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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 ...
Four novel germline mutations in the MLH1 and PMS2 mismatch repair genes in patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
Background: Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) is the most common cause of early onset hereditary colorectal cancer. In the majority of HNPCC families, microsatellite instability (MSI) and germline mutation ...
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 ...
Association between MTHFR polymorphism (C677T) with nonfamilial colorectal cancer
The enzyme 5,10-methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is linked to DNA methylation, synthesis, and repair. C677T is one of the most important polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene. The single nucleotide polymorphism C677T ...
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 ...
Profile and frequency of p53 Gene alterations in gastritis lesions from Iran
Background: It has been frequently shown that p53 alterations have an important role in the development of gastric cancers but there is no data on p53 alteration in gastric cancer and its precancerous lesions from Iran ...
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 ...
Prognostic factors in 1,138 Iranian colorectal cancer patients
Background and aim: The incidence of colorectal cancer is increased in Iran in recent years and colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both sexes. The aim of this study is to define the prognostic factors ...
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 ...