Shahrokh Irvani

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AIM Atrophic gastritis is defined as a chronic inflammatory process in gastric mucosa leading to loss of glandular cells. It is considered a precancerous condition, thus its early diagnosis is of importance. Although histo-pathologic studies remain as the gold standard of diagnosis, non-invasive methods suitable for screening purposes are being developed.(More)
Background Eosinophilic esophagitis is among the causes of refractory reflux disease. Biopsy of esophagus is the gold standard for diagnosis. In this study we determined the frequency of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) in refractory reflux cases referred to Motility Department of Shahid Beheshti Research Center of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Tehran,(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM This study aimed to determine the effect of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the results of rapid urease test (RUT). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study evaluated 210 consecutive patients for the diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. They were divided into case and control groups based on history of NSAID use(More)
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