Saleh AlZahrani

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BACKGROUND Peritoneal carcinomatosis is life-threatening without cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy (PIC). Only a few studies in the literature addressed the relationship between age and outcomes of peritonectomy. This study was designed to review the clinical outcomes in elderly patients who underwent CRS and PIC. (More)
Grids are increasingly being used in applications, one of which is e-learning. As the majority of academic and business institutions and training centres around the world have adopted this technology in order to create, deliver and manage their learning materials through the web, the subject has become the focus of investigate. Still, collaboration between(More)
INTRODUCTION The St George Hospital specialises in peritonectomy and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for treatment of intra-abdominal malignancies. Despite performing around 800 peritonectomy and HIPEC procedures, we have rarely encountered desmoplastic small round cell tumours (DSRCT). We present our experiences with DSRCT, and propose(More)
INTRODUCTION Malignant ascites (MA) is the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity of patients with intraperitoneal dissemination of their disease and is associated with a short life expectancy. The most common clinical feature is a progressive increase of abdominal distention resulting in pain, discomfort, anorexia and dyspnoea. Currently,(More)
BACKGROUND Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (CRS/HIPEC) is an effective treatment for peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from multiple origins, however is associated with increased complications compared to conventional gastrointestinal surgery. The aetiology of enterocutaneous fistulas (ECF) in most cases is a result of(More)
Traditional perspectives have envisaged intelligence as one entity dominated by a single set of abilities (i.e. cognitive abilities), whereas modern perspectives have defined intelligence in various shapes (e.g. linguistic, musical and interpersonal intelligences). By the same token, traditional perspectives have examined stupidity as one set of inabilities(More)
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