Saeid Safiri, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Public Health

School of Public Health, Maragheh

University of Medical Sciences

Maragheh, Iran


Biography

Education
February 2013- May 2016
Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Health and Institute of
Public Health Researches, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, G.P.A: 18.72/20, 1st among
classmates, Tehran, I.R. Iran
September 2011 - February 2013
M.Sc. in Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Faculty of Health, Kerman
University of Medical Sciences, G.P.A: 18.46/20, 1st among classmates, Kerman, I.R. Iran
June 2006- September 2011
B.Sc. in Health Service Management, Department of Health Services Management, Faculty of Health
and Nutrition, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, G.P.A: 18.82/ 20, 1st among classmates, Tabriz,
I.R. Iran

Research Interest

Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Global Health
Methodological issues

Scientific Activities

Important Memberships
Member of Iran’s National Elites Foundation (Bonyad Melli Nokhbegan)
Member of Talented Students Office, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Member of Talented Students Office, Kerman University of Medical Sciences
Member of Talented Students Office, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Publications

1 . Afshin, A., Forouzanfar, ….……Murray, C.J.L. Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years, 2017, New England Journal of Medicine, 63, 10.1056/NEJMoa1614362, Scopus
2. Gakidou, E., …, …….Duncan, B.B., , J.C, Zodpey, S., Lim, S.S., Murray, C.J.L. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, 2017, The Lancet, 22, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32366-8, Scopus
3. Barber, R.M., Fullman, N.,…………………, Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, 2017, The Lancet, 21, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30818-8, Scopus
4. Abajobir, A.A., Abbafati, C., Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, 2017, The Lancet, 19, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32152-9, Scopus
5. Roth, G.A., Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for 10 Causes, 1990, 2017, Journal of the American College, 17, 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.052, Scopus to 2015 of Cardiology
6. Vos, T., Abajobir, A.A., Abbafati, C., Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, 2017, The Lancet, 15, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32154-2, Scopus
7. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. All cause mortality and body mass index in a young Asian occupational cohort without baseline metabolic syndrome components: Methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 13, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.224, Scopus
8. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Lateral lymph node recurrence after total thyroidectomy and central neck dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer without clinical evidence of lateral neck metastasis: Comment on data sparsity, 2017, Oral Oncology, 12, 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.04.006, Scopus
9. Wang, H., Abajobir, A.A., Abate, K.H., Abbafati, C., Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016, 2017, The Lancet, 11, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31833-0, Scopus
10. Pakzad, R., Mohammadian-Hafshejani, A., Mohammadian, Incidence and mortality of bladder cancer and their relationship with development in Asia, 2015, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11, 10.7314/APJCP.2015.16.16.7365, Scopus, M., Pakzad, I., Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Salehiniya, H.
11. Karamzad, N., Ayubi, E., Rahmani, V., Safiri, S. Hypertension is the primary component of metabolic syndrome associated with pathologic features of kidney cancer: methodological issues, 2017, World Journal of Urology, 10, 10.1007/s00345-016-1974-4, Scopus
12. Soriano, J.B., Abajobir, A.A., Abate, K.H., Abera, S.F., Agrawal, A., Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, 2017, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 10, 10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30293-X, Scopus
13. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S., Mansournia, M.A. Increased risk of thromboembolic events in adult congenital heart disease patients with atrial tachyarrhythmias: Bias due to the data sparsity, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 9, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.02.133, Scopus
14. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Predictors of health-related quality of life in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 9, 10.1016/j.jns.2016.11.063, Scopus
15. Abajobir, A.A., Abate, K.H., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K.M., Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 2017, The Lancet, 8, 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32130-X, Scopus, Abd-Allah, F., 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
16. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Ischemic Stroke: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 8, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.11.017, Scopus
17. Feigin, V.L., Abajobir, A.A., Abate, K.H., Abd-Allah, F., Abdulle, A.M., Abera, S.F., Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders during 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, 2017, The Lancet Neurology, 7, 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30299-5, Scopus
18. Sadeghi-Bazargani, H., Mohammadi, R., Amiri, S., Syedi, N., Tabrizi, A., Irandoost, P., Safiri, S. Individual-level predictors of inpatient childhood burn injuries: A case-control study, 2016, BMC Public Health, 7, 10.1186/s12889-016-2799-1, Scopus
19. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Predictors of weight regain in patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: Methodological issues, 2017, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 6, 10.1016/j.soard.2016.12.028, Scopus
20. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Dual photon microscopy based quantitation of fibrosis-related parameters (q-FP) to model disease progression in steatohepatitis: Methodological issues, 2017, Hepatology, 5, 10.1002/hep.29261, Scopus
21. Pakzad, R., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. The prognostic impact of uric acid in patients with severely decompensated acute heart failure; Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Cardiology, 5, 10.1016/j.jjcc.2017.01.001, Scopus
22. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Bias in association between FEV1/FVC% predicted at 7 years and asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease overlap syndrome, 2017, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 5, 10.1164/rccm.201702-0370LE, Scopus
23. Safiri, S., Kelishadi, R., Qorbani, M., Lotfi, R., Djalalinia, S., Salehifar, D., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Mansourian, M., Asayesh, H., Heshmat, R. Association of dietary behaviors with physical activity in a nationally representative sample of children and adolescents: The CASPIAN- IV study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 5, 10.22038/ijp.2016.6570, Scopus
24. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. “Predictors of failure after single faecal microbiota transplantation in patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: results from a three-year cohort study”; methodological issues, 2017, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 4, 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.04.017, Scopus
25. Sadeghi-Bazargani, H., Mohammadi, R., Caregiver-related predictors of thermal burn injuries among Iranian children: A casecontrol, 2017, PLoS ONE, 4, 10.1371/journal.pone.0170982, Scopus
26. Ayubi, E., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Pakzad, R., Sullman, M.J.M., Safiri, S. study Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Prevalence and predictors of depression among general surgery residents: Methodological issues to avoid misinterpretations, 2017, American Journal of Surgery, 4, 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.01.020, Scopus
27. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Behroozi, A., Safiri, S. The predictive value of plasma catestatin for all-cause and cardiac deaths in chronic heart failure patients: Methodological issues, 2017, Peptides, 4, 10.1016/j.peptides.2017.01.015, Scopus
28. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Bone fracture nonunion rate decreases with increasing age: Bias in the prediction model, 2016, Bone, 4, 10.1016/j.bone.2016.12.011, Scopus
29. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Profile and outcome of first 109 cases of paediatric acute liver failure at a specialized paediatric liver unit in India: Methodological issues, 2017, Liver International, 3, 10.1111/liv.13455, Scopus
30. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Efficacy and safety of endoscopic submucosal tunnel dissection for superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a propensity score matching analysis: methodologic issues, 2017, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 3, 10.1016/j.gie.2017.04.014, Scopus
31. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Nomogram predicting long-term survival after the diagnosis of intrahepatic recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma following an, 2017, International Journal of Clinical, 3, 10.1007/s10147-017-1127-9, Scopus initial liver resection: methodological issues, Oncology
32. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. Differing predictive relationships between baseline LDL-C, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular outcomes: Methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 3, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.012, Scopus
33. Matin, N., Kelishadi, R., Heshmat, R., Motamed-Gorji, N., Djalalinia, S., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Arefirad, T., Mohammadi, R., Safiri, S., Qorbani, M. Joint association of screen time and physical activity on self-rated health and life satisfaction in children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2017, International Health, 3, 10.1093/inthealth/ihw044, Scopus
34. Kelishadi, R., Jari, M., Qorbani, M., Motlagh, M.E., Djalalinia, S., Safiri, S., Moafi, M., Ardalan, G., Mansourian, M., Asayesh, H., Heshmat, R. Association of socio-economic status with injuries in children andadolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 3, 10.22038/ijp.2016.6738, Scopus
35. Amirkalali, B., Fakhrzadeh, H., Sharifi, F., Kelishadi, R., Zamani, F., Asayesh, H., Safiri, S., Samavat, T., Qorbani, M. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components in the Iranian adult population: A systematic review and meta-analysis, 2015, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, 3, 10.5812/ircmj.24723, Scopus
36. Safiri, S., Kelishadi, R., Qorbani, M., Abbasi-Ghah-Ramanloo, A., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Shafiee, G., Ahadi, Z., Sanaei, M., Asayesh, H., Larijani, B., Heshmat, R. Screen time and its relation to cardiometabolic risk among children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-III study, 2015, Iranian Journal of Public Health, 3, Scopus
37. Maleki, F., RafieManesh, H., Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, A., Ghadimi, N., Kousha, A., Epidemiological characteristics of human brucellosis in Shahin Dezh, Western Azarbaijan, Iran, 2008-2012, 2015, Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 3, 10.5812/archcid.22279, Scopus
38. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Predictors of mortality in adults with sickle cell patients admitted to intensive care unit in SMC: Methodological issues, 2018, Journal of Critical Care, 2, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.07.043, Scopus
39. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on CHA2DS2-VASc score in the prediction of ischemic bowel disease among patients with atrial fibrillation, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 2, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.03.012, Scopus
40. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Factors associated with thrombotic complications in pediatric patients with vascular malformations: Methodological issue, 2017, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2, 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.04.018, Scopus
41. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in chronic pancreatitis:13C-Mixed Triglyceride Breath Test versus Fecal Elastase: Methodological issues, 2017, Pancreatology, 2, 10.1016/j.pan.2017.04.010, Scopus
42. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Ayubi, E. The Influence of Body Mass Index on Overall Survival following Surgical Resection of Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 2, 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.06.005, Scopus
43. Ayubi, E., Sani, M., Khazaei, S., Safiri, S. Waist circumference compared with other obesity parameters as determinants of coronary artery disease in essential hypertension: Statistical issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Hypertension Research, 2, 10.1038/hr.2016.168, Scopus
44. Ayubi, E., Khazaei, S., Doosti-Irani, A., Cardiac remodeling after reduction of high-flow arteriovenous fistulas in end-stage renal, 2017, Hypertension Research, 2, 10.1038/hr.2016.171, Scopus
45. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Prevalence and impact of irritable bowel syndrome in people with epilepsy: Methodological issues, 2017, Epilepsy and Behavior, 2, 10.1016/j.yebeh.2016.11.030, Scopus
46. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Linguistic and psychometric validation of the Malaysian version of Diabetes Quality of Life-Brief Clinical Inventory (DQoL-BCI): Methodological issues to avoid to misinterpretation, 2017, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2, 10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.11.004, Scopus
47. Hallajzadeh, J., Safiri, S., Mansournia, M.A., Khoramdad, M., Izadi, N., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Pakzad, R., Ayubi, E., Sullman, M.J.M., Karamzad, N. Metabolic syndrome and its components among rheumatoid arthritis patients: A comprehensive updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2017, PLoS ONE, 2, 10.1371/journal.pone.0170361, Scopus
48. Kelishadi, R., Mozafarian, N., Qorbani, M., Maracy, M.R., Motlagh, M.E., Safiri, S., Association between screen time and snack consumption in children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2017, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2, 10.1515/jpem-2016-0312, Scopus
49. Ardalan, G., Asayesh, H., Rezaei, F., Heshmat, R. Jafari-Adli, S., Qorbani, M., Heshmat, R., Ranjbar, S.H., Taheri, E., Motlagh, M.E., Noorozi, M., Safari, O., Shafiee, G., Rezaei, F., Safiri, S., Kelishadi, R. Association of short stature with life satisfaction and self-rated health in children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2016, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2, 10.1515/jpem-2016-0215, Scopus
50. Safiri, S., Kelishadi, R., Heshmat, R., Rahimi, A., Djalalinia, S., Ghasemian, A., Sheidaei, A., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Mansourian, M., Asayesh, H., Sepidarkish, M., Qorbani, M. Socioeconomic inequality in oral health behavior in Iranian children and adolescents by the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition method: The CASPIAN- IV study, 2016, International Journal for Equity in Health, 2, 10.1186/s12939-016-0423-8, Scopus
51. Safiri, S., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Yunesian, M., Sadeghi-Bazargani, H., Shamsipour, M., Mansournia, M.A., Fotouhi, A. Subgrouping of risky behaviors among Iranian college students: A latent class analysis, 2016, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 2, 10.2147/NDT.S107349, Scopus
52. Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, A., Rahimi-Movaghar, A., Zeraati, H., Safiri, S., Fotouhi, A. Prevalence of hookah smoking and its related factors among students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2012-2013, 2016, Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2, 10.17795/ijpbs-4551, Scopus
53. Heshmat, R., Qorbani, M., Ghoreshi, B., Djalalinia, S., Tabatabaie, O.R., Safiri, S., Noroozi, M., Motlagh, M.-E., Ahadi, Z., Asayesh, H., Kelishadi, R. Association of socioeconomic status with psychiatric problems and violent behaviours in a nationally representative sample of Iranian children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2016, BMJ Open, 2, 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011615, Scopus
54. Kelishadi, R., Ansari, H., Qorbani, M., Jari, M., Djalalinia, S., Ataie-Jafari, A., Poorrezaeian, M., Mansourian, M., Safiri, S., Safari, O., Noorozi, M., Asayesh, H., Mohammadi, R. Burden of disease attributable to suboptimal breastfeeding in Iran during 1990-2010; Findings from the global burden of disease study 2010, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 2, 10.22038/ijp.2016.7185, Scopus
55. Kelishadi, R., Djalalinia, S., Motlagh, M.E., Rahimi, A., Bahreynian, M., Arefirad, T., Ardalan, G., Safiri, S., Hasani, M., Asayesh, H., Mansourian, M., Qorbani, M. Association of neck circumference with general and abdominal obesity in children and adolescents: The weight disorders survey of the CASPIAN-IV study, 2016, BMJ Open, 2, 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011794, Scopus
56. Safiri, S., Qorbani, M., Heshmat, R., Tajbakhsh, R., Association of serum uric acid with cardiometabolic risk factors and metabolic syndrome in Iranian adolescents the CASPIAN-III study, 2016, Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2, Scopus, Babaki, A.E.S., Djalalinia, S., Motlagh, M.E., Tajadini, M.H., Asayesh, H., Safari, O., Kelishadi, R.
57. Ansari, H., Kelishadi, R., Qorbani, M., Mansourian, M., Ahadi, Z., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Safiri, S., Asayesh, H., Mohammadi, R., Heshmat, R. Is meal frequency associated with mental distress and violent behaviors in children and adolescents? The CASPIAN IV study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 2, 10.22038/ijp.2016.7177, Scopus
58. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. High serum soluble CD40L levels previously to liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma are associated with mortality at one year: Methodological issues, 2018, Journal of Critical Care, 1, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.10.010, Scopus
59. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on clinical predictors of remission and persistence of adult-onset asthma, 2018, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 1, 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.08.010, Scopus
60. Safiri, S., Ayubi, Body mass index and all-cause mortality among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: 2018, European Journal of Internal, 1, 10.1016/j.ejim.2017.08.008, Scopus
61. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. The role of propionic acid at diagnosis predicts mortality in patients with severe sepsis: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 1, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.08.026, Scopus
62. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Prognostic Value of Computed Tomography: Measured Parameters of Body Composition in Primary Operable Gastrointestinal Cancers: Methodologic Issues, 2017, Annals of Surgical Oncology, 1, 10.1245/s10434-017-6127-5, Scopus
63. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. The effect of preoperative serum triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels on the prognosis of breast cancer: Methodological issue, 2017, Breast, 1, 10.1016/j.breast.2017.01.014, Scopus
64. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Development of a risk score to predict extubation failure in patients with traumatic brain injury: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 1, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.08.015, Scopus
65. Safiri, S., Mansourpour, H., Ayubi, E. Comments on Potential Impact of Including Time to First Cigarette in Risk Models for Selecting Ever-Smokers For Lung Cancer Screening, 2017, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 1, 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.08.026, Scopus
66. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Histopathologic features of melanoma in difficult-to-diagnose lesions: A case-control study; methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1, 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.06.163, Scopus
67. Safiri, S., Ayubi, Depressive symptoms in older adults awaiting cataract surgery: methodological and 2017, Clinical and Experimental, 1, 10.1111/ceo.12970, Scopus
68. Ayubi, E., Hallajzadeh, J., Safiri, S. Comment on data sparsity - Diagnostic and prognostic significance of systemic alkyl quinolones for P. aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis: A longitudinal study, 2017, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, 1, 10.1016/j.jcf.2017.07.012, Scopus
69. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Mediastinal injury is the strongest predictor of mortality in mounted blast amongst UK deployed forces: Methodological issues, 2017, Injury, 1, 10.1016/j.injury.2017.08.018, Scopus
70. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. The association between red cell distribution width and poor outcomes in hospitalized patients with influenza: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 1, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.07.016, Scopus
71. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Letter to the Editor: Increased Risk of Revision, Reoperation, and Implant Constraint in TKA After Multiligament Knee Surgery, 2017, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1, 10.1007/s11999-017-5465-8, Scopus
72. Safiri, S., Sullman, M.J.M., Ayubi, E. Efficacy and Safety of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Older Adults with Acute Ischemic Stroke: Methodological Concerns, 2017, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 1, 10.1111/jgs.14994, Scopus
73. Pakzad, R., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Blood transfusions in severe burn patients: Epidemiology and predictive factors: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 1, 10.1016/j.burns.2016.12.011, Scopus
74. Alsharif, U., El Bcheraoui, C., Khalil, I., Burden of cancer in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 2005–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015, 2017, International Journal of Public, 1, 10.1007/s00038-017-0999-9, Scopus
75. Moradi-Lakeh, M., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Khalil, I., Afshin, A., Kassebaum, Burden of lower respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region between 1990 and 2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 1, 10.1007/s00038-017-1007-0, Scopus
76. Azzopardi, P., Cini, K., Kennedy, E., Sawyer, S., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Khalil, I., Adolescent health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the global burden of disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 1, 10.1007/s00038-017-1003-4, Scopus
77. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Letter: functional dyspepsia is associated with duodenal eosinophilia in an Australian paediatric cohort—methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 1, 10.1111/apt.14158, Scopus
78. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections Following Neurosurgical Spinal Fusion Operations: A Case-Control Study - Methodological issue, 2017, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1, 10.1017/ice.2017.99, Scopus
79. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk Factors for Poor Outcome in Hypertensive Intraventricular Hemorrhage Treated by External Ventricular Drainage with Intraventricular Fibrinolysis: Statistical and, 2017, World neurosurgery, 1, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.044, Scopus
80. Ayubi, E., Sullman, M.J.M., Safiri, S. Letter: complications of percutaneous liver biopsy with Klatskin needles—methodological issues, 2017, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 1, 10.1111/apt.14131, Scopus
81. Djalalinia, S., Qorbani, M., Rezaei, N., Sheidaei, A., Mahdavi-Gorabi, A., Kasaeian, A., Motlagh, M.E., Asayesh, H., Safiri, S., Kelishadi, R. Joint association of screen time and physical activity with anthropometric measures in Iranian children and adolescents: The weight disorders survey of the CASPIAN-IV study, 2017, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1, 10.1515/jpem-2016-0486, Scopus
82. AYUBI, E., DOOSTI-IRANI, A., SANJARI MOGHADDAM, A., KHAZAEI, S., MANSORI, K., SAFIRI, S., SANI, M., MOSTAFAVI, E. Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) and tuberculin skin test (TST) for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in haemodialysis (HD) patients: a meta-analysis of κ estimates – ERRATUM, 2017, Epidemiology and Infection, 1, 10.1017/S0950268817001261, Scopus
83. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Frequency and Predicting Factors on Chronic Expanding Intracerebral Hematoma in Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage: 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular, 1, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.03.032, Scopus
84. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Letter to the Editor Regarding “Risk Factors and Independent Predictors of 30-Day Readmission for Altered Mental Status After Elective Spine Surgery for Spine Deformity: A Single Institutional Study of 1090 Patients”, 2017, World Neurosurgery, 1, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.03.060, Scopus
85. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Comment on Effect of Resting Heart Rate on All-Cause Mortality and Cardiovascular Events According to Age, 2017, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 1, 10.1111/jgs.14850, Scopus
86. Khoramdad, M., Alimohamadi, Y., Safiri, S., Pakzad, R., Shakiba, E., Shafiei, J., Firouzi, A. Dairy products consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies, 2017, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal, 1, 10.5812/ircmj.14140, Scopus
87. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Re: Pastuszak et al.: Poor Sleep Quality Predicts Hypogonadal Symptoms and Sexual Dysfunction in Male Nonstandard Shift Workers: Methodological Issues to Avoid Prediction Fallacy (Urology 2017;102:121-125), 2017, Urology, 1, 10.1016/j.urology.2016.12.059, Scopus
88. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infection posthysterectomy in a tertiary care center: Methodologic issues, 2017, American Journal of Infection Control, 1, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.01.017, Scopus
89. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Hypertension after injury among burned combat veterans: A retrospective cohort study; Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 1, 10.1016/j.burns.2016.11.019, Scopus
90. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S., Sani, M., Doosti-Irani, A., Sanjari Moghaddam, A. Effect of metabolic syndrome on cardiovascular, hepatic events, and death in chronic hepatitis B patients: Methodological issues, 2017, Hepatology, 1, 10.1002/hep.29001, Scopus
91. Almasi-Hashiani, A., Sepidarkish, M., Safiri, S., Morasae, E.K., Shadi, Y., Omani-Samani, R. Understanding determinants of unequal distribution of stillbirth in Tehran, Iran: A concentration index decomposition approach, 2017, BMJ Open, 1, 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013644, Scopus
92. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S., Sani, M., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K. Heavy daily alcohol intake at the population level predicts the weight of alcohol in cirrhosis burden worldwide: Methodological issues of confounding and prediction models, 2017, Journal of Hepatology, 1, 10.1016/j.jhep.2016.10.039, Scopus
93. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Letter to the editor: Phosphorus as predictive factor for erectile dysfunction in middle aged men: A cross sectional study in Korea; Methodological issues to avoid prediction fallacy, 2017, Investigative and Clinical Urology, 1, 10.4111/icu.2017.58.2.146, Scopus
94. Safiri, S., Sani, Impact of an emergency medicine pharmacist, 2017, American Journal, 1, 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.10.041, Scopus
95. Heshmat, R., Qorbani, M., Safiri, S., Eslami-Shahr Babaki, A., Matin, N., Motamed-Gorji, N., Motlagh, M.-E., Djalalinia, S., Ardalan, G., Mansourian, M., Asayesh, H., Kelishadi, R. Association of passive and active smoking with self-rated health and life satisfaction in Iranian children and adolescents: The CASPIAN IV study, 2017, BMJ Open, 1, 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012694, Scopus
96. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Prevalence of and factors associated with nephropathy in diabetic patients attending an outpatient clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe: Methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1, 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0011a, Scopus
97. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E., Mansori, K. Prevalence of Food Insecurity in Low-Income Neighborhoods in West Texas: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 1, 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.09.010, Scopus
98. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. Blood trihalomethane levels and the risk of total cancer mortality in US adults: Methodological issues, 2016, Environmental Pollution, 1, 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.027, Scopus
99. Moosazadeh, Epidemiological and Clinical Features of 2016, Osong Public, 1, 10.1016/j.phrp.2016.04.009, Scopus
100. Karamzad, N., Safiri, S., Amiri, S., Syedi, N., Ebrahimi-Mameghani, M., Moosazadeh, M., Qorbani, M., Abbasi-Ghahramanloo, A. Predictors of low birth weight infants in the north west province of Iran: A case-control study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 1, 10.22038/ijp.2016.6949, Scopus
101. Kelishadi, R., Rezaei, F., Djalalinia, S., Asadi, M., Miranzadeh, S., Motlagh, M.E., Ranjbar, S.H., Safiri, S., Mansourian, M., Ansari, H., Qorbani, M., Safari, O. Is duration of breastfeeding associated with anthropometric measures in children and adolescents? The weight disorders survey of the CASPIAN- IV study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 1, 10.22038/ijp.2016.7166, Scopus
102. Ebrahimi, A., Mahdavi, M., Trends in health burden of untreated water and insanitary environments in Iran, 1990-2016, Medical Journal of the Islamic, 1, Scopus
103. Mirmoghtadaee, P., Heshmat, R., Djalalinia, S., Motamed-Gorji, N., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Safiri, S., Ahadi, Z., Shafiee, G., Asayesh, H., Qorbani, M., Yaghini, O., Kelishadi, R. The association of socioeconomic status of family and living region with self-rated health and life satisfaction in children and adolescents: The CASPIAN-IV study, 2016, Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1, Scopus
104. Asadi-lari, M., Ahmadi Pishkuhi, M., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Safiri, S., Sepidarkish, M. Validation study of the EORTC information questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-INFO25) in Iranian cancer patients, 2015, Supportive Care in Cancer, 1, 10.1007/s00520-014-2510-y, Scopus
105. Ayubi, E., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S., Kousha, A., Baniasadi, M., Augner, C. Post-treatment Clinical Outcomes of Cutaneous Leishmaniosis in the Bam Area, South Eastern Iran: Analysis of over 9,000 Cases, 2015, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1, 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.03.001, Scopus
106. Moosazadeh, M., Zolala, F., Sheikhzadeh, K., Safiri, S., Amiresmaili, M. Response to the bam earthquake: A qualitative study on the experiences of the top and middle level health managers in Kerman, Iran, 2014, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 1, 10.1017/S1049023X14000727, Scopus
107. Mansori, K., Safiri, S. Comments on natural history and predictors of survival in progressive supranuclear palsy, 2018, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 10.1016/j.jns.2017.12.014, Scopus
108. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. A Novel Scoring System for Diagnosing Acute Mesenteric Ischemia in the Emergency Ward: Methodological Issues, 2018, World Journal of Surgery, 10.1007/s00268-017-4216-z, Scopus
109. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Re: Sungmin Woo, Chong Hyun Suh, Sang Youn Kim, Jeong Yeon Cho, Seung Hyup Kim. Diagnostic Performance of Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System Version 2 for Detection of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Diagnostic Meta-analysis. Eur Urol 2017;72:177–88, 2018, European Urology, 10.1016/j.eururo.2017.07.039, Scopus
110. Safiri, S., Ayubi, Gender difference in the association and, 2018, International, 10.1002/gps.4739, Scopus, E. presentation of visual hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies: statistical and methodological issues, Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
111. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Malondialdehyde: A novel predictive biomarker for post-stroke depression—Methodological issues, 2018, Journal of Affective Disorders, 10.1016/j.jad.2017.11.086, Scopus
112. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. A predictive model of inflammatory markers and patient-reported symptoms for cachexia in newly diagnosed pancreatic cancer patients: methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2018, Supportive Care in Cancer, 10.1007/s00520-017-3822-5, Scopus
113. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Worrisome high frequency of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in community-acquired urinary tract infections: A case–control study; methodological issues, 2018, International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.11.003, Scopus
114. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Platelet count: A predictor of sepsis and mortality in severe burns; Methodological issues, 2018, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.10.027, Scopus
115. Ashrafi-Asgarabada, A., Safiri, S. Clinical outcome and predictive factors of postoperative myasthenic crisis in 173 thymomatous myasthenia gravis patients: methodological issues, 2018, International Journal of Neuroscience, 10.1080/00207454.2018.1426576, Scopus
116. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on decreased mortality in patients prescribed vancomycin after implementation, 2018, American Journal of Infection, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.022, Scopus
117. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Prospective evaluation of risk factors and clinical influence of carbapenem resistance in children with gram-negative bacteria infection: Methodologic issues, 2018, American Journal of Infection Control, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.004, Scopus
118. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Prognostic value of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass for all-cause mortality and vascular events within one year after acute ischemic stroke: Methodological issues, 2018, Atherosclerosis, 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.10.021, Scopus
119. Safiri, S., Mansori, K. Letter to the Editor, 2018, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.065, Scopus
120. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Pre-diagnostic dynamic HPV16 IgG seropositivity and risk of oropharyngeal cancer: Methodological issues, 2018, Oral Oncology, 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.11.016, Scopus
121. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on the association between reduced arterial stiffness and preserved diastolic function of the left ventricle in middle-aged and elderly patients, 2018, Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 10.1111/jch.13131, Scopus
122. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on risk factors for health care-associated infections: From better knowledge to better prevention, 2018, American Journal of Infection Control, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.025, Scopus
123. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Age and dressing type as independent predictors of post-operative infection in patients with acute compartment syndrome, 2018, International Orthopaedics, 10.1007/s00264-017-3640-x, Scopus
124. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Time trend and risk factors of avascular bone necrosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: methodological issues, 2018, Lupus, 10.1177/0961203317734920, Scopus
125. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Geographic Variation in Morbidity and Mortality of Cerebrovascular Diseases in Korea during 2011-2015: Bias due to Spatial Autocorrelation and Modifiable Areal Unit Problem, 2018, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.11.039, Scopus
126. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Validation of Predictive Scoring System for Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Insertion After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Statistical and Methodologic Issues, 2018, World Neurosurgery, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.032, Scopus
127. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Re: Failed Primary Bladder Exstrophy Closure with Osteotomy: Multivariable Analysis of a 25-Year Experience: P. Sirisreetreerux, K. M. Lue, T. Ingviya, D. A. Friedlander, H. N. Di Carlo, P. D. Sponseller and J. P. Gearhart J Urol 2017; 197: 1138–1143. 2018, Journal of Urology, 10.1016/j.juro.2017.08.092, Scopus
128. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on incidence and risk factors for infection in spine surgery: A prospective multicenter study of 1,764 instrumented spine procedures, 2018, American Journal of Infection Control, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.027, Scopus
129. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E., Mansori, K. Comments on procalcitonin for the early diagnosis of sepsis in burn patients: A, 2018, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.11.022, Scopus
130. Mansori, K., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. The frail fail: Increased mortality and post-operative complications in orthopaedic trauma patients: Methodological issues, 2018, Injury, 10.1016/j.injury.2018.01.021, Scopus
131. Mansori, K., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on "Low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy: 4-8 week postimplant prostate-specific antigen a novel predictor of biochemical failure-free survival", 2018, Brachytherapy, 10.1016/j.brachy.2017.11.013, Scopus
132. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E., Mansori, K. Comments on associations between religiosity and anxiety, depressive symptoms, and well-being in Korean adults living with epilepsy, 2018, Epilepsy and Behavior, 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.10.029, Scopus
133. Ayubi, E., Salimi, Y., Safiri, S. Body Mass Index >35 as Independent Predictor of Mortality in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Statistical and Methodologic Issues, 2018, World Neurosurgery, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.069, Scopus
134. Omani-Samani, R., Mansournia, M.A., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Sepidarkish, M., Safiri, S., Khedmati Morasae, E., Amini Rarani, M. Decomposition of socioeconomic inequalities in preterm deliveries in Tehran, Iran, 2018, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 10.1002/ijgo.12347, Scopus
135. Omani-Samani, R., Mansournia, M.A., Sepidarkish, M., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Safiri, S., Vesali, S., Amini, P., Maroufizadeh, S. Cross-sectional study of associations between prior spontaneous abortions and preterm delivery, 2018, International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 10.1002/ijgo.12348, Scopus
136. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Therapy-free interval has prognostic value in patients with recurrent cervical cancer treated with chemotherapy following definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy: methodological issues, 2017, Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 10.1007/s00404-017-4629-9, Scopus
137. Safiri, S., Sullman, M.J.M., Qorbani, M. Neonatal cerebral lesions predict 2-year neurodevelopmental impairment in children treated with laser surgery for twin–twin transfusion syndrome: methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 10.1080/14767058.2017.1416080, Scopus
138. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Clinical characteristics and survival of pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with three major connective tissue diseases: Methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.06.063, Scopus
139. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Common and specific risk factors for ischemic stroke in elderly: Differences based on type of ischemic stroke and aging; methodological, 2017, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 10.1016/j.jns.2017.10.029, Scopus
140. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Comments on “Predictors of hemodynamic derangement during intubation in the critically ill: A nested case-control study of hemodynamic management”, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.10.031, Scopus
141. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Analysis of 340 Patients with Solid Pseudopapillary Tumors of the Pancreas: A Closer Look at Patients with Metastatic Disease: Methodological Issues, 2017, Annals of Surgical Oncology, 10.1245/s10434-017-6125-7, Scopus
142. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk factors for mortality in patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis; Comment on data sparsity, 2017, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 10.1111/ane.12792, Scopus
143. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Smoking, Hypertension, and Their Combined Effect on Ischemic Stroke Incidence: A Prospective Study among Inner Mongolians in China: Methodological and Statistical Issues, 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.09.022, Scopus
144. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Re: R. Jeffrey Karnes, Voleak Choeurng, Ashley E. Ross, et al. Validation of a Genomic Risk Classifier to Predict Prostate Cancer-specific Mortality in Men with Adverse Pathologic Features. Eur Urol. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2017.03.036, 2017, European Urology, 10.1016/j.eururo.2017.05.031, Scopus
145. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on Analysis of the Usefulness of the WORSEN Score for Predicting the Deterioration of Acute Ischemic Stroke, 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.08.044, Scopus
146. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Burned patients who die from causes other than the burn affect the model used to predict mortality: A national exploratory study; Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.08.022, Scopus
147. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Cardiovascular risk profile in burn survivors: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.08.021, Scopus
148. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Long term mortality in critically ill burn survivors: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.07.026, Scopus
149. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Letter to the Editor Regarding “Presence of a Malignant Tumor as a Novel Predictive Factor for Repeated Recurrences of Chronic Subdural Hematoma”, 2017, World Neurosurgery, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.08.167, Scopus
150. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Primary Surgery for Malignant Large Bowel Obstruction: Postoperative Nasogastric Tube Reinsertion is Not Mandatory—Methodological Issues, 2017, World Journal of Surgery, 10.1007/s00268-017-4059-7, Scopus
151. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Letter to the Editor Regarding “Relationship Between Koenig Depression Scale and Postoperative Outcomes, Ambulation, and Perception of Pain in Elderly Patients (≥65 Years) Undergoing Elective Spinal Surgery for Adult Scoliosis”, 2017, World Neurosurgery, 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.08.067, Scopus
152. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Bone mineral density profile among post-menopausal women in Manipur: a hospital-2017, International Journal of 10.1111/1756-185X.13121, Scopus
153. Ayubi, E., Sullman, M.J.M., Safiri, S. Re: "dynamic Risk Stratification for Predicting Recurrence in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Treated Without Radioactive Iodine Remnant Ablation Therapy" by Park et al.: (Thyroid 2017;27:524-530), 2017, Thyroid, 10.1089/thy.2017.0303, Scopus
154. Pakzad, R., Dabbagh-Moghaddam, A., Mohebali, M., Safiri, S., Barati, M. Spatio-temporal analysis of cutaneous leishmaniasis using geographic information system among Iranian Army Units and its comparison with the general population of Iran during 2005–2014, 2017, Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 10.1007/s12639-017-0944-0, Scopus
155. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E., Mansori, K. Comments on ‘Potential risk factors for birth fractures: a case-control study’, 2017, International Orthopaedics, 10.1007/s00264-017-3695-8, Scopus
156. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on potential role of tele-rehabilitation to address barriers to implementation of physical therapy among West African stroke survivors: A cross-sectional survey, 2017, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 10.1016/j.jns.2017.09.037, Scopus
157. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on Validation of Serial Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Score as an Outcome Predictor in Thrombolyzed Stroke Patients, 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.07.030, Scopus
158. Ayubi, E., Safiri, Timing of initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer: A case-matched, 2017, European Journal of Surgical, 10.1016/j.ejso.2017.05.027, Scopus
159. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Potential of a cure in patients with colorectal liver metastases and concomitant extrahepatic disease: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Surgical Oncology, 10.1002/jso.24729, Scopus
160. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Plasma thrombin-cleaved osteopontin as a potential biomarker of acute atherothrombotic ischemic stroke: Comments on data sparsity, 2017, Hypertension Research, 10.1038/hr.2017.70, Scopus
161. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Risk factors for preeclampsia in infertile Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A prospective cohort study: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 10.1111/jch.13050, Scopus
162. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Letter: the outcome of ulcerative colitis patients undergoing pouch surgery may be determined by pre-surgical factors, 2017, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 10.1111/apt.14255, Scopus
163. Ghorbani, N.R., Djalalinia, S., Modirian, M., Abdar, Z.E., Mansourian, M., Gorabi, A.M., Asayesh, H., Ansari, H., Atoofi, M.K., Tajbakhsh, R., Prevalence of hepatitis C infection in Iranian hemodialysis patients: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis, 2017, Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 10.4103/jrms.JRMS_223_17, Scopus
164. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Serum interleukin-6 and survivin levels predict clinical response to etanercept treatment in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: Methodological issues, 2017, Modern Rheumatology, 10.1080/14397595.2017.1387224, Scopus
165. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Reply to “Clinical and pathologic factors associated with subclinical spread of invasive melanoma”: Statistical and methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.03.050, Scopus
166. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Prognostic Value of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Compared with Risk Scores in Stable Cardiovascular Disease: Methodological Issues, 2017, American Journal of Medicine, 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.05.038, Scopus
167. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Early postoperative decrease of serum albumin predicts surgical outcome in patients undergoing colorectal resection: Methodologic issues, 2017, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000904, Scopus
168. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Mortality, length-of-stay, bloodstream and respiratory viral infections in a pediatric intensive care unit: Comment on data sparsity, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.05.033, Scopus
169. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Sarcopenia based on the Asian working Group for Sarcopenia criteria and all-cause mortality risk in older Japanese adults: 2017, Geriatrics and Gerontology, 10.1111/ggi.13092, Scopus
170. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk of Colchicine-Associated Myopathy in Gout: Influence of Concomitant Use of Statin; Methodologic Issues, 2017, American Journal of Medicine, 10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.04.032, Scopus
171. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Risk factors for unplanned transfer to the intensive care unit after emergency department admission: Methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.04.031, Scopus
172. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Sepsis in Haiti: Prevalence, treatment, and outcomes in a Port-au-Prince referral hospital: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.06.017, Scopus
173. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K., Ayubi, E. Comments on “Increased risk of mortality by fibrosis stage in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis”, 2017, Hepatology, 10.1002/hep.29388, Scopus
174. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Dietary isoflavone intake and all-cause mortality in breast cancer survivors: The Breast Cancer Family Registry—methodological issues, 2017, Cancer, 10.1002/cncr.30852, Scopus
175. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Integration of MRI to clinical nomogram for predicting pathological stage before radical prostatectomy: bias in the prediction model, 2017, World Journal of Urology, 10.1007/s00345-017-2020-x, Scopus
176. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on the associations of systolic and diastolic blood pressure night-To-day ratios, 2017, Hypertension Research, 10.1038/hr.2017.47, Scopus
177. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Insulin resistance predicts cognitive decline: An 11-year follow-up of a nationally representative adult population sample. diabetes care 2017;40:751-758, 2017, Diabetes Care, 10.2337/dc17-0876, Scopus
178. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Factors Associated With Surgical Outcomes in Congenital Ptosis: A 10-Year Study of 319 Cases, 2017, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.04.027, Scopus
179. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. The association between caudal anesthesia and increased risk of postoperative surgical complications in boys undergoing hypospadias repair: Comment on data sparsity, 2017, Paediatric Anaesthesia, 10.1111/pan.13207, Scopus
180. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Pseudomonas aeruginosa Outbreak in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Attributed to Hospital Tap Water: Methodological and Statistical Issues to Avoid Misinterpretation, 2017, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 10.1017/ice.2017.149, Scopus
181. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. “Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre”— methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 10.1016/j.ijom.2017.04.005, Scopus
182. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Diabetes mellitus and its effects on all-cause mortality after radiopeptide therapy for neuroendocrine tumors: Methodologic issues, 2017, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 10.2967/jnumed.117.189902, Scopus
183. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on cardiovascular mortality – Comparing risk factor associations within couples and in the total population – The HUNT study, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.02.145, Scopus
184. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Re: Nicholas J. Giacalone, William U. Shipley, Rebecca H. Clayman, et al. Long-term Outcomes After Bladder-preserving Tri-modality Therapy for Patients with Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer: An Updated Analysis of the Massachusetts General Hospital Experience. Eur Urol 2017;71:952–60: Methodological Issues to Avoid Misinterpretation, 2017, European Urology, 10.1016/j.eururo.2017.06.008, Scopus
185. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Blood pressure and all-cause mortality by level of cognitive function in the elderly: Results from a population-based study in rural Greece: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 10.1111/jch.13034, Scopus
186. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. The diagnostic advantage of EOB-MR imaging over CT in the detection of liver metastasis in patients with potentially resectable pancreatic cancer: Methodological issues, 2017, Pancreatology, 10.1016/j.pan.2017.06.011, Scopus
187. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Household and caregiver characteristics and behaviors as predictors of unsafe exposure of children to paraffin appliances: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.03.033, Scopus
188. Ayubi, E., Safiri, Predictors of granulomatous lymphocytic, 2017, Annals of Allergy, 10.1016/j.anai.2017.06.005, Scopus
189. Almasi-Hashiani, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Outcomes of Twin Pregnancies in Women 45 Years of Age or Older, 2017, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002219, Scopus
190. Ayubi, E., Sullman, M.J.M., Safiri, S. J-shaped relationship between habitual coffee consumption and 10-year (2002–2012) cardiovascular disease incidence: methodological issues, 2017, European Journal of Nutrition, 10.1007/s00394-017-1486-z, Scopus
191. Pakzad, R., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comparison of clinical outcomes in diabetic and non-diabetic burns patients in a national burns referral center in Southeast Asia: A 3-year retrospective review: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.02.020, Scopus
192. Tajbakhsh, R., Heshmat, R., Safiri, S., Vafaeenia, M., Motlagh, M.E., Mansourian, M., Beshtar, S., Safari, O., Asayesh, H., Ansari, H., Qorbani, M., Kelishadi, R. Association of glomerular filtration rate with cardiometabolic risk factors in Iranian adolescents CASPIAN III study, 2017, Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases, Scopus
193. Moradi-Lakeh, M., Charara, R., El Bcheraoui, C., Khalil, I., Afshin, A., Intentional injuries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1005-2, Scopus
194. Safi, S., Ahmadieh, H., Katibeh, M., Yaseri, M., Ramezani, A., Shahraz, S., Moradi-Lakeh, Burden of vision loss in the Eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1000-7, Scopus
195. Tehrani-Banihashemi, A., Moradi-Lakeh, M., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Khalil, I., Burden of cardiovascular diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1012-3, Scopus
196. Khalil, I., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Afshin, A., Kassebaum, Transport injuries and deaths in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-0987-0, Scopus
197. El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Danger ahead: the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in the Eastern, 2017, International Journal of Public, 10.1007/s00038-017-1017-y, Scopus Khalil, I.A., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Afshin, A., Mediterranean Region, 1990–2015, Health
198. Charara, R., El Bcheraoui, C., Khalil, I., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Afshin, A., Kassebaum, The burden of mental disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2015: findings from the global burden of disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1006-1, Scopus
199. Khalil, I., Collison, M., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Afshin, A., Maternal mortality and morbidity burden in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1004-3, Scopus
200. Moradi-Lakeh, M., El Bcheraoui, C., Khalil, I., Charara, R., Afshin, A., Diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1014-1, Scopus
201. El Bcheraoui, C., Wang, H., Charara, R., Khalil, I., Moradi-Lakeh, Trends in HIV/AIDS morbidity and mortality in Eastern Mediterranean countries, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-1023-0, Scopus
202. Khalil, I., Collison, M., El Bcheraoui, C., Charara, R., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Afshin, A., Krohn, K.J., Neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality and morbidity burden in the Eastern Mediterranean region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study, 2017, International Journal of Public Health, 10.1007/s00038-017-0998-x, Scopus
203. Safiri, S. Prediction of distant metastases from nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Improved diagnostic performance of MRI using nodal volume in N1 and N2 stage disease: Methodological issues, 2017, Oral Oncology, 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.06.006, Scopus
204. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Validity and reliability of the Greek version of the xerostomia questionnaire in head and neck cancer patients: methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Supportive Care in Cancer, 10.1007/s00520-017-3582-2, Scopus
205. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Perioperative determinants of transient hypocalcemia after pediatric total thyroidectomy: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.066, Scopus
206. Karamzad, N., Safiri, S. Body mass index and the risk of all-cause mortality among patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A multicenter prospective observational study in China; methodological issues, 2017, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 10.1038/ejcn.2017.69, Scopus
207. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Relationship between parental hypertension and cardiometabolic risk factors in adolescents: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 10.1111/jch.13036, Scopus
208. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Smoking History Predicts Sensitivity to PARP Inhibitor Veliparib in Patients with Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.05.006, Scopus
209. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk factors for postoperative urinary tract infection following midurethral sling procedures: Methodological issues, 2017, European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2017.05.030, Scopus
210. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Data sparsity in study on human leukocyte antigen class i genes associated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and severe ocular complications, 2017, JAMA Ophthalmology, 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2286, Scopus
211. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk factors for uterine rupture with a special interest in uterine fundal pressure: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 10.1515/jpm-2017-0120, Scopus
212. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Cerebrospinal fluid cytotoxicity does not affect survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Methodological issues, 2017, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 10.1111/ane.12747, Scopus
213. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Factors Associated With Lower Extremity Dysmorphia Caused by Lower Extremity Lymphoedema: Comment on Data Sparsity, 2017, European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular, 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.04.023, Scopus
214. Ayubi, E., Khazaei, S., Safiri, S. Peripheral blood lymphocyte/monocyte ratio following completion of first-line therapy predicts early relapse in patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma: methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Annals of Hematology, 10.1007/s00277-017-3010-1, Scopus
215. Ayubi, E., Sani, M., Safiri, S., Khedmati Morasae, E., Almasi-Hashiani, A., Nazarzadeh, M. Socioeconomic Determinants of Inequality in Smoking Stages: A Distributive Analysis on a Sample of Male High School Students, 2017, American Journal of Men's Health, 10.1177/1557988315585822, Scopus
216. Ayubi, E., Doosti-Irani, A., Sanjari Moghaddam, A., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K., Safiri, S., Sani, M., Mostafavi, E. Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) and tuberculin skin test (TST) for diagnosis of latent tuberculosis in haemodialysis (HD) patients: A meta-analysis of κ estimates, 2017, Epidemiology and Infection, 10.1017/S0950268817000334, Scopus
217. Omani-Samani, R., Sepidarkish, M., Safiri, S., Esmailzadeh, A., Vesali, S., Impact of Gestational Weight Gain on Cesarean Delivery Risk, Perinatal Birth Weight and Gestational Age in Women with Normal Pre-pregnancy BMI, 2017, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India, 10.1007/s13224-017-1023-2, Scopus
218. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Re: Gunlusoy et al.: Cognitive Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy in Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Methodological Issues (Urology 2017;103:167-172), 2017, Urology, 10.1016/j.urology.2017.02.041, Scopus
219. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. To the Editor, 2017, Menopause, 10.1097/GME.0000000000000869, Scopus
220. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Re: Zacho et al.: Unexplained Bone Pain Is an Independent Risk Factor for Bone Metastases in Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer: A Prospective Study (Urology 2017;99:148-154), 2017, Urology, 10.1016/j.urology.2017.02.046, Scopus
221. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Re: Can Activities of Daily Living Predict Complications following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy?: D. A. Leavitt, P. Motamedinia, S. Moran, M. Siev, P. T. Zhao, N. Theckumparampil, M. Fakhoury, S. Elsamra, D. Hoenig, A. Smith and Z. Okeke J Urol 2016; 195: 1805–1809. 2017, Journal of Urology, 10.1016/j.juro.2017.01.049, Scopus
222. Kelishadi, R., Mozafarian, N., Qorbani, M., Motlagh, M.E., Safiri, S., Ardalan, G., Is snack consumption associated with meal skipping in children and adolescents? The CASPIAN-IV study, 2017, Eating and Weight Disorders, 10.1007/s40519-017-0370-4, Scopus
223. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Letter to the Editor on: Prostate-specific antigen density is predictive of outcome in suboptimal prostate seed brachytherapy, 2017, Brachytherapy, 10.1016/j.brachy.2017.02.010, Scopus
224. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Pulmonary arterial capacitance index is a strong predictor for adverse outcome in children with idiopathic and heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension: methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Journal of Pediatrics, 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.01.030, Scopus
225. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Joint associations of smoking and television viewing time on cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality: Methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Cancer, 10.1002/ijc.30645, Scopus
226. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Relationship between increased carotid artery stiffness and idiopathic subjective tinnitus: methodological issues, 2017, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 10.1007/s00405-017-4496-9, Scopus
227. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Re: Kyung et al.: Changes in Weight and Metabolic Syndrome Are Associated With Prostate Growth Rate Over a 5-Year Period (Urology 2017;103;185-190), 2017, Urology, 10.1016/j.urology.2016.10.052, Scopus
228. Esfahlan, A.J., Safiri, S., Lotfi, M., Zamanzadeh, V., Association between behavioral responses and burn pain intensity, 2017, Trauma Monthly, 10.5812/traumamon.39442, Scopus, Babapoor, J.
229. Safiri, S. Knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy and estimation of frequency of condom use among Iranian students based on a crosswise model: More explanation is needed for the crosswise model, 2017, International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 10.1515/ijamh-2016-0110, Scopus
230. Karamzad, N., Safiri, S. A prospective study of water intake and subsequent risk of all-cause mortality in a national cohort: Methodologic issues, 2017, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 10.3945/ajcn.116.151373, Scopus
231. Pakzad, R., Safiri, S. Dose-dependent association between muscle-strengthening activities and all-cause mortality: Methodological issues [Association dose dépendante entre l'activité musculaire et la mortalité toute cause], 2017, Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.acvd.2017.02.003, Scopus
232. Karamzad, N., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Baseline metabolic disturbances and the twenty-five year risk of incident cancer in a Mediterranean population: Methodological issues, 2017, Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.numecd.2016.12.001, Scopus
233. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. Development and preliminary evaluation of the OsteoArthritis Questionnaire (OA-Quest): a psychometric study: methodological issues, 2017, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 10.1016/j.joca.2016.10.018, Scopus
234. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Treatment in carbon monoxide poisoning patients with headache: Statistical and methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.12.013, Scopus
235. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. Association between anthropometric indices and hyperuricemia in rural area of China: Methodological issues, 2017, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.10.014, Scopus
236. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E., Khazei, S. Fruit and Vegetable, Fat, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Among Low-Income Mothers Living in Neighborhoods With Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.10.013, Scopus
237. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Ayubi, E., Sullman, M.J.M., Safiri, S. Re: Hussein et al.: Development and Validation of a Quality Assurance Score for Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy: A 10-Year Analysis (Urology 2016;97:124-129), 2017, Urology, 10.1016/j.urology.2016.11.044, Scopus
238. Safiri, S., Sani, M., Ayubi, E. Circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with vascular function and structure: Methodological issues, 2017, International Journal of Cardiology, 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.064, Scopus
239. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. High Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Levels Increase Proinflammatory and Cardiovascular Markers in Patients with Extreme Obesity: Methodological Issues, 2017, Archives of Medical Research, 10.1016/j.arcmed.2017.03.017, Scopus
240. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E., Sani, M., Khazaei, S., Mansori, K. Baseline disease is a more important predictor of intestinal necrosis than CT findings: methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.10.077, Scopus
241. Safiri, S. Predictive value of procalcitonin for intestinal ischemia and/or necrosis in pediatric patients, 2017, Journal of 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.08.07, Scopus
242. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Elevated body mass index is a risk factor associated with possible liver cirrhosis across different etiologies of chronic liver disease: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 10.1016/j.jfma.2017.09.013, Scopus
243. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Development and validation of a questionnaire to evaluate infection control in oral radiology: Methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation, 2017, Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 10.1259/dmfr.20170033, Scopus
244. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. The association of cancer risks with pentachlorophenol exposure: Focusing on community population in the areas along certain section of Yangtze River in China: Methodological issues, 2017, Environmental Pollution, 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.02.033, Scopus
245. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Presenting hypertension, burn injury, and mortality in combat casualties: Methodological issues, 2017, Burns, 10.1016/j.burns.2017.09.025, Scopus
246. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Patients' outcomes after cardiac arrest based on age: Methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.08.056, Scopus
247. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Hypoalbuminemia is a predictor of mortality and rebleeding in peptic ulcer bleeding under proton pump inhibitor use: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 10.1016/j.jfma.2017.11.004, Scopus
248. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on predictive performance of serum S100B for neuronal damage and poor clinical outcomes, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.10.031, Scopus
249. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on prospective study of metabolic syndrome as a mortality marker in chronic coronary heart disease patients, 2017, European Journal of Internal Medicine, 10.1016/j.ejim.2017.08.022, Scopus
250. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Prediabetes Is Associated with Unfavorable Outcome in Young Adult Patients with Ischemic Stroke: Methodological Issues, 2017, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.11.006, Scopus
251. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on the relationship between fibrinogen and in-hospital mortality in patients with type A acute aortic dissection, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.11.063, Scopus
252. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Comments on validation of the criteria for early critical care resource use in assessing the effectiveness of field triage, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.09.046, Scopus
253. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Ten-year all-cause mortality and its association with vision among Indigenous Australians within central Australia: Methodological issues, 2017, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 10.1111/ceo.13078, Scopus
254. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Factors associated with in-hospital mortality among critically ill surgical patients with multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.11.033, Scopus
255. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Lymphatic vessel density and VEGF-C expression as independent predictors of melanoma metastases: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 10.1016/j.bjps.2017.08.032, Scopus
256. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Prognostic factors of early death in children with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: Methodological issues, 2017, Cytokine, 10.1016/j.cyto.2017.09.024, Scopus
257. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Predicting 72-hour emergency department revisits: Methodological issues, 2017, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.11.052, Scopus
258. Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A., Safiri, S. Passive smoking and Parkinson's disease in California teachers: Methodological issues, 2017, Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2017.12.018, Scopus
259. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Assessment of population exposure to PM2.5 for mortality in China and its public health benefit based on BenMAP: Biases due to spatial auto correlation and the modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP), 2017, Environmental Pollution, 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.01.069, Scopus
260. Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Association of urinary metals levels with type 2 diabetes risk in coke oven workers: Methodological issues, 2017, Environmental Pollution, 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.01.073, Scopus
261. Safiri, S., Qorbani, M. The incidence and clinical associated factors of interval colorectal cancers in Southern Taiwan: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 10.1016/j.jfma.2017.10.006, Scopus
262. Qorbani, M., Safiri, S. Severe aortic arch calcification predicts mortality in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 10.1016/j.jfma.2017.09.011, Scopus
263. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. The effect of CPAP therapy on insulin-like growth factor and cognitive functions in obstructive sleep apnea patients: Methodological issues, 2017, Clinical Respiratory Journal, 10.1111/crj.12727, Scopus
264. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E. Korean translation and validation of the WHOQOL-DIS for people with spinal cord injury and stroke: Methodological issues, 2017, Disability and Health Journal, 10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.02.012, Scopus
265. Safiri, S., Ashrafi-Asgarabad, A. Bacteriuria is not associated with surgical site infection in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery: Methodologic issues, 2017, American Journal of Infection Control, 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.11.003, Scopus
266. Qorbani, M., Safiri, S. Predictors of outcomes and refractoriness in status epilepticus: A prospective study; Methodological issues, 2017, Epilepsy and Behavior, 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.10.031, Scopus
267. Almasi-Hashiani, A., Ayubi, E., Safiri, S. Risk of metachronous ovarian cancer after ovarian conservation in young women with stage I cervical cancer: Methodologic issues, 2017, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.10.012, Scopus
268. Safiri, S., Mansourpour, H., Ayubi, E. Frequency and predictors of psychological distress after a diagnosis of epilepsy: A community-based study: Methodological issues, 2017, Epilepsy and Behavior, 10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.09.007, Scopus
269. Ayubi, E., Khazaei, S., Association between Chinese cooking oil fumes and sleep quality among a middle-2017, Environmental, 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.05.049, Scopus
270. Safiri, S., Ayubi, E., Mansori, K. Comments on increased risk for complications following removal of hardware in patients with liver disease, pilon or pelvic fractures: A regression analysis, 2017, Injury, 10.1016/j.injury.2017.10.039, Scopus
271. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Ayubi, E. Analysis of the correlation between deformational plagiocephaly and neurodevelopment delay: Methodological issues, 2017, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 10.1016/j.bjps.2017.10.031, Scopus
272. Safiri, S., Khazaei, S., Ayubi, E. Comments on prediction of lymph node metastasis in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors by contrast enhancement characteristics, 2017, Pancreatology, 10.1016/j.pan.2017.11.013, Scopus
273. Safiri, S., Mansourpour, H., Ayubi, E. Comments on preoperative severe hypoalbuminemia is associated with an increased risk of postoperative delirium in elderly patients: Results of a secondary analysis, 2017, Journal of Critical Care, 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.10.015, Scopus
274. Rafiei, M., Rivakani, F., Torabi, L., Alaeddini, F., Safiri, S. Community-based amblyopia screening program for early detection in Iran: a repeated cross-sectional study from 1996 to 2013, 2017, Public Health, 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.06.011, Scopus
275. Kelishadi, R., Qorbani, M., Socioeconomic inequality in childhood obesity and its determinants in Iran: A, 2017, Jornal de Pediatria, 10.1016/j.jped.2017.03.009, Scopus, Heshmat, R., Djalalinia, S., Sheidaei, A., Safiri, S., Hajizadeh, N., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Asayesh, H., Mansourian, M. Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition
276. Safiri, S., Haghdoost, A.A., Hashemi, F., Amiri, S., Raza, O., Sadeghi-Bazargani, H. Association between adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and helmet use among motorcycle riders, 2016, Trauma Monthly, 10.5812/traumamon.21066, Scopus
277. Ansari, H., Kelishadi, R., Qorbani, M., Mansourian, M., Ahadi, Z., Motlagh, M.E., Ardalan, G., Safiri, S., Asayesh, H., Mohammadi, R., Heshmat, R. Is meal frequency associated with mental distress and violent behaviors in children and adolescents? The CASPIAN IV study, 2016, International Journal of Pediatrics, 10.22038/ijp.2016.6476, Scopus
278. Rivakani, F., Torabi, L., Rafiei, The sensitivity, specificity and predictive values of Snellen chart compared to the 2015, International Journal of 10.22038/ijp.2015.6168, Scopus
279. Moosazadeh, M., Zolala, F., Sheikhzadeh, K., Safiri, S., Amiresmaili, M.R. A review of health managers' experiences with challenges of aiding in bam earthquake: A qualitative study, 2013, Journal of Military Medicine, Scopus

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