Ibtissem Bouasker

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BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for symptomatic gall stone disease. The perforation of the gallbladder happens in 40% of cases. Stones spilled remain there in 20% of cases in view of their number and location. These lost stones can cause adhesions, abscess, peritonitis, digestive fistula or else cutaneous fistula. AIM to(More)
BACKGROUND Liver metastases of gastric carcinoma are often the synonym of advanced neoplastic disease which has long justified the indication of palliative chemotherapy. However, inspired by the good results of the management of liver metastases of colorectal cancers,several surgeons have focused on the treatment of liver metastases of gastric carcinoma.(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the "gold standard" reference treatment of gall bladder stones. Laparoscopy is still contra-indicated in the presence of abdominal scars due to the frequent post-operative adhesions which make access to the peritoneal cavity difficult. AIM This study aimed to assess outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on a(More)
Alterations in telomere dynamics have emerged as having a causative role in carcinogenesis. Both the telomere attrition contribute to tumor initiation via increasing chromosomal instability and that the telomere elongation induces cell immortalization and leads to tumor progression. The objectives of this study are to investigate the dynamics of telomere(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of this study was to validate the Lacaine-Huguier score for the prediction of asymptomatic choledocholithiasis. METHODS The study enrolled patients over age 18 with symptomatic chronic or acute calculous cholecystitis. Patients already known to have common bile duct stones (CBDS), as evidenced by symptomatic presentation with acute(More)
BACKGROUND Hydatid cyst of the pancreas is a rare affection with a frequency less than one percent of the various sites of hydatid disease. AIM We report two cases of hydatid cyst of the pancreas. CASE 1: A 49 year old woman with a history of laparotomy for liver and peritoneal hydatid cyst was admitted with recurrent liver and peritoneal hydatid disease(More)
Primary adrenal lymphoma is a rare condition. Only 70 cases were described in the literature. Adrenal lymphoma is often bilateral and in most of the cases of B-cell type. T-cell lymphoma is exceptional. The prognosis is bad and patient can die early because of acute adrenal insufficiency. We report a case of a 70-year-old man who was admitted for acute(More)