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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Dermatoglyphics and Reproductive Risk in a Family with Robertsonian Translocation 14q;21q

Selim Kolgeci, Jehona Kolgeci, Mehmedali Azemi, Aferdita Daka, Ruke Shala-Beqiraj, Ilir Kurtishi, Mentor Sopjani Abstract Aim: The present study is carried out to evaluate the risk of giving birth to children with Down syndrome in a family with Robertsonian translocation 14q;21q, and to find the dermatoglyphic changes present in carriers of this translocation. Methods: Cytogenetics [...]

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The Influence of Aortic Valve Replacement on Functional Moderate – To-Severe Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis

Sejla Sehovic, Adnana Talic, Mirsad Kacila, Elnur Tahirovic Abstract Goal: The aim of this study was to show whether the concomitant functional mitral regurgitation in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement improves after this surgical procedure and to identify preoperative echocardiographic parameters that may influence the lack of improvement in mitral regurgitation (MR) after aortic valve [...]

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Relationship Between Psychological Empowerment and Productivity of Medical Librarians

Maliheh Zare, Fateme Zarmehr, Hasan Ashrafi-rizi Abstract Introduction: Psychological empowerment is really important and has remarkable effect on different organizational variables such as job satisfaction, organizational commitment, productivity, etc. So the aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between psychological empowerment and productivity of Librarians in Isfahan Medical University. Methods: This was correlational [...]

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Diabetes Research in Iran: a Scientometric Analysis of Publications Output

Masoud Rasolabadi, Shahnaz Khaledi, Marlin Ardalan, Marya Maryam Kalhor, Susan Penjvini, Alireza Gharib Abstract Introduction: In the developing countries, diabetes mellitus as a chronic diseases, have replaced infectious diseases as the main causes of morbidity and mortality. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) recently estimates 382 million people have diabetes globally and and nbsp;more than 34.6 million [...]

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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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