Systematic review
1. The role of Toll-Like Receptor Gene Polymorphisms in Tuberculosis Susceptibility: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Farzad khademi; Mohammad Derakhshan; Ramin Sadeghi

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 133-140

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6474

Abstract
  Introduction: Susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) infection varies in individuals and is linked to genetic variations in the toll-like receptors (TLRs) genes. The current study employed a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to describe the most prevalent single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. The prognostic value of conventional imaging tools to determine how patients with hodgkin lymphoma will respond to treatment

Kamran Aryana; Abolghasem Allahyari; Ramin Sadeghi; Farrokh Silanian Tousi; Mohammad Mahdi Kooshyar; Seyed Hosein Hashemipour; Hamideh Sadra

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 141-147

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6482

Abstract
  Introduction: This systematic review studies the prognostic value of two conventional imaging tools, sestamibi and gallium scans, for predicting how patients with Hodgkin lymphoma will respond to treatment.Methods: The PubMed database was searched for English-language articles that contained the following ...  Read More

Review
3. Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae: a review on embryological etiology

Mohammad Mardani; Mohammad Javad Saeedi Borujeni; Ebrahim Esfandiary

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 148-153

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6486

Abstract
  Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae is a rare anomaly. In this condition, two fused vertebrae appear structurally and functionally as one. This anomaly may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Myelopathy, limitation in neck movement, muscular atrophy and regional sensory loss are examples of probable ...  Read More

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4. The diagnosis and treatment of paradoxical embolism: a systematic review

Atooshe Rohani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 154-157

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6483

Abstract
  One in five adults has patent foramen ovale (PFO), which is typically without symptoms. Because of the low pressure in both atria and the anatomical position of the septum secundum, there is no left-to-right shunting and little right-to-left shunting in the general condition; however, when the right ...  Read More

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5. Atopic dermatitis and the therapeutic methods: a literature review

Jalil Tavakol Afshari; Mahdi Yousefi; Roshanak Salari

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 158-162

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6820

Abstract
  Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disease that starts in the early life and usually persists by the end of life in 20% of cases. The disease shows multiple periods of relapse, and significantly affects the patient’s quality of life. The etiology of this disease is unknown, yet recent studies ...  Read More

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6. Which technique is better for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation? External rotation or Milch method. A review of literature

Niaz Mohammad Jafari Chokan; Hamidreza Reihani; Elham Pishbin

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 163-165

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6487

Abstract
  Anterior shoulder dislocation is the most common joint dislocation in human body. Many methods are traditionally described for reduction of shoulder dislocation. Most of these techniques are painful to patients and may be associated with further injury. An ideal method should be easy, effective, and ...  Read More

Review
7. Avian influenza virus and human: pandemic concern and threat?

Mohammad Derakhshan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 166-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.6489

Abstract
  Type A influenza viruses causes infections in human and animals, especially in birds. Wild aquatic birds are the natural hosts for all known influenza type A viruses. Avian type viruses are divided into two groups: highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). HPAI ...  Read More

Case report
8. Thyroxin-binding globulin deficiency in a boy with fragile X syndrome: a case report

Raheleh Mirsadraee; Saba Vakili; Mohammad Reza Abbaszadegan; Rahim Vakili

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, Pages 171-174

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.7486

Abstract
  Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common known genetic cause of male intellectual disability. A wide variety of medical problems has been reported in FXS syndrome including seizures, facial abnormalities, macroorchidism, and autistic disorders. Here we reported a 9-year-old boy with fragile X syndrome ...  Read More