Mazen Rahman Ali

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It is now firmly established that TSH may influence the physiology and patho-physiology of bone by activating osteoblasts and inhibiting osteoclast activity resulting in relative osteoprotection. Whether this influence is directly exerted by pituitary-derived TSH in vivo is less certain, because we have previously reported that the suppression of pituitary(More)
An update on the current status of robotic hepatobiliary surgery based on a review of the available literature. A literature search was performed using the PubMed database with search phrases "robotic hepatectomy", "robotic liver resection", "robotic liver surgery", "robotic hepatobiliary surgery", and "robotic biliary reconstruction". We selected articles(More)
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is the most common malignancy referred to our institute which is the largest tertiary referral cancer centre in Saudi Arabia, The proportion of follicular low grade NHL appears to be extremely small in this population (<5% of all NHL). To date, there is no data available regarding any correlation between bcl-2 gene rearrangement(More)
Punctate palmoplantar keratoderma type 1 (PPPK1) is a rare autosomal dominant inherited skin disease, characterized by multiple hyperkeratotic lesions on the palms and soles. The causative gene for PPPK1 has been identified as AAGAB, which encodes α- and γ-adaptin-binding protein p34. We describe the clinical features in three unrelated families with PPPK1,(More)
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