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Randomized placebo‐controlled trial of mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in decompensated cirrhosis
There has been great interest in recent years to take advantage of bone marrow stem cells to treat cirrhosis. Our uncontrolled trial showed promising results for bone marrow mesenchymal stem cellExpand
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Cytotoxicity of 111In-oxine on mesenchymal stem cells: a time-dependent adverse effect
BackgroundRadioactive labeling with 111indium (111In) tracers has been among the most widely used methods for tracking stem cells. As the first experiment on human stem cells, we designed a study toExpand
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Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography in patients with inconclusive magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of biliopancreatic abnormalities
AimTo determine the sensitivity and specificity of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in patients with inconclusive magnetic resonance imaging/magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRI/MRCP) inExpand
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Toxicity of emamectin benzoate and cypermethrin on biological parameters of cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) in laboratory conditions
Cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) is one of the most destructive insect pests on many crops in the world that has been found to develop resistance against conventional insecticides.Expand
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Verbal Autopsy: Reliability and Validity Estimates for Causes of Death in the Golestan Cohort Study in Iran
Background Verbal autopsy (VA) is one method to obtain valid estimates of causes of death in the absence of valid medical records. We tested the reliability and validity of a VA questionnaireExpand
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In vitro differentiation of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells into hepatocyte-like cells.
BACKGROUND Orthotropic liver transplantation (OLT) is the final procedure of both end stage and metabolic liver diseases. Hepatocyte transplantation is an alternative for OLT, but the sources ofExpand
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The effect of silver nitrate, chloroformic garlic extract, and normal saline in induction of sclerosing cholangitis in rabbits.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of 0.5% silver nitrate, 20% chloroformic garlic extract, and 0.9% normal saline in induction of sclerosing cholangitis in the bile ducts of rabbits. METHODS DuringExpand
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Transplantation of allogeneic bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cell-derived hepatocyte-like cells in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
These authors share senior authorship.Correspondence: Dr Hossein Baharvand, Department of Stem Cells, Cell Science Research Center, Royan Institute, ACECR, PO Box 19395–4644, Tehran, Iran. E-mail:Expand
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Dual-band, dual-polarised metallic slot transmitarray antenna
A metallic, dual-band, dual polarised slot-based transmitarray antenna is presented. The antenna consists of three thin metallic layers do not use any dielectric substrates, with air gaps in betweenExpand
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Two new species of the genus Anoplocheylus Berlese, 1910 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Pseudocheylidae) from Iran.
Two new species of the genus Anoplocheylus Berlese, 1910 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Pseudocheylidae), A. sinai Bagheri sp. nov. and A. kazemii Bagheri sp. nov., are described and figured. An updated keyExpand
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