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Amr Ahmed Hamed

Lecturer - Lecturer at Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology Department

Faculty of medicine

Address: Sohag, Egypt

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Publications Which contain the keyword: Esophageal varices


Predictors of Bleeding from Esophageal Varices: The Role of Factor VII and von Willebrand Factor (vWF)
ABSTRACT Background and Study Aim: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by remission of disease activity. Searching for laboratory markers which are simple, sensitive, specific and noninvasive is fundamental to assess the extent of inflammation, activity of the disease, evolution and prognosis which can be used to assess response to treatment and the possibility of ... Read more

Predictors of Bleeding from Esophageal Varices: The Role of Factor VII and von Willebrand Factor (vWF)
ABSTRACT Background and Study Aim: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by remission of disease activity. Searching for laboratory markers which are simple, sensitive, specific and noninvasive is fundamental to assess the extent of inflammation, activity of the disease, evolution and prognosis which can be used to assess response to treatment and the possibility of ... Read more

2018-12-29 09:59:24 Keywords Factor VII, von Willebrand Factor, Esophageal varices,
Predictors of Bleeding from Esophageal Varices: The Role of Factor VII and von Willebrand Factor (vWF)
OBJECTIVES: Bleeding from gastroesophageal varices is the most serious and life-threatening complication of cirrhosis and accounts for 10% of all cases of bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract. It is essential to identify and treat those patients at the highest risk because each episode of variceal hemorrhage carries a 20% to 30% risk of death, and up to 70% of ... Read more

2018-10-29 00:55:59 Keywords Esophageal varices, noninvasive predictors,
Non-Invasive Predictors of Esophageal Varices in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis
BACKGROUND: The number of patients undergoing screening endoscopy for the presence of esophageal varices (EV) is increasing in Egypt as a result of the growing pool of patients with chronic liver diseases. AIM: The aim of the present study was to identify clinical, biochemical, and ultrasonographic parameters which might non-invasively predict the presence of EV in patients with liver cirrhosis. ... Read more

Screening esophagus during routine ultrasound: medical and cost benefits
Objective Cost-effectiveness analysis is an approach used to determine the value of a medical care option and refers to a method used to assess the costs and health benefits of an intervention. Upon the diagnosis of liver cirrhosis, the current guidelines recommend that all cirrhotic patients have to be screened for the presence of esophageal varices by endoscopy. In addition, ... Read more

2018-10-03 20:41:38 Keywords Esophageal varices, Factor IIV, von Willebrand Factor,
Predictors of Bleeding from Esophageal Varices: The Role of Factor VII and von Willebrand Factor (vWF)
ABSTRACT Background and Study Aim: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by remission of disease activity. Searching for laboratory markers which are simple, sensitive, specific and noninvasive is fundamental to assess the extent of inflammation, activity of the disease, evolution and prognosis which can be used to assess response to treatment and the possibility of ... Read more

2018-09-11 02:22:52 Keywords Gastric varices, Esophageal varices,
Bleeding Gastric Varices: Frequency and Outcome
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Gastric variceal bleeding is less frequent than esophageal varices bleeding but it still a serious cause of morbidity and mortality. The aim of study was to assess the frequency and identify the patients' outcome after management. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study was conducted on cirrhotic patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding in the period from June 2016 to ... Read more

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