Mohammed Al-Omran

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of Canadian vascular surgeons toward pharmacological risk reduction in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:555-63. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Enteral versus parenteral nutrition for acute pancreatitis
    M Al-Omran
    General Surgery, University of Toronto, 3403 38 Elm Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2K5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
  3. pmc Reporting and methodologic quality of Cochrane Neonatal review group systematic reviews
    Khalid Al Faleh
    Department of Pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 9:38. 2009
  4. pmc The need for national medical licensing examination in Saudi Arabia
    Sohail Bajammal
    Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 8:53. 2008
  5. pmc Epidemiologic features of acute appendicitis in Ontario, Canada
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 46:263-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint True ulnar artery aneurysm of the hand in an 18-month-old boy: a case report
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Vasc Surg 45:841-3. 2007
  7. pmc Knowledge and attitude of physicians in a major teaching hospital towards atherosclerotic risk reduction therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:1019-27. 2007
  8. doi request reprint BRCA1 is a novel target to improve endothelial dysfunction and retard atherosclerosis
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:949-960.e4. 2013
  9. doi request reprint BRCA1 shields vascular smooth muscle cells from oxidative stress
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1946-55, 1955.e1. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Adropin is a novel regulator of endothelial function
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 122:S185-92. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of Canadian vascular surgeons toward pharmacological risk reduction in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:555-63. 2006
    ..Given the heightened risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with PAD, these data have important implications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Enteral versus parenteral nutrition for acute pancreatitis
    M Al-Omran
    General Surgery, University of Toronto, 3403 38 Elm Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2K5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
    ..However, recent data suggest that enteral nutrition (EN) is feasible. Thus, a comparison of EN and TPN in patients with acute pancreatitis needs to be made...
  3. pmc Reporting and methodologic quality of Cochrane Neonatal review group systematic reviews
    Khalid Al Faleh
    Department of Pediatrics, King Khalid University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Pediatr 9:38. 2009
    ..A formal assessment of published CNRG systematic reviews has not been undertaken; we sought to provide a comprehensive assessment of the quality of systematic reviews (both methodologic and reporting quality) published in CNRG...
  4. pmc The need for national medical licensing examination in Saudi Arabia
    Sohail Bajammal
    Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 8:53. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Epidemiologic features of acute appendicitis in Ontario, Canada
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Surg 46:263-8. 2003
    ..To describe the epidemiology of acute appendicitis in the Province of Ontario, we carried out a retrospective population-based cohort study of all patients with acute appendicitis...
  6. ncbi request reprint True ulnar artery aneurysm of the hand in an 18-month-old boy: a case report
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Vasc Surg 45:841-3. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Knowledge and attitude of physicians in a major teaching hospital towards atherosclerotic risk reduction therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Department of Surgery, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:1019-27. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint BRCA1 is a novel target to improve endothelial dysfunction and retard atherosclerosis
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:949-960.e4. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that BRCA1 limits endothelial cell apoptosis and dysfunction, and via this mechanism attenuates atherosclerosis...
  9. doi request reprint BRCA1 shields vascular smooth muscle cells from oxidative stress
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147:1946-55, 1955.e1. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that the breast cancer 1, early onset (BRCA1) gene that is involved in cellular resistance to DNA damage limits ROS production and oxidative stress in VSMCs...
  10. doi request reprint Adropin is a novel regulator of endothelial function
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 122:S185-92. 2010
    ..Because vascular function and insulin sensitivity are closely related, we hypothesized that adropin may also exert direct effects on the endothelium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of interventional procedures for peripheral arterial occlusive disease in Ontario between 1991 and 1998: a population-based study
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 38:289-95. 2003
    ..We describe trends in use of interventional procedures to treat PAOD in Ontario over the past decade...
  12. doi request reprint Suboptimal use of statin therapy in elderly patients with atherosclerosis: a population-based study
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:607-12. 2008
    ..However, limited population-based data are available on use of statin therapy in these patients in Canada. We sought to study trends in statin use to treat these patients in Ontario during a 10-year period...
  13. pmc Adiponectin primes human monocytes into alternative anti-inflammatory M2 macrophages
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre in Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 299:H656-63. 2010
    ..Conditions associated with low adiponectin levels, such as visceral obesity and insulin resistance, may promote atherosclerosis, in part through aberrant macrophage kinetics...
  14. pmc Atherosclerotic disease and risk factor modification in Saudi Arabia: a call to action
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 8:349-55. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Adiponectin limits monocytic microparticle-induced endothelial activation by modulation of the AMPK, Akt and NFκB signaling pathways
    Mehroz Ehsan
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 245:1-11. 2016
    ..Since adiponectin has been proposed to exert multiple anti-inflammatory and vasculoprotective effects, we hypothesized that it might serve to limit the production and/or action of mono-MPs...
  16. ncbi request reprint MicroRNA-145 targeted therapy reduces atherosclerosis
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 126:S81-90. 2012
    ..Because microRNA-145 is highly expressed in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC) and regulates VSMC fate and plasticity, we hypothesized that it may be a novel regulator of atherosclerosis and plaque stability...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of long-term chloroquine administration on the natural history of aortic aneurysms in mice
    Azza Ramadan
    a Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 93:641-8. 2015
    ..Manipulation of autophagy as a mechanism to reduce AAA may need re-evaluation...
  18. doi request reprint A global profile of glucose-sensitive endothelial-expressed long non-coding RNAs
    Krishna K Singh
    a Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 94:1007-14. 2016
    ..These observations may prove novel insights into novel regulatory molecules and pathways of hyperglycemia-related endothelial dysfunction and, accordingly, diabetes-associated vascular disease. ..
  19. doi request reprint Herceptin, a recombinant humanized anti-ERBB2 monoclonal antibody, induces cardiomyocyte death
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 411:421-6. 2011
    ..These observations may have important therapeutic implications since they suggest that anticancer agents that inhibit MDM2 and its downstream actions may curb tumor progression at the expense of increasing cardiac stress...
  20. pmc BRCA1 is an essential regulator of heart function and survival following myocardial infarction
    Praphulla C Shukla
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    Nat Commun 2:593. 2011
    ..BRCA1 mutation carriers, in addition to risk of breast and ovarian cancer, may be at a previously unrecognized risk of cardiac failure...
  21. pmc Investigation of TGFβ1-Induced Long Noncoding RNAs in Endothelial Cells
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8 Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8 Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1P5 Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1A8
    Int J Vasc Med 2016:2459687. 2016
    ..These observations may reveal potential new targets of TGFβ in endothelial cells and novel therapeutic avenues for cardiovascular disease-associated endothelial dysfunction. ..
  22. pmc BRCA2 protein deficiency exaggerates doxorubicin-induced cardiomyocyte apoptosis and cardiac failure
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
    J Biol Chem 287:6604-14. 2012
    ..Pharmacogenomic studies evaluating cardiac function in BRCA2 mutation carriers treated with doxorubicin are encouraged...
  23. pmc Sex differences in the outcomes of peripheral arterial disease: a population-based cohort study
    Mohamad A Hussain
    Divisions of Vascular Surgery Hussain, Al Omran and Cardiac Surgery Verma, St Michael s Hospital Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital Mamdani, Verma, Al Omran Department of Surgery Hussain, Lindsay, Verma, Al Omran, University of Toronto Division of Vascular Surgery Lindsay, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, and Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Mamdani, University of Toronto Applied Health Research Centre Mamdani, Toronto, Ont King Saud University Li Ka Shing Collaborative Research Program and Department of Surgery Mamdani, Verma, Al Omran, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Mamdani, Wang, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ Open 4:E124-31. 2016
    ..The role of sex in the outcomes of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) has been poorly studied. We sought to investigate differences in the long-term adverse cardiovascular and limb outcomes between men and women with PAD...
  24. pmc Impact of Clinical Trial Results on the Temporal Trends of Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenting From 2002 to 2014
    Mohamad A Hussain
    From the Divisions of Vascular Surgery M A H, Z K, B A, M A O, Neurology G S, and Cardiac Surgery S V and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital M M, G S, S V, M A O, Toronto, Canada Departments of Surgery M A H, S V, M A O and Medicine J V T, G S, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation M M, J V T, G S and Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy M M, University of Toronto, Canada King Saud University Li Ka Shing Collaborative Research Program M M, B A, S V, M A O Department of Surgery, Taibah University, Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Z K Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia B A, M A O Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences M M, J V T, Japan
    Stroke 47:2923-2930. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of conflicting clinical trial publications on the utilization rates of carotid revascularization procedures...
  25. doi request reprint Investigation of novel LPS-induced differentially expressed long non-coding RNAs in endothelial cells
    Krishna K Singh
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St Michael s Hospital, 8th Floor, Bond Wing, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Mol Cell Biochem 421:157-68. 2016
    ..This is the first lncRNA and mRNA transcriptome profile of LPS-mediated changes in human endothelial cells. These observations may reveal novel endothelial targets of LPS that may be involved in the vascular pathology of sepsis. ..
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence and Causes of Attrition Among Surgical Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Zeyad Khoushhal
    Division of Vascular Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Department of Surgery, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia
    JAMA Surg . 2016
    ..Attrition of residents from general surgery training programs is relatively high; however, there are wide discrepancies in the prevalence and causes of attrition reported among surgical residents in previous studies...
  27. pmc Temporal trends in vascular trauma in Ontario, 1991-2009: a population-based study
    Abdulmajeed Altoijry
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Altoijry, Mamdani, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Division of Vascular Surgery Altoijry, Al Omran, Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Division of Vascular Surgery Al Omran, St Michael s Hospital Division of Vascular Surgery Johnston, Lindsay, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ Open 4:E309-15. 2016
    ..We conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study to examine temporal trends in the rate of hospital admissions for vascular injuries from 1991 to 2009 in Ontario...
  28. doi request reprint Efficacy of a Guideline-Recommended Risk-Reduction Program to Improve Cardiovascular and Limb Outcomes in Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Mohamad A Hussain
    Division of Vascular Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA Surg 151:742-50. 2016
    ..Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are at a high risk for cardiovascular events, yet, to our knowledge, no studies have examined the effect of a comprehensive risk-reduction program on long-term outcomes for patients with PAD...
  29. pmc Validity of vascular trauma codes at major trauma centres
    Abdulmajeed Altoijry
    The Li Ka Shing Knoweledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, and the Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Can J Surg 56:405-8. 2013
    ..We assessed the positive predictive value (PPV) of International Classification of Diseases, tenth revision (ICD-10), vascular injury codes in administrative claims data in Ontario...
  30. pmc Should dual antiplatelet therapy be used in patients following coronary artery bypass surgery? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Subodh Verma
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Surg 15:112. 2015
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) post elective or urgent (i.e., post acute coronary syndrome [ACS]) coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG)...
  31. doi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme-2 confers endothelial protection and attenuates atherosclerosis
    Fina Lovren
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 295:H1377-84. 2008
    ..ACE2-based treatment approaches may be a novel approach to limit aberrant vascular responses and atherothrombosis...
  32. pmc Suboptimal use of risk reduction therapy in peripheral arterial disease patients at a major teaching hospital
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Saudi Med 31:371-5. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether patients in this high-risk group were adequately using risk factor modification therapy...
  33. pmc Colchicine in cardiac disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Subodh Verma
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 15:96. 2015
    ..Colchicine has unique anti-inflammatory properties that may be beneficial in various cardiovascular conditions. This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) examines this issue...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision making for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 110:e517-23. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin receptor blockers vs. angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and acute coronary syndrome outcomes in elderly patients: a population-based cohort study (UMPIRE study results)
    Subodh Verma
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Kennan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Am Soc Hypertens 1:286-94. 2007
    ..These data have important clinical implications, especially since patients over the age of 65 represent the largest users of risk reduction therapy...
  36. doi request reprint Harassment and discrimination in medical training: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Naif Fnais
    Mr Fnais is a medical student, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Ms Soobiah is research coordinator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Chen is a biostatistician, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Lillie is research coordinator, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Ms Perrier is information specialist, Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Tashkhandi is an MSc candidate, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, and associate researcher, Applied Health Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dr Straus is professor, Department of Medicine, and Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and Director, Knowledge Translation Program, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto
    Acad Med 89:817-27. 2014
    ....
  37. pmc Effects on duration of post-operative ischemia and patterns of blood flow recovery in different conditions of mouse hind limb ischemia
    Husain A Al-Mubarak
    Peripheral Vascular Disease Research Chair and The Stem Cell Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vasc Cell 3:14. 2011
    ..We investigated both duration of ischemia and blood flow recovery in mouse models of partial femoral artery ligation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Rosiglitazone facilitates angiogenic progenitor cell differentiation toward endothelial lineage: a new paradigm in glitazone pleiotropy
    Chao Hung Wang
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Circulation 109:1392-400. 2004
    ..It is unknown whether PPAR-gamma agonists favorably modulate bone marrow (BM)-derived angiogenic progenitor cells (APCs) to promote endothelial lineage differentiation and early reendothelialization after vascular intervention...
  39. pmc Histamine H2 receptor antagonists for decreasing gastrointestinal harms in adults using acetylsalicylic acid: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andrea C Tricco
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    Open Med 6:e109-17. 2012
    ..It is unclear if histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2 blockers) prevent a variety of gastrointestinal harms among patients taking acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) over long periods...
  40. doi request reprint Impact of diabetes on carotid artery revascularization
    Mohamad A Hussain
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 63:1099-107.e4. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to summarize the current evidence comparing the effectiveness of carotid revascularization in diabetic vs nondiabetic patients...
  41. pmc Surgical management of vascular thoracic outlet syndrome: a teaching hospital experience
    Badr Aljabri
    Peripheral Vascular Disease Research Chair and Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Vasc Dis 6:74-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to highlight the different modalities of diagnosing and treating vascular TOS and evaluate outcomes...
  42. doi request reprint Vascular Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    Mohamad Anas Hussain
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 28:151-7. 2016
    ..In addition, we use the most up to date observational evidence available to provide a contemporary approach to the diagnosis and management of venous TOS and arterial TOS patients. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Do we need blood transfusion in elective infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Abdullah M Al-Wahbi
    Department of Vascular Surgery, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Saudi Med J 25:1762-3. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Outcome of revascularization procedures for peripheral arterial occlusive disease in Ontario between 1991 and 1998: a population-based study
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 38:279-88. 2003
    ..We describe the outcome of revascularization procedures used to treat peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD), using population-based administrative data...
  45. doi request reprint Aneurysms of the foot arteries
    Abdullah Alhaizaey
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, ON, Canada The Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Vascular 24:109-12. 2016
    ..Our case series is followed by discussion on the etiology, clinical presentation and management strategy of patients with aneurysms of the foot arteries. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Poor knowledge of peripheral arterial disease among the Saudi population: A cross-sectional study
    Saad Bin Ayeed
    Vascular Surgery Unit, Prince Salman Heart Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vascular . 2016
    ..In conclusion, the Saudi public is largely unaware of peripheral arterial disease. Educational programs are important to address this critical knowledge gap...
  47. pmc A validation study comparing the sensitivity and specificity of the new Dr. KSU H1N1 RT-PCR kit with real-time RT-PCR for diagnosing influenza A (H1N1)
    Abdulaziz A BinSaeed
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 31:351-5. 2011
    ..We report the findings of a validation study designed to assess the diagnostic accuracy, including sensitivity and specificity, of the new kit, as compared to real-time RT-PCR...
  48. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Emergency Setting: Trends in the Province of Ontario
    Reilly P Musselman
    Division of General Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Applied Health Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 25:430-5. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the adoption trends of emergency laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the province of Ontario...
  49. ncbi request reprint Should all patients with peripheral arterial disease be treated with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor?
    Mohammed Al-Omran
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4
    Can J Cardiol 21:189-93. 2005
    ..This article reviews the evidence that supports the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in patients with PAD to reduce the burden of the associated cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in this high-risk population...