Roya Kelishadi

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Affiliation: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Can a trial of motivational lifestyle counseling be effective for controlling childhood obesity and the associated cardiometabolic risk factors?
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr neonatol 53:90-7. 2012
  2. pmc Association of the components of the metabolic syndrome with non- alcoholic fatty liver disease among normal-weight, overweight and obese children and adolescents
    Roya Kelishadi
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 1:29. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome in developing countries
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Preventive Pediatric Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Epidemiol Rev 29:62-76. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between C-reactive protein and atherosclerotic risk factors and oxidative stress markers among young persons 10-18 years old
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Chem 53:456-64. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Thinness, overweight and obesity in a national sample of Iranian children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
    R Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Deputy for Research, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre WHO Collaborating Centre in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Child Care Health Dev 34:44-54. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of cell blood counts and cardiometabolic risk factors among young obese children
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 31:406-12. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the metabolic syndrome in a national sample of youths: CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre WHO Collaborating Centre in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:461-70. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Cord blood lipid profile and associated factors: baseline data of a birth cohort study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:518-24. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among youths
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Atherosclerosis 204:538-43. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of changes in oxidative and proinflammatory states with changes in vascular function after a lifestyle modification trial among obese children
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Chem 54:147-53. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Can a trial of motivational lifestyle counseling be effective for controlling childhood obesity and the associated cardiometabolic risk factors?
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr neonatol 53:90-7. 2012
    ..This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of a simple office-based program for encouraging healthy lifestyle on controlling childhood obesity and associated cardiometabolic risk factors...
  2. pmc Association of the components of the metabolic syndrome with non- alcoholic fatty liver disease among normal-weight, overweight and obese children and adolescents
    Roya Kelishadi
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 1:29. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome in developing countries
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Preventive Pediatric Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Epidemiol Rev 29:62-76. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship between C-reactive protein and atherosclerotic risk factors and oxidative stress markers among young persons 10-18 years old
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Chem 53:456-64. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the association of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) with generalized and abdominal obesity, body fat composition, the metabolic syndrome, and oxidative stress markers among young people...
  5. doi request reprint Thinness, overweight and obesity in a national sample of Iranian children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
    R Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Deputy for Research, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre WHO Collaborating Centre in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Child Care Health Dev 34:44-54. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of cell blood counts and cardiometabolic risk factors among young obese children
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 31:406-12. 2010
    ..To determine the association of cell blood count with obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the metabolic syndrome in a national sample of youths: CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre WHO Collaborating Centre in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:461-70. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to investigate for the first time the association of these factors with MS in a large national, representative sample of children from a non-Western population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cord blood lipid profile and associated factors: baseline data of a birth cohort study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:518-24. 2007
    ..Our findings reflect the possible interaction of environmental factors and fetal growth and the in utero lipid metabolism. Long-term longitudinal studies in different ethnicities would help to elucidate the relationship...
  9. doi request reprint Factors associated with insulin resistance and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among youths
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Atherosclerosis 204:538-43. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of changes in oxidative and proinflammatory states with changes in vascular function after a lifestyle modification trial among obese children
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Chem 54:147-53. 2008
    ..The association of changes in oxidative and proinflammatory states with vascular function after diet and exercise intervention among obese children has not been previously explored...
  11. doi request reprint Short- and long-term relationships of serum ghrelin with changes in body composition and the metabolic syndrome in prepubescent obese children following two different weight loss programmes
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 69:721-9. 2008
    ..its changes after decreasing energy intake, (ii) to determine factors associated with changes in ghrelin level, and (iii) to assess relationships of ghrelin concentration with metabolic syndrome (MetS) in prepubescent obese children...
  12. doi request reprint Lifestyle and environmental factors associated with inflammation, oxidative stress and insulin resistance in children
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Atherosclerosis 203:311-9. 2009
    ..Reaching a better understanding of the modifiable factors associated with inflammatory and oxidative biomarkers in children would be relevant to the design of further investigation and prevention strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and its influencing factors in a national representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents: the CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Preventive Pediatric Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre WHO Collaborating Centre in Eastern Mediterranean Region, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:956-63. 2006
    ..This study was performed to determine the blood pressure (BP) percentile curves by height, as well as to assess the prevalence of high BP and its influencing factors among children in the first national survey in this field in Iran...
  14. ncbi request reprint Paediatric metabolic syndrome and associated anthropometric indices: the CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Acta Paediatr 95:1625-34. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of paediatric metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its best predictive anthropometric index...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of a lifestyle modification trial among phenotypically obese metabolically normal and phenotypically obese metabolically abnormal adolescents in comparison with phenotypically normal metabolically obese adolescents
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Matern Child Nutr 6:275-86. 2010
    ..Lifestyle modification programmes for primordial/primary prevention of chronic diseases would be beneficial at the population level and should not be limited to obese children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factor analysis of cardiovascular risk clustering in pediatric metabolic syndrome: CASPIAN study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:208-15. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior and its influencing factors in a national-representative sample of Iranian adolescents: CASPIAN study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Prev Med 42:423-6. 2006
    ..To determine the national prevalence of smoking among Iranian youths and its environmental influencing factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity and the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Preventive Pediatric Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Horm Res 67:46-52. 2007
    ..To determine the association of physical activity and the metabolic syndrome in a large national-representative sample of children...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on markers of insulin resistance, oxidative stress, and inflammation among prepubescent children with metabolic syndrome
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 8:505-10. 2010
    ..This trial aimed to evaluate the effects of zinc sulfate in comparison with placebo on markers of insulin resistance, oxidative stress, and inflammation in a sample of obese prepubescent children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metabolically obese normal weight and phenotypically obese metabolically normal youths: the CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:82-90. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Outcomes of a comprehensive healthy lifestyle program on cardiometabolic risk factors in a developing country: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:4-11. 2013
    ..The Isfahan Healthy Heart Program (IHHP) was a comprehensive action-oriented, multi-component intervention with a quasi-experimental design and reference area.  ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc supplementation on insulin resistance and components of the metabolic syndrome in prepubertal obese children
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Hormones (Athens) 8:279-85. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of zinc supplementation on insulin resistance and components of the metabolic syndrome in prepubertal obese children...
  23. doi request reprint First report on path analysis for cardiometabolic components in a nationally representative sample of pediatric population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): the CASPIAN-III Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine and Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Ann Nutr Metab 62:257-65. 2013
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  24. pmc Gender differences in obesogenic behaviour, socioeconomic and metabolic factors in a population-based sample of Iranians: the IHHP study
    Ali Akbar Tavassoli
    Cardiology Department, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:602-9. 2010
    ..Such gender differences should be considered for culturally-appropriate interventional strategies to be implemented at the population level for tackling obesity and associated cardiometabolic risk factors...
  25. doi request reprint Obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in a representative population of Iranian adolescents and adults in comparison to a Western population: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Centre in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 13:314-23. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop reference data for the Iranian population for anthropometric values and cardiometabolic data in comparison with those in Americans, as representative of a Western population...
  26. ncbi request reprint The influence of gender and place of residence on cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors. The Isfahan cohort study
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 814651148, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 33:533-40. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of gender and place of residence on cardiovascular disease (CVD) events and related risk factors...
  27. pmc Process evaluation of a community-based program for prevention and control of non-communicable disease in a developing country: The Isfahan Healthy Heart Program, Iran
    Katayoun Rabiei
    Process Evaluation Unit, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
    BMC Public Health 9:57. 2009
    ..This paper presents the design of the "process evaluation" for IHHP, and the results pertaining to some interventional strategies that were implemented in workplaces..
  28. doi request reprint Vitamin A status does not contribute to the residual goiter in schoolchildren of Isfahan, an iodine replenished area
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:19-27. 2009
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  29. pmc Association of physical activity and dietary behaviours in relation to the body mass index in a national sample of Iranian children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 85:19-26. 2007
    ..To examine the relation of dietary and physical activity (PA) patterns with the body mass index (BMI), and the associations between these patterns among children...
  30. ncbi request reprint First reference curves of waist and hip circumferences in an Asian population of youths: CASPIAN study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 53:158-64. 2007
    ..These curves represent the first childhood WC, HiC and WHR reference curves obtained in Asia. These curves can provide baseline data for analysis of time trends, as well as for international comparisons...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cumulative prevalence of risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases in Iranian adolescents: IHHP-HHPC
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 81:447-53. 2005
    ..To evaluate the cumulative prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk factors in a representative sample of Iranian adolescents...
  32. ncbi request reprint Can a dairy-rich diet be effective in long-term weight control of young children?
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular, Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:601-10. 2009
    ..To determine the long-term effect of a randomized controlled trial of a dairy-rich diet on generalized and abdominal obesity, as well as on the components of the metabolic syndrome, among obese prepubescent children...
  33. pmc Do lifestyle interventions work in developing countries? Findings from the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 87:39-50. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of a comprehensive, integrated community-based lifestyle intervention on diet, physical activity and smoking in two Iranian communities...
  34. doi request reprint Association of socioeconomic profiles with cardiovascular risk factors in Iran: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Ahmad Bahonar
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Public Health 56:37-44. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of a community-based intervention on nutritional behaviour in a developing country setting: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Noushin Mohammadifard
    Nutrition Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 12:1422-30. 2009
    ..The present study was conducted to determine the impact of a community-based intervention on the nutritional behaviour of a representative sample of Iranian adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint Determinants of tobacco use among youths in Isfahan, Iran
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, WHO Collaborating Center in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Int J Public Health 52:173-9. 2007
    ..To determine potential factors that may result in motivating the youths to adopt smoking behaviour...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary fat intake and lipid profiles of Iranian adolescents: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program--Heart Health Promotion from Childhood
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Prev Med 39:760-6. 2004
    ..To assess the serum lipid profiles of Iranian adolescents and their correlation with dietary fat intake and to evaluate the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of students, parents, and school staff...
  38. pmc Association between serum ferritin and goitre in Iranian school children
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 28:137-42. 2010
    ..However, their median UIC was well in the accepted range. Iron deficiency is associated with goitre in a small group of goitrous children. The role of goitrogens should also be investigated in this region...
  39. doi request reprint Duration of breast-feeding and cardiovascular risk factors among Iranian children and adolescents: the CASPIAN III study
    Vajihe Izadi
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Nutrition 29:744-51. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate the relationship between BF duration and CVD risk factors in adolescents...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association of smoking with components of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic patients
    Mojgan Gharipour
    Biochemistry Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 37:919-23. 2008
    ..There is limited evidence about the association between smoking and metabolic syndrome (MS). The aim of this study was to assess the association of smoking with MS components...
  41. doi request reprint Thyroid function abnormalities among first-degree relatives of Iranian congenital hypothyroidism neonates
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Isfahan Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Int 52:467-71. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate abnormality of thyroid function tests in first-degree relatives of CH neonates and compared this to the normal population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated lifestyle behaviours in Iran: findings from the First National Non-communicable Disease Risk Factor Surveillance Survey
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, WHO Collaborating Center in the EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 11:246-51. 2008
    ..To assess the national prevalence of overweight and obesity, as well as some associated lifestyle behaviours, for the first time in Iran...
  43. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of goiter in schoolchildren in Isfahan; zinc deficiency does not play a role
    Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Endokrynol Pol 61:287-90. 2010
    ..There are controversial data about the role of zinc deficiency in the aetiology of endemic goiter. The aim of the present study was to determine the association between zinc status and goiter in schoolchildren of Isfahan...
  44. doi request reprint Short-term results of a community-based program on promoting healthy lifestyle for prevention and control of chronic diseases in a developing country setting: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatric Preventive Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:518-33. 2011
    ..This program succeeded in improving some aspects of lifestyle in its different target groups. The authors suggest that the synergy of activities intensified the dose of interventions and led to this improvement...
  45. doi request reprint Effects of recommendations to follow the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet v. usual dietary advice on childhood metabolic syndrome: a randomised cross-over clinical trial
    Parvane Saneei
    Food Security Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Br J Nutr 110:2250-9. 2013
    ..This type of healthy diet can be considered as a treatment modality for the MetS and its components in children...
  46. pmc How does the impact of a community trial on cardio-metabolic risk factors differ in terms of gender and living area? Findings from the Isfahan healthy heart program
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 17:732-40. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of gender and living area on cardiovascular risk factors in the context of a comprehensive lifestyle intervention program...
  47. pmc First growth curves based on the World Health Organization reference in a Nationally-Representative Sample of Pediatric Population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): the CASPIAN-III study
    Marjan Mansourian
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Health School, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran
    BMC Pediatr 12:149. 2012
    ..This study aimed to generate the growth chart of a nationally representative sample of Iranian children aged 10-19 years, and to explore how well these anthropometric data match with international growth references...
  48. doi request reprint The prevalence of impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes in a population-based sample of overweight/obese children in the Middle East
    Mohammad Hasan Moadab
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Diabetes 11:101-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of IFG and T2DM for the first time in a population-based sample of Iranian obese children...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of anthropometric indices with cardiovascular disease risk factors among children and adolescents: CASPIAN Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Cardiol 117:340-8. 2007
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Age of puberty in a representative sample of Iranian girls
    Hessam Hassanzadeh Kashani
    Medical Students Research Center, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    World J Pediatr 5:132-5. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the age of appearance of secondary sexual characteristics in a representative sample of Iranian girls...
  51. pmc Development and Evaluation of a Questionnaire for Assessment of Determinants of Weight Disorders among Children and Adolescents: The Caspian-IV Study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatrics Department, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:699-705. 2012
    ..This study aimed to develop a valid and wideranging questionnaire for assessment of these parameters in a nationwide sample of Iranian children and adolescents...
  52. doi request reprint Using factor analysis to identify dietary patterns in Iranian adults: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Noushin Mohammadifard
    Nutrition Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Public Health 57:235-41. 2012
    ..To identify dietary patterns of a representative sample of Iranian adults using factor analysis...
  53. doi request reprint Acute and long-term effects of grape and pomegranate juice consumption on vascular reactivity in paediatric metabolic syndrome
    Mohammad Hashemi
    Department of Cardiology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Cardiol Young 20:73-7. 2010
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Double burden of nutritional disorders in young Iranian children: findings of a nationwide screening survey
    Mohammad E Motlagh
    Department of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 14:605-10. 2011
    ..To assess the national prevalence of short stature, underweight, overweight and obesity in 6-year-old Iranian children before school entry...
  55. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: an emerging public health problem in Iranian women: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Cardiol 131:90-6. 2008
    ..To determine the gender-specific prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (Met S) in a representative sample of Iranian adults, and to identify some possible related lifestyle factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Endemic goiter in Semirom; there is no difference in vitamin A status between goitrous and nongoitrous children
    Mansour Siavash
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 54:430-4. 2008
    ..In the present study we investigated the possible role of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and low vitamin A status in the etiology of endemic goiter in Semirom, Iran...
  57. doi request reprint First report on simplified diagnostic criteria for pre-hypertension and hypertension in a national sample of adolescents from the Middle East and North Africa: the CASPIAN-III study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Pediatrics Department, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 90:85-91. 2014
    ....
  58. pmc How effective are strategies for non-communicable disease prevention and control in a high risk population in a developing country? Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Abdolmehdi Baghaei
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Diseases Control, Prevention, and Rehabilitation for Cardiac Patients in the Eastern Mediterranean region, Isfahan, Iran
    Arch Med Sci 6:24-31. 2010
    ..This study demonstrated the efficacy of IHHP interventional strategies to improve lifestyle behaviours in a population at risk for developing cardiovascular diseases...
  59. doi request reprint Do lifestyle interventions affect dietary diversity score in the general population?
    Nizal Sarrafzadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center WHO Collaborating Center in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Public Health Nutr 12:1924-30. 2009
    ..The dietary diversity score (DDS) is a good indicator of diet quality as well as of diet-disease relationships; therefore, the present study was undertaken to reveal the effect of a lifestyle intervention on this index...
  60. doi request reprint Early outcome of preterm infants with birth weight of 1500 g or less and gestational age of 30 weeks or less in Isfahan city, Iran
    Fakhri Navaei
    Pediatrics and Neonatology Department, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    World J Pediatr 6:228-32. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme: a comprehensive integrated community-based programme for cardiovascular disease prevention and control. Design, methods and initial experience
    Nizal Sarraf-Zadegan
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Acta Cardiol 58:309-20. 2003
    ..The whole baseline survey will be repeated on the original and an independent sample in both communities at the end of the study...
  62. pmc The impact of a 6-year comprehensive community trial on the awareness, treatment and control rates of hypertension in Iran: experiences from the Isfahan healthy heart program
    Alireza Khosravi
    Cardiology Department, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 10:61. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the changes over time in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rate of hypertension in intervention and reference areas of a comprehensive community trial with reference area...
  63. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and associated cardiovascular risk factors in Iran: the Isfahan Healthy Heart Programme
    Masoumeh Sadeghi
    Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:175-80. 2007
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the major health problems worldwide. The aim of this study was to detect the prevalence of DM and its associated risk factors in Iran...
  64. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of goiter in an iodine replete area: do thyroid auto-antibodies play a role?
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:403-10. 2007
    ..We therefore assessed the prevalence of anti-thyroid antibodies in children living in an inland area in Iran and correlated these findings with prevalence of goiter within this region...
  65. ncbi request reprint Residual goiter in semirom; iodine status and thiocyanate overload do not play a role
    Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli
    Medical Students Research Center, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran and Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 56:216-7. 2010
    ..40 mg/dl; p = 0.30). Finally, we concluded that neither iodine deficiency nor thiocyanate overload contributed to the high prevalence of goiter in Semirom. The role of other goitrogenic factors should be investigated in this region...
  66. pmc Methodology and Early Findings of the Third Survey of CASPIAN Study: A National School-based Surveillance of Students' High Risk Behaviors
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:394-401. 2012
    ..This paper presents the methods and primary findings of the third survey of this surveillance system...
  67. ncbi request reprint Late onset jaundice and urinary tract infection in neonates
    Sedigheh Ghaemi
    Al Zahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Indian J Pediatr 74:139-41. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and the associated parameters of urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants with late onset jaundice...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cord blood lipid profile in a population of Iranian term newborns
    Zohreh Badiee
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Cardiol 29:574-9. 2008
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Permanent and transient congenital hypothyroidism in Isfahan-Iran
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Endocrinology, Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Sedigheh Tahereh Medical Research Complex, Khorram Street, Jomhouri Square, Isfahan 8187698191, Iran
    J Med Screen 16:11-6. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of permanent and transient congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in Isfahan, Iran...
  70. pmc Acute and long term effects of grape and pomegranate juice consumption on endothelial dysfunction in pediatric metabolic syndrome
    Roya Kelishadi
    Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Promotion Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 16:245-53. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the short- and long-term effects of consumption of grape and pomegranate juices on markers of endothelial function and inflammation in adolescents with metabolic syndrome (MetS)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated modifiable environmental factors in Iranian adolescents: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program - Heart Health Promotion from Childhood
    Roya Kelishadi
    Departments of Preventive Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiology and Nutrition, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Int 45:435-42. 2003
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Iranian adolescents and their relationship with modifiable environmental factors...
  72. ncbi request reprint Oxidized LDL metabolites with high family risk for premature cardiovascular disease
    Roya Kelishadi
    Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Indian J Pediatr 69:755-9. 2002
    ..e. Malondialdehyde (MDA) and Conjugated diene (CDE) have been measured in children of high risk families and compared with a control group...
  73. doi request reprint Von Willebrand factor, and soluble intercellular and vascular cell adhesion molecules as indices of endothelial activation in patients with congenital hypothyroidism
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Horm Res Paediatr 76:99-103. 2011
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Is family history of premature cardiovascular diseases appropriate for detection of dyslipidemic children in population-based preventive medicine programs? CASPIAN study
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Paediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, World Health Organization Collaborating Center in EMR, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 81465 1148, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:729-36. 2006
    ..We suggest that the current guidelines for screening lipid disorders in youths, which are based on cholesterol, should consider such ethnic differences...
  75. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status of 6- to 7-year-old children living in Isfahan, Iran
    Pooneh Memar Ardestani
    Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Endokrynol Pol 61:377-82. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the vitamin D status in healthy 6- to 7-year-old children in Isfahan, Iran...
  76. pmc Barriers to Physical Activity in a Population-based Sample of Children and Adolescents in Isfahan, Iran
    Roya Kelishadi
    Professor of Pediatrics, Departmentof Pediatric Preventive Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences IUMS, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 1:131-7. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to explore the barriers to physical activity in a representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents...
  77. ncbi request reprint Predisposing factors, incidence and mortality of pneumothorax in a neonatal intensive care unit in Isfahan, Iran
    Fakhri Navaei
    Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 12:417-20. 2010
    ..To assess the predisposing factors, frequency and mortality of pneumothorax (PTX) among the newborns hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Isfahan, Iran...
  78. doi request reprint Factor analysis of markers of inflammation and oxidation and echocardiographic findings in children with a positive family history of premature coronary heart disease
    Roya Kelishadi
    Preventive Pediatric Cardiology Department, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Pediatr Cardiol 30:477-81. 2009
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis risk factors in children and adolescents with or without family history of premature coronary artery disease
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Iran
    Med Sci Monit 8:CR425-9. 2002
    ..Although coronary artery disease (CAD) becomes symptomatic much later in life, the early identification and modification of risk factors may reduce its later incidence...
  80. pmc Nosocomial infection due to rotavirus in infants in Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan, Iran
    Roghayeh Kordidarian
    Pediatrics Department, Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Hezar Jerib St, Isfahan, Iran
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:231-5. 2007
    ..g. isolation of patients with diarrhoea and hand-washing before and after the examination of every patient...
  81. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in children of hypertensive and normotensive parents
    Roya Kelishadi
    Department of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Indian Pediatr 41:73-7. 2004
    ..27 vs 106.4 +/- 1:15.31, 67.82 +/- 1:12.47 mmHg respectively, p <0.05). Using logistic regression analysis, SBP and DBP more than 95th percentile in children were significantly associated with mean parental BMI (p <0.05)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of surfactant replacement therapy in neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
    Sedigheh Ghaemi
    Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 11:188-90. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Recombinant human erythropoietin and blood transfusion in low-birth weight preterm infants under restrictive transfusion guidelines
    Zohreh Badiee
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 27:817-20. 2006
    ..To compare the number and volume of red blood cell transfusions (RBCTs) in very low birth weight infants under restrictive red blood cell transfusion guidelines with and without erythropoietin administration...
  84. ncbi request reprint Anticardiolipin antibody of adolescents and age of myocardial infarction in parents
    Roya Kelishadi
    Surveillance Unit, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Med Sci Monit 9:CR515-8. 2003
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Blood lead levels in children with neurological disorders: a single centre preliminary study
    Touran Mahmoudian
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
    Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi 11:873-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this cross sectional study was to determine the blood lead level in children with neurological disorders in comparison with healthy controls...
  86. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in the incidence of congenital hypothyroidism in Isfahan, Iran
    Mahin Hashemipour
    Department of Pediatrics, Isfahan Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Sedigheh Tahereh Research Center, Jomhouri Square, Isfahan, Iran
    Saudi Med J 28:1582-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the seasonal variations in the incidence of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in the screening program of CH in Isfahan, Iran...
  87. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype and associated lifestyle factors in a national population of youths: CASPIAN Study
    Seyed Moayed Alavian
    Liver and Gastrointestinal Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Trop Pediatr 54:169-77. 2008
    ..Low levels of physical activity significantly increased the risk of having the HW phenotype. The HW phenotype can be used as an accurate and easy tool for screening children at metabolic risk in population-based studies...
  88. ncbi request reprint The thickness of the intimal and medial layers of the carotid arteries, and the index of left ventricular mass, in children of patients with premature coronary arterial disease
    Mohammad Reza Sabri
    Pediatric Cardiology Department, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences Isfahan, Iran
    Cardiol Young 17:609-16. 2007
    ..To compare the thickness of the intimal and medial layers of the carotid arteries, and the index of left ventricular mass, in children of parents suffering premature myocardial infarction, and to compare the findings with suitable controls...
  89. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity today's and tomorrow's health challenge
    Roya Kelishadi
    Indian Pediatr 45:451-2. 2008
  90. ncbi request reprint Comparison of blood lead levels of mothers and cord blood in intrauterine growth retarded neonates and normal term neonates
    Ramin Iranpour
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Al Zahra Hospital, Sofe Bolvar, Isfahan 8174675731, Iran
    Saudi Med J 28:877-80. 2007
    ..To compare the blood lead levels of mothers and cord blood in intrauterine growth retarded (IUGR) neonates and normal term neonates...