Month: January 2019

Fistula after hypospadias: preliminary treatment results

Kadhum Jawad Shabaa¹*   Abstract Fistula is the commonest complication after hypospadias surgery ranged 10-30%. The results of surgery depending on the severity of hypospadias, surgical technique, and experience of the operating surgeon. This is a prospective study analysis the operational procedures in post-hypospadias urethral fistula repair. Through July 2015 to January 2017, 21 patients […]

Anti-diabetic activity and hepatoprotective effect of Chrozophora tinctoria (L.) Rafin leaves aqueous extract in STZ induced diabetic rats’ model

Mohammed A. Auda¹, Muna Hasson Saoudi²*   Abstract The responses of streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats for the aqueous Chrozophora tinctoria (L.) Rafin leaves extracts were studied in this new work. To achieve this aim, Physiological, biochemical and histological parameters of (STZ) diabetic rats are evaluated. Rats are distributed into five groups: Control, diabetic rats and […]

Potential role of leek, Allium porrum in attenuated cardiotoxicity effects of Trastuzumab

Christophe Shukla, Simon Senkus, Concetta Maceski, Nicola Runza,¹*      Abstract Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) is a gene that can play a role in the development of breast cancer. Herceptin (chemical name: trastuzumab), which works against HER2-positive breast cancers by blocking the ability of the cancer cells to […]

Correlation between diabetes mellitus and left ventricular hypertrophy

Haider Sobhy Al Hadad¹*, Basma Edankadhum, Karem Al Naffi   Abstract Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease and is common among patients with diabetes (DM), it is an independent risk factor for myocardial ischemia, cardiac arrhythmia, sudden death, and heart failure. The aim of this cross-sectional study is to see […]