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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is a novel imaging technique with growing application in onco-imaging. This modality evaluates the diffusion of water molecules in various tissues, which is restricted in hyper...

    Authors: Reza Javadrashid, Abolhassan Shakeri Bavil Olyaei, Mohammad Kazem Tarzamni, Roghayeh Razzaghi, Javad Jalili, Shahryar Hashemzadeh, Mohammad Mirza-Aghazadeh-Attari, Ali Kiani Nazarlou and Armin Zarrintan
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:13
  29. Ascitic fluid polymorphonuclear leucocyte count (PMN) is known to be the gold standard for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) diagnosis. The aim of this work was to assess ascitic calprotectin for SBP dia...

    Authors: Eman M Abdel Rahman, Fatma A Attia, Ayman Alsebaey, Mohammad Abdel Khalik Elkady, Maha Mohammed Sayed, Alaa Reda Awad and Eman Ahmed El-Seidi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:14
  30. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a possible risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD). Renal resistive index (RRI) which is a ratio of peak systolic and end diastolic velocity can test arterial s...

    Authors: Hossam El-Din A. Mahmoud, Wael A. Yousry, Shereen A. Saleh, Mohamed El Badry, Ahmed Hussein, Mostafa Hassan Ali and Hazem M. El-Hariri
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:6
  31. Inappropriate use of antimicrobials results in rapid emergence of resistance, selection pressure on resistant microorganisms, adverse reactions, and treatment failures. An effective approach to improving antim...

    Authors: Marwa Ali Tahoon, Magdy Mohammed Khalil, Essam Hammad, Wesam Saber Morad, Samah Mohammed awad and Sameera Ezzat
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:5
  32. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common causes of cancer-mortality globally. Hepatocarcinogenesis is a complex multifactorial process. Host genetic background appeared to play a crucial role i...

    Authors: Inas Maged Moaz, Ayat Rushdy Abdallah, Marwa Fekry Yousef and Sameera Ezzat
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:4
  33. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common tumors worldwide. Extrahepatic metastasis from HCC occurs in one third of patients with most common sites being the lungs, lymph nodes, bone, and adrena...

    Authors: Heba Abdelhalim, Mohamed Houseni, Mahmoud Elsakhawy, Naser Abd Elbary and Osama Elabd
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:3
  34. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is described by the abnormal accumulation of fats in livers of individuals without significant alcohol intake. It includes a spectrum of diseases from simple steatosis...

    Authors: Ahmed Samir Allam, Mohamed Magdy Salama, Haytham Mohamed Nasser, Walaa Ahmed Yousry Kabiel and Ehab H. Elsayed
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:2
  35. Hepatocellular carcinoma is an important public health problem worldwide and in Egypt. It has a bad prognosis and few treatment options. HCV and HBV infection and exposure to pesticides and aflatoxins are majo...

    Authors: Sania Ali Yehia, Wesam Saber Morad, Olfat Mohamed Hendy and Laila Shehata Dorgham
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:7
  36. Medical research has increased greatly in many developing countries during the recent decade, motivated by the need to improve health in these countries. Such research needs to be guided by fundamental ethical...

    Authors: Sally W. EL-Khadry, Ayat R. Abdallah, Marwa F. Yousef, Hesham M. abdeldayem, Sameera Ezzat and Laila Shehata Dorgham
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2020 10:1
  37. Protein S100A14 has recently been implicated in the progress of several types of cancers. This study aimed to investigate the clinical significance of S100A14 in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

    Authors: Basma Fathy Mohamed, Waleed Mohamed Serag, Reda Mahamoud Abdelal and Heba Fadl Elsergany
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:9
  38. Numerous hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) biomarkers have been assessed in the diagnosis and prognosis of HCC. The aim of this study was to assess the value of α-fetoprotein (AFP)-L3% and transforming growth fac...

    Authors: Ahmed Shawky Elsawabi, Khaled Abdel wahab, Wesam Ibrahim, Shereen Saleh, Yasmine Massoud, Mohamed Abdelbary and Ahmed Nabih
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:8
  39. Elevated pentraxin-3 (PTX3) is related to liver pathologies such as infections, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and tumors. Aim of this study is to evaluate serum PTX3 levels in NAFLD and its affect...

    Authors: Mohamed Makhlouf, Shereen Saleh, Marwa Rushdy, Sara Abdelhakam and Ehab Abd-Elghani
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:7
  40. Hepatic sclerosing hemangiomas (HSH) are rare benign vascular tumors that mimic radiologically hepatic malignancies. HSH is characterized by extensive fibrosis and hyalinosis as a result of degeneration and th...

    Authors: Dina M. Sweed, Zeinab A. Fayed, Enas M. Sweed, Ahmed El-Sherif and Mohamed Mohamady
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:6
  41. Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer and the second most frequent cause of cancer-related death globally. Early stages of hepatocellular carcinoma (0&A) can be treated with curative procedures. The aim...

    Authors: Abd El-Fattah F. Hanno, Fatma M. Abd El-Aziz, Akram A. Deghady, Ehab H. El-Kholy and Aborawy I. Aborawy
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:5
  42. Biliptysis means coughing of bile which is a presenting symptom of a rare condition called bronchobiliary fistula (BBF). BBF is a connection between the biliary tract and bronchial tree. BBF mostly occurs seco...

    Authors: Osama Elbahr
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:4
  43. Chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) can cause a disturbance in the coagulation system. In this study, we aimed to assess the risk factors for venous thromboembolism either acquired or here...

    Authors: Fayrouz O. Selim, Taghrid M. Abdalla and Thoraya A. M. Hosny
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:3
  44. The correlation between the eradication of Helicobacter pylori (HP) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a controversial one. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of Helicobacter pylori ...

    Authors: Amir Mohammad Kazemifar, Ali Akbar Shafikhani, Elaheh HajiNoormohammadi, Zahra Azarion and Aliakbar Hajiaghamohammadi
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:2
  45. Whether the severity of liver histology in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with more pronounced cardiovascular disease is unsettled. There is a need to develop a noninvasive tool to hel...

    Authors: Nevine I. Musa, Eslam Safwat, Sara M. Abdelhakam, Amir M. Farid and Waleed M. Hetta
    Citation: Egyptian Liver Journal 2019 9:1

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