Mahmoud Shokry

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Abstract The aim of this study was to identify pregnant women at risk of preeclampsia (PE) before clinical manifestations appeared using a panel of serum markers. We recruited 240 consecutive women who presented for antenatal care. We investigated whether serum levels of placental growth factor (PlGF), its inhibitor, soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of therapeutic amnioinfusion using a pediatric feeding tube in cases of intrapartum fetal distress. METHODS A randomized clinical trial including 438 women admitted in labor at Assiut University Hospital with nonreassuring fetal heart rate tracing. Using sealed opaque envelopes, the women were randomized to 2 groups. In the(More)
OBJECTIVE Here we test the hypothesis that "the expression of matrix metalloproteinase 2 and 9 proteins is altered in preeclamptic placentas compared to placentas of normal pregnancy." PATIENTS AND METHODS This case-control study includes preeclamptic placentas (40 women with preeclampsia) from a singleton pregnancy and placentas of normal pregnancies(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of bilateral uterine artery ligation followed by B-Lynch compression suturing in women with atonic postpartum hemorrhage and placental site bleeding due to adherent placenta accreta. METHOD This protocol was followed in 26 women undergoing cesarean delivery for placenta accreta. RESULTS Two women died from(More)
OBJECTIVE To study pharmacokinetics of prostaglandin E1 analogue, misoprostol in plasma and colostrum after postpartum oral administration. STUDY DESIGN Twenty women received 600 microg doses of misoprostol orally after delivery. Plasma levels of the principal metabolite, misoprostol acid, were measured at 2, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 90, 120, 180, 240 and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a combination of letrozole and gonadotropins in advanced reproductive age infertile women who were treated with IUI. DESIGN A retrospective case control study. SETTING A private practice affiliated with an academic institute. PATIENT(S) Infertile women 40 years old and older who were treated with IUI and(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether antenatal magnesium sulfate (MgSO(4)) exposure has an influence on cerebral blood flow and systemic hemodynamics in preterm infants during the first few days of life. DESIGN Prospective case-control study. SETTING University affiliated referral hospital. POPULATION A total of 48 women who delivered preterm (30-34(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether intrapartum epidural analgesics (bupivacaine or ropivacaine) have an influence (safety and efficacy) on mothers, fetuses, or newborns at high altitudes (2,200 m above the sea level). DESIGN Prospective randomized trial. SETTING A tertiary referral hospital in Aseer region, Saudi Arabia. POPULATION Eighty parturient(More)