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Insulin resistance in chronic hepatitis B and C
Aim: To determine whether insulin resistance occurs in patients with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and chronic hepatitis C (CHC), and its relationship with the presence of liver fibrosis and steatosis. Methods: Untreated ...
Is ESR important for predicting post-ERCP pancreatitis?
Background: Pancreatitis remains the most common complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), resulting in substantial morbidity and occasional mortality. There are notable controversies and ...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography outcome from a single referral center in Iran
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the first choice for diagnostic evaluation of the pancreatic and biliary tree and can be accompanied by a high diagnostic sensitivity and a poor therapeutic ...
Clinical, laboratory biomarkers and imaging findings of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in Iran
Background: Pancreatic cancer has a high mortality rate because it is usually diagnosed late. Since little is known about this cancer in Iran, with the aim of improving this knowledge deficiency, we evaluated clinical, ...
Risk factors for post-ERCP cholangitis in patients with pancreatic cancer from a single referral center in Iran
Cholangitis is relatively uncommon but associated mortality is high due to the predisposition in people with underlying disease. For this recognition of contributing risk factors is necessary. Therefore, the present ...
Predictive value and main determinants of abnormal features of intraoperative cholangiography during cholecystectomy
BACKGROUND: The major issue with intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) is whether its diagnostic accuracy for common bile duct (CBD) stones matches that of other diagnostic procedures, and thus, whether it will become a ...