Nabeel M Qattan

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The first liver transplant in Saudi Arabia and in the Arab world was performed on the 30th of July, 1990, in the Armed Forces Hospital in Riyadh, on a 23-year-old male with end-stage liver disease due to sclerosing cholangitis. There were no major post-operative or post-transplantation complications. Now, sixteen months post-transplantation, the patient is(More)
Although endovascular management of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is well studied, little information exists regarding endovascular treatment of critical upper limb ischemia. We report a case of transluminal recanalization of right radial artery chronic total occlusion (CTO) using rendezvous technique in a patient with critical hand(More)
Vascular access for hemodialysis has taxed the ingenuity of surgeons for a long time. Although the Brescia-Cimino arteriovenous fistula has become the principal access, usage of grafts become necessary when suitable artery and vein are not available for making a fistula. A total of 36 grafts for 24 patients were placed at the Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to report the Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia experience in 20 patients who underwent brachio basilic fistula. The use of basilic vein for creation of vascular access for hemodialysis has become popular as it has superiority over polytetrafluoroethlene grafts, as it is a native vessel with less(More)
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