Hoda Mahmoud Amin

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The initial step in atherosclerosis is the adhesion of leukocytes to activated endothelial cells mediated by intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1). This study aimed to investigate the association of K469E polymorphism of the ICAM-1 gene and soluble ICAM-1 (sICAM-1) serum level with coronary heart disease (CHD) in Egyptian(More)
Hyperbaric oxygen has been shown to promote healing in bone and some soft tissues. This study was undertaken to determine its effect on ligamentous healing. Forty-eight Sprague-Dawley rats underwent a standardized surgical laceration of the right (divided) medial collateral ligament, whereas the left (undivided) medial collateral ligament was not surgically(More)
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) can occur anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract especially the stomach and upper small bowel. They are usually solid, but cystic degeneration, necrosis, and focal hemorrhage have been described in larger tumors leading to central necrotic cavitation. The most sensitive marker of GIST is CD117 (c-kit). In computed(More)
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