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BACKGROUND Approximately 20-30% of patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have persistently normal alanine transaminase (PNALT) levels. These patients are described to have a mild degree of histological liver damage. We aimed to assess the histological liver changes in HCV patients with PNALT. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-five patients(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatic granuloma (HG) has a high reported incidence in Saudi Arabia (14.6%). We aimed to identify the incidence of HG in our centres and review its presenting features and underlying aetiology. METHODS A total of 5531 liver biopsies were screened through a computer database over 13 years. Sixty-six (1.2%) patients fulfilled our inclusion(More)
Rapid growth and improvement has been witnessed in the field of batteries usage in recent years. Batteries are vital part of our everyday life. Batteries are energy storage devices that have applications in everything from small portable electronics, covering solar energy usage up to aircraft and space vehicles. Various types of batteries are available in(More)