American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017

  • Emergence of Gram-Negative Bacilli with Concomitant blaNDM-1- and blaOXA-48-Like Genes in Egypt

    Maha Assem, Mohamed-Naguib Abdalla Wifi, Rasha Elsherif, Ahmed Saad, Dalia Kadry Ismail, Ahmed Hasanin, Rasha Bassyouni, Mohamed Saeed Hussein Gomaa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 15 November 2016
    Accepted: 30 November 2016
    Published: 3 January 2017
    Abstract: Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organisms have emerged as a major threat to hospitalized patients, and are associated with serious morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to characterize carbapenem resistance genes among Gram-negative bacilli isolated from clinical samples from patients in the intensive care unit of Cairo University Hospital. A... Show More
  • The Correlation Between the Clinical Presentation and the Radiological Appearance in Patients with Myelitis at Alshaab Teaching Hospital-Sudan

    Etedal Ahmed Ibrahim, Hiba Hassan Ibrahim, Mohammed Adam Elnour, Hyder Osman Mirghani, Mohamed Nageeb Abdallah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 7-11
    Received: 30 November 2016
    Accepted: 28 December 2016
    Published: 1 February 2017
    Abstract: Acute transverse myelitis is the leading cause of non-compressive myelopathy, linking the clinical presentation with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) may aid in proper stratification of patients improving management, we aimed to study the correlation between the clinical presentation of acute transverse myelitis with MRI findings. This cohort, hosp... Show More
  • Effect of Midodrine in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis and Refractory Ascites

    Ahmed A. Obiedallah, Essam Abdelmohsen, Abdalla I. Kelani, Mohamed Mousa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017
    Pages: 12-17
    Received: 1 January 2017
    Accepted: 20 January 2017
    Published: 20 February 2017
    Abstract: Background: Ascites is the most common complication of liver cirrhosis and about 5-10% of all cases develop refractory ascites, 50% of such patients die within 6 months of its development. Aim of the Work: to assess the usefulness of adding midodrine beside the standard medical treatment for patients with liver cirrhosis and refractory ascites. Pat... Show More