Perihepatic Packing versus Primary Surgical Repair in Patients with Blunt Liver Trauma; an 8-year Experience

Shahram Paydar; Mojtaba Mahmoodi; Mohammad Jamshidi; Hadi Niakan; Mohammad Keshavarz; Nader Moeenvaziri; Mohammad Esmaeil Ghorbaninejad; Farnaz Farrokhnia; Forough Izadi Fard; Zahra Jaafari; Yalda Golshan; Hamidreza Abbasi; Shahram Bolandparvaz; Behnam Honarvar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 103-109

  Objective: To explore the pros and cons of early versus delayed intervention when dealing with severe blunt liver injury with significant hemoperitoneum and hemodynamic instability.Methods: This retrospective cross-sectional study was performed at the Nemazi hospital, Shiraz, Southern Iran, level I trauma ...  Read More

Executive Functions among Traumatic Injury Patients: Comparison of Normal Individuals and those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Arash Mani; Rohallah Rostami; Ali Alavi Shoushtari; Shahram Paydar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 110-114

  Objectives: To describe the executive function of patients with traumatic injury admitted to Rajaei hospital, Shiraz, Iran and to compare the executive function between normal individuals and those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).Methods: This was a case control study being performed ...  Read More

Determinants of Behavior of Students as Pedestrian and Car Occupants in Relation to Traffic Laws in 2013, Gorgan, Iran; An Application of Health Belief Model

Hashem Heshmati; Nasser Behnampour; Golnaz Binaei; Samane Khajavai

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 115-120

  Objectives: To determine the behavioral pattern of Golestan University of Medical Science (GUMS) students as pedestrian and car occupants in relation to traffic law based on Health Belief Model.Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed during 2012 in GUMS. A total of 370 students of GUMS were ...  Read More

Subciliary Approach for Inferior Orbital Rim Fractures; Case Series and Literature Review

Seyed Mohammad Motamed al Shariati; Mostafa Dahmardehei; Hasan Ravari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 121-124

  Objective: To report the outcome of subciliary approach for inferior orbital rim fractures in a series of Iranian patients.Methods: This was prospective cross-sectional, being performed during a 12-month period during 2013 in plastic surgery department of Emamreza Hospital of Mashhad. We included ...  Read More

Determinants of Successful Non-Operative Management of Intra-Peritoneal Bleeding Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma

Ammar Heidar; Parsa Ravanfar; Golnaz Namazi; Taha Nikseresht; Hadi Niakan

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 125-129

  Objectives: To identify the predictive factors of successful non-operative management of patients with intraperitoneal bleeding following blunt abdominal trauma.Methods: This was cross-sectional study being performed in our Level I trauma center in southern Iran between 2010 and 2011. We included ...  Read More

Case Report
Bilateral Traumatic Basal Ganglia Hemorrhage Associated With Epidural Hematoma: Case Report and Literature Review

Willem Guillermo Calderon-Miranda; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Andres M Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 130-132

  Traumatic basal ganglia hematoma is a rare condition defined as presence of hemorrhagic lesions in basal ganglia or adjacent structures suchas internal capsule, putamen and thalamus. Bilateral basal ganglia hematoma are among the devastating and rare condition. We herein report a 28-year old man, a ...  Read More

Case Report
Chemotherapy-Induced Perforation of Gastric Burkitt Lymphoma; A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Shahram Bolandparvaz; Sina Jelodar; Mina Heidari Esfahani; Sam Moslemi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 133-135

  Burkitt lymphoma of stomach is among the most rapidly growing gastric cancersassociated with several gasterointestinal  symptoms  including  hematemesis,  anorexia,  vomiting  and  etc. Gastric perforation  in patients with Burkitt lymphoma of stomach is a very rare condition especially after ...  Read More