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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: 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

Von Willibrand Factor Antigen as a Non Invasive Predictor of Portal Hypertension in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis
In cirrhotic livers, increased resistance to portal blood flow is the primary factor in the pathophysiology of portal hypertension (PH) and is caused by structural abnormalities in the hepatic vascular architecture and an increased hepatic vascular tone. Von Willebrand factor antigen (vWF Ag) is released by activated endothelial cells (ECs) and therefore represents an indicator of EC activation and plays ... 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

2018-10-03 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

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