Mohamed Ahmed Tawfik Ashour

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Colorectal anastomotic leak remains one of the most feared post-operative complications, particularly after anterior resection of the rectum with, the shift from abdomino-peritoneal resections to total mesorectal excision and primary anastomosis. The literature fails to demonstrate superiority of stapled over hand-sewn techniques in colorectal anastomosis,(More)
Medications, including topical 0.2% glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), can reduce anal spasm and pain after excisional hemorrhoidectomy. GTN after stapled hemorrhoidopexy was compared with routine postoperative management. Patients with symptomatic grade 3/4 hemorrhoids were recruited. After stapled hemorrhoidopexy, residual perianal skin tags were excised as(More)
The undescended testis represents one of the most common disorders of childhood. Laparoscopy has been widely used for the diagnosis and treatment of non-palpable testis. In this study, we investigated and evaluated the usefulness of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of the non-palpable testis. From January 2003 to January 2008, we used laparoscopy(More)
Wireless sensor network (WSN) is an application of wireless ad-hoc networks that is taking an increasing role in everyday lives. Because the energy efficiency of routing protocols is one of the major challenges facing WSN this paper aims to provide a survey on WSN that focuses on their ability to save power and contributes to prolonging the lifetime of WSN.(More)
Portal vein arterialization (PVA) is often referred to as a salvage procedure for insufficient arterial or portal inflow. Its main role focuses on two domains, liver transplantation and extensive surgery for malignancies of liver, biliary tract and pancreas. It ha been applied in treatment of fulminant hepatic failure due to intoxications and as a bridging(More)
Introduction: Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in developed countries. The most significant prognostic factors are tumor stage, histological grade and type, depth of myometrial invasion, lympho-vascular space or nodal involvement. The optimal adjuvant therapy in high and intermediate risk endometrial cancer is still(More)
Although treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) and HCV-genotype-4 (GT4) has become very effective, yet treatment is very expensive, and affordable options are needed especially in limited resource countries. OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of the combination of ravidasvir (an NS5A inhibitor) and sofosbuvir to treat chronic HCV-GT4 infected patients.(More)
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