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

Breast Mass Among Young and Adolescent Attending Al-Elwiya Teaching Hospital

Abstract : The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and clinical manifestations of benign breast lumps in adolescents admitted to a Al-Elwiya Teaching Hospital. All adolescents who visited the outpatient department (OPD) with breast lump complaints were enrolled in the study. Patients were a one hundred cases with breast lump with age of 25 years or less. All patients had assessment in the form of short history, clinical examination, ultrasound examination and fine needle aspiration cytology

Changes in sitting height ratio of Yogyakarta children aged 7-15 years

Abstract : Poor health status, unhealthy behavior, nutritional status, and lifestyle can cause disproportionate growth, and body proportions can be seen from the sitting height ratio. This study aimed to evaluate the changes of sitting height ratio of Yogyakarta boys and girls aged 7-15 years. A cross sectional data was performed on 492 Javanese children consisting of 237 boys and 255 girls, aged 6-12 years. The body height and sitting height of each subject was measured in order to calculate the ratio bet

¬Comparison of sperm parameters improvement and complications between retroperitoneal and microsurgical varicocelectomy

Abstract : Varicocele is one of the causes of male infertility that can be corrected surgically. There are several varicocelectomy surgical techniques, including retroperitoneal technique and microsurgical technique. This study aims to compare the sperm parameters improvement and complications between retroperitoneal and microsurgical techniques. This study is a prospective cohort study. Data were taken from the medical records of patients who underwent varicocelectomy surgery from January 2016 to February

Effect of metformin on gamma radiation -Induced DNA oxidation damage in Human Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes in vitro.

Abstract : The aim of the study was to assess the effect of metformin (an anti-hyperglycemic drug in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patient) on DNA oxidative damage in vitro in human peripheral blood lymphocyte from 10 donors; evaluation of the oxidative damage induced by 1 and 2 Gy gamma rays; and assessed the role of metformin in protecting lymphocytes against the oxidative damage induced by gamma rays. The 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) ELISA Kit was used to detect the DNA oxidative damage in blood lymphocytes

Foundational Competencies of PHNs in Dealing with Disaster Recovery Phase: An Integrative Review

Abstract : Disasters have continued worldwide, and these events constitute an essential concern for nurses in pursuing a strategic map to address this issue. As a discipline that plays a fundamental role in delivering disaster care, PHNs will be part of the discipline and are expected to participate actively in disaster management programs. This review paper investigates the foundational competencies of PHNs in dealing with the disaster recovery phase. An integrative review approach is achieved with variou

Prevalence of temporomandibular joint problems in various occupations in western region Saudi Arabia during the COVID-19 pandemic

Abstract : The study aimed to determine the severity and prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) in people from different professions in Saudi Arabia's western region to identify which one subjected to more stressful situation. The present cross sectional study was performed using a standard questionnaire-based study with Fonseca Anamnestic Index. The study was performed on adult participants from western area of Saudia Arabia who agreed to participate in the questionnaire between August 2020 and


Abstract : One of the most common cancers occurring worldwide is Bladder Cancer. In 2018 there were 549393 cases of bladder cancer along with 199922 deaths. Early detection is essential to prevent the disease progression and improve the patient’s survival and quality of life. In this study, we assessed the performance of Nuclear Matrix Protein 22 (NMP22) for the early detection of bladder cancer. We searched kinds of literature using PubMed, MEDLINE, and Cochrane Library. The population was Bladder cance

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Catheter Tip Localization by Measuring the Perfusion Index Using a Designed Sensing System and Tracking the Blood Flowing Through the Kidney and The Upper Extremities

Abstract : The intra-aortic balloon pump is the most widely used mechanical assist device for hemodynamic support in high-risk patients undergoing heart surgery (IABP). The purpose of this research is to determine if the catheter is in the best possible position, as poor positioning might result in adverse side effects such a blockage of the subclavian or renal arteries. This study comprised ten individuals with severe coronary artery disease who received coronary artery bypass grafting. These patients cou

Serum level of periostin in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Bsrah, Iraq

Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by the presence of hyperglycemia in the absence of treatment. The heterogeneous aetio-pathology includes a defect in insulin secretion, action, or both. Periostin is a matricellular protein that is a member of the fasciclin (fasc) family and has structural similarities with the transforming growth factor—β inducible protein and insect axon guidance fasciclin1. The objective of this study was to comparison of the serum level of

Evaluation of renal blood flow in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Abstract : The development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common conditions comorbid with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of the study was assessment of renal blood flow in patients with COPD with and without CKD. 142 patients with COPD of 2-4 degrees were examined. The assessment of renal blood flow was carried out using the ultrasound by color Doppler mapping. All examined patients were divided into 2 study groups: Group I consisted of 71 patients with COPD with