Early Tracheostomy in Trauma Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome due to Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Mohammad Reza Saki; Nazanin Dadashpour; Zahra Ghahramani; Shahram Paydar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 133-134

  The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019 [1, 2] and was rapidly spread all over the world, being announced as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020 by the World Health Organization ...  Read More

Surgical Management of Adult Traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation with Unilateral Locked Facet; Case Report and Literature Review

Keyvan Eghbal; Abbas Rakhsha; Arash Saffarrian; Abdolkarim Rahmanian; Hamid Reza Abdollahpour; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 367-371

  Atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation (AARS) is rarely occurred in adults with trauma as the most common cause. In type A and B it is usually managed with close reduction and external brace; however, in nonresponsive cases, surgical interventions might be needed. Our patient is a 21-year-old man with neck ...  Read More

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

Effects of Platelet Rich Plasma on Healing Rate of Long Bone Non-union Fractures: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial

Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Mostafa Shahrezaei; Maryam Dehghankhalili

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 134-140

  Objective: To determine the effects of platelet rich plasma PRP on healing rates of long bone non-union fracture.Method: This was a randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial being performed in a 12-month period. We included 75 adult (>18 years) patients suffering from long bone (Femur, ...  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

Cranioplasty Results after Application of Anti-adhesive Films (OrthoWrap™) in Traumatic Decompressive Craniectomy

Hosseinali Khalili; Aydin Omidvar; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Golnaz Yadollahikhales

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 24-28

  Objective: To determine the effects of application of anti-adhesive films (OrthoWrap™) in traumatic decompressive craniectomy on prevention of adhesion formation and facilitation of subsequent cranioplasty.Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study being performed in Shahid Rajaei hospital (Shiraz ...  Read More

Effects of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring on Outcome of Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Results of a Historical Cohort Study

Abdolkarim Rahmanian; Ali Haghnegahdar; Abdolvahab Rahmanian; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 151-155

  Objective: To investigate the effects of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring on mortality rate and functional outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).Methods: This was historical cohort study being performed in Nemazee hospital of Shiraz during a 4-year period (from 2006 to 2010) ...  Read More

Isolated Post-Traumatic Syringobulbia; Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mousa Taghipour; Nima Derakhshan; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 166-169

  Syringobulbiais very rare condition defined as slit-like fluid cavity in the brain stem. Several conditions have been reported to be associated with syringobulbia including neoplasms, spinal cord traumas or lesions such as tethered cord, hind-brain herniation, infections such as meningitis and in isolation.Although ...  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

Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Cervical Column and Cord Injuries; A 2-Year Experience from a Large Trauma Center in Southern Iran

Hamid Reza Kamravan; Ali Haghnegahdar; Shahram Paydar; Mohamad Khalife; Mahsa Sedighi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 32-37

  Objective: To describe the epidemiological characteristics of patients with cervical spine injury admitted to Rajaee hospital, Shiraz, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study includes all patients admitted with impression of cervical column injury with or without cervical cord injury from October 2009 ...  Read More

Short-term Outcome of Open Appendectomy in Southern Iran: A Single Center Experience

Shahram Paydar; Parisa Javidi Parsijani; Armin Akbarzadeh; Alireza Manafi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Hamid Reza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, , Pages 123-126

  Objectives: To evaluate the short-term outcome of open appendectomy, the rate of negative appendectomy as well as pathology reports after surgery in patients with suspected acute appendicitis.Methods: This was a retrospective cross-sectional study being performed in Nemazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz ...  Read More

Profound Bradycardia following Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure; A Rare but Correctable Event

Khalil Zarrabi; Parsa Ravanfar; Azimeh Azimifar; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2013, , Pages 130-132

  Proximity of the vagus nerve to a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) can cause traction or entrapment of vagus nerve during surgical closure of the in rare occasions. This can lead to a life threatening postoperative bradycardia. Herein, we report a case of bradycardia caused by unexpected irritation of ...  Read More

Emergency Operating Room Workload Pattern: A Single Center Experience from Southern Iran

Shahram Paydar; Sedigheh Shokrollahi; Shahram Jahanabadi; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand; Zahed Malekmohammadi; Armin Akbarzadeh; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Hamid Reza Abbasi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 38-42

  Objective: To determine the epidemiology and pattern of emergency operating room workload in Nemazee hospital affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.Methods: All surgical emergency operations which were performed in Nemazee hospital, Shiraz, Iran were collected over twelve ...  Read More

Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis after Anterior Cervical Discectomy Following Cervical Spine Injury: A Case Report

Reza Nikandish; Alireza Zareizadeh; Siavash Motazedian; Sam Zeraatian; Habib Zakeri; Fariborz Ghaffarpasand

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 43-45

  Bilateral vocal cord paralysis is a rare and preventable complication of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Herein, we report a fatal case of bilateral vocal cord paralysis after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACD/F). A 65-year-old man with cervical spine trauma and anterior cord syndrome, ...  Read More