Systematic review
1. Medical treatment for hepatopulmonary syndrome: a systematic review

Leili Zarifmahmoudi; Maryam Khalesi; Ramin Sadeghi; Seyed Ali Jafari; Mohammad Ali Kiani; Hamidreza Kianifar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 165-175

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS) is known as a chronic liver disease associated with severe pulmonary deoxygenation due to intrapulmonary vascular vasodilation. Although liver transplantation is accepted as a main treatment of HPS, identifying effective drugs for recovery of HPS can be effective ...  Read More

Review
2. The efficacy of aspirin and dipyridamole on the patency of arteriovenous fistulae and grafts; Review of the randomized control trials

Hasan Ravari; Azin Banihashem; Mohammad Vejdani; Gholamhosein Kazemzadeh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 176-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.002

Abstract
  Vascular access failure is known as a principal cause of morbidity of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. The major reason for vascular access failure is the neointimal hyperplasia which leads to venous thrombosis and stenosis. The efficacy of different pharmacological therapies has been studied ...  Read More

Review
3. Iontophoresis in ophthalmology: A review of the literature

Naser Shoeibi; Mehran Mahdizadeh; Masoud Shafiee

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 183-188

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.003

Abstract
  Drug delivery to the inner part of the eye is still a problem in treatment of ocular disease. Iontophoresis has been used in the field of medicine for many years. This technique consists of applying a weak electrical current to drive charged drug molecules across tissue barriers. Transcorneal iontophoresis ...  Read More

Review
4. Role of brain CT scan in the diagnosis of patients with minor head injury in trauma emergency center

Ali Mousavi Jafarabad; Seyed Amirmasoud Hashemian

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 189-193

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.004

Abstract
  Currently, a large burden of hospital admissions is related to minor head trauma and its related imaging studies. One of the challenging issues for emergency physicians is brain computed tomography scan. Sensible use of computed tomography studies could minimize unnecessary radiation exposure and resource ...  Read More

Review
5. Peripartum cardiomyopathy (A literature review)

Farveh Vakilian; Fateme Tara; Fateme Moosavi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 194-199

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.005

Abstract
  Heart failure (HF) is a serious and growing public health concern, which has many causes. Pregnancy is a critical condition with significant hemodynamic and immunologic changes. Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a disease of unknown cause in which left ventricular (LV) dysfunction occurs during the ...  Read More

Review
6. HCV prevalence and predominant genotype in IV drug users

Asad Andalibalshohada; Seyed Abdolrahim Rezaii; Farshid Abedi

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 200-206

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.006

Abstract
  Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes 308000 deaths due to liver cancer and 758000 deaths due to cirrhosis every year. Almost 170 million people have HCV infection around the world. Information regarding this virus helps us to determine the prevalence of other hepatitis C genotypes in population, especially ...  Read More

Review
7. A review of acute central serous chorioretinopathy

Mirnaghi Moosavi; Mahdi Mokhtari; Masoud Shafiee

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 207-210

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.007

Abstract
  Central serous chorioretinopathy is a common cause of visual morbidity. It is characterized by idiopathic serous retinal detachment in macular or paramacular regions. The symptoms of the CSC include decreased vision, micropsia and metamorphopsia. The prognosis of the disease is good and almost 90% of ...  Read More

Review
8. Pediatric photorefractive keratectomy for anisometropic amblyopia: A review

Somayeh Tafaghodi Yousefi; Mohammad Etezad Razavi; Alireza Eslampour

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 211-217

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.008

Abstract
  Amblyopia is one of the most important reversible eye disorders in children and different treatments are suggested. Early diagnosis and effective treatment in amblyogenic age are important criteria. These critical periods correspond to the period when the child’s developing visual system is sensitive ...  Read More

Review
9. The over expression of thioredoxin during malignancies

Shahaboddin Shabani; Navid Nourizadeh; Mohammadsaleh Soltankhah

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 218-224

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.009

Abstract
  Thioredoxin system comprised of thiorexin and NADPH dependent thiorexin reductase, is responsible for redox regulation of cells by controlling the apoptosis, proliferation and other vital processes of cells. The efficacy of thioredoxin system has been represented in a wide range of physiological and ...  Read More

Review
10. Vitamin D and sepsis

Morteza Hariri Ahari; Elham Pishbin

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 225-228

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.010

Abstract
  Vitamin D receptors are located in body tissues and cells. In various physiological processes of the body the primary circulating form of vitamin D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, will become the active form, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, through many enzymatic. Although different functions of vitamin D has been identified, ...  Read More

Review
11. Efficacy of zinc sulfate in reducing unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in neonates

Somayyeh Hashemian; Ashraf Mohammad zadeh; Alireza Ataee nakhaei

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 229-232

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.011

Abstract
  Hyperbilirubinemia is a common disease and unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia has been seen mainly in neonates. Severe form of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia may cause kernicterus and even death. Conventional treatment for severe unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia consists of phototherapy and exchange transfusion ...  Read More

Review
12. Melatonin effects on sleep disorders in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Zahra Bahremand; Peyman Hashemian; Fatemeh Moharreri; Ehsan Soltani

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 233-237

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2014.04.012

Abstract
  Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in childhood. Around 25-50% of these children suffered from some kind of sleep disorder especially with chronic form of insomnia. The physicians usually have a plan for improving hyperactivity and attention deficit ...  Read More