Prevalence of Different Types of Craniosynostosis in Isfahan, Iran

Ali Riazi; Mostafa Allami; Alireza Arabi; Mehrdad Larry

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 109-114

  Background: Craniosynostosis is a congenital deformity of the skull that occurs at birth.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the frequency of different types of craniosynostosis in Isfahan, Iran.Methods: In this retrospective study, the records of all patients referred to the pediatric neurosurgery ...  Read More

Prevalence of Renal Colic in the Emergency Departments: A Multi-center Study

Mehdi Torabi; Fahimeh Shojaee; Moghaddameh Mirzaee

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 123-126

  Background: Kidney calculi are the most common cause of kidney failure.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of renal colic and its risk factors in the patients referred to two emergency departments during a year.Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted in ...  Read More

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in Family Relatives of a Cameroonian Population of Hemodialysis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Mazou Temgoua; Gloria Ashuntantang; Marie José Essi; Joël Nouktadie Tochie; Moussa Oumarou; Acho Fon Abongwa; Aimé Mbonda; Samuel Kingue

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2019, , Pages 12-17

  Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the trend in the number of patients admitted for maintenance hemodialysis is on the rise. The identification of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ensures adequate primary and secondary preventive measures geared at reducing the burden of CKD in low-resource ...  Read More