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Prognostic factors in 1,138 Iranian colorectal cancer patients
Background and aim: The incidence of colorectal cancer is increased in Iran in recent years and colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both sexes. The aim of this study is to define the prognostic factors ...
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 ...
Long-term dysphagia due to bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus
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Mucins in neoplastic spectrum of colorectal polyps: Can they provide predictions?
Background: The significance of expression of different mucins in succession of malignant transformation of colorectal polyps is not determined yet. The aim of the present study was to determine the pattern of expression ...
Profile and frequency of p53 Gene alterations in gastritis lesions from Iran
Background: It has been frequently shown that p53 alterations have an important role in the development of gastric cancers but there is no data on p53 alteration in gastric cancer and its precancerous lesions from Iran ...
MTHFR rs1801133 polymorphism and susceptibility to colorectal cancer in Iranian population: Evidence of a case-control study and meta-analysis
Several studies have investigated whether MTHFR rs1801133 polymorphism contributes to risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), however the results are inconclusive. Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate this hypothesis ...
Evaluation of the left-to-right shift of colon tumors in Iran: Is the trend changing?
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. There have been several studies reporting the proximal tumor shift, especially in Western countries. In the present study, we ...
Molecular epidemiology of Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) in Iran: A preliminary report
To identify hepatitis delta virus (HDV) genetic variability and its circulating genotypes amongst infected Iranian patients, 25 patients with positive anti-HDV status from different parts of Iran were enrolled in this ...
C77G mutation in protein tyrosine phosphatase CD45 gene and autoimmune hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a rare frequent, multiplex disorder with undefined etiology. Susceptibility to autoimmune hepatitis results from complex interactions between genetic and environmental factors. In this study, ...
Cholangiocarcinoma in magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography and fascioliasis in endoscopic ultrasonography
Fascioliasis is a worldwide zoonotic infection with Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica. The zoonoses are particularly endemic in sheep-raising countries and are also endemic in Iran. Typical symptoms that may be ...