تالیفات

 

Performance of the 2010 rheumatoid arthritis classification criteria

Authers: Fereydoun DAVATCHI, 1 Iraj SALEHI ABARI, 1 Soosan SOROOSH, 2 Mohsen SOROOSH2 and Bahar SADEGHI ABDOLLAHI1

Abstract: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) needs early treatment to improve clinical outcome by reducing joint damage, radiographic progression and disability. The aim of this study was to evaluate the 2010 Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification Criteria for its ability to classify RA patients, in their early stages, not exceeding 12 months of disease progression. Methods: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were selected from August to December 2010, among those coming for their follow-up. The inclusion criteria were patients with not ... سال انتشار: 2012
 

Early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis: an introduction to the newly designed Iran Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Authers: Iraj Salehi · Shabnam Khazaeli · Mohammad Khak

Abstract: More than 14 years of clinical practice in rheumatology led the author to discover the prognostic role of anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA) as well as the erosions found by MRI, in detecting the RA patients resulting in establishing a new set of criteria by revising the 1987 ACR classiWcation—Iran Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Medical records of 243 patients at the outpatient Rheumatology Clinic of the author (private sector) were reviewed for the data on the criteria of the ... سال انتشار: 2012
 

Bone density in patients with chondromalacia patella

Authers: Iraj Salehi, Shabnam Khazaeli, Parta Hatami, Mahdi Malekpour

Abstract: Chondromalacia of the patella is the most common cause of anterior knee pain in young women. The etiology of the disease is not well-understood but the initial lesion is a disorganization of collagenous structures. Since the disease is proposed to be due to generalized constitutional disturbance, we postulated that bony structures could also be involved. To investigate this hypothesis we measured the bone density of 286 patients with the diagnosis of chondromalacia of the patella during a 4-year ... سال انتشار: 2010
 

High prevalence of low bone density in young Iranian healthy individuals

Authers: Iraj Salehi, Shabnam Khazaeli, Seyed Reza Najafizadeh, Haleh Ashraf, Mahdi Malekpour

Abstract: With the increasing life expectancy, osteoporosis is becoming a major worldwide health problem, more particularly in the Middle East region. Bone mineral density (BMD) of the hip, lumbar spine, and forearm was measured by dual X-ray absorptiometry (Lunar) in 2085 (25% men, 75% women) healthy Iranian subjects aged 20–88 yr. The prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia in at least one measured site in subjects aged 50 yr and older were 36.1% and 43.9% in women, and 24.5% and ... سال انتشار: 2009