Mohammad Hadi Imanieh

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AIM To evaluate different methods in differentiating idiopathic neonatal hepatitis from biliary atresia. METHODS Sixty-five infants with cholestatic jaundice and final diagnosis of idiopathic neonatal hepatitis and biliary atresia were studied prospectively from September 2003 to March 2006. A thorough history and physical examination were undertaken and(More)
Background Early detection of biliary atresia (BA) has a vital role in prevention of liver cirrhosis in these patients. There are some evidences that triangular cord (TC) sign, i.e., triangular structure located cranial to the portal vein bifurcation on ultrasonographic examination, is suggestive of BA in suspected cases. The aim of this study is to(More)
BACKGROUND Liver cirrhosis is one of the major causes of hospitalization and mortality in children. A wide spectrum of disorders including developmental abnormalities, infections, metabolic and genetic disorders can lead to liver cirrhosis in pediatric patients. Determination of its etiology is important for treatment, prevention of progressive liver(More)
Objectives Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) cure rates vary in different geographical regions because of differences in hosts as well as in H. pylori strains. In this study we evaluated the efficacy of different treatment regimens for eradication of H. pylori infection in children, in order to select a treatment regimen that is most effective with the least(More)
Mucormycosis is a rare but highly invasive fungal infection that occurs in transplant recipients. The literature contains descriptions of 12 cases of mucormycosis after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). This report describes the fatal courses in four patients at our center who developed mucormycosis after liver transplantation. Of 51 liver transplant(More)
Our objective was to evaluate and highlight the significance of epigastric tenderness in children and adolescents with chest pain. In a 26-months period, patients who were referred for pediatri cardiology evaluation at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences with chief complaint of chest pain were studied. Patients with epigastric tenderness were evaluated(More)
AIM This study aimed to evaluate the erythromycin efficacy in childhood cyclic vomiting syndrome. BACKGROUND Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is an unusual cause of episodic emesis in children and erythromycin is an effective treatment. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this prospective study, 301 patients with a final diagnosis of CVS enrolled in two separated(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Functional abdominal pain syndrome (FAPS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder. There is a heightened risk when conducting potentially dangerous and unnecessary medical investigations and procedures in children with FAPS. The aim of this study was to survey the rate of the psychiatric disorders and family functioning in children and(More)
We reviewed records of 35 pediatric liver transplant recipients who were operated at the Shiraz Organ Transplant Center between April 1998 and April 2005 to gather demographic data, primary diagnosis, duration of hospital stay, source of graft, mortality, and surgical (vascular, biliary, fluid collection) and medical (infection, respiratory, neurological,(More)