Thaer Saleh

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that because of sustained glycemic actions, bedtime administration of the glucagon-releasing amino acid alanine or the epinephrine-simulating beta2-adrenergic agonist terbutaline more effectively prevents nocturnal hypoglycemia than a conventional bedtime snack, we studied 15 patients with IDDM. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Esophageal dilatation is usually regarded as an effective therapy in a majority of esophageal stenosis in childhood. However, the limited number of pediatric data does not allow definite conclusions on indications and complications of such a procedure. PATIENTS AND METHODS The files of 33 children whose esophageal stenosis had been treated by(More)
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a rare but severe complication of active idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS) in children. It may be due to several causes with different outcomes. Both the clinical picture of the patient as well as laboratory, imaging and histopathological findings may help in the diagnosis. We present a case of drug-induced acute interstitial(More)
A prospective study was carried out on 60 patients. The diagnostic usefulness of intravenous urography (IVU) compared with that of cystoscopy in assessing the state of the bladder mucosa was evaluated. Collectively, radiology was as good as cystoscopy in suggesting the final diagnosis of the location and severity of a mucosal lesion. The after-micturition(More)
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