Akbar Fotouhi

Summary

Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Organ allocation for liver transplantation according to the public opinion
    Ahmad Danesh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e6183. 2012
  2. pmc The association between refractive errors and cataract: the tehran eye study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 18:154-8. 2011
  3. pmc Analysis of familial aggregation in total, against-the-rule, with-the-rule, and oblique astigmatism by conditional and marginal models in the Tehran eye study
    Mohammad H Rakhshani
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 19:397-401. 2012
  4. pmc Intention to start smoking and its related factors in never smoked adolescents in tabriz, 2010
    Asghar Mohammadpoorasl
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:880-6. 2012
  5. pmc Substance abuse in high school students in association with socio-demographic variables in northwest of iran
    A Mohammadpoorasl
    Dept of Public Health, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:40-6. 2012
  6. pmc The familial aggregation of cigarette smoking in kish, iran
    A Mansouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 14:158-63. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Validity of noncycloplegic refraction in the assessment of refractive errors: the Tehran Eye Study
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Ophthalmol 90:380-6. 2012
  8. pmc The positive association between number of children and obesity in Iranian women and men: results from the National Health Survey
    Enayatollah Bakhshi
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Public Health 8:213. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Importance of including refractive error tests in school children's vision screening
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:250-3. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of pterygium and pinguecula: the Tehran Eye Study
    A Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eye (Lond) 23:1125-9. 2009

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Publications73

  1. pmc Organ allocation for liver transplantation according to the public opinion
    Ahmad Danesh
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Hepat Mon 12:e6183. 2012
    ..Therefore, guidelines have been developed by medical experts to regulate the process. Some professionals believe that medical criteria are inadequate for organ allocation in all situations and may not secure fairness of organ allocation...
  2. pmc The association between refractive errors and cataract: the tehran eye study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 18:154-8. 2011
    ..To determine the association between refractive errors and different types of cataract in Tehran, Iran...
  3. pmc Analysis of familial aggregation in total, against-the-rule, with-the-rule, and oblique astigmatism by conditional and marginal models in the Tehran eye study
    Mohammad H Rakhshani
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 19:397-401. 2012
    ..The purpose was to determine the familial aggregation of the total, against-the-rule (ATR), with-the-rule (WTR), and oblique astigmatism by conditional and marginal models in the Tehran Eye Study...
  4. pmc Intention to start smoking and its related factors in never smoked adolescents in tabriz, 2010
    Asghar Mohammadpoorasl
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Int J Prev Med 3:880-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is identifying the personal, environmental, and psychological factors relating to intention to smoking in adolescents of Tabriz city (Northwest of Iran)...
  5. pmc Substance abuse in high school students in association with socio-demographic variables in northwest of iran
    A Mohammadpoorasl
    Dept of Public Health, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 41:40-6. 2012
    ..The aims of this paper were to estimate the prevalence of substance abuse and to evaluate its some associated factors in adolescents of Tabriz City (northwest of Iran)...
  6. pmc The familial aggregation of cigarette smoking in kish, iran
    A Mansouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran Red Crescent Med J 14:158-63. 2012
    ..The main purpose of this study was to evaluate if cigarette smoking had a tendency to cluster or aggregate in the families and what the determinants were...
  7. doi request reprint Validity of noncycloplegic refraction in the assessment of refractive errors: the Tehran Eye Study
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Ophthalmol 90:380-6. 2012
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of noncycloplegic autorefraction for determining refractive status compared to cycloplegic autorefraction...
  8. pmc The positive association between number of children and obesity in Iranian women and men: results from the National Health Survey
    Enayatollah Bakhshi
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Public Health 8:213. 2008
    ..To date, few studies have assessed the association between the number of children and obesity in couples. We aimed to investigate this association in men and women aged 20-75 years...
  9. doi request reprint Importance of including refractive error tests in school children's vision screening
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 14:250-3. 2011
    ..This study determined the importance of including tests for refractive errors in vision screening...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of pterygium and pinguecula: the Tehran Eye Study
    A Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eye (Lond) 23:1125-9. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and causes of pterygium and pinguecula in the population of Tehran in 2002...
  11. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of cigarette smoking in residents of Tehran
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:358-64. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of cigarette smoking in Tehran and some of its determinants...
  12. doi request reprint Characteristics of astigmatism in a population of schoolchildren, Dezful, Iran
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1054-9. 2011
    ..To study and analyze astigmatism and its characteristics in a cross-sectional study of schoolchildren from Dezful, Iran...
  13. pmc Familial aggregation of myopia in the Tehran eye study: estimation of the sibling and parent offspring recurrence risk ratios
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1440-4. 2007
    ..To determine the potential influence of genetic factors on the prevalence of myopia in Tehran...
  14. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and determinants of pterygium and pinguecula in an urban population in Shahroud, Iran
    Farhad Rezvan
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:689-96. 2012
    ..The prevalence of unilateral and bilateral pinguecula falls in the mid range and was significantly associated with age, male gender, smoking, working outdoors, and level of education...
  15. doi request reprint The association between residual astigmatism and refractive errors in a population-based study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    J Refract Surg 29:624-8. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship of spherical equivalent (SE) with refractive, corneal, and residual astigmatism...
  16. doi request reprint Economic inequality in presenting near vision acuity in a middle-aged population: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
    Mohammad Hassan Emamian
    School of Public Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:1100-3. 2013
    ..To investigate economic inequality and its determinants in near vision, in a middle-aged population...
  17. doi request reprint High prevalence of astigmatism in the 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:247-54. 2012
    ..The prevalence of astigmatism, its axis and determinants were determined in the 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran...
  18. doi request reprint Population-based study of presbyopia in Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:863-8. 2012
    ..There is limited information regarding the prevalence of presbyopia in different parts of the world. The add power and the prevalence of presbyopia by age and gender in general population of Shahroud, north of Iran, were studied...
  19. doi request reprint Corneal refractive power and eccentricity in the 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran
    Soheila Asgari
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Cornea 32:25-9. 2013
    ..To determine the normal corneal curvature, power, and eccentricity in an Iranian population and their determinants...
  20. doi request reprint White-to-white corneal diameter in the Tehran Eye Study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cornea 29:9-12. 2010
    ..To determine the mean corneal diameter and its determinants in the population of Tehran...
  21. doi request reprint Distribution of angle kappa measurements with Orbscan II in a population-based survey
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Refract Surg 26:966-71. 2010
    ..To determine the mean angle kappa and its determinants in the population of Tehran, Iran...
  22. doi request reprint The distribution of anterior chamber depth in a Tehran population: the Tehran eye study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 29:436-42. 2009
    ..To determine the normal range of anterior chamber depth (ACD) in the population of Tehran by age and gender...
  23. doi request reprint All biometric components are important in anisometropia, not just axial length
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:1586-91. 2013
    ..No study to date has looked into the relationship between ocular biometrics with anisometropia exclusively; therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between anisometropia and ocular biometrics...
  24. doi request reprint High prevalence of myopia in an adult population, Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Optom Vis Sci 89:993-9. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of myopia and hyperopia and the associated risk factors in the presbyopic age group of the population in Shahroud, Iran...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence of refractive errors among school children in Northeastern Iran
    Farhad Rezvan
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 32:25-30. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of refractive errors among schoolchildren in Northeastern Iran by age and gender...
  26. doi request reprint The prevalence of lens opacities in Tehran: the Tehran Eye Study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:187-92. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of lens opacities and cataract surgical coverage among Tehran citizens 40 years of age and older...
  27. doi request reprint The prevalence of anisometropia and its associated factors in an adult population from Shahroud, Iran
    Elham Mohammadi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Centre, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Exp Optom 96:455-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of anisometropia in an urban adult population in the north of Iran...
  28. doi request reprint Distribution of photopic pupil diameter in the Tehran eye study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Curr Eye Res 34:378-85. 2009
    ..To determine the photopic pupil diameter and its determinants in a sample derived from a population-based survey in Tehran...
  29. pmc The prevalence of refractive errors among schoolchildren in Dezful, Iran
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:287-92. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of refractive errors among schoolchildren in urban and rural areas of Dezful County, Iran...
  30. doi request reprint Contrast sensitivity evaluation in a population-based study in Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmology 119:541-6. 2012
    ..To determine the normal range of contrast sensitivity and its determinants through a population-based study in Shahroud, in northern Iran...
  31. doi request reprint Keratometry measurements, corneal astigmatism and irregularity in a normal population: the Tehran Eye Study
    Mehdi Khabazkhoob
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 30:800-5. 2010
    ..To determine the mean corneal power, astigmatism, and irregularity in a sample from the population of Tehran...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of keratoconus in a population-based study in Shahroud
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran School of Public Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran AND Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cornea 32:1441-5. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of keratoconus in the 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran...
  33. doi request reprint Prevalence of the refractive errors by age and gender: the Mashhad eye study of Iran
    Hadi Ostadimoghaddam
    Department of Optometry, School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 39:743-51. 2011
    ..Refractive errors are a common eye problem. Considering the low number of population-based studies in Iran in this regard, we decided to determine the prevalence rates of myopia and hyperopia in a population in Mashhad, Iran...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence of retinal diseases and their pattern in Tehran: the Tehran eye study
    Elham Hatef
    Noor Vision Correction Centre, Tehran, Iran
    Retina 28:755-62. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of retinal diseases and their pattern in Tehran through a population-based study...
  35. doi request reprint The distribution of corneal thickness in a 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Cornea 30:1409-13. 2011
    ..To determine the distribution of central and peripheral corneal thickness values and its determinants in an Iranian population...
  36. pmc The distribution of axial length, anterior chamber depth, lens thickness, and vitreous chamber depth in an adult population of Shahroud, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the normal range of axial length, anterior chamber depth, lens thickness, and vitreous chamber depth in the population of Shahroud in the north of Iran...
  37. doi request reprint Corneal thickness in a population-based, cross-sectional study: the Tehran Eye Study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cornea 28:395-400. 2009
    ..To determine the distribution of corneal thickness at 6 different points in an Iranian population and find any possible relationship between the thickness values and some independent variables...
  38. ncbi request reprint The age- and gender-specific prevalences of refractive errors in Tehran: the Tehran Eye Study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:213-25. 2004
    ..To determine the age- and gender-specific prevalences of refractive errors in Tehran through a population-based study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Astigmatism and its determinants in the Tehran population: the Tehran eye study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and Noor Vision Correction Center, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:373-81. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of astigmatism and its epidemiological risk factors in Tehran via a population-based study...
  40. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for anisometropia in the Tehran eye study, Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:122-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of anisometropia and its determinants in a population-based sample...
  41. ncbi request reprint Booster dose vaccination for preventing hepatitis B
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Research Centre for Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences UMSHA, Shahid Fahmideh Avenue, Hamadan, Hamadan, Iran, 6517838695
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD008256. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Smoking stages in an Iranian adolescent population
    Asghar Mohammadpoorasl
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:746-54. 2012
    ..Findings of this study justifies adopting more serious measures in the pre-adolescence and adolescence period...
  43. ncbi request reprint Corneal topography patterns in the Tehran eye study: warning about the high prevalence of patterns with a skewed radial axis
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 21:72-6. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the distribution of corneal topography patterns in Tehran...
  44. pmc Geographical spread of gastrointestinal tract cancer incidence in the Caspian Sea region of Iran: spatial analysis of cancer registry data
    Mohammadreza Mohebbi
    1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Cancer 8:137. 2008
    ..This study aimed to: 1) describe the geographical spatial patterns of gastrointestinal tract cancer incidence based on cancer registry data and, 2) determine whether geographical clusters of statistical significance exist...
  45. pmc The Tehran Eye Study: research design and eye examination protocol
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Noor Vision Correction Center, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Ophthalmol 3:8. 2003
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate plus isotonic saline versus saline for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography: a randomized controlled trial
    Ali Vasheghani-Farahani
    Department of Cardiology, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:610-8. 2009
    ..We aim to compare the efficacy of the combination of sodium bicarbonate and isotonic saline and that of isotonic saline alone in preventing CIN...
  47. doi request reprint Topographic Keratoconus is not Rare in an Iranian population: the Tehran Eye Study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:385-91. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of topographic keratoconus in an Iranian population, selected from Tehran districts 1 to 4...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of dry eye syndrome in an adult population
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 42:242-8. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence of dry eye syndrome in the general 40- to 64-year-old population of Shahroud, Iran...
  49. doi request reprint Distribution of radii of curvature of anterior and posterior best fit sphere in a normal population: the Tehran Eye Study
    Shiva Mehravaran
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 36:186-90. 2013
    ..To determine the distribution and determinants of the radii of curvature of the anterior and posterior best fit spheres (ABFS and PBFS) of the cornea in a sample from the general normal population of Tehran...
  50. doi request reprint Corneal collagen cross-linking with riboflavin and ultraviolet a irradiation for keratoconus: long-term results
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmology 120:1515-20. 2013
    ..To evaluate the long-term results of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) in patients with progressive keratoconus...
  51. doi request reprint Cohort profile: Shahroud Eye Cohort Study
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Public Health, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran, Education Development Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Optometry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and Faculty of Medical Sciences, Open University of Shahroud, Shahroud, Iran
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1300-8. 2013
    ..The study data are available for collaborative research at Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran, Iran. ..
  52. doi request reprint The gap of visual impairment between economic groups in Shahroud, Iran: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
    Mohammad Hassan Emamian
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1463-7. 2011
    ..Although part of the gap between low and high economic groups was explained by differences in age and education, the greater part (58.62%) could be due to differences in health-care access and utilization...
  53. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting survival of patients with oesophageal cancer: a study using inverse Gaussian frailty models
    Mahmood Reza Ghadimi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Singapore Med J 53:336-43. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess factors affecting survival of patients with oesophageal cancer using parametric analysis with frailty models...
  54. pmc Eye care utilization patterns in Tehran population: a population based cross-sectional study
    Akbar Fotouhi
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Ophthalmol 6:4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine eye care visits which are an indicator of eye care service utilization by Tehran population and its determinants...
  55. ncbi request reprint Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after LASIK for myopia
    Hooshang Faghihi
    Retina Service, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Refract Surg 22:448-52. 2006
    ..To report the characteristics and incidence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in myopic eyes after LASIK...
  56. ncbi request reprint Five year cataract surgical rate in Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Optom Vis Sci 86:890-4. 2009
    ....
  57. pmc Six year Trend in Cataract Surgical Techniques in Iran
    Hassan Hashemi
    Department of Clinical Research, Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 18:150-3. 2011
    ..To determine the cataract surgery techniques performed in Iran from 2000 to 2005...
  58. pmc Evaluation of the prophylactic use of mitomycin-C to inhibit haze formation after photorefractive keratectomy in high myopia: a prospective clinical study
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Ophthalmol 4:12. 2004
    ..To study the effect of prophylactic application of mitomycin-C on haze formation in photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for high myopia...
  59. ncbi request reprint Prospective, randomized, paired comparison of laser epithelial keratomileusis and photorefractive keratectomy for myopia less than -6.50 diopters
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Refract Surg 20:217-22. 2004
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Assessment of gastric cancer survival: using an artificial hierarchical neural network
    Zohreh Amiri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 11:1076-84. 2008
    ..These methods are preferable because they lack the limitations of conventional models and obviate the need for unnecessary assumptions including those related to the proportionality of hazards and linearity...
  61. pmc Capture-recapture method for assessing publication bias
    Jalal Poorolajal
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Res Med Sci 15:107-15. 2010
    ..In this study, the focus was on using capture-recapture method as a statistical procedure which may possibly be a practical means for measuring the amount of publication bias...
  62. ncbi request reprint Anterior chamber depth measurement with a-scan ultrasonography, Orbscan II, and IOLMaster
    Hassan Hashemi
    Farabi Eye Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Optom Vis Sci 82:900-4. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a comparison of anterior chamber depth (ACD) measurement by 3 devices of EchoScan, Orbscan II, and IOLMaster to assess the validity of the latter 2 and its reliability with Orbscan II...
  63. doi request reprint Treating patients differently: comparison of medical-staff behaviour and attitudes towards cases of self-immolation and unintentional burns
    Raziyeh Zargoushi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Burns 37:153-8. 2011
    ..It is necessary to train and monitor staff in this regard so that cases of self-immolation can receive services without discrimination...
  64. ncbi request reprint The Prevalence of Pre-hypertension and Hypertension in an Iranian Urban Population
    Ahmad Khosravi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 21:127-35. 2014
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypertension and pre-hypertension and its determinants in the 40-64 year old population of Shahroud in the north of Iran...
  65. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of illicit drug use among students using the crosswise model
    Mansour Shamsipour
    1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Subst Use Misuse 49:1303-10. 2014
    ..5%, DQ = 0.2%, p = .66; opium: CM = 3.8%, DQ = 0.0%, p = .21). Conclusion: Our findings suggest that the CM is a fruitful data collection method for sensitive topics such as substance abuse. ..
  66. doi request reprint Academic disintegrity among medical students: a randomised response technique study
    Sameh Mortaz Hejri
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Tehran, Iran
    Med Educ 47:144-53. 2013
    ..The main purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of and attitudes towards academic disintegrity among medical students at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)...
  67. doi request reprint Agreement between DSM-IV and ICD-10 criteria for opioid use disorders in two Iranian samples
    Mohammad Javad Tarrahi
    School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 15168 46514, Iran Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran Electronic address
    Addict Behav 39:553-7. 2014
    ..The discrepancies result from their conceptual differences and necessitate further revision in the definition of these disorders in the two systems. ..
  68. pmc The effects of a 10-week water aerobic exercise on the resting blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension
    Ali Vasheghani Farahani
    Sports Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Asian J Sports Med 1:159-67. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of a 10-week water aerobic exercise on the resting blood pressure in patients with stage 1 or 2 hypertension referring to Tehran University Clinics...
  69. doi request reprint The association between coronary arterial dominancy and extent of coronary artery disease in angiography and paraclinical studies
    Ali Vasheghani-Farahani
    Department of Cardiology, Tehran Heart Center, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Anat 21:519-23. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates a relationship between angiographic CAD severity, and the involved arterial territory and dominancy patterns...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes of group versus individual prenatal care: a new experience in Iran
    Fatemeh Jafari
    Department of Health Services, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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