Wafa Ben Mansour

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Colonoscopy is a routinely performed procedure in adults. Completion of the procedure and proper visualization of the intestinal mucosa are highly dependent on the quality of the bowel preparation. The ideal bowel preparation should be safe, well-tolerated and effective. No bowel preparation method meets the ideal criteria for bowel-cleansing prior to(More)
UNLABELLED PRÉREQUIS: Viral hepatitis is a public health problem in many parts of the globe. In Tunisia, the respective responsibility of five viruses (HAV, HDV, HBV, HCV and HEV) in the genesis of acute hepatitis in adults is only roughly indicated in the absence of suitable serological studies, given as important to plan appropriate preventive strategies.(More)
Ramadan fasting is accompanied by an increase of the gastric acidity over 24 hours especially in the daytime. Gastric acidity is maximal at the end of the fasting day. So, a patient with duodenal ulcer is exposed to a high risk of disease reactivation. The frequency of ulcer complications is statistically higher during the month of Ramadan than the rest of(More)
BACKGROUND Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are mesenchymal tumors occuring in the majority of cases in the stomach and small intestine, rarely in rectum, colon, esophagus or mesentery. They are derived from cells of cajal or their precursor, and are typically CD117/KIT + (95%), CD34 + (70%). AIMS is to study the epidemiological, clinical,(More)
AIM 1) To assess the applicability of EPAGE criteria in there first version (EPAGE I) in clinical practice, 2) to assess colonoscopy appropriateness using EPAGE I criteria, 3) to compare colonoscopy appropriateness and findings. METHODS Four hundred and eighty-seven consecutive diagnostic colonoscopies were included. The appropriateness of the indication(More)