Amr Abdel-Aal

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We retrospectively the results in 27 knees (26 patients) with cysts of the lateral meniscus. All patients had a meniscal tear (20 horizontal, 7 transverse) and pain over the lateral joint line with a palpable mass. The pathology was in the middle or anterior one-third of the meniscus. Arthroscopic surgery was performed in 22 knees, consisting of partial(More)
The putative hepatoprotective effect of cyclosporine A (CyA) against the hepatic injury associated with ischemia and reperfusion was studied in rats after a two-thirds hepatectomy following a 60-minute period of ischemia of the unresected liver. Animals were divided into three distinct groups of 10 rats each Group 1 (controls) received 0.5 ml saline(More)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes alterations in thyroid hormones without underlying thyroid disorder this syndrome known as nonthyroidal illness syndrome (NTIs). This syndrome is mainly characterized by decrease in total triiodothyronine (tT3) level with normal thyroidstimulating hormone (TSH) level . The low tT3 level in CKD patients have been(More)
OBJECTIVES Liver transplant performed for hepatocellular carcinoma must adhere to criteria for the size and number of focal hepatic lesions to lower the incidence of recurrence and achieve survival rates comparable to patients transplanted for other indications. Since the Milan criteria were established in 1996, there have been many less restrictive(More)
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