Systematic review
1. Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on ventricular function and cardiac risk factors in obese patients: a systematic review

Alireza Abdollahi Moghaddam; Ali Jangjoo; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Majid Erfanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 38-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.001

Abstract
  Introduction: Weight gain and obesity are two important public health problems, which are associated with many diseases such as cardiovascular disorders. Various policies such as bariatric surgery have been proposed for the treatment of morbid obesity. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were searched thoroughly ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. The relation between oxygen saturation level and retionopathy of prematurity

Mohammad Gharavi Fard; Alireza Sabzevari; Touka Banaee; Lida Parizad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 43-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.002

Abstract
  Introduction: Oxygen therapy used for preterm infant disease might be associated with oxygen toxicity or oxidative stress. The exact oxygen concentration to control and maintain the arterial oxygen saturation balance is not certainly clear. We aimed to compare the efficacy of higher or lower oxygen saturations ...  Read More

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3. Ureteroscopic lithotripsy compared with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in the treatment of urolithiasis

Mohammad Asl Zare; Mohammad Reza Darabi Mahboob; Ramin Rahdari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 48-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.003

Abstract
  Introduction: Urolithiasis is a common and frequently occurring disease with high recurrence rate. Ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URSL) and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) are two most popular modalities in the treatment of urolithiasis. The efficacy of these two methods is reviewed on the treatment ...  Read More

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4. Prognostic value of strain and strain rate in the prediction of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic literature review

Leila Bigdelu; Afsoon Fazlinejad; Ali Azari; Somaye Bakefayat; Marzie Farazandeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 53-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.004

Abstract
  Introduction: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common dysrhythmia postoperatively after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Myocardial strain and strain-rate imaging is used for the assessment of postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) as a new echocardiographic method. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were ...  Read More

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5. Diagnostic value of performing endocervical curettage at the time of colposcopy procedure; a systematic review

Shabnam Imannezhad; Alireza Sabzevari; Ali Rahdari; Mohsen Akhondi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 58-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.005

Abstract
  Introduction: The importance of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) as a precursor to invasive cervical cancer suggests a considerable need for accurate screening of the patients for the risk of these lesions. This systematic review aimed to study the diagnostic significance of endocervical ...  Read More

Systematic review
6. Effects of intravitreal bevacizumab injection on the clinical manifestations of nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy in patients with macular edema: a systematic review

Touka Banaee; Naser Shoeibi; Hosein Ghavam Saeedi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 63-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.006

Abstract
  Introduction: Bevacizumab (Avastin) is considered as an effective strategy in the treatment of various ocular diseases. As a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitor, Avastin is used to control macular edema in patients with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR). Therefore, in this ...  Read More

Systematic review
7. Efficacy of methylene blue for on vasoplegic syndrome

Mohsen akhondi; Alireza Sabzevari; Shabnam Imannezhad; Ali Rahdari

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 69-72

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.007

Abstract
  Introduction: Administration of methylene blue has been proposed as a therapeutic strategy in the treatment of vasopelgic shock following cardiac surgery. Major aims of this systematic review were to evaluate the effect of methylene blue on mortality rate, duration of vasoplegic syndrome, and further ...  Read More

Systematic review
8. The prognostic value of cardiac ultrasonography in patients with cardiac arrest

Ehsan Bolvardi; Roohie Farzaneh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 73-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.008

Abstract
  Introduction: Echocardiography or cardiac imaging is proposed as a gold standard method for identifying high risk patients for cardiac arrest. In this systematic review, we studied the prognostic value of cardiac sonography in patients with cardiac arrest. Methods: PubMed was searched for the relevant ...  Read More

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9. The effect of intravitreal bevacizumab injection on the corneal endothelial cells

Akbar Derakhshan; Alireza Eslampour; Esmaeil Safinezhad; Samira Hasanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 78-83

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.009

Abstract
  Introduction:Bevacizumab (Avastin), as an effectiveness treatment modality, is currently used in patients with various ocular disease. However the results have been promising, the use of bevacizumab in the treatment of ocular disease is an off-label application. Hence, the aim of this study was to systematically ...  Read More

Review
10. Mesenchymal stem cell and osteoarthritis: a literature review

Zhaleh Shariati Sarabi; Jalil Tavakol Afshari; Ali Ghassemi; Mehdi Yaghobi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, Pages 84-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.17463/RCM.2016.02.010

Abstract
  The most common disease in the aged population is osteoarthritis (OA) that is resulting in progressive dysfunction following isolated cartilage injuries, subchondral bone remodeling, tissue loss, marginal osteophytes, and loss of joint space. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stem cells; ...  Read More