Seyed Mohammad Valizadeh

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BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication has always been a concern. In our previous study, 14-day hybrid regimen showed ideal results. Based on these findings, we decided to compare the efficacy of 10- and 14-day hybrid regimens for H. pylori eradication. METHODS Two hundred and seventy patients with peptic ulcer disease and H. pylori(More)
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, idiopathic, inflammatory large bowel disease with recurrent variable periods of exacerbation. The aim of the current study is to evaluate the correlation of UCEIS with fecal calprotectin (FC) level to assess disease activity in UC patients in order to determine whether FC can prognosticate clinical outcome and disease(More)
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of classic standard triple therapy regimen of helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication has decreased to unacceptably low levels, largely related to development of resistance to metronidazole and clarithromycin. Thus successful eradication of H. pylori infections remains challenging. Therefore alternative treatments with(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) is very important for the treatment of hepatitis C infection. The aim of this study was to determine the distribution of HCV genotypes in Bushehr province (South West of Iran). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 100 patients who were detected as positive for HCV antibody (by using(More)
The adverse effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and small intestine are well established. The effect of such therapy on the large intestine, so called NSAID-induced colopathy, is less well described. NSAID-induced colopathy usually involves the right colon due to a higher concentration of the(More)
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is one of the most common bacterial infections worldwide. We designed a study to compare the efficacy of 14-day hybrid regimen with 10-day concomitant therapy for H. pylori eradication in Iran. METHODS 252 patients with naïve H. pylori infection were randomly divided to receive either hybrid regimen (pantoprazole(More)
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