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 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)
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)
Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a serious complication of solid organ transplantation that occurs due to immunosuppression and other risk factors. PTLD may present with involvement of other organs and with unusual presentation. The presentation is often extranodal (e.g., in the gastrointestinal tract, lung, or the central nervous(More)
One of the problems with which mentally challenged children and adolescents are faced in the healthcare systems of the world is that the importance of their problems have often been neglected by decision-makers. 1 The problem looks more severe when we investigate health care services to mentally disable children. Generally, a child's health problem creates(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)
Foreign body aspiration (FBA) is a common incidence in young children. Leeches are rarely reported as FBA at any age. This study describes a 15-year-old female who presented with hemoptysis, hematemesis, coughs, melena, and anemia seven months prior to admission. Chest X-ray showed a round hyperdensity in the right lower lobe. A chest computed tomography(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)
BACKGROUND Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is often considered as the first-line treatment for functional constipation in children. Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb et Berth (D. sophia) is a safe recommended medicine in Iranian folk and Traditional Persian Medicine for the treatment of constipation. OBJECTIVES To clinically compare D. sophia with PEG 4000 (without(More)