American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Assessment of Nutritional Status of Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and HCV-Related Cirrhosis in the Compensated Stage

    Hoda M. Amin, Rasha M. Abdel Samie, Fardous S. Hamed, Ebtehal M. Abo Zaid, El Sayed M. Hammad

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 24-35
    Received: 15 February 2016
    Accepted: 23 February 2016
    Published: 8 March 2016
    Abstract: Background and Aim: Malnutrition is prevalent among patients with chronic liver disease. We aimed to assess the nutritional status of HCV-related compensated cirrhosis and chronic HCV-infected patients compared to healthy control subjects and to compare the different methods used for nutritional assessment namely the anthropometric measures and the... Show More
  • Aplastic Anemia in Egypt: Current Situation and Future Prospective

    Safaa A. A. Khaled

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 36-42
    Received: 6 April 2016
    Accepted: 20 April 2016
    Published: 11 May 2016
    Abstract: Aplastic anemia (AA) is a hypoproliferative anemia that led to a significant morbidity and mortality. Recently, dramatic improvement in prognosis of AA was achieved; this was in part due to advances in immunosuppressive therapy and HSCT. Nevertheless, AA is still one of the most challenging hematological disorders that could face a hematologist. Th... Show More