Nadim Walid El Majzoub

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The use of totally implantable venous devices (TIVAD) has changed the care and quality of life for cancer patients, these devices allow chemotherapy administration, and blood sampling without the need for repeated venipuncture. These ports are used mainly when IV access is needed only intermittently over a long period of time. We are presenting a brief(More)
Primary undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver is a rare tumor with a peak incidence between the ages of 6 and 10 years. We report a case of a primary hepatic undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma arising in a 21-year-old male mistaken for hydatid disease of the liver. The rapid recurrence of this tumor along the site of attempted percutaneous(More)
BACKGROUND Primary hepatic leiomyosarcoma is a rare disease diagnosed in older aged adults with a median age of 58 and occasionally in children with a history of immunosuppression. METHODS From 1998 to 2009, 215 patients were diagnosed with primary hepatic malignancies at our institution, 4 of which were diagnosed with primary hepatic sarcoma (1.8%).(More)
A 67-year-old man was admitted after 1 day of melena and hematemesis. Thirty years earlier, he had undergone a Billroth type I operation (gastroduodenostomy) for treatment of peptic ulcer disease. Gastroscopy revealed a spurting vessel in the duodenum, just beyond the gastroduodenal anastomosis (see video). Injection of epinephrine and the use of endoscopic(More)
AIMS Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is a promising newly developed procedure; however, it is associated with many complications. The main aim of our study is to assess whether peritoneal wash with antibiotics decreases the bacterial load contamination related to the transgastric approach. METHODS Ten female farm pigs underwent(More)
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