Publications by authors named "Heidar Sharafi"

57Publications

Continuum of hepatitis C care cascade in prison and following release in the direct-acting antivirals era.

Harm Reduct J 2020 Oct 20;17(1):80. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Liver and Pancreatobiliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, N. Kargar St., 14117, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2020

Comment on "No evidence of occult HBV infection in population born after mass vaccination".

Wien Med Wochenschr 2020 Jul 20. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

Middle East Liver Diseases Center, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2020

Global prevalence of HCV and/or HBV coinfections among people who inject drugs and female sex workers who live with HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Arch Virol 2020 Sep 2;165(9):1947-1958. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran.

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September 2020

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Global Prevalence of HBsAg and HIV and HCV Antibodies among People Who Inject Drugs and Female Sex Workers.

Pathogens 2020 May 31;9(6). Epub 2020 May 31.

Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj 6617713446, Iran.

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May 2020

Real-life efficacy of generic sofosbuvir/ledipasvir for treatment of Iranian patients with chronic hepatitis C: A cohort study.

Caspian J Intern Med 2020 ;11(1):41-46

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2020

The Rising Threat of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Middle East and North Africa Region: Results From Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken) 2019 Dec 29;14(6):219-223. Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Middle East Liver Diseases Center Tehran Iran.

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December 2019

Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-Years for 29 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2017: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.

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Zangeneh Leila Zaki Kazem Zendehdel Zerihun Menlkalew Zenebe Taye Abuhay Zewale Arash Ziapour Sanjay Zodpey Christopher J L Murray

JAMA Oncol 2019 12;5(12):1749-1768

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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December 2019

Pooled Prevalence of NS5A Resistance-Associated Substitutions in Chronic HCV Genotype 3 Infection: A Study Based on Deposited Sequences in GenBank.

Microb Drug Resist 2019 Sep 25;25(7):1072-1079. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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September 2019

Performance of a rapid diagnostic test for screening of hepatitis C in a real-life prison setting.

J Clin Virol 2019 04 25;113:20-23. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Liver and Pancreatobiliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Prevalence of hepatitis C virus NS5A resistance-associated substitutions in chronic infection with genotype 1: A pooled analysis based on deposited sequences in GenBank.

Virus Res 2019 01 25;259:54-61. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Hepatitis C resistance to NS5A inhibitors: Is it going to be a problem?

World J Hepatol 2018 Sep;10(9):543-548

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1435915371, Iran.

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September 2018

Serum cytokines, adipokines and ferritin for non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in chronic liver disease: a systematic review.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2019 04;57(5):577-610

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2019

Comment on 'Efficacy of daclatasvir-based quadruple therapy in nonresponder patients infected by hepatitis C virus genotype 4: the ANRS HC32 QUATTRO study'.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 07;30(7):807-808

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences.

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July 2018

Association of PNPLA3 rs738409 polymorphism with liver steatosis but not with cirrhosis in patients with HBV infection: Systematic review with meta-analysis.

J Gene Med 2018 01;20(1)

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR, Iran.

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January 2018

Combination of Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir for Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Ann Hepatol 2017 March-April;16(2):188-197

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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July 2018

Molecular Tracing of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Isolates in Iran: A NS5B Phylogenetic Analysis with Systematic Review.

Hepat Mon 2016 Dec 19;16(12):e42938. Epub 2016 Nov 19.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran; Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran.

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December 2016

The interferon lambda 4 rs368234815 predicts treatment response to pegylated-interferon alpha and ribavirin in hemophilic patients with chronic hepatitis C.

J Res Med Sci 2016 1;21:72. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran; Middle East Liver Diseases Center, Tehran, Iran; Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2016

The Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Middle Eastern Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Hepat Mon 2016 Sep 23;16(9):e40357. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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September 2016

Impact of IFNL4 rs12979860 and rs8099917 polymorphisms on response to Peg-Interferon-α and Ribavirin in patients with congenital bleeding disorder and chronic hepatitis C.

J Clin Lab Anal 2017 Jul 13;31(4). Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2017

The high-diagnostic characteristics of HBsAg level in differentiation of hepatitis B clinical presentations: Myth or truth?

Liver Int 2017 04 24;37(4):620-621. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2017

The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Core Amino Acid 70 Substitution and Genotypes of Polymorphisms Near the IFNL3 Gene in Iranian Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.

Hepat Mon 2016 Jun 3;16(6):e37011. Epub 2016 May 3.

Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran; Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran; Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, IR Iran.

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June 2016

Next Steps Toward Eradication of Hepatitis C in the Era of Direct Acting Antivirals.

Hepat Mon 2016 Apr 18;16(4):e37089. Epub 2016 Apr 18.

Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran; Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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April 2016

The ITPA and C20orf194 Polymorphisms and Hematological Changes During Treatment With Pegylated-Interferon Plus Ribavirin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C.

Hepat Mon 2016 Feb 20;16(2):e35278. Epub 2016 Feb 20.

Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, IR Iran; Department of Biology, Arsanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arsanjan, IR Iran.

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February 2016

The Role of Polymorphisms Near the IL28B Gene on Response to Peg-Interferon and Ribavirin in Thalassemic Patients With Hepatitis C.

Hepat Mon 2016 Jan 23;16(1):e32703. Epub 2016 Jan 23.

Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran; Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran; Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran.

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January 2016

Hepatitis A Virus and Hepatitis E Virus Seroprevalence Among Blood Donors in Tehran, Iran.

Hepat Mon 2016 Jan 23;16(1):e32215. Epub 2016 Jan 23.

Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran; Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran.

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January 2016

Appropriate Genotyping of Hepatitis B Virus in Iran.

Jundishapur J Microbiol 2015 Oct 17;8(10):e23529. Epub 2015 Oct 17.

Molecular Division, Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran.

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October 2015

Interferon-λ polymorphisms and response to pegylated interferon in Iranian hepatitis C patients.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug;21(29):8935-42

Arghavan Haj-sheykholeslami, Khalil Hemmati, Fatemeh Mohammadzadehparjikolaei, The Liver, Pancreatic, and Biliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14117-13135, Iran.

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August 2015

Comparison of Serum Hepatitis B Virus DNA and HBsAg Levels Between HBeAg-Negative and HBeAg-Positive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients.

Jundishapur J Microbiol 2015 Mar 14;8(3):e21444. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran ; Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran.

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March 2015

Distribution of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes in Liquid-based Samples; Abundance of HPV-53 in Tehran, Iran.

Iran J Public Health 2014 Aug;43(8):1159-60

1. Dept. of Molecular Diagnosis, Armin Pathobiology Laboratory , Tehran, Iran ; 6. Dept. of Genetics, Arsanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University , Arsanjan, Iran.

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August 2014

Prevalence and trends of transfusion-transmitted infections among blood donors in Tehran, Iran from 2008 to 2013.

Transfus Apher Sci 2015 Aug 12;53(1):38-47. Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2015

Can serum level of HBsAg differentiate HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B from inactive carrier state?

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2015 Jun 20;82(2):114-9. Epub 2015 Feb 20.

Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran; Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran; Hepatitis Clinic, Tehran Blood Transfusion Center, Tehran, IR Iran; Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Efficacy of 24-week pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin combination therapy in highly selected patients infected with hepatitis C virus genotype 1.

Hepat Mon 2015 Jan 1;15(1):e24955. Epub 2015 Jan 1.

Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran ; Middle East Liver Diseases Center (MELD), Tehran, IR Iran ; Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran.

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January 2015

Efficacy of Prolonged Treatment With Pegylated Interferon (Peg-IFN) and Ribavirin in Thalassemic Patients With Hepatitis C Who Relapsed After Previous Peg-IFN-Based Therapy.

Hepat Mon 2015 Jan 13;15(1):e23564. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran ; Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran.

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January 2015

The Impact of IFNL4 rs12979860 Polymorphism on Spontaneous Clearance of Hepatitis C; A Case-Control Study.

Hepat Mon 2014 Oct 1;14(10):e22649. Epub 2014 Oct 1.

Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran ; Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran ; Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran.

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October 2014

Interferon-λ Genetic Variations and Hepatitis C: Yet to be Discovered.

Hepat Mon 2014 May 10;14(5):e19433. Epub 2014 May 10.

Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran.

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May 2014

Alanine transaminase as a single marker is not reliable for selecting candidates of pegylated interferon and ribavirin treatment.

J Formos Med Assoc 2015 Feb 20;114(2):195-6. Epub 2014 May 20.

Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Interferon alpha-2b therapy in chronic hepatitis delta.

Hepat Mon 2014 Mar 1;14(3):e15729. Epub 2014 Mar 1.

Department of Biostatistics, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran.

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March 2014

Mysterious Linkages Between Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes, Interleukin-28B Genotypes and Viral Clearance- A Meta-Analysis.

Hepat Mon 2014 Mar 2;14(3):e15895. Epub 2014 Mar 2.

Middle East Liver Disease Center, Tehran, IR Iran ; Iran Hepatitis Network (IHN), Tehran, IR Iran.

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March 2014

How can we make decision for patients with chronic hepatitis B according to hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA level?

Hepat Mon 2014 Feb 5;14(2):e15285. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran ; Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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February 2014

How can the IL28B polymorphisms with linkage disequilibrium affect the natural course of hepatitis B inversely?

Liver Int 2014 Aug 24;34(7):1127. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, Iran; Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2014

What is the ethnicity-specific impact of genetic polymorphisms on the response to hepatitis C treatment in an admixed population of Brazilian patients?

Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2014 Feb;69(2):152

Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, Iran, Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2014

Can we include genetic variants with high linkage disequilibrium into a multiple logistic model?

Liver Int 2014 Jul 7;34(6):964. Epub 2014 Feb 7.

Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran; Middle East Liver Disease (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran.

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July 2014

Distribution of IL28B Genotypes in Iranian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Healthy Individuals.

Hepat Mon 2012 Dec 22;12(12):e8387. Epub 2012 Dec 22.

Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, Iran ; Tehran Hepatitis Cohort (THC) Study Center, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2012

IL28B polymorphism, Explanation for Different Responses to Therapy in Hepatitis C Patients.

Hepat Mon 2011 Dec 20;11(12):958-9. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

Armin Pathobiology Laboratory, Tehran, IR Iran.

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December 2011