Wisam Iraqi

Learn More
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the predictive impact of chromosome 1p/19q deletions on the response and outcome of progressive low-grade gliomas (LGG) treated with up-front temozolomide (TMZ) chemotherapy. METHODS Adult patients with measurable, progressive LGG (WHO grade II) treated with TMZ delivered at the conventional schedule (200 mg/m(2)/day for 5(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Severe adverse events (AEs) compromise the outcome of direct antiviral agent-based treatment in patients with advanced liver fibrosis due to HCV infection. HEP3002 is an ongoing multinational programme to evaluate safety and efficacy of telaprevir (TVR) plus pegylated-interferon-α (PEG-IFNα) and ribavirin (RBV) in patients with advanced(More)
Uncontrolled release of Ca(2+) from the sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) contributes to the reperfusion-induced cardiomyocyte injury, e.g. hypercontracture and necrosis. To find out the underlying cellular mechanisms of this phenomenon, we investigated whether the opening of mitochondrial permeability transition pores (MPTP), resulting in ATP depletion and(More)
INTRODUCTION Central neurogenic hyperventilation (CNH) in an awake patient is a rare entity. OBSERVATION We report here a 54-year-old patient who developed central neurogenic hyperventilation as the initial presentation of a primary central nervous system lymphoma located in the brainstem. CONCLUSION The patient's hyperventilation resolved completely(More)
  • 1