Ali Abdullah

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Mild hypothermia (33-36 degrees C) might be beneficial when induced during or after insults to the brain (cardiac arrest, brain trauma, stroke), spinal cord (trauma), heart (acute myocardial infarction), or viscera (hemorrhagic shock). Reaching the target temperature rapidly in patients inside and outside hospitals remains a challenge. This study was to(More)
UNLABELLED To determine whether early acute cellular rejection (ACR) is associated with sub-optimal immunosuppression in children with liver transplants (LTx). METHODS Twenty-five children with primary LTx after pre-transplant rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin (rATG), and steroid-free tacrolimus (TAC) were evaluated. Mitogen-stimulated T- and B-cell(More)
Syrian petroleum coke, produced by a delayed coking unit, is characterized by a high percentage of fines which tends to reduce its commercial value. Blending coke fines using appropriate binders, such as bitumen and polyacrylic acid, can lead, however, to an improved coke that is similar in structure, appearance and other properties to better-quality coke(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Prognosis for patients with cirrhosis admitted to a medical intensive care unit (MICU) is poor and no previous studies have been published from Qatar or other countries in the region to investigate this issue. The objective of this study was to assess the predictors for in-hospital mortality and admission of cirrhotic patients to(More)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may result in devastating multi-organ complications, including cirrhosis. Consequently, liver transplantation is often required for these patients. We report a case of a 43-year-old female with cryptogenic cirrhosis and HIV on highly active antiretroviral therapy, presenting for non-related living donor liver(More)
Malaysia Yemen Student Information System (YSIS) with SMS (Short Messaging System) Notification is to take an important role of developing integrated information about Yemen’s students that study at all Malaysia’s university. YSIS will develop in order to overcome the problems with the current manual system. The system management will give a benefit to(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a popular treatment for adolescent morbid obesity. Research on LSG outcomes among adolescents assessed a narrow range of anthropometric, nutritional, or cardiometabolic parameters, leading to an incomplete picture of these changes. We examined a wide variety of anthropometric, nutritional, and(More)