Ahmed El Farouk Abdel Fattah

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The rectal electric activity or electrorectography was recorded transcutaneously in 24 healthy volunteers (mean age 39.6 years). A silver-silver chloride electrode was applied lateral to each of the two sacroiliac joints, and a third one was placed midway between the left greater trochanter and the ischial tuberosity. The reference electrode was applied to(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the great progress in endoscopic management of inverted papilloma (IP), involvement of the frontal sinus (FS) remains a challenge. METHODOLOGY Six cases of FS IP were assessed. Extent of surgery included simple frontal recess clearance, extended frontal sinusotomy, and modified Lothrop approach. There was no need for adjuvant frontal(More)
BACKGROUND Maxillary sinus inverted papilloma entails medial maxillectomy and is associated with high incidence of recurrence. OBJECTIVE To study the impact of prior surgery on recurrence rate after transnasal endoscopic medial maxillectomy. METHODOLOGY Eighteen patients with primary and 33 with recurrent maxillary sinus inverted papilloma underwent(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes after supracricoid laryngectomy (SCL) as an alternative to total laryngectomy (TL) for treatment of laryngeal cancer. METHODS This retrospective study involved 333 patients who underwent 4 types of SCL for squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx in an Egyptian hospital between May 1984 and(More)
We compared the effectiveness of gamete intra-Fallopian transfer (GIFT) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) in the treatment of infertility due to endometriosis. This was a retrospective study carried out at a tertiary teaching medical center. A total of 127 consecutive patients with endometriosis were treated(More)
BACKGROUND The frequency of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) involvement in pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is not clear; thereby, the importance of setting routine ENT examination for patients with PV could not be deduced. OBJECTIVE Determine the prevalence of ENT involvement in patients with PV in Egypt; to modify the routine protocol and achieve a step towards(More)
This study examines the prognostic implications of normal exercise tomographic thallium images in medically treated patients with angiographic evidence of coronary artery disease (CAD). There were 97 patients aged 60 +/- 10 years; 52 had 1-, 30 had 2-, and 15 had 3-vessel CAD (> or = 50% diameter stenosis). The exercise test was submaximal in 51 patients(More)
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