M. H. Vafaie

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The objective of this study was to evaluate and collect current evidence on the effect of probiotics in preventing pouchitis after restorative ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA). The Pubmed, Medline, EMbase, CINAHL, Web of Science, and Scopus bibliographic, and Google Scholar databases were searched between 1966 and May 2007, and relevant controlled(More)
Objective To evaluate whether probiotics maintain remission in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). Design A meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials. Methods PUBMED and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched for clinical trial studies investigated the efficacy of probiotics for the maintenance of remission in Crohn’s disease.(More)
Background and Objectives: The etiology, pathophysiology, nomenclature and clinical manifes-tation of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is poorly understood. Aim: To examine the pathology of mucosal changes and clinical features of this syndrome. Materials and Methods: The mucosal biopsies of 19 patients with clinical evidence of solitary rectal ulcer(More)
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