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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 ...
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 ...
Long-term dysphagia due to bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus
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Liver, spleen, pancreas and kidney involvement by human fascioliasis: Imaging findings
Background: Fasciola hepatica primarily involves the liver, however in some exceptional situations other organs have been reported to be involved. The ectopic involvement is either a result of Parasite migration or perhaps ...
Mucins in neoplastic spectrum of colorectal polyps: Can they provide predictions?
Background: The significance of expression of different mucins in succession of malignant transformation of colorectal polyps is not determined yet. The aim of the present study was to determine the pattern of expression ...
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography outcome from a single referral center in Iran
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the first choice for diagnostic evaluation of the pancreatic and biliary tree and can be accompanied by a high diagnostic sensitivity and a poor therapeutic ...
Rotavirus VP7, VP4 and VP6 genotypes co-circulating in Tehran, Iran, between 2003 and 2004
Rotaviruses were detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in 92 out of 374 faecal samples collected between November 2003 and October 2004 at the Markaz Tebbi Koudakan Hospital, Tehran, Iran, from children ...
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 ...
Molecular epidemiology of Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) in Iran: A preliminary report
To identify hepatitis delta virus (HDV) genetic variability and its circulating genotypes amongst infected Iranian patients, 25 patients with positive anti-HDV status from different parts of Iran were enrolled in this ...
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha gene promoter polymorphism in Iranian patients with chronic hepatitis B
Background: Clearance of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection requires a good host immune response. Cytokines like tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-?) may play a role in such immune response. Genetic changes in TNF-? gene ...