Correlation of Parathormone and the Serum Values of Acidum Uricum with Calcium Nephrolithiasis Examined by Three Different Methods of Diagnostics

Snjezana Milicevic, Radojka Bijelic, Branislava Jakovljevic Abstract Introduction. Urolithiasis is a multifactorial disease. Changes in social and economic living conditions have generated changes in chemical composition of urolith too. Although calcium is a predominant crystalline constituent of kidney stones in 80% of cases, metabolic disorders are not the main reason for their formation. Hyperparathyroidism may [...]

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Evaluation of Biocompatibility of Root Canal Sealers on L929 Fibroblasts with Multiscan EX Spectrophotometer

Alma Konjhodzic-Prcic, Selma Jakupovic, Lajla Hasic- Brankovic, Amra Vukovic Abstract Introduction: The purpose of the current study was to estimate the biocompatibility of endodontic sealers with different bases on L929 mouse fibroblasts permanent cell line using Multiscan EX Spectrophotometer. Materials and Methods: Endodontics sealers used in this study were GuttaFlow (Roeko) silicone based sealer, AH [...]

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Real Time Recognition of Heart Attack in a Smart Phone

Mahshid Zomorodi Rad, Saeed Rahati Ghuchani, Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy, Mohammad Mahdi Khalilzadeh Abstract Background: In many countries, including our own, cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of mortality and morbidity. Myocardial infarction (heart attack) is of particular importance in heart disease as well as time and type of reaction to acute myocardial infarction and these [...]

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Barriers to Research Activities from the Perspective of the Students of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Hasan Ashrafi-rizi, Zarmehr Fateme, Zahra Ghazavi Khorasgani, Zahra Kazempour, Sona Taebi Imani Abstract Introduction: Necessity to establish a coherent and targeted research context in order to development of any country is increasingly important. But the basic step in creating an effective research context would be enrichment motivation of researchers especially students and resolve barriers of [...]

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Data Standards in Tele-radiology

Mansoor Fatehi, Reza Safdari, Marjan Ghazisaeidi, Mohamad Jebraeily, Mahdi Habibi-koolaee Abstract Data standards play an important role to provide interoperability among different system. As other applications of telemedicine, the tele-radiology needs these standards to work properly. In this article, we conducted a review to introduce some data standards about tele-radiology. By searching PUBMED and Google [...]

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Education and Training for Major Incidents Through Medical Response to Major Incidents and ndash;MRMI course

Josip Samardzic, Boris Hreckovski, Ismar Hasukic Abstract Incidence of major incidents nowadays is in constant growth, especially in last decade. Main goal of all health systems is to minimize and prevent tragic outcomes of major incidents, thus reducing morbidity and mortality and psychological and physical suffering. Lessons learned from Major Incidents throughout the World point [...]

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Successful Implantation of Bipolar Epicardial Leads and Dual Chamber Pacemaker in Infant After Postoperative Atrioventricular Heart Block

Edin Omerbasic, Ilirijana Haxhibeqiri Karabdic, Elnur Tahirovic Abstract Total atrioventricular (AV) block is inconvenient and serious complication of open heart surgery. Permanent total AV block requires the implantation of permanent pacemaker in order to allow normal hemodynamics and patients survival. In infancy additional challenge is the surgical approach, the selection of electrodes and PM, as [...]

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Information Retrieval in Telemedicine: a Comparative Study on Bibliographic Databases

Maryam Ahmadi, Roghayeh Ershad Sarabi, Roohangiz Jamshidi Orak, Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy Abstract Background and Aims: The first step in each systematic review is selection of the most valid database that can provide the highest number of relevant references. This study was carried out to determine the most suitable database for information retrieval in telemedicine field. Methods: [...]

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Development of a Fuzzy Decision Support System to Determine the Severity of Obstructive Pulmonary in Chemical Injured Victims

Taha Samad-Soltani, Mostafa Ghanei, Mostafa Langarizadeh Abstract Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the most common known complication of exposure to mustard gas. Thus, all clinical guidelines have provided some recommendation for diagnosis, clinical management and treatment of this disease. Decision support systems are used to increase the acceptance of clinical guidelines. The purpose [...]

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