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BACKGROUND 'Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common childhood malignancy'. Adding methotrexate to treatment protocols increased survival rate in children with leukemia. Methotrexate efficacy is limited by its hepatotoxicity. AIM OF THE STUDY To assess the therapeutic value of Black seed oil in 'methotrexate induced hepatotoxicity in Egyptian(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia is one of the most serious arrhythmias that occur after pediatric cardiac surgery, difficult to treat and better to be prevented. Our aim was to assess the efficacy of prophylactic dexmedetomidine in preventing junctional ectopic tachycardia after pediatric cardiac surgery. METHODS AND RESULTS A(More)
BACKGROUND Infection 'is a common complication in children with hematological malignancies' during febrile neutropenia. ' OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to' evaluate common bacterial and fungal pathogens in children with hematological malignancies during febrile neutropenia in single center Egyptian study. ' PATIENTS AND METHODS This study was(More)
BACKGROUND Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer representing 23% of pediatric cancers. Wilms' tumor -1 gene is a novel prognostic factor, minimal residual disease marker and therapeutic target in acute leukemia. AIM OF THE WORK The aim of this work was to study the impact of WT-1 gene expression in the prognosis of ALL.(More)
This paper describes the organisation of a concurrent functional simulator employing transputers which gives considerably improved performance over conventional simulators. The parallel organisation allows a novel feature, <i>incremental simulation</i>, to be provided which allows the simulator to respond very quickly to design changes thereby allowing the(More)
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