Moustafa Ibrahim

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PURPOSE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of serum mesothelin levels in patients with ovarian masses in comparison to serum cancer antigen (CA) 125 levels. METHODS 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(More)
PURPOSE To compare the superficial incisional surgical site infection (SSI) rate after cesarean section (CS) in obese women using subcuticular versus interrupted skin suturing. METHODS The current randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted at Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital. Obese non-diabetic women who underwent elective CS were(More)
PURPOSE 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. METHODS 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(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy of letrozole with clomiphene citrate (CC) in Egyptian women with unexplained infertility. STUDY DESIGN This randomized controlled trial was conducted at Ain Shams University Hospital and Dar Al Hekma hospital between February 2010 and May 2011. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundreds and seventy women with unexplained(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)
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 assess maternal serum amyloid A (SAA) levels among women with primary unexplained recurrent early pregnancy loss (REPL). METHODS A prospective study was conducted among women with missed spontaneous abortion in the first trimester at Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, between January 21 and December 25, 2014. Women with at(More)
PURPOSE 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). METHOD This prospective study included women presenting at 28-36 weeks of(More)