Ahmed El-Faramawy

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BACKGROUND Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. It is difficult to estimate the real incidence of traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (TSAH). Although TSAH after trauma is associated with poor prognoses, the impact of mechanism of injury (MOI) and the pathophysiology remains unknown. We hypothesized that outcome(More)
BACKGROUND Overall traumatic brain injury (TBI) incidence and related death rates vary across different age groups. Objectives. To evaluate the incidence, causes, and outcome of TBI in adolescents and young adult population in Qatar. METHOD This was a retrospective review of all TBIs admitted to the trauma center between January 2008 and December 2011.(More)
BACKGROUND Motor vehicle crashes and falls account for most of the spine fractures with subsequent serious disability. AIM To define the incidence, causes, and outcome of spinal fractures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data were collected retrospectively from trauma registry database of all traumatic spinal injuries admitted to the section of trauma surgery in(More)
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