Ashraf El - Fakhry

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In this work, 205 graft biopsies obtained from 161 living related donor kidney transplant recipients were blindly reevaluated by our nephropathologist, and individual lesions were evaluated semiquantitatively. Glomerular lesions included capillary thrombosis, cellular infiltrate, mesangial matrix thickening, glomerulonephritis and the presence of glomerular(More)
Computed tomography is currently the reference examination in the investigation of mediastinal tumours. We report a case of pericardial tumour revealed by transoesophageal echocardiography. This investigation immediately defined the limits of this mass and its relations with cardiac cavities and large vessels and suggested the main features of its tissue(More)
Approximately 30% of patients with chronic hepatitis C have persistently normal serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels. In most of the previous studies, the follow-up period of ALT levels did not exceed 12 months. Our objective was to redefine the terms persistently normal alanine aminotransferase (PNALT), persistently elevated ALT (PEALT), and(More)
To determine if estimation of serum cystatin C could replace creatinine clearance in routine determinations of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) for early detection of kidney affection in patients with cirrhosis in a case control study. 40 patients with cirrhosis were included in this study according to ChildPugh’s classification, 20 patients (group C) and(More)
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