Review Article
Tube Thoracostomy (Chest Tube) Removal in Traumatic Patients: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?
1. Tube Thoracostomy (Chest Tube) Removal in Traumatic Patients: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?

Shahram Paydar; Zahra Ghahramani; Hamed Ghoddusi Johari; Samad Khezri; Bizhan Ziaeian; Mohammad Ali Ghayyoumi; Mohammad Javad Fallahi; Mohammad Hadi Niakan; Golnar Sabetian; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 37-40

Abstract
  Chest tube (CT) or tube thoracostomy placement is often indicated following traumatic injuries. Premature movement of the chest tube leads to increased hospital complications and costs ...  Read More
Analgesic Effects and Safety of Desmopressin, Tramadol and Indomethacin in Patients with Acute Renal Colic; A Randomized Clinical Trial
2. Analgesic Effects and Safety of Desmopressin, Tramadol and Indomethacin in Patients with Acute Renal Colic; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Mehdi Shirazi; Mehdi Salehipour; Mohammad Amin Afrasiabi; Alireza Amin Sharifi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 41-45

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the efficacy of desmopressin (DDAVP), tramadol and indomethacin on pain intensity of patients with acute renal colic caused by urolithiasis.Methods: This prospective, ...  Read More
Analgesic Effects of Inhalation of Nitric Oxide (Entonox) and Parenteral Morphine Sulfate in Patients with Renal Colic; A Randomized Clinical Trial
3. Analgesic Effects of Inhalation of Nitric Oxide (Entonox) and Parenteral Morphine Sulfate in Patients with Renal Colic; A Randomized Clinical Trial

Hamid Kariman; Alireza Majidi; Sara Taheri; Ali Shahrami; Hamid Reza Hatamabadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 46-52

Abstract
  Objective: To compare the analgesiceffects of Nitrous oxide and morphine sulfate in patients with acute renalcolic due to urolithiasis.Methods: This  was randomized clinical trial ...  Read More
Diagnostic Accuracy of Peripheral White Blood Cell Count, Fever and Acute Leukocutosis for Bacterial Meningitis in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
4. Diagnostic Accuracy of Peripheral White Blood Cell Count, Fever and Acute Leukocutosis for Bacterial Meningitis in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Hosseinali Khalili; Golnaz Yadollahikhales; Mohammad Isaee

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 53-58

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the diagnostic value of serum white blood cell (WBC) count, fever (>38˚C) and WBC rise (>10%) for bacterial meningitis in patients with severe traumatic ...  Read More
Characteristics of Pseudoaneurysms in Northern India; Risk Analysis, Clinical Profile, Surgical Management and Outcome
5. Characteristics of Pseudoaneurysms in Northern India; Risk Analysis, Clinical Profile, Surgical Management and Outcome

Hafeezulla Lone; Farooq Ahmad Ganie; Ghulam Nabi Lone; Abdul Majeed Dar; Mohammad Akbar Bhat; Shyam Singh; Khursheed Ahmad Parra

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 59-64

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the risk factors, clinical characteristics, surgical management and outcome of pseudoaneurysm secondary to iatrogenic or traumatic vascular injury.Methods: This ...  Read More
The Diagnostic Value of Surface Markers in Acute Appendicitis; A Diagnostic Accuracy Study
6. The Diagnostic Value of Surface Markers in Acute Appendicitis; A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Naser Mohammad Gholi Mezerji; Mohammad Rafeie; Zahra Shayan; Ghasem Mosayebi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 65-69

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the diagnostic value of blood cells surface markers in patients with acute appendicitis. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 71 patients who underwent appendectomy ...  Read More
Case Report
Giant Fecaloma Causing Small Bowel Obstruction: Case Report and Review of the Literature
7. Giant Fecaloma Causing Small Bowel Obstruction: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mosin Mushtaq; Mubashir A Shah; Aijaz A Malik; Khurshid A Wani; Natasha Thakur; Fazl Q Parray

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 70-72

Abstract
  Fecaloma is a mass of hardened feces being impacted mostly in rectum and sigmoid. The most common sites of the fecaloma is the sigmoid colon and the rectum. There are several causes ...  Read More