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Ghada Galal

Professor - Head of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology Department

Faculty of medicine

Address: Sohag, Egypt

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Prognostic Value of Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, Insulin Like Growth Factor-I and Transferrin in Cirrhotic Patients
BACKGROUND: Glucose intolerance occurs frequently in patients with liver cirrhosis. However, few studies have assessed its prognostic value in patients with liver cirrhosis. AIM: To evaluate the importance of oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and serum transferrin (TRF) in prediction of disease outcome in patients with posthepatitic liver cirrhosis . METHODS: Seventy-four patients with posthepatitic liver ... Read more

Effectiveness of Medium-Chain Triglyceride Oil Therapy in Two Japanese Citrin-Deficient Siblings: Evaluation Using Oral Glucose Tolerance Tests
Citrin deficiency, an inherited defect of the liver-type mitochondrial aspartate/glutamate carrier isoform (citrin), may cause impairment of glycolysis because of an increase in the cytosolic NADH/NAD+ ratio. We report a Japanese boy whose main complaint was recurrent hypoglycemic episodes. He was suspected as having citrin deficiency because of his peculiar preference for protein- and fat-rich food. His young sister also ... Read more