Ahmed Al-Omrani

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Familial aortic aneurysm (AA) is mostly inherited as an autosomal dominant disorder. However, recessively inherited AA has also been observed but in association with skin manifestations of cutis laxa, which is caused by a mutated EFEMP2 gene. In the present study, we recruited 9 patients, from 4 unrelated consanguineous families, with recessively inherited(More)
Family studies are widely used for research into genetic and environmental influences on human traits. In this paper, we establish statistical methodology for the estimation of a new measure of sib similarity with respect to dichotomous traits measured on each member of within family sib-pair. We call this parameter "excess risk." For inference problems(More)
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