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Randomized controlled trial of injection sclerotherapy for bleeding oesophageal varices—an interim report
Oesophageal varices are the commonest cause of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in Egypt, due to the prevalence not only of schistosomiasis but also chronic hepatitis. Poor results ofExpand
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Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy in children
Twenty-one consecutive laparoscopic cholecystectomies (LC) were compared with 29 consecutive open cholecystectomies (OC). Sickle-cell disease (SCD) was the most common reason for cholecystectomy inExpand
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Splenic complications of the sickling syndromes and the role of splenectomy.
PURPOSE To analyze the authors' experience with splenectomy for sickling disorders and evaluate the indications, complications, and outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Over a period of 10 yearsExpand
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Splenectomy for hematological diseases: The Qatif Central Hospital experience.
BACKGROUND In the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, an area known for various hemoglobinopathies, splenectomy is performed rather frequently. This study is an analysis of our experience withExpand
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Highly selective devascularization for bleeding oesophagogastric varices
Between 1975 and 1984, 419 patients with bleeding oesophagogastric varices were subjected to the simplified operation of highly selective devascularization. All but three were available for follow‐upExpand
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Animal model for reduced left liver lobe transplantation.
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Sclerotherapy of oesophageal varices using the fibreoptic endoscope.
Lower Oesophageal Sphincter Pressure Changes After Treatment of Bleeding Varices by Devascularization and by 'Sclerotherapy
This prospective controlled study included 3 groups of 20 patients each. The first group (G.A.) were apparently healthy volunteers. The second and third groups (G.B. & G.C.) were patients withExpand