Sultan Ayoub Meo

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Publications

  1. ncbi Dose response effect of cement dust on respiratory muscles competence in cement mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Hamdard University, Pakistan
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:439-47. 2006
  2. ncbi Effect of exposure to cement dust on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) in non-smoking cement mill workers
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:1458-64. 2014
  3. doi Impact of GDP, spending on R&D, the number of universities and scientific journals on research publications in environmental sciences in the Middle East
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:702-9. 2013
  4. ncbi Impact of R&D expenditures on research publications, patents and high-tech exports among european countries
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology and University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:1-9. 2014
  5. ncbi Research progress and prospects of Saudi Arabia in global medical sciences
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:3265-71. 2013
  6. ncbi Research productivity of Pakistan in medical sciences during the period 1996-2012
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:2839-46. 2013
  7. pmc Impact of GDP, spending on R&D, number of universities and scientific journals on research publications among Asian countries
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 8:e66449. 2013
  8. doi Effects of exposure to electromagnetic field radiation (EMFR) generated by activated mobile phones on fasting blood glucose
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:235-41. 2013
  9. doi Comparison of the impact of powerpoint and chalkboard in undergraduate medical teaching: an evidence based study
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:47-50. 2013
  10. doi Giving feedback in medical teaching: a case of lung function laboratory/spirometry
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:86-9. 2013

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  1. ncbi Dose response effect of cement dust on respiratory muscles competence in cement mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Hamdard University, Pakistan
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:439-47. 2006
    ..0005) in cement mill workers compared to their matched control. Cement dust impairs the intercostal muscle competence and stratification of results shows a dose-effect of years of exposure in cement mill...
  2. ncbi Effect of exposure to cement dust on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) in non-smoking cement mill workers
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:1458-64. 2014
    ..This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the effects of exposure to cement dust on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) in non-smoking cement mill workers...
  3. doi Impact of GDP, spending on R&D, the number of universities and scientific journals on research publications in environmental sciences in the Middle East
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:702-9. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi Impact of R&D expenditures on research publications, patents and high-tech exports among european countries
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology and University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:1-9. 2014
    ..This study aimed to compare the impact of Research&Development (R&D) expenditures on research publications, patents and high-tech exports among European countries...
  5. ncbi Research progress and prospects of Saudi Arabia in global medical sciences
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:3265-71. 2013
    ..Since last decade, Saudi Arabia has been swiftly moving ahead to promote an education and research in the country. This study aimed to investigate the research outcome of Saudi Arabia in medical sciences during the period 1996-2012...
  6. ncbi Research productivity of Pakistan in medical sciences during the period 1996-2012
    S A Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:2839-46. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the degree of research outcome in medical science subjects in Pakistan during the period 1996-2012...
  7. pmc Impact of GDP, spending on R&D, number of universities and scientific journals on research publications among Asian countries
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, University Diabetes Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    PLoS ONE 8:e66449. 2013
    ....
  8. doi Effects of exposure to electromagnetic field radiation (EMFR) generated by activated mobile phones on fasting blood glucose
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 26:235-41. 2013
    ..The aim was to determine the effects of exposure to electromagnetic field radiation generated by mobile phones on fasting blood glucose in Wistar Albino rats...
  9. doi Comparison of the impact of powerpoint and chalkboard in undergraduate medical teaching: an evidence based study
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:47-50. 2013
    ..To compare the impact of the PowerPoint multimedia presentation and chalkboard in teaching by assessing the knowledge based on the marks obtained...
  10. doi Giving feedback in medical teaching: a case of lung function laboratory/spirometry
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:86-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this commentary is to highlight the basic issues in giving an appropriate feedback in medical teaching with special emphasis on a lung function laboratory / Spirometry...
  11. pmc Effect of duration of exposure to cement dust on respiratory function of non-smoking cement mill workers
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P O Box 2925, Riyadh, 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:390-8. 2013
    ..Lung functions in cement mill workers were significantly impaired and results show a long term duration response effect of years of exposure to cement dust on lung functions...
  12. ncbi Lung function in subjects exposed to crude oil spill into sea water
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, P O Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:88-94. 2008
    ..This impairment was reversible and lung functions parameters were improved when the subjects were withdrawn from the polluted air environment...
  13. doi Effect of cement dust exposure on phagocytic function of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in cement mill workers
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:133-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of the study was to measure the phagocytic activity of PMNs by assessing chemilumiscence (CL) response in cement mill workers and controls...
  14. doi Effect of duration of exposure to polluted air environment on lung function in subjects exposed to crude oil spill into sea water
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:35-41. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate the effect of duration of exposure to polluted air environment on lung function in subjects exposed to crude oil spill into sea water...
  15. doi Health complaints among subjects involved in oil cleanup operations during oil spillage from a Greek tanker "Tasman Spirit"
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:143-8. 2009
    ..The study aimed at investigating health complaints among subjects involved in oil cleanup operations during a spillage from a Greek oil tanker "Tasman Spirit"...
  16. doi Transmission of hepatitis-B virus through salivary blood group antigens in saliva
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hopital, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:444-8. 2010
    ..To determine an association between transmission of hepatitis B virus and secretor and non-secretor status of salivary blood group antigens...
  17. ncbi Effects of mobile phone radiation on serum testosterone in Wistar albino rats
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 31:869-73. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of electromagnetic field radiation generated by mobile phones on serum testosterone levels in Wistar albino rats...
  18. ncbi Health hazards of cement dust
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology 29, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1153-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, the aim of this review is to gather the potential toxic effects of cement dust and to minimize the health risks in cement mill workers by providing them with information regarding the hazards of cement dust...
  19. ncbi Lung function in Pakistani wood workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:193-203. 2006
    ..It is concluded that lung function in wood workers is impaired and stratification of results shows a dose-response effect of years of wood dust exposure on lung function...
  20. ncbi Lung function in type 2 Saudi diabetic patients
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Diabetic Centre, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia edu ksu sa
    Saudi Med J 27:338-43. 2006
    ..To study the effects of type 2 diabetes mellitus on lung function and to determine its severity in relation to duration of disease...
  21. ncbi Assessment of respiratory muscles endurance in diabetic patients
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:223-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, we designed the present study to determine the effect imposed by diabetes mellitus on respiratory muscle endurance in Saudi diabetic patients...
  22. ncbi Lung function and surface electromyography of intercostal muscles in cement mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 15:279-87. 2002
    ..It is concluded that exposure to cement dust not only impairs lung function but also affects costal muscle performance, thus possibly indicating the decreased lung and thoracic compliance...
  23. ncbi Hematological changes in cement mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Saudi Med J 23:1386-9. 2002
    ..The idea was to identify a simple, readily available and cost effective screening test that could help in identifying the presence of disease, its severity, or both in cement mill workers potentially related to their work place...
  24. ncbi Chest radiological findings in Pakistani cement mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Saudi Med J 24:287-90. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to perform chest radiology to determine the occupational hazards of cement dust on the lungs of cement mill workers...
  25. ncbi Spirometric evaluation of lung function (maximal voluntary ventilation) in welding workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:656-9. 2003
    ..Additional objective was to reduce the potential health risks of welding workers by providing them with information concerning the hazards of welding fumes...
  26. ncbi Health hazards of welding fumes
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:1176-82. 2003
    ..Therefore, the aim of this review is to gather the potential toxic effects of welding fumes documented by individual efforts and provide informations to community on hazards of welding...
  27. ncbi Dose responses of years of exposure on lung functions in flour mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    J Occup Health 46:187-91. 2004
    ..This group of flour mill workers had occupationally related pulmonary function impairment and stratification of results showed a dose response of years of exposure in flour mills on lung function...
  28. ncbi Hematological findings in male x-ray technicians
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology 29, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:852-6. 2004
    ..The aim was to identify the affect of x-ray radiation on blood cell counts in x-ray technicians...
  29. ncbi Congenital absence of gall bladder in a young Saudi medical student. Clinical, laboratory findings and analysis of body composition
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1495-6. 2004
  30. ncbi Effects of duration of exposure to wood dust on peak expiratory flow rate among workers in small scale wood industries
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University Riyadh, Riyadh, KSA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:451-5. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi Lung function among non-smoking wheat flour mill workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 18:259-64. 2005
    ..Flour dust occurs across the range of food industries; its exposure may induce acute or chronic respiratory ailments. The objective of the study was to assess the effects of flour dust on the lung function...
  32. ncbi Lung function in type 1 Saudi diabetic patients
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1728-33. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of type 1 diabetes mellitus on lung function and its gravity in relation to the duration of disease...
  33. ncbi Mobile phone related-hazards and subjective hearing and vision symptoms in the Saudi population
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 18:53-7. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi Do mobile phones cause hearing and vision complaints? A preliminary report
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:882-3. 2005
  35. ncbi Congenital absence of gallbladder
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:304-5. 2005
    ..This case is of a 20-year-old student, presented with right upper quadrant abdominal pain. The absence of the gallbladder was diagnosed on ultrasonography and computerized tomography (CT) scan of abdomen...
  36. ncbi Lung function in Pakistani welding workers
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1068-73. 2003
    ..This effect primarily shows an obstructive pattern of airways disease. Preventive measures in developing countries have to be adopted to avert long-term lung damage in welders...
  37. doi Hypospermatogenesis and spermatozoa maturation arrest in rats induced by mobile phone radiation
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:262-5. 2011
    ..To determine the morphological changes induced by mobile phone radiation in the testis of Wistar albino rats...
  38. doi Nickel-induced allergy and contact dermatitis: does it induce autoimmunity and cutaneous sclerosis? An experimental study in Brown Norway rats
    Sultan M Al-Mogairen
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Rheumatol Int 30:1159-64. 2010
    ..More prolonged duration of exposure is probably associated with greater risk. This is the first study showing the potential risk of nickel in triggering the development of cutaneous sclerosis in susceptible hosts...
  39. ncbi Association of mobile phone radiation with fatigue, headache, dizziness, tension and sleep disturbance in Saudi population
    Thamir Al-Khlaiwi
    Department of Physiology 29, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:732-6. 2004
    ....
  40. ncbi Estrogen receptors in human thyroid gland. An immunohistochemical study
    Shoukat A Arain
    Department of Pathology, Ziauddin Medical University Hospital, North Nazimabad, Karachi, Pakistan
    Saudi Med J 24:174-8. 2003
    ..Seventeen beta-estradiol, the major estrogen in the body acts via estrogen receptors (ER) present in the nucleus of the cell. The aim of the study is to determine the ER status in the thyroid gland tissues...
  41. doi Distribution of clinical symptoms in carpal tunnel syndrome
    Fawzia Al Rouq
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 24:30-3. 2014
    ..To determine the distribution of clinical symptoms based on the gender and age of patients with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)...
  42. ncbi Hazards of X-ray radiation on the quantitative and phagocytic functions of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in X-ray technicians
    Sultan A Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Occup Health 48:88-92. 2006
    ..Exposure to X-ray radiation decreases the physiological functions of PMN as measured by decreasing chemiluminescence response even at low levels of exposure...
  43. doi Evaluating learning among undergraduate medical students in schools with traditional and problem-based curricula
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Adv Physiol Educ 37:249-53. 2013
    ..Students in the PBL group obtained significantly higher knowledge and skill scores in the respiratory physiology course compared with students in the traditional (LBL) style of medical schools. ..
  44. doi Wound healing without drains in posterior spinal fusion in idiopathic scoliosis
    Abdulmonem Alsiddiky
    Department of Orthopaedics, Research Chair of Spinal Deformities, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 23:558-61. 2013
    ..To determine the frequency of wound infection and neurological injuries in patients with idiopathic scoliosis who underwent posterior spinal fusion without use of drains...
  45. doi Impact of type 1 diabetes mellitus on academic performance
    Sultan Ayoub Meo
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Int Med Res 41:855-8. 2013
    ..To examine the effect of type 1 diabetes on academic performance...