Madiha M. El-Attar

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PURPOSE Identification of risk factors associated with antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity (anti-TB-DIH) is important, especially in endemic area for TB and liver disease. This study assessed the incidence and risk factors of anti-TB-DIH in upper Egyptian patients treated for active pulmonary and extra-pulmonary TB. METHODS A total of 100(More)
OBJECTIVE Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the most important health problems in Egypt. Thrombocytopenia is a common finding in subjects with chronic hepatitis. The precise etiology of this thrombocytopenia is still obscure. There is increasing interest in the potential role of thrombopoietin (TPO) as a cause of this thrombocytopenia. The aim of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Treatment of refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) is a clinical challenge, and after biological therapy, monitoring clinical and endoscopic responses is fundamental. We aimed to investigate and compare the predictive power of different noninvasive parameters for clinical remission and mucosal healing after infliximab induction therapy in(More)
Background: Infertility has become nowadays not only a medical, but a social problem as well. Infertility in female is caused by various factors. Tubal disease is responsible for 25-35% of female infertility. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the most common cause of tubal disease. Aim of the Study: To assess the rate of M. tuberculosis and C.(More)
The serosal cavities are frequent sites of tumor metastasis. The distinction between carcinoma cells, inflammatory cells, and reactive or malignant mesothelial cells can be difficult in cytology. Multicolor flow cytometry (FCM) provides the opportunity to evaluate multiple antigens simultaneously, making it possible to characterize various cell populations.(More)
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