M Sami Walid

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Publications

  1. pmc Successful treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin of acute flaccid paralysis caused by west nile virus
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Mohammad Sami Walid, PhD, is a Research Fellow at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA E mail
    Perm J 13:43-6. 2009
  2. pmc Recurrent spine surgery patients in hospital administrative database
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 10:Doc03. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Shortfalls in published neurosurgical literature
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:942-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of drains in lumbar spine fusion
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:564-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Shortfalls in pediatric hydrocephalus clinical outcome analysis
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:855-9. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of urinary incontinence in female residents of american nursing homes and association with neuropsychiatric disorders
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 950, Macon, GA 31201, USA Email
    J Clin Med Res 1:37-9. 2009
  7. pmc Lymphoma of the base of the tongue: an incidental finding on the preoperative workup for a spine surgery
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA Email
    J Clin Med Res 1:184-5. 2009
  8. pmc Case report of a cervical lipoleiomyoma with an incidentally discovered ovarian granulosa cell tumor - imaging and minimal-invasive surgical procedure
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 8:Doc26. 2010
  9. pmc Total laparoscopic hysterectomy for uteri over one kilogram
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine St, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    JSLS 14:178-82. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of outpatient and inpatient spine surgery patients with regards to obesity, comorbidities and readmission for infection
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:1497-8. 2010

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  1. pmc Successful treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin of acute flaccid paralysis caused by west nile virus
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Mohammad Sami Walid, PhD, is a Research Fellow at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA E mail
    Perm J 13:43-6. 2009
    ..We report a case involving a patient who presented with acute flaccid paralysis due to WNV infection and was successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin from Israeli donors...
  2. pmc Recurrent spine surgery patients in hospital administrative database
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 10:Doc03. 2012
    ..These databases can also be very useful in following rehospitalization. This paper studies the recurrence of spine surgery patients in our hospital population based on administrative data analysis...
  3. doi request reprint Shortfalls in published neurosurgical literature
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 19:942-5. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint The role of drains in lumbar spine fusion
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:564-8. 2012
    ..To study the role of drains in lumbar spine fusions...
  5. doi request reprint Shortfalls in pediatric hydrocephalus clinical outcome analysis
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:855-9. 2012
    ..In this paper, we used search engine technology to study outcome analysis and cost awareness of child hydrocephalus in the literature...
  6. pmc Prevalence of urinary incontinence in female residents of american nursing homes and association with neuropsychiatric disorders
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 950, Macon, GA 31201, USA Email
    J Clin Med Res 1:37-9. 2009
    ..Urinary incontinence (UI) is most common in older women...
  7. pmc Lymphoma of the base of the tongue: an incidental finding on the preoperative workup for a spine surgery
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA Email
    J Clin Med Res 1:184-5. 2009
    ..During the preoperative workup for cervical spine surgery a tumor at the base of the tongue was discovered which was confirmed by pathology to be a lymphoma. KEYWORDS: Lymphoma; Tongue; Spine surgery; Preoperative workup...
  8. pmc Case report of a cervical lipoleiomyoma with an incidentally discovered ovarian granulosa cell tumor - imaging and minimal-invasive surgical procedure
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 8:Doc26. 2010
    ..We are reporting the imaging and operative procedure of a very rare case of a large lipoleiomyoma of the uterine cervix combined with an occult adult ovarian granulosa cell tumor. The patient was treated with minimal invasive surgery...
  9. pmc Total laparoscopic hysterectomy for uteri over one kilogram
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine St, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    JSLS 14:178-82. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic hysterectomy for large fibroid uteri is technically a difficult procedure. In this article, we report our experience with fibroid uteri >1 kg in weight...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of outpatient and inpatient spine surgery patients with regards to obesity, comorbidities and readmission for infection
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:1497-8. 2010
    ..Despite increased hospital care and observation in the inpatient group, infection rates were not statistically different. Obesity seems to be a predictor of readmission with infection...
  11. doi request reprint Laparoscopy-to-laparotomy quotient in obstetrics and gynecology residency programs
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:1027-31. 2011
    ..Laparoscopic skills are indispensable to the practice of present-day gynecologists. Hence, we investigated the share of minimal invasive surgery in the training of obstetricians and gynecologists...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of mood-altering and opioid medication use among spine surgery candidates and relationship with hospital cost
    M Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:597-600. 2010
    ..The relationship of antidepressants with increased hospital charges in this category of patients requires further investigation...
  13. doi request reprint Interstitial cystitis and endometriosis in a 12-year-old girl
    M Sami Walid
    Heart of Georgia Women s Center, 207 Green Street, Warner Robins, GA 31093 2727, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:115-7. 2011
    ..Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a common cause of pelvic pain in the general female population and is thought to be understated in young female patients...
  14. doi request reprint An invisible stenotic cervix
    M Sami Walid
    Heart of Georgia Women s Center, Warner Robins, GA, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:121-2. 2011
    ..Conization of the uterine cervix is a common gynecological procedure that sometimes causes cervical stenosis which creates difficulties for future gynecological procedures...
  15. doi request reprint Economic impact of comorbidities in spine surgery
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:318-21. 2011
    ..Comorbidities in patients undergoing spine surgery may reasonably be factors that increase health care costs. To verify this hypothesis, the authors conducted the following study...
  16. doi request reprint Postoperative fever discharge guidelines increase hospital charges associated with spine surgery
    M Sami Walid
    Department of Medical Education and Research, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Neurosurgery 68:945-9; discussion 949. 2011
    ..Postoperative fever is a common sequel of spine surgery. In the presence of rigid nationally mandated clinical guidelines, fever management may consume more health care resources than is reasonably appropriate...
  17. doi request reprint The effect of age and body mass index on cost of spinal surgery
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 950, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:489-93. 2011
    ..Thus, where clinical research on medical costs is to be conducted, cost analysis needs to be expanded to include returns to government in the form of taxes...
  18. doi request reprint Higher comorbidity rates in unemployed patients may significantly impact the cost of spine surgery
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 950, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:640-4. 2011
    ..More research is needed into the relationship between unemployment and consumption of healthcare resources...
  19. pmc History of spine surgery in older obese patients
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 9:Doc05. 2011
    ..To study the interaction of obesity and age in patients with multiple spine surgeries...
  20. pmc De novo spine surgery as a predictor of additional spine surgery at the same or distant spine regions
    M Sami Walid
    Georgia NeuroCenter, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Ger Med Sci 9:Doc10. 2011
    ..In this paper we study the prevalence and risk factors for multiple spine surgery and its impact on cost...
  21. doi request reprint The role of laparoscopic myomectomy in the management of uterine fibroids
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Heart of Georgia Women s Center, Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 23:273-7. 2011
    ..This article presents our technique for laparoscopic myomectomy and assesses the current evidence-based literature for the use of this minimally invasive procedure in benign gynecological practice...
  22. pmc Total laparoscopic hysterectomy with obliterated anterior cul-de-sac
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Ger Med Sci 8:Doc03. 2010
    ..In this paper, we present an illustrative case and explain our technique for dealing with a scarred and totally obliterated anterior cul-de-sac because of endometriosis during total laparoscopic hysterectomy...
  23. pmc Successful treatment of a brain-metastasized renal cell carcinoma
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Ger Med Sci 7:Doc28. 2009
    ..We are presenting a case of renal cell carcinoma with multiple brain metastases that was successfully treated with multimodal therapy including a new type of medication...
  24. ncbi request reprint The IUGR prognostic scale
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuban State Medical University, Ulitsa Sedina 4, Krasnodar, 350640, Russian Federation
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:633-40. 2007
    ..Complex evaluation of the functional system "mother-placenta-fetus" in intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) for the prognosis of risk of perinatal complications and optimization of choice of method of delivery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of bowel bags in gynecologic laparoscopy
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA, 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:777-9. 2009
    ..We are presenting nine cases of laparoscopic hysterectomy with salpingooophorectomy in which bowel bags have been efficiently utilized...
  26. doi request reprint Laparoscopic apical mesh excision for deep dyspareunia caused by mesh banding in the vaginal apex
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:347-50. 2009
    ..There have been, however, increasing reports of significant rates of postoperative dyspareunia and impairment of sexual function...
  27. doi request reprint Laparoscopic partial cystectomy for bladder endometriosis
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:131-5. 2009
    ..5 in. in diameter with fibrotic scarring extending to the trigone and very close to the right ureteral orifice. The patient successfully underwent partial laparoscopic cystectomy as described in the body of the paper...
  28. doi request reprint Laparoscopic removal of infected mesh colposacropexy
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:103-6. 2009
    ..We are reporting three cases of infected mesh colposacropexies which were successfully removed using the laparoscopic technique...
  29. doi request reprint Early screening for IUGR: comparison of two related echographic markers
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuban State Medical University, Ulitsa Sedina 4, 350063 Krasnodar, Russia
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:551-6. 2009
    ..Can ultrasonography be performed in pregnant women as a screening test to predict IUGR? To justify its use, it must have a high enough positive predictive value...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis--the great mimicker
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:859-61. 2008
    ..Neurosarcoidosis is rare and difficult to diagnose especially in the absence of systemic involvement...
  31. doi request reprint The fifth vital sign--what does it mean?
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Research Fellow, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    Pain Pract 8:417-22. 2008
    ..It is easy to get lost in the process, even when the process is initiated with the best of intentions. In the quest for individualized medicine, it might be best to keep pain assessment in the individualization arena...
  32. doi request reprint Brain metastasis from thymic carcinoma in association with SIADH and pituitary enlargement: a case report
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    South Med J 101:764-6. 2008
    ..Pathology revealed a poorly differentiated carcinoma arising from the thymus. This case is unique because thymic cancer rarely results in brain metastases and very rarely causes SIADH with changes in pituitary volume and signal quality...
  33. doi request reprint Bilateral dermoid cysts of the ovary in a pregnant woman: case report and review of the literature
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:105-8. 2009
    ..The association of dermoid cysts with pregnancy has been increasingly reported since 1918. They usually present the dilemma of weighing the risks of surgery and anesthesia versus the risks of untreated adnexal mass...
  34. doi request reprint Cerebellar anaplastic astrocytoma in a teenager with Ollier Disease
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    J Neurooncol 89:59-62. 2008
    ..Ollier Disease is a sporadic skeletal disorder with a predisposition to oncogenesis. It is estimated at around 1/100,000. We are presenting a young patient with Ollier Disease and high-grade astrocytoma...
  35. doi request reprint Causes and risk factors for postoperative fever in spine surgery patients
    M Sami Walid
    Department of Education and Research, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    South Med J 102:283-6. 2009
    ..Early mobilization is recommended for individuals undergoing lower spine surgery in order to decrease bacterial contamination from the gluteal cleavage...
  36. ncbi request reprint Upper cervical spine injuries in elderly patients
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, USA
    Aust Fam Physician 38:43-5. 2009
    ..Elderly patients may sustain upper cervical spine injury without neurological symptoms or radiographic evidence of fracture...
  37. doi request reprint Neurolysis with alcohol for deep dyspareunia caused by trigger points in the uterosacral stumps
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:485-6. 2009
    ..We highlight the risk of voiding dysfunction after uterosacral neurolysis and recommend a 2-step procedure with unilateral injection of alcohol, 1 side at a time at an interval of 2 to 3 months...
  38. doi request reprint Pararectal and obturator hernias as incidental findings on gynecologic laparoscopy
    M S Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Hernia 14:109-11. 2010
    ..A gynecologist may come across such hernias as a secondary finding during laparoscopy. Such findings are expected to increase with the aging population. We present two cases and the technique to treat them...
  39. doi request reprint Laparoscopic ureterolysis and dissection of the paravesical space for deeply scarred adnexal masses
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Suite 880, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 282:173-5. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic ureterolysis is a delicate procedure that requires advanced laparoscopic skills...
  40. doi request reprint Laparoscopic myomectomy: an intent-to-treat study
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, 840 Pine Street, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:645-9. 2010
    ..Despite this, it is still an underused procedure. In this article, we report our ten-year experience with laparoscopic myomectomy with focus on blood loss and hemostasis...
  41. doi request reprint Prevalence of previously unknown elevation of glycosylated hemoglobin in spine surgery patients and impact on length of stay and total cost
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia 31201, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:E10-4. 2010
    ..Elevated levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) among spine surgery patients may have an impact on length of stay (LOS) and healthcare cost...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pain in nursing home residents and correlation with neuropsychiatric disorders
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Pain Physician 12:877-80. 2009
    ..In this paper we studied the prevalence of pain and the connection between pain and neuropsychiatric comorbidities among older nursing home residents...
  43. doi request reprint How does chronic endocrine disease affect cost in spine surgery?
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    World Neurosurg 73:578-81. 2010
    ..To study how endocrine comorbidities impact spine surgery cost, we conducted the further analysis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interaction of age and opioid dependence on length of hospital stay for spine surgery patients
    Leon A Hyer
    Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Psychol Rep 105:361-4. 2009
    ..Age did add length of stay independently of opioid dependence status; older adults remain in the hospital longer for various reasons probably associated with comorbidities...
  45. doi request reprint An intention-to-treat study of total laparoscopic hysterectomy
    Richard L Heaton
    Heart of Georgia Women s Center, Warner Robins, GA 31099, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:57-61. 2010
    ..To present the experience of a single provider with total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) for benign gynecological pathology in order to promote awareness of the feasibility and merits of this minimally-invasive procedure...
  46. doi request reprint Upper-limb somatosensory evoked potential monitoring in lumbosacral spine surgery: a prognostic marker for position-related ulnar nerve injury
    Induk Chung
    Department of Neurosurgery, Georgia Neurosurgical Institute, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Spine J 9:287-95. 2009
    ..We routinely monitor lower-limb SSEP and EMG in lumbosacral spine procedures at our institution. However, a few patients experienced postoperative numbness and/or pain in their ulnar distribution with uneventful lower-limb SSEP and EMG...
  47. pmc The diagnosis of Marburg disease is course-dependent
    M Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA, USA
    Ger Med Sci 8:Doc06. 2010
    ..The patient recovered clinically after surgery and stayed stable for more than a year. The diagnosis of Marburg Disease was thus degraded...
  48. doi request reprint Computational modeling of HHH therapy and impact of blood pressure and hematocrit
    Joe Sam Robinson
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia, USA
    World Neurosurg 74:294-6. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate, with a computational model, how various degrees of vasospasm are influenced by increasing the mean blood pressure and decreasing the blood viscosity...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of opioid dependence in spine surgery patients and correlation with length of stay
    Mohammad Sami Walid
    Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, USA
    J Opioid Manag 3:127-8, 130-2. 2007
    ..We addressed the prevalence of opioid dependence (OD) in spine surgery patients and its correlation with length of stay (LOS) as the most important determinant of hospital cost...
  50. doi request reprint Interhemispheric interaction in the motor domain in children with cerebral palsy
    Nadezhda V Zaytseva
    Department of Physical Education, Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar, Russia
    Neurol India 57:411-7. 2009
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