Hussein Alhadad

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OBJECTIVE Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is a rare condition that may follow administration of gadolinium-based contrast media (Gd-CM) in patients with renal insufficiency. This study was initiated to determine the incidence of NSF at Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, in Sweden. MATERIAL AND METHODS During the period January 2001 to December 2008 10(More)
BACKGROUND Pulmonary embolism (PE) is diagnosed with imaging techniques such as ventilation/perfusion (V/P) lung scintigraphy or multidetector computed tomography of the pulmonary arteries (MDCT). Lung scintigraphy can be performed with planar (V/P PLANAR) and tomographic (V/P SPECT) techniques. V/P SPECT has higher sensitivity and specificity than V/P(More)
To evaluate the long term effect on lower extremity function and working capacity after stenting of iliocaval vein segments for acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or chronic venous occlusive disease. During a 14 year period from November 1994 to October 2008, 114 patients with median age 36 (interquartile range [IQR], 27–48) years, 72 (63%) women, 72 (63%)(More)
AIM Risk factors for development of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are the same as for atherosclerotic coronary or precerebral disease, and patients with PAD have a high prevalence of concomitant atherosclerotic disease in coronary and precerebral arteries. However, these patients are still less likely to receive appropriate pharmacological secondary(More)
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