Sally Y Abed

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BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third most common cause of cancer mortality among men worldwide. Serotonin is a biogenic amine, which may be involved in the tumorigenesis of HCC. AIM We aimed to determine whether serotonin is a dependable marker for the diagnosis of HCC in cirrhotic patients in comparison with α-fetoprotein protein (AFP)(More)
Between 1985 and 1996, 17 transabdominal cervicoisthmic cerclage procedures were performed and followed up through 28 pregnancies at Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Fourteen procedures were carried out during pregnancy and three preconceptionally. Twenty-four pregnancies continued beyond 36 weeks of gestation and three were(More)
Infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains one of the serious human diseases worldwide, especially in Egypt, which can lead to cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, the exact molecular mechanism of HCC progress in HCV-infected patients remains unclear. Soluble fibrinogen-like protein 2 (sFGL2) is a modulator of the immune response that(More)
Aim: The present study was performed to determine any associations of genetic polymorphisms of Fas/FasL promoter regions, at Fas670 and Fas1377 and FasL844, with hepatitis C cirrhosis and HCC, with a focus on severity of disease. Methods: Totals of 120 patients with cirrhosis and 101 with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were enrolled. All had chronic HCV(More)
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