Eptehal Dongol

Eptehal Dongol
South Valley University · Department of Internal Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

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Background: Pulmonary embolism (PE) a consequence of hypercoagulability status associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and worsens its course. Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs) have been linked to PE in COPD settings. We aimed to measure expression levels of miRNAs145 and 126 in COPD patients with and without PE. Methods: Herein,...
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Introduction: COVID-19 is a novel pandemic that has had a profound impact on global physical and psychological health. We aimed to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on stress, sleep quality, and insomnia among South Valley University students in Egypt during the quarantine period. Material and methods: A questionnaire, including the Pittsburgh...
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Background Medical information regarding critically ill coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient course of disease and outcomes are fundamental to providing the best medical care and avoiding possible complications. Objective To evaluate the clinical characters, outcomes, and mortality risk factors in COVID-19 critically ill patients Patients an...
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Background: Pulmonary embolism (PE) a consequence of hypercoagulability status associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and worsens its course. Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs) have been linked to PE in COPD settings. We aimed to measure expression levels of miRNAs145 and 126 in COPD patients with and without PE. Methods: Herein, mi...
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Background: Good quality sleep is crucial for human well-being. COVID-19 pandemic affected tremendously the quality of life in human specially the health professionals dealing with the patients with COVID-19 in difficult and unusual circumstances. Objectives: This study aimed to assess the sleep quality among the Egyptian health professionals durin...
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Background: SARS-CoV-2 new infectious disease was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Thereafter, it has extensively spread causing global pandemic. It was named as corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by WHO in February 2020. Other than the well described COVID-19 respiratory and cardiac manifestations, the neurological manifestations...
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Introduction: Refractory asthma is defined as asthma with persistent symptoms or asthma with frequent or serious exacerbations accompanied by persistent airflow obstruction despite high doses of corticosteroids. Methods: This study was performed on 100 asthmatics patients at Qena University hospital. All participants in this study undergo full me...
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Objective: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic chest disease that is commonly associated with depression. This work aimed to study the prevalence of depression among a sample of OSA patients, the factors that affect such association and the efficacy of CPAP in improving OSA associated depression. Patients and methods: Thirty-six consecutive...
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Although video polysomnography (vPSG) is not routinely recommended for the evaluation of typical cases of non‐rapid eye movement (NREM) parasomnias, it can aid diagnosis of unusual cases, other sleep disorders and complicated cases with REM behaviour disorder (RBD), and in differentiating parasomnias from epilepsy. In this study, we aimed to assess...
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Background Non-REM parasomnias are not uncommon conditions in the general population. Current treatment options are based on small case series and reports. In this study, we aimed to present the clinical experience from a large cohort of patients. Patients Five hundred and twelve patients with Non-REM parasomnia or parasomnia overlap disorder (POD...
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Introduction The main treatment for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is the application of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) with expected resolution of the reported excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). It is not uncommon though a few of those patients to continue experiencing residual EDS. The aim of this study was to identify the m...
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Purpose of review: One of the most common causes of excessive daytime sleepiness in clinical practice is obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). So far, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the most effective treatment for OSA. Some of the patients do not improve on CPAP and remain sleepy despite using CPAP.This review provides updated i...

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we all know that scientific research and postgraduate studies are very distressing, sometimes frustrating matter. it needs lots of work and motivation. can you, please give advice about how to pass through this and get motivated to get the work done?
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dear colleagues, I am currently writing the discussion section and need to organize the articles I downloaded to sort the findings related to my work. I mean taking notes of the articles' data and findings, is there a platform or a tool to help me organize these data or better to use excel?
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hi, i have data about the a machine use and sleepiness scale on treatment. The scale more than 10 is positive for sleepiness. I want to calculate the cut off point of the machine use with the least prevalence of higher sleepiness score "the score the higher the worse". is it applicable and what statistical test to use??
thanks in advance.
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What are the best and most reliable tool box and script that can be used for analysis of heart rate variability during Polysomnography ???
is it better to use the HRVAS or Kubios??

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