Khaled Obeid

We don’t have enough information about this author to calculate their statistics. If you think this is an error let us know.
Learn More
PURPOSE To evaluate the results of transplantation from living unrelated donors (LURD) versus living related donors (LRD) with a long term follow-up of 25-30 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 1984 to 2015, a total of3716 kidney transplantations (411 LRDs and 3305 LURDs) were enrolled to the study. Long-term survival of grafts and patients as well as the(More)
BACKGROUND Thrombosis is the most common complication of hemodialysis access. Few reports are available concerning the use of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) to declot an arterio-venous (A-V) access. This report describes the use of rt-PA for this purpose in 17 A-V accesses. METHODS The rt-PV was infused manually using a small catheter(More)
We describe an 8-year-old patient with relapsed Burkitt's lymphoma who developed complex metabolic problems, including renal diabetes insipidus and severe lactic acidosis. The lactic acidosis responded temporarily to chemo- and radiotherapy but not to bicarbonate or thiamine administration. These metabolic changes were most likely due to the lymphomatous(More)
OBJECTIVES Inserting a double J stent during kidney transplant has reduced the rate of urologic complications. Traditionally, a double J stent is removed via endoscopic intervention. Here, we assessed the safety and efficacy of a nonoperative method for double J stent removal. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our study group included 200 consecutive patients who(More)
  • 1