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, 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 54, No 12 (2016)

Table of Contents


Iranian Version of Speech, Spatial, and Qualities of Hearing Scale: A Psychometric Study PDF XML
Yones Lotfi, Ahmad Reza Nazeri, Ali Asgari, Abdollah Moosavi, Enayatollah Bakhshi Pages: 756-764
Identification of Group B Streptococci Using 16S rRNA, cfb, scpB, and atr Genes in Pregnant Women by PCR PDF XML
Seyed Masoud Mousavi, Seyed Mostafa Hosseini, Rasoul Yousefi Mashouf, Mohammad Reza Arabestani Pages: 765-770
The association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori IgG seropositivities with omentin-1, visfatin and adiponectin levels in postmenopausal women PDF XML
Reza Ranjbar, Alireza Bolkheir, Katayoun Vahdat, Majid Assadi, Hossein Darabi, Iraj Nabipour Pages: 771-777
Identification of a De Novo 3bp Deletion in CRYBA1/A3 Gene in Autosomal Dominant Congenital Cataract PDF XML
Masoumeh Mohebi, Abolfazl Akbari, Nahid Babaei, Abdolrahim Sadeghi, Mansour Heidari Pages: 778-783
The Prevalence of Occult Hepatitis B Virus in the Hemodialysis Patients in Yazd, Iran PDF XML
Jamshid Ayatollahi, Somayeh Jahanabadi, Mohammad Sharifyazdi, Roya Hemayati, Mahmood Vakili, Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi Pages: 784-787
A Comparison of Early Ibuprofen and Indomethacin Administration to Prevent Intraventricular Hemorrhage Among Preterm Infants PDF XML
Majid Kalani, Mamak Shariat, Nasrin Khalesi, Zahra Farahani, Sahar Ahmadi Pages: 788-792
Profile of People Who Inject Drugs in Tehran, Iran PDF XML
Masoumeh Amin-Esmaeili, Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Maryam Gholamrezaei, Emran Mohammad Razaghi Pages: 793-805

Educational Papers

Validating and Assessing the Reaction of Medical Students Toward Team-Based Learning PDF XML
Fatemeh Keshmiri, Atena Rahmati, Ali Ghafarrahimi Amin, Tahereh Faezi Pages: 806-811

Case Report(s)

A 15-Month-Old Boy With Respiratory Distress and Parapharyngeal Abscess: A Case Report PDF XML
Behdad Gharib, Masoud Mohammadpour, Meisam Sharifzadeh, Fatemeh Mirashrafi, Bahareh Yaghmaie, Neda Pak, Mehrzad Mehdizadeh, Hamid Eshaghi, Mojtaba Gorji, Sara Memarian Pages: 812-816
Cutaneous Involvement in Plasma Cell Myeloma: Report of a Case PDF XML
Farid Kosari, Hiva Saffar, Sanaz Aghaei Pages: 817-819
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Bartholin’s Gland: Case Report PDF XML
Mazdak Momeni, Yelena Korotkaya, Gonzalo Carrasco, Monica Prasad-Hayes Pages: 820-822

Letter to the Editor

Paramount Importance of Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin Inhibitor in Heart Failure Management PDF XML
Hilman Zulkifli Amin, Lukman Zulkifli Amin, Firman Zulkifli Amin Pages: 823-824