Mohammad Hadi Imanieh

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BACKGROUND There are great variations in the incidence and prevalence of inflamma-tory bowel diseases (IBD) among different populations. Epidemiologic studies mainly come from North America and Europe. Studies from Iran are mostly data on the adult population from the northern region of the country.
INTRODUCTION Our aim was to determine the frequency of peptic ulcer and Helicobacter pylori infection by gastrointestinal evaluations in pretransplantation phase in children with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four children with ESRD (13 girls and 11 boys) with a mean age of 14.7 +/- 3.4 years on maintenance hemodialysis were(More)
INTRODUCTION In traditional medical education systems much interest is placed on the cramming of basic and clinical facts without considering their applicability in the future professional career. The aim of this study is to evaluate a novice medical training method (problem-based learning) as compared to the contemporary teacher-based medical education or(More)
BACKGROUND All conditions that interfere with blood flow at any level within the portal system can lead to portal hypertension. For better management of this disorder, it is important to determine the underlying cause. In previous studies, extra-hepatic disorders have been reported as the main cause of portal hypertension in children. In this study, we(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is among the leading causes of liver cirrhosis worldwide. Predictors of cirrhosis in Iranian chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients are yet to be clearly identified. OBJECTIVES Evaluating the predictive factors of liver cirrhosis in CHB. PATIENTS AND METHODS A longitudinal study was conducted during 1995 - 2014 on all CHB(More)
INTRODUCTION Integration of public health and medical education has been thought to have an important role in medical students' training. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences has developed an MD/MPH dual degree educational program for the talented volunteer students. The aim of this study was to assess the students' viewpoints about various aspects of(More)
INTRODUCTION Many studies have focused on the need of health systems to educated physicians in the clinical prevention, research methodology, epidemiology and health care management and emphasize the important role of this training in the public health promotion. On this basis, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) has established MD/MPH dual degree(More)
BACKGROUND Hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT1) is a rare autosomal recessive inborn error of metabolism caused by deficiency of fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase enzyme. This disease manifests with severe liver and kidney impairment and is associated with an increased risk of liver cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical, laboratory, imaging, and(More)
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation (LT) is a life-saving treatment for end-stage liver diseases (ESLD). Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is one of the important causes of morbidity after LT. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence of late-onset (after 6 months of LT) CMV infection in pediatric recipients. METHODS A retrospective analysis was conducted to(More)
BACKGROUND According to the World Health Organization viewpoint, social well-being is an important dimension of health along with physical and mental aspects. Evaluation of social well-being is necessary in students, especially in medical sciences students due to future responsibility as health care professionals. The present study attempted to investigate(More)