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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27790819/precipitating-factors-and-90-day-outcome-of-acute-heart-failure-a-report-from-the-intercontinental-great-registry
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Mattia Arrigo, Etienne Gayat, Jiri Parenica, Shiro Ishihara, Jian Zhang, Dong-Ju Choi, Jin Joo Park, Khalid F Alhabib, Naoki Sato, Oscar Miro, Aldo P Maggioni, Yuhui Zhang, Jindrich Spinar, Alain Cohen-Solal, Theodore J Iwashyna, Alexandre Mebazaa
AIMS: Several clinical conditions may precipitate acute heart failure (AHF) and influence clinical outcome. In this study we hypothesized that precipitating factors are independently associated with 90-day risk of death in AHF. METHODS AND RESULTS: The study population consisted of 15 828 AHF patients from Europe and Asia. The primary outcome was 90-day all-cause mortality according to identified precipitating factors of AHF [acute coronary syndrome (ACS), infection, atrial fibrillation (AF), hypertension, and non-compliance]...
October 28, 2016: European Journal of Heart Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27784731/predictors-and-impact-of-in-hospital-recurrent-myocardial-infarction-in-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome-findings-from-gulf-race-2
#2
Abdullah S Al Saleh, Khalid F Alhabib, Alawi A Alsheik-Ali, Khadim Sulaiman, Hussam Alfaleh, Shukri Alsaif, Wael Al Mahmeed, Nidal Asaad, Haiham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Ahmad S Hersi
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the predictors and prognostic impact of recurrent in-hospital ischemia and infarction in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Our objectives were to determine the baseline characteristics, risk factors, and long-term outcomes of patients with recurrent myocardial infarction (Re-MI). METHODS: We evaluated patients with ACS who were enrolled in the second Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events from October 2008 to June 2009...
October 26, 2016: Angiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27754306/lbos-03-01-prevalence-awareness-treatment-and-control-of-hypertension-in-the-middle-east-results-from-the-prospective-urban-rural-epidemiology-pure-study
#3
Afzalhussein Yusufali, Rasha Khatib, Shofiqul Islam, Khalid AlHabib, Roya Kelishadi, Sumathy Rangarajan, Salim Yusuf
OBJECTIVE: Data on hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control are sparse in the Middle East especially in the different socio-demographic characteristics (age, sex, community location, education) and comorbid status like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. We report the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension across four Middle Eastern countries (Iran, Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE)), using a standardized and uniform method...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27712142/chronic-obstructive-airway-disease-among-patients-hospitalized-with-acute-heart-failure-clinical-characteristics-precipitating-factors-management-and-outcome-observational-report-from-the-middle-east
#4
Hadi A R Khafaji, Kadhim Sulaiman, Rajvir Singh, Khalid F Alhabib, Nidal Asaad, Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, Mohammed Al-Jarallah, Bassam Bulbanat, Wael Almahmeed, Mustafa Ridha, Nooshin Bazargani, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Husam Al Faleh, Abdelfatah Elasfar, Prashanth Panduranga, Jassim Al Suwaidi
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to report the prevalence, clinical characteristics, contributing factors, management and outcome of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF). METHODS: Data were derived from Gulf Care (Gulf acute heart failure registry), a prospective multicenter study of 5005 consecutive patients hospitalized with acute heart failure during February to November 2012 in seven Middle Eastern countries...
December 2015: Acute Cardiac Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27686107/development-of-a-mobile-phone-based-intervention-to-improve-adherence-to-secondary-prevention-of-coronary-heart-disease-in-china
#5
Shu Chen, Enying Gong, Dhruv S Kazi, Ann B Gates, Kamilu Musa Karaye, Nicolas Girerd, Rong Bai, Khalid F AlHabib, Chaoyun Li, Kelly Sun, Louisa Hong, Hua Fu, Weixia Peng, Xianxia Liu, Lei Chen, J-D Schwalm, Lijing L Yan
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a major disease burden globally and in China, but secondary prevention among CHD patients remains insufficient. Mobile health (mHealth) technology holds promise for improving secondary prevention but few previous studies included both provider-facing and patient-directed measures. We conducted a physician needs assessment survey (n = 59), physician interviews (n = 6), one focus group and a short cellphone message validation survey (n = 14) in Shanghai and Hainan, China...
August 12, 2016: Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27643308/lbos-03-01-prevalence-awareness-treatment-and-control-of-hypertension-in-the-middle-east-results-from-the-prospective-urban-rural-epidemiology-pure-study
#6
Afzalhussein Yusufali, Rasha Khatib, Shofiqul Islam, Khalid AlHabib, Roya Kelishadi, Sumathy Rangarajan, Salim Yusuf
OBJECTIVE: Data on hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control are sparse in the Middle East especially in the different socio-demographic characteristics (age, sex, community location, education) and comorbid status like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. We report the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension across four Middle Eastern countries (Iran, Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE)), using a standardized and uniform method...
September 2016: Journal of Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27568068/health-in-times-of-uncertainty-in-the-eastern-mediterranean-region-1990-2013-a-systematic-analysis-for-the-global-burden-of-disease-study-2013
#7
Ali H Mokdad, Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar, Farah Daoud, Charbel El Bcheraoui, Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Ibrahim Khalil, Ashkan Afshin, Marwa Tuffaha, Raghid Charara, Ryan M Barber, Joseph Wagner, Kelly Cercy, Hannah Kravitz, Matthew M Coates, Margaret Robinson, Kara Estep, Caitlyn Steiner, Sara Jaber, Ali A Mokdad, Kevin F O'Rourke, Adrienne Chew, Pauline Kim, Mohamed Magdy Abd El Razek, Safa Abdalla, Foad Abd-Allah, Jerry P Abraham, Laith J Abu-Raddad, Niveen M E Abu-Rmeileh, Abdulwahab A Al-Nehmi, Ali S Akanda, Hanan Al Ahmadi, Mazin J Al Khabouri, Faris H Al Lami, Zulfa A Al Rayess, Deena Alasfoor, Fadia S AlBuhairan, Saleh F Aldhahri, Suliman Alghnam, Samia Alhabib, Nawal Al-Hamad, Raghib Ali, Syed Danish Ali, Mohammad Alkhateeb, Mohammad A AlMazroa, Mahmoud A Alomari, Rajaa Al-Raddadi, Ubai Alsharif, Nihaya Al-Sheyab, Shirina Alsowaidi, Mohamed Al-Thani, Khalid A Altirkawi, Azmeraw T Amare, Heresh Amini, Walid Ammar, Palwasha Anwari, Hamid Asayesh, Rana Asghar, Ali M Assabri, Reza Assadi, Umar Bacha, Alaa Badawi, Talal Bakfalouni, Mohammed O Basulaiman, Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, Neeraj Bedi, Amit R Bhakta, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Aref A Bin Abdulhak, Soufiane Boufous, Rupert R A Bourne, Hadi Danawi, Jai Das, Amare Deribew, Eric L Ding, Adnan M Durrani, Yousef Elshrek, Mohamed E Ibrahim, Babak Eshrati, Alireza Esteghamati, Imad A D Faghmous, Farshad Farzadfar, Andrea B Feigl, Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad, Irina Filip, Florian Fischer, Fortuné G Gankpé, Ibrahim Ginawi, Melkamu Dedefo Gishu, Rahul Gupta, Rami M Habash, Nima Hafezi-Nejad, Randah R Hamadeh, Hayet Hamdouni, Samer Hamidi, Hilda L Harb, Mohammad Sadegh Hassanvand, Mohammad T Hedayati, Pouria Heydarpour, Mohamed Hsairi, Abdullatif Husseini, Nader Jahanmehr, Vivekanand Jha, Jost B Jonas, Nadim E Karam, Amir Kasaeian, Nega Assefa Kassa, Anil Kaul, Yousef Khader, Shams Eldin A Khalifa, Ejaz A Khan, Gulfaraz Khan, Tawfik Khoja, Ardeshir Khosravi, Yohannes Kinfu, Barthelemy Kuate Defo, Arjun Lakshmana Balaji, Raimundas Lunevicius, Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer, Reza Malekzadeh, Morteza Mansourian, Wagner Marcenes, Habibolah Masoudi Farid, Alem Mehari, Abla Mehio-Sibai, Ziad A Memish, George A Mensah, Karzan A Mohammad, Ziad Nahas, Jamal T Nasher, Haseeb Nawaz, Chakib Nejjari, Muhammad Imran Nisar, Saad B Omer, Mahboubeh Parsaeian, Emmanuel K Peprah, Aslam Pervaiz, Farshad Pourmalek, Dima M Qato, Mostafa Qorbani, Amir Radfar, Anwar Rafay, Kazem Rahimi, Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar, Sajjad Ur Rahman, Rajesh K Rai, Saleem M Rana, Sowmya R Rao, Amany H Refaat, Serge Resnikoff, Gholamreza Roshandel, Georges Saade, Mohammad Y Saeedi, Mohammad Ali Sahraian, Shadi Saleh, Lidia Sanchez-Riera, Maheswar Satpathy, Sadaf G Sepanlou, Tesfaye Setegn, Amira Shaheen, Saeid Shahraz, Sara Sheikhbahaei, Kawkab Shishani, Karen Sliwa, Mohammad Tavakkoli, Abdullah S Terkawi, Olalekan A Uthman, Ronny Westerman, Mustafa Z Younis, Maysaa El Sayed Zaki, Faiez Zannad, Gregory A Roth, Haidong Wang, Mohsen Naghavi, Theo Vos, Abdullah A Al Rabeeah, Alan D Lopez, Christopher J L Murray
BACKGROUND: The eastern Mediterranean region is comprised of 22 countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Since our Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010), the region has faced unrest as a result of revolutions, wars, and the so-called Arab uprisings. The objective of this study was to present the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in the eastern Mediterranean region as of 2013...
October 2016: Lancet Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27522462/dyslipidaemia-in-the-middle-east-current-status-and-a-call-for-action
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REVIEW
Khalid Al Rasadi, Wael Almahmeed, Khalid F AlHabib, Marianne Abifadel, Hasan Ali Farhan, Saud AlSifri, Selim Jambart, Mohammad Zubaid, Zuhier Awan, Khalid Al-Waili, Philip Barter
The increase in the cardiovascular disease (CVD)-associated mortality rate in the Middle East (ME) is among the highest in the world. The aim of this article is to review the current prevalence of dyslipidaemia and known gaps in its management in the ME region, and to propose initiatives to address the burden of dyslipidaemia. Published literature on the epidemiology of dyslipidaemia in the ME region was presented and discussed at an expert meeting that provided the basis of this review article. The high prevalence of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and consanguineous marriages, in the ME region, results in a pattern of dyslipidaemia (low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high triglycerides) that is different from many other regions of the world...
September 2016: Atherosclerosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27432444/validation-of-the-6-month-grace-score-in-predicting-1-year-mortality-of-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome-admitted-to-the-arabian-gulf-hospitals
#9
Lukman Thalib, Luis Furuya-Kanamori, Khalid F AlHabib, Hussam F Alfaleh, Mostafa Q AlShamiri, Haitham Amin, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Kadhim Sulaiman, Wael Almahmeed, Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Suhail A R Doi
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are the most common cardiovascular diseases and are associated with a significant risk of mortality and morbidity. The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) risk score postdischarge is a widely used ACS prediction model for risk of mortality (low, intermediate, and high); however, it has not yet been validated in patients from the Arabian Gulf. This prospective multicenter study (second Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events) provides detailed information of the GRACE risk score postdischarge in patients from the Arabian Gulf...
July 18, 2016: Angiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27206336/acute-heart-failure-with-and-without-acute-coronary-syndrome-clinical-correlates-and-prognostic-impact-from-the-hearts-registry
#10
Hussam AlFaleh, Abdelfatah A Elasfar, Anhar Ullah, Khalid F AlHabib, Ahmad Hersi, Layth Mimish, Ali Almasood, Saleh Al Ghamdi, Abdullah Ghabashi, Asif Malik, Gamal A Hussein, Mushabab Al-Murayeh, Ahmed Abuosa, Waleed Al Habeeb, Tarek S Kashour
BACKGROUND: Little is know about the outcomes of acute heart failure (AHF) with acute coronary syndrome (ACS-AHF), compared to those without ACS (NACS-AHF). METHODS: We conducted a prospective registry of AHF patients involving 18 hospitals in Saudi Arabia between October 2009 and December 2010. In this sub-study, we compared the clinical correlates, management and hospital course, as well as short, and long-term outcomes between AHF patients with and without ACS...
2016: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27104109/reference-ranges-of-handgrip-strength-from-125-462-healthy-adults-in-21-countries-a-prospective-urban-rural-epidemiologic-pure-study
#11
Darryl P Leong, Koon K Teo, Sumathy Rangarajan, V Raman Kutty, Fernando Lanas, Chen Hui, Xiang Quanyong, Qian Zhenzhen, Tang Jinhua, Ismail Noorhassim, Khalid F AlHabib, Sarah J Moss, Annika Rosengren, Ayse Arzu Akalin, Omar Rahman, Jephat Chifamba, Andrés Orlandini, Rajesh Kumar, Karen Yeates, Rajeev Gupta, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Antonio Dans, Álvaro Avezum, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Paul Poirier, Hosein Heidari, Katarzyna Zatonska, Romaina Iqbal, Rasha Khatib, Salim Yusuf
BACKGROUND: The measurement of handgrip strength (HGS) has prognostic value with respect to all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular disease, and is an important part of the evaluation of frailty. Published reference ranges for HGS are mostly derived from Caucasian populations in high-income countries. There is a paucity of information on normative HGS values in non-Caucasian populations from low- or middle-income countries. The objective of this study was to develop reference HGS ranges for healthy adults from a broad range of ethnicities and socioeconomically diverse geographic regions...
December 2016: Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27071748/worsening-heart-failure-in-real-world-clinical-practice-predictors-and-prognostic-impact
#12
Hussam AlFaleh, Abdelfatah A Elasfar, Anhar Ullah, Khalid F AlHabib, Ahmad Hersi, Layth Mimish, Ali Almasood, Saleh Al Ghamdi, Abdullah Ghabashi, Asif Malik, Gamal A Hussein, Mushabab Al-Murayeh, Ahmed Abuosa, Waleed Al Habeeb, Tarek Kashour
AIMS: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical features, predictors, and clinical outcomes of patients hospitalized with acute heart failure (AHF), with and without worsening heart failure (WHF). METHODS AND RESULTS: We used data from a multicentre prospective registry of AHF patients created in Saudi Arabia. WHF was defined as recurrence of heart failure symptoms or signs-with or without cardiogenic shock. In-hospital short- and long-term outcomes, as well as predictors of WHF are described...
April 12, 2016: European Journal of Heart Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26807577/patient-and-system-related-delays-of-emergency-medical-services-use-in-acute-st-elevation-myocardial-infarction-results-from-the-third-gulf-registry-of-acute-coronary-events-gulf-race-3ps
#13
MULTICENTER STUDY
Khalid F AlHabib, Kadhim Sulaiman, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Wael Almahmeed, Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali, Haitham Amin, Mohammed Al Jarallah, Hussam F Alfaleh, Prashanth Panduranga, Ahmad Hersi, Tarek Kashour, Zohair Al Aseri, Anhar Ullah, Hani B Altaradi, Kazi Nur Asfina, Robert C Welsh, Salim Yusuf
BACKGROUND: Little is known about Emergency Medical Services (EMS) use and pre-hospital triage of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in Arabian Gulf countries. METHODS: Clinical arrival and acute care within 24 h of STEMI symptom onset were compared between patients transferred by EMS (Red Crescent and Inter-Hospital) and those transferred by non-EMS means. Data were retrieved from a prospective registry of 36 hospitals in 6 Arabian Gulf countries, from January 2014 to January 2015...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26657608/heart-failure-in-africa-asia-the-middle-east-and-south-america-the-inter-chf-study
#14
MULTICENTER STUDY
Hisham Dokainish, Koon Teo, Jun Zhu, Ambuj Roy, Khalid F AlHabib, Ahmed ElSayed, Lia Palileo-Villaneuva, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Kamilu Karaye, Khalid Yusoff, Andres Orlandini, Karen Sliwa, Charles Mondo, Fernando Lanas, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Amr Badr, Mohamed Elmaghawry, Albertino Damasceno, Kemi Tibazarwa, Emilie Belley-Cote, Kumar Balasubramanian, Magdi H Yacoub, Mark D Huffman, Karen Harkness, Alex Grinvalds, Robert McKelvie, Salim Yusuf
BACKGROUND: There are few data on heart failure (HF) patients from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America. METHODS: INTER-CHF is a prospective study that enrolled HF patients in 108 centers in 16 countries from 2012 to 2014. Consecutive ambulatory or hospitalized adult patients with HF were enrolled. Baseline data were recorded on sociodemographics, clinical characteristics, HF etiology and treatments. Age- and sex-adjusted results are reported. RESULTS: We recruited 5813 HF patients: mean(SE) age=59(0...
February 1, 2016: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26418408/validation-of-the-canada-acute-coronary-syndrome-risk-score-for-hospital-mortality-in-the-gulf-registry-of-acute-coronary-events-2
#15
MULTICENTER STUDY
Hussam F AlFaleh, Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali, Anhar Ullah, Khalid F AlHabib, Ahmad Hersi, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Kadhim Sulaiman, Shukri Al Saif, Wael Almahmeed, Nidal Asaad, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Tarek Kashour
BACKGROUND: Several risk scores have been developed for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, but their use is limited by their complexity. The new Canada Acute Coronary Syndrome (C-ACS) risk score is a simple risk-assessment tool for ACS patients. This study assessed the performance of the C-ACS risk score in predicting hospital mortality in a contemporary Middle Eastern ACS cohort. HYPOTHESIS: The C-ACS score accurately predicts hospital mortality in ACS patients...
September 2015: Clinical Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25908674/clinical-characteristics-precipitating-factors-management-and-outcome-of-patients-with-prior-stroke-hospitalised-with-heart-failure-an-observational-report-from-the-middle-east
#16
Hadi A R Khafaji, Kadhim Sulaiman, Rajvir Singh, Khalid F AlHabib, Nidal Asaad, Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, Mohammed Al-Jarallah, Bassam Bulbanat, Wael AlMahmeed, Mustafa Ridha, Nooshin Bazargani, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Hussam AlFaleh, Abdelfatah Elasfar, Prashanth Panduranga, Jassim Al Suwaidi
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to report the prevalence, clinical characteristics, precipitating factors, management and outcome of patients with prior stroke hospitalised with acute heart failure (HF). DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. SETTING: Data were derived from Gulf CARE (Gulf aCute heArt failuRe rEgistry), a prospective multicentre study of consecutive patients hospitalised with acute HF in 2012 in seven Middle Eastern countries and analysed according to the presence or absence of prior stroke; demographics, management and outcomes were compared...
April 23, 2015: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25881231/disparities-in-health-care-delivery-and-hospital-outcomes-between-non-saudis-and-saudi-nationals-presenting-with-acute-coronary-syndromes-in-saudi-arabia
#17
MULTICENTER STUDY
Hussam F AlFaleh, Mostafa Q Al Shamiri, Anhar Ullah, Khalid F AlHabib, Ahmad Salah Hersi, Shukri AlSaif, Khalid AlNemer, Amir Taraben, Asif Malik, Ahmed M Abuosa, Mimish LA, Tarek Kashour
BACKGROUND: Saudi Arabia has a non-Saudi workers population. We investigated the differences and similarities of expatriate non-Saudi patients (NS) and Saudi nationals (SN) presenting with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with respect to therapies and clinical outcomes. METHODS: The study evaluated 2031 of the 5055 ACS patients enrolled in the Saudi Project for Assessment of Acute Coronary Syndrome (SPACE) from 2005 to 2007. Propensity score matching and logistic regression analysis were performed to account for major imbalances in age and sex in the two groups...
2015: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25739882/clinical-characteristics-management-and-outcomes-of-acute-heart-failure-patients-observations-from-the-gulf-acute-heart-failure-registry-gulf-care
#18
MULTICENTER STUDY
Kadhim Sulaiman, Prashanth Panduranga, Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali, Khalid F AlHabib, Jassim Al-Suwaidi, Wael Al-Mahmeed, Hussam AlFaleh, Abdelfatah Elasfar, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Mustafa Ridha, Bassam Bulbanat, Mohammed Al-Jarallah, Nooshin Bazargani, Nidal Asaad, Haitham Amin
AIMS: The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of acute heart failure (HF) patients from the Gulf acute heart failure registry (Gulf CARE). METHODS AND RESULTS: Data from 5005 HF patients admitted to 47 hospitals in seven Gulf countries during February to November 2012 were analysed. Fifty-five per cent of patients presented with acute decompensated chronic HF, while 45% had new-onset HF. Mean age was 59 ± 15 years, 63% were males, and 83% were Gulf citizens...
April 2015: European Journal of Heart Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25551114/agenesis-of-the-corpus-callosum-associated-with-spinal-open-neural-tube-defect
#19
Essam A Elgamal, Sherif M Elwatidy, Amro F Alhabib, Zain B Jamjoom, Waleed R Murshid, Hamdy H Hassan, Mustafa A Salih
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the incidence and clinical implications of agenesis of the corpus callosum (ACC) in spinal open neural tube defects (SONTD). METHODS: All cases of SONTD registered at the Spina Bifida Clinic in King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 1995 and 2010 were retrospectively reviewed, and mid-sagittal MRI of the corpus callosum (CC) area was analyzed in each case. Neurodevelopmental outcome was classified as poor in children with seizures, severe neurodevelopmental impairment, or death...
December 2014: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25551111/split-cord-malformation-associated-with-spinal-open-neural-tube-defect
#20
Essam A Elgamal, Hamdy H Hassan, Sherif M Elwatidy, Ikhllas Altwijri, Amro F Alhabib, Zain B Jamjoom, Waleed R Murshid, Mustafa A Salih
OBJECTIVE: To illustrate the clinical and radiological findings of split cord malformation (SCM) in patients with spinal open neural tube defect (SONTD), and report the outcome of their treatment. METHODS: A retrospective study of the clinical and radiological findings of 11 patients diagnosed with SCM, identified among 83 patients with SONTD at King Khalid University Hospital, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 1995 and 2010. RESULTS: There were 6 girls and 5 boys; their age ranged from less than a year to 9 years (mean 4...
December 2014: Saudi Medical Journal
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