Nabil A GadEl-Hak

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients generally carries a poor prognosis either due to recurrence or to postoperative morbidity or both. Several factors affect the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma resection as presence of cirrhosis of the liver, tumor diameter and tumor capsulation. METHODOLOGY Thirty-eight patients with(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Although cholecystectomy is still the "gold standard" for treatment of gallstones, this operation may be followed by gastric disorders. The aim of this study is to detect the effects of cholecystectomy on gastric antral mucosa. METHODOLOGY This prospective study has been carried out on 46 patients (20 M & 26 F) with mean age 41.7 +/- 0.2(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may occur with acid, bile or in a mixed form. Endoscopic injury and mucosal metaplasia are a known sequelae to pathological GERD. The aim of the study was to determine the contribution of acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux to endoscopic severity in patients with GERD and Barrett's esophagus (BE).(More)
BACKGROUND & AIM With the introduction of laparoscopy, the number of antireflux surgeries (ARS), and consequently failed fundoplications, had increased. We report the mechanisms of fundoplication failure after ARS, and present our experience in surgical correction of failure. METHODS Twenty nine patients who had failed fundoplication were reoperated. Pre-(More)
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