Amal B Abdul-sattar

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OBJECTIVES Fatigue is frequent in rheumatic diseases. Fatigue expression and consequences may be modified by cultural differences. Our objective was to increase the understanding of the fatigue experience and characteristics among Egyptian, Muslim patients with rheumatic diseases. METHODS Prospective monocentric qualitative study based on conventional(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the prevalence and the possible risk factors of occurrence and severity of neuropsychiatric (NP) manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). PATIENTS AND METHODS This is a cross-sectional study. The assessment of SLE patients is based on rheumatologic, neurologic and psychiatric evaluation, immunoserologic testing, and(More)
Identification of the genetic basis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may contribute to the discovery of effective drugs before renal involvement. Our aim of this study was to estimate the association between Fc gamma receptor (FcγR) polymorphisms and SLE and renal involvement in Egyptian patients. FcγRIIB and FcγRIIA R131H gene polymorphisms were(More)
PURPOSE To identify the possible factors influencing functional outcome of stroke patients after inpatient rehabilitation. METHODS One hundred and eighty patients with stroke consecutively admitted for inpatient stroke rehabilitation was studied. Demographic and stroke characteristics, impairment (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale), disability(More)
The aim of this study was to identify the possible determinants of impaired health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Egyptian children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Fifty-eight consecutive patients of JIA aged from 8 to 18 years underwent assessment of socio-economic and demographic characteristics; HRQOL using Pediatric Quality(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the possible factors influencing motor functional outcome of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (T-SCI) after inpatient rehabilitation. METHODS 90 patients with T-SCI consecutively admitted for inpatient SCI rehabilitation unit was studied. Demographic characteristics, level and completeness of SC injury using American Spinal(More)
The aim of the study was to identify the determinants of adherence to medication among Egyptian patients with SLE. A single-center cross-sectional study was conducted among Egyptian patients with SLE. Adherence to medication was measured via The Compliance Questionnaire for Rheumatology-19, and the patients were classified as non-adherers if they were(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the factors associated with school absenteeism and poor school functioning in Egyptian children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). We studied 52 consecutive patients of JIA with age ≥ 7 years and duration of disease ≥ 1 year. All of the patients underwent assessment of socioeconomic and(More)
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