Pre-diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus and Related Cardio-metabolic Risk Factors in the Southern Coastal Region of Iran Middle-aged and Elderly Population; Bandare-Kong Cohort Study
CONCLUSION: The current study illustrated that T2DM and IFG have a high prevalence among the middle-aged and elderly adult Iranian population, particularly in rural dwellers. Hence, prevention strategies should be implemented to reduce diabetes and pre-diabetes, especially in rural areas.PMID:36404506 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.68 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Zahra Ghaemmaghami Ebrahim Eftekhar Roghayeh Shahbazi Azim Nejatizadeh Mehdi Shahmoradi Masoumeh Kheirandish Source Type: research

Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Children and Adolescents of Fars Province (Southern Iran): A Nationwide Prescription Study, 2018-2019
CONCLUSION: Our study showed that the prevalence of congenital hypothyroidism was 3/10000 in southern Iran. Also, the prevalence of hypothyroidism in children and adolescents was totally 13/10000 population, and this prevalence increased in older age and female gender. This prevalence was close to the data from iodine sufficient areas in Europe and the United States.PMID:36404507 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.69 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Alireza Mirahmadizadeh Razieh Bahadori Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani Forough Saki Mehrab Sayadi Source Type: research

Clinical Course and Outcome in Children with Congenital Hyperinsulinism
CONCLUSION: According to the results of this study, hydrocortisone had a negative impact on the outcomes of these children, which is important in the management of hypoglycemia. The clinical course and outcome of children with CHI was better with medical compared to surgical treatment.PMID:36404508 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.70 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Hedyeh Saneifard Elham Hajihashemi Minoo Fallahi Source Type: research

Trend of Smuggled Cigarette Consumption in Tehran in the Last Two Decades
CONCLUSION: Compare with previous studies, the trend of consumption of illicit cigarettes was decreasing in past two decades. This could be due to new regulation on monitoring cigarette distribution and changing illegal brands to legal as joint production.PMID:36404509 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.71 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Gholamreza Heydari Luk Joossens Source Type: research

The Role of CEP55 Expression in Tumor Immune Response and Prognosis of Patients with Non-small Cell lung Cancer
CONCLUSION: The DEGs and hub genes screened and identified in this study will help us to understand the molecular mechanisms of NSCLC, and CEP55 expression affects the survival and prognosis of patients with NSCLC, and participates in tumor immune response.PMID:36404510 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.72 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Haiyin Fan Jin Zhang Bin Zou Zhisheng He Source Type: research

Quick COVID-19 Severity Index, CURB-65 and Quick SOFA Scores Comparison in Predicting Mortality and Risk Factors of COVID-19 Patients
CONCLUSION: CURB-65 and qSCI scores had a high discriminatory power to predict mortality. Also, this study identified CURB-65, qCSI and qSOFA scores, NLR, CRP, D-dimer level, and annual age increase as important mortality risk factors.PMID:36404511 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.73 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Ay şin Kılınç Toker İlhami Çelik İbrahim Toker Esma Eren Source Type: research

The Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Recurrence: A Narrative Review
Arch Iran Med. 2022 Jul 1;25(7):450-455. doi: 10.34172/aim.2022.74.ABSTRACTSevere acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARSCoV-2) continues to be a worldwide healthcare problem. While our knowledge of the interaction of cancer and its management with COVID-19 mortality is gradually evolving, there are still many unanswered questions regarding the impact of COVID-19 on cancer and its prognosis. Several factors activated during COVID-19 have been implicated in tumorigenesis and the development of metastasis. Inflammation, hypoxia, reduced levels of angiotensin converting enzyme 2, elevated levels of Interleukin 6 and so...
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Ahmad R Mafi Ali Ghanbari Motlagh Payam Azadeh Source Type: research

Silhouette Lymphangioma: An Unknown Macular Form of Cutaneous Lymphangioma
Arch Iran Med. 2022 Jul 1;25(7):456-459. doi: 10.34172/aim.2022.75.ABSTRACTUnusual angiomatous or lymphangiomatous vascular malformations are rarely seen. One of them is lymphangioma (LA), which is a rare benign lymphovascular abnormality. LA is usually seen in the types of circumscriptum (or capillary), cavernous and cystic. Here, we report a unique case of LA with a patchy appearance. The patient presented due to unusual symptoms and eccentric clinical manifestation of the lesion. Here, we present a new lymphatic entity which was diagnosed as LA with its clinical, radiological and pathological findings. Written informed ...
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Betul Tas Seyda Andac Aysel Caglar Source Type: research

Prevalence and Determinants of Severe Mental Disorders in Iran: Evidence from the National Survey of STEPs- 2016
CONCLUSION: determining factors associated with severe mental disorders in this study would help in raising people's awareness on avoiding harmful factors, and taking healthier lifestyle such as quitting smoke, and consuming enough vegetables and fruits. Screening high risk people in terms of mental health could contribute to the reduction of mental disorders in the Iranian community.PMID:36404514 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.76 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Farshad Farzadfar Rostam Zalvand Badrye Karami Moein Yoosefi Amirhossein Takian Maryam Tajvar Source Type: research

The Rhazes' views on qualifications of physicians, a historical review
Arch Iran Med. 2022 Jul 1;25(7):473-479. doi: 10.34172/aim.2022.77.ABSTRACTTesting physicians and determining their professional qualifications have been significant issues in the educational and medical system of the Islamic civilization. The purpose of this study is to explain the views of Rhazes on how to test physicians in the book Al-Hawi Fi Al-Tibb. This library study has been done with descriptive-analytical method and using the keywords of medical test, medical ethics and medical history. Rhazes emphasizes various criteria by holding a comprehensive test to determine the competence of physicians with the aim of eva...
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Narges Tajik Mohammad Hashemimehr Source Type: research

Subclavian Artery Thrombosis in a COVID-19 Patient
Arch Iran Med. 2022 Jul 1;25(7):480-481. doi: 10.34172/aim.2022.78.NO ABSTRACTPMID:36404516 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.78 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Ahmadreza Afshar Ali Tabrizi Ali Aidenlou Source Type: research

Pre-diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus and Related Cardio-metabolic Risk Factors in the Southern Coastal Region of Iran Middle-aged and Elderly Population; Bandare-Kong Cohort Study
CONCLUSION: The current study illustrated that T2DM and IFG have a high prevalence among the middle-aged and elderly adult Iranian population, particularly in rural dwellers. Hence, prevention strategies should be implemented to reduce diabetes and pre-diabetes, especially in rural areas.PMID:36404506 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.68 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Zahra Ghaemmaghami Ebrahim Eftekhar Roghayeh Shahbazi Azim Nejatizadeh Mehdi Shahmoradi Masoumeh Kheirandish Source Type: research

Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Children and Adolescents of Fars Province (Southern Iran): A Nationwide Prescription Study, 2018-2019
CONCLUSION: Our study showed that the prevalence of congenital hypothyroidism was 3/10000 in southern Iran. Also, the prevalence of hypothyroidism in children and adolescents was totally 13/10000 population, and this prevalence increased in older age and female gender. This prevalence was close to the data from iodine sufficient areas in Europe and the United States.PMID:36404507 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.69 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Alireza Mirahmadizadeh Razieh Bahadori Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani Forough Saki Mehrab Sayadi Source Type: research

Clinical Course and Outcome in Children with Congenital Hyperinsulinism
CONCLUSION: According to the results of this study, hydrocortisone had a negative impact on the outcomes of these children, which is important in the management of hypoglycemia. The clinical course and outcome of children with CHI was better with medical compared to surgical treatment.PMID:36404508 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.70 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Hedyeh Saneifard Elham Hajihashemi Minoo Fallahi Source Type: research

Trend of Smuggled Cigarette Consumption in Tehran in the Last Two Decades
CONCLUSION: Compare with previous studies, the trend of consumption of illicit cigarettes was decreasing in past two decades. This could be due to new regulation on monitoring cigarette distribution and changing illegal brands to legal as joint production.PMID:36404509 | DOI:10.34172/aim.2022.71 (Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine)
Source: Archives of Iranian Medicine - November 21, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Authors: Gholamreza Heydari Luk Joossens Source Type: research