Mohammed Hamam

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OBJECTIVES Epistaxis represents one of the most common ENT emergencies. In this paper, the authors report their experience in treating some cases of severe epistaxis by super-selective embolization of the afferent vessels of the nasal fossae. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study of 22 patients with severe recurrent epistaxis (1 anterior and 21(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Generally, the prognosis for cervical artery dissection (CAD) is uncertain. The recanalization rate of CAD can be up to 85% within 3 months. This study evaluates the variables that might affect recanalization and the role of recanalization as a predictor for neurological outcome. PATIENTS AND RESULTS This study prospectively(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Carotid endarterectomy (CE) has been shown to be beneficial in patients with symptomatic high-grade internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. Some authors have suggested that when ultrasound shows a stenosis 70-99%, CE can be performed without further imaging study. However, ultrasound findings that suggest an ICA occlusion, not(More)
a clinical history of migraine without aura, headache was not reported by the patient in the 3 months prior to hospitalization. The hormonal status excluded a hypotha-lamic dysfunction, and the patient's obesity was considered to be due to a hyperca-loric and hyperlipaemic diet. The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) was given, and the score was 20.(More)
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