Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences

The Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences (IJMS) is an international peer review bimonthly biomedical publication, the aim of which is to provide a scientific medium of communication for researchers throughout the globe. The Journal welcomes original clinical articles as well as basic science research experiences mainly on prevalent diseases in the region and the analysis of various regional problems. Manuscripts are publishable in the form of original article, review article, case report, letter to the editor, etc. The IJMS is freely available for readers and researchers and apart from articles processed under our fast track system, we have no publication or processing fee.



Our Top Reviewers for 2016


We hereby would like to acknowledge our top reviewers for 2016, who contributed significantly in reviewing submitted articles thoroughly, critically, and precisely. These reviewers all scored high in the IJMS reviewer scoring system. Their efforts in improving the quality of manuscripts are highly appreciated.

  1. Dr. Fariborz Akbarzadeh, Professor of Cardiology, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
  2. Dr. Ghodrat Mohammadi, Associate Professor of ENT, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

  3. Dr.Masoumeh Hatam, Professor of Physiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  4. Dr. Masoumeh Varedi, Professor of Physiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  5. Dr. Abbasali Jafari, Professor of Mycology, Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

  6. Dr.Seyed Vahid Hoseini, Professor of Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  7. Dr. Jafar Hassanzadeh, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  8. Dr. Ali Amani, Associate Professor of Immunology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

  9. Dr. Farshid Khosropour , Assistant Professor of Psychology, Shahid bahonar University ,Kerman, Iran

  10. Dr. Hassan Ghobadi, Associate Professor of Pulmonology, Ardabil Medical University, Ardabil, Iran

Top reviewers for 2017 will be selected in December and announced in January 2018.

Posted: 2017-03-01

Coverage of the IJMS in the ISI Database


After years of hard work and planning, we now proudly announce that the Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences (IJMS) is now indexed In the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) of the Thomson Reuters (ISI) database.

This would not have been achieved without years of professional management, planning and commitment.

We would like to thank all our readers, reviewers, authors and editorial team, without whom this achievement would not have been attained.

Your support through submitting your invaluable comments or articles in future years is highly appreciated.

Posted: 2016-10-25
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Vol 42, No 2 (2017): March 2017

Table of Contents

Review Article

Introducing New Antimalarial Analogues of Chloroquine and Amodiaquine: A Narrative Review PDF XML CME ARTICLE OBJECTIVES XML CME POST TEST XML CME ANSWER XML
Arezoo Rafiee Parhizgar, Aazr Tahghighi 115-128

Original Article(s)

Comparing Adrenaline with Tranexamic Acid to Control Acute Endobronchial Bleeding: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Mitra Samareh Fekri, Seyed Mehdy Hashemi-Bajgani, Ahmad Shafahi, Rozita Zarshenas 129-135
Baricity of Bupivacaine on Maternal Hemodynamics after Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Section: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Simin Atashkhoei, Naghi Abedini, Hojjat Pourfathi, Ali Bahrami Znoz, Pouya Hatami Marandi 136-143
Effect of Poor Glycemic Control in Newly Diagnosed Patients with Smear-Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus PDF XML
Vinay Mahishale, Sindhuri Avuthu, Bhagyashri Patil, Mitchelle Lolly, Ajith Eti, Sujeer Khan 144-151
Neutralizing Antibody Response and Efficacy of Novel Recombinant Tetravalent Dengue DNA Vaccine Comprising Envelope Domain III in Mice PDF XML
Ajit Kulkarni, Rushil Bhat, Mansi Malik, Suvarna Sane, Sweta Kothari, Shashikant Vaidya, Abhay Chowdhary, Ranjana A Deshmukh 152-160
Effects of Maternal Isocaloric Diet Containing Different Amounts of Soy Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil on Weight, Serum Glucose, and Lipid Profile of Female Mice Offspring PDF XML
Seyedeh Neda Mousavi, Fariba Koohdani, Farzad Shidfar, Mohamadreza Baghban Eslaminejad, Pantea Izadi, Mohamadreza Eshraghian, Leila Shafieineek, Hamidreza Tohidinik 161-169
Protective Effect of Edaravone Against Cyclosporine-Induced Chronic Nephropathy Through Antioxidant and Nitric Oxide Modulating Pathways in Rats PDF XML
Elahe Sattarinezhad, Mohammad Reza Panjehshahin, Simin Torabinezhad, Eskandar Kamali-Sarvestani, Shirin Farjadian, Fatema Pirsalami, Leila Moezi 170-178
Nepeta Dschuparensis Bornm Extract Moderates COX-2 and IL-1β Proteins in a Rat Model of Cerebral Ischemia PDF XML
Alireza Mousavi Nia, Taj Pari Kalantaripour, Mohsen Basiri, Farzaneh Vafaee, Majid Asadi-Shekaari, Azam Eslami, Fatemeh Darvish Zadeh 179-186

Brief Report(s)

Effect of Motivational Interviewing on Weight Efficacy Lifestyle among Women with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Kamal Mirkarimi, Mohammad Javad Kabir, Mohammad Reza Honarvar, Rahman Berdi Ozouni-Davaji, Maryam Eri 187-193
Surface Electromyographic Assessment of Swallowing Function PDF XML
Marziyeh Poorjavad, Saeed Talebian, Noureddin Nakhostin Ansari, Zahra Soleymani 194-200

Case Report(s)

Botulism Outbreak in a Family after Ingestion of Locally Produced Cheese PDF XML
Shahram Rafie, Shokrollah Salmanzadeh, Asieh Mehramiri, Adel Nejati 201-204
Tumefactive Fibroinflammatory Lesion: A Diagnostic Dilemma PDF XML
Promil Jain, Rajeev Sen, Nisha Sharma, Shilpi Bhargava, Virender Singh 205-209
Balanced Reciprocal Translocation t(X;1) in a Girl with Tall Stature and Primary Amenorrhea PDF XML
Zahra Razavi, Hossein Emad Momtaz 210-214
Renal Medullary Carcinoma; A Rare Entity PDF XML
Selahattin Çalışkan, Ali Murat Gökçe, Gülistan Gümrükçü, Mine Önenerk 215-218

Letter(s) to the Editor

Effects of Mutational Combinations on Philadelphia-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms PDF XML
Yonal-Hindilerden Ipek, Daglar-Aday Aynur, Hindilerden Fehmi, Nalcaci Meliha, Yavuz Akif Selim, Sargin Deniz 219-220

Photo Clinic

Cobra-Head Stone in Single-System Ureterocele PDF XML
Selahattin Çalışkan 221-222

pISSN: 0253-0716         eISSN: 1735-3688