Arash Etemadi

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of body size and physical activity during adolescence and adult life on overall and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort study from Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:95-109. 2014
  2. pmc Variation in PAH-related DNA adduct levels among non-smokers: the role of multiple genetic polymorphisms and nucleotide excision repair phenotype
    Arash Etemadi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:2738-47. 2013
  3. pmc Large body size and sedentary lifestyle during childhood and early adulthood and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk population
    A Etemadi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Oncol 23:1593-600. 2012
  4. pmc Modeling the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and squamous dysplasia in a high risk area in Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:18-21. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Opium use and risk of mortality from digestive diseases: a prospective cohort study
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    1 Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 These authors contributed equally to this work
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1757-65. 2013
  6. pmc The gastro-esophageal malignancies in Northern Iran research project: impact on the health research and health care systems in Iran
    Sadaf G Sepanlou
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:46-53. 2013
  7. pmc Opium: an emerging risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 133:455-61. 2013
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including hookah smoking and opium use- a cross-sectional analysis of 50,000 individuals
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89256. 2014
  10. pmc Prevalence, awareness and risk factors of hypertension in a large cohort of Iranian adult population
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hypertens 31:1364-71; discussion 1371. 2013

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Impact of body size and physical activity during adolescence and adult life on overall and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort study from Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:95-109. 2014
    ..Mortality in this Middle-Eastern population was associated with obesity both during adolescence and early adult life. ..
  2. pmc Variation in PAH-related DNA adduct levels among non-smokers: the role of multiple genetic polymorphisms and nucleotide excision repair phenotype
    Arash Etemadi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 132:2738-47. 2013
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  3. pmc Large body size and sedentary lifestyle during childhood and early adulthood and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk population
    A Etemadi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Oncol 23:1593-600. 2012
    ..Little is known about the association of obesity and physical activity at young ages with subsequent risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  4. pmc Modeling the risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and squamous dysplasia in a high risk area in Iran
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 15:18-21. 2012
    ..Identifying people at higher risk of having squamous dysplasia, the precursor lesion for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), would allow targeted endoscopic screening...
  5. doi request reprint Opium use and risk of mortality from digestive diseases: a prospective cohort study
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    1 Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2 These authors contributed equally to this work
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1757-65. 2013
    ..Opium use, particularly in low doses, is a common practice among adults in northeastern Iran. We aimed to investigate the association between opium use and subsequent mortality from disorders of the digestive tract...
  6. pmc The gastro-esophageal malignancies in Northern Iran research project: impact on the health research and health care systems in Iran
    Sadaf G Sepanlou
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 16:46-53. 2013
    ..The original aim of this project was to identify etiologic factors and prevention measures for upper gastrointestinal cancers in Northern provinces of Iran, but its achievements have gone much beyond this initial goal...
  7. pmc Opium: an emerging risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Cancer 133:455-61. 2013
    ..We showed, for the first time, an association between opium use and gastric adenocarcinoma. Given that opium use is a traditional practice in many parts of the world, these results are of public health significance...
  8. 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)...
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including hookah smoking and opium use- a cross-sectional analysis of 50,000 individuals
    Farhad Islami
    Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran The Tisch Cancer Institute and Institute for Transitional Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e89256. 2014
    ..We investigated the factors associated with different measures of GERD symptoms, including frequency, patient-perceived severity, and onset time...
  10. pmc Prevalence, awareness and risk factors of hypertension in a large cohort of Iranian adult population
    Masoud M Malekzadeh
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Hypertens 31:1364-71; discussion 1371. 2013
    ..We performed this cross-sectional analysis on data from the Golestan Cohort Study (GCS)...
  11. pmc Opium use and mortality in Golestan Cohort Study: prospective cohort study of 50,000 adults in Iran
    Hooman Khademi
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMJ 344:e2502. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between opium use and subsequent risk of death...
  12. pmc Association of tooth loss and oral hygiene with risk of gastric adenocarcinoma
    Ramin Shakeri
    Digestive Disease Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, 1411713135, Tehran, Iran
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 6:477-82. 2013
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Neglected role of hookah and opium in gastric carcinogenesis: a cohort study on risk factors and attributable fractions
    Alireza Sadjadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 134:181-8. 2014
    ..Hookah and opium use are risk factors for gastric cancer as well as for precancerous lesions. Hookah, opium, cigarette and high salt intake are important modifiable risk factors in this high-incidence gastric cancer area. ..
  15. pmc Diabetes mellitus and its correlates in an Iranian adult population
    Asieh Golozar
    Digestive Disease Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 6:e26725. 2011
    ..1; 95% CI: 1.8, 2.4). These findings emphasize the importance of improving DM awareness, improving general living conditions, and early lifestyle modifications in diabetes prevention...
  16. doi request reprint Dietary intake of benzo(a)pyrene and risk of esophageal cancer in north of Iran
    Roya Hakami
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Nutr Cancer 60:216-21. 2008
    ..Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons might, along with other risk factors, contribute to the high risk of ESCC in Golestan...
  17. pmc Significant variation in the concentration of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in yerba maté samples by brand, batch, and processing method
    Asieh Golozar
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 46:13488-93. 2012
    ..The large PAH content variation by brand, batch, and processing method suggests it may be possible to reduce the content of carcinogenic PAHs in commercial yerba maté, making it a healthier beverage...
  18. ncbi request reprint High exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons may contribute to high risk of esophageal cancer in northeastern Iran
    Farin Kamangar
    Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 21218, USA
    Anticancer Res 25:425-8. 2005
    ..The northeastern region of Iran has some of the highest rates of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) in the world...
  19. pmc Cavernous hemangioma of the liver: factors affecting disease progression in general hepatology practice
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:354-8. 2011
    ..Although for asymptomatic hepatic hemangiomas conservative management is generally recommended, factors affecting the disease course are still not very well understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cancer registry in Iran: a brief overview
    Arash Etemadi
    Digestive Disease Research Center DDRC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 11:577-80. 2008
    ..While the pathology-based cancer registration is in place, we hope that the addition of the population-based cancer registries, and establishment of new registries in poorly-covered areas, will improve cancer reporting in the country...
  21. doi request reprint Predicting the risk of squamous dysplasia and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma using minimum classification error method
    Motahareh Moghtadaei
    Complex Systems and Cybernetic Control Lab, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology Tehran Polytechnic, P O Box 1591634311, Tehran, Iran
    Comput Biol Med 45:51-7. 2014
    ..The results yield the accuracy of 89.65% for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, and 88.42% for squamous dysplasia risk prediction. ..