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Glutathione-S-transferase M1, T1 and P1 gene polymorphisms in type I autoimmune hepatitis: A case-control study 
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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 ...
High prevalence of reflux oesophagitis among upper endoscopies of Iranian patients
BACKGROUND AND AIM: To reinvestigate the prevalence of reflux esophagitis among upper endoscopies in a series of Iranian patients, considering the high prevalence of reflux esophagitis (76%) reported by an earlier Iranian ...
Appendectomy, tonsillectomy, and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: A case control study in Iran
There is some controversy about the prevalence of appendectomy and tonsillectomy among patients with Crohn's disease and a lower rate of appendectomy among patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). The objective of this study ...
Symptom patterns and relative distribution of functional bowel disorders in 1,023 gastroenterology patients in Iran
Background and aims: There are scanty data on functional bowel disorder (FBD) patterns in Iran. This first-time study tried to provide preliminary data on relative distribution of different types of FBD and their symptom ...
T1764G1766 core promoter double mutants are restricted to Hepatitis B virus strains with an A1757 and are common in genotype D
To investigate the role of pre-core and basal core promoter (BCP) mutants in hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)-negative chronic hepatitis B (e-CHB) in Iran, Hepatitis B virus strains from 30 patients and 42 anti-HBe-positive ...
Telomere shortening: A biological marker of sporadic colorectal cancer with normal expression of p53 and mismatch repair proteins
Uncontrolled growth of cells, a main criterion of cancer, is merged with pathologic telomere length alteration. Thereby, measurement of telomere length could provide important information on cell proliferation and senescence ...
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 ...
Prevalence of multiple drug-resistant helicobacter pylori strains among patients with different gastric disorders in Iran
Emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains of Helicobacter pylori is a global health concern. This study was aimed to determine the frequency of MDR H. pylori strains in Iran. H. pylori isolates were obtained from ...
NOD2 exonic variations in Iranian Crohn's disease patients
Purpose The NOD2 gene is known to have a strong association with Crohn's disease, but different trends were reported in occurrence of NOD2 variants in distinct ethnicities. The aim of this study was to assess all exonic ...