Mehdi Nouraie

Summary

Affiliation: Howard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sickle cell disease is associated with decreased HIV but higher HBV and HCV comorbidities in U.S. hospital discharge records: a cross-sectional study
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:528-33. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of uninvestigated gastrointestinal symptoms in adolescents: a population-based study applying the Rome II questionnaire
    Sahand Sohrabi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:41-5. 2010
  3. pmc Predictors of osteoclast activity in patients with sickle cell disease
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Department of Medicine, Howard University, 1840 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Haematologica 96:1092-8. 2011
  4. pmc Complete blood count, measures of iron status and inflammatory markers in inner-city African Americans with undiagnosed hepatitis C seropositivity
    Hilary Ufearo
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 411:653-6. 2010
  5. pmc Relationship of erythropoietin, fetal hemoglobin, and hydroxyurea treatment to tricuspid regurgitation velocity in children with sickle cell disease
    Victor R Gordeuk
    Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Blood 114:4639-44. 2009
  6. pmc Association of G6PD with lower haemoglobin concentration but not increased haemolysis in patients with sickle cell anaemia
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Br J Haematol 150:218-25. 2010
  7. pmc Distinct BRAF (V600E) and KRAS mutations in high microsatellite instability sporadic colorectal cancer in African Americans
    Krishan Kumar
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia 20060, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:1155-61. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in Tehran, Iran: a population-based telephone survey
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Digestive Disease Research Center DDRC, Shariati Hospital, Medical Sciences Tehran University, North Karegar Avenue, Tehran 14117, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:289-94. 2007
  9. pmc Helicobacter pylori protection against reflux esophagitis
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine, Cancer Center, Howard University Cancer Center, Howard University Hospital, Rm 320, 2041 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2924-8. 2012
  10. pmc Chuvash polycythemia VHLR200W mutation is associated with down-regulation of hepcidin expression
    Victor R Gordeuk
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Blood 118:5278-82. 2011

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Publications56

  1. pmc Sickle cell disease is associated with decreased HIV but higher HBV and HCV comorbidities in U.S. hospital discharge records: a cross-sectional study
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:528-33. 2012
    ..Some studies suggest that HIV infection progresses slowly in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). The authors aimed to determine the relationships between SCD and HIV infection...
  2. doi request reprint Epidemiology of uninvestigated gastrointestinal symptoms in adolescents: a population-based study applying the Rome II questionnaire
    Sahand Sohrabi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:41-5. 2010
    ..Epidemiologic data on adolescence GI disorders are scarce. We aimed to perform a population-based study to assess the prevalence of GI symptoms in adolescents and their relation to sex, age, and socioeconomic status...
  3. pmc Predictors of osteoclast activity in patients with sickle cell disease
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Department of Medicine, Howard University, 1840 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Haematologica 96:1092-8. 2011
    ..In other forms of hemolytic anemia, increased iron stores are associated with osteoporosis. We hypothesized that transfusional iron overload would be associated with increased osteoclast activity in patients with sickle cell disease...
  4. pmc Complete blood count, measures of iron status and inflammatory markers in inner-city African Americans with undiagnosed hepatitis C seropositivity
    Hilary Ufearo
    Department of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 411:653-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine how often changes in hematologic, iron metabolic and inflammatory markers occur in individuals with undiagnosed HCV in the community...
  5. pmc Relationship of erythropoietin, fetal hemoglobin, and hydroxyurea treatment to tricuspid regurgitation velocity in children with sickle cell disease
    Victor R Gordeuk
    Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Blood 114:4639-44. 2009
    ..The hemolysis-lowering and hemoglobin F-augmenting effects of hydroxyurea may exert countervailing influences on pulmonary blood pressure in sickle cell disease...
  6. pmc Association of G6PD with lower haemoglobin concentration but not increased haemolysis in patients with sickle cell anaemia
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Br J Haematol 150:218-25. 2010
    ..007), and increased severe pain episodes (P < 0.001). In conclusion, G6PD(202A,376G) may be associated with lower haemoglobin concentration in sickle cell anaemia by a mechanism other than increased haemolysis...
  7. pmc Distinct BRAF (V600E) and KRAS mutations in high microsatellite instability sporadic colorectal cancer in African Americans
    Krishan Kumar
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia 20060, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:1155-61. 2009
    ..Here, we carried out a molecular analysis of sporadic colorectal cancer tumors from AAs to investigate possible explanations for the observed disparities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in Tehran, Iran: a population-based telephone survey
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Digestive Disease Research Center DDRC, Shariati Hospital, Medical Sciences Tehran University, North Karegar Avenue, Tehran 14117, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:289-94. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms and clinical spectrum of GERD in Tehran, northern Iran and their association with patient characteristics...
  9. pmc Helicobacter pylori protection against reflux esophagitis
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine, Cancer Center, Howard University Cancer Center, Howard University Hospital, Rm 320, 2041 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:2924-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether H. pylori (HP) can be protective against GERD in an African American (AA) population...
  10. pmc Chuvash polycythemia VHLR200W mutation is associated with down-regulation of hepcidin expression
    Victor R Gordeuk
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Blood 118:5278-82. 2011
    ..In conclusion, up-regulation of the hypoxic response leads to decreased expression of hepcidin that may be independent of increased erythropoietin levels and increased RBC counts...
  11. pmc Is opium a real risk factor for esophageal cancer or just a methodological artifact? Hospital and neighborhood controls in case-control studies
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 7:e32711. 2012
    ..Control selection is a major challenge in epidemiologic case-control studies. The aim of our study was to evaluate using hospital versus neighborhood control groups in studying risk factors of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  12. pmc Elevated tricuspid regurgitation velocity and decline in exercise capacity over 22 months of follow up in children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia
    Victor R Gordeuk
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Haematologica 96:33-40. 2011
    ..The role of intravascular hemolysis in the development of this complication is controversial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence and risk factors of hepatitis A virus infection in Iran: a population based study
    Shahin Merat
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, N Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 13:99-104. 2010
    ..Studies on the general population are sparse. The purpose of this study was to determine the current seroprevalence of hepatitis A virus infection in the general population of Iran...
  14. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus: the first population-based study from Iran
    Shahin Merat
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, N Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e113-6. 2010
    ..25% for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Iran. However, the true prevalence in the general population is unknown. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of HCV infection in the general population of Iran...
  15. pmc Angiogenic and inflammatory markers of cardiopulmonary changes in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Xiaomei Niu
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7956. 2009
    ..Pulmonary hypertension is associated with hemolysis and hypoxia, but other unidentified factors are likely involved in pathogenesis as well...
  16. doi request reprint Childhood hygienic practice and family education status determine the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Iran
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Helicobacter 14:40-6. 2009
    ..Our objective was to investigate the prevalence of H. pylori infection in a representative population of Iran and to evaluate possible risk factors for the H. pylori infection...
  17. pmc SLC5A8 gene, a transporter of butyrate: a gut flora metabolite, is frequently methylated in African American colon adenomas
    Hassan Brim
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20216. 2011
    ..These facts made the detection of early carcinogenesis markers in this population a priority...
  18. pmc Prospective Acid Reflux Study of Iran (PARSI): methodology and study design
    Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam
    Digestive Disease Research Center DDRC, Shariati Hospital, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, North Kargar Ave, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Gastroenterol 7:42. 2007
    ..This is especially prominent when looking at non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) patients...
  19. pmc Pulmonary artery pressure and iron deficiency in patients with upregulation of hypoxia sensing due to homozygous VHL(R200W) mutation (Chuvash polycythemia)
    Craig A Sable
    Division of Cardiology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Haematologica 97:193-200. 2012
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  20. pmc Elevated tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease: association with hemolysis and hemoglobin oxygen desaturation
    Caterina P Minniti
    Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Haematologica 94:340-7. 2009
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  21. pmc Clinical correlates of acute pulmonary events in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Rabindra Paul
    Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Eur J Haematol 91:62-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify risk factors for acute pulmonary events in children and adolescents in the Pulmonary Hypertension and the Hypoxic Response in SCD (PUSH) study...
  22. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and anti-hepatitis B core antibody in Iran: a population-based study
    Shahin Merat
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:225-31. 2009
    ..We performed this study to find the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen, anti-hepatitis B core antibody, and associated factors in the general population of three provinces of Iran...
  23. pmc Case-control study of vitamin D, dickkopf homolog 1 (DKK1) gene methylation, VDR gene polymorphism and the risk of colon adenoma in African Americans
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e25314. 2011
    ..Consequently, we evaluated serum 25(OH) D levels, vitamin D receptor (VDR) polymorphisms and the methylation status of the tumor suppressor gene dickkopf homolog 1 (DKK1) as risk factors for colon polyp in this population...
  24. doi request reprint Outcome of colonoscopy in elderly African-American patients
    Duane T Smoot
    Gastroenterology Division, Department of Medicine, Cancer Center, Howard University College of Medicine, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2484-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the outcome of colonoscopy in elderly individuals based on the preprocedure indication...
  25. pmc Comparison of breast cancer survival in two populations: Ardabil, Iran and British Columbia, Canada
    Alireza Sadjadi
    1Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Kargar Street, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Cancer 9:381. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the one-year survival rates for breast cancer in two populations using population-based cancer registries: Ardabil, Iran, and British Columbia (BC), Canada...
  26. doi request reprint The normal range of duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytes
    Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 11:136-42. 2008
    ..Available studies suggest a wide normal range (10 - 40 intraepithelial lymphocytes /100 epithelial cells, EC). We assessed the normal range of distal duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytes...
  27. pmc SEL1L, an UPR response protein, a potential marker of colonic cell transformation
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:905-12. 2012
    ..This gene and associated miRNAs have been indicated as predictive and prognostic markers of pancreatic cancer...
  28. pmc Esophageal carcinoma in African Americans: a five-decade experience
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine, Cancer Center, Howard University Cancer Center, Howard University Hospital, Rm 320, 2041 Georgia Ave, Washington, DC 20059, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3577-82. 2011
    ..Our aim was to describe the epidemiology of esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC) and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA) among African Americans in the last five decades...
  29. pmc Distinct high-profile methylated genes in colorectal cancer
    Pooneh Mokarram
    Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Research Center, Shiraz, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 4:e7012. 2009
    ..We investigated the status of CAN gene methylation and CHD5 protein expression in African American CRC tissue microarrays (TMA) using immunohistochemical staining...
  30. ncbi request reprint Critical role of Helicobacter pylori in the pattern of gastritis and carditis in residents of an area with high prevalence of gastric cardia cancer
    Masoud Sotoudeh
    Digestive Diseases Research Centre, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Shariati Hospital Kargar, Tehran, Iran
    Dig Dis Sci 53:27-33. 2008
    ..Continuous cardia inflammation may contribute to the high incidence of gastric cardia cancer in this region...
  31. ncbi request reprint A modification of the Brunt system for scoring liver histology of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Shahin Merat
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 13:38-44. 2010
    ..Therefore, we propose a modification of the Brunt system by scoring the four histologic features separately and reporting their sums as the nonalcoholic steatohepatitis activity index...
  32. doi request reprint A 50-year review of colorectal cancer in African Americans: implications for prevention and treatment
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University, College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1985-90. 2009
    ..This study aimed at assessing the trend of CRC in AA, focusing on the changing pattern of in situ tumors in this ethnic group and how observed trends may guide current and future preventive and treatment strategies...
  33. doi request reprint Sampling error in histopathology findings of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a post mortem liver histology study
    Shahin Merat
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:418-21. 2012
    ..There are many indications that the liver is not uniformly involved in NAFLD thus sampling error is a major concern. This study aims to evaluate the uniformity of various histologic features in livers affected with NAFLD...
  34. pmc Clinicopathological features of colon polyps from African-Americans
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University College of Medicine, 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1442-9. 2010
    ..It is shown that 30% of the US adult population has adenomas. The potential risk of malignant transformation in adenomas differs by specific pathologic and clinical characteristics that we aimed to study in AAs...
  35. pmc Ferroportin Q248h, dietary iron, and serum ferritin in community African-Americans with low to high alcohol consumption
    Victor R Gordeuk
    College of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1947-53. 2008
    ..We examined the associations of ferroportin Q248H, alcohol and dietary iron with serum ferritin, aspartate aminotransaminase (AST) and alanine aminotransaminase (ALT) concentrations in African-Americans...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cancer incidence in Iran and Iranian immigrants to British Columbia, Canada
    Parvin Yavari
    Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, PO Box 19395 4719, Iran
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:86-90. 2006
    ..This warrants further investigation into differences in lifestyle and cancer detection...
  37. doi request reprint Echocardiographic findings in patients with sickle cell disease
    Shahla G Naoman
    Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Ann Hematol 89:61-6. 2010
    ..Significant, independent associations were found with both elevated LDH concentration and degree of anemia, suggesting that hemolytic and other mechanisms contribute to pulmonary hypertension in patients with sickle cell disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hygiene could affect GERD prevalence independently: a population-based study in Tehran
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1353-60. 2007
    ..Population-based data on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in Iran are limited. Current study is going to determine the prevalence of GERD in Tehran, Iran, and its association with potential risk factors...
  39. doi request reprint H. pylori-induced apoptosis in human gastric cancer cells mediated via the release of apoptosis-inducing factor from mitochondria
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Cancer Center and Gastrointestinal Division, Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, DC 20060, USA
    Helicobacter 13:506-17. 2008
    ..Here, we examine the release of other factors from mitochondria, such as apoptosis-inducing factor (AIF), and upstream events involving caspase-8 and Bid...
  40. pmc The relationship between the severity of hemolysis, clinical manifestations and risk of death in 415 patients with sickle cell anemia in the US and Europe
    Mehdi Nouraie
    Howard University, Washington, USA
    Haematologica 98:464-72. 2013
    ..These results confirm associations between hemolytic rate and pulse pressure, oxygen saturation, increases in Doppler-estimated pulmonary systolic pressures and mortality (Clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT00492531)...
  41. pmc Verbal autopsy: reliability and validity estimates for causes of death in the Golestan Cohort Study in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 5:e11183. 2010
    ..We tested the reliability and validity of a VA questionnaire developed for a cohort study in Golestan Province in northeastern Iran...
  42. ncbi request reprint Screening of the adult population in Iran for coeliac disease: comparison of the tissue-transglutaminase antibody and anti-endomysial antibody tests
    Mohammad Reza Akbari
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1181-6. 2006
    ....
  43. pmc The heterozygote advantage of the Chuvash polycythemia VHLR200W mutation may be protection against anemia
    Galina Y Miasnikova
    Chuvash Republic Clinical Hospital No 1, Cheboksary, Russia
    Haematologica 96:1371-4. 2011
    ..4-22.7; P=0.017). In conclusion, heterozygosity for VHL(R200W) may provide protection from anemia; such protection could explain the persistence of this mutation...
  44. doi request reprint Decreasing trend of upper gastrointestinal bleeding mortality risk over three decades
    Amir Taefi
    Department of Medicine, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving St, NW Suite 3A3 A7, Washington, DC, 20010 2975, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2940-8. 2013
    ..Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) causes over $1 billion in medical expenses annually...
  45. pmc Altered cytokine profiles in patients with Chuvash polycythemia
    Xiaomei Niu
    Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Department of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia 20060, USA
    Am J Hematol 84:74-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the up-regulated hypoxic response in Chuvash polycythemia is associated with increased plasma products of both the Th1 and Th2 pathways, but the balance between the two pathways seems to be preserved...
  46. ncbi request reprint Survival rate of gastric and esophageal cancers in Ardabil province, North-West of Iran
    Fatemeh Samadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center DDRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:32-7. 2007
    ..We conducted this study to determine the present survival rate of patients with esophageal and gastric cancers before launching interventional studies...
  47. pmc Prospective echocardiography assessment of pulmonary hypertension and its potential etiologies in children with sickle cell disease
    Niti Dham
    Department of Cardiology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:713-20. 2009
    ..In conclusion, children with SCD had mildly increased TRV that was correlated with increased cardiac output and left ventricular filling pressures. Hemoglobin-adjusted analysis also suggested a contribution of primary vascular changes...
  48. pmc Impact of BRAF, MLH1 on the incidence of microsatellite instability high colorectal cancer in populations based study
    Hassan Brim
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA
    Mol Cancer 7:68. 2008
    ..The high occurrence of MSI-H tumors in African Americans may have significant implications for treatment, since patients with MSI-H lesions display a different response to chemotherapeutic agents such as 5-fluorouracil...
  49. ncbi request reprint Surface area: a better predictor of disease severity than the height and volume of the barium column in patients with primary achalasia
    Ghodrat Montazeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1203-8. 2006
    ..Subjective assessment of primary achalasia is not accurate. We aimed to study the utility of surface area of barium retention in the objective assessment of these patients...
  50. pmc Global histone H4 acetylation and HDAC2 expression in colon adenoma and carcinoma
    Hassan Ashktorab
    Department of Medicine and Cancer Center, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2109-17. 2009
    ..002), with a discriminative power of 0.74, when comparing cancer and non-cancer cases. These results suggest HDAC2 expression is significantly associated with CRC progression...
  51. ncbi request reprint Incidence and age distribution of colorectal cancer in Iran: results of a population-based cancer registry
    Reza Ansari
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Lett 240:143-7. 2006
    ..The high proportions of young CRC cases seen in Iran, and probably many neighboring countries, are due to the young age-structure of these countries and relatively low rates of CRC in older individuals...
  52. ncbi request reprint A case-control study on risk factors of osteoporosisin patients with Crohn's disease
    Homayoun Vahedi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:570-5. 2009
    ..Osteoporosis has been frequently reported in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, especially Crohn's disease...
  53. ncbi request reprint Indomethacin may reduce the incidence and severity of acute pancreatitis after ERCP
    Rasoul Sotoudehmanesh
    Digestive Diseases Research Center, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:978-83. 2007
    ..Many medications have been used to prevent this complication. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of rectally administered indomethacin for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Peptic ulcer bleeding: is Helicobacter pylori a risk factor in an endemic area?
    Rasoul Sotoudehmanesh
    Digestive Diseases Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Gastroenterol 24:59-61. 2005
    ..Although the importance of H. pylori in the induction of peptic ulcer disease is clearly defined, only few studies have addressed its role in bleeding from peptic ulcers. We evaluated the role of H. pylori in peptic ulcer bleeding...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cancer occurrence in Iran in 2002, an international perspective
    Alireza Sadjadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital Kargar St, Tehran 14114, Iran
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:359-63. 2005
    ..Comparing these rates with the data of 30 years ago, the incidence of esophageal cancer has decreased dramatically, but gastric cancer has increased about two fold...
  56. ncbi request reprint Cancer occurrence in Ardabil: results of a population-based cancer registry from Iran
    Alireza Sadjadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 107:113-8. 2003
    ..4) recorded in the world before. Gastric cancer alone constitutes one-third of all cancers in Ardabil, the ASR of which is the highest reported from Iran up to now and one of the highest in the world...