Taqi Mohammad

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BACKGROUND Currently, no second-line treatment exists for hormonerefractory prostate cancer (HRPC) cases that fail docetaxel regimens. Rapamycin, an immunosuppressive macrolide, inhibits metastatic prostate tumor growth and angiogenesis in in vivo mouse models. This pilot study assessed the antitumor activity, safety, and toxicity of rapamycin in patients(More)
Thirty patients with progressive metastatic renal cell carcinoma were treated. Eleven patients received 2 or more prior systemic therapies; 2 had a complete response, 7 had a partial response, and 11 had stable disease. The complete responders are off therapy and remain without disease recurrence. The median duration of response was 3.8 months (range 1 -(More)
This study was done to assess the influence of alkaline surface modification on interfacial bond strength of existing fractured (old) amalgam restoration bonded to fresh amalgam. Old and Fresh amalgam interfaced samples were prepared by applying a 4-methacryloyloxyethy trimellitate anhydride (4-META) containing adhesive. The adhesive used was Amalgabond(More)
OBJECTIVES The prevalence of obesity and diabetes in the Middle East is among the highest in the world. Valid measures of abdominal adiposity are essential to understanding the metabolic consequences of obesity. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is increasingly being utilised to assess body composition in population studies, and has recently been used(More)
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