Abdulrahman Mohammed Aljebreen

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BACKGROUND Colonoscopy is considered a painful procedure requiring routine intravenous sedation, however there are number of potential advantages to performing colonoscopy without sedation. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of unsedated colonoscopy on the success rate of caecal intubation. PATIENTS AND METHODS All charts of patients who(More)
Serositis (peritonitis, pleuritis, and pericarditis) can be observed in approximately 13% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, peritoneal serositis presenting as painless massive ascites is extremely rare with only few cases been reported. Indeed, ascites in SLE has been reported to occur only when complicated by nephrotic syndrome,(More)
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare condition characterized by eosinophilic infiltration into any layer of stomach and intestine (mucosa, muscularis mucosa and serosa), usually in association with peripheral eosinophilia. In this case report, we present a patient with eosinophilic gastroenterocolitis who had a history of bronchial asthma and presented(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease) is characterized by a chronic inflammatory condition, and is accompanied by abnormalities in coagulation and a hyper-coagulable state. This study was conducted to examine the risk factors for developing Thromboembolic Events in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in a(More)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Several policies of CRC screening are available in different countries. The idea of screening is to identify patients at risk by detection of precancerous and small cancers early enough before they become advanced. In Saudi Arabia (SA), there is no countrywide policy for CRC screening(More)
We determined the association between vitamin D status as 25hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and disease activity in a cohort of 201 Crohn's Disease (CD) patients in Saskatoon, Canada over three years. The association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and 25(OH)D and several disease predictors were evaluated by the generalized estimating(More)
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