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  • Husain, Aatif M.; Sinha, Saurabh R. (Springer, 2022-07-18)
    The role of autoimmune etiologies in the genesis of epilepsy and encephalitis has been recently discovered. Historically, infectious and to a lesser degree metabolic etiologies have also been implicated in convulsive and ...
  • Drislane, Frank W.; Kaplan, Peter W. (Springer, 2022-07-18)
    The management of convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) consists of simultaneous termination of the status epilepticus (SE) and determination and management of the underlying etiology. The operational definition of CSE is ...
  • Megarbane, Andre; Bizzari, Sami; Deepthi, Asha; Sabbagh, Sandra; Mansour, Hicham; Chouery, Eliane; Hmaimess, Ghassan; Jabbour, Rosette; Mehawej, Cybel; Alame, Saada; Hani, Abeer; Hasbini, Dana; Ghanem, Ismat; Koussa, Salam (2022-07-07)
    Background: Clinical and molecular data on the occurrence and frequency of inherited neuromuscular disorders (NMD) in the Lebanese population is scarce. Objective: This study aims to provide a retrospective overview ...
  • Farra, Chantal; Abdouni, Lina; Hani, Abeer; Dirani, Leyla; Hamdar, Layal; Souaid, Mirna; Awwad, Johnny (2022-07-06)
    17p13.3 microduplication syndrome has been associated with a clinical spectrum of phenotypes, and depending on the genes involved in the microduplication, it is categorized into two classes (Class I and Class II). We herein, ...
  • Hani, Abeer J. (2022-06-29)
    Introduction The presence of hypsarrhythmia and occurrence of infantile spasms constitute a severe form of epilepsy in infants that warrants early identification and treatment. The aim of this study is to evaluate the EEG ...
  • El Ouweini, Ahmad; Karaoui, Lamis R.; Chamoun, Nibal; Assi, Chahine; Yammine, Kaissar; Ramia, Elsy (2022-03-16)
    Background In Lebanon, the role of the pharmacist remains underestimated in the medication reconciliation process, especially in surgical departments. This study aims to assess the impact of pharmacist-conducted medication ...
  • Matli, Kamal; Al Kotob, Abdulrahman; Jamaleddine, Wassim; Al Osta, Soad; Salameh, Pascale; Tabbikha, Rami; Chamoun, Nibal; Moussawi, Ahmad; Saad, Jean-Michel; Atwi, Gibran; Abu Saad, Tarik; Jamal, Omar; Mokhbat, Jacques; Ghanem, Georges (2022-03-14)
    Background Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is associated with endothelial dysfunction. Pharmacologically targeting the different mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction may improve clinical outcomes and lead to reduced ...
  • Matli, Kamal; Chamoun, Nibal; Fares, Aya; Zibara, Victor; Al-Osta, Soad; Nasrallah, Rabih; Salameh, Pascale; Mokhbat, Jacques; Ghanem, Georges (2022-03-11)
    Background COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that results in a prothrombotic state manifesting as thrombotic, microthrombotic and thromboembolic events. As a result, several antithrombotic modalities have been implicated ...
  • Chamoun, Nibal; Matta, Stephanie; Aderian, Sandrine Sarine; Salibi, Rami; Salameh, Pascale; Tayeh, Gaby; Haddad, Elie; Ghanem, Hady (2022-03-11)
    The Caprini and Padua venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment models (RAMs) are used to assess VTE risk in surgical and in medical patients respectively. This study aims to compare the proportion of medical inpatients ...
  • Matli, Kamal; Farah, Raymond; Maalouf, Mario; Chamoun, Nibal; Costanian, Christy; Ghanem, Georges (2022-03-10)
    Although primarily affecting the respiratory system, COVID-19 causes multiple organ damage. One of its grave consequences is a prothrombotic state that manifests as thrombotic, microthrombotic and thromboembolic events. ...
  • Hanna, Rita; Nour-Eldine, Wared; Saliba, Youakim; Dagher-Hamalian, Carole; Hachem, Pia; Abou-Khalil, Pamela; Mika, Delphine; Varin, Audrey; El Hayek, Magali Samia; Pereira, Laëtitia; Fares, Nassim; Vandecasteele, Grégoire; Abi-Gerges, Aniella (2021-12-23)
    Aim Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCM) accomodates a spectrum of cardiac abnormalities. This study aims to investigate whether DCM is associated with changes in cyclic adenosine 3′-5′ monophosphate (cAMP) signaling, particularly ...
  • 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 ...
  • Skaf, Ghassan S.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Bouclaous, Carmel H. (2021-03-03)
    Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the pathogenesis of pyogenic spontaneous spondylodiscitis in children and adults. 2. Describe the clinical presentation, ...
  • Skaf, Ghassan S.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Bouclaous, Carmel H. (2021-03-03)
    Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Describe the pathogenesis and epidemiology of spinal tuberculosis. Explain the clinical presentation, laboratory findings, and ...
  • Skaf, Ghassan S.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Bouclaous, Carmel H. (2021-03-03)
    Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Define the principles of conservative and surgical treatment of pyogenic spontaneous spondylodiscitis. Describe the indications for ...
  • Skaf, Ghassan S.; Fehlings, Michael G.; Bouclaous, Carmel H. (2021-03-03)
    Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Define the principles of conservative and surgical treatment of spinal tuberculosis. Discuss the indications for conservative and ...
  • Abi-Gerges, Aniella; Castro, Liliana; Leroy, Jerome; Domergue, Valerie; Fischmeister, Rodolphe; Vandecasteele, Gregoire (2020-11-10)
    Background In cardiomyocytes, phosphodiesterases (PDEs) type 3 and 4 are the predominant enzymes that degrade cAMP generated by β-adrenergic receptors (β-ARs), impacting notably the regulation of the L-type Ca2+ current ...
  • Abi-Gerges, Aniella; Dagher-Hamalian, Carole; Abou-Khalil, Pamela; Chahine, Joe Braham; Hachem, Pia; Khalil, Christian (2020-09-15)
    Waterpipe smoking is a popular pastime worldwide with statistics pointing to an alarming increase in consumption. In the current paper, the evaluation of sub-chronic waterpipe smoke exposure was undertaken using C57BL/6 ...
  • Al-Habbal, Khairat; Arawi, Thalia (2020-07-28)
    Background The physician–patient relationship is a crucial element in successful medical care. Empathy is the ability to understand an individual’s subjective experience yet remain as an observer. It plays a major role ...
  • Bouclaous, Carmel; Jaubert, Ronald (2020-07-01)
    Background The consumption of 400-600 grams per day of fruits and vegetables has been linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, and lower incidence of cancers and chronic diseases. This study explores the alignment ...

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