Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed

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BACKGROUND Leptospirosis has long been a major public health concern in the southwestern Indian Ocean. However, in Madagascar, only a few, old studies have provided indirect serological evidence of the disease in humans or animals. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We conducted a large animal study focusing on small-mammal populations. Five field trapping(More)
BACKGROUND A 27-year-old white male was referred with recently diagnosed refractory Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSPN). He had a past medical history of hypertension of four years duration and was prescribed lisinopril. He was switched from a brand to a generic lisinopril two days before the onset of first symptoms. On two occasions symptoms had(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the current definitions, terminology, epidemiology and aetiology of detrusor underactivity (DU), with specific attention to the diagnostic criteria in use. In addition, we address the relation and the overlap between DU and bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). In this mini-review, we hope to help identify DU patients and facilitate(More)
PURPOSE Viability testing can be used to avoid the transplantation of nonheart beating donor organs that are likely to have primary nonfunction. Such testing also identifies a second group of kidneys which, although unsuitable for solitary transplantation, may be considered for dual transplantation. In kidneys in this group solitary transplants would be(More)
BACKGROUND Raising the awareness of childhood diabetes symptoms can reduce the frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at onset of type 1 diabetes (T1D). However, data on the effectiveness of such interventions are limited. The aim of the study was to describe trends of DKA at onset of childhood T1D during 2005-2014 and assess the impact of a diabetes(More)
  • Man” Cactus, Cephalocereus senilis, +5 authors Eman Haggag
  • 2002
Dedication Para kay Nanay at Tatay, sa aking mga kapatid-kay Ibarra at Linglingay, at para sa minamahal kong Anneke Acknowledgements I thank my supervising professor, Dr. Tom J. Mabry, for his patience, guidance and support. I cannot think of anything better than the training he has given me as his teaching assistant and graduate student. His no-nonsense(More)
Leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) are serious complications of this procedure. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the costs of leaks after LSG. Private hospital, France. A retrospective analysis was conducted on a prospective cohort of 2012 cases of LSG between September 2005 and December 2014. Data were collected on all(More)
INTRODUCTION We aimed to introduce our technique describing the removal of a chronic implanted tined-lead in patients with a sacral neuromodulator implant. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective review of patients who had chronic sacral neuromodulator (InterStim) implanted by a single surgeon from 2001 through 2015. This simple surgical(More)
The presence of a patent internal mammary artery (IMA) represents a well-known technical challenge in redo cardiac surgery. Dissection of the IMA and controlling its flow during cardioplegic delivery has thus been considered essential steps. This maneuver however, is associated with the risk of damaging the IMA. Herein, we report a technique, which involves(More)