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Profile of cancer in Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital.
Helicobacter pylori: Prevalence in 352 consecutive patients with dyspepsia.
At the Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital (RAFH), 352 patients had gastroscopy and from each, antral gastric biopsies were taken for identification of Helicobacter pylori, by urease test and histopathology, positive in 60% of each group of patients with endoscopic findings of gastric erosion, gastric ulcers and duodenal erosions. Expand
The association between hepatitis C virus antibody and hepatocellular carcinoma in relation to hepatitis B viral infection (RAFH experinece).
It is suggested that hepatitis C virus like hepatitis B, may play an important etiological role in hepatocellular carcinoma in Saudi Arabia. Expand
Spasmocanulase in irritable bowel syndrome.
Spasmocanulase is beneficial in improving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, which has an anti-spasmodic and anti-flatulence effect and contains several ingredients. Expand
Incidence of Colorectal Cancer and Colonic Polyps in Saudi Patients
Of 1600 Saudi patients who underwent lower gastrointestinal tract endoscopy at the Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, 40 (2.50%) had adenomatous polyps, 12 (0.75%) had colorectal cancer, 149 (9.31%) had...
Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology in Saudis: Results of Endoscopic Biopsy Findings in 1,600 Patients
ABSTRACT Between 1979 and 1985, 1,775 patients had sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy in the Gastroenterology Unit of Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, because of different gastrointestinal tract problems. S...
Endoscopic management of bile duct injuries in 107 patients: experience of a Saudi referral center.
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is a safe and feasible mode of therapy for patients presenting with suspected bile duct injuries and should be considered as the initial step in the diagnosis and treatment of postcholecystectomy complications. Expand
Albendazole in hydatid disease: Results in 22 patients.
Albendazole is a promising drug for the treatment of hydatid disease and Radiological disappearance of the liver cysts were achieved in eight patients and the only side effect was hair loss in two patients. Expand