Ashraf El-Sayed Abbas

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The CIAOW study (Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide observational study) is a multicenter observational study underwent in 68 medical institutions worldwide during a six-month study period (October 2012-March 2013). The study included patients older than 18 years undergoing surgery or interventional drainage to address complicated(More)
Despite advances in diagnosis, surgery, and antimicrobial therapy, mortality rates associated with complicated intra-abdominal infections remain exceedingly high.The 2013 update of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) guidelines for the management of intra-abdominal infections contains evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with(More)
Despite advances in diagnosis, surgery, and antimicrobial therapy, mortality rates associated with complicated intra-abdominal infections remain exceedingly high. The World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) has designed the CIAOW study in order to describe the clinical, microbiological, and management-related profiles of both community- and(More)
Timing of surgical intervention is critical for outcomes of patients diagnosed with surgical emergencies. Facing the challenge of multiple patients requiring emergency surgery, or of limited resource availability, the acute care surgeon must triage patients according to their disease process and physiological state. Emergency operations from all surgical(More)
Computed tomography (CT) imaging is the most appropriate diagnostic tool to confirm suspected left colonic diverticulitis. However, the utility of CT imaging goes beyond accurate diagnosis of diverticulitis; the grade of severity on CT imaging may drive treatment planning of patients presenting with acute diverticulitis. The appropriate management of left(More)
  • Ashraf Abbas, M Al-Modwahi, Onkemetse Sebetela, Nehemiah Lefoko, Behrang Batleng, Parhizkar +2 others
  • 2012
Facial Expression Recognition is a part of biometric authentication that focuses on uniquely recognizing human facial appearance based upon one or more intrinsic physical or behavioral traits and inside emotions portrayed on one's face. This paper explains on research based on improving current surveillance systems by adding facial expression recognition to(More)
Emergency repair of complicated abdominal hernias is associated with poor prognosis and a high rate of post-operative complications.A World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) Consensus Conference was held in Bergamo in July 2013, during the 2nd Congress of the World Society of Emergency Surgery with the goal of defining recommendations for emergency repair(More)
Advertising and branding are so important in our business world.Web-based AR Advertising & Branding (ARAB) system is going to be developed using web-based augmented reality technology to make advertising and branding more attractive. Augmented reality (AR) is no. 3 of the top 10 technologies in this age, it supports the real environment with synthetic(More)
Smart video surveillance has become popular, as it is a high-tech solution for public safety, facilities surveillance, and traffic monitoring. Recently, we proposed and developed an Intelligent Video Surveillance Model Based on Human Behaviour Detection and Analysis (IVSM) by applying a novel algorithm and 3 Dimensional (3D) detection techniques. Hence, in(More)
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