Systematic review
1. CD133 expression in patients with peripheral neuroblastic tumor: a systematic review

Hedieh Nazarzadeh; Yavar Shams Hojati; Reza Nazarzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 164-167

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Neuroblastoma is known as one of the most common solid tumors in children, which is recently under the investigation for the expression of CD133, a marker of cancer stem cells. Revealing the prognostic value of CD133 marker expression is important in predicting the outcome and survival ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. Prognostic value of HER2/neu expression in patients with prostate cancer: a systematic review

Mozhgan Moghadas niyat

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 168-173

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.002

Abstract
  Introduction: The prognostic value of Her2-positive expression has been investigated for malignancies such as breast cancer. We aimed to study the association between Her2 gene overexpression and clinical progression of hormone-independent prostate cancer. Methods: PubMed was searched to obtain the relevant ...  Read More

Systematic review
3. Urine alpha-1-microglobulin reliability in the diagnosis of pyelonephritis: a systematic review

Anoush Azarfar; Yalda Ravanshad; Mohammad Esmaeili; Fatemeh Ghane Sharbaf; Mitra Naseri; Fahime Noferesti

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 174-177

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.003

Abstract
  Introduction:Pyelonephritis is known as kidney inflammation due to bacterial infection which should be diagnosed and treated promptly. In this article, we decided to systematically review the diagnostic value and reliability of evaluating urine excretion low molecular weight protein alpha-1-microglobulin ...  Read More

Review
4. Different types of anastomotic methods: a review of literature

Shadi Mooloughi; Marjan Joudi; Alimohamad Dalili; Amin Dalili

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 178-181

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.004

Abstract
  Constructing successful anastomosis is an important concept in gastrointestinal tract surgeries, which can be affected by various factors such as preoperative bowel condition, intra- and postoperative complications, bleeding and the device characteristics. Suturing, stapling and compression anastomosis ...  Read More

Review
5. Coronary artery disease in patients with chronic kidney disease: a brief literature review

Mostafa Dastani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 182-186

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.005

Abstract
  Cardiovascular is the major cause of death in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. The cardiovascular mortality rate of patients with renal impairment is evaluated to be higher than general population. Coronary artery disease seems to be an important type of cardiovascular complication ...  Read More

Review
6. The role of infection in morphea disease

Fatemeh Farhangdoost

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 187-189

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.006

Abstract
  Morphea is a skin disorder that leads to the sclerosis of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. In epidemiologic studies, the incidence rate of approximately 0.4 to 2.7 per 100,000 people has been reported that is equal in adults and children. Based on clinical findings of disease and presentations, morphea ...  Read More

Review
7. Epidermoid/Dermoid cysts mimicking odontogenic infections: review of literature

Amin Rahpeyma; Saeedeh Khajehahmadi; Ali Ghasemi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 190-194

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.007

Abstract
  Introduction: Dermoid/Epidermoid cysts are rare pathologic lesions that may involve the floor of the mouth. Infection and inflammation of the cyst can produce a clinical picture very similar to the submandibular and submental abscesses with odontogenic origin. Dermoid/epidermoid cysts are on the floor ...  Read More

Review
8. Vitamin D and respiratory disorder

Mahnaz Hushmand; Fatemeh Behmanesh; Hamid Ahanchian; Maryam Khalesi; Alireza Ataei

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 195-199

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.008

Abstract
  The active form of vitamin D is synthesized in some body organs following sun exposure and dietary intake. Vitamin D exhibits its major and critical effects not only through regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism but also by influencing on respiratory and immune system. Serum concentrations of ...  Read More

Review
9. Natural oral contrast agents for gastrointestinal magnetic resonance imaging

Mehrnaz Zarrini; Farokh Seilanian Toosi; Behroz Davachi; Sirous Nekooei

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 200-204

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.009

Abstract
  Magnetic resonance imaging is an exclusive imaging method which can distinguish injured tissues from the healthy tissues or organs without using ionizing radiation. Magnetic resonance imaging is able to provide quantitative data regarding the anatomical and physiological features of each specific organ. ...  Read More

Review
10. Ki-67 protein: a proliferation index in breast cancer

Shervin Kheirandish; Fatemeh Homaee

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 205-208

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.010

Abstract
  Various clinicopathological factors are evaluated in different studies on carcinomas to demonstrate their prognostic and predictive significance during the diagnosis and therapeutic procedures of the malignancy. Ki-67 is a biomarker that was proposed as a cell proliferation related nuclear antigen, and ...  Read More

Review
11. Nucleophosmin 1 expression in acute myeloid leukemia

Mohammad Davoudi; Parvaneh Davoodi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 209-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.011

Abstract
  Nucleophosmin1 is a multifunctional protein that shuttles between nucleus and cytoplasm in some subtypes of acute myeloid leukemias. Mutated Nucleophosmin1 expresses aberrantly in the cytoplasm of the cell and transports from nucleolus to the cytoplasm. It is diagnosed by immunohistochemical techniques, ...  Read More

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12. Contrast-induced nephropathy: a review of literature

Roya Narenji Sani; Ali Eshraghi; Somayeh Farokhnejad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, Pages 212-215

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2015.04.012

Abstract
  Today, radiological procedures using intravascular iodinated contrast media are being widely used for the diagnoses and treatment of various diseases, which highlight one of the main etiologies of contrast-induced nephropathy and hospital-acquired renal failure. Contrast-induced nephropathy development ...  Read More