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  1. Insulin receptor substrate-1 (IRS1) plays a critical role in insulin signaling. IRS-1 gene polymorphism with glycine to arginine substitution (GGG ↔ AGG substitutions) in codon 972 (G972R) (rs1801278) is a com...

    Authors: Rania Nabil Bedair, Gehan M. Magour, Said Ahmed Ooda, Eman M. Amar and Ahmed M. Awad
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2021 11:2
  2. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Ashraf K. Awaad, Maher A. Kamel, Magdy M. Mohamed, Madiha H. Helmy, Magda I. Youssef, Eiman I. Zaki, Marwa M. Essawy and Marwa G. A. Hegazy
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:58

    The original article was published in Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:36

  3. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the role of diffusion weight MRI (DWI) in the characterization of hepatic focal lesions by using apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC). Thirty patients (18 wo...

    Authors: Sherif Abugamra, Aya Yassin, Asmaa Saber Mostafa Abdel-Rehim and Dina Sayed Sheha
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:57
  4. Generally, hemangiomas are asymptomatic and most lesions are incidentally diagnosed on abdominal ultrasonography. The indications for surgery are still debated mainly due to limited data about the natural hist...

    Authors: Mohamed M. Mogahed, Ashraf Anas Zytoon, Bassem Essa, Wessam Abdellatif, Nashwa Ghanem and Bahaa ElWakeel
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:56
  5. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a prevalent malignancy worldwide. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms were linked to different cancers. This study was carried out to assess the possible relation betw...

    Authors: Hala Mosaad, Emad A. Emam, Emad F. Hamed, Ezzat A. El Demerdash and Samia Hussein
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:55
  6. A burden of data suggests that insulin signaling could be impaired with hepatitis C virus infection, and this boost the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus beyond and in addition to the histological effect on th...

    Authors: Mohamed Mohei El Badry, Doaa Abdelhady Ali, Noha Hamdy Eltaweel and Marwa A. Abdel-Wahed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:54
  7. To report a case of sudden onset left upper limb monoplegia, convulsions, and bilateral blindness in a patient receiving tacrolimus for immunosuppression following living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) con...

    Authors: Mohamad-Sherif Mogawer, Mostafa EL-Shazly, Ayman Salah, Amany Abdel-Maqsod, Omar Abdelaziz, Ahmed Abdel-Ghani, Mahmoud Essam and Abeer Awad Abdellatif
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:53
  8. Autotaxin (ATX) is an emerging biomarker for liver fibrosis. Achievement of sustained virological response (SVR) by direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) results in hepatic fibrosis regression in chronic hepatitis C...

    Authors: Shereen Abou Bakr Saleh, Khaled Mohamed Abdelwahab, Asmaa Mady Mady and Ghada Abdelrahman Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:52
  9. Egypt has the highest hepatitis C virus prevalence worldwide where about 24% of the people are estimated to carry HCV and more than 50% of blood donors have anti-HCV in some towns. The burden of hepatocellular...

    Authors: Ayman Abdelghaffar Eldesoky, Nancy Abdel Fattah Ahmed, Hosam Eldeen Zaghloul and Amr Ahmed Abdel Aziz
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:51
  10. Bile acids are essential organic molecules synthesized from cholesterol in the liver. They have been utilized as indicators of hepatobiliary impairment because synthesis of BAs and their metabolism are influen...

    Authors: Azza Elsheashaey, Manar Obada, Eman Abdelsameea, Mohamed F. F. Bayomy and Hala El-Said
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:50
  11. Being infrequent, drug-induced acute pancreatitis (DIP) is an overlooked clinical entity that can be serious with significant morbidity and mortality.

    Authors: Omkolsoum Alhaddad, Maha Elsabaawy, Marwa Elfauomy, Dalia Elsabaawy and Tarek Mansour
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:49
  12. Budd–Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening vascular disease of the liver. There are a few studies on the differences between acute and chronic BCS in clinical and laboratory characte...

    Authors: Ramin Niknam, Nemattellah Hajizadegan, Vahid Mohammadkarimi and Laleh Mahmoudi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:48
  13. Liver transplant population has been considered as a special population in the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection, not only because of lower sustained virological response (SVR) rates in comparison with ...

    Authors: Osama Aboelfotoh Aly, Wael Ahmed Yousry, Nahla Mohamed Teama, Eman Mohammed Shona and Ahmed Mohamed ElGhandour
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:47
  14. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is regarded as the most common liver disease in the twenty-first century, and a condition leaving individuals at increased risk of extra-hepatic morbidity. Liver biops...

    Authors: Ahmed M. F. Mansour, Essam M. Bayoumy, Ahmed M. ElGhandour, Mohamed Darwish El-Talkawy, Sameh M. Badr and Ahmed El-Metwally Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:33
  15. Cholestasis is due to the obstruction at any level of the excretory pathway of bile. One particularly troublesome symptom of cholestasis is pruritus which leads to a profound effect on a patient’s quality of l...

    Authors: R. C. Siriwardana, D. S. P. Jayatunge, C. S. Ekanayake, S. Tilakaratne, M. A. Niriella, B. Gunathilake and A. S. Dassanayake
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:46
  16. Deficiency of vitamin D and depression are commonly occurring in patients with chronic liver diseases. This study aimed to determine the association between 25-OH-vitamin D status and depressive symptoms among...

    Authors: Ola G. Behairy, Al Rawhaa A. Abo Amer, Amira I. Mansour and Karim I. Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:34
  17. Side effects of antiviral therapies for hepatitis C, especially hematologic abnormalities, may decrease both therapeutic adherence and therapeutic success rate. Adherence to therapy is essential to achieve an ...

    Authors: Sara Abd El Ghany, Noha M. El Husseiny, Mohamed Roshdy, Heba Moustafa, Mohamed Taha Atallah, Ahmed Fathy, Heba H. El Demellawy, Asmaa M. Abdelhameed and Doaa M. El Demerdash
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:45
  18. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a significant risk factor for cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) that carry a high mortality. The study aims to investigate the effect of tumour necrosis factor (...

    Authors: Ahmed Saleh, Ahmed M. Saed and Mostafa Mansour
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:43
  19. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the commonest malignancies worldwide that carries a bad prognosis particularly in Egypt due to the high prevalence of HCV burden. Late diagnosis of HCC especially in ci...

    Authors: Ahmed Elmetwally Ahmed, Essam Bayoumi, Ahmed E Khayyal, Al Saied Al Refaey and Hagar Elessawy
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:42
  20. Consumption of refined carbohydrates has risen in recent years alongside chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, obesity, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Fructose is a m...

    Authors: Gabriel Perri Esteves, Camila Sanches Manca, Hellen Paraguassú Veida-Silva, Paula Payão Ovidio, Héric Holland, Flávia Sayuri Matsuo, Mariana Kiomy Osako and Alceu Afonso Jordao
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:35
  21. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is considered one of the main causes of chronic liver disease around the world. Liver biopsy has been believed to be the gold standard for the assessment of the degree of live...

    Authors: Nancy Abdel Fattah Ahmed, Ahmed Galal Deiab, Ahmad Shawki Mohammad Hasan and Ahmad Mohamed Yousry Abd Elbaky
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:41
  22. Duodenoscope-emerging infection especially drug-resistant bacteria is considered a major concern nowadays. Different approaches were attempted to overcome this problem, like double high-level disinfection proc...

    Authors: Osama Elbahr, Amira Saleh, Azza Abdel Aziz, Samah M. Awad, Fatma O. Khalil, Sameh Afiffy, Ahmad Kamal, Ayman Alsebaey and Gamal Badra
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:30
  23. The only means of achieving long-term survival in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) beyond transplant criteria is complete tumour resection. The limiting factor for curative resection in large HCC is an inadequat...

    Authors: Nagari Bheerappa, Digvijoy Sharma, Gangadhar Rao Gondu, Nirjhar Raj and Kamal Kishore Bishnoi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:40
  24. Insulin resistance (IR) is frequently associated with chronic liver disease. There has been an increased interest in betatrophin protein and its involvement in the compensatory response to IR. We aimed to inve...

    Authors: Mohamed Magdy Salama, Walaa Ahmed Kabiel, Silvia Shoukry Hana and Ghada Abdelrahman Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:29
  25. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is the progressive form of NAFLD, a common cause of liver disease, with increased chance of progression to liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Circulati...

    Authors: Hany Haroun Kaisar and Ahmed Samir Abo Halima
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:38
  26. Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is one of the serious complications observed post-TIPS operations in patients with different complications of portal hypertension such as refractory ascites, refractory hydrothorax,...

    Authors: Helmy El-Shazly, Mohamed Abdel-Samiee, El-Sayed Tharwa, Hassan Zaghla, Shrief Abass, Mohamed El-Warraky and El-Sayed Ibrahim
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:28
  27. Several molecular mechanisms contribute to the initiation and progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD); however, the exact mechanism is not completely understood. Cyclic adenosine monophosphate ...

    Authors: Ashraf K. Awaad, Maher A. Kamel, Magdy M. Mohamed, Madiha H. Helmy, Magda I. Youssef, Eiman I. Zaki, Marwa M. Essawy and Marwa G. A. Hegazy
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:58

  28. The widespread use of abdominal ultrasonography in children documented increased detection rate of gallstones. The aim of this study was to assess the possible risk factors of gallstones and to detect the comp...

    Authors: A. Enayet, R. A. Afifi, E. A. Mogahed, M. S. El-Raziky and M. A. K. Abdellatif
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:31
  29. Patients with chronic HCV infection are the most in need for antiviral treatment. However, patients with cirrhosis exhibit difficulty with direct antiviral agents (DAA) treatment. We intended to evaluate the v...

    Authors: Omaima Mohamed Ali, Alaa Aboelela Hussein, Emad Farah Mohamed Kholef and Wael Abd Elgwad Elsewify
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:27
  30. The impact of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) remains a debate, whether they accelerate the recurrence rate of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after curative therapy. We evaluate...

    Authors: Nevine Ibrahim Musa, Inas Elkhedr Mohamed and Ahmed Samir Abohalima
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:26
  31. Laparoscopic cyst excision and Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy for treating congenital choledochal cysts has been proven to be efficacious in children, but its safety and efficacy in adult patients remain uncert...

    Authors: Nguyen Thanh Xuan, Nguyen Huu Son and Ho Huu Thien
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:24
  32. The association between vitamin D levels and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been increasingly determined in recent researches. The aim of this study was to determine the association between vita...

    Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim Gad, Mohamed Rezk Elmedames, Ayman Ramadan Abdelhai and Ayman Mohamed Marei
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:25
  33. Cancer colon is one of the leading causes of death and MiRNAs are incorporated in biological pathways that affect tumorigenesis as proved by multiple studies. The present study aimed to investigate whether miR...

    Authors: Mohamed Ahmed Abdel Aziz, Ezzat Ali Ahmed, Amany Ahmed Elbanna, Reham Abdel Halim, Khloud Salahuddin Afifi and Hanan Hosny Nouh
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:23
  34. The objective of this study is to examine the toxic effects of zinc on the liver of broiler chicks. For this purpose, twenty broiler chicks were taken for the experiment and their weight ranging from 35-45 g. ...

    Authors: Sabina Khanam
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:21
  35. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common cancers and one of the main causes of cancer-related deaths. As the overall survival of patients with cirrhosis has improved and the global incidence of...

    Authors: Mohammad M. Elbadry, Mina Tharwat, Emad F. Mohammad and Ehab F. Abdo
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:19
  36. Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver is a very rare cancer requiring a complete diagnostic investigation, as it presents some differences from other primary hepatic malignancies. We describe the case o...

    Authors: Fabio Tuminello, Davide Castiglione, Giuseppe Broggi, Giada Maria Vecchio, Antonio Basile, Stefano Puleo and Antonio Pesce
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:17
  37. Development of esophageal varices (EVs) is the main complication of portal hypertension. Early detection prevents variceal bleeding. Baveno VI consensus recommended endoscopy if transient elastography (TE) > 2...

    Authors: Ayman Alsebaey, Mohamed Amin Elmazaly and Hesham Mohamed Abougabal
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:22
  38. Hepatitis C virus infection is one of the main causes of chronic liver disease worldwide. Both chronic hepatitis C and chronic kidney disease are common and serious diseases; this work aimed to determine the c...

    Authors: Fardous Abdel Fattah Ramadan, Nancy Abdel Fattah Ahmed, Salah Elshahat Aref and Mona Abdel Ghani El Husseini
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:20
  39. Small-bowel mucosal abnormalities that may occur secondary to portal hypertension in patients with liver cirrhosis have an impact on health and quality of life. In spite of the importance of these changes, lit...

    Authors: Zienab M. Saad, Ali H. El-Dahrouty, Amr M. El-Sayed, Hesham K. H. Keryakos, Nancy N. Fanous and Ibrahim Mostafa
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:12
  40. Large-volume paracentesis (LVP) is a main pillar in treating patients with tense ascites. Without plasma expanders use, paracentesis-induced circulatory dysfunction (PICD) is a common complication with decreas...

    Authors: Ayman Alsebaey, Eman Rewisha and Imam Waked
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:9
  41. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) is a complication of liver cirrhosis causing low quality of life, driving skills and higher traffic violation. The neuro-psychometric tests are the gold standard but diffic...

    Authors: Ayman Alsebaey
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:8
  42. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most prevalent cancers worldwide. Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous, small (17–25 nucleotides) non-coding RNAs that are overexpressed in many human canc...

    Authors: Eman Ahmed Gawish, Gamal Yousef Abu-Raia, Iman Osheba, Aliaa Sabry and Esraa Allam
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:16
  43. The accurate non-invasive diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis has not been achieved yet. The aim of the study was to obtain an unmistakable diagn...

    Authors: Hany M. Elsadek, Soha A. Elhawari and Ahmed Mokhtar
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:10
  44. Spirulina platensis, an edible cyanobacterium, is considered as a valuable and natural resource of novel anticancer agents. This study aimed to investigate the anticancer potential of major bioactive metabolites ...

    Authors: Mahboobeh Akbarizare, Hamideh Ofoghi, Mahnaz Hadizadeh and Nasrin Moazami
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:11
  45. Currently, nanomaterials (NMs) research and development is at a fastest pace due to the enhanced implication in different areas of applications. The synthesis of such NMs through biosynthesis methods is gainin...

    Authors: Kamala Priya M R and Priya R. Iyer
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:15

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