professor of pediatrics, pediatric hematology unit,children's hospital,faculty of medicine,Ain Shams university,Cairo,Egypt
I am professor of Pediatrics , working in Pediatric hematology unit in the children's hospital faculty of medicine ain shams university since 1986 till the present time , it is the second largest center of pediatric hematology in Cairo , started in 1974. Patients treated include hereditary anemias mainly thalassemia, SCD, G6PD deficiency as well as rare anemias including rare enzymopathies, spherocytosis, pure red cell aplasia ,fanconi anemia, and inherited microcytic anemias as well as others; also the center is treating acquired anemias including aplastic,nutritional and immune hemolytic anemias.The center is also treating inherited and acquired bleeding disorders and leucocytes and macrophage disorders.
Tantawy AA, Adly AA, Ismail EA, Habeeb NM. Flow cytometric assessment of circulating platelet and erythrocytes microparticles in young thalassemia major patients: relation to pulmonary hypertension and aortic wall stiffness. Eur J Haematol. 2013 Jun;90(6)
Tantawy AA, Adly AA, Ismail EA, Youssef OI, Ali ME. Growth differentiation factor-15 in children and adolescents with thalassemia intermedia: Relation to subclinical atherosclerosis and pulmonary vasculopathy. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2015 Aug;55(2):144-50. d
Tantawy AA, Adly AA, Ismail EA. Soluble CD163 in young sickle cell disease patients and their trait siblings: a biomarker for pulmonary hypertension and vaso-occlusive complications. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2012 Oct;23(7):640-8. PubMed PMID: 22885767.
Tantawy AA, El Kholy M, Moustafa T, Elsedfy HH. Bone mineral density and calcium metabolism in adolescents with beta-thalassemia major. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008 Oct;6 Suppl 1:132-5. PubMed PMID: 19337166.
Tantawy AA, Adly AA, Ismail EA, Aly SH. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene intron 4 variable number tandem repeat polymorphism in β-thalassemia major: relation to cardiovascular complications. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2015 Jun;26(4):419-25. doi: 10.