Mehdi Ali

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PURPOSE Recently, the American College of Cardiology - American Heart Association (ACC-AHA) published guidelines and an associated algorithm for preoperative cardiovascular evaluation of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. Our purpose was to (i) test guideline's ability to predict adverse cardiac events within seven days after surgery, (ii) determine(More)
This case report describes the use of octreotide, a long-acting somatostatin analogue, in the management of a patient with an ovarian carcinoid tumour and severe cardiac valvular disease. This patient underwent laparotomy and tumour resection without complication. Anaesthesia was induced with midazolam, fentanyl, and vecuronium, and maintained with(More)
Nanocomposite of Co-SiO2, a soft magnetic material, with Co weight fraction x = 0.3 and 0.7 was prepared via mechanical milling. The magnetic properties of these samples, both zero-field-cooled (ZFC) and field-cooled (FC), have been measured as a function of x, milling time, and temperature. The structural assessment of the composite indicates a presence of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Epidural morphine with fentanyl has been used with some success to treat the pain associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome. This report describes a female with Guillain-Barré syndrome in which lower extremity and generalized positional pain failed to respond to conventional pain therapy. An epidural infusion of bupivacaine and(More)
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