Ehab El Hanafy

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Hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhotic liver are characterized by early recurrence and poor survival. In this study, we analyzed several factors affecting both survival and recurrence after hepatic resection. From October 1995 to April 2007, 550 patients underwent hepatic resections, of which, 175 patients had HCC in cirrhotic(More)
Hepatectomy is a technically challenging surgery, and of all aspects of hepatic resection, caudate lobe resection is the most difficult. Knowledge of the anatomy of the caudate lobe is necessary to achieve safe caudate lobe resection. Hospital records of 54 patients, who had caudate lobe resection in our center from January 2000 to August 2007, were(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the presence of various diagnostic tools, the differential diagnosis between malignant and benign biliary obstructions is so difficult. This study aimed to evaluate the role of serum and biliary insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in this differential diagnosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains a challenge even at high-volume centers. This study was designed to analyze perioperative risk factors for POPF after PD and evaluate the factors that predict the extent and severity of leak. Demographic data, preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative variables were(More)
AIM To evaluate the evolution, trends in surgical approaches and reconstruction techniques, and important lessons learned from performing 1000 consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies (PDs) for periampullary tumors. METHODS This is a retrospective review of the data of all patients who underwent PD for periampullary tumor during the period from January 1993(More)
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