Ayman Refaie

Summary

Affiliation: urology & Nephrology center
Location: Mansoura, Egypt
Summary:
Clinical Nephrology
-Kidney Transplantation
-Stem cell research for traetment of Diabetes Mellitus
Publications:
1.Alemtuzumab preconditioning allows steroid-calcineurin inhibitor-free regimen in live-donor kidney transplant.

Refaie AF, Mahmoud KM, Ismail AM, Sheashaa HA, Kamal AI, Ghoneim MA.

Exp Clin Transplant. 2011 Oct;9(5):295-301.

PMID: [PubMed - in process] Free Article
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2.End-stage renal disease among living-kidney donors: single-center experience.

Wafa EW, Refaie AF, Abbas TM, Fouda MA, Sheashaa HA, Mostafa A, Abo El Ghar MI, Ghoneim MA.

Exp Clin Transplant. 2011 Feb;9(1):14-9.

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3.Steroid avoidance reduce the cost of morbidities after live-donor renal allotransplants: a prospective, randomized, controlled study.

Gheith OA, Nematalla AH, Bakr MA, Refaie A, Shokeir AA, Ghoneim MA.

Exp Clin Transplant. 2011 Apr;9(2):121-7.

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4.Kimura disease: a case report and review of the literature with a new management protocol.

Fouda MA, Gheith O, Refaie A, El-Saeed M, Bakr A, Wafa E, Abdelraheem M, Sobh M.

Int J Nephrol. 2011 Mar 7;2010:673908.

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5.Does timing of post-renal transplant diuresis affect graft survival in live-donor renal transplants?

Osman Y, El-Husseini A, Kamal M, Refaie A, Sheashaa H, Sobh M.

BJU Int. 2011 Jan;107(2):284-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2010.09464.x.

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6.Cost-benefit of steroid avoidance in renal transplant patients: a prospective randomized study.

Gheith OA, Nematalla AH, Bakr MA, Refaie A, Shokeir AA, Ghoneim MA.

Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2010 Apr;44(3):175-82.

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7.Is matching for human leukocyte antigen-DR beneficial in pediatric kidney transplantation?

Ghoneim MA, Refaie AF.

Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2009 Feb;5(2):70-1. Epub 2008 Dec 9.

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8.Transplantation of insulin-producing clusters derived from adult bone marrow stem cells to treat diabetes in rats.

Gabr MM, Sobh MM, Zakaria MM, Refaie AF, Ghoneim MA.

Exp Clin Transplant. 2008 Sep;6(3):236-43.

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9.Sirolimus for visceral and cutaneous Kaposis sarcoma in a renal-transplant recipient.

Gheith O, Bakr A, Wafa E, Fouda A, El Agroudy A, Refaie A, Donia A, Sabry A, Sobh M, Shokeir A, Ghoneim M.

Clin Exp Nephrol. 2007 Sep;11(3):251-4. Epub 2007 Sep 28.

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10.Histologic and clinical findings in living donor allografts with long-term stable function.

Abbas TM, Wafa EW, Bakr MA, Refaie AF, Sheashaa HA, Elagroudy AE, El-Baz MA, Mohsen TA, Shehab El Dein AB, Sobh MA, Ghoneim MA.

Am J Nephrol. 2006;26(5):491-6. Epub 2006 Nov 8.

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11.Long-term evaluation of neuromyopathy in live donor FMF amyloidotic kidney transplant recipients.

Sherif AM, Refaie AF, Sheashaa HA, El-Tantawy AE, Sobh MA.

Am J Nephrol. 2004 Nov-Dec;24(6):582-6. Epub 2004 Nov 19.

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12.Critical evaluation of the factors influencing erectile function after renal transplantation.

El-Bahnasawy MS, El-Assmy A, El-Sawy E, Ali-El Dein B, Shehab El-Dein AB, Refaie A, El-Hammady S.

Int J Impot Res. 2004 Dec;16(6):521-6.

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13.Contrast enhanced spiral computerized tomography in live kidney donors: a single session for anatomical and functional assessment.

el-Diasty TA, Shokeir AA, el-Ghar ME, Gad HM, Refaie AF, el-Din AB.

J Urol. 2004 Jan;171(1):31-4.

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14.The use of solid-state polydimethylsiloxane in the management of vesico-ureteric reflux in patients with renal failure prepared for renal transplantation.

Wadie BS, Refaie AF, Ghoneim MA.

BJU Int. 2003 Nov;92(7):818-20. No abstract available.

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15.Long-term outcome of live donor kidney transplantation for renal amyloidosis.

Sherif AM, Refaie AF, Sobh MA, Mohamed NA, Sheashaa HA, Ghoneim MA.

Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Aug;42(2):370-5.

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16.Tuberculosis in Egyptian kidney transplant recipients: study of clinical course and outcome.

el-Agroudy AE, Refaie AF, Moussa OM, Ghoneim MA.

J Nephrol. 2003 May-Jun;16(3):404-11.

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17.Living-related-donor kidney transplantation outcome in recipients with primary focal-segmental glomerulosclerosis.

Refaie A, Sobh M, Moustafa F, Bakr MA, El-Mekresh M, Farahat S, Ghoneim MA.

Am J Nephrol. 1999;19(1):55-9.

PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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18.Experimental islet cell transplantation in rats: optimization of the transplantation site.

Refaie A, Gabr M, Mahmoud I, Bakr MA, el-Baz M, Ghoneim MA.

Transplant Proc. 1998 Mar;30(2):400-3. No abstract available.

PMID: 9532101 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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19.Purified murine islet allografts: islet engraftment as influenced by implantation site and glucotoxicity.

Mahmoud IM, Gabr MM, Refaie AF, el-Baz MA, Bakr MA, Ghoneim MA.

Transplant Proc. 1998 Mar;30(2):369-72. No abstract available.

PMID: 9532085 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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20.Cyclosporine Neoral in renal transplant recipients: impact on hepatic dysfunction.

Bakr MA, Refaie A, Mekresh M, Ihab MH, Sobh M, Ghoneim MA.

Transplant Proc. 1997 Nov;29(7):2939-40. No abstract available.

PMID: 9365621 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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21.Experimental islet cell transplantation in rats.

Bakr MA, Refaie A, Ihab MH, Gabr M, Farahat S, el Baz M, Ghoneim MA.

Transplant Proc. 1997 Nov;29(7):2908-11. No abstract available.

PMID: 9365610 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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22.Study of neuromyopathy in amyloid kidney transplant patients.

Sobh M, Refaie A, El-Tantawy AE, Saad M, Said E, Arif S, El-Sherif A, Ghoneim M.

Am J Nephrol. 1996;16(2):114-7.

PMID: 8919226 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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23.Study of live donor kidney transplantation outcome in recipients with renal amyloidosis.

Sobh M, Refaie A, Moustafa F, Shokeir A, Hassan N, Sally S, Ghoneim M.

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1994;9(6):704-8.

PMID: 7970100 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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24.Effect of treatment of anaemia with erythropoietin on neuromuscular function in patients on long term haemodialysis.

Sobh MA, el-Tantawy AE, Said E, Atta MG, Refaie A, Nagati M, Ghoneim M.

Scand J Urol Nephrol. 1992;26(1):65-9.

PMID: 1631509 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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25.Effect of erythropoietin on sexual potency in chronic haemodialysis patients. A preliminary study.

Sobh MA, Abd el Hamid IA, Atta MG, Refaie AF.

Scand J Urol Nephrol. 1992;26(2):181-5.

PMID: 1626208 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Publications

  1. request reprint
    El Diasty T, Shokeir A, el Ghar M, Gad H, Refaie A, El Din A. Contrast enhanced spiral computerized tomography in live kidney donors: a single session for anatomical and functional assessment. J Urol. 2004;171:31-4 pubmed
    ..In addition, it can accurately demonstrate selective GFR of each kidney. Therefore, we recommend spiral CT with contrast material as a single radiological diagnostic modality for the assessment of potential live kidney donors. ..
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    Refaie A, Mahmoud K, Ismail A, Sheashaa H, Kamal A, Ghoneim M. Alemtuzumab preconditioning allows steroid-calcineurin inhibitor-free regimen in live-donor kidney transplant. Exp Clin Transplant. 2011;9:295-301 pubmed
    ..This clinical trial provides a good insight into a potentially effective steroid and calcineurin inhibitor-free protocol with the use of alemtuzumab induction in combination with sirolimus. ..
  3. request reprint
    Gheith O, Nematalla A, Bakr M, Refaie A, Shokeir A, Ghoneim M. Steroid avoidance reduce the cost of morbidities after live-donor renal allotransplants: a prospective, randomized, controlled study. Exp Clin Transplant. 2011;9:121-7 pubmed
  4. Gheith O, Nematalla A, Bakr M, Refaie A, Shokeir A, Ghoneim M. Cost-benefit of steroid avoidance in renal transplant patients: a prospective randomized study. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2010;44:175-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Steroid avoidance was associated with a lower total cost despite comparable immunosuppression cost, which was attributed to the lower cost of associated morbidities. ..
  5. Ghoneim M, Refaie A. Is matching for human leukocyte antigen-DR beneficial in pediatric kidney transplantation?. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2009;5:70-1 pubmed publisher
    ..In spite of recent improvements in immunosuppressive therapy, we believe that HLA matching remains crucial for the survival of kidney transplants. ..
  6. request reprint
    Gabr M, Sobh M, Zakaria M, Refaie A, Ghoneim M. Transplantation of insulin-producing clusters derived from adult bone marrow stem cells to treat diabetes in rats. Exp Clin Transplant. 2008;6:236-43 pubmed
    ..Hematopoietic-rich stem cells may include pancreatic progenitor cells capable of differentiating into functioning endocrine hormone-producing cells. This finding suggests a possible means of treating diabetes mellitus. ..
  7. request reprint
    Sherif A, Refaie A, Sheashaa H, El Tantawy A, Sobh M. Long-term evaluation of neuromyopathy in live donor FMF amyloidotic kidney transplant recipients. Am J Nephrol. 2004;24:582-6 pubmed
  8. request reprint
    Sobh M, Abd el Hamid I, Atta M, Refaie A. Effect of erythropoietin on sexual potency in chronic haemodialysis patients. A preliminary study. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 1992;26:181-5 pubmed
    ..04). In conclusion, erythropoietin treatment could improve the sexual potency in uraemic patients under chronic haemodialysis therapy. ..
  9. request reprint
    Wadie B, Refaie A, Ghoneim M. The use of solid-state polydimethylsiloxane in the management of vesico-ureteric reflux in patients with renal failure prepared for renal transplantation. BJU Int. 2003;92:818-20 pubmed

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  1. request reprint
    Sherif A, Refaie A, Sobh M, Mohamed N, Sheashaa H, Ghoneim M. Long-term outcome of live donor kidney transplantation for renal amyloidosis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003;42:370-5 pubmed
    ..In our experience, long-term (5 to 10 years) outcome of live related donor kidney transplantation in patients with amyloidosis is similar to that in the general transplant population. ..
  2. request reprint
    El Agroudy A, Refaie A, Moussa O, Ghoneim M. Tuberculosis in Egyptian kidney transplant recipients: study of clinical course and outcome. J Nephrol. 2003;16:404-11 pubmed
    ..INH prophylaxis is safe in pre-transplant TB. The post-transplantation outcome in the pre-transplant tuberculosis patients is no different from non-TB patients. ..
  3. request reprint
    Sobh M, Refaie A, El Tantawy A, Saad M, Said E, Arif S, et al. Study of neuromyopathy in amyloid kidney transplant patients. Am J Nephrol. 1996;16:114-7 pubmed
    ..From this study, we concluded that amyloid kidney transplant recipients are more prone to neuromyopathy than the general kidney transplant population, which is mostly due to the amyloidosis itself and/or the colchicine therapy. ..
  4. request reprint
    Sobh M, El Tantawy A, Said E, Atta M, Refaie A, Nagati M, et al. Effect of treatment of anaemia with erythropoietin on neuromuscular function in patients on long term haemodialysis. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 1992;26:65-9 pubmed
    ..We conclude that treatment of anaemia with r-HUEPO in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing haemodialysis may improve neuromuscular function. ..
  5. request reprint
    Refaie A, Sobh M, Moustafa F, Bakr M, el Mekresh M, Farahat S, et al. Living-related-donor kidney transplantation outcome in recipients with primary focal-segmental glomerulosclerosis. Am J Nephrol. 1999;19:55-9 pubmed
    ..Therefore, this disease should not discourage transplantation for this group of patients. ..
  6. request reprint
    Refaie A, Gabr M, Mahmoud I, Bakr M, el Baz M, Ghoneim M. Experimental islet cell transplantation in rats: optimization of the transplantation site. Transplant Proc. 1998;30:400-3 pubmed
  7. request reprint
    El Bahnasawy M, El Assmy A, El Sawy E, Ali El Dein B, Shehab El Dein A, Refaie A, et al. Critical evaluation of the factors influencing erectile function after renal transplantation. Int J Impot Res. 2004;16:521-6 pubmed
    ..We concluded that renal transplantation has varying effects on erectile function. ED is highly prevalent among RTR and its pathogenesis is multifactorial. ..
  8. request reprint
    Mahmoud I, Gabr M, Refaie A, el Baz M, Bakr M, Ghoneim M. Purified murine islet allografts: islet engraftment as influenced by implantation site and glucotoxicity. Transplant Proc. 1998;30:369-72 pubmed
  9. request reprint
    Abbas T, Wafa E, Bakr M, Refaie A, Sheashaa H, Elagroudy A, et al. Histologic and clinical findings in living donor allografts with long-term stable function. Am J Nephrol. 2006;26:491-6 pubmed
    ..Elective biopsies showed that histopathological findings do exist even with stable renal function that may pave the way for predicting long-term graft outcome. ..
  10. Gheith O, Bakr A, Wafa E, Fouda A, El Agroudy A, Refaie A, et al. Sirolimus for visceral and cutaneous Kaposi's sarcoma in a renal-transplant recipient. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2007;11:251-254 pubmed publisher
  11. request reprint
    Bakr M, Refaie A, Mekresh M, Ihab M, Sobh M, Ghoneim M. Cyclosporine Neoral in renal transplant recipients: impact on hepatic dysfunction. Transplant Proc. 1997;29:2939-40 pubmed
  12. request reprint
    Bakr M, Refaie A, Ihab M, Gabr M, Farahat S, el Baz M, et al. Experimental islet cell transplantation in rats. Transplant Proc. 1997;29:2908-11 pubmed
  13. Osman Y, El Husseini A, Kamal M, Refaie A, Sheashaa H, Sobh M. Does timing of post-renal transplant diuresis affect graft survival in live-donor renal transplants?. BJU Int. 2011;107:284-7 pubmed publisher
    ..1, 72.0, 78.1 and 52.4% in groups 1, 2, 3 and 4, respectively (P < 0.001). Delayed diuresis is a rare event after LD renal transplantation, which has an adverse effect on short- and long-term graft and patient survival. ..
  14. Fouda M, Gheith O, Refaie A, El Saeed M, Bakr A, Wafa E, et al. Kimura disease: a case report and review of the literature with a new management protocol. Int J Nephrol. 2011;2010:673908 pubmed publisher
    ..The diagnosis of KD can be difficult and misleading, and patients with this disease are often evaluated using avoidable procedures by just not being aware of KD. ..
  15. request reprint
    Sobh M, Refaie A, Moustafa F, Shokeir A, Hassan N, Sally S, et al. Study of live donor kidney transplantation outcome in recipients with renal amyloidosis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 1994;9:704-8 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that live-related donor kidney transplantation is a safe procedure in patients with amyloidosis and follows a course similar to glomerulonephritis patients. ..
  16. request reprint
    Wafa E, Refaie A, Abbas T, Fouda M, Sheashaa H, Mostafa A, et al. End-stage renal disease among living-kidney donors: single-center experience. Exp Clin Transplant. 2011;9:14-9 pubmed
    ..Other possible causes included toxic nephropathy, chronic pyelonephritis, and preeclampsia. Living kidney donation is safe, and development of renal failure after donation is caused by the same causes as in the general population. ..