Systematic review
1. The effect of serum levels of vitamin C on asthmatic children: a systematic review

Farhad Heydarian; Hamid Ahanchian; Maryam Khalesi; Saeed Ebrahimi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 87-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder that is distinguished by coughing, wheezing, and dyspnea. It is the most common chronic disease among children. Epidemiological trials have suggested that there may be a correlation between vitamin C intake and the incidence of asthma. Specifically, ...  Read More

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2. Is the inferior vena cava diameter measured by bedside ultrasonography valuable in estimating the intravascular volume in patients with septic shock?

Mortaza Talebi Doluee; hamidreza Reihani; Vahide Farzam

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 93-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.002

Abstract
  Introduction:Resuscitation should be initiated immediately in shock. Early goal-directed therapy is an established algorithm for the resuscitation in septic shock. The first step is to maintain cardiac preload. Central venous pressure (CVP) plays an important role in goal-directed therapy. Central venous ...  Read More

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3. Prevalence of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in patients with colorectal cancer in Iran: a systematic review

Abbas Esmaeilzadeh; Kambiz Akhavan Rezayat; Hooman Masannen Mozaffari; Ali Bahari; Omid Ghanaei; Azita Ganji; Ali Mokhtarifar; Mahla Rahmani Khorram; Ladan Goshayeshi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 98-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.003

Abstract
  Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the world, and hereditary factors and family history are responsible for the incidence and development of the disease in 20 to 30% of cases. Lynch syndrome, or hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), is the ...  Read More

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4. The use of magnetic resonance imaging to study the brain size of young children with autism

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Mehran Beiraghi Toosi; Mohammad Hasan Mohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 105-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.004

Abstract
  Introduction: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a syndrome of social communication deficits and repetitive behaviors or restricted interests. While the impairments associated with ASD tend to deteriorate from childhood into adulthood, it is of critical importance that the syndrome is diagnosed at an ...  Read More

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5. Does global longitudinal speckle-tracking strain predict left ventricular remodeling in patients with myocardial infarction? a systematic review

Afsoon Fazlinejad; Ali Samadzade; Ramin Khameneh Bagheri; Nayere Tousi; Amin Rezaeian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 111-116

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.005

Abstract
  Introduction: Left ventricular remodeling is a relatively prevalent complication of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and it is associated with higher rates of medical issues and mortality. Left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) and wall motion score index (WMSI) are unable to detect accurately minor ...  Read More

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6. Transcranial direct current stimulation in post-stroke dysphagia: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Kavian Ghandehari; Marjan Erfani; Elnaz Kiadarbandsari; Meysam Pourgholami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 117-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.03.006

Abstract
  Introduction: The aim of this research was to systematically review all the randomized controlled trials that have evaluated the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on post-stroke dysphagia. Methods: Three electronic databases were searched for relevant articles that were uploaded ...  Read More

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7. The role of candida albicans in the pathogenesis of psoriasis vulgaris: a systematic literature review

Sona Sepahi; Bamdad Riahi-Zanjani; Adel Ghorani-Azam

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 122-127

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6485

Abstract
  Introduction: Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that is related to many genetic, and environmental factors, as well as infectious pathogens. Findings suggest that the Candida species, particularly Candida albicans, may play a role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis vulgaris. In this study, ...  Read More

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8. Pharmacological treatment of chronic constipation: a literature review

Roshanak Salari; Mahdi Yousefi; Masoumeh Salari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, Pages 128-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6818

Abstract
  Chronic constipation is a very common disease that is particularly commonplace among members of the elderly population. It is one of the most widespread bowel disorders, and it causes significant pain and discomfort; as such, it usually requires medical attention. The major causes of constipation are ...  Read More