2. Early Excision and Grafting versus Delayed Skin Grafting in Burns Covering Less than 15% of Total Body Surface Area; A Non-Randomized Clinical Trial

Mehdi Ayaz; Hamid Bahadoran; Peyman Arasteh; Abdolkhalegh Keshavarzi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 141-145

Abstract
  Objective: To compare outcome of patients with burns covering less than 15% of total body surface area(TBSA) undergoing early excision and grafting or delayed skin grafting.Method: This was a non-randomized clinical trial including 54 patients with less than 15% TBSA burn referring to Ghotboddin Hospital ...  Read More

3. Epidemiological Characteristics of Fatal Traumatic Accidents in Babol, Iran: A Hospital-Based Survey

Seyed Reza Modarres; Mohammad Hossein Shokrollahi; Mohsen Yaserian; Maryam Rahimi; Neda Amani; Ali Asghar Manouchehri

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 146-150

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the epidemiological characteristics of fatal traumatic accidents in patients referred to a hospital in Babol, Northern Iran.Methods: Thiswas a cross-sectionalstudy being performed during a 1-year period including all the dead trauma patients referred to ShahidBeheshtiHospital ...  Read More

4. 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

Abstract
  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

5. Characteristics of Hollow Viscus Injury following Blunt Abdominal Trauma; a Single Centre Experience from Eastern India

Nawal Kishore Jha; Sanjay Kumar Yadav; Rajshekhar Sharma; Dipendra Kumar Sinha; Sandip Kumar; Marshal Daud Kerketta; Mini Sinha; Abhinav Anand; Anjana Gandhi; Satish Kumar Ranjan; Jitin Yadav

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 156-160

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the presentation, anatomical distribution, diagnostic method, management and outcome of hollow viscus injury (HVI) from blunt abdominal trauma.Methods: This was a retrospective cross-sectional study including patients with blunt abdominal trauma leading to HVI admitted at Rajendra ...  Read More

6. The Effects of Oltipraz on Tissue Regeneration in the Process of Wound Healing: A Stereological Study

Ali Noorafshan; Sina Kardeh; Soheil Ashkani-Esfahani; Mohammadreza Namazi; Ehsan Saleh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 161-165

Abstract
  Objective: To determine the effects of topical administration of 20% oltipraz solution on histomorphometrical and stereological aspects of skin tissue in full thickness skin wounds in laboratory rats.Methods: Thirty-six male Wistar portion rats (220±20 g) were randomly divided into three groups (n=12). ...  Read More

Case Report
7. 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

Abstract
  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