Hi, I am Azza Abdel Gawad Tantawy, My LiveDNA is 20.5190
Dr. Azza Abdel Gawad Tantawy
Highest Degree: Ph.D. in Pediatrics from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Institute: Ain Shams University, Egypt
Area of Interest: Biomedical Sciences
  •   Anemia
  •   Pediatrics
  •    Immunology
  •   Infectious Diseases
URL: http://livedna.org/20.5190
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Abdel Latif, M., A.A.G. Tantawy and L. Saber, 2001. Vascular endothelial growth factor in Egyptian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: Relation to glycemic control and vascular diabetic complications. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 18: 137-153.
2:   El Alfy, M.S., A.A. Tantawy, M.H. Ahmed and I.A. Abdin, 2000. Frequency of inhibitor development in severe haemophilia A children treated with cryoprecipitate and low-dose immune tolerance induction. Haemophilia, 6: 635-638.
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3:   El Bostany, E.A., A.. A.G. Tantawy, E. El Ghoruory, S. Ragab and H. El Sebaie, 2000. Circulating adhesion molecules and microvascular complications in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 17: 516-522.
4:   El Samahy, M., A.A.G. Tantawy, M. Azmy, O.H. Omar and I. Salama, 2000. Bone density in survivors of childhood acute leukemia and malignant lymphomas. New Egypt. J. Med., 25: 73-82.
5:   El Samahy, M., A.A.G. Tantawy, T. El Kerdany, M. Azmy and F. Abdel Basset, 2000. Macrophage colony stimulating factor levels, monocyte phagocytic index and complement in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Egypt. J. Haematol., 25: 597-606.
6:   El Sherif, E., A.A.G. Tantawy and A.R. Soliman, 2001. Pulmonary function study in patients with B-thalassemia major. Al Azhar Univ. Med. J., 21: 34-42.
7:   El-Samahy, M., A.T. Azza, A. Hafez and A.E. Wafa, 1994. Mycobacterial pulmonary infection in childhood leukemia and lymphoma. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 11: 405-418.
8:   El-Samahy, M., A.T. Azza, S. El-Habashy, D. Farag and Z.A. Mohamed, 1995. Impact of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus on bone mass. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 12: 507-524.
9:   El-Samahy, M., S. Abou El-Hana, A.T. Azza and S.S. Moselhy, 1993. Retinol binding protein in the assessment of renal functions in neonates. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 10: 463-473.
10:   Hafez, A., A.T. Azza and Y. Sultan, 1997. Polymerase chain reaction as a diagnostic tool of meningococcal meningitis. New Egypt. J. Med., 17: 75-80.
11:   Khalifa, A.S., R. Khalil, A.A. Gawad, N.T. Constantine and J.N. Woody, 1990. Surveillance for exposure to HTLV-I in Egyptian infants and children with various malignancies. J. Infect. Dis., 162: 995-996.
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12:   Khalifa, A.S., A. Wagida, A.T. Azza, I.S. Iman and M.H. Ezzat, 1999. Changing pattern of childhood acute leukemia in Pediatric Hematology Oncology Unit: Ain Shams University. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 16: 207-231.
13:   Khalifa, A.S., A. Wagida, A.T. Azza, N. Heshmat and M. El Gafary, 1998. Cytogenetic study in hospital personnel exposed to cytotoxic drugs. Egypt. J. Haematol., 23: 337-348.
14:   Khalifa, A.S., A.A. Tantawy, R.M. Shawky, E. Monir, S.M. Elsayed, E. Fateen and A. Cooper, 2011. Outcome of enzyme replacement therapy in children with Gaucher disease: The Egyptian experience. Egypt. J. Med. Human Gene., 12: 9-14.
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15:   Khalifa, A.S., A.M. Sayed, A.T. Azza and W.E.I. Mohamed, 1996. The structure of heme in B-Thalassemia and the effect of splenectomy. Egypt. J. Haematol., 21: 273-286.
16:   Khalifa, A.S., E. Fateen, A.T. Azza, E. Mounir and A. Cooper, 1999. Phenotype-genotype expression of Gaucher disease in Egyptian infants and children. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 16: 631-653.
17:   Khalifa, A.S., G. Mokhtar, A.T. Azza, L. Fares, S. Helmy and A. Fayez, 1993. Rhabdomyosarcoma in children. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 10: 427-439.
18:   Khalifa, A.S., G.A. Motteir, A.T. Azza, S. El-Habashi and D. Shehab, 1994. Socio-environmental impact on childhood diarrheal and chest diseases. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 11: 317-329.
19:   Khalifa, A.S., G.A. Motteir, A.T. Azza, S. El-Habashi and D. Shehab, 1994. Vaccination coverage in Cairo governorate. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 11: 307-315.
20:   Khalifa, A.S., H. Shatla, A.T. Azza and H. Abbas, 1995. Effect of antiepileptec drugs on the blood picture. Egypt. J. Haematol., 20: 84-89.
21:   Khalifa, A.S., K. Mourad, Z. El Gothamy and A.T. Azza, 1987. Dermatological manifestations in childhood acute leukemia and malignant lymphomas. Egyptian J. Paediatrics, 4: 75-93.
22:   Khalifa, A.S., M. Salem, M. El Samahy, M. El Alfy and A.T. Azza et al., 1997. Evaluation of the efficacy of hepatitis B vaccine in high risk children. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 14: 595-606.
23:   Khalifa, A.S., M.S. El Kholy, M.A.A.F. Ibrahim, M.S. El Alfy and F. El Baz et al., 1988. Effect of institutionalization on some growth parameters in children. Egyptian J. Paediatrics, 5: 213-223.
24:   Khalifa, A.S., R. Faris, S. Naser, O.M. Galal and M. Gadalla et al., 1989. The role of vitamin A in controlling infantile diarrhea. Egyptian J. Paediatrics, 6: 301-316.
25:   Khalifa, A.S., R. Shawky, A.A.G. Tantawy, I. Mounir, S. El-Sayed, I. Fateen and A. Cooper, 2007. Genotype-phenotype correlation in gaucher disease: Strategy for prevention and therapy in Egypt. Proceedings of the 2nd Pan Arab Human Genetics Conference, November 20-22, 2007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates -.
26:   Khalifa, A.S., T. Sallam, A.T. Azza and S. Hassanein, 1995. Von willebrand factor in childhood connective tissue diseases. Egypt. J. Haematol., 20: 72-83.
27:   Kotb, A., A.T. Azza, A. Fakeir and A. Abdel Gelyl, 1995. Tumour necrosis factor (alpha) in child hood acute lymphocytic leukemia. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 12: 477-492.
28:   Kotb, A., A.T. Azza, A. Hafez and M. Abou Taleb, 1996. Tumour necrosis factor (alpha) in children with Beta thalssemia major. Ain Shams Med. J., 47: 111-121.
29:   Kotb, A., M. El Alfy, A.T. Azza, A. Hafez and M. Aly, 1993. Serum erythropoeitin in Egyptian children with B-thalassemia, sickle cell anemia and aplastic anemia. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 10: 441-449.
30:   Kotb, A., S. Hassanein, A.T. Azza and N.A. Iskander, 1997. Serum neopterin concentration in childhood hematological and lymphoproliferative malignancies. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 14: 105-116.
31:   Kotb, M.M. and A.T. Azza, 1993. Evaluation of the efficacy of routine BCG vaccination: A case control study. J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc., 68: 469-485.
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32:   Mokhtar, G., Z. Awad, M. El Awady, A.T. Azza and I. Khafagy, 1994. Serum selenium in childhood acute leukemia. Egypt. J. Tumour Marker Oncol., 5: 21-26.
33:   Mokhtar, G.M., A.A. Tantawy, A.A. Adly and E.A. Ismail, 2011. Clinicopathological and radiological study of Egyptian β-thalassemia intermedia and β-thalassemia major patients: Relation to complications and response to therapy. Hemoglobin, 35: 382-405.
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34:   Mokhtar, G.M., A.A. Tantawy, A.A. Adly, M.A. Telbany, S.E. El Arab and M. Ismail, 2012. A longitudinal prospective study of bleeding diathesis in Egyptian pediatric patients: Single-center experience. Blood Coagul. Fibrinolysis, 23: 411-418.
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35:   Mokhtar, G.M., A.A. Tantawy, N.H. El Sherif, 2012. Romiplostim therapy in children with unresponsive chronic immune thrombocytopenia. Platelets, 23: 264-273.
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36:   Mokhtar, G.M., A.A.G. Tantawy, A. Hafez and M. Hagras, 2000. Human herpes virus 6 in childhood lymphoid malignancies. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 17: 413-430.
37:   Saber, L., M.A. Latef, A.A.G. Tantawy and H. Youssef, 2002. Evaluation of vascular endothelial growth factors and neopterin as prognostic factors in childhood malignancies. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 19: 61-77.
38:   Salem, M., L. Matta, A.T. Azza, O. Demerdash and H. Mostafa, 1994. Renal scintigraphy and microalbuminuria in children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Sci. J. Al-Azhar Med. Faculty, 15: 159-169.
39:   Salem, M., M. El Sawy, A.T. Azza and S. El Kholy, 1998. Mode of inheritance and dermatoglyphic studies in egypyian children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Proceedings of the 21th International Ain-Shams Medical Congress, March 16-18, 1998, Cairo, Egypt -.
40:   Salem, M., M. El-Alfy and A.T. Azza, 1993. A pilot study on fasting ramadan in egyptian adolescents with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 10: 475-484.
41:   Salem, M., M. El-Alfy, A.T. Azza and M. Kamel, 1995. A pilot study on the problem of hepatitis in insulin dependent diabetic children. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 12: 417-428.
42:   Salem, M., M. Raafat, A.T. Azza, M. El-Alfy, S. El-Habashi and M.M. Abdallah, 1994. EEG changes in insulin dependent diabetes in children. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 11: 511-521.
43:   Salem, M., N. Heshmat, A.A.G. Tantawy and A. Fakeir, 1999. Comparative study of macrosomic infants of diabetic versus non diabetic mothers. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 16: 401-412.
44:   Salem, M.A., L.F. Matta, A.A. Tantawy, M. Hussein and G.I. Gad, 2002. Single Photon Emission Tomography (SPECT) study of regional cerebral blood flow in normoalbuminuric children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 3: 155-162.
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45:   Salem, M.A.K., A.A.G. Tantawy, A.A.M. Adly and A. Abbas, 2008. Features of Egyptian type 1 diabetic toddlers clinico-epidemiological study of Egyptian toddlers and preschool children with type 1 Dm. Clin. Diabetes, 7: 40-44.
46:   Sherif, A., A.T. Azza, M. Shalabi and M. El Alfy,q 1998. Plasma gastrin and somatostatin levels in newborn infants receiving breast versus formula feeding during the first week of life. Benha Med. J., 15: 847-853.
47:   Sherif, E.M., A.A. Tantawy, A.A. Adly, H.A. Kader and E.A. Ismail, 2011. D-dimer assay in Egyptian patients with Gaucher disease: Correlation with bone and lung involvement. Blood Coagul. Fibrinolysis, 22: 176-184.
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48:   Tantawy, A.A., A.A. Adly and E.A. Ismail, 2012. Soluble CD163 in young sickle cell disease patients and their trait siblings: A biomarker for pulmonary hypertension and vaso-occlusive complications. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, 23: 640-648.
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49:   Tantawy, A.A., A.A. Adly, E.A. Ismail, N.M. Habeeb and A. Farouk, 2012. Circulating platelet and erythrocyte microparticles in young children and adolescents with sickle cell disease: Relation to cardiovascular complications. Platelets, 10.3109/09537104.2012.749397.
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50:   Tantawy, A.A., A.A. Adly, M.G. El Maaty and S.A. Amin, 2009. Subclinical atherosclerosis in young β-thalassemia major patients. Hemoglobin, 33: 463-474.
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51:   Tantawy, A.A., A.A. Adly, S.A. Mahdy and G.Z. Kamel, 2009. Spinal cord compression and extramedullary hematopoiesis in young Egyptian beta-thalassemia patients. Hemoglobin, 33: 448-462.
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52:   Tantawy, A.A., E.A. El-Bostany, A.A. Adly, M. Abou El Asrar, E.A. El-Ghouroury and E.E. Abdulghaffar, 2010. Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphism in Egyptian children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, 21: 28-34.
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53:   Tantawy, A.A., E.A. El-Bostany, R.M. Matter, E.A. El-Ghoroury and S. Ragab, 2010. Predictors of bone disease in Egyptian prepubertal children with β-thalassaemia major. Arch. Med. Sci., 6: 584-591.
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54:   Tantawy, A.A., N. Elbarbary, A. Ahmed, N.A. Mohamed and S. Ezz-Elarab, 2011. Pulmonary complications in survivors of childhood hematological malignancies: Single-center experience. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 28: 403-417.
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55:   Tantawy, A.A., N.G. Andrawes, A. Ismaeil, S.A. Kamel and W. Emam, 2012. Prevalence of Xmnl Ggamma polymorphism in Egyptian patients with beta-thalassemia major. Ann. Saudi Med., 32: 487-491.
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56:   Tantawy, A.A., O.A. Elmasry, M. Shaaban, D.N. Toaima and A.M. El Shahat, 2001. Radionuclide ventriculography detects early anthracycline cardiotoxity in children with Hodgkin lymphoma. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 33: e132-e137.
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57:   Tantawy, A.A., R.M. Matter, A.A. Hamed and M.A. Shams El Din El Telbany, 2010. Platelet microparticles in immune thrombocytopenic purpura in pediatrics. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 27: 283-296.
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58:   Tantawy, A.A., S.V. Mackensen, M.A. El-Laboudy, J.H. Labib, F. Moftah, M.A. El-Telbany and W.A. Mansour, 2011. Health-related quality of life in Egyptian children and adolescents with hemophilia A. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 28: 222-229.
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59:   Tantawy, A.A.G. and E. El Ghoruory, 2001. A study of circulating autoantibodies to p53 protein in childhood solid tumors. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 18: 137-153.
60:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2002. Genetic aspects of vitamin D in health and disease. Egypt. J. Med. Hum. Genet., 3: 111-126.
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61:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2008. Case study of inhibitor patients: Egyptian experience. Proceedings of the 78th International Congress of the World Federation of Hemophilia, June 1-5, 2008, Istanbul, Turkey -.
62:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2008. Immunogenetics of type 1 diabetes mellitus. Egypt. J. Ped. Aller. Immun., 6: 3-12.
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63:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2010. Hemophilia and rare coagulation disorders in pediatric age group: Single center experience. Proceedings of the 1st International Medical Congress, April 23-25, 2010, Al-Bayda Faculty Medicine Omar Al-Mokhtar University, Libya -.
64:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2010. The role of micronutrients in prevention and control of pediatric infectious diseases. Proceedings of the 16Th Annual Conference pf the Arab Society of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobials, April 28-30, 2010, Cairo, Egypt -.
65:   Tantawy, A.A.G., 2011. Molecular genetics of hemophilia a: Clinical perspectives. Egypt. J. Med. Human Gene., 11: 105-114.
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66:   Tantawy, A.A.G., E.A. El Bostany, R.M. Matter, E.A. El Ghoroury and S. Ragab et al., 2013. Bone mass and biochemical markers of bone turnover in children and adolescents with chronic immune thrombocytopenia: Relation to corticosteroid therapy and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms. Platelets, 24: 282-287.
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67:   Tantawy, A.A.G., E.A. El-Bostany and E.A. El-Gharoury, 2002. A study of Fas/Fas ligand system in acute lymphocytic leukemia in children. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 19: 535-550.
68:   Tantawy, A.A.G., E.A. El-Bostany, R.M. Matter, E.A. El-Ghoroury and S. Ragab, 2010. Predictors of bone disease in Egyptian prepubertal children with β-thalassaemia major. Arch. Med. Sci., 6: 584-591.
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69:   Tantawy, A.A.G., E.A. El-Bostany, R.M. Matter, E.A. El-Ghoroury and S.H. Ragab, 2009. Bone mineral density in young chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura patients : Relation to corticosteroid therapy and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism. Proceedings of the 20th Congress of International Society of Haematology European and African Division, October 10-13, 2009, Cairo, Egypt -.
70:   Tantawy, A.A.G., E.A.M. Algohary, S. El-Ghany and S.F. Elhadary, 2012. Haemophilia A patients are not at increased risk of hepatitis A virus infection: An Egyptian experience. Egypt. J. Med. Human Gene., 13: 93-97.
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71:   Tantawy, A.A.G., I. Nassar and M. Hashem, 2000. A study of serum erythropoietin in childhood lymphoid malignancies. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 17: 733-750.
72:   Tantawy, A.A.G., I. Salama, M. Mahran, H.E. Sebaii and S. Samy, 2004. Pattern and prognosis of systemic lupus erythmatosus in a Pediatric Hematology unit: Five years longitudinal study. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 21: 447-464.
73:   Tantawy, A.A.G., M. El Kholy, T. Moustafa and H.H. Elsedfy, 2008. Bone mineral density and calcium metabolism in adolescents with β-thalassemia major. Pediatric Endocrinol. Rev., 6: 132-135.
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74:   Tantawy, A.A.G., M. Hemeda, M. Youssef and N. El Sayed, 2000. Cognitive functions in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Clinical, psychological and neurophysiological study. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 17: 479-498.
75:   Tantawy, A.A.G., M. Tarek, A. Moneim, M. Azmy and H. Sabbour, 2003. Cardiac troponin I and early detection of cardiac dysfunction in patients with β thalassemia. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathies in Palermo, October 15-19, 2003, Italy -.
76:   Tantawy, A.A.G., M.A. Azmy, O.M. Said, I.I. Salama and E. El Sayed, 2002. The risk of the metabolic syndrome in survivors of childhood malignancy. Egypt. J. Paediatrics, 19: 239-253.
77:   Tantawy, A.A.G., M.T.A. Moneim, M. Azmy and H. Sabbour, 2005. Cardiac troponin I and early detection of cardiac dysfunction in patients with β thalassemia. Egypt. J. Pediatrics, 19: 551-566.
78:   Tantawy, A.A.G., N. El Beblawy, M. Abdel Aziz and A. Khairy, 2001. Values of urinary N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase, retinol binding protein and α1 microglobulin as early predictors of renal tubular dysfunction in β thalassemia patients. Egypt. J. Haematol., 27: 231-252.
79:   Tantawy, A.A.G., S.M. Hassanein, A.A.M. Adly, O.M. Saeed, Y.W. Darwish and A.A.N.A. El Aziz, 2010. Somatosensory evoked potential for detection of subclinical neuropathy in egyptian children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 13: 527-536.
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80:   Tantawy, A.A.G., T.H. Sallam, D.M. Ibrahim, M.T. Sallam and I.A. Ragab, 2013. Pathogenesis and prognosis of neutropenia in infants and children admitted in a university children hospital in Egypt. Pediatric Hematol.-Oncol., 30: 51-59.
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81:   Tolba, K., A.A.G. Tantawy, F.A. Basset and A. Hafez, 1999. Clostridium difficile as a cause of diarrhea in Egyptian children and infants. New Egypt. J. Med., 21: 417-422.