Review Article
4/2/2017
Mohamad Soleimani, Navid Masoumi
As the most common renal malignancy in childhood, Wilms’ tumor (WT) is responsible for nearly 7% of all childhood cancers, with an annual incidence rate of about 7 to 10 cases per million in children younger than 15 years of age. Wilms’ tumor is not confined to ... read more
Research Article
25/1/2017
Azadeh Saber, Ahmad Naghibzadeh Tahami, Hamid Najafipour, Jalal Azmandian
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a prevalent, progressive, and treatable disease. However, lack of enough data about its prevalence in Iran is a major obstacle for its early detection. In order to determine the prevalence of the disease in the country, it is necessary to conduct epidemiologic ... read more
Research Article
1/1/2017
Mehran Hiradfar, Ehsan Habibpur, Parisa Saeedi Sharifabad, Reza Shojaeian, Habibollah Esmaeeli, Fatemeh Ghane
Urodynamic studies (UDS) is a simple non-invasive test to assess lower urinary tract function but it may be affected by several factors includes age, sex, voiding volume and voiding position. These interventional parameters become more highlighted while performing UDS in children whose emotional stress control and coping ... read more
Research Article
14/1/2017
Samira Tabiban, Khosrow Rahbar, Behshid Ghadrdoost, Narges Sadat Zahed, Kianoosh Falaknazi, Hamid Piraste
Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) has been suggested as an effective and safe anticoagulant for hemodialysis. The aim of our study was to investigate the effects of LMWH including minor bleeding, clotting formation in the extracorporeal dialysis circuit and their effect on the lipid profile in comparison with heparin.This ... read more
Research Article
14/1/2017
Samrad Mehrabi, Saman Sarikhani, Jamshid Roozbeh
Sleep disturbances are common among uremic patients. However, limited data are available on predictors of the quality of sleep in this population.This study aimed to assess the quality of sleep in patients undergoing hemodialysis and investigate its predictors.In this cross-sectional study, 197 patients on maintenance hemodialysis were ... read more
Research Article
25/1/2017
Simon Allen, Ivan Gerasimovich Aghajanyan
Medications, alternative and complementary treatments for type-III chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) are used frequently. The aim of this article is to define thermobalancing therapy as an independent treatment for internal diseases, such as CP/CPPS.The effect of thermobalancing therapy (TT) by using Dr. Allen’s therapeutic device-(DATD) ... read more
Research Article
6/2/2017
Mojgan Jalalzadeh, Nouraddin Mousavinasab
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (sHPT) is an important feature of chronic renal failure and contributes to the development of renal osteodystrophy. This study was carried out to assess 25(OH)D status and its effect on sHPT in patients on hemodialysis (HD).A prospective experimental trial of 180 HD patients (F: 81, ... read more
Letter
25/1/2017
Sayed Alireza Mirsane, Nasrin Oraei

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