Saleh Mohammad Aldaqal

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the self-esteem and quality of life in adolescents with extreme obesity before and one year after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as obesity is a major challenging medical problem, not only in adults but also in children and adolescents in Saudi Arabia. METHODS In a prospective cohort study, 32 adolescents (aged 13-17 years) with(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the most common abnormal anatomical variations of extra-hepatic biliary tract (EHBT), and their relation to biliary tract injuries and stones formation. METHODS This is a retrospective review of 120 patients, who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP) and/or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography(More)
BACKGROUND Morbid obesity has become a common problem worldwide and as a result the demand for bariatric surgery has increased as well. Most patients develop skin redundancy and sagging at many body parts after major weight loss procedures which increased the demand for body contouring procedures. AIMS The study was to address the prevalence and patient's(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical characteristic, clinical presentations and radiological features of diopathic granulomatous mastitis, and the best treatment approaches of this clinical entity. METHODS Between 1996 and 2003 the files and histopathology reports of 25 patients with granulomatous mastitis at King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, Jeddah,(More)
BACKGROUND Following a bariatric surgery and massive weight-loss, the outcome is usually sullied by consequences on the body's contour and redundant skin. AIMS We aimed to record the frequency of contour irregularities and quantify patients' satisfaction with appearance and anticipations from body contouring surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS The ethical(More)
INTRODUCTION Obesity is a condition that has significant impact on public health. Recent exciting studies have linked chronic gastritis and H. pylori infection to obesity. Chronic gastritis has shown increased prevalence in obesity, more particularly H. pylori-related gastritis. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic gastritis in morbidly(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery had always been integral part in the approach to a patient with breast cancer. It is our aim of this study to report in a simplistic manner the variability in the perception and practice by surgeons surrounding breast reconstruction. DESIGN AND SETTINGS This is a descriptive(More)
To assess the efficacy of using autologous stromal vascular fraction (SVF) to promote healing of controlled fistula tracts in the management of postoperative upper gastrointestinal leakage. This is an experimental study conducted on 10 experimental rabbits. Animal models were divided into the SVF group which received an autologous SVF and the control group(More)
Obesity is a major health problem worldwide. It has been associated with high prevalence of depression and low self-esteem. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, a bariatric procedure, is simple and effective in weight reduction with few complications. We studied depression and self esteem in patients with morbid obesity before and after laparoscopic sleeve(More)