Hasan Karami

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INTRODUCTION Facilitation of biliary salts secretion represents the mainstay of treatment for progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC). The purpose of this study was to introduce a new approach for the treatment of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) to avoid ostoma. CASE PRESENTATION An 11-year-old girl with the diagnosis of(More)
BACKGROUND Castleman's disease or angiofollicular lymphoid hyperplasia is a rare benign lymph node hyperplasia usually presenting as an asymptomatic mediastinal mass in children. The disease can present at any extra thoracic site with lymphoid tissue such as retroperitoneal, mesentery, axilla, and pelvis. Hepatic localization castleman disease is very rare(More)
BACKGROUND Many children with constipation fail to respond with conventional medical therapy. Surgery can produce a good result in dysfunction of the colon secondary to aganglionosis. However, its role in treating idiopathic constipation is more controversial. PATIENTS AND METHODS A consecutive series of 44 patients with chronic idiopathic intractable(More)
OBJECTIVE The most common etiology for gallstones in children is hemolytic diseases; however, the prevalence of nonhemolytic gallstones, which are mostly idiopathic, is increasing. Several studies concerning the treatment of gallstones with respect to the influence of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) have been conducted in adults, but not to the(More)
INTRODUCTION Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS) is de ned as a triad of chronic liver diseases and/or portal hypertension, gas exchange defects (increased alveolar-arterial PO2 difference regardless of the presence of arterial hypoxemia), and intrapulmonary vascular dilatation(1). Patients of all ages can be affected; however there is a frequency of 4% to 32%(More)
Context: Although cholelithiasis is not a common condition in children, recent studies have documented an increasing incidence rate, owing to the development of diagnostic tools. The prevalence of cholelithiasis in children has been reported to be 0.13% 0.3%, whereas in obese children and adolescents, the prevalence rate has been estimated at 2% 6.1%. In(More)
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a concept that relates to an individual's perception of health status in relation to the culture and value systems in which they live, in addition to their expectations, goals, concerns, and living standards. Considering the size of the population affected by Chronic Liver Diseases (CLDs) and the severity(More)
INTRODUCTION The duodenum is the most common site for congenital intestinal obstruction. The duodenal web with a central hole can present without any overt signs of obstruction at a later age. MATERIAL AND METHODS Over a 7-year period, children with congenital intestinal obstruction were identified in this study. The complications and operative findings(More)
This study was designed to compare the efficacy and safety of very low dose of polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG) with magnesium hydroxide (MOM) and lactulose in functional constipation of children. A total number of 468 patients 1-15 year old with chronic constipation entered a randomized comparative multicenteric trial. Subjects were healthy outpatients who(More)
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