Arda Kiani

Arda Kiani
National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases · Pulmonology interventional

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September 2005 - present
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
Position
  • Medical Professional
September 2005 - present
National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
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  • Research Assistant
October 2004 - April 2014
Shahid Beheshti University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (141)
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Congenital bronchial webs are extremely rare and usually remain undiagnosed due to non-specific symptoms. Herein, we reported a 4-years-old case of the bronchial web who was initially undiagnosed upon bronchoscopy following foreign-body aspiration and afterward misdiagnosed as childhood asthma through his consistent cough and exertional dyspnea for...
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Background: Hesperidin is a secondary metabolite of the flavonoid group. Due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties, it can be helpful as a treatment option for patients with COVID 19. Methods: This study was conducted as a clinical trial in Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran. After providing complete explanations and obta...
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: More than a year after the onset of the coronavirus disease pandemic in 2019, the disease remains a major global health issue. During this time, health organizations worldwide have tried to provide integrated treatment guidelines to control coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at different levels. However, due to the novel nature of the disease an...
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Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is related to oxidant/antioxidant imbalance and systemic inflammation. Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate associations of serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and malondialdehyde (MDA) with the severity and exacerbations of COPD. Methods: A matched case-control study was pe...
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Background: Sarcoidosis is a multifactorial immune disorder with an uncertain origin. A single nucleotide polymorphism (G→A, rs2076530) in the butyrophilin-like 2 (BTNL2) gene results in the formation of truncating protein. This study aimed to genotype the predisposition of the BTNL2 rs2076530 polymorphism in Iranian patients with sarcoidosis usin...
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Background: An increase in the serum levels of creatine phosphokinase (CPK) could be associated with an unfavorable clinical outcome in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients; however, detailed information on this association is scarce. The aim of this study was to investigate upon admission CPK serum level and its relationship with the degree of...
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Background High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) is the gold standard for the evaluation of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease; however, lung ultrasound (LUS) is being increasingly used for the assessment of lung in these patients due to its lower cost, availability, and lack of irradiation. We aimed to determine the diagnostic performance of L...
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Purpose: Eosinophilic lung diseases are a group of pulmonary disorders associated with peripheral or tissue eosinophilia. They can be classified into primary (idiopathic) and secondary groups based on their aetiology. On the other hand, blood eosinophilia is a common clinical problem with various causes. In many cases the lung infiltrations in pat...
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Early prediction of patient mortality risks during a pandemic can decrease mortality by assuring efficient resource allocation and treatment planning. This study aimed to develop and compare prognosis prediction machine learning models based on invasive laboratory and noninvasive clinical and demographic data from patients’ day of admission. Three...
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The development of medical assisting tools based on artificial intelligence advances is essential in the global fight against COVID-19 outbreak and the future of medical systems. In this study, we introduce ai-corona , a radiologist-assistant deep learning framework for COVID-19 infection diagnosis using chest CT scans. Our framework incorporates a...
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Background: Sarcoidosis and tuberculosis (TB) are two granulomatous inflammatory diseases with several common symptoms. The aim of the present study was to compare the serum levels of biomarkers including interleukin‐4 (IL‐4) and IL‐13, calcium (Ca), hemoglobin, sedimentation rate, and lymphocyte‐to‐neutrophil ratio between patients with pulmonary...
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Background: Accelerated aging and telomere shortening have been studied in many chronic diseases such as interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Different studies have shown that patients with these diseases have shorter telomere lengths than controls; this can be a marker of the progression and outcome of the di...
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Interferon Beta-1a (IFN-β1-a), an immunomodulatory mediator with antiviral effects, has shown in vivo and in vitro activities especially on coronavirus including SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 defined as the disease caused by infection with SARS-CoV-2. The virus has been illustrated inhibits the production of IFN-β1-a from inflammatory cells. We conducted a...
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Background: Inflammatory mediators are an important component in the pathophysiology of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This study aimed to assess the effects of reducing inflammatory mediators using hemoperfusion (HP) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) on the mortality of patients with COVID-19. Materials and methods: Twel...
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Background The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 disease originated in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. There have been few reports of the clinical course of the disease, but detailed information on the risk factors for increased hospital stay and mortality is not available. In this study, we aimed to present the details of 53 confirmed COVID-19 cases...
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Background: Following the recent epidemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China, a novel betacoronavirus was isolated from two patients in Iran on February 19, 2020. In this study, we aimed to determine the clinical manifestations and outcomes of the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection (n=127). Materials and methods: Thi...
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With no effective treatment currently available and maximum preventive measures already in place, more interventions in the clinical field are needed to decrease COVID-19 patient mortality. Early prediction of mortality risk in COVID-19 patients can decrease mortality by assuring efficient resource allocation and treatment planning. This study cond...
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Introduction: There is an association between the activation of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling and aggressive tumor growth in multiple forms of cancer,including adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC). ACCs are uncommon yet a malignant form of neoplasms that arises within the secretory glands. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investi...
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The cover image is based on the Original Article, The utility of elastography during EBUS‐TBNA in a population with a high prevalence of anthracosis by Atefeh Abedini et al., https://doi.org/10.1111/crj.13159
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Cytokine release syndrome is prevalent in severe cases of COVID-19. In this syndrome, an uncontrolled response of immune system occurs. Extracorporeal blood purification has been proven to effectively remove the released inflammatory cytokines. Here, we reported a successful case to represent our experience of extracorporeal blood purification in a...
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Background: Sarcoidosis and tuberculosis (TB) are two granulomatous inflammatory diseases with several common symptoms. The aim of the present study was to compare the serum levels of biomarkers including interleukin-4 (IL-4) and IL-13, calcium (Ca), hemoglobin, sedimentation rate, and lymphocyte-to-neutrophil ratio between patients with pulmonary...
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Objectives: In countries with a high prevalence of tuberculosis, such as Iran, the differentiation of malignant from non-malignant tumors is crucial. We attempted to find a reliable model in determining malignant nodes by investigating the sonographic characteristics of lymph nodes (LNs). Methods: In this prospective study, the morphologic chara...
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Background: Ultrasound elastography, is a pioneer sonographic modality which is conducted during Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) in order to increase the accuracy of sampling location. The current study aims to evaluate the usefulness of elastography during EBUS-TBNA in a population with a high prevalen...
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Purpose: Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and spiral chest computed tomography (CT) scan are important methods in the prediction of infiltrating and non-infiltrating lymph nodes, and the determination of their diagnostic accuracy would result in a reduction of the burden of problems and an improvement in prognosis. The purpose in this study was to...
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Introduction: Several studies have investigated different tools for asthma diagnosis in order to reduce the cost and improve its early recognition. The goal of this study is to establish ashort questionnaire to be used in practice for asthma screening and compare diagnostic values between this method and spirometric response to bronchodilators. M...
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Introduction: Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death among males and females. The diagnosis of lung cancer is of great importance for clinical considerations and follow-up treatment. This study aimed to examine the expression of CEA, LUNX, and CK19 biomarkers in the cancerous and healthy tissues of patients suffering from NSCL...
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We are determined to gain international fame as an active prosperous center in providing medical services in the field of Sarcoidosis. Holding training courses and workshops and the related retraining scores and facilitate the notification processes and participation in fellowship courses and workshops.
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BACKGROUND: Abdominal compartment syndrome patients suffer severe obstacles such as kidney failure and shock. To evade further complications, identifying the abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) and Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH), in critically ill individuals and hospitalised in the intensive care unit (ICU) is obligated. AIM: The current stu...
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BACKGROUND Fiberoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) guided bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) remains as the chief diagnostic tool in respiratory disorders. 1.2-16% of patients frequently experience fever after bronchoscopy. To exclude the need for multiple antibiotic prescribing in patients with post-bronchoscopy fever, the presence of the self-limiting inflammato...
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Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a major cause of mortality and morbidity throughout the world. Although the cause of COPD exacerbations can be bacterial or viral, use of antibiotics in exacerbations remains controversial. Procalcitonin serum level dramatically increases in bacterial infections, but not in viral or nonin...
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Background: Advanced lung cancer is indicated with rapid disease development. Interleukin 27 (IL-27) is regarded as a cytokine with anti-tumour activities. Aim: Since, the impact of type of lung cancer on the level of IL-27 in patient's serum has not yet been investigated; current study evaluated the clinical stages according to American Joint C...
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INTRODUCTION: The frequency of kidney disorders varies in pulmonary sarcoidosis patients. Since the prevalence of kidney disorders among Iranian sarcoidosis patients is uncertain, this study aimed to evaluate kidney disorders and associated manifestations in Iranian pulmonary sarcoidosis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred patients with co...
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Background: Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disorder with unknown causes. Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been implicated as one of the possible causes of sarcoidosis. Interferon-gamma release assays are in vitro diagnostic tests for detection of the latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) which has been replaced by tuberculin skin test (TST) in some co...
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Background: Anthracosis is a chronic pulmonary disease with black pigmentation of the bronchial mucosa, caused by carbon accumulation in the lungs, and in some cases, associated with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). The purpose of this study is to evaluate the serum and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid levels of the CD4/CD8 ratio and interleukin 8 (I...
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References: 1. Mortaz E, Masjedi MR, Abedini A, Matroodi S, Kiani A, Soroush D, Adcock IM. Common features of tuberculosis and sarcoidosis. International journal of mycobacteriology. 2016 Dec 1;5:S240-1. 2. Mortaz E, Adcock IM, Barnes PJ. Sarcoidosis: Role of non-tuberculosis mycobacteria and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. International journal of myc...
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NRITLD was established to meet the research and educational needs of Iran and has been conducting outstanding research and educational activities in the field of TB and other lung diseases. Also, NRITLD approved as World Health Organization’s (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) Collaborating Center for Tuberculosis since 1993 and Tobacco Control sin...