Adel Ragheb

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Seventy patients with newly diagnosed, pathologically proven inoperable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) had planar Ga-67, Tl-201, chest x-ray, and chest CT imaging performed. Tumor/Normal tissue background (T/B) ratio was calculated for 62 Ga-67 and 55 Tl-201 scintigraphy studies and comparisons were made between Ga-67 and Tl-201 imaging results(More)
OBJECTIVES This retrospective study was undertaken to analyze the profile of patients presenting with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and treatment outcomes. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Records of 49 patients (36 male, 16 female, 21-75 years) treated at the Kuwait Cancer Control Center, Kuwait for RCC during the period 1993-1998 were analyzed. Forty-one patients had(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate hemoglobin (Hb) levels before and during radiotherapy and its role as prognostic factor on treatment results of patients treated for cancer cervix. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and seven patients with cervical cancer were registered and managed at KCCC during 1995 - 1999. The pre-treatment and mid treatment Hb levels were found(More)
Background: Cardiac surgery is associated with perioperative bleeding and a significant consumption of allogenic blood products. Minimizing blood loss and transfusion requirements is of vital importance to avoid complication related to blood products transfusion. This study was done to compare the hemostatic effects of aprotinin and tranexamic acid (TA) on(More)
Cerebrospinal fluid C-reactive protein (CSF-CRP) was studied in 183 consecutive infants and children with suspected meningitis, using a nephelometric technique. Cerebrospinal fluid C-reactive protein was above an empirically chosen level of 1 mg/1 in seven of 19 children with culture-proven bacterial meningitis, in only one of 15 children with viral(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to study the patterns of failure after definitive therapy in cervical cancer, the treatment given to patients after recurrence and the final outcome in these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Case records of 105 patients of cervical cancer of clinical Stages I to IV treated with definitive radiation or surgery with(More)
Thymoma is a relatively rare tumour. Twelve cases seen in Kuwait Cancer Control Centre over a period of 10 years were analyzed. Two patients had Myasthenia gravis at presentation, and one developed it after the treatment, during remission. Six patients had total resection and four had subtotal resection of the tumour; the remaining had only diagnostic(More)
Objective: This study was done to compare the effects of early and late use of milrinone in pediatric patients undergoing complex cardiac surgery. Design: The study was a prospective randomized study. Setting: Prince Sultan cardiac center, Saudi Arabia. Methods: A prospective study involved 40 pediatric patients undergoing congenital corrective cardiac(More)
AIM OF THE WORK To asses the profile, pattern of failure and survival for patients with uterine sarcoma seen in KCCC. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 23 records for patients with uterine sarcoma attending KCCC between July 1993 to May 2007 were available for review. The medical records were assessed for the profile of the disease, histological types,(More)
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