mjiri.iums.ac.ir - The Medical Journal of The Islamic Republic of Iran (MJIRI), is an editorially independent peer reviewed online open access journal owned and published by Iran University of Medical Sciences and aims to be a publication of international repute for reporting current regional and international adventures in all aspects of the medicine. MJIRI welcomes contributions in the form of original research articles, letter to the editor, review articles, brief communications, debate articles, and study protocols. The Journal seeks to provide its readers with the highest quality scientific information published through a process of careful peer reviews and editorial comments. All publications are in English. Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran is indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central , Scopus , Index Copernicus, ISC, Ebsco, DOAJ, SID and Magiran.