1. Prognostic Value of Impaired Preoperative Ankle Reflex in Surgical Outcome of Lumbar Disc Herniation

Farzad Omidi-Kashani; Ebrahim Hasankhani; Atefe Zare

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 52-55

Abstract
    Background: Several prognostic factors exist influencing the outcome of surgical discectomy in the patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH). The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between severity of preoperative impaired ankle reflex and outcomes of lumbar discectomy in the patients ...  Read More

2. Prediction of Mortality in Hip Fracture Patients:Role of Routine Blood Tests

Hamid Reza Seyedi; Mehrdad Mahdian; Gholamreza Khosravi; Mohammad Sabahi Bidgoli; Seyed Gholamabbas Mousavi; Mohammad Reza Razavizadeh; Soroush Mahdian; Mahdi Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 51-55

Abstract
   Methods: In a retrospective descriptive study, medical records of 204 hip fractured patients with the age of 60 or older who were admitted to the Department of Orthopedics was considered regarding routine laboratory tests. Predictive values of these tests were assessed using receiver operating ...  Read More