Mir Sadat-Ali

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CONTEXT Bisphosphonates have been widely used in the treatment of osteoporosis. Uncommon side effects have emerged in postapproval use. Because bisphosphonates accumulate in bone and are released for months or years after treatment is stopped, it is reasonable to consider the clinical question of how long to treat. OBJECTIVE In this personal perspective,(More)
A case of dislocation of the shoulder and ipsilateral fracture of the shaft of the humerus is reported. The mechanism of this injury is detailed. The use of the limb lengthening apparatus as an external fixator, which rendered the management of this combination injury easy, is described. The literature on this subject is reviewed. Es wird über einen Fall(More)
The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence low bone mass among girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) and their siblings. The subjects of this study were Saudi Arabian girls with AIS. Patients had their weight and height measured to calculate their body mass index (BMI). Clinical examination and investigations were done to rule out any(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of sickle cell anemia in Saudi population was reported to be between 0-5.27%. OBJECTIVE This cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia in patients with sickle cell anemia and to correlate its severity with the hematological parameters. METHODS A cross-sectional study which(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the serum level of 25 hydroxyvitamin D 25OHD among healthy Saudi Arabian women living in the eastern province. METHODS A cross-sectional randomized study was conducted between February 1st 2008 and May 31st 2008 at the King Fahd University Hospital, Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 200 Saudi women between 25-35 years group 1 and(More)
OBJECTIVE Osteoporosis and osteopenia among postmenopausal Saudi Arabian women are common to the extent of over 60%. Pregnancy, multiparity and prolonged lactation are suggested as factors modifying negatively in the development of osteoporosis. Earlier reports from the institution indicated a beneficial role of multiparity in postmenopausal osteoporosis(More)
Adverse Events (AE's) are unintended injuries or complications resulting in death, disability or prolonged hospital stay, that arise from deficiency in the health care management. The objective of this retrospective study is to assess the incidence of AE's, its impact on patients in terms of morbidity and mortality. All orthopaedic patients admitted to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between male osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). METHODS We screened 154 male Saudi Arabian patients over the age of 50 years for osteoporosis between May and December 2005, at the Endocrine and Orthopedic Clinics of King Fahd University Hospital, Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Patients body mass(More)
OBJECTIVE The risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia i s patients with sickle cell anaemia is not well established. This prospective study was conducted to assess the prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia in sickle cell anaemia. METHODS Consecutive adult sickle cell anaemia patients who were treated at the department of orthopaedic surgery of King Fahd(More)