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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 ...
Liver, spleen, pancreas and kidney involvement by human fascioliasis: Imaging findings
Background: Fasciola hepatica primarily involves the liver, however in some exceptional situations other organs have been reported to be involved. The ectopic involvement is either a result of Parasite migration or perhaps ...
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 ...
Knowledge of disease and health information needs of the patients with inflammatory bowel disease in a developing country
Background and aims: This study was performed to have a first-time assessment on the knowledge level of a population of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in a developing country like Iran and to identify their ...
Relation between demographic factors and hospitalization in patients with gastrointestinal disorders, using quantile regression analysis.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to investigate relation between demographic factors and hospitalization in gastrointestinal disorders. Quantile regression was used to analyze the predictors of duration of staying in ...
Seroprevalence of hepatitis E in Nahavand, Islamic Republic of Iran: A population-based study
A 2-month community-based survey in February/March of 2003 was carried out to study the seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in Nahavand, Islamic Republic of Iran. From each of 6 urban regions of Nahavand, ...
Evaluation of global genome methylation in gastritis lesion and its correlation with clinicopatological findings
Global genome hypomethylation as an epigenetic phenomenon may induce (pre)neoplastic transformation through inducing chromosomal and genomic instability and activating oncogenes. Global genome hypomethylation has a fundamental ...
Improvement of liver function in liver cirrhosis patients after autologous mesenchymal stem cell injection: A phase I-II clinical trial
BACKGROUND: End-stage liver disease is a medical problem with high morbidity and mortality. We have investigated the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of using autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as a treatment. ...
Prenatal screening and counseling in iran and ethical dilemmas
Objective: Prenatal screening has become an increasingly common procedure all over the world. It offers couples useful information relating to the health of their fetus, although it faces us with serious ethical dilemmas ...
Glutathione-S-transferase M1, T1 and P1 gene polymorphisms in type I autoimmune hepatitis: A case-control study 
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