18 August 2017
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Professor Saeed Dastgiri
School of Medicine
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Tabriz, Post Code: 515665931
Tel: +98-914-415-7039

Selected publications: 

Heidarzadeh M, Jodeiry B, Hosseini MB, Mirnia K, Akrami F, Habbibollahi A, Moazzen S, Dastgiri S. High Risk Infants Follow-Up: A Case Study in Iran. International Journal of Pediatrics. 2015; 2015: 817540.

Kalankesh LR, Dastgiri S, Rafeey M, Rasouli N, Vahedi L. Minimum data set for cystic fibrosis registry: a case study in iran. Acta Inform Med. 2015;23(1):18-21.

Dolatkhah R, Dastgiri S, Somi MH, Jabbarpour Bonyadi M, Gherami S, Fotouhi N, Abdolmohammadi R, Mohammadi T, Ezati F, Oskoui S, Zahra Rahbari F, Saeedi L, Gholchin M. KRAS and BRAF Mutations in Colorectal Cancer Patients. Govaresh 2015;20:27-33.

Mashhadi Abdolahi H, Kargar Maher MH, Karamouz M, Afsharnia F, Khosroshahi H, Dastgiri S. How accurate is diagnosis of congenital anomalies made by family physicians? Health Promot Perspect. 2014; 4(2):158-64. 

Heidari F, Dastgiri S. Maternal Age and Birth defects in Iran. Eur J Gen Med 2014; 11(2): 130-131.

Dolatkhah R, Somi MH, Bonyadi MJ, Kermani IA, Farassati F, Dastgiri S. Colorectal Cancer in Iran: Molecular Epidemiology and Screening Strategies. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. 2015; 2015: 643020.

Heidari F, Dastgiri S, Akbari R, Khamnian Z, Khanlarzadeh E, Baradaran M, Jabbary-Fam S, Badrazar S, Heidarzadeh M, Tajaddini N. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Consanguineous Marriage. Eur J Gen Med 2014; 11(4):248-255.

Abdolahi HM, Maher MHK, Afsharnia F, Dastgiri S. Prevalence of Congenital Anomalies: A Community-Based Study in the Northwest of Iran. ISRN Pediatrics. 2014; 2014: 920940.

ajebrahimi S, Sadeghi-Ghyassi F, Olfati N, Dastgiri S, Maghbouli L. Evidence based practice: perspectives of Iranian urologists. Urol J. 2014; 10(4):1099-105.

Bateni A, Dastgiri S, Mosaferi M, Heidarzadeh M. A Review of Spatial Analysis Procedures: An Application for Congenital Anomalies Registries. J Clin Res Gov. 2013; 2:70-72.

Dastgiri S
, Heidarzadeh M, Dastgiri A. Tabriz Registry of Congenital Anomalies: A report of 10 years of monitoring birth defects in Iran. Congenit Anom. 2013; 53(2):98-9.

Danaei G, Singh GM, Paciorek CJ, Lin JK, (et al including Saeed Dastgiri). The global cardiovascular risk transition: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet. Circulation. 2013; 127(14):1493-502.

Sahebi L, Dastgiri S, Ansarin K, Sahebi R, Mohammadi SA. Study Designs in Genetic Epidemiology. ISRN Genetics. 2013; 2013: 952518.

Olfati N, Dastgiri S, Hajebrahimi S, Jahanbin H. Factors influencing evidence-based practice by Iranian general practitioners. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. 2013; 26 (4): 360–374.

Ziaei JE, Sanaat Z, Asvadi I, Dastgiri S, Pourzand A, Vaez J. Survival analysis of breast cancer patients in northwest Iran. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013; 14(1):39-42.

Stevens GA, Singh GM, Lu Y, Danaei G, (et al including Saeed Dastgiri). National, regional, and global trends in adult overweight and obesity prevalences. Popul Health Metr. 2012; 10(1):22.

Atri Barzanjeh S, Behshid M, Hosseini MB, Ezari M, Taghizadeh M, Dastgiri S. Community Genetic Services in Iran. Genet Res Int. 2012; 2012:129575.

Mirinezhad SK, Somi MH, Jangjoo AG, Seyednezhad F, Dastgiri S, Mohammadzadeh M, Naseri AR, Nasiri B. Survival Rate and Prognostic Factors of Esophageal Cancer in the northwest of Iran. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012; 13(7): 3451-4.

Al-Sabbak M, Sadik Ali S, Savabi O, Savabi G, Dastgiri S, Savabieasfahani M. Metal Contamination and the Epidemic of Congenital Birth Defects in Iraqi Cities. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2012; 1-8.

Samadirad B, Khamnian Z, Hosseini MB, Dastgiri S.  Congenital Anomalies and Termination of Pregnancy in Iran. Journal of Pregnancy. 2012; 2012:574513.

Hosseini MB, Khamnian Z, Dastgiri S, Samadi Raad B, Ravanshad Y. Folic Acid and birth defects: a case study. Journal of Pregnancy. 2011; 2011: 370458.

Dastgiri S
, Fozounkhah Sh, Shokrgozar S, Taghavinia M, Asvadi A. Incidence of Leukemia in the Northwest of Iran. Health Promotion Perspectives. 2011; 1(1): 50-53.

Esmaeili M, Bonyadi M, Khabbazi A, Ebrahimi A, Sharif SK, Hajialilo M, Kolahi S, Dastgiri S. Common MEFV mutations in Iranian Azeri Turkish patients with Behçet's disease. Scand J Rheumatol. 2011; 40(5):383-6.

Dastgiri S
, Sheikhzadeh Y, Dastgiri A. Monitoring of congenital anomalies in developing countries: a pilot model in Iran. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2011; 164:157-61.

Global Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Collaborating Group (Including Saeed Dastgiri). National, regional, and global trends in body-mass index since 1980: systematic analysis of health examination surveys and epidemiological studies. Lancet. 2011; 377 (9765):557-67.

Dastgiri S
, Taghizadeh M, Heidarzadeh M. Early diagnosis and screening of congenital cardiac anomalies. Cardiology in the Young. 2011; 21: 194–196.

Mousavi SM, Pourfeizi A, Dastgiri S. Childhood cancer in Iran. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010; 32:376-82.

Leoncini E, Botto LD, Cocchi G, Annerén G, (et al including Saeed Dastgiri). How valid are the rates of Down syndrome internationally? Findings from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research. Am J Med Genet. 2010; 152A:1670-80.

Dastgiri S, Kalankesh LR, Heidarzadeh H, Tajahmad A, Rezaian E. A new registry of congenital anomalies in Iran. Journal of Registry Management. 2010; 37 (1):27-29.

Dastgiri S
, Mosaferi M, Fizi MAH, Olfati N, Zolali S, Pouladi N, Azarfam P. Arsenic Exposure, Dermatological Lesions, Hypertension, and Chromosomal Abnormalities among People in a Rural Community of Northwest Iran. J Health Popul Nutr. 2010; 28(1):1-9.

Alhashimi D, Alhashimi F, Dastgiri S, Fedorowicz Z, Nasser M. Blood transfusions for treating acute chest syndrome in people with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010; (1): CD007843.

Mousavi SM, Zheng T, Dastgiri S, Miller AB. Age distribution of breast cancer in the middle East, implications for screening. Breast J. 2009; 15(6):677-9.

Bonyadi M, Esmaeili M, Karimi A, Dastgiri S. Common Mediterranean Fever Gene Mutations in the Azeri Turkish Population of Iran. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2009; 14(1): 149–151.

Bonyadi M, Jahanafrooz Z, Esmaeili M, Kolahi S, Khabazi A, Ebrahimi AA, Hajialilo M, Dastgiri S. TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms in Iranian Azeri Turkish patients with Behcet's Disease. Rheumatology International. 2009; 30(2): 285-289.

Barzegar M, Alizadeh A, Toopchizadeh V, Dastgiri S, Majidi M. Association of Campylobacter jejuni infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome: a cohort study in the northwest of Iran. The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics. 2008; 50: 443-448.

Mosaferi M, Yunesian M, Dastgiri S, Mesdaghinia A, Esmailnasab N. Prevalence of skin lesions and exposure to arsenic in drinking water in Iran. Sci Total Environ. 2007; 390: 69-76.

Barzegar M, Dastgiri S, Karegarmaher MH, Varshochiani A. Epidemiology of childhood Guillain-Barre syndrome in the Northwest of Iran. BMC Neurol. 2007; 7(1):22-6.

Poorasl AM, Vahidi RG, Fakhari A, Rostami R, Dastgiri S. Substance abuse in Iranian high school students. Addictive Behaviors. 2007; 32: 622–627.

Dastgiri S, Tutunchi H, Ostadrahimi O, Mahboob S. Sensitivity and specificity of a short questionnaire for food insecurity surveillance in Iran. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. 2007; 55-58.

Dastgiri S, Imani I, Kalankesh L, Barzeghar M, Heidarzadeh M. Congenital anomalies in Iran: a cross-sectional study in the north-west of country. Child: care, health and development. 2007; 33: 257–261.

Dastgiri S, Mahdavi R, Tutunchi H, Faramarzi E. Prevalence of obesity, food choices and socio-economic status: a cross-sectional study in Iran. Journal of Public Health Nutrition. 2006; 9(8):996-1000.

Eivazi J, Dastgiri S, Majidi M, Vaez J, Asvadi I, Nikanfar A, Maljaei H, Feizi A, Senaat Z, Mahmoudpour A. Epidemiology of human leukocyte antigen and esophageal cancer in the northwestern region of Iran. Diseases of the Esophagus. 2006; 19(4): 238-40.

Eivazi J, Dolatkhah R, Dastgiri S, Mahammadzadeh A, Mohammadpourasl A, Asvadi I, Mahmoudpour A, Nikanfar A, Malgaii H, Gholchin M, Vaez J. Inherited coagulation disorders in the northwestern region of Iran. Haemophilia. 2005; 11(4): 424-6.

Dastgiri S, Gilmour H, Stone D. Survival of children born with congenital anomalies. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2003; 88:391-394.

Dastgiri S, Stone D, He-Ha C, Gilmour H. Prevalence and secular trend of congenital anomalies in Glasgow, U.K. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2002; 86:257-263.