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Direct and indirect medical costs of functional constipation: A population-based study
Background Constipation causes a large number of medical visits each year and imposes significant financial toll on healthcare systems worldwide. So the present communitybased study was conducted in order to estimate ...
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 ...
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome: A significant association in an Iranian population
Background: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome are common diseases, which may be related. Aim: To assess the association between gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome ...
Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A and E virus infections in Tehran, Iran: A population based study
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis E virus (HEV) are enteric hepatotropic viruses and their prevalence is related to the sanitary conditions of the region under investigation. There are only a few studies on the ...