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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...