Ali Al Ahmari

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BACKGROUND Treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has been available in Saudi Arabia (SA) for over 30 years; however, only limited data have been published from there. This study was conducted to establish processes for collaborative data collection and provide clinical characteristics and outcome of children with ALL in SA. PROCEDURE(More)
The majority of fungal infections are caused by species such as Candida and Aspergillus. Other rare and emerging opportunistic fungal infections are on the increase. Risk factors for such infections include receipt of antimicrobial agents, chemotherapy, immunosuppression secondary to hematopoietic stem cell or solid organ transplantation, neutropenia,(More)
From January 1998-July 2006, 62 stem cell transplantation (SCT) were performed on 60 patients with beta-thalassemia from HLA-related match donors. The overall survival (OS) and event free survival (EFS) for all patients were 94 and 77%. The outcome of allogeneic SCT in our experience is satisfactory with OS 92% and EFS 77%. Transplantation at a young age(More)
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