Issue 10 Articles

Prognostic Ability of Hematological Parameters and Inflammation Based Scores in Acute Pancreatitis

1. Abstract 1.1. Aims and Background: Appropriate triage is essential in the management of Acute Pancreatitis (AP). Even if AP initially stratified as mild or moderate, it may rapidly progress to severe form and even death may occur. Therefore, to find reliable prognostic and predictive markers in order to customize treatment strategies is really essential.

Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis or Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm: What to Do?

1. Abstract Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN) is an intraductal mucin-producing neoplasm , with an increasing incidence. IPMNs may have clear malignant potential and exhibit a broad histo- logical spectrum ranging from adenoma to invasive carcinoma. In contrast to the ductal adenocar- cinoma, IPMNs have in general a better clinical prognosis.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomyrisk Factors, Intra and Postoperative Complications in Al-Zahrawi Hospital, Amara, Misan, Iraq

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Cholecystectomy relieves pain, treats infections and in most instances prevents the re-occurrence of the disorder. However, some complications may happen which include bile leak, bile duct injury, bleeding, peritonitis, liver and intestine injuries, raised scare at the operation site, anesthesia complications and possible death.

Budesonide for Relapsed/Persistent Hepatitis in Two Patients with Hepatitis-Associated Aplastic Anemia Treated with Antithymocyte Globulin and Cyclosporine A Case Report

1. Abstract Flares of hepatitis with activity similar or even higher than peak activity during initial presentation are rare in patients with Hepatitis-Associated Aplastic Anemia (HAAA). We describe two children with HAAA in whom hepatitis with high transaminases activity persisted or relapsed after a course of antithymocyte globulin