Volume & Issue: Volume 18, Issue 1, Winter 2017 
1. Efficacy of the “Head-Up Position” in Returning Cardiopulmonary Bypass Blood to the Patient and Reducing the Required Blood Transfusion: A Randomized Trial

Pages 6-15

Rasoul Azarfarin; Majid Dashti; Ziae Totonchi; Mohsen Ziyaeifard; Mohamadjavad Mehrabanian; Azin Alizadehasl; Farhad Gorjipour


2. Results of 3 Years’ Experience in Pulmonary Embolectomy: A Single-Center Experience

Pages 16-19

Aliasghar Moeinipour; Mohammad Abbasi Teshnizi; Atefeh Ghorbanzadeh; Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi; Mohamadreza Akbari; Hamid Hoseinikhah


3. Comparison of Serum Prolactin Levels Between the Acute Phase of Heart Failure and After Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy

Pages 20-24

Fatemeh Shiokhi Ahmad Abad; Ahmad Amin; Roya Rezai; Maryam Mofidi Astaneh; Akram Nakhaie Amrodi; Nasim Naderi; Sepide Taghavi


4. Comparison of the Coronary Vessel Diameter During and After Primary Percutaneous Intervention in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Pages 25-29

Farshad Shakerian; Roya Rezai; Fatemeh Shiokhi; Ata Firouzi; Hamidreza Sanati; Ali Zahedmehr; Reza Kiani; Omid Shafe; Samaneh Ahmadi


5. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Predicting the Reduction in Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Patients With Mitral Stenosis After Surgical or Interventional Treatment

Pages 30-36

Hamidreza Sanati; Reza Rezaei Tabrizi; Hamid Reza Pouraliakbar; Ali Zahedmehr; Ata Firouzi; Farshad Shakerian; Reza Kiani; Nasim Naderi


6. Outcome of Carotid Stenting in Patients Undergoing Angioplasty

Pages 37-43

Seifolah Abdi; Faramarz Amiri; Omid Shafe; Reza Ebrahmi Rad; Hamid Fakhreddin; Alireza Jebeli; Seyed Abdullah Sayadmanesh; Moslem Shadmani; Ebrahim Ghobadi


7. Effects of Lavender Oil Inhalation on Anxiety and Pain in Patients Undergoing Coronary Angiography

Pages 44-50

Mohsen Ziyaeifard; Ali Zahedmehr; Rasoul Ferasatkish; Zahra Faritous; Mostafa Alavi; Mahmoud Reza Alebouyeh; Ehsan Dehdashtian; Parisa Ziyaeifard; Zeynab Yousefi