Review Article
Role of Motorcycle Running Lights in Reducing Motorcycle Crashes during Daytime; A Review of the Current Literature

Seyed Rasoul Davoodi; Seyed Mohamad Hossayni

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 73-78

  In comparison to other transportation modes, riding motorcycle is prone to accidents.  Motorcyclists are more exposed to physical injury than the car drivers. Many multi-vehicle motorcycles crashes occur, there is right-of-way violation takes place in which another vehicle turns in fronts of a motorcycle, ...  Read More

Effects of Human Erythropoietin on Functional Outcome of Patients with Traumatic Cervical Cord Injury; A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

EhsanAli Alibai; Fahim Baghban; Majid Reza Farrokhi; Navideh Mohebali; Mohammad Hossein Ashraf

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 79-85

  Objective: To determine the effects of recombinant human erythropoietin (rhEPO) on functional outcome and disability of patients with traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). Methods: This was a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled clinical trial being performed in Nemazee and Shahid Rajaei ...  Read More

Effects of Intravenous and Catheter Directed Thrombolytic Therapy with Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) in Non-Traumatic Acute Limb Ischemia; A Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial

Abbas Saroukhani; Hasan Ravari; Masoud Pezashki Rad

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 86-92

  Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravenous and catheter directed thrombolysis by recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (Alteplase) in the patients with non-traumatic acute limb ischemia (ALI).Methods: This was a randomized clinical trial being performed between 2009 and 2011 in ...  Read More

Sleep Quality among Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Cross-Sectional Study

Arash Mani; Seyed Ali Dastgheib; Atie Chanoor; Hosseinali Khalili; Laaya Ahmadzadeh; Jamshid Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 93-96

  Objective: To evaluate and describe the sleep quality in seven subscales among the patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and compare it with normal patterns.Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted within a 6-month period from February to August 2014 in Shahid Rajaei trauma center ...  Read More

Administration of Intravenous Infliximab for Prevention of Peritoneal Adhesions Formation in Rats

Saman Nikeghbalian; Homeira Vafaei; Farid Moradian; Kourosh Kazemi; Nader Tanideh; Leila Shayan; Zahra Nikeghbalian

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 97-103

  Objectives: To investigate the effects of intravenous infliximab in preventing the formation of peritoneal adhesions in an animal model of rat.Methods: This was an experimental study being performed in animal laboratory of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences during 2012. Sixty albino rats were randomly ...  Read More

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Fall Injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran; A Cross-Sectional Study

Saber Ghaffari-fam; Ehsan Sarbazi; Amin Daemi; Mohamadreza Sarbazi; Lachin Riyazi; Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani; Ali Allahyari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 104-110

  Objective: To describe the epidemiological and clinical characteristics of fall injuries in East Azerbaijan, Iran.Methods: This cross-sectional study was based on Hospital Information System (HIS) data for patients referred to the Imam Reza Hospital between 2008 and 2013. We recorded the demographic ...  Read More

Case Report
Traumatic Aneurysm of Innominate Artery Resulting in Tracheal Stenosis and Rapidly Progressive Respiratory Failure; A Case Report and Literature Review

Hossein Hodjati; Parviz Mardani; Masoud Mousavi; Ahmad Hoseinzadeh; Sajjad Ahmadi; Sahar Sohrabi; Alireza Golchini

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, Pages 111-113

  Traumatic injuries to great vessels are relative common in trauma practice. Blunt thoracic trauma may result in dissection injury to aorta and innominate artery. We herein present a late presentation of traumatic innominate artery aneurysm. A29-year-old woman presented with dyspnea to our emergency department. ...  Read More