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Colorectal neoplasms in symptomatic patients without evidence of bleeding: A prospective study in an iranian population
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a preventable disease with a high mortality and morbidity. Data on its prevalence are lacking in Iran, as well as for adenomatous polyps. This study was conducted to estimate prevalence ...
Association of UCP2 -866G>A polymorphism with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients from North-West of Iran
Objective: To investigate the association of uncoupling protein-2 (UCP2) -866G>A gene polymorphism (rs659366) with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Methods: We performed a case-control study with a cohort of 75 ...
Gastro-esophageal reflux disease in northwestern Tabriz, Iran
Objective: To determine the prevalence of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), diagnosed based on the presence of frequent heartburn, in the general population in northwest area of Tabriz, Iran. Methods: In this ...
Presence and significance of transfusion-transmitted virus infection in Iranian patients on maintenance hemodialysis
Background and Purpose: Transfusion-transmitted virus (TTV), a recently discovered DNA virus, was first identified in patients with non-A to -G hepatitis following blood transfusion. Transmission is generally via the ...
Vascular Doppler ultrasonographic indices in cirrhosis: a case–control study with emphasis on the common carotid arteries
Purpose To compare vascular Doppler waveform indices, particularly in the common carotid arteries, between cirrhotic and healthy subjects. Materials and methods A total of 60 patients with Class-B cirrhosis and ...