Ahmed Shawky

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Pharyngeal flap is usually used for treatment of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI); it is bridged between the posterior pharyngeal wall and the soft palate traversing the central part of the velopharyngeal port. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of lateralization of the pharyngeal flap for treatment of VPI in patients with lateral(More)
STUDY DESIGN Case report. CLINICAL QUESTION This study reports if shortening reconstruction procedure through posterior approach only can be used in osteoporotic unstable fracture as well as post-traumatic burst fracture. METHODS An 80-year-old female patient with unstable burst osteoporotic fracture of L1 underwent posterior approach corpectomy and(More)
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AIMS We sought to explore the response of the corrected QT (QTc) interval duration and QT dispersion (QTD) to hemodialysis. METHODS We enrolled 50 patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing regular hemodialysis. Blood samples were drawn for measurement of serum electrolytes, and a 12-lead ECG was performed to measure the QTc interval duration and(More)
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