Sami S Kabbani

Summary

Affiliation: Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies
Country: Syria

Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical and radiological manifestations of 206 patients with pulmonary hydatidosis over a ten-year period
    Bassam Darwish
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Almouassat University Hospital Medical School, Damascus University, Meze Street 1, Damascus, Syria
    Prim Care Respir J 15:246-51. 2006
  2. ncbi Use of the pulmonary autograft for mitral replacement: short- and medium-term experience
    S S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:257-61. 2001
  3. pmc Reflections on a heart surgery career with insights for Western-trained medical specialists in developing countries
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:333-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Surgical experience with cardiac echinococcosis
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Mezza Str, PO Box 2837, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:422-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Analysis of 92 mitral pulmonary autograft replacement (Ross II) operations
    Sami Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Mezza, Damascus, Syria
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:902-8. 2007
  6. ncbi Ablation of atrial fibrillation using microwave energy--early experience
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 13:247-50. 2005
  7. ncbi The mitral pulmonary autograft: assessment at midterm
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:60-5; discussion 65-6. 2004
  8. ncbi Left ventricular volume reduction surgery in the middle East
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus University, PO Box 2837, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:99-101. 2003
  9. ncbi Technique for replacing the mitral valve with a pulmonary autograft: the Ross-Kabbani operation
    S S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Syria
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:947-50. 2001
  10. doi Update on the mitral pulmonary autograft
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center Mezzah, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 19:253-9. 2011

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Publications10

  1. ncbi Clinical and radiological manifestations of 206 patients with pulmonary hydatidosis over a ten-year period
    Bassam Darwish
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Almouassat University Hospital Medical School, Damascus University, Meze Street 1, Damascus, Syria
    Prim Care Respir J 15:246-51. 2006
    ..Pulmonary hydatidosis is a major health problem, particularly in Mediterranean countries, and manifests with different clinical and radiological forms. The aim of this study was to identify specific characteristics of the disease...
  2. ncbi Use of the pulmonary autograft for mitral replacement: short- and medium-term experience
    S S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:257-61. 2001
    ..N.R.) in 1967. This report summarizes our experience with the Ross-mitral operation to date...
  3. pmc Reflections on a heart surgery career with insights for Western-trained medical specialists in developing countries
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Tex Heart Inst J 38:333-9. 2011
    ..This account may prove to be insightful for Western-trained physicians who seek to develop specialized medical care in emerging societies...
  4. ncbi Surgical experience with cardiac echinococcosis
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Mezza Str, PO Box 2837, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:422-6. 2007
    ..Enucleation of intact cysts under cardiopulmonary bypass and cardiac arrest is our preferred method of excision. Anthelmintic medical treatment is a valuable and necessary adjunct to surgical management...
  5. ncbi Analysis of 92 mitral pulmonary autograft replacement (Ross II) operations
    Sami Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Mezza, Damascus, Syria
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:902-8. 2007
    ..The study objective was to find a mitral valve substitute that does not require lifelong anticoagulation and is not affected by tissue degeneration in the long term...
  6. ncbi Ablation of atrial fibrillation using microwave energy--early experience
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 13:247-50. 2005
    ..In total, 52 of them (74.3%) are still in sinus rhythm. We believe microwave ablation is a satisfactory and safe method of AF ablation, and because it is brief, it can be added to surgical procedures without undue risk to the patient...
  7. ncbi The mitral pulmonary autograft: assessment at midterm
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus, Syria
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:60-5; discussion 65-6. 2004
    ..There is a dire need, especially in emergent societies, for a mitral substitute that does not require anticoagulation, and is not affected by early degeneration...
  8. ncbi Left ventricular volume reduction surgery in the middle East
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Damascus University, PO Box 2837, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:99-101. 2003
    ..It is hoped that better patient selection and new techniques of left ventricular volume reduction that avoid resection of viable muscle will further improve the outcome of this operation...
  9. ncbi Technique for replacing the mitral valve with a pulmonary autograft: the Ross-Kabbani operation
    S S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, Syria
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:947-50. 2001
    ..In this article we describe the technique of this operation as it has evolved through our experience with 51 patients operated on since July 1997...
  10. doi Update on the mitral pulmonary autograft
    Sami S Kabbani
    Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center Mezzah, Damascus, Syria
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 19:253-9. 2011
    ..This procedure remains an option for the relatively young patient when life-long anticoagulation is contraindicated or impractical. It is also an option to consider in infants with complex irreparable mitral valve disease...