Hoda Gouda Bakr

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a significant cause of mortality in cirrhosis. Reducing toxic burden of infected ascitic fluid through paracentesis needs further studies as adjunctive therapy of SBP. We aimed to evaluate different therapies for SBP. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-six cirrhotic ascitic patients with SBP(More)
BACKGROUND Postpartum thyroid dysfunction (PPTD) occurs in the first 12 months after delivery. This work was designed to compare thyroid peroxidase (TPO) and thyroglobulin (Tg) autoantibodies for determination of the diagnosis and, also, to detect role of lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroiditis. METHODS This study was conducted on 50(More)
Type 1 diabetic patients are vulnerable for autoimmune thyroid disease. The incidence of type I Diabetes in Egypt is 8/100000. Undiagnosed thyroid dysfunction impairs metabolic status and increase cardiovascular risks in diabetic patients. Objectives of the study were to underscore autoimmune thyroiditis and thyroid dysfunction on a sample of Egyptian type(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) and its complications are complex syndromes representing universal health problems. Egypt ranks ninth among countries with diabetes where the problem is magnified. Researchers have discussed the effect of hyper glycaemia on apoptosis. However, the aims of this study were to assess CD95 positive cells in controlled and uncontrolled(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) and its complications are complex syndromes representing universal health problems. Egypt ranks ninth among countries with diabetes where the problem is magnified. Researchers have discussed the effect of hyper glycaemia on apoptosis. However, the aims of this study were to assess CD95 positive cells in controlled and uncontrolled(More)
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