Effects of Glycemic Level on Outcome of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Sandy Zuleica Navas-Marrugo; Robert Andrés Velasquez-Loperena; Richard José Adie-Villafañe; Duffay Velasquez-Loperena; Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Juan Camilo Pulido-Gutiérrez; Javier Ricardo Rodríguez-Conde; María Fernanda Moreno-Moreno; Andrés M. Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 65-71

                           ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the effects of glycemic level on outcome patients with traumatic brain injury.Methods:  From September 2010 to December 2012, all medical records of adult patients with TBI admitted to the Emergency Room of Laura Daniela ...  Read More

Comparison of Conventional Angiographic Findings between Trauma Patients with or without Runoff

Hassan Ravari; Masoud Pezeshki Rad; Aria Bahadori; Orkideh Ajami

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 72-76

                        ABSTRACTObjective: To compare the conventional angiographic findings in extremity trauma patients with or without runoff. Methods: This was cross-sectional study including all the patients with extremity trauma who underwent conventional angiography during the ...  Read More

Correlation of Blood Gas Parameters with Central Venous Pressure in Patients with Septic Shock; a Pilot Study

Alireza Baratloo; Farhad Rahmati; Alaleh Rouhipour; Maryam Motamedi; Elmira Gheytanchi; Fariba Amini; Saeed Safari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 77-81

                                   ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the correlation between blood gas parameters and central venous pressure (CVP) in patients suffering from septic shock.Methods: Forty adult patients with diagnosis of septic shock who were admitted to the ...  Read More

Patterns of Road Traffic Accidents in North West of Iran during 2013 New Year Holidays: Complications and Casualties

Samad Shams Vahdati; Amir GhafarZad; Farzad Rahmani; Farid Panahi; Amir Omrani Rad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 82-85

  Objective: To determine the patterns,complications and casualties of road traffic accidents in North West of Iran during 2013 New Year holidays.Methods: One hundred and eighty one patients with trauma-related vehicle crashes were investigated in a cross sectional-descriptive study. We only included those ...  Read More

Maternal Beliefs and Socioeconomic Correlated Factors on Child Mortality from Drowning in Caspian Sea Coastline

Ali Davoudi-kiakalayeh; Reza Mohammadi; Shahrokh Yousefzade-Chabok

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 86-91

  Objective: To investigate maternal beliefs, practices about causes and determinant factors on drowning and maternal socioeconomic correlated factors on child mortality from drowning.Methods: From March 2005 to March 2009, in a register-based cohort study and household survey, individual records utilizing ...  Read More

Case Report
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

Case Report
Fatal Massive Cerebral Infarction in a Child after Mild Brain Trauma: A Case Report and Literature Review

Willen Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Andres M. Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, Pages 96-98

  Traumatic brain injury is a common entity. However cerebral infarction in infants is a rare entity while the diagnosis of this pathology in the pediatric population is usually difficult. The mild head trauma is rarely accompanied by intracranial injury and even less, with cerebral infarction. We herein ...  Read More