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

  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

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

  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

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

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

  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

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

  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
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