Mohie Aldeen A Khalifa

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OBJECTIVES To conduct a prospective study (1) to evaluate and compare the efficacies of nasopharyngeal endoscopy and computed tomography in the diagnosis of local failure of external beam radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and (2) to assess whether multiple endoscopic nasopharyngeal biopsies are superior to a single, targeted biopsy, for the same(More)
Pilocarpine 4% gel and pilocarpine 4% solution were compared in young normal subjects for their effects on induced myopia. The pilocarpine 4% solution produced marked myopia lasting one to two hours which indicates that a qid therapeutic regimen produces about three to six hours of blurred vision during waking hours. The gel-induced myopic effects returned(More)
A shift toward a disease-based therapy designed according to patterns of failure and likelihood of nodal involvement predicted by pathologic determinants has recently led to considering a selective approach to lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer. Therefore, it became critical to examine reproducibility of diagnosing the key determinants of risk, on(More)
Canal wall-down technique tympanoplasty was indicated in about 41 per cent of our cases with chronic suppurative otitis media. In this series done during the last four years, of 576 tympanoplasties, 240 cases needed type III tympanoplasty. In 145 cases, myringostapediopexy was carried out using temporalis fascia grafting over the head of the stapes.(More)
BACKGROUND Smoking is an independent risk factor for coronary heart diseases and it increases all causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. AIM OF THE WORK To assess the acute effect of cigarette smoking on ventricular diastolic functions (LV and RV) in healthy, young, and slim smokers. METHODS Thirty volunteers who had recently commenced(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to define the sensitivity and specificity of the gallbladder ejection fraction (GBEF) for identifying patients with various grades of histologically proven chronic cholecystitis. METHODS Of 693 consecutive patients who had a scintigraphic GBEF determination at Baptist Medical Center of Oklahoma, 161 subsequently had(More)
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