Ahmad mohammed Alhamid

Ahmad mohammed Alhamid
University of Aleppo · Faculty of Medicine

Medical student

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Publications (22)
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Breast cancer (BC) is classified as the most prevalent cancer worldwide. The incidence and prevalence of BC in Syria are not determined but expected to be high. Lack of awareness toward BC leads to higher incidence and mortality. There are no studies measuring BC awareness in Syria. Our study aims to evaluate BC awareness and attitudes, the obstacl...
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Background Group A Streptococcus is a very common pathogen which infects a large scale of people around the world causing many symptoms such as scarlet fever, sinusitis, and pneumonia. Most strains of group A and many other strains of group C and G Streptococcus bacteria secreted antigen called Streptolysin O. Anti-streptolysin O (ASO) is an antibo...
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Background: Congenital anomalies are the fifth leading cause of mortality in children younger than 5 years globally. Many gastrointestinal congenital anomalies are fatal without timely access to neonatal surgical care, but few studies have been done on these conditions in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). We compared outcomes of the s...
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We sought to update norms for peak systolic blood pressure (SBP) on the graded exercise test and examine its prognostic value in patients without baseline cardiovascular disease. Mayo graded exercise test data (1993–2010) were reviewed for nonimaging tests using Bruce protocol, selecting Minnesota residents 30 to 79 years without baseline cardiovas...
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Background The perception of organ donation and brain death among Syrian population has not been previously explored. The goal of this study is to evaluate the attitude and knowledge of organ donation among Syrians and the willingness of this population to donate their organs. Methods We conducted a survey-based cross-sectional study in four hospi...
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Background: The association between maternal serum copper levels and premature rupture of membranes (PROM) is debated. Aims: This study aims to study the relationship between maternal serum copper levels and the incidence of PROM and to determine risk factors of PROM in Aleppo University Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Settings and Design: S...
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Background: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by a novel coronavirus that affects respiratory tract. People's awareness and knowledge of, and behavior and attitude toward COVID-19 are scarcely investigated , making medical literature related to this point poor. we aim to measure the knowledge of, and the reaction to COVID-1...
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Background: This study aims to identify gender differences in specialty preference and career choice among Syrian medical students. Method: A cross-sectional study comprising currently enrolled second, fourth and sixth year medical students at Aleppo University was conducted. Demographics, specialty preferences and factors influencing this decis...
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Introduction Primary breast tuberculosis is a rare form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis even in endemic regions. To our knowledge, this is the first report of Primary breast tuberculosis from Syria. Case presentation We report a case of a 37-year-old female who admitted to the surgical clinic with a 4-month history of gradually growing mass in the...
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Background: The association between maternal serum copper levels and premature rupture of membranes (PROM) is debated. Aims: This study aims to study the relationship between maternal serum copper levels and the incidence of PROM and to determine risk factors of PROM in Aleppo University Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Settings and Design: S...
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Background Antimicrobial resistance is one of the important and serious public health problems worldwide. Syria has a severe lack of data regarding this problem, especially after war. We aimed from this study to provide a unique snapshot on antimicrobial resistance in Syria. Methods This is a multi-centric cross-sectional in-vitro study. The result...
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Introduction: Congenital anomalies are the 5th leading cause of death in children under 5-years of age globally, contributing an estimated half a million deaths per year. Very limited literature exists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where most of these deaths occur. The Global PaedSurg Research Collaboration aims to undertake the fir...
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Introduction Congenital anomalies are the fifth leading cause of death in children <5 years of age globally, contributing an estimated half a million deaths per year. Very limited literature exists from low and middle income countries (LMICs) where most of these deaths occur. The Global PaedSurg Research Collaboration aims to undertake the first mu...
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Published in conference of Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery. http://cacvs.org/eposters-2019?fbclid=IwAR278oEGqfgj6kYq7glJ4coIp1NdNVmxkBWuz6nSQIZb0KIhT0Iok20_1Ss
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Background Ascaris lumbricoides is the most common parasitic infection in human. The worm is usually located in the small intestine, but may invade into the pancreatic or biliary tree, but rarely into gallbladder because of the anatomic features of the cystic duct. Case Presentation We report a case of gallbladder ascariasis that was diagnosed inc...
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Background Idiopathic (immune) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an acquired disorder characterized by autoantibodies against platelet membrane antigens. Several studies found an association between Helicobacter Pylori infection and the incidence of ITP. So far, It is still unclear whether H. pylori eradication will increase platelet counts in adul...
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Bloom syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disease, in which BLM gene is mutated, leading to genome instability and proneness to malignancy. It is characterized by short stature, sun-sensitive rash and immunodeficiency. We present a case of bloom syndrome with myelodysplasia complicated by acute myeloid leukaemia. This case has new ophthalmologic...
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Background: In 1953, Aird et al. found an association between blood group A and gastric cancer, and between blood group O and peptic ulcer disease (PUD). Further research demonstrated relationships between ABO blood groups and some diseases. No studies included Rh blood groups in the analysis. In addition, a controversy exists among studies investi...
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Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal obstruction in which the third part of the duodenum is compressed between the superior mesenteric artery and the abdominal aorta, and the compression of the duodenum is caused by a narrowed aortomesenteric angle. We report in this case a 35-year-old patient who came with...
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Statement of the Problem: In 1953, Aird et al. found an association between blood group A and gastric cancer, and between blood group O and peptic ulcer disease (PUD). Further research demonstrated relationships between ABO blood groups and some diseases. No studies included Rh blood groups in the analysis. There is a controversy among studies inve...

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