Mohamed N. Triba

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INTRODUCTION Acute-on-chronic liver failure is characterized by acute deterioration of liver function in patients with compensated or decompensated, but stable, cirrhosis. However, there is no accurate definition of acute-on-chronic liver failure and physicians often use this term to describe different clinical entities. Metabolomics investigates metabolic(More)
The metabo-ring initiative brought together five nuclear magnetic resonance instruments (NMR) and 11 different mass spectrometers with the objective of assessing the reliability of untargeted metabolomics approaches in obtaining comparable metabolomics profiles. This was estimated by measuring the proportion of common spectral information extracted from the(More)
During long distance endurance races, horses undergo high physiological and metabolic stresses. The adaptation processes involve the modulation of the energetic pathways in order to meet the energy demand. The aims were to evaluate the effects of long endurance exercise on the plasma metabolomic profiles and to investigate the relationships with the(More)
BACKGROUND Glioma cells not only secrete high levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) but also express VEGF receptors (VEGFR), supporting the existence of an autocrine loop. The direct impact on glioma cells metabolism of drugs targeting the VEGF pathway, such as Bevacizumab (Bev) or VEGFR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (TKI), is poorly known. (More)
Long-term endurance exercise severely affects metabolism in both human and animal athletes resulting in serious risk of metabolic disorders during or after competition. Young horses (up to 6 years old) can compete in races up to 90 km despite limited scientific knowledge of energetic metabolism responses to long distance exercise in these animals. The(More)
Patients surviving sepsis demonstrate sustained inflammation, which has been associated with long-term complications. One of the main mechanisms behind sustained inflammation is a metabolic switch in parenchymal and immune cells, thus understanding metabolic alterations after sepsis may provide important insights to the pathophysiology of sepsis recovery.(More)
1 Identification of serum proton NMR metabolomic fingerprints associated with hepatocellular 2 carcinoma in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis 3 4 Running title: 5 Serum metabolomics and liver cancer 6 7 Authors: 8 34 35 36 No conflict of interest exists. Abstract 249 words, total word count (excluding reference, including figures and tables legends) 42 4604(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the renal tolerance of a hypertonic-hyperoncotic solution (HHS) administration during uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock (UHS). METHODS UHS was produced in rats by a preliminary bleed followed by tail amputation. Hydroxyethylstarch (HHS) 200/0.5 6% in NaCl 7.2% was administered to the HHS groups (n = 20) and(More)
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