Mohamed Saad Hashim

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INTRODUCTION Several hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) staging systems are available. Although the European Association for Study of Liver Diseases (EASL) and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) recommended the use of Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC), many studies in different populations revealed heterogeneous results. The aim of(More)
HIV surveillance and screening programs were established at Khartoum Teaching Hospital (KTH) following the first identified HIV case diagnosed in a hemophiliac boy in November 1987. As of December 1995, 15 cases of symptomatic HIV infection have been observed in Sudanese children (< or = 16 years) at KTH. An HIV seroprevalence rate of 35.7% was documented(More)
Seven children, six boys and a girl, aged from 2 to 15 years with proven myelofibrosis are reported. The clinical presentation in each of them was more or less similar with weight loss, moderate or low-grade fever, and abdominal distension with pain or discomfort for some months. They had hepatosplenomegaly. The spleens, enlarged to more than 6 cm below the(More)
Background and aims: Heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1), the rate limiting enzyme in heme catabolism and its three by-products have recently received overwhelming research attention because of their anti-inflammatory and cytoprotective effects. Gene expression of HO-1 is upregulated in response to various oxidative stress stimuli. Patients with non alcoholic fatty(More)
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