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  1. Regional adiposity has a significant impact on the formation of adverse metabolic and cardiovascular risk profiles. While much of the attention was directed to the importance of intra-abdominal adipose tissue,...

    Authors: Hany Samir Rasmy, Ahmed Shaaban Hamed, Salah El Demerdash, Hanan Hafez Zeidan and Sameh Attia Amin
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:38
  2. Without firm diagnostic criteria, the exact prevalence of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy still remains unknown. Its estimation is rather a difficult task as the disease is generally latent and shows itself only when...

    Authors: Hatem H. Al Atroush, Khaled H. Mohammed, Fatma M. Nasr, Mohammed I. Al Desouky and Mohammed A. Rabie
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:37
  3. Out of the 185 million people infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide according to the World Health Organization (WHO), Egypt had the highest prevalence of HCV reaching 13% of its population with an es...

    Authors: Howayda Abd Elhameed Elshinnawy, Iman Ibrahim Sarhan, Ossama Ashraf Ahmed, Meryhan Osama Mohamed and Cherry Reda Kamel
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:36
  4. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its subtype non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are increasing worldwide. NASH is characterized by active liver inflammation with severe consequences including pr...

    Authors: Ayman Mohamed Shamseya, Mohamed Tamer Afify, Hussam Ahmed Shawki Fayad and Mohamed Mahmoud Elshafey
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:35
  5. Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) and gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) are two different pathologies that cause bleeding in cirrhotic patients. These two pathologies are still difficult to be disting...

    Authors: Randa Salah Eldin Abdelmoneim, Amr Aly Abdelmoety, Nahed Baddour, Perihan Salem and Marwa Metawea
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:34
  6. Elderly people are a vulnerable group of patients subjected to multiple health problems. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in older adults is a frequent cause of hospital admissions. The presence of multi...

    Authors: Maha Hossam, Soheir Abdel-Fattah, Shaimaa Elkholy, Yomna Khaled and Abeer Awad
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:33
  7. Infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a worldwide health problem. HCV infection is linked to a variety of metabolic abnormalities as it interferes with lipid metabolism, causing steatosis and a wide ra...

    Authors: Ahmed Samir Allam, Mohamed Lotfy Abd Elmeged, Sameh Mohamed Ghaly, Osama Ashraf Ahmed, Gina Gamal Naguib and Ahmed Samir Abohalima
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:32
  8. Declining eosinophil count has recently been associated with sepsis. Thus, absolute eosinophil count (AEC) can be used as a marker of the severity of sepsis, which helps in the early identification of high-ris...

    Authors: K. V. Anoop, Krishnadas Devadas and Jijo Varghese
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:31
  9. A choledochal cyst is a relatively rare congenital anomaly of the biliary tree requiring surgery as the definitive treatment. Amongst the five Todani variants, type I poses a diagnostic and treatment challenge...

    Authors: Deo Justine Hando, Daniel William Kitua, Mbelwa Dennis Bitesigilwe, JohnofGod Leonce Mutajwaha, Mogolodi Gabolwelwe, Hassan Mwinchande Chande, Ally Hamisi Mwanga, Zaitun Mohammed Bokhary and Petronilla Joseph Ngiloi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:29
  10. Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a rare vascular disease of the liver, characterised by occlusion of the venous outflow tract. Cancer, pyogenic liver infection, and prothrombotic haematological conditions are the...

    Authors: Alexandre Pérez-González, Ana Argibay, Rut Lorenzo-Castro, Ignacio Martín-Granizo and Alberto Rivera-Gallego
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:28
  11. Portal hypertension (PH) is a common consequence in hepatitis C virus cirrhotic patients. With interferon alpha-based therapy, SVR was linked to improved PH and fibrosis regression. SVR to oral antiviral regim...

    Authors: Heba Ahmed Faheem, Nannes Adel Abdulmeged, Hany Aly Hussein, Ahmed Abdelaziz Elmoursi, Heba T-allah Mohammed Yousry Elnaggar and Ramy Samir Ghait
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:27
  12. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic disorder characterised by enhanced hepatic fat deposition and inflammation. Efforts to manage NAFLD are limited by the poorly characterised pathological...

    Authors: Manal Sabry Mohamed, Sameh Ghaly, Karim Hamed Azmy and Ghada Abdelrahman Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:26
  13. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a significant cause of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide. Liver disease is not the only problem caused by chronic HCV infection; many extrahepatic ...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Kassas, Runia El-Folly, Maram Aboromia, Heba Aly, Mohamed Bahgat and Mostafa Hamed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:25
  14. The aim of this prospective study is to compare the sensitivity and specificity of the liver shear wave elastography to the golden standard liver biopsy in staging liver fibrosis.

    Authors: A. R. Zayadeen, S. Hijazeen, M. Smadi, L. Fayyad, M. Halasa, S. AlQusous, O. AlRabadi, R. Hijazeen, Y. Ajlouni, K. Tulenko and P. Malik
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:24
  15. Hepatorenal syndrome is still a diagnosis of exclusion despite new classification.

    Authors: Mona Abd El-Rahman Abu El-Makarem, Yehia Zakaryia Mahmoud, Mahmoud Mohammed Moussa, Shereen Mohammed Mohammed El-Saghir and Hesham Kamal Habeeb Keryakos
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:23
  16. Although Ramadan fasting has a beneficial effect on health, the role of Ramadan fasting on patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as quantified by the controlled attenuation parameter (CAP), ...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim Gad, Hesham Atia Abdel-Ghani and Amir Abd-elhameed Ahmed Barakat
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:22
  17. Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a distinct syndrome associated with high short-term mortality. Early identification of patients at high risk is essential to determine emergency for transplantation and...

    Authors: Talaat Zakareya, Mohamed Akl, Shereen Shibl, Mohamed El-Mazaly and Wael Abdel-Razek
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:21
  18. Inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) represent a special challenge in pediatric practice. Despite the unquestionable clinical significance of newborn screening, it just offers a snapshot of an extremely minor su...

    Authors: Shimaa Abdelsattar, Manar Obada, Mahmoud A. El-Hawy, Sameh A. Abd El Naby, Osama K. Zaki and Hala Elsaid
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:20
  19. Early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is crucial for improving the survival rate for patients. Talin-1 is first identified as a cytoskeleton protein that is required for cell adhesion and motility ...

    Authors: El Said H. Ibrahim, Hend Naguib, Doaa M. Emara, Eman T. El Sayed and Marwa M. R. Tawfik
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:19
  20. Cirrhosis is the final result of most types of liver disease. Zinc, magnesium, and vitamin D have a significantly vital role in the immunologic and physiologic mechanisms in the body. The current study aimed t...

    Authors: Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Anis Amirhakimi, Parisa Baligh and Hazhir Javaherizadeh
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:18
  21. Liver cirrhosis (LC) is the most common cause of portal hypertension. In chronic hepatitis C patients who are treated with direct-acting antiviral therapy (DAAS), the progression of cirrhosis can be reversed w...

    Authors: Alshymaa A. Hassnine, Wail Soliman, Amr M. Elsayed, Mahmoud M. Higazi, Mery Saied and Ehab M. Abdelraheem
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:17
  22. We prospectively evaluated the role of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in detecting the cause of common bile duct (CBD) dilatation in patients in whom trans-abdominal ultrasound (TUS) could not demonstrate the cau...

    Authors: Shereen Abou Bakr, Hagar Elessawy, Sameh Ghaly, Muhammed Abo Elezz, Ahmed Farahat and Mariam Salah Zaghloul
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:16
  23. Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is the world’s most common type of liver disease caused due to overconsumption of alcohol. The liver supports the best level of tissue damage by hefty drinking since it is the bin...

    Authors: Ranjith Balakrishnan, Vajagathali Mohammed and Ramakrishnan Veerabathiran
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:14
  24. Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a serious condition associated with high rates of mortality. Many scoring systems are used to predict the outcome of HE in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The...

    Authors: Mohamed Abbasy, Hassan Zaghla, Mostafa Elhelbawy, Mostafa Ramadan and Talaat Zakareya
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:13
  25. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic. We aimed to assess the ability of COVID-19 screening to detect preprocedural infection at the gastrointestin...

    Authors: Ahmed Eliwa, Osman Mohamed Osman, Ahmed Helal, Abdelgawad Saied Mohamed, Mohammed ElFayoumie, Ramadan Eldamarawy, Sadek Mostafa, Ashraf Elsharkawy, Khaled S. Makboul, Salwa I. Elshennawy, Mahmoud Abdelhady and Ashraf Elbahrawy
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:12
  26. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of SOF/DCV ± RBV in a cohort of Egyptian patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC)-induced cirrhosis with decompensation (class B7–B9).

    Authors: Mayssa El Raziky, Sherif Hamdy, Yasser Hamada, Nermin Mohamed Abdelaziz, Mohamed Hassany, Wahid Doss and Zeinab Zakaria
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:11
  27. Osler-Weber-Rendu disease (OWRD) is a rare autosomal dominant genetic disease that causes skin and mucosal telangiectasias and visceral arteriovenous malformations. These shunts can lead to high-output heart f...

    Authors: Oussama Kharmach, Mohamed Borahma, Nawal Lagdali, Imane Benelbarhdadi and Fatima-Zohra Ajana
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:10
  28. The novel coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has been predominantly linked to respiratory distress syndrome, but hepatic injury has also been reported. The mecha...

    Authors: Sherine A. Mohammed, Khalid M. Eid, Felix Emeka Anyiam, Hazem Wadaaallah, Muhamed Ahmed Mahmoud Muhamed, Maha Hosni Morsi and Nesrine Ben Hadj Dahman
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:9
  29. Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is an uncommon but important cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in cirrhotic patients. Argon plasma coagulation (APC) is the standard therapy for GAVE. Endoscopic band li...

    Authors: Mahmoud Abdo, Ahmed Moustafa, Ibrahim Mostafa, Mohammed Salah Abdelbary, Gamaleldin Elatar, Ali Abdel Rahim, Mohamed Abdelhamid and Hanan Abdelhalim
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:8
  30. HCV infection is a major worldwide cause of chronic liver diseases. Esophageal and gastric varices are common in cirrhotic patients due to concomitant portal hypertension. Variceal hemorrhage is a major decomp...

    Authors: Ashraf Aboismail, Mohamed El-Shazly, Nasser Abdallah, Eman Elsayed and Rania Abo-Yossef
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:7
  31. Endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation (EPBD) is the second proposed maneuver for the endoscopic retrieval of common bile duct stones after endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST). Being less traumatic, EPBD is ackno...

    Authors: Omkolsoum Alhaddad, Maha Elsabaawy, Ahmed Kamal, Ahmed Edrees and Tarek Mansour
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:6
  32. Lately, the humanity has been being threatened by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The virus-related destructive motives can damage not only the lungs but also the brain, blood vessels, kidneys, and the heart.

    Authors: Omkolsoum Alhaddad, Maha Elsabaawy, Ahmed Edrees, Essam Elshimy, Dalia Elsabaawy and Tarek Mansour
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:5
  33. Acute cellular rejection beyond the 6th month posttransplant is an uncommon complication after liver transplantation. The inadequate immunosuppression (IS) remains the main risk factor. We report a case of acu...

    Authors: Chantelli Iamblaudiot Razafindrazoto, Noémie Trystram, Gustavo Miranda Martins, Christiane Stern, Frédéric Charlotte and Pascal Lebray
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:4
  34. Unexplained biliary dilatation (UBD) frequently represents a diagnostic dilemma. Linear endosonography (EUS), with its close proximity to the pancreaticobiliary system and the ability for tissue acquisition, c...

    Authors: Hassan Atalla, Ayman Menessy, Hazem Hakim, Hideyuki Shiomi, Yuzo Kodama and Elsayed Ghoneem
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:3
  35. Isolation of post-partum umbilical cord Wharton’s jelly stem cells has gained attention as an alternative source of the bone marrow. Because easy isolation, lack of ethical concerns, and the presence of both e...

    Authors: Hager Abouelnaga, Doaa El-Khateeb, Yasmine Moemen, Ashraf El-Fert, Mohamed Elgazzar and Ashraf Khalil
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:2
  36. Neonatal cholestasis (NC) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young infants. This study examines the etiology of NC and its outcome during 2 years of follow-up at a tertiary referral center in Bangl...

    Authors: Salahuddin Mahmud, Jahida Gulshan, Mashud Parvez, Farhana Tasneem and Syed Shafi Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2022 12:1

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  37. Liver biopsy is the standard reference for staging hepatic fibrosis. Non-invasive methods for assessment of hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis are becoming increasingly popular.

    Authors: Mohamed Alboraie, Marwa Khairy, Aisha Elsharkawy, Noha Asem, Mohamed El Kassas, Abdelaleem A. Elgendy, Hanaa Nagdy, Zakarya Shady, Ahmed Eliwa, Amira R. El-Ansary, Mohamed Ibrahem, Mahmoud A. Allam, Abdelhalim Elsherif, Fathy Elghamry, Fuad Hassan, Mohamed Hassany…
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:94
  38. Stem cells are widely used for therapy including treatment of liver damage. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ADMSCs) administered to treat fatty liver are known to improve liver function but their use i...

    Authors: Aliasgar Hatimbhai Vohra, Kapil Kumar Upadhyay, Apeksha Suhas Joshi, Hitarthi Swetang Vyas, Jaymesh Thadani and Ranjitsinh Vijaysinh Devkar
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:93
  39. Solid organ transplantation (SOT) service has been disrupted during the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, which deferred the service in most centers worldwide. As the pandemic persists, the...

    Authors: Abeer Awad Abdellatif, Mohamad Sherif Mogawer, Mostafa El- Shazli, Hanaa El-Karaksy, Ayman Salah, Amany Abdel-Maqsod, Mona El-Amir, Mohamed Said, Naglaa Zayed, Karim Hosny, Hadeel Gamal Eldeen, Ayman M. A. Osman, Doaa A. Mansour, Ahmed Nabil, Ahmed Abdel-Ghani, Engy A. Mogahed…
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:92
  40. Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is associated with many serious clinical and social consequences. Despite Egypt being classified as a country of low endemicity, the infection is associated with a 15–25% risk of prem...

    Authors: Jackleen Azer Abd El-Halim, Gihan Ismael Gewaifel, Eman Ahmed Fawzy Darwish, Ahmed Maher Ramadan and Gihan Hamdy ElSisi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:91
  41. PVT is an ultrasonographic finding in up to 8% of patients with liver cirrhosis. Once hepatocellular carcinoma has occurred as the final station in liver cirrhosis, the risk of PVT rises to 40%. Benign and mal...

    Authors: Amr Shaaban Hanafy and Essam Elsayed Tharwat
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:90
  42. Ruptured esophageal varices (EVs) are a leading cause of death in Portal hypertension (PHT), it has been a big concern of research to screen EVs through non-invasive approaches. This study aimed to evaluate th...

    Authors: Lerine B. El Shazli, Dina A. Ragab, Karim A. Abdelhady and Asmaa W. Abdelaziz
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:89
  43. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common cancer worldwide. There are multiple factors that could affect the malignancy and progression of HCC including tumor number, size, and macrovascular inva...

    Authors: Mohamed Eltabbakh, Heba M. Abdella, Safaa Askar, Mohamed A. Abuhashima and Mohamed K. Shaker
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:87
  44. Accurate staging in individuals infected with hepatitis C is imperative to understand their long-term risk for liver-related complications. Liver biopsy has a traditional role to determine the levels of liver ...

    Authors: Tamer A. Addissouky, Yuliang Wang, Fayed Attia Koutb Megahed, Ayman E. El Agroudy, Ibrahim El Tantawy El Sayed and Abdel Moneim A. K. El-Torgoman
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:86
  45. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is proved to be related to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, and it is also not rare in individuals without diabetes. The present study attempts to identify the m...

    Authors: H. Naguib and H. Kassab
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:85
  46. Liver cirrhosis is divided into two stages: compensated stage and another advanced stage which includes both decompensated cirrhosis and acute-on-chronic liver failure. The immune system is of major importance...

    Authors: Ayman El-Shayeb, Sawsan El-Mallah, Akram Deghady, Samar El-Hewely and Doaa Elwazzan
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:84

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