Mohamed N. Moustafa

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BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to investigate the therapeutic role of lymphadenectomy (LND) in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. METHODS 826 patients who underwent liver resection were identified using the SEER database from 1988 to 2011. Two groups of patients were defined: 201 (24%) undergoing potentially therapeutic LND (group A, >3(More)
In this paper, we document the face detection competition that we have organized in conjunction with the ISDA 2010 conference. The objective was to compare different face detection engines performance on new unpublished datasets. We believe researchers can benefit from this competition by identifying strong and weak areas in their algorithms relative to(More)
The innervation pattern of the adult donkey testis was investigated by immunohistochemistry and acetylcholinesterase histochemistry. Autonomous nerves reach the testis by three access-routes as funicular, mesorchial and caudal contributions. From these, the funicular contribution accompanying the testicular artery and pampiniform plexus is the strongest and(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this work was to compare the effect of a bradykinin potentiating (BPF) isolated from venom of Egyptian scorpion Androctonus amoreuxi as a natural angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) with losartan (LOS), a chemical angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), in the modulation of radiation-induced damage. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Pain following ear-nose and throat surgery is one of the most important complaints for which, several drugs are used. This prospective, randomized, double-blind controlled trial was designed to compare the analgesic effect of tramadol versus lornoxicam for post-operative pain relief in patients undergoing ENT surgical procedures. METHODS One(More)