Ali Kordzadeh

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INTRODUCTION Traumatic abdominal wall hernias (TAWHs) are uncommon and to date less than 50 cases have been reported in the literature. Furthermore mesenteric avulsion is a rare complication of TAWHs and occurs in less than 5% of all cases. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 47-year-old lady presented to the emergency department after a road traffic accident. In(More)
INTRODUCTION Since the introduction of Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy ( ETS ) by Kux in 1951, the procedure has been performed for treatment of primary hyperhidrosis (PH) of the upper limb. Despite its initial success and minimally invasive nature, the long-term results are yet to be established. The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of(More)
The aim of this systematic review is to establish the clinical impact of open (mesh and/or without mesh) and laparoscopic hernia repair (transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAP) and/or totally extra-peritoneal (TEP)) on male fertility. The incidence of male infertility following various types of inguinal hernia repair is currently unknown. The lack of(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to examine the efficacy of normal saline (0.9% sodium chloride) as a flush solution on patency of arterial lines in comparison to heparin flush. Data have been examined in various categories of specialty (medical, surgical, cardiac, burns, gynecology), frequency of flushes, strength and volume of flushes, continuous versus(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to determine the optimal range of cephalic vein and radial artery diameter following preoperative duplex imaging to enhance maturation and primary patency of Brescia-Cimino radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula. METHODS A systematic review and meta-aggregation of literature from 1966 to January 2015 in English language and(More)
The aim of this study is to establish the biomechanics, presentation and diagnosis of mesenteric avulsions following blunt abdominal trauma and reach a consensus on their overall management. A systematic review of literature in MedLine, Embase, Scopus and CINHAL in English language from 1951 to November 2014 was performed. A total of 20 reported cases were(More)
Pseudoaneurysm of the posterior tibial artery (PTA) is uncommon, and they mainly occur following high-velocity trauma, open fractures and can be iatrogenic in nature. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported and successfully treated case of PTA pseudoaneurysm identified as a consequence of tibia fracture nonunion in an otherwise healthy(More)
Thank you for your interest in our recent article [1,2]. We would like to agree with our colleagues that there is a conflicting degree of evidence explaining the causal correlation of atmospheric pressure (AP) and rupture incidences of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) worldwide. In our review we only focused on the UK metrological AP variations and derived(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to describe a case of ruptured cryptogenic mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysm by Salmonella enteritidis (SE) and present a comprehensive review of the literature. METHODS A 66-year-old man with a past medical history of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and polymylagia rheumatica (PMR) presented with a 2-day history of(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this systematic review is to assess the accuracy of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) to computed tomography angiography (CTA) for the detection of endoleaks within EVAR surveillance program. MATERIAL AND METHODS A systematic review in Pubmed, Embase and Cochrane database was performed. Articles assessing diagnostic accuracy and(More)