Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases (MEJDD)

Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases is published quarterly an open access publication model and This multidisciplinary journal is a publication of Iranian Association of Gastroerterology and Hepatology and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.


Address : Iranian Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,Unit 1, No. 37, 7th St., Kargar-e-Shomali Ave., Tehran, Iran

Tel : + 98 21 88335061-3

Fax : + 98 21 88335062

Email : mejdd@iagh.org


♦ Editor-in-Chief

Reza Malekzadeh,Professor, MD

♦ Chairman of Editorial Board

Mohammad Hadi Imanieh,Professor, MD

♦ Deputy Editor

Mehdi Saberi-Firouzi,Professor, MD

♦ Executive Editors

Mohammad Mehdi Mir-Nasseri,Research Fellow, MD, MPH



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The Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases Publishing Group is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.


Vol 9, No 4 (2017): OCTOBER

Table of Contents

Review Article

Improving Quality of Care in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis PDF
Mehdi Saberifiroozi 189-200

Original Article

Anatomical Variations of the Biliary Tree Found with Endoscopic Retrograde Cholagiopancreatograhy in a Referral Center in Southern Iran PDF
Seyed Alireza Taghavi, Ramin Niknam, Seyed Ehsan Alavi, Fardad Ejtehadi, Gholam Reza Sivandzadeh, Ahad Eshraghian 201-205
Impact of Propranolol on Preventing Renal Dysfunction in Patients with Cirrhosis PDF
abbas ali zeraati, Kambiz Akhavan Rezayat, Masoud Pezeshki Rad, Jalal Chogan, Najmeh Davoudian, Amir Akhavan Rezayat, Seyed Mousalreza Hoseini 206-211
Bowel Preparation for a Better Colonoscopy Using Polyethylene Glycol or C-lax: A Double Blind Randomized Clinical Trial PDF
Rose Khorasanynejad, Alireza Norouzi, Gholamreza Roshandel, Sima Besharat 212-217
Comparison of Intermittent and Bolus Enteral Feeding Methods on Enteral Feeding Intolerance of Patients with Sepsis: A Triple-blind Controlled Trial in Intensive Care Units PDF
Morteza Nasiri, Zahra Farsi, Mojtaba Ahakgari, Fahimeh Dadgari 218-227
The Assiciation between Modulating Inflammatory Cytokines and Constipation of Geriatrics in Iran PDF
Marjan Mokhtare, Rahele Alimoradzadeh, Shahram Agah, Hossein Mirmiranpour, Niloofar Khodabandehloo 228-234

Case Report

Ulcerative Colitis Following Orthotopic Cardiac Transplantation PDF
Anahita Sadeghi, Pouya Bastani, Mehdi Mohamadnejad 235-238
Pancreatic Tuberculosis in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature PDF
Mahsa Abbaszadeh, Jalal Rezai, Mehrdad Hasibi, Mehrdad Larry, Mohammad Reza Ostovaneh, Sanam Javidanbardan, Seyed Amir Mirbagheri 239-241


Non-parasitic Splenic Cyst PDF
Anahita Sadeghi, Zeinab Naderpour, Mahbube Ebrahimpur, Hiva Saffar 242-243
Chest Pain and Alternate Dysphagia PDF
Mosayeb Moradniani, Zaker Salehi, Zia Obeidavi 244-245

Letter to the Editor

Vaccination of Hepatitis A; To Do or Not to Do? PDF
Seyed Farshad Allameh, Morteza Daraie, Reza Taslimi, Nader Roshan, Najmeh Aletaha, Mohsen Nasiri Toosi 246-247


Sponsor Vol. 9, No. 4, October 2017 PDF
Rossen Darman, Cinna Gen

ISSN: 2008-5249