidi Alamdari

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 36-41

  Introduction: In multiple sclerosis (MS), oxidative stress (OS) performs a vital role in the neurodegeneration process. Cholesterol and lipids in the myelin sheath supplied by low-density lipoprotein (LDL) are also vital for nerve cells. In OS, lipid peroxidation occurs in LDL. Objective: To investigate ...  Read More

Challenges of the Management and Resource Allocation during Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: Experience from an Internal Medicine Centre, Iran

Abolghasem Allahyari; Benyamin Hoseini; Mahnaz Mozdorian; Mohammad Khajedaluee; Mandana Khodashahi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2023, Pages 42-45

  The potency of health systems to effectively respond to crises varies between high- and low-income countries. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented numerous challenges for hospitals worldwide. In this context, the resilience of health systems and the capacity of health institutions and populations play ...  Read More