Moustafa Ibrahim Ibrahim

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To compare the superficial incisional surgical site infection (SSI) rate after cesarean section (CS) in obese women using subcuticular versus interrupted skin suturing. The current randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted at Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital. Obese non-diabetic women who underwent elective CS were randomized into two groups:(More)
The aim of the present study is to assess the impact of adding oral metformin to insulin therapy in pregnant women with insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus. The current non-inferiority randomized controlled trial was conducted at Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital. The study included pregnant women with gestational or pre-existing diabetes mellitus at(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic accuracy of qualitative and quantitative assay of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) in cervicovaginal secretion as a biochemical predictor of preterm birth. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective study was conducted at Ain-Shams University Maternity Hospital, Cairo, Egypt. A total of 390 pregnant women(More)
BACKGROUND Uterine compression suturing is considered a successful, safe, inexpensive and simple ‎method for the conservative treatment of atonic postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). However, insufficient data are available about the potential risk of subsequent intrauterine ‎synechiae (IUS). AIM To determine the risk of postpartum uterine synechiae in women who(More)
To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of serum mesothelin levels in patients with ovarian masses in comparison to serum cancer antigen (CA) 125 levels. This diagnostic accuracy study was conducted in a gynecological oncology unit at Ain Shams University Maternity hospital. Based on radiological and clinical findings, a total of 110 patients were consecutively(More)
To assess the diagnostic accuracy of three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound measurements of fetal adrenal gland volume (AGV) and fetal zone enlargement (FZE) as predictors of PTB compared to measurements of cervical length (CL) and cervicovaginal fetal fibronectin (CVFF). This prospective study included women presenting at 28–36 weeks of gestation with(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential role of measuring first-trimester maternal Pentraxin-3 levels in patients with primary unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss. STUDY DESIGN A case control study was conducted in Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital. Cases included 45 women with primary unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss and early pregnancy failure(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of using a generic tape tailored from type 1 monofilamentous, macroporous polypropylene mesh during transobturator tape (TOT) surgery. METHODS A prospective study was performed in a tertiary center in Cairo, Egypt, between July 2004 and December 2013. Women with stress urinary incontinence scheduled for TOT(More)
OBJECTIVE To reevaluate the role of the antispasmodic drug drotaverine in shortening the length of the active first stage of labor among nulliparous women. METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 422 young nulliparous women admitted to Ain-shams University Maternity Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, in spontaneous labor were initially(More)
INTRODUCTION: The circulating endothelial cells (CEC) are proposed to be a noninvasive marker of angiogenesis. The level of CEC in peripheral blood (PB) of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients has not been investigated prior to this study. The aim of this work was to study aCEC and EPC levels in patients with AML and compare their levels with healthy(More)