Publications by authors named "Masoud ShayestehAzar"

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Joint classification from the viewpoint of Avicenna and modern medicine.

Int Orthop 2021 Mar 5;45(3):791-793. Epub 2021 Jan 5.

Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

Aim Of Study: The purpose of this study is historic and analytical review on joint classification in Canon of Medicine and contribution of Avicenna in joint anatomy.

Methods: In this study, we searched correlated literature in PubMed and Google Scholar as well as Avicenna's Canon of Medicine.

Results: One of the most important sources of Persian Medicine literature is Avicenna's Canon of Medicine. This Book itself consists of five volume medical textbook. Most of the first volume of the Canon of Medicine is anatomy. Avicenna in 1000 years ego, while describing bones and joints, divides the joints into three types of mobile, semi-mobile, immobilized or fixed, and cites each example. In one of the three divisions of the 10th edition of the Kelly's textbook of Rheumatology, the joints have been divided into three types and described in the same way.

Conclusion: Avicenna established preservation of health and treatment of diseases based on anatomy. Therefore, Avicenna's functional approach to the division of joints is important both in terms of the history of medicine according to Avicenna's description a thousand years ago and in terms of content and structure do not differ compared to today's Classification in medicine and it's interesting.
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March 2021

Iranian Joint Registry (Iranian National Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Registry).

Arch Bone Jt Surg 2016 Apr;4(2):192-6

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Knee and Sport Medicine Education and Research Center, Tehran, Iran.

Periodic evaluation and monitoring the health and economic outcome of joint replacement surgery is a common and popular process under the territory of joint registries in many countries. In this article we introduce the methodology used for the foundation of the National Iranian Joint Registry (IJR) with a joint collaboration of the Social Security Organization (SSO) and academic research departments considering the requirements of the Iran's Ministry of Health and Education.
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April 2016

A Survey of Severity and Distribution of Musculoskeletal Pain in Multiple Sclerosis Patients; a Cross-Sectional Study.

Arch Bone Jt Surg 2015 Apr;3(2):114-8

Masoud ShayestehAzar MD Mohammad Hossein Kariminasab MD Majid Sajjadi Saravi MD Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.

Background: Pain, a common phenomenon in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, is associated with many symptoms and problems.

Aim: To investigation severity and distribution of musculoskeletal pain in MS patients.

Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 115 members of the Mazandaran MS Association with confirmed MS were randomly selected to participate in the study. The patients were asked to fill out Numerical Rating Score and Nodric questionnaires, respectively. The data was analyzed by SPSS ver. 16 software.

Results: The mean age of the participants was 30.43±5.86 years and 88 cases (76.5%) were female. The mean disease duration was 26.34±24.32 months and 87.8% of the cases were experiencing pain at the time of study. The mean pain severity was 3.75±2.25 and worst pain experienced was 5.73±2.12. The most common pain sites were: the knees (55.7%), wrist (43.5%), and neck (41.7%). Women experience higher prevalence of shoulder, upper back, and ankle pain (P<0.05). In 62 cases (53.91%) MS interfered with daily functioning at least for a time. The prevalence of upper back and neck pain was higher in cases with a shorter disease duration (P<0.05).

Conclusions: Pain was very common in patients with MS and not relevant to sex or age. In the majority of the cases more than 1 limb was involved and the prevalence of pain in the lower limbs was higher, especially in the knees. In females, the prevalence of pain in the shoulders, upper back, and ankle was higher compared to males. Also, neck and upper-back pain were found in the early stages of the disease.
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April 2015