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Evaluation of Daily Laurus nobilis Tea Consumption on Lipid Profile Biomarkers in Healthy Volunteers.

Chahra Chbili, Maher Maoua, Mejda Selmi, Sawssen Mrad, Hedi Khairi, Khalifa Limem, Nejib Mrizek, Saad Saguem, Maha Ben Fredj,

Introduction: Laurus nobilis is known in the field of herbal medicine and in vitro studies that it has beneficial effects such as antibacterial, antifungal, antidiabetes, and anti-inflammatory properties.Objective: We investigated whether L. nobilis tea consumption affects the plasma levels of lipid biomarkers in healthy volunteers.Methods: Thirty healthy Tunisian volunteers aged between ... Read more >>

J Am Coll Nutr (Journal of the American College of Nutrition)
[2020, :1-6]

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Comparing febrile children presenting on and off antibiotics to the emergency department: a retrospective cohort study.

R D Sawaya, T El Zahran, S Mrad, C Abdul Massih, S Shaya, M Makki, H Tamim, M Majdalani,

BACKGROUND:It is not yet known how antibiotics may affect Serious Bacterial Infections (SBI). Our aim is to describe the presentation, management, and serious bacterial infections (SBI) of febrile children on or off antibiotics. METHODS:Retrospective, cohort study of febrile Emergency Department patients, 0-36 months of age, at a single institution, between 2009and ... Read more >>

BMC Pediatr (BMC pediatrics)
[2020, 20(1):117]

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Cardiac Arrest Following Liposuction: A Case Report of Lidocaine Toxicity.

Sandra Mrad, Chady El Tawil, Waleed A Sukaiti, Ralph Bou Chebl, Gilbert Abou Dagher, Ziad Kazzi,

We report a case of a patient presenting to the emergency department in cardiac arrest following a liposuction procedure, which was performed in a physician office using lidocaine anesthesia. During liposuction of the thighs, using the power-assisted technique, the patient was given a subcutaneous dose of lidocaine equal to 71 ... Read more >>

Oman Med J (Oman medical journal)
[2019, 34(4):341-344]

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The Effects of Ramadan-Fasting (RF) on Inflammatory and Hematological Indices of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Male Patients: A Pilot Study.

Hadhemi Rejeb, Mouna Ben Khelifa, Jihene Ben Abdallah, Sawssan Mrad, Mohamed Ben Rejeb, Abdelaziz Hayouni, Mohamed Benzarti, Khelifa Limem, Mondher Kortas, Sonia Rouatbi, Helmi Ben Saad,

No previous study has evaluated the effects of RF on inflammatory and hematological indices of COPD patients. The main objective of the present pilot study was to assess the effects of RF on some inflammatory and hematological indices measured in male patients with stable COPD. Fifteen COPD patients (mean ± ... Read more >>

Am J Mens Health (American journal of men's health)
[2018, 12(6):2089-2103]

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Impaired TGF-β signaling in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with an overexpression of IL-22.

Raja Rekik, Monia Smiti Khanfir, Thara Larbi, Imen Zamali, Asma Beldi-Ferchiou, Ons Kammoun, Soumaya Marzouki, Saloua Hamzaoui, Skander Mrad, Mohamed Ridha Barbouche, Mohamed Habib Houman, Melika Ben Ahmed,

The mechanisms leading to the disruption of self-tolerance in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) remain elusive. Herein, we aimed to decipher the molecular basis of the impaired response of mononuclear cells to TGF-β1. The Smad3-pathway was explored on CD3+ lymphocytes in either active or non active SLE patients. An impaired transcription ... Read more >>

Cytokine (Cytokine)
[2018, 108:182-189]

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Double sequential defibrillation for refractory ventricular fibrillation.

Chady El Tawil, Sandra Mrad, Basem F Khishfe,

A 54-year-old suffered from an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Compressions were started within minutes and the patient was in refractory ventricular fibrillation despite multiple asynchronized shocks and maximal doses of antiarrhythmic agents. Double sequential defibrillation was attempted with successful Return Of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) after a total of 61min of cardiac ... Read more >>

Am J Emerg Med (The American journal of emergency medicine)
[2017, 35(12):1985.e3-1985.e4]

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[First experience with outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Tunisia].

Haithem Zaafouri, Skander Mrad, Nizar Khedhiri, Dhafer Haddad, Ahmed Bouhafa, Anis Ben Maamer,

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the gold standard treatment for symptomatic gallstones. There is some debate as to whether it should be performed in outpatient surgery or in one-day surgery to improve patient safety. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed in outpatient surgery versus one-day surgery on ... Read more >>

Pan Afr Med J (The Pan African medical journal)
[2017, 28:78]

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Drug-induced QT Interval Prolongation in the Intensive Care Unit.

Cecilia Villa Etchegoyen, Guillermo Alberto Keller, Sebastian Mrad, Sixuan Cheng, Guillermo Di Girolamo,

BACKGROUND:The most common acquired cause of Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is drug induced QT interval prolongation. It is an electrophysiological entity, which is characterized by an extended duration of the ventricular repolarization. Reflected as a prolonged QT interval in a surface ECG, this syndrome increases the risk for polymorphic ventricular ... Read more >>

Curr Clin Pharmacol (Current clinical pharmacology)
[2017, 12(4):210-222]

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[Venous thromboembolism: What other risk factors in a North African population? A study of 276 cases].

I Boukhris, M Abdallah, K Bouslema, S Hamzaoui, T Larbi, A Harmel, N Khalfallah, S Mrad,

INTRODUCTION:Venous thromboembolism is a multicausal disease. Understanding interactions between risk factors is the key to advance knowledge about the etiology of venous thrombosis. These interactions are still unclear. In addition to traditional risk factors, there is data about many other risk factors, recorded with few populations based prospective epidemiologic studies ... Read more >>

Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) (Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie)
[2018, 67(1):41-47]

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Pseudo myopathy revealing primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report.

Mohamed Abdelkefi, Meya Abdallah, Thara Larbi, Saloua Hamzaoui, Mondher Mbarek, Skander Mrad,

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2014, 92(12):766]

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Endoscopic diagnosis in a Tunisian pediatric population with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Samir Boukthir, Ines Brini, Selma Hachicha, Azza Samoud,

BACKGROUND: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is currently considered the first line diagnostic procedure chosen for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (UGIB) since 1970. However, studies are still limited in our country. AIM: Finding out the most common causes of UGIB in children and whether the causes differed according to age in developing and developed ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2013, 91(11):655-660]

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Neurological variant of Lemierre's Syndrome with purulent meningitis: a case report and literature review.

Asma Bouziri, Wiem Douira, Ammar Khaldi, Sonia Mrad, Olfa Bouyahia, Hanene Smaoui, Azza Sammoud, Khaled Menif, Nejla Ben Jaballah,

We report an unusual variant of Lemierre's Syndrome (LS) in a 10-year-old-girl admitted to the intensive care unit for septic shock with meningitis. The primary infection was otitis media. A gram negative bacillus was identified in the direct exam of the purulent ear discharge and the cerebrospinal fluid but cultures ... Read more >>

Fetal Pediatr Pathol (Fetal and pediatric pathology)
[2013, 31(1):1-6]

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[Temporary tatooing: black henna or harkous?]

Kharfi, El Fekih, Zayan, Mrad, Kamoun,

Contact sensitization to natural henna (Lawsonia inermis) long used as a skin dye in powder or paste form has rarely, if ever, been observed. Recently a number of anaphylactoid reactions to PPD contained in paints used for temporary tattoos have been described. The purpose of this article is to present ... Read more >>

Med Trop (Mars) (Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial)
[2009, 69(5):527-528]

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Foetus-in-fetu: an unusual cause of abdominal mass in the newborn.

O Bouyahia, E Bouafif, L Gharsallah, M Hamzaoui, N Meftah, S Mazigh Mrad, S Boukthir, A Sammoud El Gharbi,

Foetus-in-fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital condition in which a vertebrate foetus is incorporated within its twin. The authors report the case of a newborn girl with prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of an intra-abdominal mass. Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography of the abdomen showed a heterogeneous cystic mass containing multiple calcifications. ... Read more >>

Acta Chir. Belg. (Acta chirurgica Belgica)
[2009, 109(1):130-132]

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Nephrotic syndrome and Guillan-Barré Syndrome: a rare association in child.

Olfa Bouyahia, Ibtissem Khelifi, Lamia Gharsallah, Kais Harzallah, Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Tahar Ghargah, Samir Boukthir, Sammoud El Gharbi Azza,

Only few cases of nephrotic syndrome associated with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) have been reported in the adult and pediatric literature. A 3-year-old boy was initially admitted to our hospital following five days of progressive weakness of his extremities, fatigue, right leg pain and numbness. There was no past history of ... Read more >>

Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl (Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia)
[2010, 21(1):135-137]

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Gastric atrophy and Helicobacter pylori infection in children.

S Boukthir, S Mazigh Mrad, N Kalach, A Sammoud,

AIM: To assess the prevalence of gastric atrophy (GA) in Tunisia (a high prevalence region for Helicobacter pylori), and describe its histological, clinical and endoscopic features in children. METHODS: 345 children, 151 male and 194 female, mean age 8.6 +/- 3.7 years, underwent upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy with gastric biopsies ... Read more >>

Trop Gastroenterol (Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation)
[2009, 30(2):107-109]

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[Study of 116 mothers of the knowledge, behavior, and practices of vitamin D supplementation].

Sonia Mazigh Mrad, N Gazdalli, L Gharsallah, Olfa Bouyahia, Sihem Barsaoui, Samir Boukthir, Azza Sammoud,

BACKGROUND: In our country, the prevention of rickets is based on daily vitamin D intake from birth to eighteen months. This vitamin D intake has decreased according to our hospital practice. AIM: To assess vitamin D supplementation prevalence and to study mother knowledge, attitude and practices about vitamin D and ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2009, 87(4):273-278]

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[Diagnosis of hyper transaminasemia in childhood].

Olfa Bouyahia, Samir Boukthir, Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Azza Sammoud El Ghrabi,

Elevated serum levels of transaminases must always be considered as an abnormal finding in children. Drugs and toxins must be eliminated first as possible hepatotoxic agents or co-factors. Antiviral hepatitis A immunoglobulin M serology is the first test to perform. However, others viruses with spontaneous benign courses are the most ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2008, 86(8):722-727]

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Feminizing adrenocortical adenoma in a 5 year-old girl.

Olfa Bouyahia, Lamia Gharsallah, Monia Ouederni, Samir Boukthir, Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Azza Sammoud El Gharbi,

Adrenocortical adenoma is a rare etiology of isosexual precocious puberty in girls. We report the case of a 5 year-old girl with isosexual precocious puberty. Abdominal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a well-defined mass of 32 x 28 mm situated in the left suprarenal region, but no signs of ... Read more >>

J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab. (Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM)
[2009, 22(1):79-84]

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[Pulmonary haemosiderosis and celiac disease].

Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Olfa Bouyahia, Faten Fdhila, Lamia Gharsallah, Samir Boukthir, Azza Sammoud,

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2008, 86(4):403-404]

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MEFV mutations in Tunisian patients suffering from familial Mediterranean fever.

Habiba Bouhamed Chaabouni, Mohamed Ksantini, Ridha M'rad, Maher Kharrat, Myriam Chaabouni, Faouzi Maazoul, Zouhair Bahloul, Lamia Ben Jemaa, Fatma Ben Moussa, Taoufik Ben Chaabane, Skander Mrad, Isabelle Touitou, Nizar Smaoui,

To identify the frequency and distribution of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) gene (MEFV) mutations in Tunisian patients.This study was performed in the Genetic Department of Tunis University Hospital. A clinical diagnosis of FMF was made according to published criteria. Mutation screening of the MEFV gene was performed in the Human ... Read more >>

Semin. Arthritis Rheum. (Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism)
[2007, 36(6):397-401]

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[Helicobacter pylori infection in childhood revealed by hematemesis: endoscopic and pathologic patterns].

Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Samir Boukthir, Lamia Gharsallah, Olfa Bouyahia, Fdhila Faten, Ihem Fetni, Sihem Barsaoui, Bechir Zouari, Azza Samoud,

BACKGROUND: Helicobacter pylori infection frequency in hematemesis was scarcely studied. AIM: to asses the frequency of this infection in children with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and to study the endoscopic and histological features. METHODS: It is a retrospective study including 180 children who underwent an endoscopy for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Our ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2007, 85(11):930-934]

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[Treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in portal hypertension in children].

Sonia Mazigh Mrad, Samir Boukhthir, Fayçal Oubich, Lamia Gharsallah, Sihem Barsaoui,

Variceal bleeding is the most common cause of severe gastrointestinal bleeding in chilhood. Biliary atresia and portal venous obstruction are the most common causes. The patients with acute bleeding, pharmacotherapy with octreotide should be used immediately. All of these patients should undergo therapeutic endoscopy with band ligation. All children surviving ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2007, 85(3):184-188]

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[Severe corrosive oesophagitis : are high doses of methyl prednisolone efficient to prevent oesophageal caustic stricture in children?].

S Mazigh Mrad, S Boukthir, I Fetni, L Sfaihi, A Dabbabi, S Barsaoui,

BACKGROUND: Corrosive oesophagitis stricture is the long term complication of severe corrosive oesophagitis. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of a high doses of steroids on incidence and quality of oesophageal stricture. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We reviewed the case histories of 28 children seen at children ... Read more >>

Tunis Med (La Tunisie medicale)
[2007, 85(1):15-19]

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[Thoracic involvement in Behçet's vasculitis].

A Zidi, K Ben Miled Mrad, S Hantous, K Nouira, I Mestiri, S Mrad,

Thoracic involvement of Behcet's disease is unusual but serious. It is related to the well known vascular tropism of the disease. It may involve the superior vena cava, pulmonary arteries, aorta and subclavian vessels. Imaging is useful for diagnosis and assess the degree of thoracic involvement. CT scan and MRI ... Read more >>

J Radiol (Journal de radiologie)
[2006, 87(3):285-289]

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