Hepatology On The Nile

Cairo Marriott Hotel

24-25 September, 2014


Obtain 12 CME Hours From The EACCME

This event was granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)


ECMEC Hours Mutually Recognized by the American Medical Association in the USA and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada



Accepted Abstracts











Ehab Maurice

Tary Salman, *Ehab Maurice, Naglaa Allam, Omkolsoum El-haddad, Hala Saied, Ayat Roushdy.

Relation of Hepatitis B genotypes to clinical outcome in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Egypt: A single center study


Hesham Kandeel

*Hesham Kandeel, Naglaa Allam, Nermine Ehsan, Gamal Badra, Hassan Shinnawy

Egyptian patients infected with hepatitis C genotype 4 and having persistently normal alanine aminotransferases: is this really a group with mild disease?


Maaly Abo Bakr

K.M.K. Kebary; K.A. Shaheen; Seham, A. Kheder; *Maally Abo Bakr

Effect of Bifidobacteria on Correcting The Liver Disorder    


Mohammed Kohla

*Mohamed Kohla, OmKolsoum El-Haddad, Ali Nada1, Mohamed El-Warraky2 ,  Manar Obada3, Mohamed Saad1  ,Ashraf Abou Gabal1

Association of Serum Level of Epidermal Growth Factor with Disease Severity and Survival in a cohort of Egyptian patients with or without HCC


Mohammed Kohla

*Mohamed Kohla, Om Kolsoum El-Haddad, Ali Nada, Mohamed El-Warraky ,  Manar Obada, Mohamed Saad, Ashraf Abou Gabal

Impact of Transarterial Chemo-embolization (TACE) on Serum Level of Epidermal Growth Factor in a cohort of Egyptian patients with  HCC: A Single Center Experience


Laila M. Montaser

*Laila M. Montaser, Hala G. Metwaly, Maha A. El-Bassiuoni, Gehan A. Tawfeek 

Bone marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Isolation, in vitro Expansion, and Characterization into Hepatic Lineage


Mohammed A Deif

*Mohammed A. Deif, Hana H. Nassef, Omnia A. Kamal, Osama L. Elabd, Mary Y. Tadros

Ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis in advanced upper abdominal cancer pain


Mohammed H Abdel-Rahman

Khaled Sadek, Sameera Ezzat, Hanaa AlAraby, *Mohamed H. Abdel-Rahman

Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF) polymorphisms in Egyptian Children with Biliary atresia


Mohammed H Abdel-Rahman

Asmaa Mosbah, Sameera Ezzat, Mohamed Kohla, Ahmed Agour, Christopher Loffredo, Stewart Cooper, *Mohamed Abdel-Rahman

Exploratory Study of Somatic Genetic Alterations in Hepatocellular Carcinomas from Egyptian Patients 


Shimaa Abdelhamid

Maha Elsabaawy, *Shimaa Abdelhamid, Ayman Alsebaey, Eman Abdel Sameea, Manar Obada, Tary Salman, Eman Rewisha

The impact of paracentesis flow rate in patients with liver cirrhosis on the development of paracentesis induced circulatory dysfunction.




Olfat M Hendy

Olfat M Hendy*, Gehan Hamdy, Mona Hassouna, Asmaa Gomaa, Mohamed Hashim, Azza El-Sebaye

Role of Oxidative Stress and Heme Oxygenase-1 Expression in Liver Steatosis with and without Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection


Ayman Al Sebaey

Emad Hamdy, Mohamed Taha, Amr Mostaafa, Ayman Al Sebaey, Khaled Abou Elela, Tarek Ibrahim

Recurrent Hepatitis C Virus (Genotype 4) Infection after Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors and Outcome


Zahraa El-Khatib

Asmaa Gomaa, *Zahraa E-lKhatib, Naglaa Allam, Eman Rewisha, Imam Waked

Changing Presenting Features And Improved Survival Of Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma In Egypt


Mona Hegazy

Mona Hegazy

Combined adiponectin deficiency and resistance in obese patients; can it solve part of the puzzle in NASH


Ashraf Zakaria

Mohammed Gamil; Nelly Ali Eldin; Ali Hassan Mebed; *Ashraf Zakaria

Evaluation of the etiological spectrum of malignant obstructive jaundice in the NCI Cairo University


Eman Abdel Samea

*Eman Abdel Samea, Wael Abdel-Razek, M.S. Hashim, Imam Waked

Transient Elastography can predict hepatic decompensation in chronic hepatitis C


Eman Abdel Samea

*Eman Abdel Samea, Wael Abdel-Razek, Nermine Ehsan, Mohsen Salama, Imam Waked

Utility of Transient Elastography and Serum Markers of Fibrosis to Predict Significant and Advanced Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C


Mohammed Abdel Samea

*M. Abdel Samei, Nashwa Shebl, E. Abdel Samea, A. El Sharnouby, Khalid Gameel, Hanaa Badran and Eman Rewisha 

Liver stiffness measurement using transient elastography is affected by serum total bilirubin in cholestasis


Sameera Ezzat

*Sameera Ezzat, Mohamed Kohla, Asmaa Mosbah, Ahmed A. Agour, Waleed Abdel Maguid, Imam Waked, Adil E. Wakil, Mohamed H. Abdel-Rahman

The Structure and Goals of the National Liver Institute Sustainable Sciences Institute Collaborative Research Center (NLISSICRC)


Ahmed AbuAmer

*Ahmed AbuAmer, Hassan Zaghla, Ahmed Raouf, Hossam Taha,  Imam Waked 

Descriptive analysis of possible causes of acute elevation in liver tests in patients with HCV-related chronic liver disease


Haider Fouad

*Hadier Fouad, Tamer Elbedewy, Fotouh. Mansour

Factors Predicting Sustained Virological Response to Pegylated Interferon / Ribavirin Combination Therapy in Egyptian Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4


Warda Osman

*Warda Osman, Asma Gomaa, Hala EL- Said, Gamal Badra, Imam Waked

IL28B Genotypes in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infected Egyptian patients and its relation to liver disease severity


Maha Elsabaawy

Tary Salman, *Maha Elsabaawy, Mohammed Afifi, Soha Elshenawy, Osama Abd El-raof, and Eman Rewisha1

Assessment of 3-Nitro-Tyrosine and Inhibitory Control Test as Predictors of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy


Waleed Abdel Maguid

*Waleed Abdel Maguid, Ann Erickson, Adrian Wadley, Diana Suen, Komal M. Singh, Mohamed S. Kohla, Wael Abdel Mageed, Adel Rzk Allh, Sameera Ezzat, Mohamed Abdel Rahman, Adil E. Wakil MD , Stewart L. Cooper2, 

Exploratory Analysis Of KIR Genotypic Structure In Egyptians And Caucasian Americans With Hepatitis C Virus-Associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma


El-Sayed Tharwa

*El-Sayed Tharwa, Ashraf Abou Gabal, Elhamy Abd Almonem,  Osama El Abd       

A Noninvasive Panel for Diagnosis of Esophageal Varices in Patients with Compensated Cirrhosis


Hesham Abu Gabal

*Hesham Abu Gabal, Gasser E. Al Azab, Wael Abdel Razek, Hossam A. Taha, Ahmed A. Al shaarawy, Osama L. Alabd.

Non selective beta blockers in management of non variceal portal hypertension complications


May Abu Zeid

*Abozeid M, Saad M, Abdel-Razek W, EL- Said H, Salama M, Waked I

Evaluation of an NS5A inhibitor in combination with Peg-Interferon and Ribavirin in the treatment of genotype 4 chronic hepatitis C/ STUDENT ABSTRACT


Essam Zayed

Essam Zayed, Hassan Zaghla, Gamal Abd El-Khalek, , Mohsen Salama, Imam Waked

Evaluation of different regimens of oral antibiotics in prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in cirrhotic patients


Yasser Ali

*Yasser Ali, Basima El-Akhras, Soha El-Shenawy, El-Sayed IH, Samir A El-Masry

Association of Interleukin 27 Gene Polymorphism and Risk of Hepatitis B Viral Infection in Egyptian Population


Mohammed Abdel Samea

*Mohamed Abdel Samie, N. Shebl, Eman Abdel Samea, A. El Sharnouby, Khalid Gameel, Hanaa Badran and  Eman Rewisha

Increased liver stiffness measurement values using transient elastography in Egyptian patients with acute viral hepatitis


Roba Talaat

Roba Talaat, Mahmoud El-Dondeti, Soha El-Shenawy, Omaima Khamiss

Association between IL-10 Gene Promoter Polymorphism and Hepatitis B Viral Infection in Egyptian Population


Naglaa Allam

Waleed Al-hamoudi, Hussien ElsiesyNaglaa Allam, Nasser Al-Masri, Safiyya Ali, Mohammed Al Sofayan , Hamad Al Bahili, Mohammed Al Sebayel, Dieter Broering,  Faisal Abaalkhail

Liver transplantation for HBV a decreasing indication and a changing trend: reporting from a high prevalence area


Naglaa Allam

Khalid A Alswat, *Nagla Allam, Faisal M Sanai, Ayman Alsebaey, Nermeen Ehsan,   Waleed Alhamoudi, Asmaa  Gomaa, Olfat Hendy, Imam Waked,  Ayman A Abdo

Serum Factor VII and C4bp as Biomarkers of Liver Disease Severity in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C


Maha Elsabaawy

Mohsen Salama, Khaled Gameel, *Maha M Elsabaawy, Nermine Ehsan, Madiha Naguib, Eman Rewisha

Role of liver biopsy in HBV infected Egyptian patients: a new insight


Maha Elsabaawy

*Maha M. Elsabaawy, Eman A.Rewisha, Hanaa M. Badran, AbdElgawad E. Abd Elgawad and Nahla S Soliman

Impact Of HCV Schistosomal Coinfection On Response To Pegylated Interferon\Ribavirin Treatment Of Chronic HCV Infected Egyptain Patients


Medhat Assem

*Medhat Assem, Emad ELdeeb,El-Sayed Abdel Aal, Ahmed El-sharawey, Gamal Badra,  Zaki Shoaer

Impact of adding vitamin D to standard of care in Egyptian patients with chronic hepatitis C after eradication of helicobacter Pylori and Schistosomaisis confection. Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial


Medhat Assem

*Medhat Assem and W.Hamed

Relation of Neutropenia and early viral load decline during treatment of HCV Egyptian patients. Impact on treatment modification.Multicenter study


Mahasen Akram

Mahasen Akram

Prevalence and Degree of Hepatic Steatosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C


Alyaa El-Sayed

Mostafa M, Amr A., Nashaat M., *Alyaa  Elsayed

Causes and predictors of Discontinuation of Antiviral Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients in Ismailia Center of Treatment of Viral Hepatitis

Student Abstract Mahmoud Atef

Ahmed Negida, Yasmin El Fouly, Yasmin Hany, Ahmed Menshawy, *Mahmoud Atef, Noura Atallah,Hagar Ahmed

Effect of initiating student research program on medical student motives and publications - Example from recent approaches in Egyptian universities

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