Acta Medica Iranica

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ACTA MEDICA IRANICA (p. ISSN 0044-6025; e. ISSN: 1735-9694) is the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
The journal is the oldest scientific medical journal of the country in English language, which has been published from 1956 onward in English language. Although since 2004 it had been published bimonthly, the journal has been published monthly from first issue of 2011.
Acta Medica Iranica is an international journal with multidisciplinary scope which publishes original research papers, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor from all over the world. The journal has a wide scope and allows scientists, clinicians, and academic members to publish their original works in this field.
The editorial board of the journal hopes that the journal would be welcomed by researchers and academics in universities and related centers in Asia and in the world at large.

Vol 55, No 12 (2017)

Table of Contents


Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Role in Autism Remains Elusive: A Flashback on the Route That Has Brought Us Here PDF XML
Farzaneh Rahmani, Nima Rezaei Pages: 733-735


Ghrelin Alleviates MDMA-Induced Disturbance of Serum Glucose and Lipids Levels in the Rat PDF XML
Ravieh Golchoobian, Fatemeh Nabavizadeh, Mehrdad Roghani, Alireza Foroumadi, Maryam Mohammadian Pages: 736-743
The Effect of Recombinant HopH Protein of Helicobacter pylori on the VEGF Expression in Metastatic Breast Cancer Model PDF XML
Neda Soleimani, Baharak Farhangi, Masoumeh Tavakoli Yaraki Pages: 744-750
The Impact of Thymidylate Synthase and Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Genotypes on Sensitivity to 5-Fluorouracil Treatment in Colorectal Cancer Cells PDF XML
Fakhraddin Naghibalhossaini, Marzieh Shefaghat, Amirata Mansouri, Hajar Jaberi, Mohsen Tatar, Ebrahim Eftekhar Pages: 751-758
The Association Between Bisphenol A and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Case-Control Study PDF XML
Batool Hossein Rashidi, Massoud Amanlou, Tahere Behrouzi Lak, Mahya Ghazizadeh, Fedyeh Haghollahi, Maryam Bagheri, Bita Eslami Pages: 759-764
The Relation of Carotid Arteries' Intima-Media Thickness With Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes Patients PDF XML
Leila Ghofraniha, Mahnaz Amini, Yasamin Davoudi, Saeed Eslami, Parvin Layegh, Zahra Lotfi, Farnoush Firouzi, Samaneh Khajehnasiri Pages: 765-771
Effect of Progesterone on Latent Phase Prolongation in Patients With Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes PDF XML
Fatemeh Abdali, Simin Taghavi, Shabnam Vazifekhah, Mohammad Naghavi Behzad, Mohammad Mirza Aghazadeh Attari Pages: 772-778
The Effect of Rosa Damascena Extract on Expression of Neurotrophic Factors in the CA1 Neurons of Adult Rat Hippocampus Following Ischemia PDF XML
Seyedeh Farzaneh Moniri, Azim Hedayatpour, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh, Mahdi Vazirian, Morteza Karimian, Maryam Belaran, Shahram Ejtemaie Mehr, Mohamad Akbari Pages: 779-784
The Neuroprotective Effects of Flaxseed Oil Supplementation on Functional Motor Recovery in a Model of Ischemic Brain Stroke: Upregulation of BDNF and GDNF PDF XML
Abolqasem Bagheri, Sahand Talei, Negar Hassanzadeh, Tahmineh Mokhtari, Mohammad Akbari, Fatemeh Malek, Seyed Behnamedin Jameie, Yousef Sadeghi, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh Pages: 785-792

Case Report(s)

Chondrosarcoma in Metachondromatosis: A Rare Case Report PDF XML
Khodamorad Jamshidi, Tina Shooshtarizadeh, Mehrdad Bahrabadi Pages: 793-799
Sarcoid Myopathy Mimicking Polymyositis: A Case Report and Pool Analysis of The Literature Reviews PDF XML
Syahrul Sazliyana Shaharir, Adawiyah Jamil, Sumitro Kosasih, Low Soo Fin, Radhika Sridharan, Suria Hayati Md Pauzi Pages: 800-806
Paraplegia After Off-Pump Coronary Artery By-Pass Grafting PDF XML
Aghigh Haidari, Feridoun Sabzi, Samsam Dabiri Pages: 807-811