Azerbaijan Medical Journal

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Forensic medicine, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, Dermatology and Venereal diseases, Infectious Diseases, Anaesthesia, Cancer research, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Nephrology, Medical education, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Reproduction, Cardiology, Diabetes, Surgery, Nursing, Otolaryngology, Dental, Psychology, Anesthesiology Dermatology, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Urology, Venereology, Psychiatry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, ENT, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pulmonology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical, Phatmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics, Industrial Pharmacy, Drug Design, Quality Assurance, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Phytochemistry, Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Toxicology, Clinical Research, Pharmacogenomics, Phrmacoinformatics, Pharmacovigilance<, Life Sciences like Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology, Forensic, Epidemiology, Oncology, Biomedicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Gynaecology, Dermatoepidemiology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology, Sexology, Osteology, Kinesiology, Angiology/Vascular Medicine, Critical care Medicine, Haematology, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Bariatrics, Pharmacy and Nursing, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Radiobiology, Clinical immunology, Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy, Cell Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Healthcare Services, Healthcare Management, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Geriatric Medicine,

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Azerbaijan Medical Journal

Anti-HBs Antibody Titer Among Healthcare Workers in Correlation with Hepatitis B Vaccination History

Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the anti-HB antibody levels in different groups of healthcare workers (HCWs) in Sulaimani city in comparison to the vaccine cycle and duration of vaccination. 250 HBs Ag negative individuals (mean age 36.61±912 years) of HCWs were studied at Shar teaching hospital and Shorsh general hospital from May 2019 to September 2019. Blood samples were obtained to investigate the titer of HBs Ab among each participant with surface antigen and anti-core antibody study. The


PREDICTORS FOR EARLY NEW ONSET DIABETES MELLITUS AFTER FIRST EPISODE OF ACUTE PANCREATITIS.

Abstract : To observe and prospectively investigate the impairment of exocrine and endocrine pancreatic function in patients after first episode of acute pancreatitis as well as establishment of predictors for new onset diabetes in such patients. 1. To assess the proportion of early new onset diabetes mellitus after first episode of acute pancreatitis, 2. To identify and predict the etiopathological characteristics that account for development of early new onset diabetes mellitus after first episode of acu


Impact of COVID-19 on chronic diseases care in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Abstract : COVID-19 drastically affected routine healthcare services worldwide. Patients with chronic diseases were at higher risk of missed care due to the pandemic. We aimed to assess burden of missed appointments of routine care among chronic disease patients in Qassim Saudi Arabia. A facility-based cross-sectional study was conducted among patients with chronic diseases visiting randomly selected primary healthcare centers in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia. Data was collected using a structured questionnaire i


A study of MPP8 gene expression association with several types of cancer in Iraqi patients

Abstract : Cancer is one of the polygenic diseases and the main idea includes characterizing the main gene within different genes, which they are implicated in the cancer pathogenesis. In this direction, MPP8 has a substantial function in gene transcription during cell division and implicated in numerous cellular functions, and has the potential to cause cancer. Thus, the main aim of current project is to estimate MPP8 gene expression in various kinds of cancer as well as to highlight which type of cancer


The Most Common Oral Lesion Types Among the Patients Visited Oral Medicine Department/ College of Dentistry in Sulaimani City in 2021: A Retrospective Study

Abstract : In this study, common oral lesions were identified and examined from patients who visited the Oral medicine clinic in Sulaimani, 2021. Case sheet reports were collected from the Oral Medicine Clinic at the Diagnosis Department / College of Dentistry / Sulaimani University in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The cases were subdivided into two groups: intra- and extra-oral lesions. The intra-oral lesion was collected and studied specifically. Then data were analyzed by applying the techniques of sta


Evaluation of the dentoalveolar changes following extraction-based orthodontic treatment in patients with severe crowding using clear aligners in comparison with traditional fixed appliances: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Abstract : This study aimed to compare the dentoalveolar changes following the orthodontic treatment with clear aligners in comparison with the traditional fixed appliances. A single-center, 2-arm parallel-group RCT was conducted. Thirty-six adult patients (20 females, 16 males) who had severe crowding and required first-premolar extraction were recruited and allocated to the clear aligners group (CA), or the fixed appliances group (FA). Pre-and post-treatment dental cast models were evaluated by measuring


The Impact of Health Educational on Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Among Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes Attending Maternity Teaching Hospital, Sulaimaniyah, Iraq

Abstract : Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common medical pregnancy complications, leading to significant adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of the implementation of health education on maternal and neonatal outcomes among women with GDM. A quantitative quasi-experimental convenience sampling was used to collect data on 140 pregnant women diagnosed with GDM who attended Sulaimani Maternity Teaching Hospital from November 1, 2021, to Octobe


Analysis of Mercury Content in Soil around Gold Mining Area in Gorontalo

Abstract : Soil is a place where various microorganisms live and is also a foothold for some living things on land. One of the causes of mercury metal pollution in the soil is the illegal gold mining (PETI) industry waste. The problem formulation in this research is whether or not there is mercury (Hg) content in the soil around the gold mining area in Dunggilata Village. Therefore, the study aims at analysing the mercury (Hg) content in the soil in Dunggilata Village, Bulawa Subdistrict, Bone Bolango Dist


Effect of BioMin-F and BioMin-C Pastes on At-home Bleaching Efficacy using 20% Carbamide Peroxide: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract : This study aimed to evaluate the effect of modified bioactive glass (BioMin-F and BioMin-C) on at-home bleaching efficacy using 20% carbamide peroxide (CP) in terms of color change. A randomized double-blinded controlled clinical trial was conducted to measure the tooth color change of 30 patients after 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month, 3 months, and 6 months of follow-up. The participants were instructed to apply 20% CP 4 hours a day for 14 days followed by applying either BioMin-F, BioMin-C, or a pl


The complete blood count profile in patients under five who suffer from simple febrile seizures at Idaman Hospital Banjarbaru

Abstract : Simple febrile seizures account for 80% of all febrile seizures. Simple febrile seizures are characterized by a generalized seizure that lasts less than 15 minutes and does not recur within 24 hours. The study aims to know the complete blood count (CBC) profile in pediatric patients under five who suffer from simple febrile seizures. The study is a descriptive observational method by collecting medical records of children under five who suffer from simple febrile seizures at Idaman Hospital Banj