تالیفات

 

RECENT EPIDEMIOLOGICAL DATA ON BEHCET’S DISEASE IN IRAN, THE 2001 SUYRVEY.

Authers: F. Shahram, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, H. Chams, C. Chams, N. Shafaie, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: The latest nationwide survey on Behcet’s disease (BD) in Iran was carried out in 2001. We present here its data, and compare it with the previous two surveys in 1991 (on 1882 patients) and 1996 (on 3153 patients). Patients & methods: The data of patients in the BD registry before the end of the year 2001 were collected on a standard protocol comprising 100 clinical and paraclinical items. A ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

ASSOCIATION OF HLA-B51 WITH CLINICAL EXPRESSION OF BEHCET’S DISEASE, ANALYSIS OF 201 IRANIAN PATIENTS.

Authers: F. Shahram, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, K. Bahar, F. Gharibdoost, C. Chams

Abstract: Introduction: Despite the strong association between HLA-B51 and Behcet’s disease (BD), the clinical significance of this genetic marker has not been fully elucidated. The aim of this study was to find out the association of HLA-B51 with various manifestations of BD, and to compare it to those of HLA-B5. Patients & methods: All newly diagnosed BD patients in a 9-month period from April 2001 to January 2002 were studied. They ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

HLA-B51 FREQUENCY IN IRANIAN PATIENTS WITH BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Shahram, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, K. Bahar, M. Akbarian, C. Chams

Abstract: Introduction: HLA-B51, a split antigen of HLA-B5, has generally been associated with Behcet’s disease (BD) in different countries notably those along the Silk route. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of HLA-B51 in Iranian patients with BD, and to compare it with the control patients. Patients & methods: In a prospective study, 599 consecutive new patients referred to the BD clinic, in a 9-month period from ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

CHRONOLOGY OF CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS IN BEHCET’S DISEASE, ANALYSIS OF 3542 CASES.

Authers: F. Shahram, K. Assadi, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, C. Chams, M. Akbarian

Abstract: Introduction: Manifestations of Behcet’s disease (BD) appear one after another during the course of the disease. Some involvements such as mucous lesions seem to appear early, and others such as gastrointestinal (GI) and neurological (CNS) involvement many years later. This study was planned to find out the chronology of different manifestations of BD. Patients & methods: In a retrospective study, files of all BD patients diagnosed since 1989 were reviewed ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

AZATHIOPRINE AND LOW DOSE PULSE CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE IN SEVERE OCULAR LESIONS OF BEHCET’S DISEASE, A PRELIMINARY REPORT.

Authers: F. Shahram, F. Davatchi, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: Combination of cytotoxic drugs was suggested to decrease the rate of non-responders in severe ocular lesions of Behcet’s disease (BD). We present here our preliminary data with low dose pulse Cyclophosphamide (LDP) and Azathioprine (AZA) in the treatment of posterior uveitis (PU) and/or retinal vasculitis (RV) of BD. Patients & methods: Twelve BD patients with PU and RV were selected. They all received LDP as 0.5 g/m2 body surface/month ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

TONSILLECTOMY AND BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: M. Jalessi, F. Shahram, A. Safavi, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A.R. Jamshidi, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost.

Abstract: Introduction: Increasing development of some diseases such as Behcet’s disease (BD) was reported after tonsillectomy. This study was designed to find the association between tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy (T/A) and subsequent development of BD. Patients & methods: In a prospective control study, 128 patients with BD and 139 controls from the orthopedic clinic (age and sex matched) were studied regarding previous T/A. A complete ENT clinical examination was performed for all of them. ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

URINE ABNORMALITIES IN BEHCET’S DISEASE, STUDY OF 4704 CASES.

Authers: F. Shahram, F. Davatchi, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost, C. Chams.

Abstract: Introduction: Despite the multisystem nature of Behcet’s disease (BD), renal involvement is rare in this disease. The aim of this study was to find the prevalence and characteristics of urine abnormalities and renal involvement of BD in Iran. Patients & methods: In a cohort of 4704 patients with BD, urinalysis was performed to screen patients with urine abnormalities. Different manifestations of the disease, including 100 clinical and paraclinical parameters, were ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

THE COMPARISON OF ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS IN BEHCET'S DISEASE AND NORMAL POPULATION: A CONTROL STUDY.

Authers: A. Nadji, F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, A. Jamshidi, C. Chams, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: We previously reported that ankylosing spondylitis (AS) was associated with Behcet's disease (BD) in Iranian patients. This study was designed to evaluate the features of AS in BD (ASBD) and compare them with the AS in normal population (ASN). Materials and Methods: Among 4700 BD patients, 73 ASBD were found and were compared with a cohort of 180 ASN. Seventy out of 73 ASBD met the European Spondyloarthropathy Study Group ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

COMPARISON OF ORAL APHTHAE IN BEHCET DISEASE AND IDIOPATHIC RECURRENT APHTHOUS STOMATITIS.

Authers: C. Chams-Davatchi, M. Shizarpour, F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A.R. Jamshidi

Abstract: Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the difference between oral aphthae in Behcet’s Disease (BD) and recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS). Methods: In a prospective study 56 cases of BD and 133 RAS were evaluated consecutively. Sex, age of onset, frequency of aphthous lesions, their duration and their mean number at each attack, pathergy test, HLA-B5, HLA-B51 and HLA-B27 were evaluated in both groups. Comparison was made by Student ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

EXTENSIVE PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM LIKE LESION IN TWO CASES OF BEHCET’S DISEASE, RESPONDING ONLY TO CYCLOSPORIN.

Authers: C. Chams-Davatchi, M. Shizarpour, F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi

Abstract: Introduction: Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) like lesion is a Behcet’s disease (BD) skin lesion, which is seen very exceptionally. We report here 2 cases with unusual severe and extensive skin lesions, having an intensive hypersensitivity to needle injection, inducing new lesions. Cases report: The first case is a 42 years old man with a history of 5 years recurrent bipolar aphthosis, skin pustulosis, ocular lesions, and articular involvement. After ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

THE INFLUENCE OF THE DELAY IN AGGRESSIVE TREATMENT ON THE VISON AND ITS OUTCOME IN BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A.R. Jamshidi, C. Chams, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: The natural course of eye lesions is well known, leading to sever loss of vision or blindness. The cumulative nature of eye lesions during successive attacks, leads to gradual loss of visual acuity (VA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the delay in aggressive treatment on the VA and its long-term outcome. Materials and Methods: All Behcet’s patients of the treatment registry (1009 ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

TREATMENT OF OCCULAR MANIFESTATIONS OF BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Davatchi

Abstract: Ocular manifestations like other manifestations of Behcet’s Disease (BD) progress by repetitive attacks followed by remission. However, the remission is much slower in posterior uveitis, and practically absent in retinal vasculitis. Usually the healing process do not complete before the next attack. Therefore, lesions will accumulate during successive attacks and lead to severe loss of vision or blindness. An inflammatory index and visual acuity has to be calculated for each ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

THE INFLUENCE OF SEX ON THE FREQUENCY OF CLINICAL SYMPTOMS IN BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, C. Chams, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A.R. Jamshidi, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: It is known from long date that some manifestations are seen more frequently in men than women and in some of them the difference may be statistically significant. The aim of this study was to address that issue and to find if a statistical difference was of any clinical relevance or significance Materials and Methods: All patients of the BD registry (4717 at January 20, 2002) entered the ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

MUCO CUTANEOUS LESIONS OF BEHCET'S DISEASE.

Authers: C. Chams-Davatchi

Abstract: Muco-cutaneous lesions are the most important signs in the diagnostic criteria of Behcet’s Disease (BD), but they are not specific and can be seen in other disease too. Mucous Membrane Lesions: 1- Recurrent oral aphthosis is the most frequent lesion of BD (96.1%0.6). It was divided in major, minor, and herpetiforme aphtosis. There are also Punctiform, Miliaria, and giant aphthosis. The shape and the size of aphthae can vary ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

ORIGIN AND OUTCOME OF MACULAR EDEMA IN OCULAR-BEHCET.

Authers: H. Chams, A. Lashei, A. Sadeghi-Tari, F. Davatchi, F. Shahram. C. Chams

Abstract: The chronic macular edema, frequent in ocular Behcet's disease, is a treat to the visual outcome of the patients. We have investigated the origin, risk-factors and the outcome of macular edema in patents under immunosuppressors and corticosteroid therapy. This is a retrospective, case series study. In 1999,seventeen patients of the Behcet's clinic of Shariati hospital of Tehran who had macular edema were consecutively selected and included in the study. They were ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

THE INFLUENCE OF PATHERGY TEST ON THE ACCURACY OF DIFFERENT DIAGNOSIS CRITERIA FOR BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, C. Chams, H. Chams, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: Pathergy test (PAT) is used in the majority of diagnosis criteria set for Behcet’s Disease (BD). The modality of performing it (needle gauge, sharpness of the tip, direction of skin penetration, with or without a product injection), the delay to read the result (24 or 48 hours), and the cut-off line for positive test is not standardized. Therefore the results differ from one center to another, introducing a great ... سال انتشار: 2002
 

THE INFLUENCE OF SEX ON THE FREQUENCY OF CLINICAL SYMPTOMS IN BEHCET’S DISEASE.

Authers: F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, C. Chams, H. Chams, A. Nadji, A. Jamshidi, M. Akbarian, F. Gharibdoost

Abstract: Introduction: It is known from long date that some manifestations are seen more frequently in men than women and in some of them the difference may be statistically significant. The aim of this study was to address that issue and to find if a statistical difference was of any clinical relevance or significance Materials and Methods: All patients of the BD registry (4717 at January 20, 2002) entered the ... سال انتشار: 2002