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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
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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/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
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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
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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/27118362/simplifying-the-audit-of-risk-factor-recording-and-control-a-report-from-an-international-study-in-11-countries
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Min Zhao, Marie Therese Cooney, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Ilonca Vaartjes, Dirk De Bacquer, Johan De Sutter, Željko Reiner, Eva Prescott, Pompilio Faggiano, Diego Vanuzzo, Hussam AlFaleh, Ian Ba Menown, Dan Gait, Nana Posogova, Wayne H-H Sheu, Dong Zhao, Huijuan Zuo, Diederick E Grobbee, Ian M Graham
BACKGROUND: To simplify the assessment of the recording and control of coronary heart disease risk factors in different countries and regions. DESIGN: The SUrvey of Risk Factors (SURF) is an international clinical audit. METHODS: Data on consecutive patients with established coronary heart disease from countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East were collected on a one-page collection sheet or electronically during routine clinic visits...
July 2016: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27071748/worsening-heart-failure-in-real-world-clinical-practice-predictors-and-prognostic-impact
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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
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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/26438635/sex-differences-in-patients-with-acute-decompensated-heart-failure-insights-from-the-heart-function-assessment-registry-trial-in-saudi-arabia
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Hussam F AlFaleh, Lukman Thalib, Tarek Kashour, Ahmad Hersi, Layth Mimish, Abdelfatah A Elasfar, Ali Almasood, Saleh Al Ghamdi, Abdullah Ghabashi, Asif Malik, Gamal A Hussein, Mushabab Al-Murayeh, Ahmed Abuosa, Waleed Al Habeeb, Khalid F Al Habib
We assessed sex-specific differences in clinical features and outcomes of patients with acute heart failure (AHF). The Heart function Assessment Registry Trial in Saudi Arabia (HEARTS), a prospective registry, enrolled 2609 patients with AHF (34.2% women) between 2009 and 2010. Women were older and more likely to have risk factors for atherosclerosis, history of heart failure (HF), and rheumatic heart and valve disease. Ischemic heart disease was the prime cause for HF in men and women but more so in men (P < ...
August 2016: Angiology
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
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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
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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
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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
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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/25520409/long-term-mortality-rates-in-acute-de-novo-versus-acute-on-chronic-heart-failure-from-the-heart-function-assessment-registry-trial-in-saudi-arabia
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Khalid F AlHabib, Tarek Kashour, Abdelfatah A Elasfar, Hussam Alfaleh, Ahmad Hersi, Mostafa Alshamiri, Fayez Alshaer, Layth Mimish, Ali Almasood, Waleed AlHabeeb, Saleh AlGhamdi, Abdullah Ghabashi, KaziNur Asfina, Hani Altaradi, Omar Alnobani, Nour Alkamel, Lukman Thalib
AIM: The heart function assessment registry trial in Saudi Arabia (HEARTS) is a national multicenter project that compared de novo versus acute-on-chronic heart failure (ACHF). METHODS AND RESULTS: This is a prospective registry in 18 hospitals in Saudi Arabia between October 2009 and December 2010. The study enrolled 2610 patients: 940 (36%) de novo and 1670 (64%) ACHF. Patients with ACHF were significantly older (62.2 vs 60 years), less likely to be males (64% vs 69%) or smokers (31...
October 2015: Angiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24976981/pulmonary-hypertension-in-end-stage-renal-disease-and-post-renal-transplantation-patients
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Esam H Alhamad, Mohammed Al-Ghonaim, Hussam F Alfaleh, Joseph P Cal, Nazmi Said
BACKGROUND: Information regarding lung function parameters and functional capacity in renal failure and post renal transplantation patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of patients with PH who were receiving hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) or who had undergone renal transplantation. METHODS: A prospective study was performed on 116 patients (HD =55, PD =17, and post renal transplantation =44) who underwent Doppler echocardiography...
June 2014: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24562518/prevalence-of-vitamin-d-deficiency-in-saudi-newborns-at-a-tertiary-care-center
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Khalid M AlFaleh, Abdulaziz M Al-Manie, Hashem F Al-Mahmoud, Hussam M Al-Razqan, Ahmed B Al-Mutlaq, Saud A Al-Rumaih, Rana M Hasanato, Hazem M Al-Mandeel
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate vitamin D levels in Saudi newborns utilizing umbilical cord samples, and to benchmark the results with international figures. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was carried out at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between November 2013 and March 2013. Vitamin D levels were assessed in the umbilical cord of healthy term neonates born above 2.5 kg from healthy pregnant mothers. Gestational age (GA), birth weight, gender, levels of sun exposure, and consumption of vitamin D rich food data were collected...
February 2014: Saudi Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24525788/short-term-and-long-term-adverse-cardiovascular-events-across-the-glycaemic-spectrum-in-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndrome-the-gulf-registry-of-acute-coronary-events-2
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Hussam F Alfaleh, Khalid F Alhabib, Tarek Kashour, Anhar Ullah, Alawi A Alsheikhali, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Kadhim Sulaiman, Shukri Al Saif, Wael Almahmeed, Nidal Asaad, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Layth Mimish, Ahmad Hersi
BACKGROUND: Limited data exist on the prognostic impacts of diabetes mellitus (DM) and new-onset hyperglycaemia (NOH) on cardiovascular outcomes in Middle Eastern patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Here, we explored this relationship in a large contemporary Middle Eastern ACS registry: the second Gulf Registry of Acute Coronary Events (Gulf RACE-2). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Our analysis included 6362 consecutive ACS patients enrolled from October 2008 to June 2009, with or without a known DM diagnosis, and with an available fasting blood sugar measurement from the index hospitalization...
June 2014: Coronary Artery Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24515441/clinical-features-management-and-short-and-long-term-outcomes-of-patients-with-acute-decompensated-heart-failure-phase-i-results-of-the-hearts-database
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Khalid F AlHabib, Abdelfatah A Elasfar, Hussam Alfaleh, Tarek Kashour, Ahmad Hersi, Hanan AlBackr, Fayez Alshaer, Khalid AlNemer, Gamal A Hussein, Layth Mimish, Ali Almasood, Waleed AlHabeeb, Saleh AlGhamdi, Mubrouk Alsharari, Esmail Chakra, Asif Malik, Raza Soomro, Abdullah Ghabashi, Mushabab Al-Murayeh, Ahmed Abuosa
AIMS: The HEart function Assessment Registry Trial in Saudi Arabia (HEARTS) is a national multicentre project, studying clinical features, management, short- and long-term outcomes, and mortality predictors in patients admitted with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). METHODS AND RESULTS: Our prospective registry enrolled 2610 ADHF patients admitted to 18 hospitals in Saudi Arabia between October 2009 and December 2010, and followed mortality rates until January 2013...
April 2014: European Journal of Heart Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24174830/impact-of-diabetes-on-hospital-adverse-cardiovascular-outcomes-in-acute-coronary-syndrome-patients-data-from-the-saudi-project-of-acute-coronary-events
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Khalid A Alnemer, Hussam F Alfaleh, Khalid F Alhabib, Anhar Ullah, Ahmad Hersi, Shukri Alsaif, Amir Taraben, Gamal Hussein, Modather Butt
BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health problem in Saudi Arabia. DM patients who present with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have worse cardiovascular outcomes. We characterized clinical features and hospital outcomes of diabetic patients with ACS in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: ACS patients enrolled in the Saudi Project for Assessment of Acute Coronary Syndrome (SPACE) study from December 2005 to December 2007, either with DM or newly diagnosed during hospitalization were eligible...
October 2012: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24019088/use-of-emergency-medical-services-in-the-second-gulf-registry-of-acute-coronary-events
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Khalid F AlHabib, Hussam Alfaleh, Ahmad Hersi, Tarek Kashour, Alawi A Alsheikh-Ali, Jassim Al Suwaidi, Kadhim Sulaiman, Shukri Al Saif, Wael Almahmeed, Nidal Asaad, Haitham Amin, Ahmed Al-Motarreb, Lukman Thalib
Data are scarce regarding emergency medical service (EMS) usage by patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in the Arabian Gulf region. This 9-month in-hospital prospective ACS registry was conducted in Arabian Gulf countries, with 30-day and 1-year follow-up mortality rates. Of 5184 patients with ACS, 1293 (25%) arrived at the hospital by EMS. The EMS group (vs non-EMS) was more likely to be male, have cardiac arrest on presentation, be current or exsmokers, and have moderate or severe left ventricular dysfunction and ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
September 2014: Angiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23960654/baseline-characteristics-management-practices-and-in-hospital-outcomes-of-patients-with-acute-coronary-syndromes-results-of-the-saudi-project-for-assessment-of-coronary-events-space-registry
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Khalid F Alhabib, Ahmad Hersi, Hussam Alfaleh, Khalid Alnemer, Shukri Alsaif, Amir Taraben, Tarek Kashour, Anas Bakheet, Ayed Al Qarni, Tariq Soomro, Asif Malik, Waqar H Ahmed, Ahmed M Abuosa, Modaser A Butt, Mushabab A Almurayeh, Abdulaziz Al Zaidi, Gamal A Hussein, Mohammed A Balghith, Tareg Abu-Ghazala
OBJECTIVES: The Saudi Project for Assessment of Coronary Events (SPACE) registry is the first in Saudi Arabia to study the clinical features, management, and in-hospital outcomes of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients. METHODS: We conducted a prospective registry study in 17 hospitals in Saudi Arabia between December 2005 and December 2007. ACS patients included those with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and unstable angina; both were reported collectively as NSTEACS (non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome)...
October 2011: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23928809/prevalence-and-prognosis-of-congestive-heart-failure-in-saudi-patients-admitted-with-acute-coronary-syndrome-from-space-registry
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Hanan B Albackr, Khalid F Alhabib, Anhar Ullah, Hussam Alfaleh, Ahmad Hersi, Fayez Alshaer, Khalid Alnemer, Shukri Al Saif, Amir Taraben, Tarek Kashour
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence, clinical features, and in-hospital outcomes of heart failure in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: The Saudi Project for Assessment of Coronary Events recruited patients admitted with ACS from 17 hospitals in Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2007. The outcomes of ACS patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) compared with those without CHF were analyzed. RESULTS: A total of 4523 patients with ACS were identified, of whom 905 (20%) had CHF...
November 2013: Coronary Artery Disease
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