Manal Mohamed Darwish

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BACKGROUND Necrolytic acral erythema (NAE) is considered a cutaneous sign of hepatitis C virus infection. Its exact pathogenesis is still not fully understood, with some reports about decreased serum zinc levels but none about its level in the skin. OBJECTIVES To assess skin (lesional and perilesional) and serum zinc levels in patients with NAE and(More)
A case of cholecystocolic fistula diagnosed by I131-Rose bengal scanning and later confirmed at the time of laparotomy is reported. The fistula was not seen by conventional contrast radiographic studies. It is suggested that I131-Rose bengal studies be considered in the study of patients suspected of having cholecystenteric fistulas.
Radiation is one of the most widespread sources of environmental stress in living environment which cause oxidative stress and metabolic changes. The present study aims to evaluate the antioxidant effect of Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) on gamma radiation-induced oxidative damage in liver and heart tis sues. The study was conducted on forty (40) rats(More)
BACKGROUND Egypt is considered a region of the intermediate prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (4.5%). Seroprotection is assured when hepatitis B surface antibody (HBsAb) levels are ≥ 10 mIU/mL. Our study aimed to evaluate and compare the long-term immunogenicity and efficacy of the recombinant hepatitis B (HB) vaccine. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Determination of the presence and degree of liver fibrosis is essential for the prognosis and treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C. Non-invasive methods of assessing fibrosis have been developed to reduce the need for biopsy. We determined the efficacy of shear wave elastography (SWE) and colour Doppler velocity as(More)
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