Publications by authors named "Alireza Shirazi"

64Publications

Radioprotective effect of a combination of melatonin and metformin on mice spermatogenesis: A histological study.

Int J Reprod Biomed 2020 Dec 21;18(12):1073-1080. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

The radioprotective effect of melatonin against radiation-induced DNA double-strand breaks in radiology.

J Cancer Res Ther 2020 Dec;16(Supplement):S59-S63

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

The inhibitory effect of melatonin on the proliferation of irradiated A549 cell line.

J Cancer Res Ther 2020 Oct-Dec;16(6):1500-1505

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

Development of a novel and low-cost anthropomorphic pelvis phantom for 3D dosimetry in radiotherapy.

J Contemp Brachytherapy 2020 Oct 30;12(5):470-479. Epub 2020 Oct 30.

Department of Physics, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom.

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October 2020

Evaluation of ferrous benzoic methylthymol-blue gel as a dosimeter via magnetic resonance imaging.

Phys Med 2020 Dec 20;80:47-56. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran; Radiation Oncology Research Center, Department of Radiation Ocology, Cancer Institute, Tehran Universty of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2020

Evaluation of lung heterogeneity effects on dosimetric parameters in small photon fields using MAGIC polymer gel, Gafchromic film, and Monte Carlo simulation.

Appl Radiat Isot 2020 Dec 9;166:109233. Epub 2020 Aug 9.

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Para-Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Success and Behavior During Atraumatic Restorative Treatment, the Hall Technique, and the Stainless Steel Crown Technique for Primary Molar Teeth.

Pediatr Dent 2020 May;42(3):187-192

Dr. Afshari is an assistant professor of pediatric dentistry, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran;, Email:

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May 2020

Melatonin a Promising Candidate for DNA Double-Stranded Breaks Reduction in Patients Undergoing Abdomen-Pelvis Computed Tomography Examinations.

Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2020 ;20(7):859-864

Department of Radiologic Technology, Faculty of Paramedicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.

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January 2020

Mitigation of radiation-induced hematopoietic system injury by melatonin.

Environ Toxicol 2020 Aug 3;35(8):815-821. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2020

Beam penumbra reduction of Gamma Knife machine model 4C using Monte Carlo simulation.

Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2020 May 5;188:105261. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Para-Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Islamic Republic of Iran.

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May 2020

Evaluating the Expression of NOX2 and NOX4 Signaling Pathways in Rats' Lung Tissues Following Local Chest Irradiation; Modulatory Effect of Melatonin.

Int J Mol Cell Med 2018 21;7(4):220-225. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Research Center for Molecular and Cellular Imaging, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (International Campus), Tehran, Iran.

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November 2018

Histopathological and Functional Evaluation of Radiation-Induced Sciatic Nerve Damage: Melatonin as Radioprotector.

Medicina (Kaunas) 2019 Aug 19;55(8). Epub 2019 Aug 19.

Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah 6715847141, Iran.

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August 2019

Evaluation of the Radioprotective Effects of Melatonin Against Ionizing Radiation-Induced Muscle Tissue Injury.

Curr Radiopharm 2019 ;12(3):247-255

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, International Campus, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2020

Effect of a posture correction-based intervention on musculoskeletal symptoms and fatigue among control room operators.

Appl Ergon 2019 Apr 30;76:12-19. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Centro de Estudio del Trabajo y Factores Humanos, Escuela de Kinesiología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Radioprotective effect of melatonin on expression of and genes in rat peripheral blood.

J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Dec;14(Supplement):S1070-S1075

Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2018

Management of oral mucositis in pediatric patients receiving cancer therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2019 03 12;66(3):e27403. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Pediatric Dentistry Specialist, Fellowship student of Hospital Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Ira.

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March 2019

Recent Finding in Repair of the Peripheral Nerve Lesions Using Pharmacological Agents: Common Methods for Evaluating the Repair Process.

Cent Nerv Syst Agents Med Chem 2018 ;18(3):161-172

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2018

Are self-etch adhesives reliable for primary tooth dentin? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Conserv Dent 2018 May-Jun;21(3):243-250

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

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June 2018

Maternal Folic Acid Supplementation and the Risk of Oral Clefts in Offspring.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Sep;29(6):e534-e541

Department of Orthodontic, Dental Material Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Mashhad, Iran.

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September 2018

Can Chlorhexidine enhance the Bond Strength of Self-etch and Etch-and-rinse Systems to Primary Teeth Dentin?

J Contemp Dent Pract 2018 Apr 1;19(4):404-408. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Islamic Republic of Iran; Dental Materials Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Islamic Republic of Iran, Phone: +985138832300, e-mail:

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April 2018

Electrophysiological measurements of diabetic peripheral neuropathy: A systematic review.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2018 Jul 28;12(4):591-600. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, International Campus, Tehran, Iran; Electrophysiology Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Mechanisms of inflammatory responses to radiation and normal tissues toxicity: clinical implications.

Int J Radiat Biol 2018 04 7;94(4):335-356. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

d Department of Medical Physics, School of Medicine , Iran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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April 2018

Metformin: Prevention of genomic instability and cancer: A review.

Mutat Res Genet Toxicol Environ Mutagen 2018 Mar 31;827:1-8. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2018

Modulation of Radiation-induced Base Excision Repair Pathway Gene Expression by Melatonin.

J Med Phys 2017 Oct-Dec;42(4):245-250

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, School of Paramedical Sciences, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

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January 2018

Melatonin Ameliorates Radiation-Induced Oxidative Stress at Targeted and Nontargeted Lung Tissue.

J Med Phys 2017 Oct-Dec;42(4):241-244

Department of Radiology, School of Paramedical, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran.

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January 2018

Technical Note: Construction of heterogeneous head phantom for quality control in stereotactic radiosurgery.

Med Phys 2017 Oct 31;44(10):5070-5074. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Young Researchers and Elites Club, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2017

Comparison of beam hardening effect of physical and enhanced dynamic wedges at bladder inhomogeneity using EBT3 film dosimeter.

J Cancer Res Ther 2017 Jan-Mar;13(1):97-101

Department of Radiotherapy, Shohada Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2018

PubMed-Indexed Dental Publications from Iran: A Scientometric Study.

J Dent (Tehran) 2016 Jun;13(3):157-167

Professor, Dental Research Center, Dentistry Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2016

Dosimetric characteristics of LinaTech DMLC H multi leaf collimator: Monte Carlo simulation and experimental study.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Mar 6;18(2):113-124. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2017

The radioprotective effect of metformin against cytotoxicity and genotoxicity induced by ionizing radiation in cultured human blood lymphocytes.

Mutat Res 2016 Oct 3;809:24-32. Epub 2016 Sep 3.

Department of Radiopharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

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October 2016

Candidate gene biodosimeters of mice and human exposure to ionizing radiation by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.

J Cancer Res Ther 2015 Jul-Sep;11(3):549-57

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2016

Validation of a Prototype Optical Computed Tomography System.

J Med Signals Sens 2015 Apr-Jun;5(2):123-30

Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia Medical Sciences University, Urmia, Iran.

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June 2015

Consequences of lethal-whole-body gamma radiation and possible ameliorative role of melatonin.

ScientificWorldJournal 2014 5;2014:621570. Epub 2014 Nov 5.

Department of Radiology and Medical Physics, Faculty of Paramedicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.

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November 2015

Can melatonin help us in radiation oncology treatments?

Biomed Res Int 2014 11;2014:578137. Epub 2014 May 11.

Department of Radiology and Medical Physics, Faculty of Paramedicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.

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January 2015

Megavoltage X-ray Dose Enhancement with Gold Nanoparticles in Tumor Bearing Mice.

Int J Mol Cell Med 2013 ;2(3):118-23

Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

Dosimetry of MammoSite® applicator: comparison between Monte Carlo simulation, measurements, and treatment planning calculation.

J Cancer Res Ther 2013 Apr-Jun;9(2):224-9

Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P.N: 021-88058647, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

Evaluation of radio-protective effect of melatonin on whole body irradiation induced liver tissue damage.

Cell J 2013 20;14(4):292-7. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

1. Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2013

Radioprotective effect of melatonin on the cervical spinal cord in irradiated rats.

Cell J 2013 20;14(4):246-53. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

1. Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, Fassa University of Medical Sciences, Fassa, Iran.

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April 2013

EBT GAFCHROMIC(TM) film dosimetry in compensator-based intensity modulated radiation therapy.

Med Dosim 2013 3;38(2):176-83. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2013

Radio-protective role of antioxidant agents.

Oncol Rev 2012 Oct 2;6(2):e16. Epub 2012 Oct 2.

Department of Radiology and Medical Physics, Faculty of Paramedicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.

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October 2012

Treatment of gingival physiologic pigmentation in adolescents by liquid nitrogen cryosurgery: 24-month follow-up.

Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2012 Aug;32(4):e142-6

Pediatric Dentistry, Dental Material Research Center, Faculty of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

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August 2012

Radio-protective effects of melatonin against irradiation-induced oxidative damage in rat peripheral blood.

Phys Med 2013 Jan 15;29(1):65-74. Epub 2011 Dec 15.

Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Keshavarz Blvd., Poursina Ave., Tehran 468, Iran.

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January 2013

Radioprotective effect of melatonin in reducing oxidative stress in rat lenses.

Cell J 2011 24;13(2):79-82. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

1. Medical Physics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2013

Comparison of dietary intake between fixed orthodontic patients and control subjects.

Aust Orthod J 2011 May;27(1):17-22

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and the Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

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May 2011

ROPES eye plaque brachytherapy dosimetry for two models of (103)Pd seeds.

Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 2011 Jun 31;34(2):223-31. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

Department of Nuclear Engineering, Research and Science Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2011

Dosimetric parameters of the new design (103)Pd brachytherapy source based on Monte Carlo study.

Phys Med 2012 Jan 19;28(1):13-8. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Department of Nuclear Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, 1477893855, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2012

External and internal radiation therapy: past and future directions.

J Cancer Res Ther 2010 Jul-Sep;6(3):239-48

Agricultural, Medical and Industrial Research School, Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute, PO Box 31485/498, Karaj, Iran.

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March 2011

Monte Carlo calculation of dosimetry parameters for the IR08-103Pd brachytherapy source.

Med Phys 2010 Jun;37(6):2509-15

Engineering Faculty, Research and Science Campus, Islamic Azad University, 1477893855 Tehran, Iran.

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June 2010

Chromosomal radiosensitivity in patients with common variable immunodeficiency.

Immunobiology 2008 31;213(5):447-54. Epub 2007 Dec 31.

Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Children's Medical Center, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences/University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2009

A radiobiological review on melatonin: a novel radioprotector.

J Radiat Res 2007 Jul;48(4):263-72

Department of Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2007

Short-term changes in prostacyclin secretory profile of irradiated rat cervical spinal cord.

Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 2005 May;72(5):373-8

Department of Medical Physics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran.

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May 2005