Affiliation: university of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences
Location: Tehran, Iran
Dr. Suzan Sanavi specializes in the field of adult nephrology from Iran. She has been trained at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and has Iranian board certified in internal medicine. She has been also passed 2 years fellowship course in adult nephrology at the Iran University of Medical Sciences and 1.5 years fellowship course in traditional medicine. She had cooperation with the faculty of medicine of Shahed University in education of medical students, management of patients and investigational purposes for 10 years. She mainly researches in nephrology (hemodialysis, renal physiology and transplantation); sport physiology; herbal medicine fields, however, she has some interest to hematology and endocrinology as an internist. At present, she works at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences.
1-Assessment of nutritional status in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis: a single-center study from Iran. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Izadi A. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2007 Sep;18(3):397-404.
2-Epidemiology of chronic renal failure in Iran: a four year single-center experience. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Salimi J.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2007 Jun;18(2):191-4.
3-Catheter associated infections in hemodialysis patients. Sanavi S, Ghods A, Afshar R. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2007 Mar;18(1):43-6.
4-Fungal abdominal wall abscess in a renal transplant recipient. Sanavi S, Afshar R Nejad-Gashti H. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2006 Sep;17(3):383-5.
5-One-Year Efficacy of Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Graft in Eighty-Three Hemodialysis Patient. Afshar R, Salimi J, Sanavi S, et al. Urol J 2004 Summer;1(3):188-190. a
6-The pattern of proteinuria following karate (Kumite) competitions.
Afshar R, Sanavi S, Fakharian MA, Ahmadzadeh M
NDT Plus 2008; 5:376.
7-Assessment of Hemodialysis Adequacy in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis in the Mustafa Khomeini Hospital. Afshar R, Jalali MR, Sanavi S, Komeili A. Iranian J Pathol 2005.
8-PDpoetin immunogenicity compared with Eprex ,in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Naiebpour M , Davati A. Journal of pharmacy research (Feb) 2009;2:250-253.(e-Journal)
9-Recurrent septicemia in a 52-year-old renal transplant recipient patient. Nejad-Gashti H, Sanavi S, Afshar R. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2009;20(3)471-473.
10-Urinary sodium and potassium excretion following karate(Kumite)competition Afshar R, Sanavi S, Jalali MR. Iranian JKD April 2009, 86-85. (English)
11-Evaluation of the mortality rate and related factors in ICU patients at the Mustafa Khomeini Hospital,Tehran, Iran. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Fakharian MA. JAUMS 2007;4(4):1035-1039.(Persian)
12-Frequency of diabetic retinopathy and related factors in ophthalmologic consultations at the Mustafa Khomeini Hospital,Tehran, Iran. Ghasemi H, Afshar R, pourfarzam SH. JAUMS 2005;3(10):579-584.(Persian)
13-Acute renal failure due to renal lymphomatous infiltration, as the initial manifestation
Sanavi S, Afshar R, Ghaini MH. Iranian Journal of pathology. (English)
14-Hemoglobin and Hematocrit rise in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with PDpoetin; Results of a phase Ш , Multicentric clinical trial. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Kebryaeezadeh A ,et al. Iranian J pathol 2008;(3):157-160. (English)
15-Cytomegalovirus infection and unusual early graft dysfunction in a renal transplant recipient. Sanavi S ,Ghods A, Afshar R.JGID 2009;1(1):77-78.
16-Survey of medical students of Shahed University in Iran, about attitudes and willingness toward organ transplantation. Sanavi S, Afshar R, Lotfizadeh AR, Davati A. Transplantation proc 2009;41(5):1477-1479.
17-Attitude and willingness toward blood donation in Iranian students. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Afshin-Majd S, Sanavi S.A J Transf Sci 2009,3(2):111.
18- Urinary tract abscess in a nephrectomized renal transplant recipient. Afshar R, Afshin Majd S, Sanavi S.JGID 2009; 1(2):150-1.
19- Outcomes of two different polytetrafluoroethylene grafts sizes in patients undergoing maintenance conventional hemodialysis. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Davati A, Afshin-Majd S. Indian J Nephrol 2009;19(4):149-152.
20- Subacute thyroiditis following ginger (Zingiber officinale) consumption. Sanavi S, Afshar R.IJAR 2010; 1(1): 47-48.
21-Hematological profile of chronic kidney disease patients, in pre-dialysis stages and after hemodialysis initiation. Afshar R, Sanavi S ,Salimi J .Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2009;20(1):368-371.
22-Evaluation of Iron storage status and iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease patients in pre-dialysis and hemodialysis stages. Afshar R , Sanavi S , Ghasemi H , Taleghani H. Daneshvar 2009;81:17-22.
23- Effect of Intradialytic Change in Plasma Volume on Blood Pressure in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis. Khalaj AR, Afshar R , Sanavi S, Rajabi MR. JLP 2010;2(2):66-69.
24- Effects of aerobic exercise and resistance training on blood lipid profiles and inflammation status in patients on maintenance hemodialysis. Afshar R, Shegarfy L, Shavandi N, Sanavi S. IJN 2010;20(4): 185-189.
25- Effects of aerobic training during maintenance hemodialysis on physiologic regulatory factors of sleep quality. Afshar R, Emany A, Saremi A, Shavandi N, Sanavi S. IJKD 2011; 5(2):118-122.
26- Depression and related factors in patients undergoing conventional maintenance hemodialysis. Reza Afshar, Gholamhossein Ghaedi, Suzan Sanavi, Ali Davati, Ahmad Rajabpour. Medical Daneshvar 2010; 17(88):59-66.
27- Urinary abnormalities following Karate (Kumite) competitions. Suzan Sanavi, Mona Sarhadi, Reza Afshar. NDT Plus 2010. (on line available but not published)
28- Effects of continuous and intermittent trainings on exercise-induced hematuria and proteinuria in untrained adult females. Mojgan Mousavi, Suzan Sanavi, Reza Afshar. NDT Plus 2011; 0: 1-2. doi: 10.1093/ndtplus/sfr011. (on line available & published)
29- Panniculitis as the first sign of systemic lupus erythematosus. Suzan Sanavi, Reza Afshar. IDOJ 2011;2(1):45-46.
30- An unusual presentation of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis: Discrepancy between histopathology and clinical presentation. Sanavi S, Afshar R. IJKD 2011; 5(5): 347-350.
31- Attitude and Willingness towards Tissue Donation in Iranian High School Students: Bone Marrow and Blood. Sanavi Suzan, Afshar Reza, Sanavi Nasim. Int J Org Transplant Med 2011; 2 (4): 173-176.
32- Post exercise hematuria following karate (kumite) competitions. Mona Sarhadi, Suzan Sanavi. SKJDT 2011; 22(6): 1253-1255.
1-Acute renal failure as an initial manifestation of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type 1. Afshar R, Sanavi S, Taheri HR. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. (in press)
2-Rhino-orbitocerebral mucormycosis in a patient with idiopathic crescentic glomerulonephritis. Afshar R, Afshin-Majd S, Sanavi S . SJKDT 2010.
3- Attitude and willingness of Iranian high school students towards organ donation. Khalaj AR, Afshar R, Sanavi S. SJKDT 2010;:.
4-Effects of different intensities of aerobic exercise on proteinuria in hypoxia and normoxia conditions in young football players. Maghsoud Peeri, MohammadAli Kohanpour , Suzan Sanavi, Hassan Matinhomaee , Mona Mirsepasi. Diálisis y Trasplante 2011.
- Fungal abdominal wall abscess in a renal transplant recipientR Suzan Sanavi
Nephrology Department, Hasheminejad Hospital, Iran Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 17:383-5. 2006..We describe a 37 year-old renal transplant recipient with such an infection. He presented with atypical clinical manifestations and an insidious course, but was successfully treated with antifungal therapy...
- An unusual presentation of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis: discrepancy between histopathology and clinical presentationSuzan Sanavi
Clinical Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Akhavan Center, Tehran, Iran
Iran J Kidney Dis 5:347-50. 2011..Unexpectedly, histopathologic examination of the kidney biopsy specimen revealed the diagnosis of noncrescentic and nonnecrotizing glomerulonephritis. We report this case because of the unusual histologic type of renal involvement...
- Subacute thyroiditis following ginger (Zingiber officinale) consumptionSuzan Sanavi
Shahed University, Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Italia Street, Tehran, Iran
Int J Ayurveda Res 1:47-8. 2010..The diagnosis was confirmed by physical examination and laboratory tests, in two distinct episodes. The patient was cured and recommended to refuse ginger consumption...
- Effect of intradialytic change in plasma volume on blood pressure in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysisAli Reza Khalaj
Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
J Lab Physicians 2:66-9. 2010..Hypervolemia is a common complication in patients on hemodialysis (HD). To determine the effect of volume change on blood pressure in HD population, this cohort was conducted...
- Catheter associated infections in hemodialysis patientsSuzan Sanavi
Iran University of Medical Science
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 18:43-6. 2007..We conclude that the prevalence of pathogenic organisms of HCRI were similar to previous studies. However, bacterial resistance to antibiotics was low. The mean duration of catheter usage was longer than previously reported...
- Assessment of nutritional status in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis: a single-center study from IranReza Afshar
Shahed University, Mostafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 18:397-404. 2007..The nPCR can be used as a predictor of increased mortality. Further studies with larger sample size and longer duration are required to confirm this observation...
- Epidemiology of chronic renal failure in Iran: a four year single- center experienceReza Afshar
Associate Professor of Nephrology, Nephrology Department, Mostafa Khomeini Hospital, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 18:191-4. 2007..A GFR of < 10 ml/min in 61.3% of the cases at presentation suggests late diagnosis and/or referral. Aggressive screening and treatment strategies to prevent ESRD are recommended...
- Effects of intradialytic aerobic training on sleep quality in hemodialysis patientsReza Afshar
Department of Nephrology, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
Iran J Kidney Dis 5:119-23. 2011..They can affect their quality of life. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of aerobic training on sleep quality, inflammatory status, and serum leptin levels in hemodialysis patients...
- Hematological profile of chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients in Iran, in pre-dialysis stages and after initiation of hemodialysisReza Afshar
Nephrology Department, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:368-71. 2010..In conclusion, data shows that anemia in our patients with CKD is a predominant manifestation, with high frequency but of moderate degree. The most likely cause is inadequate erythropoietin production...
- Effects of aerobic exercise and resistance training on lipid profiles and inflammation status in patients on maintenance hemodialysisR Afshar
Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Iran
Indian J Nephrol 20:185-9. 2010..Solute removal had no change during exercise programs. There is a need for more investigation on the role of exercise in HD patients...
- Outcomes of two different polytetrafluoroethylene graft sizes in patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysisR Afshar
Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Indian J Nephrol 19:149-52. 2009..Non-tapered grafts of 6 mm and 8 mm sizes have not significant different outcomes. Further research is recommended with larger sample size and longer duration...
- Rhino-orbitocerebral mucormycosis in a patient with idiopathic crescentic glomerulonephritisSuzan Sanavi
Parsa Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 24:768-72. 2013..He was discharged in good general condition but with mild right hemiparesis. On follow-up examination at one year, there were no signs of fungal infection or renal dysfunction. ..
- Effect of submaximal aerobic exercise in hypoxic conditions on proteinuria and hematuria in physically trained young menMohammad Ali Kohanpour
Clinical Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Iran J Kidney Dis 6:192-7. 2012..Exercise-induced proteinuria is predominantly caused by alterations in renal hemodynamics. The present study was conducted to determine the effect of aerobic exercise in hypoxia on proteinuria and hematuria...
- Recurrent septicemia in a renal transplant recipientHossein Nejad-Gashti
Nephrology Department, Shahed University, Mustafa Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:471-3. 2009..We describe a 52-year-old renal transplant recipient with infection of the native kidneys that had atypical clinical presentation and a unusual course...