Shahrzad Tehranian

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Hepatobiliary scintigraphy is an important diagnostic modality for work-up of neonatal cholestasis. Therefore, our objective was to evaluate the literature regarding the accuracy of hepatobiliary scintigraphy in differentiating biliary atresia from non-biliary atresia causes of cholestasis (collectively called neonatal hepatitis). Our search included(More)
BACKGROUND Not all patients with non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) have mediastinal lymph node involvement and development of less invasive methods for evaluating mediastinal lymph nodes is important. Sentinel node biopsy has been used for NSCLC since 1999 to decrease the need for mediastinal lymph node dissection. In this review, we searched the(More)
The use of sentinel node surgery for esophageal carcinoma is still under investigation. We evaluated the data available in the literature on this topic, and herein present the results in a systematic review format. PUBMED, SCOPUS, the ISI web of knowledge and the information from the annual meetings of the Japan Esophageal Society were searched using the(More)
OBJECTIVE It is believed that fingerprints and palm patterns may represent genetically determined congenital abnormalities in Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The main idea of this paper was to determine differences of fingerprints and palm patterns in CF and normal children. METHODS Forty-six CF children (27 males, 19 females) and 341 (113 males, 228 females)(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS There is a common misconception that malignant ascites is equivalent to peritoneal carcinomatosis. It seems that malignancy-related ascites is a more appropriate description of malignant ascites, which is difficult to confirm. Carcinoembryonic antigen, a glycoprotein tumor marker shed by malignant cells, increases in a wide range(More)
AIM To evaluate the association between biochemical, virologic and histologic features in patients with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B (CHB). BACKGROUND Hepatitis-B e-antigen (HBeAg)-negative is common in Iran, is progressive with poor prognosis. Therefore, it seems necessary to perform a comprehensive evaluation of different spectrum of laboratory(More)
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a concept that relates to an individual's perception of health status in relation to the culture and value systems in which they live, in addition to their expectations, goals, concerns, and living standards. Considering the size of the population affected by Chronic Liver Diseases (CLDs) and the severity(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS The pathological condition of inguinal lymph nodes is an independent prognostic factor in predicting tumor recurrence and overall survival in anal canal cancer. Sentinel node mapping is a non-invasive method for the detection of inguinal lymph node involvement in anal cancer. In the current study, we conducted a comprehensive search of(More)
BACKGROUND Warts are the most common clinical manifestation of the human papilloma-virus infection in the skin and mucous membranes. In spite of the various therapeutic modalities for nongenital skin warts, there is still no single method to be used as an approved treatment. In this study, we compared the efficacy of immunotherapy and cryotherapy on wart(More)
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