Maryam Akbari

Maryam Akbari
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences | SUMS · Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

PhD candidate in HPRC

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Introduction
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May 2014 - December 2016
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
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  • resercher

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Publications (116)
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Introduction: The antiinflammatory and antioxidative effects of melatonin have been established in recent years. Several studies indicate that oxidative stress and inflammation are key drivers of post-coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery complications. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the effects of melatonin on cardiac injury a...
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Sodium‐glucose co‐transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors (SGLT2is) are oral medications approved for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Interestingly, during recent years they have been promisingly considered as new medications for cardiovascular and kidney diseases. However, the mechanisms underlying these new benefits are not fully understood. Thanks to the dis...
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Research shows that herbal spices, including seeds of Elettaria cardamomum, may exert beneficial effects on unhealthy metabolic status. This study is a systematic review of the effect of green cardamom in patients with metabolic syndrome and its related disorders. PubMed/Medline, Scopus, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library were searched to...
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Purpose Secondary bacterial or fungal infections are one of the most important medical complications among patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) candida can cause many problems such as treatment failure, adverse clinical outcomes, and even disease outbreaks. This systematic review and meta-ana...
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Fentanyl is a potent narcotic drug with the same effects as morphine or heroin, but it’s significantly more potent than these drugs. That means a tiny dose can have a dangerous impact and is also lethal, so it is essential to measure it. In this work, we have developed a new electrochemical sensor to measure this deadly drug utilizing a nanocomposi...
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Background and Objectives: Candida auris (C. auris) is the first fungal pathogen considered a global health threat. Be- cause, C. auris is associated with multidrug resistance and associated diseases such as diabetes, sepsis, lung and kidney disease. This study investigated the prevalence and mortality of C. auris infection during Covid-19 pandemic...
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The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) is to determine the effectiveness of probiotic supplementation on clinical symptoms, weight loss, glycemic control, lipid and hormonal profiles, and biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Eligible s...
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Objective This systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to determine the effectiveness of mass media campaigns for increasing the use of seat belts among drivers and front seat passengers. Methods We systematically searched the PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science (WOS), and Scopus databases from November 1974 until June 2020 to identify before...
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Objective This systematic review and meta-analysis was undertaken to estimate the effectiveness of motorcycle safety campaigns for increasing helmet use among motorcycle riders and passengers. Methods PubMed, Scopus, EMBASE, and the Web of Science (WOS) databases were systematically searched up June 2020 for all relevant studies. The National Inst...
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Background: There is a vast amount of literature on the effects of driver education. However, the evidence has become somewhat fragmented, making it challenging to understand driver education's effectiveness for improving road safety. The current study aimed to provide the efficacy of pre-LDE and post-LDE interventions aimed at improving the safet...
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Background The COVID-19 outbreak is a global pandemic, during which the community preventive and protective behaviors play a crucial role in the containment and control of infection. This study was designed to contribute to the existing knowledge on how risk communication (RC) and risk perception (RP) affect protective and preventive behaviors (PPB...
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Background: The function of healthcare workers, particularly nursing staff, in taking care of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, cannot be overemphasized. As the pandemic lasts, burnout among the nursing staff needs to be considered as an important challenge. This was aimed to assess the nurses' burnout and factors affecting this variab...
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OBJECTIVE: Understanding the common laboratory features of COVID-19 in severe cases versus non-severe patients could be quite useful for clinicians and might help to predict the model of disease progression. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Electronic databases were systematically searched in PubMed, EMBASE, Scopus, Web of ‎Science, and Google Scholar from i...
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Background: The present study was conducted to jointly assess some specific factors related to body fat measures using a multivariate multilevel analysis in a representative sample of Iranian mid-adolescents. Methods: This study was conducted among 2538 students (1286 boys) aged 14-20 years old, who were randomly selected among 16 public high sc...
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Objective: Mutation in KRAS gene is one of the most common genetic changes among patients with colorectal cancer (CRC), which is observed in 30-45% of cases. This study aims to estimate the prevalence of this mutation among patients with primary or metastatic CRC. Patients and Methods: Eligible studies were identified during a comprehensive electr...
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Background: There are current trials investigating the effect of resveratrol supplementation on lipid profiles and liver enzymes among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and related disorders; however, their findings are controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis were aimed to determine the effects of resveratrol supplementation...
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Present strategy introduces a novel method established for the synthesis of spherical shape ErVO4/MnWO4 heterostructures by a sonochemical method. This heterostructures with optima morphology can be synthesized by changing power and time ultrasound irradiation without any capping agent. BET analysis revealed that ErVO4/MnWO4 prepared in the presenc...
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Objective: Gastric cancer is a common cause of death worldwide. It is highly prevalent in Iran, especially in the north. It appears that vitamin D (Vit D) has a role in preventing cancer cells from proliferating. Thus, this study aimed to determine the role of Vit D in the effectiveness of chemotherapeutic drugs on cellular categories. Patients and...
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Background The present study was conducted to assess some specific factors related to anthropometric indices in a representative sample of Iranian mid-adolescents. It also aimed to investigate the relationship between three anthropometric indices using a multivariate multilevel approach.Methods This study was conducted among 2538 students (1286 boy...
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Background: The present study was conducted to jointly assess some specific factors related to body fat measures using a multivariate multilevel analysis in a representative sample of Iranian mid-adolescents. Methods: This study was conducted among 2538 students (1286 boys) aged 14 - 20 years old, who were randomly selected among 16 public high sch...
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Background: The present study was conducted to jointly assess some specific factors related to body fat measures using a multivariate multilevel analysis in a representative sample of Iranian mid-adolescents. Methods: This study was conducted among 2538 students (1286 boys) aged 14 - 20 years old, who were randomly selected among 16 public high sch...
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Background: The present study was conducted to jointly assess some specific factors related to body fat measures using a multivariate multilevel analysis in a representative sample of Iranian mid-adolescents. Methods: This study was conducted among 2538 students (1286 boys) aged 14 - 20 years old, who were randomly selected among 16 public high sch...
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Objective: We conducted a triple phase project for motorcycle helmets advocacy in Darab, a city in southwest Iran. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the project on decreasing the hazards of motorcycle accidents. Methods: Using a questionnaire, data for ICU admission rates, hospital costs for patients who required ICU admission,...
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Introduction: Understanding the prevalence and biology of BRAF gene can improve the treatment methods of cancerous patients. This study aims to estimate the prevalence of BRAF gene mutation in samples of primary and metastatic colorectal cancer using meta-analysis method. Methods: We searched PubMed, Scopus, ScienceDirect, Ovid and Google Schola...
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The loss of muscle mass and its strength is one of the most critical changes in aging which is associated with an increased risk of falls, osteoporotic fractures and mobility disability. Vitamin D, with its extra-skeletal benefits, might improve muscle function in elderly. The current systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled tri...
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Several studies have reported the risk of progression to gastric adenocarcinoma (GAC) in patients with gastric dysplasia (GD); however, the findings are controversial. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to study the incidence rate of GAC among patients with GD. Using a comprehensive search strategy, we systematically searched online...
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Background and objective: Stroke is a devastating condition with long-term comorbidities including metabolic abnormalities. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA), with its antioxidant properties, might improve metabolic status of patients, though current evidence is still inclusive. This systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to...
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Aim: Intestinal metaplasia (IM) and gastric atrophy (GA) are precancerous lesions in the stomach. There is a large debate on natural course of these lesions and surveillance strategy in these patients. This meta-analysis was aimed to find the most appropriate follow up and the rate of progression from IM and GA to GC. Methods: This meta-analysis...
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Introduction There are current trials investigating the effect of resveratrol supplementation on endothelial function and blood pressures among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS); however, the findings are controversial. Aim This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were carried out to summarize the effec...
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Background and objective: The current systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was carried out to assess the influence of curcumin intake on weight among patients with metabolic syndrome and related disorders.Methods: We searched the following databases up until January 2018: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Co...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to evaluate the effect of probiotic and symbiotic supplementation on inflammatory markers among patients with diabetes. Clinical trials were searched using Cochrane Library, EMBASE, PubMed, and Web of Science online databases for relevant trials published...
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Aims: This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to determine the effect of quercetin administration on lipid profiles and inflammatory markers among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and related disorders. Methods: We searched systematically online databases including Cochrane Library, EMBAS...
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Objectives: We aimed to determine outcomes and predictors of intraoperative-detected portal vein thrombosis in liver transplant recipients. Materials and methods: We retrospectively analyzed 806 adult liver transplant recipients from Shiraz, Iran, to determine those with intraoperative-detected portal vein thrombosis. Patients with this complica...
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Objective Systemic inflammation and oxidative stress significantly contribute in developing coronary artery disease (CAD). This systematic review and meta-analysis was aimed to determine the effects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplementation on biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress among patients with CAD. Methods The electronic databases i...
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Objective: The current systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to summarize the effect of mobile health (m-health) interventions on lipid profiles among patients with metabolic syndrome and related disorders. Methods: Cochrane Library, EMBASE, PubMed, and Web of Science databases were searched to...
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The current evidence regarding the association between vitamin D status and pelvic floor disorder (PFD) are inconclusive. This meta-analysis was aimed to summarize existing data demonstrating the association between Vitamin D status and PFD using published observational studies. All national and international databases including Web of Science, Pub...
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Purpose: This meta-analysis aimed to estimate the association between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and occurrence of macrosomia for the first time among Iranian population. Methods: A systematic review was done of national and international databases. Lists of relevant articles were checked to increase sensitivity of the search reference....
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The current systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to evaluate the potential effect of melatonin supplementation on blood pressure in patients with metabolic disorders. The following databases were searched until June 2018: PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Central Register of Co...
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Current evidence suggests that statin use decreases the incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) through reducing LDL cholesterol and decreasing inflammation. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is usually associated with increased inflammatory markers and increased risk of CVD. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effect of...
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Background and objective The current systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to summarize the effect of vitamin D supplementation on endothelial activation among patients with metabolic syndrome and related disorders. Methods Cochrane library, Embase, PubMed, and Web of Science database were searche...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to summarize the effect of resveratrol intake on weight loss. We searched the following databases until July 2018: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Data were pooled using the inverse variance method and ex...
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Background: This systematic review and meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) were conducted to determine the effects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplementation on metabolic profiles of patients diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Methods: Two independent reviewers systematically searched online databases including PubMed, Co...
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Besides other benefits, curcumin is getting more recognized for its antioxidant and anti‐inflammatory properties, highlighting the importance of curcumin application for chronic disease prevention. This systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to assess the influence of curcumin‐containing supplements...
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Background: There are current trials investigating the effect of resveratrol supplementation on biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS); however, their findings are controversial. This...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to summarize the effect of caffeine intake on weight loss. We searched the following databases until November 2017: MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. The relevant data were extracted and assessed for quali...
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Background Chronic inflammation and increased oxidative stress significantly contribute in developing coronary artery disease (CAD). Hence, antioxidant supplementation might be an appropriate approach to decrease the incidence of CAD. This systematic review and meta-analysis was aimed to determine the effects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplementation...
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Background and purposes: Suicide is known as an anti- social behavior and it is one of problems that are faced to general health of suicide around the world that it is defined as a conscious action in masochism that it finalized to death. This is done for epidemiological survey of suicide in cover population of medical science college of Larestan...
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Background: This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), were performed to determine the effects of curcumin intake on glycemic control and lipid profiles among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and related disorders. Methods: We searched the following databases up until January 2018: MEDLINE, EMBASE, We...
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Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was carried out to determine the effect of melatonin supplementation on the inflammatory markers among individuals with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and related disorders. Methods: We searched the following databases up to March 2018: PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE,...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were conducted to summarize the effect of vitamin D supplementation on endothelial function among people with metabolic syndrome and related disorders. Cochrane library, Embase, PubMed, and Web of Science database were searched to identify related RCTs published up 20th...
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Background: 5S is the name of a workplace organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri, seiton, seiso, siketsu, and shituke for improving the productivity of workplace. The Iranian police has designed a native model based on this view in 2012 and Shiraz metropolis police implemented this model in 2014. Objectives: This study a...
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Abstract Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was conducted to determine the effect of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) supplementation on the inflammatory markers among patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and related disorders. Methods: We searched the following databases until November 2017: PubMed...