Review Article
Longtu Chen, Sheikh J. Ilham, Bin Feng
Visceral pain is a leading symptom for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that affects 10% - 20 % of the world population. Conventional pharmacological treatments to manage IBS-related visceral pain is unsatisfactory. Recently, medications have emerged to treat IBS patients by targeting the gastrointestinal (GI) ... read more
Research Article
Hamidreza Amiri, Mojtaba Mirzaei, Mona Pournaghi, Farhad Fathi
Pain management after abdominal surgery is a critical issue in cancer patients undergoing laparotomy. Opioid analgesics commonly used postoperatively have significant side effects and can postpone restoring normal life. Administration of analgesics before the surgery by inhibiting pain cascades may be an effective method for more efficient ... read more
Research Article
Mir Mousa Aghdashi, Mohammad Amin Valizade Hasanloei, Rahman Abbasivash, Shahram Shokouhi, Shahram Salehi Gharehvaran
Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is frequently used as a replacement method for endotracheal intubation. Few studies have investigated placement of laryngeal mask airway in pediatric surgical patients. In the present study, we aimed at comparing the success rate of 2 techniques, classic versus rotational, in the correct ... read more
Research Article
Ladan Eslamian, Azade Kianipour, Seyed Ali Reza Mortazavi
Several methods have been proposed to relieve orthodontic pain, each with its advantages and disadvantages. This study aimed at assessing the efficacy of 5% naproxen gel to relieve pain associated with orthodontic separator placement.This double-blind randomized controlled trial was conducted on 41 patients between 14 and 20 ... read more
Research Article
Fakhrudin Faizi, Abbas Tavallaee, Abolfazl Rahimi, Masoud Saghafinia
Lifestyle modification has a significant role in chronic daily headache (CDH) management. Participatory action research (PAR) can play an important role in managing chronic medical conditions. However, it has been scarcely used in CDH management.This study aimed to empower patients with CDH to modify their lifestyle in ... read more
Research Article
Pooran Hajian, Mahshid Nikooseresht, Tayebe Lotfi
Hypotension is one of the most common complications of spinal anesthesia in parturients undergoing cesarean section. In this regard, the patient’s position may affect the incidence of hypotension.In this clinical trial, we evaluated the effects of 1- and 2-minute sitting positions versus immediately lying down after spinal ... read more
Research Article
Ali Reza Olapour, Ahmad Reza Mohtadi, Mansour Soltanzadeh, Ali Ghomeishi, Reza Akhondzadeh, Maryam Jafari
In the recent decades controlling postoperative pain has become a popular topic as it leads to the patients’ wellbeing and improved life quality, while it reduces the costs for both patients and medical facilities.This study aimed at comparing intravenous magnesium sulfate versus intravenous sufentanil on the duration ... read more
Research Article
Mostafa Sheykhotayefeh, Reza Safdari, Marjan Ghazisaeedi, Seyed Hossein Khademi, Seyedeh Sedigheh Seyed Farajolah, Elham Maserat, Mohamad Jebraeily, Vahid Torabi
Caesarean section, also known as C-section, is a very common procedure in the world. Minimum data set (MDS) is defined as a set of data elements holding information regarding a series of target entities to provide a basis for planning, management, and performance evaluation. MDS has found ... read more
Research Article
Junko Nakahira, Shoko Nakano, Toshiyuki Sawai, Junichi Ishio, Naomi Ono, Toshiaki Minami
In this study, we investigated the causes of high respiratory resistance that is observed after general anesthesia. We focused on respiratory resistance at 5 Hz (R5), which were measured preoperatively and postoperatively.Our prospective observational study enrolled 68 patients who underwent transurethral resection of bladder tumors from April ... read more
Brief Report
Ali Arhami Dolatabadi, Elham Memary, Hamid Kariman, Kambiz Nasiri Gigloo, Alireza Baratloo
This double-blind randomized clinical trial aimed at comparing the effect of intranasal desmopressin with that of intravenous ketorolac in pain management of patients with renal colic referring to the emergency department.The patients were randomly divided to two groups. One group received intravenous ketorolac 30 mg and intranasal ... read more
Case Report
Hassan Mohamed Ali, Ashraf Hamed Shehata
TAB block has been used as an analgesic adjuvant in many abdominal surgeries with fair reliability, but it has never been used as an anesthetic technique.In this case report, a 19- year-old male underwent an open appendectomy using ultrasound-guided TAP block as a single anesthetic technique.It was ... read more
Case Report
Sujata Anipindi, Nadir Ibrahim
We present a case of paraplegia due to cord compression from epidural hematoma following an uneventful epidural catheter insertion in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.A 65-year-old gentleman was scheduled for a major laparotomy for abdominal wall reconstruction. He has a past medical history of mild asthma, ankylosing ... read more
Case Report
Mehdi Fathi, Susan Aziz Mohammadi, Mehdi Moslemifar, Kurosh Kamali, Marjan Joudi, Azam Sabri Benhangi, Mojtaba Mohaddes, Mona Joudi, Mozhgan Mohajeri
There are many acceptable approaches ranging from light to moderate intravenous sedation or analgesic drugs that are used to provide pain control in dilatation and curettage. We report the use of hypnosis as a nonpharmacologic approach to control pain in this manner. read more
Case Report
Omar Viswanath, Rekha Suthar, Murlikrishna Kannan, Michael Baskin
Cervical radiculopathy is a common condition affecting many people each year. The efficacy of cervical epidural steroid injection for patients that have not responded to conservative treatment has been demonstrated. Even with confirmatory radiocontrast dispersion indicating correct presence in the epidural space, there still may be rostral ... read more
Mohsen Ziyaeifard, Parisa Ziyaeifard

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