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CMHS Publications: January 2018


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Hefny, A. F., Jagdish, J., & Salim, E. N. A. (2018). A rare case of an adult traumatic bicycle handlebar hernia: A case report and review of the literature. Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine.


Abdelrahman, H. A., Al-Shamsi, A., John, A., Hertecant, J., Lootah, A., Ali, B. R., & Al-Gazali, L. (2018). A recessive truncating variant in thrombospondin-1 domain containing protein 1 gene THSD1 is the underlying cause of nonimmune hydrops fetalis, congenital cardiac defects, and haemangiomas in four patients from a consanguineous family. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A


Bastaki, S. M., Abdulrazzaq, Y. M., Shafiullah, M., Więcek, M., Kieć-Kononowicz, K., & Sadek, B. (2018). Anticonvulsant and reproductive toxicological studies of the imidazole-based histamine H3R antagonist 2-18 in mice. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, 12, 179-194. 


Abu-Zidan, F. M., El-Batrawy, T. M., & Khan, N. H. (2018). Ectopic gastric mucosal ulcer of the jejunum without congenital anomaly causing intestinal obstruction. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(1-2), E99-E100.


Adeghate, E., Saeed, Z., D’Souza, C., Tariq, S., Kalász, H., Tekes, K., & Adeghate, E. A. (2018). Effect of nociceptin on insulin release in normal and diabetic rat pancreas. Cell and Tissue Research.


Adrian, T. E., & Collin, P. (2018). The anti-cancer effects of frondoside A. Marine Drugs, 16(2).


Al Suleimani, Y. M., Abdelrahman, A. M., Karaca, T., Manoj, P., Ashique, M., Nemmar, A., & Ali, B. H. (2018). The effect of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor sitagliptin on gentamicin nephrotoxicity in mice. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 97, 1102-1108.


Al Zaabi, N., Al Menhali, N., & Al-Jasmi, F. (2018). SYNJ1 gene associated with neonatal onset of neurodegenerative disorder and intractable seizure. Molecular Genetics and Genomic Medicine, 6(1), 109-113. 


Al-Rifai, R. H., Ali, N., Barigye, E. T., Al Haddad, A. H. I., Loney, T., Al-Maskari, F., & Ahmed, L. A. (2018). Maternal and birth cohort studies in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: Protocol for a systematic review and narrative evaluation. BMJ Open, 8(1). 


Alhazzani, W., Alshamsi, F., Belley-Cote, E., Heels-Ansdell, D., Brignardello-Petersen, R., Alquraini, M., . . . Guyatt, G. (2018b). Efficacy and safety of stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill patients: a network meta-analysis of randomized trials. Intensive Care Medicine, 44(1).


Ali, B. H., Al Za’abi, M., Karaca, T., Al Suleimani, Y., Al Balushi, K. A., Manoj, P., . . . Nemmar, A. (2018). Potassium bromate-induced kidney damage in rats and the effect of gum acacia thereon. American Journal of Translational Research, 10(1), 126-137. 


Ali, B. H., Al-Salam, S., Al Suleimani, Y., Al Kalbani, J., Al Bahlani, S., Ashique, M., . . . Schupp, N. (2018). Curcumin Ameliorates Kidney Function and Oxidative Stress in Experimental Chronic Kidney Disease. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, 122(1), 65-73. 


Alshahrani, M. S., Sindi, A., Alshamsi, F., Al-Omari, A., El Tahan, M., Alahmadi, B., . . . Alhazzani, W. (2018). Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. Annals of Intensive Care, 8(1). 


Bastaki, S. M. A., Padol, I. T., Amir, N., & Hunt, R. H. (2018). Effect of Aspirin and ibuprofen either alone or in combination on gastric mucosa and bleeding time and on serum prostaglandin E2 and thromboxane A2 levels in the anaesthetized rats in vivo. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 438(1-2), 25-34.


Cabral-Marques, O., França, T. T., Al-Sbiei, A., Schimke, L. F., Khan, T. A., Feriotti, C., . . . Condino-Neto, A. (2018). CD40 ligand deficiency causes functional defects of peripheral neutrophils that are improved by exogenous IFN-γ. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.


Durie, D., Yeh, E., McIntosh, N., Fisher, L., Bulman, D. E., Birnboim, H. C., . . . Al-Dirbashi, O. Y. (2018). Quantification of DNA in Neonatal Dried Blood Spots by Adenine Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 90(1), 801-806. 


Karthishwaran, K., Kamalraj, S., Jayabaskaran, C., Kurup, S. S., Sakkir, S., & Cheruth, A. J. (2018). GC-MS assisted phytoactive chemical compounds identification and profiling with mineral constituents from biologically active extracts of Aerva javanica (Burm. f) Juss. ex Schult. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 46(2), 517-524.


Karthishwaran, K., Shamisi, S. O. S. O. A., Kurup, S. S., Sakkir, S., & Cheruth, A. J. (2018). Free-radical-scavenging and antioxidant capacities with special emphasis on enzyme activities and in vitro studies in Caralluma flava N. E. Br. Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 32(1), 156-162. 


Katsila, T., Patrinos, G. P., & Kardamakis, D. (2018). Searching for Clinically Relevant Biomarkers in Geriatric Oncology. BioMed Research International, 2018


Kincaid, R. P., Panicker, N. G., Lozano, M. M., Sullivan, C. S., Dudley, J. P., & Mustafa, F. (2018). MMTV does not encode viral microRNAs but alters the levels of cancer-associated host microRNAs. Virology, 513, 180-187. 


Meeran, M. F. N., Laham, F., Al-Taee, H., Azimullah, S., & Ojha, S. (2018). Protective effects of α-bisabolol on altered hemodynamics, lipid peroxidation, and nonenzymatic antioxidants in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction: In vivo and in vitro evidences. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology.


Milosevic, G., Kotur, N., Krstovski, N., Lazic, J., Zukic, B., Stankovic, B., . . . Dokmanovic, L. (2018). Variants in TPMT, ITPA, ABCC4 and ABCB1 Genes as Predictors of 6-Mercaptopurine Induced Toxicity in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Journal of Medical Biochemistry.


Miyazawa, K., Li, Y. G., Rashed, W. A., Al Mahmeed, W., Shehab, A., Zubaid, M., & Lip, G. Y. H. (2018). Secondary stroke prevention and guideline adherent antithrombotic treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation: Insights from the Gulf Survey of atrial fibrillation events (Gulf SAFE). International Journal of Cardiology


Oczkowski, S. J. W., Klotz, L., Mazzetti, I., Alshamsi, F., Chen, M. L., Foster, G., . . . Hamielec, C. (2018). Furosemide and Albumin for Diuresis of Edema (FADE): A parallel-group, blinded, pilot randomized controlled trial. Journal of Critical Care


Raj, V., Ojha, S., Howarth, F. C., Belur, P. D., & Subramanya, S. B. (2018). Therapeutic potential of benfotiamine and its molecular targets. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 22(10), 3261-3273. 


Salem, K. A., Sydorenko, V., Qureshi, M., Oz, M., & Howarth, F. C. (2018). Effects of pioglitazone on ventricular myocyte shortening and Ca2+ transport in the goto-kakizaki type 2 diabetic rat. Physiological Research, 67(1), 57-68.


Sartelli, M., Kluger, Y., Ansaloni, L., Hardcastle, T. C., Rello, J., Watkins, R. R., . . . Catena, F. (2018). Raising concerns about the Sepsis-3 definitions. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 13(1).  


Shaban, S., Cevik, A. A., Canakci, M. E., Kuas, C., El Zubeir, M., & Abu-Zidan, F. (2018). Do senior medical students meet recommended emergency medicine curricula requirements? BMC medical education, 18(1), 8.


Shanmugam, K., Ravindran, S., Kurian, G. A., & Rajesh, M. (2018). Fisetin confers cardioprotection against myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury by suppressing mitochondrial oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction and inhibiting glycogen synthase kinase 3β activity. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018 


Singh, R. M., Waqar, T., Howarth, F. C., Adeghate, E., Bidasee, K., & Singh, J. (2018). Hyperglycemia-induced cardiac contractile dysfunction in the diabetic heart. Heart Failure Reviews, 23(1), 37-54.


Tageldin, M. H., Abu Damir, H., Hussein, M. F., Omer, E. A., Ali, M. A., Adam, A. M., & Nir, R. R. (2018). Subclinical nodular goiter associated with Hurthle cell, papillary, and adenomatoid hyperplasic nodules in the dromedary camel in the Sultanate of Oman. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 27(1), 135-145. 


Toor, S. M., Syed Khaja, A. S., Alkurd, I., & Elkord, E. (2018). In-vitro effect of pembrolizumab on different T regulatory cell subsets. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 191(2), 189-197. 


Winther, A., Jørgensen, L., Ahmed, L. A., Christoffersen, T., Furberg, A. S., Grimnes, G., . . . Emaus, N. (2018). Bone mineral density at the hip and its relation to fat mass and lean mass in adolescents: The Tromsø Study, Fit Futures. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 19(1).


Zaabi, N. A., Kendi, A., Al-Jasmi, F., Takashima, S., Shimozawa, N., & Al-Dirbashi, O. Y. (2018). Atypical PEX16 peroxisome biogenesis disorder with mild biochemical disruptions and long survival. Brain and Development


Zodpey, S. P., Evashwick, C. J., Grivna, M., Harrison, R. A., & Finnegan, J. R. (2018). Editorial: Educating the global workforce for public health. Frontiers in Public Health, 5(JAN).


Zorbozan, O., Cevik, A. A., Acar, N., Ozakin, E., Ozcelik, H., Birdane, A., & Abu-Zidan, F. M. (2018). Predictors of mortality in ST-elevation MI patients. Medicine (United States), 97(9).