Mostafa Ghanei

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of TGFß1 and TIMP2 on disease activity in asthma and COPD
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 9:79-86. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Glutathione and malondialdehyde levels in late pulmonary complications of sulfur mustard intoxication
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Mollasadra Street, P O Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Lung 188:77-83. 2010
  3. doi request reprint An international collaborative pathologic study of surgical lung biopsies from mustard gas-exposed patients
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Mollasadra Street, PO Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Respir Med 102:825-30. 2008
  4. doi request reprint N-acetylcysteine improves the clinical conditions of mustard gas-exposed patients with normal pulmonary function test
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 103:428-32. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of plasma, erythrocytes, and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid antioxidant defense system in sulfur mustard-injured patients
    Mahvash Jafari
    Department of Biochemistry, Chemical Injuries Research Center, Janbazan Medical and Engineering Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 48:184-92. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Overexpression of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 and TGF-beta3 genes in lung of toxic-inhaled patients
    Aref Arzan Zarin
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biological Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Exp Lung Res 36:284-91. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Correlations of sleep disorders with severity of obstructive airway disease in mustard gas-injured patients
    Ensieh Vahedi
    Chemical Injury Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Sleep Breath 16:443-51. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Nuclear factor κB1/RelA mediates the inflammation and/or survival of human airway exposed to sulfur mustard
    Samaneh Yazdani
    Chemical Injury Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Recept Signal Transduct Res 31:367-73. 2011
  9. pmc Interleukin-6 and airflow limitation in chemical warfare patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Davood Attaran
    Lung disease and tuberculosis research center, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:335-40. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Helium:oxygen versus air:oxygen noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in patients exposed to sulfur mustard
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran
    Heart Lung 40:e84-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Effect of TGFß1 and TIMP2 on disease activity in asthma and COPD
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 9:79-86. 2010
    ..Furthermore TGFBeta1 may be served as a biomarker in sputum for assessing disease activity and evidence based prescribing corticosteroids in patients with COPD and asthma...
  2. doi request reprint Glutathione and malondialdehyde levels in late pulmonary complications of sulfur mustard intoxication
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Mollasadra Street, P O Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Lung 188:77-83. 2010
    ..These findings encourage us to examine therapeutic measures to correct such imbalances in future studies...
  3. doi request reprint An international collaborative pathologic study of surgical lung biopsies from mustard gas-exposed patients
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Mollasadra Street, PO Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Respir Med 102:825-30. 2008
    ..This study is the first to examine the histopathologic spectrum of changes in a large number of surgical lung biopsies from patients exposed to SM...
  4. doi request reprint N-acetylcysteine improves the clinical conditions of mustard gas-exposed patients with normal pulmonary function test
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 103:428-32. 2008
    ..It also prevents sulfur mustard-induced oxidative stress, and can be used in the treatment of sulfur mustard-induced pulmonary disease...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of plasma, erythrocytes, and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid antioxidant defense system in sulfur mustard-injured patients
    Mahvash Jafari
    Department of Biochemistry, Chemical Injuries Research Center, Janbazan Medical and Engineering Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 48:184-92. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the long-term effect of SM on plasma, erythrocytes, and brochoalveolar lavage fluid antioxidant defense system in SM-injured patients...
  6. doi request reprint Overexpression of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 and TGF-beta3 genes in lung of toxic-inhaled patients
    Aref Arzan Zarin
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biological Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Exp Lung Res 36:284-91. 2010
    ..These properties of TGF-beta are consistent with long-time survival of chemical-injured people suffering from BO...
  7. doi request reprint Correlations of sleep disorders with severity of obstructive airway disease in mustard gas-injured patients
    Ensieh Vahedi
    Chemical Injury Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Sleep Breath 16:443-51. 2012
    ..Mustard gas has serious adverse effects on several organs and functions in humans. In this study, we analyzed potential correlations between obstructive airway disease and sleep disorders in Iranian mustard gas-injured patients...
  8. doi request reprint Nuclear factor κB1/RelA mediates the inflammation and/or survival of human airway exposed to sulfur mustard
    Samaneh Yazdani
    Chemical Injury Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Recept Signal Transduct Res 31:367-73. 2011
    ..Though much is known about the gross pathology of SM damage, the molecular and cellular basis for this pathology is not well understood...
  9. pmc Interleukin-6 and airflow limitation in chemical warfare patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Davood Attaran
    Lung disease and tuberculosis research center, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:335-40. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate serum levels of interleukin (IL)-6 in war veterans with pulmonary complications of sulfur mustard poisoning and their correlation with severity of airways disease...
  10. doi request reprint Helium:oxygen versus air:oxygen noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in patients exposed to sulfur mustard
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran
    Heart Lung 40:e84-9. 2011
    ..048, <.001, <.001, and .012, respectively). The results of our study support the benefit of using helium:oxygen adjunct with noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in patients exposed to SM with acute respiratory decompensation...
  11. doi request reprint Incidence of cancer in Iranian sulfur mustard exposed veterans: a long-term follow-up cohort study
    Mohammad Reza Zafarghandi
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Causes Control 24:99-105. 2013
    ..The aim of the present article is to address carcinogenesis of SM following these acute exposures...
  12. doi request reprint Pathogenesis and treatment of skin lesions caused by sulfur mustard
    Zohreh Poursaleh
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 31:241-9. 2012
    ..This review will discuss acute and long-term skin consequences due to exposure to SM and different kinds of medical prophylaxis and therapeutics against SM-induced skin lesions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Furosemide inhalation in dyspnea of mustard gas-exposed patients: a triple-blind randomized study
    Yunes Panahi
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran
    Inhal Toxicol 20:873-7. 2008
    ..In fact, we suggest that patients with a previous exposure to sulfur mustard, in which chronic bronchitis and bronchiolitis are the most suggested underlying mechanisms, may not benefit from furosemide to alleviate their dyspnea...
  14. doi request reprint Correlation between the degree of air trapping in chest HRCT and cardiopulmonary exercise test parameters: could HRCT be a predictor of disease severity?
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:86-90. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of activity and phenotype of alpha1-antitrypsin in a civil population with respiratory complications following exposure to sulfur mustard 20 years ago
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
    Biomarkers 15:47-51. 2010
    ..The reduced alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) activities of some phenotypes have been suggested as contributing to the development of respiratory diseases...
  16. doi request reprint Smad molecules expression pattern in human bronchial airway induced by sulfur mustard
    Maryam Adelipour
    Chemical Injury Research Center CIRC, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 10:147-54. 2011
    ..Smad pathway is the most represented signaling mechanism for airway remodeling and peribronchial fibrosis. The complex of Smads in the nucleus affects a series of genes that results in peribronchial fibrosis in SM-induced patients...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term pulmonary complications of chemical warfare agent exposure in Iraqi Kurdish civilians
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Inhal Toxicol 22:719-24. 2010
    ..The high proportion of severe cases in comparison to reports from Iran may reflect the historical absence of effective early treatment, including strategies to reduce prolonged early exposure in this population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Activity and function in lung injuries due to sulphur mustard
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqyiatallah Medical Sciences University, Mollasadra Street, Tehran, Iran
    Biomarkers 13:728-33. 2008
    ..Hence, the current study was performed to evaluate the correlation between superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT) activity and pulmonary function in patients exposed to sulphur mustard...
  19. ncbi request reprint Urogenital history in veterans exposed to high-dose sulfur mustard: a preliminary study of self-reported data
    Mohammad Reza Soroush
    Janbazan Medical and Engineering Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 6:114-9; discussion 119. 2009
    ..We report the self-reported history of urologic conditions and findings on physical examination in a group of male veterans 19 to 26 years after exposed to high-dose sulfur mustard...
  20. pmc Use of immunohistochemistry techniques in patients exposed to sulphur mustard gas
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, Mollasadra Street, P O Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Patholog Res Int 2011:659603. 2011
    ..Moreover, decrease of p63 in respiratory tissues affected by SM may suggest the lack of regenerative capacity in these patients...
  21. doi request reprint Acute and chronic effects of sulfur mustard on the skin: a comprehensive review
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Mollasadra St, Tehran, Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 29:269-77. 2010
    ..The aim of this article is to review the acute and long-term cutaneous findings resulting from SM exposure. Also, cellular and molecular mechanism involved in SM-induced skin pathology have been discussed...
  22. pmc HO1 mRNA and Protein do not Change in Parallel in Bronchial Biopsies of Patients After Long Term Exposure to Sulfur Mustard
    Mohammad Reza Nourani
    Chemical Injury Research Center CIRC, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
    Gene Regul Syst Bio 4:83-90. 2009
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  23. pmc Molecular and cellular mechanism of lung injuries due to exposure to sulfur mustard: a review
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
    Inhal Toxicol 23:363-71. 2011
    ..However, according to available evidences there are no such considerable data supporting neither proteolytic activity nor inflammation mechanism as the main underlying pathogenesis in Mustard Lung...
  24. ncbi request reprint Therapeutics effect of N-acetyl cysteine on mustard gas exposed patients: evaluating clinical aspect in patients with impaired pulmonary function test
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqyatallah Medical Sciences University, Mollasadra Street, P O Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Respir Med 102:443-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of 2- and 4-month administration of NAC (1800 mg daily) on mustard induced bronchiolitis obliterans...
  25. doi request reprint Lung carcinogenicity of sulfur mustard
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Lung Cancer 11:13-7. 2010
    ..In summary, it is well documented that SM can cause human lung cancer after long-term exposure, but there has not been strong and definitive evidence for only short-term and acute, single, high-dose exposure until now...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical differentiation between resistant asthma and chronic bronchiolitis: testing a practical approach
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 6:207-14. 2007
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  27. doi request reprint Systemic complications of trinitrotoluene (TNT) in exposed workers
    Mostafa Naderi
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 32:31-4. 2013
    ..TNT can induce some well-recognized toxic impacts comprising toxic hepatitis, aplastic anemia and cataract. The aim of study was evaluation of TNT exposed workers for systemic complication...
  28. ncbi request reprint Increased Expression of Transforming Growth Factor-β and Receptors in Primary Human Airway Fibroblasts from Chemical Inhalation Patients
    Monireh Sadat Mirzamani
    Genomics Division, Systems Biology Institute, Chemical Injury Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, and Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:144-52. 2013
    ..Our novel data, suggested that over-expression of TGF-β molecule and receptors in primary airway fibroblasts of mustard gas injured patients may be involved in progression of airway remodeling of these patients...
  29. pmc Combination therapy for airflow limitation in COPD
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:6. 2012
    ..We tried a critical combination therapy for management of COPD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta 2-agonists in treatment of patients with chronic bronchiolitis following exposure to sulfur mustard
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Chemical Injury Research Center, Tehran, Iran
    Inhal Toxicol 19:889-94. 2007
    ..However, a medium dose of fluticasone/salmeterol has the same effect on the airways reversibility, rather than a very high dose of beclomethasone with only the short-acting beta-agonist...
  31. doi request reprint Serum soluble Fas ligand and nitric oxide in long-term pulmonary complications induced by sulfur mustard: Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study
    Tooba Ghazanfari
    Immunoregulation Research Center, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    Int Immunopharmacol 9:1489-93. 2009
    ..Thus, our results indicate that elevated serum levels of sFasL may be associated with progression of pulmonary diseases in the SM exposed subjects...
  32. doi request reprint Assessing the relationship of paraoxonase-1 Q192R polymorphisms and the severity of lung disease in SM-exposed patients
    Leila Golmanesh
    Chemical Injury Research Center
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 35:419-25. 2013
    ..Since a significant correlation between enzyme activity and genotype was not observed altering these two variables with each other requires more studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Downregulation of super oxide dismutase level in protein might be due to sulfur mustard induced toxicity in lung
    Leila Mirbagheri
    Genomics Division, Systems Biology Institute Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and Biochemistry Department, Sciences and Technology Branch, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 12:153-60. 2013
    ..Our results revealed that SODs may play an important role in cellular protection against oxidative stress due to mustard gas toxicity in airway wall of SM exposed patients...
  34. pmc Treatment for sulfur mustard lung injuries; new therapeutic approaches from acute to chronic phase
    Zohreh Poursaleh
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Mollasadra Street, 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Daru 20:27. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  35. doi request reprint Comparison of virtual bronchoscopy with fiberoptic bronchoscopy findings in patients exposed to sulfur mustard gas
    Shahram Akhlaghpoor
    Noor Medical Imaging Center, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Radiol 52:1095-100. 2011
    ..Sulfur mustard (SM) used during the Iraq-Iran war affects respiratory tracts and can lead to tracheobronchial stenosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Delayed effects of sulfur mustard poisoning on CD4+ and CD8+ lymphocytes in Iranian veterans 25 years after exposure
    Hassan Mohammadhoseiniakbari
    Department of Pathology, School of Medical Science, University of Baqiyatallah, Tehran, Iran
    Med Sci Monit 14:CR580-3. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on genitourinary system and male fertility
    Yunes Panahi
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Urol J 10:837-46. 2013
    ..To review the acute and chronic pathological effects of sulfur mustard on the genitourinary system and male fertility...
  38. pmc Pepsin and bile acid concentrations in sputum of mustard gas exposed patients
    Ashraf Karbasi
    Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 19:121-5. 2013
    ..In this study, we investigated sputum pepsin as a marker of micro-aspiration in sulfur mustard (SM) exposed cases compared to healthy controls...
  39. pmc Effect of nebulized morphine on dyspnea of mustard gas-exposed patients: a double-blind randomized clinical trial study
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Mollasadra Street, P O Box 19945 546, Tehran, Iran
    Pulm Med 2012:610921. 2012
    ..Conclusion. Our results showed the clinical benefit of nebulized morphine on respiratory complaints of patients due to exposure to SM without significant side effects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous and ocular late complications of sulfur mustard in Iranian veterans
    Majid Shohrati
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 26:73-81. 2007
    ..Also this agent is causes of chronic and delayed destructive lesions in the ocular surface and cornea, leading to progressive visual deterioration and ocular irritation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Iranian Kidney Transplantation Society seeks to answer its questions through a link between scientists and young researchers
    Behzad Einollahi
    Clinical Research Unit and Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 19:1015-9. 2008
    ..This is a review of the tie between scientists and research and methodological assistants, which has already come to realization in the face of financial constraints...
  42. ncbi request reprint The therapeutic effect of gamma interferon in chronic bronchiolitis due to mustard gas
    Yunes Panahi
    Research Center for Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 4:83-90. 2005
    ..001). The findings of this study indicate that a 6-month treatment with interferon gamma -1b plus a low-dose of prednisolone is associated with the improvement of the lung function in mustard gas exposed patients with bronchiolitis...
  43. pmc Plasma proteomic profile of sulfur mustard exposed lung diseases patients using 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis
    Hossein Mehrani
    Laboratory of Proteomics, and Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Proteomics 8:2. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  44. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mustard gas on respiratory system of Iranian veterans after Iraq-Iran war: a review
    Seyed Mansour Razavi
    Department of Community Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Chin J Traumatol 16:163-8. 2013
    ..There are various treatment protocols, but unfortunately none of them is definitely curable...
  45. pmc Prevention and treatment of respiratory consequences induced by sulfur mustard in Iranian casualties
    Seyed M Razavi
    Sina Trauma and Surgery Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 4:383-9. 2013
    ..The main aim of this study was to review various preventive and therapeutic methods for injured patients with sulfur mustard in different phases...
  46. ncbi request reprint Long term consequences from exposure to sulfur mustard: a review
    Mostafa Ghanei
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Inhal Toxicol 19:451-6. 2007
    ..From this review we are able to provide a suitable practical plan for workup and management of patients in this setting...
  47. pmc The Role of Fas-FasL Signaling Pathway in Induction of Apoptosis in Patients with Sulfur Mustard-Induced Chronic Bronchiolitis
    Gila Pirzad
    Chemical Injury Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1956837173, Iran
    J Toxicol 2010:373612. 2010
    ..The data suggest that Fas-FasL-induced apoptosis was impaired in BAL fluid cells of SM-exposed patients which might be one of the initiators of pathogenesis in SM-induced lung injury in these patients...
  48. doi request reprint Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid proteomic patterns of sulfur mustard-exposed patients
    Hossein Mehrani
    Laboratory of Proteomics, Faculty of Medicine and Chemical Injuries Research center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Proteomics Clin Appl 3:1191-200. 2009
    ..These findings will be useful to improve current methods of monitoring and helps to identify new therapeutic targets for treatment of this complicated illness...
  49. doi request reprint Spirituality: a key factor in coping among Iranians chronically affected by mustard gas in the disaster of war
    Abbas Ebadi
    Nursing Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Nurs Health Sci 11:344-50. 2009
    ..To sum up, spirituality was recognized as a key factor among the participants in accepting and coping with their chronic illness complications...
  50. pmc Discrepancy between mRNA and Protein Expression of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in Bronchial Epithelium Induced by Sulfur Mustard
    Majid Ebrahimi
    Chemical Injury Research Center CIRC, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 114359 44711, Iran
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2010:823131. 2010
    ..As we are aware this is the first report of induction of NGAL in patients exposed to SM. NGAL may play an important role in cellular protection against oxidative stress toxicity induced by mustard gas in airway wall of patients...