Journal Publications for Year 2013 - 2014:
1. Kariyattil R, Unnikrishnan M, Venkatesh G, Hamid R. Primary Extradural Meningioma Presenting as Frontal Sinusitis with Extensive Bony Changes. SQUMJ 2014; 14(4): E566 – 70.
2. Al-Farsi Y, Al-Abri R, Al-Hajri A, Al-Balushi S. The Need for Lean Thinking in the Omani Health Care Sector. Oman Med J 2014; 29(4):248 – 9.
3. Kumar S, Al-Abri R, Kadir NA, Lokuhetty D. Castleman Disease of the Parotid Gland in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report. Ear Nose Throat J 2014; 93(10-11): E23 – 5.
4. Al-Balushi S, Sohal A, Sing PJ, Al-Hajri A, Al-Farsi Y, Al-Abri R. Readiness Factors for Lean Implementation in Healthcare Settings – A Literature Review. Journal of Health Organization and Management 2014; 28(2): 34 – 53.
5. Al-Abri R, Bhargava D, Al-Bassam W, Al-Badaai Y, Sawhney S. Clinically Significant Anatomical Variants of the Paranasal Sinuses. Oman Med J 2014; 29(2): 110 – 13.
6. Ardekian L, Klein H, Al-Abri R, Marchal F. Sialendoscopy for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Juvenile Recurrent Parotitis. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac Chir Orale 2014; 115(1): 17 – 21.
7. Al-Barawani S, Al-Saadoon M, Al-Rawas O, Al-Yararubi S, Al-Abri R, Al-Lamki L, Tanira M. Reflections on the Academic Accreditation of the MD Programme of the College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. SQUMJ 2014; 14(1): 7 – 11.
8. Al-Abri R, Al-Okbi M, Al-Bassam W, Idris S, El-Manzalawy A. Bilateral Pulsating Pharynx with Abnormal Internal Carotid Artery. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra 2014; 9(1): 4 – 6.
9. Al-Abri R, Bhargava D, Kurien M, Chaly V, Al-Badaai Y, Bhargava K. Allergic Rhinitis and Associated Comorbidities: Prevalence in Oman with Knowledge Gaps in Literature. Oman Med J 2014; 29(6): 414 – 18.
10. Al-Abri R, Kolethekkat A, Kelleher M, Myles L, Glasby M. Effect of Locally Administered Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor on the Survival of Transected and Repaired Adult Sheep Facial Nerve. Oman Med J 2014; 29(3): 208 – 13.
11. Al-Tamami N, Al-Badaai Y, Kakaria A, Saparamadu A, Al-Abri R. Soft Tissue Mass in the Pterygopalatine Fossa. Oman Med J 2014; 29(1): 75.
12. Al-Abri R, Al-Balushi A. Patient Satisfaction Survey as a Tool towards Quality Improvement. Oman Med J 2014; 29(1): 3 – 7.
13. Bhandarkar A, Pillai S, Venkitachalam A, Anand A. Acute Prevertebral Abscess Secondary to Infected Pancreatic Pseudocyst. BMJ Case Reports 2014; doi:10.1136
14. Nayak D, Bhandarkar A, Gudiseva, Pillai S, Patil N. Paranasal Sinus Malignancies – A Six Year Tertiary Hospital Experience. Indian Journal of Applied Research 2014; 4(2): 19-21.
15. Gangwar N, Mahesh S, Pillai S, Nayak D, Sibin M. Recent Trends in Head and Neck Tuberculosis and Review of Literature. International Journal of Scientific Research 2014; 3(3): 1-4.
16. Sebastian S, Kolethekkat A, Mathew J, Gowri M. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux in Dysphonics – Understanding the Significance and the Efficacy of Clinical Diagnosis – A Case Based Study. International Journal of Phonosurgery and Laryngology 2014; 4(1):5-9.
17. Al-Farai H, Al-Sharif S, Al-Alawi I. Colocolic Intussusception with Lipoma as Lead Point. SQUMJ 2014; 14(1): 126 – 7.
18. Al-Farai H, Al-Aboodi I, Al-Sawafi A, Al-Busaidi N, Woodhouse N. Insulin Resistance and its Correlation with Risk Factors for Developing Diabetes Mellitus in 100 Omani Medical Students. SQUMJ 2014; 14(3): 393 – 6.
19. Chopra P, Shankaran R, Murugeshan D. Meralgia Paraesthetica: Laparoscopic Surgery as a Cause Then and a Cure Now. Journal of Minimal Access Surgery 2014; 10(3): 159 – 60.
20. Machado NO, Machado NN. “Step Up” Approach in the Management of Pancreatic Necrosis. Is it a Step in the Right Direction? Pancreat Disord Ther 2014; 4:136
21. Machado NO. Pancreatic Divisum: Beyond what is Obvious. Pancreat Disord Ther 2014; 4:139.
22. Machado NN, Machado NO. Neurogenic Appendicpathy: A Historical and Contemporary Review. World Journal of Colorectal Surgery 2014; 4(4): Art1.
23. Machado NO. Total Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Pathology: Contraindication or Privileged Indication? Pancreat Disord Ther 2014; 3:133.
24. Mandhan P, Al-Wahaibi K, Al-Harthy A, Al-Qadhi H. The Appraisal of Surgical Grand Rounds in a University Teaching Hospital. Creative Education 2014; 5(18):1642-7.
25. Elshafie O, Al-Badaai Y, Al-Wahaibi K, Qureshi A, Hussein S, Al-Azzri F, Al-Mamari A, Woodhouse N. Catecholamine-secreting carotid body praganglioma: Successful preoperative control of hypertension and clinical symptoms using high-dose long-acting octreotide. PubMed 2014; 2014:140051.
26. Al-Khabori M, Al-Riyami A, Mukaddirov M, Al-Sabti H. Transfusion indication predictive score: a proposed risk stratification score for perioperative red blood cell transfusion in cardiac surgery. Vox Sanguinis 2014; 107(3):269-75.
27. Siddiqi M, Al-Harrasi K, Ziadinov E, Al-Sabti H, Sharma A. Coronary revascularization in a patient with dextrocardia and situs inversus. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2014; 22(8):972-4.
28. Al-Kind A, Al-Kimyani N, Alameddine T, Al-Sabti H, Al-Abri Q, Balan B. “Open” approach to aortic arch aneurysm repair. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association 2014; 26(3):152-61.
29. Ziadinov E, Al-Sabti H, Al-Toubi M, Siddiqi M. Pretreatment with Hydroxyurea of the patient with Essential Thrombocythemia Followed by Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Oman Medical Journal 2014; 29(4):294.
30. Balan B, Chengode S, Al-Sabti H, Rao R. Coronary artery bypass grafting in a patient with protein S deficiency: Perioperative implications. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 2014; 17(3):232.
31. Al-Hashmi K, Al-Abri M, Al-Zakwani I, Al-Waili K, Al-Waili K, Al-Rasadi K, Al-Sabti H, Hassan M. Reference values for arterial stiffness indices in an Omani Arab population. Saudi Medical Journal 2014; 35(11):1367-72.
32. Pieris R, Al-Sabti H, Al-Abri Q, Rizvi S. Prevalence Pattern of Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease among Patients Presenting for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Oman. Oman Medical Journal 2014; 29(3):203.
33. Al-Waili K, Al-Zakwani I, Al-Dughaishi T, Baneerje Y, Al-Sabti H, Al-Hashmi K, Farhan H, Habsi K, Al-Hinai A, Al-Rasadi K. Comparison of therapeutic lipid target acheivements among high-risk patients in Oman. Angiology 2014; 65(5):430-5.
34. Siddiqi M, Sharma A, Al-Sabti H. Polytrauma to right diaphragm, descending thoracic aorta and innominate artery. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic annals 2014 (Epub ahead of print).
35. Sharma A, Al-Sabti H, Kuba P, Sharma J. Lung biopsy in diffuse interstitial lung disease (simple technique). General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2014; 62(4):262-5.
36. Ziadinov E, Al-Kemyani N, Al-Sabti H. Management of internal mammary artery spasm. International Journal of Clinical Medicine 2014; 2(2):1028.
37. Al-Rasadi K, Al-Waili K, Al-Sabti H, Al-Hinai A, Al-Hashmi K, Al-Zakwani I, Banerjee Y. Criteria for diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia: a comprehensive analysis of the different guidelines, appraising their suitability in the Omani Arab population. Oman Medical Journal 2014; 29(2):85.
CONFERENCE & SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS FOR YEAR 2013 - 2014
1. Al-Marhoon M. Stone Composition in Oman, 11th Arab Association of Urology Meeting in Association with the Kuwait Urological Association. Kuwait, 31 October – 2 November 2014.
2. Malik K. “Spiradenoma Breast: A Rare Pathology”. International Workshop on General Surgery. Ankara, Turkey. 7 – 8 June 2014.
3. Al-Marhoon M. The Relationship of Helicobacter Pylori Infection to Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Is is Real? The 33rd Congress of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). Vancouver, Canada, 8 – 12 September 2013.
4. Al-Marhoon M. The 69th American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) annual meeting. Boston, USA, 12 – 17 October 2013.
5. Al-Qadhi H. “Career Planning”, “The Glass Ceiling” & “Doctor’s life on-line”. Heart Disease Overview and Updates. Kuwait University, Kuwait. September 2014.
6. Al-Balushi Z. Paper Presented “Concomitant laparoscopic cholecystectomy and splenectomy in children with sickle cell disease”. ESLES Conference. Al-Ain, UAE. November 2014.
1. Malik K. “Early Detection of Breast Cancer”. Breast Disease Awareness Workshop. Muscat, Oman. 9 March 2014.
2. Nagy M. “Pelvic Injury in Polychromatic Patient”. Cadaveric Instruction Course on Management of Open Tibial Fractures. Muscat, Oman. 30 November – 02 December 2014
3. Younas S. “Abdominal Trauma”. National Symposium on Emergency Trauma Management. Ibri Hospital, Oman. February 2014.
POSTER PRESENTATIONS FOR YEAR 2013 - 2014
1. Malik K. “Diagnostic Dilemmas in Itraductal Papillomas of the Breast – Experience at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in the Sultanate of Oman”. EURAMA 2014. Muscat, Oman. 28 – 31 October 2014.
2. Kariyattil R. “Cerbellar Mutism Following Pediatric Head Injury”. 42nd Annual Meeting of ISPN. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. October 2014.
The Department of Surgery is also heavily involved in student research projects.