Hosam Eldien Hamdy

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Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) are important players in the symphony of gut motility. They have a very significant physiological role orchestrating the normal peristaltic activity of the digestive system. They are the pacemaker cells in gastrointestinal (GI) muscles. Absence, reduction in number or altered integrity of the ICC network may have a dramatic(More)
CONTEXT A problem-based learning strategy is used for curriculum planning and implementation at the Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain. Problems are constructed in a way that faculty-set objectives are expected to be identified by students during tutorials. Students in small groups, along with a tutor functioning as a facilitator, identify learning issues and(More)
This prospective study was conducted to investigate the efficacy of single-dose Ceftazidime as a prophylactic antibiotic to prevent surgical site infections in low-risk patients undergoing LC. Two hundred patients included in the study were randomly divided into two groups (100 each): G1: patients received intravenous Ceftazidime within 60 minutes prior to(More)
A technique of urethral mobilization and advancement in hypospadias repair using the urethral elasticity to partially or completely bridge the defect in urethral length was employed in 56 children. In 46 with distal hypospadias it was the only procedure used. In 10 with proximal hypospadias, it was combined with other techniques. In distal hypospadias, no(More)
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