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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Long-term dysphagia due to bronchogenic cyst of the esophagus
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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 ...
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 ...