Ehab Shaker

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BACKGROUND Vasospasm-related delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) significantly impacts on outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Erythropoietin (EPO) may reduce the severity of cerebral vasospasm and improve outcome, however, underlying mechanisms are incompletely understood. In this study, the authors aimed to investigate the effect of EPO on(More)
Background: Lumbosacral radiculopathy is a common entity in clinical practice and is frequently caused by disc herniation or degenerative changes in vertebrae. Most patients recover with conservative care, including physical therapy. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the immediate neurophysiologic effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve(More)
We report a case of a young male patient suffering from congenital AntiThrombin III (AT III) deficiency, presented with four major thrombotic events. These events were acute coronary syndrome (Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction), cerebral infarction, peripheral acute upper limb (UL) ischemia and bilateral extensive deep venous thrombosis. The latter two(More)
Background and Purpose: Carotid atherosclerosis has been recognized as a major cause of stroke. The current study aimed to describe the effect of multiplicity rather than the type of vascular risk factors on severity of carotid atherosclerosis among a large sample of Egyptian population. Methods: We analyzed the data of 1969 Egyptian subjects, who proved to(More)
Therapeutic monitoring of digoxin and the population pharmacokinetic parameters in Jordanian patients were done. Fifty three patients visited cardiac department of Jordan University hospital participated in this study, thirty two patients had congestive heart failure (CHF), while twenty one patients had atrial fibrillation (AF). Ninety three blood samples(More)
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