Bagher Larijani

Summary

Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. pmc Ethical issues in the end of life care for cancer patients in iran
    Mina Mobasher
    Faculty of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 42:188-96. 2013
  2. pmc Vitamin D status and associated factors in recent-onset type 1 diabetic children in Iran
    Asal Ataie-Jafari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 5th Floor, Shariati Hospital, North Karegar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:12. 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Assessment of soy phytoestrogens' effects on bone turnover indicators in menopausal women with osteopenia in Iran: a before and after clinical trial
    Arezoo Haghighian Roudsari
    School of Nutrition and Food Technology, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr J 4:30. 2005
  6. 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
  7. pmc Shift working and risk of lipid disorders: a cross-sectional study
    Masoumeh Ghiasvand
    Artesh University of Medical Sciences, Occupational Medicine Department, Iran
    Lipids Health Dis 5:9. 2006
  8. pmc Potential risk factors for diabetic neuropathy: a case control study
    Fargol Booya
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Neurol 5:24. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Craniopharyngioma: a clinicopathological study of 141 cases
    Seyed Mohammad Tavangar
    Department of Pathology, Doctor Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Endocr Pathol 15:339-44. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of levothyroxine suppressive therapy on bone mineral density in premenopausal women
    B Larijani
    Internal Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:1-5. 2004

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. pmc Ethical issues in the end of life care for cancer patients in iran
    Mina Mobasher
    Faculty of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Iran J Public Health 42:188-96. 2013
    ..We aimed to clarify the ethical dilemmas which Iranian oncologists may face in our health care setting and to determine factors influencing decision-making process...
  2. pmc Vitamin D status and associated factors in recent-onset type 1 diabetic children in Iran
    Asal Ataie-Jafari
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 5th Floor, Shariati Hospital, North Karegar Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    J Diabetes Metab Disord 11:12. 2012
    ..In this study, the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency was assessed in a group of children and adolescent patients with recent-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Assessment of soy phytoestrogens' effects on bone turnover indicators in menopausal women with osteopenia in Iran: a before and after clinical trial
    Arezoo Haghighian Roudsari
    School of Nutrition and Food Technology, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr J 4:30. 2005
    ..This research, therefore, was carried out to study the effects of Iranian soy protein on biochemical indicators of bone metabolism in osteopenic menopausal women...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Shift working and risk of lipid disorders: a cross-sectional study
    Masoumeh Ghiasvand
    Artesh University of Medical Sciences, Occupational Medicine Department, Iran
    Lipids Health Dis 5:9. 2006
    ..Lipid profile disturbances could be due to internal desynchronization. The aim of this study was to analyze whether there is relationship between shift work and serum lipids, fasting blood glucose and hypertension...
  8. pmc Potential risk factors for diabetic neuropathy: a case control study
    Fargol Booya
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Neurol 5:24. 2005
    ..Neuropathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes and lowers the patient's quality of life. Since neuropathy often leads to ulceration and amputation, we have tried to elucidate the factors that can affect its progression...
  9. ncbi request reprint Craniopharyngioma: a clinicopathological study of 141 cases
    Seyed Mohammad Tavangar
    Department of Pathology, Doctor Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Endocr Pathol 15:339-44. 2004
    ..Histologic typing of craniopharyngioma especially in adults is useful for decision making with regard to treatment and follow-up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of levothyroxine suppressive therapy on bone mineral density in premenopausal women
    B Larijani
    Internal Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Clin Pharm Ther 29:1-5. 2004
    ..Levothyroxine (L-T4) is widely prescribed for treating thyroid disorders, but its effect on bone mineral density (BMD), is being debated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect on growth parameters of bone marrow transplantation with a chemotherapy-only conditioning regimen
    M Khoshniat
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 5th Floor, Doctor Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 14114, Iran
    Transplant Proc 35:3085-8. 2003
    ..Accordingly, quality of life has emerged as an important issue. Because they are a concern in this group, we assessed growth and development, following chemotherapy-only conditioning regimens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medical ethics in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 11:1061-72. 2005
    ..We present a brief history of medical ethics in our country. Current activities and topics of future plans are also discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of frozen section examination in thyroid nodule--surgery at the Shariati Hospital (1997-2000)
    Mahmood Shirzad
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS
    Endocr Pathol 14:263-8. 2003
    ..There is controversy regarding the use and accuracy of frozen section (FS) in managing thyroid nodules. We compared the diagnostic value of FS with that of permanent histopathology examination and fine needle aspiration (FNA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinico-pathological features of thyroid cancer as observed in five referral hospitals in Iran--a review of 1177 cases
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Acta Oncol 42:334-7. 2003
    ..Papillary and follicular types accounted for79.7% and 8.8% of cases, respectively...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease involving the meninges in a 79-year-old man
    Seyed Mohammad Tavangar
    Department of Pathology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Saudi Med 26:474-6. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Thyroid, parathyroid, gonadal, and pancreatic beta-cell function after bone marrow transplantation with chemotherapy-only conditioning
    A Ghavamzadeh
    Haematology, Oncology and BMT Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Fifth Floor, Doctor Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 14114, Iran
    Transplant Proc 35:3101-4. 2003
    ..We studied the prevalence of thyroid, parathyroid, gonadal, and pancreatic beta-cell function in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease and associated risk factors in Qazvin: a population-based study
    H Fakhrzadeh
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 14:33-41. 2008
    ..There was also a significant association between ischaemic ECG changes and waist-hip ratio in women and between ischaemic ECG changes and hypertension in men...
  20. ncbi request reprint Polymorphonuclear leucocyte respiratory burst activity correlates with serum zinc level in type 2 diabetic patients with foot ulcers
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Doctor Shariati Hospital, Iran
    Br J Biomed Sci 64:13-7. 2007
    ..These findings may be explained by PMN hyperactivity at baseline and by respiratory burst dysfunction following stimulation in diabetic patients...
  21. 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
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Strengthening medical ethics by strategic planning in the Islamic Republic of Iran
    Bagher Larijani
    Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Floor 5, Shariati Hospital, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 14114, Iran
    Dev World Bioeth 6:106-10. 2006
    ..The current strategic plan has six main goals that will be reviewed in this paper. Some major activities that were carried out in recent years, and some future plans, will be also reviewed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Islamic perspective on human cloning and stem cell research
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Transplant Proc 36:3188-9. 2004
    ..The majority of Muslim jurists distinguish between reproductive and therapeutic cloning. The moral status of the human embryo, the most sensitive and disputed point in this debate, is also discussed according to Holy Quran teachings...
  25. pmc Vitamin D deficiency and causative factors in the population of Tehran
    Sima Hashemipour
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    BMC Public Health 4:38. 2004
    ..These studies showed high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Asian countries. This study tries to elucidate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its influencing factors in population of Tehran...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correlation of quantitative heel ultrasonography with central dual-energy X-ray absorptiometric bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, North Kargar Avenue, Tehran 14114, Iran
    J Ultrasound Med 24:941-6. 2005
    ..In this study, we sought the proper cutoff level for quantitative ultrasonography (QUS) of the heel in identifying bone mineral density (BMD) categories as determined by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in postmenopausal women...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ethical and legal aspects of organ transplantation in Iran
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Transplant Proc 36:1241-4. 2004
    ..The history of the organ transplantation "Act of Organ Transplantation and Brain Death," which allows controlled living unrelated donors access to renal transplantation, is discussed as the main subject...
  28. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine concentration and blood pressure in healthy Iranian adults: the Tehran Homocysteine Survey (2003-2004)
    H Fakhrzadeh
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hum Hypertens 19:869-76. 2005
    ..In light of our observations, it is likely that the increased Hcy levels reported in hypertensive persons are concomitant rather than a precursor of hypertension...
  29. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus following pituitary adenomectomy in euglycemic patients with acromegaly
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre EMRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Iran
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:430-2. 2005
    ..We report 7 patients who developed diabetes mellitus after pituitary adenomectomy. Regular measuring of blood glucose in post-pituitary surgery patients is recommended as a necessary step even in the previously normoglycaemics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Primary thyroid malignancies in Tehran, Iran
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Med Princ Pract 14:396-400. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to present a descriptive epidemiology of primary thyroid cancer in Tehran, Iran, using cancer registry data...
  31. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic analysis of the Tehran Cancer Institute Data System Registry (TCIDSR)
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:36-9. 2004
    ..To review epidemiological data on thyroid cancer in Iran...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density is related to blood pressure in men
    Bagher Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Division of Bone Metabolism, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Hum Biol 16:168-71. 2004
    ..171, P = 0.012) and Ward's (r = -0.186, P = 0.006) BMD but not after adjusting for possible confounders. Further studies are needed to determine whether elevated blood pressure is causally related to the development of low bone mass...
  33. ncbi request reprint Insulinoma in Iran: a 20-year review
    Bagher Larijani
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Iran
    Ann Saudi Med 25:477-80. 2005
    ..To help physicians make an earlier diagnosis, we defined the clinical, imaging and paraclinical characteristics of insulinoma in cases from seven referral hospitals in Iran over two decades...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Presentation and outcome of 93 cases of craniopharyngioma
    B Larijani
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 13:11-5. 2004
    ..Post-operative mortality was substantially reduced in cases treated by radiotherapy (P < 0.05). The most common post-operative complications in all cases were recurrence of disease, panhypopituitarism and diabetes insipidus...
  36. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and clinical effects of Ramadan fasting in patients with type II diabetes
    Sh Yarahmadi
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre, Tahran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:329-32. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effects of fasting on anthropometric indices and carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in patients with type II diabetes...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Large and deep diabetic heel ulcers need not lead to amputation
    Abolfazl Shojaiefard
    Surgery Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Foot Ankle Int 34:215-21. 2013
    ..Management of large and deep heel ulcers (LDHUs) is a challenge in patients with diabetic foot lesions. We assessed outcomes of a treatment protocol to save feet with LDHUs from amputation...
  47. ncbi 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)...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. doi request reprint Association of breakfast intake with cardiometabolic risk factors
    Gita Shafiee
    Chronic Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 89:575-82. 2013
    ..this study aimed to evaluate the association of breakfast intake with cardiometabolic risk factors in a nationally-representative sample of Iranian pediatrics...
  65. doi request reprint Major adverse events, six months after endovascular revascularization for critical limb ischemia in diabetic patients
    Seyed Ebrahim Kassaian
    Tehran Heart Center, Interventional Cardiology Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:258-63. 2013
    ..This prospective study aimed to evaluate the detailed outcomes of diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia, six months after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and appropriate multidisciplinary wound care. ..
  66. 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
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  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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
    ....
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity and levels of epidermal growth factor and nitric oxide in blood and saliva of insulin-dependent diabetic patients
    Fatemeh Astaneie
    Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Med Res 36:376-81. 2005
    ....
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi 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...
  80. 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi request reprint The relationship between homeostasis model assessment and cardiovascular risk factors in Iranian subjects with normal fasting glucose and normal glucose tolerance
    Reza Meshkani
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Chim Acta 371:169-75. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) with cardiovascular risk factors in Iranian subjects with normal fasting glucose (NFG) and normal glucose tolerance (NGT)...