Sayid Mahdi Mirghazanfari

Sayid Mahdi Mirghazanfari
AJA University of Medical Sciences | AJAUMS · Faculty of Medicine

MD PhD

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January 2009 - present
AJA University of Medical Sciences
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The phenomenon of inflammation is the base of many acute and chronic diseases. New effective antiinflammatory drugs are needed to battle side effects of acute and especially chronic inflammation and incomplete treatment of patients suffering from these side effects. For this purpose, in the present study, we evaluated Ruta graveolens L. (R. graveol...
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One of the most important issues which medical science has been facing is wound healing for the tissue repair with the least complications. In this study, we aimed to isolate, purify and quantitate tannins and phenolic compounds from exocarp and pulp of fruits of Iranian pomegranate cultivars. Our findings demonstrate that the highest amount of tan...
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The present study was conducted to assess the antifungal activity of essential oils of medicinal plants Mentha piperita (peppermint), Foeniculum vulgare, Satureja hortensis (Savory), Ferula asafoetida and Cuminum cyminum against Alternaria sp., Bipolaris sorokiniana and Acremonium sclerotigenum. The antifungal activity was evaluated by Broth Microd...
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Ajowan, thyme and fenugreek are spice and aromatic crops with a number of medicinal properties which are known as important sources of essential phytochemicals. The purpose of this study was to investigate the antioxidant capacity, total phenolic content and antifungal activities of these plant extracts on growth of Fusarium solani, an important pl...
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Introduction and goal: Increasing resistance to cold weather conditions is very important for military forces located in these areas, mountain climbers and people living in these areas. One of the most useful methods is to benefit from traditional medicine and the consumption of medicinal plants that are of warm quality and can improve the resistan...
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Background: Wound healing is an active and complex process. Wounds cause serious problems in many cases, while there is no fast and reliable cure method. Numerous medicines, mostly as ointments, have been used to treat wounds. However, they can have some defects, limitations, and side effects. Therefore, exploration for new natural compounds for cu...
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We sought to determine the effect of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) and hirudotherapy (leech therapy) on cutaneous pedicle flaps after they underwent prolonged ischemia (global ischemia) in a mouse model. Twenty cutaneous pedicle flaps were elevated in 20 mice, and the animals were randomized into four groups: sham, control, IPC and leech (5 flaps...
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Background The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of leech therapy (LT), in comparison with topical phenytoin (PHT), on incisional skin-wound healing in animal models. Methods This experimental study included 15 male rats (5 animals in 3 groups) with approximately equal body weights (350 ± 10 g). Skin wounds with lengths of 20 mm and...
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Date palm is used in Traditional Iranian Medicine (TIM) and some other Complementary Medicines to prevent and treat some diseases such as limbs and face paralysis, renal and rheumatic diseases. Stanching diarrhea and revealing malignant wounds are some usages of the seed; however since the adverse effect of excess date palm usage has not been studi...
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Background: There is a challenge in diagnosing cancer in patients with exudative plural effusion using a noninvasive and accurate method. Objective: We developed artificial neural network (ANN), as a nonlinear model, to discriminate malignant exudative plural effusion from nonmalignant based on routine pleural fluid findings. Methods: The plural fl...
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Echinophora platyloba DC is a widely used herbal medicine and food seasoning in Iran. It is claimed to exert antimicrobial, antifungal, and antispasmodic effects. Despite the prevalent use of this plant as a food and medicine, there are no reports on its possible toxic effects. To evaluate the safety of E. platyloba, we tested its acute and sub-chr...
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"Teucrium polium L." (TP) has been long recommended in Iranian folk medicine for its anti-diabetic activities. We attempt here to evaluate the effect of TP extract on insulin secretion in rat pancreas. Rat pancreas was isolated in situ and perfused with Krebs solution containing low glucose (LG, 2.8 mM) or high glucose (HG, 16.7 mM) as perfusate. T...
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Today's medical world has gained a growing appeal towards CAM/TM which can be seen in the strategies of US in the form of establishing National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy (WHCCAMP) at the White House,...

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