Amer Ahmad Alkhatib

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BACKGROUND Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic disease. Interventional ERCP improves survival in PSC patients. AIMS To describe the frequency and risk factors for post-ERCP adverse events in patients with PSC via multivariate analysis. METHODS Retrospective cohort study included patients with a diagnosis of PSC who underwent(More)
Sirolimus is a macrolide that is extensively used in transplant clinics. The most common side effects of sirolimus are hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, rash, and well-tolerated diarrhea. Herein I have reported a case of intractable, disabling, chronic diarrhea secondary to sirolimus in a renal transplant recipient. The sirolimus(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to find whether informing endoscopists that their FT is being tracked would result in decreasing their overall fluoroscopy utilization as measured by FT. METHODS We reviewed the medical charts of patients underwent ERCP from April 2011 to May 2012. On December 15, 2011, the endoscopists were informed about their mean(More)