Omar Atef Tolba

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INTRODUCTION Immunosuppressive agents are recommended for the management of children with steroid-resistant, frequently-relapsing, and steroid-dependent idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, i.e., SRNS, FRNS, and SDNS. This study evaluated the efficacy of immunosuppressive agents in these cases. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of the records of 130(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Primary hyperoxalurias are rare inborn errors of metabolism resulting in increased endogenous production of oxalate that leads to excessive urinary oxalate excretion. Diagnosis of primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is a challenging issue and depends on diverse diagnostic tools including biochemical analysis of urine, stone analysis, renal(More)
INTRODUCTION Iron overload is the primary cause of mortality and morbidity in thalassemia major (TM) despite advances in chelation therapy. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness and safety of deferasirox (DFX) and deferoxamine (DFO) as iron-chelating agents in patients with transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia major. METHODS This(More)
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