Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 51

Table of Content: February 2011; 2(1)

February 2011

Frequency of celiac disease in Egyptian patients with chronic diarrhea: Endoscopic, histopathologic and immunologic evaluation

  Chronic diarrhea is one of the major presenting features of celiac disease (CD), the frequency of CD in patients with chronic diarrhea in Egypt remains unknown. The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of CD among Egyptian patients with chronic diarrhea. This study included 113 adult patients with chronic non-bloody diarrhea that attended the Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology Department,...

Author(s): Ahmed Medhat, Nadia Abd El Salam, Sahar M. Hassany, Howida I. Hussein and Hubert E. Blum

February 2011

Renal ischemia /reperfusion injury in type II DM: Possible role of proinflammatory cytokines, apoptosis, and nitric oxide

  Diabetes mellitus (DM) especially type II is a major health problem and diabetic nephropathy is the main cause of end stage renal disease (ESRD). Renal ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury is common in diabetic patients. Recent studies reported increased vulnerability of kidney to I/R injury in diabetic rats. Mechanisms behind this increased vulnerability not fully understood. The present study...

Author(s): Mahmoud M. Gabr, Abdel-Aziz M. Hussein, Iman O. Sherif, Sousou I. Aliand Hoda E. Mohamed