Bagher Larijani

Summary

Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Patient centred care in diabetology: an Islamic perspective from Iran
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:18. 2013
  2. pmc Association of metabolic syndrome with inflammatory mediators in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus
    Banoo Edalat
    Associate Professor of Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:8. 2013
  3. pmc Giant prolactinoma: case report and review of literature
    Masoud Rahmanian
    EMRC Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, North Karegar St, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:3. 2013
  4. pmc Gender differences in association between metabolic syndrome and carotid intima media thickness
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Fifth Floor, Dr, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Ave, Tehran, 14114, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:13. 2012
  5. pmc Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and its effect on anthropometric measures in normoglycemic subjects and type 2 diabetes
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:18. 2012
  6. pmc Red blood cell ATP/ADP & nitric oxide: The best vasodilators in diabetic patients
    Nuredin Bakhtiari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:9. 2012
  7. pmc Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of Diabetes Empowerment Scale (IR-DES-28)
    Mohammad Yoosef Mahjouri
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:4. 2012
  8. pmc Estimating the avoidable burden of certain modifiable risk factors in osteoporotic hip fracture using Generalized Impact Fraction (GIF) model in Iran
    Banafsheh Shahnazari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Research Institute ECSI, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:10. 2013
  9. pmc The importance of hypoglycemia in diabetic patients
    Gita Shafiee
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Street, 14114, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:17. 2012
  10. pmc Nurses' role in diabetic foot prevention and care; a review
    M Aalaa
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:24. 2012

Detail Information

Publications106 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Patient centred care in diabetology: an Islamic perspective from Iran
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:18. 2013
    ..Understanding of the nature of Islam is importance for communication with patients in Islamic countries...
  2. pmc Association of metabolic syndrome with inflammatory mediators in women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus
    Banoo Edalat
    Associate Professor of Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:8. 2013
    ..Increased inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) usually accompany. We performed this survey to examine the relationship between pGDM and MS, CRP and IL-6...
  3. pmc Giant prolactinoma: case report and review of literature
    Masoud Rahmanian
    EMRC Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, North Karegar St, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:3. 2013
    ..Previous studies showed normalization of thyrotropin secretion after treatment but it remained low in our patient even after 18 months follow up...
  4. pmc Gender differences in association between metabolic syndrome and carotid intima media thickness
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Fifth Floor, Dr, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Ave, Tehran, 14114, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:13. 2012
    ..Although, it has shown the association between Mets and CIMT, this relation regarding sex differences is limited. We aimed to find out whether gender differences in this association...
  5. pmc Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and its effect on anthropometric measures in normoglycemic subjects and type 2 diabetes
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:18. 2012
    ..Our main objective was to evaluate the association between apo E gene polymorphism with anthropometric measures...
  6. pmc Red blood cell ATP/ADP & nitric oxide: The best vasodilators in diabetic patients
    Nuredin Bakhtiari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:9. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of Diabetes Empowerment Scale (IR-DES-28)
    Mohammad Yoosef Mahjouri
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:4. 2012
    ..This study was designed to determine the primary psychometric properties of the Iranian version of the Diabetes Empowerment Scale (IR-DES-28)...
  8. pmc Estimating the avoidable burden of certain modifiable risk factors in osteoporotic hip fracture using Generalized Impact Fraction (GIF) model in Iran
    Banafsheh Shahnazari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Research Institute ECSI, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 12:10. 2013
    ..In addition to preventing a risk factor or the avoidable fraction of burden, this index can also calculate the change in the burden, when a risk factor is altered...
  9. pmc The importance of hypoglycemia in diabetic patients
    Gita Shafiee
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Street, 14114, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:17. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Nurses' role in diabetic foot prevention and care; a review
    M Aalaa
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:24. 2012
    ..Consequently, nurses need to attend in special training to use the latest instructions of diabetic foot care in order that provides the effective services to facilitate promote diabetic patients health...
  11. doi request reprint Contemporary medical ethics: an overview from Iran
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Dev World Bioeth 8:192-6. 2008
    ..This paper will discuss these issues, along with the production, in 2005, of the Specific National Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research...
  12. doi request reprint HLA-DR association in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Mahsa M Amoli
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Dis Markers 28:49-53. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between HLA-DR and papillary thyroid carcinoma in an Iranian population...
  13. doi request reprint Low serum leptin serves as a biomarker of malnutrition in elderly patients
    Bahareh Amirkalali
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, 1411713137 Iran
    Nutr Res 30:314-9. 2010
    ..001). The optimal cutoff value of serum leptin to detect malnutrition was 4.3 ng/mL in men and 25.7 ng/mL in women. Serum leptin may be a good predictor of nutritional status in elderly patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid levels and risk of metabolic syndrome in healthy adults
    Pantea Ebrahimpour
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Endocr Pract 14:298-304. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between hyperuricemia and metabolic syndrome in a population of healthy subjects...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and its associated risk factors: the first report from Iran using both microalbuminuria and urine sediment
    Iraj Najafi
    Nephrology Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:70-5. 2012
    ..Using data on urinary sediment and microalbuminuria, we aimed to estimate the prevalence of CKD in northeast Iran...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of the Mini Nutritional Assessment in the elderly, Tehran, Iran
    Bahareh Amirkalali
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Public Health Nutr 13:1373-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) can screen and diagnose for malnutrition in the Iranian elderly...
  17. ncbi request reprint Obesity and associated cardiovascular risk factors in Iranian children: a cross-sectional study
    Anahita Hamidi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Doctor Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Int 48:566-71. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate frequency of cardiovascular risk factors and their association with severity of obesity in a sample of Iranian obese children...
  18. ncbi request reprint The status of biochemical parameters in varying degrees of vitamin D deficiency
    Sima Hashemipour
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Bone Miner Metab 24:213-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, the usual biochemical parameters (calcium, phosphate, Alk Ph) alone do not have sufficient sensitivity to detect mild deficiency of Vit D...
  19. doi request reprint VEGF gene polymorphism association with diabetic foot ulcer
    Mahsa M Amoli
    EMRC Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:215-9. 2011
    ..In this study we have performed a candidate gene association study in order to examine VEGF gene polymorphism association with diabetic foot ulcer (DFU)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors in first-degree relatives of patients with premature coronary artery disease
    Hoorieh Saghafi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Iran
    Acta Cardiol 61:607-13. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of coronary risk factors among Iranian first-degree relatives of patients with premature coronary artery disease (PCAD) and compare them with the general population...
  21. doi request reprint The effects of low dose n-3 fatty acids on serum lipid profiles and insulin resistance of the elderly: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Hossein Fakhrzadeh
    Cardiology, Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 80:107-16. 2010
    ..This study assessed the effects of low-dose n-3 fatty acids on serum lipid profile, lipoprotein(a), apolipoprotein B, fasting glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance in a group of elderly Iranians...
  22. pmc SLC34A3 intronic deletion in a new kindred with hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets with hypercalciuria
    Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 4:89-93. 2012
    ..Our objective was to define the clinical course of these cases in a family with HHRH and to screen for SLC34A3 gene in order to determine whether these mutations are responsible for HHRH...
  23. doi request reprint The influence of folic acid supplementation on maternal and fetal bone turnover
    Arash Hossein-Nezhad
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 5th Floor, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Ave, 14114, Tehran, Iran
    J Bone Miner Metab 29:186-92. 2011
    ..This may suggest that both pregnant mothers and their fetuses could benefit from positive effects of folic acid taken during the whole period of pregnancy...
  24. doi request reprint Survivin gene polymorphism association with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Nasrin Yazdani
    Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Pathol Res Pract 208:100-3. 2012
    ..0006, OR; 3.7, 95%CI (1.6-9.2)]. The presence of C allele was significantly associated with the presence of more profound manifestations, including lymph node involvement, vascular involvement and multifocality...
  25. pmc Gender-specific differences in the association of adiponectin gene polymorphisms with body mass index
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Rev Diabet Stud 7:241-6. 2010
    ..The study evaluated possible associations of +45T/G and -11391G/A adiponectin gene polymorphisms with body mass index (BMI), waist circumferences (WC), and blood pressure in diabetic and non-diabetic Iranians...
  26. pmc Normative data of bone Mineral Density in healthy population of Tehran, Iran: a cross sectional study
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Fifth Floor, Dr, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Ave, Tehran, 14114, Iran
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:38. 2005
    ..As there is no comprehensive study in Iran, this study designed to assess BMD discrepancy in 20-69 yr Tehran population as well as prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia...
  27. ncbi request reprint 1484insG polymorphism of the PTPN1 gene is associated with insulin resistance in an Iranian population
    Reza Meshkani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Arch Med Res 38:556-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of 1484insG polymorphism of the PTPN1 with obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and other cardiovascular-related traits in an Iranian population...
  28. doi request reprint VEGF gene mRNA expression in patients with coronary artery disease
    Mahsa M Amoli
    EMRC Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Karegar St, 14114 Tehran, Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 39:8595-9. 2012
    ..VEGF gene expression is decreased in individuals with CAD+ disease. The VEGF -2,578C/A polymorphism may influences the expression of VEGF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlation between vitamin D3 deficiency and insulin resistance in pregnancy
    Zhila Maghbooli
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:27-32. 2008
    ..This study investigates the relation between 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and insulin resistance in pregnant women...
  30. doi request reprint Multifaceted suppression of aggressive behavior of thyroid carcinoma by all-trans retinoic acid induced re-differentiation
    Mohsen Malehmir
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 348:260-9. 2012
    ..Altogether, ATRA treatment could hold the aggressive behavior of thyroid carcinoma in restraint and/or potentiate the effect of chemotherapy drug ATO...
  31. doi request reprint eNOS gene polymorphism association with retinopathy in type 1 diabetes
    Javad Tavakkoly Bazzaz
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ophthalmic Genet 31:103-7. 2010
    ..Among the three nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymes most attention has focussed on endothelial NOS (eNOS) because of its relevance to angiopathies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms within the protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTPN1) gene promoter: functional characterization and association with type 2 diabetes and related metabolic traits
    Reza Meshkani
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I R Iran
    Clin Chem 53:1585-92. 2007
    ..Polymorphisms in the coding sequence of PTPN1 have been variably associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D). We hypothesized that variations within the PTPN1 promoter might contribute to the development of T2D and related metabolic traits...
  33. doi request reprint Increased risk of chronic kidney disease in elderly with metabolic syndrome and high levels of C-reactive protein: Kahrizak Elderly Study
    Hossein Fakhrzadeh
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Kidney Blood Press Res 32:457-63. 2009
    ..To explore the interrelationship between metabolic syndrome (MS), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and C-reactive protein (CRP) in an elderly Iranian cohort...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and pregnancy outcomes in Iranian women
    Arash Hossein-Nezhad
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:236-41. 2007
    ..We investigated the prevalence and outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in pregnant Iranian women...
  35. doi request reprint Changes of bone density in pediatric patients with β-thalassemia major after allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Amir Ali Hamidieh
    Hematology Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:88-92. 2013
    ..Thalassemia major and its treatment by stem cell transplantation can have deleterious effects on bone integrity. This study assesses the adverse effects of transplantation on growing bones of pediatric thalassemic patients...
  36. pmc The association of carotid intima media thickness with retinol binding protein-4 and total and high molecular weight adiponectin in type 2 diabetic patients
    Masoumeh Mansouri
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P, O, Box 14395 1179, Tehran, IR, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:2. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of in vitro studies conducted on effect of herbal products on secretion of insulin from Langerhans islets
    Ozra Tabatabaei-Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 15:447-66. 2012
    ..The current systematic review focuses on main component of antidiabetic plants with directly effect on insulin secretion of pancreas...
  38. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical expression of Ki67, c-erbB-2, and c-kit antigens in benign and malignant pheochromocytoma
    Seyed Mohammad Tavangar
    Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pathol Res Pract 206:305-9. 2010
    ..In addition, Ki67 positivity and c-erbB-2 expression can be used as immunohistochemical markers for predicting the malignant behavior of pheochromocytoma...
  39. doi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase VNTR (intron 4 a/b) polymorphism association with type 2 diabetes and its chronic complications
    Mahdieh Mehrab-Mohseni
    Science and Research Branch, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 91:348-52. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between eNOS intron 4 VNTR polymorphism and type 2 diabetes in an Iranian population...
  40. ncbi request reprint Peak bone mass of Iranian population: the Iranian Multicenter Osteoporosis Study
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Densitom 9:367-74. 2006
    ..When standardized to mg/cm2 units using established formulas, Iranian peak bone mass values are comparable with that of Western countries and are generally higher than that of Eastern Asian and Middle Eastern countries...
  41. ncbi request reprint Preferred skeletal site for osteoporosis screening in high-risk populations
    Alireza Moayyeri
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Kargar Ave, Tehran 14114, Iran
    Public Health 120:863-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of such discordance and to assess the diagnostic value of using one skeletal site for screening purposes as opposed to the two sites required in the WHO criteria...
  42. doi request reprint Incidence of second primary malignancies during a long-term surveillance of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma in relation to radioiodine treatment
    Babak Fallahi
    Research Institute for Nuclear Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Nucl Med 36:277-82. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the adjusted rate and risk estimate of SPM in radioiodine-treated patients after controlling for confounding factors...
  43. doi request reprint Older people's mortality index: development of a practical model for prediction of mortality in nursing homes (Kahrizak Elderly Study)
    Farshad Sharifi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 12:36-45. 2012
    ..In the elderly, mortality prediction models are important for clinical decision-making and planning of services required...
  44. ncbi request reprint Bone marker status in mothers and their newborns in Iran
    Zhila Maghbooli
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:639-43. 2007
    ..Changes in maternal bone markers could affect fetal bone mineralization. The aim of this study was to determine the association between maternal and cord blood bone markers...
  45. doi request reprint Detection of KCNJ11 gene mutations in a family with neonatal diabetes mellitus: implications for therapeutic management of family members with long-standing disease
    Farzaneh Abbasi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Diagn Ther 16:109-14. 2012
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The relationship between uric acid and metabolic syndrome in normal glucose tolerance and normal fasting glucose subjects
    Reza Meshkani
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Acta Diabetol 48:79-88. 2011
    ..General obesity was the major determinant of hyperuricemia in this population. The data from this study do not show the contribution of SUA as an additional component of the MetS...
  47. doi request reprint Association between retinol-binding protein 4 concentrations and gestational diabetes mellitus and risk of developing metabolic syndrome after pregnancy
    Zhila Maghbooli
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Reprod Sci 17:196-201. 2010
    ..Measurement of RBP4 together with the assessment of other risk factors could help identify women at risk of developing GDM...
  48. ncbi request reprint Household cardiovascular screening of high-risk families: a school-based study
    Rasoul Pourebrahim
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:229-35. 2006
    ..This study was performed to identify major cardiovascular risk factors in middle school-aged children and their parents in both high and low-risk families...
  49. doi request reprint The ENPP1 K121Q polymorphism is not associated with type 2 diabetes and related metabolic traits in an Iranian population
    Hamzeh Saberi
    Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Mol Cell Biochem 350:113-8. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that the ENPP1 121Q allele might not be associated with T2D and related metabolic traits among Iranian subjects...
  50. pmc National bioethical legislation and guidelines for biomedical research in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Farzaneh Zahedi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bull World Health Organ 86:630-4. 2008
    ..National guidelines for ethical assessment and supervision of research proposals have also been compiled by the authorities. This paper reviews the main endeavours made in bioethics legislation in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
  51. ncbi request reprint The appropriate waist circumference cut-off for Iranian population
    Ramin Heshmat
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences North Kargar St Tehran 14114, Iran
    Acta Med Indones 42:209-15. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of obesity particularly abdominal obesity among adults aged between 19 to 65 years in five major cities in Iran...
  52. doi request reprint Defining cut-off values for the diagnosis of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women by quantitative ultrasonography of the phalanx
    Zohreh Hamidi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:546-8. 2008
    ..Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) of the phalanx is a non-invasive, inexpensive and portable method for bone assessment. We determined a cut off point for it in the diagnosis of osteoporosis...
  53. doi request reprint Palmitate enhances protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) gene expression at transcriptional level in C2C12 skeletal muscle cells
    Narges Mohammadtaghvaei
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, P O Box 14115 331, Tehran, Iran
    Inflammation 34:43-8. 2011
    ..These data suggest that while palmitate treatment significantly induced PTP1B expression at the transcriptional level, the presence of an inflammatory process exerted by macrophages can augment this effect in the muscle cells...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association between vitamin D and bone mineral density in Iranian postmenopausal women
    Farhad Hosseinpanah
    Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 193 4763, Tehran, Iran
    J Bone Miner Metab 26:86-92. 2008
    ..However, BMD was associated inversely with LnPTH only in femoral neck but not in the other sites. This study did not show any association between 25(OH)D and BMD in free-living Iranian postmenopausal women...
  55. doi request reprint Expression of galectin-3, nm-23, and cyclooxygenase-2 could potentially discriminate between benign and malignant pheochromocytoma
    Hiva Saffar
    Dept of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Clin Pathol 135:454-60. 2011
    ..In early pheochromocytoma, evaluation of nm-23, galectin-3, and COX-2 expression could predict the outcome. Larger studies seem necessary to confirm the potential practical value of our findings...
  56. doi request reprint Preparation and characterization of insulin nanoparticles using chitosan and its quaternized derivatives
    Akbar Bayat
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nanomedicine 4:115-20. 2008
    ..In vitro release studies showed a relatively small burst effect at the beginning and then a sustained release characteristic for 5 hours...
  57. doi request reprint Large and Deep Diabetic Heel Ulcers Need not Lead to Amputation
    Abolfazl Shojaiefard
    1Surgery Department, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Foot Ankle Int 34:215-21. 2013
    ..If necessary, deep spaces of the heel can be debrided by elevating the heel pad like a flap and then performing satisfactory reconstruction. Level of Evidence: Level IV, retrospective case series...
  58. doi request reprint Development of an enhanced chemiluminescence immunoassay (CLIA) for detecting urinary albumin
    Elham Sadat Aghaei Meibodi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14395 1179, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 39:10851-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it may be regarded as a more rapid, simpler and cheaper alternative compared to other sophisticated assays...
  59. pmc Determinants of glycemic control in female diabetic patients: a study from Iran
    Zeinab Ghazanfari
    Department of Health Education, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Lipids Health Dis 9:83. 2010
    ..Since microvascular and macrovascular complications are reduced through strict glycemic control, this study carried out to identify the factors that affect glycemic control...
  60. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the potential herbal sources of future drugs effective in oxidant-related diseases
    Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, and Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 8:2-10. 2009
    ..This review focuses on the medicinal plants growing and having history of folk medicine in Iran and found effective as anti free radical damage in animal or human...
  61. doi request reprint Involvement of caspase-8, -9, and -3 in high glucose-induced apoptosis in PC12 cells
    Ali M Sharifi
    Department of Pharmacology and Cellular and Molecular Research Center, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 6183, Tehran, Iran
    Neurosci Lett 459:47-51. 2009
    ..Based on the current data, it could be concluded that high glucose-induced apoptosis in PC12 cells is mediated, in part, by activation of caspase-8, -9, and -3 dependent pathways...
  62. ncbi request reprint Non-functioning pituitary adenoma: immunohistochemical analysis of 85 cases
    Ali Mahta
    Dr Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    Folia Neuropathol 45:72-7. 2007
    ..MIB-1 LI may be indicative of invasiveness but not a predictor of recurrence. Silent somatotropinomas may have more aggressive behaviour in comparison with other NFPAs...
  63. doi request reprint Expression of EGFRvIII in thyroid carcinoma: immunohistochemical study by camel antibodies
    Kobra Omidfar
    The Laboratory of Biochemistry, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Immunol Invest 38:165-80. 2009
    ..1%). Considering the results of this study, exploiting the smaller heavy chain antibodies of camels against EGFRvIII seems promising in the diagnosis procedures of thyroid neoplasms...
  64. pmc Modeling the effect of levothyroxine therapy on bone mass density in postmenopausal women: a different approach leads to new inference
    Babak Mohammadi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Theor Biol Med Model 4:23. 2007
    ..We were interested in predicting the level of bone mass density in postmenopausal women after the initiation of suppressive levothyroxine therapy with a novel approach...
  65. doi request reprint A new frameshift MEN1 gene mutation associated with familial malignant insulinomas
    Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 5th Floor, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Ave, 14114 Tehran, Iran
    Fam Cancer 10:343-8. 2011
    ..However, it will be helpful to further examine somatic mutations and other genetic markers for a more precise study of genotype-phenotype correlation...
  66. pmc Total plasma homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B12 status in healthy Iranian adults: the Tehran homocysteine survey (2003-2004)/a cross-sectional population based study
    Hossein Fakhrzadeh
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Public Health 6:29. 2006
    ..Folate and vitamin B12 have a protective effect on cardiovascular disease. This population based study was conducted to evaluate the plasma total homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B12 in healthy Iranian individuals...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pro12Ala polymorphism of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 (PPARgamma-2) gene is associated with greater insulin sensitivity and decreased risk of type 2 diabetes in an Iranian population
    Reza Meshkani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:477-82. 2007
    ..However, this association has not been studied in Iranian subjects and we hypothesized that this variation might be associated with insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and related metabolic traits in this population...
  68. doi request reprint Trans-chalcone: a novel small molecule inhibitor of mammalian alpha-amylase
    Mahmoud Najafian
    Science and Research Branch Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 38:1617-20. 2011
    ..In conclusion, this compound could be used to design effective inhibitors of alpha-amylase...
  69. doi request reprint Association of survivin gene polymorphism with endometrial cancer
    Parisa Zahedi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 22:35-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the frequency of survivin -31G/C polymorphism in tumor tissues from patients with EC in an Iranian population compared to that of healthy controls...
  70. doi request reprint Carotid intima media thickness, brachial flow mediated dilation and previous history of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Hossein Fakhrzadeh
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center Radiology Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 38:1057-63. 2012
    ..We examined the association between inflammatory mediators and early atherosclerosis process by measuring the flow mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery and carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) in women with previous GDM (pGDM)...
  71. doi request reprint A high-sensitivity electrochemical immunosensor based on mobile crystalline material-41-polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposite and colloidal gold nanoparticles
    Kobra Omidfar
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Anal Biochem 421:649-56. 2012
    ..5-200 μg ml⁻¹) with a low detection limit of 1 ng ml⁻¹. The proposed method showed acceptable reproducibility, stability, and reliability and could also be applied to detect the other antigens...
  72. pmc The effect of n-3 fatty acids on bone biomarkers in Iranian postmenopausal osteoporotic women: a randomized clinical trial
    Pooneh Salari Sharif
    Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Age (Dordr) 32:179-86. 2010
    ..In conclusion, n-3 fatty acids can decrease bone resorption; however, it could not affect bone formation significantly after 6 months treatment. Further investigations are recommended...
  73. pmc Cardiac autonomic neuropathy measured by heart rate variability and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis in early type 2 diabetes
    Hossein Fakhrzadeh
    Elderly Health Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Dr Shariati University Hospital, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran Tehran Heart Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    ISRN Endocrinol 2012:168264. 2012
    ..This was related to subclinical atherosclerosis. Early detection of cardiac autonomic neuropathy can help us detect the development of atherosclerosis earlier in T2DM to prevent unfavorable outcomes...
  74. doi request reprint Development of a new sensitive immunostrip assay based on mesoporous silica and colloidal Au nanoparticles
    Kobra Omidfar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14395 1179 Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 39:1253-9. 2012
    ..The immunostrip was adequately sensitive and accurate for a rapid screening of HSA in the urine. This new strategy for competitive immunostrip design can be used and developed for other antigen based immunostrip assay...
  75. doi request reprint TGF-β and IL-23 gene expression in unstimulated PBMCs of patients with diabetes
    Farzaneh Abbasi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14114, Tehran, Iran
    Endocrine 41:430-4. 2012
    ..More studies on different cytokines in Th17 pathways are required to further confirm our finding...
  76. ncbi request reprint The impact of one session resistance exercise on plasma adiponectin and RBP4 concentration in trained and untrained healthy young men
    Masoumeh Mansouri
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Endocr J 58:861-8. 2011
    ..In the other hand, the beneficial effect of acute resistance exercise training may not be reflected by changes in adiponectin, RBP4 and CRP concentration in healthy young individual no matter they trained or untrained...
  77. doi request reprint Development of urinary albumin immunosensor based on colloidal AuNP and PVA
    Kobra Omidfar
    Endocrine and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Biosens Bioelectron 26:4177-83. 2011
    ..In optimal conditions, the immunosensor could detect HSA in a high linear range (from 2.5 to 200 μg/mL) with a low detection limit of 25 ng/mL. This new strategy could be improved and applied to detect the other antigen...
  78. doi request reprint Development of a colloidal gold-based immunochromatographic test strip for screening of microalbuminuria
    Kobra Omidfar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Hybridoma (Larchmt) 30:117-24. 2011
    ..The ICG strip was adequately sensitive and accurate for a rapid screening of HSA in the urine...
  79. ncbi request reprint Household cardiovascular health education. A school-based approach
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Saudi Med J 28:643-5. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of herbal medicines used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia; a systematic review
    Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, and Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Curr Pharm Des 16:2935-47. 2010
    ..This review focuses on the efficacy and safety of effective herbal medicines in the management of hyperlipidemia in human...
  81. pmc Mutation analysis of the CYP21A2 gene in the Iranian population
    Bahareh Rabbani
    Growth and Development Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:82-90. 2012
    ..Defects in the CYP21A2 gene cause steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency, which is the most frequent cause of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Forty four affected families were investigated to identify the mutation spectrum of the CYP21A2 gene...
  82. doi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative promoter hypermethylation patterns of the P16, TSHR, RASSF1A and RARβ2 genes in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Javad Mohammadi-Asl
    Department of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, and Department of Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Med Oncol 28:1123-8. 2011
    ..The findings of present study imply that the P16, TSHR and RASSF1A gene promoter hypermethylation may play important roles in the pathogenesis of PTC and can be a potential biomarker for selecting patients with PTC...
  83. pmc A family presenting with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B: A case report
    Mahnaz Majidi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Med Case Reports 5:587. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  84. ncbi request reprint Vulvovaginal candidiasis and its related factors in diabetic women
    Ozra Tabatabaei Malazy
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:399-404. 2007
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence of Candida vulvovaginitis and factors that cause diabetic women to be prone to this infection...
  85. doi request reprint Palmitate and inflammatory state additively induce the expression of PTP1B in muscle cells
    Leila Parvaneh
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 396:467-71. 2010
    ..We further provided the evidence suggesting the mediatory role for PTP1B in palmitate induced insulin resistance in myotubes...
  86. doi request reprint Current, new and future treatments of osteoporosis
    Pooneh Salari Sharif
    Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 3rd Floor, 21 16 Azar Ave, Tehran, Iran
    Rheumatol Int 31:289-300. 2011
    ....
  87. pmc A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of herbal medicines used in the treatment of obesity
    Shirin Hasani-Ranjbar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, and Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    World J Gastroenterol 15:3073-85. 2009
    ..Attention to these natural compounds would open a new approach for novel therapeutic and more effective agents...
  88. ncbi request reprint The effect of fetal liver-derived cell suspension allotransplantation on patients with diabetes: first year of follow-up
    Maryam Ghodsi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:541-6. 2012
    ..The heterogeneity of our patients might account for the negative results. Hence, longer follow-up results will be reported in the near future...
  89. doi request reprint Association of serum retinol-binding protein 4 with insulin resistance and metabolic parameters during olanzapine therapy
    Toktam Faghihi
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 76:207-11. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between metabolic parameters, IR and RBP4 during olanzapine therapy...
  90. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of polyp in colon of patients with acromegaly
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:236-8. 2007
    ..Three patients were found to have colonic polyps. This translates to a prevalence rate of 13%. We recommend that screening colonoscopy be carried out once every three years in all acromegalic patients over the age of 40 years...
  91. doi request reprint VEGF gene polymorphism association with diabetic neuropathy
    Javad Tavakkoly-Bazzaz
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Karegar St, Tehran, 14114, Iran
    Mol Biol Rep 37:3625-30. 2010
    ..However, this requires further studies in order to better understand its phenotypic impact and to investigate the prognostic value of this polymorphism in diabetic neuropathy as a chronic complication of diabetes...
  92. ncbi request reprint The discriminative value of various biochemical parameters in detecting varying degrees of vitamin D deficiency in the Iranian population
    Patricia Khashayar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Lab 57:163-70. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to assess the status and the discriminatory ability of serum Alk-Ph, Ca, P, and PTH in detecting hypovitaminosis D in some selected Iranian populations...
  93. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pregnancy outcomes and maternal vitamin D and calcium intake: A cross-sectional study
    Hadis Sabour
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:585-9. 2006
    ..Informing mothers of the critical importance of consuming adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin D seems necessary...
  94. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the impact of n-3 fatty acids in bone health and osteoporosis
    Pooneh Salari
    Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA37-44. 2008
    ..The authors believe that conclusive findings in humans are still lacking in this area and it needs to be further investigated...
  95. doi request reprint Is there a significant trend in prevalence of consanguineous marriage in Tehran? A review of three generations
    Seyed Mohammad Akrami
    Department of Medical Genetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Poursina St, Tehran, 14176, Iran
    J Genet Couns 18:82-6. 2009
    ..These data suggest that premarital genetic counseling and mass media efforts are needed to increase public awareness about genetic risks associated with consanguineous marriage...
  96. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and leptin concentrations in obese children
    Anahita Hamidi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Pediatr 73:593-6. 2006
    ..Obesity and its complications including metabolic syndrome has been increased in children and adolescents recently. Leptin is known to play an important role in the pathogenesis of obesity...
  97. doi request reprint Colloidal nanogold-based immunochromatographic strip test for the detection of digoxin toxicity
    Kobra Omidfar
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14395 1179, Tehran, Iran
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 160:843-55. 2010
    ..The results of serum samples obtained by IC strip were in agreement with those obtained by RIA. The IC strip was sufficiently sensitive and accurate to be used for the rapid detection of digoxin in serum samples...
  98. ncbi request reprint Iranian national diabetes research network project: background, mission, and outcomes
    Somayyeh Amiri-Moghaddam
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:83-7. 2007
  99. doi request reprint CXCL5 gene polymorphism association with diabetes mellitus
    Shirin Hasani Ranjbar
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Mol Diagn Ther 12:391-4. 2008
    ..We have previously scanned the full length CXCL5 gene and reported the -156G>C (rs352046) polymorphism in the promoter region of this gene...
  100. pmc Renal function and risk factors of moderate to severe chronic kidney disease in Golestan Province, northeast of Iran
    Iraj Najafi
    Nephrology Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 5:e14216. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate prevalence of moderate to severe CKD and its risk factors in the region...
  101. ncbi request reprint Stem cell therapy in treatment of different diseases
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Acta Med Iran 50:79-96. 2012
    ..It should be mentioned that some disease that are the target of cell therapy are discussed in this article...