Ibtissem Bouasker

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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)
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)
Bezoars are concretions of stagnant swallowed material in digestive tract. The most frequent are trichobezoars made of hair and phytobezoars composed of undigestible fruits and vegetables fibers. We report a case of a 24-year-old female patient who presented in emergency with an acute peritonitis due to a gastric perforation on bezoars. Gastrotomy,(More)
BACKGROUND Adrenal oncocytoma is a very rare lesion, non functioning and benignin most cases. Only 46 cases have been reported in the medical literature. AIM This study aimed to report a new case of adrenal oncocytic tumor with uncertain malignant potential. CASE A 72 year-old- man, consulted for renal fossa pain. Ultrasonography and omputed tomography(More)
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 Administrative database, used previously for control of cost, patient flow and invoicing, offer to researchers a large sample of patients representative of population providing interesting information's in the field of descriptive and analytic epidemiology with less cost. AIM To compare spinal to general anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair(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)