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Seyed-Hossein Abtahi, Mohammad-Ali Abtahi, Seyed Ali Akbar Mortazavi, Hamidreza Jahanbani-Ardakani, Mehdi Mazloumi
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2017: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Alireza Lashay, Ahmad Mirshahi, Najaf Parandin, Hamid Riazi Esfahani, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mohammad Reza Lashay, Mohammad Karim Johari, Elham Ashrafi
PURPOSE: To assess the efficacy of oral azithromycin in the treatment of toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis. METHODS: A randomized interventional comparative study was conducted on 14 patients with ocular toxoplasmosis who were treated with oral azithromycin and 13 patients who were treated with oral trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole for 6-12 weeks. The achievement of treatment criteria in the two groups and lesion size reduction were considered as primary outcome measures...
June 2017: Journal of Current Ophthalmology
Hassan Hashemi, Masoumeh Mohebbi, Shiva Mehravaran, Mehdi Mazloumi, Hamidreza Jahanbani-Ardakani, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi
The hyperimmunoglobulin E syndromes (HIESs) are very rare immunodeficiency syndromes with multisystem involvement, including immune system, skeleton, connective tissue, and dentition. HIES are characterized by the classic triad of high serum levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE), recurrent staphylococcal cold skin abscess, and recurrent pneumonia with pneumatocele formation. Most cases of HIES are sporadic although can be inherited as autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive traits. A fundamental immunologic defect in HIES is not clearly elucidated but abnormal neutrophil chemotaxis due to decreased production or secretion of interferon γ has main role in the immunopathogenesis of syndrome, also distorted Th1/Th2 cytokine profile toward a Th2 bias contributes to the impaired cellular immunity and a specific pattern of infection susceptibility as well as atopic-allergic constitution of syndrome...
2017: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Mohammad Naser Hashemian, Habib Ojaghi, Mehrdad Mohammadpour, Mahmoud Jabbarvand, Firouzeh Rahimi, Mohammad-Ali Abtahi, Mehdi Mazloumi, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi
BACKGROUND: Astigmatism is the leading complication in visual recovery after penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK); in this study, we evaluated the outcome of femtosecond laser arcuate keratotomy (FLAK) after DALK and PKP in Iranian keratoconic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this prospective interventional case series, refractive and keratometric predictability, efficacy, and complications of FLAK for postkeratoplasty astigmatism in keratoconus were evaluated; 23 eyes of 23 consecutive patients (mean age of 32...
2017: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Mohammad Nasser Hashemian, Hadi Z Mahrjerdi, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mona S Safizadeh, Yadollah Shakiba, Firouzeh Rahimi, Mohsen Afarideh, Mohamad Ali Zare, Mohammadreza Fallah Tafti, Bahram Bohrani Sepidan, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi
BACKGROUND: To compare the efficacy of subconjunctival administration of bevacizumab and different doses of sunitinib malate in reducing corneal neovascularization (CNV). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this experimental study, central corneal cauterization was created in the right eye of fifty male Sprague-Dawley rats. On day 1 (1 week after cauterization), rats were randomly assigned into five treatment groups. Group control (n = 10) received subconjunctival injection of 0...
2017: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Sasan Moghimi, Mohammadkarim Johari, Alireza Mahmoudi, Rebecca Chen, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mingguang He, Shan C Lin
AIM: To evaluate anterior chamber biometric factors and intraoperative metrics associated with the intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction after phacoemulsification in non-glaucomatous pseudoexfoliative syndrome (PXS) eyes. METHOD: Thirty-three patients were enrolled in this prospective interventional study. Images were excluded if they had poor quality, poor perpendicularity or inability to locate sclera spurs. Anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber area (ACA), iris thickness, iris area, iris curvature, lens vault, angle opening distance (AOD500, AOD750) and trabecular iris space area (TISA500, TISA750) were measured in qualified images using the Zhongshan Angle Assessment Program and compared preoperatively and 3 months postoperatively...
March 2017: British Journal of Ophthalmology
Sasan Moghimi, Mehdi Mazloumi, MohammadKarim Johari, Parisa Abdi, Ghasem Fakhraie, Massood Mohammadi, Reza Zarei, Yadollah Eslami, Masoud A Fard, Shan C Lin
PURPOSE: To evaluate the lamina cribrosa (LC) and peripapillary choroid in patients with pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS). METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, one eye each of 32 nonglaucomatous PXS cases and 29 healthy volunteers were enrolled. The optic discs were scanned using enhanced depth imaging spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, and measurements were obtained using HEYEX software 6.0. LC and other related variables at three areas (mid-superior, center, and mid-inferior) and peripapillary choroidal thickness were determined...
March 2016: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Faramarz Gharagozlou, Gebraeil Nasl Saraji, Adel Mazloumi, Ali Nahvi, Ali Motie Nasrabadi, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani, Ali Arab Kheradmand, Mohammadreza Ashouri, Mehdi Samavati
BACKGROUND: Driver fatigue is one of the major implications in transportation safety and accounted for up to 40% of road accidents. This study aimed to analyze the EEG alpha power changes in partially sleep-deprived drivers while performing a simulated driving task. METHODS: Twelve healthy male car drivers participated in an overnight study. Continuous EEG and EOG records were taken during driving on a virtual reality simulator on a monotonous road. Simultaneously, video recordings from the driver face and behavior were performed in lateral and front views and rated by two trained observers...
December 2015: Iranian Journal of Public Health
Sasan Moghimi, Mona Safizadeh, Mehdi Mazloumi, Hamid Hosseini, Zakieh Vahedian, Mohammad T Rajabi
PURPOSE: To assess variations in the corneal biomechanical properties in thyroid eye disease (TED) patients using ocular response analyzer (ORA). PATIENTS AND METHODS: In this observational cross-sectional study, 75 patients with TED and 57 healthy subjects were enrolled. The mean age of the patients and healthy subjects were 47.50±1.55 and 43.6±1.23 years, respectively (P=0.06). All study participants underwent comprehensive ophthalmologic examination, Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT), corneal pachymetry, and corneal biomechanical analysis using ORA...
March 2016: Journal of Glaucoma
Mohammad Taher Rajabi, Mahla Shadravan, Mehdi Mazloumi, Syed Ziaeddin Tabatabaie, Seyedeh Simindokht Hosseini, Mohammad Bagher Rajabi
PURPOSE: To report the results of bupivacaine injection into the orbicularis oculi muscle to treat lagophthalmos in patients with long-standing Bell palsy. METHODS: In this prospective interventional case series, bupivacaine, 5 ml of a 0.750% solution, was injected into the preseptal and pretarsal area of the orbicularis oculi in each of 10 patients with idiopathic peripheral facial nerve palsy. The measures of vertical eyelid apertures during open and closed eyes were made before the procedure and 1, 3, and 6 months after injection...
November 2015: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mohammad Taher Rajabi, Hamid Riazi, Seyedeh Simindokht Hosseini, Mohammad Bagher Rajabi, Mehdi Mazloumi, Golnaz Gharehbaghi, Fahimeh Asadi Amoli
BACKGROUND: Orbital and periorbital presentation is rare for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. These tumors are poorly defined spindle cell neoplasms of peripheral nerves and have not been reported to develop in the lacrimal gland to date. AIM: To report a rare presentation of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor in the orbital cavity. CASE REPORT: A 65-year-old man was admitted with the chief complaint of prominent right eye. His symptoms began 16 months prior to his admission...
February 2015: Orbit
Mohammad Taher Rajabi, Hajar Jafari, Mehdi Mazloumi, Syed Ziaeddin Tabatabaie, Mohammad Bagher Rajabi, Narges Hasanlou, Seyed-Mojtaba Abtahi, Robert A Goldberg
To investigate any correlation between lower lid retraction and proptosis and also between lower lid retraction and lamellar length, as measured by fornix depth, in patients with thyroid eye disease (TED). One hundred and sixty-six eyes of 83 patients with TED were enrolled. The inferior fornix depth, Hertel exophthalmometry measurement, clinical activity score, and lower lid position were the main outcome variables. The correlation between lower lid position measurement and Hertel measurements and also between the lower lid position measurement and inferior fornix depth were evaluated using ANOVA and Pearson's tests...
August 2014: International Ophthalmology
Sepideh Sajjadi, Hamid Fesharaki, Zahra-Alsadat Abtahi, Richard T Murray, Mahboobeh Fereidan-Esfahani, Mehdi Mazloumi, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi
This is a brief celebratory overview of the fruitful life and scientific endeavors of Professor Ali Asghar Khodadoust (b.1935), a world renowned ophthalmologist, Persian icon of modern ophthalmology and an international pioneer of eye research. The global reputation of Dr. Khodadoust is rooted in his extensive studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology. As a result of his truly deserved world renown, several famous American ophthalmologists have recognized him as the world's best corneal graft surgeon...
June 2013: Archives of Iranian Medicine
Mahmoud Jabbarvand, Ahmad Salamatrad, Hesam Hashemian, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mehdi Khodaparast
PURPOSE: To assess the clinical outcomes after continuous intracorneal ring (ICR) implantation for the management of keratoconus using femtosecond laser technology. SETTING: Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. DESIGN: Prospective nonrandomized consecutive case series. METHODS: All patients presented with reduced visual acuity, contact lens intolerance, and a central corneal thickness of more than 360 μm...
July 2013: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Seyed-Mojtaba Abtahi, Farzan Kianersi, Mohammad-Ali Abtahi, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi, Arash Zahed, Hamid-Reza Fesharaki, Zahra-Alsadat Abtahi, Shahzad Baradaran, Mehdi Mazloumi, Saeed Naghiabadi
Patients suffering from Urbach-Wiethe syndrome (UWS), also known as lipoid proteinosis or hyalinosis cutis et mucosae, may have an ophthalmologist involved in the diagnosis and management of their disease. Along with moniliform blepharosis as a pathognomonic feature of the disease, an ophthalmologist may encounter other manifestations of UWS in any part of the eye such as cornea; conjunctiva; sclera; trabecular meshwork; iris/pupil; lens and zonular fibers; retina; nasolacrimal duct. This paper provides a review on the pathogenesis and the diverse ocular manifestations seen in UWS patients...
2012: Case Reports in Medicine
Seyed M Vaziri-Bozorg, Ahmad R Ghasemi-Esfe, Omid Khalilzadeh, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mohsen Nassiri-Toosi, Hossein Ghanaati, Hadi Rokni-Yazdi
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the performance of different b values and regions of interest (ROI) for diagnosing liver fibrosis in patients with chronic viral hepatitis by using diffusion-weighted (DW) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS: Eleven healthy participants and 33 patients with viral hepatitis B or C were enrolled. The stage of liver fibrosis and the grade of necroinflammation were determined by using a histologic activity index. Single-shot spin-echo echo-planar DW-MRI was performed in all participants at b values of 0-500, 0-700, and 0-1000 s/mm(2) by using 2 circular small and large ROIs of 100 and 200 mm(2)...
November 2012: Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, Journal L'Association Canadienne des Radiologistes
Keyhan Sayadpour Zanjani, Mehdi Mazloumi, Aliakbar Zeinaloo, Mahsa Hedayati, Omid Khalilzadeh, Hadi Rokni Yazdi
A male infant with high-output heart failure who had been found to have a hepatic arteriovenous malformation by ultrasound imaging was referred to our center (Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran) for further evaluation. Computed tomography angiography revealed a large hepatic arteriovenous malformation with feeders originating from enlarged hepatic arteries and draining to enlarged hepatic veins. We performed a transcatheter embolization of the anomaly using ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (Onyx) during a single session...
March 2012: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
Ahmad Reza Ghasemi-Esfe, Omid Khalilzadeh, Seyed Mehran Vaziri-Bozorg, Mahdie Jajroudi, Madjid Shakiba, Mehdi Mazloumi, Maryam Rahmani
PURPOSE: To determine whether intraneural vascularity seen at color Doppler ultrasonography (US) can be used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to evaluate an image processing method for quantifying the severity of CTS on the basis of this vascularity. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was approved by the university ethics review committee. One hundred one patients with clinical evidence of CTS and 55 healthy control subjects were enrolled. Electrodiagnostic testing (EDT) was performed in all participants, and the presence of intraneural vascularity was evaluated with color Doppler US...
November 2011: Radiology
Ahmad Reza Ghasemi-Esfe, Omid Khalilzadeh, Mehdi Mazloumi, Seyed Mehran Vaziri-Bozorg, Sanaz Ghaderi Niri, Hossein Kahnouji, Maryam Rahmani
BACKGROUND: Ultrasound has recently emerged as a diagnostic tool in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). PURPOSE: To evaluate the utility of a combination of high-resolution and color Doppler ultrasound as an alternative to electrodiagnostic tests (EDT), in CTS diagnosis, and to define an ultrasonographic prediction model for CTS. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 85 patients with certain clinical diagnosis of CTS and 49 healthy controls were enrolled...
March 1, 2011: Acta Radiologica
Ahmad Reza Ghasemi-Esfe, Afsaneh Morteza, Omid Khalilzadeh, Mehdi Mazloumi, Mehrnaz Ghasemi-Esfe, Maryam Rahmani
BACKGROUND: Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) have a variety of vasomotor symptoms. Here, we aimed to study the vasomotor activity of the radialis indicis (RI) artery (median nerve territory) and the radial palmar digital (RPD) artery of the little finger (ulnar nerve territory) before and after sympathetic stimulation in CTS patients using color Doppler ultrasound. METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional study of 46 consecutive CTS patients plus 36 healthy controls...
March 2012: Skeletal Radiology
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