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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, which has been published from 1960 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 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


A Theory Towards a Measurable Definition for Health: Introducing Two Variables PDF XML
Hila Yousefi, Nima Rezaei Pages: 85-86


Vapocoolant Spray Effectiveness on Arterial Puncture Pain: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial PDF XML
Shervin Farahmand, Hadi Mirfazaelian, Mojtaba Sedaghat, Assieh Arashpour, Morteza Saeedi, Shahram Bagheri-Hariri Pages: 87-91
Comparison of Bone Density of Distal Radius With Hip and Spine Using DXA PDF XML
Leila Amiri, Azita Kheiltash, Shafieh Movassaghi, Maryam Moghaddassi, Leila Seddigh Pages: 92-96
Study of Serum Uric Acid Levels in Myocardial Infarction and Its Association With Killip Class PDF XML
Maryam Mehrpooya, Farnoosh Larti, Younes Nozari, Roya Sattarzadeh-Badkoobeh, Amir Farhang Zand Parsa, Jayran Zebardast, Anahita Tavoosi, Fatemeh Shahbazi Pages: 97-102
Cardiovascular Malformations in Infants of Diabetic Mothers: A Retrospective Case-Control Study PDF XML
Parvin Akbariasbagh, Mamak Shariat, Naseredin Akbariasbagh, Bita Ebrahim Pages: 103-108
Post-Partum Depression Effect on Child Health and Development PDF XML
Fatemeh Abdollahi, Farideh Rezai Abhari, Mehran Zarghami Pages: 109-114
Postural Control in Deaf Children PDF XML
Amir-Abbas Ebrahimi, Guita Movallali, Ali-Ashraf Jamshidi, Mehdi Rahgozar, Hojjat Allah Haghgoo Pages: 115-122
Analysis of Saccular Function With Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Test in Meniere's Disease PDF XML
Sasan Dabiri, Nasrin Yazdani, Mahdis Esfahani, Niloufar Tari, Susan Adil, Zahra Mahvi, Nima Rezazadeh Pages: 123-127

Case Report(s)

Early-Onset Friedreich's Ataxia With Oculomotor Apraxia PDF XML
Amene Saghazadeh, Sina Hafizi, Firouzeh Hosseini, Mahmoud Reza Ashrafi, Nima Rezaei Pages: 128-130
Abdominal Pain as Extrapulmonary Presentation of Pneumonia in an Adult: A Case Report PDF XML
Hamid Emadi Koochak, Elnaz Tabibian, Shahram Rahimi Dehgolan Pages: 131-133
A Patient With Desmoid Tumors and Familial FAP Having Frame Shift Mutation of the APC Gene PDF XML
Sanambar Sadighi, Mahsa Ghaffari-Moghaddam, Mojtaba Saffari, Mohammad Ali Mohagheghi, Reza Shirkoohi Pages: 134-138
Treatment of an Early Kaposi’s Sarcoma Case Post Kidney Transplantation by Sirolimus: A Case Report PDF XML
Farzaneh Najafi, Parichehr Kafaie, Hossein Neamatzadeh Pages: 139-141