Anwar Nassar

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. pmc Progestogens to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies: an individual participant data meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Ewoud Schuit
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:13. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effects of sildenafil in Nω-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced intrauterine growth restriction in a rat model
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 29:429-34. 2012
  3. pmc Uterine mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth fatal recurrence within two weeks of diagnosis: a case report
    Mirna H Farhat
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Case Reports 1:103. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Two dose regimens of nifedipine for management of preterm labor: a randomized controlled trial
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 26:575-81. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Advanced maternal age. Part II: long-term consequences
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 26:107-12. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Nifedipine-associated pulmonary complications in pregnancy
    A H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:148-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Calcium channel blockers for the management of preterm birth: a review
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 28:57-66. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse maternal and neonatal outcome of prolonged course of magnesium sulfate tocolysis
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1099-103. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in patients with beta-thalassemia intermedia: outcome of mothers and newborns
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Hematol 81:499-502. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Gynecologists' attitudes towards hormone therapy in the post "Women's Health Initiative" study era
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044 B36, Beirut, Lebanon
    Maturitas 52:18-25. 2005

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Publications25

  1. pmc Progestogens to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies: an individual participant data meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Ewoud Schuit
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:13. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Effects of sildenafil in Nω-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester-induced intrauterine growth restriction in a rat model
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 29:429-34. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of sildenafil citrate in a rat model of Nω-nitro-l-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME)-induced intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  3. pmc Uterine mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth fatal recurrence within two weeks of diagnosis: a case report
    Mirna H Farhat
    Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Case Reports 1:103. 2007
    ..MASO is rarely diagnosed in women in their 4th decade. This case stresses that these aggressive tumors should be considered in the differential of patients with vaginal bleeding and pelvic masses irrespective of their age...
  4. doi request reprint Two dose regimens of nifedipine for management of preterm labor: a randomized controlled trial
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 26:575-81. 2009
    ..HD nifedipine does not seem to have an advantage over LD in achieving uterine quiescence at 48 hours. Further studies should address the optimal dose and formulation of tocolytic nifedipine...
  5. doi request reprint Advanced maternal age. Part II: long-term consequences
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 26:107-12. 2009
    ..In this review, the long-term consequences of delayed motherhood on the offspring and the possible association between advanced maternal age and the development of certain cancers are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nifedipine-associated pulmonary complications in pregnancy
    A H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:148-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Calcium channel blockers for the management of preterm birth: a review
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Perinatol 28:57-66. 2011
    ..A suggested tocolytic protocol would be to start with the lowest dose of oral immediate-release nifedipine. For the first 48 hours thereafter, all attempts should be made not to exceed 60-mg daily doses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adverse maternal and neonatal outcome of prolonged course of magnesium sulfate tocolysis
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1099-103. 2006
    ..Many practitioners use prolonged courses of magnesium sulfate, sometimes for months. This study was conducted to determine maternal and neonatal outcome of patients exposed to prolonged tocolytic magnesium sulfate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in patients with beta-thalassemia intermedia: outcome of mothers and newborns
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Am J Hematol 81:499-502. 2006
    ..1% of cases. In conclusion, IUGR complicates more than half of pregnancies with TI. Transfusions are needed in most cases, even in non-transfusion-dependent patients. Postpartum splenectomy might be necessary in some patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gynecologists' attitudes towards hormone therapy in the post "Women's Health Initiative" study era
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044 B36, Beirut, Lebanon
    Maturitas 52:18-25. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study on gynecologists' attitudes regarding hormone therapy (HT)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endometrial adenocarcinoma after prolonged tibolone therapy
    A H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 113 6044 B36, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 90:78-9. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Breech presenting twin A: is vaginal delivery safe?
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Perinat Med 32:470-4. 2004
    ..Based on our study, we cannot advocate normal vaginal delivery when twin A is non-vertex: cesarean seems to be a safer route of delivery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetic amniocentesis complications: is the incidence overrated?
    Anwar H Nassar
    Division of Perinatology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 58:100-4. 2004
    ..To estimate the complication rate of 2nd-trimester amniocentesis and to determine the associated risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sequential use of thrombolytic agents for thrombosed mitral valve prosthesis during pregnancy
    Anwar H Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Perinat Med 31:257-60. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous uterine rupture following intercourse
    Anwar Nassar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, PO Box 113 6044 B36, Beirut, Lebanon
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:114-5. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Lebanese civil war on sex ratio
    Antoine Abu-Musa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:21-4. 2008
    ..Factors that might have affected the sex ratio include the nature of the study population (civilians), the variable intensity of war in different periods, and the effect of stress and environmental toxins...
  17. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization in two patients with Kartagener's syndrome and infertility
    Antoine Abu-Musa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 65:29-31. 2008
    ..In the literature only 2 patients with KS were treated with IVF-ET, with only one pregnancy achieved. We report 2 patients with KS and infertility treated successfully with IVF-ET...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postpartum splenic rupture
    Khaled Sakhel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The American University of Beirut Medical Center, New York, New York 10017, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1207-10. 2003
    ..Spontaneous splenic rupture in pregnancy is rare and occurs most commonly in the third trimester or puerperium...
  19. doi request reprint Attitudes of Lebanese university students towards surgical hymen reconstruction
    Johnny Awwad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, POB 113 6044, Beirut, Lebanon
    Arch Sex Behav 42:1627-35. 2013
    ..Differences in sexual attitudes towards premarital coital sex and virginity, however, were more significantly influenced by culture and religion...
  20. doi request reprint Prenatally diagnosed foetal malformations and termination of pregnancy: the case of Lebanon
    Thalia Arawi
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, American University of Beirut, Bliss Street, Beirut, Lebanon
    Dev World Bioeth 11:40-7. 2011
    ..This is why we strongly believe that the Lebanese policy on abortion should be amended...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate before embryo transfer on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer: a randomized trial
    Antoine Abu-Musa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fertil Steril 89:1098-102. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17-HPC) given before embryo transfer on the pregnancy outcome of IVF-embryo transfer (ET) cycles...
  22. ncbi request reprint Primary infertility associated with isolated cervical collecting diverticulum
    Muhieddine Seoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fertil Steril 77:179-82. 2002
    ..To describe a previously unreported isolated congenital cervical diverticulum and its gynecologic, reproductive, and obstetrical implications...
  23. ncbi request reprint The policy environment encouraging C-section in Lebanon
    Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian
    Health Behavior and Education Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Health Policy 83:37-49. 2007
    ..This study aims to analyse the environment encouraging C-section in Lebanon and to reveal approaches that could be adopted for the reduction of this practice, by considering the attitudes, opinions and actions of different stakeholders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence and correlates of cesarean section in a capital city of a middle-income country
    Hala Tamim
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, Canada
    J Perinat Med 35:282-8. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of cesarean deliveries (CS) in Beirut...