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Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma

Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma
Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Oesophageal AdenocarcinomaDr. Reda Elwakil, MDEmeritus Professor of Tropical MedicineAin Shams UniversityPresident Elect of the African Middle East Association for Gastroenterology (AMAGE)Member of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)Member of the American...

Early colon cancer: is it now considered a curable disease?

Early colon cancer:  is it now considered a curable disease?
Early colon cancer:  is it now considered a curable disease?Dr.Tamer El Nahas, MDProfessor of Clinical Oncology, Cairo University ESMO & ASCO MemberIntroductionColorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common tumour in men and the second in women, accounting for 10%of all tumour types...

OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA

OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA
OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMADr٫ Mohamed M.ElbatanounyProf.of.Hospital MedicineCairo UniversityDefinition of asthma :Is a pulmonary disorder characterized by widespread partial obstructionof airways that is reversible ( completely or incompletely spontaneously oras a result of treatment ), hyper-reactive...

ROLE of LONG – ACTING ß-AGONISTS IN COPD

ROLE of LONG – ACTING ß-AGONISTS IN COPD
ROLE of LONG – ACTING ß-AGONISTS IN COPDDr. Abdel Hakeim Mohamed Professor of Chest Cairo UniversityChronic obstructive pulmonary disease is defined as chronic airflow obstruction which is due to a mixture of emphysema and peripheral airway obstruction from chronic bronchitis (bronchiolitis)Airflow...

Oxygen Therapy When should supplemental oxygen be prescribed?

Oxygen  Therapy When should supplemental oxygen be prescribed?
Oxygen  Therapy When should supplemental oxygen be prescribed?Dr. Adel Salah Professor of Respiratory MedicineZagazig UniversityTherapyLong-standing hypoxemia can cause many adverse effects, including pulmonary hypertension, cor pulmonale, erythrocytosis, reduced exercise tolerance,...

Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)Dr Ashraf Mokhtar Madkour, MD, Dr.med., FCCP Professor Pulmonary Medicine, Ain Shams UniversityEpidemiology: Pneumonia remains the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Estimates of the incidence of community-acquired pneumonia range from 4 million...

Indications of Mechanical Ventilation

Indications of Mechanical Ventilation
Indications of Mechanical VentilationDr. Abdelsadek Al-Aarag ,MD,MERS,FCCP.Professor of Pulmonology,Former Head of Chest Department,Faculty of Medicine-Benha Univeresity.Indications for intubationIndications for intubation :1-Need to secure airway.2-Depressed sensorium.3-Depressed airway reflexes.4...

Qustions and Answers in ASTHMA MANAGEMENT

Qustions and Answers in ASTHMA MANAGEMENT
Qustions and Answers in ASTHMA MANAGEMENTDr. Tarek Safwat MD,FCCP Professor of Pulmonary Diseases, Ain Shams University.President of The Egyptian .Scientific Society of BronchologyWhy is asthma on the increase?The rise in asthma prevalence appears to be a part of an increase inall atopic ( allergic...