Review
1. Short-term intraocular pressure changes after intravitreal bevacizumab injection

Ali Dehghani; Habib Jafari; Naser Shoeibi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 93-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.001

Abstract
  Intravitreal injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factors (anti-VEGFs) have become more popular quickly in recent years. Bevacizumab is an anti- vascular endothelial growth factor agent (anti-VEGF) used to treat choroidal neovascularization and retinal vascular disorders. Rare long lasting ...  Read More

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2. Serum lactate is a useful predictor of death in severe sepsis and septic shock

Jafar Malmir; Ehsan Bolvardi; Monavar Afzal Aghaee

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 97-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.002

Abstract
  The severe sepsis and septic shock are as common and lethal that emergency physicians routinely confront. Actually, more than two thirds of sepsis patients present initially to the ED. Only a few laboratory tests for markers of sepsis are currently available. The serum lactate level can help in determining ...  Read More

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3. Radiologic assessment of liver metastases

Maral Sadrolodabaei; Behrouz Davachi; Mahdi Silanian Toosi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 105-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.003

Abstract
  Liver metastatic disorders usually occur in patients with stomach, pancreas, breast, colon, and lung and etc tumor. About 30 percent of patients die because of malignancies, have liver metastases. Liver imaging examination is a fundamental preclinical test to predict patient’s prognosis and is ...  Read More

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4. The evaluation of herbal medicine efficacy on cutaneous leishmaniasis

Zohre Seidi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 109-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.004

Abstract
  Leishmaniasis including Cutaneous, mocucutaneous and Visceral forms of clinical syndromes is one of the important health care problem in the world specially in developing countries. Because of long time duration of treatment, being expensive, many associated side effects and eventually resisted cases ...  Read More

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5. Oxidative stress in COPD, pathogenesis and therapeutic views

Fariba Rezaeetalab; Daryush Hamidi alamdari; Asghar Dalili

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 115-124

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.005

Abstract
  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), characterised by partially reversible contracture of small respiratory airways seems to be among leading causes of death in the world. COPD is characterized by inflammation, protease/antiprotease imbalance, genetic variability and oxidative stress. The latter ...  Read More

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6. Tissue doppler imaging in the assessment of myocardial systolic and diastolic functions in patients with stable angina pectoris

Mohsen Mouhebati; Afsoon Fazlinejhad; Mona Yadollahi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 125-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.006

Abstract
  Coronary artery diseases affect both systolic and diastolic functions and can be assessed both globally and regionally. Tissue doppler imaging is a novel technique with additional advantages to the currently used two-dimensional echocardiography. This paper is a review of the published articles on documented ...  Read More

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7. Psoriasis and indigo naturalis as a treatment

Mohammad Imani; Mohammad Javad Yazdanpanah; Hoda Azizi; Touba Ahmadzadeh Sani; Mahnaz Banihashemi; Hamid Reza Bahrami-Taghanaki; Mohammad Khajedaluee

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 131-134

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.007

Abstract
  Psoriasis is an inflammatory and proliferative disease. Psoriasis clinical features vary from plaque-type psoriasis to pustular form. Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease, which affects epidermal keratinocytes. Regard to serious side effects of chemical therapy in psoriasis patients, various projects ...  Read More

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8. Glioblastoma and the significance of MGMT gene methylation

Payam Izadpanahi; Kazem Anvari; Mitra Fazl Ersi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 135-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.008

Abstract
  In this research Glioblastoma has been studied as one of the most common brain tumors and a short review of the available therapeutic methods have presented including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and particularly adjuvant chemotherapy with temozolomide, as the most effective developed treatment. ...  Read More

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9. HTLV-1: ancient virus, new challenges

Marzieh Rahimzadegan; Farshid Abedi; Seyed Abodolrahim Rezaei; Reza Ghadimi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 141-148

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.009

Abstract
  Human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV-1)  is an ancient pathogen for human being but arising and recognized recently. The routes of transmission are vertical (mainly by breastfeeding), unsafe sexual contacts and through contaminated blood components specially in whom need frequent and repeated blood ...  Read More

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10. Prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis

Seyed Mousalreza Hoseini; Abbas Esmaeelzadeh; Masoumeh Salari; Bita Dadpour; Khadijeh Yekta Roudi; Mohammad Yekta Roudi; Zahra Javid Arabshahi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 149-153

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.010

Abstract
  Pancreatitis is the most common and important complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Several risk factors play a role in the formation and progression of pancreatitis. These risk factors may be related to the patient, procedure or operator. All of these risk factors should ...  Read More

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11. Conventional radiography or ultra sound for rib fracture diagnosis: a literature review

Elham Pishbin; Moloud Foogerdi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 154-159

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.011

Abstract
  Blunt chest trauma accounts for the majority of mortalities and morbidities in traumatized patients. Rib fractures are one of the most common chest wall injuries due to blunt chest trauma, which is estimated to occur in 10% of all traumatic injuries. Conventional radiography and ultra-sonography are ...  Read More

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12. The relationship between renal artery stenosis and ischemic nephropathy

Reza Ghadimi; Alireza Abdollahi Moghadam; Marzieh Rahimzadegan

Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2014, Pages 160-164

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.03.012

Abstract
  Ischemic nephropathy is defined as a clinically significant progressive reduction in glomerular filtration rate that is usually associated with significant renal artery stenosis (unilateral or bilateral involvement). Atherosclerotic renal artery disease is known as the most common cause of the ischemic ...  Read More