Abayomi O Akanji

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Affiliation: Kuwait University
Country: Kuwait

Publications

  1. ncbi Direct method for the measurement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in patients with chronic renal disease: a comparative assessment
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Nephron 79:154-61. 1998
  2. ncbi Diabetic dyslipidaemia in Kuwait
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 11:47-55. 2002
  3. ncbi Determinants of glycated LDL levels in nondiabetic and diabetic hyperlipidaemic patients in Kuwait
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Clinical Chemistry Unit, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923 Safat, 13110, Kuwait
    Clin Chim Acta 317:171-6. 2002
  4. ncbi Beneficial changes in serum apo A-1 and its ratio to apo B and HDL in stable hyperlipidaemic subjects after Ramadan fasting in Kuwait
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:508-13. 2000
  5. ncbi Apo(a) isoforms do not predict risk for coronary heart disease in a Gulf Arab population
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Ann Clin Biochem 37:360-6. 2000
  6. ncbi Metabolic and anthropometric determinants of serum Lp(a) concentrations and Apo(a) polymorphism in a healthy Arab population
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:855-62. 1999
  7. ncbi The relationships between insulin and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 levels: assessment in groups of subjects with dyslipidaemia and hypertension
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    Clin Chim Acta 274:41-52. 1998
  8. doi Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among female Kuwaiti adolescents using two different criteria
    Abdulwahhab Al-Isa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Br J Nutr 103:77-81. 2010
  9. doi Body mass and atherogenic dyslipidemia as major determinants of blood levels of B-type natriuretic peptides in Arab subjects with acute coronary syndromes
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:563-9. 2009
  10. ncbi Association of blood levels of C-reactive protein with clinical phenotypes in Arab schizophrenic patients
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Psychiatry Res 169:56-61. 2009

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Direct method for the measurement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in patients with chronic renal disease: a comparative assessment
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Nephron 79:154-61. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi Diabetic dyslipidaemia in Kuwait
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 11:47-55. 2002
    ..A useful guideline for management of dyslipidaemia in diabetes is suggested...
  3. ncbi Determinants of glycated LDL levels in nondiabetic and diabetic hyperlipidaemic patients in Kuwait
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Clinical Chemistry Unit, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923 Safat, 13110, Kuwait
    Clin Chim Acta 317:171-6. 2002
    ..Measurement of blood levels of modified LDL particles could thus constitute another useful modality in identifying subjects at high risk of coronary atherosclerosis (CHD)...
  4. ncbi Beneficial changes in serum apo A-1 and its ratio to apo B and HDL in stable hyperlipidaemic subjects after Ramadan fasting in Kuwait
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:508-13. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi Apo(a) isoforms do not predict risk for coronary heart disease in a Gulf Arab population
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Ann Clin Biochem 37:360-6. 2000
    ..It is thus unlikely that an individual's apo(a) phenotype can predict both serum Lp(a) level and risk for CHD, irrespective of race and/or ethnic grouping...
  6. ncbi Metabolic and anthropometric determinants of serum Lp(a) concentrations and Apo(a) polymorphism in a healthy Arab population
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 23:855-62. 1999
    ..Blood lipoprotein(a) Lp(a) concentrations are an important risk factor for atherosclerosis. The basis for this atherogenic property of Lp(a) and the factors that influence its cross-population levels, however, remain poorly understood...
  7. ncbi The relationships between insulin and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 levels: assessment in groups of subjects with dyslipidaemia and hypertension
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    Clin Chim Acta 274:41-52. 1998
    ..Whether this is a racial variation or an artifact of the insulin/PAI-1 assay methodology is unclear and deserves further study...
  8. doi Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among female Kuwaiti adolescents using two different criteria
    Abdulwahhab Al-Isa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Br J Nutr 103:77-81. 2010
    ..The IDF criteria tend to give higher values for the prevalence of the MS in comparison with the modified ATP III criteria (14.8 v. 9.1 %). There have been no diagnostic criteria specific for the MS for the Gulf Arab population as yet...
  9. doi Body mass and atherogenic dyslipidemia as major determinants of blood levels of B-type natriuretic peptides in Arab subjects with acute coronary syndromes
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:563-9. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi Association of blood levels of C-reactive protein with clinical phenotypes in Arab schizophrenic patients
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Psychiatry Res 169:56-61. 2009
    ..It is suggested that there may be an inflammatory component to schizophrenia which is associated with aspects of its clinical phenotype...
  11. ncbi Associations of apolipoprotein E polymorphism with low-density lipoprotein size and subfraction profiles in Arab patients with coronary heart disease
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, and Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Metabolism 56:484-90. 2007
    ..Although the APOE allelic pattern, especially APOE2, could be related to LDL subfraction profiles in control subjects, such associations could not be demonstrated in those with CHD...
  12. ncbi Do differences in age specific androgenic steroid hormone levels account for differing prostate cancer rates between Arabs and Caucasians?
    Elijah O Kehinde
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Int J Urol 13:354-61. 2006
    ....
  13. doi Circulating markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in Arab adolescent subjects: reference ranges and associations with age, gender, body mass and insulin sensitivity
    Abdulwahab N Al-Isa
    Department of Community Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Atherosclerosis 208:543-9. 2010
    ..This study aims to evaluate, in healthy Arab adolescent subjects aged 10-19 yr, the reference ranges for these markers and their associations with such determinants as age, gender, body mass and insulin sensitivity...
  14. doi Determinants of blood levels of some thrombogenic biomarkers in healthy Arab adolescent subjects
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat, Kuwait
    Clin Chem Lab Med 49:1681-90. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine the determinants and blood levels of lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)], fibrinogen (FBG) and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) in healthy adolescents stratified according to age group, gender and body mass...
  15. ncbi Associations of blood levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I, IGF-II and IGF binding protein (IGFBP)-3 in schizophrenic Arab subjects
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1229-31. 2007
    ..It is also speculated that IGFs are involved in the association of foetal and pre-adult growth with schizophrenia (SZ)...
  16. ncbi Obesity indices and major components of metabolic syndrome in young adult Arab subjects
    Iqbal A R Al-Shayji
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:1-7. 2004
    ..The major components of metabolic syndrome are atherogenic dyslipidaemia (AD) and insulin resistance (IR), and both predict risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease even in healthy individuals...
  17. ncbi Determinants of blood uric acid levels in a dyslipidemic Arab population
    Ahoud F Al-Meshaweh
    Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 21:209-16. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the relationships between circulating uric acid and lipid levels and components of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Arab dyslipidemic patients, a group already at high coronary artery disease risk...
  18. doi Metabolic syndrome in severe mental disorders
    Jude U Ohaeri
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine Hospital, Safat, Kuwait
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:91-8. 2011
    ..Drug development and genotyping for the risk factors are future solutions...
  19. ncbi The relationship of APOE genetic polymorphism with susceptibility to multiple sclerosis and its clinical phenotypes in Kuwaiti Arab subjects
    Suhail Al-Shammri
    Department of Medicine, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait
    Clin Chim Acta 351:203-7. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi Reference intervals for important serum sex steroid hormones, prostate-specific antigen, insulin-like growth factor-1 and IGF binding protein-3 concentration in a normal Kuwaiti adult male population
    Elijah O Kehinde
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:342-8. 2005
    ....
  21. doi LDL species heterogeneity in the atherogenic dyslipidemia of polycystic ovary syndrome
    Suhail A R Doi
    Division of Endocrinology, Mubarak Al Kabeer Teaching Hospital, Kuwait, Kuwait
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:802-10. 2008
    ..After adjusting for triglyceride levels, other traits of insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) were not associated with LDL size phenotype, suggesting that the IRS-related sdLDL is linked most strongly to alterations in triglyceride levels...
  22. ncbi Hypothyroidism results in small dense LDL independent of IRS traits and hypertriglyceridemia
    Jasem M K Abbas
    Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Endocr J 55:381-9. 2008
    ..After adjusting for TG levels, other insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) traits were not associated with LDL size phenotype, suggesting that the IRS related sdLDL is linked most strongly to alterations in TG levels...
  23. ncbi Post-dialysis retention of blood lipoproteins and apolipoproteins in patients with end-stage renal disease on maintenance haemodialysis in Kuwait
    Mohammad Al-Rashidi
    Clinical Chemistry Unit Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Kuwait
    Clin Chim Acta 344:149-54. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that dyslipidaemia, an important CHD risk factor, may be worsened by dialysis. This study evaluated changes in blood lipoproteins and apolipoproteins after dialysis in ESRD patients on MHD...