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Husam Alfaleh

Charbel Abi Khalil, Kadhim Sulaiman, Rajvir Singh, Amin Jayyousi, Nidal Asaad, Khalid F AlHabib, Alawi Alsheikh-Ali, Mohammed Al-Jarallah, Bassam Bulbanat, Wael AlMahmeed, Soha Dargham, Mustafa Ridha, Nooshin Bazargani, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Husam AlFaleh, Abdelfatah Elasfar, Prashanth Panduranga, Jassim Al Suwaidi
BACKGROUND: A U-shaped relationship has been reported between BMI and cardiovascular events among patients with acute heart failure (AHF). We hypothesized that an obesity paradox also governs the relationship between BMI and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and AHF. METHODS: We studied 3-month and 12-month mortality in patients with T2D hospitalized for AHF according to 5 BMI categories: Underweight (<20kg/m(2)), normal weight (referent group, 20-24...
February 27, 2017: International Journal of Cardiology
Ayman El-Menyar, Kadhim Sulaiman, Ali AlSadawi, Alawi A AlSheikh-Ali, Wael AlMahameed, Nooshin Bazargani, Ahmed AlMotarreb, Haitham Amin, Nidal Asaad, Khalid Al Habib, Mustafa Ridha, Mohammed Al-Jarallah, Hassan Al-Thani, Husam AlFaleh, Rajvir Singh, Prashanth Panduranga, Jassim Al Suwaidi
We assessed the frequency and implications of a history of syncope of up to 1 year prior to hospitalization with acute heart failure (AHF) between February and November 2012. Data were collected for 5005 patients hospitalized with AHF and analyzed and compared according to the absence/presence of a history of syncope (group 1 vs group 2). Prior syncope among patients with heart failure was 5.3%. Age, gender, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, bundle branch block, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), and obstructed coronary vessels were comparable in the 2 groups...
May 4, 2016: Angiology
Shukri M Al-Saif, Khalid F Alhabib, Anhar Ullah, Ahmed Hersi, Husam Alfaleh, Khalid Alnemer, Amir Tarabin, Ahmed Abuosa, Tarek Kashour, Mushabab Al-Murayeh
OBJECTIVE: To characterize risk profile of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients in different age groups and compare management provided to in-hospital outcome. DESIGN: Prospective multi-hospital registry. SETTING: Seventeen secondary and tertiary care hospitals in Saudi Arabia. PATIENTS: Five thousand and fifty-five patients with ACS. They were divided into four groups: ⩽40 years, 41-55 years, 56-70 years and ⩾70 years...
January 2012: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association
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