تالیفات

 

Inhibition of MicroRNA-21 induces apoptosis in dermal fibroblasts of patients with systemic sclerosis

Authers: Saeideh Jafarinejad-Farsangi1, PhD, Ali Farazmand1, PhD, Farhad Gharibdoost2, MD, Elham Karimizadeh1, PhD, Farshid Noorbakhsh3, PhD, Habibeh Faridani2, MD, Mahdi Mahmoudi2, PhD, and Ahmad Reza Jamshidi2, MD

Abstract: Prolonged activation of dermal fibroblasts is the main cause of progressive fibrosis in systemic sclerosis (SSc). It seems that inhibition of apoptosis in SSc fibroblasts deregulates fibrosis. MicroRNA-21 (miR-21) is a pro-fibrotic factor with high expression in lesional areas of SSc skin and fibroblasts. Methods The effects of miR-21 on expression of Bcl-2 and Bax, two apoptotic genes, in dermal fibroblasts of SSc patients were evaluated using real-time polymerase chain reaction and Western blot analysis. Apoptotic ... سال انتشار: 2016
 

Are clinical measures influenced by various ethnic origins in Iranian patients with ankylosing spondylitis? A pilot study

Authers: Sasan Fallahi (MD) * 1, 2 Ahmad Reza Jamshidi (MD) 2 Mahdi Mahmoudi (MD) 2 Mostafa Qorbani (MD)

Abstract: Abstract Background: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) may manifest with heterogeneous patterns according to ethnic origins. The purpose of this study was to describe the influence of various Iranian ethnic origins on clinical measures in patients with AS. Methods: 0ne hundred sixty-three AS patients diagnosed by modified New York 1984 criteria were enrolled consecutively. The patients were classified into Fars, Turk, Kord, Lor and other ethnic origins. Several clinical measures were described and compared ... سال انتشار: 2014
 

Urolithiasis in ankylosing spondylitis: Correlation with Bath ankylosing spondylitis disease activity index (BASDAI), Bath ankylosing spondylitis functional index (BASFI) and Bath ankylosing spondylitis metrology index (BASMI)

Authers: Sasan Fallahi (MD) *1, 2 Ahmad Reza Jamshidi (MD) 2 Farhad Gharibdoost (MD) 2 Mahdi Mahmoudi (PhD) 2 Pedram Paragomi (MD) 2 Mohammad Hossein Nicknam (MD, PhD) 3 Elham Farhadi (MSc) 3 Mostafa Qorbani (PhD) 4

Abstract: Increased incidence of renal stone has been reported in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), but unlike some well-known renal involvements, they have not been fully studied. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of AS with urolithiasis and also the relation between urinary stone and severity markers. Methods: One hundred-sixty three AS patients were included in a cross-sectional study from Iranian AS association, Iran Rheumatology Center and Rheumatology Clinic of ... سال انتشار: 2012
 

Assessments of Pulmonary Involvement in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis

Authers: Keivan Gohari Moghadam MD, Farhad Gharibdoost MD, Gilda Parastandechehr MD, Pirooz Salehian MD

Abstract: The lungs are affected in 70 – 90% of cases diagnosed with systemic sclerosis. Pulmonary involvement is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Materials and Methods: Fifty-ve cases of systemic sclerosis underwent plethysmography, diffusion lung capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) measurement, high resolution computed tomography scanning, and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) to evaluate their diagnostic roles in grading the severity of lung involvement and their relationships to each other. Results: The indices of DLCO% (measured DLCO ... سال انتشار: 2011
 

Clinical and preclinical manifestation of systemic lupus erythmatous

Authers: M. Ebrahimpur Fini, MD, T. Faezi, MD, M. Akbarian, MD, M. Akhlaghi, MD, M. Kheiyrandish, MD, A. Shahali, MD, F. Gharibdoust, MD, F. Shahram, MD, A.H. Naji, MD, A.R. Jamshidi, MD, F. Davachi, MD

Abstract: Systemic lupus erythmatous (SLE) is a disease of unknown etiology with wide variety of clinical and immunological features. Our objective was to describe the clinical manifestation and laboratory data in Iranian male patients. Methods: 2279 patients were entered in a cross sectional study. The data were collected from rheumatologic research center in Shariati hospital of Tehran University. The prevalence of clinical and immunological features were compared between male and female patients Results: 227 patients (9.7%) were male ... سال انتشار: 2011
 

The epidemiology of systemic lupus erythematosus in Iran: a survey on 2143 cases

Authers: Mahmood Akbarian MD, Seyedeh Tahereh Faezi MD, Farhad Gharibdoost MD, Farhad Shahram MD, Abdolhadi Nadji MD, Ahmad Reza Jamshidi MD, Masoumeh Akhlaghi MD, Nahid Shafaee MD, Maryam Akhlaghkhah MD, Fereydoun Davatchi MD

Abstract: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a prototypic autoimmune disease with diverse clinical manifestations in association with autoantibodies to components of the cell nucleus. SLE as a chronic autoimmune disease has a worldwide distribution. There is a wide variation in the natural history of SLE among different ethnic and geographic groups. Our SLE registry is one of the largest series in Asia- Pacific region. The aim of this study was to show the manifestations of SLE ... سال انتشار: 2010
 

For Peer Review Only Squatting, sitting on the floor, or cycling: are life-long daily activities risk factors for clinical knee osteoarthritis?

Authers: Dahaghin S. MD, PhD, Tehrani-Banihashemi SA. MD, MPH, Faezi, ST. MD, Jamshidi AR. MD, Prof Davatchi F, MD

Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the association between occupation, sport, life-long daily activities, and knee osteoarthritis. Method: We randomly recruited 480 subjects with knee osteoarthritis who had participated in an earlier community-based study (Tehran-COPCORD, stage-I); they were compared with 490 controls (case-control study). A questionnaire was used to record all occupations/sports, plus details of the following daily activities: standing, walking on flat ground, walking up/downhill, sitting on the floor, sitting on a chair, squatting, knee-bending, cycling, climbing stairs, and ... سال انتشار: 2009
 

Effects of levothyroxine suppressive therapy on bone mineral density in premenopausal women

Authers: B. Larijani* MD،F. Gharibdoost MD،M. Pajouhi* MD،A. Sadjadi MD،S. Aghakhani MD،R. Eshraghian§ PhD،S. M. Akrami– MD PhD،G. Maalouf** MD

Abstract: SUMMARY Background: Levothyroxine (L-T4) is widely prescribed for treating thyroid disorders, but its effect on bone mineral density (BMD), is being debated. Objectives: We studied the effect of supraphysiologic doses of L-T4 on BMD in a group of premenopausal women. Patients and methods: We included 50 women (mean age = 36Æ8 ± 7Æ6 years) receiving L-T4 for at least 1 year for treating their benign cold thyroid nodules. Serum T3, T4, thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcium, and phosphate and urine calcium ... سال انتشار: 2004