Ghada Galal

Professor - Head of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology Department

Faculty of medicine

Address: Sohag, Egypt



Publications Which contain the keyword: Ascites

2018-12-01 00:39:31 Keywords Spontaneous bacterial periton, Ascites, Calprotectin,
Calprotectin Measurement in Ascitic Fluid: A New Test for the Rapid  Diagnosis of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Abstract Introduction: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is diagnosed by the presence of q250 polymorph nuclear cells (PMN) per milliliter (ml) in ascitic fluid. However, the pro-cedure is time-consuming, operator-dependent, and not always readily available. Calprotectin is a cytosolic protein in neu-trophilic leukocytes that is released in response to inflammatory processes. In the GI tract calprotectin in feces is considered a ... Read more

2018-10-26 08:36:03 Keywords Ascites, SBP, liver cirrhosis, zinc,
Prevalence and predictors of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: does low zinc level play any role?
Introduction Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a frequent and life‑threatening complication of cirrhosis. Several large studies have identified additional risk factors for the development of SBP. Zinc deficiency has been found to be frequent in cirrhotic patients. Aim of the work The aim of the present study was to evaluate the frequency, possible risk factors and the role of zinc ... Read more

The Role of Laparoscopy in Diagnosis of Ascites of Obscure Etiology
Background: The role of diagnostic laparoscopy was markedly decreased with the advent of major developments in noninvasive imaging modalities such as ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. However, many reports suggest that imaging has a limited role in the diagnosis of exudative ascites. The aim of the present study was to answer the question if there still a place ... Read more

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