Usama Ahmed Arafa Morsy

Professor - Head of Internal Medicine Department

Faculty of medicine

Address: شارع خلف الاستاد ، مدينة ناصر، سوهاج ثان ، سوهاج



Publications Which contain the keyword: VITAMIN D

2019-02-18 12:47:15 Keywords VITAMIN D, HCC, HCV, Liver disease,
Vitamin D and Hepatitis C Virus-related Liver Disease
ABSTRACT Vitamin D through the vitamin D receptor (VDR) is involved in the control of bone and calcium homeostasis, immunoregulation, cellular differentiation, and anti-inflammatory actions. The liver is central in vitamin D synthesis, however the direct involvement of the vitamin D with chronic liver disease, chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains to be evaluated. The purpose ... Read more

2018-10-31 14:36:19 Keywords VITAMIN D, Fok-I Vitamin D Receptor Gene, type 1 diabetes,
Vitamin D Level and Fok-I Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphism in Egyptian Patients with Type-1 Diabetes
Many cellular, preclinical and observational studies support a role of vitamin D in pathogenesis of type-1 diabetes mellitus (DM). The vitamin D receptor (VDR) locus has been studied in different populations for association with susceptibility to immune-mediated diseases, but with inconsistent findings in type-1 DM. This study aimed to investigate vitamin D status in patients with type-1 DM. We examined ... Read more

2018-10-14 22:13:54 Keywords VITAMIN D, Rheumatoid Arthritis, DISEASE ACTIVITY,
The relationship of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels with disease activity in upper Egyptian patients with rheumatoid arthritis
ABSTRACT Aim of the work: To assess the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations [25(OH)D] and their relationship with parameters of disease activity in upper Egyptian patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Patients and methods: A case-control study was made on 34 patients with RA and 34 healthy control subjects. The following values were assessed for each patient: erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C ... Read more

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