International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: 30 November, 2011; 3(13)

November 2011

The influence of waist circumference and body mass index on the levels of adipokines, insulin and lipid parameters in normal overweight young Saudi females

  Abnormal lipid profile, insulin resistance and hypoadiponectinemia are well recognized risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. These risk factors are more prevalent among subjects with increased body adiposity. To study the relationships of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) with fasting adipokines (leptin and adiponectin), lipid profile, and insulin sensitivity, a...

Author(s):   Maha Abdelkader Hegazi, Hanan Ahmad Al-Kadi, Eman Mokbel Alissa and Azra Kirmani

November 2011

Comparison of hospital stay duration following total abdominal hysterectomy for benign disorders in private and general hospitals in Northern Iran (Rasht)

  The objective of this study is to present the current data on hospital stay duration after hysterectomy for benign disorders and to compare this data in private with general hospitals in Rasht, Northen Iran. This is a cross-sectional study of all admissions for abdominal hysterectomies for benign conditions in general and private hospitals in Rasht during a six month-period.  Fisher exact and paired...

Author(s): Nader Esmailpour (MD), Fariba Mirblook (MD), Fatemeh Salamat (MSE) and Mitra Ahmad Soltani (MD,MS)