Azza M Hasan

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) is diagnosed when hepatic patients perform worse on psychometric tests compared to healthy controls. This study aimed to evaluate probiotics as alternative therapy in MHE. PATIENTS AND METHODS This is an open-label randomised controlled trial, performed in the Department of Tropical Medicine(More)
BACKGROUND Uterine receptivity and implantation are complex processes requiring coordinated expression of molecules by zygote and uterus. Our objective was to evaluate the role of the endometrial expression of leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) and its glycoprotein 130 (gp130) receptor molecules and their secretion in uterine flushing during the window of(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may induce insulin resistance (IR) irrespective of the severity of liver disease, and there is evidence of a central role for IR in failure to achieve sustained virological response (SVR) in HCV patients. OBJECTIVE To assess IR as a predictor of the severity of hepatic fibrosis in Egyptian HCV patients, and its(More)
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