Reda H Kamel

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Adenoid enlargement is uncommon in adults and because examination of the nasopharynx by indirect posterior rhinoscopy is inadequate, many cases of enlarged adenoid in adults are misdiagnosed and accordingly maltreated. This study was conducted on 35 cases of enlarged adenoid aged between 20 and 42 years. The nasal endoscope was utilized to identify the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate endoscopic and external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) using a quantitative, objective functional tool. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study comprised 58 cases divided into 4 groups: healthy controls; patients suffering from epiphora due to nasolacrimal duct (NLD) obstruction; patients who had undergone endoscopic DCR; and patients who had(More)
  • R H Kamel
  • 1996
A case of angiofibroma limited to the right posterior nasal cavity, nasopharynx and pterygopalatine fossa was operated upon transnasally under endoscopic control. The tumour was completely excised without complications. Endoscopic follow-up for the next two years and contrast computed tomography (CT) excluded any residual tumour or recurrence. The(More)
Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease are considered to result from abnormal immune responses after Group A streptococcal pharyngitis. Production of interleukin 1 (IL-1), tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF), interleukin 2 (IL-2) and immunoglobulin (Ig) by blood and tonsillar mononuclear cells from rheumatic or healthy children was measured after(More)
This study comprised 17 cases of inverted papilloma, which were divided into two groups. The first group included 8 cases that lacked maxillary sinus involvement. They were subjected to intranasal endoscopic resection with safety margin. The second group included 9 cases involving the maxillary sinus with or without nasal extension. They were subjected to(More)
  • R Kamel
  • 1990
The current treatment of antrochoanal polyp is simple avulsion of the nasal part with or without removal of the antral part. The antral part is removed through a Caldwell-Luc antrostomy, inferior meatal antrostomy, or middle meatal antrostomy. In this study, endoscopic surgery was performed in 22 cases of antrochoanal polyps where the antral part was(More)
We determined collagen synthetic rates and utilization of key amino acid precursors of collagen in slices of wedge liver biopsy specimens obtained at required surgery from 9 patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis and from 4 control patients. The liver specimens from the patients with schistosomiasis showed advanced fibrosis, with histologic evidence of(More)
UNLABELLED Coupled adult pairs of Schistosoma mansoni were incubated in medium containing either peripheral or portal serum from rat, rabbit, hamster or humans. Daily egg production was measured. In all cases egg production was significantly increased for pairs in the presence of portal sera compared with that in the presence of peripheral sera.(More)