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Ahad Eshraghian
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
SurgeryLiver transplantationDiabetes mellitusMedicineGastroenterology
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Summary Background Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is frequently seen among non-obese overweight individuals and lean subjects (those with normal body mass index). This study aimed to investigate prevalence and risk factors of biopsy proven NAFLD in a cluster of healthy non-obese and lean individuals. Methods and Materials In a retrospective study, adult (> 18 years) apparently healthy individuals who had donated liver to pediatric patients between July 2012 and October 2018 were inclu...
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#1Ahad Eshraghian (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
#2Saman Nikeghbalian (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 15
Last. Seyed Ali Malek-Hosseini (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Background Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may occur in liver transplant recipients. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of NAFLD after liver transplantation in patients with NASH and cryptogenic cirrhosis, focusing on the impact of graft steatosis. Methods Patients with NASH and cryptogenic cirrhosis who had undergone liver transplantation in Shiraz transplant center between March 2010 and March 2017 were included. NAFLD was diagnosed after liver tr...
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#1Ahad Eshraghian (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
#2Saman Nikeghbalian (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 15
Last. Seyed Ali Malek-Hosseini (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 17
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#1Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 15
#2Farideh Danafar (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last. Gholamhossein Ranjbar Omrani (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Background Low serum vitamin D has been associated with metabolic syndrome and Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This study aimed to investigate the impact of vitamin D supplementation in treatment of patients with NAFLD. Methods In a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled trial patients with NAFLD were randomized to receive one weekly pearl of placebo, 50,000 U vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) pearl per week and 0.25 mg calcitriol (1,25 dihydroxycholecalciferol) pearl per da...
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#1Seyed Alireza Taghavi (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 12
#2Ahad Eshraghian (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
Last. Kamran Bagheri Lankarani (Shiraz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 21
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the hepatobiliary system characterized by chronic inflammation, progressive fibrosis, stricture formation and destruction of extrahepatic and intrahepatic bile ducts.Areas covered: The increased incidence of cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) in PSC has been well documented and can be explained by the continuous inflammation in the biliary tree leading to an enhanced dysplasia–carcinoma sequence. Although PSC p...
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#2Ali JafarianH-Index: 8
Last. RezaMalekzadehH-Index: 85
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Background: Iran’s experience with liver transplantation (LT) began more than two decades ago. The purpose of this article is to present the status of LT in Iran, review specific characteristics of the programs, their outcomes, and their growth to become one of the largest LT programs in the world. Methods: A questionnaire, asking for data on the number of transplants performed and specifics of the recipients and type of donors with focus on indications and outcomes was sent to LT programs. Resu...
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