Nader Saki

Nader Saki
Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences | ajums · Department of Otolaryngology

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology,Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences

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Cleft lip and palate is a major problem that disrupts the child’s family life. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of combined education on the knowledge and care and supportive performance of parents with children with cleft lip and palate. This is a clinical trial study was conducted on 40 parents referring to hospitals. The data we...
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Background Hypertension can be detected at the primary health-care level and low-cost treatments can effectively control hypertension. We aimed to measure the prevalence of hypertension and progress in its detection, treatment, and control from 1990 to 2019 for 200 countries and territories. Methods We used data from 1990 to 2019 on people aged 30...
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From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated how much change in mean body mass index (BMI) explains changes in the prevalence of underweight, obesity, and severe obesity in di...
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From 1985 to 2016, the prevalence of underweight decreased, and that of obesity and severe obesity increased, in most regions, with significant variation in the magnitude of these changes across regions. We investigated how much change in mean body mass index (BMI) explains changes in the prevalence of underweight, obesity, and severe obesity in di...
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Background: Rapid increases in cases of COVID-19 were observed in multiple cities in Iran towards the start of the pandemic. However, the true infection rate remains unknown. We aimed to assess the seroprevalence of antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 18 cities of Iran as an indicator of the infection...
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Background Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which measures weight gain beyond what is expected from height gain, for school-aged children and adolescents. Methods For this pooled ana...
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Background: The current study aimed to measure and decompose socioeconomic-related inequalities in DMFT (decayed, missing, and filled teeth) index among adults in Iran. Methods: The study data were extracted from the adult component of Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in IrAN (PERSIAN) from 17 centers in 14 different provinces of Ira...
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Background and Aim: In many cochlear implant users, even after some time following cochlear implantation and adequate central auditory stimulation, certain hearing processing capabilities remain unresolved. These difficulties for cochlear implant (CI) users have a very similar manifestation to the decoding sub-category of the buffalo model of audit...
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High blood cholesterol is typically considered a feature of wealthy western countries1,2. However, dietary and behavioural determinants of blood cholesterol are changing rapidly throughout the world³ and countries are using lipid-lowering medications at varying rates. These changes can have distinct effects on the levels of high-density lipoprotein...
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Recent evidence has demonstrated a strong interplay and multifaceted relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is the major cause of death in patients with NAFLD. NAFLD also has strong associations with diabetes and metabolic syndrome. In this comprehensive review, we aimed to overview the...
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Recent evidence has demonstrated a strong interplay and multifaceted relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is the major cause of death in patients with NAFLD. NAFLD also has strong associations with diabetes and metabolic syndrome. In this comprehensive review, we aimed to overview the...
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Background: The current study aimed to measure and decomposes socioeconomic-related inequalities in DMFT (decayed, missing, and filled teeth) index among adults in Iran. Methods: The study data was drawn from the adult component of Perspective Epidemiological research studies in IrAN (PERSIAN) from 17 centers in 14 different provinces of Iran. DMFT...
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Background: The current study aimed to measure and decomposes socioeconomic-related inequalities in DMFT (decayed, missing, and filled teeth) index among adults in Iran. Methods: The study data was drawn from the adult component of Perspective Epidemiological research studies in IrAN (PERSIAN) from 17 centers in 14 different provinces of Iran. DMFT...
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Background. A stapedectomy or stapedotomy is known as the best treatment option for patients with otosclerosis. Oto-sclerosis is a primary disease of the bony labyrinth capsule, which is characterized by one or more localized foci, where bone deposition occurs repeatedly. The best and most effective treatment option is a stapedectomy or stapedotomy...
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Background and objectives: Hereditary hearing loss (HL) is known by a very high genetic heterogeneity, which makes a molecular diagnosis problematic. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a new strategy that can overcome this problem. Method: A comprehensive family history was obtained, and clinical evaluations and pedigree analysis were performed...
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Hearing loss is caused both by genetic and environmental factors. In this sense, more than half of the cases are genetic. Hereditary hearing loss is divided into syndromic and non-syndromic cases. Main pattern of inheritance (80%) in non-syndromic cases is autosomal recessive, which is known as autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss (ARNSHL...
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Hearing loss is caused both by genetic and environmental factors. In this sense, more than half of the cases are genetic. Hereditary hearing loss is divided into syndromic and non-syndromic cases. Main pattern of inheritance (80%) in non-syndromic cases is autosomal recessive, which is known as autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss (ARNSHL...
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Objective: The present study aimed to compare neural response telemetry (NRT) and electrical stapedius reflex (ESR) with behavioral thresholds in pre- and post-lingual cochlear implant (CI) recipients. Materials and Methods: A total of 30 patients (15 males and 15 females) aged 3-40 years old were participated in this study. They were underwent CI...
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Background and aims: Hearing loss (HL) is the most common sensorineural disorder and one of the most common human defects. HL can be classified according to main criteria, including: the site (conductive, sensorineural and mixed), onset (pre-lingual and post-lingual), accompanying signs and symptoms (syndromic and non-syndromic), severity (mild, m...
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Objective Hearing loss (HL) is the most common sensory-neural defect and the most heterogeneous trait in humans, with the involvement of >100 genes, which make a molecular diagnosis problematic. Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a new strategy that can overcome this problem. Study Design Descriptive experimental study. Setting Diagnostic labora...
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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 76% of deaths in Iran and this number is on the rise, parallel to global rates. Many risk factors associated with NCDs are preventable; however it is first necessary to conduct observational studies to identify relevant risk factors, and the most appropriate approach to control them. Iran is a multi-ethn...
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Introduction Although vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) methods are relatively popular in treating patients with body balance deficits of vestibular origin, only limited studies have been conducted into customized exercises for unilateral vestibular hypofunction (UVH). Furthermore, very little evidence is available on the outcomes of VRT in t...
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Background: Hearing loss (HL) is the most common congenital defect in humans. One or two in thousand newborn babies have prelingual hearing loss. Autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss (ARNSHL) is the most common form of hereditary deafness. Hearing loss is more common in the developing countries which is due to genetic and environmental (c...
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Early detection of hearing loss and timely rehabilitation in infants will reduce the possibility of delays in speech and language acquisition, academics, and social skills. This early detection is influenced by economic, social and cultural factors. The aim of present study is to examine the variable of gender on the age of suspicion of hearing los...
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Children with severe hearing loss often struggle to communicate. Mothers of children with hearing loss may also suffer psychologically in their caregiving due to this communication barrier. Cochlear implant surgery improves child’s hearing sense, parent and children’s psychological well-being, and communication between children and their mothers. T...
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Background: Hearing loss (HL) is the most common congenital defect in humans. One or two in thousand newborn babies have prelingual hearing loss. Autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss (ARNSHL) is the most common form of hereditary deafness. Hearing loss is more common in the developing countries which is due to genetic and environmental (c...
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Background and Objective: The impacts of profound hearing loss during childhood on speech, language, and emotional development have been extensively investigated. However, little evidence exists on the adverse effects of the dysfunction on the functional abilities of the patients. This study aimed to comparatively evaluate the functional performanc...
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The present study examined the therapeutic efficacy of neurofeedback treatment (NFT) on the severity of symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in patients with chronic subjective tinnitus. 12 patients diagnosed with chronic tinnitus by an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist were selected by convenience sampling among the patients attending an ENT cli...
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Background: Families and children should have realistic expectations about the benefits of cochlear implantation. Otherwise,they may become disappointment and even feel being betrayed. Many deaf children after cochlear implantation can achieve language skills. Methods & Materials: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on the parents and deaf c...
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Abstract Background: Hearing loss is a common sensory impairment in humans which half of its causes are genetic reasons. Genetic hearing loss can be divided into the two types of syndromic and non-syndromic, which 80% of non-syndromic cases is Autosomal Recessive Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss. The aim of the present research is to determine the contri...
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Background and Objectives Presbycusis refers to symmetrical and bilateral hearing loss which occurs with aging. Diabetes mellitus affects multiple systems of the body and causes conditions that are often irreversible. The aim of this study was to compare age-related hearing loss in diabetic patients and non-diabetics. Methods & Materials In this st...
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Background and Objectives Nasal lavage is an adjuvant treatment used for sinonasal diseases like sinusitis. There is no general consensus on the superiority of one of the three common solutions of hypertonic saline, hypotonic saline, and isotonic saline for the treatment of sinusitis's symptoms. Furthermore, the majority of past studies have focuse...
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Cleft palate imposes numerous psychological, physical, and developmental effects on patients and their families. This study attempted to evaluate the outcomes of reconstructive surgery for closing cleft palate in patients admitted to Imam Khomeini Hospital and Apadana Hospital during 2004-2010. This was a retrospective study on 275 children undergo...
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Retrosternal goiter compromises a wide range of prevalence rate in various geographical regions from 0.05 to 30.4 %. Retrosternal goiters produce compressive symptoms such as dyspnea and dysphagia. The Purpose of this study was to determine the type of non-cervical approach with the use of Computed Tomography (CT) findings. This study was conducted...
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The present study aims to introduce a series of procedures toward preparing any scientific text using MS Word software. Some journals and academic centers, based on their scientific domain, have their own styles and formatting. One of the challenges that authors may encounter while preparing any research report is to apply those formatting style to...
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Otitis media (OM) is a type of inflammatory and infectious diseases and a major cause of visits to health care systems worldwide. Otitis media with effusion (OME) is accumulation of fluid with high viscosity behind the intact tympanic membrane in the middle ear whose exact etiology is unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate the role of res...
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Meniere's disease (MD) is the most common form of endolymphatic hydrops with unknown etiology. Although various medical and surgical treatments have been introduced for this condition, there is still no definite cure for MD. The present study aims to comparatively evaluate the therapeutic effects of gentamicin perfusion and steroid therapy by methy...
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Chronic rhinosinusitis with polyposis is a clinical condition that has been poorly understood and difficult to treat. Its features are the inflammation of nasal and paranasal mucosa with polyp. The aim of this study was to determine variant histopathology in these patients and its outcome based on postoperative symptoms and endoscopic findings. Nin...
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Rhinoplasty is associated with intraoperative bleeding which affects the quality of operation and may increase surgery duration. This study is designed with the aim assessing the role of intravenous tranexamic acid (TA) on reduction of intraoperative bleeding during elective open rhinoplasty. This was a single center double blind randomized control...
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Postauricular cutaneous mastoid fistula is a rare complication of chronic otitis media, complicate ear surgery and, very rarely congenital cholesteatoma. The failure rate with simple closure is high due to necrotic skin edge. Therefore Several surgical techniques for closure of the this fistula have been described A 45-year-old woman with postauric...
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Background: Tympanosclerosis is a condition caused by calcification of tissues in the middle ear mucosa that sometimes results hearing loss. Helicobacter pylori is one of the pathological and etiologic factors in the development of tympanosclerosis. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to show the role of H. pylori in the different aspects...
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Background: Our hearing ability in space is critical for hearing speech in noisy environment and localization. The Spatial Hearing Questionnaire (SHQ) has been devised to focus only on spatial haring tasks (e.g., lateralization, distance detection and binaural detection). The aim of the present study was to determine the reliability and validity o...
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Nasal bone fracture is the most commonly seen facial fracture. Conventional nasal radiography, in some cases, cannot help its diagnosis. Recently ultrasonography has been used to diagnose these fractures. The diagnosis is made by physical examination. The aim of this study was comparison of ultrasonography and conventional radiography in the diagno...
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Loudness perception plays pivotal role in speech perception. Intensity-difference limen (IDL) is the best index of loudness perception ability. This study aimed to compare loudness perception performance of subjects who wear cochlear implant and normal-hearing listeners at frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000 and 4000 Hz. In this cross sectional study, I...
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The objective of this study was to determine expression of the P53 marker in cases of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and also to study the possible relationship between the level of the marker and clinical prognostic and histopathologic factors of the disease. It was a prospective analytic epidemiologic study conducted on 42 pa...
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Based on many studies, otitis media with effusion (OME) is one of the major causes of childhood hearing loss, social malformation and medical costs. The pathogenesis still remains unclear, though it is known that this complication is closely related to bacterial infections. Alloiococcus otitidis, Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and...
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Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common chronic illnesses, but the etiology and pathogenesis of CRS are not well understood. Few studies have been carried out on the role of viruses in patients with chronic sinusitis so far. Regarding the high number of patients, we intended to evaluate the prevalence of rhinovirus and respiratory sy...
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Purpose: The aim of this study was to select the best calibration model for determination of propofol plasma concentration by high-performance liquid chromatography method. Methods: Determination of propofol in plasma after deproteinization with acetonitrile containing thymol (as internal standard) was carried out on a C18 column with a mixture...
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Congenital granular cell lesion (CGCL) or congenital epulis is an uncommon benign of the oral cavity tumor appearing at birth with typical clinical and pathologic features. It predominately affects females, mainly on the anterior maxillary alveolar ridge, and occurs usually as a single mass, although sometimes as multiple. The left side incisor are...
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Background: Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is the best method for diagnosis of thyroid tumors before surgery and is performed widely for patients; but in about 20% of cases, the test answer is reported as suspicious or intermediate. The aim of this study was to evaluate the mRNA expression of gene FHL1 as a tumor marker in differentiating benign and...
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Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are the helical shaped Gram-negative bacterium, which have potential mechanisms in the development of various non-carcinogenic and carcinogenic diseases. In the present study we aimed to derive an estimation of the association between H. pylori infection and otitis media with effusion (OME) risk via a quantitative...
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Chronic vestibular dysfunction is a frustrating problem in the elderly and can have a tremendous impact on their life, but only a few studies are available. Vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is an important therapeutic option for the neuro-otologist in treating patients with significant balance deficits. The purpose of this study was to asses...
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Lipomas are the most common benign tumors affecting the soft tissues. They can occur at any age, but they typically appear in patients older than 40 years. They are found equally in men and women. Lipomas are uncommon in the head and neck, but when they do appear there, they can arise in any location, including the palate, tongue, tonsil, larynx, a...
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The effects of soy protein on the activities of serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), alanine aminotransaminase (ALT), aspartate aminotransaminase (AST) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (γGT) in rats fed cholesterol-diet were investigated. Rats were subjected to feeding over a period of six weeks on formulated diets containing: 20% soy protein with n...
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Objective: The aims of the study were to assess the prevalence of birth defects (BDs) in Ahwaz, Iran amongst the live births born between 1 Oct 2006 and 31 Oct 2007. Methodology: There were a total of 4176 live births in Ahwaz during this study period. The interview included the Father and mother's date of birth, Number of gravidity, paternal smoki...
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Objective: Foreign body aspirations comprise the majority of accidental deaths in childhood. Diagnostic delay may cause an increase in mortality and morbidity in cases without acute respiratory failure. We report our diagnostic and compare the relevant studies available in literature to our results. Methods: In our Hospital, bronchoscopy was perfo...
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Objective; Otitis media is one of the most common causes for visiting children. The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of conventional culture and polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) methods in determination of the bacterial pathogen in the middle ear effusion of children with otitis media undergoing myringotomy. Materials & Methods;...

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We conduct this project in bioelectromagnetic clinic in Ahvaz Imam Hospital, Iran. Different site of stimulation in different current intensities for treatment of chronic tinnitus. Using objective assessements with audiometric devices as well as QEEG we aim to determine the potential of tDCS and its mechanisms of actions for different tinnitus. The