Khalid Hussain Wali Sait

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OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge, attitude, and practices related to cervical cancer screening, and its underlying etiology and preventive measures among women living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. METHODS Six hundred self-administered questionnaires were distributed to randomly selected women from different groups in the general population of Jeddah,(More)
Pure lipoma of the uterus is a rare entity and few cases have been reported. They usually develop in postmenopausal women. Clinical symptoms and physical signs are similar to those found in leiomyomas. The histogenesis of these lesions is still unclear. The diagnosis is easily made at the time of surgery or at autopsy, but before this, they may lead to many(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of endometriosis associated with massive ascites and an elevated CA-125 level. DESIGN Case report. SETTING Tertiary care center. PATIENT(S) A 26-year-old woman presented with massive ascites and an increased CA-125 level suggestive of ovarian cancer. INTERVENTION(S) Ultrasonography, laparotomy, and bilateral ovarian(More)
The aim of this study was to review the clinical outcomes of patients with borderline ovarian tumors (BOTs) at Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC) and to assess the value of surgical staging. This retrospective study included 138 patients treated for BOTs at TBCC between January 1994 and December 2005. Patients were divided into two groups: group I with complete(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety, ovarian function preservation, reproductive ability, and the emotional attitude after a conservative surgery for ovarian cancer. METHODS This is a retrospective study of women conservatively treated for primary ovarian cancer between January 2000 and December 2010 at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to review our experience and the challenges of using the da Vinci(®) surgical system robot during gynecological surgery at King Abdulaziz University Hospital. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted to review all cases of robot-assisted gynecologic surgery performed at our institution between January 2008 and(More)
The objective was to determine the prevalence of non-gynecologic cancer in pregnancy and its maternal and fetal outcome in a single tertiary center in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Retrospective chart review was done of 54 patients with a diagnosis of non-gynecologic cancer in pregnancy at Dhahran Health Center from January 1990 to December 2001(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is the major cause of cervical cancer. There is little published data on the prevalence of HPV infection among Saudi women. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of HPV in a group of women in the western region of Saudi Arabia. DESIGN AND SETTING A prospective study of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate knowledge and practice of the Pap test, the role of HPV in the etiology of cervical cancer, and attitudes regarding the HPV vaccine of female physicians in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study using an interview with a structured questionnaire to obtain information regarding cervical cancer,(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological malignancy in Saudi women with an estimated incidence rate of 1.9 cases per 100 000 women-years. More than 40% of cervical cancer cases are diagnosed at advanced stages due to lack of a routine screening program in Saudi Arabia. Thus, national guidelines for routine screening and treatment of(More)