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  • Azar, Riad; Saltin, Corey; Wassef, Wahid; Banner, Barbara; Strehlow, Karen; Mehta, Savant (2016-09-28)
  • Mokhbat, Jacques E.; Remien, Robert H.; Chowdhury, Jenifar; Soliman, Cherif; El Adway, Maha; El-Sadr, Wafaa (2017-02-10)
    HIV/AIDS transmission in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) has been on the rise for the most of the last decade. By the end of 2007, there was an estimated 380,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in the region ...
  • Teebi, Ahmad S.; Farag, Talaat I. (Oxford University Press, 2019-05-09)
  • Makhoul, N.J.; Wells, R.S.; Kaspart, H.; Shbaklo, H.; Taher, A.; Chakar, N.; Zalloua, P.A. (2019-07-25)
    Beta thalassemia is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by reduced (β+) or absent (β0) beta‐globin chain synthesis. In Lebanon it is the most predominant genetic defect. In this study we investigated the religious ...
  • Hani, Abeer J.; Mikati, Husam M.; Mikati, Mohamad A. (2016-11-11)
  • Henn, Brenna M.; Botigue, Laura R.; Gravel, Simon; Wang, Wei; Brisbin, Abra; Byrnes, Abra; Bymes, Jake K.; Fadhlaoui-Zid, Karina; Zalloua, Pierre A.; Moreno-Estrada, Andres; Bertranpetit, Jaume; Bustamante, Carlos D.; Comas, David (2019-07-19)
    North African populations are distinct from sub-Saharan Africans based on cultural, linguistic, and phenotypic attributes; however, the time and the extent of genetic divergence between populations north and south of the ...
  • El Zein, Nabil; Abdallah, Maya S.; Daher, Costantine F.; Mroueh, Mohammad; Stephan, Joseph; Bahous, Sola Aoun; Eid, Assaad; Faour, Wissam H. (2019-06-27)
    Damage to podocytes is a key event in glomerulopathies. While energy dense food can contribute to kidney damage, the role of the orixegenic hormone “ghrelin” in podocyte biology is still unknown. In the present study, we ...
  • Mawad, Michel E.; Klucznick, Richard P. (2019-07-08)
    PURPOSE To describe the characteristic CT, MR, and angiographic features of giant serpentine aneurysms and discuss their endovascular treatment. METHODS Thirteen patients with giant serpentine aneurysms were studied at ...
  • Mokhbat, Jacques (2019-04-17)
    Background The 69th World Health Assembly approved the Global Health Sector Strategy to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. Although no virological cure exists for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, existing therapies to ...
  • Mroueh, Mohamad; Faour, Wissam H.; Daher, Costantine; Haddad, Haytham (2015-10-23)
    Introduction: Impairments in neuroendocrine regulation of food intake and postprandial satiety are leading causes to obesity. Ghrelin peptide is a GI hormone known to increase food intake partly through induction of growth ...
  • Jour, Liang-Der; Mawad, Michel E. (2019-07-10)
    Background Understanding aneurysm growth rate allows us to predict not only the current rupture risk, but also accumulated rupture risk in the future. However, determining growth rate of unruptured intracranial aneurysms ...
  • Vinuela, Fernando; Duckwiler, Gary; Mawad, Michel (2019-07-05)
    From December 1990 to July 1995, the investigators participated in a prospective clinical study to evaluate the safety of the Guglielmi detachable coil (GDC) system for the treatment of aneurysms. This report summarizes ...
  • Riachi, N.; Bohlega, S.; Alsaadi, T.; Amir, A.; Hosny, H.; Karawagh, A.M.; Moulin, D.; Salti, A.; Shelbaya, S. (2019-04-30)
    Neuropathic pain (NeP) has been the focus of extensive basic and clinical research over the past 20 years. This has led to an increased understanding of underlying pathophysiological mechanisms and the development of new ...
  • Khalil, Geoges; Haddad, Charles; Otrock, Zaher K.; Jaber, Fadel; Farra, Anna (2019-05-23)
    Halzoun syndrome typically manifests in the form of an allergic pharyngitis following the consumption of raw or undercooked ovine liver. First described in Lebanon in 1905, it was initially attributed to Fasciola hepatica, ...
  • Ahdab, Rechdi; Ayache, Samar S.; Brugieres, Pierre; Farhat, Wassim H.; Lechauffeur, Jean-Pascal (2019-04-10)
    The hand motor hot spot (hMHS) is one of the most salient parameters in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) practice, notably used for targeting. It is commonly accepted that the hMHS corresponds to the hand representation ...
  • Jaber, Amani; Chalah, Moussa A.; Raad, Kareem; El Bejjani, Lina; Jebai, Ibrahim; Shahine, Hanna; Haidar, Mona (2016-12-12)
    Background. The diversity of the Lebanese society increased after the 1975-1990 civil war, the grapes of Wrath conflict and July 2006 war. Musculoskeletal disabilities affect up to 10% of this population. This category is ...
  • Bouclaous, Carmel H.; Salem, Samer; Ghanem, Ahmad; Saade, Namir; El Haddad, Jad; Bou Malham, Melissa; Al Osta, Soad; Matar, Karen; Nassar, Elma; Yared, Georges; Khiami, Majd; Joe Eid, Mary (2021-12-20)
    BACKGROUND:To date, there has been a dearth of research on health literacy in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and in particular Lebanon. OBJECTIVES:This cross-sectional study assessed the levels and correlates of health ...
  • Helou, Mariana; Sakr, Rania; Tanios, Alain (2019-06-03)
    Background: In order to assess the health status of the students in Lebanese Universities, an epidemiological study was conducted in 3 Lebanese universities during the year 2014-2015. Methods: A standard anonymous ...
  • Ammar, Walid; Kdouh, Ola; Hammoud, Rawan; Hamadeh, Randa; Harb, Hilda; Ammar, Zeina; Atun, Rifat; Christiani, David; Zalloua, Pierre A. (2019-07-25)
    Background Between 2011 and 2013, the Lebanese population increased by 30% due to the influx of Syrian refugees. While a sudden increase of such magnitude represents a shock to the health system, threatening the continuity ...
  • Jou, Liang-Der; Mawad, Michel E. (2019-07-09)
    Stents play an important role in management of cerebral aneurysms. A stent reconstructs the parent artery, assists coil embolization, and decreases flow activity within an aneurysm. However, an in-stent stenosis often ...

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