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Mohsen Saleh ElAlfy, Nayera Hazaa Khalil Elsherif, Fatma Soliman Elsayed Ebeid, Eman Abdel Rahman Ismail, Khaled Aboulfotouh Ahmed, Yasser Wagih Darwish, Ahmed Samir Ibrahim, Islam Reda Farag Elghamry, Nermeen Adel Shokrey, Dunia Naser Alajeil
BACKGROUND: The reciprocal of multiecho gradient-echo (ME-GRE) T2* magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) R2*, rises linearly with tissue iron concentration in both heart and liver. Little is known about renal iron deposition in β-thalassemia major (β-TM). AIM: To assess renal iron overload by MRI and its relation to total body iron and renal function among 50 pediatric patients with β-TM. METHODS: Serum ferritin, serum cystatin C, urinary albumin creatinine ratio (UACR), and urinary β2-microglobulin (β2 M) were measured with calculation of β2 M/albumin ratio...
June 2018: European Journal of Radiology
Hesham El-Ghazaly, Adel Aref, Nermeen Bahie-Eldin
During the 10th Breast, Gynaecological and Immunotherapy International Cancer Conference (BGICC), which was held on 18 and 19 of January, 2018, in Cairo, Egypt, around 100 international, regional and national experts presented the latest updates in breast cancer, gynaecological cancers and immunotherapy in oncology. Through this report, we will try to highlight the important data and consensus issues that were discussed during the conference.
2018: Ecancermedicalscience
Shahira F El-Menshawe, Adel A Ali, Mohamed A Rabeh, Nermeen M Khalil
Purpose: Herbal supplements are currently available as a safer alternative to manage obesity, which has become a rising problem over the recent years. Many chemical drugs on the market are designed to prevent or manage obesity but high cost, low efficacy, and multiple side effects limit its use. Nano lipo-vesicles phytosomal thermogel of Soybean, Glycine max ( L .) Merrill, was formulated and evaluated in an attempt to investigate its anti-obesity action on body weight gain, adipose tissue size, and lipid profile data...
2018: International Journal of Nanomedicine
Adel Abdel-Wadood Gomaa, Nermeen M Abdel Aziz, Romany H Thabet, Howieda A Fouly, Sara H Altellawy, Ghada A Gomaa
PURPOSE/BACKGROUND: Many investigators reported that pharmacological treatment of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) has been a promising field yet to be explored. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of a topical cream containing small concentrations of three vasodilators with different mechanisms of action in treating FSD. METHODS: In this randomized, controlled pilot trial, premenopausal (n = 30) and postmenopausal (n = 30) cases of 21- to 62-year age range with FSD were allocated randomly into 15 given placebo or 15 given active cream in each group...
February 2018: Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Nermeen Salah Youssef, Sarah Adel Hakim
BACKGROUND: The effects of fascin on cell invasiveness involve changes in cell motility and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) activity. Previous studies on the prognostic value of fascin and MMP-9 in breast carcinoma revealed conflicting results. To date, no immunohistochemical studies have been performed to assess the possible association between them in breast carcinoma. This study is designed to correlate their expression with prognostic parameters in breast carcinoma and assess the relationship between them...
2014: Diagnostic Pathology
Nermeen Adel ElKasabgy, Ibrahim Elsayed, Ahmed Hassen Elshafeey
Lipotomes were designed to enhance lacidipine's oral bioavailability by improving its solubility and enhancing the oral lymphatic uptake. Lipotomes were prepared using cetyl alcohol and Tween(®) 80 using a thin film hydration technique. Cetyl alcohol was chosen for imparting a lipophilic environment that would enforce the lymphatic uptake while Tween(®) 80 would improve drug solubility within the lipotomes. Lipotomes were characterized by analyzing their particle size, solubilization efficiency and in-vitro drug release...
September 10, 2014: International Journal of Pharmaceutics
Sally Adel, Nermeen Adel ElKasabgy
CONTEXT: Drotaverine hydrochloride (DRT) is used to treat gastrointestinal spasms accompanied with diarrhoea. Hence, the drug suffers from brief residence in the highly moving intestine during diarrhoea which leads to poor bioavailability and frequent dosing. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to extend DRT residence in the stomach. METHODS: Calcium alginate floating beads were prepared using sodium alginate, isopropylmyristate (oil), and Gelucire® 43/01 (lipid) adopting emulsion gelation technique...
June 2014: Journal of Liposome Research
Nermeen Adel Elkasabgy
Econazole nitrate (ECO) is a poorly water soluble antifungal drug. Having low aqueous solubility affects negatively its use for ocular treatment. This work aimed to prepare ocular supersaturated self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery systems (S-SNEDDS) of ECO employing hydroxypropyl methylcellulose as a precipitation inhibitor to improve the drug solubility by avoiding its precipitation after administration. Various oils, surfactants and co-surfactants were used to construct SNEDDS. The SNEDDS were evaluated for globule size, polydispersity index and their irritation potential using hen's egg test-chorioallantoic membrane (HET-CAM)...
January 2, 2014: International Journal of Pharmaceutics
Maha I Fatthalla, Yehya M Elkholy, Nermeen S Abbas, Adel H Mandour, Per T Jørgensen, Niels Bomholt, Erik B Pedersen
A new intercalating nucleic acid monomer M comprising a 4-(1-indole)-butane-1,2-diol moiety was synthesized via a classical alkylation reaction of indole-3-carboxaldehyde followed by a condensation reaction with phenanthrene-9,10-dione in the presence of ammonium acetate to form a phenanthroimidazole moiety linked to the indole ring. Insertion of the new intercalator as a bulge into a Triplex Forming Oligonucleotide resulted in good thermal stability of the corresponding Hoogsteen-type triplexes. Molecular modeling supports the possible intercalating ability of M...
January 1, 2012: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry
Mona Sedrak, Doaa Hashad, Hesham Adel, Amal Azzam, Nermeen Elbeltagy
AIM: This study evaluates the use of cell-free fetal DNA in the plasma of RhD-negative women for noninvasive early detection of fetal RhD status and gender. METHOD: Ninety RhD-negative pregnant women were enrolled in the study. Amplification by real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of RhD gene sequences and SRY gene sequence for the diagnosis of fetal RhD and sex was performed. RESULTS: Among 90 RhD-negative women, according to phenotypic diagnosis, there were 61 RhD-positive and 29 RhD-negative fetuses...
September 2011: Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers
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