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Device-associated infection rates and bacterial resistance in six academic teaching hospitals of Iran: Findings from the International Nocosomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
Device-associated health care-acquired infections (DA-HAIs) pose a threat to patient safety, particularly in the intensive care unit (ICU). However, few data regarding DA-HAI rates and their associated bacterial resistance ...
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 ...
A case-control study of Blastocystis hominis among Iranian population.
A case-control study was conducted to investigate the epidemiology and clinical features of Blastocystis hominis among Iranian patients with and without GI symptoms. Six hundred and seventy patients with GI and Six hundred ...
Impact of EXO1 polymorphism in susceptibility to colorectal cancer
Background and Aim: One candidate gene for colorectal cancer (CRC) susceptibility is exonuclease 1 (EXO1). It is a member of RAD2 nuclease family, which plays a major role in mismatch repair, DNA replication, and recombination. ...
Long-term dysphagia due to bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus
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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 ...
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 ...
Sporadic colorectal polyps and mismatch repair proteins
Background: Colorectal cancers often arise from benign polyps. Adenomatous polyps and serrated polyps progress step by step to adenocarcinoma and change into malignant cancers. Genetic and epigenetic changes have correlation ...
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 ...
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 ...