Alaa Bin Afif

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To describe the morphological stages of insular sulci and gyri development we carried out a macroscopical study on 21 human fetal brains, showing no anomalies, from 13 to 28 gestational weeks (GWs). Particular focus was given to morphological appearance during the development of insular and periinsular structures, especially the gyration and sulcation of(More)
Atherosclerotic vascular disease represents a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The endothelium plays a crucial role in vascular inflammation. E-selectin is exclusively expressed on activated endothelial cells and is upregulated following an inflammatory response and oxidative stress, while serum(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with cancer commonly demonstrate laboratory evidence for hypercoagulability. Coagulation and inflammation play a role in the pathophysiology of hematological malignancies and the correlation between hypercoagulability and inflammation with tumor outcomes and the patient's prognosis are well studied. OBJECTIVE To identify an association(More)
AIM To compare the effect of different treatment regimens (oral hypoglycemic agents [OHGs], insulin therapy, and combination of both) on glycemic control and other cardiometabolic risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients in Saudi. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Patients with T2DM, but no serious diabetic complications, were randomly recruited from(More)
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