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Novel frameshift autosomal recessive loss-of-function mutation in SMARCD2 encoding a chromatin remodeling factor mediates granulopoiesis
Purpose: Recently, a new form of congenital neutropenia that is caused by germline biallelic loss-of-function mutations in the SMARCD2 gene was described in four patients. Given the rarity of the condition, the clinical ...
Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: experience of high-volume center with 2,477 cases
Objective: Donors' health and safety are mandatory in the living-donor kidney transplantation procedure. Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy (LLDN) provides an increase in donor numbers with its benefits and becomes a ...
Acute kidney injury in an adolescent: Questions
A 17-year-old male was admitted to a local hospital with complaints of vomiting, abdominal pain, and loose watery non bloody stools per 3 days. At the same time, he noticed a decrease in his urine output over the last ...
The effect of bariatric surgery on exocrine pancreatic function
Abstract Introduction: After bariatric surgery (BS), patients might suffer from nutrient maldigestion, malabsorption, and vitamin deficiencies. In this study, our aim was to assess pancreatic functions after BS using fecal ...
Acute kidney injury in an adolescent: Answers
First, we excluded the chronic state of this patient by looking at his previous creatinine value and experienced an acute rise in the plasma creatinine so defined as acute kidney injury (AKI)
Olaparib-related seronegative inflammatory arthritis: first report in the literature
(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2021)
Cancer is among the most common causes of death worldwide. Recently, revolutionary targeted smart drugs have been used in the treatment of various malignancies. One of these intelligent molecules is PARP inhibitors, which ...
Under the same rainbow: a study on homophobia and discrimination among private sector health care professionals
Aim: To determine the homophobic and discriminatory attitudes of healthcare professionals and associated factors in the private sector. Background: Examining possible homophobic and discriminatory attitudes of healthcare ...
Impacts of organizational arrangements on conservation agriculture: insights from interpretive structural modeling in Iran
(Taylor & Francis Inc, 2021)
Conservation agriculture (CA) has been promoted worldwide as an approach to sustainable resource management and better productivity. Promotion and adoption of CA in Iran have been receiving increased attention from the ...
A novel tick protein supports integrity of gut peritrophic matrix impacting existence of gut microbiome and Lyme disease pathogens
The peritrophic matrix (PM) is an acellular membrane that covers the gut epithelium in arthropods and physically separates it from the lumen. The structure is thought to play an important role in tick biology. The PM is ...
Update on the management of urological problems following kidney transplantation
Urological problems in kidney transplant recipients are not limited only to posttransplantation urological complications. These problems are a cause of significant patient mortality and morbidity that have wide-ranging ...