Ashraf Soliman

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcium homeostasis in 40 adolescents with beta-thalassemia major: a case-control study of the effects of intramuscular injection of a megadose of cholecalciferol
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:149-54. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Growth parameters and endocrine function in relation to echocardiographic parameters in children with ventricular septal defect without heart failure
    A T Soliman
    Department of Child Health, University of Alexandria, Egypt
    J Trop Pediatr 47:146-52. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Linear growth, growth-hormone secretion and IGF-I generation in children with neglected hypothyroidism before and after thyroxine replacement
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alexandria Children s Hospital, El Chatby, Alexandria, Egypt
    J Trop Pediatr 54:347-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Linear growth in relation to the circulating concentration of insulin-like growth factor-I and free thyroxine in infants and children with congenital cyanotic heart disease before vs. after surgical intervention
    Amal El-Sisi
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 55:302-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Growth and factors affecting it in thalassemia major
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Hemoglobin 33:S116-26. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Acute effects of blood transfusion on pituitary gonadal axis and sperm parameters in adolescents and young men with thalassemia major: a pilot study
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Fertil Steril 98:638-43. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Linear growth and circulating insulin-like growth factor I in children with tufting enteropathy receiving long-term TPN
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:157-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint An adolescent boy with thalassemia major presenting with bone pain, numbness, tetanic contractions and growth and pubertal delay: panhypopituitarism and combined vitamin D and parathyroid defects
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:155-7. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Clinical responses to a mega-dose of vitamin D3 in infants and toddlers with vitamin D deficiency rickets
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hamad Medical Centre, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 56:19-26. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Manifestations of severe vitamin D deficiency in adolescents: effects of intramuscular injection of a megadose of cholecalciferol
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 57:303-6. 2011

Collaborators

  • Wael El-Matary
  • Vincenzo De Sanctis
  • Amal El-Sisi
  • Elsaid M Aziz Bedair
  • Bernadette Fiscina
  • Mohamed Numan
  • Akhlaque Bhat
  • Aiman Khella
  • Mohamed Dilwar
  • Khaled Yakout
  • Abbas N E Helmy

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Calcium homeostasis in 40 adolescents with beta-thalassemia major: a case-control study of the effects of intramuscular injection of a megadose of cholecalciferol
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:149-54. 2008
    ..Moreover, the cholecalciferol uptake required to achieve or maintain any given serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol level is not well known, particularly within ranges of the probable physiologic supply of the vitamin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Growth parameters and endocrine function in relation to echocardiographic parameters in children with ventricular septal defect without heart failure
    A T Soliman
    Department of Child Health, University of Alexandria, Egypt
    J Trop Pediatr 47:146-52. 2001
    ..It is suggested that the hypermetabolic status of these patients compromise nutrition and this decreases IGF-I synthesis with subsequent slowing of linear growth and weight gain...
  3. doi request reprint Linear growth, growth-hormone secretion and IGF-I generation in children with neglected hypothyroidism before and after thyroxine replacement
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alexandria Children s Hospital, El Chatby, Alexandria, Egypt
    J Trop Pediatr 54:347-9. 2008
    ..622, P < 0.01). In summary, after long period of hypothyroidism, T4 replacement produced significant, although incomplete, catch-up growth through a partial recovery of GH- IGF-I axis...
  4. doi request reprint Linear growth in relation to the circulating concentration of insulin-like growth factor-I and free thyroxine in infants and children with congenital cyanotic heart disease before vs. after surgical intervention
    Amal El-Sisi
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 55:302-6. 2009
    ..82, p < 0.001). It appears that the postoperative growth spurt in infants with cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) is mediated through activation of the GH/IGF-I system and improved nutrition...
  5. doi request reprint Growth and factors affecting it in thalassemia major
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Hemoglobin 33:S116-26. 2009
    ..Pubertal induction with human chorionic gonadotropin in T adolescents was associated with increased IGF-I concentrations, GV, and HtSDS...
  6. doi request reprint Acute effects of blood transfusion on pituitary gonadal axis and sperm parameters in adolescents and young men with thalassemia major: a pilot study
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Fertil Steril 98:638-43. 2012
    ..To evaluate semen parameters and measure serum FSH, LH, T, and insulin-like growth factor (IGF) 1 concentrations before and 7 days after packed red cell transfusion (PCTx) in young adults with thalassemia major (TM)...
  7. doi request reprint Linear growth and circulating insulin-like growth factor I in children with tufting enteropathy receiving long-term TPN
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:157-9. 2012
    ..001), and increments in insulin-like growth factor I concentration after TPN were correlated with the changes in the BMI and height SDS (P < 001)...
  8. ncbi request reprint An adolescent boy with thalassemia major presenting with bone pain, numbness, tetanic contractions and growth and pubertal delay: panhypopituitarism and combined vitamin D and parathyroid defects
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:155-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, investigating calcium homeostasis at regular intervals and early management of any abnormality can preclude the occurrence of complications...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical responses to a mega-dose of vitamin D3 in infants and toddlers with vitamin D deficiency rickets
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hamad Medical Centre, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 56:19-26. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Manifestations of severe vitamin D deficiency in adolescents: effects of intramuscular injection of a megadose of cholecalciferol
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 57:303-6. 2011
    ..A mega dose of cholecalciferol is an effective therapy for treatment of VDD in adolescents for 3 months but not for 6 months. Radiographs of the ends of long bones are still valuable tool for diagnosis and follow-up of these patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age related IGF-I changes and IGF-I generation in thalassemia major
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 8:278-83. 2011
    ..Correction of anemia significantly increased serum concentration of IGF-I but does not affect the increase of IGF-I in response to GH stimulation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal growth of infants in Qatar: comparison with WHO and CDC growth standards
    Ashraf Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Center, HMC, Doha, Qatar
    Indian Pediatr 48:791-6. 2011
    ..The WHO standards are preferable because they are based on a leaner breastfed reference and because overweight is likely to be a greater problem in Qatar in the future...
  13. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic control with modified intensive insulin injections (MII) using insulin pens and premixed insulin in children with type-1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Alexandria University Children s Hospital, El Chatby, Alexandria, Egypt
    J Trop Pediatr 52:276-81. 2006
    ..The difference in glycemic control between the two methods is significant and could reduce the risk of micro-vascular complications...
  14. doi request reprint Linear growth in children with iron deficiency anemia before and after treatment
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, Hamad Medical Centre, Doha, Qatar
    J Trop Pediatr 55:324-7. 2009
    ..7 +/- 0.5 and BMI = 14.2 +/- 1.1. Their GV correlated significantly with serum ferritin concentration (r = 0.48, p < 0.001) and BMI (r = 0.32, p < 0.1). In summary, IDA during the first 2 years of life significantly impairs growth...
  15. ncbi request reprint Linear growth in relation to the circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor I, parathyroid hormone, and 25-hydroxy vitamin D in children with nutritional rickets before and after treatment: endocrine adaptation to vitamin D deficiency
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hamad Medical Centre, P O Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Metabolism 57:95-102. 2008
    ..Three different sequential stages of vitamin D deficiency can be recognized according to the clinical/radiological, biochemical, and hormonal data of patients at presentation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Human chorionic gonadotropin therapy in adolescent boys with constitutional delayed puberty vs those with beta-thalassemia major
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    Metabolism 54:15-23. 2005
    ..In the first group of patients, hCG therapy can be used for the treatment of their hypogonadism, whereas T replacement remains the therapy of choice for the second group...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of high-calorie diet on nutritional parameters of children with beta-thalassaemia major
    Ashraf T Soliman
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Alexandria, Egypt
    Clin Nutr 23:1153-8. 2004
    ..Impaired growth accompanying thalassaemia major poses diagnostic and therapeutic problems...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus: relationship to body mass index, insulin dose, and glycemic control
    Ashraf T Soliman
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Loran, Alexandria, Egypt
    Metabolism 51:292-6. 2002
    ..Increased appetite and BMI contribute to increased leptin secretion and explains the higher leptin levels in undercontrolled diabetic children (higher circulating HbA1c concentrations) who were oversubstituted by insulin...
  19. doi request reprint Hypoparathyroidism: from diagnosis to treatment
    Vincenzo De Sanctis
    Pediatric and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic, Quisisana Hospital, Ferrara, Italy
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:435-42. 2012
    ..This review provides an update on hypoparathyroidism (HPT), focusing on the major aspects of diagnosis, clinical manifestations and management of patients with hypocalcaemia due to HPT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Review of radiologic skeletal changes in thalassemia
    Elsaid M Aziz Bedair
    Department of Radiology, Hamad Medical Center, Doha, Qatar
    Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 6:123-6. 2008
    ..Patients on repeated blood transfusions and iron-chelation therapy may demonstrate variable range of manifestations than the scope of untreated patients...