Outcome Determinants of Decompressive Craniectomy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury; A Single Center Experience from Southern Iran

Hosseinali Khalili; Amin Niakan; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Arash Kiani; Reza Behjat

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 190-196

  Objective: To investigate the determinants of outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) undergoing decompressive craniectomy (DC) in a large level I trauma center in southern Iran.Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted during an 18-month period from 2013 to 2014 in ...  Read More

Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients

Shahram Paydar; Golnar Sabetian; Hosseinali Khalili; Javad Fallahi; Mohammad Tahami; Bizhan Ziaian; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Zahra Ghahramani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 1-7

  Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PTE) are known as venous thromboembolism (VTE). DVT occurs when a thrombus (a blood clot) forms in deep veins of the body, usually in the lower extremities. It can cause swelling or leg pain, but sometimes may occur with no symptoms. Awareness of DVT ...  Read More

Sleep Quality among Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cross-Sectional Study

Arash Mani; Seyed Ali Dastgheib; Atie Chanoor; Hosseinali Khalili; Laaya Ahmadzadeh; Jamshid Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 93-96

  Objective: To evaluate and describe the sleep quality in seven subscales among the patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and compare it with normal patterns.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted within a 6-month period from February to August 2014 in Shahid Rajaei trauma center ...  Read More

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

  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 brain injury (TBI).Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Shahid Rajaei hospital affiliated with Shiraz ...  Read More

Mycotic Aneurysm of External Carotid Artery following Traumatic Brain Injury: Case Report and Review of Literature

Hosseinali Khalili; Nima Derakhshan; Zahed Malekmohammadi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 92-95

  Mycotic aneurysm of external carotid artery is extremely rare. We herein report a case of external carotid artery (ECA) aneurysm following severe traumatic brain injury. A 24-year-old man with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a car accident was referred to Rajaee Trauma Center Emergency ...  Read More