Abdullah A Alghamdi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intravenous magnesium for prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 20:293-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Balancing stenosis and regurgitation during mitral valve surgery in pediatric patients
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:680-4. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Massive air embolism after the repair of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: an unusual complication
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:582-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Early extubation after pediatric cardiac surgery: systematic review, meta-analysis, and evidence-based recommendations
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:586-95. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Is concomitant surgery for moderate functional mitral regurgitation indicated during aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis? A systematic review and evidence-based recommendations
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:182-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Utility of cardiac CT and MRI for the diagnosis and preoperative assessment of cardiac paraganglioma
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Trillium Health Center, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 24:700-1. 2009
  7. pmc Use of octreotide for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after elective pancreatic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:459-66. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Replacement of aortic root and ascending aorta in adult congenital heart disease
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Suite 1525, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:1087-94. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the use of preoperative aspirin increase the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery? Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 22:247-56. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic versus anatomic repair of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1529-35. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Intravenous magnesium for prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 20:293-9. 2005
    ..64 (95% confidence interval = 0.47, 0.87, and p = 0.004)...
  2. doi request reprint Balancing stenosis and regurgitation during mitral valve surgery in pediatric patients
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:680-4. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Massive air embolism after the repair of obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: an unusual complication
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:582-4. 2010
    ..In the immediate postoperative period, the patient developed massive air embolism that was managed by mechanical support. The patient recovered without any significant clinical sequelae...
  4. doi request reprint Early extubation after pediatric cardiac surgery: systematic review, meta-analysis, and evidence-based recommendations
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:586-95. 2010
    ..To derive evidence-based recommendations regarding early extubation strategy after congenital cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Is concomitant surgery for moderate functional mitral regurgitation indicated during aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis? A systematic review and evidence-based recommendations
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Card Surg 25:182-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to derive evidence-based recommendations regarding surgical intervention for moderate functional MR at the time of AVR for AS...
  6. doi request reprint Utility of cardiac CT and MRI for the diagnosis and preoperative assessment of cardiac paraganglioma
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Trillium Health Center, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 24:700-1. 2009
    ..Cardiac paragangliomas are rare cardiac tumors that are usually benign. Surgical excision can be curative...
  7. pmc Use of octreotide for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after elective pancreatic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:459-66. 2007
    ..Several clinical trials have evaluated the use of octreotide to prevent the development of pancreatic fistula after pancreatic surgery with conflicting recommendations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Replacement of aortic root and ascending aorta in adult congenital heart disease
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Suite 1525, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 5:1087-94. 2007
    ..Various medical and surgical strategies have been developed over the past few decades to manage and prevent such complications. In this review, congenital conditions of aortic dilatation will be discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does the use of preoperative aspirin increase the risk of bleeding in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery? Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 22:247-56. 2007
    ..The objective of this review was to evaluate the effect of preoperative Aspirin on bleeding in patients undergoing elective bypass surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physiologic versus anatomic repair of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1529-35. 2006
    ..Entering all variables into the logistic regression model showed a significant protective effect of the Rastelli type anatomic repair (odds ratio = 0.05, 95% confidence interval: 0.01, 0.50, p = 0.02)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does the use of erythropoietin reduce the risk of exposure to allogeneic blood transfusion in cardiac surgery? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 21:320-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of erythropoietin in reducing the risk of exposure to allogeneic blood transfusion during or after cardiac surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pulsatile versus nonpulsatile cardiopulmonary bypass flow: an evidence-based approach
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 21:347-54. 2006
    ..To derive evidence-based recommendations for the use of pulsatile perfusion (PP) technique for the reduction of mortality and nonfatal complications after elective coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of Transfusion Risk Understanding Scoring Tool (TRUST) to stratify cardiac surgery patients according to their blood transfusion needs
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Transfusion 46:1120-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and validate an accurate and simple clinical index to stratify cardiac surgery patients according to their blood transfusion needs...
  14. doi request reprint Ross-Konno procedure with mitral valve surgery
    Norihiko Oka
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1366-70. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Primary sutureless repair for "simple" total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: midterm results in a single institution
    Bobby Yanagawa
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Labatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:1346-54. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Troponin after cardiac surgery: a predictor or a phenomenon?
    Nahum Nesher
    Division of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1348-54. 2008
    ..The clinical significance of this elevation is controversial. This study aimed to correlate postoperative troponin levels with major adverse cardiac events (MACE)...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of evolving strategy on clinical outcomes and central pulmonary artery growth in patients with bilateral superior vena cava undergoing a bilateral bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt
    Osami Honjo
    The Labatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children, and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:522-8, 528.e1. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that technical modifications in the cavopulmonary anastomosis and anticoagulation would limit thrombus and central pulmonary artery hypoplasia, and thereby improve outcomes...
  18. doi request reprint Midterm outcomes of myocardial revascularization in children
    Nicola Viola
    The Labatt Family Heart Centre, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:333-8. 2010
    ..Pediatric coronary artery bypass grafting is uncommon. Small target vessels and appropriate conduit choice are the main technical challenges...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is blood superior to crystalloid cardioplegia? A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Veena Guru
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, H 410, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 Canada
    Circulation 114:I331-8. 2006
    ..This meta-analysis describes the effectiveness of blood cardioplegia in lowering adverse postoperative outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Coronary artery bypass graft for anomalous right coronary artery
    Bobby Yanagawa
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Anesthesia, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Card Surg 26:44-6. 2011
    ..This patient underwent a short saphenous vein coronary artery bypass graft to the proximal RCA and recovered uneventfully. A review of the literature and discussion of the surgical management is presented...
  21. doi request reprint Systemic arteriovenous fistulae for end-stage cyanosis after cavopulmonary connection: a useful bridge to transplantation
    Edward J Hickey
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:128-134.e1. 2010
    ..Intractable cyanosis after partial or complete cavopulmonary connection may rarely be managed by creating a systemic arteriovenous fistula. We investigated the long-term performance of arteriovenous fistulae...
  22. doi request reprint Contemporary management of pulmonary and systemic circulations after the Norwood procedure
    Abdullah A Alghamdi
    University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Suite 1525, Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 9:1539-46. 2011
    ..This article discusses the contemporary postoperative management of pulmonary and systemic circulations in detail...
  23. doi request reprint Mechanical cavopulmonary assist maintains pulmonary and cerebral blood flow in a piglet model of a bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt with high pulmonary vascular resistance
    Osami Honjo
    The Labatt Family Heart Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:355-61. 2009
    ..We tested mechanical cavopulmonary blood flow assist by incorporating a novel miniature centrifugal pump into a 1(1/2)-ventricle type cavopulmonary connection in neonatal pigs...