Ahmed Shatila

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We randomly assigned 536 women who had undergone either a modified radical mastectomy or a total mastectomy with low axillary-node dissection for potentially curable breast carcinoma to receive adjuvant chemotherapy or no-treatment observation. The patients were considered at high risk for recurrence because they had either an estrogen-receptor-negative(More)
Diagnosis and management may present difficult problems in patients with colovesical fistulas. Symptoms in the urinary tract are most common, and cystoscopy, and cystography are the most valuable diagnostic procedures. It may not always be possible to demonstrate the fistula by diagnostic tests, and a high index of suspicion should be maintained in patients(More)
PURPOSE Preliminary analysis showed that adjuvant chemotherapy is effective in improving disease-free survival (DFS) among high-risk breast cancer patients. This report updates the analysis of the high-risk group and reports the results of the low-risk group. METHODS Patients who had undergone a modified radical mastectomy or a total mastectomy with(More)
PURPOSE It is unknown whether neurohospitalist evaluation improves door-to-needle times (DNT) in patients with acute ischemic stroke.The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of neurohospitalist evaluation on DNT for patients with ischemic stroke receiving intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) presenting within 4.5 hours of symptom(More)
Postoperative women with breast cancer but without histopathological evidence of metastases to the axillary lymph nodes or clinical evidence of metastases were studied. Six hundred fifty-five "good-risk" patients who were estrogen receptor positive (ER+) with primary tumors less than 3 cm were registered for observation. Twenty-four of these patients were(More)
Drug-induced seizures are rare causes of hospital admissions (Coleman, 2004). Various classes of drugs are reported to induce seizures either directly, due to their epileptogenic potential or due to drug withdrawal effect, or indirectly, due to systemic and CNS-related side effects (Thundiyil et al., 2011). Midwakh is commonly used among young Emiratis.(More)
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